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.


Ellie breaks through at Victoria Dock - Crossrail

Watch: Crossrail TBM Ellie breaks through into Victoria Dock Video

Crossrail’s train tunnels in Docklands and South-east London are now structurally complete, following the breakthrough by tunnel boring machine Ellie at Victoria Dock Portal in East London.

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.

Charlotte Reeve operations manager Environmental Scientific Group

Britain needs a brownfield land strategy

Like many in the industry, I listened intently to the topics discussed at the recent Labour and Conservative Party conferences, and like most I was not surprised to see brownfield right at the centre of the housebuilding debate.

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.

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