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!

Infrastructure for London

Is infrastructure still a priority for the Prime Minister?

A new Commercial Secretary should be a priority for Teresa May if promises that infrastructure are high on her government’s agenda are to be believed
Reducing construction co2 emissions

Reducing construction co2 emissions

The Construction Climate Challenge has selected two new research projects that aim to come up with solutions on reducing construction CO2 emissions
considerate firms

CCS prepares to reveal the most considerate firms of 2016

The Considerate Constructors Scheme to host awards ceremony recognising the UK's most considerate companies and suppliers of 2016
affordable homes

2,500 affordable homes to be constructed in Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire Council reveals “ambitious plans” to invest £135m to build more than 2,500 affordable homes
modular construction

McAvoy Group to invest £10m in modular construction

A £10m investment boost is to be given to the modular construction industry, as McAvoy Group announces plans to expand its services
construction sector

Construction sector forecast presents a mixed picture

The Construction Products Association has revealed a mixed picture for the construction industry in 2017 and 2018 due to Brexit uncertainty
home buying

New survey launched to report on the home buying experience

A new survey into the home buying experience has been launched to examine customer satisfaction after purchasing a new property
Housing Crisis

The Farmer Report: could modernisation solve the housing crisis?

The shortage of properties in the UK is a significant problem. Tom Shaw, Director of Ramboll addresses some of the measures that could help tackle the growing housing crisis
scottish planning system

Scottish planning system is lagging behind the rest of the UK

According to a new report the planning system in Scotland is lagging behind the rest of the UK, making fewer decisions per resident
homeowners

Majority of Britons still aspire to become homeowners

A new survey has revealed the majority of British people want to become homeowners and the reasons behind this are not predominately financial
uk construction week

UK Construction Week draws attention to Northern Powerhouse potential

The potential of the Northern Powerhouse, new product launches, and experts discussions were the main features of this year’s UK Construction Week… UK Construction Week opened on 18 October and will run until 20 October. It has brought together experts from the industry under one roof. The event, hosted at the...
National Infrastructure Commission

Welsh National Infrastructure Commission gets green light

Dr Julian Francis, Director of Policy and External Affairs, ACE discusses how the Welsh National Infrastructure Commission will play a role in strengthening infrastructure planning
flood risks

Planning granted on thousands of homes despite flood risks

New figures have revealed more than 1,200 homes have been granted planning permission over the past five years despite flood risks…
planning applications

Northern Powerhouse surpasses London planning applications

New data has revealed the Northern Powerhouse decided 22 per cent more major planning applications per resident than Greater London last year…

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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!