Buckingham Group Contracting has been appointed by Swansea Council as the principal contractor for the £120m Swansea Central Phase One transformation project in the UK.
The UK government has announced an additional funding of up to £80m in the south-west to deliver a new sea wall at Dawlish to provide better protection for the railway and homes behind it.
London-based housing association Peabody has selected the UK subsidiary of Australian construction firm Lendlease as preferred bidder for Thamesmead waterfront scheme in the UK.
The UK government has signed housing deals worth £250m under which an additional 25,000 homes will be delivered.
Balfour Beatty has won a £220m contract from Transport for London (TfL) to deliver the new London Underground track renewals contract over a four-year period.
Danish consulting engineering group Ramboll has been selected by Arlanda Airport in Stockholm as design partner for the development of Pier G, which will be connected to Terminal 5 in the airport.
Swedish construction company Skanska, UK’s Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and the Defence College of Logistics, Policing and Administration (DCLPA), and US engineering company Aecom have begun the second phase of construction of new facilities for defence personnel at Worthy Down in Hampshire, UK.
Birmingham City Council has unveiled proposals for the second phase of the regeneration of Perry Barr in Birmingham, UK.
British infrastructure support service provider Amey has been selected by telecommunications service provider CityFibre to extend its 150km network in Edinburgh to homes and businesses across the city.
BAM Deutschland, the German non-residential construction subsidiary of Dutch company Royal BAM Group, in joint venture with Max Bögl Stiftung, has won a contract for the second phase of the business campus of Wüstenrot & Württembergische (W&W) in Kornwestheim, in the German state of Baden-Württemberg.
Queens Cross Housing Association has secured £40m funding from M&G Investments for the transformation of the Hamiltonhill area of Glasgow into a new urban ‘suburb’.
McAleer & Rushe, a developer and contractor based in Northern Ireland, is set to begin construction on a £82m, 620-room hotel and hybrid aparthotel development in Paddington, London.
Dutch Construction company Heijmans has signed a letter of intent with the Municipality of Vlaardingen for the development of the former Vijfsluizen sports park, where the company intends to construct around 400 homes under a project valued at €80m to €100m.
British property investment company Palace Capital, through its subsidiary Palace Capital (Developments), has selected Caddick Construction to undertake the construction of its Hudson Quarter development in York.
UK Environment Agency’s new, £67.4m tidal flood defence barrier for Ipswich has been opened, which will ensure protection for more than 1,600 homes and 400 businesses from flooding and the impacts of climate change over the course of the next century.
Urbo and Peveril Securities are working with Sheffield City Council to take forward the West Bar Square regeneration project, located on the Inner Ring Road between the Kelham Island district and Sheffield’s Cathedral Quarter.
Galliford Try has signed contracts with Bell Hammer and AXA IM-Real Assets for the new Assembly Bristol mixed-use development in the UK.
A consortium comprising Strabag, a subsidiary of European construction group Strabag, M-Silnice and SMP CZ, has won a CZK3.38bn (€132m) contract for a new section of the D35 motorway in the Czech Republic.
Beijing Construction Engineering Group International (BCEGI) has been appointed by real estate developer and investor Scarborough International Properties to build the second phase of the £1bn Middlewood Locks development in Salford, Greater Manchester, England.
High Speed Two (HS2), a company that is developing and constructing the UK’s new high-speed rail network, has unveiled the latest designs for its west London super-hub at the former Great Western railway depot at Old Oak Common.