Cardiff and Vale college CGI – front elevation

Willmott Dixon tackles Cardiff campus with a little help from students

Contaminated ground forced a redesign for a project on which Cardiff and Vale College students are gaining first-hand experience of construction.

Peter Howard commercial sustainability lead AkzoNobel Decorative Paints UK

The right information for true sustainability

We are seeing a shift in the culture surrounding sustainability.

Greenwich Reach Swing Bridge. Image courtesy of David Knight

Swing bridge bridges Thames divide

A new development on the banks of Deptford Creek in London has provided the local authority with an opportunity to close one of the gaps in the Thames Path.

Born to Build

Born to Build montage

The faces of Born to Build

The Born to Build campaign is being fronted by 17 young people who work in the industry, they share their stories here.

Alan Woolston partner in the Construction and Projects team Field Fisher Waterhouse

Long-term supply chain deals: What to watch for

The recent growth in long-term supplier agreements and frameworks has given rise to various legal issues and may have unexpected legal repercussions if not properly considered.

James Pellatt head of projects GPE 1

The caring client: What GPE's head of projects wants from contractors

Great Portland Estates’ head of projects talks to Construction News about collaboration, fair payment and why clients must recognise firms are ‘mentally tired’.

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