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In pictures: Plans submitted for £3.5bn Silvertown Quays scheme

Plans have been submitted for the £3.5bn transformation of Silvertown Quays at London’s Royal Docks.

Crossrail calls for step change to avoid repeat of Holborn electrical explosion

Crossrail calls for step change to avoid repeat of Holborn electrical explosion

Construction industry leaders have called for a major change in standards when digging and working close to underground services.

Crossrail TBM Sophia undergoing maintenance at Woolwich Station box August 2013

Crossrail 2 and Northern line extension could boost residential values by £32bn

Crossrail 2 and the Northern line extension to Clapham Junction could increase residential capital values along the routes by up to £32bn, research has revealed.

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Taylor Woodrow wins £142m Crossrail depot scheme

Taylor Woodrow, part of the Vinci group, has bagged a £142m contract to build a new depot for Crossrail at Old Oak Common in west London

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TfL in Crossrail 2 consultation on new routes and stations

Transport for London has launched a second consultation for a ‘regional option’ of its proposed Crossrail 2 mega scheme.

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WSP to develop new Old Oak Common station plans

WSP has been appointed by Transport for London to develop options and make recommendations for a London Overground station to link to the proposed High Speed 2/Crossrail interchange at Old Oak Common.

Crossrail appoints new programme director

Crossrail has appointed Network Rail project development director Simon Wright as its new programme director.

Crossrail: ‘No need to undertake surveillance filming’ of contractors

Crossrail has denied claims of a “negative spy culture” on sites, made in a leaked independent safety report commissioned by the BBMV joint venture last year.

Crossrail injuries doubled in 2013 as construction entered peak Video

A total of 39 workers sustained major and lost-time injuries on Crossrail construction sites in 2013, according to data released to Construction News.

Crossrail 2 procurement could start in 2018

Procurement for Crossrail 2 could get under way in 2018 provided a funding agreement is reached later this year, according to Transport for London’s managing director for planning.

Crossrail Black Death skeletons pinpoint medieval burial pit

Skeletons found at Crossrail’s Charterhouse Square site in Farringdon were Black Death victims, new research has revealed.

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