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Latest Crossrail News

Victoria Hills chief executive Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corp

Hills to lead Old Oak regeneration

The Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation has named Victoria Hills as its new chief executive.

Wates logo 2015

Wates poaches Crossrail FD to take finance reins from 2016

Wates has poached Crossrail’s finance director David Allen to replace Huw Davies as chief financial officer from 2016.

Andy Mitchell chief executive Thames Tideway Tunnel

Honours: Thames Tideway CEO awarded CBE

Former Crossrail director Andy Mitchell has been awarded a CBE for his work on the £15bn project as several construction industry figures were recognised in the Queen’s birthday honours.

Crossrail tunnelling machine Victoria breaks through into Farringdon May 2015

Watch: Crossrail tunnelling under London comes to an end Video

After beginning in May 2012, tunnelling machine Victoria reached Farringdon on 4 June to complete its three-year marathon.

Building Lives LoveLIVES 3 May 2015

We did it: #loveLIVES campaign raises £400,000 in 50 days

The #loveLIVES campaign has reached its target, raising an incredible £400,000 in 50 days to save Building Lives and the future of budding London apprentices.

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Latest Crossrail News

Watch: Developers urge politicians to ‘get on with Crossrail 2’ Video

Four major developers have urged politicians to “get on with Crossrail 2” to aid development in the capital.

Extended Right to Buy centrepiece of Tory manifesto

The Conservative Party has pledged to extend the Right to Buy to all housing association tenants and create a £1bn brownfield fund for new housing, if it wins the general election.

Crossrail Hayes and Harlington station gets green light

Hillingdon Council has approved plans for the redevelopment of Hayes and Harlington station as part of the Crossrail programme.

Revealed: Construction News Awards 2015 finalists announced

Construction News today reveals the finalists for the 2015 Construction News Awards, the industry’s biggest awards event.

In Pictures: Crossrail starts excavation of 3,000 skeletons

Archaeologists have begun excavation of 3,000 skeletons at the site of the new Liverpool Street Crossrail station to be built by Laing O’Rourke.

‘Unclear’ procedures contributed to Crossrail worker death, jury finds

An inquest into the death of Crossrail worker René Tkacik has found that “unclear” processes and an “unclear” definition of the exclusion zone he was in when he died contributed to his death.

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