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council homes, Aberdeen,

Plans for 283 council homes in Aberdeen move forward

Aberdeen City Council has selected First Endeavour LLP to deliver 283 new council homes, in what is considered the largest council housebuilding programme of its kind in Aberdeen in more than half a century.
Global innovation, Oxfordshire Local Industrial Strategy

Economic plan to make Oxfordshire global innovation centre

Oxfordshire Local Industrial Strategy, designed to cement the county’s reputation as one of the foremost areas in the world to innovate.
Resurfacing work, Temple Gate, traffic intersection

Resurfacing work to get underway at Temple Gate

Temple Gate will be resurfaced over a three week period of night works, marking a major milestone in work to transform the busy traffic intersection.
ultra sites, construction,

UK’s best ‘Ultra Sites’ for 2019 revealed

The UK’s best performing Ultra Sites have been revealed, as Highways England’s A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme takes the highest accolade.
North Marine Park, Esh Construction,

Esh Construction to deliver £3.2m North Marine Park restoration

South Tyneside Council has appointed Esh Construction to deliver the £3.2m restoration of the historic North Marine Park on South Shields’ seafront.
Framework lots, Morgan Sindall, Oxfordshire economy

Morgan Sindall bags £150m University of Oxford framework

Morgan Sindall has been selected for all of the University of Oxford framework lots, through which the university is expecting £150m of construction work.
offsite construction, timber frame,

Thinking outside the offsite construction box

With the UK and Scottish governments keen to tackle the housing crisis, institutional investors have pricked up their ears to the potential earnings from offsite construction.
Concordia Academy, McAvoy, offsite,

McAvoy delivers offsite primary school, Concordia Academy

McAvoy has constructed a new 630-place primary school offsite for Concordia Academy in Romford which was delivered as part of an £8.2m contract.

Further redundancies announced at contractor Jistcourt

Administrators for the Port Talbot based contractor Jistcourt have revealed that more workers have been made redundant following the company’s administration.

Staticus appoints Aušra Vankevičiūtė CEO

Staticus, one of the largest facade contractors in Northern Europe, has named Aušra Vankevičiūtė as its new CEO.
King’s Dyke crossing, Kier,

Kier loses King’s Dyke project as costs rise

Cambridgeshire County Council is seeking a new company to construct the King’s Dyke crossing project after Kier’s costs increased dramatically.
annual assessment of Highways England,

Annual assessment praises Highways England’s performance

The annual assessment of Highways England has concluded that the company is largely doing a good job managing the country’s motorways and A-roads, but calls for improvement in some areas.
manual trades, Sovereign Housing Association, Guinness Partnership

Sovereign and Guinness boost ‘wo-manual’ trades

Sovereign Housing Association is co-sponsoring an event organised by the Guinness Partnership to boost the recruitment of women into manual trades.
Affordable housing, Housing association, Aster Group, Dorchester

Aster Group to deliver 90 affordable homes in Dorset

Housing association Aster Group has agreed a contract to build 90 affordable homes in Poundbury, an urban extension of Dorchester in Dorset.

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