Planning & Construction News

Planning & Construction is a crucial and somewhat challenging part in the execution of construction projects. It incorporates a whole host of tasks, from the estimation of resources and duration of tasks to the choice of technology and predicted budget of a project. Developing the planning & construction strategy is a vital task in the management of construction. It may also be helpful when making organisational judgments about the relationships between project participants and even which organisations to include in a project. Our team of editors offer a wide range of planning & construction-based articles. We look at projects applying for planning permission, projects successfully completed and the planning system as a whole. There are plenty of newsy pieces and features delving deeper into the world of construction for you to get your teeth into… enjoy!

scottish cities

Scottish cities have a long but very different architectural history

DM Design highlight the differences in architecture across Scottish cities and how this provides a unique insight into the history of the country
scottish construction

Scottish construction industry faces tough times ahead despite growth

Small to medium Scottish construction firms reported growth at the end of 2016, but there are still many challenges ahead, says FMB Scotland

Collaboration beyond borders: the differences in UK and US construction

Jim Forrester and Paul Daynes from Newforma discuss regional variations in the UK and US construction sectors, and explain why collaboration is key
new homes

Plans for 15,000 new homes are approved in Glasgow

Over the five years 15,000 new homes are to be built in Glasgow as the city council approves its Housing Strategy for 2017/22
Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes celebrates success as it reaches its fiftieth birthday

One of Britain’s most successful new towns Milton Keynes has reached a major milestone, celebrating its fiftieth anniversary today
new homes

Government will fail on its promise to deliver a million new homes

The Labour party has accused the government of dropping their pledge to build a million new homes during this parliament and failing to be transparent
modular construction

Modular construction versus traditional construction

MTX Contracts outlines the pros and cons of modular construction verses traditional building methods and how this can help the industry meet housing targets Adding more space to premises, be it a domestic property or another premises such as a clinic, school or college, comes at a price. It is expensive...
housing developer

Housing developer Shanly Homes fined £10k after damaging Redhill trees

A £10,000 fine has been levied at Shanly Homes after the housing developer wilfully damaged two protected trees on a site in Surrey
green belt

Green belt homes increase to 360,000 to meet government housing targets

The number of homes planned on green belt in England has increased to more than 360,000, leaving campaigners concerned
empty garages

Empty garages in London could be used to create 16,000 new homes

London councils are sitting on more than 22,000 empty garages that could be converted into thousands of flats for the capital
recruitment

Recruitment remains a concern but the construction sector remains optimistic

A new study has revealed the construction industry is more positive about the economy than other sectors but remains concerned about recruitment
black country

Black Country gains £22m boost to deliver affordable homes

A £22m government grant will aid in the delivery of hundreds of affordable homes across the Black Country for the next four years
rural homes

Rural houses must be a consideration in the Housing White Paper

The government has been urged to remember the acute shortage of rural houses in the Housing White Paper, due to be published this month
scottish planning system

Scottish planning system consultation has been launched by ministers

A new consultation into the Scottish planning system has been launched by ministers hoping to revamp and modernise the current process

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Planning & Construction News

Planning & Construction is a crucial and somewhat challenging part in the execution of construction projects. It incorporates a whole host of tasks, from the estimation of resources and duration of tasks to the choice of technology and predicted budget of a project.

Developing the planning & construction strategy is a vital task in the management of construction. It may also be helpful when making organisational judgments about the relationships between project participants and even which organisations to include in a project.

Our team of editors offer a wide range of planning & construction-based articles. We look at projects applying for planning permission, projects successfully completed and the planning system as a whole. There are plenty of newsy pieces and features delving deeper into the world of construction for you to get your teeth into… enjoy!