Peter Hansford chief construction adviser

Hansford: Role extension provides ‘continuity’ for industry

Chief construction adviser to the government Peter Hansford has said the extension of his role for a further year will provide “continuity” for the construction industry.

Lend Lease sells Bluewater stake to Land Sec for £696m

Bluewater expansion ‘on the agenda’ after Lend Lease sale

Further development of Bluewater shopping centre is “definitely on the agenda” after Lend Lease sold its stake in the development to Land Securities for £696m, a retail expert has said.

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Mace and Wates to profit as GPE continues 'execution phase'

Mace and Wates are expected to win new deals with Great Portland Estates as the firm remains in the “execution phase” of its development cycle.

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Former Olympic Stadium manager to lead Liverpool FC regen

A former Olympic Stadium and Balfour Beatty project manager has been appointed to manage the redevelopment of Liverpool FC’s stadium.

Four in running for Battersea Power Station phase two

Exclusive: Four contractors are understood to be battling to win the £600m phase two of the Battersea Power Station development.

'Tidal wave of investment' awaits decisions on energy standards

The government has come under fire for watering down its ‘green’ credentials and preventing contractors and developers from investing in energy efficiency programmes.

Lend Lease wins £150m north Wales prison

The Ministry of Justice has appointed Lend Lease to build a new 2,100-capacity prison in Wrexham, north Wales.

Contractors pledge support for prequal register

Some of the UK’s biggest contractors have pledged support for new standards aimed at easing the prequalification burden for UK construction firms.

Lend Lease boss moves to Essential Living

Lend Lease manager Quentin Keeble has moved to Essential Living as its new development director.

Revealed: Construction News Awards 2014 finalists announced

Construction News today reveals the finalists for the 2014 Construction News Awards, the industry’s biggest awards event.

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Lend Lease to submit planning for major London scheme

Lend Lease has acquired the freehold of a 0.53 ha site on Chiswick High Road in London from Scottish Widows Investment Partnership, acting for Clerical Medical Investment Group. 

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Lend Lease to 'selectively' bid on complex projects outside London

Lend Lease’s UK operations retain the “unequivocal support” of the group’s board, despite the firm shrinking operations in the English regions outside of London.

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Lend Lease wins planning for £150m Hungate homes

Lend Lease has been given planning permission to build 195 new homes as part of the second phase of its £150m Hungate development in York.

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Former Lend Lease MD joins M&G Real Estate

Lend Lease’s former EMEA managing director Tony Brown has quit the firm, to take up a new role with M&G Real Estate.


SMEs pitch to four contractors for deals on £250m super-prison

More than 250 SMEs are bidding to four major contractors to secure work on the construction of a £250m new prison in north Wales.

Pat Boyle managing director Morgan Sindall

Morgan Sindall appoints new construction boss

Morgan Sindall has appointed former Lend Lease boss Pat Boyle as a new managing director in its construction, infrastructure and design business.

David Hurcomb chief executive NG Bailey

NG Bailey lands £25m defence deal

NG Bailey will carry out all M&E works at the Ministry of Defence’s Beacon Barracks redevelopment in a £25m deal.

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Five win £400m MoD national capital works deal

Five contractors have been selected for a new Ministry of Defence framework to design and build up to £400m-worth of construction projects across the UK defence estate after a two-year procurement process.

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Eight shortlisted for £250m Scottish defence framework

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation has shortlisted eight contractors for its £250m Scotland Capital Work Framework.

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Lend Lease JV gets approval for Olympic Park homes

Lend Lease and London & Continental Railways have been granted planning permission for the first 330 private homes on the Olympic Park.

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