Plans unveiled for £1bn upgrade of trans-Pennine route in UK

17 May 2019 | Europe

UK Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has unveiled plans for a £1bn transformation of trans-Pennine, a key northern route, to improve connections between the east and west of England.

Network Rail announces £800m contracts for rail haulage, seasonal services

17 May 2019 | Europe

Network Rail, the owner and infrastructure manager of railway network in Great Britain, has awarded contracts worth £800m for the haulage and operations of engineering trains and seasonal treatment services in Control Period 6 (CP6, 2019-2024).

Wates, Havering Council submit plans for regeneration project in Rainham

17 May 2019 | Europe

British construction company Wates Residential and Havering Council have submitted plans for the regeneration scheme of Napier and New Plymouth House site in Rainham. This will be the biggest regeneration scheme in Havering borough.

Developers seek partner for £800m Salford Crescent masterplan in UK

16 May 2019 | Europe

Salford City Council and the University of Salford are seeking a private sector partner to deliver their £800m masterplan for Salford Crescent in the UK.

EIB to fund €350m for Northvolt’s gigafactory in Sweden

16 May 2019 | Europe

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed to provide €350m in financing to Northvolt for the construction of Northvolt Ett, a gigafactory for producing lithium-ion battery cells in Skellefteå, Sweden.

Legal & General plans to develop 1,000-home BTR scheme in London

15 May 2019 | Europe

British financial services company Legal & General has purchase two sites in Wandsworth, south London to build its largest build-to-rent (BTR) scheme to date.

CEG selects team to deliver phase II of £400m Kirkstall Forge development in UK

14 May 2019 | Europe

Property developer CEG has selected design development team for the next phase of the £400m Kirkstall Forge development in Leeds, UK.

Network Rail awards contract to BAM Nuttall for Dawlish sea wall in UK

14 May 2019 | Europe

Network Rail has awarded a contract to BAM Nuttall to deliver the first phase of the Dawlish sea wall, to provide better protection for the railway and homes behind it.

Endesa secures €300m green loan to build 789MW renewable projects in Spain

14 May 2019 | Europe

Italian energy company Enel’s subsidiary Endesa has secured €300m in green loan from the Instituto de Crédito Oficial (ICO) for the construction of wind and solar plants with a capacity of 789MW across six different regions in Spain.

Japan's Sekisui House forays into UK housing market

14 May 2019 | Europe

Japanese house builder Sekisui House has made its first move into the UK market following the signing of a multimillion-pound deal with Homes England, a government organization, and real estate company Urban Splash.

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