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!

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Inspiring diversity and inclusion in the construction industry

Over 200 construction professionals gathered at the Hilton in Manchester, for the Inspire Summit, which is continuing to act as a platform for encouraging debate on diversity and inclusion in the construction sector.
Office design, workplace design, Nicola Gillen,

Shaping the next generation of office design

Nicola Gillen of AECOM explores how emerging technology and changing needs will shape the next generation of workplace design.
contractors league table, Kier,

Kier tops contractors league table for May 2019

Kier has topped the contractors’ league table for May 2019 with the highest value of construction projects awarded, according to the latest edition of the Top 50 League Tables.
redevelopment, Olympia Exhibition Centre

Images released of London’s Olympia Exhibition Centre redevelopment

New image of the Central Towers, which will form part of the £1bn redevelopment of London’s Olympia Exhibition Centre, has been released by Pell Frischmann.
orthopaedic centre, Victoria Hospital, Graham, Kirkcaldy

Graham to deliver new orthopaedic centre at Victoria Hospital

Graham has been appointed to build a new multi-million pound orthopaedic centre at Victoria Hospital in Kirkcaldy.
Sutton Estate, demolition

GMB welcomes decision to cancel Sutton Estate demolition

GMB London has welcomed the decision by Clarion Housing to cancel the demolition proposal of Sutton Estate in Chelsea, following a campaign by residents and unions
Community Land Trusts, Land for the Many

Community Land Trust welcomes Labour-commissioned report

Proposals recommended in 'Land for the Many' putting ‘communities at the heart of development’ have been welcomed by a charity in the community land sector.
productivity slump, construction technology,

How technology can end construction’s productivity slump

Ibrahim Imam, co-founder and managing director of PlanRadar, looks at how construction technology megatrends could help the industry beat its 20 year-long productivity slump.
Meridian Water, Enfeild, Network Rail, Affordable housing

Meridian Water station officially opens

London’s newest station, Meridian Water, was opened on 3 June by the secretary of state for transport, Chris Grayling and Heidi Alexander, deputy mayor of London for Transport.
Celtic Football Club, redevelopment,

Celtic FC reveals major redevelopment plans

Celtic Football Club has applied for planning permission to launch a major redevelopment of its Training Centre in the East End of Glasgow.
community hubs,

Glasgow to deliver £20m community hubs investment

Glasgow City Council has considered plans to deliver the first phase of new community hubs across the city, which is expected to cost £20m.

Gascoigne estate to set new environmental standards

Councillors have given the green light for plans to build over 500 homes on a new look eco-friendly Gascoigne estate at a Barking and Dagenham Council planning committee.
Custom House Quay, river clyde,

Plans revealed for £25m Custom House Quay transformation

Glasgow City Council are considering proposals for the £25m transformation of Custom House Quay, which sits on the north bank of the River Clyde.
renting, home,

6 in 10 renters fear they will never afford to own a home

A majority of people renting in the UK say they will never be able to afford a home – although they would like to buy their own place.

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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!