Property developer British Land will begin construction of 310,000 sq ft office at its Regents Place campus near Euston Station in London in March next year. The company will invest approximately £196m to convert and extend the existing 1990s-built 1 Triton Square in a bid to provide modern offices and improved public facilities. The company will construct three extra floors and extend floor plates into the unusually large atrium of the existing building.
Croydon Council has approved a revised redevelopment proposal for the Whitgift Shopping Centre submitted by the Croydon Partnership, a joint venture of (JV) Westfield and Hammerson. Westfield is investing £700m in the Croydon project.
Castlebrooke Investments, advised by Chapman Taylor, has submitted a new planning proposal to Belfast City Council for a £400m redevelopment project in Belfast.
Galliford Try Partnerships and Trafford Housing Trust and London & Quadrant (L&Q) have established a joint venture (JV) – Heath Lane Farm – to deliver a £100m housing development in Partington in Greater Manchester.
Irish renewable energy firm Mainstream Renewable Power is all set to move ahead with the construction of a 450MW Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm in Scotland.
British construction firm Carillion has bagged two contracts worth £322m from Network Rail for the Midland Mainline improvement programme.
Galway City Council has given planning consent for the €104m Bonham Quay office development in Galway City Centre overlooking Galway Docks.
Henry Boot Developments has been chosen as development partner by Greater Manchester Property Venture Fund (GMPVF) for redevelopment of three buildings on the Island Site in Manchester city centre.
China’s Shanghai Electric Group has signed a contract with TE-TO Pancevo to build a thermal power plant in Pancevo, Serbia.
Tottenham Hotspur has revealed plans for its mixed-use scheme on Goods Yard site at 44-52 White Hart Lane.
GRAHAM-BAM Healthcare Partnership, a joint venture between GRAHAM Construction and BAM Ireland, has won a contract from Belfast Health and Social Care Trust to build a new maternity hospital at the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has offered a loan of €50m to Romanian national gas transmission firm Transgaz for the construction of a new gas transmission corridor in Europe.
Technology firm Continental has unveiled plans to build a new manufacturing plant for automotive electronics in Kaunas, Lithuania.
Keepmoat Homes has secured approval from the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council to deliver 145 new homes between Bradford and Shipley.
The Scottish Prison Service (SPS) has received planning consent in principle for a new £66m prison near Inverness Retail and Business Park.
Highways England has unveiled the preferred route for the dualling of a 30 mile section of the A303 between Sparkford and Ilchester.
Developer MEPC has broken ground on the government’s new regional Yorkshire hub to Wellington Place in Leeds.
Highways England has unveiled plans to construct a £100m dual carriageway along the A585 near Poulton-le-Fylde in Lancashire, UK.
Laing O’Rourke has secured a contract for the £700m expansion of London’s Brent Cross shopping centre.
ABB has bagged a contract worth nearly $130m for construction of the power transmission infrastructure for EDF Energy’s new Hinkley Point C power plant in Somerset, UK.