Construction of the UK Government Property Hub at Central Square in Cardiff commenced with a ground breaking ceremony, marking the beginning of a two-year project taken up under a public-private alliance.
BMMJV, a joint venture of Bam Nuttall and Mott MacDonald, has secured a contract to build the £100m Boston Barrier, which will protect more than 14,000 properties from tidal flooding.
Construction firm Mace has appointed main contractors for two student housing schemes in Exeter and Cardiff.
Crystal Palace Football Club (CPFC), a professional football club in England, has unveiled plans to redevelop Selhurst Park stadium.
UK developer Tide Construction has secured planning permission to build the tallest modular development in the world – a twin-tower scheme of build-to-rent flats – in Croydon, south London.
Construction firm BAM has been chosen by City, University of London to construct a new building for The City Law School.
The University of Sussex has appointed Mace as the construction partner for a new Life Sciences facility at the Falmer campus near Brighton in England.
NCC in consortium with German company Wayss & Freytag Ingeniurbau has been selected by the Swedish Transport Administration to build the Korsvagen phase of the West Link project.
Legal & General has committed £35m to Wrenbridge Sport and the City of York Council for the development of Vangarde leisure scheme at Vangarde Way in Monks Cross, York.
Quintain has awarded a £211m contract to Ireland-based Sisk for the construction of Canada Gardens at Wembley Park.
Everton Stadium Development, a subsidiary of Everton Football Club, and Peel Land and Property (Ports) signed an agreement under which the club will lease land at Bramley Moore Dock, Liverpool Waters, for the construction of a new stadium.
The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has awarded a £250m contract to Lovell to build 917 houses for troops and their families relocating from Germany to Salisbury Plain in South Wiltshire as part of the Army Basing Programme (ABP).
The University of Bristol has submitted an outline planning application to the Bristol City Council for a new £300m city centre campus adjacent to Bristol Temple Meads railway station.
The University of Manchester has awarded a £287m contract to infrastructure group Balfour Beatty for the construction of the Manchester Engineering Campus Development (MECD).
Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has approved the construction of One Lansdowne featuring twin towers of 68 and 41 storeys, linked by an 11-storey podium structure in Croydon, South London.
Real estate developer Select Property Group has secured planning consent from the Salford City Council for the construction of three new residential buildings in the Greengate district of Salford in Greater Manchester.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has provided €85m in financing to Limerick City & County Council for the re-development of opera site in Limerick, Ireland.
Swindon Borough Council has given the green light to a plan to build a 500,000 sq ft of regional leisure scheme in Swindon, just four months after SevenCapital took the reins of the scheme. Outline planning for the first phase of the £270m development has been recommended for approval by the council’s planning committee.
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.