Liverpool City Council cabinet is set to approve a £1m programme involving site investigations on the former International Festival Gardens and Southern Grasslands zones that could pave the way for a major redevelopment of the Festival Park into a leisure attraction.
Boxpark and Quintain have secured planning permission from the London Borough of Brent for Boxpark Wembley, London’s biggest Boxpark, in Wembley Park.
A consortium comprising construction firm Strabag and Polish companies TKT Engineering and Elektromontaz-Poznan has won a contract from Mercedes-Benz for the construction of a new engine plant in Poland.
A joint venture of Barratt London and the Hyde Group has received an approval to build 460 homes on the former Kodak factory site in Harrow, north London, under Phase one of Harrow View East mixed-use scheme.
UK-based Robertson Construction has started construction on a 150-room Aloft Hotel on the site of the new Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC) in the UK.
Swedish construction firm NCC has won a SEK915m ($113.78m) order from Akademiska Hus to carry out an expansion of the Angstrom Laboratory at Uppsala University in Sweden.
Kier Group, Wates Construction and VolkerFitzpatrick have been selected by Public Health England (PHE) to build a £400m public health science campus and headquarters in Harlow, Essex.
Supermarket chain Lidl UK has signed a land deal to build its largest distribution centre in the country.
Astaldi, as part of a joint venture, has been awarded a €73m contract by Azienda Sanitaria Locale della Provincia di Bari, the local health concern of the Province of Bari, for the construction of the New Southeast Bari Area Hospital (Nuovo Ospedale del Sud-Est Barese) at Monopoli-Fasano in Italy.
McArthurGlen has appointed McLaren Construction as contractor for the £90m Phase II extension of Ashford Designer Outlet in the UK.
Muse Developments, a subsidiary of Morgan Sindall Group, has announced the start of construction on the new Hampton by Hilton hotel in Stockton, UK.
Community retailer Co-op has decided to open 100 new food stores across the UK in 2018.