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London’s mayor has broken ground to start construction of East Bank, a waterfront cultural and educational campus on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The £1.1bn project is described as representing… Read Full Story At:  https://www.3dpersonnel.com/blog/2019/07/work-starts-on-ps1-dot-1bn-london-cultural-zone  
Ardmore has been appointed by R&F Properties to deliver the £100m first phase of its major regeneration of Queen’s Square, Croydon. The 5.5 acre site sits immediately opposite the Town Hall and… Read Full Story At: https://www.3dpersonnel.com/blog/2019/07/ardmore-lands-ps100m-deal-on-iconic-croydon-site  
The Bouygues-Laing O’Rourke joint venture at Hinkley Point Chas completed the UK’s largest concrete pour. Completion of the base for the first reactor means construction of nuclear buildings above ground can now begin in earnest. Read Full Story.....  https://www.3dpersonnel.com/blog/2019/06/constructions-largest-concrete-pour-complete-at-hinkley
Inland Homes has been given the go-ahead by planners to build a £620m “urban village” at Cheshunt Lakeside in Hertfordshire. Work will include construction of 1,725 homes, 19,000 sq m of commercial space and a new primary school..... Read Full Story at:  https://www.3dpersonnel.com/blog/2019/06/inland-homes-gets-green-light-to-start-ps620m-urban-village     View Full List of Jobs From 3D...
The scheme being developed by housing association Catalyst and developer Galliard also includes improved public realm and a new sports stadium to be delivered by AFC Wimbledon. Housing Minister Kit Malthouse will announce the deal today, which is the first to be agreed from the £1bn Housing Delivery Fund.... Read Full Story at:  https://www.3dpersonnel.com/blog/2019/06/funding-for-ps350m-wimbledon-stadium-and-housing-scheme
Developer Tideway is working to deliver the 25km tunnel under the River Thames across 24 construction sites in London. In Tideway's 2018/19 annual report, it was revealed three kilometres of the tunnel have been constructed and four giant tunnelling machines are digging deep below the capital. The company also unveiled details of its innovative river transport plan which aims to reduce the project's carbon footprint as well as reducing...
175 new jobs for builders, brickies and carpenters are created every day as Britain enjoys employment boom Employment has hit its highest rate since World War Two, with official figures showing there are now 2.7million people in work BUILDERS, brickies and carpenters are relishing a work bonanza – with 175 new jobs created every day. New figures reveal the construction industry are among the biggest winners...
With the impending leave date getting ever closer, this article will take a closer look at how the UK’s departure from the EU will affect the construction industry Yes, we’re going there. Though the mere mention of the dreaded B-word is enough to spark chaotic debate everywhere from the local pub to the House of Lords, with the impending leave date drawing ever closer, it’s important to readily assess how industries and...
The UK is due to leave the European Union on 29 March, yet talks between the government and the EU about the withdrawal deal remain deadlocked. Joanne Starkie of the  Immigration Advice Service  looks at what a “no deal” scenario could mean for the construction industry As the deadline to leave the EU looms ever-closer, there is still little clarity for UK industries and businesses as to what the future holds. With...
UK construction activity fell during February, ending a ten-month period of sustained expansion, as a drop in commercial building and civil engineering activity was heavily to blame A soft patch for new orders so far in 2019 meant that job creation remained subdued in February. Survey respondents repeatedly cited concerns about a lack of new construction and infrastructure projects to replace completed contracts. At 49.5 in February,...
A regional breakdown of construction activity in four of Britain’s largest cities outside of London has revealed that building is booming across the country. Despite uncertainty from Brexit and a downturn in the sector in 2018, Leeds, Birmingham, Manchester and Belfast showed sustained or increased activity across all construction subsectors.   With an on-going housing crisis making the property sector in the UK unaffordable...
Sheffield City Council have been given a £715,000 grant to tackle skills shortages in the construction industry . It was given by the Department for Education's Construction Skills Fund, and will be used to create a local training hub called the Building Block which is due to open on March 29.  It is expected to help train 650 people and create 250 local jobs by March 31, 2020. Councillor Jayne Dunn, cabinet member for...