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Bellamile, Ashford Local Plan,

Court rejects case against Ashford Borough Council’s Local Plan

The High Court has rejected an action brought against Ashford Borough Council by Bellamile Ltd opposing the Ashford Local Plan 2030.
Grade II listed Art Deco theatre,

Willmott Dixon to transform Grade II listed Art Deco theatre

Willmott Dixon has been awarded a £26.75m construction contract to restore the Grade II listed Art Deco theatre in Stockton-on-Tees.
steel-framed bathrooms pods,

Wates awards £3m contract for steel-framed bathrooms pods

Bathroom pod manufacturer, Offsite Solutions, has won a £3m contract from Wates Construction to supply 440 bespoke steel-framed bathroom pods.
housing development, ForHousing

£3.7m housing development to help prevent homelessness in Manchester

The second phase of a £3.7m housing development in Manchester to prevent homelessness has begun today, on World Homeless Day (10 October)
Off-Site Solutions Awards,

Saint-Gobain launches Off-Site Solutions Awards

International Timber, Pasquill, Roofspace Solutions and Scotframe have collaborated to launch the Saint-Gobain Off-Site Solutions (OSS) Awards.
planning and mental health, RTPI,

RTPI launches planning and mental health training resource

A free online resource to help planners better understand the link between good planning and mental health has been launched by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI)
construction output, ons figures

Minimal growth for construction output in August

Construction output increased by 0.1% in the three-month on three-month all work series in August 2019, according to the lasted ONS figures Construction output...
Green investment programme, zero carbon

Green investment programme to support zero carbon transition in Scotland

Projects that help Scotland transition to a net-zero economy by 2045 can now apply to be included in the new green investment programme
Young Innovator,

Building Innovation Awards: Most Innovative Training Provider

The next category in PBC Today's preview of the Building Innovation Awards, taking place on 23 October, is Most Innovative Training Provider.
transformation of Mayfield, planning application

Planning application submitted for £1.4bn regeneration of Mayfield

A planning application for the first phase of the £1.4bn transformation of Mayfield in Manchester city centre has been submitted.
Water frameworks, Galliford try

Galliford Try secures £340m water frameworks

Galliford Try has been appointed by Southern Water as delivery partner for two of its design and build water frameworks Starting in 2020...
emissions generated from buildings, buildings and infrastructure,

Research: Buildings could cut emissions by 44% by 2050

Changes to the construction industry could cut the emissions generated from buildings and infrastructure in cities by 44% by 2050, according to new research.
Construction industry helpline,

World Mental Health Day: Supporting construction workers

The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity has shared a story of how its 24/7 Construction Industry Helpline can help those in need.
mental health problems, construction workers,

Is self-care the key to construction workers mental health challenges?

Yasuhiro Kotera, academic lead in counselling at the University of Derby Online Learning, explores the mental health challenges that construction workers face.

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