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Construction News
October 1994

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  • 06Oct94 ARGENTINA: DISPATCHES UP - CEMENT DISPATCHES UP IN ARGENTINA.06Oct94 PARAGUAY: TEST RUN - PARAGUAYAN NATIONAL RAILWAY.

    Cement dispatches in Argentina stood at 5.64 million tonnes in 1993, up from 3.58 million tonnes in 1990, thanks to a better construction market.Further growth is forecast this year. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 AZERBAIJAN: BP LEADS £5BN DEAL.

    A multinational partnership headed by BP has signed a £5 billion deal with the Azerbaijan Republic to develop a major oil field in the Caspian Sea. Amoco, Delta, LUKoil, McDermott, Ramco, Statoil, and Unocal are among the other firms with a stake in the project, which could yield more than four billion barrels of oil. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 CHILE: CHILE HOTS UP - £500M TO DEVELOP COUNTRY'S MOST POPULAR RESORT.

    Investors in the Vina del Mar hotel complex in Chile have announced plans to spend £500 million over the next five years to develop the country's most popular resort.Tourism is booming in Chile, with the total of 1.4 million visitors in 1993 set to double by 1998. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 CHILE: CIEPLAN PREDICTS 10% GROWTH IN GDP NEXT YEAR.

    Cieplan, the research institute, predicts a 10 per cent growth in GDP next year. An estimated £20 billion is to be spent on infrastructure over the next 17 years. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 CHILE: HIGH FLYING - BRITISH AIRWAYS.

    British Airways has doubled its number of flights to Chile in response to growing demand from British businessmen.CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 EU: EU RICHES FOR THE POOR FOUR - PORTUGAL, IRELAND, GREECE AND SPAIN.

  • 06Oct94 FAR EAST: BRITISH STEEL RAISES ITS MALAYSIAN PROFILE.

    British Steel has joined up with Malaysian construction company Zellco to produce cladding and roofing profiles for the booming markets in the Far East.The joint venture of Zellco and British Steel's European Profiles ((EPL) will build a steel roll forming plant in Kuala Lumpur. It already has one big order on the books to supply 85,000 sq m of profiled cladding to the Suralaya Steam Power Plant in Indonesia.A British Steel spokesman said: 'The firm has been selling into the Far East for abou
  • 06Oct94 FRANCE: EUROCONTRACTS - PARIS, FRANCE.

    Contractor: Dieppedalle-Gagneraud/Jean Lefebvre-Razel-GTM.Value: Ff 104,302,130 (£12.6 million).Job: Motorway construction.Client: SCET, service des investissements, 41 bis, avenue des Bosquets, F-75007 Paris. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 FRANCE: EUROCONTRACTS - TOULOUSE, FRANCE.

    Contractor: Entreprise Soletanche, 6, rue de Watford, F-92005 Nanterre.Value: Ff 85,175,914 (£10.3 million).Job: Construction of roads including a roundabout.Client: Conseil general de la Haute-Garonne, services techniques, direction de la voirie et des infrastructures, bureau de la compatabilite et des marches, place Saint-Etienne, F-31090 Toulouse Cedex. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - BREMEN, GERMANY.

    Job: Primary works for services including demolition work, earthworks, railway works and various ancillary works.Client: Flughafengewerbegebiet-Entwicklungsgesellschaft (FGE), Fahrenheitstrasse 1, D-28359 Bremen.Value: Dm 50 million (£20.8 million).Completion: 1997 starting 1 December 1994.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Details: Further information from Senator fur Witschaft, Mittelstand und Technologie fer Freien Hansestadt Bremen, Postfach 10 15 29, D-28015 Bremen. CONSTR
  • 06Oct94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - RECKLINGHAUSEN, GERMANY.

    Job: Construction of a prison at Gelsenkirchen-Feldmark.Client: Staatliches Bauamt Recklinghausen, Hertener Strasse 20, D-45657 Recklinghausen, tel: (023 61) 58 91-0, fax: (023 61) 58 91-165.Completion: 36 months starting May 1995.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Details: Administrative information from Bezirksregierung, Domplatz 1-3, D-48143 Munster, tel: (02 51) 41 10, fax: (02 51) 411-25 25. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 GERMANY: GERMANS LIFT BAN ON WOMEN - CONSTRUCTION SITES.

    Skilled women will appear on German construction sites for the first time after the abolition of sexist laws barring them from training courses.Under previous laws women were only allowed to work as plant operators, bricklayers and carpenters if they came from a family of self-employed craftsmen without sons able to take over the family business.German employers are welcoming the new laws as modern technology is introduced for jobs such as bricklaying. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 GERMANY: O AND K LOADER HAS 'GREEN' AWARD.

    German manufacturer O and K has introduced the 5.4 tonne L9 wheeled loader. The machine's low noise and exhaust emissions have earned it the German government's Blue Angel environmental award.Internal noise is just 74 dB(A) while exterior noise levels are around 95 dB(A).The machine's four cylinder Deutz diesel engine produces 65 PS of power. It drives through a hydrostatic transmission and has inboard wet disc brakes. The front end Z-bar linkage gives a breakout force of 61 kN, a load carryi
  • 06Oct94 GREECE: EUROTENDERS - ATHENS, GREECE.

    Job: Motorway construction.Client: YPEChODE/GGDE, 2i DEKE t. 1is PYDE, Petraki 28, GR-105 63 Athina, tel: (1) 322 80 72/322 73 71, fax: 325 19 92.Value: Dr 6,700 million (£18 million).Completion: 600 days.Tender date: November 2.Documents from: Address above. Further information from the client. Offers in Greek. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 GREECE: EUROTENDERS - ATHENS, GREECE.

    Job: Motorway construction.Client: YPEChODE/GGDE, 2i DEKE t. 1is PYDE, Petraki 28, GR-105 63 Athina, tel: (1) 322 80 72/322 73 71, fax: 325 19 92.Value: Dr 9,300 million (£25.1 million).Completion: 800 days.Tender date: October 19.Documents from: Address above. Further information from the client. Offers in Greek. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 GREECE: EUROTENDERS - ATHENS, GREECE.

    Job: Motorway construction.Client: YPEChODE/GGDE, 2i DEKE t. 1is PYDE, Petraki 28, GR-105 63 Athina, tel: (1) 322 80 72/322 73 71, fax: 325 19 92.Value: Dr 14,600 million (£39.4 million).Completion: 800 days.Tender date: October 20.Documents from: Address above. Further information from the client. Offers in Greek. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 GREECE: EUROTENDERS - ATHENS, GREECE.

    Job: Motorway construction.Client: YPEChODE/GGDE, 2i DEKE t. 1is PYDE, Petraki 28, GR-105 63 Athina, tel: (1) 322 80 72/322 73 71, fax: 325 19 92.Value: Dr 8,000 million (£21.6 million).Completion: 600 days.Tender date: October 19.Documents from: Address above.Details: Further information from the client. Offers in Greek. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 GREECE: EUROTENDERS - ATHENS, GREECE.

    Job: Construction of a motorway.Client: YPEChODE/GGDE, 2i DEKE t. 1is PYDE, Petraki 28, GR-105 63 Athina, tel: (1) 322 80 72/322 73 71, fax: 325 19 92.Value: Dr 8,700 million (£23.5 million).Completion: 700 days.Tender date: October 20.Documents from: Address above.Details: Further information from the client. Offers in Greek. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 GREECE: EUROTENDERS - ATHENS, GREECE.

    Job: Various harbour works.Client: YPEChODE/GGDE, 2i DEKE t. 1is PYDE, Petraki 28, GR-105 63 Athina, tel: (1) 322 80 72/322 73 71, fax: 325 19 92.Value: Dr 5,000 million (£13.5 million).Completion: 42 months.Tender date: October 18.Documents from: Address above. Documents cost Dr 35,000 (£94). Further information from the client. Offers in Greek. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 GREECE: EUROTENDERS - PATRA, GREECE.

    Job: Roadworks.Client: 2i DEKE Patron, NEO Athinon-Patron 28, GR-261 10 Patra, tel: (61) 43 49 73, 43 38 55, telefax: 42 50 46.Value: Dr 6,000 million (£16.2 million).Completion: 700 days.Tender date: October 14.Documents from: Address above. Documents cost Dr 15,000 (£40). Further information from the client. Offers in Greek. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 GREECE: TAYWOOD TO ACT ON DAM STOPPAGE - LEGAL ACTION CONSIDERED.

    Taylor Woodrow is considering taking legal action following the collapse of the £400 million Acheloos river project in Greece last week.Earlier this year a Taywood-led consortium was dumped by the new Greek government, despite having signed a contract to build the scheme. Taywood could now go to the courts to recoup eight years of bid costs.Last week the Greek High Court stopped all work on the project because proper environmental assessments had not taken place. The environmental studie
  • 06Oct94 HONG KONG: FIRMS LINE UP FOR KOWLOON SCHEME.

    Kier Hong Kong, Trafalgar House firm Gammon, and Wimpey are among 14 international firms hoping to prequalify for a £20 million roads and sewers project on the northern section of the West Kowloon reclamation scheme in Hong Kong.Other hopefuls include Aoki of Japan, three local outfits (Shui On, Paul Y and Wan Hin) and three Chinese contractors.The highways department is expected to shortlist about eight firms by the end of this month, ready to invite tenders on December 3. Work should s
  • 06Oct94 ITALY: EUROCONTRACTS - SAN GIOVANNI TEATINO, ITALY.

    Contractor: Temporary consortium of these companies: 'Guerrato SpA' di Rovigo and la Cooperativa costruttori soc. coop. arl di Argenta.Value: Lit 22,500,856,295 (£9 million).Job: Health and social services building.Client: Proger Srl, via Po, I-66020 San Giovanni Teatino (CH), tel: (085) 444 11, fax: 444 12 30. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 JORDAN: WIMPEY BIDS LOW - KING ABDULLAH CANAL.

    Wimpey is thought to have submitted the lowest price for the rehabilitation and upgrading of the King Abdullah Canal in Jordan.The £8.3 million bid was described as 'low' by a company spokeswoman in London. Wimpey is likely to hear the result in the next few weeks. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 LEBANON: HOWARD HUMPHREYS' LEBANON CALL.

    Howard Humphreys and Partners, the Surrey-based consulting engineer, has won the £37 million engineering and supervision contract for a £165 million water renewal project in the Lebanon.The company will oversee repairs and improvements to water infrastructure throughout Lebanon - except for Greater Beirut.Work includes the rehabilitation of almost 200 water sources, repairs to 97 transmission and 101 distribution systems, 894 reservoirs, 15 treatment works and 175 chlorination plant
  • 06Oct94 MALAYSIA: LAING RACES AHEAD IN MALAYSIA - POWER STATION PROJECT.

    Laing has raced seven months ahead of schedule on its £900 million Malaysian power station project.The contractor bought a 5 per cent stake in the scheme last year and is acting as construction manager.Early delivery of the project means a faster financial return for shareholders in YTL, the owner of the privately-funded station, which bankers see as a model for future development.Laing finance director Jim Armstrong said: 'When the power station is finished our £12 million investme
  • 06Oct94 OMAN: AMEC ON VERGE OF MAJOR OMAN POWER CONTRACTS.

    By Peter Cooper. Amec is set to clinch crucial contracts on a £138 million private power plant in Oman - the first major successful build operate and transfer scheme (BOT) in the Middle East.The United Power Group, a consortium of investors led by the Belgian consultant Tractebel, signed an agreement with the Oman Government in June. Construction contracts were due to be awarded 150 days later.British contractor Amec has a letter of intent for substations at Nizwa, Bahla and Izki, and fo
  • 06Oct94 PARAGUAY: CEMENTED IN - PRIVATISATION OF INC HALTED.

    Paraguay has halted plans to privatise its only cement company, INC. But the company is seeking foreign manufacturers as partners, particularly for low-cost highway construction. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 PARAGUAY: TEST RUN - PARAGUAYAN NATIONAL RAILWAY.UK manufacturer Pandroll is testing its equipment on the Paraguayan national railway system - which was completed by British engineers in 1910.

    The government intends to redevelop the system. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 PHILIPPINES: UK FIRMS CIRCLE OVER PHILIPPINES AIRPORT.

  • 06Oct94 PORTUGAL: AMEC TO SELL STAKE - ENGIL.

    Amec is to sell its 50 per cent stake in the third largest Portuguese contractor, Engil, because the deal has failed to produce new international business.Amec sold its investment in the French engineer Serete earlier this year, and is scaling back its European operations after a rush to invest in the early 1990s. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 PUERTO RICO: BOVIS GETS ON BOARD PUERTO RICO RAILWAY.

    Bovis International subsidiary Lehrer McGovern Bovis has been named as a construction manager on the proposed £620 million light railway system for the city of San Juan in Puerto Rico.Puerto Rico is a US dependency in the Caribbean, but the move is seen as part of a push by UK contractors in Spanish-speaking Latin America.British contractors built much of the infrastructure of South America in the late 19th and early 20th century. But it is only recently that the market has begun to attr
  • 06Oct94 REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: KILKENNY CONTRACT - ZINC-LEAD MINE CONSTRUCTION.

    Trafalgar House firms Davy International and Cementation Mining have taken a £40 million design and construct turnkey contract for a zinc-lead mine in Co Kilkenny in the Irish Republic. Commercial production is likely by mid-1996 and the client is Galmoy. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: MCHALE PLANT SALES APPOINTED KOMATSU DEALER.

    McHale Plant Sales (MPS) of Birdhill, Co Tipperary, has been appointed as Komatsu dealer for the Irish Republic. Previous dealer WAC McCandless has given up the franchise to concentrate on Northern Ireland. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: WAVES HIT CORK WATER CLEAN-UP.

    An £85 million water clean-up plan for Cork, in southern Ireland, faces a rough ride from environmentalists.The project is expected to receive planning permission from Cork County Council later this month. But it could be another five months before final plans for the scheme are approved.Only then will detailed design work be finished, said Joe Kenneally, of the city council's engineers' department.The scheme involves construction of a sewage treatment plant at Carrigrenan, on Little Isl
  • 06Oct94 RUSSIA: RUSSIAN FIRST - JOHN BROWN, DAVY INTERNATIONAL.

    Trafalgar House subsidiaries John Brown and Davy International have won the first complete construction licence to be awarded by the Russian construction ministry. The UK contracting giant expects a series of major projects to emerge over the next few years, particularly in the development of oil and gas fields. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 SOUTH AMERICA: BRITISH FIRMS REDISCOVER THE 'LOST CONTINENT'.

  • 06Oct94 SWEDEN: BRITS FEATURE STRONGLY IN ORESUND LINK CHASE.

    UK contractors feature in three of the six groups asked to bid in the opening rounds of the bidding process for the £2.1 billion Oresund link between Sweden and Denmark.The client, Oresund Consortium, has issued tender documents for the construction of a 4 km tunnel between Kastrup and an artificial island south of Saltholm.The consortia with UK interest bidding for the project are:- Drogden Tunnel Contractors, made up of Tarmac with Christiani and Nielsen, SAE International, Strabag Int
  • 06Oct94 UGANDA: UGANDA BOUND - WADE ADAMS CONTRACT.

    Wade Adams has taken a £5.6 million contract for resealing and rehabilitation work on a 93 km stretch of the Kafu-Karuma road in Uganda.The firm fended off competition from five other contractors - including French, Danish and Chinese bidders - to clinch the World Bank-funded government scheme. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: 100 UP FOR TRACKER - 100TH RECOVERY FOR VEHICLE TRACKING SYSTEM.

    The Tracker stolen vehicle tracking system has recently scored its 100th successful recovery. West Midlands police found a Ford Transit tipper truck, worth £17,000, just 75 minutes after it was stolen from its Tewkesbury base. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: 30 YEARS ON - VERTICAL TRANSPORTATION COMPANY DISMANTLES CRANE.

    Working through the night last weekend, Tom Newell and his team from the Vertical Transportation Company successfully dismantled this Kroll K103-V crane in the centre of London. The crane was being used to extend the Virgin Megastore on Oxford Street. But because of limited space, the 34 m high crane was erected through a defunct liftshaft in the building. Oxford Street was cordoned off for the complicated dismantling operation. But for Mr Newell it was all in a day's work. He was pictured in
  • 06Oct94 UK: AGENT PURCHASE - AGENT PLANT BUYS R AND S BIDDISCOMBE ASSETS.

    Agent Plant Group, part of Trafalgar House Construction, has bought the assets of R and S Biddiscombe, including all plant and equipment at its depot at Bruton, Somerset. The management, staff and workshop employees are all transferring to Agent Plant. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: ANALYSIS OF BUILDING PROJECTS BY CATEGORY AND REGION - VALUE (£M). AUGUST 1994.

  • 06Oct94 UK: ATKINS HAS DESIGNS ON A55 EXTENSION.

    The Welsh Office has appointed WS Atkins to carry out detailed design work on stage three of the £100 million-plus A55 extension across Anglesey (Bryngwran-Holyhead).The first stage of the scheme (Llanfair PG-Nant Turnpike) will go out to tender in 12 months' time and Sir Alexander Gibb is carrying out design work for the second stage (Nant Turnpike-Bryngwran). CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: BAE BAGGAGE - BAE AUTOMATED SYSTEMS.

    BAe Automated systems has taken a £15 million contract to install, manufacture and commission a transfer baggage handling system to connect terminals 1 and 4 at London's Heathrow Airport. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: BALFOUR IN COURT OVER EMPLOYEE DEATH.

    Balfour Beatty Civil Engineering is being prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive following the death of Michael Harris during motorway widening works on the M20 at Maidstone, Kent, last September.The hearing begins at Maidstone Crown Court tomorrow (Friday).
  • 06Oct94 UK: BALFOUR'S COP SHOP - POLICE STATION CONTRACT.

    Balfour Beatty has taken a £6.8 million contract to build a new police station for the Northumbrian Police Authority in South Shields, Tyne and Wear. Work on the 5,700 sq m command centre will last 18 months. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: BARRATT STARTS ON THAMES-SIDE HOMES.

    Barratt has started work on an £11 million scheme in London's Docklands to build 83 luxury houses and apartments on a 1 ha riverside site near Tower Bridge.The project is known as Pageant Steps. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: BEACON FOR FORD.

    Ford New Holland has appointed Beacon Plant Sales of Exeter as its construction equipment dealer for Devon, Somerset and parts of Cornwall. Beacon will offer the full range of Ford New Holland equipment, including tractor loader backhoes, blacktop tractors and the skid steer range. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: BEAZER WARNS ON RATES, ISSUES RESULTS.

    Beazer Homes, the acquisitive house builder which joined the stock market last spring, has unveiled pre-tax profits of £33.9 million for the nine months to June compared with £37.8 million for the year to September 1993.Beazer Homes chairman Victor Benjamin said: 'While it is early to evaluate the outcome of the recent interest rate increase, we believe that in the current market it is uncertainty over interest rates, rather than the actual rates, which unsettles consumer confidence
  • 06Oct94 UK: BIRSE ROADWORKS - CONTRACT.

    Birse has clinched a £6.5 million contract on the 4.5 km Nottingham Knight to Dunkirk stretch of the A52 in Nottinghamshire. Work for the Highways Agency, including reconstruction and widening from dual two to dual three lanes, starts this month. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: BOOT-CITB LINK - HENRY BOOT PARTNERSHIP.

  • 06Oct94 UK: BOOT-CITB LINK - HENRY BOOT PARTNERSHIP.

    Henry Boot Partnership and the Construction Industry Training Board have teamed up to offer training for supervisors in the New Roads and Street Works Act.The £350, five-day course covers all the units required under the act, including signing, lighting, guarding and excavation. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: BRICKIES CAUGHT IN CROSSFIRE ON MOD JOB - VOGUE NORTHERN.

    By Sean Cronin.A three-way row has erupted on a Ministry of Defence contract in Suffolk, leaving a team of 27 bricklayers owed nearly £30,000 in unpaid wages.Work came to a standstill last week on the RAF Wattisham job after the bricklayers from subcontractor Vogue Northern were pulled off the site.Vogue Northern was working for main contractor Miller/Conder on a £420,000 brick and blockwork package to build a stores and workshop complex at the RAF base.But the contract turned sour
  • 06Oct94 UK: CICA PUSHES ROLE AS IT IDEAS SWAP-SHOP.

  • 06Oct94 UK: CICA PUSHES ROLE AS IT IDEAS SWAP-SHOP.

  • 06Oct94 UK: CITYSITE - LATE REVELATIONS ECLIPSE TARMAC PUSH.

  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ABERCROMBIE, GRAMPIAN - JELTRY.

    Job: Descaling and relining of part of high level sewer.Contractor: Rees Construction.Awarded by: Grampian Regional Council, Aberdeen.Value: £340,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ALNWICK, NORTHUMBERLAND - ALNWICK SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS.

    Job: The scheme comprises sewerage treatment works.Completion: 8 months starting October 1994.Contractor: Lumsden and Carroll Construction, Esh Winning, Durham.Awarded by: Northumbrian Water Group.Value: £640,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ARDROSSAN, STRATHCLYDE - JOB - INSTALLATION OF CENTRAL HEATING IN 77 LOCAL AUTHORITY HOUSES.

    Contractor: James Frew, Stevenston.Awarded by: Cunninghame District Council, Cunninghame House, Irvine.Value: £161,641. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BALLOCH, STRATHCLYDE - BALLOCH PARK.

    Job: Works at events area.Contractor: Sportsworks, Glasgow.Awarded by: Dumbarton District Council, Dumbarton.Value: £178,139. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - PENDON HOUSE, SYCAMORE WALK, PENISTONE.

    Job: Re-roofing works and the installation a a passenger lift to a council owned public building as part of the Housing Improvement Programme 1994/95.Contractor: J and S Buildings, Grove Lane, Hemsworth, Wakefield, West Yorkshire.Awarded by: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council's Housing Committee, Council Offices, Kendray Street, Barnsley.Value: £143,644. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - BIRMINGHAM.

    Job: Highway improvements. Contract reference is E0912.Contractor: Norwest Holst Construction, Watford, Hertfordshire.Awarded by: The Birmingham City Council.Value: £1,972,109. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - CITY HOSPITAL, DUDLEY ROAD.

    Job: To build a two-storey eye centre to include three operating theatres, a 24-hour ophthalmic accident and emergency department; consultant clinics; specialist clinics for neuro sciences, together with visual function, optician and orthoptic services and an artificial eye department.Completion: Work started on 19 September 1994 and is due for completion by Spring 1996.Contractor: AMEC Civil Engineering.Awarded by: City Hospital NHS Trust.Value: £4 million approximately. CONSTRUCTION NE
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL, EDGBASTON.

    Job: Upgrading works to West Ward Five to accommodate the St Chad's unit, which is being moved from the Dudley Road Hospital.Completion: Work has started for completion in December.Contractor: Hall and Tawse Western, Wollaston Road, Amblecote, Stourbridge, West Midlands.Awarded by: South Birmingham Health Authority (Acute Units).Value: £410,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BISHOP AUCKLAND, COUNTY DURHAM - SHILDON.

    Job: Roadworks to construct a 1.8 km length of single carriageway with one bridge and a culvert.Completion: Work just started for completion in April, 1995.Contractor: John Mowlem Construction, Construction House, Kingsway South, Team Valley, Newcastle upon Tyne NE11 OED.Awarded by: County Council.Value: £1.7 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRACKNELL, BERKSHIRE - QUELM LANE.

    Job: Estate roads comprising spine road and infrastructure.Completion: 32 weeks starting 1 October 1994.Contractor: Geoffrey Osborne, Chichester, West Sussex.Awarded by: Bovis Homes.Value: £1.03 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRISTOL, AVON - EASTLAND AVENUE, THORNBURY.

    Job: Structural refurbishment and maintenance works to 18 Airey-type houses.Completion: Work has started for completion in April, 1995.Contractor: Tarmac Contract Housing, Winterstoke Road, Ashton Gate, Bristol, Avon.Awarded by: Northavon District Council.Value: £512,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BUCKIE, GRAMPIAN - HIGH SCHOOL.

    Job: Refurbishment of science accommodation.Contractor: Gordon Forbes Construction (Elgin).Awarded by: Grampian Regional Council, Aberdeen.Value: £337,052. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CAMBRIDGE - ADDENBROOKE'S HOSPITAL.

    Job: To construct a functional brain imaging centre.Contractor: Haymills Contracting Group, Stowmarket, Suffolk.Awarded by: Addenbrooke's NHS Trust.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CAMBRIDGE - UNIT 332 CAMBRIDGE SCIENCE PARK.

    Job: The construction of a two-storey laboratory and office building with a total floor area of 4,552 sq m.Completion: Work has started for completion on July 28, 1995.Contractor: Marriott, Rushden, Northampton.Awarded by: The Master, Fellows and Scholars of Trinity College.Value: £3.26 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CHELTENHAM, GLOUCESTERSHIRE - DELANCEY HOSPITAL.

    Job: Upgrading works to the Southam Ward.Completion: Anticipated start date is in early October for completion in January, 1995.Contractor: Hall and Tawse Western, Wollaston Road, Amblecote, Stourbridge, West Midlands.Awarded by: East Gloucestershire NHS Trust.Value: £270,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CHELTENHAM, GLOUCESTERSHIRE - SOLLY LANE, ST PAULS.

    Job: Re-roofing works, the installation of new kitchens and bathrooms to 113 properties together with associated electrical and external works.Completion: Work has started for completion in February, 1995.Contractor: Tarmac Contract Housing, Winterstoke Road, Ashton Gate, Bristol, Avon.Awarded by: Cheltenham Borough Council.Value: £1.16 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CHELTENHAM, GLOUCESTERSHIRE - ST PAULS ESTATE.

    Job: Estate Action Phase 3 involving improvements to the estate including re-roofing, central heating etc.Completion: Work is under way on this 12-month contract.Contractor: Tarmac Construction Contract Housing South West, Almondsbury, Bristol, Avon.Awarded by: Cheltenham Borough Council.Value: £1.5 million approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CHELTENHAM, GLOUCESTERSHIRE - ST PAULS ESTATE.

  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CLYDESDALE, STRATHCLYDE - CENTRAL HEATING.

    Two contracts for installation of central heating at various local authority locations throughout District Council's Area. Contractor: CFB Building Services.Awarded by: Clydesdale District Council, Lanark.Value: (1) £128,481 and (2) £144,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - COATBRIDGE, STRATHCLYDE - JOB - REDEVELOPMENT OF SWIMMING POOL.

    Contractor: Monklands District Council, Coatbridge.Awarded by: £1.4 million.Value:. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CRAMLINGTON, NORTHUMBERLAND - CAREW COURT.

    Job: Total refurbishment of kitchens and bathrooms in a sheltered housing block.Completion: Work started for completion November, 1994.Contractor: Holly Construction, Wellington Road, Dunston, Tyne and Wear, NE11 9JL (Tel 091 460 0400).Awarded by: Housing 21.Value: £129,366. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CUMBRIA - SILLOTH.

    Job: The construction of a new waste water treatment works and sea front pumping station.Completion: 60 weeks, due to start on site early November.Contractor: Johnston Construction.Awarded by: North West water.Value: £1.8 million.
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - A638, YORK ROAD.

    Job: Highway works to provide an access junction to a new supermarket development.Contractor: Clugston Construction, Tingley Common, Tingley bar, Morley, Leeds LS27 OHE, West Yorkshire.Awarded by: The Highways Agency / Morrisons Supermarkets.Value: £340,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - DREGHORN, STRATHCLYDE - JOB - INSTALLATION OF UPVC WINDOWS IN 99 LOCAL AUTHORITY HOUSES.

    - also partly in Irvine.Contractor: Thermashield, Stepps, Glasgow.Awarded by: Cunninghame District Council, Cunninghame House, Irvine.Value: £116,700. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - DUXFORD, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - JOB - TO BUILD A ROOF ON AN AIRCRAFT HANGAR.

    Contractor: Haymills Contracting Group, Stowmarket, Suffolk.Awarded by: The Imperial War Museum.Value: £300,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - EVESHAM, HEREFORD AND WORCESTER - CHADBURY.

    Job: Refurbishment of the existing weirs.Completion: 3 months starting September 1994.Contractor: P Trant, 37 St Michaels Square, Gloucester.Awarded by: National Rivers Authority.Value: £400,000 approximately.
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - FELLING, TYNE AND WEAR - STONEYGATE LANE.

    Job: Construction of a new steel-framed and metal clad Raw Materials Store.Completion: Work started 21 September for completion in 14 weeks.Contractor: Tolent Construction, Ravensworth House, 5th Avenue Business Park, Team Valley, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 OHS (Tel 091 487 0505).Awarded by: International Paints.Value: £332,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GATESHEAD, TYNE AND WEAR - FOLLINGSBY.

    Job: The construction of a developoment sewer comprising 700 m of twin rising main, 100 m of 1.2 m dia pipe jack and a pumping station together with associated mechanical and electrical services.Completion: Work has started for completion in April, 1995. Contractor: Kilroe Civil Engineering, Newton Road, Lowton St Mary, Near Warrington, Cheshire.Awarded by: Gateshead Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £313,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLOUCESTER - SEVERN ESTUARY, HOCK DITCH.

    Job: Estuary protection works.Contractor: Shephard Hill Civil Engineering, Cardiff, South Glamorgan.Awarded by: National Rivers Authority.Value: £240,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GRAMPIAN - KINCARDINE AND DEASIDE ROADS DIVISION.

    Job: Annual contract for resurfacing works.Contractor: Grampian Regional Council's Direct Labour Organisation.Awarded by: Grampian Regional Council, Aberdeen.Value: £103,803. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GRAMPIAN - MORAY ROADS DIVISION.

    Job: Resurfacing works, annual contract.Contractor: Leiths surfacing.Awarded by: Grampian Regional Council, Aberdeen.Value: £119,858. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GRAVESEND, KENT - RIVER FRONT.

    Job: Repairs to the river front.Completion: 3 months starting October 1994.Contractor: Dean and Dyball Construction.Awarded by: Port of London Authority.Value: £200,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GREENOCK, STRATHCLYDE - POTTERY STREET.

    Job: Construction of a refuse transfer station.Contractor: Mackenzie Construction, Glasgow.Awarded by: Inverclyde District Council, Greenock.Value: £513,942. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - HAMPSHIRE - ON THE A303.

    Job: Construction of a new road, merge and diverge lanes, a bridge carrying a side road plus associated traffic management for A303: B3048 Forton junction improvement.Contractor: Christiani and Nielsen, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.Awarded by: Department of Transport.Value: £1,499,067. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - HAMPSHIRE - THE M27.

    UKJob: Design and build of M27 junctions 1-2.Contractor: Costain Building and Civil Engineering, Maidenhead, Berkshire.Awarded by: The Department of Transport.Value: £4,651,854. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, HERTFORDSHIRE - JARMAN FIELDS.

    Job: To build a running track complete with pavilion and full field event facilities to IAA standards.Contractor: Fitzpatrick Contractors.Awarded by: Ladbroke Properties.Value: £1.4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - HIGH WYCOMBE, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - KINGS MEAD.

    Job: A road improvement scheme.Completion: 10 weeks starting early October 1994.Contractor: Miletree Construction, Old Wolverton, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.Awarded by: Standard Life.Value: £153,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - HONINGTON, SUFFOLK - RAF HONINGTON.

    Job: Kitchen replacement.Contractor: Haymills Contracting Group, Stowmarket, Suffolk.Awarded by: Ministry of Defence.Value: £700,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - HONITON, DEVON - A30 HONITON TO EXETER.

    Job: Advanced works for the A30.Completion: A 4-month contract starting mid-September.Contractor: Johnston Construction, Wellington, Somerset.Awarded by: Department of Transport.Value: £500,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - HUNTINGDON, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - RAF WYTON.

    Job: The construction of a training centre.Contractor: Haymills (Contractors), Stowmarket, Suffolk.Awarded by: Ministry of Defence.Value: £1.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - IPSWICH, SUFFOLK - JOB - REPAIRS OF RESIDENTIAL ACCOMMODATION.

    Contractor: Haymills Contracting Group, Stowmarket, Suffolk.Awarded by: Ipswich NHS Trust.Value: £750,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - IPSWICH, SUFFOLK - KESGRAVE.

    Job: Kesgrave Guided Bus, Demonstration Project comprising a new bus route, with some landscaping works.Completion: Work has just started for completion in 3 months.Contractor: May Gurney and Company, Norwich, Norfolk.Awarded by: Suffolk County Council.Value: £250,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - IRVINE, STRATHCLYDE - NORTH SHORE.

    Job: Re-roofing of 51 local authority houses, also partly in Ardrossan.Contractor: Ridgewood Roofing, East Kilbride.Awarded by: Cunninghame District Council, Cunninghame House, Irvine.Value: £112,678. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - IRVINE, STRATHCLYDE - NORTH SHORE.

    Job: Installation of central heating in 86 local authority houses.Contractor: Thomson Construction, Ayr.Awarded by: Cunninghame District Council, Irvine.Value: £215,758. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - KENT - THE A2070 BETWEEN ASHFORD AND THE A259.

    Job: To build a 2.5 mile long section of road on an embankment over the marsh together with extensive drainage. The new road will follow the line of the existing A2070, from Stockbridge, at the southern end of the recently opened Hamstreet Bypass, south to the junction with the A259 at Brenzett.Completion: Work started 12 September 1994 and it is hoped the construction work will be completed by December 1995.Contractor: Kent County Council's Contract Services.Awarded by: Kent County Council's
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - KILLINGTORTH, TYNE AND WEAR - BALLIOL BUSINESS PARK.

    Job: The design and construction of a single storey bespoke production facility with offices and external works.Completion: Work started for completion January, 1995.Contractor: Mowlem Northern, Construction House, Kingsway South, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 OED (Tel 091 401 0401).Awarded by: Ringtons.Value: Nigel Nixon and Partners of Newcastle for structural engineering. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - KILLINGWORTH, TYNE AND WEAR - BALLIOL BUSINESS PARK.

    Job: The construction of the first speculative development on this estate comprising two factories, one of 4,000 sq feet and the other of 2,000 sq feet, each with two-story office accommodation and external works. Completion: Work started for completion February, 1995.Contractor: Mowlem Northern, Construction House, Kingsway South, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gatershead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 OED (Tel 091 401 0401).Awarded by: English Partnerships.Value: £1.4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - KILLINGWORTH, TYNE AND WEAR - KILLINGWORTH GARTH 11 AND 13.

    Job: The construction of 28, two-storey single-person flats and a pair of bungalows.Completion: Work started 26 September for completion in 28 weeks.Contractor: Barratt Newcastle, Airport Industrial Estate, Kenton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 (Tel 091 286 9866).Awarded by: Nomad Housing Group Limited, Wrendal House, William Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 1TE ( Tel 091 213 2222).Value: £727,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - KIRKINTILLOCH, STRATHCLYDE - WINDOW REPLACEMENT IN LOCAL AUTHORITY HOUSES.

    - also partly at Chryston. Contractor: Community Maintenance Services.Awarded by: Strathkelvin District Council, Kirkintilloch.Value: £164,347. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LANARKSHIRE, STRATHCLYDE - TANNOCHSIDE PARK.

    Job: A design and build contract to construct approximately 7,700 sq m of industrial buildings.Contractor: Lilley Construction.Awarded by: Lanarkshire Development Agency.Value: £4.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LANARKSHIRE, STRATHCLYDE - TANNOCHSIDE PARK.

  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LAURIESTON, CENTRAL - JOB - CONTRACT TO TOWN BY-PASS.

    Contractor: Central Contracts (Roads).Awarded by: Central Regional Council, Stirling.Value: £624,508.
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - CROSS GREEN INDUSTRIAL ESTATE.

    Job: The construction of an extension to a tannery and associated works.Completion: Work has started for completion in January, 1995.Contractor: Tarmac Construction, South Parkway, Wakefield 41 Business Park, Wakefield, West Yorkshire.Awarded by: W. and H. Miers (Leather Manufacturers).Value: £399,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LEICESTER - GLENFIELD GENERAL HOSPITAL, GROBY ROAD.

    Job: Mental illness unit and conversion works to the existing hospital wards.Contractor: Sol Construction, Vale Road, Colwick, Nottingham NG4 2EG.Awarded by: Leicestershire Health Authority (Mental Health Services Unit).Value: £3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LINCOLN - ALMOND AVENUE, HEIGHINGTON.

    Job: Refurbishment and improvement works to 20 council dwellings.Completion: Work has started for completion in December.Contractor: Tarmac Contract Housing, 1 Union Street, Long Eaton, Nottingham.Awarded by: North Kesteven District Council.Value: £118,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE - CROSBY ROAD NORTH.

    Job: Refurbishment works to a six-storey office building including the installation of new curtain walling.Completion: Work has started for completion in March, 1995.Contractor: Tarmac Construction North West, New Chester Road, Bromborough, Wirral, Merseyside.Awarded by: Property Holdings.Value: £1.16 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - 100 PARK LANE, LONDON W1.

    Job: A refurbishment contract involving the substantial upgrading of the ground, first, second and third floors while the building remains occupied.Contractor: Higgs and Hill Southern Limited.Awarded by: Hammerson plc.Value: £1,250,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - EC2.

    Moorgate Street Station, Liverpool Street Station, London EC2.Job: The replacement of pumps and pump systems.Completion: 3 months starting September 1994.Contractor: Clifford Construction and Engineering, Towcester Road, London E3.Awarded by: London Underground.Value: £400,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - MANCHESTER - ASHBURYS STATION.

    Job: Construction of a two-span underbridge.Contractor: Norwest Holst Construction.Awarded by: Railtrack.Value: £2.4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - MANCHESTER - STRANGEWAYS PRISON.

    Job: Civil engineering works to the infrastructure.Contractor: Birse Construction.Awarded by: HM Prison Service, Abell House, John Islip Street, London.Value: £700,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - MARLOW, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - WYCOMBE AREA CONTACT TANKS, MARLOW AND MILL END.

    Job: Improvements to the existing water chlorination tanks.Completion: 40 weeks starting October 1994.Contractor: Hochtief (UK) Limited.Awarded by: Thames Water Utilities.Value: £192,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - MIDDLESBROUGH, CLEVELAND - MIDDLEHAVEN.

    Job: Civil works for land reclamation.Completion: Work has just started and is expected to take around 3 months to complete.Contractor: Tarmac Construction Regional Civils, Wolverhampton, West Midlands.Awarded by: Teesside Development Corporation.Value: £1 million approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWARK, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE - RIVER MAUN AT OLLERTON.

    Job: The construction of a flood defence embankment and associated works to areas along the river which have been affected by mining subsidence.Completion: Work has started for completion on March 29, 1995.Contractor: Trafalgar House Construction (Regions), 70 Tamworth Road, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire.Awarded by: British Coal Corporation.Value: £510,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE, TYNE AND WEAR - BYKER.

    Job: Piled foundations and substructures followed by the erection of a part single storey, part two storey extention and refurbishment of an existing school.Completion: Work started for completion August, 1995.Contractor: Mowlem Norther, Constructon House, Kingsway South, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 OED (Tel 091 401 0401).Awarded by: The City Council of Newcastle upon Tyne.Value: Total of £1.27 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE, TYNE AND WEAR - GALLOWGATE.

    Job: The design and construction of a new stand at the south-east corner of St James' Park.Completion: Work started for completion June, 1995.Contractor: Ballast Needam, PO Box 112, The Moat, Belasis Hall Technology Park, Billingham, Cleveland TS23 4YU (Tel 0642 566 599).Awarded by: Newcastle United Football Club.Value: £2.25 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE, TYNE AND WEAR - QUEEN VICTORIA ROAD.

    Job: The construction of a six-storey reinforced concrete framed and brick clad car park structure to accommodate 595 cars.Completion: Site stripped with superstructure works set to start December, 1994 for completion December, 1995.Contractor: Construction management by Gordon Durham, Moor lane, East Boldon, Tyne and Wear (Tel 091 536 7207).Awarded by: The Royal Victoria Infirmary, NHS Trust (Funded by Centreland of London).Value: £2.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE, TYNE AND WEAR - QUEEN VICTORIA ROAD.

    Job: The construction of three-storey, mansard roofed building in traditional construction to a house a lower ground floor engineering workshops, the main hospital kitchen facility and cafeterias.Completion: Work started for completion May, 1995.Contractor: Construction management by Gordon Durham, Moor Lane, East Boldon, Tyne and Wear (Tel 091 536 7207).Awarded by: The Royal Victoria Infirmary, NHS Trust (Project monitored by Beard Dove, cost consultants of 32 Jesmond Road, Newcastle upon Ty
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE, TYNE AND WEAR - SKINNERBURN ROAD, RIVERSIDE WALKWAY.

    Job: Three storey office building with car park and associated siteworks.Completion: Nine-month contract duration.Contractor: Costain Construction, 7 Carlton Court, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE11 OAZ.Awarded by: Panimpact.Value: £2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWTOWN, POWYS - ST GILES TECHNOLOGY PARK.

    Job: Construction of a 2-storey air-conditioned research and development headquarters comprising a steel/concrete framed structure with concrete floors, pitched metal roof and glazed facade.Contractor: Norwest Holst Construction, Bootle, Merseyside.Awarded by: Development Board for Rural Wales.Value: £3,573,995. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NORTHAMPTON - CRICK.

    Job: The construction of a single-storey reception building linked to a two-storey office block.Completion: Anticipated start date is October 10 for completion on May 5, 1995.Contractor: Marriott, Rushden, Northampton.Awarded by: Midland Meat Packers.Value: £1.05 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - OLDHAM, GREATER MANCHESTER - KILN HILL BRIDGE.

    Job: The resurfacing of the bridge and re-newing joints.Completion: Work has started for completion in December.Contractor: Kilroe Civil Engineering, Newton Road, Lowton St Mary, near Warrington, Cheshire.Awarded by: Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £125,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - OLDHAM, GREATER MANCHESTER - THORNLEY LANE AND COVERHILL ROAD.

    Job: The construction of 800 m of retaining walls.Completion: Work has started for completion in December.Contractor: DCT Civil Engineering, Prospect House, Shaw Oldham, Greater Manchester.Awarded by: Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £330,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - PETERBOROUGH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - JOB - WESTERN TRUNK SEWER RENOVATIONS.

    The contract consists of relining 3,500 m of existing sewer with GRP pipes.Contractor: Johnston Construction.Awarded by: Peterborough City Council.Value: £1.15 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - PETERBOROUGH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - PETERBOROUGH COLLEGE OF ADULT EDUCATION.

    Job: To build a traditional single storey building for use as a craft technology unit.Completion: Work has started and is due for completion 7 November this year.Contractor: S Wernick and Sons, Brownhills, West Midlands.Awarded by: Cambridgeshire County Council.Value: £120,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - PETERBOROUGH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - PETERBOROUGH COLLEGE OF ADULT EDUCATION.

  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ROCHDALE, LANCASHIRE - BUCKLEY HALL PRISON.

    Job: Design and build contract for a sports hall and chapel and civil engineering works involving enabling work and the laying of foundations for new buildings.Completion: Completion expected early in 1995.Contractor: Birse Construction.Awarded by: Mowlem Management for HM Prison Service, Abell House, John Islip Street, London.Value: £2.36 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SANDBACH, CHESHIRE - SCHOOL LANE.

    Job: Phase two of a housing development comprising the construction of 10 three-bedroom houses and six 2-bedroom houses.Completion: Work has started for completion in April, 1995.Contractor: Galliford Northwest, Crab Lane, Fernhead, Warrington, Cheshire.Awarded by: Beth Johnson Housing Association.Value: £570,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SANDWELL, WEST MIDLANDS - CHURCH LANE.

    Job: Church Lane Foul Water Sewer. The work consists of 2.44 and 1.5 m ID tunnel and 1,200 m pipejack, together with 1.8 km of open cut.Contractor: Johnston Construction.Awarded by: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £1.95 million.
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SLEAFORD, LINCOLNSHIRE - CORNWALL WAY, RUSKINGTON.

    Job: Refurbishment and improvement works to 21 Cornish-type houses.Completion: Work has started for completion in April, 1995.Contractor: Tarmac Contract Housing, 1 Union Street, Long Eaton, Nottingham.Awarded by: North Kesteven District Council.Value: £459,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SOUTH SHIELDS, TYNE AND WEAR - CHEVIOT ROAD/LAYGATE PLACE.

    Job: The construction of new pitched roofs and window replacements to four blocks of flats.Completion: Work started for completion December, 1994.Contractor: Holly Construction, Wellington Road, Dunston, Tyne and Wear, NE11 9JL (Tel 091 460 0400).Awarded by: South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £178,916. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SOUTH SHIELDS, TYNE AND WEAR - SIMONSIDE.

    Job: Fire damage reinstatement works to a junior middle and infants school.Completion: Work started for completion December, 1994.Contractor: Holly Construction, Wellington, Dunston, Tyne and Wear, NE11 9Jl (Tel 091 460 0400).Awarded by: South Tyneside Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £148,254. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - STOKE-ON-TRENT, NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE - HARVEY ROAD, MEIR.

    Job: Improvement works to 159 council-owned dwellings.Completion: Anticipated start date is during October for completion in May, 1995.Contractor: Weaver Construction, Harlington House, Harlington Road, Mexborough, Yorkshire.Awarded by: Stoke-on-Trent City Council.Value: £1.35 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - STOURBRIDGE, WEST MIDLANDS - LEX ROVER SHOWROOM, HAGLEY ROAD.

    Job: General refurbishment works to the ground floor, staircases and first floor areas.Completion: Work has started for completion in early December.Contractor: Hall and Tawse Western, Wollaston Road, Amblecote, Sourbridge, West Midlands.Awarded by: Lex Service.Value: £155,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SUNBURY-ON-THAMES, SURREY - M25/M3 THORPE INTERCHANGE.

    Job: The refurbishment of existing bridges.Completion: 20 weeks starting November 1994.Contractor: Geoffrey Osborne, Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire.Awarded by: Department of Transport South East Region.Value: £850,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SUNDERLAND, TYNE AND WEAR - BANSTON.

    Job: Alterations and extensions to a existing primary school.Completion: Work started for completion March, 1995.Contractor: Holly Construction, Wellington Road, Dunston, Tyne and Wear, NE11 9JL (Tel 091 460 0400).Awarded by: The City of Sunderland.Value: £284,357. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SUNDERLAND, TYNE AND WEAR - BOKER LANE AND CAMPBELL PARK ROAD HEALTH CENTRES.

    Job: Internal and external alteration works to form new main entrances and reception areas.Completion: Work started for completion November, 1994.Contractor: Mowlem Nother, Construction House, Kingsway South, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 OED (Tel 091 401 0401).Awarded by: South Tyneside Health Care Trust.Value: £258,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SURREY - CHARTERHOUSE SCHOOL.

  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SURREY - CHARTERHOUSE SCHOOL.

    Job: To build a new sports centre comprising steel framework with base and strip concrete foundations. The first floor will be in-situ suspended concrete and the centre is designed to accommodate a sports hall, 25 metre length swimming pool, climbing wall, activity and fitness rooms and changing facilities.Completion: 48 weeks starting early September 1994.Contractor: Pearce Construction, Weybridge, surrey.Awarded by: The Governors of Charterhouse School.Value: £2.9 million. CONSTRUCTION
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - TELFORD, SHROPSHIRE - TELFORD SHOPPING CENTRE.

    Job: The conversion of a shop unit to bank premises.Completion: Work has started for completion in December.Contractor: Hall and Tawse Western, Wollaston Road, Amblecote, Sourbridge, West Midlands.Awarded by: Lloyds Bank.Value: £300,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - TIPTON, WEST MIDLANDS - ALEXANDRA ROAD.

  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - TIPTON, WEST MIDLANDS - ALEXANDRA ROAD.

    Job: The construction of a single-storey child care unit and a two-storey teaching block.Completion: Work has started for completion in March, 1995.Contractor: Tarmac Construction, Derwent House, Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands.Awarded by: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £443,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - TIPTON, WEST MIDLANDS - POWYS AVENUE.

    Job: The construction of a community centre and associated works.Completion: Work has started for completion in April, 1995.Contractor: Tarmac Refurb, Metropolitan House, 1 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands.Awarded by: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £360,000.
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - TONBRIDGE, KENT - TONBRIDGE SCHOOL, HIGH STREET.

    Job: An arts centre enabling works contract.Completion: 22 weeks starting 8 August 1994.Contractor: James Longley and Co, Crawley, West Sussex.Awarded by: Tonbridge School.Value: £480,000 approximately.
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - TORRINGTON, DEVON - GREAT TORRINGTON.

    Job: Resewerage works.Completion: 4 months starting August 1994.Contractor: T J (Brent), Bodmin, Cornwall.Awarded by: South west water Services.Value: £250,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WARLEY, WEST MIDLANDS - CLENT ROAD.

    Job: The construction of foul water and surface water sewers.Completion: Work has started for completion in December.Contractor: DCT Civil Engineering, Prospect House, Shaw, Oldham, Greater Manchester.Awarded by: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £600,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WATFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE - REEDS SCHOOL.

    Job: Extensive brick and stone repairs and adaptations to the facades of the former Victorian orphanage which is now being converted into housing.Contractor: PAYE Stonework and Restoration, Blenheim Gardens, London SW2.Awarded by: Taywood Homes.Value: £250,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WEST BROMWICH, WEST MIDLANDS - CYGNUS BUSINESS PARK, SWAN VILLAGE.

    Job: A design and build contract for the construction of a 1,904 sq m workshop and 417 sq m offices for a bus and couch parts supplier. There will also be a parking area to accommodate 27 coaches.Completion: Work has started for completion in March, 1995.Contractor: Coltham, 60 Norton Street, Hockley, Birmingham, West Midlands.Awarded by: Carlyle Parts.Value: CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WIRRAL, MERSEYSIDE - EASTHAM RAKE.

    Job: The construction of a new railway station on the Liverpool to Chester railway line.Completion: Work has started for completion by the end of February, 1995.Contractor: Alfred McAlpine Construction North, Hooton, South Wirral, Merseyside.Awarded by: Rail Track.Value: £1.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WIRRAL, MERSEYSIDE - ELLESMERE PORT.

    Job: Construction of an 83 bed hotel with conference facilities, restaurant and leisure centre with associated siteworks.Completion: Work is under way for completion mid-summer 1995.Contractor: David McLean Contracting, Enterprise House, Aber Road, Flint FH6 5EX.Awarded by: BC in association with Centre Island Hotel Group.Value: £4.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - YEOVIL, SOMERSET - JOB - ENABLING WORKS FOR A NEW SAFEWAY STORE.

    Completion: 12 weeks starting October 1994.Contractor: Geoffrey Osborne.Awarded by: Safeway.Value: £497,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: COUNCILS ROUND ON LATHAM - CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY REFORM.

  • 06Oct94 UK: COUNTY COUNCIL SACKS 52 HIGHWAYS STAFF.

    Lincolnshire County Council has sacked 52 of its 299 highways maintenance workers, after running up a £900,000 loss last year.The council is blaming low-priced bids put in by contractors desperate to win work during the recession.Geoff Burrell, chair of the contracts committee said: 'We have been forced into this situation by government legislation on competition and the severe recession in the construction industry.'Meanwhile, two planned council privatisations have been scuppered by st
  • 06Oct94 UK: CROSSRAIL CREATION - TALKS ON NEW COMPANY.

    British Rail is in talks with the private sector about the creation of a new company - Crossrail - to manage the controversial rail scheme of the same name.BR believes it can attract construction firms if they are allowed more control of the £2.6 billion contract from the start. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: DIVING SAFETY.

    Proposals to revamp safety regulations for the commercial diving industry have been drawn up by the Health and Safety Commission.Changes put forward include compulsory risk assessments by diving contractors planning new projects. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: DOBSON PLEDGE TO ABOLISH SHADOW TOLLS.

    Private financing of road and motorway building by shadow tolling will be abolished if Labour wins the next general election.And Labour will overturn Tory plans to charge motorists directly for using Britain's motorway and trunk road network.Shadow transport secretary Frank Dobson told Construction News at Labour's conference in Blackpool that his party did not want private cash in road building.He said: 'We are against shadow tolling and we are against real tolls paid at a turnpike.'He argue
  • 06Oct94 UK: DONELON PUSHED INTO RED.

    Problems with its joinery operation have pushed Donelon Tyson, the Liverpool-based contractor, into a first half pre-tax loss of £934,000 (1993: £439,000, profit).Tysons joinery division is being sold or closed by the end of the year after incurring first half losses of £889,000. The firm said it had suffered from a low level of activity with high fixed overhead costs and redundancies.Elsewhere, J F Donelon's tunnelling and civils business remained in profit although it has bee
  • 06Oct94 UK: DOUBLE BREAK - STEELFIXER BREAKS OTHER LEG.

    Steelfixer Pat Barrett, who was off work for nearly eight months after breaking his right leg, tripped on wire and broke his left leg on his first day back.Both accidents happened while he was working for Balfour Beatty on the M6 near Preston. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: DUMPER FIRMS FEUDING AGAIN - THWAITES AND BARFORD.

    Another row has erupted between feuding dumper truck manufacturers Thwaites and Barford.Thwaites is suing its rival for allegedly tape-recording meetings with its own directors during an inspection of Barford's dumpers in June.The inspection followed a move by Thwaites to take out a temporary injunction to stop Barford selling four models in its latest SX range, which it claimed were copied from its own models.Barford then modified its design and it was during an inspection of the company's d
  • 06Oct94 UK: ELECTRICAL FIRMS SAY THE WORST IS OVER.

    Electrical equipment makers claim that the worst of the recession is behind them and a patchy recovery has turned into solid growth over the past year.The president of the sector's trade body, Stephen Lawson, told the annual lunch that a recovery in the home market was being bolstered by a healthy increase in exports.He said a more competitive exchange rate and signs that the European recession would be less severe than that suffered by Britain was helping to buoy exports of accessories and c
  • 06Oct94 UK: ESCO UK PUTS BITE ON TEETH WEAR AT KENT FIRM - RUGBY CEMENT/PSE MACHINERY.

    Ground engaging tool manufacturer Esco UK, part of the US group Esco Corporation, has doubled the service life of teeth on a 500 tonne bucket chain excavator in Kent.The German-built Backau Wolf excavator, which is said to be one of only two in the UK, has been working for Rugby Cement at its Rochester quarry for the past 25 years.The highly abrasive chalk being dug from the quarry takes its toll on buckets and teeth. And until recently the teeth had a life expectancy of just three weeks. The
  • 06Oct94 UK: FIRE CHIEFS PRESS FOR SPRINKLERS - SUPERMARKETS.

  • 06Oct94 UK: FIREPROOFING SET TO SOAR - SITE RULES DISCUSSED.

    Sites will have to be shrouded in fireproof sheeting if new rules being discussed this week are agreed.Contractors currently use a mixture of dust sheets, hardboard and plastic sheeting to protect finished parts of a site when other work is completed.But these materials are highly flammable and allow site fires to spread quickly.Insurers have been pressing for the existing guidelines to be tightened since the Minster Court fire in the City of London in 1991 which caused damage worth £130
  • 06Oct94 UK: GATESHEAD CHOOSES ARCHITECT FOR MILL WORK - LS WILLIAMS.

    Gateshead council has chosen London architect LS Williams to design the £15 million conversion of the town's Baltic Flour Mills.LS Williams' design was picked from 140 entries in a national competition to convert the 1940s building into an international art gallery.It is hoped work on site can start before 1996, when the north of England will host the Year of the Visual Arts.Funding is being sought from the National Lottery, the European Union and privately.- Joint developer/architect te
  • 06Oct94 UK: GEHL NAMES SAVILLE - STEER LOADER APPOINTMENT.

    Saville Tractors has been appointed as sole UK concessionaire for the Gehl range of skid steer loaders. The existing dealer network is to be retained and expanded with the addition of Saville's depots in Epping, Bridgend and Stratford-upon-Avon. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: GOING FLAT OUT FOR CONVERSIONS - BICC.

    Conversion of offices into flats has gained unstoppable momentum - even though the speculative market is making a comeback.New conversion schemes are springing up in London and projects are under way in towns and cities across the country. Balfour Beatty's parent company, BICC, is close to announcing a deal to turn a three-year-old south London office block into flats.Managing director of BICC Properties, Mike Bear, said: 'Architects have confirmed that conversion to residential is quite poss
  • 06Oct94 UK: GOOD YARN FROM BRITISH LIBRARY.

  • 06Oct94 UK: HBF SEES PULL OUT OF NOSE DIVE.

    The housing market has pulled out of its summer nose dive with sharp increases in the number of buyers placing deposits and house hunters' visits to sites.That is the main finding of the House Builders Federation's latest monthly survey.But the HBF is waiting anxiously to see what effect the latest 0.5 per cent rise in interest rates will have on the fragile housing market.Economist John Stewart condemned the rise as 'unnecessary'. But he said affordability - the ratio of housing costs to ave
  • 06Oct94 UK: HIGGS AND HILL PROFITS STILL MOVING SLOWLY.

    Pre-tax profits at Higgs and Hill remained depressed at £650,000 in the half ending June (1993: £525,000), although the firm said tender prices had started to rise and it had boosted its construction order book by almost one-fifth.Finance director Colin Archer said: 'The past three years have all been about retrenchment, this year is all about reinvestment.'The firm has lifted its construction order book to £200 million from £170 million, helped by new orders from Chelsea
  • 06Oct94 UK: HIGGS AND HILL PROFITS STILL MOVING SLOWLY.

  • 06Oct94 UK: HIGH DRAMA - ANTI-ROAD CAMPAIGN INJUNCTIONS.

    Anti-road campaigners clung to the masonry and windows of London's Royal Courts of Justice last week, while inside a judge handed out injunctions to stop nine protesters disrupting construction of the M11 link road in east London. The injunctions were sought by contractors Norwest Holst and Murphy and the Department of Transport. They bar protesters from visiting the M11 route or interfering with plant and machinery travelling to and from the site.The DoT and the contractors are also claiming
  • 06Oct94 UK: 'I'D HAVE SENT YOU TO PRISON' - JUDGE - FAKED CRANE CERTIFICATES.

  • 06Oct94 UK: INVITES GO OUT FOR £1BN BRIS SELL-OFF - BRITISH RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES.

    Contractors and consultants have been invited to prequalify for the sale of British Rail Infrastructure Services.The sale of the BRIS division, which turns over £1 billion a year, will be split into 20 businesses, and marks the biggest opportunity yet for contractors to buy into previously public sector work. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: JACKERS JOURNAL - ASSOCIATED METAL (STAINLESS).

    My picture shows Phil Tolan, managing director of Glasgow company Associated Metal (Stainless), with a loo. Not any old loo - this is the ultimate in top people's loos: it will be put 20,000 feet up Mount Everest.Climbers and Sherpas scaling Everest have not, in the past, had much in the way of local facilities, so the upper slopes are littered with all manner of unpleasantness.But a British expedition later this month wants more home comforts, and Mr Tolan was pleased to oblige. The loo is d
  • 06Oct94 UK: JACKERS JOURNAL - CONSERVATIVE PARTY CONFERENCE.

  • 06Oct94 UK: JACKERS JOURNAL - HEREWARD HOUSING ASSOCIATION HQ.

    USUALLY, when firms move into new premises, they unveil a plaque or two to commemorate the event. So what did the Hereward Housing Association unveil when it moved into its new HQ at St Mary's Court, a former approved school in Ely?The answer is, of course, a wooden rocking horse called User Friendly.The rocking horse commemorates a real horse of the same name owned by Hereward chairman Bill Gredley. The real User Friendly was Horse of the Year in 1992, when it won two of the racing classics,
  • 06Oct94 UK: JACKERS JOURNAL - SHELVING CONTRACT FOR TRAFALGAR HOUSE.

    My note a few weeks back about Ballast Nedam putting up 30 miles of shelves for the British Library has brought a caustic response from Trafalgar House Construction.A mere 30 miles, THC snorts. Pathetic. It has just won an £11 million contract for an extension to the National Library of Wales which involves 85 miles of shelving.The shelves must be needed for all those Neil Kinnock speeches - or for all those Welsh place names from Llanfairpwllgwyngyll... through to ...gogogoch. CONSTRUCT
  • 06Oct94 UK: KATO IN DEMAND - PETERBOROUGH CRANE HIRE ORDER.

    Peterborough Crane Hire has ordered three more Kato truck-mounted cranes - an NK250EIII, an NK200EV and an NK160EIII. The company now covers virtually the entire Kato range, from 16 to 80 tonnes capacity. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: KOMATSU CELEBRATES EXCAVATOR LANDMARK - 10,000TH HYDRAULIC EXCAVATOR.

    Komatsu UK has produced its 10,000th hydraulic excavator at its Birtley plant in Tyne and Wear.A proud Michael McHale, of the Irish plant sales firm bearing his name, took the keys of the 15 tonne excavator from Komatsu UK managing director Keith Tipping.Komatsu started production at the plant in 1987 and has seen the industry go through boom and bust.But Mr Tipping said: 'We have weathered the long construction industry recession and with our highly-trained and motivated workforce we can now
  • 06Oct94 UK: KYLE ODDS-ON TO SCOOP TESCO JOB.

    Kyle Stewart is emerging as favourite to win an estimated £30 million contract to build a major distribution complex for Tesco stores in Southampton. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: LANDMARK TIME EXTENSION RULING.

    A landmark legal judgment means clients can sue architects for losses when contractors are wrongly given an extension of time on a contract.The decision of the Official Referees' court last week will have industry-wide implications, says Freedmans, solicitor for the South and West Regional Health Authority, which brought the action.But the Royal Institute of British Architects reacted cautiously to the ruling.The case relates to long-running legal action by Wessex over the construction of Bou
  • 06Oct94 UK: LDDC SCRUTINISES SURREY QUAY PROPOSALS.

    The London Docklands Development Corporation is running the rule over developers' proposals for a £5.5 million retail and leisure complex at Surrey Quays. It is understood that three firms have been shortlisted on the basis of their design and financial proposals. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: LLOYD'S REGISTER IN SEARCH OF A SITE.

    Lloyd's Register of Shipping is searching for a 12 ha with planning permission for a new 30,000 sq m building to relocate its present London headquarters.A spokesman for the company said that ideally the site would be 'no more than an hour's journey for Heathrow Airport'. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: M62 JUNCTION - NO.8.

    A new £10 million junction - number 8 - will be built on the M62 at Burtonwood, Cheshire, to serve major retail and business sites. The Commission for New Towns will fund the full design and construction costs. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: MARATHON AWARDS FOR UCATT - SUPER-FIT SITE WORKERS.

    Members of construction union UCATT's running team swept in to scoop all the awards in the building industry half marathon last weekend.The team of super-fit site workers raced into first, second and third places, ahead of nearly 3,000 runners.Winner Hugh Jones, a regular marathon runner who came first in the 1982 London Marathon, romped in with a time of 1 hr 7 min 37 sec. Site workers Tom Maher and Seamus Kerr were second and third respectively. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: MATERIALS TRADE GAP GROWS AGAIN - BUILDING MATERIALS IMPORTED.

  • 06Oct94 UK: MISADVENTURE VERDICT IN ROOF TRAGEDY.

    A roofer fell to his death through a factory roof three days after being hired to repair it, an inquest heard last week.Stephen D'Souza, 31, a glassfibre specialist from Surrey, sustained severe head injuries from the fall at the Stewart Plastics Company in Croydon.Dr Geoffrey Cook, a factory inspector, said asbestos roofs were known to be fragile.He added that adequate safety measures had been taken on this occasion.The jury returned a verdict of misadventure. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: MISSING LINK TENDERS - WHITSTABLE.

    Tender documents for the £55 million A299 Thanet Way 'missing link' road between Whitstable and Herne Bay are due to be issued next month following a two-year delay for a planning inquiry.The Government has given the go-ahead for the 10 km scheme and Kent County Council is drawing up a shortlist of contractors, it confirmed this week. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: MOWLEM'S NEW BROOM SWEEPS PSA.

  • 06Oct94 UK: NEWCASTLE SQUARES UP FOR THE MILLENNIUM.

    Plans are being drawn up for a giant new square to form the centrepiece of a £100 million millennium project in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne.Top international architect Terry Farrell has been commissioned to prepare designs for the plans, which are being drawn up by a partnership of the city council and Tyne and Wear Urban Development Corporation (UDC).The scheme envisages the creation of a square on mainly derelict land close to the city's central station. The square would be surrou
  • 06Oct94 UK: NEWCO WINS BEC BACKING - PROPOSED NEW CONTRACTORS' BODY.

    Newco, codename for the proposed new contractors' body, won crucial backing on Monday from the Building Employers Confederation.A special BEC council meeting supported the plan unanimously, welcoming the 'opportunity to bring together the BEC, the Federation of Civil Engineering Contractors and the Export Group for the Constructional Industries'.Now BEC officers will join the steering group which is implementing the Newco plan drawn up by PA Management Consultants. The council said it wanted
  • 06Oct94 UK: OFFSHORE MERGER - OFFSHORE CONTRACTORS' COUNCIL AND OFFSHORE MANUFACTURERS AND CONSTRUCTORS' ASSOCIATION.

    The two leading bodies in the offshore fabrication industry are merging. The Offshore Contractors' Council and the Offshore Manufacturers and Constructors' Association will join forces early next year and will be called the Offshore Contractors Council. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: OPENCAST CONTRACTOR IS SUING BRITISH COAL - CURRALL LEWIS AND MARTIN.

    Opencast coal contractor Currall Lewis and Martin is suing British Coal for more than £2 million in damages for breach of contract.The case concerns the Headlesscross opencast site in Scotland, where the last of 2.5 million tonnes of coal was mined in 1989, and an allegedly defective dragline supplied by British Coal.The firm's managing director Gideon Schreier said: 'Because of coal privatisation we wanted to be sure that we had a legal action on record. We were not getting anywhere in
  • 06Oct94 UK: PILING TO GROW.

    The piling and ground improvement markets are set to grow by 29 per cent in five years, according to market research firm MSI.But demand for underpinning will fall 38 per cent during the same period. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ABERDEEN, GRAMPIAN - 4-14 UNION GROVE, 28-40 HOLBURN STREET.

    Planning authority: Aberdeen.Job: Detailed plans for offices/flats (conversion) (35).Value: £1 million.Client: Skene Enterprises.Agent: Leo Durnin Minto and Strachan, 51a Union Glen, Aberdeen, Grampian AB1 2ER. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ABERDEEN, GRAMPIAN - STONEYWOOD ROAD.

    Planning authority: Aberdeen.Job: Detailed plans for flats/houses (new/conversion) (35).Value: £1,100,000.Client: Stewart Milne Construction.Agent: Stewart Milne Construction, Osprey House, Mosscroft Avenue, Westhill Business Park, Aberdeen, Grampian AB32 6TQ.Agent: Stewart Milne Construction, Osprey House, Mosscroft Avenue, Westhill Business Park, Aberdeen, Grampian AB32 6TQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ACCRINGTON, LANCASHIRE - LOWER BARNES STREET, CLAYTON-LE-MOORS.

    Planning authority: Hyndburn.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £3 million.Client: Boythorpe.Agent: DTZ Debenham Thorpe, 87/89 Mosley Street, Manchester, M2 3LR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ALDERSHOT, HAMPSHIRE - THAMES WATER SITE, HOLDER ROAD.

    Planning authority: Rushmoor.Job: Outline plans granted for industrial development (6).Value: £6, 500,000.Client: Kennet Properties.Agent: Willoughby Fletcher and, Datchet Road, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 1QQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ALTRINCHAM, GREATER MANCHESTER - MAINWOOD ROAD, TIMPERLEY.

    Planning authority: Trafford.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £1 million.Client: Trafford Municipal Borough.Agent: Trafford Municipal Borough, Town Hall, Talbot Road, Stretford, Manchester, M32 0YU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH, LEICESTERSHIRE - FLAGSTAFF 42, NOTTINGHAM ROAD.

    Planning authority: North West Leicestershire.Job: Detailed plans for retail foodstore/filling station (2).Value: £9 million.Client: Tesco Stores.Agent: Development Planning, Suite 6d, Josephs Well, Hanover Walk, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS3 1AL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ASHBY-DE-LA-ZOUCH, LEICESTERSHIRE - LAND ADJ FLAGSTAFF, A453 NOTTINGHAM ROAD.

    Planning authority: North West Leicestershire.Job: Outline plans granted for industrial/highway.Value: £1 million.Client: Ashby Developments.Agent: Grimley J R Eve, 2 St Philips Place, Temple Row, Birmingham B3 2QQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ATTLEBOROUGH, NORFOLK - OFF BLACKTHORN ROAD.

    Planning authority: Breckland.Job: Detailed plans for residential development (36).Value: £1,400,000.Client: Peddars Way Housing.Agent: Chaplin and Farrant, 51 Yarmouth Road, Thorpe, Norwich, Norfolk NR7 0ET. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - AYR, STRATHCLYDE - SEAFORTH ROAD.

    Planning authority: Kyle and Carrick.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (86).Value: £2,300,000.Client: Wimpey Homes Holdings.Agent: Carrick Cowie Torrie, 7 Alloway Place, Ayr, Strathclyde KA7 2AE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BANCHORY, GRAMPIAN - ARBEADIE WOOD.

    Planning authority: Kincardine and Deeside.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £5 million.Client: I M Cowie.Agent: Baxter Clark and Paul, 25 Queensferry Street, Edinburgh, Lothian EH2 4QS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BANCHORY, GRAMPIAN - HILL OF BANCHORY.

    Planning authority: Kincardine and Deeside.Job: Outline plans for mixed development.Value: £25 million.Client: The Leys Estate and.Agent: William Cowie Partnership, 6-7 Albyn Lane, Aberdeen, Grampian AB1 6SZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BATHGATE, LOTHIAN - DEPOT SITE, HOPE PARK GARDENS, GLASGOW ROAD.

    Planning authority: West Lothian.Job: Detailed plans for houses (30).Value: £1 million.Client: Clarke Homes.Agent: Mason Richards Partnership, 2a Tettenhall Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV1 4SG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BEDFORD - OFF FIELDS END ROAD, WOOTTON.

    Planning authority: Bedford.Job: Outline plans for houses (55).Value: £1,650,000.Client: Eagle Homes.Agent: Woods Hardwick, 17 Goldington Road, Bedford, MK40 3NH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BENFLEET, ESSEX - LOWER WYBURNS FARM, SOUTH SIDE OF A127, DAWS HEATH.

    Planning authority: Castle Point.Job: Outline plans for crematorium/cemetery.Value: £10 million.Client: T Harrold.Agent: D E Mills, 19 Downer Road South, Benfleet, Essex SS7 1BQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BEXLEY - RIVER CRAY AND CENTURY WHARF.

    Planning authority: Bexley.Job: Outline plans for industrial site access road.Value: £1,500,000.Client: NSM Waste Control.Agent: Loudon Planning, Ridgers Barn, Bunny Lane, Wridge, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN3 9HA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BIDEFORD, DEVON - KENWITH CASTLE HOTEL AND COUNTRY, CLUB, ABBOTSHAM.

    Planning authority: Torridge.Job: Detailed plans for nursing home (conversion/extension).Value: £850,000.Client: Cox of Devon.Agent: Michael Tyrrell and Associates, 52 Fore Street, Brixham, Devon TQ5 8DZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BILSTON, WEST MIDLANDS - HALL STREET AND CHURCH STREET.

    Planning authority: Wolverhampton.Job: Detailed plans for bridges (reconstruction).Value: £1 million.Client: Wolverhampton Metropolitan.Agent: Babtie Group, Calthorpe House, 30 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands B16 8QY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BINGLEY, WEST YORKSHIRE - BINGLEY MILLS, WILSON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Bradford.Job: Detailed plans for flats/sheltered units (conversion) (92).Value: £3 million.Client: Lister and Co.Agent: Dacre Son and Hartley, 1-5 The Grove, Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29 9HS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - BROAD MEADOW LANE, KINGS NORTON.

    Planning authority: Birmingham.Job: Detailed plans for houses (25).Value: £1 million.Client: Cotterill Construction.Agent: Cotterill Construction, Calthorpe House, Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands B16 8QE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - NATIONAL EXHIBITION CENTRE, ADJACENT CAR PARK N7 AND M42.

    Planning authority: Solihull.Job: Detailed plans for hotel.Value: £2,500,000.Client: Budgotel.Agent: Househam Henderson, 3 Charlecote Mews, Staple Gardens, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 8SR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BISHOPS STORTFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE - WAYTEMORE ROAD, BENHOOKS AVENUE.

    Planning authority: East Hertfordshire.Job: Detailed plans for houses (31).Value: £1,700,000.Client: Hall and Tawse Partnership.Agent: Stanford Eatwell and Associates, Brooklands, Stansted Mountfitchet, Stansted, Essex CM24 8TD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BISHOPS STORTFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE - WAYTEMORE ROAD, BENHOOKS AVENUE.

  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRACKLEY, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - HALSE ROAD.

    Planning authority: South Northamptonshire.Job: Outline plans for residential development (380).Value: £11,400,000.Client: Mr R S Browne.Agent: Nigel Moor Associates, Centurion Court, 85 Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxfordshire OX14 4RB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRACKNELL, BERKSHIRE - THE BALANCING POND, OLDBURY.

    Planning authority: Bracknell Forest.Job: Outline plans granted for b1 offices/car parking.Value: £1,600,000.Client: Waitrose.Agent: Waitrose, 171 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 5NN.
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE - EUROWAY INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, WOODLANDS FARM, ROYDSDALE WAY.

    Planning authority: Bradford.Job: Detailed plans for industrial development (4).Value: £7 million.Client: Ramfield.Agent: John M Harris Design, 24 St Johns North, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 3QA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRIDGEND, MID GLAMORGAN - PLOTS 130-156, HEOL TY GWYN, MAESTEG.

    Planning authority: Ogwr.Job: Detailed plans for houses (27).Value: £940,000.Client: Darian Development Co.Agent: D G Lewis, 23 Neath Road, Maesteg, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan CF34 9PG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - ADJ 66 BATH ROAD, STONEHILL, HANHAM.

    Planning authority: Kingswood.Job: Detailed plans for nursing home (12).Value: £1,400,000.Client: Winterhead Developments.Value: £1,400,000.Agent: Noble Designs, 23 Horse Street, Chipping Sodbury, Bristol, Avon BS17 6DA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - AVON RIVERSIDE DEVELOPMENT, ST ANNES.

    Planning authority: Bristol.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (300).Value: £10 million.Client: Nationwide Housing Trust.Agent: Meedhurst Project Management, Sterling House, 35 High Street, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7HG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - FORMER ASTRA TRAINING CENTRE, GILL AVENUE, FISHPONDS.

    Planning authority: Bristol.Job: Outline plans for residential development (90).Value: £3 million.Client: Astra Training Services.Agent: Development Planning and Design, 5 Devizes Road, Old Town, Swindon, Wiltshire SN1 4BJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - WALDEGRAVE AND MADDOCKE HOUSES, BISHPORT AVENUE, HARTCLIFFE.

    Planning authority: Bristol.Job: Detailed plans for flats (refurbishment).Value: £1 million.Client: Bristol City Council.Agent: B P T W (Agents), Marlborough Hall, Lassell Street, Greenwich, London, SE10 9PJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BROMSGROVE, HEREFORD AND WORCESTER - LAND OFF GRANARY, STOKE HEATH.

    Planning authority: Bromsgrove.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £1 million.Client: Westbury Homes (Holdings).Agent: Westbury Homes (Holdings), Westminster House, Mercia Road, Gloucester, GL1 2SQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BURY, GREATER MANCHESTER - GREAT EVES ROAD, OFF STUBBINS LANE, RAMSBOTTOM.

    Planning authority: Bury.Job: Detailed plans for flats/bungalow (33).Value: £1 million.Client: North British Housing Assoc.Client: McBains Cooper.Agent: Ratcliffe Groves Partnership, 105 Manchester Road, Bury, Greater Manchester BL9 0TD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BUXTON, DERBYSHIRE - COATS FACTORY SITE, LONDON ROAD.

    Planning authority: High Peak.Job: Detailed plans for houses (32).Value: £1 million.Client: Wimpey Homes.Agent: Wimpey Homes, 629 Eccles New Road, Salford, Greater Manchester M5 2BD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CAERPHILLY, MID GLAMORGAN - WESTERN INDUSTRIAL ESTATE.

    Planning authority: Rhymney Valley.Job: Detailed plans for factory (extension).Value: £1,400,000.Client: Nu Aire.Agent: G A Spacey and Associates, Leslie Court, Western Industrial Estate, Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan CF8 1BQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CAMBERLEY, SURREY - FRIMLEY BUSINESS PARK, FRIMLEY.

    Planning authority: Surrey Heath.Job: Detailed plans for class b1 offices (2).Value: £4,500,000.Client: Possfund Developments.Agent: Wilson Mason and Partners, 3 Chandos Street, Cavendish Square, London, W1M 0JU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CAMBERLEY, SURREY - WATCHMOOR PARK 2, EAST OF A321, BLACKWATER ROAD.

    Planning authority: Surrey Heath.Job: Approval of reserved matters for office buildings (3).Value: £4 million.Client: Helical Bar Developments.Agent: Hamilton Brown, 2 Jubilee Place, London, SW3 3TQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CAMBRIDGE - HIGH STREET, SAWSTON.

    Planning authority: South Cambridgeshire.Job: Detailed plans for houses (104).Value: £3,600,000.Client: McLean Homes (East Anglia).Agent: McLean Homes (East Anglia), Tartan House, Etna Road, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 1JF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CARDIFF, SOUTH GLAMORGAN - BARRACKS BUILDING SITE, HARROWBY PLACE, DOCKS.

    Planning authority: Cardiff.Job: Detailed plans for nursing home.Value: £1 million.Client: M T Ashley.Agent: Varma and Palser Design, 168 Clare Road, Grangetown, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF1 7RX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CARLISLE, CUMBRIA - GREENHEAD WTW.

    Planning authority: Carlisle.Job: Outline plans for water treatment works.Value: £9 million.Client: Strathclyde Regional Council.Agent: Strathclyde Regional Council, 419 Balmore Road, Glasgow, Strathclyde G22 6NU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - COATBRIDGE, STRATHCLYDE - ACADEMY STREET, CHURCH STREET.

    Planning authority: Monklands.Job: Detailed plans for flats/houses (61).Value: £1 million.Client: Beazer Homes (Scotland).Agent: Beazer Homes (Scotland), 54 Grahams Road, Falkirk, Central FK1 1HW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CONGLETON, CHESHIRE - MANCHESTER ROAD, GIANTSWOOD LANE.

    Planning authority: Congleton.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £16 million.Client: P E Jones Contractors.Agent: P E Jones Contractors, Emerson House, Heyes Lane, Alderley Edge, Cheshire SK9 7LF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CRAMLINGTON, NORTHUMBERLAND - ADJ HORTON DRIVE.

    Planning authority: Blyth Valley.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (84).Value: £3 million.Client: Bellway (NE).Agent: Bellway (NE), Peel House, Main Street, Ponteland, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE20 9NN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CROMER, NORFOLK - COAST ROAD, OVERSTRAND.

    Planning authority: North Norfolk.Job: Detailed plans for coastal defence works.Value: £1 million.Client: North Norfolk District Council.Agent: North Norfolk District Council, Holt Road, Cromer, Norfolk NR27 9EL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DARLINGTON, COUNTY DURHAM - WHESSOE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Darlington.Job: Outline plans granted for factory (extension).Value: £1,330,000.Client: Herberts Powder Coatings.Agent: Fennell Baddiley Dixon Dawson, Old Rectory, Mains Park Road, Chester-Le-Street, County Durham DH3 3PU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DARLINGTON, COUNTY DURHAM - WHESSOE ROAD.

  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DARTMOUTH, DEVON - AREA WEST OF TOWNSTALL.Planning authority: South Hams.

    Job: Outline plans granted for housing and industrial development.Value: £10 million.Client: Raleigh Leisure.Agent: Harrison Sutton Partnership, Little Priory Court, Fore Street, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5NJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DERBY - DONINGTON ARMS, STATION ROAD, CASTLE DONINGTON.

    Planning authority: North West Leicestershire.Job: Outline plans granted for houses (22).Value: £1 million.Client: Westleigh Construction.Agent: Brian R Dearlove Partnership, 34 Blaby Road, South Wigston, Leicester LE8 2SB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DERBY - PILGRIMS WAY, STENSON FIELDS.

    Planning authority: South Derbyshire.Job: Outline plans granted for church.Value: £1 million.Client: Trustees of Stenson Fields.Agent: Rev J Rosser, Alma House, 8 Holmegate Road, Clay Cross, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S45 9PH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DERBY - PILGRIMS WAY, STENSON FIELDS.

  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DERBY - UNITS 5-9 INCLUSIVE, KINGSWAY RETAIL PARK, ROWDITCH.

    Planning authority: Derby.Job: Approval of reserved matters for retail units (6).Value: £1,300,000.Client: Embassy Developments.Agent: Gordon White and Hood, 77 King Street, Leicester, LE1 6RP.
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DIDCOT, OXFORDSHIRE - COW LANE.

    Planning authority: South Oxfordshire.Job: Detailed plans for houses (99).Value: £6 million.Client: Persimmon Homes (Wessex).Agent: Eric Cole and Partners, 13 Imperial Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 1QB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DIDCOT, OXFORDSHIRE - LADYGROVE, CELL 27.

    Planning authority: South Oxfordshire.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (105).Value: £5, 200,000.Client: Croudace Construction.Agent: Croudace Construction, Croudace House, Godstone Road, Caterham, Surrey CR3 6XQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DUNFERMLINE, FIFE - OLD MILL LANE, OAKLEY.

    Planning authority: Kirkcaldy.Job: Approval of reserved matters for flats (32).Value: £1,200,000.Client: Blairoak Valley Housing.Agent: Dunfermline District Council, 6-8 Abbot Street, Dunfermline, Fife KY12 7NW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DUNFERMLINE, FIFE - PEASE HILL, ROSYTH.

    Planning authority: Dunfermline.Job: Outline plans for industrial/residential.Value: £16 million.Client: Defence Land Agency MOD.Agent: Ryden Property Consultants, 46 Castle Street, Edinburgh, Lothian EH2 3BN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - EASTBOURNE, EAST SUSSEX - SOVEREIGN HARBOUR, ATLANTIC DRIVE.

    Planning authority: Eastbourne.Job: Outline plans for houses and flats (589).Value: £17 million.Client: Lovell Homes.Agent: Jane Darbyshire Associates, Millmount, Ponteland Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE5 3AL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - EDENBRIDGE, KENT - FORMER TANNERY SITE, LINGFIELD ROAD.

    Planning authority: Sevenoaks.Job: Detailed plans for houses and flats (138).Value: £4,550,000.Client: Willowbank Homes.Agent: Prime Folio Architects, Equitable House, 1 Ashford Road, Maidstone, Kent ME14 5BJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - WESTER HAILES DRIVE, WESTER HAILES.

    Planning authority: Edinburgh.Job: Outline plans for civic centre.Value: £1 million.Client: Club 85 Social Club.Agent: J Cunning Young and Partners, 17 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, Lothian EH1 3BG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - EXETER, DEVON - NORTHBROOK SCHOOL, BEACON LANE.06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DARTMOUTH, DEVON - AREA WEST OF TOWNSTALL.

    Planning authority: Exeter.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development.Value: £4,500,000.Client: Northbrook School Trustees.Agent: M V M Planning, 40 Park Street, Bristol, Avon BS1 5JG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - EXETER, DEVON - WOODBURY PARK GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB, WOODBURY SALTERTON.

    Planning authority: East Devon.Job: Detailed plans for golf club and lodges (8).Value: £1,400,000.Client: Nigel Mansell.Agent: A R A Chartered Architect, 39 Rolle Street, Exmouth, Devon EX8 2SN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - FOLKESTONE, KENT - RADNOR PARK AVENUE AND CORNWALLIS AVENUE.

    Planning authority: Shepway.Job: Detailed plans for hotel and sports centre (extension) (2).Value: £9 million.Client: James Longley (Holdings).Agent: Copeland Associates, Fox Road, Framingham Pigot, Norwich, Norfolk NR14 7PZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - CROFTSPAR DRIVE, DAVIDSON PLACE, SPRINGBOIG.

    Planning authority: Glasgow.Job: Detailed plans for houses (55).Value: £1 million.Client: Beazer Homes (Scotland).Agent: Beazer Homes (Scotland), 54 Grahams Road, Falkirk, Central FK1 1HW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - OXFORD STREET AND SOUTH PORTLAN STREET, KINGSTON.

    Planning authority: Glasgow.Job: Outline plans for sheltered housing scheme.Value: £3,300,000.Client: The Prince and Princess of Wales.Agent: Philip Cocker and Partners, 8 Belmont Crescent, Glasgow, Strathclyde G12 8EU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - OXFORD STREET AND SOUTH PORTLAN STREET, KINGSTON.

  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - RIVER ROAD, MOUNT VERNON.

    Planning authority: Glasgow.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £3,448,000.Client: Associated British Foods.Agent: Bell Ingram, 189 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde G2 5QD.
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GRANTHAM, LINCOLNSHIRE - SWINGBRIDGE ROAD.

    Planning authority: South Kesteven.Job: Outline plans for industrial development.Value: £1 million.Client: Wedge Developments.Agent: Widdup Amer Architects, 91 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1NQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HADDINGTON, LOTHIAN - BRANDSMILL FARMHOUSE, DUNBAR.

    Planning authority: Edinburgh.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £1 million.Client: D M Rennie.Agent: D M Rennie, 2 Carlyle Court, Haddington, Lothian EH41 3EZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HAVANT, HAMPSHIRE - POTASH TERRACE/PARK WAY.

    HAVANT, HAMPSHIRE: Potash Terrace/Park Way. Planning authority: Havant.Job: Outline plans for supermarket/petrol station (5).Value: £4 million.Client: Westgate Property Services.Agent: The Miller Bourne Partnership, 49 Church Road, Hove, East Sussex BN3 2BZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HOLYHEAD, GWYNEDD - CAE RHOS ESTATE, PORTHDAFARCH ROAD.

    Planning authority: Isle of Anglesey.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development.Value: £1,100,000.Client: R Lewis.Agent: R Lewis, Gilfach, Bryngwran, Holyhead, Gwynedd LL65 3PP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HONITON, DEVON - WILMINGTON MILLS, WILMINGTON.

    Planning authority: East Devon.Job: Detailed plans for abattoir and meat plant.Value: £1,300,000.Client: C H Baker and Sons.Agent: A R A Chartered Architect, 39 Rolle Street, Exmouth, Devon EX8 2SN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HUDDERSFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE - SITE C, WEST 26, WHITEHALL ROAD.

    Planning authority: Kirklees.Job: Outline plans for offices.Value: £1 million.Client: Commercial Development.Agent: Building Management Services, Huddersfield Road, Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 9BW.
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ILKLEY, WEST YORKSHIRE - DENTON HALL.

    Planning authority: Harrogate.Job: Detailed plans for training centre.Value: £1,200,000.Client: The N G Bailey Organisation.Agent: Rone Design, 22 Victoria Road, Shipley, West Yorkshire BD18 3LQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - INVERURIE, GRAMPIAN - THE WOODLANDS, MAIN STREET, SAUCHEN.

    Planning authority: Gordon.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (18).Value: £1 million.Client: Stewart Milne Construction.Agent: Stewart Milne Construction, Osprey House, Mosscroft Avenue, Westhill Business Park, Aberdeen, Grampian AB32 6TQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - IPSWICH, SUFFOLK - FORMER MACHINS SITE, OLD WHERSTEAD ROAD.

    Planning authority: Ipswich.Job: Outline plans granted for house/bungalows/flats (44).Value: £1 million.Client: Suffolk Housing Society.Agent: Poole and Pattle, Observation Court, 84 Princes Street, Ipswich, Suffolk IP4 1RY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LEATHERHEAD, SURREY - BILTON CENTRE, PHASES 3 AND 4, BUSINESS PARK, 5 CLEEVE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Mole Valley.Job: Detailed plans for industrial development.Value: £5,500,000.Client: Bilton Group.Agent: Bilton Group, Bilton House, 54-58 Uxbridge Road, Ealing, London, W5 2TL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - ADJ SPENFIELD HOUSE, OTLEY ROAD.

  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - ADJ SPENFIELD HOUSE, OTLEY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Leeds.Job: Detailed plans for hotel/leisure building.Value: £4 million.Client: Village Leisure Hotels.Agent: David Lyons and Associates, Wakefield 41 Business Park, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF2 0XJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - ALWOODLEY LANE.

    Planning authority: Leeds.Job: Detailed plans for houses/bungalows (36).Value: £1,200,000.Client: Ideal Homes Northern.Agent: Ideal Homes Northern, Allensway, Thornaby, Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland TS17 9HA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - BROWN LANE WEST.

    Planning authority: Leeds.Job: Detailed plans for industrial unit.Value: £1,500,000.Client: Tristram Commercial.Agent: Hutchinson Partners, Bancroft House, 34 Bancroft, Hitchin, Hertfordshire SG5 1LA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - OFF SELBY ROAD, AUSTHORPE LANE, BARROWBY LANE.

    Planning authority: Leeds.Job: Outline plans for business park.Value: £35 million.Client: East Leeds Developments.Agent: Peter Wilbraham and Co, Minerva House, East Parade, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 5JZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - WIDE LANE, MORLEY.

    Planning authority: Leeds.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses/bungalows (130).Value: £4,500,000.Client: Persimmon Homes (Yorkshire).Agent: R J Eves Associates, 3 Victoria Avenue, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1EQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LEEK, STAFFORDSHIRE - PARK ROAD.

    Planning authority: Staffordshire Moorlands.Job: Detailed plans for nursing home.Value: £1 million.Client: Gladman Homes.Agent: Gladman Homes, 11 West Street, Congleton, Cheshire CW12 1JY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LEICESTER - PARK GROVE FARM, A563/B4114, ENDERBY.

    Planning authority: Blaby.Job: Outline plans granted for industrial/commercial.Value: £10 million.Client: Centre 21.Agent: Centre 21, Blaby Hall, Church Street, Blaby, Leicester, LE8 3FA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LINCOLN - BRAYFORD POOL SITE.

    Planning authority: Lincoln.Job: Outline plans granted for university campus.Value: £30 million.Client: Nottingham Trent University.Agent: R M J M London, 83 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4NQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LINCOLN - BRAYFORD POOL SITE.

  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LINLITHGOW, LOTHIAN - BOGHALL.

    Planning authority: West Lothian.Job: Detailed plans for houses (33).Value: £1,200,000.Client: Cala Homes (Scotland).Agent: Cala Homes (Scotland), The Forum, Callendar Business Park, Falkirk, Central FK1 1XR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE - BLACKMOOR DRIVE, WEST DERBY.

    Planning authority: Liverpool.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £6 million.Client: Wainhomes.Agent: Wainhomes, Estate Office, Bradley Lane, Standish, Wigan, Greater Manchester WN6 0XN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE - HILLFOOT ROAD, SCHOOL LANE, WOOLTON.

    Planning authority: Liverpool.Job: Detailed plans for luxury houses (22).Value: £1 million.Client: Morris Homes.Agent: MCK Partnership, 50 School Lane, Bamber Bridge, Preston, Lancashire PR5 6QE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, BARNET - 1 THE APPROACH AND 50-60 BRENT STREET.

    Planning authority: Barnet.Job: Detailed plans for flats/gymnasium/swimming pool (14).Value: £6 million.Client: Service Inns.Agent: Service Inns, 3 Cambourne House, Cambourne Road, Sutton, SM2 6RL.Agent: John Seifert Architects, 2-20 Capper Street, London, WC1E 6JA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, BARNET - PAGE STREET.

    Planning authority: Barnet.Job: Outline plans for office development.Value: £4 million.Client: John Laing.Agent: Town Planning Consultancy, 118 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0SW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, BELL GREEN GASE SITE, SYDENHAM.

    Planning authority: Lewisham.Job: Detailed plans for Savacentre.Value: £20 million.Client: Savacentre.Agent: P C M, 50 Stratford Road, Shipston-On-Stour, Warwickshire CV36 4BV. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, BRENT - THE BOOK CENTRE SITE, GREAT CENTRAL WAY, WEMBLEY.

    Planning authority: Brent.Job: Outline plans for retail development.Value: £7,500,000.Client: London Borough of Brent.Agent: Amey Facility Management, Cottrell House, 53-63 Wembley Hill Road, Wembley, HA9 8BE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, CITY OF LONDON - 4 GREAT ST HELENS, 8 CROSBY SQUARE.

    Planning authority: City Of London Corporation.Job: Detailed plans for office.Value: £4,500,000.Client: Ranelagh.Agent: Hurley Robertson and Associates, 146 Grosvenor Road, London, SW1V 3JY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, HACKNEY - STOKE NEWINGTON FILTER BEDS, GREEN LANES, STOKE NEWINGTON.

    Planning authority: Hackney.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (411).Value: £18 million.Client: Alfred McAlpine Homes East.Agent: Phippen Randall and Parkes, 82 Bridge Road, Hampton Court, East Molesey, Surrey KT8 9HF.
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, PETERSHILL HOUSE, CARTER LANE, QUEEN VICTORIA STREET.

  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, PETERSHILL HOUSE, CARTER LANE, QUEEN VICTORIA STREET.

    Planning authority: City of London Corporation.Job: Detailed plans for offices/retail/restaurant (3).Value: £16 million.Client: MEPC Developments.Agent: Rolfe Judd Group Practice, Old Church Court, Claylands Road, London, SW8 1NZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, SOUTHWARK - 49-57 BERMONDSEY STREET, 24 CRUCIFIX LANE.

    Planning authority: Southwark.Job: Detailed plans for business development.Value: £3,500,000.Client: Kenzie Lovell Partnership.Agent: Kenzie Lovell Partnership, 113 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0JF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, TOWER HAMLETS - ROYAL LONDON HOSPITAL, WHITECHAPEL.

    Planning authority: Hackney.Job: Detailed plans for accident and emergency department.Value: £1,600,000.Client: Royal Hospital NHS Trust.Agent: Nightingale Associates, The Cherry Barn, High Street, Harwell, Oxford, OX11 0EY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, WALTHAM FOREST - LAND BETWEEN HILLYFIELD/STIRLING ROAD/HIGHAM STREET.

    Planning authority: Waltham Forest.Job: Outline plans for houses/flats (106).Value: £5 million.Client: Metropolitan Housing Trust.Agent: Stanford Eatwell and Associates, Brooklands, Stansted Mountfitchet, Stansted, Essex CM24 8TD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LOUGHBOROUGH, LEICESTERSHIRE - ASHBY ROAD EAST, SHEPSHED.

    Planning authority: Charnwood.Job: Outline plans granted for factory (extension).Value: £1,400,000.Client: Boal UK.Agent: Allen and Nixon, 25 New Walk, Leicester, LE1 6TE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LUDLOW, SHROPSHIRE - LIVESTOCK MARKET, STATION DRIVE.

    Planning authority: South Shropshire.Job: Detailed plans for supermarket/shops (4).Value: £1,350,000.Client: Weatherstone Properties.Agent: Comprehensive Design, Ridgefield House, 14 John Dalton Street, Manchester, M2 6JR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE - IVYDENE, 71-73 KENDAL ROAD.

    Planning authority: Macclesfield.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (35).Value: £1 million.Client: P E Jones Contractors.Agent: P E Jones Contractors, Emerson House, Heyes Lane, Alderley Edge, Cheshire SK9 7LF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MANCHESTER - NORTHBANK INDUSTRIAL, IRLAM.

    Planning authority: Salford.Job: Detailed plans for road.Value: £2 million.Client: Salford City Council.Agent: Salford City Council, Civic Centre, Chorley Road, Swinton, Salford, Greater Manchester M27 2BW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MELTON MOWBRAY, LEICESTERSHIRE - OFF KIRBY LANE, EDENDALE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Melton.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development.Value: £11 million.Client: The Hill Trust.Agent: The Hill Trust, The Bowery, Wymondham, Leicester, LE14 2AG.
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MILTON KEYNES, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - FORMER PLAYING FIELDS.

    Post office Training College, Great Minks Street.Planning authority: Milton Keynes.Job: Outline plans granted for warehouses/offices (4).Value: £5 million.Client: Royal Mail Prop Holdings.Agent: Austin Evans, Regency Court, 214 Upper Fifth Street, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK9 2HR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MOTHERWELL, STRATHCLYDE - STRATHCLYDE PARK.

    Planning authority: Motherwell.Job: Detailed plans for visitors centre.Value: £4 million.Client: Strathclyde Regional Council.Agent: Strathclyde Regional Council, Meriln House, Mossland Road, Hillington, Glasgow, Strathclyde G52 4YQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MUSSELBURGH, LOTHIAN - PARK HOUSE, PARK LANE.

    Planning authority: East Lothian.Job: Detailed plans for houses (38).Value: £1,330,000.Client: Clarke Homes.Agent: Mason Richards Partnership, 2a Tettenhall Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV1 4SG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NEATH, WEST GLAMORGAN - PLAYING FIELDS, A465, RESOLVEN.

    Planning authority: Neath.Job: Outline plans for industrial development.Value: £5 million.Client: TRW Steering Systems.Agent: Welsh Development Agency, Pearl House, Greyfriars Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF1 3XX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - ADJ NEWCASTLE AIRPORT, PRESTWICK ROAD ENDS, PONTELAND.

  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - ADJ NEWCASTLE AIRPORT, PRESTWICK ROAD ENDS, PONTELAND.

    Planning authority: Castle Morpeth.Job: Outline plans for hotel/office/warehouse (7).Value: £20 million.Client: Prestwick Partnership.Agent: Couves, Earl Grey House, 75-85 Grey Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 6JJ.
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NORTHAMPTON - CLIFTONVILLE NURSERIES, CLIFTONVILLE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Northampton.Job: Detailed plans for residential development (40).Value: £1,400,000.Client: Minster General Housing.Agent: Galey and Associates, Old School, Loughborough Road, Leicester, LE4 5PG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NORTHWICH, CHESHIRE - SHIPBROOK ROAD, PORTER DRIVE.

    Planning authority: Vale Royal.Job: Detailed plans for luxury houses (88).Value: £3,500,000.Client: Persimmon Homes (NW).Agent: Tom Freake Architect, Old Vicarage, Stone Heys Lane, Northwich, Cheshire CW8 4QS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NORWICH, NORFOLK - ADJ SCHOOL ROAD, DRAYTON HIGH ROAD, DRAYTON.

    Planning authority: Broadland.Job: Outline plans granted for residential/retail.Value: £1 million.Client: R G Carter.Agent: R G Carter, High Road, Drayton, Norwich, Norfolk NR8 6AH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NORWICH, NORFOLK - BROADLAND RETAIL PARK, SALHOUSE ROAD, SPROWSTON.

    Planning authority: Broadland.Job: Detailed plans for retail warehouse (10).Value: £3,500,000.Client: Grantchester Group.Agent: The Charter Partnership, 32 Fore Street, Ipswich, Suffolk IP4 1JU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NOTTINGHAM - PHASE 3, BROOK ROAD, BORROWASH.

    Planning authority: Erewash.Job: Detailed plans for houses/bungalows.Value: £1 million.Client: Redrow (Midlands).Agent: Redrow (Midlands), Applied House, Wilsons Lane, Coventry CV6 6NP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PENRITH, CUMBRIA - OFF KELD HEAD ROAD, STAINTON.

    Planning authority: Eden.Job: Outline plans for houses/bungalows (36).Value: £1,250,000.Client: S Allan.Agent: Armstrong Payne Associates, 8 Duke Street, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7LY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PENRYN, CORNWALL - PENRYN INNER HARBOUR, FALMOUTH ROAD, QUAY ROAD.Planning authority: Carrick.

    Job: Outline plans granted for mixed development (new/conversion).Value: £10 million.Client: G C Fox and Co.Agent: Michael Lasbury and Associates, The Studio, 35 Falmouth Road, Truro, Cornwall TR1 2BL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PERSHORE, HEREFORD AND WORCESTER - M5 JUNCTION 6, A453.06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PENRYN, CORNWALL - PENRYN INNER HARBOUR, FALMOUTH ROAD, QUAY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Wychavon.Job: Plans for motorway service area.Value: £6 million.Client: Swayfields.Agent: Swayfields, Regent House, 15a Bailgate, Lincoln, LN1 3AR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PERTH, TAYSIDE - BRIDGE OF EARN HOSPITAL, CLAYTON ROAD, BRIDGE OF EARN.

    Planning authority: Perth and Kinross.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £15 million.Client: Tayside Health Board.Agent: Ryden Property Consultants, 46 Castle Street, Edinburgh, Lothian EH2 3BN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PLYMOUTH, DEVON - FORMER BAYLY BARTLETT SITE, BAYLYS ROAD, ORESTON.

    Planning authority: Plymouth.Job: Detailed plans for boat yard.Value: £1 million.Client: J Boston and Sons (Shipping).Agent: J Boston and Sons (Shipping), Baylys Road, Oreston, Plymouth, Devon PL9 7NQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - POOLE, DORSET - SITE G7A P/O HIGHMOOR FARM, AND TALBOT VILLAGE, OFF FERN BARROW.

    Planning authority: Poole.Job: Detailed plans for housing (84).Value: £3,500,000.Client: Talbot Village Trust.Agent: Guy Pound Group Practice, 11 Ravine Road, Canford Cliffs, Poole, Dorset BH13 7HS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PORTSMOUTH, HAMPSHIRE - FRATTON GOODS YARD, GOLDSMITH AVENUE, FRATTON.

    Planning authority: Portsmouth.Job: Outline plans for industrial development.Value: £6, 500,000.Client: Hyperion Properties.Client: Safeway Properties.Agent: Rapleys, Maddox House, 1 Maddox Street, London, W1R 9WA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PORTSMOUTH, HAMPSHIRE - FRATTON GOODS YARD, GOLDSMITH AVENUE, FRATTON.

    Planning authority: Portsmouth.Job: Outline plans for supermarket/petrol station (7).Value: £12 million.Client: Safeway Properties.Agent: Rapleys, Maddox House, 1 Maddox Street, London, W1R 9WA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PWLLHELI, GWYNEDD - STARCOAST WORLD.

    Planning authority: Dwyfor.Job: Outline plans for holiday cabins (127).Value: £3 million.Client: Starcoast World.Agent: Dobson and Owen Partnership, 3 Thomas Buildings, Pwllheli, Gwynedd LL53 5HH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - READING, BERKSHIRE - 45-51 BLAGRAVE STREET.

    Planning authority: Reading.Job: Detailed plans for office building.Value: £7 million.Client: Aquis Estates.Agent: GMW Partnership, 239 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6SL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - RUSHDEN, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - HILLY FARM.

    Planning authority: East Northamptonshire.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £8,500,000.Client: Forest Ash.Agent: Associated Design Partnership, Gordon House, 276 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 7HA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SETTLE, NORTH YORKSHIRE - BOWERLEY HOTEL, LANGCLIFFE.

    Planning authority: Craven.Job: Outline plans for hotel (extension).Value: £2 million.Client: Bowerley.Agent: Brian Pearson, The Studio, Craven Ridge, Giggleswick, Settle, North Yorkshire BD24 0DY.
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - HALIFAX HALL, ENDCLIFFE VALE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Sheffield.Job: Detailed plans for student accommodation (115).Value: £2 million.Client: University of Sheffield.Agent: HLM Architects, 4 Melbourne Avenue, Broomhill, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S10 2Q3. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - SOUTH QUAY, VICTORIA QUAYS.

    Planning authority: Sheffield.Job: Detailed plans for offices.Value: £1,200,000.Client: Wilson Bowden Properties.Agent: Hadfield Cawkwell and Davidson, 17 Broomsgrove Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S10 2LZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SHREWSBURY, SHROPSHIRE - WHEATHILL RISE, BOMERE HEATH.

    Planning authority: Shrewsbury and Atcham.Job: Detailed plans for luxury houses (37).Value: £1,300,000.Client: McLean Homes (Midland).Agent: McLean Homes (Midland), Chenet House, Watling Street, Cannock, Staffordshire WS11 3LW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SKIPTON, NORTH YORKSHIRE - TEA ROOMS, CONISTON ESTATE, CONISTON COLD.

    Planning authority: Craven.Job: Outline plans granted for golf course/clubhouse/hotel.Value: £1 million.Client: J R Bannister.Agent: Dodd Frankland Stocks, Priory House, 18 Church Street, Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29 9DS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SLOUGH, BERKSHIRE - 136 EDINBURGH AVENUE, SLOUGH TRADING ESTATE.

    Planning authority: Slough.Job: Detailed plans for warehouse/light industrial.Value: £4 million.Client: Slough Trading Estates.Agent: Slough Trading Estates, 234 Bath Road, Slough, Berkshire SL1 4EE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SOLIHULL, WEST MIDLANDS - BLYTHE VALLEY PARK.

    Planning authority: Solihull.Job: Detailed plans for business park and country park.Value: £100 million.Client: Solihull Metropolitan Borough.Agent: Solihull Metropolitan Borough, PO Box 18,Council. House, Solihull, West Midlands B91 3QS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SOLIHULL, WEST MIDLANDS - LAND OFF ULVERLEY GREEN ROAD, OLTON.

    Planning authority: Solihull.Job: Detailed plans for houses and flats (32).Value: £1,400,000.Client: Crest Homes (Midlands).Agent: A C L Consultants, 16 Childs Oak Close, Solihull, West Midlands CV7 7QT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE - BETWEEN 137 AND 151,NORTH EAST ROAD, SHOLING.

    Planning authority: Southampton.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (54).Value: £1,950,000.Client: Wimpey Homes (Southern).Agent: Wimpey Homes (Southern), Stratfield House, Station Road, Hook, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG27 9PQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SPALDING, LINCOLNSHIRE - BATTLEFIELDS FARM, BATTLEFIELD ROAD, HOLBEACH.

    Planning authority: South Holland.Job: Outline plans granted for homes.Value: £1 million.Client: B S Cole. Agent: G R Merchant, 4 Chapel Gardens, Whaplode, Spalding, Lincolnshire PE12 6UG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STAFFORD, STAFFORDSHIRE - 32 GAOLGATE STREET.

    Planning authority: Stafford.Job: Detailed plans for retail unit (extension). Value: £1 million.Client: Marks and Spencer.Agent: Nathaniel Lichfield and Partners, Star House, 104-108 Grafton Road, London, NW5 4BD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STAMFORD, LINCOLNSHIRE - BELVOIR CLOSE.

    Planning authority: South Kesteven.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £1,200,000.Client: Woolwich Property Services.Agent: Woolwich Property Services, Centenary House, Castle Moat Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE18 6PQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STAMFORD, LINCOLNSHIRE - BELVOIR CLOSE.

  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STIRLING, CENTRAL - ANNFIELD HOUSE, 58 ANNFIELD GARDENS.

    Planning authority: Stirling.Job: Detailed plans for nursing home (conversion/extensions).Value: £1,100,000.Client: Gaelic House Developments.Agent: J J Wallace, 65 Montgomery Street, Eaglesham, Glasgow, Strathclyde G76 0AW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE - SQIRREL HAYES FARM, BIDDULPH.

  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE - SQIRREL HAYES FARM, BIDDULPH.

    Planning authority: Staffordshire Moorlands.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development.Value: £6 million.Client: D Bailey.Agent: Halifax Property Services, 42 Castle Street, Liverpool, Merseyside L2 7LD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE - WATERLOO ROAD, COBRIDGE ROAD, COBRIDGE.

    Planning authority: Stoke-on-Trent.Job: Detailed plans for road.Value: £1 million.Client: St Modwen Developments.Agent: W S Atkins Consultants, Auchinleck House, Five Ways, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands B15 1DJ.
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STONE, STAFFORDSHIRE - NORTH PIREHILL FARM, SOUTHBOUND CARRIAGEWAY.

    Planning authority: Stafford.Job: Outline plans granted for motorway service area.Value: £10 million.Client: Hallam Land Management.Agent: Hallam Land Management, Banner Cross Hall, Eccleshall Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S11 9PD.
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STONE, STAFFORDSHIRE - OPAL WAY, STONE BUSINESS PARK.

    Planning authority: Stafford.Job: Detailed plans for warehouse/offices.Value: £4,600,000.Client: Seddon Viceroy Developments.Agent: Hulme Upwright and Partners, High Point, Festival Park, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5SH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SUNDERLAND, TYNE AND WEAR - ABERDARE ROAD, FARRINGDON.

    Planning authority: Sunderland.Job: Detailed plans for sheltered flats (50).Value: £1,200,000.Client: Barratt Newcastle.Agent: A Watson Architects, 5 The Esplanade, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear SR2 7BQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - TELFORD, SHROPSHIRE - CANONGATE, OAKENGATES.

    Planning authority: Wrekin.Job: Outline plans for residential (125).Value: £4 million.Client: Wrekin District Council.Agent: Wrekin District Council, Malinslee House, Telford, Shropshire TF3 4LD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - TELFORD, SHROPSHIRE - THE LEASOWES, IRONBRIDGE ROAD, MADELEY.

    Planning authority: Wrekin.Job: Detailed plans for luxury houses (26).Value: £1,170,000.Client: McLean Homes (Midland).Agent: McLean Homes (Midland), Chenet House, Watling Street, Cannock, Staffordshire WS11 3LW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - TROWBRIDGE, WILTSHIRE - BISS FARM, WEST ASHTON ROAD.

    Planning authority: West Wiltshire.Job: Outline plans for houses (99).Value: £2,800,000.Client: Wimpey Homes Holdings.Agent: Wimpey Homes Holdings, Maiden Bower Drive, Maiden Bower, Crawley, West Sussex RH11 4QF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WAKEFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE - DENBY DALE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Wakefield.Job: Detailed plans for non food retail and restaurant (6).Value: £1,700,000.Client: Chartwell Land Development.Agent: John M Harris Design, 24 St Johns North, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 3QA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WALLINGFORD, OXFORDSHIRE - WATERY LANE, CROWMARSH GIFFORD.

    Planning authority: South Oxfordshire.Job: Outline plans for country park.Value: £27 million.Client: Wallingford Arts Park and.Agent: Thorburns, 3 Charlwood Court, County Oak, Way, Crawley, West Sussex RH11 7XA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WALLINGTON, SUTTON - FORMER PHILIPS ELECTRONICS, FACTORY NEW ROAD, HACKBRIDGE.

    Planning authority: Sutton.Job: Detailed plans for flats (104).Value: £4 million.Client: Fairview New Homes.Agent: Fairview New Homes, Bromley House, Kangleybridge Road, Sydenham, London, SE26 5AQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WALTHAM CROSS, HERTFORDSHIRE - FORMER CHESHUNT SCHOOL, WINDMILL LANE, CHESHUNT.

    Planning authority: Broxbourne.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £3,850,000.Client: Hertfordshire County Council.Agent: Hertfordshire County Council, County Hall, Hertford, SG13 8DD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WARE, HERTFORDSHIRE - VIADUCT ROAD/MARSH LANE.

    Planning authority: East Hertfordshire.Job: Outline plans for commercial development.Value: £1 million.Client: Thames Water Developments.Agent: G L Hearn and Partners, Delta House, 175 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1XP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WATFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE - WATER LANE.

    Planning authority: Watford.Job: Outline plans for non food retail park.Value: £4 million.Client: Zincarch.Agent: Geoffrey Reid Associates, 42 Portland Place, London, W1N 3DG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WESTON-SUPER-MARE, AVON - FORMER FOOTBALL GROUND, LANGFORD ROAD.

    Planning authority: Woodspring.Job: Detailed plans for industrial units (21).Value: £1,400,000.Client: The Marble Mosaic Co.Agent: Stephen and Company, Central Chambers, Weston-Super-Mare, Avon BS23 1UP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WIGAN, GREATER MANCHESTER - COOPS MILL, DORNING STREET.

    Planning authority: Wigan.Job: Detailed plans for flats/offices (conversion).Value: £3 million.Client: Grosvenor Housing Association.Agent: Dane Ashworth Cottam, Bridgewater House, 58 Whitworth Street, Manchester, M1 6LS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WIGTON, CUMBRIA - HILL TOP FARM, BROCKLEBANK.

    Planning authority: Allerdale.Job: Detailed plans for wind turbines.Value: £3 million.Client: Taylor and Hardy.Agent: Taylor and Hardy, 9 Finkle Street, Carlisle, Cumbria CA3 8UU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WOLVERHAMPTON, WEST MIDLANDS - LAND BETWEEN FORMER RAILWAY, WATERY LANE, NEACHELLS.

    Planning authority: Wolverhampton.Job: Outline plans granted for industrial development.Value: £12 million.Client: Parkhill Estates.Agent: Parkhill Estates, 1 Lower Bar, Newport, Shropshire TF10 7BE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WOLVERHAMPTON, WEST MIDLANDS - LAND OFF QUALCAST ROAD, HORSELEY FIELDS.

    Planning authority: Wolverhampton.Job: Outline plans granted for speculative industrial units (24).Value: £1,200,000.Client: G C Rickards.Agent: Drawn Form Design, Unit 34 The Technology Centre, Epinal Way, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 0QE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WOLVERHAMPTON, WEST MIDLANDS - LAND TO SOUTH OF WEDNESFIELD WAY, NEACHELLS.

    Planning authority: Wolverhampton.Job: Outline plans granted for industrial development.Value: £4,700,000.Client: Parkhill Estates.Agent: Parkhill Estates, 1 Lower Bar, Newport, Shropshire TF10 7BE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WORCESTER - KEEPERS HAMLET, HABINGTON, WARNDON.

    Planning authority: Worcester.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (80).Value: £3,250,000.Client: Bryant Homes Central.Agent: Bryant Homes Central, Cranmore House, Cranmore Boulevard, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands B90 4SD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - YORK, NORTH YORKSHIRE - MARKS AND SPENCER, 9 THE PAVEMENT.

    Planning authority: York.Job: Detailed plans for department store (extension/.Value: £3 million.Client: Marks and Spencer.Agent: Norman Jones Sons and Rigby, 57-59 Hoghton Street, Southport, Merseyside PR9 0PG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: PLANNING - YORK, NORTH YORKSHIRE - MARKS AND SPENCER, 9 THE PAVEMENT.

  • 06Oct94 UK: PRIZED £160M ROAD DUO OUT FOR TENDER.

  • 06Oct94 UK: PRODUCERS FACE CEMENT CARTEL FINES - EUROPEAN COMMISSION.

    European Commission officials have called together cartel watchdogs from across Europe today (Thursday) to discuss breaches by cement producers of competition rules.The outcome of the meeting is likely to lead to hefty fines being imposed on Britain's cement makers.The commission's cartel-busting directorate has the power to fine firms 10 per cent of their turnover. And this case could lead to firms being fined tens of millions of pounds.The move comes after a long-running Competition Directo
  • 06Oct94 UK: PROTEST THREAT - GLASGOW EARTH FIRST.

    Glasgow Earth First says that more than 3,000 protesters are pledged to disrupt work on the £51 million Ayr Road route when it starts in December. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: RAINE DROPS FALLING.

    Last month's rise in interest rates has dampened visitor interest and sales reservations at Raine, Britain's sixth largest housebuilder. 'The truth is it hasn't gone up as we expected,' said chairman Peter Parkin. Raine unveiled a 22 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to £13.14 million in the year to June thanks to improved UK housing profits. Unit sales rose 15 per cent. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: REDLAND PREDICTS BRICK PRICE HIKES.

  • 06Oct94 UK: REPORT BLASTS PERGAU GIANTS - BALFOUR BEATTY, TRAFALGAR HOUSE, GEC.

    Three of the construction industry's heavyweights came under fire from the Government last week for their role in the controversial Pergau dam affair.The three main companies involved - Balfour Beatty, Trafalgar House and GEC - were criticised for not providing the then Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, with enough information over the financing of the deal.According to a report from the Foreign Affairs Committee, the companies put pressure on the former Prime Minister to make a firm offer t
  • 06Oct94 UK: ROAD TO REGENERATION - A565 ATLANTIC AVENUE, LIVERPOOL.

    Work is set to start early next year on an £8 million scheme to upgrade the A565 Atlantic Avenue - which could kick off regeneration of about 320 ha of rundown sites in Liverpool.The Government will fund the project, which Sir Desmond Pitcher, chairman of the Merseyside Development Corporation, described as 'the most important piece of infrastructure to be put in place in north Liverpool - the backbone upon which the whole regeneration of this area will be based'.The aim is to dual about
  • 06Oct94 UK: ROOFER DIED IN 'ANIMAL TRAP' PLUNGE - RHONE POULENC RORER FINED.

    A pharmaceutical giant was fined £10,000 last week after a roofer plunged to his death through a skylight the day before he was due to retire.Norman Harris, 65, fell through the fragile roof skylight likened to an 'animal trap' at the Rhone Poulenc Rorer (RPR) building at Dagenham, east London, two years ago.An Old Bailey jury found RPR guilty of breaching health and safety regulations. The company was also ordered to pay £55,000 costs.The court was told that Mr Harris and Reginald
  • 06Oct94 UK: RUBEROID PROFITS.

    Ruberoid, the waterproofing systems company, has unveiled interim pre-tax profits of £2.23 million for the half ending June (1993: £2.16 million). CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: SCUPPERING THE UK'S CHANCE TO COMPETE - ROADS, HOSPITALS, SCHOOLS ON CUTBACK LISTS.

  • 06Oct94 UK: SELWOOD ORDER - STYLUS PAVING.

    South West-based Stylus Paving has been expanding with a batch of plant from Selwood Plant Sales of Hampshire. The company has bought a Komatsu 266D backhoe loader, a PC20 mini excavator, a Thwaites 7000 dumper, an Atlas Copco compressor, a Bomag roller and one of Selwood's own Spate pumps. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: SHARE PRICES - CONSTRUCTION.

  • 06Oct94 UK: SIGNALS FOR AMEC - MOD CONTRACT.

    AMEC has won an estimated £40 million design and build Ministry of Defence contract at the Royal School of Signals, Blandford Camp in Dorset. The 64-week contract includes 15,000 sq m of new training facilities and new 550-bed modular accommodation. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: SINDALL MERGES WITH MORGAN LOVELL.

    William Sindall, the troubled Cambridge-based contractor, has merged with office refurbishment contractor Morgan Lovell through a reverse takeover.Sindall is acquiring Morgan for £12.2 million. Five new directors and a new non-executive chairman, all from Morgan Lovell, will join the board. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: SITE ENGINEER OF THE YEAR AWARDS LAUNCHED.

    The first award scheme for site professionals is being launched by Construction News and construction recruitment specialist Montrose.The Site Engineer of the Year awards recognise the contribution of site professionals to the successful running and completion of construction projects. It will be run regionally, with regional winners going on to a national final. The overall winner will receive £1,000 and a specially-commissioned sculpture. Regional winners each receive £250.Site en
  • 06Oct94 UK: SLOWDOWN SIGNS APPEAR - CONTRACTS.

  • 06Oct94 UK: SPARKS FLY AS ELECTRICITY INQUIRY GETS UNDER WAY - NORTHERN IRELAND LINK.

    A public inquiry into plans for a £175 million electricity interconnector between Scotland and Northern Ireland gets under way this week amid controversy.The phoney war in the run-up to the inquiry has already been brought to life by protestors who seized upon misquoted remarks by EU commissioner Bruce Millan that Euro-funding for the scheme could be re-assessed in the light of the IRA ceasefire.Mr Millan's office hastily denied comments that the potential for the re-connection of a link
  • 06Oct94 UK: SPECULATION MOUNTING AS OFFICE SECTOR MOVES.

  • 06Oct94 UK: TAKING A ROLE IN BUILDING DESIGN - FACILITIES MANAGEMENT.

  • 06Oct94 UK: TARMAC SUBBIE GETS CARRIED AWAY WITH THE PRUNING.

    Main contractor Tarmac has been handing out monthly payments to the couple living in this house ever since an over-enthusiastic subcontractor demolished a huge chunk of their garden.The strip of garden came away during excavation work on the controversial M3 extension at Twyford Down.A Tarmac spokeswoman said: 'We had to clear vegetation and in doing so it loosened the soil and there was a slippage of some of the soil from the cliff.'The land was outside the area covered by the Department of
  • 06Oct94 UK: TAYWOOD'S MOD WIN.

    Taylor Woodrow has bagged three Ministry of Defence facilities management contracts worth about £86 million together.The contracts are for works services management at Oxford (£42 million), Southampton (£13 million) and with the East London Group (£31 million).Each contract lasts for 42 months and covers all buildings and facilities at the military establishments within each group. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: TEACHERS CLASH WITH SUPPLIERS - FBJ CONSTRUCTION STOPS WORK.

    By Aaron Morby.Police had to prise apart angry contractors and teachers last week before they came to blows when work stopped on a school building.The row erupted after main contractor F B J Construction suddenly stopped working on the school's new extension without explanation.Desperate out-of-pocket suppliers and subbies drove a fleet of vans and lorries to the Buryfields school site at Odiham, Hampshire, intent on reclaiming their materials.Suppliers and trade contractors claim they are ow
  • 06Oct94 UK: TECHNO TO SWITCH POWER PACK TACK - TECHNO DRILL.

    Drilling rig manufacturer Techno Drill is to market its rig power packs separately.The Wiltshire company will offer a range of hydraulic power units under the Powerbase banner.Power ratings are from 10-120 kW with hydraulic pressures of 140-700 bar. Hydraulic flow rates range from 40-250 litres a minute. There is flexibility on the engine unit so a customer can choose the power supply.This move has an additional benefit for Techno Drill as the company has become a dealer for the Dynaset range
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - ANGLESEY, NORTH WALES - ON THE A55 TRUNK ROAD, WEST OF LLANFAIR PG TO A5114 NANT TURNPIKE.

  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - ANGLESEY, NORTH WALES - ON THE A55 TRUNK ROAD, WEST OF LLANFAIR PG TO A5114 NANT TURNPIKE.

    Job: To construct 8.6 km of dual carriageway.Client: Welsh Office, Highways Directorate, Government Buildings, Phase 1, Ty Glas Road, Llanishen, Cardiff CF4 5PL.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Time period: January 1996 to January 1998.Apply to: Address above.Value: £23 million approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - WOMBWELL, SOUTH EAST OF BARNSLEY.

    Job: Construction of new highway with bridges.Client: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, Highways and Engineering, Kendray Street, Barnsley S70 2TN.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Time period: 18 months starting spring 1995.Apply to: Address above, contact: Mr G Seaman.Value: £5 million-£10 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE.

    Flouch Crossroads at the intersection of the A616 and A628 trunk roads, approximately 14 km west of M1 junction 37.Job: The construction of a roundabout junction and associated works, plus approximately 1 km of carriageway and including earthworks, roadworks and drainage.Client: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, Town Hall, Barnsley S70 2TN.Tender date: November 1994.Time period: Not exceeding 26 weeks.Apply by: October 21.Apply to: Highways Agency, Finance and Procurement Division, Room
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - BIRMINGHAM CITY.

    Job: 4 separate term contracts for external redecoration and associated repairs to council-owned dwellings within a defined area of the city. Contract reference is FS250/1-4 (quote in all communications). Client: Birmingham City Council, The Council House, Birmingham B1 1BB.Tender date: November 1.Time period: 30 January 1995 to 1 December 1995.Apply by: October 21.Apply to: City Building Finance Officer, Corporate Services Department, Building Finance Division, PO Box 37, 1 Lancaster Circus,
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - ST LUKES PHASE 2.

    Job: Refurbishment of 139 low-rise dwellings. Contract reference is No H11730 (quote in all communications).Client: The Birmingham City Council, The Council House, Birmingham B1 1BB.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Time period: April 1995 to October 1996.Apply to: R. Dudley, Senior Quantity Surveyor, Building Finance Department, 1 Lancaster Circus, Birmingham B4 7DJ.Value: £3.7 million. This is the approximate total value, in 1 contract. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - THORNBRIDGE AND WITTON VIADUCTS.

    - M6 motorway approximately 5 km to the north of Birmingham. Job: Contract R58: comprising maintenance work to parts of the viaduct substructure as follows: concrete repairs; the application of a cathodic protection system, including commissioning and performance monitoring.Client: Highways Agency, Network Management Division, 5 Broadway, Broad Street, Birmingham B15 1BL.Tender date: December 1994.Time period: 15 months, plus a further 12 months system operation.Apply by: October 17.Apply to:
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - BLACKPOOL, LANCASHIRE - BOROUGH COUNCIL AREA.

    Job: Sewerage Works including:-a) open-cut pipelaying; b) shaft sinking; c) tunnelling; d) renovation of sewers; e) construction of storage tanks; f) construction and modification of pumping stations; g) permanent reinstatment of highways.Client: Blackpool Borough Council.Invited tenderers: From a council approved list of suitably experienced civil engineering contractors.Conditions: Applications chould include the following: 1) details of similar works completed in the last three years; 2) n
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - CHESHIRE - VARIOUS DELIVERY POINTS IN CHESHIRE.

    Job: Infrastructure works for replacement motorway communications network together with ancillary works.Client: Highways Agency, North West Network Management Division, Sunley Tower, Piccadilly Plaza, manchester M1 4BE.Tender date: October 1994 approximately.Time period: Fully installed tested working system by November 1995.Apply by: October 14.Apply to: Address above.Value: £3.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - DAVENTRY, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - DAVENTRY.

    Job: Construction of an indoor sports and leisure centre, including swimming pools, culture centre, sports hall, squash courts and an adventure play area. Extent: 6,200 sq m. Contract reference is 'Leisure Centre Site 14 Daventry' (quote in all communications).Client: Daventry District Council, Lodge Road, Daventry NN11 5AF, Northamptonshire.Invited tenderers: 6 contractors will be invited to tender.Tender date: December 19.Time period: 18 months: 20 March 1995 to 20 September 1996.Apply by:
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - DAVENTRY, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - DAVENTRY.

  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - FIFE REGION - ANSTRUTHER MAIN DRAINAGE SCHEME, PHASE 3, MARINE OUTFALLS.

    Job: The scheme involves the design and construction of 2, 1,000-m-long, 300-mm-diameter marine outfalls.Client: Fife Regional Council, Engineering Department, Water/Drainage Division, Fife House, North Street, Glenrothes KY7 5LT, Fife.Apply by: October 10.Apply to: Address above. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - GWENT - M4 MOTORWAY, JUNCTIONS 23 AND 24, GWENT.

    Job: The scheme comprises the widening of the existing 2-lane carriageway and hard shoulder, in both directions, between the east side of junction 23 (Magor) and the west side of junction 24 (Coldra), from 10.975-m wide to 13.25-m wide in order to accommodate 3 narrower lanes and a narrower intermittent hard shoulder.Client: Welsh Office, Phase 1, Highways Directorate, Government Buildings, Ty Glas Road, Llanishen, Cardiff CF4 5PL.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Time period: 8 mo
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - HERTFORDSHIRE - WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF NORTH HERTFORDSHIRE.

    Job: Various building works. The works are split into 6 separate contracts. Contractors may apply for 1, several or all of the contracts.Client: North Hertfordshire District Council, Council Office, Town Hall, The Broadway, Letchworth SG6 3PD, Hertfordshire.Conditions: Contractors should note that although the council may not say at this stage that TUPE will apply, the council is advised that TUPE is very likely to apply to these contracts.Tender date: November 23.Time period: 3 years.Apply b
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - A65, NEW ROAD SIDE.

    Job: Reconstruction and resurfacing works of a section of the principal road network as part of the road maintenance programme, 1994/95.Client: Leeds City Council's Highways and Transportation Committee.Invited tenderers: From a council approved list of experienced civil engineers.Agent: Director of Highways and Transportation, Dudley House, 133 Albion Street, Leeds LS2 8JX.Value: £100,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - FEATHERBANK LANE, HORSFORTH/YORK ROAD, HAREHILLS.

    Job: Civil engineering works involving reconstruction and resurfacing of parts of the principal road network as part of the road maintenance programme, 1994/5.Client: Leeds City Council's Highways and Transportation Committee.Invited tenderers: From a council approved list of experienced civil engineering contractors.Agent: Director of Highways and Transportation, Dudley House, 133 Albion Street, Leeds LS2 8JX.Value: £100,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - LEICESTERSHIRE - ALL HIGHWAYS IN THE COUNTY OF LEICESTERSHIRE.

    - with the exception of motorways and roads in Highway Agency areas. Job: Roadworks including various aspects of highway repair and maintenance. A separate contract will be let for each of the 3 geographical areas.Client: Leicestershire County Council, Department of Planning and Transportation, County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester LE3 8RJ.Conditions: Contractors submitting their names for selection to tender must produce proof as required by Regulation 14 and references as set out in Regulations
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - LONDON - WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF LONDON BOROUGH OF WANDSWORTH.

    Job: maintenance of street furniture, lighting, footways, carriageways, winter maintenance and emergencies. Reference 'Highway Maintenance DTS/2' (quote in all communications).Client: Wandsworth Borough Council, Room 153, Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street, London SW18 2PU.Tender date: November 23.Time period: 36 months: 1 April 1995 to 31 March 1998.Apply by: October 19.Apply to: Address above, Mr P. Almond, Technical Services.Value: £4.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - MARLBOROUGH, WILTSHIRE - RAF MILDENHALL.

    Job: The restoration of hardstand throats.Client: Ministry of Defence, Block D, Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge CB2 2BE.Tender date: January 1995.Time period: 22 months starting Spring 1995.Apply by: October 17.Apply to: Address above, in writing.Value: Estimated value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - MILTON KEYNES, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - CENTRAL MILTON KEYNES.

    Job: Construction of new theatre, multi-storey car park and development of commercial retail units.Client: Commission for the New Town, Saxon Court, 502 Avebury Boulevard, Central Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes MK9 3HS.Tender date: Winter 1994-95.Time period: 24 months.Apply by: October 13.Apply to: Address above.Value: £9.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - NEWCASTLE UNDER LYME, STAFFORDSHIRE - BOROUGH OF NEWCASTLE UNDER LYME.

    Job: Roadworks involving the execution of maintenance to highways including winter maintenance and a 24-hour emergency work service to approximately 375 km of highways.Client: The Borough Council of Newcastle under Lyme, Civic Offices, Merrial Street, Newcastle under Lyme ST5 2AG, Staffordshire.Conditions: Applications must be submitted with documentary evidence of financial and economic resources of the tenderer. Tenderers should be aware that the transfer of undertakings (Protection of Empl
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - NEWCASTLE UNDER LYME, STAFFORDSHIRE - BOROUGH OF NEWCASTLE UNDER LYME.

    Job: Motorway involving the execution of maintenance to highways including winter maintenance and a 24-hour emergency work service to approximately 375 km of highway.Client: The Borough Council of Newcastle under Lyme, Civic Offices, Merrial Street, Newcastle under Lyme ST5 2AG, Staffordshire.Conditions: Applications must be submitted with documentary evidence of financial and economic resources of the tenderer. Tenderers should be aware that the transfer of undertakings (Protection of Employ
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - NOTTINGHAM - MANVERS AND ST ANN'S AREAS.

    Job: Improvements and upgrading works to the security systems of 182 council houses including replacement window/door locks.Client: Nottingham City Council's Housing Committee.Invited tenderers: IH Moore, Meadows Way; TNS Projects, Barton Green, Clifton; EJ Taylor, Old Basford; Nottingham City Building Works, Harvey Road, Bilborough; Clarke and Wright, Hucknall and Simons Construction, Basford - all from Nottingham.Agent: AV Oscroft, Director of Housing, Exchange Buildings, Cheapside, Notting
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - ROTHERHAM, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - ROTHERHAM BOROUGH.

    Job: Maintenance of the highway network (approximately 1,100 km).Client: Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, Technical Services Consultancy Unit, Bailey House, Rawmarsh Road, Rotherham S60 1TD.Tender date: October 31.Time period: 3 years.Apply by: October 17.Apply to: Address above, Head of Unit.Value: Estimated value: £3 million-£6 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - HYDE PARK FLATS, BLOCK D.

    Job: Scheme no. HF 078 involving the demolition using traditional methods of a 28 unit block of flats followed by site clearance, levelling and site landscaping.Client: Sheffield City Council's Housing Programme Committee.Invited tenderers: To be invited from a council approved list of experienced demolition contractors.Time period: Contract will start on site in January, 1995 for completion in May, 1995.Agent: AJ Wood, Director of Design and Building Services, 2-10 Carbrook Hall Road, Sheffi
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - WINN GARDENS ESTATE, MIDDLEWOOD.

    Job: Scheme no. HF 069, phase three involving repairs, improvements and upgrading works to 11 blocks of 94, three storey terraced houses including structural repairs, provision of additional wall ties, new cladding, window and door replacement, asbestos removal, electrical rewiring, new gas fired central heating installation, wall insulation and environmental works.Client: Sheffield City Council's Housing Programme Committee.Invited tenderers: To be selected from a council approved list of ex
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - SHREWSBURY, SHROPSHIRE - ROYAL SHREWSBURY HOSPITAL, SHREWSBURY.

    Job: The design, development and construction of a new eye, ear and throat unit with associated external works.Client: Royal Shrewsbury Hospitals NHS Trust, Royal Shrewsbury Hospitals, Shrewsbury SY3 8XQ.Invited tenderers: A maximum of 4 candidates will be selected to tender.Tender date: October 24.Time period: 1 January 1995 to November 1995.Apply by: October 17.Agent: The Project Manager, AYH Partnership, 42 Bull Street, Birmingham B4 6AF.Value: £4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - SURREY - COUNTY MAINTAINED ROADS IN THE EAST AREA (MOLE VALLEY AND TANDRIDGE), AND WEST AREA.

    County maintained roads in the east area (Mole Valley and Tandridge), and west area (Guildford and Waverley). Job: The works comprise 1 or 2 contracts: either east and west area separately or combined, involving highway routine maintenance works, including winter maintenance.Client: Surrey County Council, Highways and Transportation Department, Room 365, County Hall, Kingston upon Thames KT1 2DY.Tender date: April 1995.Time period: 2-4 years.Apply by: October 24.Apply to: Mr P.Simmonds, Senio
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - WAKEFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE.

    Wakefield district, and in particular the highway network within the district.Job: Construction work to include reconstruction an and resurfacing of carriageways and footways, maintenance work and highway and street lighting emergencies.Client: City of Wakefield Metropolitan District Council, Town Hall, Wakefield WF1 2 HQ, West Yorkshire.Invited tenderers: A maximum of 8.Conditions: A copy of the specification may be inspected free of charge from 22 September 1994 at Chantry House, 123 Kirkga
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - WEST MIDLANDS - M5, M42, M50.

    The M5 between junction 2 and 9, the M42 between junction 3 and its intersection with the M5 and the M50 between junction 4 and its intersection with the M5. Job: Roadworks involving maintenance of approximately 108 km of motorway.Client: Highways Agency, Network Management Division, 5 Broadway, Broad Street, Birmingham B15 1BL.Tender date: January 1995.Time period: 2 years from 1 April 1995.Apply by: October 21.Apply to: Highways Agency, Finance and procurement Division, Room 11-23, St Chri
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - WEST MIDLANDS - M5, M6.

    The network comprises the M5, between junctions 2 and its intersection with the M6. The M6 between junctions 5 and 9 including the complex junction at Gravelly Hill Interchange. Job: The maintenance of approximately 38 km of motorway.Client: Department of transport, Network management Division, West Midlands Regional Office, 5 Broadway, Broad Street, Birmingham B15 1BL.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Time period: 24 months starting spring 1995.Value: £1 million-£5 mill
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - WEST YORKSHIRE - HEMSWORTH.

    Job: Lot 1: construction of over 5 km of single carriageway highway including the following structures: 2 culverts, 2 farm underpasses, railway overbridge and works to a disused railway tunnel; lot 2: landscape works. Contract reference is Hemsworth Bypass (quote in all communications).Client: The City of Wakefield Metropolitan District Council, Town Hall, Wakefield WF1 2HQ, West Yorkshire.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Time period: 1: April 1995 to December 1996; 2: August 1996
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - WEST YORKSHIRE.

    The M1 motorway junctions 38-42 located on the M1 motorway to the south-west and north-west of Wakefield.Job: Installation work for a new communications system.Client: Department of Transport, Network Management Division, Yorkshire and Humberside Regional Office, City House, Leeds LS1 4JD.Tender date: Mid December 1994 approximately.Time period: Not exceeding 24 weeks.Apply by: October 16.Apply to: Highways Agency, Finance and Procurement Division, Room 11/23, St Christopher House, London SE1
  • 06Oct94 UK: TENDERS - WEST YORKSHIRE.

    M62 Motorway junction 25 located on the M62 Motorway to the northeast of Huddersfield.Job: Construction work involving the reconstruction of approximately 7 km of 3-lane motorway.Client: Department of Transport, Network Management Division, Yorkshire and Humberside Regional Office, City House, Leeds LS1 4JD.Tender date: November 1994 approximately.Time period: Not exceeding 8 weeks.Apply by: October 14.Apply to: Highways Agency, Finance and Procurement Division, Room 11/23, St Christopher Hou
  • 06Oct94 UK: THIEVES DICE WITH DEATH - OVERHEAD POWER CABLES.

    Thieves in the South-West are risking their lives stealing 1,000 volt overhead copper power cables.Two miles of cable worth thousands of pounds have been taken from west Cornwall in the past week.The copper cable can fetch more than £1,000 a tonne from scrap merchants.The thieves are targeting the bottom earth wires, which are only 150 cm from the nearest live wires.Because the lines are under tension, they can easily leap when cut, with potentially fatal consequences, but so far no one
  • 06Oct94 UK: TILBURY CIVILS MOVE - HEAD OFFICE.

    Tilbury Douglas is to move its civil engineering head office from Reading to Birmingham. The move comes as part of a management shake-up which will see Cameron Johnston appointed as managing director of the firm's civil engineering wing. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: TITAN'S TIDE - FLOATING CRANE, NORTH SHIELDS.

    Contractor Tyne and Wear Marine had to choose its moment carefully between two tides to bring this Titan III floating crane into Albert Edward Dock at North Shields.It was used to shift a 115-tonne concrete block which had formed the base of a crane at the water's edge. This had to be moved so the surrounding ground could be prepared for development. The Tyne and Wear Development Corporation is carrying out a £245 million regeneration of the 81 ha dock area.An attempt to use a land-based
  • 06Oct94 UK: TRADE GAP'S DOUBLE-EDGE.

    One of the prime examples of the apparent mismatch between our productive capacity and our demands in terms of consumption is in building materials. And the news this week that Britain's trade gap in materials is growing again is double-edged.The good news is that rising demand for materials is evidence of the recovery in construction. The bad news is that the recovery, like the boom before the recession, is being built on imports which are not being balanced by increases in exports.A few yea
  • 06Oct94 UK: TRUSSLER TO QUIT - KYLE STEWART MD.

    John Trussler, the 58-year-old managing director of Kyle Stewart, is giving up his job at the end of the year. He will be replaced by his deputy Richard Gregory. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: UCATT PLANS TO AXE 31 JOBS TO CUT COSTS.

    UCATT plans to axe at least 13 officials and 18 staff in the latest cost-cutting exercise.The union said the job losses would hit both national and local officials. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: UK HOSTS COLOMBIAN VISIT - BUSINESS LINKS PROMOTION.

    The Department of the Environment and Department of Trade and Industry will host a visit* of 20 Colombian construction firms in London on October 10 to promote business links with the UK.British business interest in Colombia has been growing since British Petroleum announced a huge gas discovery two months ago. The visit by the Colombians is a rare case of the mountain coming to Mohammed.'Colombian companies are outward-looking and keen to establish links with the relevant British firms as su
  • 06Oct94 UK: UNION SLAMS LABOUR ROADS PLAN.

    A top union boss is blasting Labour's plans to switch billions of pounds out of the road building programme and into public transport.Transport union TGWU general secretary Bill Morris fears the move could cost hundreds of jobs in the construction industry.And he has fired off an angry letter to shadow environment secretary Chris Smith following his speech at the Labour Party conference in Blackpool.Mr Morris said: 'I hope that over the next few years Mr Smith will adequately consult the unio
  • 06Oct94 UK: UNIONS PRESS FOR £4 AN HOUR - LABOUR AT CONFERENCE.

  • 06Oct94 UK: VIEWPOINT - CONTROL SUPPLIERS AND THE MANAGEMENT GAME.

  • 06Oct94 UK: WORCESTER - NORTHSIDE, CROOKBARROW LANE, NORTON BARRACKS.

    Planning authority: Wychavon.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses/luxury houses (124).Value: £4 million.Client: Wainhomes (Midlands).Agent: GHM Architects, Wheathampstead Place, Wheathampstead, St. Albans, Hertfordshire AL4 8SB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 06Oct94 UK: WORKING TO SERVE OTHERS - FACILITIES MANAGEMENT.

  • 06Oct94 UK: WS ATKINS TURNS TO FM IN MOVE TO DIVERSIFY.

  • 06Oct94 USA: CARBIDE IS THE KEY TO VERMEER TUB GRINDER.

    By Dan Gilkes.Carbide-tipped teeth and road milling experience have helped US manufacturer Vermeer stay one step ahead of its competitors with its Brawny TG400 Tub Grinder.The new line, brought in by Vermeer trenching machinery UK distributor B-Trac Equipment, has a hammer tooth rotary drum fitted below the Tub Grinder's revolving hopper to break up wood and other organic waste materials. Sales manager Andrew Smith says the carbide-tipped teeth make this design stronger than its competitors.T
  • 13Oct94 CHINA: CHINESE COASTING - P AND O GROUP STUDIES PORT EXPANSION.

    The P and O Group, which owns Bovis Construction, is looking at plans to develop a £500 million container port at a site on the Chinese coast. The rapid expansion of the Chinese market raises huge two-way trading potential. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 CHINA: HOTEL BOOKING - JIN JIANG GROUP HOTEL CONSTRUCTION.

    Shanghai-based Jin Jiang Group has started construction of a £95 million, 50-storey, five-star hotel in Pudong, east of Shanghai, which will open in late 1996. The hotel will have 500 bedrooms, a two-storey revolving restaurant and a conference hall. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 CHINA: POWER PLANT - LOAN APPROVED.

    A £75 million loan has been approved by the Asian Development Bank for a 240 MW hydroelectric power station in China's Hunan province on the Yuanshi River. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 CHINA: PROJECT PERMITS - CIVIL ENGINEERING.

    The Chinese ministry of construction has issued a circular Methods of Reporting and Administration Over Civil Engineering Projects. It threatens withdrawal of building permits from projects not going through formal reporting procedures. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 CHINA: SHANGHAI BUILDS ON BOOM TOWN IMAGE.

    Shanghai is the world's number one boom town for construction, and it shows no sign of slipping.Last month Japanese developer Mori Building Corporation unveiled plans for a £500 million, 90-storey skyscraper. The Tokyo-based firm has a 46-storey tower ready to start on site in early 1995.The news follows revelations that Trafalgar House and Gammon Construction of Hong Kong, its associate company, are working on a major project in Shanghai, but are unwilling to give details. Until now, no
  • 13Oct94 CHINA: TAXING TIME - GUANGZHOU REAL ESTATE TAXATION.

    The Guangzhou municipal government has announced that it has sorted out tax on foreign investment in real estate, and that in future a single office will be responsible for collection. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 CHINA: UK-CHINA CASH LINK.

    China and Britain have agreed a £55 million funding package for concession-financed projects in the public transport, water and the environment sectors. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 EU: BEC MOVE TO STOP LAW ON WORKING ABROAD - CONSTRUCTION WORKER MOBILITY.

  • 13Oct94 FRANCE: APPOINTMENT AT INGERSOLL-RAND.

    Paul Bergren has been appointed president of Ingersoll-Rand Europe, based in Paris. He retains his post as president of the air compressor group worl-wide. This is the first time the headquarters of one of the major product groups has moved to Europe. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 FRANCE: DOING THEIR LEVEL BEST.

  • 13Oct94 GERMANY: EUROCONTRACTS - BAD WILDBAD, GERMANY.

    Contractor: Beton-und Monierbau GmbH, Landsbergerstrasse 394, D-81241 Munchen.Value: Dm 56,058,000 (£23.4 million).Job: Construction of tunnels and associated works.Client: Stadt Bad Wildbad, Stadtbauamt, Technisches Rathaus, Wilhelmstrasse 50, D-75323 Bad Wildbad. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - OBERSCHLEISSHEIM, GERMANY.

    Job: Construction of research and testing facilities at Oberschleissheim.Client: Finanzbauamt Munchen II, Karlstrasse 45, D-80333 Munchen, tel: (089) 59 95-03, fax: (089) 59 95-83 40.Value: Dm 17.9 million (£7.5 million).Completion: 27 months starting June 1995.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Details: Further details from the client, Herr Kriegereit, or Inspectorate: Oberfinanzdirektion Munchen, Sophienstrasse 6, D-80333 Munchen, tel: (089) 59 95-0, fax: (089) 59 95-55 22. C
  • 13Oct94 GREECE: EUROTENDERS - CRETE, GREECE.

    Job: Roadworks at Heraklion.Client:Diefthynsi Sygkoinoniakon Ergon, 2i DEKE tis teos 12is PYDE, Ktirio Limenikou Tameiou Irakleiou, TTh 1815, GR-711 10 Irakleio Kritis, tel: (81) 28 91 85/22 62 48/24 66 86, fax: 22 38 23.Value: Dr 4,500 million (£12 million).Completion: 700 days.Tender date: October 19.Documents from: Address above.Details: Documents cost Dr 20,000 (£54), payable at the Trapeza Ellados, account number: 26806/0. Further information from the client. Offers in Greek. C
  • 13Oct94 GREECE: EUROTENDERS - RHODES, GREECE.

    Job: Various harbour works.Client: Nomarchia Dodekanisou, Diefthynsi Technikon Ypiresion, Dioikitirio, GR-851 00 Rodos, tel: (241) 37 777, fax: 22 766.Value: Dr 5,000 million (£13.5 million).Completion: 36 months.Tender date: October 18.Documents from: Address above.Details: Documents cost Dr 25,000 (£67). Details from the client. Offers in Greek. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 HONG KONG: £60M SUCCESS FOR KIER IN HK.

    By Peter Cooper.Kier has beaten strong local competition to win the £60 million pedestrian subway to link Hong Kong's Central Station with the new airport station.News of Kier's biggest success so far in the colony came last Friday when the Mass Transit Railway Corporation issued a letter of intent. The British contractor expects to be on site by the end of the year to start the 41-month contract.Kier managing director John Lawson said: 'Naturally we are delighted by the award, but we ar
  • 13Oct94 HONG KONG: HK AIRPORT HIT BY CLAIMS ROW.

  • 13Oct94 HONG KONG: TUNNEL LINK - AIRPORT RAILWAY TUNNEL INSTALLATION.

    A Franco-Japanese group of Dragages, Bachy Soletanche and Pena-Ocean is installing the first tunnel unit for Hong Kong's HK$34 billion (£3 billion) airport railway. The reinforced concrete tube section was floated into position and sunk in 20 m of water just metres from the central business district. This 80 m section was built early to fit it into a seawall being constructed as part of the central reclamation, designed by consultant Maunsell. The 1.2 km immersed tube will connect Hong K
  • 13Oct94 ITALY: EUROCONTRACTS - ROME, ITALY.

    Contractor: CO.GE.MAR spa Infrastrutture, via S.Giovanni de Matha 25, I-Somma Vesuviana (NA).Value: Lit 20,334,422,100 (£21.4 million).Job: Construction of a ring road.Client: Azienda Nazionale autonoma delle strade (ANAS), Direzione centrale amministrativa - Gestione lavori - Ufficio contratti, via Monzambano 10, I-00185 Roma, tel: (06) 49 03 26, telex 620166, fax: 445 49 56. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 MALAYSIA: END OF BAN HERALDS A DELUGE OF WORK - UK CONTRACTORS.

  • 13Oct94 NETHERLANDS: GOING DUTCH - MATERIALS SHORTAGE HITS CONSTRUCTION.

    Dutch builders report that materials shortages rather than low orders are now the main factor depressing public sector construction, according to the industry's research body EIB this week. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 PHILIPPINES: BRITISH FIRMS CHASE SCHEMES IN PHILIPPINES - MAJOR INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS.

    News this week that British companies are in the running for several major infrastructure projects in the Philippines highlights the big changes that have taken place in this once-dormant economy, writes Simon Wilcox.A delegation from Britain's financial services industry met finance secretary Roberto de Ocampo in Manila last month and hosted a half-day seminar called London: Manila's European Gateway. The group represented British Invisibles, the private cross-sector organisation responsible
  • 13Oct94 PHILIPPINES: BRITS SET TO MOVE IN ON PHILIPPINES - BALFOUR BEATTY/BAA.

    Balfour Beatty and airports operator BAA have approached the Filipino government with proposals for three infrastructure projects totalling more than £1 billion.Balfour Beatty is opening an office in Manila and has deposited £350,000 in a local bank as initial capital.The contractor has registered interest in bidding for a 640 MW geothermal electricity project for the Philippine National Oil Company at Leyte in Tongonan.The £650 million scheme will provide 200 MW of power to Ce
  • 13Oct94 PHILIPPINES: BRITS SET TO MOVE IN ON PHILIPPINES - BALFOUR BEATTY/BAA.

  • 13Oct94 PHILIPPINES: CAN PLAN - SAN MIGUEL FACTORY.

    Filipino food and drink giant San Miguel is to build a 420 million cans-a-year aluminium can factory in General Trias Cavite province. Construction is to start in January. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 PHILIPPINES: FILIPINO CHIPS - MITSUI HIGH-TEC PLANT.

    Mitsui High-tec is to construct a £200 million plant in the Philippines to produce lead frames for personal computers and equipment manufacturers. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 RUSSIA: FINNS ON A FLYER - RUSSIAN CONSTRUCTION.

  • 13Oct94 SOUTH KOREA: PORT SIDE - LOANS FOR IMPROVEMENTS.

    The World Bank has approved a £65 million loan to improve port facilities in Pusan and Inchon in Korea. Rapid growth of the Korean economy has left its ports overstretched. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - CASTELLON, SPAIN.

    Job: Railway works at Benicasim and Oropesa (Castellon).Client: Ministerio de Obras Publicas, Transportes y Medio Ambiente, Direccion General de Infraestructuras del Transporte Ferroviario, Plaza de los Sagrados Corazones, 7, E-28036 Madrid, tel: (91) 563 58 97.Value: Pta 16,670,785,466 (£82.5 million).Completion: 30 months.Tender date: October 21.Documents from: Address above, Primera Jefatura Zonal de Proyectos, 2a planta.Details: Documents are available until October 14. Offers in Spa
  • 13Oct94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - GIRONA, SPAIN.

    Job: Roadworks in the province of Girona.Client: Ministerio de Obras Publicas, Transportes y Medio Ambiente, Direccion General de Carreteras, Paseo de la Castellana, 67, Madrid.Value: Pta 1,747,292,626 (£8.7 million).Completion: 18 months.Tender date: November 4.Documents from: Address above, or Subdireccion general de programasy presupuestos y en la Demarcacion de Carreteras del Estado de Cataluna, avda.de la Diagonal, 463 bis, 2o, E-08071 Barcelona.Details: Documents are available unti
  • 13Oct94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - MADRID, SPAIN.

    Job: Railway works. Contract reference is 9410350.Client: Ministerio de Obras Publicas, transportes y Medio Ambiente, Direccion General de Infraestructuras del Transporte Ferroviario, Plaza de los Sagrados Corazones, 7, E-28036 Madrid, tel: (91) 563 58 97.Value: Pta 4,794,632,300 (£23.7 million).Completion: 30 months.Tender date: October 28.Documents from: Address above, Primera Jefatura Zonal de Proyectos, 2a planta.Details: Documents are available until October 19. Offers in Spanish. C
  • 13Oct94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - VALENCIA, SPAIN.

    Job: Improvements to roads. Contract reference is 20-CO-2330.M.Client: Ministerio de Obras Publicas, Transportes y Medio Ambiente, Direccion General de Carreteras, Paseo de la Castellana, 67, Madrid.Value: Pta 5,632,637,710 (£28 million).Completion: 28 months.Tender date: November 7.Documents from: Address above, or Subdireccion general de programas y presupuestos y en la Demarcacion de Carreteras del Estado de Andalucia Occidental, avd. de las Palmeras, 24-26, E-41071 Sevilla.Details: D
  • 13Oct94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - VALENCIA, SPAIN.

    Job: Construction of a dual carriageway. Contract reference is 13-V-4430.Client: Ministerio de Obras Publicas, Transportes y Medio Ambiente, Direccion General de Carreteras, Paseo de la castellana, 67, Madrid.Value: Pta 1,867,744,593 (£9.3 million).Completion: 15 months.Tender date: November 14.Documents from: Address above, or Subdireccion general de programas y presupuestos y en la Demarcacion de Carreteras del estado de Valencia, c/ Joaquin Ballester, 39, E-46071 Valencia.Details: Doc
  • 13Oct94 SWEDEN: COPCO/PERKINS DEAL.

    The Perkins Group has signed an US$8 million (£5.2 million) deal to supply Swedish plant manufacturer Atlas Copco with diesel engines.Copco is fitting naturally aspirated and turbo versions of the 1000 Series Perkins engines to its latest QAS generators, which have outputs ranging from 50-110 kVA.The generators will be assembled at Copco's new factory in Belgium, which also makes portable compressors. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 THAILAND: MIVAN LANDS SECOND DEAL FOR THAI AIR FORCE.

    Northern Irish contractor Mivan has just signed a £56 million deal with the Royal Thai Air Force to build a new township near one the country's military air bases.Around 2,000 apartments are to be built under the scheme, which includes the design and construction of the units as well as the associated community buildings and infrastructure.This will be the second contract the Antrim-based contractor has won at the Don Muang Air Force Base.In October 1993 the firm took a £21.5 millio
  • 13Oct94 UK: A ROOF CURE FOR THE RAIN - RONACRETE.

    There's no shortage of products for waterproofing roofs. But what happens if it rains before the waterproof coating has dried or cured?Unidri AW from Ronacrete is an elastomeric roof coating which is not affected by rainfall during application or before curing. It is applied by brush, spray or roller and is suitable for flat or pitched roofs. There is a 10-year warranty, by which time it may have stopped raining.Ronacrete: 081-593 7621. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: A34 BYPASS BLACKOUT LIFTED.

    News of developments on the £45 million A34 Newbury bypass is beginning to filter through after several weeks of information blackout.Sources close to the whole-life costing job say the contest has narrowed to three contenders - Kier/Hochtief, Costain and Mowlem.It is understood that the other trio of contestants - Amec, Wimpey and Alfred McAlpine - have heard officially they are now out of the race.The scheme has angered environmentalists, and contractors are including £1 million f
  • 13Oct94 UK: ABB STRIVING FOR IMPROVED FIRE SAFETY.

    ABB Veloduct has developed a high performance fire damper extract air valve designed to improve fire safety in buildings by restricting the spread of fire through ventilation ducts. The GEV-F damper has a spring loaded thermal link which melts at 74 deg C, causing the valve to snap shut and stop the passage of flames and gases through the ductwork. ABB Veloduct, 0525 383883. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: ADBRUF ADDITION TO LINE MARKETING RANGE.

    Adbruf, the Dorset based road line markings manufacturer, has added a retro-reflective marking material to its product range.Called Linextra 2000, the thermoplastic material is said to have a high degree of reflectivity, even after several years of weathering.There are three grades of Linextra 2000. SR grade is rated at 250 millicandela/sq m/lux (a unit of luminance) when first laid, fading to 150 mc/sq m/lux after two years normal use.The other two grades are MR and HR, which give 350/175 an
  • 13Oct94 UK: ANTI-SKID MIXERS - WJ HORROD.

    W J Horrod of north London has developed a range of mixers for anti-skid road materials which can be truck mounted.The mixers are available in 1, 1.5 and 2 tonne capacities and are said to deliver a high consistency of materials because of an efficient agitation system. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT AINSCOUGH CRANE HIRE.

    The Lancashire-based crane hire company, which recently bought the assets of Krane Services of Scunthorpe, has set up a heavy crane division with its own premises at Leyland. Andrew Winter, the former head of Baldwins heavy cranes, has joined the company as manager of the new division. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT DAVID MCLEAN.

    John Kendrick has joined the North Wales builder as group financial controller from KPMG Peat-Marwick. He has qualifications in electronic engineering and accountancy. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT ENGLISH PARTNERSHIPS.

    The Government's regeneration agency has appointed three regional directors. John Nicholls is in charge in the Midlands; he was development director at the Black Country Development Corporation. In London and the south-east, Ralph Luck moves from the Chatham Maritime project to be regional director. And Jim Gill from Amec Developments has been recruited for the north-west post. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT FITZPATRICK.

    Jim Elders is to become managing director of construction operations from November 1. Pat Fitzpatrick remains as chairman. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT HALL AND TAWSE PARTNERSHIP.

    The social housing arm of Raine has appointed Philip Cleaver as managing director. He was managing director of Norwest Holst's northern building company and of its engineering division, as well as chairman of Rosser and Russell Building Services and Capper Pipe Services. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT KNIGHT PIESOLD.

    New Austrian Tunnelling Method expert Dr Paul Varley has joined the consulting engineer as head of the rock mechanics and tunnelling unit. He was geotechnical design manager for TML on the Channel Tunnel and led the team which recovered the tunnelling machine used in earlier attempts to unite England and France. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT MAUNSELL.

    Former London Regional Transport chief Sir Wilfrid Newton has joined the board as a non-executive director. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT N G BAILEY.

    The M and E contractor has appointed Bill Richardson as business development manager for west and central Scotland and Cumbria. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT O'BRIEN-KREITZBERG.

    Tony Westbrook, engineering director of BAA and the man who headed the projects teams for Heathrow's Terminal Four, Gatwick North Terminal and Stansted Airport, has joined the London office of the US-owned project management firm. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT STYLES AND WOOD.

    The Manchester fit-out specialist has promoted Malcolm Rogerson to chief buyer; he is replaced as senior buyer by Craig Parry, who has worked with Fairclough and McCarthy and Stone. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT TYSONS.

    John Clarke has been appointed construction director of Tysons Construction. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: ARGENT IN THE CITY - OFFICE PLANNED.

    Developer Argent has announced that it intends to develop a £70 million office building in the City of London.Sidell Gibson has designed a 12,000 sq m building and a planning application for the scheme is due to be lodged within the next few weeks, says the developer. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: ARROWCROFT TAKES COVENTRY CONTRACT.

    Arrowcroft, the London-based developer, has been chosen to lead a £25 million redevelopment of the 17,000 sq m Lower Market Precinct in Coventry's city centre.The City of Coventry appointed Arrowcroft ahead of Argent, Littlewoods and Grantchester.Aukett Associates is architect for the scheme which involves refurbishment work and building almost 5,000 sq m of retail space as well as providing extra parking and extensive weather protection for shoppers. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: ASPHALT SNAGS - LAING M25 WORK.

    Laing has hit problems using porous asphalt on its £54 million contract to widen the M25 between junctions 7 and 8.A DoT spokesman said that tests suggested the asphalt was not up to standard and sections might have to be resurfaced. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: BACK IN THE LIME LIGHT - LIME STABILISATION FOR ROAD DESIGN.

  • 13Oct94 UK: BENEFITS RECORD - RECORD CONSTRUCTION RETIREMENTS.

    The construction industry's B and CE benefit scheme last year paid out a record number of retirement benefits with 8,289 workers receiving tax-free lump sums totalling £13.3 million.According to the recently published annual report, more than 10,000 employers contributed to the scheme last year. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: BIRSE RELIEF ROAD - £8M ROAD CONTRACT.

    Birse has won an £8 million contract at Reading to build the first phase of the A33 relief road. The job has been designed by Babtie. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: BLACK AND STRONG - AMEY CONSTRUCTION, M40 OXFORDSHIRE.

    A troublesome stretch of the M40 in Oxfordshire is being resurfaced with porous asphalt by Amey Construction to end a spate of failures of the original concrete surface.Extensive repairs have had to be carried out five times in the past eight years, but now the Department of Transport has taken the plunge and chosen the 8 km stretch of road to trial porous asphalt as an overlay.Full details of the £8 million contract are on page 22. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: BLANKETS TO FIGHT AGAINST SOIL EROSION.

    River and Sea Gabions has launched a range of biodegradable soil blankets designed to combat soil erosion on road, rail and watercourse projects.Biomac quilted blankets are made from coir (coconut fibre) and straw reinforced with polypropylene netting. The three-ply coir protects new vegetation from the effects of soil erosion caused by extremes of rain, wind and sun. Later, when the plants are well established, the blanket rots down and enriches the soil.Various grades of Biomac are availabl
  • 13Oct94 UK: BOGE SEEKS DEALERS.

    German compressor manufacturer Boge is looking for dealers to complete its coverage of the UK market.Boge established a UK subsidiary six months ago in Bromsgrove, near Birmingham.The German parent firm makes piston and screw compressors which are used in mining, crafts and offshore engineering as well as the industrial market. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: BOGUS BUILDERS GO TO JAIL.

    A gang of bogus builders which extorted £2 million from home owners was jailed for a total of 13 years last week.The five men resurfaced drives and paths before terrorising customers into paying up to 10 times more than the estimate.The men set up at least 30 bogus firms with names similar to those of reputable builders.They told home owners that they worked for motorway maintenance and building firms with leftover blacktop for sale. They then demanded huge sums of money from their victi
  • 13Oct94 UK: BREAKER HALVES COST OF LABOUR - MAWSLEY MACHINERY.

  • 13Oct94 UK: BUCKS DLO SHUTS.

    Buckinghamshire county Council has closed its loss-making highways direct labour organisation and chosen maintenance contractor Prismo to take over the work in a £21 million deal. The DLO has lost almost £2 million since April 1993. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: C AND N ROAD WIN - CHRISTIANI AND NIELSEN.

    Christiani and Nielsen has taken Contract 2 on the A470 Pentrebach/Cefn Coed improvement project in Mid-Glamorgan with a bid of £15.73 million. Work for the Welsh Office entails 1.6 km of dual carriageway and two viaducts. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CBL DEALERSHIP, FERMEC RANGE OF SKID STEER LOADERS.

    Clive Barford (CBL) has become a dealer for the Fermec range of skid steer loaders in southern England and South Wales. Fermec introduced its latest MF500 series skid steers this summer and CBL will be selling and hiring the machines from its seven sites across the dealer territory.The move comes in a year in which CBL has already invested £2.5 million in its Ammann, Thwaites and Hanix plant, as well as signing a distribution deal with Atlas Copco. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CITYSITE - REDLAND IS PITCHING AT THE ROOF OF THE WORLD.

  • 13Oct94 UK: CONCERTAINER PUTS ITS SQUEEZE ON MARKET - HESCO BASTION.

  • 13Oct94 UK: CONDAM SET FOR SHOWDOWN TALKS - CONSTRUCTION SITE SAFETY.

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  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ABERDEEN, GRAMPIAN - CAUSEWAYHEAD.

    Job: Construction of a sports pavilion at a primary school.Completion: Barratt Construction, Ellon.Awarded by: Grampian Regional Council, Aberdeen.Value: £100,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ABERDEEN, GRAMPIAN - KING STREET.Job: Road junction at Beach Esplanage.

    Contractor: Grampian Regional Council Direct Labour Organisation.Awarded by: Grampian Regional Council, Aberdeen.Value: £129,513. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ABERDEEN, GRAMPIAN - SEATON.Job: Internal refurbishment of primary school.13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ABERDEEN, GRAMPIAN - KING STREET.

    Contractor: Hall and Tawse Scotland, Aberdeen.Awarded by: Grampian Regional Council, Aberdeen.Value: £913,383. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ARDERSIER, HIGHLAND.13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ABERDEEN, GRAMPIAN - SEATON.

    Job: Sewers and pump stations for drainage scheme.Contractor: George Leslie, Glasgow.Awarded by: Highland Regional Council, Inverness.Value: £797,455. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ASHINGTON, NORTHUMBERLAND - WANSBECK BUSINESS PARK.

    Job: The design and construction of four blocks of advance factory units of a minimum gross internal floor area 3,000 sq m.Completion: Work starts 31 October for completion 30 weeks thereafter.Contractor: Mowlem Northern, Construction House, Kingsway South, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 0ED (Tel 091 401 0401).Awarded by: English Partnerships for The Urban Regeneration Agency.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BANBURY, OXFORDSHIRE.

    Job: Strengthening of a railway bridge.Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine and Sons.Awarded by: Oxfordshire County Council.Value: £740,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BARRY, SOUTH GLAMORGAN - LAVERNOCK.

    Job: To provide a long sea outfall as part of the Barry Bathing Water Improvement Scheme.Contractor: Christiani and Nielsen.Awarded by: Welsh Water.Value: £4.8 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BEITH, STRATHCLYDE.

    Job: Installation of central heating in 78 local authority houses.Contractor: James Frew, Stevenston.Awarded by: Cunninghame District Council, Irvine.Value: £154,896. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BEITH, STRATHCLYDE.

    Job: Installation of UPVC windows in 76 local authority houses, also partly in Kilbirnie.Contractor: Anglian Windows, Glasgow.Awarded by: Cunninghame District Council, Irvine.Value: £102,745. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BERKHAMSTED, HERTFORDSHIRE - HIGH STREET.

    Job: Town centre enhancement works.Completion: 12 weeks starting September 1994.Contractor: May Gurney Construction, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.Awarded by: Hertfordshire County Council.Value: £540,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRKENHEAD, MERSEYSIDE - BIRKENHEAD.

    Job: Alterations and improvements to a retail unit.Contractor: Tarmac Construction.Awarded by: Arrowcroft.Value: £384,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - ATHELSTAN HOUSE CHILDREN'S HOME, MOSELEY ROAD.

    Job: Repairs to the interior and exterior of the home and internal refurbishment works.Completion: Work has started for completion on January 25, 1995.Contractor: William Weaver, 86-92 Worcester Road, Bromsgrove, Hereford and Worcester.Awarded by: Birmingham City Council.Value: £574,977. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - COUNTY GROUND, EDGBASTON.

    Job: Demolition of the Hillbank Stand and the construction of a three-storey replacement incorporating private dining boxes, executive boxes, restaurant and reception area.Completion: Work has started for completion on May 30, 1995.Contractor: Alfred McAlpine Construction, Pendeford House, Wobaston Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands.Awarded by: Warwickshire County Cricket Club.Value: £2.27 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - WATTVILLE ROAD.

    Job: The reconstruction of underbridge 266 on the Didcot to Chester Rail Line.Completion: Work has started for the completion on April 5, 1995.Contractor: Trafalgar House Construction (Regions), 70 Tamworth Road, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire.Awarded by: Rail Track.Value: £505,715. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BISHOP AUCKLAND, COUNTY DURHAM - ST ANDREW'S ROAD.

    Job: Construction of a 60 bedroomed nursing home with external works including landscaping.Contractor: Charnleigh Construction, 19 Beach Road, South Shields, NE33 2QA.Awarded by: Quality Care Developments.Value: £735,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BLYTH, NORTHUMBERLAND - NETHERFIELD HOUSE, STATION ROAD, SEGHILL, CRAMLINGTON.

    Job: Building alterations and extensions to a medical centre.Completion: Work starts early October, 1994 for completion in May, 1995.Contractor: Hastie D Burton, 25 Kettlewell Terrace, North Shields, Tyne and Wear NE30 1BU.Awarded by: Drs Brown, Holding and Quayle.Value: £240,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRISTOL, AVON - GLOUCESTER ROAD.

    Job: The work involves enlarging the existing sewer in open-cut with 2 storm water overflows.Completion: Work has just started and is due for completion in 6 months.Contractor: Dew Construction, Bristol, Avon.Awarded by: Bristol City Council.Value: £500,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRISTOL, AVON - PORTISHEAD.

    Job: To install advanced building services, including combining chilled beams with air displacement, in a new purpose-built command headquarters for the Avon and Somerset Police Force.Completion: Work has started and is expected to be completed by may 1995.Contractor: Crown House Engineering.Awarded by: Higgs and Hill.Value: £3.65 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CAMBRIDGESHIRE - WATER BEACH BARRACKS.

    Job: To put pitch roofs on to flat roof buildings.Contractor: Haymills (Contractors), Stowmarket, Suffolk.Awarded by: Ministry of Defence.Value: £950,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CHESTERFIELD, DERBYSHIRE - PANKHURST PLACE, CLAY CROSS.

    Job: Re-roofing works to a council owned building complex.Contractor: Baggaley and Jenkins, Construction House, Hermitage Way, Mansfield NG18 5ES, Nottinghamshire.Awarded by: North East Derbyshire District Council, Council House, Saltergate, Chesterfield, Derbyshire.Value: £122,301. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CHIPPENHAM, WILTSHIRE - AZIMGHUR BARRACKS, COLERNE.

    Job: Refurbishment works to the regiment's accommodation facilities.Completion: Work has started for completion on December 23.Contractor: Alfred McAlpine Construction, Pendeford House, Wobaston Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands.Awarded by: Defence Works Services.Value: £770,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CHIRK, CLWYD - ST MARTINS TRANSFER STATION.

    Job: Civils works and small building.Contractor: D.J.Construction, Llysfaen, Colwyn Bay, Clwyd.Awarded by: Welsh Water.Value: £190,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CHORLEY, LANCASHIRE - CHORLEY.

    Job: The refurbishment of the covered market.Contractor: Tarmac Construction.Awarded by: Chorley Borough Council.Value: £800,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CLEVELAND - LACKENBY.

    Job: The construction of a new electricity sub-station.Contractor: Tarmac Construction.Awarded by: GEC Alsthom Cegelec Sub Station Project.Value: In excess of £1.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CRICCIETH, GWYNEDD - CRICCIETH PROMENADE.

    Job: Reconstruction of the sea wall and hand railing.Contractor: D.J.Construction, Llysfaen, Colwyn Bay, Clwyd.Awarded by: Dwyfor District Council.Value: £300,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - DARLINGTON, COUNTY DURHAM - MCMULLEN ROAD.

    Job: The construction of new car show room together with service bays and trade parts department including all associated external works.Completion: Work started early October for completion April 1995.Contractor: Arman Construction, 23 Kew Gardens, Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear, NE26 3LY (Tel 091 251 0858).Awarded by: S G Petch, Mill Garage, Station Road, West Auckland, County Durham (Tel 0388 832184).Value: £650,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - DARTFORD, KENT.

    Job: To build new offices.Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine and Sons.Awarded by: Honeywell Controls.Value: £850,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - DENNY, CENTRAL.

    Job: Roads and drainage infrastructure for combined office project.Contractor: Central Contracts (Roads).Awarded by: Central Regional Council, Stirling.Value: £358,154. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - DONCASTER, YORKSHIRE - CHAPPELL DRIVE BRIDGE.

    Job: The structural strengthening of the re-inforced concrete bridge including new diaphragms, edge beams, strengthening brackets, plate bonding, surfacing and parapets.Completion: Work has started for completion in February, 1995.Contractor: Morrison Construction (Civil Engineering Division, England and Wales), Zenith House, Wakefield 41 Business Park, Brunel Road, Wakefield.Awarded by: Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £257,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - DUDLEY, WEST MIDLANDS - PEDMORE.

    Job: Repairs and refurbishment to 44 houses.Contractor: Tarmac Construction Contract Housing Division.Awarded by: Dudley Borough Council.Value: £830,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - DUDLEY, WEST MIDLANDS - PEDMORE.

  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - DUNBARTONSHIRE, STRATHCLYDE - BOWLING, HIGH DYKES AND KIPPEROCH.

    Job: Concrete repairs and waterproofing of three service reservoirs.Completion: Work has started, for completion in November 1994.Contractor: MJ Gleeson Group PLC, Stirling.Awarded by: Strathclyde Regional Council, India Street, Glasgow.Value: £119,800. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - DURHAM, COUNTY DURHAM - FRAMWELLGATE MOOR.

    Job: Internal alterations to form a new resource based teaching centre.Completion: Fast track programme for completion of all aspects of work in 7 weeks.Contractor: Charnleigh Construction, 19 Beach Road, South Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE33 2QA (Tel 091 427 9664).Awarded by: New College Durham.Value: Over £350,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - DRUMMOND HOUSE PHASE II.

    Job: A management contract for Phase II works.Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine and Sons.Awarded by: Royal Bank of Scotland.Value: £2.75 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN.

    Job: To provide a concierge office and security improvements to two multi-storey blocks.Contractor: Tarmac Construction Contract Housing Division.Awarded by: Edinburgh District Council.Value: £492,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN.

    Job: Site expansion.Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine and Sons.Awarded by: Motorola.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ERISWELL, SUFFOLK - USAF LAKENHEATH.

  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ERISWELL, SUFFOLK - USAF LAKENHEATH.

    Job: Phase II refurbishment of 640 houses.Contractor: Haymills (Contractors), Stowmarket, Suffolk.Awarded by: Ascot Holdings.Value: £235,000.
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - FFESTINIOG, GWYNEDD - GARREGLWYD, NEAR BLAENAU.

  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - FFESTINIOG, GWYNEDD - GARREGLWYD, NEAR BLAENAU.

    Job: Building and civil works.Contractor: D.J.Construction, Llysfaen, Colwyn Bay, Clwyd.Awarded by: Mantec.Value: £200,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - FOCHABERS, GRAMPIAN.

    Job: Alterations and extensions at Milne's Primary School.Contractor: Robertsons of Elgin, Elgin.Awarded by: Grampian Regional Council, Aberdeen.Value: £1.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GILLINGHAM, KENT - GILLINGHAM.

    Job: To build a new two-storey nursing home.Contractor: Tarmac Construction.Awarded by: North Kent Healthcare NHS Trust.Value: £1.5 million approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - ALEXANDRA PARK AND SIGHTHILL.

    Job: Annual supply of dry and coated stone road surfacing materials (six items).Contractor: Tarmac Roadstone.Awarded by: Glasgow District Council.Value: £206,112. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - ARDENCRAIG ROAD AND ARDENCRAIG DRIVE.

    Job: Demolition of local authority properties.Contractor: Reigart Contracts.Awarded by: Glasgow District Council.Value: £139,135. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - KELVIN HALL.

    Job: Provision of new fire alarm system at sports arena and transport museum complex.Contractor: CWS Engineering.Awarded by: Glasgow District Council.Value: £215,625. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - KELVIN HALL.

  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - SCOTSTOUN.

    Job: Fabric improvement repair project, Phase 2B.Contractor: D Campbell.Awarded by: Glasgow District Council.Value: £1.1 million.
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GREAT TORRINGTON, DEVON - GREAT TORRINGTON.

    Job: Resewerage pipelines.Completion: 3 months.Contractor: TJ Brent.Awarded by: South West Water.Value: £300,000.
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GREENFORD, MIDDLESEX - CARDINAL WISEMAN SCHOOL.

    Job: A contract to modernise and expand the school by creating three main buildings and a wide range of new teaching accommodation.Completion: Work started late September on the 58-week programme.Contractor: T.A.Bickerton and Son, St Albans, Hertfordshire.Awarded by: The Diocese of Westminster.Value: £1.9 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GREENOCK, STRATHCLYDE - CATHCART STREET.

    Job: Window replacement in local authority housing.Contractor: Tayside Windows.Awarded by: Inverclyde District Council, Greenock.Value: £132,825. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - HAMPSHIRE - M27 MOTORWAY EASTBOUND CARRIAGEWAY.

    CONTRACTS - HAMPSHIRE - On the M27 Motorway eastbound carriageway between junction 1 at Cadnam and junction 2 near Totton.Job: A major maintenance design and build contract involving reconstruction and resurfacing of the worn out road surface and the laying of a new one together with drainage work and bridge maintenance.Completion: About 10 weeks, starting 26 September 1994.Contractor: Costain Building and Civil Engineering.Awarded by: Highways Agency.Value: £4.6 million. CONSTRUCTION NE
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - HARTLEPOOL, CLEVELAND - JACKSON'S DOCK, HARTLEPOOL MARINA.

    Job: Design and build contract to construct an exhibition, museum and cinema complex with associated external siteworks and carpark.Completion: Work just started for completion in 56 weeks.Contractor: Balfour Beatty Construction, Benton Square Industrial Estate, Wesley Drive, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE12 9UP.Awarded by: Arch: Sir Norman Foster and Partners.Value: £3.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - HARTLEPOOL, CLEVELAND - JACKSON'S DOCK, HARTLEPOOL MARINA.

    Job: Design and build contract for a retail shopping and business units development including associated siteworks and carparks.Completion: Completion by fast track is December 4, 1994.Contractor: Laing North East, Elson House, Regent Centre, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE3 3LX.Awarded by: Jackson Landing Developments.Value: £3.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - HERNE BAY, KENT - KEYS HALL PUMPING STATION.

    Job: To build a storm water outfall.Contractor: Christiani and Nielsen.Awarded by: Southern Water Services.Value: £5.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - IPSWICH, SUFFOLK - IPSWICH HOSPITAL.

    Job: The refurbishment of nurses residential accommodation.Contractor: Haymills (Contractors), Stowmarket, Suffolk.Awarded by: Ipswich Hospital Trust.Value: £1.2 million.
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LARBERT, CENTRAL - CENTRAL PARK.

    Job: Building procurement, Phase 2 at Business and Technology Park.Contractor: Mowlem (Scotland).Awarded by: Central Regional Council, Stirling.Value: £1.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LARBERT, CENTRAL - HIGH SCHOOL.

    Job: Construction of a three-storey extension to provide 24 classrooms, library and office.Contractor: John Laing, Glasgow.Awarded by: Central Regional Council, Stirling.Value: £1.4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LARGS, STRATHCLYDE.

    Job: re-rendering of 64 local authority houses, also partly in Beith, Dalry, Kilbirnie and West Kilbride.Contractor:Awarded by: Cunninghame District Council, Irvine.Value: £114,042.CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LEAVESDEN, HERTFORDSHIRE - WARREN FARM ESTATE.

    Job: To redevelop the estate to provide a new centre for the assessment and treatment of people with learning and behavioural difficulties.Contractor: Willmott Dixon Construction Eastern Region, Hitchin, Hertfordshire.Awarded by: Horizon NHS Trust.Value: £2.25 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LINCOLN, LINCOLNSHIRE - NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK.

    Job: Refurbishment and alterations.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: National Westminster Bank.Value: £375,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE - CARTMELL CLOSE AND FAIRCLOUGH CLOSE, HUYTON.

    Job: Improvement works to 65 council-owned dwellings.Completion: Anticipated start date is October 31 for completion in July, 1995.Contractor: Bullock Construction North West, Farrow House, Atlantic Street, Altrincham, Cheshire.Awarded by: Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £980,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LLANDUDNO, GWYNEDD - WEST SHORE.

    Job: The construction of a control building.Contractor: D.J.Construction, Llysfaen, Colwyn Bay, Clwyd.Awarded by: Welsh Water.Value: £270,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LLANDUDNO, GWYNEDD - WEST SHORE.

  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LLWYNGWRIL, GWYNEDD, NORTH WALES - GWASTADGOED WATER TREATMENT WORKS.

    Job: Civil and building works in connection with a new water treatment works.Completion: Work has started for completion in February, 1995.Contractor: Morrison Construction (Civil Engineering Division, England and Wales), Zenith House, Wakefield 41 Business Park, Brunel Road, Wakefield.Awarded by: Water Engineering on behalf of Welsh Water.Value: £400,000.
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - A12/M11 LINK ROAD, EAST LONDON BRIDGE.

    Job: Construction of a single span bridge over railway lines.Contractor: Christiani and Nielsen.Awarded by: Department of Transport.Value: £1.95 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - N4 UMFREVILLE ROAD.

    Job: Bridge strengthening works.Completion: 26 weeks starting 26 September 1994.Contractor: Costain Building and Civil Engineering.Awarded by: London Borough of Haringey.Value: £140,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - N5 LECONFIELD ROAD.

    Job: A design and build new build contract.Contractor: Durkan Bros., New Barnet, Hertfordshire.Awarded by: Landmark Housing Association.Value: £653,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - SE1 STAMFORD STREET.

    Job: A design and build contract.Contractor: Durkan Bros., New Barnet, Hertfordshire.Awarded by: Metropolitan Housing Trust.Value: £789,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - SW3.

    Job: To convert 60 flats to 28 units in a 5 storey Victorian mansion block.Contractor: Durkan Bros., New Barnet, Hertfordshire.Awarded by: The William Sutton Trust.Value: £1.35 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - SW6 VANSTON PLACE.

    Job: A design and build conversion contract.Contractor: Durkan Bros., New Barnet, Hertfordshire.Awarded by: Southern Housing Group.Value: £1.55 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - VARIOUS SITES.

    Job: Aerial installation for cellular radio.Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine and Sons.Awarded by: British Telecom.Value: £1.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LOW FELL, TYNE AND WEAR - DRYDEN ROAD.

    Job: the construction of a new 25-place day care centre.Completion: Work expected to start October 1994 for completion in 8 calendar months.Contractor: Gordon Durham, Moor Lane, East Boldon, Tyne and Wear, NE36 0AG (Tel 091 536 7207).Awarded by: Gateshead Healthcare Trust.Value: £450,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - MARKET DRAYTON, STAFFORDSHIRE - STOKE HEATH PRISON.

    Job: Refurbishments.Contractor: Willmott Dixon Construction Midlands region, Birmingham.Awarded by: HM Prison Service.Value: £1.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEAR ANDOVER, HAMPSHIRE - ON THE A303 - B3048 FORTON JUNCTION.

    Job: Road improvements.Completion: Work started on site on 3 October 1994 and is due to be completed during July 1995.Contractor: Christiani and Nielsen.Awarded by: Highways Agency.Value: £1.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEW ABERDOUR, GRAMPIAN - CITY-WIDE.

    Job: Maintenance of concierge controlled door entry systems.Contractor: Council's Building and Works Department.Awarded by: Glasgow District Council.Value: £260,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEW ABERDOUR, GRAMPIAN - DORMANSIDE.

    Job: Community renewal project, Phase 5A.Contractor: Trafalgar House Construction.Awarded by: Glasgow District Council.Value: £2.8 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEW ABERDOUR, GRAMPIAN - DOUGRIE.

    Job: Installation of curtain walling system at multi-storey blocks.Contractor: Fairmull.Awarded by: Glasgow District Council.Value: £107,250. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEW ABERDOUR, GRAMPIAN - EAST END.

    Job: Mining consolidation works at Leisure Centre.Contractor: Amco Drilling.Awarded by: Glasgow District Council.Value: £286,473. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEW ABERDOUR, GRAMPIAN - WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT.

    Job: Contract for electrical/mechanical work.Contractor: Mackie Environmental.Awarded by: Grampian Regional Council, Aberdeen.Value: £178,990. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - MAPLE TERRACE.

    Job: Total refurbishment of four floors within the Charles Tvevelyan Building.Completion: Fast track programme for completion of all aspects of work in 7 weeks.Contractor: John W and S Dorin, Hadrian House, Airport Industrial Estate, Kenton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 (Tel 091 214 0360).Awarded by: Newcastle College.Value: £513,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - THE ROYAL VICTORIA INFIRMARY.

    Job: A superstructure package.Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine and Sons.Awarded by: Royal Victoria Infirmary Trust.Value: £290,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - THE ROYAL VICTORIA INFIRMARY.

  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - TYNE BREWERY, GALLOWGATE.

    Job: Phase I involving excavation of site.Completion: Work started on site mid-September 1994 and is due for completion mid-March 1995.Contractor: ERDC Construction, Edinburgh, Lothian.Awarded by: Scottish and Newcastle Breweries.Value: £2.8 million approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NORTH SHIELDS, TYNE AND WEAR - FOREST HALL.

    Job: Alterations, refurbishment and extensions to a kitchen block together with new internal layout and new staircase.Contractor: Wiltshier Construction (North East), Endeavour House, 7th Avenue, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 (Tel 091 491 4914).Awarded by: Percy Hedley School.Value: £376,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NORTH SHIELDS, TYNE AND WEAR - WEST CHIRTON INDUSTRIAL ESTATE.

    Job: The construction of portal steel framed and metal clad Letter Delivery Office.Completion: Work started for completion early January 1995.Contractor: Harbour and General, Stevin House, Springwell Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear (Tel 091 417 3545).Awarded by: The Royal Mail.Value: £850,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NORTH SHIELDS, TYNE AND WEAR.

    Job: The design and construction of a new sheltered housing accommodation block together with integral laundering kitchen and care facilities.Completion: Work expected to start October 1994 for completion on 60 weeks.Contractor: Gordon Durham, Moor Lane, East Boldon, Tyne and Wear, NE36 0AG (Tel 091 536 7207).Awarded by: R N J Partnership, Diamond Court, Kingston Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 (Tel 091 26 0707).Value: £1.1 million.
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NORTHAMPTON - NENE COLLEGE, BOUGHTON GREEN ROAD.

    Job: To build additional 300 student bedrooms in two three-storey blocks.Completion: Work has started and completion is due in August 1995.Contractor: Shepherd.Awarded by: Nene College.Value: £3.75 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NOTTINGHAM - EAST CROSS INCINERATOR WORKS, OFF LONDON ROAD.

    Job: Civil works associated with the upgrading of the plant and general improvement works.Completion: Work has started for completion on June 17, 1995.Contractor: Trafalgar House Construction (Regions), 70 Tamworth Road, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire.Awarded by: A. B. B. Flakt.Value: £250,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NOTTINGHAM - HOYLAKE CRESCENT, SCARFELL WAY, SUNNINGHILL DRIVE AND UNIVERSITY PARK.

    Job: Hardstanding re-surfacing works and the installation of fencing to public recreation areas.Completion: Start in October for completion early January, 1995.Contractor: Nottingham City contract Works, Eastcroft Depot, London road, Nottingham NG2 3AH.Awarded by: Nottingham City Council's Community Development Committee.Value: £182,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NOTTINGHAM - VICTORIA CENTRE, PARK.

    Job: External repairs and improvements to a council owned flats complex including window replacement with double glazed units, concrete repairs to in-situ and pre-cast areas and the provision of insulated render.Completion: Contract duration is 66 weeks.Contractor: Pitchmastic, Building group, Royd Works, Attercliffe Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire.Awarded by: Nottingham City Council's Housing Committee.Value: £4,310,172. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NOTTINGHAM - VICTORIA CRESCENT AND ST JUDE'S AVENUE, MAPPERLEY.

    Job: Replacement of an existing combined sewer with 375 mm diameter concrete pipes and new manholes.Contractor: Tomlinson and Thompson, Derby.Awarded by: Nottingham City Council's Environment Committee.Value: £160,713. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NR NEWMARKET, SUFFOLK - JOB - RESPONSIVE MAINTENANCE TO HOUSING STOCK.

    Contractor: Haymills (Contractors), Stowmarket, Suffolk.Awarded by: Forest Heath district Council.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NUNEATON, WARWICKSHIRE - KINGSWOOD ROAD.

    Job: The construction of a single-storey food retail unit.Completion: Work has started for completion on February 13, 1995.Contractor: William Weaver, 86-92 Worcester Road, Bromsgrove, Hereford and Worcester.Awarded by: Aldi Stores.Value: £770,130. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - PLYMOUTH, DEVON - VICTORIA WHARF, QUEEN ANNE'S BATTERY.

    Job: The construction of an office and commercial building together with associated works.Completion: work has started for completion on March 31, 1995.Contractor: Alfred McAlpine Construction, Pendeford House, Wobaston Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands.Awarded by: Dean and Dyball (Plymouth).Value: £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - PRESTON, LANCASHIRE - FULWOOD ARMY BARRACKS.

    Job: To bring the existing facilities up to date and build a new ambulance station.Contractor: Tarmac Construction.Awarded by: Ministry of Defence.Value: £1.5 million plus. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - PWLHELLI, GWYNEDD - PWLHELLI PROMENADE PHASE II.

    Job: Hard landscaping and reconstruction works.Contractor: D.J.Construction, Llysfaen, Colwyn Bay, Clwyd.Awarded by: Dwyfor District Council.Value: £370,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - REDDITCH, HEREFORD AND WORCESTER - PARK FARM.

    Job: The construction of a factory and office building.Completion: Work has started for completion on February 6, 1995.Contractor: William Weaver, 86-92 Worcester Road, Bromsgrove, Hereford and Worcester.Awarded by: City Electrical Factor.Value: £284,060. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - REDDITCH, HEREFORD/WORCESTER - JOB - A SUPERMARKET FIT OUT.

    Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine and Sons.Awarded by: Aldi Superstores.Value: £175,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - RUGBY, WARWICKSHIRE - NEWBOLD WATER TREATMENT WORKS.

    Job: The construction of an underground tank complete with associated pipelines and road works.Completion: Work has started for completion in May, 1995.Contractor: Droitwich Construction, Unit C, Navigation Road, Trow Way, Diglis Estate, Worcester.Awarded by: Severn Trent water.Value: £304,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - RUNCORN, CHESHIRE - ROCK SAVAGE WORKS.

    Job: The construction of a control centre building including internal finishes, fitting out works to the laboratory, and mechanical and electrical services.Completion: Work has started for completion in March, 1995.Contractor: Morrison Construction (Civil Engineering Division, England and Wales), Zenith House, Wakefield 41 Business Park, Brunel Road, Wakefield.Awarded by: Snamprogetti of Basingstoke on behalf of ICI (Chemicals and Polymers).Value: £505,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - RUNCORN, CHESHIRE - ROCK SAVAGE WORKS.

  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SALFORD, GREATER MANCHESTER - PHOEBE STREET, NAPIER GREEN.

    Job: Demolition works, internal conversion and re-cladding works to properties to provide 30 two-storey houses and the construction of three 2-storey houses together with external works and landscaping.Completion: Work has started for completion on July 20, 1995.Contractor: Bullock Construction North West, Farrow House, Atlantic Street, Altrincham, Cheshire.Awarded by: Salford City Council.Value: £1.42 million.
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SALFORD, GREATER MANCHESTER - SALFORD.

    Job: The construction of 25 new homes.Contractor: Tarmac Construction Contract Housing Division.Awarded by: Manchester Methodist Housing association.Value: £960,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SELLAFIELD, CUMBRIA.

    Job: The removal of WAGR heat exchangers.Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine and Sons.Awarded by: AEA Technology.Value: £700,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - THE CRUCIBLE THEATRE.

    Job: Refurbishment of an existing studio to provide extra seating space and an additional staircase.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: The Crucible Theatre.Value: £260,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ST NEOTS, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK.

    Job: Refurbishment and alterations.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: National Westminster Bank.Value: £170,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ST NEOTS, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK.

  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - STAFFORDSHIRE - DRAKES HALL PRISON.

    Job: To build a further six new accommodation blocks.Contractor: Willmott Dixon Construction Midlands Region, Birmingham.Awarded by: HM Prison Service.Value: £1.3 million.
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - STOURBRIDGE, WEST MIDLANDS - ST JAMES CHURCH, WOLLASTON.

    Job: To build a new church hall.Contractor: Tarmac Construction.Awarded by: The Parochial Church Council.Value: £418,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SUNDERLAND, TYNE AND WEAR - MONKWEARMOUTH HOSPITAL.

    Job: The construction of a new 20-place residential psychiatric unit with associated external works.Completion: Work just started for completion February 1995.Contractor: Gordon Durham, Moor Lane, Boldon, Tyne and Wear, NE36 0AG (Tel 091 536 7207).Awarded by: Priority Healthcare Wearside NHS Trust.Value: £520,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SUNDERLAND, TYNE AND WEAR - WESSINGTON WAY.

    Job: The construction of a steel-framed pedestrian bridge over the A1231 link road between Washington and Sunderland.Contractor: C U Bridges of Wave, Herts.Awarded by: W Gelson and Associates, Unit No.8, The Silverlink, Silverlink Industrial Park, Wallsend, Tyne and Wear, NE29 9ND (Tel 091 295 5679) on behalf of Tyne and Wear Development Corporation.Value: £400,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SURREY - M3 MOTORWAY, SUNBURY TO THORPE.

    Job: Part reconstruction and part overlay of both carriageways in bituminous materials.Contractor: ARC Limited, Maidstone, Kent.Awarded by: Surrey County Council.Value: £5,988,002 subject to remeasurement. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SURREY - SUNBURY CROSS.

    Job: Estate improvements.Contractor: Durkan Bros., New Barnet, Hertfordshire.Awarded by: Metropolitan Housing Trust.Value: £250,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SWANSEA, WEST GLAMORGAN - PRIMARK STORE.

    Job: Refurbishment of existing store.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: Primark Stores.Value: £240,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - THEALE, BERKSHIRE.

    Job: Fitting out a unit of a business park.Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine and Sons.Awarded by: KPMG Peat Marwick.Value: £600,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WARLEY, WEST MIDLANDS - SHIRELANDS HIGH SCHOOL, WATERLOO ROAD.

    Job: The construction and an extension and refurbishments works to the school.Completion: Work has started for completion on August 11, 1995.Contractor: Alfred McAlpine Construction, Pendeford House, Wobaston Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands.Awarded by: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £1.59 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WARRINGTON, LANCASHIRE - ON THE GROSVENOR GRANGE INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, WOOLSTON.

    Job: A design and build contract for a 5,700 sq m extension to a food factory.Completion: Work has started and is due for completion by February 1995.Contractor: Redrow Construction.Awarded by: Food Enterprises Limited.Value: £3 million plus. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WASHINGTON, TYNE AND WEAR - NISSAN WORKS.

    Job: Various small works.Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine and Sons.Awarded by: Nissan.Value: £470,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WATFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE - BOOTS THE CHEMIST STORE.

    Job: Alterations to existing store.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: Boots The Chemist.Value: £320,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WEST BROMWICH, WEST MIDLANDS - HIGH STREET.

    Job: Corporate refit and alterations to bank premises.Completion: Work has started for completion on December 23.Contractor: William Weaver, 86-92 Worcester Road, Bromsgrove, Hereford and Worcester.Awarded by: Lloyds Bank.Value: £283,597. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WIGAN, GREATER MANCHESTER - ROACH GREEN, WHELLEY.

    Job: Refurbishment and conversion works to 22 BISF houses and four flats to provide 24 houses, together with re-cladding, roofing and external improvement works.Completion: Work has started for completion on May 22, 1995.Contractor: Bullock Construction North West, Farrow House, Atlantic Street, Altrincham, Cheshire.Awarded by: County Palatine Housing Association.Value: £692,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WIRRAL, CHESHIRE - MORETON.

    Job: New warehouse and medical facility.Contractor: Tarmac Construction.Awarded by: Bristol-Myers Squibb.Value: £1.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WISHAW, STRATHCLYDE - GOWKTHRAPPLE.

    Job: Building flatted blocks.Contractor: Tarmac Construction Contract Housing Division.Awarded by: Garrion Peoples Housing Co-op.Value: £545,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WISHAW, STRATHCLYDE - GOWKTHRAPPLE.

  • 13Oct94 UK: COPPER ENCASING FROM SLEEVE-IT.

    Sleeve-It systems of Chatham has launched a range of sleeving fittings in steel or PVC-u for encasing copper or barrel pipes where they pass through partitions and walls.The sleeves can be used with intumescent strips or smoke seals for use on fire walls.Sleeve-It Systems, 0634 200195. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CORPORATION UNDER THREAT FROM LABOUR - THE HOUSING CORPORATION.

    The Housing Corporation could be axed under Labour.Shadow housing spokesperson John Battle is considering dumping the quango as part of his plan to build 100,000 homes a year.He told a National Federation of Housing Associations meeting in Blackpool last week: 'I'm not saying we'll shut down the Housing Corporation tomorrow, but there are problems with its accountability and that is something we will have to look at.'The corporation currently distributes government cash to housing association
  • 13Oct94 UK: COSTAIN DOUBLE - CONTRACTS WORTH £19M.

    Costain has taken two contracts together worth £19 million. The firm is upgrading Blackburn shopping centre for Standard Life Assurance in a £10 million deal. And at Holyhead, North Wales, the firm has a design and construct contract from Stena for buildings and hardstandings associated with a new ferry terminal. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: COUNCIL SUSPENDS HIGHWAYS STAFF - FRAUD ALLEGATIONS.

    Four staff have been suspended in Bradford council's highways department after auditors investigated allegations of financial irregularities relating to false accounting and the sale of flagstones.Police have been called in to investigate claims that £1 million may be involved. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: CUMMINS BUYS KENT-BASED PGI.

    US engine manufacturer Cummins has acquired Kent-based generator maker Power Group International for an undisclosed sum. PGI generators have power outputs ranging from 20 kW to 3 MW and are sold under the Petbow, Agreba and Auto Diesel trade names.Buying PGI gives Cummins a broader range of generating products as the group already owns two subsidiaries - Onan and Newage - making equipment in the 2.5 kW to 1.5 MW range. PGI's turnover was £56 million during 1993 but Cummins expects sales
  • 13Oct94 UK: CURRIE APPOINTMENT - CURRIE AND BROWN AT TEESSIDE GAS PLANT.

    Costain's £45 million turnkey contract to build a second process train for Enron's Seal Sands gas facility on Teesside has led to an appointment for the cost management consultant, Currie and Brown.Currie and Brown will provide subcontracts management services to Costain Oil and Gas from its Durham office. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: DEMAND FOR MERGER SHOWDOWN - CONSTRUCTION UNION MERGER.

    Angry activists at construction union UCATT are demanding a showdown with the leadership in a bid to shelve plans for a merger with the transport union TGWU.A ballot on merger plans has already been delayed until UCATT hauls itself out of debt.And now pressure is mounting for a one-day conference to reconsider the decision.One anti-merger member said: 'What is the point of surrendering like that just as we have got our finances sorted out?'Members of the executive council will consider a revi
  • 13Oct94 UK: DESIGNER HIGHWAYS OFFER BUILT-IN SAFETY.

  • 13Oct94 UK: ELECTRICITY WATCHDOG ADDS WEIGHT TO SIZEWELL PROTEST.

    Electricity watchdog Offer last week added its voice to the opposition to the proposed Sizewell C nuclear power station.In its submission to the Government's nuclear review, Offer opposed Nuclear Electric's plea for public funding.It argued that the viability of a new nuclear power station would be tested by its ability to raise private finance unaided.Professor Stephen Littlechild, director-general of Offer, said: 'It is clear that considerable and detailed government intervention in the mar
  • 13Oct94 UK: ENERGY SAVING LIGHT-CONTROLLER - COLTER SYSTEMS.

    Colter Systems has introduced an energy saving lighting controller suitable for retrofitting as well as new installations. The LC2 light controller is designed to fit easily into or next to most diffuser luminaires.Installed in areas which are not constantly occupied, the unit will switch off lights when there is nobody in the area directly below it. The light will be switched on again when activity is detected.Colter Systems, 0376 553663. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: ENGINEERING SECTOR FEARS RECESSION WILL WORSEN.

    The recession in the engineering construction sector may be getting worse, according to the latest state-of-trade survey from the Engineering Construction Industry Association (ECIA).The engineering construction sector usually lags behind the rest of the industry as it takes time for manufacturing and process industry investment in plant and equipment to work through to new orders.But contractors are warning the tail-off in work in the third quarter of the year is serious and worsening.More t
  • 13Oct94 UK: ENSURING MOTORWAY SAFETY WITH ACO DRAINAGE SYSTEM.

    ACO Drain's Q200 channel drainage system is helping to keep the M25 motorway safe and dry at some tricky crossover points where the road is being widened.The Q200 system has been installed at junctions 5, 7-8 and 10-11.At junction 5, where ARC Surfacing is working to the requirements of project manager Kent County Council, the system has been installed to replace an existing open concrete channel which was cast in-situ. The Q200 system has an integral grating which will not work loose. It is
  • 13Oct94 UK: EURO FREIGHT TERMINAL TO GO AHEAD - WAKEFIELD.

    Wakefield council has decided to go ahead with a £21 million Euro-freight terminal, despite continuing uncertainty over whether it will get £7.4 million in European grants to help fund the project.The council said it will underwrite the cost of the terminal even though it is uncertain whether EU funding will be granted.Amec is developer of the 140 ha freight village. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: FALL OUT - CUMBRIA OUTFALL PIPELINE COMPLETED.

    The final pipes are put in place on Europe's biggest ever outfall project. Pictured is the final pipeline at Braystones in Cumbria on its way to the sea as part of North West Water's £500 million environmental improvement programme. The Braystones link is the last of five completed this summer to carry treated wastewater and screened storm water out to sea in a bid to bring coastal and bathing water up to European standards. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: FEWER COMPANIES GO BUST - CONSTRUCTION.

    The number of construction companies going bust has levelled off and is expected to fall as contractors benefit from the upturn in other sectors of British industry.This is revealed in the latest receivership figures from accountant Touche Ross.Twenty-seven construction firms fell into receivership or administration last month - the same number as in August. But the number of firms going bust in other sectors dropped dramatically last month, suggesting that recovery in other sectors is under
  • 13Oct94 UK: FIRST FOR NVQS - BUILDING ENGINEERING SERVICES AND MAINTENANCE.

    The first level 2 NVQs have been awarded in building engineering services and maintenance. The awards were achieved by three students: Matthew Marchesi, Stephen Godfrey and Daniel Cobham, all of whom have taken the HVCA Building Engineering Service and Maintenance training scheme. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: FOAM FILLED FOLDING DOORS - STOKVIS.

    Folding and sliding doors made from steel sheet with foam insulation inside are now on the menu from industrial doors company Stokvis.The Insudoor 1000 is a manually-operated folding door which does not need a bottom track. Configurations of up to six panels can be set up, with standard sizes up to 7,250 mm wide and 4,800 mm high.There is also a powered version which and can be activated by pushbutton, pull cord, photocell, radar, inductive loop or radio control.Stokvis: 081-941 1212. CONSTRU
  • 13Oct94 UK: GLASGOW GARDENS - DEVELOPMENT PLANNED.

    The Glasgow Development Agency has selected a Miller/ CTP joint venture for an £80 million development at the city's former Garden Festival site.Proposals for the 20 ha site include riverside offices, an omnimax cinema and a science centre. Planning applications for the Pacific Quay development are unlikely to be lodged for a year and the whole project could take seven years to complete. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: GOVT AWARD HURRIES BENCHMARK MOVES.

    By Mark Court.Four trade associations have won a government competition to benchmark the industry.Benchmarking - boosting competitiveness by identifying best practice - is sweeping through other industrial sectors.Three winners are from the industry's contracting side and one is from manufacturing.They are the Building Employers Confederation, Heating and Ventilating Contractors Association, Electrical Contractors Association and the British Iron and Steel Producers Association.They will shar
  • 13Oct94 UK: GRAPHIC EMBOSSING FOR MASONRY - BORAL EDENHALL.

    Boral Edenhall's Signature process is used to emboss a logo or other simple graphic design on to Boral's weathered architectural masonry. The process produces a dual textured finish on the block face to give a permanent design. Boral Edenhall, 0768 890202. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: HEATED MARGINS - HEATING AND VENTILATING MARKET.

    More than half of heating and ventilating contractors are working at full capacity, according to the latest survey from trade body HVCA.But margins are still tight with only 16 per cent of those quizzed reporting any increase in tender prices. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: HIGHWAYS AGENCY SHIFTS ROAD SCHEMES UP A GEAR.

    The £20 million second phase of the Stoke bypass in Staffordshire and the delayed £15-25 million A13 Wennington/Mar Dyke scheme in east London are the latest projects to emerge from the Highways Agency.After weeks of inactivity, the agency has now sent out the paperwork for four major projects in the past fortnight.The latest schemes come hard on the heels of the A12/M11 link in east London and the M5 Avonmouth Bridge/M5 widening near Bristol (Construction News, October 6).Tilbury D
  • 13Oct94 UK: HIRE CHEER FOR HEWDEN STUART - INTERIM RESULTS.

    By Bill Fishlock.A revival in plant hire activity and a modest upturn in rates helped Hewden Stuart, the largest independent company in the sector, to push up pre-tax profits 77 per cent to £16.2 million in the half ending July.Chairman Sir Matthew Goodwin said a small rise in plant utilisation rates and a 2-4 per cent increase in hire rates during May and June was behind the improvement.The Glasgow firm has seen increased demand from the repair and maintenance sector. It is also achievi
  • 13Oct94 UK: HOSPITALS TO SPEND ON BUILDINGS.

    National Health Service trust hospitals plan to inject £1.2 billion into new building during the next two years.A further £72 million is earmarked for refurbishment work.In the first comprehensive survey into the spending plans of 178 hospital trusts, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors found that 86 per cent plan new building work.The majority of projects will be worth up to £5 million, but a few will reach £50 million.Most hospitals prefer to use traditional pro
  • 13Oct94 UK: INTEREST AND TAX RISES HIT HOUSE STARTS.

    Private sector housing starts faltered during the summer, as tax rises and uncertainty about interest rates hit buyers' confidence.Department of the Environment figures show that between June and August there were 38,900 starts, compared with 39,300 between March and May.Both were still well ahead of the 35,500 recorded in June to August 1993.Total housing association and public sector starts rose slightly to 12,400 in the period June to August, against 11,000 in March to May.This brings star
  • 13Oct94 UK: IT OPENS DOOR TO LEGAL CLAIMS - LIABILITY FOR SOFTWARE ERRORS.

  • 13Oct94 UK: ITALIAN FIRM TARGETS UK HOSPITALS.

    Italian contractor Cogefar-Impresit has turned its sights in this country on privately-financed hospital building work after contract successes in the civils sector.CogefarImpresit has teamed up with Scottish firm Morrison to bid for an estimated £20 million project to build outpatients' and daycare facilities at London's Royal Brompton Hospital.The joint-venture is competing against three separate consortia submitting finance and build and operate bids. The groups are headed by Tarmac,
  • 13Oct94 UK: JACKER'S JOURNAL.

    No one at Redland Aggregates could accuse the locals of Harris of being a lot of nimby-ish protesters.For the locals are taking a wider view. The minerals company's plan to create a coastal superquarry on the island has come under attack by a North American Indian called Stone Eagle.The chief, whose home at Cape Breton in Canada definitely isn't in Redland's backyard, is appearing as an expert witness at the public inquiry in Stornoway.Back home, he is facing a similar threat from a multinati
  • 13Oct94 UK: JCB STEALS A MARCH ON MARKET.

    JCB says it has grabbed the lead in the UK mini excavator market for the first time since 1989, when the firm began making the machines.The company's 801 machine has led its sector for 1.5 tonne mini excavators for several years, but only now has it taken pole position in the whole market.Sales of mini excavators of all marques have improved considerably during 1994. JCB says that in 1993 customers bought 2,163 machines, but the UK market has already swallowed 1,996 mini excavators in the fir
  • 13Oct94 UK: KNIGHTS PLAN NEW INDUSTRY ROUND TABLE.

  • 13Oct94 UK: LAGGERS IN LURCH AT BARKING POWER JOB.

    More than 40 K R Insulation laggers have been left in the lurch after suddenly being pulled off the Barking Reach power station in Essex.The contractor, which is subcontracted to Strachan and Henshaw, left the Dagenham site on September 20 after a payment dispute.Strachan and Henshaw is working on a £5 million project to install five steam generators there.And now client Stein Industries is understood to have retendered the job which is due to finish before the end of the year.But the GM
  • 13Oct94 UK: LAING TIPPED FOR £45M HQ - BRITANNIC ASSURANCE.

    Laing has been tipped to win the contract to build a £40-45 million office headquarters for Britannic Assurance at Wythall Green in Bromsgrove, near Birmingham.The original line-up of six in the chase for the job included Amec, Tarmac, Wimpey, Tilbury Douglas, Trollope and Colls and Laing.This has now been reduced to just three - Laing, Amec and Tarmac - and with the news of a winner due any day now, industry sources have indicated that Laing is looking strongest in the dash for the line
  • 13Oct94 UK: LIMESTREET - LIME STABILISATION USED BY AMEY ON EAST SUSSEX JUNCTION.

    Lime stabilisation is being used to strengthen poor ground on the A27 Patching Junction improvement contract in East Sussex. Main contractor Amey's offer of stabilisation as an alternative to an imported stone capping layer on the £6.4 million contract was accepted by the Highways Agency and its engineer Peter Fraenkel and Partners. The technique has saved an estimated 10,000 lorry movements, as well as benefiting financially both client and contractor. The work is being done by speciali
  • 13Oct94 UK: M1 WIDENING DRAFT.

    The Highways Agency has published draft plans for the £80 million widening of an 18 km stretch of the M1 to four lanes between junction 6A (M25) and junction 10 (south of Luton).A public inquiry looks inevitable, so work on site is unlikely to start until 1997. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: M25 LANES IN DOUBT.

    The axe is hovering over £165 million plans to widen the M25 to 14 lanes in Surrey as the Department of Transport carries out a review of the scheme.Transport secretary Dr Brian Mawhinney is understood to be anxious about the wide-ranging opposition to the scheme. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: MARLEY GETS ITS FINGERS GREEN.

    Marley Building Materials is branching out into the garden products market with a range of concrete paving and flooring products featuring a paving block called Homestyle and a quarry tile called the Hawkins tile.The company says that its research shows a growing demand for block paving and quarry tiles from home owners. The Homestyle block is only 40 mm thick and is about half the size of a normal paving block.Marley, 0675 462081. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: MAWHINNEY WILL DROP DAMAGING ROAD WORKS.

    Transport secretary Dr Brian Mawhinney told the Conservative party conference this week that he was prepared to drop some environmentally damaging road schemes.In a speech which marked a distinctly 'green' shift in policy, he said the main priority now should be to manage the existing road network in the most effective manner.'This means giving our highest priority to making more effective use of our existing motorways and concentrating on urgently needed town and village bypasses,' he said.'
  • 13Oct94 UK: MCALPINE IN NOTTS - TWO CONTRACTS WON WORTH £13M.

    Alfred McAlpine has won work in Hampshire and Nottingham worth £13 million. The larger job is a £6.8 million contract for HM Prison Services to build house blocks in Nottingham prison. The second is for a new production facility at an Electrolux plant in Havant. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: MERCHANTS IMPROVE - BUILDERS' MERCHANTS SALES.

    Builders' merchants report a steady improvement in sales over the past 12 months - up 8.9 per cent on the same period last year.In the three months from June to August, sales were up 10.3 per cent compared with the same period last year. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: MOD TRUST DEAL IN PERIL - HOUSING TRANSFER.

    A dispute over a billion pounds' worth of repairs could scupper the Ministry of Defence's plan to transfer 70,000 homes to a new housing trust.The MoD planned to transfer its large housing stock to the independent Crown Housing Trust next year.But the Treasury has now intervened, saying the move is not a wholesale privatisation and would affect stringent controls on the public sector borrowing requirement.Now the Treasury may block the deal or force the MoD to dispose of its housing stock thr
  • 13Oct94 UK: MOISTURE REPELLENTS ARE WATER-BASED - THORO SYSTEM PRODUCTS.

    Water-based coatings for repelling moisture from concrete, brick and masonry surfaces provide better working conditions for the people applying them than solvent-based products, says Thoro System Products.The company has introduced Enviroseal 20, a water-based alkyl alkoxysilane for concrete, and Enviroseal Double 7 for Brick, a silane/siloxane blend for brick, stone and mineral renders.Both are applied direct to surfaces without dilution or priming and are moisture-vapour permeable, allowing
  • 13Oct94 UK: MOWLEM'S £20M - £20M RAF CONTRACT.

    Mowlem has clinched a £20 million facilities management contract for the Cambridge Group of the Royal Air Force. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: NEW FIRM BREAKS INTO SECURITY MARKET - ACL.

    ACL, a new company based in Mansfield, designs, manufactures and will install a wide range of industrial commercial and security products.These include rolling shutter doors, factory gates, insulated doors, grilles, PVC strip curtains and associated products.The company was set up by Kenneth Aldred, managing director; Alan Hodge, sales director and Anthony Drew, financial director. All three have worked for many years in the security sector.ACL, 0623 422966. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PIPE JOINT IN SIX SECONDS - BROWN AND TAWSE.

    Pipe connections for water supply and heating systems can be made in just six seconds with a German jointing system now available from Brown and Tawse.The system's ease of operation makes stainless steel a viable option instead of copper for pipework, says B and T.The Pressfitting system uses a hand-held pressing tool (pictured right) to make a strong leak-tight connection between fittings. There is no soldering, welding, heating or adhesives used.The system works on pipes between 12 and 108
  • 13Oct94 UK: PIPELINES HOLE GALLIFORD - LOSS REPORTED FOR YEAR.

    Galliford was left nursing a pre-tax loss of £5.9 million in the year ending June (1993: £412,000 profit), after heavy losses at the group's pipeline refurbishment business.The pipeline arm, which Galliford announced was to be closed last April, was dogged by bad weather and had been struggling to find new work.Galliford said the closure, which accounted for the bulk of around 100 job losses at the group, had been 'extremely difficult' and it was unlikely the total loss would be muc
  • 13Oct94 UK: PIVOT WINDOW FOR TOWER BLOCKS - REGENCY INTERNATIONAL.

    PVC-u profiles manufacturer Regency International has introduced a 180 deg pivot window for multi-storey buildings.Safety restrictors lock in when the window is fully reversed, and multi-point locks in both top and bottom rails of the vent ensure the window stands up to the buffeting.Regency International: 021-749 5858. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ABERDEEN, GRAMPIAN - KINCORTH CIRCLE WEST.

    Planning authority: Aberdeen.Job: Detailed plans for very sheltered housing.Value: £2,500,000.Client: Aberdeen District Council.Agent: Aberdeen District Council, St Nicholas House, Broad Street, Aberdeen, Grampian AB1 1AR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ASHFORD, KENT - GREAT MILLS SITE.

    Planning authority: Ashford.Job: Outline plans for office/shopping/leisure development.Value: £5 million.Client: Arcadia Trustees.Agent: Lawson Price, 95 Week Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1QX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - AYLESBURY, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - HYPOS, SATION ROAD, PRINCES RISBOROUGH.

    Planning authority: Wycombe.Job: Detailed plans for factory/showroom.Value: £3,500,000.Client: Hypnos.Agent: Project Design, 25 West Wycombe Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP11 2LQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - AYLESBURY, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - WALTON SQUARE, WALTON STREET.

    Planning authority: Aylesbury Vale.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats/office buildings (50).Value: £8,200,000.Client: John Laing Developments.Agent: Laing Homes, West Area Office, Indigo, Business Park, Fishponds Road, Wokingham, Berkshire RG11 2GY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BANGOR, GWYNEDD - CAERNARFON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Arfon.Job: Approval of reserved matters for supermarket/petrol station (2).Value: £2 million.Client: Morbaine.Agent: Morbaine, The Finlan Centre, Hale Road, Widnes, Cheshire WA8 8PU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - WAKEFIELD ROAD.

    Planning authority: Barnsley.Job: Outline plans for non-food retail/garden centre.Value: £5 million.Client: Scotfield.Agent: Scotfield, 25 The Square, Retford, Nottingham, DN22 6DQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BARNSTAPLE, DEVON - LAND OFF CASTLE PARK ROAD, WHIDDON VALLEY.

    Planning authority: North Devon.Job: Outline plans for industrial development.Value: £1,600,000.Client: Webbers Portmore.Agent: Webbers Portmore, Portmore Farm, Landkey Road, Barnstaple, Devon EX32 9LB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BARTON-ON-HUMBER, HUMBERSIDE - 83-87 HIGH STREET.

    Planning authority: Glanford.Job: Detailed plans for retail foodstore.Value: £5 million.Client: Wright Property.Agent: Ian T Shuttleworth Associates, Birchwood House, Dalby Way, Middlesbrough, Cleveland TS8 0TW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BASILDON, ESSEX - EX NORTHERN TELECOM SITE, MILES GRAY ROAD, PIPPS HILL.

    Planning authority: Basildon.Job: Detailed plans for distribution warehouse.Value: £7 million.Client: Meridian Land.Agent: RDJW, 11 East Park, Crawley, West Sussex RH10 6AN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BASILDON, ESSEX - SEPARTATE PLAYING FIELD SITE, BRICKHILL DRIVE.

    Planning authority: Bedford.Job: Approval of reserved matters for residential development (54).Value: £1,900,000.Client: J S Bloor (Northampton).Agent: David Scotton, 16 Greenfield Crescent, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands B15 9SP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BEDFORD - BRITANNIA IRON WORKS, KEMPSTON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Bedford.Job: Outline plans for retail/residential development (9).Value: £3 million.Client: George Fischer Castings.Agent: Old Road Securities, Oakley Lodge, Westfield Road, Oakley, Bedford, MK43 7ST. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BELLSHILL, STRATHCLYDE - 1 PHILIP MURRAY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Motherwell.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £5 million.Client: Terex Equipment.Agent: Terex Equipment, Newhouse Industrial Estate, Motherwell, Strathclyde ML1 5RY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BELLSHILL, STRATHCLYDE - BELLNIEHILL FARM, 402 NEW EDINBURGH ROAD.

    Planning authority: Motherwell.Job: Outline plans for mixed development.Value: £4 million.Client: Headway Developments.Agent: Riach Partnership, 127 Fergus Drive, Glasgow, Strathclyde G20 6BY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BENFLEET, ESSEX - 57 HART ROAD, THUNDERSLEY.

    Planning authority: Castle Point.Job: Detailed plans for nursing home (5).Value: £2,200,000.Client: Takare.Agent: Architectural Project Design, Takare House, Whitechapel Way, Priorslee, Telford, Shropshire TF2 9SP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BILLINGHAM, CLEVELAND - WYNYARD VILLAGE, SALTER HOUSE, WYNYARD ESTATE.

    Planning authority: Stockton-on-Tees.Job: Detailed plans for homes (56).Value: £2,200,000.Client: Ideal Homes Northern.Agent: RPS Clouston, St Cuthberts House, Framwellgate Peth, Durham, DH1 5SU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BOLTON, GREATER MANCHESTER - CROWN LANE, HORWICH.

    Planning authority: Bolton.Job: Detailed plans for homes (84).Value: £3 million.Client: Irwell Valley Housing.Agent: John McCall Architects, 27 Seamour Street, Liverpool, Merseyside L3 5PE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BOURNEMOUTH, DORSET - BRADPOLE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Bournemouth.Job: Outline plans for indoor bowls centre.Value: £1,500,000.Client: Bournemouth Borough Council.Agent: Bournemouth Borough Council, Town Hall, Bourne Avenue, Bournemouth, Dorset BH2 6DY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRECON, POWYS - CERRIGCOCHION ROAD.

    Planning authority: Brecknock.Job: Outline plans for primary school.Value: £1,500,000.Client: Powys County Council.Agent: Powys County Council, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 5LG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRIDGEND, MID GLAMORGAN - BRIDGEND ROAD, LLANGYNWYD, MAESTEG.

    Planning authority: Ogwr.Job: Detailed plans for homes (61).Value: £2,120,000.Client: Barratt South Wales.Agent: APT Design, 6-8 Kenn Road, Clevedon, Avon BS21 6EL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRIGHTON, EAST SUSSEX - COCKCROFT BUILDING, LEWES ROAD.

    Planning authority: Brighton.Job: Detailed plans for university library.Value: £3 million.Client: Brighton University.Agent: Long and Kentish, 70 Ronalds Road, London, N5 1XW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRYNMAWR, GWENT - FORMER DUNLOP SEMTEX SITE.

    Planning authority: Blaenau Gwent.Job: Outline plans for comprehensive development.Value: £3 million.Client: Wyndham Group.Agent: David Preece Partnership, 48 Elm Grove Road, Dinas Powis, South Glamorgan CF6 4AB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BURTON-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE - LAND AT WYCHNOR PARK, WYCHNOR.

    Planning authority: East Staffordshire.Job: Detailed plans for dwellings/leisure centre.Value: £3,500,000.Client: LSI Wychnor Park.Agent: Grimley J R Eve, 9 St James Square, Manchester, M2 6DN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CARDIFF, SOUTH GLAMORGAN - 3A WEST PONTPRENNAU.

    Planning authority: Cardiff.Job: Detailed plans for houses (41).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Britannia Homes.Agent: Britannia Homes, Britannia House, Staverton Technology Park, Gloucester Road, Staverton, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL51 6TQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CARDIFF, SOUTH GLAMORGAN - BROOKLANDS TERRACE, CULVERHOUSE CROSS.

    Planning authority: Cardiff.Job: Outline plans granted for retail warehouse park.Value: £2 million.Client: Curzon Manor Talbot Green.Agent: Town Planning Consultancy, 118 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0SW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CARDIFF, SOUTH GLAMORGAN - TROWBRIDGE LANE, TROWBRIDGE.

    Planning authority: Cardiff.Job: Detailed plans for housing/meeting hall (141).Value: £5 million.Client: Moors Community Housing.Agent: Campodonic Forster and Worsfold, The Hawthorns, 6 North Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF1 3DY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CARDIFF, SOUTH GLAMORGAN - TROWBRIDGE MAWR, TROWBRIDGE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Cardiff.Job: Detailed plans for houses/bungalows/flats (63).Value: £2,200,000.Client: Moors Community Housing.Agent: Powell Dobson Partnership, Charterhouse, Links Business Park, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF3 0LT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CARDIFF, SOUTH GLAMORGAN - UNIVERSITY OF WALES, HEATH.

    Planning authority: Cardiff.Job: Detailed plans for heart research institute.Value: £1,800,000.Client: Sir Geraint Evans.Agent: Wyn Thomas and Partners, Andrews Buildings, 67 Queen Street, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF1 4AU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CHESTERFIELD, DERBYSHIRE - JUNCTION 30, M1, BARLBOROUGH.

    Planning authority: Bolsover.Job: Detailed plans for motorway service.Value: £2,500,000.Client: Granada Hospitality.Agent: Granada Hospitality, PO Box 218,Toddington, Dunstable, Bedfordshire LU5 6HR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DAVENTRY, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - LODGE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Daventry.Job: Detailed plans for leisure centre.Value: £4,500,000.Client: Daventry District Council.Agent: Daventry District Council, Lodge Road, Daventry, Northamptonshire NN11 5AF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DEESIDE, CLWYD - QUEENSFERRY SCHOOLS, QUEENSFERRY.Planning authority: Alyn and Deeside.

    Job: Detailed plans for supermarket/retail/petrol station (3).Value: £3 million.Client: Asda Stores.Agent: Aukett and Associates, 13 Chelsea Embankment, London, SW3 4LA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DERBY - JODRELL AVENUE, BELPER.

    Planning authority: Amber Valley.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (61).Value: £2,100,000.Client: David M Adams Homes.Agent: David M Adams Homes, Derwentside, Town Street, Duffield, Derby, DE56 4EH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DERBY - M1 SOUTHBOUND, NEWTON.

    Planning authority: Bolsover.Job: Outline plans for motorway service.Value: £5 million.Client: South East Oil Co.Agent: Acer Consultants, Bateman House, 82/88 Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 1LQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DUDLEY, WEST MIDLANDS - DIBDALE ROAD, BURTON ROAD.Planning authority: Dudley.

    Job: Detailed plans for houses (253).Value: £9 million.Client: Redland Properties.Agent: Peter J Hewett and Partners, 9 Heol Y Deri, Rhiwbina, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF4 6HA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DUNDEE, TAYSIDE - BALDOVIE INCINERATOR, BALDOVIE.

    Planning authority: Dundee.Job: Detailed plans for waste to energy station.Value: £25 million.Client: Dundee District Council.Agent: Dundee District Council, 21 City Square, Dundee, Tayside DD1 3BD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DUNFERMLINE, FIFE - SITE H2, CAIRNEYHILL.

    Planning authority: Dunfermline.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £6 million.Client: Robertson Homes.Agent: Robertson Homes, Carriden Industrial Estate, Bo'Ness, Lothian EH51 9AT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DUNSTABLE, BEDFORDSHIRE - ADJ UNIT 18, DUKEMINSTER ESTATE, CHURCH STREET.

    Planning authority: South Bedfordshire.Job: Outline plans for office development.Value: £2,700,000.Client: Dukeminster.Agent: Grimley J R Eve, 10 Stratton Street, London, W1X 5FD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DURHAM, COUNTY DURHAM - HOWLANDS FARM, SOUTH ROAD.

    Planning authority: Durham.Job: Outline plans granted for college.Value: £10 million.Client: University of Durham.Agent: Arup Associates, 37 Fitzroy Street, London, W1P 6AA.Agent: Bernard Ede, 38b Market Place, Warminster, Wiltshire BA12 9AA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - EASTBOURNE, EAST SUSSEX - SOVEREIGN HARBOUR, ATLANTIC DRIVE.

    Planning authority: Eastbourne.Job: Detailed plans for houses and flats (65).Value: £2,200,000.Client: Lovell Homes.Agent: Jane Darbyshire Associates, Millmount, Ponteland Road, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE5 3AL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - HOLYROOD ROAD, NORTH SITE.

    Planning authority: Edinburgh.Job: Outline plans granted for residential and commercial.Value: £10 million.Client: Dynamic Earth Enterprises.Agent: John C Hope, 3 St.Bernards Crescent, Edinburgh, Lothian EH4 1NR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - MYRESIDE ROAD, MORNINGSIDE.

    Planning authority: Edinburgh.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £4 million.Client: Edinburgh Healthcare NHS Trust.Agent: Knight Frank and Rutley, 2 North Charlotte Street, Edinburgh, Lothian EH2 4HR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - POWDERHALL STADIUM.

    Planning authority: Edinburgh.Job: Outline plans for commercial/residential.Value: £4,500,000.Client: Bass Developments.Agent: Cooper Cromar Associates, 5 Newton Terrace, Glasgow, Strathclyde G3 7PJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ENFIELD - FORMER BELLING WORKS, SOUTHBURY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Enfield.Job: Detailed plans for warehouse/office building.Value: £4,500,000.Client: Kingspark Developments.Agent: Kingspark Developments, Friars Gate, 1011 Stratford Road, Solihull, West Midlands B90 4BN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - EXETER, DEVON - LAND OPPOSITE LUGGS FARM, REDHILLS.13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DEESIDE, CLWYD - QUEENSFERRY SCHOOLS, QUEENSFERRY.

    Planning authority: Exeter.Job: Detailed plans for housing (45).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Tay Homes (South West).Agent: Tay Homes (South West), Hyde Park House, Mutley Plain, Plymouth, Devon PL4 6LF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - FALKIRK, CENTRAL - PLOT Y, NEW CARRON VILLAGE.

    Planning authority: Falkirk.Job: Outline plans granted for shops (2).Value: £2 million.Client: Scarborough Property Group.Agent: Smith Lowe Design, 76 Dumbarton Road, Clydebank, Strathclyde G81 1UG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - FORRES, HIGHLANDS - RAF KINLOSS, KINLOSS.

    Planning authority: Moray.Job: Outline plans granted for airmens club.Value: £2 million.Client: Ministry Of Defence.Agent: W S Atkins, Claremont House, 20 North Claremont Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde G3 7LE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GALSTON, STRATHCLYDE - LOUDOUN CASTLE ESTATE.

    Planning authority: Kilmarnock and Loudoun.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development.Value: £3 million.Client: The Lands Improvement Group.Agent: James Barr and Son, 213 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde G2 5QH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GILLINGHAM, KENT - MEDWAY HOSPITAL, WINDMILL ROAD.

    Planning authority: Gillingham.Job: Outline plans for hospital redevelopment (3).Value: £35 million.Client: Medway Health Authority.Agent: E C Harris and Partners, Lynton House, 7-12 Tavistock Square, London, WC1H 9LX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - 95 KERRYDALE STREET, PARKHEAD.

    Planning authority: Glasgow.Job: Detailed plans for football stadium.Value: £22 million.Client: Celtic Football Club.Agent: Percy Johnson Marshall and, Duddingston House, 105 Milton Road West, Edinburgh, Lothian EH15 3QF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - EAGLESHAM ROAD, EAST KILBRIDE.

    Planning authority: East Kilbride Development Corporation.Job: Detailed plans for hotel/restaurant (2).Value: £1,600,000.Client: Scottish and Newcastle Retail.Agent: Morton Webb, 1 Maltings Court, 2 Anderson Road, Bearwood, Warley, West Midlands B66 4AR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - WAULKMILL AVENUE, BARRHEAD.

    Planning authority: Renfrew.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (38).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Barrhead Housing Association.Agent: A R M Architects, 10 Payne Street, Port Dundas, Glasgow, Strathclyde G4 0LS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GREENOCK, STRATHCLYDE - THE GREAT HARBOUR, MARINE SERVICES BASE.

    Planning authority: Inverclyde.Job: Detailed plans for ship to shore sewer system (3).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Ministry of Defence.Agent: Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick, 23 Chester Street, Edinburgh, Lothian EH3 7ET. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HARROGATE, NORTH YORKSHIRE - BECKWITH KNOWLE, OTLEY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Harrogate.Job: Outline plans granted for class b1 industrial (22).Value: £3,500,000.Client: National Power.Agent: National Power, Beckwith Knowle, Otley Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG3 1PS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HARROGATE, NORTH YORKSHIRE - YEW TREE LANE.

    Planning authority: Harrogate.Job: Outline plans granted for residential.Value: £2,100,000.Client: National Childrens Homes.Agent: J Tyreman, 59 Plantation Road, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG2 0DB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HARTLEPOOL, CLEVELAND - CORONATION DRIVE.

    Planning authority: Hartlepool.Job: Detailed plans for coastal protection (extension).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Hartlepool Borough Council.Agent: Hartlepool Borough Council, Civic Centre, Victoria Road, Hartlepool, Cleveland TS24 8AY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HASTINGS, EAST SUSSEX - 196 THE RIDGE, (FORMER IVYHOUSE CARAVAN PARK).

    Planning authority: Hastings.Job: Detailed plans for homes (59).Value: £2 million.Client: Willmott Dixon Housing.Agent: Lyster Grillet and Harding, 1 Pemberton Place, Cambridge, CB2 1XB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HEBDEN BRIDGE, WEST YORKSHIRE - WALKLEY CLOGS, MAYROYD, BURNLEY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Calderdale.Job: Outline plans granted for residential/hotel/industrial (72).Value: £5 million.Client: Walkley Clogs.Agent: Moreton-Deakin Associates, Burlees House, Hangingroyd Lane, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7 7DD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HUNTINGDON, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - THRAPSTON ROAD, BRAMPTON.13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DUDLEY, WEST MIDLANDS - DIBDALE ROAD, BURTON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Huntingdon.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (156).Value: £5,460,000.Client: Taywood Homes.Agent: BDG Design (Colchester), Anglia House, North Station Road, Colchester, Essex CO1 1HU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LEATHERHEAD, SURREY - NATIONAL POWER SITE, KELVIN AVENUE OFF CLEEVE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Mole Valley.Job: Outline plans for corporate headquarters.Value: £13 million.Client: Brown and Root.Agent: Blair Eastwick, 26-28 Bartholomew Square, London, EC1V 3QH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LEICESTER - AREAS A, B AND C, OFF WATERWORKS ROAD, COALVILLE.

    Planning authority: North West Leicestershire.Job: Detailed plans for houses (185).Value: £5,500,000.Client: Wimpey Homes Holdings.Agent: Wimpey Homes Holdings, Chester Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, West Midlands B35 7AH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LEICESTER - CARLTON HAYES HOSPITAL SITE, NARBOROUGH.

    Planning authority: Blaby.Job: Approval of reserved matters for offices.Value: £30 million.Client: Alliance and Leicester Building.Agent: Carey Jones Seifert, The Design Innovation Centre, 46 The Calls, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 7EY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LEICESTER - LAND OFF GLENFRITH WAY, GLENFRITH.

    Planning authority: Leicester.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £28,500,000.Client: David Wilson Homes.Agent: David Wilson Homes, Wilson Bowden House, Leicester Road, Ibstock, Leicester, LE67 6HP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LEICESTER - STRETTON HALL HOSPITAL, GREAT GLEN.

    Planning authority: Harborough.Job: Outline plans granted for nursing home/dwellings (87).Value: £2,750,000.Client: Trent Reg Health Authority.Agent: Michael Courier and Partners, 51 Chorley New Road, Bolton, Greater Manchester BL1 4QR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE - FINCHAM ROAD.

    Planning authority: Liverpool.Job: Outline plans granted for residential.Value: £2,900,000.Client: Liverpool City Council.Agent: Liverpool City Council, PO Box 148,Kingsway House, Hatton Garden, Liverpool, Merseyside L69 2DX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LIVINGSTON, LOTHIAN - FACTORY FP247.

    Planning authority: Livingston.Job: Outline plans granted for factory (5).Value: £3 million.Client: Livingston Development.Agent: Livingston Development, Sidlaw House, Almondvale, Livingston, Lothian EH54 6QA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LIVINGSTON, LOTHIAN - LADYWELL WEST 5.

    Planning authority: Livingston.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (157).Value: £5 million.Client: Livingston Development.Agent: Livingston Development, Sidlaw House, Almondvale, Livingston, Lothian EH54 6QA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LIVINGSTON, LOTHIAN - SITE 4B, DEER PARK, KNIGHTSBRIDGE.

    Planning authority: Livingston.Job: Detailed plans for houses/bungalows/flats (87).Value: £3 million.Client: Muir Homes.Agent: Oliver and Robb, Pitreavie Business Park, Queensferry, Dunfermline, Fife KY11 5PU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, GREENWICH - VICTORIA DEEP WATER TERMINAL, 231 TUNNEL AVENUE, GREENWICH.

    Planning authority: Greenwich.Job: Detailed plans for recycling depot (conversion).Value: £2 million.Client: Galliford Roadstone.Agent: Montague Evans and Son, Premier House, 44-48 Dover Street, London, W1X 3RF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LUTON, BEDFORDSHIRE - OAKLEY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Luton.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £6,800,000.Client: Electrolux.Agent: Matthews and Goodman, 19-21 Old Bond Street, London, W1X 3DA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LUTON, BEDFORDSHIRE - WHITBREAD SITE, OAKLEY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Luton.Job: Detailed plans for nursing home/residential development (110).Value: £2,400,000.Client: Alfred McAlpine Community.Agent: BDG Design (Colchester), Anglia House, North Station Road, Colchester, Essex CO1 1HU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MIDDLESBROUGH, CLEVELAND - MARTON ROAD/NORTH ORMESBY, BOROUGH ROAD.

    Planning authority: Middlesbrough.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses/flats/bungalows/offices (114).Value: £8 million.Client: Ideal Homes Northern.Agent: P and H S Architects, The Old Station, Station Road, Stokesley, Middlesbrough, Cleveland TS9 7BB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MIRFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE - MARSHALL STREET/JOHNSON STREET, WASTE LANE, LOWER HOPTON.

    Planning authority: Kirklees.Job: Detailed plans for homes (105).Value: £3,500,000.Client: Bellway Homes (Yorkshire).Agent: Jenkins and Gothard, 77-79 East Bank Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S2 3PX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MORPETH, NORTHUMBERLAND - MAIDENS HALL, RED ROW.

    Planning authority: Castle Morpeth.Job: Detailed plans for opencast mining.Value: £5 million.Client: British Coal.Agent: British Coal, Ashfield Towers, Kenton Road, Gosforth, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE3 4PE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MOTHERWELL, STRATHCLYDE - LEGBRANNOCH ROAD, NEWARTHILL.

    Planning authority: Motherwell.Job: Outline plans for mixed development.Value: £10 million.Client: Gareth Hutchison.Agent: Gareth Hutchison, 22 Easter Belmont Road, Edinburgh, Lothian EH12 6EX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MOTHERWELL, STRATHCLYDE - STRATHCLYDE LOCH, STRATHCLYDE PARK.

    Planning authority: Motherwell.Job: Outline plans granted for fun park/residential.Value: £5 million.Client: M and D Automatics.Agent: Alastair MacFarlane, 84 Buchanan Drive, Cambuslang, Glasgow, Strathclyde G72 8BA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NEWTON-LE-WILLOWS, MERSEYSIDE - SANDERLING ROAD.

    Planning authority: St. Helens.Job: Detailed plans for residential (81).Value: £3 million.Client: Barratt (Chester).Agent: Barratt (Chester), 2 Vicars Lane, Chester, Cheshire CH1 1QT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NORTHAMPTON - DISUSED GOLF CLUB, KETTERING ROAD.

    Planning authority: Northampton.Job: Approval of reserved matters for superstore/petrol station.Value: £10 million.Client: Safeway Stores.Agent: The Planning Practice, Malt House, Sydney Buildings, Bath, Avon BA2 6BZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NORTHAMPTON - THE RIDINGS 111,THE ASHWAY, BRIXWORTH.

    Planning authority: Daventry.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (68).Value: £2,300,000.Client: Bryant Group.Agent: Bryant Group, Cranmore House, Cranmore Boulevard, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands B90 4SD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NORWICH, NORFOLK - LONGWATER INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, DEREHAM ROAD, COSTESSEY.

    Planning authority: South Norfolk.Job: Outline plans for leisure development.Value: £5 million.Client: THI Developments.Agent: Richard Ellis, Berkeley Square House, Berkeley Square, London, W1X 6AN.Agent: Morrison Design, 103 Belper Road, Derby, DE1 3ES. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - OXFORD - OXFORD SPIRES BUSINESS PARK, LANGFORD LANE, KIDLINGTON.

    Planning authority: Cherwell.Job: Outline plans for office building.Value: £2,500,000.Client: Wilson Connolly Properties.Agent: Project Design Partnership, Ryebrook Studio, Woodcote Side, Epsom, Surrey KT18 7HD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PETERBOROUGH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - A15 DEEPING ROAD, BASTON.

    Planning authority: South Kesteven.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £10 million.Client: Allison Homes/Swallow Homes.Agent: Allison Homes/Swallow Homes, Banbury Close, West Elloe Avenue, Spalding, Lincolnshire PE11 2BS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PLYMOUTH, DEVON - SHAPTERS FIELD, CATTEDOWN ROAD.

    Planning authority: Plymouth.Job: Detailed plans for warehouse and landfill.Value: £3 million.Client: Carkeek and Sons.Agent: Form Design Group, Sugar House Studio's, Marrowbone Slip, Sutton Harbour, Plymouth, Devon PL4 0HX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PLYMOUTH, DEVON - TIDAL LANE, SOUTH OF OAKFIELD TERRACE ROAD, CATTEDOWN.

    Planning authority: Plymouth.Job: Approval of reserved matters for warehouses and land fill (4).Value: £3 million.Client: Carkeek and Sons.Agent: Form Design Group, Sugar House Studio's, Marrowbone Slip, Sutton Harbour, Plymouth, Devon PL4 0HX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PONTYPOOL, GWENT - COUNTY HOSPITAL, GRIFFITHSTOWN.

    Planning authority: Torfaen.Job: Detailed plans for mental health care unit.Value: £1,600,000.Client: Gwent Health Authority.Agent: Percy Thomas Partnership, 10 Cathedral Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF1 9YF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - READING, BERKSHIRE - 57 VASTERN ROAD.

    Planning authority: Reading.Job: Detailed plans for flats/offices (34).Value: £7 million.Client: Guardian Assurance.Agent: Mason Richards Partnership, 2a Tettenhall Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV1 4SG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE - TOWN WHARF, TALBOT ROAD.

    Planning authority: Three Rivers.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (80).Value: £3,350,000.Client: Bellway Homes.Agent: Peter Sensky Associates, 112 Pinner Road, Northwood, HA6 1BS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ROCHESTER, KENT - MEDWAY VALLEY PARK, CUXTON ROAD, STROOD.

    Planning authority: Rochester Upon Medway.Job: Detailed plans for leisure development.Value: £3,500,000.Client: Blue Circle Developments.Agent: Gamble Cook Partnership, Westerfields, 54 Richmond Road, Worthing, West Sussex BN11 1PS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ROMSEY, HAMPSHIRE - POND COTTAGE, WOODLEY.

    Planning authority: Test Valley.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development (140).Value: £4,900,000.Client: Dibben Construction.Agent: Dibben Construction, Alma Road, Romsey, Hampshire SO51 8ED. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SALISBURY, WILTSHIRE - SITE B, HARVARD HOSPITAL SITE, OFF COMBE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Salisbury.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (40).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Alfred McAlpine Homes Southern.Agent: Alfred McAlpine Homes Southern, National Westminster, Templars Way, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire SO5 3RY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SANDBACH, CHESHIRE - SANDY LANE, ETTILEY HEATH.

    Planning authority: Congleton.Job: Detailed plans for houses (86).Value: £3 million.Client: Roland Bardsley (Builders).Agent: Roland Bardsley (Builders), Globe Square, Dukinfield, Greater Manchester SK16 4RG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SANDY, BEDFORDSHIRE - IVEL PARK.

    Planning authority: Mid Bedfordshire.Job: Approval of reserved matters for residential development (65).Value: £2,200,000.Client: Laing Homes.Agent: Robert Hutson Architects, The Tye, East Hanningfield, Chelmsford, Essex CM3 8AE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - BROOKDALE ROAD, CHAPELTOWN.

    Planning authority: Sheffield.Job: Detailed plans for distribution warehouse/offices.Value: £3 million.Client: Commercial Development.Agent: Building Management Services, Huddersfield Road, Elland, West Yorkshire HX5 9BW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - CRYSTAL PEAKS SHOPPING, ECKINGTON WAY, WATERTHORPE.

    Planning authority: Sheffield.Job: Detailed plans for shopping centre (extension).Value: £6,500,000.Client: Chesterfield Properties.Agent: Building Design Partnership, 38 Carver Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 4FY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SHOTTS, STRATHCLYDE - FORESTBURN RESERVOIR, 241 BLAIRMUCKHOLE ROAD, SALSBURGH.

    Planning authority: Monklands.Job: Detailed plans for motor sports complex/hotel (18).Value: £7 million.Client: Inreco.Agent: Thorburn Colquhoun, 243 West George Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde G2 4QE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SOUTH OCKENDON, ESSEX - SOUTH OCKENDON HOSPITAL, SOUTH ROAD.

    Planning authority: Thurrock.Job: Outline plans granted for residential (690).Value: £22 million.Client: Countryside Properties.Agent: Countryside Properties, Countryside House, Warley Hill Business Park, The Drive, Brentwood, Essex CM13 3AT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, ESSEX - FOSSETT'S FARM, SUTTON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Southend-on-Sea.Job: Outline plans granted for business park.Value: £10 million.Client: Higgs and Hill Developments.Agent: Planning and Development, 16 Paddock Close, Leigh-On-Sea, Essex SS9 5QR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SPALDING, LINCOLNSHIRE - BRIDGE ROAD, LONG SUTTON.

    Planning authority: South Holland.Job: Detailed plans for factory/offices (extension).Value: £2,500,000.Client: HL Foods.Agent: B W G Brown, 14 Precinct Crescent, Seacroft, Skegness, Lincolnshire PE25 3AL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ST. ALBANS, HERTFORDSHIRE - LONG CUTT, COOPERS MEADOW, REDBOURN.

    Planning authority: St. Albans.Job: Detailed plans for houses (54).Value: £2 million.Client: Jarvis Harpenden.Agent: Jarvis Harpenden, Jarvis House, 212 Station Road, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 4EH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SUTTON-IN-ASHFIELD, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE - CALLADINE PARK, KINGS MILL ROAD WEST.

    Planning authority: Ashfield.Job: Detailed plans for distribution centre.Value: £2 million.Client: Orchard Holdings.Agent: Colin Maber Associates, St Marys Hall, 17 Barker Gate, Nottingham, NG1 1JU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SWANAGE, DORSET - GROSVENOR HOTEL SITE.

    Planning authority: Purbeck.Job: Detailed plans for foreshore pumping station.Value: £3 million.Client: Wessex Water.Agent: Wessex Water, Quay House, The Ambury, Bath, Avon BA1 2YP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SWANSEA, WEST GLAMORGAN - GLANTAWE PARK, WIND ROAD, YSTRADGYNLAIS.

    Planning authority: Brecknock.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £1,580,000.Client: Moss Simon's Settlement.Agent: Dawsons Surveyors, 138 Walter Road, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA1 5RQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - TAMWORTH, STAFFORDSHIRE - BITTERSCOTE RETAIL PARK, RIVERSIDE DRIVE.

    Planning authority: Tamworth.Job: Outline plans granted for retail development.Value: £10 million.Client: Aucott Holdings.Agent: Wood Frampton, Three Spires House, Station Road, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 6HX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - TUNBRIDGE WELLS, KENT - MAIDSTONE ROAD, PEMBURY.

    Planning authority: Tunbridge Wells.Job: Approval of reserved matters for hospice.Value: £2 million.Client: The Care Foundation.Agent: Lawrence and Wrightson, Voysey House, Barley Mow Passage, London, W4 4PN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - UCKFIELD, EAST SUSSEX - HARLANDS FARM.

    Planning authority: Wealden.Job: Approval of reserved matters for detached houses (61).Value: £2 million.Client: Redrow Homes (South East).Agent: Redrow Homes (South East), 67/71 High Street, Marlow, Buckinghamshire SL7 1XB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - UXBRIDGE, HILLINGDON - HUBBARDS FARM, WEST DRAYTON ROAD, HILLINGDON.

    Planning authority: Hillingdon.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (71).Value: £2,100,000.Client: Costain Partnership Homes.Agent: Michael Squire Associates, 3 Cromwell Place, London, SW7 2JE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WALLINGFORD, OXFORDSHIRE - NORTH OF HITHERCROFT.

    Planning authority: South Oxfordshire.Job: Outline plans for business park.Value: £8,300,000.Client: Kennett Properties.Agent: David Hicken Associates, Southgate House, High Banks, Loose, Maidstone, Kent ME15 0EQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WALSALL, WEST MIDLANDS - LAND OFF LANDYWOOD LANE, CHESLYN HAY.

    Planning authority: South Staffordshire.Job: Detailed plans for houses (69).Value: £2 million.Client: Second City Homes (Beazer).Agent: Mason Richards Partnership, Highfield Court, 23-24 Highfield, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands B15 3DP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WALSALL, WEST MIDLANDS - LAND SOUTH OF BROADWAY WEST AND EAST OF BESCOT CRESCENT.

    Planning authority: Walsall.Job: Outline plans granted for retail park.Value: £10 million.Client: Severn Trent Water.Agent: David Lyons and Associates, Wakefield 41 Business Park, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF2 0XJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WARRINGTON, CHESHIRE - GEMINI 3, EUROPA BOULEVARD.

    Planning authority: Warrington.Job: Detailed plans for industrial (2).Value: £2 million.Client: Morrison Developments.Agent: Douglas Marriot Worby Robinson, St James Buildings, 89 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6FQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WARWICK - TACHBROOK PARK DRIVE, TACHBROOK PARK.

    Planning authority: Warwick.Job: Outline plans granted for warehouse.Value: £2,700,000.Client: Commercial Hydraulics.Agent: Hugh Gilmore Associates, 35 West Street, Warwick, CV34 4RA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WEDNESBURY, WEST MIDLANDS - OWEN ROAD, DOWNES ROAD, DARLASTON.

    Planning authority: Walsall.Job: Outline plans for superstore/business units.Value: £10 million.Client: McLagan Investments.Client: Asda Stores.Agent: McGuinness Finch, 9 Stratford Place, London, W1N 9AE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WEST CALDER, LOTHIAN - WEST HARWOOD FARM.

    Planning authority: West Lothian.Job: Outline plans for lowlands croft complex (13).Value: £2 million.Client: New Lives New Landscape.Agent: J Gordon Ferrier, Callander Park Campus, Falkirk, Central FK1 1YR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WESTON-SUPER-MARE, AVON - LAND BETWEEN WINTERSTOKE AND LOCKING MOOR ROAD, (FORMER WESTON AIRFIELD).

    Planning authority: Woodspring.Job: Outline plans granted for mixed development (16).Value: £6 million.Client: Lawglen.Agent: Paul Morris, The Lodge, Guildford Road, Effingham, Leatherhead, Surrey KT24 5OS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WINDSOR, BERKSHIRE - OLD WINDSOR HOSPITAL, CRIMP HILL, OLD WINDSOR.

    Planning authority: Windsor and Maidenhead.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (conversion/new) (63).Value: £3 million.Client: Aureole Investments.Agent: Lyons Sleeman and Hoare, 82 Park Street, Camberley, Surrey GU15 3NY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WITNEY, OXFORDSHIRE - WITNEY SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS, DUCKLINGTON LANE.

    Planning authority: West Oxfordshire.Job: Detailed plans for abattoir.Value: £5 million.Client: Mutchmeats.Agent: DIS Industrial Consultancy, 12 Lake Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire LU7 8RT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WOKING, SURREY - ROYSTON ROAD, BYFLEET.

    Planning authority: Woking.Job: Outline plans granted for shops (3).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Salmon Developments.Agent: Town Planning Consultancy, 118 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0SW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WOLVERHAMPTON, WEST MIDLANDS - PART OF RYLAND/EVERAL, BILSTON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Wolverhampton.Job: Detailed plans for motor dealership.Value: £2 million.Client: Hartwells.Agent: Amos and Needham, Seacourt Tower, West Way, Oxford, OX2 0JJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PORES FOR THOUGHT ON M40.

  • 13Oct94 UK: PRIME SNOWY SITE - BIRMINGHAM.

    Railtrack Property and Birmingham City Council are looking for developers for a prime site in Colmore Row, next to the city's Snow Hill station.Most of the site has detailed planning consent for 80,000 sq m of offices, conference facilities, car parking and shops. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PRIZE BRIDGE - CONCRETE SOCIETY AWARDS.

    The River Camel viaduct near Wadebridge in Cornwall has won the civil engineering section of the Concrete Society's 1994 awards for outstanding new structures. Main contractor was Balfour Beatty, consulting engineer Gifford and Partners and client the Department of Transport. The building award was won by the new Garden Quadrangle at St John's College, Oxford. Main contractor was Try, architect MacCormac Jamieson Pritchard and consulting engineer Price and Myers. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: PROJECTS HIT BY SKILLS FAMINE - BUILDING SECTOR.

    Signs are emerging that shortages of skilled workers are delaying building projects.One area hit has been Oxford, with a string of university buildings lagging behind schedule.One of them is a £1.5 million, 36-room block being built by Mansell for Magdalen College.Andy Francis, a director of project architect RHP Partnership, said: 'According to the contractors, there was a shortage of joiners and they had problems with plasterers too.'This is one of a number of jobs in the area running
  • 13Oct94 UK: REGENCY-HOWARTH PVC-U DOOR VENTURE.

    Regency International has teamed up with Howarth Timber to offer a high security PVC-u door for residential properties.The door is fitted with BBA and ABI approved door locks with four swing bolts and profile-related keeps. It is fabricated by Howarth Timber from Regency's PVC-u extensions.Regency says that a recent test showed the door is capable of resisting an attack with a jemmy and lump hammer for more than 50 minutes.Regency International, 021-749 5858. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: RETAINING WALL LAUNCH - GEOBLOCK INTERFACE.

    Geoblock Interface has launched a retaining wall system designed for use on bridge abutments, motorway embankments, landscaping projects and temporary structures for heavily trafficked site access.The system uses the reinforced soil and gravity method to offer a quick and simple alternative to reinforced concrete retaining walls and gabions.The earthworks are built up with layers of polypropylene geogrid in the soil connected with special inserts to the dry laid wall blocks. No deep foundatio
  • 13Oct94 UK: ROAD CONTRACTORS THROW COLD WATER ON OVERHEATING CLAIMS.

  • 13Oct94 UK: SAVILLE QUITS THOMAS SKID STEERS.

    Saville Tractors of Stratford-upon-Avon is to stop selling Thomas skid steers following the announcements of a distributor agreement with Gehl skid steers two weeks ago.Saville will continue to service and supply parts for the Thomas machines for a limited period. But in the future, Thomas will handle all sales, service and parts business direct. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: SEVENTEEN GROUPS CHASE FIRST FOUR DBFO PROJECTS.

    Next month the Department of Transport is expected to reveal the prequalifiers for the first group of four design, build, finance and operate (DBFO) schemes, valued together at about £380 million.The list below shows 10 of the 17 consortia which are hoping to bid. As these known groups include almost all of the UK's major road builders, it is unlikely the other groups contain many viable candidates. The line-up includes:- Mowlem/GTM Entrepose/Dumez/Schroeder;- Tarmac/Laing/Welsh Water/Tr
  • 13Oct94 UK: SHARE PRICES - CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES.

  • 13Oct94 UK: SHUTTLE DELAY - EUROTUNNEL PRE-OPENING PROBLEMS.

    Lengthy delays for 'technical reasons' greeted the opening of the Channel Tunnel shuttle service to 60,000 shareholders last week. Public operation starts in six weeks, and Eurotunnel hopes things will run properly by then. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: SILVER THAT WILL NOT GO BLACK ON YOU - INTERNATIONAL PAINT POWDER COATINGS.

    Two 'metallic' silver colours have been introduced to the Interpon D range of powder coatings from International Paint Powder Coatings.The company says the coatings are the result of a research programme designed to avoid the problems of blackening which can affect silver coatings because of aluminium content.RAL 9006 is a British Airways silver, and RAL 9007 is a darker gun-metal shade.International Paint Powder Coatings: 091-261 2235. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: SIX TO STRIKE OUT FOR THE HEARTLANDS.

    Six firms are in the hunt for the £20 million phase 2A of Birmingham City Council's Heartlands spine road.The bidders are Wimpey, Hochtief, Tarmac, Balfour Beatty, Laing and Taylor Woodrow. The Watson Road/ Bromford Lane scheme starts in January and includes 2.3 km of dual two-lane carriageway, a 270 m viaduct, a gyratory system and roundabout. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: SIZEWELL OFFER ON TABLE - GEC AND BABCOCK LABOUR DISPUTE.

    Babcock Construction and GEC have tabled an offer to settle the long-running Sizewell safety dispute.The firms docked the wages of more than 400 workers in June 1992 after they stopped work at the Suffolk site for six days amid a scare over anti-rusting agents.The firms have now offered £80 a worker and will cover tax payments.As part of the deal the contractors are understood to have agreed to withdraw a writ for £500,000 against the three unions involved - engineers and electricia
  • 13Oct94 UK: SKILLS REGISTER TO BE RUN BY CITB - CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY TRAINING BOARD.

    The registration scheme for the building and civils industry will be run by the Construction Industry Training Board.Last week the Construction Industry Employers Council met to recommend that the CITB should be awarded the contract to run the register. Eventually up to a million operatives working in construction could be on it.According to Tony Merricks, chairman of the Construction Skills Certification Scheme, the register should be up and running 'very early in the new year'.Precise detai
  • 13Oct94 UK: SKILLS SHORTAGES BITE SMALL BUILDERS.

    The number of small builders hit by skills shortages has more than doubled over the past three months, according to the Federation of Master Builders.One in three firms reported skills shortages compared with one in six in the second quarter. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: ST MODWEN GETS DAF CALL - BIRMINGHAM.

    The Birmingham Heartlands Development Corporation has chosen developer St Modwen as its preferred partner for a £35 million revamp of the former Leyland Daf factory site in Birmingham.St Modwen has come out top against several other groups reportedly interested, including Kingspark Developments and Severn Trent.An industry park is planned for the 16 ha site and approval has already been granted for almost 70,000 sq m of light manufacturing and distribution units at the site.The partners
  • 13Oct94 UK: STEERING GROUP - SENIOR HARGREAVES WORK ON MANCHESTER ARENA

    Workers with ductwork contractor Senior Hargreaves steer the final 1.5 tonne section of high volume ducting into place on the Manchester Arena, completing the first phase of the huge heating and air-conditioning job. The Manchester Arena will be an international venue for events as diverse as basketball, ice hockey and pop concerts. This mixed use presented a challenge for Ove Arup which designed the heating system to ensure the correct distribution and diffusion so that performers and specta
  • 13Oct94 UK: STICKING BRIDGES TOGETHER - EXCHEM'S RESIFIX 31 ADHESIVE.

    Exchem's Resifix 31 adhesive and MIO primer have been used to stick a concrete bridge together in Market Harborough.The three-span bridge over the river Welland in the centre of the town has had to be completely refurbished and strengthened.The 66-year-old bridge would have cost about £750,000 to replace, whereas the cost of strengthening with bonded steel plates was just £150,000.Specialist contractor Balvac Whitley Moran chose the Resifix adhesive and primer to bond the steel plat
  • 13Oct94 UK: SUPERQUARRY INQUIRY - REDLAND.

    A public inquiry has opened into Redland's proposed super-quarry on Harris in the Western Isles. Debate over the quarry has split the local community and sparked fury among environmentalists. Redland Aggregates is understood to have tried to sweeten the pill with the offer of 1p to the community for every tonne quarried. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: TARMAC PRESSES GOVT FOR FOYER CASH.

    Tarmac chief executive Neville Simms last week called on the Government to plough more money into the Foyer Federation for Youth project which provides homes, training and jobs for the young homeless.Tarmac has already built two Foyer centres and plans to build seven more in the next two years.Mr Simms said: 'We are one of the many sponsors of the Foyer federation but, to ensure that the concept works, it is vital that the Government continues to provide its support in the form of both capita
  • 13Oct94 UK: TAY HOMES SEES SALES 'DAMPEN'.

    Tay Homes, the Leeds house builder, has seen a 'dampening' in the housing market since interest rates were raised last month.Chairman Trevor Spencer said visitor traffic had remained unchanged since the interest rate rise on September 13, but he added: 'I think the conversion to sales is not as good as we expected.'Like all builders, we hoped the market was going to come back in September but it hasn't, it has dampened.'Tay's sales in September were marginally ahead of the month a year ago bu
  • 13Oct94 UK: TAY HOMES SEES SALES 'DAMPEN'.

  • 13Oct94 UK: TAYWOOD, KIER JOIN JAPANESE IN COAL BID.

    Taylor Woodrow and Kier Mining have teamed up with Japanese conglomerate Mitsubishi to bid for British Coal's (BC) South Wales region.The consortium faces stiff opposition from at least eight companies or consortia thought to be bidding for the nine opencast sites on offer.Taylor Woodrow already operates opencast sites in Wales and Northumberland, where it holds BC mining licences. Wales is one of the most attractive regions offered in the privatisation because of the amount of high-grade coa
  • 13Oct94 UK: TELEHANDLERS SET TO TAKE CENTRE STAGE - SANDERSON.

  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - AYR, STRATHCLYDE - AYR TOWN CENTRE.

    Job: Supply, installation and maintenance of a CCTV security system. Client: Kyle and Carrick District Council, Burns House, Burns Statue Square, Ayr KA7 1UT.Conditions: Applicants should be Nacoss-approved or have approval of other official or trade bodies of equivalent standard.Tender date: October 31.Time period: Delivery of supplies and installation of system to be fully operational 11 weeks from 12 January 1995.Apply by: October 21.Apply to: Ayr Town Centre management Initiative, 28B Kyl
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - BIRMINGHAM.

    Job: Refurbishment of 139 low-rise dwellings in 1 contract.Client: Birmingham City Council, The Council House, Birmingham B1 1BB.Invited tenderers: 4-7.Tender date: November 15.Time period: 18 months: April 1995-October 1996.Apply by: October 28.Apply to: City Building Finance Officer, Corporate Services Department, Building Finance Division, PO Box 37, 1 Lancaster Circus, Birmingham B4 7DJ.Value: £3.7 million overall estimated value. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - CARLISLE, CUMBRIA - DWELLINGS IN THE CURROCK AND HARRABY AREAS.

    TENDER - CARLISLE, CUMBRIA - Approximately 3,719 dwellings located in the Currock and Harraby areas within the city council boundary.Job: Maintenance and minor works to housing properties, 1995/98.Client: Carlisle City Council, Civic Centre, Carlisle CA3 8QG, Cumbria.Invited tenderers: A minimum of 3 contractors will be invited to tender plus the council's in-house Works Department.Tender date: November 21.Time period: A 3-year contract with an option for a 1-year extension until April 1999,
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - CHESHIRE - A533 DAVENHAM BYPASS NEAR NORTHWICH.

    Job: Roadworks comprising 4.5 km of new road and 5 bridges.Client: Cheshire County Council, Engineering Service, Backford Hall, Chester CH1 6EA.Tender date: Estimated at November 1994.Time period: 21 months.Apply by: October 17.Apply to: Address above, for the attention of Mrs J.Gibson.Value: £7 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE.

    A630, Wheatley Hall Road, Doncaster North of Doncaster Town Centre from junction of radiance Road to Barnby Dun Road, a distance of approximately 2.9 km.Job: Improvement of existing carriageway to dual carriageway standards.Client: Doncaster Borough Council, 2 Priory Place, Doncaster DN1 1BN.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the award procedure is expected to start soon.Time period: 15 months, starting winter 1995.Apply to: Address above.Value: £1.5 million. CONSTRUCTION
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - DURHAM, COUNTY DURHAM - CITY OF DURHAM COUNCIL DISTRICT.

    Job: Building maintenance works of a responsive and emergency nature to the authority's housing stock along with minor improvement works.Client: City of Durham Council, 17 Claypath, Durham DH1 1RH.Invited tenderers: Minimum number of contractors to be invited: 4.Tender date: November 11.Time period: 36 months: 1 April 1995-31 March 1998.Apply by: The date has not been advised, but according to the Directives it cannot be prior to 24 October 1994.Apply to: Address above, for the attention of M
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - EXETER, DEVON - BARRACK ROAD.

    Job: Construction of a 3-storey reinforced-concrete-framed nucleus building with traditional finishes and highly serviced, to provide a new orthopaedic centre. Contract reference 'Building Contract'.Client: Royal Devon and Exeter Healthcare NHS Trust, Barrack Road, Exeter EX2 5DW.Invited tenderers: 4-8.Tender date: November 14.Time period: 13 months: 1 June 1995-30 June 1996.Apply by: October 31.Apply to: Address above, quoting reference 'New Orthopaedic Centre, Wonford'.Value: £6.25 mil
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - FALKIRK, CENTRAL REGION - CALLENDAR PARK, FALKIRK.

    Job: Conversion of existing rooms within a Grade A listed building to form museum gallery space. Contract reference is FAL-2724 (quote in all communications).Client: Falkirk District Council, Municipal Buildings, falkirk FK1 5RS.Invited tenderers: A maximum of 8.Tender date: November 15.Time period: 12 months: 16 February 1995-15 February 1996.Apply by: October 24.Apply to: Address above, Director of Development Services.Value: £600,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - FALKIRK, CENTRAL REGION - CALLENDAR PARK, FALKIRK.

  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - HAMPSHIRE - THE DISTRICT OF NEW FOREST.

    Job: Roadworks involving routine, environmental and special highways maintenance.Client: New Forest District Council, Town Hall, Avenue Road, Lymington SO41 9ZG.Invited tenderers: 6-10.Tender date: December 10.Time period: 1 April 1995-31 March 1997.Apply by: October 26.Apply to: Address above.Value: £2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - LANCASHIRE - M58 MOTORWAY, M6 TO JUNCTION 3.

    Job: Major motorway maintenance comprising resurfacing of 9 km of single carriageway together with associated civil work and bridge maintenance work. Contract reference is 'M58 Resurfacing contract M647' (quote in all communications).Client: lancashire County Council, County Surveyor's Department, PO Box 9, Guild House, Cross Street, Preston PR1 8RD.Tender date: November 25.Time period: Tenderer to state, maximum 90 working days.Apply by: October 25.Apply to: Department of Transport, Contract
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - BROADLEA TERRACE, BRAMLEY/TREEFIELD INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, GILDERSOME.

    Job: Civil engineering works involving reconstruction and resurfacing work as part of the highways capital reconstruction and resurfacing programme, 1994/95.Client: Leeds City Council's Highways and Transportation Committee.Invited tenderers: From a council approved list of experienced civil engineering contractors.Agent: Director of Highways and Transportation, Dudley House, 133 Albion Street, Leeds LS2 8JX.Value: £267,900. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - LADY BECK CULVERT, DYER STREET.

    Job: Civil engineering works to strengthen and repair a 38 m length of waterway culvert beneath a highway.Client: Leeds City Council's Highways and Transportation Committee.Invited tenderers: From a council approved list of experienced civil engineering contractors.Time period: Contract scheduled to begin in October, 1994 for completion in December, 1994.Agent: Director of Highways and Transportation, Dudley House, 133 Albion Street, Leeds LS2 8JX.Value: £325,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - LONDON - JOHN SCURR HOUSE, RATCLIFF LANE, E14.

    Job: Contract 2: the construction of 6, 4-bed houses and 6, 1-bed flats by Newlon Housing Association.Client: London Borough of Tower Hamlets, (Stepney/Wapping Area), 646 Commercial road, London E14.Invited tenderers: 3-4.Tender date: January 1995.Time period: 2 years.Apply by: November 10.Apply to: Director of Housing, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Contracts Section 646, Commercial Road, London E14.Agent: The awarding authority is acting in partnership with Newlon Housing Trust, 1-7 Lower
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - LONDON - JOHN SCURR HOUSE, RATCLIFF LANE.

    Job: Contract 1. The full refurbishment of 72 residential units including the provision of new roof, windows, heating, services, modernisation of kitchen and bathroom facilities, enhanced insulation and ventilation. the works will include landscaping, environmentals and concierge installation.Client: London Borough of Tower Hamlets, (Stepney/Wapping Area), 646 Commercial road, London E14.Invited tenderers: 6-8.Tender date: January 1995.Time period: 2 years.Apply by: November 10.Apply to: Dire
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - NOTTINGHAM - BESTWOOD ESTATE AREAS.

    Job: Environmental improvements to four selected areas of a council housing estate including fencing, speed ramps and hard landscaping works.Client: Nottingham City Council's Housing Committee.Invited tenderers: To be selected from a council approved list of experienced contractors.Time period: Start on site in January, 1995 for completion in March, 1995.Agent: Director of Housing, Exchange Buildings, Cheapside, Nottingham NC1 2HU.Value: £200,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - CITY COUNCIL AREA.

    Job: Programmed maintenance 1995/98 scheme involving the servicing and routine maintenance of passenger lifts in council owned properties including the provision of a 24 hour, 365 days a year breakdown service, regular replacement of parts and equipment as required and regular periodic service visits.Client: Sheffield City Council's Housing Programme Committee.Invited tenderers: Liftwise; Sheffield Works Department; Thyssen Lifts and Escalators: Yorkshire Lifts and Escalators.Conditions: One
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - CITY COUNCIL AREA.

    Job: Scheme number HE 283K - P comprising general building maintenance work to occupied council owned properties, 1995/98 including day to day repairs, programmed repairs and works of a maintenance nature.Client: Sheffield City Council's Housing Programme Committee.Invited tenderers: P Casey and Co, PO Box 54, Rydings Road, Wardell, Rochdale; Sheffield Works Department, Manor Lane Depot, Sheffield; MJ Gleeson group, Chantry House, Chesterfield Road, Woodseats, Sheffield and Wimpey Constructio
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - INFIRMARY ROAD.

    Job: Scheme number HP 191/190 housing partnership fund involving the refurbishment, modernisation and bringing back into use of 16 one bedroomed flats and existing shop units with accommodation over.Client: Sheffield City Council's Housing Programme Committee in conjunction with South Yorkshire Housing Association.Invited tenderers: To be selected from an approved list of experienced building contractors.Time period: Start on site in November, 1994 for completion in March, 1995.Agent: AJ Wood
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - SKIPTON, WEST YORKSHIRE - DISTRICT COUNCIL AREA SPLIT INTO THREE SECTIONS.

    Job: Contract for the day to day repair and maintenance of the council's stock of about 1,950 houses including the provision of an appointments system and a 24 hour emergency service. Work will involve all building trades and it will be contractual obligation that individual jobs be completed within pre-determined time limits.Client: Craven District Council.Invited tenderers: Applications are invited from experienced contractors.Conditions: Contractors must have a multi-trade capacity, bids f
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - SOLIHULL, WEST MIDLANDS - SOLIHULL.

    Job: Roadworks comprising highway maintenance and repair.Client: Metropolitan Borough of Solihull, Technical Services Department, PO Box 19, The Council House, Solihull B91 3QT, West Midlands.Tender date: January 5, 1995.Time period: 3 years starting 3 april 1995.Apply by: November 1.Apply to: Address above, the Joint acting Director, Technical Services.Value: £1.45 million-£1.8 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - TAYSIDE - VARIOUS SITES THROUGHOUT THE TAYSIDE REGION.

    Job: Rehabilitation of approximately 120 km of water mains from 3 in to 12 in diameter.Client: Tayside Regional Council, Water Services Department, Bullion House, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5BB.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the contract is expected to be let during March 1995.Time period: 24 months starting April 1995.Apply by: October 21.Apply to: Divisional Manager (Angus), tayside Regional Council, Water Services Department, Ravenswood, New Road, Forfar DD8 2AF.
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - WAKEFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE - A6032, METHLEY ROAD AND SAVILE ROAD, CASTLEFORD.

    Job: Reconstruction and resurfacing works involving the excavation and scarification of the existing road pavement together with inlaying and overlaying with bituminous material; also, kerbing replacement and footway resurfacing.Client: Wakefield Metropolitan District Council's Transportation and Highways Committee.Invited tenderers: To be selected from a council approved list of experienced civil engineering contractors.Conditions: Cost of the proposed works will be met from the Capital High
  • 13Oct94 UK: TENDER - WAKEFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE - A642, HORBURY ROAD BETWEEN THORNBURY ROAD AND PARK GROVE ROAD.

    Job: Reconstruction and resurfacing works consisting of excavation and scarification of the existing pavement with new bituminous inlays and overlays; also, rekerbing works as required.Client: City of Wakefield Metropolitan District Council.Invited tenderers: To be selected from a council approved list of experienced civil engineering contractors.Conditions: Cost of the proposed works will be met from the Capital Highway Reconstruction Budget, 1994/95 and 1995/96.Agent: Chief Technical Office
  • 13Oct94 UK: TH CASTS NET FOR BRITANNIA PLATFORM.

    Trafalgar House is battling it out for a second major platform contract just days after it took a £50 million job to build a deck for the Armada field from British Gas. Amec is also understood to be chasing the contract to build the deck for Chevron/Conoco's Britannia platform. A winner is expected to be announced at the end of this month. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: TH PUSHES FOR CLIENT AFTERCARE.

    Client aftercare is set to become a buzz phrase as contractors raise the level of services offered to clients.Trafalgar House is piloting a push to woo clients with a new managerial post to provide end-of-project support services.The initiative is being tested in Trafalgar House Construction's south-west region, where Mike Johnson takes the post of customer services manager, providing 24-hour end-of-project and after-project client care.During the defects period the customer services manager
  • 13Oct94 UK: THREE RETURN BIDS FOR SELLAFIELD TASK.

    By Jim Kenny.Three contractors are in the queue for a potentially massive job at British Nuclear Fuels' Sellafield plant in Cumbria.Amec, Sir Robert McAlpine and Wimpey are all in the chase for the contract to build a third vitrification plant at Sellafield which could amount to £100 million worth of work.Vitrification plants turn highly radioactive liquid waste into solid glass blocks which makes the material easier to handle for long term storage and disposal.But following technical pr
  • 13Oct94 UK: THREE STILL IN LONDON DOCKS RACE - ROYAL VICTORIA DOCKS DEVELOPMENT.

    Detailed design and financial proposals for a £100 million Royal Victoria Docks development in London have now been submitted by three of the four consortia shortlisted to bid.The London Docklands Development Corporation (LDDC) has received bids from London International Exhibition Centre (including Sir Robert McAlpine, Trafalgar House and Try), Earls Court and Olympia (with P and O as developer and Bovis as contractor) and the Collective Development Consortium International (comprising
  • 13Oct94 UK: TRAVERS GOES NHS - KENT HOSPITAL.

    Travers Morgan has been appointed to work on the latest £45 million development programme for the NHS Medway Trust Hospital in Gillingham, Kent.The consultant will provide structural engineering services for the new mother and child and clinical services blocks at the hospital, as well as some future projects. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: TRL - A BRIDGE THAT COULD CRUMBLE.

  • 13Oct94 UK: VISITOR CENTRE - SECOND SEVERN CROSSING.

    The approach piers and main towers of the second Severn crossing have so far attracted more than 26,000 visitors. Anglo-French joint-venture Laing-GTM is close to completing the 137 m-high main towers which support the 456 m span of the cable-stayed bridge, and is on schedule to sink the final caisson for the approach piers by Christmas. The privately-financed crossing, which will use a massive 3,200 cu m of concrete, will open to traffic in 1996. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: VOGUE NORTHERN FOLDS.

    Vogue Northern, the Yorkshire-based brickwork contractor, has gone into receivership.The firm, which last week was at the centre of a row on a Ministry of Defence job in Suffolk, has left a trail of debts and unpaid workers.Vogue Northern was working for Miller Conder on a £420,000 brick and blockwork package at RAF Wattisham when it suddenly pulled its team of 27 bricklayers off the site at the end of last month.The bricklayers are now owed nearly £30,000 in unpaid wages.Vogue Nort
  • 13Oct94 UK: WEAK HOMES MARKET THREATENS RECOVERY.

  • 13Oct94 UK: WE'RE NOT WHIZZ KIDS, BUT WE DO WANT FUN - MORGAN AND SINDALL MERGER.

  • 13Oct94 UK: WESTMINSTER COUNCIL OPTS FOR SHELL MULTIPHATE.

    Shell's new extra-tough bitumen, Shell Multiphalte, has been used by Westminster City Council to resurface Regent Street in London.This is the first commercial use of the material in Britain.Shell Multiphalte bitumen has been specially developed to resist ruts forming in the road surface as a result of vehicles' wheels repeatedly running over the same patch of blacktop.Shell Bitumen says that rutting is one of the main causes of premature road failure.It can lead to an uncomfortable ride, dam
  • 13Oct94 UK: WHITAKER SMOOTHES THE BUMPS.

    Rough surfaces often need several applications of expensive coatings to reach minimum coating thickness. Whitbond RSF from Whitaker Construction Chemicals has been developed to smooth out the bumps before coatings are applied.The material is a highly flexible solvent-free polymer modified cement which can be trowelled or floated on to the rough surface and levelled off. It dries in about 40 minutes at 10 deg C and comes in 35 kg containers which give around 50 sq m coverage at 1 mm thickness.
  • 13Oct94 UK: WHITE FINGER BOOK.

    Researchers are looking for construction workers suffering from vibration white finger to include in an advice booklet from the Health and Safety Executive. Victims of the condition can phone Mike Hewett at AV Technology on 061-491 2222. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 UK: WOOD QUITS TRY.

    Terry Wood, the 54-year-old managing director of Try Build, part of the Try Group, has resigned after more than five years.Mr Wood said he wanted a fresh challenge, possibly with larger contracts in the fit-out and refurbishment sector. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 USA: FLORIDA BOUND - DAEWOO CORPORATION WINS CONTRACT.

    Korean multinational Daewoo Corporation has won a £30 million construction contract for a 512-apartment building in Fort Lauderdale, Florida - its second in the US state. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 13Oct94 USA: TAYWOOD AT HOME IN FLORIDA.

    Taylor Woodrow is set to embark on a massive luxury housing project in the United States in joint-venture with Florida-based developer Kenco Communities.Under the 50:50 partnership the two firms have bought 260 ha of land in Palm Beach County, Florida, for just over £13 million.The site already has planning approval for up to 1,500 homes which will sell for between £130,000 and £700,000. The plans also include golf courses, a tennis centre and a country club.Taywood is due to s
  • 13Oct94 VIETNAM: BEACH BASE - TOURIST COMPLEX.

    The China Beach base in Vietnam - once a centre for American GIs' rest and relaxation during the Vietnam war - is to be refurbished as a tourist complex under a £175 million project. BBI Investment Group of the US is backing the deal. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 DENMARK: BREAKTHROUGH - STOREBAELT UNITES DENMARK.

    The Danish capital of Copenhagen was connected to mainland Europe at the weekend when the 8 km-long tunnelled section of the £2 billion Storebaelt crossing broke through.The crossing, which includes a huge road and rail bridge and the world's longest suspension bridge, will also unite Denmark's five million split population.But the tunnelled section has been dogged by cost overruns, flooding and difficult ground. It is running nearly three years late and the price has soared from £3
  • 20Oct94 EU: UNEMPLOYMENT AID - EU FUNDING FOR JOB CUT AREAS.

    Areas in the UK which have been hit by job cuts in the steel industry are to receive £36 million in funding from the European Union. The money will come from the EU's Resider II programme, which helps areas suffering from industrial decline. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 FRANCE: ARUP FOR THE CUP - STADIUM DESIGN AND BUILD.

    OVE Arup has been appointed consulting engineer for the winner of a design and build competition for a £300 million 1998 World Cup stadium in Paris. Arup will work with architects Macary-Zublena and Regembal-Constantini. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 FRANCE: BOUYGUES NETWORK.

    French contracting giant Bouygues has further diversified from construction with the £1 billion purchase of the third largest mobile phone network in France. However, rumours in Rome suggest Bouygues is attempting to buy a stake in Italian contractor Bonifati. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 FRANCE: EXPORT CALL - HOME MARKET FALLS.

    French contractors are looking for more work abroad to compensate for a falling home market. The £5.4 billion-a-year French roads sector will decline by 5 per cent this year before stabilising. Stockbroker James Capel in Paris predicts 1-2 per cent growth in construction output next year in France after a 1 per cent fall this year. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 FRANCE: METRO STALLS - BORDEAUX.

    Bordeaux has announced the indefinite suspension of its £750 million metro. Contractors blamed the upcoming local elections for the decision, but they regard the 14 km scheme as far from dead. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 GERMANY: BERLIN HOTEL - HYATT.

    Hyatt is to start building a £120 million five-star hotel in the Potsdamer Platz in Berlin this year. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 GERMANY: DOW SPEND - HALLE.

    Dow Deutschland, the German subsidiary of US Dow Chemical, is buying the petrochemical installations near Halle in eastern Germany. It is committed to investing £1 billion in plant reconstruction and development; other shareholders in the development will be Thyssen of Germany and Gazprom of Russia. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 GERMANY: EUROCONTRACTS - CHEMNITZ, GERMANY.

    Contractor: Obit Ostsachsische Brucken-und Ingenieur-Tiefbau GmbH, NL Bischofswerda, Stolpener Strasse 22, D-01877 Bischofswerda.Value: Dm 27,227,000 (£11.3 million).Job: Construction of a viaduct.Client: Strassenbauamt Chemnitz, Dresdner Strasse 234, Postfach 929, D-09009 Chemnitz, tel: (03 71) 466-0, fax: (03 71) 41 10 16. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - EUROTENDERS BERLIN, GERMANY.

    Job: Modernisation of a medical centre.Client: Max-Delbruck-Centrum fur Molekulare Medizin, Robert-Rossle-Strasse 10, D-13125 Berlin, tel: (030) 94 06-0, fax: (030) 949 41 61.Completion: 30 months, starting 1 March 1995.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Details: Further information from the client at the address above, Herr Plohn. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - MAGDEBURG, GERMANY.

    Job: To build a viaduct for the A14 Motorway, Magdeburg-Halle.Client: DEGES Deutsche Einheit Fernstrassenplanungs-und - bau GmbH, Bereich P 3, Krausenstrasse 17-20, D-10117 Berlin, tel: (030) 238 04-481, fax: (030) 238 04-547.Completion: 24 months, starting January 1995.Tender date: No specific date has been given. Further information from Vergabeprufstelle/VOB/A: Regierungsprasidium Halle, Regierungsprasidium Dessau. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - MAGDEBURG, GERMANY.

    Job: Various works on the A14 Motorway, Magdeburg-Halle/Saale.Client: DEGES Deutsche Einheit Fernstrassenplanungs-und - bau GmbH, Bereich P 3, Krausenstrasse 17-20, D-10117 Berlin, tel: (030) 238 04-481, fax: (030) 238 04-547.Completion: April 1995 until October 1997.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Details: Further information from Inspectorate: Ministerium fur Wohnungswesen, stadtebau und Verkehr des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt, Wilhelm-Hopfner-Ring 4, D-39116 Magdeburg, tel: (03 91)
  • 20Oct94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - NEUFAHRN, GERMANY.

    Job: Construction of a college at Neufahrn.Client: Zweckverband fur das Staatliche Gymnasium Neufahrn bei Freising, Landratsamt, Landshuterstrasse 31, D-85350 Freising.Value: Dm 40 million (£16.7 million).Completion: February 1995 until August 1996.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Details: Further information from Hein Goldstein BDA/DWB, Schwanthalerstrasse 79, D-80336 Munchen, tel: (089) 54 39-005/-006, fax: (089) 54 39-008. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - WEILHEIM, GERMANY.

    Contractor: Dyckerhoff and Widmann Aktiengesellschaft, Niederlassung Munchen, Postfach 81 02 29, D-81902 Munchen.Value: Dm 20.2 million (£8.4 million).Job: Construction work, including barrage, for river regulation and flood control.Client: Freistaat Bayern, vertreten durch Wasserwirtschaftsamt Weilheim, Putrichstrasse 15, D-82362 Weilheim in OB, tel: (08 81) 182, fax: (08 81) 182-162. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 GERMANY: GERMANS FEAR LOSING OUT TO BRITS.

    The success of British subbies in getting jobs in Germany is becoming a big national issue.Sharp criticism of British working practices on site in Germany surfaced again this month in the leading Hamburg-based weekly magazine Der Spiegel.It noted that the British Government was opposed to the introduction of the so-called Delegation Guidelines for European Union Construction Workers. These guidelines would establish cross-European wage levels and conditions of employment, and have been strong
  • 20Oct94 GERMANY: GOOD ORDERS - CONSTRUCTION ORDERS.

    West German construction orders have been better than expected this year. Orders in the first half of the year were up 6.4 per cent compared with the first six months of 1993, with housing orders up 25 per cent. In eastern Germany orders surged 29 per cent, with housing up 77 per cent, commercial projects by 21 per cent and public works by 15 per cent. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 GERMANY: WEATHER BLUES - SCRAPPING OF BAD WEATHER PAYMENTS.

    Bad weather payments to construction workers by the Federal Labour Office will be scrapped in Germany from 1996. Unions warned this would force many small and medium sized firms to lay off staff during the winter. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 GERMANY: WEATHER BLUES - SCRAPPING OF BAD WEATHER PAYMENTS.

  • 20Oct94 GERMANY: WINDOW BAN - ALUMINIUM AND PVC.

    Aluminium and PVC window frames will be banned from public buildings in Berlin from the start of next year. The Berlin Senate is imposing the ban for ecological reasons, mainly objecting to the energy used in their manufacture. Producers stand to lose considerable business, particularly on low cost public housing. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 GREECE: EUROTENDERS - THESSALONIKI, GREECE.

    Job: Primary works for services at Sindos, Thessaloniki.Client: VIPETVA, Anonymos Etaireia Meleton kai Dioikisis Anaptyxiakon Ergon, Panepistimou 18, GR-105 64 Athina, tel: (1) 325 49 61-7, telex: 21-9963, fax: 325 49 68.Value: Dr 5,200 million (£14 million).Completion: 900 days.Tender date: November 8.Documents from: Address above.Details: Documents are available until November 4, and cost Dr 40,000 (£108). Further information from the client. Offers in Greek. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 HONG KONG: AIRPORT AGGREGATES - NISHIMATSU.

    Japanese firm Nishimatsu will supply most of the aggregate for contractors constructing buildings, runways and roads associated with the £12 billion Chek Lap Kok airport project in Hong Kong.Under an agreement with the Provisional Airport Authority, Nishimatsu will set up and operate a rock-crushing facility capable of processing about 8 million tonnes. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 HONG KONG: MOUCHEL TO LEAD STUDY IN KOWLOON.

    Mouchel Asia, leading a group of three other consultants, will carry out a feasibility study and some preliminary design for the Route 16 expressway in Kowloon, Hong Kong.The proposal is for a 6.5 km highway, including a 2.5 km tunnel.The firm beat challenges from two other consultants, notably Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick, to take the job.Mouchel's partners are Rendel Palmer and Tritton, ERM and Golder Associates.
  • 20Oct94 INDONESIA: TH IN CRISIS TALKS TO RESCUE £200M ROAD.

    By Peter Cooper.Trafalgar House chiefs were this week locked in crisis talks with the Indonesian government over the future of its 59 km toll road scheme on Java.British trade minister Richard Needham was due to fly to Jakarta on Wednesday to add the British government's support to Trafalgar House.After seven years of talks, the project - which looks set to be the second largest overseas BOOT scheme (build, own, operate and transfer) to get the go-ahead this year - is at crisis point.A Trafal
  • 20Oct94 ITALY: EUROTENDERS - REGGIO CALABRIA, ITALY.

    Job: Harbour works comprising statutory services for development.Client: Consorzio per l'Area di Sviluppo Industriale, via Vittorio Veneto 77, I-89100 Reggio Calabria, tel: (09 65) 89 79 13, fax: 89 65 81.Value: Lit 30,186,537,169 (£12.2 million).Completion: 11 months.Tender date: November 21.Documents from: Address above.Details: Documents are available until November 20 and cost Lit 1 million (£407). Further information from the client. Offers in Italian.
  • 20Oct94 ITALY: ITALIAN DEADLOCK - PUBLIC SECTOR CONSTRUCTION.

    The Italian public sector construction market is still in paralysis, with the new government unable to break the deadlock. New laws to make the tendering system similar to other West European countries are meeting considerable bureaucratic opposition. Italian contractors reported a negative 8.5 per cent overall margin for public works in 1993. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 LESOTHO: WATER HOLE - LESOTHO HIGHLANDS.

    The final 'holing through' of the tunnels for the first stage of £3.5 billion Lesotho Highlands water project has been completed.The 45 km water transfer tunnel is now to be lined along its full length in concrete, adding £60 million to to the original £180 million contract won by the international contracting consortium, including Balfour Beatty.Originally some 6.5 km was expected to require lining, but due to weathering of the basalt rock when in contact with water, consultin
  • 20Oct94 LUXEMBOURG: FIRE GUARD TRADE-OFF REQUIRED, SAY PROS.

    A trade-off between active and passive fire protection in buildings should be encouraged, according to speakers at a seminar held by the European Convention for Constructional Steelwork in Luxembourg recently.Current European practice emphasises the use of passive protection like fire barriers and seals.But seminar chairwoman Margaret Law, a consultant with Arup Fire, said that it was increasingly accepted that high standards of fire protection for building structures did not necessarily prot
  • 20Oct94 OMAN: AMEC PICKS UP £72M DOUBLE.

    Amec has scored with two major projects at home and abroad. Amec Power has won a £62 million contract to build 180 km of twin overhead transmission lines in Oman for the United Power Group. And in London, the firm has secured a £10 million contract to refurbish two three-storey prisoner halls at Wormwood Scrubs. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 PHILIPPINES: ITALIAN-THAI UNVEILS PROPOSAL FOR AIR BASE.

    Another firm has expressed interest in converting Clark US military air base in the Philippines with a deal understood to be worth £2 billion.Bangkok-based Italian-Thai has unveiled a proposal to turn it into an international airport.Italian-Thai joins a number of other consortia, led by firms such as Mitsui, Trafalgar House, Siemens and Morrison Knudsen, which are already pitching for the project. Major road infrastructure improvements are also included in the development programme. CON
  • 20Oct94 POLAND: AMEC INVOLVED IN WARSAW BUSINESS PARK.

    Amec is involved in a £50 million project to develop a business park on the outskirts of Warsaw in Poland.The firm will help in the design process of the Wisniowy Business Park; and the Polish division of Matthew Hall, the company's subsidiary, will provide mechanical and electrical services and advise on the provision of utilities.The scheme will go ahead in three phases, providing a total of 42,000 sq m of office space.The first phase, worth about £12 million, is expected to start
  • 20Oct94 REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: BIDDERS FOR IRISH JOB GO TO EXTRA TIME.

    Some 15 contractors, including several British firms, are pricing a bill of quantities for the £20 million Contract 8 of the Portlaoise bypass in the Irish Republic.Contractors have asked Laois County Council for a month's extra time to price the job and tenders will not now be in until December.The job covers 12.3 km of motorway and about 2 km of approach roads. It includes cut and fill, drainage and pavement work and features a 1.9 cu m muckshift.A 13.5 m clear span reinforced concrete
  • 20Oct94 REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: CONTRACTS - GALWAY, EIRE - JOB - CONSTRUCTION OF A 400-PERSON MUNICIPAL THEATRE.

    CONTRACTS - GALWAY, EIRE - Job - Construction of a 400-person municipal theatre, including mechanical, electrical and theatre fit-out services.Contractor: J J Rhatigan and Company, Sea Road, Galway.Awarded by: Galway Corporation.Value: IR£ 1,886,727. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 RUSSIA: BAU FIRST - ROAD CONTRACT.

    Austrian contractor Bau Holding is the first Western firm to win a road job in Russia. Its £5 million contract is to repair a 34 km road from Moscow to the city of Nizhni-Novgorod. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 SOUTH AFRICA: BM INVESTS IN SA.

    The BM Group says it wants to retain its Blackwood Hodge plant distribution network in South Africa and plans to invest in developing the business. The firm will concentrate on selling the JCB product range and wants to expand this business, to meet the growth demands of the construction market in South Africa. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 SOUTH EAST ASIA: TARMAC DOES SE ASIA SHUFFLE.

    By Peter Cooper.Tarmac is reorganising its South East Asian operation and moving regional managing director Tom Ogilvie from Hong Kong to the Indonesian capital Jakarta on a permanent basis.His brief is to land major civil construction projects in the region. Tarmac will also open offices in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur as part of its new thrust.'I am sorry to be leaving Hong Kong,' said Mr Ogilvie this week. 'But we have a number of attractive openings in this part of the world.'A series of ma
  • 20Oct94 SOUTH KOREA: TRADE MISSION - SOUTH KOREA/MALAYSIA.

    British business leaders are this week visiting South Korea and Malaysia with Board of Trade president Michael Heseltine to try to win orders in the booming Far East.Construction firms on the delegation include Tarmac, Trafalgar House, Ove Arup, John Laing, Costain, Taylor Woodrow and Balfour Beatty. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - GRANADA, SPAIN.

    Job: To construct a college at Granada.Client: Junta de Andalucia, Consejeria de Educacion y Ciencia, Avenida de la Republica Argentina, 21, 3a planta, E-41071 Sevilla.Value: Pta 2,068,880,107 (£10.2 million).Completion: 20 months.Tender date: October 31.Documents from: Address above, servicio de obras y patrimonio de la Direccion General de Construcciones y Equipamiento Escolar, tel: 455 84 00-8454.Details: Documents are available until October 21. Offers in Spanish. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - ORENSE, SPAIN.

    Job: Dual carriageway construction. Contract reference is 12-OR-3020.Client: Ministerio de Obras Publicas, Transportes y Medio Ambiente, Direccion General de Carreteras, Paseo de la Castellana, 67, E-28071 Madrid.Value: Pta 18,130,731,820 (£89.8 million).Completion: 28 months.Tender date: November 16.Documents from: Address above, Subdireccion General de Programas y Presupuestos y en la Demarcacion de Carreteras del Estado de Galicia, c/ Concepcion Arenal, 1, 1o, E-51071 La Coruna.Detail
  • 20Oct94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - ORENSE, SPAIN.

    Job: Dual carriageway construction. Contract reference is 12-OR-3020.Client: Ministerio de Obras Publicas, Transportes y Medio Ambiente, Direccion General de Carreteras, Paseo de la Castellana, 67, E-28071 Madrid.Value: Pta 14,346,173,600 (£71 million).Completion: 28 months.Tender date: November 16.Documents from: Address above, Subdireccion General de Programas y Presupuestos y en la Demarcacion de Carreteras del Estado de Galicia, c/ Concepcion Arenal, 1, 1o, E-51071 La Coruna. Documen
  • 20Oct94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - ORENSE, SPAIN.

  • 20Oct94 SWEDEN: THIRD ORESUND JOB UP FOR GRABS.

    Balfour Beatty, Trafalgar House and Laing will receive tender documents in the next two months for the third package associated with the £2 billion Oresund fixed link between Sweden and Denmark.The third contract comprises the approach bridges from the artificial islands to Sweden. The first package covered a 4 km tunnel between Kastrup and the artificial islands for which the paperwork was sent out at the end of last month.Balfour Beatty and TH are part of the Sund Construction Group, w
  • 20Oct94 UK: A68 SET FOR UPGRADING.

    The A68 will be upgraded in the next few years to become the main arterial route between Edinburgh and the Scottish border towns.The Scottish Office's preferred option had been dualling the A7 between Edinburgh and Galashiels, but a subsequent review has concluded that option would inflict too much damage on the landscape and farms within the Gala Water Valley.The Scottish Office will now prepare a route action plan for the A68 between Dalkeith and Melrose; construct the A68 Dalkeith bypass a
  • 20Oct94 UK: ACCIDENT FINES ARE SLAMMED AS 'PITIFUL'.

    By Grant Prior.Labour Party leaders are up in arms over the 'pitiful' fines imposed on Tilbury Douglas and British Rail following a bridge collapse which killed two construction workers.Both firms were fined £25,000 at Inner London Crown Court on Monday.Shadow employment minister Kevin Barron said: 'In view of the seriousness of this case, the fines are pitiful.'It seems clear that the families who have suffered through this tragedy will not feel justice has been done.'The whole system n
  • 20Oct94 UK: ACE WINDOWS SERVE STYLE AND SECURITY.

    ACE PVC-u - a division of Regency International - has launched an internally glazed window on to the market with the claim that it offers an unrivalled combination of security and style. The design also offers fabricators the option of joining transoms and mullions by V-cutting and welding or by using a new mechanical coupler.ACE PVC-u: 021 749 3366. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: AGENCY TAKE OVER - ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY TO BE SET UP.

    Next year environment secretary John Gummer will set up an Environmental Protection Agency to take over the work of the National Rivers Authority, the Pollution Inspectorate and council waste regulation departments.He also plans a consultation paper on development in rural areas. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: AMEC'S WINNING STREAK IN UK.

    Amec's south-eastern division has hit a winning streak, clinching three jobs with a total value of more than £100 million within the past two weeks.The contractor has just been confirmed winner of the long-awaited Taff-Ely Rhondda Hospital in Wales, the £25 million Carlton Plaza job in London's Maida Vale, and the recently-awarded £40 million Ministry of Defence job at Blandford Camp in Dorset.News of the Taff-Ely project will come as a big relief to the firm and its joint vent
  • 20Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT BABCOCK INTERNATIONAL.

    Ian Hartigan has been appointed a non-executive director. He recently retired after 24 years at BP, where he was managing director of BP Shipping and held senior posts in North America and the Far East. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT BAILEY MAINTENANCE SERVICES.

    Stephen Bailey has been appointed divisional director of business development, responsible for national sales, and is succeeded as business development manager in the Leeds and Yorkshire region by Steve Harris. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT COMPAIR HOLMAN.

    Jeff Bowes has joined the Cornish construction and mining equipment manufacturer as production director. He was logistics director at Hoover and succeeds Peter Thomas, who becomes divisional purchasing manager for the whole of CompAir. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT DAVID WILSON HOMES.

    In the Midlands region, Kevin Real has been appointed construction director designate. He was construction manager with David Wilson Homes and previously spent 22 years with Ideal Homes. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT HUNTER TIMBER.

    Bob Cook becomes national sales manager for house building. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT REDROW HOMES.

    Kevin Broughton has joined the North Wales head office as director in charge of co-ordinating the expansion of the firms regional network. He has been a director of several divisions of Raine, most recently Hassall Homes. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT RICHARD LEES STEEL DECKING.

    Structural engineer Tom Hamilton has been promoted to managing director of the Trafalgar House Construction subsidiary. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT SANDERSON TELEPORTERS.

    Kevin Cooper has been appointed to the new job of UK fleet sales manager. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: APPRENTICE SCHEME ROW SETTLED.

    The prototype Modern Apprenticeship for construction is to start in Manchester in the new year, after being delayed for months by a row over whether apprentices must be trained only by their employer.And the Construction Industry Training Board is now confident the Department of Employment will drop its demand that construction apprentices are given employed status from the start of their training.It fears this would scupper plans to encourage labour-only subcontractors to do their share of t
  • 20Oct94 UK: ARC LAYS M3 JOB.

    ARC has clinched a £6 million reconstruction/overlay lane-rental contract on the M3 between Sunbury and Thorpe in Surrey. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: ATKINS CHIEF QUITS.

    W S Atkins chief executive Colin Haylock left the firm after 10 years following a boardroom bust up last week. A company spokesman said there had been a 'difference of views'.Chairman Terrel Wyatt is temporarily taking on the chief executive's responsibilities while a replacement is sought.Mr Haylock was unavailable for comment. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: BANK OF ENGLAND IN BID CALL UP - FRANKLIN AND ANDREWS.

    Quantity surveyor Franklin and Andrews, acting for the Bank of England, is inviting contractors to prequalify for a large-scale office refurbishment project in the City of London.Work on the scheme, at the eight-floor Bank Buildings in Princes Street, includes a substantial mechanical and electrical element.The deadline for applications is November 14, with tender documents due to be sent out to shortlisted firms in January.The work will be phased because the building is to stay open for busi
  • 20Oct94 UK: BANKERS TOLD TO LOOSEN THE PURSE STRINGS OF CONSTRUCTION FUNDING.

    Bankers have been urged to take more risks with financing the construction industry.The plea came at a meeting of top financiers from the south-west organised by accountancy firm Ernst and Young.The gathering was one of many similar events held by the firm nationwide over the past 18 months.Ernst and Young's senior partner in Exeter, David Peacock, told the meeting: 'The construction industry is vital to the health of the UK economy as a whole. It's a major employer and a major indicator of g
  • 20Oct94 UK: BARKING LAGGERS SET TO GET JOBS BACK.

    Forty laggers who were left in the lurch last month when their firm, K and R Insulation, pulled out of the Barking Reach power station site in Essex are now set to get their old jobs back.The remainder of the contract to install five steam generators has been re-tendered and it is understood the job will go to Hertel Services, which has agreed to reinstate the men. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: BOSSES WARN NECC OVER PAY.

    Engineering construction bosses have delivered an ultimatum to unions in the industry to settle their pay claim before the end of the year or risk sacrificing it altogether.Both sides met last week to make their cases at the start of the tightly timetabled annual pay round.Dave Hewitt, chairman of the National Engineering Construction Committee, representing the unions, said that this year's claim had been whittled down to the absolute essentials.He said: 'It's short, sharp and serious.'A fig
  • 20Oct94 UK: BOVIS IN PRINT - JOHN MENZIES CONTRACT.

    Bovis has started work on a £6.2 million management contract to build a new headquarters for newsagent John Menzies at Edinburgh Park to the west of the city. Completion is due by next August. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: BRANDON EXPANDS - BUYS BEECHWOOD.

    Brandon Hire, the Bristol-based power tool hire firm, has bought Beechwood, a supplier of tools for hire and sale, for £1.82 million.For the year to the end of March, Beechwood reported sales of £2.53 million and profits of £166,000 before tax, interest and directors remuneration. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: BRETT MARTIN MAKES DRAINAGE EASIER.

    Brett Martin Building Products says that quicker and easier installation of drainage pipes to chambers can be made with its new plastic chamber base. The product has ring seal sockets, secure watertight bungs and integral feet - all of which, says the company, help to make installation a simple job for one person.Brett Martin: 0232 342480. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: BT PROMISES TO PAY RETENTIONS.

    British Telecom is aiming to repay by the end of the year a multi-million pound backlog in retentions owed to ductwork contractors.The telecommunications giant pledged to try to clear the backlog after a long running dispute with two north-west contractors ended with an out-of-court settlement.The two ductwork contractors - M O'Connor and P Lynch and Sons - started legal proceedings against BT a year ago claiming they were owed hundreds of thousands of pounds in outstanding retention payments
  • 20Oct94 UK: CASH FIGHT HIGHLIGHTS JUBILEE TENSIONS.

    A bitter payment battle has broken out on the £2 billion Jubilee Line extension highlighting the fierce contractual and financial conditions on the project.The legal battle centres on a subcontract awarded to a joint-venture of Stent Foundations and Soletanche to install diaphragm walls in east London.The row draws attention to the tense relationships developing between some of the joint-ventures working on the project.Ironically, the main contractor is a joint-venture of Soletanche and
  • 20Oct94 UK: CITY LEVIES FIRMS FOR TRANSPORT CASH.

    The City of London Corporation is to announce plans to raise £500 million a year by imposing a levy on businesses to improve the capital's transport infrastructure.The money, collected from firms throughout central London, would be spent on projects such as the £2 billion CrossRail scheme. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CITYSITE - OUTLOOK FOR SHARES IS PERKING UP.

  • 20Oct94 UK: CN AND AMEC LAUNCH INNOVATION CONTEST.

    AMEC and Construction News are this week launching the National Construction Innovation Awards with support from the Department of the Environment and the Construction Industry Council.The new award scheme is a development of the long-standing R and D Awards, and rewards innovation in project management, construction techniques, plant, equipment and materials.Past winners include Maunsell Structural Plastics for its fibre-reinforced composite bridges and Stanhope Properties for work on compet
  • 20Oct94 UK: COASTAL CONTRACT - DJ CONSTRUCTION.

    DJ Construction of Colwyn Bay has taken a coastal protection works contract at Pensarn, near Abergele, Clwyd, with a £6.3 million bid. But work on the two-year job for Colwyn council will not start until the Welsh Office gives its approval. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: COLAS BUILDS UP RECYCLING DIVISION WITH QUIETER, BETTER PERFORMING BOMAG.

    Road surfacing contractor Colas has added to its in-depth recycling division with the purchase of a Bomag MPH120R recycler. The machine is said to offer improved performance over the company's existing plant while being considerably quieter.The MPH120R breaks up, pulverizes and rotivates damaged road layers to a depth of 390 mm over a width of 2 m.It is also capable of cutting through existing hot-rolled asphalt and lean mix materials without an additional planer.It is said to have a greater
  • 20Oct94 UK: COLLAR KITS PROMISE BETTER FIRE PROTECTION - PROMAT.

    Promat's Promaseal pipe collar kits now give up to four hours' fire protection for pipes from 55 mm to 110 mm diameter. The improved range will also protect 160 mm diameter pipes for up to two hours.Promat: 0763 262310. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONDER STRUCTURES SOARS INTO PROFIT.

    Structural steelwork firm Conder Structures reported pre-tax profits of £363,188 for its inaugural financial period - the 15 months to the end of last December.Sales for the period were just over £16 million and the company, which has one of the largest production facilities in Europe, says its workload puts it among the UK's top six steel fabricators.Managing director Bill Nicholson said:'I am heartened by our achievements when you consider the very slow recovery in the industry.'H
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  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTORS BID TO STOP ROAD SPEND CUTS.

    Civil engineering contractors made a last-ditch bid this week to head off the massive cuts in roads spending feared in next month's Budget.In a letter to chancellor Kenneth Clarke, the Federation of Civil Engineering Contractors (FCEC) warned that further cuts in trunk road and motorway spending, above the £130 million already planned, would spell more job losses and a steep fall in workload.Roads work accounts for 35 per cent of FCEC member firms' workload.The FCEC called on Mr Clarke t
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTORS CHANGE TACK ON SINGLE MARKET APPROACH.

  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ABERDEEN, GRAMPIAN - BALNAGASK CIRCLE.

    Job: The complete refurbishment both inside and out of 36 maisonettes and 16 flats to include stripping of all internal fittings. Work also includes rewiring, new plumbing, bathrooms and kitchens and the whole block will be re-roofed and have new external render.Contractor: Barratt Construction, Ellon, Aberdeenshire.Awarded by: Aberdeen City Council.Value: £1.7 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ARMAGH, NORTHERN IRELAND - LONGSTONE/DRUMBREDA.

    Job: External cyclical maintenance to 198 homes.Completion: 40 weeks starting 10 October 1994.Contractor: Moore and Faloon.Awarded by: Northern Ireland Housing Executive.Value: £375,300. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BANBURY, OXFORDSHIRE - MIDDLETON ROAD.

    Job: The construction of a single-storey warehouse and a two-storey office building.Completion: Work has started for completion on March 31, 1995.Contractor: Swallow Construction, Wilcon House, Rushmills, Northampton.Awarded by: Wilson Connolly Properties.Value: £2.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - CUNDY CROSS ESTATE AND LANG AVENUE, LUNDWOOD.

    Job: Estate action works and 10 point standard improvement work to 35 council owned houses including repairs, upgrading and renovation work.Contractor: Saul Construction, Kirkby Road, Hemsworth, Wakefield, West Yorkshire.Awarded by: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council's Housing Committee.Value: £818,059. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - JOB - SPECIAL NEEDS ADAPTATIONS/EXTENSIONS TO 12 HOMES.

    Completion: 52 weeks starting 19 September 1994.Contractor: A Bradley.Awarded by: Northern Ireland Housing Executive.Value: £171,022. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - TAUGHMONAGH PHASE I.

    Job: General repair/maintenance to the kitchens in 49 homes.Completion: 26 weeks starting 19 September 1994.Contractor: J E K Electrics.Awarded by: Northern Ireland Housing Executive.Value: £141,143. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND - WEST CIRCULAR.

    Job: Pre-paints/repaints to 168 homes.Completion: 30 weeks starting 12 September 1994.Contractor: Laing Northern Ireland.Awarded by: Northern Ireland Housing Executive.Value: £190,866. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BELLSHILL, STRATHCLYDE - JOB - RE-ROOFING OF LOCAL AUTHORITY HOUSES IN TOWN, ALSO IN VIEWPARK.

    Contractor: Ridgewood Roofing, East Kilbride.Awarded by: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £285,082. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BINGLEY, WEST YORKSHIRE - A650 ROAD WORKS.

    Job: The construction of a 480 m retaining wall with 640 x 11 m bored piles.Completion: Work has started and is due for completion in December 1994.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: Department of Transport.Value: £1.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRKENHEAD, MERSEYSIDE - PRIMARK STORE.

    Job: Fitting-out a store.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: Primark Stores.Value: £775,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - BOOTS THE CHEMISTS STORE.

    Job: Refurbishment and re-fit.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: Boots The Chemists.Value: £410,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - DUDLEY ROAD HOSPITAL.

    Job: Construction of a two-storey eye hospital within the existing hospital complex, with a total floor area of 4,929 sq m.Completion: Work has started for completion in December, 1995.Contractor: Amec Building Central Division, Fairclough House, Brownhills, Walsall, West Midlands.Awarded by: City Hospitals NHS Trust.Value: £4.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - GREAT CHARLES STREET.

    Job: Refurbishment works to the Birmingham Stock Exchange offices.Completion: Work has started for completion in February, 1995.Contractor: William Sapcote and Sons, 87 Camden Street, Birmingham, West Midlands.Awarded by: The Stock Exchange.Value: £250,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BLACKPOOL, LANCASHIRE - KINCRAIG ROAD.

    Job: A new-build project to provide 59 houses.Contractor: Tarmac Construction Contract Housing Division.Awarded by: North British Housing Association.Value: £2.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE - APPERLEY BRIDGE.

    Job: Bridge deck renewal works and sprayed concrete repairs.Completion: Work has started for completion in January, 1995.Contractor: Tarmac Structural Repairs, Ward Street, Ettingshall, Wolverhampton, West Midlands.Awarded by: Bradford City Council.Value: $254,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE - BINGLEY AREA.

    Job: Construction of a 480 m retaining wall with 640 x 11 m bored piles as part of an advance roadworks contract.Completion: Work just started for completion in December, 1994.Contractor: Henry Boot Construction, Banner Cross Hall, Ecclesall Road, Sheffield S11 9PD.Awarded by: Department of Transport.Value: £1.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRIDPORT, DORSET - ON A SITE ALONGSIDE THE A35 TRUNK ROAD, BRIDPORT.

    Job: To build a traditional two-storey fire station with brick and stone detailing.Completion: Work started in early October and is due to be finished in the summer of 1995.Contractor: EBC Construction, Bournemouth.Awarded by: Dorset County Council.Value: £700,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRISTOL, AVON - ST MARK'S GROVE, EASTON.

    Job: New-build construction of 24 flats and houses.Contractor: Tarmac Construction Contract Housing Division.Awarded by: Sovereign Housing Association.Value: £767,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRISTOL, AVON - SUMMERS TERRACE, ST WERBURGHS.

    Job: A design and build contract for the construction of 15 dwellings (six houses and nine flats).Completion: Work has started for completion in July, 1995.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction, Cannon Road, Heathfield, Newton Abbot, Devon.Awarded by: Sovereign Housing Association.Value: £600,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BROMSGROVE, HEREFORD AND WORCESTER - WILDMOOR LANE.

    Job: The construction of a single-storey cattery and associated works.Completion: Work has started for completion in February, 1995.Contractor: Thomas Vale and Sons, Lombard Street, Stourport-on-Severn, Hereford and Worcester.Awarded by: The Blue Cross Society.Value: £116,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - ON BOTH CARRIAGEWAYS OF THE M25.

    Job: Major maintenance to junctions 14-15 including replacement of existing verge safety fencing incorporating a drainage channel and other associated works.Contractor: Fitzpatrick Contractors.Awarded by: Buckinghamshire County Council for the Highways Agency.Value: £3.8 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CAMBRIDGE - BOOTS THE CHEMISTS STORE.

    Job: Refurbishment of existing store.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: Boots The Chemists.Value: £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CHESHAM, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - COUNTY FIRST SCHOOL, FIVE ACRES.

    Job: The construction of 17 houses.Contractor: Willmott Dixon Housing Eastern, Hitchin Road, Shefford, Bedfordshire.Awarded by: Chiltern Hundreds Housing Association.Value: £781,985. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CLEVELAND - ON THE EAST CLEVELAND COAST.

    Job: To construct two underground service reservoirs, three pumping stations and associated works.Contractor: Clugston Construction, Billingham.Awarded by: Northumbrian Water.Value: £2.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - COLERAINE, NORTHERN IRELAND - MILLBURN.

    Job: External cyclical maintenance to 304 homes.Completion: 39 weeks starting 26 September 1994.Contractor: D J Dixon.Awarded by: Northern Ireland Housing Executive.Value: £479,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - COOKSTOWN, NORTHERN IRELAND - KILLYMOON STREET/DERRYLORAN PLACE.

    Job: Comprehensive improvement to 15 homes.Completion: 42 weeks starting 10 October 1994.Contractor: J Murphy and Son.Awarded by: Northern Ireland Housing Executive.Value: £191,700. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CRAIGAVON, NORTHERN IRELAND - MAGHERALIN/WARINGSTOWN.

    Job: Comprehensive improvement to 20 homes.Completion: 50 weeks starting 3 October 1994.Contractor: Campbell and Slevin.Awarded by: Northern Ireland Housing Executive.Value: £278,500. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CRAIGAVON, NORTHERN IRELAND - MEADOWBROOK/DRUMBEG NORTH.

    Job: External cyclical maintenance to 249 homes.Completion: 44 weeks starting 22 August 1994.Contractor: Bann Decor and Contracts.Awarded by: Northern Ireland Housing Executive.Value: £396,700. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - DONCASTER COLLEGE.

  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - DONCASTER COLLEGE.

    Job: Alterations and extensions to the college.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: Doncaster College.Value: £205,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - DOWNPATRICK, NORTHERN IRELAND - DRUMNESS ROAD, DRUMNESS.

    Job: Comprehensive improvement to 11 homes.Completion: 35 weeks starting 26 September 1994.Contractor: P J McAlteer.Awarded by: Northern Ireland Housing Executive.Value: £209,205. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - EDINBURGH.

    Job: Housing refurbishment.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: Edinburgh District Council.Value: £250,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ELSHAM, SOUTH HUMBERSIDE - ELSHAM.

    Job: To build a new 4 million gallon storage reservoir and associated civils works.Completion: 55 weeks.Contractor: Clugston Construction, Scunthorpe.Awarded by: Anglian Water.Value: £2.6 million.
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - FERMANAGH, NORTHERN IRELAND - CORNAGRADE NORTH/MOYLETRA GARDENS.

    Job: Incremental improvements to 61 homes.Completion: 60 weeks starting 17 October 1994.Contractor: McAleer and Teague.Awarded by: Northern Ireland Housing Executive.Value: £450,476. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - FIFE REGION - JOB - FLOOD PREVENTION WORKS.

    Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: Fife Regional Council.Value: £481,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GATESHEAD, TYNE AND WEAR - BARNSTON.

    Job: Construction of extensions and structural alterations to a school complex.Completion: Completion scheduled in March, 1995.Contractor: Holly Construction, Wellington Road, Dunston, Gateshead NE11 9JL.Awarded by: Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £285,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GATESHEAD, TYNE AND WEAR - DUNSTON HILL HOSPITAL, DUNSTON.

    Job: Construction of a 25 bed mental illness unit.Completion: Work under way for completion in April, 1995.Contractor: Kendall Cross, Mill House, West Road, Ponteland, Newcastle upon Tyne NE20 9SG.Awarded by: Gateshead Health Authority.Value: £650,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GATESHEAD, TYNE AND WEAR - STONEYGATE LANE, FELLING.

    Job: Storage building.Completion: 14-week contract.Contractor: Tolent Construction, Ravensworth House, 5th Avenue Business Park, Team Valley, Gateshead NE11 OHS.Awarded by: International Paints.Value: £300,000 plus. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GIFFNOCK, STRATHCLYDE - EASTWOOD PARK.

    Job: Refurbishment of swimming pool. Phase 2.Contractor: Norwest Holst.Awarded by: Eastwood District Council, Eastwood Park, Giffnock.Value: £250,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - ABBEY HOUSE.

    Job: Internal refurbishment of 325,000 sq ft office block.Completion: April 1995.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons, Sheffield.Awarded by: Scottish Mutual Assurance.Value: £5.9 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - ABBEY HOUSE.

    Job: The internal refurbishment of this 32,500 sq m office block includes alteration of individual rooms and service areas to facilitate the installation of new mechanical/electrical and communication services.Completion: Work has just started and is due for completion by April 1995.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: Scottish Mutual Assurance.Value: £5.9 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - HAGHILL.

    Job: Phase 1 of community investment development.Contractor: Tarmac Construction, Broxburn.Awarded by: Glasgow District Council, George Square, Glasgow.Value: £1.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - IONA COURT.

    Job: Installation of white meter heating in local authority houses.Contractor: D H Morris (Glasgow).Awarded by: Glasgow District Council, George Square, Glasgow.Value: £364,811. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - MILL ROAD, HAGHILL.

    Job: Phase 2A of community renewal development.Contractor: G F Sharp and Co, Wishaw.Awarded by: Glasgow District Council, George Square, Glasgow.Value: £1.4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - STRATHCLYDE UNIVERSITY.

    Job: Alterations and extensions to catering quarters.Completion: June 1995.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons, Sheffield.Awarded by: Court of the University of Strathclyde.Value: £1.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE.

    Job: Alterations and extensions to the catering quarters of the university complex to extend bar and dining services and provide conference and office facilities.Completion: Contract programmed for completion in June, 1995.Contractor: Henry Boot Scotland, Garrowhill, Baillieston, Glasgow G69 6EY.Awarded by: University of Strathclyde.Value: £1.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GREENOCK, STRATHCLYDE - JOB - WEIR STREET.

    Contractor: Pollackshaws Builders, Glasgow.Awarded by: Inverclyde District Council, Greenock.Value: £381,953. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - HADLEIGH, ESSEX - NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK.

    Job: Refurbishment and alterations to existing bank premises.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: National Westminster Bank.Value: £140,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - HORSHAM, WEST SUSSEX - THE BISHOPRIC LINK ROAD, STAGE 2.

    Job: The construction of 800 m of dual carriageway, creating a new section of ring road around Horsham town centre. Also included in the works is high quality landscaping and architectural walling, a roundabout, two sets of traffic signals, surface water drainage, and associated signing and lighting.Completion: Work is under way and final completion is set for August 1995.Contractor: Costain Building and Civil Engineering.Awarded by: Horsham District Council.Value: £2.4 million. CONSTRUC
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - HYDE, CHESHIRE - BACKBOWER LANE.

    Job: New-build construction of 24 homes.Contractor: Tarmac Construction Contract Housing Division.Awarded by: West Pennine Housing Association.Value: £992,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - HYDE, CHESHIRE - BROADWAY.

    Job: The construction of an extension and refurbishment works to a dairy.Completion: Work has started for completion in February, 1995.Contractor: Tarmac Construction, Dock Office, Trafford Road, Manchester.Awarded by: Waterford Dairies.Value: £947,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LANARKSHIRE, STRATHCLYDE - DUNGAVEL PRISON.

    Job: Kitchen redevelopment.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: The Scottish Prison Service.Value: £586,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LARNE, NORTHERN IRELAND - OLD GLENARM ROAD.

    Job: External cyclical maintenance to 422 homes.Completion: 40 weeks starting 26 September 1994.Contractor: H C Rooney.Awarded by: Northern Ireland Housing Executive.Value: £437,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LEAMINGTON SPA, WARWICKSHIRE - BOOTS THE CHEMISTS STORE.

    Job: Alterations to existing store.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: Boots The Chemists.Value: £250,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - ROBERTS AVENUE.

    Job: New build construction of 22 homes.Contractor: Tarmac Construction Contract Housing Division.Awarded by: The Ridings Housing Association.Value: £814,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LISBURN, NORTHERN IRELAND - LAGMORE NS 1.

    Job: To build 182 new homes.Completion: 100 weeks starting 29 August 1994.Contractor: McAleer and Rushe.Awarded by: Northern Ireland Housing Executive.Value: £5,319,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - BOROUGH OF REDBRIDGE. REDBRIDGE TENNIS CENTRE, ESSEX.

    Job: Construction of an extension to a tennis complex to provide an additional eight playing courts.Completion: Programmed for completion in March, 1995.Contractor: Henry Boot Construction, Banner Cross Hall, Ecclesall Road, Sheffield S11 9PD.Awarded by: Redbridge Sports Centre Trust.Value: £1.38 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - HARROW.

    Wealdstone.Job: A four span, 150 m long x 15 m wide viaduct following the demolition of existing buildings and the provision of street lighting, drainage.Completion: Contract duration is programmed at 60 weeks.Contractor: Henry Boot Construction, Banner Cross Hall, Ecclesall Road, Sheffield S11 9PD.Awarded by: London Borough of Harrow.Value: £2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - REDBRIDGE TENNIS CENTRE.

    Job: To build an extension to the centre to include the provision of eight new tennis courts.Completion: Work has started and is due for completion by March 1995.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: Redbridge Sports Centre Trust.Value: £1.38 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - WEALDSTONE, HARROW.

    Job: To construct a four-span 150 m long and 15 m wide viaduct, involving the demolition of existing buildings and the provision of drainage and street lighting.Completion: 60 weeks.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: London Borough of Harrow.Value: £2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - WESTMINSTER.

    Job: School refurbishment.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: The City Of Westminster.Value: £290,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDONDERRY, NORTHERN IRELAND - ALTCAR PARK.

    Job: To build 30 new homes.Completion: 60 weeks starting 5 September 1994.Contractor: R McGettigan and Co.Awarded by: Northern Ireland Housing Executive.Value: £690,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDONDERRY, NORTHERN IRELAND - GLEN GALLIAGH/FERN DRIVE.

    Job: To build 15 new homes.Completion: 66 weeks starting 12 September 1994.Contractor: R Mc Gettigan and Co.Awarded by: Northern Ireland Housing Executive.Value: £413,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LOUGHBOROUGH, LEICESTERSHIRE - MANOR ROAD.

    Job: Modernisation and refurbishment works to 16 council-owned properties.Completion: Work has started for completion in April, 1995.Contractor: Tarmac Contract Housing, 1 Union Street, Long Eaton, Nottingham.Awarded by: Charnwood Borough Council.Value: £406,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - MANCHESTER - COVERDALE CRESCENT, ARDWICK.

    Job: The construction of 23 dwellings and associated external works.Completion: Work has started for completion in October, 1995.Contractor: Tarmac Contract Housing, Dock Office, Trafford Road, Manchester.Awarded by: Northern Counties Housing Association.Value: £859,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - MANCHESTER - MARKET STREET, ATHERTON.

    Job: The construction of a part two-, and part three-storey job centre.Completion: Work has started for completion in February, 1995.Contractor: Tyson Contractors, PO Box 93, Dryden Street, Liverpool, Merseyside.Awarded by: Employment services.Value: £480,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - MANCHESTER - THE EARLY LEARNING CENTRE.

    Job: A fit-out contract.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: The Early Learning Centre.Value: £422,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - MIDDLESBROUGH, CLEVELAND - JOB - THE RENOVATION OF 36 2-STOREY HOUSES IN PAIRS OR TERRACES.

    Contractor: Cecil M Yuill, Hartlepool, Cleveland.Awarded by: Lanbaurgh on Tees Borough Council.Value: £1,397,298. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - MIDDLESBROUGH, CLEVELAND - MIDDLEHAVEN.

    Job: Reclamation of land for the construction of the Middlesbrough Football Club stadium. Works include the excavation of buried obstructions, redundant services, contaminated land and replacement with fill, the preparation of the football pitch and drainage works.Completion: Work has started for completion in December.Contractor: Tarmac Major Projects, Construction House, Birch Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands.Awarded by: Teesside Development Corporation.Value: £897,000. CONSTRUCTIO
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - MOTHERWELL, STRATHCLYDE - NORTH FORGEWOOD.

    Job: Refurbishment works to local authority houses in Marmion Crescent, Fife Drive and Breadalbane Crescent.Contractor: Tarmac, Broxburn.Awarded by: Motherwell District council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £1.45 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - MOTHERWELL, STRATHCLYDE.

    Job - Upgrading of main building depot and headquarters of building services.Contractor: Tarmac, Broxburn.Awarded by: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £163,730. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - MOYLE, NORTHERN IRELAND - GLENTAISIE DRIVE.

    Job: Comprehensive improvement to 59 homes.Completion: 73 weeks starting October 10, 1994.Contractor: P J Conway (Contractors).Awarded by: Northern Ireland Housing Executive.Value: £714,630. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEEDINGWORTH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - THE A1123 BYPASS.

    Job: The construction of a 3.2 km long single carriageway bypass with an additional two-metre wide cycleway/footpath at the western end of the bypass, together with the construction of a new roundabout to provide access to the village, two box culverts, new drainage systems and street lighting.Completion: Work started early october and is due for completion at the end of October 1995.Contractor: Costain Building and Civil Engineering.Awarded by: Cambridge County Council.Value: £2.1 milli
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWATHILL, STRATHCLYDE.

    Job - Electrical rewiring of 258 local authority houses in town, also in Newmains.Contractor: A C Electrics, Cleland.Awarded by: Motherwell District council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £169,670. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - BALLIOL BUSINESS PARK, KILLINGWORTH.

    Job: Design and build contract for a single storey factory unit with offices, car park and associated siteworks.Completion: Due for completion early 1995.Contractor: Mowlem Northern, Construction House, Kingsway South, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE11 OED.Awarded by: Ringtons.Value: £1,200,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - BALLIOL BUSINESS PARK, KILLINGWORTH.

    Job: Construction of two detached factory units with two-storey offices, total floor area 5,600 sq m with car parking and associated siteworks.Completion: Work under way for completion in March, 1995.Contractor: Mowlem Northern, Construction House, Kingsway South, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE11 OED.Awarded by: English Partnership.Value: £1,400,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - BYKER.

    Job: Structural refurbishments and modernisation works to a school together with the construction of a one-and two-storey extension.Completion: Work just under way for completion early summer, 1995.Contractor: Mowlem Northern, Construction House, Kingsway South, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE11 OED.Awarded by: Newcastle City Council.Value: £1,270,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - KILLINGWORTH GARTH, AREAS 11 AND 13.

    Job: Housing development of 28 flats and two houses, with associated infrastructure.Completion: Work started for completion in May, 1995.Contractor: Barratt Newcastle, Airport Industrial Estate, Kenton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 2EQ.Awarded by: Nomad Housing Group.Value: £725,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - QUEEN VICTORIA ROAD.

    Job: Management contract for a three-storey hospital building to house kitchen, cafeteria and workshop facilities.Completion: Work just started for completion in May, 1995.Contractor: Gordon Durham, Moor Lane, East Boldon, Tyne and Wear.Awarded by: Royal Victoria Infirmary NHS Trust.Value: £2.8 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - QUEEN VICTORIA ROAD.

    Job: Management contract for a six-storey, 600 space car park.Completion: 52-week contract commencing in December, 1994.Contractor: Gordon Durham, Moor Lane, East Boldon, Tyne and Wear.Awarded by: Royal Victoria Infirmary NHS Trust.Value: £2.8 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWMAINS, STRATHCLYDE.

    Job - Replacement of windows in 241 houses in town, also in North Coltness.Contractor: Regency Windows, Glasgow.Awarded by: Motherwill District Council, Civic Centre Motherwell.Value: £456,614. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWRY AND MOURNE, NORTHERN IRELAND - COWAN STREET/GREENFIELD PARK.

    Job: External maintenance to 197 homes.Completion: 48 weeks starting 10 October.Contractor: E Duffy.Awarded by: Northern Ireland Housing Executive.Value: £464,464. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWRY AND MOURNE, NORTHERN IRELAND - DOMINIC STREET/CLEARY CRESCENT.

    Job: External maintenance to 166 homes.Completion: 36 weeks starting 5 September 1994.Contractor: H C Rooney.Awarded by: Northern Ireland Housing Executive.Value: £154,500. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWTON MEARNS, STRATHCLYDE - NETHER MALLETSHEUGH.

    Job: Housing development.Contractor: John Dickie Construction, Burnfield road, Giffnock.Awarded by: Eastwood District Council, Eastwood Park, Giffnock.Value: £1.4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NORTHALLERTON, NORTH YORKSHIRE - KNOTTO BOTTOM WAY.

    Job: New-build construction of 22 houses.Contractor: Tarmac Construction Contract Housing Division.Awarded by: Bradford and Northern Housing Association.Value: £710,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NOTTINGHAM - HOLME PIERPOINT, ON THE RIVER TRENT, ADJACENT TO THE NATIONAL WATER SPORTS CENTRE.

    Job: A contract for the replacement of five vertical lift sluice gates, together with the refurbishment of the sluice gate operating mechanism, sluiceways in reinforced concrete with ground anchors and underwater scour protection down stream.Contractor: Christiani and Nielsen.Awarded by: National Rivers Authority (Severn Trent Region).Value: £1.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NOTTINGHAM - ST ANN'S, BESTWOOD AND CLIFTON AREAS.

    Job: External repainting works to a total of 1,009 council owned houses, contracts nos. 22, 27, 37, and 38.Contractor: P Waller Decorators; Taylor Brothers and Hunts Decorators - all from Nottingham.Awarded by: Nottingham City Council's Housing Committee.Value: £185,746. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - OXFORD - CITY COUNCIL AREA.

    Job: Demolition of 20 PRC council owned houses and the new build of a similar number of replacement houses including new foundations, outhouses and external works..Completion: Contract duration will be 75 weeks.Contractor: Henry Boot Construction, Banner Cross Hall, Ecclesall Road, Sheffield S11 9PD.Awarded by: Oxford City Council.Value: £1.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - OXFORD - OXFORD CITY.

    Job: To demolish and rebuild 20 PRC homes, including new foundations, outhouses and improvement works.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: Oxford City Council.Value: £1.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - PONTYPOOL, GWENT - YSEOL GWSUN GWYNLLYN, TREVETHIN.

    Job: The construction of a link corridor to the school and a three-storey science block.Completion: Work has started for completion on April 1, 1995.Contractor: Wallis Western, Old Mill, Chapel Lane, Warmley, Bristol, Avon.Awarded by: Gwent County Council.Value: £802,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - PRESTON, LANCASHIRE - THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY.

    Job: A design and build project for the construction of a new fourth floor over the existing roof, together with the construction of a four-storey extension to the library.Completion: Work has just started and is programmed for completion in August 1995.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire.Value: £3.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - PRESTON, LANCASHIRE - UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL LANCASHIRE.

    Job: Construction of a new fourth floor over the existing roof of a library building; also, the erection of a four storey library extension.Completion: Design and build project programmed for completion in August, 1995.Contractor: Henry Boot Construction, Banner Cross Hall, Ecclesall Road, Sheffield S11 9PD.Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire.Value: £3.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - RAYLEIGH, ESSEX - NATIONAL WESTMINSTER BANK.

    Job: Refurbishment and alterations to existing bank premises.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: National Westminster Bank.Value: £215,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - RIVER SPEY, GRAMPIAN - JOB - ABSTRACTION SCHEME, PHASE 4 LANDSCAPING.

    Contractor: Tilhill Economic Forestry.Awarded by: Grampian Regional Council, Aberdeen.Value: £199,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SALFORD, GREATER MANCHESTER - WESTBOURNE ROAD, WINTON.

    Job: New-build construction of 25 homes.Contractor: Tarmac Construction Contract Housing Division.Awarded by: Manchester Methodist Housing Association.Value: £961,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SHEPSHED, LEICESTERSHIRE - BESIDE JUNCTION 23 ON THE M1 NEAR LOUGHBOROUGH.

    Job: A contract for a new sewage treatment works.Contractor: Clugston Construction, Burton upon Trent.Awarded by: Severn Trent Water.Value: £2.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SHOTTS, STRATHCLYDE - BUTE TERRACE.

    Job: Replacement of central heating systems in 82 local authority houses.Contractor: Centre Construction (Scotland).Awarded by: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £131,527. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SHOTTS, STRATHCLYDE - JOB - ELECTRICAL REWIRING OF 156 LOCAL AUTHORITY HOUSES IN TOWN.

    Contractor: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Awarded by: £106,128. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SKIPTON, NORTH YORKSHIRE - ON THE A59 NEAR SKIPTON.

    Job: To carry out safety improvement works involving the construction of 800 m of single carriageway replacing the existing road, a new junction and the refurbishment of two culverts.Completion: Work started this month and the contract period is 30 weeks.Contractor: Costain Building and Civil Engineering Northern Region.Awarded by: North Yorkshire County Council, on behalf of the Highways Agency.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE - ON THE M27 AT OWER.

    Job: A design and build contract which involves the upgrading of the eastbound carriageway for approximately 4.5 km between Junctions 1 and 2. Works include the overlaying of the central carriageway, with some areas of total reconstruction, the refurbishment of 7 km of drainage and safety fencing, and the refurbishment of four bridges which span the motorway.Completion: Work started in early October and is scheduled for completion by the beginning of November.Contractor: Costain Building and
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - STAFFORD - BOOTS THE CHEMISTS STORE.

    Job: Alterations.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: Boots The Chemists.Value: £730,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - STRATHCLYDE - STRATHCLYDE UNIVERSITY.

    Job: Alterations and extension to catering quarters to extend the bar and dining services and provide conference and office facilities.Completion: Work has started and contract completion is scheduled for June 1995.Contractor: Henry Boot and Sons.Awarded by: Court of the University of Strathclyde.Value: £1.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SUNDERLAND, TYNE AND WEAR - CROWTREE ROAD.

    Job: External repairs to a council-owned block of flats.Completion: Work has started for completion in February, 1995.Contractor: Tarmac Structural Repairs, Ward Street, Ettingshall, Wolverhampton, West Midlands.Awarded by: Sunderland City Council.Value: £234,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SUTTON COLDFIELD, WEST MIDLANDS - GOOD HOPE HOSPITAL.

    Job: The upgrading of the Richard Salt unit. Works include the replacement of windows, concrete and brick repairs, and new roof finishes.Completion: Anticipated start date is the end of October for completion in August, 1995.Contractor: Kendrick Construction, Tasker Street, Walsall, West Midlands.Awarded by: The Good Hope Hospital NHS Trust.Value: £494,738. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - SWINDON, WILTSHIRE - SOUTH MARSTON PARK.

    Job: The construction of a single-storey warehouse with offices.Completion: Work has started for completion on May 5, 1995.Contractor: Swallow Construction, Wilcon House, Rushmills, Northampton.Awarded by: Wilson Connolly Properties.Value: £1.86 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - THANKERTON, STRATHCLYDE - JOB - MODERNISATION OF 6 MULTICOM HOUSES, PHASE 3.

    Completion: Moikle Construction.Contractor: Motherwill District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Awarded by: £118,548.Value:. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - TOWCESTER, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - THE SILVERSTONE CIRCUIT.

    Job: The redevelopment of the paddock area of the racing circuit including construction of pit buildings, offices, medical centre, filling station and test area.Completion: Work has started for completion in February, 1995.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction, 395 George Road, Erdington, Birmingham, West Midlands.Awarded by: Silverstone Circuit.Value: £3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - TURRIFF, GRAMPIAN - JOB - UPGRADING AT WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT.

    Contractor: Fyfe Contractors.Awarded by: Grampian Regional Council, Aberdeen.Value: £822,081. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WALSALL, WEST MIDLANDS - EDDISON ROAD, BEECHDALE.

    Job: New-build construction of 24 bungalows.Contractor: Tarmac Construction Contract Housing Division.Awarded by: Caldmore Area Housing Association.Value: £850,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WALSALL, WEST MIDLANDS - MANOR HOSPITAL, MOAT ROAD.

    Job: Refurbishment works to a ward at the hospital. Works to include the installation of suspended ceilings, floor finishes and mechanical and electrical services.Completion: Anticipated start date is in early November for completion in February, 1995.Contractor: Well-placed for the job is Thomas Vale and Sons, Lombard Street, Stourport-on-Severn, Hereford and Worcester.Awarded by: Walsall NHS Trust.Value: £206,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WARLEY, WEST MIDLANDS - ROWLEY HALLS, ROWLEY REGIS.

    Job: Environmental works comprising the construction of footpath, play areas and landscaping.Completion: Work has started for completion in mid February, 1995.Contractor: Thomas Vale and Sons, Lombard Street, Stourport-on-Severn, Hereford and Worcester.Awarded by: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £628,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WARRINGTON, CHESHIRE - DAWSON HOUSE, GREAT SANKEY.

    Job: Refurbishment works to an office building.Completion: Work has started for completion in December.Contractor: Tarmac Construction, Dock Office, Trafford Road, Manchester.Awarded by: North West Water.Value: £355,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WARRINGTON, CHESHIRE - WINWICK ROAD.

    Job: The construction of a single-storey retail unit.Completion: Work has started for completion on March 12, 1995.Contractor: Trafalgar House Construction (Regions), PO Box 43, Green Lane, Warrington, Cheshire.Awarded by: Woodpark Developments.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WISHAW, STRATHCLYDE - GOWKTHRAPPLE.

    Job: Housing refurbishment works at 36 two-storey houses.Contractor: Tarmac Construction, Broxburn.Awarded by: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £685,907. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WISHAW, STRATHCLYDE - GREENLAW AVENUE.

    Job: Replacement of windows, removal of asbestos and rewiring of local authority houses in Avenue, and also in Coldstream Crescent.Contractor: Motherwell Building Services, Motherwell.Awarded by: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £529,692. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - YEOVIL, SOMERSET - ROYAL NAVY AIR STATION, YEOVILTON.

    Job: The construction of a two-storey flight safety and accident investigation centre with a link to an adjacent hangar, and with a high standard of insulation.Completion: Work has started for completion in March, 1995.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction, Consort House, Princes Road, Ferndown, Wimborne, Dorset.Awarded by: Ministry of Defence.Value: £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - YORK - THE COURT HOUSE, CLIFFORD STREET.

    Job: Refurbishment works to the court house.Completion: Work has started for completion in November, 1995.Contractor: Tyson Contractors, PO Box 93, Dryden Street, Liverpool, Merseyside.Awarded by: North Yorkshire County Council.Value: £851,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: CUMBRIAN JOINS DBFO CONTEST.

    Cumbrian Industrials has joined the 17 other groups fighting for one of the Government's four design, build, finance and operate (DBFO) projects.Cumbrian has teamed up with consulting engineer High Point Rendel and financial co-ordinator Vanguard Capital to form the Centurion Road Company consortium.The group hopes to take over the operation and maintenance of the A69 Carlisle-Newcastle trunk road, together with the financing and construction of the A69 Haltwhistle bypass.Other rivals for the
  • 20Oct94 UK: DAEWOO STEPS UP A GEAR.

  • 20Oct94 UK: DAUGHTER OF SUICIDE WORKER AWARDED £43,000.

    THE three-year-old daughter of a demolition worker who committed suicide after he was left crippled from a site accident has been awarded £43,000.Demolition worker Tommy King was left 'severely disabled' after a fall at the St Mary Axe site in the City of London in 1989. He became severely depressed over not being able to provide for his new family, and took his own life in 1991.Employer King Brothers Demolition and Crane Hire and main contractor Demolition Co-Partnership (London) agreed
  • 20Oct94 UK: DAVY IN SOUTHPORT - SEWAGE CONTRACT.

    The environmental arm of Davy International is set to start a £5.4 million contract to build phase two of the main process plant for a sewage works at Southport.North West Water is the client. The project includes one of the largest deep shaft anaerobic digesters ever built in the UK. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: DOT REVEALS PREFERRED ROUTE FOR DORSET ROAD.

    The Department of Transport has announced its preferred route for a £53 million trunk road between the A31 and Poole, in Dorset.John Watts, railways and roads minister, also revealed that a design competition will be held for a new crossing, valued at around £28 million, across Poole Harbour.The preferred route uses part of the A31, but runs across country between Canford Bottom and the A3049 at Mannings Heath.The Poole Harbour Bridge competition will be in three stages - prequalifi
  • 20Oct94 UK: DOT REVEALS PREFERRED ROUTE FOR DORSET ROAD.

  • 20Oct94 UK: EDUCATION GRANT - £100 000 GRANT FOR STEEL CONSTRUCTION INSTITUTE.

    Industry minister Charles Wardle has announced a £100,000 grant to the Steel Construction Institute towards an industry education and training programme. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: EIB LENDS £200M TO FINANCE LIVERPOOL BAY OIL/GAS DEVELOPMENT.

    The European Investment Bank is lending £200 million to finance the huge Liverpool Bay oil and gas development in the Irish Sea.The project includes six offshore platforms, pipelines to an onshore gas processing terminal and a combined gas turbine station in Wales. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: ENGINEERS TOPS ON CONSULTANCY CASH.

    Consulting engineers are leading the way in Britain's push to export professional expertise overseas. According to government statistics, consulting engineers contributed the biggest share - £240 million - to a positive UK trade balance of £840 million on consultancy services. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: EXPORT BOOM FOR BRITISH BUILDING MATERIALS PRODUCERS.

    Export activity is booming for British building materials producers, with one in five firms selling at least 16 per cent of its output abroad. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: FIREPROOF PROTECTIVE SHEETING COMPULSORY FROM JUNE 1995.

    Contractors will have to use fireproof sheeting to protect finished work on site under new rules agreed with insurers last week.And moves to extend the rules to cover scaffold sheeting are expected soon.Firms currently use a combination of plastic sheeting, dust sheets and hardboard as temporary coverings, but these materials burn easily and allow site fires to spread quickly.Insurers have been pressing for change since the Minster Court fire in the City of London in 1991 which spread more qu
  • 20Oct94 UK: FIRMS CLASH OVER TUPE RULES.

    Balfour Beatty has issued a writ against Taylor Woodrow which will test the legal confusion surrounding the transfer of workers to new employers when contracts are taken over.Balfour claims that six of its former workers should have been kept on when a £50 million facilities management contract switched over to Taylor Woodrow.The dispute is over work for the Ministry of Defence at Catterick Garrison, in Yorkshire. Balfour Beatty won the contract in 1990 but lost it this year to Taylor Wo
  • 20Oct94 UK: FLIGHT SYSTEMS SIGNS TO SUPPLY ENGINE MONITORS.

    Wiltshire-based Flight Systems Europe has signed an agreement with Cummins Engines to supply a range of engine monitoring equipment for Cummins K series engines.Cummins will offer the Engine Saver monitor on its high horsepower KTTA 38 litre and 50 litre engines, built at its Daventry plant in the Midlands.The Engine Saver monitors pressure and temperature on the engine and alerts the operator to faults. It also monitors oil and coolant pressure in direct relation to engine revs throughout th
  • 20Oct94 UK: FORKING OUT - FORK RENT.

    Ipswich-based plant hirer Fork Rent has purchased 10 Sanderson 726 Speedshift telehandlers for its fleet. These machines feature joystick control of boom functions, as well as a powershift transmission and a fast road travel speed of up to 36 kph. The deal also includes a number of attachments such as tipping skips, crane jibs and buckets. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: FOUR PLAY SMASHING ENCORE IN HULME.

  • 20Oct94 UK: GAS SAFETY RULES - HSE.

    Experts at the Health and Safety Executive have drawn up guidelines on how to install gas appliances safely.The move is aimed at preventing some of the 40 deaths caused every year by carbon monoxide poisoning. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: GUMMER TIGHTENS GRIP ON NEW BUILD.

    Environment secretary John Gummer has promised to increase protection for green belt land.He wants to prevent institutions with green belt sites, such as universities and hospitals, from erecting new buildings in their grounds.But he said he would be more flexible with plans to redevelop existing buildings in the green belt. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: HBF SLAMS GOVERNMENT'S HOUSE BUILDING LIMITS IN WEST MIDLANDS.

    Government limits on house building in the West Midlands spell disaster, the House Builders Federation has warned.Draft planning guidance issued last week by environment secretary John Gummer allows for 285,000 homes to be built in the region by 2011. But the HBF says that 437,000 homes would be needed to meet demand.John Acres, the HBF's local land and planning officer, said: 'It is a disaster. People will be going without housing if this is implemented.' The guidance would mean more new hom
  • 20Oct94 UK: HENRY BOOT EXPANDS BUILDING SIDE - HALF YEAR RESULTS.

    By Graham Anderson.Contractor Henry Boot is moving more heavily into the building market at the expense of civil engineering because of the poor margins on civils contracts, group managing director Jamie Boot said this week.His comment came as the firm reported pre-tax profits for the six months to the end of June up 10 per cent at £2.6 million compared with the same period last year.Turnover rose 11 per cent to £72 million.Chairman David Boot said that at the start of the year the
  • 20Oct94 UK: HIGGS AND HILL HAS £70M LEISURE TIME LINED UP.

    Higgs and Hill is set for about £70 million worth of work in the next few months building leisure complexes for Chester-based developer THI.Each of the complexes, in Luton, south London and Leeds, will feature multiplex cinemas, restaurants, tenpin bowling centres and swimming pools.First to start will be a £15 million scheme in Luton town centre, expected to begin towards the end of this year.On the site of a former Co-op store which is now a car park, the 14,000 sq m complex is a
  • 20Oct94 UK: HOMES FOUND UNFIT - WALES.

    The Government's latest Welsh House Condition Survey shows that almost £1.3 billion needs to be spent to bring unfit homes in Wales up to standard.It found that 13.4 per cent of the country's 1.1 million homes were unfit, compared with a UK average of 7 per cent. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: HOUSE BUILDERS TO FIGHT BUS CHARGE.

    House builders have vowed to fight a council's unprecedented attempt to force them to pay for a bus service.Norfolk County Council wants builder J S Bloor to pay for the bus route from Wymondham to Norwich, which would serve its 700-homes Harts Farm development.Norfolk insists that this is in line with new Government planning guidance to reduce the growth in private cars by making sure that new developments have adequate public transport.David Wytchard, Bloor's regional design manager, said:
  • 20Oct94 UK: HOUSE STARTS UP.

    House builders registered 14,200 new starts with the National House Building Council in September, compared with 13,100 in September 1993. This brings registered starts this year to 140,500, against 122,400 at the same point last year. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: JARVIS PROPERTY SALE.

    Contractor Jarvis sold four properties for just over £1.8 million in separate deals last week. Chairman Harvey Bard said the properties, which had a total book value of £1.75 million, were peripheral to the firm's main property portfolio. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: JOHN SISK FORMS SPECIAL PROJECTS DIVISION.

    The Anglo-Irish contractor has formed a special projects division to handle smaller scale new build and refurbishment projects in the London area. Based in St Albans, it is to be headed by Martin Mills and Ted O'Sullivan. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: JURY SAYS SITE DEATH WAS AN ACCIDENT.

    A scaffolder plunged 15 m to his death only hours after a site visit by a safety inspector.Westminster Coroner's Court heard last week how Gary Kilduff fell while dismantling roof-level scaffolding at a housing development in Wimbledon, south London, in July.Health and Safety Executive inspector Peter Hornsby had visited the site that morning and declared it satisfactory. Mr Kilduff was pronounced dead at the scene. The jury returned a verdict of accidental death. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: KIER, LOVELL TOUCH BASE.

    A £30 million project to relocate two naval training centres to HMS Sultan at Gosport in Portsmouth has produced contracts for Kier and Lovell.This follows the £16 million award of contracts one and two of the scheme to Kyle Stewart, which was announced in May.The firms jointly managing the project - Project Management International and British Aerospace Consultancy Services - have confirmed that Kier has taken contract three (for the refurbishment of existing workshops) and that Lo
  • 20Oct94 UK: LAING GETS BRITANNIC HQ CALL UP.

    John Laing Construction has been confirmed winner of the Britannic Assurance headquarters project in Birmingham, with a bid believed to be £40-£45 million.Laing beat strong competition from Amec and Tarmac to win the office job, which will get under way on site at Wythall Green in Bromsgrove at the beginning of November.Pace Projects is project managing the work, which will involve creating 35,000 sq m of office space in a concrete-framed structure.Architect is TP Bennett and Ernest
  • 20Oct94 UK: LATHAM'S REVIEW STARTS TO TAKE EFFECT.

    Sir Michael Latham's sweeping review of the industry got under way formally last week after clients agreed who would represent their interests.The think-tank Review Implementation Forum (RIF) now has until the end of the year to agree a set of recommendations to go forward to the Government.Eleven working parties covering all sections of construction - with the notable exception of the unions - will look at topics from codes of practice, training and liability to equal opportunities, and the
  • 20Oct94 UK: LAW CHANGE SET TO ARRIVE BY 1996.

    By Grant Prior.New manslaughter laws jailing construction bosses for up to 10 years could be in force by the end of 1996.Legal experts at the Law Commission are currently sifting through responses to a consultation paper outlining changes in the law.They include introducing the offence of 'negligent manslaughter' which could lead to company chiefs facing 10 years in prison for failings leading to site deaths.A Law Commission spokeswoman said: 'We will analyse the responses before final policy
  • 20Oct94 UK: LEGAL ROW GOES ON - BOTES V LAMBETH COUNCIL.

    London builder Botes and Lambeth council began the latest stage of their legal battle in the Official Referees Court on Monday. Each claims the other owes it some £4 million.This case concerns three refurbishment contracts, and is expected to last 10 weeks. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: LIEBHERR FIRST - SLOYAN DOYLE.

    Demolition and dismantling contractor Sloyan Doyle, of Liverpool, has taken the first Liebherr R954V Litronic demolition machine in the UK. The R954V has an extra long reach (25 m) boom and dipper stick, taking its operating weight to 55 tonnes. This can be reduced to 38 tonnes for transportation by removing the arm. Sloyan Doyle has quick change couplings fitted to the machine so that it can operate with buckets, shears or a demolition pole for a variety of demolition tasks. The machine is p
  • 20Oct94 UK: LIGHT RAIL SLOWDOWN - TORY CONFERENCE.

    Local transport minister Steve Norris tried to dampen enthusiasm for light rail at a Conservative Transport Group meeting.He said: 'If you spend £150 million on a light rail system you could buy an awful lot of buses for that.'Light rail is fashionable. I don't think it is the future for every town, but where appropriate, by all means.'He said the Government would not alter its policy that only one light rail project at a time could go ahead, with the possible exception of the relatively
  • 20Oct94 UK: LIST OF COAL BIDDERS LEAVES MANY CONTRACTORS IN THE COLD.

    Britain's major opencast contractors suffered a severe blow last week with the release of the preferred bidder list for British Coal's privatisation.R J B Mining was selected to run the three English regions but other opencast contractors bidding for a slice of the coal industry were left out in the cold.Celtic Energy, a British Coal management buy-out, is the preferred bidder for the heavily-contested South Wales region, where Wimpey/Powell Duffryn and Taylor Woodrow/Kier/Mitsubishi consorti
  • 20Oct94 UK: LIST OF COAL BIDDERS LEAVES MANY CONTRACTORS IN THE COLD.

  • 20Oct94 UK: MACHINE HALL - JUBILEE LINE TUNNELLING FACILITY.

    Tunnellers are carving out this huge chamber on the £155 million Balfour Beatty/Amec Jubilee Line extension contract to provide space to assemble a tunnel boring machine which will then dig from Waterloo to Westminster. The chamber and approach tunnels have all been excavated in London clay using the New Austrian Tunnelling Method. Spoil is being taken from the site by barge on the Thames. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: MAWHINNEY TO SEND TRADE MISSION INVITES.

    Transport secretary Brian Mawhinney will invite British civil engineering firms on overseas trade missions next year in a bid to boost construction exports.Dr Mawhinney said: 'I intend to beef up our commitment to construction exports considerably. There will be export visits next year where I will look for projects to fly the flag for Britain's expertise.'He wants to export both British construction expertise and experience gained in using private finance for infrastructure work.He added tha
  • 20Oct94 UK: MCALPINE FACTORY FOR GOLDSTAR ELECTRIC.

    Sir Robert McAlpine is working on a £6.5 million design and management contract for a new factory at Washington, Tyne and Wear. The 22,500 sq m plant will manufacture colour televisions and microwave ovens. Goldstar Electric is the client; Turner and Townsend is the project manager. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: MEDWAY POWER - MARUBENI, TBV POWER INSTALL GAS TURBINES.

    Turbo Power: An engineer helps install one of the gas turbines at Medway power station on the Isle of Grain, Kent. TBV Power and Japan's Marubeni Corporation are joint contractors on the £230 million turnkey project being built for Medway Power. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: MERRY HILL GROWS - CHELSFIELD.

    Property firm Chelsfield plans a £100 million expansion of the Merry Hill shopping centre in Dudley.Plans have been submitted to Dudley council for a 65,000 sq m extension of the centre, which Chelsfield and partners bought last year from the receivers of property company Mountleigh. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: MILLER TO KEEP IT IN THE FAMILY.

    The Miller Group is reverting to full family control with the imminent departure of chief executive David Cawthra.He will be replaced by Keith Miller, 45, the younger son of the late John Miller, one of the firm's co-founders. During Mr Cawthra's tenure turnover rose to £358 million but losses increased to £11.9 million last year.Mr Cawthra said: 'It was always my expectation that a time would arise when it would be appropriate for Keith to take over the chief executive's role, and
  • 20Oct94 UK: MINISTERS SEEK TO CURB LAND INFLATION.

    Environment ministers are investigating an early warning system to avoid another cycle of rampant price inflation in housing land.The system would trigger an increase in the amount of new building allowed in areas where house prices escalate because of shortages of building land.Housing minister David Curry told a Chartered Institute of Housing meeting at the Conservative conference: 'There is a debate at the moment on whether planning policy makes housing more expensive.'It may be possible t
  • 20Oct94 UK: MOWLEM TRAINS AT CARDIFF BAY.

    Mowlem has set up a pioneering training scheme at the massive Cardiff Bay redevelopment site.The project aims to train workers from across Europe to achieve a construction qualification recognised across the Continent.British workers will benefit through a series of exchange schemes. And the first group of 16-25 year olds has already visited Italy and Germany.Twelve foreign trainees are currently working in the Cardiff Bay area and receiving tuition at Mowlem's training centre.Chris Ashman, o
  • 20Oct94 UK: NEWBURY FEARS RISE AS BYPASS FIELD NARROWS.

    By Brian Warner.Rivals for the £45 million Newbury bypass have reduced to two, amid fears by some sources close to the job that it could still be axed by the Government at the eleventh hour because of the strength of environmental opposition against it.It is widely expected that the Treasury will take the knife to the roads programme in the Budget this month in a political move to placate growing opposition to road building.But the official line of the Highways Agency is that the bypass
  • 20Oct94 UK: NO TALKS NEEDED - A1(M), HERTFORDSHIRE.

    Planners need no longer consult the Highways Agency about proposed developments within 67 m of the A1(M) in Hertfordshire, between junctions four to six.This is because the proposed widening of the Stanborough/Welwyn stretch of the motorway was consigned to long-term status in the April roads programme review. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: OFF TO DIPLOCKS - BERKELEY JCB.

    Plant dealer Berkeley JCB is relocating its Sussex depot to a larger site at Diplocks Way in Hailsham. The company is also re-opening its Woking depot in Surrey but is closing its site at Poole in Dorset. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: ON MANOEUVRES - CARDIFF BAY.

    Cardiff Bay Barrage site foreman Ray Dennis looks on as a truck loaded with locally-quarried stone drives on to an amphibious landing craft.The former navy craft has been drafted in to help Balfour Beatty and Costain with the the first phase of an extensive exercise to deliver sand, rock and other materials to the £98 million project.The landing craft has already transported 3,000 tonnes of locally-quarried stone by sea, avoiding an estimated 150 lorry trips through neighbouring resident
  • 20Oct94 UK: ORDERS FALL 5PC - CONSTRUCTION ORDERS FALL.

    Construction orders for the three months to August fell 5 per cent to £1,963 million, against the previous three months, according to the latest figures from the Department of the Environment.Total orders were 5 per cent higher than June to August last year, but infrastructure work dropped 5 per cent over this period compared with last year. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: OSC EDGES AHEAD IN INCINERATOR RACE.

    OSC Process Engineering is believed to have edged ahead of its only remaining rival, Davy International (Environmental), for a £25 million sewage sludge incinerator contract in Cheshire. But the firm will probably not know until March if the Shell Green plant at Widnes can go ahead.Cheshire County Council voted last week to turn down North West Water's applications for the incinerator - one application covers the incinerator, the other refers to the filtrate treatment processes.North Wes
  • 20Oct94 UK: PEL-JOB RANGE BOOST.

    Hire firm Plant and Tools is currently buying Pel-Job mini excavators to supply its five depots across South Wales and Bristol. The firm has already taken delivery of 22 machines and has ordered another eight. Once the deal is complete, 80 per cent of Plant and Tools mini excavator fleet will be Pel-Job machines. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PILKINGTON PRODUCES INFORMATION PACK.

    Pilkington offers specifiers an information pack covering the full range of Pilkington fire resistant glass. It includes videos and brochures and detailed information on the Pyroshield, Pyrodur and Pyrostop glasses. It is available free direct from the company.Pilkington: 0744 692000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANE PANES - STOAKES SYSTEMS CLADDING FOR AIRPORT.

    Stoakes Systems developed a curtain walling system called Astraclad to clad the City of Derry airport in Northern Ireland. Based on Stoakes' successful Astrawall system, the curtain walling uses a frame section designed specially to meet the requirements of the building's architect WDR and T Taggart. The contract was worth a total of £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - AIRDRIE, STRATHCLYDE - LIMELANDS, 48 MAIN STREET, CALDERCRUIX.

    Planning authority: Monklands.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £4 million.Client: Barclays Bank.Agent: White and Barrie, 32 Campbell Street, Hamilton, Strathclyde ML3 6AS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - AIRDRIE, STRATHCLYDE - RAEBOG ROAD, GLENMAVIS.

    Planning authority: Monklands.Job: Outline plans for football stadium.Value: £7 million.Client: Airdrieonians Football Club.Agent: Montagu Evans, 43 Melville Street, Edinburgh, Lothian EH3 7JF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BANCHORY, GRAMPIAN - EAST OF BELTIE COTTAGES, INCHMARLO.

    Planning authority: Kincardine and Deeside.Job: Outline plans for houses/bungalows (48).Value: £3 million.Client: Inchmarlo Fishing.Agent: Ron Gauld Architect, 8 Bridge Street, Banchory, Grampian AB3 3SX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BASINGSTOKE, HAMPSHIRE - BASINGSTOKE LEISURE PARK, CHURCHILL WAY WEST.

    Planning authority: Basingstoke and Deane.Job: Outline plans granted for bingo hall.Value: £3,750,000.Client: Basingstoke and Deane Borough.Agent: Basingstoke and Deane Borough, Civic Offices, London Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 2AJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BASINGSTOKE, HAMPSHIRE - WINCHESTER ROAD.

    Planning authority: Basingstoke and Deane.Job: Outline plans granted for non-food retail warehouse.Value: £3 million.Client: Smiths Industries Properties.Agent: Barton Willmore Partnership, Beansheaf Farmhouse, Bourne Close, Calcot, Reading, Berkshire RG3 7BW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BASINGSTOKE, HAMPSHIRE - WINCHESTER ROAD.

    Planning authority: Basingstoke and Deane.Job: Outline plans granted for offices.Value: £3,500,000.Client: Smiths Industries Properties.Agent: Barton Willmore Partnership, Beansheaf Farmhouse, Bourne Close, Calcot, Reading, Berkshire RG3 7BW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BIRKENHEAD, MERSEYSIDE - MONKS FERRY, IVY STREET.

    Planning authority: Wirral.Job: Detailed plans for offices (6).Value: £1,250,000.Client: Felton Design and Build.Agent: Robert Fletcher Architects, 18 Bold Street, Warrington, Cheshire WA1 1JL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BISHOP AUCKLAND, COUNTY DURHAM - TOFT HILL ROAD, TOFT HILL.

    Planning authority: Teesdale.Job: Detailed plans for houses/bungalows (78).Value: £2,700,000.Client: Southfield Builders.Agent: Southfield Builders, Holme Farm, Toft Hill, Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL14 0QQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BLACKBURN, LANCASHIRE - GALLIGREAVES WAY.

    Planning authority: Blackburn.Job: Detailed plans for houses (40).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Bowey Homes.Agent: Wilkinson Hindle Halsall Lloyd, 3 West Road, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire PR2 4NR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BOSTON, LINCOLNSHIRE - BELTON FARM, SPALDING ROAD, WIGTOFT.

    Planning authority: Boston.Job: Outline plans granted for industrial development.Value: £1 million.Client: Tydd Manor Estates.Agent: John D Lynch Partnership, 65 Pinchbeck Road, Spalding, Lincolnshire PE11 1QF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRACKNELL, BERKSHIRE - AREA 4E, JIGS LANE SOUTH, WARFIELD.

    Planning authority: Bracknell Forest.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (78).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Wates Retirement Homes.Agent: Barton Willmore Partnership, Beansheaf Farmhouse, Bourne Close, Calcot, Reading, Berkshire RG3 7BW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE - BRADFORD ROYAL INFIRMARY, DUCKWORTH LANE, HEATON.

    Planning authority: Bradford.Job: Detailed plans for private patients unit.Value: £1,500,000.Client: BUPA Health Services.Agent: Health Care Partnership, 42-46 Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV1 4XB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE - EUROWAY INDUSTRIAL ESTATE.

    Woodlands Farm, Roydsdale Way.Planning authority: Bradford.Job: Detailed plans for industrial development (4).Value: £7 million.Client: Ramfield.Agent: John M Harris Design, 24 St Johns North, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 3QA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE - LEEDS ROAD, THORNBURY.

    Planning authority: Bradford.Job: Outline plans granted for shop/offices/workshop (3).Value: £1,750,000.Client: Geodon Properties.Agent: Stuart Leventhall, 6 Park Road, Manchester, M8 6HU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRECHIN, TAYSIDE - RIVER STREET.

    Planning authority: Angus.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £5 million.Client: Hugh MacRae and Co (Builders).Agent: Colin Armstrong Associates, 82 Church Street, Inverness, Highlands IV1 1HB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - COLDHARBOUR LANE, STOKE GIFFORD.

    Planning authority: Northavon.Job: Detailed plans for landscaping.Value: £6 million.Client: Bristol and England Properties.Agent: Atkins Walters and Webster, 25 King Square, Bristol, Avon BS2 8JN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - FORMER BT COMPUTER CENTRE, FILTON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Bristol.Job: Outline plans for shops and leisure centre (6).Value: £2 million.Client: Chelverton Properties.Agent: Mountford Pigott Partnership, 179-187 Arthur Road, Wimbledon Park, London, SW19 8AF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - HENGROVE PARK, FORMER AIRFIELD SITE.

    Planning authority: Bristol.Job: Detailed plans for mixed leisure complex (4).Value: £10 million.Client: THI Developments.Agent: Firstsite Projects, Aysgarth, St Pauls Road, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD8 7LU.Agent: Benoy, Handley House, Northgate, Newark, Nottinghamshire NG24 1EH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - STOVER ROAD, YATE.

    Planning authority: Northavon.Job: Outline plans granted for industrial development (5).Value: £2 million.Client: Anglo St James (Estates).Agent: Sawyer Architects, Friary House, Cannon Street, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 9JH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BURTON-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE - BRANSTON.

    Planning authority: Derby.Job: Detailed plans for houses (35).Value: £1,200,000.Client: North Housing Association.Agent: North Housing Association, 4th Floor, Norman House, Heritage Gate, Derby, DE1 1NU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CAMBRIDGE - BOXWORTH END, SWAVESEY.

    Planning authority: South Cambridgeshire.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development.Value: £4,900,000.Client: Barwell International.Agent: Januarys, Dukes Court, 54-60 Newmarket Road, Cambridge, CB5 8DZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CAMBRIDGE - HIGHFIELDS, CALDECOTE.

    Planning authority: South Cambridgeshire.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £15 million.Client: R Taylor and J Harup.Agent: Redmayne Arnold and Harris, 2 Dukes Court, Newmarket Road, Cambridge, CB5 8DZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CAMPBELTOWN, STRATHCLYDE - MEADOWS PLAYING FIELD.

    Planning authority: Argyll and Bute.Job: Outline plans for sports centre.Value: £3 million.Client: South Kintyre Sports Council.Agent: Donald Woodrow, Dunnyvaig, Kilkerran Road, Campbeltown, Strathclyde PA28 6RB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CARLISLE, CUMBRIA - EDEN NURSERIES, LINSTOCK.

    Planning authority: Carlisle.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £1,300,000.Client: Mr Lamb.Agent: Taylor and Hardy, 9 Finkle Street, Carlisle, Cumbria CA3 8UU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CHELTENHAM, GLOUCESTERSHIRE - SMITHS INDUSTRIES, EVESHAM ROAD, BISHOPS CLEEVE.

    Planning authority: Tewkesbury.Job: Outline plans granted for office/research/industrial.Value: £5 million.Client: Smiths Industries Properties.Agent: Smiths Industries Properties, 765 Finchley Road, London, NW11 8DS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CHEPSTOW, GWENT - WARRENSLADE, BULWARK.

    Planning authority: Monmouth.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses/flats (70).Value: £2,450,000.Client: Charter Housing Association.Agent: Charter Housing Association, 11 Devon Place, Newport, Gwent NP9 4TA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CHERTSEY, SURREY - OTTERSHAW HOSPITAL, MURRAY ROAD, OTTERSHAW.

    Planning authority: Runnymede.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (90).Value: £3 million.Client: Bellway Homes (South East.Agent: Barton Willmore Partnership, 62 Margaret Street, London, W1N 7EJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CHESSINGTON, KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES - LEATHERHEAD ROAD.

    Planning authority: Kingston-upon-Thames.Job: Detailed plans for theme park (extension).Value: £2 million.Client: Chessington World of Adventure.Agent: Nathaniel Lichfield and Partners, Star House, 104-108 Grafton Road, London, NW5 4BD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CLEATOR MOOR, CUMBRIA - CRAGG ROAD.

    Planning authority: Copeland.Job: Detailed plans for flats/houses/bungalows (27).Value: £1 million.Client: North Housing Association.Agent: HTGL Architects, 15 Brunswick Street, Carlisle, Cumbria CA1 1PB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - COVENTRY, WEST MIDLANDS - GEC SITE, SPON STREET.

    Planning authority: Coventry.Job: Detailed plans for centenary centre.Value: £35 million.Client: Coventry City Council.Agent: Sterling Management, 31 Worship Street, London, EC2A 2DX.Agent: Building Design Partnership, Sunlight House, PO Box 85, Quay Street, Manchester, M60 3JA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DAVENTRY, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - M1 JUNCTION 18.

  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DAVENTRY, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - M1 JUNCTION 18.

    Planning authority: Daventry.Job: Outline plans granted for railway terminal/freight depot.Value: £140 million.Client: Abbcott Projects.Agent: W A Fairhurst and Partners, Wellesbourne House, Walton Road, Wellesbourne, Warwick, CV35 9JB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DEESIDE, CLWYD - QUEENSFERRY SCHOOLS, QUEENSFERRY.

    Planning authority: Alyn and Deeside.Job: Detailed plans for supermarket/retail/petrol station (3).Value: £10 million.Client: Asda Stores.Agent: Aukett and Associates, 13 Chelsea Embankment, London, SW3 4LA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DERBY - LAND OFF DEADMANS LANE.

    Planning authority: Derby.Job: Outline plans for stadium/retail/offices.Value: £40 million.Client: Stadivarios.Agent: John Seifert Architects, 2-20 Capper Street, London, WC1E 6JA.
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DEWSBURY, WEST YORKSHIRE - BACK SLAITHWAITE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Kirklees.Job: Detailed plans for houses (30).Value: £1 million.Client: Orion Developments.Agent: Orion Developments, 3 North West Business Park, Serbia Hill, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS6 2QH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DINGWALL, HIGHLANDS - BEN WYVIS, COIRE NA FAERIACH.

    Planning authority: Inverclyde.Job: Detailed plans for skiing/tourist resort (3).Value: £6 million.Client: Ben Wyvis Development Co.Agent: Ben Wyvis Development Co, 42 Kelvingrove Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde G3 7RJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DUDLEY, WEST MIDLANDS - WASTE INCINERATOR, LISTER ROAD.

    Planning authority: Dudley.Job: Detailed plans for waste-to-energy plant.Value: £2,500,000.Client: Dudley Waste Services.Agent: Dudley Waste Services, Fountain House, Great Cornbow, Halesowen, West Midlands B63 3BL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DUMFRIES, DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY - GLASGOW ROAD.

    Planning authority: Nithsdale.Job: Outline plans for retail park (10).Value: £5 million.Client: Thornfield Developments.Agent: Thornfield Developments, 32 Park Square, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 2PS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DUNFERMLINE, FIFE - FOUNDRY STREET.

    Planning authority: Dunfermline.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (60).Value: £2 million.Client: R and G Homes.Agent: Calidris A and D, Calidris House, Ford, Pathhead, Lothian EH37 5TX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DUNFERMLINE, FIFE - PITCONNOCHIE FARM, CROSSFORD.

    Planning authority: Dunfermline.Job: Outline plans for residential/leisure/community.Value: £10 million.Client: A Stewart.Agent: Baxter Clark and Paul, 25 Queensferry Street, Edinburgh, Lothian EH2 4QS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ELLON, GRAMPIAN - HILLHEAD OF FECHIL.

    Planning authority: Gordon.Job: Outline plans for houses (100).Value: £4 million.Client: E B Galloway.Agent: Taylor Design Services, 42 Market Street, Ellon, Grampian AB4 9JG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - EVESHAM, HEREFORD AND WORCESTER - LAND AT BROADWAY ROAD, BADSEY LANE.

    Planning authority: Wychavon.Job: Outline plans for residential development (270).Value: £9,450,000.Client: JJH Homes.Agent: Barton Willmore Partnership, 23-29 Marsh Street, Bristol, Avon BS1 4AQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - EXETER, DEVON - BARRACK ROAD.

    Planning authority: Exeter.Job: Detailed plans for orthopaedic centre.Value: £6, 250,000.Client: Royal Devon and Exeter Health.Agent: Royal Devon and Exeter Health, Barrack Road, Exeter, Devon EX2 5DW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - 95 KERRYDALE STREET, PARKHEAD.

    Planning authority: Glasgow.Job: Detailed plans for football stadium (alterations).Value: £22 million.Client: Celtic Football Club.Agent: Percy Johnson Marshall and, Duddingston House, 105 Milton Road West, Edinburgh, Lothian EH15 3QF.Agent: Bucknall Austin, 32-34 Heriothill Terrace, Edinburgh, Lothian EH7 4DY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW. STRATHCLYDE - LONDON ROAD AND HAMILTON ROAD, MOUNT VERNON.

    Planning authority: Glasgow.Job: Outline plans for retail warehouse.Value: £6, 500,000.Client: Highland Holdings.Agent: Riach Partnership, 127 Fergus Drive, Glasgow, Strathclyde G20 6BY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GRANGEMOUTH, CENTRAL - PRIMROSE AVENUE.

    Planning authority: Falkirk.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (30).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Carronvale Building.Agent: Carronvale Building, 47 West Bridge Street, Falkirk, Central FK1 5AZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HARLOW, ESSEX - RUNDELLS ALLOTMENTS.

    Planning authority: Harlow.Job: Outline plans granted for dwellings (50).Value: £1,750,000.Client: Harlow District Council.Agent: Southern Regeneration, Latten Bush Centre, Southern Way, Harlow, Essex CM18 7BI. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HINCKLEY, LEICESTERSHIRE - STRETTON CROFT, WOLVEY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Hinckley and Bosworth.Job: Outline plans granted for industrial development.Value: £5 million.Client: Ms S Watson.Agent: DTZ Debenham Thorpe, 10 Colmore Row, Birmingham, West Midlands B3 2QD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HINCKLEY, LEICESTERSHIRE - WHARF FARM, COVENTRY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Hinckley and Bosworth.Job: Outline plans for marina/public house/hotel.Value: £12,500,000.Client: Trinity Motors (Bond St).Agent: Petroleum Technology, Trinity House, Wharf Farm, Coventry Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire LE10 0NB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HONITON, DEVON - LAND EAST OF SIDMOUTH ROAD, BATTISHORNE FARM.

    Planning authority: East Devon.Job: Approval of reserved matters for supermarket.Value: £10 million.Client: Tesco Stores.Agent: G L Hearn and Partners, Delta House, 175 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1XP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HUDDERSFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE - PARK ROAD, COWLERSLEY.

    Planning authority: Kirklees.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £1,500,000.Client: Economic Development.Agent: DTZ Debenham Thorpe, 3 The Embankment, Soverign street, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 4BP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HULL, HUMBERSIDE - FRANCIS STREET.

    Planning authority: Kingston-upon-Hull.Job: Detailed plans for office block.Value: £1 million.Client: Wooton.Agent: Kingspark Developments, 18 Park Place, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 2SJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HUNTINGDON, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - BELL FARM, EATON SOCON.

    Planning authority: Huntingdon.Job: Outline plans for retail/commercial (16).Value: £10 million.Client: Tesco Stores.Agent: G L Hearn and Partners, Delta House, 175 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1XP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HUNTINGDON, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - ST GERMAIN STREET.

    Planning authority: Huntingdon.Job: Outline plans for supermarket/shops (17).Value: £15 million.Client: Churchmanor Estates.Agent: M R Honour, 118 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0SW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HUNTINGDON, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - ST MARYS ROAD, RAMSEY.

    Planning authority: Huntingdon.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development.Value: £3,080,000.Client: DS Developments.Agent: Andrew S Campbell Associates, Wydale House, Chequers Street, Fenstanton, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE18 9JQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - INVERURIE, GRAMPIAN - BEVERLEY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Gordon.Job: Outline plans granted for flats (46).Value: £1,200,000.Client: Bon Accord Homes.Agent: Mackie Ramsay and Taylor, 47 Victoria Street, Aberdeen, Grampian AB9 1QA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - INVERURIE, GRAMPIAN - LOCHBURN DRIVE, KINTORE.

    Planning authority: Gordon.Job: Detailed plans for houses (41).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Stewart Milne Construction.Agent: Stewart Milne Construction, Osprey House, Mosscroft Avenue, Westhill Business.Park, Aberdeen, Grampian AB32 6TQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - INVERURIE, GRAMPIAN - URYSIDE/BOYNDS, LOFT HILLOCK.

    Planning authority: Gordon.Job: Outline plans for mixed development.Value: £10 million.Client: A Morrison.Agent: Norman P Lawrie, Old Westhall, Oyne, Insch, Grampian AB5 6QU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - KILMARNOCK, STRATHCLYDE - MOORFIELD ROUNDABOUT.

    Planning authority: Kilmarnock and Loudoun.Job: Outline plans granted for petrol filling station.Value: £1,500,000.Client: The Lands Improvement Group.Agent: James Barr and Son, 213 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde G2 5QH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LANCASTER - ADJ LIBRARY, BAILRIGG.

    Planning authority: Lancaster.Job: Detailed plans for library (extension).Value: £2,700,000.Client: University of Lancaster.Agent: MacCormac Jamieson and Prichard, 9 Heneage Street, London, E1 5LJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LEICESTER - BATH YARD, BATH LANE, MOIRA.

    Planning authority: North West Leicestershire.Job: Outline plans for industrial/commercial.Value: £20 million.Client: North West Leicestershire.Agent: Faulks Perry Culley and Rech, Lockington Hall, Lockington, Derby, DE7 2RH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE - VALLEY HALL ESTATE, FIELD LANE, AMANDA ROAD, FAZAKERLEY.

    Planning authority: Knowsley.Job: Outline plans for houses/bungalows (130).Value: £4,500,000.Client: Hassall Homes (Cheshire).Agent: Brian Bennett Development, 7 Abbotts Green, Astley, Manchester, M29 7NJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LIVINGSTON, LOTHIAN - KIRKTON SOUTH, KNIGHTSBRIDGE.

    Planning authority: Livingston.Job: Detailed plans for houses (63).Value: £2,900,000.Client: Henry Boot Scotland.Agent: Nakhaei Associates, 141 St James Road, Glasgow, Strathclyde G4 OLT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LOCKERBIE, DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY - HODDOM CASTLE, HODDOM.

    Planning authority: Annandale and Eskdale.Job: Outline plans for leisure/sports complex.Value: £3 million.Client: Estate Factor.Agent: Estate Factor, Haddom Kinmount Estates, Haddom, Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway DG11 1BE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON - BROMLEY.

    27 Homesdale Road.Planning authority: Bromley.Job: Detailed plans for office building.Value: £1,280,000.Client: Arrowcroft Group.Agent: Arrowcroft Group, 24 Hanover Square, London, W1R 9DD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON - CITY OF WESTMINSTER - 121-125 EDGEWARE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Westminster.Job: Detailed plans for retail/offices/flats.Value: £2 million.Client: Rater Trading Inc.Agent: Douglas Marriot Worby Robinson, 1 Westminster Bridge, London, SE1 7PL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON - CITY OF WESTMINSTER - 14 OLD PARK LANE.

    Planning authority: Westminster.Job: Detailed plans for offices/club (conversion).Value: £3 million.Client: Anglo American Clubs.Agent: Richard Ellis, Berkeley Square House, Berkeley Square, London, W1X 6AN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON - CITY OF WESTMINSTER - 90-100 REGENCY STREET, 8-14 DOUGLAS STREET.

    Planning authority: Westminster.Job: Outline plans for school/sports hall (2).Value: £2 million.Client: The Royal Foundation Grey.Agent: Ellis Williams Partnership, 7 Charlotte Mews, London, W1P 1LN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON - ENFIELD.

    Southbury Road.Planning authority: Enfield.Job: Detailed plans for warehouse/office.Value: £6, 250,000.Client: Kingspark Developments.Agent: Kingspark Developments, Friars Gate, 1011 Stratford Road, Solihull, West Midlands B90 4BN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LUTTERWORTH, LEICESTERSHIRE - LEICESTER ROAD, BITTESWELL ROAD.

    Planning authority: Harborough.Job: Outline plans granted for residential.Value: £15 million.Client: William Davis.Agent: William Davis, Forest Field, Forest Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 3NS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MAIDSTONE, KENT - IGHTHAM TILE WORKS, IGHTHAM COMMON.

    Planning authority: Tonbridge and Malling.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development (94).Value: £2,800,000.Client: Redland Roof Tiles.Agent: Paul Dickinson and Associates, Homewood House, Guildford Road, Chertsey, Surrey KT16 OQA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MANCHESTER - ASHTON OLD ROAD, ARDWICK.

    Planning authority: Manchester.Job: Detailed plans for factory/offices.Value: £1,750,000.Client: Suma Norwest.Agent: Robert Fletcher Architects, 18 Bold Street, Warrington, Cheshire WA1 1JL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MILTON KEYNES, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - WAVENDON TOWER, WAVENDON.

    Planning authority: Milton Keynes.Job: Outline plans granted for offices.Value: £6 million.Client: Electronic Data Systems.Agent: Barton Willmore Partnership, 62 Margaret Street, London, W1N 7EJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MIRFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE - COOPER BRIDGE ROAD/LEEDS-WAKEFIELD ROAD, COLNE BRIDGE.

    Planning authority: Kirklees.Job: Outline plans for pavilion/play fields/car park (6).Value: £1 million.Client: Homeguard Securities.Agent: RPS Clouston, St Cuthberts House, Framwellgate Peth, Durham, DH1 5SU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MOTHERWELL, STRATHCLYDE - BOUNDED BY M8 A73 AND A775, BIGGAR ROAD.

    Planning authority: Glasgow.Job: Outline plans for commercial/retail development (6).Value: £25 million.Client: Motherwell District Council.Agent: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell, Strathclyde ML1 1TW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MOTHERWELL, STRATHCLYDE - JUNCTION 6, M8, NEWHOUSE.

    Planning authority: Motherwell.Job: Outline plans for retail/leisure/commercial (8).Value: £12 million.Client: McGrigor Donald.Agent: SBT Keppie, 160 West Regent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde G2 4RL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - ST LAWRENCE ROAD, WALKER.

    Planning authority: Newcastle-upon-Tyne.Job: Outline plans for residential (30).Value: £1 million.Client: Highbridge Properties.Agent: Highbridge Properties, 4 St James Terrace, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 4NE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NEWPORT, GWENT - OS 4539 AND 5234, UNDY.

    Planning authority: Monmouth.Job: Detailed plans for houses (49).Value: £1,700,000.Client: David McLean.Agent: David McLean, Enterprise House, Aber Road, Flint, Clwyd CH6 5EX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NEWPORT, GWENT - SPYTTY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Newport.Job: Detailed plans for national tennis centre.Value: £1,750,000.Client: Newport Borough Council.Agent: Milsom Kane, 7 Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF1 2DH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NORTHAMPTON - KEMSLEY UNIT, ST ANDREWS HOSPITAL, BILLING ROAD.

    Planning authority: Northampton.Job: Detailed plans for hospital (extension/refurbishment).Value: £1,500,000.Client: St Andrews Hospital.Agent: Michael Ellard Design, 18 Hazelwood Road, Northampton, NN1 1LN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NORTHAMPTON - NORTHAMPTON CATTLE MARKET, VICTORIA PROMENADE.

    Planning authority: Northampton.Job: Detailed plans for retail development (6).Value: £7 million.Client: Thornfield Developments.Agent: John M Harris Design, 24 St Johns North, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 3QA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NOTTINGHAM - BEECHDALE ROAD, BEECHDALE.

    Planning authority: Nottingham.Job: Detailed plans for bungalows (41).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Nottingham City Council.Agent: Nottingham City Council, Lawrence House, Clarendon Street, Nottingham, NG1 5NT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NOTTINGHAM - PEARSON HOUSE, NOTTINGHAM GENERAL HOSPITAL.

    Planning authority: Nottingham.Job: Outline plans granted for office/hotel/health care facilities.Value: £3,500,000.Client: Comfort House.Agent: Crampin and Pring, 23 Warser Gate, Nottingham, NG1 1NU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - OLDHAM, GREATER MANCHESTER - BRICK HALL FARM, FAILSWORTH ROAD, WOODHOUSES.

    Planning authority: Oldham.Job: Detailed plans for houses (29).Value: £1 million.Client: P E Jones Contractors.Agent: P E Jones Contractors, Emerson House, Heyes Lane, Alderley Edge, Cheshire SK9 7LF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - OLDHAM, GREATER MANCHESTER - WHITEGATES, BROADWAY, CHADDERTON.

    Planning authority: Oldham.Job: Outline plans for retail unit/petrol station (2).Value: £1 million.Client: Kirkland Developments.Agent: Hulme Upright and Partners, High Point, Festival Park, Henley, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire ST1 5SH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PENRITH, CUMBRIA - GILWILLY INDUSTRIAL ESTATE.

    Planning authority: Eden.Job: Outline plans for industrial/warehouse/office.Value: £1 million.Client: Eden-Vale Engineering Company.Agent: Eden-Vale Engineering Company, 23 The Airfield, Carlisle, Cumbria CA5 5HPB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PETERLEE, COUNTY DURHAM - KITCHEN ROAD, NORTH WEST INDUSTRIAL ESTATE.

    Planning authority: Easington.Job: Outline plans for retail park (8).Value: £2 million.Client: Combined Property Control.Agent: M V M Planning, 40 Park Street, Bristol, Avon BS1 5JG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PORTSMOUTH, HAMPSHIRE - MOORE PARAGON SITE, WALTON ROAD, FARLINGTON.

    Planning authority: Portsmouth.Job: Outline plans for light industrial/offices (2).Value: £1,600,000.Client: Abbey Life Assurance Co.Agent: W H Saunders and Son Architects, 124 Old Christchurch Road, Bournemouth, Dorset BH1 1ND. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PUDSEY, WEST YORKSHIRE - GIBRALTER ROAD.

    Planning authority: Leeds.Job: Outline plans for houses (41).Value: £1,400,000.Client: North Yorkshire Estates.Agent: Jay Design Partnership, Churchill House, 29 Mill Hill, Pontefract, West Yorkshire WF8 4LD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PUDSEY, WEST YORKSHIRE - GIBRALTER ROAD.

    Planning authority: Leeds.Job: Outline plans for houses (41).Value: £1,400,000.Client: North Yorkshire Estates.Agent: Jay Design Partnership, Churchill House, 29 Mill Hill, Pontefract, West Yorkshire WF8 4LD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PUDSEY, WEST YORKSHIRE - ROBIN LANE.

    Planning authority: Leeds.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (59).Value: £2 million.Client: Orion Developments.Agent: Orion Developments, 3 North West Business Park, Serbia Hill, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS6 2QH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - READING, BERKSHIRE - 45-51 BLAGRAVE STREET.

    Planning authority: Reading.Job: Detailed plans for office building.Value: £7 million.Client: Aquis Estates.Agent: GMW Partnership, 239 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6SL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - REDHILL, SURREY - CABERFEIGH HOUSE SITE, HATCHLANDS ROAD.

    Planning authority: Reigate and Banstead.Job: Outline plans granted for houses/flats (56).Value: £1,700,000.Client: Reigate and Banstead Council.Value: £1,700,000.Agent: Reigate and Banstead Council, Town Hall, Castlefield Road, Reigate, Surrey RH2 0SH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ROCHDALE, GREATER MANCHESTER - TRUB FARM, MANCHESTER ROAD.

    Planning authority: Rochdale.Job: Outline plans for industrial/office.Value: £6 million.Client: S W Lomax.Agent: Campbell Driver Partnership, The Science Park, Hutton Street, Blackburn, Lancashire BB1 3BY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ROMFORD, HAVERING - POST OFFICE SORTING OFFICE, ANGEL WAY, ADJ 7/9 NORTH ST.

    Planning authority: Havering.Job: Outline plans for retail development.Value: £9 million.Client: Lansbury Developments.Client: Royal Mail Property Holdings.Agent: Dennis Tyson Associates, Pages Farm, Pages Lane, Harold Wood, Romford, RM3 0NZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - RUGBY, WARWICKSHIRE - ADJ YOUNG OFFENDERS INSTITUTE, ONLEY, BARBY.

    Planning authority: Daventry.Job: Outline plans for secure training unit.Value: £2 million.Client: Home Office.Agent: Home Office, Central Building Services, Abell House, John Islip Street, London, SW1P 4LH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - RUNCORN, CHESHIRE - ADJ SPENCER HOUSE, BIRCHWOOD CENTRE.

    Planning authority: Warrington.Job: Outline plans for offices.Value: £1,500,000.Client: Frank Nominees.Agent: Antill Cowper Reeves, 39 Thurloe Place, London, SW7 2HP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - RUNCORN, CHESHIRE - TOWER HILL, NORTON CROSS.

    Planning authority: Halton.Job: Detailed plans for houses (57).Value: £2,400,000.Client: Alfred McAlpine Homes (North).Agent: Alfred McAlpine Homes (North), Carnoustie House, Kelvin Close, Birchwood, Warrington, Cheshire WA3 7PB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - RUSHDEN, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - NORTHAMPTON ROAD.

    Planning authority: East Northamptonshire.Job: Outline plans for factory/warehouse/residential.Value: £5, 200,000.Client: Smiths Containers.Agent: Pace Projects, 3 Fitzharding Street, London, W1H 9PN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SCUNTHORPE, HUMBERSIDE - PLOTS 4-8, BRIGG ROAD.

    Planning authority: Scunthorpe.Job: Outline plans granted for warehouse/offices (re-cladding) (2).Value: £1 million.Client: PMC Holdings.Agent: Hawley and Partners, Warren House, 278 Bawtry Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN4 7PD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SEVENOAKS, KENT - MARLEY TILE CO, LONDON ROAD, CHEVENING.

    Planning authority: Sevenoaks.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £15 million.Client: Marley Properties.Agent: Town Planning Consultancy, 118 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0SW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - MANCHESTER ROAD, DEEPCAR.

    Planning authority: Sheffield.Job: Outline plans granted for houses.Value: £9 million.Client: Vesco Developments.Agent: Raymond Barnes, 39 Low Petergate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 2HT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SHEPTON MALLET, SOMERSET - FIELD FARM CANNARDS GROVE AND WHITSTONE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Mendip.Job: Outline plans for houses school and shop (300).Value: £2 million.Client: D R Jagg.Agent: Smith-Woolley Chartered, 24 Barton Street, Bath, Avon BA1 1HG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SITTINGBOURNE, KENT - CRAFT MARSH, GAS, ROAD, MILTON REGIS.

    Planning authority: Swale.Job: Outline plans for industrial buildings.Value: £2 million.Client: Milton Pipes.Agent: Milton Pipes, Crooks Lane, Milton Regis, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 2QF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SPALDING, LINCOLNSHIRE - GEDNEY ROAD, LONG SUTTON.

    Planning authority: South Holland.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development.Value: £1,200,000.Client: Dunns (Long Sutton).Agent: Loweth Cowling Design, 4 Victoria Street, Holbeach, Spalding, Lincolnshire PE12 7AF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SPILSBY, LINCOLNSHIRE - PLOTS 1-58, OFF VALE ROAD.

    Planning authority: East Lindsey.Job: Detailed plans for houses/bungalows (58).Value: £2 million.Client: Jelson.Agent: Jelson, 370 Loughborough Road, Leicester, LE4 5PR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ST ANDREWS, FIFE - OFF MAIN STREET, LEUCHARS.

    Planning authority: North East Fife.Job: Outline plans for residential/nursing home.Value: £3 million.Client: Faskally Investments.Agent: Alistair M Smith, The Coach House, 11c West Castle Road, Edinburgh, Lothian EH10 5AT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ST IVES, CORNWALL - ST. IVES RFC, ALEXANDRA ROAD.

    Planning authority: Penwith.Job: Detailed plans for housing (43).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Devon and Cornwall Housing.Agent: Poynton Bradbury Associates, The Old Sail Lofts, Bethesda Hill, St. Ives, Cornwall TR26 1PB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STAFFORD - 32 GOALGATE STREET.

    Planning authority: Stafford.Job: Detailed plans for retail unit (extension).Value: £1 million.Client: Marks and Spencer.Agent: Kyle Stewart, Merit House, Edgware Road, Colindale, London, NW9 5AF.Agent: Nathaniel Lichfield and Partners, Star House, 104-108 Grafton Road, London, NW5 4BD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STAFFORD - A518 AT BEACONSIDE, A34 CANNOCK ROAD.

    Planning authority: Stafford.Job: Detailed plans for bypass alterations.Value: £15, 500,000.Client: Staffordshire County Council.Agent: Staffordshire County Council, Highways House, Riverway, Stafford, ST16 3PJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE - GROVE ROAD, FENTON.

    Planning authority: Stoke-on-Trent.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £1 million.Client: Mark Coupe.Agent: B Blakeman (Building Design), 4 St Helier Close, Seabridge, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire ST5 3SF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE - LEEK NEW ROAD, MILTON.

    Planning authority: Stoke-on-Trent.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (48).Value: £1,400,000.Client: Danehill Homes.Agent: Darker Associates, 11 Whitmore Road, Trentham, Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire ST4 8AT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE - NEWHOUSE ROAD, ABBEY HULTON.

    Planning authority: Stoke-On-Trent.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development.Value: £1 million.Client: Staffordshire Housing.Agent: Ellis Hillman and Partners, Silverdale Road, Wolstanton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire ST5 8BQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE - TRENTHAM LAKES, A50.

    Planning authority: Stoke-on-Trent.Job: Outline plans for mixed development.Value: £180 million.Client: Michelin Tyres.Client: Severn Trent Property.Client: British Coal Corporation.Agent: Gerald Eve, 170 Edmund Street, Birmingham, West Midlands B3 2HB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STONEHAVEN, GRAMPIAN - GLENURY DISTILLERY.

    Planning authority: Kincardine and Deeside.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £6, 300,000.Client: United Distillers.Agent: Jenkins and Marr, 3 Bon Accord Crescent, Aberdeen, Grampian AB9 1XE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STONEHOUSE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE - THE CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY, HIGH STREET.

    Planning authority: Stroud.Job: Outline plans for supermarket/shops/flats/office (20).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Oxford, Swindon and Gloucester.Agent: Cowen Rivers Partnership, 15 Lansdown Crescent Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 1LD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STUDLEY, WARWICKSHIRE - LAND OFF THE SLOUGH, BRICKYARD LANE.

  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STUDLEY, WARWICKSHIRE - LAND OFF THE SLOUGH, BRICKYARD LANE.

    Planning authority: Stratford-On-Avon.Job: Detailed plans for houses (48).Value: £2 million.Client: Alfred McAlpine Homes.Agent: Alfred McAlpine Homes, Arden House, Oakenshaw Road, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands B90 4QY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SWANSEA, WEST GLAMORGAN - PARC MELYN MYNACH, GORESEINON.

    Planning authority: Lliw Valley.Job: Outline plans granted for non food retail development.Value: £3 million.Client: Lliw Valley Borough Council.Agent: Lliw Valley Borough Council, Civic Centre, Penllergaer, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA4 1GH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SWINDON, WILTSHIRE - LISTER PETTER SITE, SWINDON ROAD, WROUGHTON.

    Planning authority: Thamesdown.Job: Detailed plans for houses (49).Value: £1,800,000.Client: Bryant Homes (South West).Agent: Bryant Homes (South West), 2 Woodlands Court, Ash Ridge Road, Bristol, Avon BS12 4JQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - TOTNES, DEVON - HARRISONS GARAGE, THE PLAINS.

    Planning authority: South Hams.Job: Outline plans granted for residential units (new/alterations) (45).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Harrisons Garage.Agent: Keith Proctor, 1 Seymour Terrace, Bridgetown, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5AQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WARLEY, WEST MIDLANDS - HOMEBASE, CHURCHBRIDGE, OLDBURY.

    Planning authority: Sandwell.Job: Detailed plans for bingo club (conversion).Value: £2 million.Client: Top Rank Organisation.Agent: GIA, 25 Bar Street, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 2HT.
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WASHINGTON, TYNE AND WEAR - THE PEEL CENTRE.

    Planning authority: Sunderland.Job: Outline plans granted for non food retail unit.Value: £1 million.Client: Peel Investments (North).Agent: Peel Investments (North), Quay West, Trafford Wharf Road, Manchester, M17 1HH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WELLINGBOROUGH, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - FORMER CO-OP DAIRY, FINEDON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Wellingborough.Job: Outline plans granted for houses (16).Value: £480,000.Client: Fernbrook Builders.Agent: Connell Wilson, Wilson House, 2 London Road, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire NN8 2BT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WESTON-SUPER-MARE, AVON - FORMER WESTON GENERAL HOSPITAL BOULEVARD.

  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WESTON-SUPER-MARE, AVON - FORMER WESTON GENERAL HOSPITAL BOULEVARD.

    Planning authority: Woodspring.Job: Detailed plans for housing (55).Value: £3 million.Client: Fisher and Dean.Agent: Fisher and Dean, 21 Clarence Grove Road, Weston-Super-Mare, Avon BS23 4AG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WEYBRIDGE, SURREY - BROOKLANDS, PARVIS ROAD.

    Planning authority: Elmbridge.Job: Detailed plans for health centre.Value: £3 million.Client: Cosgrove.Agent: Mott HDG, 111 St Mary's Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S2 4AP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WHITEHAVEN, CUMBRIA - 56 ROPER STREET.

    Planning authority: Copeland.Job: Outline plans for housing development.Value: £1 million.Client: Two Castles Housing.Agent: Nichol Armstrong Lowe, Three Crowns Yard, Penrith, Cumbria CA11 7LH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WIGAN, GREATER MANCHESTER - ASH TREE FARM, SOUTH OF ATHERTON ROAD, HINDLEY GREEN.

    Planning authority: Wigan.Job: Outline plans granted for residential.Value: £9 million.Client: Laing Homes (Milton Keynes).Agent: David Pantling Consultancy, St Barbe Chambers, The Hundred, Romsey, Hampshire SO51 8BW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WILLENHALL, WEST MIDLANDS - FACTORY PREMISES, NOOSE LANE.

    Planning authority: Walsall.Job: Detailed plans for warehouses (new and refurbishment).Value: £1,540,000.Client: Aspray Transport.Agent: Jackson and Peplow, Smeaton House, 13 Church Street, Kidderminster, Hereford and Worcester DY10 2AH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WILMSLOW, CHESHIRE - COLSHAW COUNTY PRIMARY SCHOOL, COLSHAW DRIVE.

    Planning authority: Macclesfield.Job: Outline plans for residential (12).Value: £400,000.Client: Cheshire County Council.Agent: Cheshire County Council, County Hall, Chester, Cheshire CH1 1SF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WOKINGHAM, BERKSHIRE - HOME FARM, BEARWOOD ROAD, WINNERSH.

    Planning authority: Wokingham.Job: Detailed plans for houses/garages/parking (78).Value: £2,400,000.Client: Salecross.Agent: Smith Stuart and Reynolds, The Granary, Bignell Park, Barns, Chesterton, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX6 8TD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WOLVERHAMPTON, WEST MIDLANDS - MOLINEUX STADIUM, WATERLOO ROAD.

    Planning authority: Wolverhampton.Job: Detailed plans for spectator stands.Value: £2,020,000.Client: Wolverhampton Wanderers Property.Agent: Alan Cotterell Partnership, St Johns Cloisters, St Johns Square, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV2 4BQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WORCESTER - DIGLIS DOCK.

    Planning authority: Worcester.Job: Outline plans for residential/business development.Value: £10 million.Client: British Waterways (Mids Reg).Agent: Chesterton, Embassy House, Queens Avenue, Clifton, Bristol, Avon BS8 1SB.Agent: Cameron Taylor Bedford, Greville House, High Street, Knowle, Solihull, West Midlands B93 0LN.
  • 20Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WORKINGHAM, BERKSHIRE - SITE 500, WINNERSH TRIANGLE.

    Planning authority: Wokingham.Job: Detailed plans for industrial units.Value: £2,800,000.Client: Beta Properties.Agent: Slough Development Corporation, 234 Bath Road, Slough, Berkshire SL1 4EE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: POOR HOME SALES VEXES JOHN MAUNDERS.

  • 20Oct94 UK: PROTESTERS CLEARED - SIT-IN.

    Anti-roads campaigners who staged a sit-in on the roof of former transport secretary John MacGregor have been cleared of disorderly conduct charges by Haringey magistrates. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: QUICKSEAL VOWS 10-YEAR LEAK-FREE ROOFS - SERBA.

    Quickseal is a waterproofing membrane from Serba. The fibre-reinforced acrylic coating protects roofs and gutters for at least 10 years, the firm says. For emergency repairs to leaky roofs, Serba has developed Quickstop. This is a high-build, non-drip substance that can be applied without prior treatment to the surface - even in the wet.Serba: 0703 252143. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: REBUILDING SHATTERED COMMUNITIES - COSTAIN WINS AWARD.

  • 20Oct94 UK: REGISTER START - NEW NATIONAL REGISTRATION SCHEME.

    The new national registration scheme for construction operatives, to be run by the Construction Industry Training Board, will start in April 1995 with selected trades. Others will then be added at six-monthly intervals. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: RK GETS MAN DEAL - NORTHERN IRELAND.

    R K Trucks Centre has taken on the MAN dealership for Northern Ireland. Based at Carryduff near Belfast, R K Trucks is concentrating on the construction and demolition markets and will offer sales, service and parts back-up for the full MAN truck range. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: ROAD PRICE RISES FORCE GOVT PURGE.

  • 20Oct94 UK: RUBEROID CAN STAND IT - HOT OR COLD.

    Ruberoid Building Products has added torch-on versions to its range of Plasprufe waterproofing membranes (left).The new versions include one - 3000HD - which can withstand temperatures of minus 10 deg C to 80 deg C without cracking or slumping.Ruberoid: 0707 373750. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: SABRE SHOWS ITS TEETH WITH PROTECTOR.

    Safety equipment company Protector Sabre has launched a powered respirator on to the UK market. The Tornado can be used in a variety of environments without having to fit different blower units for each one. The unit can be adapted by changing the filter.Protector Sabre 0695 27171. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: SCHOOLS TO GET CASH - NEW BUILDINGS.

    Schools minister Robin Squire said an extra £8.2 million will be spent this year on school building projects. The money will be shared among 31 councils which submitted projects. The largest shares will go to Sheffield and Hampshire. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: SCOTS PRISON SHOUT - TENDERS INVITED FOR SCOTTISH PRISON.

    Tenders are expected to be invited next summer for a privately-financed and operated prison in central Scotland. The project could be worth £50 million. The jail is expected to hold up to 1,000 remand prisoners. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: SHARE PRICES - CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES.

  • 20Oct94 UK: SHELL DEAL BREAKS NEW MAINTENANCE GROUND.

    Oil giant Shell has signed a historic agreement bringing maintenance work at its Stanlow refinery at Ellesmere Port under the industry's national agreement for engineering construction.The deal breaks new ground as maintenance work usually lies outside the scope of the NAECI agreement. It introduces more flexible working at the refinery and removes the mid-morning tea break.The agreement came into force last week at the site.Also under the new deal contractors will introduce more flexible wor
  • 20Oct94 UK: SIX SACKED NUTTALL WORKERS GO TO TRIBUNAL.

    Six general operatives who say they were sacked by contractor Nuttall for belonging to a trade union are taking their cases to an industrial tribunal.The men, who worked on Nuttall's North Circular Road contract in Edmonton, London, belonged to the electricians and engineers union AEEU, which has been kept out of the Civil Engineering Working Rule Agreement.And the AEEU is drawing the Federation of Civil Engineering Contractors into the dispute, claiming the FCEC has been giving advice to Nut
  • 20Oct94 UK: SQUEAK AND POP CRACKED - RESEARCH INTO SQUEAKING TIMBERS.

  • 20Oct94 UK: STONE AND WEBSTER WINS OIL JOB.

    Stone and Webster has won a £15 million contract for the engineering, procurement and construction management of a scheme to modify a distillate hydrotreater plant at Gulf Oil's Milford Haven refinery in Pembrokeshire, South Wales. The revamped facilities are due to be operational by spring 1996. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: SUBBIE CLAIMS £4M IN MORRISON ROAD WRIT.

  • 20Oct94 UK: TBV POWER - BUSINESS UNITS SET UP.

    The energy contractor formed as a joint venture between Tarmac and Black and Veatch is setting up business units to tackle projects in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. Tarmac's Rod Wood becomes managing director of TBV Power (Asia Pacific), based in Singapore, and Rich Boynton, of Black and Veatch, is managing director of the Europe operation, based in Wolverhampton. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: TELESCOPIC CRANE GROWS IN STRENGTH.

    The compact SMC CX220 mobile telescopic crane is now available with a Wylie Weighload WW250 safeload indicator (SLI) as standard. Without this device, the crane would be limited by European legislation to a lift capacity of 1 tonne. But by installing the low cost SLI, the crane meets safety requirements and is allowed to lift its 2.2 tonnes capacity. The SLI unit provides a continuous indication of the safety margins during lifting operations on its coloured LED screen, as well as audible war
  • 20Oct94 UK: TENDERS - BOLTON, LANCASHIRE - METROPOLITAN BOROUGH AREA.

    Job: Minor structural maintenance; bridge maintenance; routine maintenance; emergency callout provisions and response; street lighting and associated maintenance and new works; carparks maintenance and new works; minor highway improvements and traffic management.Client: Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council.Invited tenderers: Suitably experience contractors who will be required to complete and submit the authority's application form and business questionnaire which requests details of all contr
  • 20Oct94 UK: TENDERS - HERTSMERE, HERTFORDSHIRE - BOREHAMWOOD.

    Job: The provision, upgrading and enhancement of leisure and community facilities in part new build and part refurbishment.Client: Hertsmere Borough Council, Civic Offices, Elstree Way, Borehamwood WD6 1WA, Hertfordshire.Conditions: It is envisaged that up to six individual contracts may be let with values between £2 million and £11 million.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Time period: 18-24 months starting Autumn 1995.Apply to: Address above.Value: Overall estimated val
  • 20Oct94 UK: TENDERS - KENT - AT APPROXIMATELY 650 SITES IN THE COUNTY OF KENT.

    Job: Maintenance of traffic control equipment and accessories. Contract reference is 'County of Kent, 6ts RC T3/GEN/6' (quote in all communications).Client: Kent County Council, Highways and Transportation Department, Springfield, Maidstone ME15 9SW.Invited tenderers: 3-8.Tender date: December 16.Time period: 60 months: 1 July 1995-30 June 2000.Apply by: October 31.Apply to: Address above.Value: Overall estimated value is £1,750,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: TENDERS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - VARIOUS LOCATIONS WITHIN THE LEEDS METROPOLITAN DISTRICT.

    Job: The maintenance and repair of various council owned properties. Contracts will be awarded separately and in lots covering each of the following range of services: joinery, prior to painting, plumbing, bricklaying, plastering, painting, electrical, heating and ventilation, roofing, flooring, tarmacadam, drain clearance, metalwork, multi-trade work, UPVC windows.Client: Leeds City Council, Contract Control Unit, Department of Legal Services, Civic Hall, Leeds LS1 1UR.Conditions: Tenders wi
  • 20Oct94 UK: TENDERS - LEICESTER - ST ANDREWS ESTATE.

    Job: Alteration and refurbishment of 198 dwellings at the above site.Client: Leicester City Council, New Walk Centre, Welford Place, Leicester LE1 6ZG.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Time period: February 1995 until December 1997.Apply to: Address above.Value: £4,360,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: TENDERS - LONDON - EAST LONDON LINE TUNNEL BETWEEN WAPPING AND ROTHERHITHE.

    Job: Relining of brick tunnel with reinforced concrete after removal of services and track, reinstate track and services on completion under a design and construct contract. Contract reference is LUL reference number 205 (quote in all communications).Client: London Underground Limited, Fourth Floor, 30 the South Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London E14 5EM.Conditions: Negotiated procedure.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Time period: 9 months starting February 1995.Apply to: Address ab
  • 20Oct94 UK: TENDERS - LONDON - NEWHAM GENERAL HOSPITAL, NEWHAM, E13.

    Job: The construction and possible design of a reception block at Newham General Hospital. The reception block forms part of a larger redevelopment on the same site (which will be let separately).Client: The Newham Healthcare NHS Trust ('the Trust'), 1 Helena Road, Plaistow, London E13 0DZ.Invited tenderers: 5-7.Conditions: The contract will be subject to all necessary planning consents (the selected contractor will be responsible for securing these).Tender date: November 19.Time period: Anti
  • 20Oct94 UK: TENDERS - LONDON - PUTNEY RAILWAY BRIDGE.

    Job: Contract 1: work for piers 3 and 4 comprising fixing of repair clamps to pier damaged by impact from large river craft in 1991; construction of a piled concrete protector consisting of a sheet pile cofferdam forming a cutwater around the 2 caissons. Contract reference is 'LUL Reference 206' (quote in all communications).Client: London Underground Limited, Civil and Track Engineering, Engineering Services Group, Ashfield House, 7 Beaumont Avenue, London W14 9UY.Time period: Work is expect
  • 20Oct94 UK: TENDERS - LONDON - PUTNEY RAILWAY BRIDGE..

  • 20Oct94 UK: TENDERS - LONDON - PUTNEY RAILWAY BRIDGE..

    Job: Contract 2: work for piers 2 and 5 is for a protection scheme comprising pile-supported dolphins using 3 750-mm diameter steel tabular-driven to each dolphin. Contract reference is 'LUL Reference 206' (quote in all communications).Client: London Underground Limited, Civil and Track Engineering, Engineering Services Group, Ashfield House, 7 Beaumont Avenue, London W14 9UY.Time period: Work is expected to start in January 1995.Apply by: November 15.Apply to: Address above, for the attentio
  • 20Oct94 UK: TENDERS - MINWORTH, WEST MIDLANDS - MINWORTH SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS, KINGSBURY ROAD.

  • 20Oct94 UK: TENDERS - MINWORTH, WEST MIDLANDS - MINWORTH SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS, KINGSBURY ROAD.

    Job: All that is required for the design, manufacture, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of sludge pumping, screening and thickening plant. Contract reference is 'W6400EE1502/A K Ellis' (quote in all communications).Client: Severn Trent Water Limited, 2297 Coventry Road, Birmingham B26 3PU.Tender date: 31 July 1995.Time period: 78 weeks starting 31 October 1995.Apply by: November 18.Apply to: Severn Trent Engineering, Warwick Technology Park, Heathcote Road, Warwick CV34 6DA, Wa
  • 20Oct94 UK: TENDERS - NEATH, SOUTH WALES - HILLSIDE.

    Job: The construction of a combined secure and open unit for juveniles on a cleared site. Most of the proposed buildings are single-storey, some are 2-storey and all will be highly serviced. All but the administration and open unit building will be within a secure fence.Client: West Glamorgan County Council, County Hall, Swansea SA1 3SN.Invited tenderers: 6.Tender date: December 12.Time period: 1 march 1995-30 March 1996.Apply by: October 31.Apply to: Address above, The County Secretary.Value
  • 20Oct94 UK: TENDERS - NOTTINGHAM - BEECHDALE ESTATE.

    Job: Phase five of the Tarran bungalows replacement programme involving the replacement of 117 existing reinforced concrete bungalows with new two bedroom, four person bungalows together with hardstanding and drainage alterations.Client: Nottingham City Council's Housing Committee.Invited tenderers: John E B Wheatley, Diamond Avenue, Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire; Newton Construction, Southglade Park Industrial Estate, Bulwell Common, Nottingham; Bullock Construction, Farrow House, Atla
  • 20Oct94 UK: TENDERS - PORTSMOUTH, HAMPSHIRE - CONTINENTAL FERRY PORT.

    Job: Various harbour works.Client: Portsmouth City Council, City Engineers Department, Civic Offices, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth PO1 2AS.Tender date: October 24.Time period: Between January 1995 and July 1996.Apply by: October 21.Apply to: Address above, fax number: (07 05) 87 64 14.
  • 20Oct94 UK: TENDERS - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - CITY COUNCIL AREA.

    Job: Installation and maintenance of street lighting equipment traffic signs, illuminated bollards and traffic signals, 1995-2001 programme.Client: Sheffield City Council, Town Hall, Surrey Street, Sheffield S1 2HH.Invited tenderers: From a council approved select list of suitably experienced civil engineering contractors.Tender date: November 9, 1994.Time period: Initial contract duration will be four years from April 1, 1995 until March 31, 2001 with optional extensions of two, 12 month per
  • 20Oct94 UK: TENDERS - SURREY - COUNTY MAINTAINED ROADS.

    TENDERS - SURREY - County maintained roads in Elmbridge, Reigate and Banstead, Epsom and Ewell, Runnymede, Spelthorne, Woking and Surrey Heath.Job: The works comprises 7 contracts, involving highway maintenance (minor works) including winter maintenance. Winter maintenance is excluded from Surrey Heath.Client: Surrey County Council, Highways and Transportation Department, room 365, County Hall, Kingston upon Thames KT1 2DY.Tender date: January 1995.Time period: 2-4 years.Apply by: October 29.
  • 20Oct94 UK: TENDERS - SWINDON, WILTSHIRE - NATIONAL POWER PLC HEADQUARTERS.

    - Buildings to include Trigonos, Electron, Mistral and Moredon.Job: Service contracts for the operation and management of installations.Client: National Power plc, Windmill Hill Business Park, Whitehill Way, Swindon SN5 6PB, Wiltshire.Conditions: All of the services shall be tendered for.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Time period: One-year contract, subject to an extension of a further period of 24 months, renewable at 12-monthly intervals.Apply by: October 31.Apply to: Address
  • 20Oct94 UK: THIRLMERE AQUEDUCT REACHES 100.

    One hundred years ago this month, Manchester's water supply problems were solved at the turn of a valve. The 96-mile-long Thirlmere aqueduct, which brings water by gravity from the Lake District, was turned on.The Thirlmere scheme was the first of a series of water projects over long distances which brought supplies to industrial towns and cities.Local water sources in the Manchester area had been exhausted, and the city council's search for new sources alighted on two small lakes in a remote
  • 20Oct94 UK: THROUGH TRAINS - RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE TO BE IN PLACE BY 1996.

    Transport secretary Brian Mawhinney has told Railtrack officials to ensure infrastructure is in place by the begining of 1996 to allow through rail services to Paris and Brussels via the Channel Tunnel from northern England, Scotland and Wales. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: TORIES LATCH ON TO GREEN CAUSE.

    Mark Smulian highlights tactical shifts at the Conservative conference in Bournemouth. Road building, out-of-town developments and new homes on greenfield sites joined the more familiar subjects of Brussels bureaucrats and dole cheats as targets of Tory hostility at last week's conference in Bournemouth.Both transport secretary Brian Mawhinney and environment secretary John Gummer went further than ever to give the Government 'green' credentials, with warnings of cuts in road construction and
  • 20Oct94 UK: TRAINEES TOLD THEY ARE STILL ON COURSE.

    South Thames Training and Enterprise Council has reassured its 799 construction trainees that courses are safe, following government action against it.South Thames, which covers inner south London, this month became the first TEC found to be in breach of its contract with the employment department.Now South Thames' new chief executive and finance director must implement a recovery plan by January 23. It could then be closed if the department is still not satisfied with its performance.A depar
  • 20Oct94 UK: TREMCO'S GUIDE TO STICKY STUFF.

    Tremco has published a series of technical data sheets for its Treadfast flooring adhesives. They describe each product, outlining key benefits, composition, limitations and method of application.Tremco: 0753 691696. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: TWO LEFT IN QUEUE FOR BROMPTON HOSPITAL - WIMPEY, HEALTHCARE GROUP.

    The chase for the privately-financed Royal Brompton Hospital contract in London is down to two contenders.Wimpey and the Healthcare Group, a consortium led by Sir Robert McAlpine, remain in the race for the job, which has attracted bids from a wide range of contractors who want a share of the burgeoning health market.Cogefarimpresit/Morrison and Tarmac were the other two firms to make it to the last four bidding for one of the first hospital developments to come out of the Government's privat
  • 20Oct94 UK: UNION MERGER SHOWDOWN - UCATT/TGWU.

    Union chiefs sat down for a showdown meeting yesterday (Wednesday) to thrash out the future of the proposed merger between construction union UCATT and the transport union TGWU.Plans for the merger have been thrown up in the air by UCATT's financial plight and a concerted campaign by a growing band of members to veto the proposal.TGWU general secretary Bill Morris met UCATT leaders yesterday to clarify the position.A UCATT insider said: 'It's make your mind up time, and hopefully we'll get th
  • 20Oct94 UK: VISCO-ELASTIC PRINCIPLE MUFFLES NOISE.

    The Reduc range of acoustic flooring products by Ecomax Acoustics is now available over the counter at more than 500 builders' merchants throughout the UK. The six product range uses visco-elastic damping to reduce noise.Ecomax: 0494 436345. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: VOLVO ACADEMY - TRAINING SCHEME.

    Volvo is launching a nationwide UK training scheme for apprentices, through its Truck and Bus division. The first batch of 38 trainees have just started the four year course but the scheme is expected to take up to 70 students per year in the future. And Volvo is investing £2 million over the first four years of the scheme, which is being run in conjunction with Coalville Technical College, Leicestershire. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: WHEN TIME IS NOT ON YOUR SIDE - MOTORWAY REPAIRS.

  • 20Oct94 UK: WOLVES SHOPPING - CASTLEMORE SECURITIES.

    Castlemore Securities has won planning permission for a £15 million shopping scheme in Wolverhampton.The Stourbridge-based developer intends to build St John's Retail Park on a 3 ha site adjoining the town's ring road. It should be open for business next spring. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 UK: 'WRINKLY TIN' NEEDS A BRITISH STANDARD.

  • 20Oct94 USA: DAM BUSTERS IGNORE HISTORY.

  • 20Oct94 USA: KONE TO BUY RIVAL MONTGOMERY ELEVATORS.

    Finnish firm Kone, the world's third-largest lift manufacturer, is to buy American rival Montgomery Elevators for $280 million (£175 million).The Illinois firm reported sales of $400 million (£250 million) last year and employs 3,800 staff. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 20Oct94 USA: TAKING ON THE WORLD - MELROE.

  • 27Oct94 ASIA: POWER TRILLIONS - POWER STATIONS.

    Around £1.2 trillion will be invested in new power stations in Asia by the year 2010, according to a new study by US investment bank Salomon Brothers. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 CHINA: RETURN LIMITS.

    China has refused to confirm or deny that it now limits private sector developers to a 15 to 18 per cent return on infrastructure. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 DENMARK: DANISH INNOVATIONS ON £2BN CROSSING.

  • 27Oct94 EU: £8.5BN BILL TO REDUCE LEAD IN BRITISH WATER.

    The European Commission is planning to reduce lead levels in drinking water, a move which would cost £8.5 billion to introduce in Britain.The commission is drawing up a new directive which will mean that the lead piping in an estimated 9.3 million homes will have to be replaced. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 EU: PLANT HIRE - GET ON YOUR MARKS FOR A EUROPEAN SAFETY EDICT.

  • 27Oct94 EUROPE: HOUSE BUILDING IS FUELLING THE EUROPEAN ENGINE.

  • 27Oct94 FRANCE: EUROTENDERS - PARIS, FRANCE.

    Job: General construction work for civil engineering for motorway tunnels.Client: AREA, service des investissements, 41 bis, avenue Bosquet, F-75007 Paris, tel: (1) 47 53 37 00, fax: (1) 45 55 81 65.Completion: 32 months.Tender date: December 1994.Apply by: November 4.Apply to: Address above.Details: Applications must be submitted by registered post with form for advice of receipt. Applications must be marked as follows: 'Tunnels de Petit-Brion et d'Uriol. Travaux de genie civil'. Offers in F
  • 27Oct94 FRANCE: FRENCH PLEDGE ON BRIBERY - CONSTRUCTION.

    Leading French construction groups have pledged that they will refuse to pay bribes to win work on major public contracts.The declaration follows the jailing of ex-minister Alain Carignon and the resignation of industry minister Gerard Longuet after they allegedly received payments from firms bidding for public works projects.The move to make a public declaration came from the country's National Public Works Federation. Among the signatories to the 'code of honour' are Dumez-GTM, Spie Batigno
  • 27Oct94 FRANCE: GRAND LIFT - CIMOLAI.

    Italian steel company Cimolai lifted a 140 m long deck section into place in the centre of a new road bridge across the Grand Canal Maritime at Le Havre in north-west France. The section, weighing 1,500 tonnes, was winched to a height of 50 m from a barge in the canal, to be welded to the adjacent steelwork. The lift took 12 hours during a temporary closure of the canal. Cimolai is working in joint-venture with other Italian and French companies to build the FFr250 million (£31 million)
  • 27Oct94 GERMANY: EUROCONTRACTS - DRESDEN, GERMANY.

    Contractor: Bietergemeinschaft Hochtief AG/ Wayss and Freytag AG, Bremer Strasse 10 c, D-01067 Dresden.Value: Dm 17.7 million (£7.4 million).Job: Bridgeworks.Client: Autobahnamt Sachsen, Zwickauer Strasse 27, D-01069 Dresden, tel: (03 51) 46 49-282, fax: (03 51) 46 49-260. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 GERMANY: EUROCONTRACTS - MEISSEN, GERMANY.

    Contractor: Firma Bau Nossen Stetzler GmbH, Augustusberg 62, D-01683 Nossen.Value: Dm 28,299,599 (£11.8 million).Job: Construction of a hospital measuring 150,000 cu m at Meissen.Client: Landkreis Meissen, Landratsamt, Loosestrasse 17-19, D-01662 Meissen, tel: (035 21) 72 52 46, fax: (035 21) 72 52 40. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - BERLIN, GERMANY.

    Job: Motorway construction including bridgeworks and demolition work.Client: DEGES Deutsche Einheit Fernstrassenplanungs-und - bau GmbH, Krausenstrasse 17-20, D-10117 Berlin, tel: (030) 238 04-414, fax: (030) 238 04-520.Completion: 4 years, starting in the first quarter of 1995.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Details: Further information from Sachsisches Staatsministerium fur Wirtschaft und Arbeit, Budapester Strasse 5, D-01069 Dresden. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - BONN, GERMANY.

    Job: Construction of a laboratory at Bonn with a surface area of 8,000 sq m and volume of 30,000 cu m.Client: Staatliches Bauamt Bonn II, Poppelsdorfer Allee 49, D-53115 Bonn, tel: (02 28) 73 70 70, fax: (02 28) 73 70 15.Completion: 30 months, starting July 1995.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the award procedure is expected to start in March 1995.Details: Further information from the client. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - CHEMNITZ, GERMANY.

    Job: Bridgeworks. Contract reference is C-230/94.Client: Strassenbauamt Chemnitz, Dresdner Strasse 234, D-09131 Chemnitz, tel: (03 71) 466-0, fax: (03 71) 41 10 16.Value: Dm 745 million (£310.4 million).Completion: 1 January 1995 until 30 June 1995.Tender date: November 3.Documents from: Address above.Details: Documents are available until November 2 and cost Dm 45 (£19), payable by cheque to Strassenbauamt Chemnitz, quoting reference: 'Vergabenummer: C 230/94'. Offers in German. CO
  • 27Oct94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - POTSDAM, GERMANY.

    Job: Turnkey construction of various buildings and installations including concrete work.Client: Zentrum fur Film und Fernsehproduzenten GmbH, August-Bebel-Strasse 26-35, D-14482 Potsdam, tel: (03 31) 965 20 05, fax: (03 31) 965 20 10.Value: Dm 30 million (£12.5 million).Completion: 8 months, starting December 1994.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Details: Further information from the client. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 HONG KONG: FIVE UK FIRMS VIE FOR SLICE OF HK AIRFIELD.

    Five British firms are in the bidding for a slice of the massive Chek Lap Kok airfield contract in Hong Kong, which is thought to be worth almost £300 million.The Provisional Airport Authority has shortlisted nine joint ventures and consortia for the scheme, which is to be let on a fixed-price, lump-sum basis.Amec, Alfred McAlpine, Trafalgar House subsidiary company Gammon Construction, Costain and Wimpey are all in the running for the contract, which is expected to be awarded in March.T
  • 27Oct94 HONG KONG: FROM THE HIGHLANDS TO THE HIGH-RISE.

  • 27Oct94 HONG KONG: LAING SCOOPS HONG KONG CONSULATE JOB.

    A £23 million contract to build a consulate-general in Hong Kong for the British Government has gone to John Laing's international division in joint-venture with local contractor Hip Hing.The offices will be required once Hong Kong reverts to Chinese control in 1997 and work is understood to have been scheduled for completion in spring 1996.There is strong UK interest in the project and among other firms involved are architect Terry Farrell, Ove Arup as engineer, Widnall as quantity surv
  • 27Oct94 HONG KONG: MCALPINE IN HK FIGHTBACK - AIRPORT CONTRACT.

  • 27Oct94 HONG KONG: OVE ARUP SEATED - CONCERT HALL CONTRACT.

    Ove Arup has been appointed structural engineer for the £34 million 1,000-seat Kwai Tsing concert hall and civic centre in Hong Kong.The job was awarded by the Hong Kong Architectural Services Department. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 INDIA: INDIAN CALL - NEW DELHI LIGHT RAIL.

    The Indian government this week called for tenders for a 170 km build-operate-and-transfer light railway system for New Delhi. It is to run on an elevated platform in the middle of existing six-lane highways. The contact is for the Ministry of Surface Transport in New Delhi. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 INDONESIA: BRITAIN'S BIG PUSH INTO ASIAN WATERS.

  • 27Oct94 INDONESIA: INDO-BOT - POWER STATIONS.

    Indonesia is set to sign contracts for a series of large build-own-operate power station projects within the next three months. British electricity company Powergen will be involved. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 INDONESIA: INDONESIAN SPEND.

    Indonesian president Mr Soeharto said his country planned to spend £30 billion on new infrastructure in the 1993-98 five-year plan. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 INDONESIA: TRAFALGAR SET FOR INDONESIA - TOLL ROAD.

    Trafalgar House is to start work on a £400 million toll road in Indonesia six years after it won the concession deal for the project.The contractor won the work in joint venture with a construction firm controlled by the eldest daughter of the country's president.The start of the job by Trafalgar House and its joint venture partner, PT Citra Lamtoro Gung Persada, was held up due to a series of problems over the road, including concerns over the complex geology of the ground along the 56
  • 27Oct94 INDONESIA: UK FIRMS SCORE A £500M HAT-TRICK IN INDONESIA.

    Three British contractors have pulled off a hat-trick of top job awards in Indonesia worth more than £500 million.The contracts were confirmed during a visit by a delegation led by British trade minister Richard Needham.Trafalgar House has picked up the biggest prize with a 40 per cent stake in an Anglo-Indonesian consortium to build a 56 km toll road worth £380 million.Mr Needham said: 'This is probably the biggest civil project ever signed between the UK and Indonesia.'The deal ha
  • 27Oct94 ITALY: EUROTENDERS - PALERMO, ITALY.

    Job: Construction of sections of a motorway at Palermo (Caronia) in two lots as follows: Lot No 24 and Lot No 25.Client: Autostrada Messina-Palermo, I-98100 Messina, tel: (090) 371 11, fax: 571 22.Value: Lot No 24: Lit 31,066,972,851 (£12.6 million).Lot no 25: Lit 52,546,778,556 (£21.4 million).Completion: 720 days.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Apply by: November 10.Apply to: Autostrada Messina-Palermo presso notaio Francesco Iannelli, via Camiciotti 13, isolato 137,
  • 27Oct94 MALAYSIA: FRENCH BIDDER - SPIE BATIGNOLLES.

    French contractor Spie Batignolles is part of a Malaysian and Japanese consortium which has submitted the lowest bid for the £1 billion terminal contract on the new Kuala Lumpur Airport. An award is expected in early November. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 MALAYSIA: NORTH WEST WATER SET TO INVEST £1.5B IN MALAYSIA.

    UK privatised water authority North West Water is planning to invest £1.5 billion in Malaysian water supply and sewerage infrastructure over the next 10 years.The investment is expected to provide considerable bidding opportunities for UK contractors.Speaking to the World Infrastructure Forum in Jakarta last week, North West Water's chief executive Brian Staples, said: 'We have a long-term contract to upgrade the entire water system in Malaysia, and that will involve an investment of 
  • 27Oct94 PAKISTAN: KARACHI BILLIONS - POWER STATION.

    The head of Hong Kong's Hopewell Holdings, Gordon Wu, has signed a £5 billion deal with the Pakistani government to build a massive 5,280 MW coal-fired power station near Karachi.Mr Wu also said that he expected to sign another deal to build two privately-funded power stations generating 10,560MW in India within the next few months. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 PHILIPPINES: FILIPINO AIRPORT A STEP NEARER.

    The Italian-Thai Development Company is understood to have won preliminary approval for a £2 billion scheme to turn a former military air base in the Philippines into a commercial airport.And already there are rumours that at least one British firm, Balfour Beatty, is looking to pick up some of the airport work.Ital-Thai has signed a memorandum of understanding with the government under which it will submit detailed proposals for the operation and financial aspects of the development.It
  • 27Oct94 PHILIPPINES: FILIPINO FUND - INFRASTRUCTURE.

    The Philippines government unveiled a £650 million private infrastructure development fund this week, which is supported by the World Bank and Asia Development Bank. Contractors interested in new privately funded projects should contact Dr Alan Ortiz, chairman of the Development Bank of the Philippines. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: HORGAN'S QUAY PLAN.

    Irish developer O'Callaghan Properties is understood to be drawing up plans for a £23 million business/technology park at Cork, in the Irish Republic.A planning application to develop the Horgan's Quay site is due to be lodged around Christmas. Work on the 10 three-storey units could start by spring.
  • 27Oct94 RUSSIA: IN FROM THE COLD - MOSCOW EMBASSY.

    The Foreign Office has unveiled the design for its new £50 million embassy building in Moscow which includes offices for 150 staff as well as 30 flats to help save on the high rental costs in Moscow. Ahrends Burton and Koralek designed the building, pictured far left, and the professional team includes Ove Arup as structural engineer and YRM as services engineer. London Group is project managing the work with Hanscomb as the quantity surveyor. Tenders for the work will go out next summer
  • 27Oct94 SOUTH KOREA: SEOUL ARRESTS.

    Five Seoul city officials have been arrested in connection with the collapse of the Songsu Bridge in South Korea, which killed 32 people. The men, all from the city government's construction office responsible for maintaining the bridge, were charged with negligence and causing death. Inspectors are still searching for the exact cause of the disaster, but they believe a 48 m section of the 1.16 km bridge fell after rusted extension hinges broke under heavy loads. Prosecutors said the five arr
  • 27Oct94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - LEON, SPAIN.

    Job: Construction of a dual carriageway. Contract reference is 12-LE-2940.Client: Ministerio de Obras Publicas, Transportes y Medio Ambiente, Direccion General de Carreteras, Paseo de la Castellana 67, E-28071 Madrid.Value: Pta 22,507,739,776 (£111.4 million).Completion: 36 months.Tender date: December 5.Documents from: Address above, or Subdireccion General de Programas y Presupuestos y en la Demarcacion de Carreteras del Estado de Castilla y Leon Occidental, c/ Jose Rivero Meneses 2, E
  • 27Oct94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - MADRID, SPAIN.

    Job: Construction of a dual carriageway, 21.67 km in length.Client: Ministerio de Obras Publicas, Transportes y Medio Ambiente, Direccion General de Carreteras, Paseo de la castellana, 67, E-28071 Madrid.Value: Pta 6,213,416,350 (£30.8 million).Completion: 24 months.Tender date: November 14.Documents from: Subdireccion General de Programas y Presupuestos, Direccion General de Carreteras, Ministerio de Obras Publicas, Transportes y Medio Ambiente, Paseo de la Castellana, 67, E-28071 Madri
  • 27Oct94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - VALENCIA, SPAIN.

    Job: Railway works involving conversion of a railway station.Client: Ministerio de Obras Publicas, Transportes y Medio Ambiente, Direccion General de Infraestructuras del Transporte Ferroviario, Plaza de los Sagrados Corazones, 7, E-28036 Madrid.Value: Pta 3,058,966,650 (£15.1 million).Completion: 15 months.Tender date: November 11.Documents from: Address above, primera jefatura de proyectos, 2a planta.Details: Documents are available until November 2. Offers in Spanish. CONSTRUCTION NEW
  • 27Oct94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - VALLADOLID, SPAIN.

    Job: Roads comprising dualling of carriageways. Contract reference is 1.3-VA-1.Client: Junta de Castilla y Leon, Consejeria de Fomento, Direccion General de Transportes y Carreteras, Avenida Jose Luis Arrese, s/n, E-47014 Valladolid, tel: (983) 33 91 00, fax: (983) 35 01 07.Value: Pta 1,758,420,454 (£8.7 million).Completion: 18 months.Tender date: November 18.Documents from: Address above, servicio de gestion.Details: Documents are available until October 28. Offers in Spanish. CONSTRUCT
  • 27Oct94 THAILAND: THAI METRO - BANGKOK.

    Thailand confirmed its intention to go ahead with a £3 billion underground metro system for Bangkok. Tenders will be called before the end of the year. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: ANIMAL MAGIC - HABITAT PROTECTION.

    Tough planning rules to safeguard wildlife habitats are included in new guidance from environment secretary John Gummer.These remove rights to build under the general development order where a protected habitat would be damaged. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT BAA.

    The airport operator has appointed Simon Murray as development director from November 1. Mr Murray will be responsible for improving the way BAA plans and implements its capital investment programme, estimated at £1.4 billion, over the next three years.He will report to Michael Maine, BAA's group technical director and the board member responsible for the company's major building projects such as the £300 million Heathrow Express rail link.Mr Murray is currently a director of consul
  • 27Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT FRANK GRAHAM.

    Mike Head has joined the consulting engineering firm as divisional director responsible for geotechnical and environmental services. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT HASSALL HOMES.

    Andrew Leahy has taken over as the new managing director for Hassall Homes (Southern) from Chris Edmonson, who moves to the company's head office as group operations director. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT HOUSING CORPORATION.

    Civil servant Pam Alexander is the new deputy chief executive of the Housing Corporation. Her role will include managing the corporation's £1.5 billion development programme. Ms Alexander joined the Department of the Environment in 1975 and is currently head of the department's housing associations division. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT REDROW HOMES.

    Bob Pickthall has been appointed managing director of Redrow Homes (Yorkshire). Mr Pickthall has worked in the construction industry for 25 years, most recently as a director of Stirling Homes in Cheshire. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT SCHAL INTERNATIONAL.

    Meanwhile, Malcolm Bairstow has been appointed managing director of Schal International. Mr Bairstow joined the firm from Bredero Properties in 1986 and takes over from Kongal Guellec who is now responsible for all construction management operations in the UK and mainland Europe. Mr Guellec will also be pursuing opportunities in the Far East. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT SHELL BITUMEN.

    Tim Green has been appointed managing director, succeeding David Weston who has been promoted. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT STYLES AND WOOD.

    The Manchester fit-out specialist has promoted Malcolm Rogerson to chief buyer; he is replaced as senior buyer by Craig Parry, who has worked with Fairclough and McCarthy and Stone. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT TBV.

    Rob Ewen is to head a new project management arm for Tarmac's professional services operation, combining skills from subsidiaries Schal and TBV consult.The new firm is called TBV Schal and is intended to complement existing businesses.Mr Ewen joins from Bovis where he has been a divisional director for three years. He previously worked for Schal on Canary Wharf and Broadgate in London. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT W S ATKINS.

    Bob Ducksbury has been appointed head of the firm's electrical engineering operation. He joins from the BAe SEMA Consulting Group after spending four years seconded to Channel Tunnel contractor Transmanche Link where he was commissioning manager for the power system. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT WEAVER.

    Garth Weaver is the new chairman of the Bromsgrove-based construction group. He takes over from his elder brother Roger who has retired. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT WHITE YOUNG.

    The consulting engineer has promoted quality assurance specialist Anthony Fuller to associate in the Manchester office. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: APPOINTMENTS AT THE BRICK DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION.

    David Armitage, chairman of the York Handmade Brick Company, has been appointed chairman, with Andrew Smith, managing director of Redland Bricks, as vice-chairman. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: BABTIE TAKES OVER.

    Consulting engineer Babtie has taken over South Oxfordshire council's seven-strong engineering team in a £1.2 million deal. The five-year contract covers land drainage, infrastructure maintenance and car parking. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: BARRATT IN MORTGAGE HELP MOVE.

    Britain's third-largest house builder, Barratt Developments, has re-introduced mortgage subsidies after the interest rate rise.Referring to the recent base rate rise, chief executive Frank Eaton said the firm was offering the subsidy to maintain confidence and remove buyers' concerns about future rises.Barratt offers to subsidise buyers so that they pay no interest for the first year on loans of up to £50,000.This reverses a trend among the big house builders to reduce what have proved c
  • 27Oct94 UK: BOSCH READY FOR BIG BREAK - 10KG BREAKERS AND HAMMER/DRILLS.

    To capitalise on the resurgence of demand in the UK tool hire market, power tool manufacturer Bosch has introduced 10 kg breakers and hammer/drills.The two units are aimed at the larger end of the professional electric drill and hammer sector.These machines form a valuable part of the British tool hire business and Bosch is keen to keep its share of the expanding market. According to the firm, the first six months of this year have seen sales improve 12-15 per cent over the same period in 199
  • 27Oct94 UK: BR TO SHED 1,500 ENGINEERING JOBS.

    Up to 1,500 British Rail engineers face redundancy as a result of the privatisation of BR's 30,000-strong infrastructure division.And transport unions fear that more jobs and safety standards are under threat as the Government tries to push through its plans to turn maintenance and track renewal over to the private sector.BR said the 1,500 jobs will go over the next six months through voluntary redundancies.But a spokesman for the Transport Salaried Staff Association said: 'The people they ar
  • 27Oct94 UK: BREAKING THROUGH THE SOFTWARE BARRIERS - CIMSTEEL.

  • 27Oct94 UK: CARADON SAMSON SHOWS ITS STRENGTH.

    A heavy duty steel lintel for cavities from 90 mm to 105 mm has been introduced to the market by Caradon Samson. The RL12 lintel is an open-back, one-piece model suitable for wall construction of 100 mm outer leaf with variations for 100 mm /125 mm inner leaf.Caradon Samson, 0222 701350. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CHARLES WILSON ENGINEERS INVESTS £1.5M IN LONDON DEPOT.

    Charles Wilson Engineers has opened its eighth CW Plant Hire depot, in Wandsworth, south London.The Mayor of Wandsworth, Councillor Beryl Jeffery, welcomed CW's investment in the area, which is believed to have been more than £1.5 million in buildings and new plant.Managing director David Wilson says there are already plans for two more depots, to increase the company's coverage outside the M25 ring, to be opened next year.One limiting factor is finding the right premises as CW always bu
  • 27Oct94 UK: CLEARVIEW THROWS LIGHT OF THE SUBJECT - ICI ACRYLICS.

    ICI Acrylics has launched a type of Perspex sheet developed especially for use in acoustic screens alongside busy roads and railway lines.Called Perspex Clearview, the material is intended to raise the height of noise barriers without obscuring the view past them.ICI Acrylics, 0254 874444. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: COLOUR VIEW OF VENTURA RANGE - MCKENZIE MARTIN.

    McKenzie-Martin, the Manchester manufacturer of ventilators, louvres and rooflights, has published a colour brochure describing its Ventura Rooflight System range. The Ventura range comprises 12 designs.McKenzie-Martin, 061 723 2234. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONDAM IN 1995 - SAFETY REGULATIONS.

    Employment minister Phillip Oppenheim is hoping to have the delayed Condam safety regulations in force early next year. Mr Oppenheim met with industry leaders last week to discuss further possible revisions. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - ASHINGTON, NORTHUMBERLAND - WANSBECK BUSINESS PARK.

    Job: Design and build contract for four blocks of B1, B2, B8 use factory units, floor area 2,800 sq m, with carpark and associated siteworks.Completion: Start on site in November, 1994 for completion in 30 weeks.Contractor: Mowlem Northern, Construction House, Kingsway South, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead NE11 OED.Awarded by: English Partnerships on behalf of the Urban Regeneration Agency.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - BARNARD CASTLE, CO DURHAM - DEERBOLT.

    Job: The refurbishment of services within a young offenders institution.Completion: Work to start October for phased completion by March 1995.Contractor: Newton Moor Construction, Construction House, Ash Road, Ushaw Moor, Durham.Awarded by: The Director of Prisons, The Home Office.Value: Initially £140,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - BARNARD CASTLE, CO. DURHAM - CORN CLOSE, STARTFORTH.

    Job: The construction of 48 dwellings, 18 for sale and 30 for rent.Completion: Work started 3 October with completion scheduled for 17 September 1995.Contractor: Shepherd Construction, Frederick House, Fulfford Road, York, YO15EA.Awarded by: North Housing Association.Value: Over £1.7 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - KING STREET, THURNSCOE.

    Job: Improvements and alteration works to council owned properties, revised scheme.Contractor: Roy Lawson Builders, 12 Royston Lane, Carlton, Barnsley.Awarded by: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council's Housing Committee.Value: £221,763. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - BEVERLEY, NORTH HUMBERSIDE - WALKERGATE.

    Job: Refurbishment works to council offices.Completion: Work has started for completion in January, 1995.Contractor: John Sisk and Son, York House, 1 St Andrews Court, St Andrews Street, Leeds, Yorkshire.Awarded by: Humberside County Council.Value: £220,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - CAMP LANE, KINGS NORTON.

    Job: The construction of a single-storey extension to a factory.Completion: Anticipated start date is the end of October for completion in May, 1995.Contractor: Frank Galliers, 44 Longner Street, Mountfields, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.Awarded by: UJP Tools.Value: £450,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - HUMBER TOWER AND TRENT TOWER, FINSTALL CLOSE, DUDDESTON.

    Job: Structural repairs and associated works to two 15-storey blocks of council-owned flats.Completion: Work has started for completion on October 6, 1995.Contractor: Wates Construction Midlands, 100 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham City Council.Awarded by: £2.6 million.Value: -. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - BLACKBURN, LANCASHIRE - HASLINGDEN.

    Job: Design and build contract for a warehouse and ancillary work.Contractor: Beva construction (Rochdale).Awarded by: Duralay, Broadway, Haslingden, Rossendale, Lancashire BB4 4LS.Value: £1.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - BLACKBURN, LANCASHIRE - JUBILEE STREET.

    Job: Alterations and refurbishment works to a four-storey office building.Completion: Work has started for completion in December.Contractor: John Sisk and son, York House, 1 St Andrews Court, St Andrews Street, Leeds, Yorkshire.Awarded by: BT Properties.Value: £1.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - BLACKBURN, LANCASHIRE - QUEEN ELIZABETH GRAMMAR SCHOOL, WEST PARK ROAD.

    Job: The construction of a sixth form centre and refurbishment works to school buildings.Completion: Work has started for completion in June, 1995.Contractor: John Sisk and Son, York House, 1 St Andrews Court, St Andrews Street, Leeds, Yorkshire.Awarded by: The Governors of the school.Value: £900,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - BRACKNELL, BERKSHIRE - BRACKNELL.

    Job: To design and build 3,500 sq m of retail accommodation.Completion: Work is due for completion in 1995.Contractor: Hunting Gate, Hitchin, Herts.Awarded by: Texas Homecare.Value: £1.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - BURTON-ON-TRENT, NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE - WAVERLEY LANE.

    Job: The construction of 22 dwellings.Completion: Work has started for completion in June, 1995.Contractor: Norwest Holst Partnerships, Holst House, Brook Street, Knutsford Cheshire.Awarded by: Orbit Housing Association.Value: £749,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - BURY ST EDMUNDS, SUFFOLK - BURY ST EDMUNDS.

    Job: A design and build housing contract.Completion: Completion is due in 1995.Contractor: Hunting Gate, Hitchin, Hertfordshire.Awarded by: Orwell Housing Association.Value: £800,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - CHATHAM, KENT - CHATHAM MARITIME.

    Job: To construct a lifting bridge.Contractor: Edmund Nuttall.Awarded by: English Partnerships.Value: £2.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - CHESTERFIELD, DERBYSHIRE - STONEBROOM ESTATE.

    Job: Phase three of an estate action scheme involving improvements, repairs and modernisation works to 38 council owned properties including external and environmental works.Contractor: NEDDC Direct Labour Organisation, Masefield Avenue, Holmewood Derbyshire.Awarded by: North East Derbyshire District Council, Council House, Saltergate, Chesterfield S40 1LF.Value: £533,021. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - CHESTER-LE-STREET, CO. DURHAM - ROPERY LANE.

    Job: The construction of a new steel-framed, 2 storey sports pavilion complex.Completion: Work starts 1 November 1994 for completion in 54 weeks.Contractor: Tolent Construction, Ravensworth House, 5th Avenue Business Park, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 OHF.Awarded by: Chester-le-Street District Council, Civic Centre, Newcastle Road, Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham.Value: £1.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - CRAWLEY, SURREY - THE ACCORD BUILDING, MANOR ROAD.

    Job: Fitting out and alteration works together with the installation of mechanical, electrical, and public health services to an office building.Completion: Work has started for completion in mid January, 1995.Contractor: Rosser and Russell Building Services, Orbit House, 1-6 Ritz Parade, London.Awarded by: Van Den Bergh Foods.Value: £750,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - DARLINGTON, COUNTY DURHAM - MCMULLEN ROAD.

    Job: Car showroom with offices and workshops, carpark.Completion: Work just started for completion in April, 1995.Contractor: Arman Construction, 23 Kew Gardens, Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear NE26 3LY.Awarded by: S G Petch.Value: £650,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - FELTHAM, MIDDLESEX - JOB - MODERNISATION, REFURBISHMENT AND UPGRADING WORKS TO RETAIL CENTRE.

    Contractor: Holmes Building, The Hall, Manor Road, Bramhope, Leeds LS16 9HL.Awarded by: Dollar Land Management.Value: £2.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - FLITWICK, BEDFORDSHIRE - JOB - A DESIGN AND BUILD HOUSING CONTRACT.

    Completion: Completion is due in 1995.Contractor: Hunting Gate, Hitchin, Herts.Awarded by: Aldwyck and McIntyre Housing Associations.Value: £560,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - FLIXBOROUGH, HUMBERSIDE - FLIXBOROUGH-B1216 IMPROVEMENTS.

    Job: Road construction. Contract reference is CON/3/R.Contractor: Ward Contracting, Albion Works Saville Street, Sheffield.Awarded by: Humberside County Council.Value: £1,620,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - GATESHEAD, TYNE AND WEAR - DRYDEN ROAD, LOW FELL.

    Job: Day care centre.Completion: Work due to start for completion in 32 weeks.Contractor: Gordon Durham, Moor Lane, East Boldon, Tyne and Wear NE36 OAG.Awarded by: Gateshead healthcare trust.Value: £450,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - GODALMING, SURREY - GODALMING.

    Job: A design and build housing contract.Completion: Completion is due in 1995.Contractor: Hunting Gate, Hitchin, Herts.Awarded by: James Butcher Housing Association.Value: £5.7 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - GRAVESEND, KENT - RIVER FRONT.

    Job: Repairs to river front.Completion: 3 months, starting October 1994.Contractor: Dean and Dyball Construction, Addington, West Malling, Kent.Awarded by: Port of London Authority.Value: £200,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - HALIFAX, WEST YORKSHIRE - WAKEFIELD ROAD, COPLEY.

    Job: The construction of the steel work for an extension to a data centre and the provision of a new floor inside an existing shell.Completion: Anticipated start date is December 12 for completion in 10 weeks.Contractor: George Depledge and Company, Midlands Road, Hunslet, Leeds, Yorkshire.Awarded by: Alfred McAlpine Building North on behalf of the Halifax Building.Society.Value: £532,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - HARROGATE, NORTH YORKSHIRE - CLAREMONT HOUSE AND OSBORNE HOUSE, VICTORIA AVENUE.

    Job: Upgrading and repair works to the two office buildings.Completion: Work has started for completion in January, 1995.Contractor: John Sisk and Son, York House, 1 St Andrews Court, St Andrews Street, Leeds, Yorkshire.Awarded by: Huby Estates.Value: £250,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - HEBBURN, TYNE AND WEAR - REYROLLE.

    Job: The development of an existing office block.Completion: Work started for completion in 22 weeks.Contractor: R A Construction, East Mill Works, Tynemouth Road, Tynemouth, Tyne and Wear, NE30 4AU.Awarded by: Rolls Royce Power Engineering, NE1 House, Regent Centre, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3.Value: Over £200,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - HUDDERSFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE - BATLEY SPORTS CENTRE, BATLEY.

    Job: Design and build contract for four indoor and four all-weather outdoor tennis courts.Completion: Work just started for completion in the spring, 1995.Contractor: Termrim Construction, 21 Old Leeds Road, Huddersfield.Awarded by: Kirlees Leisure and Recreation Service; Batley Action and the Lawn Tennis Association.Value: £750,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - HUDDERSFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE - BATLEY SPORTS CENTRE, BATLEY.

  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - KIDLINGTON, OXFORDSHIRE - KIDLINGTON.

    Job: The scheme comprises pedestrianisation and street furniture.Completion: 3 months, starting September 1994.Contractor: Hope and Clay Contractors, Newbury, Berkshire.Awarded by: Cherwell District Council.Value: £400,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - LEEDS, YORKSHIRE - FAIRFAX HOUSE, MERRION STREET.

    Job: Refurbishment and alteration works to an office building.Completion: Work has started for completion in April, 1995.Contractor: John Sisk and Son, York House, 1 St Andrews court, St Andrews Street, Leeds, Yorkshire.Awarded by: Great Bear Properties.Value: £660,000.
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - LONDON - STRATFORD STATION.

    Job: Alterations to existing subway and platform.Completion: 14 weeks, starting 3 October 1994.Contractor: Hochtief (UK) Construction, Station Road, Sidcup.Awarded by: Rail Track (South West).Value: £1 million approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - LONDON - UMFREVILLE ROAD, LONDON N4.

    Job: Bridge strengthening.Completion: 6 months, starting September 1994.Contractor: Costain Civil Engineering, Manor Road, Erith.Awarded by: London Borough of Haringey.Value: £180,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - LUTON, BEDFORDSHIRE.

    Job: Design and build contract for a retail park with carpark and associated site infrastructure.Contractor: Holmes building, The Hall, Moor Road, Bramhope, Leeds LS16 9HJ.Awarded by: Laporte Industries.Value: £4 million plus. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - MANCHESTER - HYDE ROAD.

    Job: The construction of a single-stroey car showroom and refurbishment works to an existing showroom.Completion: Work has started for completion in June, 1995.Contractor: John Sisk and Son, York House, 1 St Andrews Court, St Andrews Street, Leeds, Yorkshire.Awarded by: Hartwells.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - MANCHESTER - VICTORIA MILL.

    Job: Design and build contract for the internal and external refurbishment of a complex of six storey offices, flats and commercial facilities.Completion: Work just underway for completion in about 18 months.Contractor: Maghull Construction, 4 St John's Road, Liverpool L22 9QG.Awarded by: English Partnerships. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - NEWCASTLE, TYNE AND WEAR - NEVILLE STREET.

    Job: The complete internal refit including new entrance foyer, finishes, and services of Baron House, a six storey city centre office block.Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine (North Eastern), 1st Floor Tyne House, 26, The side, Quay Side, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1.Awarded by: Premier Land plc.Value: Over £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - NEWCASTLE, TYNE AND WEAR - NORTH SHIELDS.

    Job: Design and build contract for a sheltered housing development with infrastructure and associated siteworks.Completion: Work due to begin soon for completion in about 60 weeks.Contractor: Gordon Durham, Moor Lane, East Boldon, Tyne and Wear NE36 OAG.Awarded by: Architect: Browne, Smith, Baker Architects, Newcastle upon Tyne.Value: £1.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - NEWCASTLE, TYNE AND WEAR - NORTHUMBERLAND STREET.

    Job: Internal refurbishment works and the construction of an extension to a retail superstore.Contractor: John Laing Construction, Eldon House, Regent Centre, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3LX.Awarded by: Fenwick. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - NEWCASTLE, TYNE AND WEAR - PHASE 1 OF QUAYSIDE DEVELOPMENT.

    Job: The construction of a split level, reinforced concrete multi storey clear span car park structure for 500 vehicles.Completion: Work started for completion end June 1995.Contractor: J. Laing Construction, Eldon House, Regent Centre, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE3.Awarded by: Tyne and Wear Development Corporation.Value: £4.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - NORTH SHIELDS, TYNE AND WEAR - BOROUGH ROAD.

    Job: Construction of 42 one-bedroomed flats and 1 warden's flat together with communal facilities in a sheltered housing block.Completion: Work started 3 October 1994 for completion in September 1995.Contractor: Kendall Cross Holdings, Mill House, West Road, Ponteland, Newcastle upon Tyne.Awarded by: Two Castles Housing Association, 154 New Bridge Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1.Value: £1,063,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - NOTTINGHAM - FOREST RECREATION GROUND, ST ANN'S.

    Job: Landscaping and environmental improvements works, phase three.Contractor: Nottingham City Contract Works, Eastcroft Depot, London Road, Nottingham NG2 3AH.Awarded by: Nottinham City Council, Exchange Buildings, Cheapside, Nottingham NG1 2HU.Value: £162,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - NOTTINGHAM - RATCLIFFE POWER STATION, RATCLIFFE-ON-SOUR.

    Job: The construction of a coal channel, overflow pipe, pumping station with mechanical and electrical services, and an interceptor sewer.Completion: Work has started for completion in March, 1995.Contractor: Hall and Tawse Eastern, 522 Derby Road, Lenton, Nottingham.Awarded by: Powergen.Value: £681,573. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - OTTERBURN, NORTHUMBERLAND - REDESDALE.

    Job: The total reconstruction following fire damage of Redesdale Hotel.Completion: Work to start upon receipt of grant aid with completion in 26 weeks thereafter.Contractor: Tarmac Construction, Waterside Drive, Metro Centre East Business Park, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 9HY.Awarded by: Cyril Winskill, Chartered Architects, 7 Collingword Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1. ON behalf of Lords Redesdale.Value: £700,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - OXFORDSHIRE - ON THE A34, LODGE HILL TO MARCHAM INTERCHANGE.

    Job: A road maintenance scheme.Contractor: Edmund Nuttall.Awarded by: Oxfordshire County Council.Value: £3.7 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - PETERBOROUGH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - PETERBOROUGH.

    Job: To design and build a 6,500 sq m warehouse and 1,600 sq m of offices.Contractor: Hunting Gate, Hitchin, Hertfordshire.Awarded by: AT and T GIS.Value: £2.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - PICKERING, NORTH YORKSHIRE.

    Job: Construction contract for an extension to existing commercial premises.Contractor: John Mowlem Construction, Fairway Court, Elland Road, Leeds LS11 8BU.Awarded by: McKecknie Vehicle Components.Value: £400,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - PITYME, CO DURHAM - ARNISON RETAIL CENTRE.

    Job: The internal fitting of a new supermarket.Completion: Work starts 17 October 1994 for completion in time for Christmas opening.Contractor: Tolent Construction, Ravensworth House, 5th Avenue Business Park, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 OHF.Awarded by: H J C Project Management acting on behalf of LIDL Foodstores, Warrington, WA 6RS.Value: £310,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - READING, BERKSHIRE - READING.

    Job: A design and build housing contract.Completion: Work is due for completion in 1995.Contractor: Hunting Gate, Hitchin, Herts.Awarded by: Raglan Housing Association and Berkshire Social Services.Value: £1.6 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - RIPON, NORTH YORKSHIRE - CLARO BARRACKS.

    Job: Construction of a single storey physical recreation training centre.Contractor: Holmes Building, The Hall, Moor Road, Bramhope, Leeds LS16 9HJ.Awarded by: Ministry of Defence.Value: Estimated at £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - ROMNEY MARSH, KENT - LYDD TRAINING CAMP, LYDD.

    Job: Urban Training Phase 3 WS21/473. The scheme comprises demolition of existing close Quarter Battle (Urban) Range and construction of new range facilities, together with other ancillary works.Completion: 6 months, starting October 1994.Contractor: Wiltshier Construction (South), Canterbury, Kent.Awarded by: Ministry of Defence Works Services.Value: £2.5 million approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - ROTHERHAM, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - KIVETON PARK AND BRINSWORTH AREAS.

    Job: Re-roofing and associated building works to 47 council owned houses.Contractor: George Hurst and Sones, Rowms Lane, Swinton, Mexborough, South Yorkshire.Awarded by: Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council's Housing Committee.Value: £100,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - ROTHERHAM, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - TEMPLEBOROUGH.

    Job: Design and build contract for a 5,100 sq m industrial and office development with carparking and access roads.Completion: Work on the five units starts in early November, 1994 for completion in June, 1995.Contractor: John Mowlem Construction, Fairway Court, Elland Road, Leeds LS11 8BU.Awarded by: English Partnerships, Hall Cross House, 1 South Parade, Doncaster.Value: £2.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - SALFORD, GREATER MANCHESTER - WESTBOURNE ROAD, WINTON.

    Job: Construction of a 25 unit housing development with infrastructure.Contractor: Tarmac Housing, Derwent House, Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton WV1 4XG.Awarded by: Manchester Methodist Housing Association.Value: About £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - SEAHAM, CO DURHAM - DOWDON TREATMENT WORKS, EDITH STREET, DOWDON.

    Job: Civils and building work in the forming of Dowdon Pumping Station as part of the Seaham Bathing Water Scheme.Completion: Work starts mid November 1994 for completion April,1995.Contractor: Johnson Construction, Bridge House, Bridge Road, Horbury, Wakefield, West Yorks, WS4 5NT.Awarded by: ENTEC Limited of Cramlington, Northumberland on behalf of Northumbrian Water Limited.Value: £890,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - SEAHAM, CO DURHAM - DOWDON TREATMENT WORKS, EDITH STREET, DOWDON.

  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - COMMON ROAD.

    Job: The construction of an extension and refurbishment works to an office building.Completion: Work has started for completion in December.Contractor: John Sisk and Son, York House, 1 St Andrews Court, St Andrews Street, Leeds, Yorkshire.Awarded by: Aldridge Stainless Steels.Value: £300,000.
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - SOLIHULL, WEST MIDLANDS - PACKWOOD HOUSE, HOCKLEY HEATH.

    Job: Phase four of roofing works to the stately home. This phase is for the re-roofing of the great hall.Completion: Work has started for completion in March, 1995.Contractor: Linford Bridgeman, Quonians Lane, Lichfield, Staffordshire.Awarded by: The National Trust.Value: £103,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE - NORTHAN ESTATE.

    Job: Environmental works.Completion: 20 weeks, starting end of October 1994.Contractor: Hoare (Fareham), Sarisbury Green, Southampton, Hampshire.Awarded by: Southampton City Council.Value: £500,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - SOUTHPORT, MERSEYSIDE - THE OFFICE OF POPULATION CENSUS AND SURVEYS (OPCS), BIRKDALE.

    Job: To construct a new records office comprising a steel frame structure, providing 1,000 sq m of storage space on three floors.Completion: 20 weeks.Contractor: Pochin (Design and Build).Awarded by: Property Holdings on behalf of the Department of the Environment.Value: £730,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - SUNDERLAND, TYNE AND WEAR - CHESTER ROAD.

    Job: Extension to The Chesters Public House to form a first floor function room.Completion: End November 1994.Contractor: Newton Moor Construction, Construction House, Ash Road, Ushaw Moor, Durham.Awarded by: Vaux Inns, Riverside Road, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear.Value: £200,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - SUNDERLAND, TYNE AND WEAR - LAMBTON COAL DEPOT, WARDEN LAW COLLIERY, WARDEN LAW.

    Job: Land reclamation to include industrial area and landscaping.Completion: 9 months, starting October 1994.Contractor: John Hellens Contracts, Merton, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear.Awarded by: Sunderland City Council.Value: £420,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - SUNDERLAND, TYNE AND WEAR - MONKWEARMOUTH HOSPITAL.

    Job: Residential psychiatric unit addition to a hospital.Completion: Work under way for completion in February, 1995.Contractor: Gordon Durham, Moor Lane, East Boldon, Tyne and Wear NE36 OAG.Awarded by: Priority Healthcare Wearside NHS Trust.Value: £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - SUNDERLAND, TYNE AND WEAR - REAR OF EMPIRE THEATRE.

    Job: The design and construction of a five-storey office development in pre-cast concrete frame construction.Completion: Work expected to start early 1995.Contractor: Laing North East, Eldon House, Regent Centre, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3.Awarded by: Terrace Hill Group, Property Developers, Middlesbrough, Teeside, Cleveland.Value: £4,000,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - TEESSIDE, CLEVELAND - SEAL SANDS.

    Job: The construction of tank farms, pipe bridges and various structures within the petrochemical complex.Completion: work expected to start November 1994 for completion April 1995.Contractor: Tarmac Construction, Waterside Drive, Metro Centre East Business Park, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 9HY.Awarded by: Fine Organics, Teeside Site, Seal Sands, Cleveland.Value: £2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - WALLSEND, TYNE AND WEAR - BRISTOL DRIVE.

    Job: The construction of a 54-bed, 2 storey nursing care home together with associated car parking.Completion: Work not yet started.Contractor: Bowey Construction, Albany Court, Monarch Road, Newcastle Business Park, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE4 7YB.Awarded by: Helen McArdle Care Group.Value: £700,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - WASHINGTON, TYNE AND WEAR - GLOVER INDUSTRIAL ESTATE.

    Job: The development of the design and the construction of 16 advance workshop units in 5 factory block, minimum total gross internal floor area of 29192 sq ft.Completion: Contract period 6 months starting November 1994.Contractor: Turney-Wylde (Construction), Newtown House, Durham Road, Birtley, Tyne and Wear.Awarded by: English Partnerships on behalf of The Urban Re-generation Agency.Value: £1.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - WATFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE - DESIGN AND BUILD 2,000 SQ M WAREHOUSE INCLUDING EXTENSIVE FITTING OUT.

    Completion: Work is due for completion in 1995.Contractor: Hunting Gate, Hitchin, Herts.Awarded by: AT + T GIS.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - WEDNESBURY, WEST MIDLANDS - LOWER HIGH STREET.

    Job: Refurbishment works to building society premises.Completion: Work has started for completion in January, 1995.Contractor: Linford Building, Quonians Lane, Lichfield, Staffordshire.Awarded by: Birmingham Midshires Building Society.Value: £107,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - WEST BROMWICH, WEST MIDLANDS - HIGH STREET.

    Job: Refurbishment works to bank premises to form a business centre.Completion: Work has started for completion in December.Contractor: Linford Building, Quonians Lane, Lichfield, Staffordshire.Awarded by: National Westminster Bank.Value: £112,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - WEST MALLING, KENT - KINGS HILL.

    Job: A design and construct contract for the extension of an access road.Completion: 5 months, starting October 1994.Contractor: Tarmac Construction South East, Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh, Hampshire.Awarded by: Rouse Kent Limited.Value: £800,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - WINDSOR, BERKSHIRE - WINDSOR STW STAGE 1.

    Job: The construction of 2 35-mm diameter biological filters and 2 18.5 m diameter reinforced-concrete humus tanks, together with associated pumping stations and chambers.Completion: Work is under way and is due for completion in May 1995.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction, Twyford, Reading, Berkshire.Awarded by: Thames Water Utilities.Value: £900,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - WOLVERHAMPTON, WEST MIDLANDS - BANEBERRY DRIVE, FEATHERSTONE.

    Job: The construction of a single-storey community centre and associated works.Completion: Anticipated start date is in mid December for completion in September, 1995.Contractor: Frank Galliers, 44 Longner Street, Mountfields, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.Awarded by: South Staffordshire District Council.Value: £700,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - WOLVERHAMPTON, WEST MIDLANDS - THE MANDER CENTRE.

    Job: Refurbishment works to bank premises to form a business centre.Completion: Work has started for completion in December.Contractor: Linford Building, Quonians Lane, Lichfield, Staffordshire.Awarded by: National Westminster Bank.Value: £138,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACT - YORK - THE RACECOURSE.

    Job: The construction of the steel work for the proposed Tattersalls stand.Completion: Anticipated start date is in January, 1995 for completion in 15 weeks.Contractor: George Depledge and Company, Midland Road, Hunslet, Leeds, Yorkshire.Awarded by: York Racecourse Committee.Value: £1.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ABERDARE, MID GLAMORGAN - HIRWAUN.

    Job: To construct a bypass comprising 1.1 km highway with bridge over railway.Completion: 43 weeks, starting 10 October 1994.Contractor: Taylor Woodrow Construction, Swansea, West Glamorgan.Awarded by: Mid Glamorgan County Council.Value: £1.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ABERDEEN, GRAMPIAN - CITY OF ABERDEEN.

    Job: A refurbishment contract.Contractor: Barratt Construction, Ellon, Aberdeenshire.Awarded by: The City of Aberdeen.Value: £1.7 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ABERDEEN, GRAMPIAN - KIRKHILL INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, DYCE.

    Job: The design and construction of new 2,500 sq m of offices together with parking for 120 cars.Completion: Work has started and completion is scheduled for March 1995.Contractor: Stewart Milne Construction.Awarded by: Kvaerner Oil and Gas Services Limited.Value: £1.4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ANGLESEY - HOLYHEAD PORT.

    Job: The construction of the steel work for the major port development.Completion: Anticipated start date is November 21 for completion by arrangement.Contractor: George Depledge and Company, Midland Road, Hunslet, Leeds, Yorkshire.Awarded by: Costain Marine.Value: £527,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - AVON - JOB - SEA DEFENCES.

    Contractor: Edmund Nuttall.Awarded by: NRA.Value: £1.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - AVON - JOB - SEA DEFENCES.

  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BEAMINSTER, DORSET - BEAMINSTER.

    Job: A flood alleviation scheme.Contractor: Edmund Nuttall.Awarded by: West Dorset District Council.Value: £896,000.
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRIDGNORTH, SHROPSHIRE - DUDMASTON HALL, QUATT.

    Job: Re-roofing works to the historic hall.Completion: Work has started for completion in mid February, 1995.Contractor: Frank Galliers, 44 Longner Street, Mountfields, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.Awarded by: The National Trust.Value: £150,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRISTOL, AVON - GLOUCESTER ROAD.

    Job: The enlarging of the existing sewer.Completion: 6 months, starting October 1994.Contractor: Dew Group, Upper York Street, Bristol, Avon.Awarded by: Bristol City Council.Value: £500,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRISTOL, AVON - ST PHILLIP'S CENTRAL BUSINESS PARK.

    Job: The design and construction of a 3,000 sq m building, to be sub-divided into three industrial units.Contractor: Westframe Construction.Awarded by: Bristol and england Properties.Value: £1.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - CWMBRAN, GWENT - WOODSIDE ROAD.

    Job: The construction of a single-storey supermarket with car parking facilities.Completion: Work has started for completion in February, 1995.Contractor: Galliford Wales, 14 Mount Stuart Square, Cardiff, South Glamorgan.Awarded by: Aldi Stores.Value: £850,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY - JOB - HIGH PERFORMANCE SURFACE DRESSING TO TRUNK AND REGIONAL ROADS.

    Contractor: Colas.Awarded by: Dumfries and Galloway Regional Council, Dumfries.Value: £189,660. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY - LIGGET AND POLMADDIE BRIDGES.

    Job: Deck replacements.Contractor: John Mowlem Construction.Awarded by: Dumfries and Galloway Regional Council, Dumfries.Value: £637,678. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - DUNDEE, TAYSIDE - DUNDEE UNIVERSITY.

    Job: To construct halls of residence.Contractor: Barratt Construction.Awarded by: Dundee University.Value: £4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - ANNIESLAND.

    Job: Internal improvements to 1946-1962 local authority housing stock.Contractor: McGregor Construction (Scotland).Awarded by: Glasgow District Council, City Chambers, Glasgow.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - CITY-WIDE.

    Job: Roof renewal to local authority cottages.Contractor: D Campbell, Glasgow.Awarded by: Glasgow District Council, City Chambers, Glasgow.Value: £624,288. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - EASTFIELD AND SPRINGHALL.

    Job: Installation of white meter heating in local authority houses.Contractor: G D Chalmers.Awarded by: Glasgow District Council, City Chambers, Glasgow.Value: £122,049. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - POSSIL.

    Job: Roof renewal to local authority cottages.Contractor: D Campbell, Glasgow.Awarded by: Glasgow District Council, City Chambers, Glasgow.Value: £434,724. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - SINCLAIR DRIVE.

    Job: Re-roofing programme.Contractor: Thomas McMaster.Awarded by: Glasgow District Council, City Chambers, Glasgow.Value: £306,742. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - SOUTH DALMARNOCK.

    Job: Phase 1 of fabric improvements to local authority housing stock.Contractor: Pollokshaws Builders, Glasgow.Awarded by: Glasgow District Council, City Chambers, Glasgow.Value: £406,639. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - TARFSIDE OVAL.

    Job: Water Tank refurbishment in multi-storey flats.Contractor: Alba Engineering.Awarded by: Glasgow District Council, City Chambers, Glasgow.Value: £117,316. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASSOCH, DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY - JOB - STRENGTHENING OF FORESTRY ROAD.

    Contractor: W Barr, Heathfield, Ayr.Awarded by: Dumfries and Galloway Regional Council, Dumfries.Value: £298,784. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLOUCESTER - BARNWOOD.

    Job: To replace and install approximately 3,700 lights (from nominated supplier). Contract reference is 'KF/77648 (replacement lighting phase 2)' (quote in all communications).Client: Nuclear Electric plc, Barnett Way, Barnwood, Gloucester GL4 7RS.Conditions: Previous experience of lighting installation in large office environment using some form of business management service (BMS) for example, the control of lighting using telephone. Applicants should provide with their response a copy of t
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - GREENLAW AVENUE AND COLDSTREAM CRESCENT.

    - Job - Replacement of windows, removal of asbestos and rewiring of local authority properties. Contractor: Motherwell Building Services.Awarded by: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £529,962. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - HAMILTON, STRATHCLYDE - WHITEHILL.

    Job: House improvement works, Phase 111.Contractor: Drake and Scull, Glasgow.Awarded by: Hamilton District Council, Cadzow Street, Hamilton.Value: £646,932. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - HEREFORD - BROOMY HILL WATER TREATMENT WORKS, BREINTON ROAD.

    Job: A design and build contract for the construction of an Actiflo plant.Completion: Work has started for completion by arrangement.Contractor: General Water Processes, Sandymount, Station Road, Woburn Sands, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire.Awarded by: Welsh Water.Value: £937,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - HOLYTOWN, STRATHCLYDE - DORNOCH ROAD.

    Job: Replacement of heating systems in local authority housing.Contractor: Centre Construction (Scotland), Fauldhouse.Awarded by: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £246,068. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - HOLYTOWN, STRATHCLYDE - JOB - REPLACEMENT OF WINDOWS IN 249 HOUSES HOLYTOWN, BELLSHILL AND WISHAW.

    Contractor: Motherwell Building Services.Awarded by: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £396,617. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ILFRACOMBE, DEVON - CENTRAL.

    Job: Phase two of a sewerage treatment scheme comprising the construction of storm tanks, pumping stations, pipelines and chambers throughout Ilfracombe.Completion: Work has started for completion on April 3, 1995.Contractor: Trafalgar House Construction (Regions), 8 Colleton Crescent, Exeter, Devon.Awarded by: South West Water Services.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - ISLE OF ANGLESEY, GWYNEDD - A5 CEFNEWNWD JUNCTION, TURNPIKE NANT.

    Job: Road reconstruction.Completion: 11 weeks with completion anticipated early December 1994.Contractor: Hogan Bros (Contractors), Bangor, Gwynedd.Awarded by: Gwynedd County Council.Value: Between £400,000 and £500,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - LLANGOLLEN, CLWYD - VALLE CRUCIS.

    Job: The construction of a ticket office and visitors building at the ancient monument.Completion: Anticipated start date is the end of October for completion in February, 1995.Contractor: Frank Galliers, 44 Longner Street, Mountfields, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.Awarded by: Cadw (Welsh Historical Monuments).Value: £100,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - MIDKNOCK, DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY - JOB - IMPROVEMENTS TO FORESTRY ROAD, PHASE 4.

    Contractor: Farrans Construction, Hamilton.Awarded by: Dumfries and Galloway Regional Council, Dumfries.Value: £289,290. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - MOTHERWELL, STRATHCLYDE - LODGE TOWER.

    Job: Structural concrete repairs.Contractor: Peye Projects.Awarded by: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £118,632. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - MOTHERWELL, STRATHCLYDE - SHIELDS DRIVE.

    Job: Refurbishment works at 127-181.Contractor: G F Sharp, Wishaw.Awarded by: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £425,580. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - MOTHERWELL, STRATHCLYDE.

    Job: Electrical re-wiring of 168 local authority houses in Motherwell, Newmains and Wishaw.Contractor: Motherwell building Services.Awarded by: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £106,642. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - NORTH FORGEWOOD, STRATHCLYDE - MARMION CRESCENT, FIFE DRIVE AND BREADALBANE CRESCENT.

    Job: Refurbishment to work to local authority housing.Contractor: Tarmac, Broxburn.Awarded by: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £1.45 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - PERRANPORTH, CORNWALL - PERRANPORTH.

    Job: To design and build Perranporth Sewage Treatment Works, the first purpose-built chemically assisted sewage scheme in South west Water's 'Clean Sweep' programme.Contractor: Purac Rosewater in consortium with Birse Construction.Awarded by: South West Water.Value: £1.7 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - POOLE, DORSET - POOLE HARBOUR.

    Job: To build a yacht haven.Contractor: Edmund Nuttall.Awarded by: Parkstone Yacht Club (Parkstone) Limited.Value: £1.4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - PORTSMOUTH, HAMPSHIRE - HM NAVAL BASE.

    Job: The refurbishment and re-roofing of No 30 store.Completion: The start date is still to be agreed on the 18 week programme.Contractor: Norwest Holst Construction, Astral House, Imperial Way, Watford, Hertfordshire.Awarded by: Defence Works Services.Value: £514,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - STIRLING, CENTRAL REGION - WITHIN THE TOWN OF STIRLING ALONG THE SOUTH BANK OF THE RIVER FORTH.

    Job: Roadworks comprising the construction of a new single carriageway road 2 km long with associated roundabouts and junctions and various other works. The title of the scheme is 'The Stirling Eastern Access Road (E2)'.Client: Central Regional Council, Technical Services, Viewforth, Stirling FK8 2ET.Conditions: The scheme will be subdivided into separate contracts and each contract will be let separately, 1 at a time and tender lists will be made up separately for each contract.Apply by: Nov
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - TEIGNMOUTH, DEVON - THE TRIANGLE.

    Job: Pedestrianisation of The Triangle including traffic calming measures.Completion: Work started on 3 October 1994 and is due for completion sometime in March 1995.Contractor: Devon Contractors, Whipton, Exeter, Devon.Awarded by: Devon County Council.Value: £500,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - TELFORD, SHROPSHIRE - ARLESTON.

    Job: The construction of a single-storey community centre.Completion: Anticipated start date is in mid December for completion in June, 1995.Contractor: Frank Galliers, 44 Longner Street, Mountfields, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.Awarded by: Wrekin District Council.Value: £110,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - TREDEGAR, GWENT - ON THE M4.

    Job: A roundabout improvement.Contractor: Edmund Nuttall.Awarded by: Gwent County Council.Value: £1.18 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WADEBRIDGE, CORNWALL - MOLESWORTH STREET.

    Job: Carriageway reconstruction works.Completion: 5 months, starting 10 October 1994.Contractor: Dean and Dyball Construction, Pinhoe, Exeter, Devon.Awarded by: Cornwall County Council.Value: £300,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WISHAW, STRATHCLYDE - GOWTHRAPPLE.

    Job: Refurbishment work to 36 two-storey local authority houses.Contractor: Tarmac, Broxburn.Awarded by: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £685,906. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CONTRACTS - WREXHAM, CLWYD - WREXHAM WAR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, RHOSDDU ROAD.

    Job: The demolition of all buildings apart from the front block.Completion: 10 weeks, starting end of September 1994.Contractor: T J Stafford, Ardwick, Manchester.Awarded by: Yale College.Value: £100,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CRYSTAL BALL GAZERS SHUN TORY POLICIES - CONSTRUCTION.

    Construction's fortune tellers are fed up with the Tories and believe the industry would be better off under Labour.A survey by the Chartered Institute of Marketing's Construction Industry Group shows three quarters of the membership are unhappy with Conservative policies. And 57 per cent believe construction companies would benefit from a switch to Labour.Members of the CIMCIG are responsible for drawing up business strategies for contractors, civil engineers, material suppliers and professi
  • 27Oct94 UK: CURTINS' £50M PARK - YORKSHIRE ELECTRICITY PROJECT.

    Curtins has been appointed structural engineer for a £50 million business park to be developed by Yorkshire Electricity in Leeds.Demolition has begun at the 10 ha City West site. Infrastructure work is programmed to start early next year.The finished project will feature four office blocks totalling 27,000 sq m, parking for 1,800 vehicles and extensive landscaping. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: CURTINS' £50M PARK - YORKSHIRE ELECTRICITY PROJECT.

  • 27Oct94 UK: DEATH KNELL FOR TEA BREAK - VOTE.

    Construction workers at ICI's Runcorn plant are to be balloted on industrial action over new working conditions which spell the death of the mid-morning site cabin tea break.About 40 workers employed by contractor Harry Fairclough will vote on the conditions next Monday. These stipulate that workers carry a flask and take their tea break at the work. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: DOE ON THE MOVE - TURNER AND TOWNSEND CONTRACT.

    Turner and Townsend has been appointed cost manager and quantity surveyor for a £40 million relocation project for the Department of the Environment in London.The DoE is moving from its Marsham Street offices into two buildings in Victoria. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: DONELON MAKES A £2.4M SALE.

    Donelon Tyson, the Liverpool tunnelling contractor, has sold its builders' merchant offshoot to a management-led concern in a deal worth £2.4 million.The firm is selling North West Builders Merchants, which operates from Manchester, Irlam, Chorley and Preston, for £609,000 to a new concern, Clearfigure. As the buyer will also take on the builders' merchant's debts, it will reduce Donelon Tyson's borrowings by £2.4 million.Chairman Sean Donelon said the disposal kept to the firm
  • 27Oct94 UK: DRIVER KEEPS COOL AND LIVES - ELECTRICAL ACCIDENT.

    A tipper driver's cool head saved his life as 11,000 volts surged through his truck when it hit an overhead powerline at a housing site in Llanfrothen, North Wales.Magistrates at Blaenau Ffestiniog heard how builder Geraint Standring was talking to a fellow excavator driver who was standing inches from the truck while it was unloading when the accident happened.Health and Safety Executive inspector Hywel Williams said: 'The saving grace was that the excavator driver he was talking to was not
  • 27Oct94 UK: DUO TO INVEST IN 'URBAN VILLAGE' - BARKING REACH.

    Urban regeneration agency English Partnerships is to invest £8 million in the first phase of an 'urban village' at Barking Reach in east London.Promoter Bellway Homes and English Partnerships have formed a joint-venture with the two landowners, the London Borough of Barking and National Power.It is hoped the investment will prime the pump for the £32 million first phase, which will involve reclamation of an 8 ha site and development of 470 houses.
  • 27Oct94 UK: DURIPANEL IS ETERNIT UK'S SOUND IDEA.

  • 27Oct94 UK: DURIPANEL IS ETERNIT UK'S SOUND IDEA.

    Eternit UK has introduced Duripanel - a cement-based particle board made by Eternit AG of Germany - to the British market. Duripanel is available in various thicknesses and widths and is used indoors for acoustic panelling and flooring.Eternit, 0625 434343. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: EDITORIAL - LESSONS FROM THE RUBBLE - HEATHROW TUNNEL COLLAPSE.

    The collapse of the Heathrow Express tunnel last weekend was not a tragedy. The early warning systems worked, construction workers were evacuated, no one was killed or injured.But it easily could have been a tragedy. And a series of key questions now have to be answered - not only to satisfy engineers and contractors but to reassure nervous clients and the general public.Other projects using the New Austrian Tunnelling Method have suffered collapses recently. So is the technique safe? Is it s
  • 27Oct94 UK: EDITORIAL - MAINTAINING OUR INTERNATIONAL STATUS.

  • 27Oct94 UK: EURO-FREIGHT AWARD - TARMAC.

    Tarmac has won a £10 million contract to build a Euro-freight rail terminal in Wakefield, West Yorkshire. Wakefield District Council awarded the contract for the work, which starts next month for completion in December 1995. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: EUROPEAN STANDARDS INFORMATION - BRE.

    The Building Research Establishment has published a new digest for those in construction eager to find out more about how European standards work. Digest 397 Standardisation in support of European legislation: what does it mean for the UK construction industry? explains the reasons behind the change in the status of standards and how industry can respond positively to the challenges. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: FAIRVIEW HOMES IN - TWO PROJECTS.

    Fairview Homes will soon start building more than 470 houses in a £17 million project at the former Scammell truck works in Watford, Hertfordshire. Completion is in 1998.And in Finchley, north London, Fairview has planning consent for an £11 million project to build 180 houses at the former Lucas factory site. Completion is expected by mid-1997. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: FEARS GROWING FOR FATE OF £88M DERBY BYPASS.

    Contractors are becoming edgy about the fate of one of this year's biggest road projects - the £88 million A564 Derby southern bypass.It is understood that the job has come in above budget, leading to fears that for the third time in a few months the Highways Agency could ask contractors to retender.Two major schemes are currently being rebid, the £30 million Fore Street underpass on London's North Circular and the £15 million M621/M1 link.Sources close to the Derby job are cla
  • 27Oct94 UK: FIRETEX HOLDS OFF FIRE HAZARD - LEIGH'S PAINTS.

    Firetex M90, a fire resistant coating from Leigh's Paints, is said to offer a combination of long-term protection with the ability to withstand extreme hydrocarbon fires, such as those possible in offshore or petrochemical installations.Leigh's Paints, 0204 21771. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: FIRST PRICE FALL IN A YEAR FOR HOUSING.

    House builders saw their first significant price fall for more than a year in September, according to the House Builders Federation (HBF).In its monthly market survey, 20 per cent of builders questioned said prices fell compared with August, while 10 per cent enjoyed rising prices, and the remainder found no change.HBF economist John Stewart said: 'It is very difficult to explain this, as sales have held up quite reasonably, so one would expect prices to be fairly steady.'I have got the impre
  • 27Oct94 UK: GLEESON UNVEILS A RISE, BUT WARNS OF SLOWDOWN.

    MJ Gleeson, the Surrey-based house builder and contractor, last week unveiled a 9 per cent rise in pre-tax profits - but warned that it had seen a marked drop in visitors to its housing sites in recent weeks.Finance director Colin McLellan said the firm's rate of new house sales since June had been above the period last year, but that the firm had seen a slow-down in visitor interest and a lack of consumer confidence.He said the market remained very fragile and pointed to press speculation th
  • 27Oct94 UK: GREENWELD BOOST FOR UK TIMBER.

    The Building Research Establishment is to evaluate a revolutionary gluing process which could significantly increase the use of British timber.Called Greenweld, the process is a new adhesive technique enabling wet, or 'green' timber to be glued together.It has been developed over the past four years by New Zealand's Forest Research Institute (NZFRI).The BRE has signed an agreement with NZFRI to evaluate its potential in the UK and other European countries.Keith Maun, the BRE's Greenweld proje
  • 27Oct94 UK: HANSON'S HIGH HOPES FOR NI DEAL - PROCTER AND LAVENDER.

    Hanson's brick division, which comprises London Brick and Butterley Brick, hopes to increase its share of the Northern Ireland market after signing an exclusive marketing agreement with brick factor Proctor and Lavender.A new company, P and L Butterley, will sell the full range of London Brick, Kempston and Butterley clay bricks and pavers in the province through a network of builders' merchants.P and L Butterley, wholly-owned by Proctor and Lavender, will operate from Butterley's former regi
  • 27Oct94 UK: HIGH-POINT IN THE RED AT YEAR'S CLOSE.

    High-Point, the construction consultancy, remained in the red in the year ending May with a pre-tax loss of £442,000 (1993: £440,000 loss) on sales of £43.2 million.The group's Rendel Palmer and Tritton offshoot was hit by the cancellation of six projects stemming from the Government's revised highways policy.Roads Alarm Anti-roads group Alarm UK has threatened legal action unless the Government publishes a report by the Standing Advisory Committee on Trunk Road Assessment, whi
  • 27Oct94 UK: HOLE LOAD OF TROUBLE - HEATHROW COLLAPSE.

  • 27Oct94 UK: IQ'S STAGE-STRUCK SEATING SYSTEM - STAGE SYSTEMS.

    IQ is the name of a demountable seating system designed to allow lecture theatres to be cleared and used for many purposes. Made by Stage Systems of Loughborough, the seating consists of wooden panels fixed to demountable tubular metal frames which can be dismantled quickly and stored on compact trollies.Stage Systems, 0509 611021. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: JACKER'S JOURNAL - ENGINEERING ROADSHOWS.

    First there were Page Three girls. Then there were supermodels. Now it seems it is the turn of engineers to bestow a little razzmatazz on our humdrum lives. Representatives of the Engineering Council have been visiting local secondary schools to talk about their profession. Their contribution to PR would make Tim Bell envious.When questioned after one of their 'Neighbourhood Engineers' roadshows, schoolchildren are reported to have said things like 'They travel worldwide and earn lots of mone
  • 27Oct94 UK: JACKER'S JOURNAL - GREEN KIDS.

    Pupils of the Combs Ford County Primary School, Stowmarket (above), have been enlisted by Tesco and contractor Pearce Construction to do their bit for conservation. They have been planting a copse of 85 trees including maple, grey alder, ash and wild cherry. It just seems a shame that the little bit of woodland they created should be overshadowed by the fully air-conditioned superstore, petrol filling station and car parking facilities nearby. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: JACKER'S JOURNAL - OUT OF A JOB.

    Economic commentators often denounce 'short-termism', so just to prove that long-termism can be a problem, here are the thoughts of Tory MP Emma Nicholson.On a question panel at a National Federation of Housing Associations meeting at the Tory conference this month, she said there was no sense in the state investing in social housing to create construction jobs 'because they are jobs that won't last'.Unless, of course, you regard the provision of social housing as something more than a one-of
  • 27Oct94 UK: JACKER'S JOURNAL - PECKHAM PICKUP.

    Jacker read with interest news of a new £1 million 'town square' for Peckham in south London. So far so good. Peckham needs a lift. Whether it needs the centrepiece of the square - described as 'an impressive 12 m-high canopy, underlit by an innovative scheme which changes with the weather to produce up to 60 different colours' - is another matter entirely. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: JACKER'S JOURNAL - SPLINTER GROUP.

    Top marks for resourcefulness go to Geoff Pitts, head of consultancy at the Timber Research and Development Association, one of whose jobs is to promote as many uses as possible for timber in construction and other industries.At a seminar in London on Timber in Building - Getting the Best, heads turned as Mr Pitts strolled in to address his audience dressed in a wooden bow tie.Carved to resemble the real thing and fastened - one suspected - by concealed elastic or a stud, the tie was proof of
  • 27Oct94 UK: JACKER'S JOURNAL - VICE STORY.

    Well, all right, we've already done all the jokes about hand tool companies offering new vices for old, right up to and including the philosophical question of whether there are, at this late stage in human development, any new vices.But this tale is a bit different. It concerns vice manufacturer Record Hand Tools of Sheffield.Record has been operating a 'new vices for old' offer, in which you get discounts on purchases for trading in your old kit.The problem with this offer for Jim Beardswor
  • 27Oct94 UK: JCB MAKES A NOISE ABOUT QUIETER CABS.

  • 27Oct94 UK: LEEDS SHUTDOWN - DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION.

    Leeds Development Corporation will shut on April 1 next year, environment minister David Curry said last week. The corporation was set up in 1988. It has reclaimed 68 ha of land, built 11.4 km of roads and attracted £317 million of private investment. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: MAFF - OFFICE OF NO COMPROMISE.

  • 27Oct94 UK: MANCHESTER OFFICE - FRIENDS PROVIDENT APPOINTS HIGGS AND HILL.

    Higgs and Hill has won an estimated £9 million contract to build a 15-storey office for Friends Provident in King Street, Manchester. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: MARTON ADDS INDIAN FLAVOUR TO TRUCK RANGE - HINDUSTAN RIGID QUARRY TRUCKS.

  • 27Oct94 UK: MATERIALS PRICES PUT SQUEEZE ON HOUSING.

  • 27Oct94 UK: MATT PAINT HAS 25-YEAR GUARANTEE - INTERNATIONAL PAINT.

    International Paint has added a matt-finish range to its Interpon D525 powder coatings. The Interpon D525 range was launched earlier this year, boasting a 25-year guarantee of cracking resistance, gloss retention, chalking resistance, colour retention and adhesion. The matt version is covered by a similar guarantee.International Paint, 091 469 6111. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: MCALPINE IN SUBBIES' CASH ROW.

    An angry band of more than 20 subbies is accusing Alfred McAlpine of withholding £3 million in payments for work at a Center Parcs holiday village in Longleat, Wiltshire.An investigation into the £22 million project has been launched by the Confederation of Construction Specialists.A meeting was held in Aldershot yesterday (Wednesday) to air the subbies' grievances and to discuss the possibility of taking legal action.McAlpine won the contract in July 1993 to build a sports centre a
  • 27Oct94 UK: MECHPLANT STRUTS ITS MP50 STUFF.

    Mechplant is pinpointing the petrol station construction market with the launch of its Mechshore MP50 struts. The struts can be used for a variety of civil engineering jobs where excavations need to be supported over large spans. But they are aimed particularly at contractors who are installing long compartmental underground storage tanks at filling stations. The MP50 Struts are manufactured in tubular steel and can be extended 20 m while withstanding compressive loads of up to 50 tonnes. CON
  • 27Oct94 UK: MOD SWUNG BY CASE FOR WHOLE LIFE COSTING.

    The Ministry of Defence has signalled a shift away from price competition towards whole-life costing of new construction work and changes in payment terms to contractors.Brian Stanley, head of Defence Works Services (DWS), told contractors called to a Whitehall conference that the MoD was now interested in 'the cost of ownership of its estate, rather then the cost of building it'.The change in direction comes after a full review of MoD procurement methods.Mr Stanley said that DWS, which manag
  • 27Oct94 UK: MORRISON LEADS NEW DBFO BID.

    A consortium led by Morrison is the latest player to declare its hand in the prequalification contest for the first of the Department of Transport's design, build, finance and operate (DBFO) projects.Calling itself Road Link, the group will concentrate on two of the four DBFO schemes up for grabs - the £35 million A419/A417 Swindon-Gloucester job and the A69 Carlisle-Newcastle road.The group also includes Henry Boot, Christiani and Nielsen, Italian firm Cogefarimpresit, consulting engine
  • 27Oct94 UK: MOTT FOR M1 JOB.

    The Highways Agency has appointed Mott MacDonald to upgrade communication systems on the M1 in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire.Design of the project, which includes television and signalling systems, is scheduled for completion in autumn 1996. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: NISSAN STALLS SUNDERLAND'S NEW STADIUM.

  • 27Oct94 UK: NISSAN STALLS SUNDERLAND'S NEW STADIUM.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PARTITIONING DIVISION AT NEWMAN TONKS.

    Newman Tonks Partition Systems is a new division of the NT Group, launched to offer a full package of industrial and commercial partitioning systems.Based at purpose-built premises in Redditch, the division will bring together all the Newman Tonks partitioning and shelving operations under one roof.Newman Tonks, 0272 741198.
  • 27Oct94 UK: PIPE FIRMS HAIL PRIVATE ROADS.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ABERDEEN, GRAMPIAN - 281 HARDGATE.

    Planning authority: Aberdeen.Job: Outline plans granted for flats (157).Value: £3,925,000.Client: BT.Agent: Halliday Frazer Munro, 8 Victoria Street, Aberdeen, Grampian AB1 1XB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ABERDEEN, GRAMPIAN - 49 BELMONT STREET.

    Planning authority: Aberdeen.Job: Detailed plans for media centre (conversion/extensions) (5).Value: £2,600,000.Client: Aberdeen District Council.Agent: Aberdeen District Council, St Nicholas House, Broad Street, Aberdeen, Grampian AB1 1AR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ABERDEEN, GRAMPIAN - KETTLEHILLS CRESCENT, NORTHFIELD PLAYING FIELDS.

    Planning authority: Aberdeen.Job: Detailed plans for swimming pool.Value: £1,200,000.Client: Aberdeen District Council.Value: £1,200,000.Agent: Aberdeen District Council, St Nicholas House, Broad Street, Aberdeen, Grampian AB1 1AR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ACCRINGTON, LANCASHIRE - SITE OF OUTSIDE MARKET.

    Planning authority: Hyndburn.Job: Outline plans granted for retail (redevelopment).Value: £2 million.Client: Hyndburn Borough Council.Agent: Antill Cowper Reeves, 39 Thurloe Place, London, SW7 2HP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ALNWICK, NORTHUMBERLAND - THE BEECHES AND FISHER LANE.

    Planning authority: Alnwick.Job: Detailed plans for houses/bungalows.Value: £1,925,000.Client: Bowey Construction Group.Agent: Bowey Construction Group, Albany Court, Monarch Road, Newcastle Business Park, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE4 7YB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ANDOVER, HAMPSHIRE - OFF MYLEN ROAD.

    Planning authority: Test Valley.Job: Detailed plans for houses (56).Value: £2,080,000.Client: J S Bloor (Newbury).Agent: Oldfield King Partnership, 9 Carlton Place, Southampton, Hampshire SO1 2EA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ATHERSTONE, WARWICKSHIRE - LAND OFF BRACEBRIDGE ROAD.

    Planning authority: North Warwickshire.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (48).Value: £2 million.Client: Magnus Homes.Agent: Magnus Homes, 60 Barbourne Road, Worcester, WR1 1JA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ATHERSTONE, WARWICKSHIRE - LAND OFF BRACEBRIDGE ROAD.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - AYLESBURY, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - HYPNOS FACTORY, STATION APPROACH, PRINCES RISBOROUGH.

    Planning authority: Wycombe.Job: Detailed plans for factory/showroom.Value: £2,600,000.Client: Hypnos.Agent: Project Design, 25 West Wycombe Road, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire HP11 2LQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - AYR, STRATHCLYDE - HEATHFIELD ROAD.

    Planning authority: Kyle and Carrick.Job: Outline plans granted for retail unit and petrol station (2).Value: £5 million.Client: Summerbridge Properties.Agent: Comprehensive Design Group, 299 West George Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde G2 4LA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BANBURY, OXFORDSHIRE - HANWELL BROOK.

    Planning authority: Cherwell.Job: Outline plans granted for business units/parking.Value: £2,800,000.Client: Lloyds Bank.Agent: Kemp and Kemp, Old Police House, North Hinksey Lane, Botley, Oxford, OX2 0JW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - BARNSLEY ROAD, CUDWORTH.

    Planning authority: Barnsley.Job: Outline plans granted for nursing homes.Value: £1,500,000.Client: Riverside Healthcare.Agent: Chris Carr Associates, 6a Eastgate, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S70 2EP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BARRY, SOUTH GLAMORGAN - COLLEGE HEIGHTS SOUTH.

    Planning authority: Vale of Glamorgan.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (62).Value: £2,170,000.Client: Newydd Housing Association.Agent: Wyn Thomas and Partners, Andrews Buildings, 67 Queen Street, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF1 4AU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BASINGSTOKE, HAMPSHIRE - THORNYCROFT INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, WORTING ROAD.

    Planning authority: Basingstoke and Deane.Job: Detailed plans for retail store.Value: £10 million.Client: Postel Property Services.Client: Safeway Properties.Agent: APP Partnership, Pelham House, 25 Pelham Square, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4ET. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BATHGATE, LOTHIAN - FAULDHOUSE ROAD, LONGRIDGE.

    Planning authority: West Lothian.Job: Detailed plans for houses/bungalows (70).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Creanor Associates.Agent: Creanor Associates, West Bridge House, 27 Cook Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde G3 6DD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BIDEFORD, DEVON - LAND OFF CLOVELLY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Torridge.Job: Outline plans for residential development (61).Value: £2 million.Client: BGF Developments.Agent: S J Sherry, Snows Hill, Buckland Brewer, Bideford, Devon EX39 5EJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BILSTON, WEST MIDLANDS - HALL STREET AND CHURCH STREET.

    Planning authority: Wolverhampton.Job: Detailed plans for bridges (reconstruction).Value: £1 million.Client: Wolverhampton Metropolitan.Agent: Babtie Group, Calthorpe House, 30 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands.
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRACKNELL, BERKSHIRE - EURO-TECH CENTRE, 2 ADJ SITES, LONDON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Bracknell Forest.Job: Outline plans granted for office/industrial (extension).Value: £2,700,000.Client: Ethyl Petroleum Additives.Agent: Richard Meadley Associates, 2 Jubilee Place, London, SW3 3PQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - BRECON, POWYS - THE RHYD (CANAL TERMINUS).

    Planning authority: Brecknock.Job: Outline plans granted for theatre.Value: £2 million.Client: Powys County Council.Agent: Powys County Council, County Hall, Llandrindod Wells, Powys LD1 5LG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CAMBERLEY, SURREY - WATCHMOOR PARK 2, EAST OF A321, BLACKWATER ROAD.

    Planning authority: Surrey Heath.Job: Approval of reserved matters for office buildings (3).Value: £4 million.Client: Helical Bar Developments.Agent: Hamilton Brown, 2 Jubilee Place, London, SW3 3TQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CANVEY ISLAND, ESSEX - KINGS HOLIDAY PARK.

    Planning authority: Castle Point.Job: Detailed plans for leisure complex.Value: £2,500,000.Client: Kings Chalets.Agent: Leonard Ashley Design, 118 High Street, Ingatestone, Essex CM4 0BA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CARDIFF, SOUTH GLAMORGAN - SKILL CENTRE, WESTERN AVENUE.

    Planning authority: Cardiff.Job: Detailed plans for retail warehousing.Value: £2,200,000.Client: Chelverton Properties.Agent: Powell Dobson Partnership, Charterhouse, Links Business Park, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF3 0LT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CARDIFF, SOUTH GLAMORGAN - WEST BUTE DOCK BASIN, BUTETOWN.

    Planning authority: Cardiff.Job: Detailed plans for imax cinema.Value: £2 million.Client: Cardiff Bay Development.Agent: Miller Conder, 28 Cathedral Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF2 9LJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CARDIFF, SOUTH GLAMORGAN - WEST BUTE DOCK BASIN, BUTETOWN.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CARSHALTON, SUTTON - FORMER LAUNDRY, GREEN WRYTHE LANE.

    Planning authority: Sutton.Job: Outline plans granted for houses/flats (297).Value: £13 million.Client: South Thames Regional H A.Agent: G L Hearn and Partners, Delta House, 175 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1XP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CASTLEFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE - BROOMHILL, GLASSHOUGHTON.

    Planning authority: Wakefield.Job: Detailed plans for houses and bungalows.Value: £3 million.Client: Barwick Developments.Agent: Finn Downes Associates, 14 Regent Parade, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 5AW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CHELMSFORD, ESSEX - GLOBE HOUSE, NEW STREET.

    Planning authority: Chelmsford.Job: Detailed plans for offices/shops/flats.Value: £5 million.Client: Galliard Homes.Agent: Hough and August Partnership, 9 Esher Avenue, Walton-On-Thames, KT12 2SZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CHESTER, CHESHIRE - APPLETON AND WEALSTONE HOUSE, WEALSTONE LANE, UPTON.

    Planning authority: Chester.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £2 million.Client: Cheshire County Council.Agent: Cheshire County Council, County Hall, Chester, Cheshire CH1 1SF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CLECKHEATON, WEST YORKSHIRE - FORMER NORTH BRIERLEY, BRADFORD ROAD.

    Planning authority: Kirklees.Job: Outline plans for offices.Value: £2,500,000.Client: Prospect Hill Property Co.Agent: J Trevor and Sons, Royal Exchange House, Boar Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 5NS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - COLCHESTER, ESSEX - SPURGEON STREET.

    Planning authority: Colchester.Job: Detailed plans for residential development (72).Value: £2,100,000.Client: Wilcon Homes (Anglia).Agent: Wilcon Development, PO Box 39,Thomas Wilson House, Tenter Road, Northampton, NN3 1QJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - CULLOMPTON, DEVON - LAND OFF COLEBROOK LANE.

    Planning authority: Mid Devon.Job: Approval of reserved matters for housing (111).Value: £3,800,000.Client: Tarmac Homes Bristol and West.Agent: Tarmac Homes Bristol and West, Birnbeck Court, Park Way, Worle, Weston-Super-Mare, Avon BS22 0WD.
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DALKEITH, LOTHIAN - MANSFIELD PARK, MAYFIELD.

    Planning authority: Midlothian.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £4 million.Client: Tilbury Douglas Homes.Agent: Tilbury Douglas Homes, Phoenix House, Pegasus Avenue, Phoenix Business Park, Paisley, Strathclyde PA1 2BH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DALKEITH, LOTHIAN - NIMMO GARDENS, GLENESK, ESKBANK.

    Planning authority: Midlothian.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £1,500,000.Client: Midlothian District Council.Agent: Anderson Jeffrey Associates, 6 Lord Russell Place, Edinburgh, Lothian EH9 1NQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DARLINGTON, COUNTY DURHAM - WEST OF THE A66, SOUTH OF CROSS TOWN ROUTE.

    Planning authority: Darlington.Job: Outline plans for mixed development.Value: £10 million.Client: The Dean and Chapter of Durham.Agent: Cluttons, Regent House, 13-15 Albert Street, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1JX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DERBY - DOVE VALLEY PARK, FOSTON.

    Planning authority: South Derbyshire.Job: Approval of reserved matters for distribution warehouse.Value: £1,500,000.Client: Dove Valley Park.Agent: Percy Thomas Partnership, 30 St Pauls Square, Birmingham, West Midlands B3 1QZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - STONEHILL RISE, SCAWTHORPE.Planning authority: Doncaster.

    Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £2 million.Client: J Whittaker.Agent: J Whittaker, Old Hall Bungalow, The Green, Denaby, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN12 4JZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DUDLEY, WEST MIDLANDS - LAND OFF HIGH ARCAL DRIVE, SEDGLEY.Planning authority: Dudley.

    Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (30).Value: £1,250,000.Client: Thomas Vale and Sons.Agent: Roger P Dudley and Associates, Coach House, 37a-43 Birmingham Road, Bromsgrove, Hereford and Worcester B61 0DR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - 408 GILMERTON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Edinburgh.Job: Detailed plans for houses phase 1 (94).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Bellway Homes.Agent: CRGP Architects, 26 Herbert Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde G20 6NB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - LOANHEAD ROAD, STRAINTON.

    Planning authority: Midlothian.Job: Detailed plans for retail development (4).Value: £2 million.Client: City and Commercial.Agent: Carl Fisher Sibbald and Partners, 22 Walker Street, Edinburgh, Lothian EH3 7HR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - PENTLAND GAIT AND CALDER ROAD.

    Planning authority: Edinburgh.Job: Detailed plans for office buildings (2).Value: £2 million.Client: Westburn Park.Agent: Campbell and Arnott, 4 Albany Lane, Edinburgh, Lothian EH1 3QP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - THE EDINA WORKS, EDINA PLACE.

    Planning authority: Edinburgh.Job: Detailed plans for flats and offices (conversion) (33).Value: £1,800,000.Client: Mills Multon Partnership.Agent: Norman Gray and Partners, 41 Northumberland Street, Edinburgh, Lothian EH3 6JA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - THE LINK ROAD, WESTERN APPROACH.

    Planning authority: Edinburgh.Job: Outline plans granted for hotel.Value: £4 million.Client: Kantel Developments.Agent: Kantel Developments, 12 Moray Place, Edinburgh, Lothian EH3 6DT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - VILLAGE 2 WOODLANDS PARK, LASSWADE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Edinburgh.Job: Detailed plans for houses (118).Value: £3,200,000.Client: Wimpey Homes Holdings.Agent: Wimpey Homes Holdings, Barnton Grove, Edinburgh, Lothian EH4 6BT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - EDINBURTH, LOTHIAN - TOWN CENTRE SOUTH, WESTER HAILES.

    Planning authority: Edinburgh.Job: Outline plans for residential/commercial/leisure.Value: £10 million.Client: Wester Hailes Land and Property.Agent: Hugh Martin and Partners, 18 Rothesay Place, Edinburgh, Lothian EH3 7SQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - FAKENHAM, NORFOLK - GROVE LANE.27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DUDLEY, WEST MIDLANDS - LAND OFF HIGH ARCAL DRIVE, SEDGLEY.

    Planning authority: North Norfolk.Job: Outline plans for houses (34).Value: £1 million.Client: C Hodgson and Mr/Mrs Owen.Agent: William H Brown, 2-3 Tombland, Norwich, Norfolk NR3 1HE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - FARNBOROUGH, HAMPSHIRE - SOUTHWOOD LANE, IVELY ROAD, COVE.

    Planning authority: Rushmoor.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development.Value: £9,500,000.Client: Municipal Mutual Insurance.Agent: Barton Willmore Partnership, Beansheaf Farmhouse, Bourne Close, Calcot, Reading, Berkshire RG3 7BW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - FARNBOROUGH, HAMPSHIRE - SOUTHWOOD LANE, IVELY ROAD, COVE.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GILLINGHAM, KENT - BANKY FIELDS, EAST OF FINWELL ROAD, RAINHAM.

    Planning authority: Gillingham.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £4,500,000.Client: Wilcon Homes Southern.Agent: Wilcon Development, PO Box 39,Thomas Wilson House, Tenter Road, Northampton, NN3 1QJ.
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - 1354 GOVAN ROAD, GOVAN.

    Planning authority: Glasgow.Job: Detailed plans for nursing home and day centre (2).Value: £5 million.Client: Wimpey Construction (UK).Agent: Common Services Agency, Clifton House, Clifton Place, Glasgow, Strathclyde G3 7YY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - BIRDSTON HOSPITAL, MILTON OF CAMPSIE.

    Planning authority: Strathkelvin.Job: Outline plans for houses/nursing home (31).Value: £3 million.Client: Bramley Developments.Agent: Bramley Developments, Unit 1,137 Shawbridge Street, Pollokshaw, Glasgow, Strathclyde G43 1QQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - CROFTFOOT ROAD AND CROFTFOOT, QUADRANT, CROFTFOOT.

    Planning authority: Glasgow.Job: Detailed plans for houses and flats (57).Value: £3,600,000.Client: Glasgow District Council.Agent: Glasgow City Council, 20 Trongate, Glasgow, Strathclyde G1 5EY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - HUNGRY HILL, GRAMPIAN WAY, BEARSDEN.

    Planning authority: Bearsden and Milngavie.Job: Detailed plans for houses (160).Value: £5, 600,000.Client: Ambion Homes.Agent: G D Lodge and Partners, Empire House, 131 West Nile Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde G1 2RX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - MAINS ESTATES, OFF DOUGLASMUIR ROAD, MILNGAVIE.

    Planning authority: Bearsden and Milngavie.Job: Detailed plans for houses phase 7 (44).Value: £1,540,000.Client: Ambion Homes.Agent: HLM Architects, 260 Clyde Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde G1 4JH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - MOFFAT STREET AND BALLATER, STREET, HUTCHESTOWN.

    Planning authority: Glasgow.Job: Detailed plans for houses and flats (31).Value: £1,500,000.Client: New Gorbals Housing.Agent: Simister Monaghan, 202 Bath Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde G2 4HW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - WAULKMILL AVENUE, BARRHEAD.

    Planning authority: Renfrew.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (38).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Barrhead Housing Association.Agent: A R M Architects, 10 Payne Street, Port Dundas, Glasgow, Strathclyde G4 0LS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GLOUCESTER - EASTERN AVENUE AND METZ.

    Planning authority: Gloucester.Job: Outline plans granted for non-food warehouses (6).Value: £5 million.Client: Boots Development Properties.Agent: M V M Planning, 40 Park Street, Bristol, Avon BS1 5JG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GRAYS, ESSEX - WELLING ROAD, ORSETT.

    Planning authority: Thurrock.Job: Detailed plans for residential development (77).Value: £2,300,000.Client: Wilcon Homes (Anglia).Agent: Wilcon Development, PO Box 39,Thomas Wilson House, Tenter Road, Northampton, NN3 1QJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GREENOCK, STRATHCLYDE - DARNDAFF ROAD, STROME FARM.

    Planning authority: Inverclyde.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (45).Value: £2,600,000.Client: Cloch Housing Association.Agent: A R M Architects, 10 Payne Street, Port Dundas, Glasgow, Strathclyde G4 0LS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GRIMSBY, HUMBERSIDE - GRIMSBY ROAD, LACEBY.27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - STONEHILL RISE, SCAWTHORPE.

    Planning authority: Cleethorpes.Job: Approval of reserved matters for food superstore/filling station (2).Value: £4 million.Client: William Morrison Supermarkets.Agent: WCEC Architects, Carrwood Court, Carrwood Road, Sheepbridge, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S41 9QB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - GUILDFORD, SURREY - ST LUKES HOSPITAL, WARREN ROAD.

    Planning authority: Guildford.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses/flats (conversion/new).Value: £3,600,000.Client: Crest Homes (Southern).Agent: Edwards Irish Partnership, 19 Milton Road, Wokingham, Berkshire RG11 1DE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HARROW, HARROW - WEMBLEY STADIUM.

    Planning authority: Brent.Job: Detailed plans for stadium (revitalisation).Value: £135 million.Client: Stadivarios.Agent: Lobb Partnership, 167 Great Portland Street, London, W1M 5SD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HARROW, HARROW - WEMBLEY STADIUM.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HAYWARDS HEATH, WEST SUSSEX - ROCKY LANE.

    Planning authority: Mid Sussex.Job: Outline plans granted for leisure park.Value: £2 million.Client: Crest Strategic Projects.Agent: Crest Strategic Projects, Crest House, 39 Thames Street, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 8JG.
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HESSLE, HUMBERSIDE - PRIORY WAY.

    Planning authority: Beverley.Job: Outline plans granted for business/industrial/storage.Value: £5 million.Client: Henry Boot Developments.Agent: Henry Boot Developments, Banner Cross Hall, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S11 9PD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HEXHAM, NORTHUMBERLAND - HEXHAM RAILWAY STATION GOODS YARD, STATION ROAD.

    Planning authority: Tynedale.Job: Outline plans for commercial/industrial development.Value: £5 million.Client: Railtrack North West.Agent: Jowett Buckley and Curry, 35a The Side, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 3JE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - HYTHE, KENT - ADJ LYMPNE INDUSTRIAL PARK.

    Planning authority: Shepway.Job: Approval of reserved matters for industrial/office/warehouse.Value: £5, 500,000.Client: Stannifer.Agent: Stannifer, 8 Elm Court, Arden Street, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 6NW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ILMINSTER, SOMERSET - LAND AT LISTERS HILL.

    Planning authority: South Somerset.Job: Detailed plans for housing (70).Value: £2,400,000.Client: Alford Brothers.Agent: Simmons Building Design, Station House, Ashley Avenue, Bath, Avon BA1 3DS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - KETTERING, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - BATH ROAD/BURGHEY STREET, CECIL STREET.

    Planning authority: Kettering.Job: Detailed plans for residential development (58).Value: £2 million.Client: Barteak.Agent: Foster Mansell Architects, Shrubbery, Erdington Road, Walsall, West Midlands WS9 8UH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - KETTERING, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - R/O 54-102 HARBOROUGH, DESBOROUGH.

    Planning authority: Kettering.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £2 million.Client: CWS Property Group.Agent: CWS Property Group, PO Box 53,New Century House, Manchester, M60 4ES. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - KING'S LYNN, NORFOLK - OFF SLUICE ROAD, WIGGENHALL ST GERMANS.

    Planning authority: Kings Lynn and West Norfolk.Job: Detailed plans for houses/bungalows (100).Value: £3 million.Client: F Bonnett.Agent: Heaton Abbott Thurlow, Kingdom Hall, Short Backland, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 1EL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LEAMINGTON SPA, WARWICKSHIRE - LAND AT EMSCOTE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Warwick.Job: Outline plans granted for mixed development (new/conversion).Value: £10 million.Client: Morbaine.Agent: Morbaine, The Finlan Centre, Hale Road, Widnes, Cheshire WA8 8PU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LEAMINGTON SPA, WARWICKSHIRE - ROYAL MIDLANDS COUNTIES, TACHBROOK ROAD.

    Planning authority: Warwick.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development (81).Value: £2,620,000.Client: South Warwickshire Health Care.Agent: Hitchman Stone Partnership, 14 Market Place, Warwick, CV34 4SL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - LAWNS LANE, NEW FARNLEY.

    Planning authority: Leeds.Job: Outl. Grant After Appeal for residential development.Value: £5 million.Client: Provincial Land Developments.Agent: John R Paley Associates, 10 Church Street, Woolley, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 2JU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - THORN DRIVE/OAK TREE DRIVE.

    Planning authority: Leeds.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (51).Value: £1,785,000.Client: Sanctuary Housing Association.Agent: J Tritschler Associates, 9A Crossley Street, Wetherby, West Yorkshire LS22 4RT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LEICESTER - PONTYLUE ESTATE, OFF WANLIP ROAD, SYSTON.

    Planning authority: Charnwood.Job: Outline plans for industrial/office development.Value: £10 million.Client: Raynsway Estates.Agent: David E Thorold and Associates, 11 Bishop Street, Loughborough, Leicestershire LE11 1DR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LETCHWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE - FORMER BUNDY WORKS SITE, JUBILEE ROAD.

    Planning authority: North Hertfordshire.Job: Approval of reserved matters for retail development (5).Value: £2,700,000.Client: Grantchester Group.Agent: Couves, Earl Grey House, 75-85 Grey Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 6JJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LINCOLN - CABOURNE AVENUE, NETTLEHAM ROAD.

    Planning authority: Lincoln.Job: Outline plans for supermarket.Value: £5 million.Client: Netto Foodstores.Agent: Antal Development Services, 3 Walmer Villas, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD8 7ET. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LINCOLN - SWANHOLME LAKES, DODDINGTON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Lincoln.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (71).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Bryant Homes Central.Agent: Bryant Homes Central, Cranmore House, Cranmore Boulevard, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands B90 4SD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE - BEAR BRAND INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX, ALLERTON ROAD, WOOLTON.

    Planning authority: Liverpool.Job: Outline plans for residential (74).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Limecoat.Agent: Kingham Knight Associates, 18 Queen Avenue, Castle Street, Liverpool, Merseyside L2 4XD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE - BEAR BRAND INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX, ALLERTON ROAD, WOOLTON.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE - HERCULANEUM DOCK SITE, RIVERSIDE DRIVE.

    Planning authority: Liverpool.Job: Outline plans for retail park (15).Value: £7 million.Client: Capitol and Overseas Holdings.Agent: John Seifert Architects, 2-20 Capper Street, London, WC1E 6JA.
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE - MANCHESTER ROAD, WARRINGTON ROAD, PRESCOT.

    Planning authority: Knowsley.Job: Outline plans granted for residential/business/offices.Value: £2 million.Client: BICC Developments.Agent: BICC Developments, PO Box 1,Warrington Road, Prescot, Merseyside L34 5SZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE - THE OLD POST OFFICE, VICTORIA STREET.

    Planning authority: Liverpool.Job: Detailed plans for shopping centre.Value: £10, 500,000.Client: Walton Commercial Group.Agent: R Howard Owen, 7 Vyner Road South, Birkenhead, Merseyside L43 7PN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON - CITY OF LONDON SHELLEY HOUSE, NOBLE STREET.

    Planning authority: City of London Corporation.Job: Detailed plans for office building.Value: £17,500,000.Client: Royal London Mutual.Agent: Sheppard Robson, 77 Parkway, Camden Town, London, NW1 7PU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON - EALING CORONATION PARK, CORONATION ROAD, PARK ROYAL.

    Planning authority: Ealing.Job: Detailed plans for factory units (5).Value: £2 million.Client: Hyperion Properties.Agent: Building Design Prospect, 7 Huguenot Place, Heneage Street, London, E1 5LN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON - ISLINGTON 'K' BLOCK, ST. MARY'S WING, WHITTINGTON HOSPITAL, HIGHGATE HILL.

    Planning authority: Islington.Job: Detailed plans for hospital (extension/alterations).Value: £2,700,000.Client: Whittington Hospital NHS Trust.Agent: Nightingale Associates, The Cherry Barn, High Street, Harwell, Oxford, OX11 0EY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON - LEWISHAM 121-123 EVELYN STREET, DEPTFORD.

    Planning authority: Lewisham.Job: Detailed plans for retail units and flats (9).Value: £540,000.Client: Deptford Beer and Wine.Agent: M H Qualters Associates, 66 Bushey Way, Beckenham, BR3 2TD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, CAMDEN - CRUCIFORM BUILDING, UNVERSITY COLLEGE HOSPITAL, GOWER STREET.

    Planning authority: Camden.Job: Outline plans granted for medical research centre.Value: £6, 800,000.Client: UCL Properties.Agent: UCL Properties, Gower Street, London, WC1E 6BT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, CAMDEN - RODMELL AND STORRINGTON, REGENTS SQUARE.

    Planning authority: Camden.Job: Detailed plans for flats (refurbishment).Value: £2 million.Client: London Borough of Camden.Agent: Shaw Sprunt, 188 Grove Street, Deptford, London, 2E8 3QR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MAIDSTONE, KENT - KINGS HILL AVENUE, KINGS HILL, WEST MALLING.

    Planning authority: Tonbridge and Malling.Job: Approval of reserved matters for office building.Value: £2,300,000.Client: Rouse Kent.Agent: Rouse Kent, 200 Gibson Drive, Kings Hill, West Malling, Maidstone, Kent ME19 6AF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MALDON, ESSEX - LAND AT MUNDON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Maldon.Job: Detailed plans for houses (60).Value: £2 million.Client: Wimpey Homes Holdings.Agent: Wimpey Homes Holdings, 1 Crittall Road, Witham, Essex CM8 3AF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MANCHESTER - 44 OXFORD STREET.

    Planning authority: Manchester.Job: Detailed plans for office block.Value: £4,500,000.Client: Satnam Investments.Agent: Satnam Investments, 17 Imperial Square, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 1QZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MANCHESTER - BRIDGEWATER HOSPITAL, GREEN LANE, PATRICROFT, ECCLES.

    Planning authority: Salford.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (53).Value: £1,800,000.Client: Roland Bardsley (Builders).Agent: Roland Bardsley (Builders), Globe Square, Dukinfield, Greater Manchester SK16 4RG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MANCHESTER - RADCLIFFE.

    Planning authority: Bury.Job: Detailed plans for power station.Value: £15 million.Client: Scottish Hydro-Electric.Agent: Barton Willmore Planning, Intercell House, 1 Coldhams Lane, Cambridge, CB1 3EP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MANCHESTER - RADCLIFFE.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MANCHESTER - RIVERSIDE RETAIL PARK, PILKINGTON WAY, RADCLIFFE.

    Planning authority: Bury.Job: Detailed plans for retail park (9).Value: £2 million.Client: INHOCO 150.Agent: Ratcliffe Groves Partnership, 105 Manchester Road, Bury, Greater Manchester BL9 0TD.
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MANSFIELD, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE - RUFFORD ROAD, EDWINSTOWE.

    Planning authority: Newark and Sherwood.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development.Value: £2,500,000.Client: N Bennett.Agent: W A Barnes, Portland Square, Sutton-In-Ashfield, Notts NG17 1DA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MELKSHAM, WILTSHIRE - FORMER GEC SITE, BEANACRE ROAD.

    Planning authority: North Wiltshire.Job: Outline plans for mixed commercial/leisure (2).Value: £7,600,000.Client: Tull International.Agent: H O A Bath Architects, The Design Office, Prospect Road, Bath, Avon BA2 6AY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MILTON KEYNES, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - BRADBOURNE DRIVE, TILBROOK.

    Planning authority: Milton Keynes.Job: Detailed plans for warehouse (extension).Value: £3 million.Client: New Wave Logics (UK).Agent: Kajima Construction Co, Grove House, 248a Marylebone Road, London, NW1 6JZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MOTHERWELL, STRATHCLYDE - CARFIN GROTTO, CARFIN.

    Planning authority: Motherwell.Job: Outline plans granted for houses/garden centre (62).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Diocese of Motherwell.Agent: Donald Toner Associates, 9 Montgomery Street, East Kilbride, Glasgow, Strathclyde G74 4JS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - MOTHERWELL, STRATHCLYDE - MARMION CRESCENT, IONA STREET, FORGEWOOD.

    Planning authority: Motherwell.Job: Detailed plans for flats/houses (41).Value: £1,600,000.Client: Lanarkshire Housing.Agent: William Nimmo and Partners, 7 Fitzroy Place, Glasgow, Strathclyde G3 7RH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NEWBURY, BERKSHIRE - ADJ A34 NEWBURY BYPASS, NORTHBANK CARRIAGEWAY, TOT HILL.

    Planning authority: Basingstoke and Deane.Job: Outline plans granted for service area (4).Value: £10 million.Client: East Leeds Developments.Agent: Don Proctor Planning, Victoria House, 25 High Street, Over, Cambridge, CB4 5NB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NEWPORT, GWENT - TON Y FELIN FARM, KENDON FARM, CRUMLIN.

    Planning authority: Islwyn.Job: Outline plans for mixed development.Value: £4 million.Client: L H Marshall.Agent: Williamson Associates, The Studio, 62 North Street, Abergavenny, Gwent NP7 5AA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NORTH SHIELDS, TYNE AND WEAR - UNION STREET AND BEDFORD.

    Planning authority: North Tyneside.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (102).Value: £3,570,000.Client: Wimpey Homes Holdings.Agent: Jane Darbyshire Associates, Millmount, Ponteland Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE5 3AL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NORTHALLERTON, NORTH YORKSHIRE - ADJ A1(M) AND B6267, AINDERBY QUERNHOW.

    Planning authority: Hambledon.Job: Detailed plans for motorway service area (2).Value: £1,600,000.Client: The Jopling Family Trust.Agent: Unwin Jones Partnership, Bridge Lane Studio, Caldegate, Carlisle, Cumbria CA2 5SS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NORWICH, NORFOLK - HELLESDON HOSPITAL, FRONTING DRAYTON LOW ROAD, HELLESDON.

    Planning authority: Broadland.Job: Detailed plans for hospital (extension).Value: £3 million.Client: Norfolk Mental Health Care.Agent: Norfolk Mental Health Care, Hellesdon Hospital, Drayton Old Lodge, Drayton High Road, Hellesdon, Norwich, Norfolk NR6 5BE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NORWICH, NORFOLK - PART OS 6652,NEW ROAD, ACLE.

    Planning authority: Broadland.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development.Value: £1,500,000.Client: Acle Parish Council.Agent: Mr C J Basey, 3 Main Road, North Burlingham, Norwich, Norfolk NR13 4TA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NORWICH, NORFOLK - ST ANDREWS HOSPITAL SITE, THORPE ST ANDREW.

    Planning authority: Broadland.Job: Outline plans for leisure complex.Value: £10 million.Client: THI Developments.Agent: Richard Ellis, Berkeley Square House, Berkeley Square, London, W1X 6AN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - NOTTINGHAM - NOTTINGHAM ROAD, GILTBROOK.

    Planning authority: Broxtowe.Job: Outline plans for retail park/hotel.Value: £5 million.Client: C P Holdings.Agent: C P Holdings, Nottingham Road, Giltbrook, Nottingham, NG16 2GW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - OXFORD - W LUCY AND CO, NORTH SITE, WALTON WELL ROAD.

    Planning authority: Oxford.Job: Outline plans for houses/flats (199).Value: £6 million.Client: W Lucy and Co.Agent: B S Goldgale, Seacourt Tower, West Way, Oxford, OX2 0JJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PONTEFRACT, WEST YORKSHIRE - STOCKINGATE, SOUTH KIRKBY.

    Planning authority: Wakefield.Job: Detailed plans for houses (43).Value: £1,850,000.Client: Wainhomes (York).Agent: James Eaton Building Design, 66 Stockingate, South Kirkby, Pontefract, West Yorkshire WF9 3QZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PONTYPRIDD, MID GLAMORGAN - OLD TIN WORKS, RHYDYFELIN.

    Planning authority: Taff-Ely.Job: Outline plans granted for student village.Value: £3 million.Client: Geoffrey Osborne.Agent: Lomax Cassidy and Edwards, 125 Queens Road, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 3WB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PONTYPRIDD, MID GLAMORGAN - RHYDYFELIN.

    Planning authority: Taff-Ely.Job: Outline plans granted for mixed development.Value: £5 million.Client: Woodland Pk Retirement Village.Agent: C D C, Lawson House, Curran Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF1 5DF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PONTYPRIDD, MID GLAMORGAN - RHYDYFELIN.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - POOLE, DORSET - FORMER MATERNITY UNIT, POOLE GENERAL HOSPITAL.

    Planning authority: Poole.Job: Outline plans for hospital.Value: £5 million.Client: Poole General Hospital.Agent: B M I Healthcare, Concorde House, Trinity Park, Bicken Hill Lane, Birmingham, West Midlands B37 7ES.
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PORT TALBOT, WEST GLAMORGAN - FORMER PRIMARY SCHOOL, VARTEG ROAD, BRYN.

    Planning authority: Port Talbot.Job: Detailed plans for nursing home.Value: £2 million.Client: Glasslights.Agent: Glasslights, Ty Nant, Cymmer, Port Talbot, West Glamorgan SA13 3NR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PRESTON, LANCASHIRE - WEST STRAND, FORMER BRITISH AEROSPACE SITE.

    Planning authority: Preston.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (92).Value: £2,800,000.Client: Newfield Jones Homes.Agent: Robert V Hopper, 15 Shaftesbury Close, Lytham St. Anne's, Lancashire FY8 4RZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - PRESTON, LANCASHIRE - WEST STRAND, FORMER BRITISH AEROSPACE SITE.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - REDHILL, SURREY - DEAN FARM, SALFORD.

    Planning authority: Reigate and Banstead.Job: Outline plans for residential development (700).Value: £21 million.Client: Wimpey Homes Holdings.Agent: Wimpey Homes Holdings, Maiden Bower Drive, Maiden Bower, Crawley, West Sussex RH11 4QF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - RIPON, NORTH YORKSHIRE - OFF CLOTHERHOLME ROAD, CLOTHERHOLME.

    Planning authority: Harrogate.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (182).Value: £6, 500,000.Client: Wilcon Homes.Agent: Wilcon Development, PO Box 39,Thomas Wilson House, Tenter Road, Northampton, NN3 1QJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - RYDE, ISLE OF WIGHT - LAND OFF ROSEMARY LANE, WEEKS ROAD, OFF ASHEY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Medina.Job: Outline plans granted for houses (128).Value: £4,500,000.Client: W E Sturt and G H Newnham.Agent: Robert Gray (Design), 14 Beechtree Drive, Shanklin, Isle Of Wight PO37 7DS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SANDBACH, CHESHIRE - MOSTON ROAD, ETTILEY HEATH.

    Planning authority: Congleton.Job: Detailed plans for luxury houses (99).Value: £4,500,000.Client: Wilcon Homes (Midlands).Agent: Wilcon Homes (Midlands), Thomas Wilson House, Tenter Road, Moulton Park, Northampton, NN3 6QJ.
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SHAFTESBURY, DORSET - WINCOMBE LANE.

    Planning authority: North Dorset.Job: Approval of reserved matters for residential development (52).Value: £2,300,000.Client: Hopkins Brothers.Agent: Hopkins Brothers, The Tythings, Southgate Road, Wincanton, Somerset BA9 9RZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - BLAST LANE, PARKWAY.

    Planning authority: Sheffield.Job: Outline plans for offices.Value: £1,500,000.Client: Wilson Bowden Properties.Agent: Hadfield Cawkwell and Davidson, 17 Broomsgrove Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S10 2LZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - BLAST LANE, PARKWAY.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - HALIFAX HALL, ENDCLIFFE VALE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Sheffield.Job: Detailed plans for student accommodation (115).Value: £2 million.Client: University of Sheffield.Agent: HLM Architects, 4 Melbourne Avenue, Broomhill, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S10 2Q3.
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SHIFNAL, SHROPSHIRE - M54 JUNCTION 4.

    Planning authority: Bridgnorth.Job: Outline plans granted for motorway service area.Value: £1 million.Client: The Right Hon Lord Stafford.Agent: Alex Gordon Tweedale, St Marks, Chapel Ash, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV3 0TZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SKEGNESS, LINCOLNSHIRE - EASTGATE CENTRE, SEA LANE, INGOLDMELLS.

    Planning authority: East Lindsey.Job: Detailed plans for family theme complex.Value: £6 million.Client: Blue Anchor Leisure.Agent: Meldrum Lee and Gillatt, 22 Algitha Road, Skegness, Lincolnshire PE25 2AG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SLOUGH, BERKSHIRE - SLOUGH SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS, WOOD LANE.

    Planning authority: Slough.Job: Detailed plans for sewage treatment works.Value: £10 million.Client: Thames Water Utilities.Agent: Thames Water Utilities, Nugent House (RBH), Vastern Road, Reading, Berkshire RG1 8DB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ST. ANDREWS, FIFE - ST LEONARDS FIELDS.

    Planning authority: North East Fife.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (new/conversion) (50).Value: £1,500,000.Client: St Leonards School.Agent: Morris and Steedman, 38 Young Street, North Lane, Edinburgh, Lothian EH2 4JD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - ST. HELENS, MERSEYSIDE - JUNCTION M62 LINK ROAD, EUROLINK, LEA GREEN.

    Planning authority: St. Helens.Job: Outline plans granted for business/industrial/storage.Value: £3 million.Client: Williams Tarr and Company.Agent: Owen Ellis Partnership, 1 Temple Court, Victoria Street, Liverpool, Merseyside L2 6PY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STAINES, SURREY - STAINES HOUSE, HIGH STREET/LONDON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Spelthorne.Job: Detailed plans for offices/shops/car park (3).Value: £5, 300,000.Client: Clerical Medical Investment.Agent: Town Planning Consultancy, 118 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0SW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STIRLING, CENTRAL - WALLACE PARK.

    Planning authority: Stirling.Job: Detailed plans for dwellings (88).Value: £3,200,000.Client: Tilbury Douglas Homes.Agent: Tilbury Douglas Homes, Phoenix House, Pegasus Avenue, Phoenix Business Park, Paisley, Strathclyde PA1 2BH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STOCKPORT, GREATER MANCHESTER - RED LION, LONDON ROAD, HAZEL GROVE.

    Planning authority: Stockport.Job: Outline plans for supermarket/petrol station (2).Value: £8 million.Client: Limewood Developers.Agent: Montague Evans, Awdry House, 11 Kingsway, London, WC2B 6YE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STONEHOUSE, GLOUCESTERSHIRE - THE WEST BERRYFIELD, WYCLIFFE COLLEGE, BRISTOL ROAD.

    Planning authority: Stroud.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £2,700,000.Client: Bovis Homes.Agent: Bovis Homes, The Coach House, Castle Bromwich Hall, Birmingham, West Midlands B36 9DF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STOURBRIDGE, WEST MIDLANDS - PRESTWOOD HOUSE, PRESTWOOD.

    Planning authority: South Staffordshire.Job: Detailed plans for bungalows (55).Value: £2 million.Client: Completelink.Agent: Clive Walker Associates, 7 Townsend Place, The Cross, Kingswinford, West Midlands DY6 9JL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STRANRAER, DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY - STRANRAER ACADEMY.

    Planning authority: Annandale and Eskdale.Job: Detailed plans for stranraer academy.Value: £2 million.Client: Dumfries and Galloway Council.Agent: Dumfries and Galloway Council, Council. Offices, English Street, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG1 2DD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STRANRAER, DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY - STRANRAER ACADEMY.

    Planning authority: Ettrick and Lauderdale.Job: Detailed plans for stranraer academy.Value: £6 million.Client: Dumfries and Galloway Council.Agent: Dumfries and Galloway Council, Council. Offices, English Street, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG1 2DD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - STRANRAER, DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY - STRANRAER ACADEMY.

    Planning authority: Annandale and Eskdale.Job: Detailed plans for stranraer academy.Value: £2,500,000.Client: Dumfries and Galloway Council.Agent: Dumfries and Galloway Council, Council. Offices, English Street, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG1 2DD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SUTTON-IN-ASHFIELD, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE - ALFRETON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Ashfield.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (51).Value: £2 million.Client: Bryant Group.Agent: Bryant Group, Cranmore House, Cranmore Boulevard, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands B90 4SD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SWANSEA, WEST GLAMORGAN - HENNAGE DRIVE, LLWYNDERW WOOD, MUMBLES.

    Planning authority: Swansea.Job: Detailed plans for houses (42).Value: £1,470,000.Client: St David.Agent: Simmons Building Design, Station House, Ashley Avenue, Bath, Avon BA1 3DS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - SWANSEA, WEST GLAMORGAN - OLD AMMUNITION SITE, LON ENFYS, LLANSAMLETT.

    Planning authority: Swansea.Job: Detailed plans for houses (94).Value: £3,300,000.Client: David McLean.Agent: Mason Richards Partnership, Severn House, Fountain Co.New Leaze, Almondsbury, Bristol, Avon BS12 4LA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WALSALL, WEST MIDLANDS - FORMER PLECK GAS WORKS, WEDNESBURY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Walsall.Job: Outline plans granted for industrial development.Value: £10 million.Client: British Gas.Agent: Gillespie, 200 Wolverhampton Street, Dudley, West Midlands DY1 1DZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WARLEY, WEST MIDLANDS - RIDDINS MOUND ESTATE, OLD HILL, CRADLEY HEATH.

    Planning authority: Sandwell.Job: Detailed plans for housing estate (new and refurbishment).Value: £12 million.Client: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough.Agent: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough, Town Hall, High Street, West Bromwich, West Midlands B70 8DX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WARWICK - NORTHERN END OF HEATHCOTE WATER, ADJ TO DENNIS EAGLE.

    Planning authority: Warwick.Job: Detailed plans for industrial units (2).Value: £1,550,000.Client: Salmon Developments.Agent: Baldwin Everton Partnership, Coach House Yard, Hampstead High Street, London, NW3 1QD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WEDNESBURY, WEST MIDLANDS - LAND AT PARK LANE.

    Planning authority: Walsall.Job: Outline plans granted for hotel/restaurant/bowling centre.Value: £10 million.Client: Triplex Lloyd Property.Agent: The Planning Practice, Malt House, Sydney Buildings, Bath, Avon BA2 6BZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WIDNES, CHESHIRE - DUTTON HOSPITAL SITE, NORTHWICH ROAD, DUTTON.

    Planning authority: Halton.Job: Outline plans granted for residential.Value: £1,500,000.Client: Mersey Health Authority.Agent: Long Collins Partnership, Richmond Place, 125 Boughton, Chester, Cheshire CH3 5BJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WIGAN, GREAT MANCHESTER - WALFORD ROAD, ASHTON IN MAKERFIELD.

    Planning authority: Wigan.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (57).Value: £2,500,000.Client: McLean Homes (NW and Cheshire).Agent: McLean Homes (NW and Cheshire), Litchfield House, Gadbrook Park, Rudheath, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 7RF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WIGAN, GREATER MANCHESTER - GATHURST ROAD, SHAVINGTON.

    Planning authority: Wigan.Job: Approval of reserved matters for animal home.Value: £1,500,000.Client: R S P C A Headquarters.Agent: Hunter and Partners, 38 Pepper Street, Nantwich, Cheshire CW5 5AB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WIGAN, GREATER MANCHESTER - HOLLY STREET, NEW SPRINGS.

    Planning authority: Wigan.Job: Outline plans granted for residential.Value: £1,800,000.Client: Allen Homes (North West).Agent: Allen Homes (North West), York House, York Street, Wigan, Greater Manchester WN3 4BY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WIMBORNE, DORSET - LAND OFF RAILWAY DRIVE, STURMINSTER MARSHALL.

    Planning authority: East Dorset.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development (68).Value: £2,800,000.Client: W C R and J Parke.Agent: Maurice Stainer, Rockstead, Holtwood, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 7RR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WINSFORD, CHESHIRE - 1-49 LOWRY WALK, 1-79 PLOND CL, ST JOHNS GARDEN ESTATE.

    Planning authority: Vale Royal.Job: Detailed plans for houses/bungalows/flats (alterations).Value: £2,750,000.Client: Vale Royal Borough Council.Agent: Vale Royal Borough Council, Wyvern House, The Drumber, Winsford, Cheshire CW7 1AH.WINSFORD, CHESHIRE: Swanlow Drive.Planning authority: Vale Royal.Job: Detailed plans for luxury houses (45).Value: £2 million.Client: Rivermead Homes.Agent: Rivermead Homes, 85-87 Dewhurst Road, Birchwood, Warrington, Cheshire WA3 7PG.WINSFORD, CHESHIRE
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WITHAM, ESSEX - EAST CAR PARK, MAYLAND HOUSE, THE GROVE.

    Planning authority: Braintree.Job: Outline plans granted for office.Value: £2,800,000.Client: Sedgwick Group.Agent: The JTS Partnership, Bernard House, The Drive, Great Warley, Brentwood, Essex CM13 3DJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WOLVERHAMPTON, WEST MIDLANDS - PENN ROAD, MARSTON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Wolverhampton.Job: Detailed plans for supermarket (2).Value: £8 million.Client: Safeway Properties.Agent: Mason Richards Partnership, Highfield Court, 23-24 Highfield, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands B15 3DP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANNING - WORCESTER - R/O GREEN LANE.

    Planning authority: Worcester.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (62).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Bromford Carinthia Housing.Agent: Worcester City Council, The Guildhall, High Street, Worcester, WR1 2EY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - AND IT'S A GOOD BUY FROM US - PASCON.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - A-PLANT'S A-TEAM GETS AN A-PLUS FOR EFFORT.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - CLASS ACT.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - CONTRACTORS HANG ON TO THEIR FLEETS.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - CREATE A JOB, GET A REBATE - BARCLAYS.

    Companies which use leasing and hire purchase schemes to buy plant and equipment can claim rebates if their purchase leads to the creation of jobs.The Barclays Employment Creation Loan Support Scheme, backed by the European Investment Bank, is targeted at firms employing fewer than 500 people and with fixed assets of less than £60 million.For 'projects' over five years costing more than £20,000, firms can apply for a rebate of around £2,300 for each job created. The money is re
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - FOUR OUT OF 10 FOR OPTIMISM AS CAUTION TAKES HOLD.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - INDUSTRY STILL WARY AFTER BOOM FALLOUT.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - INVESTMENT CAN PAY DIVIDEND SAY BOSSES.

    Plant hire companies which continued to invest in new equipment throughout the recession are much better placed to take advantage of the recovery than those which stopped investing, say industry leaders.Richard Dunn, chairman of Sheriff Holdings, said: 'We invested through the recession because we had self-belief. It's definitely been very helpful.'He added: 'At Sheriff we had recession for just one year and then we came bouncing back. We were recovering in 1992, 1993 and 1994.'Hewden Stuart
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - LEAN, MEAN AND KEEN - THE NEW CULTURE AT BET.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHT.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - RECOVERY - TWO STEPS FORWARD, ONE BACK.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - SCAFFOLDING SHAKES OFF THE WOBBLES - SGB, BET.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - SURGE IN CREDIT DEALS.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - THE CHANNEL HOPPERS.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - THE CLIENT.

    Keith Collins, resources co-ordinator, Lincway Construction - DLO roads contractor for Lincolnshire County Council 'We hire everything in - even the operators. It was too costly for us owning our own equipment.'We've got hundreds of hire firms on our books - not just local companies but big national names. We prefer local hirers - I'd reckon we put out 75-80 per cent of our work to them. It cuts down distance and travel costs.'From next April we will have to face 100 per cent competitive tend
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - THE CLIENT.

    David Williamson, production manager of Hepworth Redhill 'We operate two quarries, North Park Farm near Godstone which is 30-40 acres and Mercers Farm which is 25 acres, both producing industrial silica for glassmaking.'We've got several hire companies we use to back up our own quarrying fleet. We use H E Services, Rentequip, Fox Plant. But L D Plant is by far the nearest: they're only two or three miles from us.'We use them because they're a small, flexible company. They will hire us a machi
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - THE CLIENT.

    Vaughan Williams, plant manager at muckshifter Webfell of Normanton 'What I've found with the Buckleys is that they're reliable. They tend to look after their machines and, as operatives, they're very good - over and above the average.'They get on with the job and don't moan - they're not greedy like some of the big plant hirers. The area they come from is up in the hills so they're not bothered about working long hours. All in all, we get a good package deal out of them.'We do a lot of demol
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - THE OPERATOR.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - THE OPERATOR.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - THE OPERATOR.

    A J Button Plant Hire, of Grimsby.The company turns over £4-500,000 a year and employs 16 operatives. Anthony Button has been in the business for 20 years and still drives his own machine - a JCB 3CX.Mr Button's hire fleet includes eight JCBs, a roller, hammers, and road planing attachments. The fleet reflects the needs of his major customers - the local authority highways department and Anglian Water. Both pay fair rates and they pay on time.Mr Button says: 'This is the core of our busi
  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - THE RISE OF PHOENIX.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PLANT HIRE - THEFT STILL SO EASY FOR THE VILLAINS.

  • 27Oct94 UK: PRODUCERS JOIN ULLSWATER INDUSTRY EFFICIENCY DRIVE.

    Construction minister Lord Ullswater has embarked on a crusade to improve the construction industry's competitiveness.The minister started the push by signing separate agreements with the building materials group BMP and British Telecom aimed at improving the industry's performance and productivity.Also, the Government's Construction Sponsorship Directorate has taken three leading industry figures on secondment to raise industry efficiency.They are: Henry Carruthers, associate director of Tra
  • 27Oct94 UK: PROTESTERS SHIFT TO PRIVATE ROADS.

    Anti-roads protesters have vowed to fight the Government's private roads initiative by disrupting the first four pilot schemes.Until now they have focused on environmentally sensitive schemes. But protesters now aim to hit at the heart of the Government's plans for privately-financed roads.The group Road Alert said this week that it would organise demonstrations at the offices of the Highways Agency, contractors, consultants and banks involved.Activists also plan to occupy construction sites.
  • 27Oct94 UK: REVENUE TO RULE ON 714 STATUS.

    Guidelines on classifying self-employed or directly-employed workers will be launched by the Inland Revenue in the New Year.The guidance will go a long way to clearing up confusion surrounding builders' tax status.But some could face hefty back-tax and national insurance bills if it turns into a crackdown on the self-employed.Building Employers Confederation tax director Liz Bridge said: 'With the changes to the 714 scheme already in the pipeline, the industry will have to reconsider the esta
  • 27Oct94 UK: ROAD BUILDERS TO WIN SECURITY ROW.

  • 27Oct94 UK: ROUTES UNVEILED - WALES.

    The Welsh Office has announced the preferred routes for two bypasses in Wales - the 5.2 km A470 Llanrwst scheme in Gwynedd and the 5.1 km Sageston-Redberth project on the A477 in Dyfed. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: SAFEWAY BACKING - TYNEDALE.

    Tynedale District Council has backed plans by Safeway to build a 5,500 sq m store, petrol station and car park at Bridge End, on the outskirts of Hexham in Northumberland. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: SECURE FUTURE - SECUITY INDUSTRY.

    The £10 billion UK security industry is growing at 10 per cent a year, according to a report from the Business Round Table.It is projected to expand as demand for electronic surveillance and contract security services picks up. The market for smoke alarms is also expected to be boosted by new regulations. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: SEVEN DEVELOP SPACES BRIDGE - MAUNSELL TO LEAD GROUP.

    Details of a consortium created to develop a new composite bridge system for Britain's motorways have been revealed.Maunsell, the consulting engineer whose award-winning Advanced Composite Construction System (ACCS) was used to build the world's first all-plastic footbridge at Aberfeldy, Tayside, will lead the group of seven firms in the development and marketing of the system.Called SPACES, the bridge system uses the ACCS to enclose a low-weight steel space frame supporting a lightweight dec
  • 27Oct94 UK: SHARE PRICES - CONSTRUCTION AND MATERIALS.

  • 27Oct94 UK: SHIFTING STUBBORN INSPECTION COVERS - AMP ENGINEERING.

    A simple one-person operated tool to lift stubborn inspection covers has been developed by an Essex-based engineering firm.The Grate Mate - the brainchild of a team from AMP Engineering of Southminster - is a rectangular hollow wheeled bar with two laterally movable forks which can be aligned to fit into a cover's lifting holes. The cover can then be lifted by pushing down on a lever. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: SHORTLIST OF FOUR FOR ABBEY MILLS - PUMPING STATION PROJECT.

    Four firms have been shortlisted for the £30 million design and build Abbey Mills pumping station project in east London.The line-up is Taylor Woodrow, Trafalgar House, Amec and Mowlem.Originally, 14 firms took part in the prequalification exercise.This list was pared down to seven firms, which were invited to give a presentation to Thames Water, the client.The breakdown of the scheme will be 60 per cent civils, 35 per cent mechanical and electrical, and a 5 per cent building element.Tha
  • 27Oct94 UK: SITE SURVEY - PAVING THE WAY TO A FAST FINISH - HUMBERSIDE.

  • 27Oct94 UK: SIX PRICE UP JUBILEE LINE CONTRACT 101.

    Six firms are pricing a truncated version of the final civils contract on the Jubilee Line extension in London.The estimated £14 million contract 101 comprises work at Green Park Tube station, for which the contestants are Costain/Taylor Woodrow, Sir Robert McAlpine, Tarmac, Nuttall, Murphy, and Miller.The London Underground (LU) scheme includes low-level interchanges between the Jubilee Line extension and the present Victoria and Piccadilly Lines as well as extensive foundations work.Th
  • 27Oct94 UK: SOUND DESIGN - GLYNDEBOURNE OPERA HOUSE WINS SUPREME AWARD.

    The winner of the Supreme Award for best overall design in this year's Brick Design Awards was the new Glyndebourne Opera House. Designed by architect Michael Hopkins and Partners, the sweeping, horseshoe-shaped building also won awards for best structural design and best commercial building.Structural engineer was Ove Arup, contractor was Bovis Construction and the bricks were supplied by Selborne Brick. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: SPRING BACK BOLLARD - HALDO DEVELOPMENTS.

    A range of slimline traffic bollards which can withstand impacts better than most conventional designs has been introduced to the UK by Haldo Developments. The new Halo (sic) bollard is of a concertina design which allows it to spring back into position if it is hit by a passing vehicle. Haldo Developments, 0284 754043. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: STENA IN £3M SPEND - CONTRACT FOR HALL AND TAWSE.

    Stena Offshore, the Aberdeen-based offshore engineering and construction company is to spend more than £3 million in a major expansion of its Westhill headquarters.Hall and Tawse has been awarded a £1.6 million design and build contract to develop the new complex. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: STIRLING SCHEME IN CASH HOLD-UP.

    Central Regional Council may have put a £20 million development in jeopardy because it has failed to approve funds for an access road.Stirling District Council had approved plans for offices, housing and a hotel at the 6 ha Stirling Riverside site under the 1992 Stirling Initiative scheme.But after the district council approved the scheme, the region scotched funds for an access road, effectively halting the project. The regional council says the delay is temporary while the situation is
  • 27Oct94 UK: STRETCHED TO BREAKING POINT - BRIDON ROPES.

    Doncaster-based Bridon Ropes has installed a Leica electronic distance measuring system to ensure that the steel ropes it supplies to bridge builders are exactly to length. It may seem simple and obvious at first, but the ropes are several hundred metres long and have to be tensioned to the loads they will have to meet when they are part of a suspension or cable-stayed bridge. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: TATA SAYS HELLO TO UK PICK-UPS.

    A new van and pick-up range, dubbed Loadbeta, has arrived in the UK. But it is not another Japanese range, or even an import from Eastern Europe, The Loadbetas are built by India's foremost commercial vehicle firm - Tata.If the vehicles look vaguely familiar from the front it is because the inspiration for the design, and much of the front panelling, is derived from Mercedes-Benz.Tata had direct links with Daimler Benz until 1969, and the relationship shows.Initially, just the two models will
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDER - ALNWICK, NORTHUMBERLAND - HULL, HUMBERSIDE - LOWGATE.

    Job: New build 12-court magistrates court building: 3-storey framed construction on pile foundations, together with associated services and external works. Confined city centre site.Client: Humberside County Council, Estates and Property Management Department, County Hall, Beverley HU17 9BA, North Humberside.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Time period: September 1995 until September 1997.Apply to: Address above.Value: £5 million-£6 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDER - BURY, GREATER MANCHESTER - 2-14 KENYON STREET, RATCLIFFE.

    Job: Group repair scheme involving external refurbishment works to nine houses including rebuilding external brickwork and rear boundary walls, door and window replacement, roof repairs and stone cleaning, external redecoration and hard landscaping.Client: Metropolitan Borough of Bury.Invited tenderers: To be selected from a council approved list of experienced building contractors.Agent: Project Co-ordinator, Department of Development Services, Craig House, Bank Street, Bury BL9 ODN.Value: &
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDER - BURY, GREATER MANCHESTER - GORSEFIELD COUNTY PRIMARY SCHOOL.

    Job: Traditional construction of an extension comprising of two classrooms, two storerooms, toilets and cloaks areas and the layout of two playgrounds.Client: Metropolitan Borough of Bury.Invited tenderers: To be selected from an approved list of experienced building contractors.Agent: Project Co-ordinator, Department of Development Services, Craig House, Bank Street, Bury BL9 ODN.Value: About £150,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDER - BURY, GREATER MANCHESTER - RADCLIFFE JUNIOR SCHOOL.

    Job: Traditional construction of an extension comprising of one classroom, library and corridor with all associated services.Client: Metropolitan Borough of Bury.Invited tenderers: To be invited from a council approved list of experienced building contractors.Apply to: Project Co-ordinator, Department of Development Services, Craig House, Bank Street, Bury BL9 ODN.Agent: £100,000.Value:. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDER - BURY, GREATER MANCHESTER - TOTTINGTON SOUTH COUNTY PRIMARY SCHOOL.

    Job: Traditional construction of an extension comprising of six classrooms with resource area and toilets; the demolition of two temporary classrooms and a playground extension.Client: Metropolitan Borough of Bury.Invited tenderers: To be invited from a council approved select list of experienced contractors.Agent: Project Co-ordinator, Department of Development Services, Craig House, Bank Street, Bury BL9 ODN.Value: Estimated at £250,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDER - LEICESTER - ST ANDREWS ESTATE.

    Job: Extensive alterations to existing dwelling mix and refurbishment of dwellings, together with environmental improvement works first phase of a series includes 19 dwellings.Client: Leicester City Council, New Walk Centre, Welford Place, Leicester LE1 6ZG.Tender date: December 24.Time period: Completion deadline is November 1995.Apply by: November 5.Apply to: Address above, Director of Environment and Development, Consultancy Services Division, marked for the attention of Mr A. Turnbull.Val
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDER - NEAR SALTBURN, CLEVELAND - BROTTON AND SKELTON.

    Job: 1 civil engineering contract for the construction of attenuation tanks and associated works in open-cut and pipejacking techniques. Contract reference is TSS 125/06 (quote in all communications).Client: Northumbrian Water Limited, Head Office, Abbey Road, Pity Me, Durham DH1 5FJ.Invited tenderers: 6-8.Tender date: November 10.Time period: 40 weeks: April 1995-January 1996.Apply by: November 7.Apply to: Address above, the Contracts Controller, in writing, requesting a qualification questi
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDER - NOTTINGHAM - BULWELL EAST.

    Job: Environmental works to a bus station including modified kerb alignments, footway repaving, new shelters and street lighting.Client: Nottingham City Council.Invited tenderers: To be selected from a council approved list of contractors.Agent: Director of Environmental Services, Exchange Buildings, Cheapside, Nottingham NG1 2HU.Value: £218,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDER - STRATFORD UPON AVON, WARWICKSHIRE - 9 KM NORTH-WEST OF STRATFORD UPON AVON.

    Job: The design, manufacture, installation and bringing into use of all mechanical and electrical plant and associated equipment encompassing a new low-level pumping station, ground-level inlet works, high-level pumping station and wash-water system Contract reference is 'S6400J62701/A.K. Ellis'.Client: Severn Trent Water Limited, 2297 Coventry Road, Birmingham B26 3PU.Tender date: 30 January 1995.Time period: 56 weeks, starting 1 March 1995.Apply by: November 20.Apply to: Severn Trent Water
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDER - TYNE AND WEAR - THE HIGHWAYS AND PUBLIC FOOTPATHS WITHIN THE BOROUGH OF SOUTH TYNESIDE.

    Job: The maintenance and repair on a planned, ad hoc, and emergency basis for works up to a value of £50,000 per job.The carrying out of small works up to £50,000 per job.The provision of a winter maintenance service for the gritting/salting.Client: The Council of the Borough Of South Tyneside, Town Hall and Civic Offices, Western Road, South Shields NE33 2RL, Tyne and Wear.Tender date: November 21.Time period: Until 31 March 1999, although the authority may at its absolute discreti
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDER - WAKEFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE - THROUGHOUT THE CITY OF WAKEFIELD METROPOLITAN DISTRICT, AS REQUIRED.

    Job: Maintenance and repairs to all council buildings, including council housing.Client: City of Wakefield Metropolitan District Council, Council Hall, Wakefield WF1 2QL, West Yorkshire.Conditions: The contract may be divided into 6 lots according to geographical area.Tender date: December 2.Time period: 1995-1998. An order will be issued for each item of work and each order will have its own time limit.Apply by: November 4.Apply to: City of Wakefield Metropolitan District Council, Building S
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDER - WEST MIDLANDS - M6, M40, M42.

    The M6 between junction 1 (Rugby) and junction 5 (Birmingham); The M40 between junction 11-12 (Banbury) and M42 (Birmingham); The M42 between junction 3 (Redditch) and junction 11 (Measham). The M69 between M6 (Coventry) and junction 1 (Hinckley); The A46 between M40 (Warwick) and M6 (Coventry); All M6, M40, M42, M69 and A6 slip roads on the lengths of roads above.Job: On 140 km of motorway and associated slip roads and on 25 km of trunk road and associated slip roads: routine cleansing duti
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDER - WEST YORKSHIRE - HEMSWORTH.

    Job: The construction of Hemsworth Bypass. Works shall generally comprise the following: over 5 km of single carriageway highway including the following structures, 2 culverts, 2 farm underpasses, 1 railway overbridge and works to a disused railway tunnel.Client: City of Wakefield Metropolitan District Council, Town Hall, Wakefield WF1 2HQ, West Yorkshire.Tender date: December 14.Time period: Approximately 21 months, the whole of the works are to be completed by December 1996.Apply by: Novemb
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDERS - LLANELLI, DYFED - LLANELLI.

    Job: Coastal works involving beach nourishment, sand, cobbles, shingle and rock bastion. Contract reference is 502-4.Client: Llanelli Borough Council, Ty Elwyn, Townhall Square, Llanelli SA15 3AP.Invited tenderers: 5-8.Tender date: 28 February 1995.Time period: 1 April 1995 until 1 July 1995.Apply by: November 6.Apply to: Address above, quoting reference 050003-71.Value: £3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDERS - LLANELLI, DYFED.

    Job: The refurbishment of a multi-storey car park, which includes: rewaterproofing, realkalisation lighting and painting. Contract reference is 501 4 501 7.Client: Llanelli Borough Council, Ty Elwyn, Townhall Square, Llanelli SA15 3AP.Invited tenderers: 5-8.Tender date: 28 February 1995.Time period: 6 months: 1 February 1995 until 1 August 1995.Apply by: November 6.Apply to: Address above, quoting reference 050003-70.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDERS - LONDON - 1-2 BANK BUILDINGS, PRINCES STREET, LONDON EC2R 8EU.

    Job: Refurbishment of approximately 10,500 sq m of office accommodation on 8 floors. The work falls into 2 categories, work in connection with the services infrastructure and work to general office areas.Client: The Bank of England, acting through Franklin and Andrews, Sea Containers House, 20 Upper Ground, London SE1 9LZ.Conditions: Tenderers will be required to comply with the Bank of England's security and health and safety procedures.Tender date: January 1995 (approximate date).Time perio
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDERS - LONDON - A CENTRAL LONDON OFFICE ACCOMMODATION.

    Job: Replacement and refurbishment of the main electrical and mechanical plant service equipment. Contract reference 'EC Compliance Section' (quote in all communications). CPC reference No 8673, integrated engineering services.Client: The National Grid Company plc, Location 2N2, National Grid House, Kirby Corner Road, Coventry CV4 8JY.Invited tenderers: Approximately 5.Conditions: The National Grid conditions of contract will apply. Full details will be included in the invitation to tender do
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDERS - LONDON - ALL LONDON UNDERGROUND DISTRICT LINE LOCATIONS.

    Job: The awarding authority are progressing a programme of remedial works in order to bring signal and communications secure rooms to a standard of compliance with the Electricity at Work Act regulations within an agreed programme with the health and safety Executive. The work is to be awarded on a design and install basis, consisting mainly of covering exposed electrical equipment located within secure equipment rooms, the station areas and/or track-side. Reference LUL 207 (quote in all comm
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDERS - LONDON - LOCATIONS WITHIN THE BOUNDARY OF THE LONDON BOROUGH OF HILLINGDON.

    Job: Roadworks involving maintenance and minor works to public lighting, drainage and highways and to undertake winter maintenance operations (salting and snow clearing). Standby service to be included for all works.Client: London Borough of Hillingdon, Local Services (Engineering Contracts), Civic Centre, Uxbridge UB8 1UW, Middlesex.Invited tenderers: 6-10.Tender date: November-December 1994.Time period: The contract will be for a period of 3 years, with possible extensions (discretionary) b
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDERS - LONDON - LOCATIONS WITHIN THE BOUNDARY OF THE LONDON BOROUGH OF HILLINGDON.

  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDERS - LONDON - VARIOUS LOCATIONS WITHIN THE LONDON BOROUGH OF TOWER HAMLETS.

    Job: Minor repairs and maintenance works team contract awarded on a pre-priced schedule. A number of contracts (to be determined), are to be tendered by specific disciplines within a repairs and maintenance regime.Client: The London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Client Compliance Service, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, London E14 2BG.Tender date: No specific date has been given.Time period: 1,2 or 3 years, starting 1 April 1995.Apply to: Address above.Value: Estimated overall cost is not known
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDERS - OXFORDSHIRE - 2 LOCATIONS ON THE A40 TRUNK ROAD - 1.1 KM WITH 5 BRIDGES. WEST OF DUKES CUT;.

    1.2 km with 6 bridges. Cassington to Eynsham.Job: Strengthening of 11 bridges and culverts. 3 with cast in-situ bored pile abutments behind existing abutments and reinforced-concrete deck replacements. 8 with reinforced-concrete deck replacements and upgraded structures using existing abutments.Client: Oxfordshire County Council, County Engineers Department, Speedwell House, Speedwell Street, Oxford OX1 1NE.Tender date: November 11.Time period: 15 weeks.Apply by: October 28.Apply to: Highways
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDERS - READING, BERKSHIRE - THAMES WATER SITE.

    Job: To establish a list of contractors qualified to enter competitive bids for a framework agreement for the design, manufacture, fabrication, factory testing and installation of sodium hypochlorite/sodium bisulphite dosing disinfection plant.Client: Thames Water Utilities Limited, Nugent House, Vastern Road, Reading RG1 8DB.Apply by: Interested parties must apply in writing with proof of dispatch (facsimile) before noon 4 November 1994 for full details of the requirements of the qualificati
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDERS - READING, BERKSHIRE - VARIOUS LOCATIONS WITHIN THE THAMES WATER AREA (APPROX 13,750 SQ KILOMETRES).

    Job: To establish a list of contractors qualified to enter competitive bids for a framework agreement for the execution of potable water mains rehabilitation works.Client: Thames Water Utilities Limited, Nugent House, Vastern Road, Reading RG1 8DB.Apply by: Interested parties must apply in writing with proof of dispatch (facsimile) before noon 4 November 1994 for full details of the requirements of the qualification procedure.Apply to: Documents from Mrs M. James, EC Coordinator, Thames Water
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDERS - SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE - SOUTHAMPTON EASTLEIGH AIRPORT.

    Job: Demolition of existing buildings, construction of an access road and aircraft apron works plus associated drainage works. Works involve a 20,000 sq m apron and 150 m, 7 m-wide road. Contract reference is 4 aprons and 2 landslide road (contracts G and H).Client: BAA, Project Offices, Units B and C, Southampton Eastleigh Airport, Southampton SO9 1RH, Hampshire.Tender date: November 1994.Time period: Contract to be completed by June 1995.Apply by: November 4.Apply to: Address above. CONSTRU
  • 27Oct94 UK: TENDERS - SWANSEA, WEST GLAMORGAN - SINGLETON PARK.

    Job: The detailed design and build of academic accommodation measuring 2,500 -3,000 sq m. Contract reference is 1032 (quote in all communications).Client: University of Wales Swansea, Estates Services Department, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP.Invited tenderers: 4.Tender date: November 9.Time period: 11 months: 9 January 1995 until 9 December 1995.Apply by: November 3.Apply to: Address above.Value: £3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: TRANSPORT SWITCH IN LABOUR RESHUFFLE.

    Frank Dobson has switched from transport to environment in last week's reshuffle of Labour's shadow cabinet team. And Michael Meacher moves to transport from his previous responsibility for the Citizens' Charter.Mr Dobson, who is sponsored by the transport union RMT, has been MP for Holborn and St Pancras since 1979. He has been transport spokesman since 1992 and in that post has been a strong supporter of increased investment in public transport, while opposing major new roads schemes. He wi
  • 27Oct94 UK: UCATT LOSING MEMBERS SAYS RIVAL UNION.

  • 27Oct94 UK: VAUXHALL INTRODUCES THE BRAVA TO BRITAIN.

    Vauxhall has at last decided to offer the five-seat Brava 4x4 Doublecab pick-up in the UK. Based on the Isuzu pick-up range, the standard Brava is available in both two and four wheel drive. But the Doublecab will only be available on the 4x4 chassis.Power comes from a 76 PS 2.5 litre turbocharged diesel engine and standard equipment includes cloth seats and power steering. Vauxhall believes the Doublecab, which costs £13,250, will account for 18 per cent of Brava sales in 1995, about 30
  • 27Oct94 UK: WATER TREATMENT - CSWDB APPOINTS BIRWELCO.

    Birwelco has taken an estimated £10 million contract for a new water treatment works at Balmore, near Glasgow. The five-year job for the Central Scotland Water Development Board starts next year. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 UK: WEIR MATERIALS CATCHES THE TUBE.

    Weir Materials has landed a £4 million contract to provide cast stainless steel tunnel linings to London Underground.The linings, cast in Weir's super duplex Zeron alloy, will replace cast iron linings in tunnels near Old Street station.These have been corroded by the acidic soil in this part of central London.Production of linings is scheduled to start next month, and they will be delivered in phases over the next 12 months.The Glasgow-based foundry claims that the contract is the large
  • 27Oct94 UK: WHAT WENT WRONG AT HEATHROW - EMERGENCY SUPPORT.

    In only two days 500 cu m of structural concrete was poured into the base of the main access shaft to prevent further collapse. This was matched with deliveries of foam concrete used to build a lightweight collar on the top of the shaft, which will eventually be used as the main circulation access into the station concourse area. A further 1,000 cu m of concrete went into a hole dug through Chester Road on the east side of the site to build a bulkhead to prevent the collapse in the concourse
  • 27Oct94 UK: WHAT WENT WRONG AT HEATHROW - MIDNIGHT MOVEMENTS.

    Just after midnight last Thursday the first signs of potential disaster were spotted.Balfour Beatty's civil engineering chief, David Fison, picked up 'abnormal ground movements' during routine monitoring of the southern running tunnel and the site was evacuated.Twenty-five people raced for safety before a 20 m long section of the excavation collapsed.Immediately afterwards a 40 m stretch of the central concourse excavation caved in followed by a total collapse of the 40 m long north running t
  • 27Oct94 UK: WHAT WENT WRONG AT HEATHROW - NATM OWED UK BREAK TO CHANNEL TUNNEL JOB.

  • 27Oct94 UK: WHAT WENT WRONG AT HEATHROW - NEC SET FOR TOUGH TEST.

    The cornerstone of Sir Michael Latham's review of the construction industry is under the spotlight as a result of the Heathrow collapse.Sir Michael presented the New Engineering Contract as the foundation for a less confrontational industry.Now the contract is set for a high profile test on its first major project - Balfour Beatty's part in building the £300 million Heathrow Express.But Dr Martin Barnes, who drew up the NEC for the Institution of Civil Engineers, is confident the contrac
  • 27Oct94 UK: WHAT WENT WRONG AT HEATHROW - SUCCESSFUL TRIAL SECTION CONVINCES BAA.

    Consultants advising airports operator BAA recommended NATM as ideal for the complex arrangements of tunnels and shafts at the new Heathrow Express stations.Before starting the project, BAA undertook a full-scale trial to test if the method was suitable to use in London clay.A 100 m long trial site was chosen on the line of the new rail route between the central terminal area and Terminal Four.Consulting engineer Mott MacDonald designed the support system which consisted of sprayed concrete a
  • 27Oct94 UK: WHAT WENT WRONG AT HEATHROW - TUNNEL ENGINEERS CLASH OVER METHOD'S SUITABILITY.

    It was a controversial decision to use the New Austrian Tunnelling Method (NATM) for the Heathrow Express and the Jubilee Line extension.This summer engineers at the British Tunnelling Society debated whether NATM should be used in London Clay.Opponents argued secondary reinforcing was necessary. But supporters said the method was economical and had a proven track record in soft ground conditions in other parts of Europe.During the debate, David Fawcett, director of consulting engineer Babtie
  • 27Oct94 UK: WIMPEY CHIEF JOINS INDUSTRY EXODUS.

    Wimpey Homes Worldwide chief executive Richard Andrew is quitting the company.He is the third high-profile construction chief to resign in the past fortnight.Mr Andrew joined the Wimpey board of directors in 1992.He will be replaced by David Holland, currently chief executive of Wimpey Homes Europe and North America.Group chief executive Joe Dwyer said: 'Richard Andrew joined us to instigate more effective asset and strategic management in our Worldwide Homes businesses.'This he has successfu
  • 27Oct94 UK: WIMPEY MAKING THE RUNNING FOR AYR ROAD.

    Wimpey is emerging as favourite to win the highly controversial Ayr Road Route contract in Scotland.It is believed that the firm is the only one of the four contenders for the £50 million scheme which is still in serious talks with the joint clients, Strathclyde region and the Scottish Office.But the design, build and maintain project is complex and criteria other than the lowest price will come into play. Therefore it is likely to be several weeks before a winner is announced.Tenders fo
  • 27Oct94 UK: WOLSELEY'S PROFITS UP AMID HOUSING FEARS.

  • 27Oct94 USA: JOHN BROWN DEAL - HOECHST CELANESE.

    John Brown has won a contract from chemicals giant Hoechst Celanese Corporation to manage plant operations and maintenance at its Dreyfus Research Park facility in Charlotte, North Carolina.From next month it will provide engineering, design drafting, project management and estimating services. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 USA: SEE NAPLES AND BUY.

    Taylor Woodrow has bought 125 ha of land in Naples on the Florida coast for £10.7 million. The site has planning approval for 799 homes and an 18-hole golf course.There are plans to complete the site's infrastructure and landscaping within the next few months and develop a country club. Construction is expected to begin early next year. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 VIETNAM: MOTT EWBANK PREECE TO CONSULTANT FOR VIETNAM POWER.

    Mott Ewbank Preece has won a contract to provide technical consultancy services on a £300 million power station in Vietnam.The specialist power division of Mott MacDonald will work on the 600 MW oil/gas plant alongside consultants NEWJEC of Japan and PIDC2 of Vietnam. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 VIETNAM: VIETNAM CEMENT.

    Vietnam is set to increase domestic cement production from five million tonnes per annum to 20 million by the year 2000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 27Oct94 ZIMBABWE: MINE HOSTS - CEMENTATION AFRICA, CEMENTATION ZIMBABWE.

    Trafalgar House companies Cementation Africa and Cementation Zimbabwe have won £8.5 million worth of work to develop a platinum mine at Selous, Zimbabwe. Work includes constructing decline shafts and a single spiral ramp. CONSTRUCTION NEWS

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