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BAE SYSTEMS - BAE SYSTEMS is to embark on a 10-year infrastructure upgrade programme

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  • SSE's Glasa Hydro-Electric Project
  • Time Lapse Movie Company


February 2014



KONE is a global leader in the lift and escalator industry. KONE have been committed to understanding the needs of KONE customers for the past century, providing the manufacture, installation and design of industry leading, lifts, escalators, doors and loading bay equipment, as well as innovative solutions for modernisation and maintenance.

Eco Track & Access

Eco Track & Access (ETA) is an award-winning manufacturer and supplier of temporary roadway, hardstanding and access systems for civils and construction projects.


RSK Materials & Structures are routinely engaged as specialists for the construction industry.  Their teams are experienced in the investigation of built structures, whether instructed to provide information for design, assessment, quality-control or in cases of dispute where expert-witness services are provided.

North of England’s largest solar installation given green light

Leeds City Council is in the process of issuing a planning permission for the North of England’s largest solar installation. With the City Council’s Planning Committee giving the green light to the proposal on Thursday afternoon (Thursday 18 July), two issues remained outstanding. The first related to Leeds Bradford International Airport being satisfied with glint and glare issues. The second involved taking on board landscaping concerns expressed by the Ramblers Association. These issues have both now been resolved.


2013 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced for the best new building

The shortlist for the prestigious 2013 RIBA Stirling Prize for the best new building has been announced today (Thursday 18 July). Six exciting and exceptional buildings will now go head to head for architecture’s highest accolade from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).


AceCad Software delivers advanced software products and services for the construction and building industry.

Victorian School in Clifton

Storm’s unique system of slim-line secondary glazing is individually surveyed and has none of the usual wooden sub-frames. This bespoke approach enables us to manufacture a huge range of different shapes including out of square, Norman and Gothic Arches as well as cylindrical turrets and curved glass sashes.

Victorian School in Clifton

A team from the Manchester office of planning consultancy Turley Associates completed the Coniston Challenge on 13 July in support of Alder Hey Children’s Charity. The course involved mountain biking through Grizedale Forest, kayaking across Coniston Water and hiking up the Old Man of Coniston.

Victorian School in Clifton

AWARD-winning Bristol architect’s O’LearyGoss have submitted plans to convert a Grade II Listed Victorian former school in Clifton into unique residential properties.

SSE's Glasa Hydro-Electric Project

Many of the popular notions about large-scale construction projects have been changing gradually in recent years. Of course, certain things will always be the same.

Alder Archaeology Ltd

Archaeological Consultants and Contractors. Alder Archaeology Ltd is a professional archaeological organisation based in Perth, Scotland. They offer a range of services to help with archaeological conditions that arise from development.

Planarch design

PlanArch Design Ltd are a mixed-discipline consultancy offering integrated planning and architectural services, PlanArch Design Ltd operates from their own offices converted in 1994 from a former terrace of cottages in the Bishop Auckland Conservation Area.

Fairport Engineering Limited

Fairport Engineering has a long pedigree of developing and delivering engineering projects for the Power, Biomass, Alternative Fuel, Coal, Quarry, Mineral, Cement, Advanced Recycling, Waste, Ports and other heavy industries...

speedy hire

Speedy Hire plc has been recognised in Business in the Community’s annual benchmark of responsible business management, the Corporate Responsibility Index (CR Index).

Adactus Housing Association Ltd

A charitable industrial and provident society and housing association, this Association was renamed Adactus Housing Association Ltd in 2005 and is a member of the Adactus Group Structure and a subsidiary of Adactus Housing Group Ltd.

Admiral’s Quay

The £48.5M contract to build one of the tallest towers in the south of England was signed at the end of last year by full service contractors, Warings and Client Allied Developments.

Anglia Ruskin University

On a 0.35 hectare site between Young Street and New Street in Cambridge, a new development at Anglia Ruskin University will house the Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education, providing mainly nurse education.

Bombay Sapphire® Distillery

Work is currently underway for Bombay Sapphire® gin, the world’s number one premium gin by value, to create a new distillery at Laverstoke Mill, Hampshire.

Brecknell Willis

Since 1854, Brecknell Willis has been involved in transportation engineering and has specialised in the field of electrification/traction for all types of transportation systems including tramways, metros and railways.


The name of a new performance venue in Doncaster was announced last November. Known as Cast, it will be the cultural anchor of Doncaster’s landmark civic and cultural quarter.

Charter Academy

A project has commenced in Portsmouth to provide modern teaching facilities for pupils and a new civil landmark in and around Portsmouth city centre.

Euro Garages

Euro Garages is one of the UK’s largest privately owned forecourt operators with an expanding portfolio of 120 freehold-owned sites predominantly located across the north of England and the Midlands.

HA & DB Kitchin Ltd

Established in 1973, HA & DB Kitchin Ltd has successfully traded from its Alton base for over 30 years. In 2005, the Company moved to its splendid new offices in the refurbished medieval barn at Will Hall Farm.

J&M Homes

Established in 2010, J&M Homes is a property development and building company, specialising in renovation and new build projects.

MidKent College

Work is progressing on the £13M project to refurbish five college buildings as part of the £25M redevelopment of MidKent College’s Maidstone Campus at Oakwood Park.

National Insulation Association

The National Insulation Association (NIA) is the lead trade body in the insulation Industry representing the manufacturers, system designers and installers of cavity wall and loft insulation, draught proofing and solid wall insulation (SWI) including external, internal and hybrid (external and internal wall in the same property) wall insulation.

Sir Robert McAlpine

Sir Robert McAlpine is a leading UK Building and Civil Engineering Company that is committed to the highest standards of safety and sustainability.

Persimmon Homes

Persimmon is constantly improving its property portfolio and one of its recent developments is Shawbrook.

Swansea Metropolitan University

Work to redevelop one of Swansea’s much-loved buildings has received funding from the Welsh Government’s Swansea Regeneration Area programme, as Swansea Metropolitan University breathes new life into the city centre with the creation of a world-leading centre of design excellence.

Teesside Offshore Wind Farm

The Teesside Offshore wind farm has reached an important milestone this year, after January saw the installation of the project’s first turbine.

Woodford Heating and Energy

Woodford Heating and Energy specialises in heating, energy and plumbing systems for public and private sector projects.

Purley War Memorial Hospital

The £11M refurbishment of Purley War Memorial Hospital is well underway thanks to the help of government funding.

Time Lapse Movie Company

The building of a construction site in seconds. A unique type of photography for capturing slow current events

Time Lapse Movie Company, with a successful background in corporate marketing audio visual production and creating complex VFX, have the experience and know-how to make your time lapse video footage of your construction services dynamic and attention grabbing.

People Management Magazine

In total, 27.5% of HR people working in the sector said they believed they were told more than 10 lies a week, placing construction ahead of banking and media and behind only travel and leisure as the most duplicitous sector, according to the People Management Magazine (www.cipd.co.uk), which polled more than 800 of its readers.

international sporting event

The opening ceremony for a global sports event is the culmination of around 7 years work. The closer it gets to event opening ceremony, the bigger the panic becomes to deliver on time.

Bidston Moss Viaduct

Costain completed the strengthening and refurbishment of the 730m long Bidston Moss Viaduct on time and under budget in April last year.

Buckinghamshire County Council

Like most local authorities, Buckinghamshire County Council is working in some of the most testing circumstances in the history of local government, with the acute financial pressures.

Cavalry Square

Offering a one-touch solution to design and build, Honeybun Construction delivers quality projects all over the UK, all of which are safe and well managed, and undertaken by the very best professionals.

The Rail Alliance

Spanning all aspects of the railway sector and its supporting, The Rail Alliance embraces both current and aspirational involvement and provides opportunities to network, collaborate and innovate with both suppliers and customers


FeRFA, the Resin Flooring Association, represents the major product manufactures, specialist contractors and surface preparation companies, raw material suppliers and specialist service providers within the UK Resin Flooring Industry.

Foreshore Leisure Centre
The £16M swimming pool and leisure complex under construction at Pier Parade in South Shields, South Tyneside, is a major part of the Council’s regeneration plans, vision and commitments for the borough.
KFC- Trojan Construction

Built by Trojan Construction, work on the KFC at Old Hednesford Road in Cannock was completed two weeks ahead of schedule, comprising a new build drive
thru restaurant.

Kia Oval

One of England’s premier cricket grounds is undergoing redevelopment to refurbish and extend the historic Members’ Pavilion.

King’s Cross Square

Since 2005, King’s Cross station has undergone a major programme of restoration and improvement, collectively known as the King’s Cross Station Redevelopment Programme (KXRP).

London Dungeon
One of the UK’s most iconic attractions, the London Dungeon has reinvented itself by opening a bigger and better attraction in the vast underground vaults of County Hall on the South Bank, next to the EDF Energy London Eye.


London Underground
This previous January marked the 150th anniversary since that first Tube journey took place, and a huge range of activities will be held this year to explore London Underground’s fascinating history and the vital role it continues to play


New Capital Quay
Commanding one of the most dramatic riverside locations in London, New Capital Quay will be a striking new landmark in the overall regeneration of historical Greenwich – already a highly desirable residential borough and one of only four world heritage sites in the capital.


New Hub Laboratory
SPS is a Joint Venture between Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and private sector partners – Integrated Pathology Partnerships (iPP).


Newton Thorpe

On track with a new housing development - Railway Housing Association has started work on an eco-friendly, affordable housing scheme at Swanland Village near Hull.


St George’s Park
The FA’s vision to create a new home for coach education in England has been realised, with the construction of the National Football Centre.


Stainforth Construction
Stainforth Construction has a track record of working well with design teams on each project, providing the expertise, knowledge and experience that ensure the highest quality.


Whittington Barracks
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is relocating its Midlands medical services at the site of Whittington Barracks near Lichfield, making the West Midlands region the central focus for the Defence Medical Services (DMS).


Pinewood Studios

Pinewood Studios, advised by planning and urban design consultancy Turley Associates, has submitted a planning application to almost double the size of the Studios at Iver Heath, South Bucks, in response to growing international demand.

Bond Street station

Crossrail and development partner Grosvenor have submitted a planning application to Westminster City Council for a major over site development (OSD) at 65 Davies Street in Mayfair.

Castle Vale pupils

Walsall Integrated Services has donated £1,000 worth of materials to provide hands on construction experience to pupils at Castle Vale College.

London Gateway

State-of-the-art fully automated stacking cranes (ASCs) currently being installed at the UK’s new national hub port will increase reliability and ensure smoother, more efficient operations 24 hours a day

Heathrow announces £3Bn

Heathrow has announced £3Bn of investment in Heathrow airport in addition to the £11Bn that has been invested since 2003.

Wood Lane Studios

ISG has successfully completed the £38.8M Wood Lane Studios scheme. Developed by Voreda and Imperial College London, the building provides high quality and highly sustainable accommodation for students and key workers in the Capital.

Lafarge Tarmac

Lafarge Tarmac was recently selected by the UK government’s regulator for England and Wales, the Environment Agency, to take part in its prestigious Commonwealth Fellowship scheme

Marley Eternit Natura

Marley Eternit fibre cement Natura has been used to clad the new £35M BREEAM ‘Very Good’ St Catherine’s Academy and Firwood High School in Bolton.

Design Museum

The Design Museum has the UK’s only collection devoted exclusively to contemporary design and architecture. This new permanent collection display reveals intriguing insights in the most exceptional of everyday objects.


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