The final planning consent for £1bn extension of the Westfield shopping mall was granted by Hammersmith and Fulham Councils the project this week, following the acquisition of outline planning consent in March 2012.
Boris Johnson has granted a full planning permission for Berkeley Homes’ for two new residential towers on City Road in Islington despite the local council’s decision to block the development.
Mayor of London Boris Johnson has given the go-ahead to Farrells’ £1 billion masterplan for the 40-acre site by the river at Deptford. The Convoys Wharf scheme, which includes 3,500 new homes, shops, restaurants...
An international company with a regional Manchester base, Laing O’ Rourke has been involved in the construction of the stadium for the 2002 Commonwealth Games. Design practice Populous has worked with the club from t...
One of the UK’s leading engineering consultancies Amey has been chosen once again as Roads Service Northern Ireland's (RSNI) transport and highways engineering consultancy partner for the third time in a row.
Canary Wharf Group has embarked on preparing the two major tower projects for the construction phase. According to the developer, enabling works on a 700,000 sq ft office tower on the eastern section of the Heron Quays West site have already begun.
The joint venture known as the Earls Court Partnership, comprising of Capital & Counties Properties PLC (Capco) and Transport for London (Tfl), is responsible for the redevelopment of the Earls Court 1 & 2 exhibition centres.
According to the recent announcement by Great Ormond Street, Skanska has been chosen as a preferred bidder for the project, called the New Cardiac Wing Phase 2B, which forms a part of the Great Ormond Street Hospital’s wider £320m regeneration programme.
The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills confirmed that 22 colleges would receive £194m in capital investment for the improvement of facilities. The funding is split into two parts: £113.
The developer Huddersfield’s Roydhouse Properties has acquired a planning approval for its new project, designed by Leeds practice DLA. The new buildings will rise to 11 floors and 8 floors connected by large sloped c...
It is been understood that Laing O’Rourke has won the £150m contract to convert the London Olympic media and broadcast centre into a tech hub. The firm has come first in the competition with Mace and Carillion to take the job.
Balfour Beatty, Ferrovial Mace and Morgan Sindall won the competition from seven other contractors including Skanska, Laing O’Rourke, Vinci and Costain, and were announced as preferred bidders for the four major packages.
George Osborne revealed a £500m “Builders’ Finance Fund”, which will offer loans to small developers and help sites of up to 250 homes that have been stalled due to lack of funds.
A developer of student accommodation UNITE has been granted a planning approval for the development of a massive student housing scheme in Islington. The 260,000 square foot scheme will incorporate 900 beds, and is expected...
The 58-storey diamond-themed tower designed by Horden Cherry Lee Architects, has received a planning approval from Tower Hamlets Council’s planning committee. The application will be referred to the Mayor of London who is expected to rubber stamp its final approval.