The Edinburgh City Council, UK, has signed off a programme to commence construction on £207.3m ($255m) Edinburgh Tram York Place to Newhaven project in November 2019.
UK-based construction firm Mace has been selected by Siemens Mobility to support the development of a new £200m rail manufacturing facility in Goole, Yorkshire of England.
BAM Construction has been selected as a preferred contractor by the UK-based property developer Commercial Estates Group (CEG) for the first phase of £350m South Bank regeneration scheme in Leeds, UK.
John Sisk & Son has been selected by the City of York Council as construction partner to deliver enabling infrastructure works worth up to £155m for the York Central project.
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Homes England, the national housing and regeneration agency for England, have announced plans for the development of 1,300 new homes in Ripon, North Yorkshire.
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.
Kings Cross Central Limited Partnership (KCCLP) has received approval from Islington Council for its W Zone, which features three mixed-use buildings, known as W1, W2 and W3, at King’s Cross in London.
Siemens Mobility has submitted a planning application to the East Riding of Yorkshire Council for the construction of a £200m rail manufacturing facility in Goole, East Yorkshire, UK.
Construction has commenced on a new $42m senior housing development project in the Village of Nanuet, New York.
York Central Partnership (YCP) has secured approval from the York Council’s planning committee for plans to transform the brownfield city centre site into a residential, cultural and commercial space.The outline planning application for York Central includes 2,500 homes, of which 20% will be affordable, and a commercial quarter that will create up to 6,500 jobs.The application is now subject to approval by Communities Secretary James Brokenshire.The YCP members, Homes England, Network Rail, National Railway Museum and City of York Council, have been collaborating for the past four years on a £155m funding package for infrastructure works to unlock the brownfield land.While Network Rail has utilised its land to enable housing and economic growth, the National Railway Museum will use its £50m masterplan to expand facilities for its visitors.Similarly, City of York’s Council has played a vital role in providing funding streams for the project and related works.Homes England and Network Rail will act as master developers for the site.The scheme, covering 45 hectares of brownfield land, is one of the largest regeneration sites in England.It will enable the expansion of the National Railway Museum; improve cycling and pedestrian access; create space for new hotels; the country’s first railway park; and a new entrance to the railway station.Furthermore, regeneration of the site is expected to help provide much-needed homes and grow the city’s economy by 20%, contributing to the Northern Powerhouse.A Strategic Board, chaired by Mary Archer of the Science Museum Group, will oversee the project to ensure delivery of the long-term vision of York Central.Board members include Homes England chairman Edward Lister, Network Rail chairman Peter Hendy, City of York Council Leader Councillor Gillies and Deputy Leader Councillor Aspden.An application for the first phase of infrastructure will be submitted later in 2019.Work is expected to commence in late 2019. Construction is expected to last 15 years.Avison Young, Allies & Morrison, Arup, Gustafson, Porter + Bowman, Turner & Townsend, DLA Piper and Savills have developed the outline planning application.
A joint venture between Clugston and CNIM has secured a contract from a consortium consisting of Brockwell Energy, Green Investment Group (GIG) and Covanta Energy for a new £210m energy from waste (EfW) plant at Grangemouth in Scotland.
Leeds City Council and construction company, United Living, have submitted a planning application for the construction of the UK’s largest, fully modular council housing and apartment scheme in Leeds.
The UK government has signed housing deals worth £250m under which an additional 25,000 homes will be delivered.
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-based house-builder Beal Homes has submitted a planning application for a £130m residential development in Goole, East Yorkshire, UK.
Italian construction and civil engineering company Salini Impregilo has commenced work on Lot 2 of Line 16 of the Grand Paris Express, which will serve communities in the northern and eastern parts of the metropolitan area.
Property Alliance Group has commenced construction on a new apartment scheme near New York Street in Manchester City Centre, Manhattan, UK.
Wates Residential has broken ground on a £27m housing development at Shuttleworth Road in London as part of Wandsworth Council’s housing delivery programme to build 1,000 homes for Wandsworth residents.
Italian construction and civil engineering company, Salini Impregilo, has won a €718.8m contract from Societé du Grand Paris (SGP) to build a section of a new metro line for Grand Paris Express, which is touted to be the biggest sustainable mobility project in Europe.
A joint venture between Galliford Try and Black & Veatch has secured a contract from the Environment Agency to design and build an improved flood defence scheme at Burton-on-Trent in Staffordshire, UK.