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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!

Falmer Cottages

Construction work starts on new Brighton student residence

Student accommodation provider Alumno has given the green light to Westridge Construction to begin work on a new project in the Falmer district of Brighton and Hove.

Amey led consortium appointed to £250m SPaTS2 framework 

Amey Consulting, in collaboration with Capita, has been appointed by Highways England to the Specialist Professional & Technical Services 2 (SPaTS2) framework.
supreme court, adjudication

Supreme Court issues green light to insolvent claimants in adjudication

The dispute between Bresco and Lonsdale is of fundamental importance to the UK Construction Industry because it deals with what many people regarded a clash and incompatibility of the adjudication regime and insolvency law.
plan the world we need, rtpi

Planners are essential for sustainable post-Covid recovery, says RTPI

The Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) has launched a national campaign calling on the government to capitalise on the expertise of planners to achieve a sustainable, resilient and inclusive recovery from the pandemic.
rebuilding programme,

Government unveils £1bn school rebuilding programme

The prime minister has announced a transformative ten-year school rebuilding programme supported by over £1bn in funding.
Treorchy Comprehensive School

Kier completes Treorchy Comprehensive School transformation

Kier has handed over Treorchy Comprehensive School to Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council, as part of Wales’ 21st-century schools' programme.
UK's infrastructure, green recovery,

Report: UK’s infrastructure pipeline incompatible with green recovery

An urgent revision of planned UK infrastructure projects is needed to achieve green recovery, says a new report by the Green Alliance.
Gatehead Quays, Mott MacDonald

Mott MacDonald wins technical advisor role for Gateshead Quays

Mott MacDonald has been appointed as technical advisor to Ask Patrizia for the proposed £260m riverside arena complex at Gateshead Quays in the northeast of England.
bridge replacement, amey, highways england

AmeySRM secures £23m expressway bridge replacement scheme 

Highways England and Amey Sir Robert McAlpine (AmeySRM) have signed a £23m contract for works to start on the A533 expressway bridge replacement scheme in the North West of the UK.

Interserve wins place on £100m NEUPC framework

Interserve has been appointed as a framework contractor by the North Eastern Universities Purchasing Consortium (NEUPC) for its £100m framework.
earls court development,

HawkinsBrown and Studio Egret West win Earls Court scheme

Hawkins\Brown and Studio Egret West have been appointed as the principal masterplan architects for the Earls Court development site following a six-month international competition.
quality in construction,

New CIOB president vows to increase quality in construction

The new president of the CIOB vows to increase focus on quality in construction, as he says the industry is capable of great change.
Royal Mail sorting office,

Plans to transform Nottingham’s former Royal Mail office

Developer Godwin Developments has announced plans to transform the former Royal Mail sorting office in Nottingham into a new mixed-use residential scheme.
Humberside Police,

Green light for £20m Humberside Police facility

Willmott Dixon has been given the go-ahead to begin work on a new £20m building to house Humberside Police’s control centre and other specialist service.

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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!