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Construction News
September 1994

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  • 22Sep94 UK: LAND INFRARAD LAUNCHES CYCLOPS T135+.The Cyclops T135+ thermal imager from Land Infrared is easier to use for preventive maintenance and condition monitoring than the previous models.These include a digital interface which allows exchange of data directly to an IBM pc or notebook for subsequent study and processing, and a colour output for displaying thermal images on a standard colour monitor.These and other new features, such as post processing in the imager, are available as mo
  • 01Sep94 EASTERN EUROPE: FILL UP - OMV EXPANSION.

    Austrian garage chain OMV plans to open 21 petrol stations in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary and Slovenia in 1994 at a cost of £15 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 EASTERN EUROPE: GROWING DEMAND - CONSTRUCTION.

    The European Construction Industry Federation predicts growth of 2 per cent in Polish construction output in 1994, 2.5 per cent for Hungary and 3.5 per cent for the Czech Republic due to Western firms moving into eastern Europe. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 EASTERN EUROPE: LOAN PLEDGE - WORLD BANK.

    The World Bank intends to grant loans of £2.2-£3 billion a year for the next three years to east European countries. The bank said the money would go only to 'precise and economically viable' projects, and ruled out money for the Ukraine, Georgia, Armenia and Tajikistan because of their political instability. Poland, Estonia and Latvia drew special praise from the bank. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 EASTERN EUROPE: MAC ATTACK.

    McDonald's is investing £34 million in eastern Europe this year. The ubiquitous flagship of free enterprise will open in Bulgaria, Estonia and Latvia in 1994. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 EU: GOVT FACES FINE FOR DELAY ON CONDAM.

  • 01Sep94 GERMANY: EUROCONTRACTS - BERLIN, GERMANY.

    Contractor: AG BW 44, Walter Bau AG, ZN Magdeburg Bogl GmbH u. Co KG, Hoch-und Tiefbau/FT, Werk Gera, Jemants Staabouw BVBA, Arendonk, postlagernd PA 19, D-Magdeburg.Value: Dm 97,142,000 (£40.5 million).Job: Bridgeworks.Client: DEGES Deutsche Einheit Fernstrassenplanungs-und - bau GmbH, Krausenstrasse 17-20, D-10117 Berlin, tel: (030) 238 04-421, fax: (030) 2 38 04-460. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 GERMANY: EUROCONTRACTS - BERLIN, GERMANY.

    Contractor: Hans Brochier GmbH + Co., Trachenbergring 93, D-12249 Berlin.Value: Dm 22,588,989 (£9.4 million).Job: Pre-erection work including demolition work, carcassing and asbestos removal.Client: Bundesbaudirektion, Fasanenstrasse 87, D-10623 Berlin, tel: (030) 315 89-0, fax: (030) 315 89-457. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 GERMANY: ZOO TIME - BERLIN.

    A £350 million contract to refurbish railway connections between Berlin's Zoo station and the east Berlin central station has gone to a consortium of nine companies led by Spie Batignolles of France, Voest-Alpine of Austria and Munster-based Oevermann. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 HONG KONG: M AND E FIRMS AGREE ON HONG KONG CONTRACT.

    Mechanical and electrical contractors in Hong Kong this week agreed a comprehensive contract conditions package for the £6 billion Chek Lap Kok airport with the Provisional Airport Authority (PAA).The deal was struck with the Hong Kong Electrical and Mechanical Contractors Association without the need for bruising disputes which characterised similar agreements with the contractors' association and engineers' institution.George Todkill, secretary of the HKEMCA, said the PAA's board will
  • 01Sep94 HUNGARY: HUNGARY HEART - INVESTMENTS.

    East European Investment magazine reckons total Western investment in the region topped £50 billion in the past four years. Hungary was the most popular country with investors. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 HUNGARY: TOLL CALL - GTM ENTREPOSE.

    Hungary has awarded French contractor GTM Entrepose - which is building the second Severn crossing with Laing - the concession for the tolled motorway M3/M30 between Budapest and the Ukrainian border, in joint venture with a Hungarian partner and Cogei of Italy. Phase one is valued at £350 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 ISRAEL: BOVIS HEADS TEL AVIV AIRPORT JOB.

    Lehrer McGovern Bovis is to lead the team which will build a £330 million passenger terminal at Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv.The contract documents for the massive contract have recently been formally signed with the Israel Airports Authority. The job will involve managing and co-ordinating the planning, design and construction of the terminal in tandem with two Israeli firms - Nizan/Inbar Engineers and Amanet Management and Systems.An official start date for the scheme has yet to be s
  • 01Sep94 ITALY: EUROTENDERS - AGRIGENTO, ITALY.

    Job: Construction work and associated works at Agrigento.Client: Azienda nazionale autonoma delle strade (ANAS), Roma via Monzambano 10, I-00185 Roma, tel: (06) 49 03 26, telex: 620166, fax: 445 49 56.Value: Lit 29,719,700,000 (£12.1 million).Apply by: September 27.Apply to: Address above.Details: Applications to be drawn up on duty-stamped paper and submitted by registered post with form for advice of receipt. Applications must be submitted in a double sealed envelope and marked as foll
  • 01Sep94 ITALY: EUROTENDERS - RIETI, ITALY.

    Job: Construction work and associated works at the Provincia di Rieti.Client: Azienda nazionale autonoma delle strade (ANAS), via Monzambano 10, I-00185 Roma, tel: (06) 49 03 26, telex: 620166, fax: 445 49 56.Value: Lit 30,569,745,740 (£12.4 million).Apply by: September 22.Apply to: Address above.Details: Applications to be drawn up on duty-stamped paper and submitted by registered post with form for advice of receipt. Applications must be submitted in a double sealed envelope and marked
  • 01Sep94 JAPAN: PLANT IN DEMAND - CONSTRUCTION PLANT MARKET.

    Japan's Construction Equipment Manufacturers Association said demand for plant will increase by 3 per cent this year compared with 1993. Sales would be worth some £10 billion. Increased tunnelling work has caused the upturn. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 POLAND: BRICK BUILD - WIENERBERGER BAUSTOFFINDUSTRIE.

    Wienerberger Baustoffindustrie, the Austrian building materials giant, is about to move into Poland and Croatia. The brickmaker already owns plants in Germany, Hungary and the Czech Republic, and intends to buy into Poland in the next 12 months. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 POLAND: FRESH FACADES - GOYER.

    French facade specialist Goyer is opening a subsidiary in Poznan, Poland, though a joint venture with local PVC maker Defor. The firm expects to achieve a £7 million turnover in three years. Goyer has invested £500,000 in factory equipment, and says Polish labour is so cheap that exports to France are possible. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 POLAND: POLAND WOOS WESTERN INVESTORS.

  • 01Sep94 REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: GREEN LIGHT FOR DUBLIN HOSPITAL CHANGE.

    A consortium headed by businessman Paschal Taggart has been given the go-ahead for a £50 million mixed-use project on the former Jervis Street Hospital site in Dublin.The Department of the Environment has given designated status to the scheme, so a major planning hurdle has now been cleared.The project includes 20,000 sq m of shops, student accommodation, housing and a three-level car park. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: SECOND TIME LUCKY FOR SISK IN DUBLIN.

    At the second attempt, Dublin-based contractor John Sisk has taken a £40 million shopping complex contract at Blanchardstown, to the west of the city.The scheme, for Green Property, was first tendered about two years ago. Then Sisk put in the lowest bid, but the project was later shelved.It is understood Sisk has now started on site after confirmation that Irish supermarket chain, Dunnes Stores, will be the main tenant.Phase one of the scheme will comprise 46,000 sq m of shops and includ
  • 01Sep94 REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: TECH TALKS CALL FOR CORK TUNNEL.

    Contractor groups hoping to be among the spoils for one of the Irish Republic's biggest civil engineering projects - the £80 million Cork river tunnel - are being called to a series of technical meetings by the client, Cork Corporation.Early this year, and about three months later than planned, the corporation sent out tender documents to four consortia which prequalified for the design and build scheme.Tenders were sent back in May, but although there are rumours, there is still no real
  • 01Sep94 REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: TEMPTING TIPPERARY - £7.5M WATER TREATMENT PLANT UP FOR GRABS.

    Tipperary council in the Irish Republic is inviting contractors to prequalify for a £7.5 million water treatment project near Nenagh.The job includes constructing two reinforced concrete reservoirs, about 15,500 m of filtered water trunk main and 8,700 m of distribution main.The scheme is expected to start on site next April, lasting a maximum of two years, although contractors can nominate their own completion times. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 RUSSIA: BIG BEAR LOOKS TO A STABLE FUTURE.

  • 01Sep94 RUSSIA: HOME FRONT - HOUSEBUILDER'S TAX BREAK.

    Western contractors building 44,000 homes for Russian troops returning home from east Germany will escape heavy taxes usually levied on foreign firms, said the German finance ministry, which is paying for the £3 billion programme. Finance minister Gunther Rexrodt opened a 540-apartment complex last month near St Petersburg, built by German contractor Zublin, part of the Augsburg-based Watter Group. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - BAGES, SPAIN.

    Job: Roadworks involving the construction of a bypass at Bages.Client: Gestio d'Infrastructures SA (GISA), c/o Josep Tarradellas 20-30, 1a.planta, E-08029 Barcelona, tel: (93) 430 75 00, fax: 419 54 17.Value: Pta 1,864,312,288 (£9.3 million).Completion: 18 months.Tender date: September 28.Documents from: address above.Details: Offers in Spanish or Catalan. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - MADRID, SPAIN.01Sep94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - MADRID, SPAIN.

    Job: Extension to an airport terminal at Madrid/Barajas.Client: AENA, Aeropuertos Espanoles y Navegacion Aerea, c/Arturo Soria 109, E-28043 Madrid, tel: (91) 321 10 00, fax: (91) 321 28 88.Value: Pta 1,876,395,980 (£9.4 million).Completion: 10 months.Tender date: September 29.Documents from: Address above.Details: Documents are available until September 14, quoting reference: 'Expediente no 556/94'. Tenders must be marked as follows: 'Expediente no 556/94'. Further information can be obt
  • 01Sep94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - MADRID, SPAIN.Job: Preliminary works for services to an airport terminal at Madrid/Barajas.

    Client: AENA, Aeropuertos Espanoles y Navegacion Aerea, c/Arturo Soria 109, E-28043 Madrid, tel: (91) 321 10 00, fax: (91) 321 28 88.Value: Pta 2,837,363,500 (£14.2 million).Completion: 8 months.Tender date: September 29.Documents from: Address above.Details: Documents are available until September 14, quoting reference: 'Expediente no 558/94'. Tenders must be marked as follows: 'Expediente no 558/94'. Further information can be obtained from the client. Offers in Spanish. CONSTRUCTION N
  • 01Sep94 SWEDEN: MOWLEM, GEC TEAM LANDS STOCKHOLM RAIL.

  • 01Sep94 THAILAND: BANGKOK DEAL - MATBRO EXPORTS TELEHANDLERS.

    Materials handler manufacturer Matbro has set up a marketing agreement with Asada Equipment of Bangkok, Thailand. The Gloucestershire company is exporting two TR200 telehandlers and three LS200 loading shovels painted in dark blue and yellow livery and identified as Asada ATR200s and ALS200s. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: AEA ASSISTANCE - WINDSCALE ADVANCED GAS-COOLED REACTOR.

    AEA Technology has won a contract to assist the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority Government Division in managing the £20 million Windscale Advanced Gas-Cooled Reactor decommissioning project under the terms of a 66-month fixed-price proposal. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: AGGIES SEE INCREASE IN MARGINS.

    Profit margins in aggregates and concrete products are recovering after four years of decline, as sales volumes pick up, according to market research firm BDS.But it warns that it may take years before margins again touch the levels seen in the late 1980s.Margins for aggregate and concrete products averaged 3.4 per cent and 2.1 per cent respectively in 1993. In 1989, they were 18.5 per cent and 17.2 per cent.The study found that Pioneer had the best return on capital employed at 64.4 per cent
  • 01Sep94 UK: AMEC TO SHED 60 AT WALLSEND.

    Up to 60 staff and agency white-collar jobs at Amec's offshore yard at Wallsend, on Tyneside, are expected to go within the next week, the company says.Talks with unions representing 1,000 employees, agency workers and subcontract staff are taking place following the end of the £50 million Heidrun project for Conoco.Although the yard has three more contracts under way, the cuts are to reduce overheads in what Amec describes as an 'era of tighter budgets'.Bill Allison, of the Offshore Mod
  • 01Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT ATLAS COPCO TOOLS.

    Robert Mitchell has been appointed general manager. He has worked for Atlas Copco's British operation for eight years. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT BOULTON AND PAUL.

    Stuart Clarke, formerly business manager at Maldon, is moving to the Melton Mowbray plant to take charge of frame products, including the new range of PVC-u windows. Peter Burnett succeeds him at Maldon. Kevin Turner from Rhone Poulenc has been appointed cell manager in the Lowestoft door factory, and David Lister joins from Kimberly-Clark as cell manager for the PVC-u operations at Melton Mowbray. Andrew Hales has been appointed central engineering manager. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT CHASE MIDLAND.

    Michael Cooper has become group marketing manager for the Birmingham construction firm. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT CLARKE HOMES.

    The BICC-owned house builder has amalgamated its Scottish and Midlands regions into a single Northern region. It will be headed by Steve Phillips, former regional director for the Midlands. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT HIGGS AND HILL.

    Value engineering expert Peter Popper has become deputy managing director of Higgs and Hill Construction Holdings. He joined the group as managing director of the design and management services division last year, and retains responsibility for design and build, construction management and management contracting.He is the author of a reference work on value engineering, The Search for Unnecessary Cost, published by the Chartered Institute of Building. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT IDEAL WILLIAMS.

    Bill Briggs, formerly operations director at Solaglas, has been appointed managing director of the PVC-u windows and doors firm owned by Lilleshall. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT TRADA.

    Stefan Tietz, of consulting engineer S B Tietz and Partners, has been elected to the board of the Timber Research and Development Association. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENTS AT JF DONELON.

    The Bolton-based civil engineering contractor has appointed David Lloyd Williams as chief engineer and Graham Benson as quantity surveying manager. Mr Lloyd Williams was with MT Group in Denmark, while Mr Benson joins from Balfour Beatty. Bob Buchanan has been promoted to contracts manager and Stuart Mansley to microtunnelling manager. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: BANK CHASES FORMER DUNNING BOSSES.

    LLoyds Bank is claiming more than £1.6 million from six former directors of part of the Dunning Group, more than four years after it went into receivership.According to a writ issued in the High Court in London last week, the six guaranteed the liabilities of VRBC Dunning Developments in 1988 up to a limit of £1.2 million. All six are members of the Dunning family.VRBC, a house builder and developer, was a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dunning Holdings, based at Andover, Hampshire. Tur
  • 01Sep94 UK: BANKS TO DECIDE ON SIZEWELL C.

    A team of leading bankers and accountants will decide whether a £3 billion Sizewell C nuclear power station built with private money will get the go-ahead from the Government.Industry and energy minister Tim Eggar has appointed Barclays de Zoete Wedd and KPMG Peat Marwick to assess the feasibility of new power plants and privatising the nuclear generating industry.Mr Eggar said: 'BZW will bring a City focus on to the key question of private finance for nuclear stations, as well as helpin
  • 01Sep94 UK: BEC TO FIGHT MOVES TO BRING CLOCKS FORWARD.

    By Mark Smulian. The Building Employers Confederation is gearing up to fight fresh moves to bring the clocks forward by one hour.The shift would force the industry to start its working day in darkness during the winter. And most contractors argue this will put construction workers' safety at risk.But the rival Federation of Master Builders, and leading contractor Tarmac, support the proposal to change the clocks.A pressure group named Daylight Extra launches a major campaign today (Thursday)
  • 01Sep94 UK: BLITZ TO WIPE OUT COWBOY PLUMBERS.

    An advertising blitz aimed at stamping out cowboy plumbers is being funded by the National Association of Plumbing Heating and Mechanical Services Contractors.The first commercials in the 'Policing the Cowboy' campaign will hit television screens in the South-East in January. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: BLUE CIRCLE SALE - NEW WORLD DOMESTIC APPLIANCES.

    Blue Circle is selling its loss-making cooker subsidiary, New World Domestic Appliances, to a management team for £5.5 million. The cement company will make a £43.8 million write-off against reserves on the sale of New World. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: BOMB ALERT - WORKSOP.

    Twenty Galliford construction workers got the shock of their lives last week after an excavator uncovered a 500lb Second World War bomb. The excavator had been trimming ground to make way for feeder roads to a housing site in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, when it caught the 1.5 m long bomb. Police quickly evacuated the site and up to 1,000 residents in the surrounding area while bomb disposal experts defused the device. The bomb is thought to have been dropped during an attack on Sheffield. CONST
  • 01Sep94 UK: BOWEY EXPANDS - RAWLINGS HOMES ACQUIRED.

    Newcastle building group Bowey has bought house builder Rawlings Homes from Goode Durrant for £2.75 million in its first expansion outside the North-East. Rawlings builds in the North-West, North Wales and Yorkshire. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: BROWN AND ROOT TO BUILD SURREY HQ.

    Brown and Root looks set to build its £20 million-plus headquarters at Leatherhead, Surrey, after signing an agreement to buy a former National Power research and development site in the area.Outline plans are expected to be submitted to the council soon. These would involve demolishing the old National Power buildings and replacing them with more than 20,000 sq m of high-spec office space.The Leatherhead site covers more than 20 ha, but it is understood much of this lies in greenbelt la
  • 01Sep94 UK: BROWN AND ROOT TO BUILD SURREY HQ.

  • 01Sep94 UK: BUCKNALL VIEW - ANNUAL REPORT.

    The fragmented adversarial attitudes that dissatisfy customers and give a bad industry image are being swept away by leading players who are breaking down many old barriers, says David Bucknall, chief executive of the Birmingham-based quantity surveyor Bucknall Group, in the firm's annual report. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CITYSITE - MODEST RECOVERY IS ON CARDS.

  • 01Sep94 UK: CLEANING UP BRITAIN'S COASTLINE - BALFOUR BEATTY CONTRACT.

  • 01Sep94 UK: CN FORUM TACKLES KEY CONSTRUCTION ISSUES.

    Sir George Young, the new financial secretary to the Treasury and former housing minister, is one of the key speakers at the Construction Business Forum, the series of half-day conferences later this month.Sir George will be joining top names from contractors, the professions and clients at the Forum, and will speak on the private finance initiative and the Government's view of construction's place in the wider national economy.The Construction Business Forum has been organised by Constructio
  • 01Sep94 UK: COLLEGES TO SPEND £400M ON BACKLOG OF REPAIRS.

    Universities and higher education colleges must spend up to £400 million in the next four years to tackle a huge maintenance backlog.A survey of former polytechnics and older universities in 1992, found a catalogue of repairs needing nearly £1 billion to put right.The most urgent repairs are due for completion next March. But a further £400 million is needed for lower priority work.The cash will be spent on electrical maintenance to meet health and safety legislation in the for
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  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - AIRDRIE, STRATHCLYDE.

    Job: Construction of a swimming pool behind retained stone facade.Completion: Work has started for completion in February, 1996.Contractor: GA Construction, 14 Woodside Terrace, Glasgow.Awarded by: Monklands District Council.Value: £2.9 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - AYRSHIRE, STRATHCLYDE - STEVENSON.

    Job: A design and build contract for a new Shoprite store.Contractor: Miller Construction.Awarded by: Shoprite.Value: £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BARNARD CASTLE, COUNTY DURHAM - THE GLAXO COMPLEX.

    Job: To build an Integrated Vials Module within an existing block.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction.Awarded by: Glaxo Operations (UK).Value: £1.8 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BARNDARD CASTLE, COUNTY DURHAM - HARMIRE ROAD.

    Job: Internal structural alterations to an existing building to form additional production facilities and service areas.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction, Ross Road, Stockton on Tees TS18 2NN.Awarded by: Glaxo Operations UK.Value: £2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BATHGATE, LOTHIAN.

    Job: Construction of 21 housing units for the elderly.Completion: Work has started for completion in May, 1995.Contractor: AB Hamilton Ltd, 1227, Cumbernauld Road, Glasgow.Awarded by: West Lothian District Council, Bathgate.Value: £620,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BEITH AND BARHILL, STRATHCLYDE.

    Job: Installation of central heating in 57 local authority houses in the two towns.Contractor: James Frew, Stevenston.Awarded by: Cunninghame District Council, Irvine.Value: £114,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM - WAVERLEY SCHOOL, HOBMOOR ROAD, SMALL HEATH.

    Job: To build a drama and fitness studio.Contractor: S Wernick and Sons, Brownhills, West Midlands.Awarded by: Birmingham City Council's Education Department.Value: £107,926. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM, SOHO.

    Job: To build a new timber-framed community hall with facing brick cladding and profiled colour-coated steel roof cladding together with on site car parking.Contractor: S Wernick and Sons, Brownhills, West Midlands.Awarded by: Birmingham City Council's Leisure Services Department.Value: £230,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - LAWLEY STREET.

    Job: Refurbishment works to a 14,000 sq m distribution warehouse.Completion: Work started for completion in March, 1995.Contractor: Miller Construction, Miller House, Corporation Street, Rugby, Warwickshire.Awarded by: National Freigh Carriers.Value: £3.75 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BISHOPBRIGGS, STRATHCLYDE - BISHOPBRIGGS SPORTS CENTRE.

    Job: The refurbishment of, and extensions to, the sports centre.Contractor: Tarmac Construction.Awarded by: Strathkelvin District Council.Value: £3.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BLACKBURN, LANCASHIRE - SHADSWORTH ESTATE.

    Job: The installation of insulation and work to the external fabric of 101 occupied homes.Contractor: Bramall Construction, Regent Road, Salford.Awarded by: Blackburn Borough Council.Value: £380,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE - CITY OF BRADFORD.

    Job: Roadworks involving realignment and reconstruction of estate roads, footways, footways with lighting, hard and soft landscaping, fencing and walling. Contract reference is 'Contract N/177 (Lot A)'.Contractor: Morrison Construction, Zenith House, Brunel Road, Wakefield.Awarded by: City of Bradford Metropolitan Council.Value: £1,622,638. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BURNLEY, LANCASHIRE - HOLLY HOUSE.

    Job: To adapt an existing aged persons accommodation to form 15 bed-sit units, 16 one person flats, and a manager's flat together with associated utility rooms.Completion: Work has just started and is due for completion in 40 weeks.Contractor: Bramall Construction, Regent Road, Salford.Awarded by: Bradford and Northern Housing Association.Value: £595,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BURY, LANCASHIRE - THE HUNTERS HILL ESTATE, AT UNSWORTH.

    Job: Refurbishment work to 48 'Orlit System' houses and improvements to 16 traditionally constructed homes.Completion: 12 months.Contractor: Bramall Construction, Regent Road, Salford.Awarded by: Bury Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £590,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CARDIFF, SOUTH GLAMORGAN - EMPIRE HOUSE.

    Job: To refurbish the ground floor reception, stairs and 4th floor.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction, South Wales Regional Office, Swansea.Awarded by: British Telecom.Value: £2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - COUNTY DURHAM - DARLINGTON - MILLER CONSTRUCTION.

    Job: To build a single storey steel framed supermarket featuring brick and stone cladding with a metal roof.Completion: Work has just started and is due for completion in April 1995.Contractor: Miller Construction.Awarded by: Safeway Stores.Value: £5.7 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CWMBRAN, GWENT - LUCAS GIRLING WORKS.

    Job: Total refurbishment of the washroom facilities.Contractor: Willis Systems, Cardiff.Awarded by: Lucas Girling.Value: £100,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - DARTMOUTH, DEVON - TOWNSTAL.

    Job: A refurbishment and rebuilding contract.Contractor: Midas Homes, Newton Abbot.Awarded by: South Hams District Council.Value: £6 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - DARTMOUTH, DEVON.

    Job: A social housing project consisting of 42 new homes.Contractor: Midas Homes, Newton Abbot.Awarded by: The Guinness Trust.Value: £1.9 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - DEWSBURY, WEST YORKSHIRE - LEEDS ROAD - WILMOTT DIXON.

    Job: Construction of a 30 unit mixed housing development with associated infrastructure.Contractor: Wilmott Dixon, Spurn Point, Linthwaite, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD7 5RE.Awarded by: North British Housing Association.Value: £1.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - DUMBARTON, LANARK CENTRAL, RENFREW AND GLASGOW NORTH.

    Job: Annual Contracts 1994/95 for weed control (roads and hard landscape).Contractor: Complete Weed Control (Scotland), Lochwinnoch.Awarded by: Strathclyde Regional Council, India Street, Glasgow.Value: £197,623. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - EAST CLEVELAND - HUNGER HILL, GRINKLE, BROTTON AND EASINGTON.

    Job: The construction of two service reservoirs, three pumping stations and associated enabling works.Contractor: Clugston Construction, South Humberside.Awarded by: Northumbrian Water.Value: £2.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - EAST KILBRIDE, STRATHCLYDE - CALDER PARK ZOO.

    Job: New glass house and zoo accommodation.Completion: Work has started for completion in December, 1994.Contractor: AB Hamilton, 1227, Cumbernauld Road, Glasgow.Awarded by: East Kilbride District Council.Value: £400,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - FALMOUTH, CORNWALL.

    Job: The expansion of a factory.Completion: Work has started with completion scheduled for March 1995.Contractor: E Thomas Construction, Truro.Awarded by: Watson Marlow.Value: £620,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - FLEETWOOD, LANCASHIRE - POULTON ROAD.

    Job: The construction of a single-storey food store and associated car parking.Completion: Work has started in for completion in November.Contractor: John Sisk, York House, 1 St Andrews Court, St Andrews Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire.Awarded by: Aldi Food Stores.Value: £950,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GATESHEAD, TYNE AND WEAR - NEWMAN TERRACE.

    Job: Construction of a 26 unit housing development.Completion: Start of site on August 22, 1994, for completion in about one year.Contractor: Hall and Tawse North East, Delta Park, Swalwell, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE16 3BB.Awarded by: The Three Rivers Housing Association.Value: £1,150,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRAHTCLYDE - GLASGOW SOUTH.

    Job: Carriageway retreads.Contractor: Roads Direct.Awarded by: Strathclyde Regional Council, India Street, Glasgow.Value: £225,992. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - BULLEUCH STREET.

    Job: Design and construct 116 student bed spaces in 4/5 storey block.Completion: Work starts October 1994, for completion in September, 1995.Contractor: GA Construction, 14 Woodside Terrace, Glasgow.Awarded by: Glasgow School of Art.Value: £1.6 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - NEWLANDS.

    Job: Construction of a petrol filling station.Completion: Work has started, for completion in October, 1994.Contractor: GA Construction, 14 Woodside Terrace, Glasgow.Awarded by: Safeway.Value: £638,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - WITHIN REGIONAL COUNCIL AREA.

    Job: Supply of road lighting columns and brackets.Contractor: McCreath Taylor, Glasgow.Awarded by: Strathclyde Regional Council, India Street, Glasgow.Value: £205,719. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - WITHIN REGIONAL COUNCIL AREA.

    Job: Supply of road lighting columns and brackets.Contractor: John McLeans, Cumbernauld.Awarded by: Strathclyde Regional Council, India Street, Glasgow.Value: £380,895. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GRAMPIAN - ABERDEEN.

    Job: To build a housing development of 36 single person flats.Contractor: Span Construction Scotland, Aberdeen.Awarded by: Langstane Housing Association.Value: £850,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GRAMPIAN - PORTLETHEN.

    Job: To build a 5,000 sq m warehouse and storage area.Contractor: Span Construction Scotland, Aberdeen.Awarded by: Cooper Oil Tools.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GREENOCK, STRATHCLYDE - BRACHLESTON STREET.

    Job: Modernisation of two tenement closes.Completion: Work has started for completion in April, 1995.Contractor: AB Hamilton, 1227 Cumbernauld Road, Glasgow.Awarded by: Victoria Housing Association, 9, Duft Street, Glasgow.Value: £430,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GREENOCK, STRATHCLYDE - MCLEAN MUSEUM.

    Job: Refurbishment of museum.Completion: Work has started for completion February, 1995.Contractor: AB Hamilton, 1227 Cumbernauld Road, Glasgow.Awarded by: Inverclyde Regional Council, Greenock.Value: £225,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GRIMSBY, HUMBERSIDE - RAILTRACK.

    Job: The construction of an underbridge (No 263B).Contractor: Dew Group, Building and Civil Engineering Contractors, Oldham.Awarded by: Railtrack Major Projects, York.Value: £1.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GRIMSBY, HUMBERSIDE - SHEPHERD ENGINEERING SERVICES.

    Job: Heating, ventilation and air-conditioning work. Reference MPA/Mechanical.Contractor: Shepherd Engineering Services, Mill Mount Lodge, York.Awarded by: Great Grimsby Borough Council.Value: £611,618 estimated. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HADDINGTON, LOTHIAN.

    Job: Construction of a staditional-style primary school.Completion: Work has started for completion July, 1995.Contractor: GA Construction, 14 Woodside Terrace, Glasgow.Awarded by: Lothian Regional Council, Edinburgh.Value: 1.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HEATHROW, MIDDLESEX - HEATHROW AIRPORT.

    Job: The reconstruction of existing taxiway areas and the construction of new taxiways adjacent to Runway 23/05 on the eastern side of the airport, with all associated drainage and electrical work.Completion: Work has started for completion at the end of November 1994.Contractor: Costain Building and Civil Engineering.Awarded by: Heathrow Airport.Value: £3.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HEATHROW, MIDDLESEX - HEATHROW AIRPORT.

  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HEREFORD - IN THE WHITECROSS AREA OF THE CITY.

  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HEREFORD - IN THE WHITECROSS AREA OF THE CITY.

    Job: The construction of 500 m of 600 mm dia sewer to upgrade the existing system.Completion: Work has started for completion by the end of November.Contractor: Droitwich Construction, Unit C, Navigation Road, Trow Way, Diglis Estate, Worcester.Awarded by: Hereford City Council.Value: £163,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - IPSWICH, SUFFOLK - ALTON WATER TREATMENT WORKS.

    Job: To erect two steel framed buildings over the existing water treatment plant.Contractor: Morrison Biggs Wall, Dedham.Awarded by: Anglian Water.Value: £200,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - IRVINE, STRATHCLYDE - LEVEN PLACE3.

    Job: Window replacement in 115 local authority houses.Contractor: District Council's Works Department, Irvine.Awarded by: Cunningham District Council, Irvine.Value: £227,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - IRVINE, STRATHCLYDE.

    Job: Construction of new premises for greenkeepers.Completion: Work has started for completion November, 1994.Contractor: AB Hamilton, 1227 Cumbernauld Road, Glasgow.Awarded by: Glasgow Gailes Golf Club.Value: £110,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - JOB - THE CONSTRUCTION OF LEMONROYD LOCK.

    Contractor: Dew Group, Building and Civil Engineering Contractors, Oldham.Awarded by: British Coal Opencast.Value: £2.7 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - LEEDS CITY CENTRE LOOP.

    Job: The third phase of the City Centre Loop which involves the continuation of the Loop from Merrion Street to New York Road with a major revision of the New York Road, A58 (M), North Street junction.Contractor: Tarmac Regional Civil Engineering.Awarded by: Leeds City Council.Value: £3.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LEICESTER - ON THE M1/M6/M69 TRIANGLE NEAR LEICESTER.

    Job: To upgrade cabling for the National Motorway Communication System.Completion: Work starts this month and lasts for 19 weeks.Contractor: Fitzpatrick Contractors.Awarded by: Highways Agency.Value: £2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE - THE ROYAL LIVERPOOL CHILDRENS HOSPITAL, ALDER HEY.

    Job: The alteration and extension to the hospital comprising the demolition and modification of an existing building and the construction of a new two storey building to provide an education centre and extension to the intensive care unit.Completion: Work is under way and completion is due in August 1995.Contractor: Moss Construction Northern.Awarded by: Royal Liverpool Childrens NHS Trust.Value: £2.4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LLANELLI, DYFED.

    Job: To provide 1,400 sq m of various paved surfaces.Contractor: Thyssen Construction, Thyssen House, Bynea, Llanelli.Awarded by: Llanelli Borough Council.Value: £766,464. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LLANELLI, DYFED.

    Job: To provide 1,500 sq m of various paved surfaces.Contractor: Thyssen Construction, Thyssen House, Bynea, Llanelli.Awarded by: Llanelli Borough Council.Value: £532,616.
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LLANELLI, DYFED.

  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LLANELLI, DYFED.

    Job: To provide 1,200 sq m of paved surfaces.Contractor: Mowlem South Wales, Temple Works Furnace, Llanelli.Awarded by: Llanelli Borough Council.Value: £362,875.
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - 54 BAKER STREET - NICO CONSTRUCTION.

    Job: A design and build refurbishment contract including the installation of new mechanical and electrical services, all associated finishes and a new reception area.Completion: Work is under way and is due for completion in October.Contractor: Nico Construction (Europe), Drayton Park, London.Awarded by: Imry Holdings.Value: £1 million.
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - CLAPHAM - LOVELL CONSTRUCTION.

    Job: The refurbishment of Clapham North station.Contractor: Lovell Construction.Awarded by: London Underground.Value: £2.37 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - PERIVALE - STOCKDOVE WAY,.

    Job: A design and build contract for an activity centre and two 7-bed houses.Contractor: Lovell Construction.Awarded by: Notting Hill Housing Trust and Ealing Consortium.Value: £859,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - UXBRIDGE - TILBURY DOUGLAS CONSTRUCTION.

    Job: To design and build a retail unit.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction, Chiswick.Awarded by: Davies Street Properties.Value: £1.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - WEST DRAYTON - THE DEFENCE RESEARCH AGENCY.

    Job: Demolitions, alterations and refurbishment.Contractor: Lovell Construction.Awarded by: Defence Research Agency.Value: £1.22 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LOUGHBOROUGH, LEICESTERSHIRE - FAIRFIELD SCHOOL, LEICESTER ROAD.

    Job: The construction of a single-storey teaching block.Completion: Work started for completion on May 5, 1995.Contractor: Hall and Tawse Eastern, 28-38 Scotland Road, Market Harborough, Leicestershire.Awarded by: Loughborough Endowed Schools.Value: £486,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MANCHESTER - OPENSHAW.

    Job: To design and build production units.Contractor: Dew Group, Building and Civil Engineering Contractors, Oldham.Awarded by: Manchester Ship Canal Developments.Value: £2.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MANCHESTER - THIRD AVENUE, TRAFFORD PARK.

    Job: Structural repairs, refurbishments and modernisation works to former retail and offices building to form business units to be known as Cooper House.Completion: Work due for completion in January, 1995.Contractor: Allen Building, Holly Street, New Springs, Wigan, Lancashire WN2 1DL.Awarded by: Trafford Park Development Corporation.Value: £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MARKET DRAYTON, SHROPSHIRE - HINSTOCK.

    Job: The provision of a rotating biological contractor unit with reed beds and associated pipework.Completion: Work has started for completion in January, 1995.Contractor: George Law, Mill Street, Kidderminster, Hereford and Worcester.Awarded by: Severn Trent Water.Value: £271,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MILNGAVIE, STRATHCLYDE - CLAREMOUNT GARDENS.

    Job: Refurbishment of local authority housing.Completion: Work has started for completion August, 1995.Contractor: Central Building, Central House, Whitefield Road, Glasgow.Awarded by: Bearsden and Milnhavie District Council.Value: £505,206. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MODBURY, DEVON.

    Job: A social housing project to build 12 new homes.Contractor: Midas Homes, Newton Abbot.Awarded by: Devon and Cornwall Housing Association.Value: £345,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MORECAMBE, LANCASHIRE - KINGSWAY PRIMARY SCHOOL, KINGSWAY.

    Job: The construction of a single-storey primary school with 10 classrooms, playing fields and external works.Completion: Work has started for completion April, 1995.Contractor: Mowlem Northern, Eccles New Road, Salford, Greater Manchester.Awarded by: Lancashire County Council.Value: £1.13 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEAR BUDE, CORNWALL - HOLSWORTHY.

    Job: Construction of a new factory.Contractor: EBC Construction.Awarded by: B and S Screw Machine Services.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE UNDER LYME, STAFFORDSHIRE - 60-62 HIGH STREET.

    Job: A design and build contract for refurbishment works to a retail store.Completion: Work started for completion in late October.Contractor: Hall and Tawse Eastern, 522 Derby Road, Lenton, Nottingham.Awarded by: Boots the Chemist.Value: £289,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - JESMOND ROAD.

    Job: Refurbishment of residential suite and conference facilities.Contractor: Ballast Nedam, PO Box 112, The Moat, Belasis Hall Technology Park, Billingham, Cleveland TS23 4YU.Awarded by: The Imperial Hotel.Value: £1.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NOTTINGHAM - CITY CENTRE.

    Job: Structural steel framework sub-contract for a multi-storey carpark and office development.Contractor: Composite Structures, Eastleigh, Hampshire.Awarded by: Simons Construction, Monks Road, Lincoln LN3 4NU.Value: £1.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NOTTINGHAM - CITY COUNCIL AREA.

    Job: Repairs, refrubishments and upgrading works to up to 100 council owned houses, phase two, including installation of double glazed, PVC-U windows, redesigning of the bathrooms and kitchens, rewiring and the installation of central heating systems. Contractor: John EB Wheatley, 3 Diamond Avenue, Kirkby in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire NG17 7GN.Awarded by: Nottingham City Council's Housing Committee.Value: £1,112,772. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NOTTINGHAM - THE CENTRE OF NOTTINGHAM.

    Job: To build a new multi-storey car park and three-storey office.Contractor: Composite Structures, Eastleigh.Awarded by: Simons Construction.Value: £1.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - OLDHAM, GREATER MANCHESTER - MARKET PLACE.

    Job: Construction of council offices accommodation.Contractor: John Sisk, 2 Salford University Business Park, Frederick Road, Manchester M6 6AJ.Awarded by: Manchester Borough Council.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - PAR, CORNWALL - HARBOUR ROAD.

    Job: A flood defence improvement scheme involving the construction of a new pumping station and outfall.Completion: Work started in July 1994 and is due to be completed in about 30 weeks.Contractor: National Rivers Authority's in-house workforce.Awarded by: National Rivers Authority.Value: £270,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - PLYMOUTH, DEVON - MOUNT GOULD HOSPITAL.

    Job: A scheme to provide homes.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction, Newton Abbot.Awarded by: Plymouth Community Services NHS Trust.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - PLYMOUTH, DEVON.

    Job: To design and build a unit to provide three daycase operating theatres.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction, Newton Abbot.Awarded by: Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust.Value: £1.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - PORT TALBOT, WEST GLAMORGAN - BAGLAN INDUSTRIAL ESTATE.

    Job: To design and build a warehouse extension.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction, South Wales Regional Office, Swansea.Awarded by: Envases (UK).Value: £400,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - REDCAR, CLEVELAND - SALTBURN BY THE SEA - BIRSE CONSTRUCTION.

    Job: Water pumping station including in-tunnel storm water storage tanks, associated shafts and about 2.5 km of main.Completion: Contract due for completion in September, 1995.Contractor: Birse Construction, Unit 33B, Cadcam Centre, Middlesborough TS2 1RJ.Awarded by: Northumbrian Water.Value: £4,250,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - REDDITCH, HEREFORD AND WORCESTER - WATER RECLAMATION WORKS, NEAR STUDLEY.

    Job: An inlet works modification scheme comprising the construction of an inlet channel, chambers, storm pipe, and alterations to storm tanks.Contractor: Galliford Midlands, Wolvey, near Hinckley, Leicestershire.Awarded by: Severn Trent Water.Value: £250,795. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - RICHMOND, NORTH YORKSHIRE - BEACH HEAD AND YPRES BARRACKS, CATTERICK GARRISON.

    Job: Internal alterations and modernisation works to provost buildings.Completion: Work started for completion Summer, 1995.Contractor: Balfour Beatty Construction, Welsley Drive, Benton Suare Industrial Estate, Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 9UN.Awarded by: Ministry of Defence.Value: £2.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STIRLING, CENTRAL - CASTLE BUSINESS PARK.

    Job: Design and construct three office blocks.Completion: Work has started for completion July 1995.Contractor: GA Construction, 14 Woodside Terrace, Glasgow.Awarded by: Central Regional Council, Stirling.Value: £5.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STOCKPORT, GREATER MANCHESTER - OFFERTON FLATS.

    Job: Refurbishment works to 120 flats.Completion: Start and finish dates to be arranged.Contractor: G and J Seddon Coronation Buildings, Little Hulton, Worsley, Manchester M6 6AJ.Awarded by: North Cheshire Housing Association.Value: £1.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STOKE ON TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE - FENTON INDUSTRIAL PARK.

    Job: To design and build 5 production units together with car parking zones.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction.Awarded by: English Partnership.Value: £1.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STRATHCLYDE - AYR NORTH, AYR SOUTH, LANARK NORTH AND LANARK WEST.

    Job: Annual Contracts 1994/95 for weed control (roads and hard landscape).Contractor: Mitchell and Struthers, Kilmarnock.Awarded by: Strathclyde regional Council, India Street, Glasgow.Value: £252,892. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STRATHCLYDE - CASTLEMILK - TARMAC CONSTRUCTION.

    Job: To refurbish a total of 37 flats.Contractor: Tarmac Construction's Contract Housing Division.Awarded by: Northview Housing Association.Value: £1.6 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STRATHCLYDE - WAREHOUSE.

    Job: To build a warehouse with mezzanine floor.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction.Awarded by: BOC.Value: £1.4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SUNDERLAND, TYNE AND WEAR - DOXFORD INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS PARK.

    Job: The electrical and mechanical services for the Phase III office building currently under construction and measuring more than 13,000 sq m.Contractor: N G Bailey and Co, Middlesbrough.Awarded by: Bowmer and Kirkland, Northern Region.Value: Over £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SUNDERLAND, TYNE AND WEAR - RAINTON BRIDGE INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, HOUGHTON LE SPRING.

    Job: Construction of a 5,000 sq m extension to a factory to form an additional manufacturing area.Completion: Contract due for completion in January, 1995.Contractor: Balfour Beatty Construction, Welsley Drive, Benton Suare Industrial Estate, Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 9UN.Awarded by: Sunderland City Council.Value: £1.75 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SWANAGE, DORSET.

    Job: To build a Lo-Cost store.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction, Bournemouth.Awarded by: Safeway.Value: £900,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - TOTNES, DEVON.

    Job: A social housing project of 36 new homes.Contractor: Midas Homes, Newton Abbot.Awarded by: Westcountry Housing Association.Value: £1.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WAKEFIELD, YORKSHIRE - KINSLEY ENTERPRISE ZONE.

    Job: A design and build contract for the construction of 18 small industrial units.Completion: Work started for completion on December 16, 1994.Contractor: Hall and Tawse Eastern, 522 Derby Road, Lenton, Nottingham.Awarded by: Connaught Construction.Value: £709,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WALSALL, WEST MIDLANDS - BLACKBROOK.

    Job: The construction of 800 m of foul water sewer up to 1500 mm dia.Contractor: Droitwich Construction, Unit C, Navigation Road, Trow Way, Diglis Estate, Worcester.Awarded by: Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £1.03 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WETHERBY, WEST YORKSHIRE - BOSTON SPA.

    Job: Book storage warehouse with associated siteworks, access and carpark.Completion: Work due to begin for completion in May, 1995.Contractor: Ballast Nedam Construction, Richardson Drive, Grangefield Industrial Estate, Leeds LS28 6SB.Awarded by: British Library.Value: £2.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WIGAN, LANCASHIRE - MANION HOUSE.

    Job: A repairs and refurbishment contract to a 13 storey tower block comprising 103 flats.Contractor: Bramall Construction, Regent Road, Salford.Awarded by: Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WIGAN, LANCASHIRE - ORMSKIRK ROAD.

    Job: The construction of a single-storey food store and associated car parking.Completion: Work has started in for completion in November.Contractor: John Sisk, York House, 1 St Andrews Court, St Andrews Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire.Awarded by: Aldi Food Stores.Value: £800,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WREXHAM, CLWYD - HOPE STREET.

    Job: Alteration works to former bank premises to form a building society branch.Contractor: William Sapcote, 87 Camden Street, Birmingham.Awarded by: Halifax Building Society.Value: £560,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: COST TO ADD 9PC TO BUILDING PRICES.

    Builders in the North-West may be forced to raise prices by 9 per cent during the next 18 months because of rising labour and materials costs, according to a survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CROYDON COMPLEX - LAING.

    Laing has won a £7.3 million design and construct contract to build a cinema, restaurant, bingo hall and entertainment complex in Croydon, Surrey. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: CROYDON COMPLEX - LAING.

  • 01Sep94 UK: DECISION DUE FOR SHEFFIELD SELL-OFF.

    Sheffield councillors will this month decide whether to go ahead with the first sale of a council's building design and engineering department to a private sector/council joint venture company.The potential joint venture partners already shortlisted are Babtie, Brown and Root, Carl Bro, Mott McDonald, Parkman and Pell Frischmann.The 550-strong Sheffield design and building services department (DBS) includes architects, surveyors, structural and highway engineers, mechanical and electrical eng
  • 01Sep94 UK: DIGGER TRACKED - KUBOTA.

    A £10,000 Kubota mini-digger stolen from a site in Romford, Essex, was found in a nearby barn only a few hours later by police who traced it through the AA's electronic Tracker system. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: DOT AND CONTRACTORS SUE M11 PROTESTERS.

    The Department of Transport and three contractors are suing at least seven protesters involved in the campaign against the M11 link road in east London.Norwest Holst, J Murphy and Sons, Christiani and Nielsen and the DoT are seeking orders preventing them from trespassing or interfering with machinery, plus aggravated damages in writs issued in the High Court in London last Friday.An M11 campaign spokesman said this was the first time the DoT had taken High Court action against them.But the l
  • 01Sep94 UK: DUCT MASTER NOW UP TO 1 M DIA - NUAIRE.

    NuAire's Duct Master axial flow extractor fan is now available in sizes up to 1 m diameter.The company says that it can now supply a fan for all applications, right up to the largest industrial extract system.NuAire, Tel: 0222 885911. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: DUMMY RUN - TUNNEL RESCUE.

    Fire brigade and ambulance teams stage a mock rescue of two construction workers trapped in a tunnel at the Bovis site in Heathrow. The practice run was to test safety procedures at the £35 million project. Dummies were used to simulate workers entombed in the tunnel and the emergency services were lowered down the 18 m deep access shaft in a special cage. Project manager Stewart McMoneagle said: 'This is a complicated tunnelling operation and we wanted to test our own and our tunnelling
  • 01Sep94 UK: DUMPER GETS RAIL WHEELS FOR REPAIR DEALS.

  • 01Sep94 UK: ENGINEERING BOOST - SECOND QUARTER SALES.

    Total sales by British engineering companies rose by 12 per cent in the second quarter of this year, compared with the same quarter in 1993, new government statistics showed this week. June sales were worth £7.3 billion, compared with £6.8 billion in May. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: FACTORIES START BUILDING AGAIN.

  • 01Sep94 UK: FAIRVIEW HOUSING - NORWOOD GREEN, MIDDLESEX.

    Fairview New Homes is about to start work on a £7.8 million housing development at Norwood Green in Middlesex.
  • 01Sep94 UK: FEE PLAN ATTACKED - PLANNING REGULATIONS.

    The Royal Town Planning Institute has condemned government plans to allow councils to set their own fees for planning applications. The institute estimated this would see a 25 per cent increase, falling mainly on owner occupiers and small businesses. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: FILTER FLOOR FOR WATER TREATMENT PLANTS - BCM CONTRACTS.

    BCM Contracts has developed an easily installed monolithic filter floor which is said to be suitable for use in potable water treatment plants. The filter floors are made of glass reinforced cement and have precision-moulded filter nozzles to ensure trouble free filtration.BCM Contracts, Tel: 0584 811168. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: FINISHING TOUCHES - BINNIE AND PARTNERS, COLESHILL SLUDGE INCINERATOR PLANT.

    A worker brings Britain's biggest sludge incineration plant at Coleshill in the West Midlands a step nearer completion. Pre-commissioning trials on the 40,000 dry tonnes/year, two stream plant should start in the autumn. The plant should be fully operational by the first quarter of 1995. Binnie and Partners is responsible for the engineering and project management control on the £24 million turnkey project. Main contractor is GWP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: FOINAVEN SPIN-OFF - BP, KVAERNER PALADON.

    BP's development of the Foinaven field west of Shetland has produced a £7.5 million contract for Northamptonshire-based Kvaerner Paladon. The work is for an oil, gas and water separation plant which will handle 75,000 barrels of oil per day. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: FORECAST SHOWS THIS YEAR'S EURO-RECESSION FIGHTERS.

    Britain, Germany and Denmark are leading the European construction industry out of recession this year, according to a major new forecast published this week.The report uses the Building Materials Producers forecast of 1.9 per cent growth in UK construction output for 1994. Separate predictions from research institutes in Germany and Denmark put growth in these countries at 4.2 per cent and 5.4 per cent respectively.But a report by Construction Information Network (CINET) predicts the rest of
  • 01Sep94 UK: FREE SCHOOL TV - CABLE TV LINKS.

    The Cable Television Association expects its members to agree a plan this autumn to link schools to cables free of charge. The cost is some £5,000 a school. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: FRENCH GIANT IN IRISH GAS COUP - GTM ENTREPROSE. [CORRECTED]

  • 01Sep94 UK: GNVQ LURE LAUNCHED IN SCHOOLS - ATTRACTING SCHOOL LEAVERS TO CONSTRUCTION.

    Construction's most ambitious attempt to attract secondary school students is launched this month, as the general national vocational qualification (GNVQ) is unveiled.This government scheme has been piloted successfully in 40 schools during the past year, and can now be taught in any school.It is seen as a way of overcoming the industry's poor image among pupils, their parents and teachers.Roger Elford, training director of the Building Employers Confederation, said: 'The GNVQ potentially has
  • 01Sep94 UK: GRAHAM SHOWS FIRST RESULTS - GRAHAM GROUP.

    Graham Group, the builders' merchant floated off from parent company BTR last March, has unveiled its first interim results, showing a 25 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to £9.1 million for the half ending June.Chairman Gordon Yardley said the recovery in the housing market in the first half of 1994 was fragile and led by new house building. But despite competitive pressure, the firm had sustained its gross margins.Graham raised its first half sales by 11 per cent to £203.3 million
  • 01Sep94 UK: HIGH WIRING - LAING IN NEWPORT.

    These high flying workers from Laing Engineering are close to completing the refurbishment of a historic bridge over the River Usk in Newport, Gwent. The Grade II listed transporter bridge, built early this century, carried goods and people over the Usk in a gondola suspended at the level of the river banks. The bridge was made redundant by Newport's road bridges, but Laing's contract will bring the bridge back into full working order. The contract, which began in October last year, includes
  • 01Sep94 UK: HOLST IN M2 GROUND STUDY.

    Norwest Holst will start ground investigation surveys alongside the M2 in Kent within the next few weeks, bringing the proposed £170 million widening project between junctions one and four a step nearer.The scheme, which involves a 15 km stretch around the Medway towns, was given priority one status in the April roads review, which means it is supposed to go ahead as soon as possible.Maunsell is consulting engineer for the project, which so far does not figure in the Government's design,
  • 01Sep94 UK: HOSPITAL EXTENSION - HIGGS AND HILL, HOW ENGINEERING.

    Higgs and Hill/How Engineering has a £9 million contract for a two-storey extension to the District General Hospital in Stafford. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: HOUSING RALLY AIDS MARLEY.

    The dramatic impact of last spring's housing upturn on the building materials industry emerged last week when Marley kicked off the interim results with a 35 per cent rise in first half operating profits to £23.5 million.A surge in demand from house builders has helped Marley drive up sales of its Thermalite aerated concrete blocks by 20 per cent.The upturn helped the company raise its UK profits by 50 per cent with marked improvements also from sales of plastic pipes for underground dra
  • 01Sep94 UK: IMPROVED TRANSITS HAVE SAFETY IN MIND.

    Ford has further improved the Transit van range for the 1995 model, which will be launched next month.The 2.5 litre diesel engines, which are available in normally aspirated 70 PS and 76 PS forms, and in turbocharged 85 PS and 100 PS ratings, have revised fuel injection and exhaust gas recirculation systems for reduced emissions.All variants, plus the new 115 PS twin-cam 2.0 litre petrol engine, have extended service intervals, now up to 10,000 miles, which cut maintenance costs.The interior
  • 01Sep94 UK: INDUSTRIAL PAINT IS SLIP-RESISTANT - BTM SOMERFORD.

    Easymark is a hard-wearing industrial floor paint from BTM Somerford, available in red, green or grey. The paint provides a smooth, semi-gloss, slip-resistant finish to prevent the accumulation of dust on concrete, stone or tiled surfaces.BTM Somerford, Tel: 0761 414824. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: INSULATED DAMP PROOF COURSE - ROCKWOOL.

    Rockwool has launched an insulated damp proof course, called Rockclose, which is said to minimise cold bridges in masonry cavity wall constructions. Rockclose consists of a strip of glass tissue faced rock wool insulation bonded to a polyethylene damp proof course.Rockwool Tel: 0656 862621. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: INTEREST RISE COULD KILL HOUSING.

    The housing market revival has ground to a halt, and could be killed off if interest rates rise again, warns the House Builders Federation's market report for July.It follows calls from Bank of England governor Eddie George for higher interest rates to choke any renewed inflation.The HBF report contains contradictory signals about the market.The number of visits to sites by potential buyers fell sharply in July compared with June, as did the number of deposits put on new homes.And 83 per cent
  • 01Sep94 UK: JACKER'S JOURNAL - BAT BRICKS.

    Batman's Batmobile would, of course, be parked overnight in a Batgarage made out of Batbricks. And who, I hear you ask, makes Batbricks?The answer is Marshalls Clay Products. Bat Bricks - two words, unfortunately - are the company's latest wheeze to encourage real-life bats to roost in wall cavities and roof spaces.A Bat Brick is a brick with a longitudinal section removed, leaving a gap through which bats can fly. Marshalls says that Bat Bricks should be placed as close as possible to the ga
  • 01Sep94 UK: JACKERS' JOURNAL - BOTTLE HOUSES.

    The populous north of Namibia in southern Africa is short of trees but rich in beer bottles, since many householders seek a cash income by running 'cuca' shops which sell drink. The relative availabilities are now influencing the building materials market locally.Enterprising locals collect bottles from the cuca shops and roadsides to make traditional round homes.A row of beer bottles on their sides is covered in cement. Then more rows of bottles and cement are added. The only wood needed is
  • 01Sep94 UK: JACKER'S JOURNAL - BRICKLAYING RECORD ATTEMPT.

    My note last week about the BBC's Record Breakers series wanting to run an attempt on the world bricklaying record has brought an immediate response.Hull-based working apparel and safety gear company Arco is already in the throes of setting up just such a competition.Arco is holding a two-day exhibition of its wares at Doncaster Racecourse, and the centrepiece on September 21 will be an attempt on Tony Gregory's record of 747 bricks laid in an hour. Its event has the seal of approval from bot
  • 01Sep94 UK: JACKER'S JOURNAL - PANIC HARDWARE.

    Midlands ironmongery company Fred Duncombe has come up with a new emergency exit door, called Exidor, which meets existing and planned Euro standards. It has also come up with a new term to describe such items.The Exidor, says the company, is 'designed for all panic hardware applications'. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: JACKER'S JOURNAL - ROAD PLANS.

    The Government's scheme to use informal planning conferences for major road projects sounds an admirable exercise in openness.Objectors can make their views heard before the expensive and formal public inquiry process starts.This lets planners get an idea of which road options will attract protests, and if they are lucky, may give a consensus solution.But of course it would not do to let just anyone with an interest in a proposed new road turn up. Oh dear me, no. All kinds of green nutters/co
  • 01Sep94 UK: JOLIE DEE - NEW BRIDGE IN CLWYD.

    Norwest Holst/Kier and French firm Campenon Bernard start work next month on the £40 million Dee crossing in Clwyd, shown here as an artist's impression. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: JULY BANISHES THE BLUES - CONSTRUCTION WORKLOAD.

  • 01Sep94 UK: KIER'S JOB FAIR BONANZA.

    A civil engineering contractor which ran a jobs open day was inundated with inquiries from hundreds of staff from other firms looking for work.Kier Construction says it was overwhelmed by the level of response to the exercise, held at a hotel near Manchester airport last week.The jobs fair was the first to be organised by a major contractor for almost four years.Andy Holt, of Kier's marketing department, said the company, working in joint ventures, had recently won the M66 and Dee river cross
  • 01Sep94 UK: LINCWASTE BUY - HANOMAG LANDFILL COMPACTOR.

    Lincoln-based Lincwaste, a local authority waste disposal company which was taken over by its management, has taken delivery of a Hanomag CL290 landfill compactor from UK dealer Marubeni-Komatsu.The 29 tonne machine is fitted with a 4.2 cu m loader bucket and sheepsfoot type compactor wheels. It is powered by a 245 PS Hanomag diesel engine, and has automatic multi-disc self-locking differentials in both axles for four wheel drive. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: LUCKY 13 FOR JCB.

    Builders' merchant Sharpe and Fisher has invested £170,000 in 13 JCB 801.4 mini excavators for its branches throughout south and south-west England and south Wales. The machines have been painted in the company's green and yellow livery. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: MAKING A NEW CASE FOR THE DEFENCE - COASTAL EROSION.

  • 01Sep94 UK: MANCHESTER FLATS - £5M CONTRACT FOR MACBRYDE HOMES.

    MacBryde Homes is to build more than 100 flats in central Manchester in a project worth around £5 million.The development is within the Central Manchester Development Corporation's area at Slate Wharf, Castlefield. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: MCDERMOTT AND SCS TO TAKE PLUNGE.

    McDermott International and Stolt Comex Seaway (SCS) have announced that they will combine their subsea operations to bid for new work such as SCS's Troll Development and McDermott's Foinaven project - two of the largest subsea schemes ever undertaken.As part of the deal, McDermott will contribute Northern Ocean Services, which owns the DSV Norlift, equipped to lay both flexible and rigid flowlines, and the MSV Northern Explorer, equipped for trenching and burying equipment.SCS believes there
  • 01Sep94 UK: MEETINGS TO SPEED ROAD PLANS - NEW ROAD PLANNING PROCEDURES.

    A new system of informal conferences could cut the planning phase for roads by five years, transport minister John Watts said last week.The Government hopes these early meetings will help planners avoid controversies by hearing and resolving objections before the lengthy, formal public inquiry process starts.The public and interested parties are invited to discuss routes with an independent chair, appointed by the roads ministers.Pilot conferences were held last winter on two £25 million
  • 01Sep94 UK: MEPC PLANS CITY OFFICES.

    Property developer MEPC has unveiled plans for a £35 million office development in the City of London, opposite St Paul's Cathedral.The developer is seeking planning permission for two office buildings in the conservation area, which would mean demolishing a 1960s office block on the 0.8 ha site.Redevelopment of the site would involve building almost 30,000 sq m of space up to five storeys high near the centre of the City. If the scheme gets approval the work could go ahead on a speculat
  • 01Sep94 UK: MID-RANGE PAVER GETS SOUND-PROOFED.

    Paver specialist Blaw-Knox, which is a wholly-owned business of Clark Equipment, has made improvements to its BK-150 mid-range low profile paving machine.Powered by an air-cooled Deutz engine, the machine has been heavily soundproofed and features an improved heater ignition system. The conveyor system is also upgraded, now using solid conveyor bars.The OmniScreed 1, which is fitted to the BK-150, now includes extension heating as standard.The unit has a paving width from 2.44 m to 4.6 m, mak
  • 01Sep94 UK: MOSSEND FREIGHT - EUROCENTRAL RAIL TERMINAL GIVEN GO-AHEAD.

    The Lanarkshire Development Agency has been given the go-ahead by Scottish Enterprise to spend more than £5.6 million on developing the freight village at the Eurocentral rail terminal at Mossend, near Glasgow.Funding approval will allow the LDA to acquire the 38 ha site, prepare the land and build the infrastructure necessary to support the freight village.The LDA hopes to establish more than 929,000 sq m of industrial and distribution facilities at the terminal site. Some construction
  • 01Sep94 UK: MSF FEARS SAFETY THREAT AFTER PLATFORM WAGE CUTS.

    Workers' safety could be at risk on North Sea platforms owned by Amoco as wage cuts drive away experienced staff, says technical union MSF.The claim follows the takeover of staffing contracts for the platforms by Norwegian firm Kvaerner.But an Amoco spokesman said pay was a matter for Kvaerner, and that only seven of the 102 workers had left.He added: 'We have given the utmost priority to safety and we want to preserve continuity of employment. Our plans have been discussed with the Health an
  • 01Sep94 UK: N SEA WIND POWER - AMOCO GAS EXTRACTION.

    Amoco is planning the first wind-powered North Sea gas production platforms in the Davy and Bessemer fields, some 60 miles offshore.It expects the £200,000 project to cut diesel costs and helicopter visits when production starts in 1995. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: N SEA WIND POWER - AMOCO GAS EXTRACTION.

  • 01Sep94 UK: NEW RUNNERS IN TOLL ROAD RACE.

    Four new consortia have emerged in the race to build the UK's first shadow tolled roads.Taylor Woodrow is understood to have teamed up with Sir Robert McAlpine, Amey and a merchant bank in a consortium that also includes a civils consultant and traffic consultant.And Wimpey has joined forces with merchant bank Morgan Grenfell and consultant Babtie Group. Amec and Alfred McAlpine have joined up with Spanish contractor Dragados. And Mowlem has teamed up with French giant Dumez GTM and merchant
  • 01Sep94 UK: PACE PROJECTS - £40M BRITANNIC ASSURANCE HEADQUARTERS.

    We have been asked to point out that Pace Projects is project manager for the £40 million Britannic Assurance headquarters development in Bromsgrove, near Birmingham. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PIPE SALES UP.

    Total sales of British concrete pipes were up 11 per cent in the second quarter of this year, compared with the same period in 1993, according to the Concrete Pipe Association. Smaller pipes up to 600 mm diameter showed the greatest increase. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ABERDEEN, GRAMPIAN - WESTHILL, WESTHILL - LONDON AND CLYDESIDE PROPERTIES.

    Planning authority: Gordon.Job: Outline plans for mixed development.Value: £100 million.Client: London and Clydeside Properties.Agent: Liam Findlay Architects, Westhill House, Westhill, Skene, Grampian AB3 6UA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ABOYNE, GRAMPIAN - ABERDEEN ROAD, TARLAND - CHAP CONSTRUCTION.

    Planning authority: Kincardine and Deeside.Job: Detailed plans for detached bungalows/houses (16).Value: £800,000.Client: Chap Construction.Agent: Stewart Anderson, Monaltrie Avenue, Ballater, Grampian AB3 5RX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ALTON, HAMPSHIRE - FORMER ALTON GENERAL HOSPITAL, SITE - ANSTEY ROAD.

    Planning authority: East Hampshire.Job: Detailed plans for close-care flats (43).Value: £810,000.Client: Mary Rose Development.Agent: Radley House Partnership, Radley House, 8 St Cross Road, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 9HX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ANDOVER, HAMPSHIRE - PART ANDOVER AIRFIELD AND, MINISTRY OF DEFENCE LANE, MONXTON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Test Valley.Job: Outline plans for hotel and leisure facilities.Value: £4 million.Client: Trencherwood New Homes.Agent: Barton Willmore Partnership, 62 Margaret Street, London, W1N 7EJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - AYR, STRATHCLYDE - BARASSIE - MACTAGGART AND MICKEL.

    Planning authority: Kyle and Carrick.Job: Outline plans granted for housing development (66).Value: £2 million.Client: MacTaggart and Mickel.Agent: Duguid and Stevenson, 3 Woodside Terrace, Glasgow, Strathclyde G3 7UY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - AYR, STRATHCLYDE - MAINHOLM ROAD.

    Planning authority: Kyle and Carrick.Job: Outline plans granted for residential Value: £865,000.Client: Kyle and Carrick District.Agent: Kyle and Carrick District, Burns House, Burns Statue Square, Ayr, Strathclyde KA7 1UT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - AYR, STRATHCLYDE - THORNEYFLAT ROAD.

    Planning authority: Kyle and Carrick.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development.Value: £2,500,000.Client: Kyle and Carrick District.Agent: Kyle and Carrick District, Burns House, Burns Statue Square, Ayr, Strathclyde KA7 1UT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BISHOPS STORTFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE - FORMER THORLEY PL.

    Thorley Lane.Planning authority: East Hertfordshire.Job: Detailed plans for nursing home (7).Value: £1 million.Client: Launchscope.Agent: Roy Millard Associates, 36 Potter Street, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire CM23 3UL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BOLTON, GREATER MANCHESTER - HULTON STEELWORKS, ST. HELENS ROAD.

    Planning authority: Bolton.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £7 million.Client: Booths Industrial.Agent: DTZ Debenham Thorpe, 10 Colmore Row, Birmingham, West Midlands B3 2QD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BO'NESS, LOTHIAN - KINGLASS FARM.

    Planning authority: Falkirk.Job: Detailed plans for houses (29).Value: £1 million.Client: Walker Homes.Agent: Walker Homes, Royston Road, Dean Industrial Estate, Livingston, Lothian EH54 8AH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BOOTLE, MERSEYSIDE - ATLANTIC INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX, DUNNINGS BRIDGE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Sefton.Job: Outline plans granted for retail units/factory (3).Value: £5 million.Client: Walton Commercial Group.Agent: Percy Thomas Partnership, Alexandra Buildings, 28 Queen Street, Manchester, M2 5ZF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRACKNELL, BERKSHIRE - ADJ STABLE LODGE, WARFIELD ROAD AND PRIORY LANE.

    Planning authority: Bracknell Forest.Job: Outline plans granted for houses (32).Value: £1 million.Client: Village Homes.Agent: M C Scowen, 20 Oakley Road, Chinnor, Oxford, OX9 4HB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE - ALFORD WORKS, INGLEBY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Bradford.Job: Detailed plans for works (extension).Value: £800,000.Client: Northern Dished Ends.Agent: The Robinson Partnership, 52 Laisteridge Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1QT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - BRIMSHAM PARK, YATE.

    Planning authority: Northavon.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (40).Value: £1,400,000.Client: David Wilson Homes (Southern).Agent: David Wilson Homes (Southern), Amethyst House, The Quay, Hants Business Park, Chineham, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG24 0WH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - BRISTOL BUSINESS PARK, STOKE GIFFORD.

    Planning authority: Northavon.Job: Outline plans granted for mod offices (fitting out) (12).Value: £40 million.Client: Ministry of Defence.Agent: I E Symonds and Partners, 29-33 Princess Victoria Street Bristol BS8 4BX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - COLDHARBOUR LANE/FILTON LANE, STOKE GIFFORD.

    Planning authority: Northavon.Job: Approval of reserved matters for business park development (4).Value: £4,500,000.Client: Bristol and England Properties.Agent: Atkins Walters and Webster, 25 King Square, Bristol, Avon BS2 8JN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - GORES YARD, GREYFIELD ROAD, HIGH LITTLETON.

    Planning authority: Wansdyke.Job: Outline plans granted for housing (39).Value: £1,300,000.Client: Morvah Estates.Agent: APT Design, 6-8 Kenn Road, Clevedon, Avon BS21 6EL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BROMSGROVE, HEREFORD AND WORCESTER - SPADESBOURNE, MEARSE LANE, BARNT GREEN.

    Planning authority: Bromsgrove.Job: Detailed plans for luxury houses (21).Value: £1 million.Client: Cala Homes (Midlands).Agent: Mason Richards Partnership, 2a Tettenhall Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV1 4SG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BUCKINGHAM - TINGEWICK/GAWCOTT/LENB.

    Planning authority: Aylesbury Vale.Job: Detailed plans for bypass.Value: £8 million.Client: Buckinghamshire County Council.Agent: Buckinghamshire County Council, County Offices, Walton Street, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP20 1UY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CAERPHILLY, MID GLAMORGAN - CASTLE VIEW DEVELOPMENT, CWM FARM.

    Planning authority: Rhymney Valley.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (240).Value: £8,400,000.Client: Westbury Homes.Agent: Westbury Homes, 34-37 Lambourne Crescent, Cardiff Business Park, Llanishen, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF4 5GG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CALNE, WILTSHIRE - OFF LANSDOWN CRESCENT, DERRY HILL.

    Planning authority: North Wiltshire.Job: Detailed plans for houses/garages (29).Value: £1,150,000.Client: Earl Of Shelbourne.Client: Bryant Group.Agent: Bryant Group, Cranmore House, Cranmore Boulevard, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands B90 4SD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CAMBRIDGE - LOGANS WAY.

    Planning authority: Cambridge.Job: Detailed plans for flats (34).Value: £850,000.Client: Anchor Housing Association.Agent: Fry Drew Knight and Creamer, 168 St Johns Hill, Sevenoaks, Kent TN13 3PF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CANTERBURY, KENT - LYDDEN CIRCUIT, WOOTON.

    Planning authority: Dover.Job: Outline plans granted for racing track.Value: £50 million.Client: McLaren International.Client: Lydden Circuit.Agent: Terence O'Rourke, Everdene House, Wessex Fields, Deansleigh Road, Bournemouth, Dorset BH7 7DU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CARDIFF, SOUTH GLAMORGAN - FERRY ROAD RETAIL PARK.

    Planning authority: Cardiff.Job: Outline plans granted for retail/leisure park.Value: £50 million.Client: Cardiff Bay Development.Agent: Cardiff Bay Development, Baltic House, Mount Stewart Square, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF1 6DH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CHESTER, CHESHIRE - OLD PEARL LANE, VICARS CROSS.

    Planning authority: Chester.Job: Outline plans granted residential (97).Value: £700,000.Client: V Birkinshaw.Agent: Reynard Associates, Bulkeley Hall Lane, Bickerton, Malpas, Cheshire SY14 8BA.
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CHORLEY, LANCASHIRE - PRESTON ROAD, CHARNOCK RICHARD.

    Planning authority: Chorley.Job: Outline plans for industrial units/residential.Value: £2 million.Client: Sara Produce (Chanock Richard).Agent: Steven Abbott Associates, North Quarry Office, Scull House Lane, Appley Bridge, Wigan, Greater Manchester WN6 9DB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CHORLEY, LANCASHIRE - SAGAR HOUSE, ECCLESTON.

    Planning authority: Chorley.Job: Outline plans granted for offices (extension).Value: £1,400,000.Client: Northern Trust Company.Agent: Northern Trust Company, 61 St Thomas's Road, Chorley, Lancashire PR7 1JE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CLEVEDON, AVON - CLERICAL MEDICAL OFFICES, TICKENHAM ROAD.

    Planning authority: Woodspring.Job: Outline plans granted for offices (5).Value: £10 million.Client: Clerical Medical Investment.Agent: Charles Gregory Design, Rozel Lodge, 16 Clude Road, Redland, Bristol, Avon BS6 6RP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - COLCHESTER, ESSEX - AREA 11 (PART), HIGHWOODS.

    Planning authority: Colchester.Job: Detailed plans for houses (31).Value: £1,085,000.Client: Countryside Properties.Agent: Countryside Properties, Countryside House, Warley Hill Business Park, The Drive, Brentwood, Essex CM13 3AT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CRAWLEY, WEST SUSSEX - ORCHARD STREET - BERKELEY COMMERCIAL.

    Planning authority: Crawley.Job: Detailed plans for offices.Value: £1,100,000.Client: Berkeley Commercial.Agent: Berkeley Commercial, 10b Church Street, Weybridge, Surrey KT13 8DX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DARLINGTON, COUNTY DURHAM - TEESIDE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT.

    Planning authority: Darlington.Job: Detailed plans for airport (extension).Value: £7-800,000.Client: Teeside International Airport.Agent: Cleveland County Council, Civic Centre, Middlesbrough, Cleveland TS2 2HG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DARLINGTON, COUNTY DURHAM - WHESSOE WORKS, BRINKBURN ROAD.

    Planning authority: Darlington.Job: Detailed plans for residential (372).Value: £13 million.Client: Bellway (NE).Client: Ideal Homes Northern.Agent: Bellway (NE), Peel House, Main Street, Ponteland, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE20 9NN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 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
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - CENTURION WAY, BENTLEY.

    Planning authority: Doncaster.Job: Outline plans for retail development.Value: £2 million.Client: Thornfield Developments.Agent: J M Hunt, Hall Cottage, Old Skellow, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN6 8JR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - ROSSINGTON HALL, ROSSINGTON.

    Planning authority: Doncaster.Job: Outline plans for golf course/residential/business.Value: £200 million.Client: Rossington Hall Investments.Agent: Business Environments, Genesis Centre, Birchwood Science.Park, Birchwood, Warrington, Cheshire WA3 7SN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - THORNE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Doncaster.Job: Outline plans for retail.Value: £1 million.Client: Bayford and Company.Agent: David Lyons and Associates, Wakefield 41 Business Park, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF2 0XJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - WEST MOOR LINK ROAD, ARMTHORPE.

    Planning authority: Doncaster.Job: Outline plans granted for industrial development.Value: £5 million.Client: Pearsons Investment.Agent: Building Design (UK), 4 Rishworth Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 3BY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DORNOCH, HIGHLANDS - THE MEADOWS - HIGHFIELD GROUP.

    Planning authority: Sutherland.Job: Detailed plans for nursing home.Value: £1 million.Client: Highfield Group.Agent: Trevor Black Architects, 64 High Street, Invergordon, Highlands IV18 0DH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EAST GRINSTEAD, WEST SUSSEX - STILDON RESIDENTIAL HOUSE.

    London Road.Planning authority: Mid Sussex.Job: Detailed plans for nursing home (extension).Value: £1,500,000.Client: The Brendoncare Foundation.Agent: P J Molyneux, 3 Brackenway Road, Chandlersford, Winchester, Hampshire SO53 1JZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EDENBRIDGE, KENT - EDENBRIDGE FIRST SCHOOL, STATION ROAD.

    Planning authority: Sevenoaks.Job: Detailed plans for houses (80).Value: £2,800,000.Client: Moat Housing Association.Agent: Morgan Collins Partnership, St Julians, Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 0RX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - CURRIEHILL ROAD - WIMPEY HOMES HOLDINGS.

    Planning authority: Edinburgh.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £25 million.Client: Wimpey Homes Holdings.Agent: Wimpey Homes Holdings, Barnton Grove, Edinburgh, Lothian EH4 6BT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - SITE C1, EDINBURGH PARK.

    Planning authority: Edinburgh.Job: Detailed plans for office.Value: £700,000.Client: New Edinburgh.Agent: Building Design Partnership, 5 Blythswood Square, Glasgow, Strathclyde G2 4AD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EGHAM, SURREY - KINGSWOOD, COOPERS HILL LANE.

    Planning authority: Runnymede.Job: Detailed plans for student accommodation blocks (208).Value: £4 million.Client: Royal Holloway University of.Agent: Gerry Lytle Associates, The Fountain Head, Quarry Street, Guildford, Surrey GU1 3UA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ELY, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - THE TOWER HOSPITAL, ST JOHN ROAD.

    Planning authority: East Cambridgeshire.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (48).Value: £1,250,000.Client: Cambridge Housing Society.Client: Sanctuary Housing Association.Agent: RH Partnership, 94 Chesterton Road, Cambridge, CB4 1ER. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EXMOUTH, DEVON - BYSTOCK.

    Planning authority: East Devon.Job: Detailed plans for housing (164).Value: £5 million.Client: ECC Construction.Agent: ECC Construction, 14 High Cross Street, St. Austell, Cornwall PL25 4AN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - FELTHAM, HOUNSLOW - BROWELLS LANE, HANWORTH AIR PARK.

    Planning authority: Hounslow.Job: Outline plans for industrial development.Value: £8,500,000.Client: Salmon Developments.Agent: David Hollis and Associates, 31a Walton Road, Woking, Surrey GU21 5DL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - FOLKESTONE, KENT - WEST WOOD, LYMINGE.

    Planning authority: Shepway.Job: Outline plans for holiday complex - Oasis Village.Value: £80 million.Client: Rank Holidays and Hotels.Agent: Terence O'Rourke, Everdene House, Wessex Fields, Deansleigh Road, Bournemouth, Dorset BH7 7DU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - FORMER GARTCOSH STEELWORKS, MUIRHEAD.

    Planning authority: Strathkelvin.Job: Detailed plans for power plant.Value: £12 million.Client: EER (Scotland).Agent: Hickton Madeley and Partners, Ashley House, Euston Way, Telford, Shropshire TF3 4LT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - HELEN STREET, GOVAN - MUIR CONSTRUCTION.

    Planning authority: Glasgow.Job: Outline plans granted for commercial development.Value: £4 million.Client: Muir Construction.Agent: ADF Partnership, 15 Carlton Court, Glasgow, Strathclyde G5 9JP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLENROTHES, FIFE - QUEENSWAY - SAFEWAY FOOD STORES.

    Planning authority: Kirkcaldy.Job: Outline plans granted for retail store/petrol station.Value: £5 million.Client: Safeway Food Stores.Agent: W S Atkins, Claremont House, 20 North Claremont Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde G3 7LE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLOSSOP, DERBYSHIRE - BANK VALLEY PAPER MILL, SWALLOW HOUSE LANE, HAYFIELD.

    Planning authority: High Peak.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (26).Value: £1,700,000.Client: Northern Counties Housing.Agent: ADC Architects, Lock Keepers Cottage, 9 Century Street, Whitworth Street West, Manchester, M3 4LQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLOSSOP, DERBYSHIRE - BANK VALLEY PAPER MILL, SWALLOW HOUSE LANE, HAYFIELD.

  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLOUCESTER - BLACKFRIARS, SOUTHGATE, WESTGATE STREET, NORTHGATE ST, EASTGATE STREET.

    Planning authority: Gloucester.Job: Outline plans granted for shopping centre development (100).Value: £13 million.Client: Arrowcroft Group.Agent: Hillier Parker, 77 Grosvenor Street, London, W1A 2BT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GRIMSBY, HUMBERSIDE - SPORTS GROUND, KINGS ROAD, IMMINGHAM.

    Planning authority: Cleethorpes.Job: Outline plans for industrial/warehousing.Value: £2,500,000.Client: Hydro Agri (UK).Agent: Fuller Peiser, Willis House, Peel Street, Broomhill, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S10 2PS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HARLOW, ESSEX - BTWN OLD LONDON ROAD AND M11,(AREA H2 CHURCH LANGLEY).

    Planning authority: Harlow.Job: Approval of reserved matters for dwellings (56).Value: £1,840,000.Client: Croudace Construction.Agent: Croudace Construction, Croudace House, Godstone Road, Caterham, Surrey CR3 6XQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HARLOW, ESSEX - FORMER CNT SITE - SOUTH OF COLDHARBOUR ROAD.

    Planning authority: Harlow.Job: Outline plans for research and development building.Value: £9 million.Client: Smith Kline Beecham.Agent: Grimley J R Eve, 10 Stratton Street, London, W1X 5FD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HAVANT, HAMPSHIRE - BUS STATION, ELM LANE.

    Planning authority: Havant.Job: Outline plans for supermarket.Value: £900,000.Client: Janvier Properties.Agent: Michael Testler and Company, 35 North Audley Street, London, W1Y 1WG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HAVERFORDWEST, DYFED - BARN STREET.

    Planning authority: Preseli.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (36).Value: £1,100,000.Client: Pembrokeshire Housing.Agent: Pembroke Design, 16 Meyrick Street, Pembroke Dock, Dyfed SA72 6UT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HORSHAM, WEST SUSSEX - BROADBRIDGE HEATH SPORTS, CENTRE, BROADBRIDGE HEATH.

    Planning authority: Horsham.Job: Detailed plans for indoor bowls centre.Value: £1,300,000.Client: Horsham District Council.Agent: Roberts and Baker, 17 Blackhorse Way, Horsham, West Sussex RH12 1NT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HUDDERSFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE - GORDON TERRACE, LINTHWAITE.

    Planning authority: Kirklees.Job: Outline plans granted for houses (28).Value: £1 million.Client: DB Builders.Agent: Hallway Properties, 31 Binns Lane, Holmfirth, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD7 1BL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HULL, HUMBERSIDE - MORLEY STREET.

    Planning authority: Kingston-upon-Hull.Job: Detailed plans for combined heat and power station.Value: £5 million.Client: Cargill.Agent: Yorkshire Electricity Board, Wetherby Road, Scarcroft, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS14 3HS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HULL, HUMBERSIDE - OFF KESTEVEN WAY, KINGSWOOD.

    Planning authority: Kingston-upon-Hull.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £10 million.Client: Persimmon Homes (E Yorks).Agent: Barraton Design Studio, 68 Bentley Road, Bentley, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN5 9TA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HULL, HUMBERSIDE - PRINCESS STREET.

    Planning authority: Kingston-upon-Hull.Job: Outline plans for office block.Value: £1 million.Client: Gammond Evans Architects.Agent: Gammond Evans Architects, 8 Hull Business Centre, Guildhall Road, Hull, Humberside HU1 1HJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HULL, HUMBERSIDE - PRIORY YARD, PRIORY WAY.

    Planning authority: Kingston-upon-Hull.Job: Outline plans for business/industrial/storage.Value: £10 million.Client: Henry Boot Developments.Agent: Henry Boot Developments, Banner Cross Hall, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S11 9PD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HULL, HUMBERSIDE - SMITH AND NEPHEW PLAYING FIELDS, KENDAL WAY.

    Planning authority: Kingston-upon-Hull.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £1 million.Client: Edmond Homes.Agent: Edmond Homes, Ferndale Avenue, Willerby, Hull, Humberside HU10 6AG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - INVERNESS, HIGHLANDS - BUGHT PARK - INVERNESS SPORTS AND LEISURE.

    Planning authority: Inverness.Job: Detailed plans for leisure centre.Value: £6, 500,000.Client: Inverness Sports and Leisure.Agent: Faulkner Brown, Dobson House, Northumbrian Way, Killingworth, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE12 0QW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 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
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - IPSWICH, SUFFOLK - ADJ TANNERY, BEACONSFIELD ROAD.

    Planning authority: Ipswich.Job: Outline plans for flats (41).Value: £1,020,000.Client: Frogmore Estates.Agent: Frogmore Estates, 8 Manchester Square, London, W1A 2JZ.
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - IPSWICH, SUFFOLK - IPSWICH HOSPITAL, HEATH ROAD.

    Planning authority: Ipswich.Job: Detailed plans for hospital (extension).Value: £1 million.Client: Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust.Agent: Roughton Design, Cavendish House, 48 Bateman Street, Cambridge, CB2 1LR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - IPSWICH, SUFFOLK - WELCOME BREAK RESTAURANT SITE, COPDOCK MILL INTERCHANGE A45.

    Planning authority: Babergh.Job: Detailed plans for restaurant/warehouse.Value: £1,250,000.Client: Abbeygate Developments.Agent: Abbeygate Developments, Blackfriars House, 379 South Row, Witan Gate East, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK9 2PN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - KETTERING, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - MIDDLEFIELD FARM, CHURCH STREET, RINGSTEAD.

    Planning authority: East Northamptonshire.Job: Detailed plans for nursing home.Value: £1 million.Client: Mrs A Abdallah.Agent: 121 Design, Thornham, 37 Bellamy Road, Oundle, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire PE8 4NF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - KNARESBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE - FARNHAM QUARRY, OFF BOROUGHBRIDGE ROAD, FARNHAM.

    Planning authority: Harrogate.Job: Detailed plans for land restoration.Value: £1 million.Client: Mone Brothers.Agent: North Yorkshire County Council, County Hall, Northallerton, North Yorkshire DL7 7AD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - TEMPLAR STREET/EDWARD STREET, TEMPLAR LANE AND LADY LANE.

    Planning authority: Leeds.Job: Detailed plans for retail/leisure development.Value: £5 million.Client: Henry Lax.Agent: William Gower and Partners, Moorfield Court, Alma Road, Headingley, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS6 2AH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LEICESTER, LEICESTERSHIRE - MERIDIAN EAST, MERIDIAN BUSINESS PARK.

    Planning authority: Blaby.Job: Detailed plans for fire station.Value: £1,300,000.Client: Leicestershire County Council.Agent: Leicestershire County Council, County Hall, Leicester Road, Glenfield, Leicester, LE3 8RJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LEIGH, GREATER MANCHESTER - LAND OFF COMMON LANE, BICKERSHAW.

    Planning authority: Wigan.Job: Detailed plans for residential (30).Value: £2 million.Client: Fairclough Homes (Manchester).Agent: Fairclough Homes (Manchester), 100 Washway Road, Sale, Greater Manchester M33 1RE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE - FIR TREE DRIVE NORTH, CROXTETH PARK.

    Planning authority: Liverpool.Job: Detailed plans for luxury houses (62).Value: £2,800,000.Client: Rivermead Homes.Agent: Rivermead Homes, 85-87 Dewhurst Road, Birchwood, Warrington, Cheshire WA3 7PG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON - CITY OF LONDON - 116-118 OLD BROAD STREET.

    Planning authority: City Of London Corporation.Job: Detailed plans for office.Value: £7 million.Client: Midland Bank.Agent: Kenzie Lovell Partnership, 113 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0JF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, BARNET - BRENT SIDINGS, EDGWARE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Barnet.Job: Outline plans granted for supermarket.Value: £4 million.Client: Burford Group.Agent: Colman Partnership, 7-8 Midford Place, London, W1P 9HJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, BARNET - WOODSIDE LANE.

    Planning authority: Barnet.Job: Outline plans for flats (38).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Cavendish and Gloucester.Agent: Stuart Henley and Partners, 18 Friern Park, London, N12 9DA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA - MEADOW HOUSE, 31-45 PENYWERN ROAD.

    Planning authority: Kensington and Chelsea.Job: Detailed plans for flats (extension) (44).Value: £1,100,000.Client: Sanctuary Spiral Housing.Agent: Sanctuary Architects, 57b Denbigh Street, London, SW1V 2EY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LYMM, CHESHIRE - GRAMMAR SCHOOL ROAD, LONGBUTT LANE.

    Planning authority: Warrington.Job: Outline plans granted for residential.Value: £5 million.Client: Linson Construction.Agent: Linson Construction, Abbey Lane, Northwich, Cheshire CW8 2HW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LYMM, CHESHIRE - POPLAR 2000, CLIFFE LANE.

    Planning authority: Warrington.Job: Approval of reserved matters for accommodation (105).Value: £1,600,000.Client: Poplar 2000.Agent: Downs and Variava, 8 Grange Lane, Didsbury, Manchester, M20 0RW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LYTHAM ST. ANNE'S, LANCASHIRE - WAR MEMORIAL HOSPITAL ST ANNE'S ROAD EAST, ST ANNES.

    Planning authority: Fylde.Job: Outline plans for flats (48).Value: £1,750,000.Client: Dr S Holt.Agent: Cowburn Bers and Company, 16 St Georges Road, Lytham St. Anne's, Lancashire FY8 2AG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - MACCLESFIELD, CHESHIRE - KENNEDY AVENUE, DEVON CLOSE.

    Planning authority: Macclesfield.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (45).Value: £1,300,000.Client: Collingwood Housing.Agent: Bower Mattin, St Georges House, St Georges Street, Macclesfield, Cheshire SK11 6TG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - MANCHESTER - BURFORD ROAD, WHALLEY RANGE.

    Planning authority: Manchester.Job: Outline plans for flats (56).Value: £800,000.Client: J H Smith (Hale).Agent: John Fallows Partnership, 16a Davyhulme Circle, Manchester, M31 1SS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - MANCHESTER - LAND AT COLDALHURST ASTLEY.

    Planning authority: Wigan.Job: Detailed plans for residential (44).Value: £1,600,000.Client: Bellway (Chester).Agent: Tom Freake Architect, Old Vicarage, Stone Heys Lane, Northwich, Cheshire CW8 4QS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - MANCHESTER - PRESTWICH HOSPITAL, BURY NEW ROAD, PRESTWICH.

    Planning authority: Manchester.Job: Outline plans granted for houses/hotel (130).Value: £5, 715,000.Client: Tesco Stores.Agent: Building Design Partnership, Sunlight House, PO Box 85, Quay Street, Manchester, M60 3JA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - MARTOCK, SOMERSET - FOLDHILL LANE, BEARLEY BRIDGE.

    Planning authority: South Somerset.Job: Detailed plans for residential (47).Value: £1,600,000.Client: Alford Brothers.Agent: Simmons Building Design, Station House, Ashley Avenue, Bath, Avon BA1 3DS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - MERTHYR TYDFIL, MID GLAMORGAN - GREENFIELD SITE, CASTLE STREET.

    Planning authority: Merthyr Tydfil.Job: Outline plans for town centre development.Value: £1 million.Client: Chesterfield Properties.Agent: Geoffrey Reid Associates, 42 Portland Place, London, W1N 3DG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - MIDDLESBROUGH, CLEVELAND - OAKFIELD NURSERY, NORMANBY ROAD, ORMESBY.

    Planning authority: Middlesbrough.Job: Detailed plans for houses (29).Value: £1,015,000.Client: Cecil M Yuill.Agent: Sanderson Townend and Gilbert, 2 Collingwood Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 1JH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NEATH, WEST GLAMORGAN - NEATH ROAD, TONNA.

    Planning authority: Neath.Job: Outline plans for homes.Value: £2,200,000.Client: Bellway Homes.Agent: Hammonds Yates Partnership, 1 St Peters Road, Portishead, Bristol BS20 9QY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NEATH, WEST GLAMORGAN - SKEWEN STADIUM CHURCH STREET, SKEWEN.

    Planning authority: Neath.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £1,700,000.Client: Bellway Homes.Agent: Hammonds Yates Partnership, 1 St Peters Road, Portishead, Bristol, Avon BS20 9QY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NEWBURY, BERKSHIRE - NEWBURY SHOWGROUND, PRIORS COURT ROAD, CHIEVELEY.

    Planning authority: Newbury.Job: Detailed plans for exhibition halls.Value: £3 million.Client: Newbury and District.Agent: Sutton Griffin and Morgan, Albion House, Oxford Street, Newbury, Berkshire RG13 1JE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NEWPORT, GWENT - PEN Y FAN INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, CROESPENMAEN.

    Planning authority: Islwyn.Job: Detailed plans for factory (extensions).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Abingdon Carpets.Agent: Davies and Hext, Pen Y Fan Caravan Park, Manmoel Road, Oakdale, Blackwood, Gwent NP2 0HY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NEWPORT, GWENT - PEN Y FAN INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, CROESPENMAEN.

  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NORTH TAWTON, DEVON - THE WOOL FACTORY, FORE STREET.

    Planning authority: West Devon.Job: Detailed plans for garden centre/industrial (6).Value: £1,300,000.Client: M G Shipton.Agent: M G Shipton, The Market, Fore Street, North Tawton, Devon EX20 2ED.
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NORTHAMPTON - KETTERING ROAD - SAFEWAY PROPERTIES.

    Planning authority: Northampton.Job: Approval of reserved matters for superstore and petrol station (2).Value: £10 million.Client: Safeway Properties.Agent: WCEC Architects, Carrwood Court, Carrwood Road, Sheepbridge, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S41 9QB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NORTHWICH, CHESHIRE - VALE ROYAL ABBEY, VALE ROYAL DRIVE, WHITEGATE.

    Planning authority: Vale Royal.Job: Detailed plans for flats/golf club (conversion) (11).Value: £800,000.Client: D H C (Bradford).Agent: TACP Design, South Harrington Buildings, Brunswick Business Park, Liverpool, Merseyside L3 4BQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NOTTINGHAM - HOSPITAL DRIVE, RADCLIFFE-ON-TRENT - DAVID WILSON HOMES.

    Planning authority: Rushcliffe.Job: Outline plans for residential/commercial/sports.Value: £10 million.Client: David Wilson Homes.Agent: David Wilson Homes, 161 Glaisdale Drive, Nottingham, NG8 4GY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NOTTINGHAM - NEWSTEAD HOSPITAL, KIRKBY ROAD, RAVENSHEAD.

    Planning authority: Gedling.Job: Outline plans granted for residential.Value: £10 million.Client: Trent Estates.Agent: Graham Brown Partnership, 17 Regent Street, Nottingham, NG1 5BS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - OLDHAM, GREATER MANCHESTER - CHI YIP PHASE 2,GREENSIDE WAY, CHADDERTON.

    Planning authority: Oldham.Job: Detailed plans for cash and carry (extension).Value: £1,100,000.Client: Chi Yip.Agent: Hall Needham Associates, 136 Werneth Hall Road, Coppice, Oldham, Greater Manchester OL8 1SP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - OLDHAM, GREATER MANCHESTER - GODSON STREET.

    Planning authority: Oldham.Job: Detailed plans for low cost private houses (166).Value: £5, 800,000.Client: Maunders Urban Renewal.Agent: Maunders Urban Renewal, 25 The Crescent, Salford, Greater Manchester M5 4PF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PENZANCE, CORNWALL - OFF COOMBE LANE, TRENEERE.

    Planning authority: Penwith.Job: Detailed plans for residential (35).Value: £1,200,000.Client: C and C Housing.Agent: Lilly Lewarne Partnership, Riverside House, Heron Way, Newham, Truro, Cornwall TR1 2XN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PERTH, TAYSIDE - ERROL ROAD, CAIRNIE ROAD, ST MADOES.

    Planning authority: Perth and Kinross.Job: Outline plans granted for residential.Value: £14 million.Client: Tayside Regional Council.Agent: Tayside Regional Council, Tayside House, 26-28 Crichton Street, Dundee, Tayside DD1 3AN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PLYMOUTH, DEVON - ALEXANDRA ROAD, MUTLEY PLACE.

    Planning authority: Plymouth.Job: Detailed plans for bingo hall (conversion).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Top Rank Organisation.Agent: Top Rank Organisation, 439-445 Godstone Road, Whyteleafe, Surrey CR3 0BL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PLYMOUTH, DEVON - HONICKNOWLE LANE, HONICKNOWLE.

    Planning authority: Plymouth.Job: Detailed plans for houses (30).Value: £1 million.Client: Devon and Cornwall Housing.Agent: Lacey Hickie and Caley, Salt Quay House, North East Quay, Sutton Harbour, Plymouth, Devon PL4 ORA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - POOLE, DORSET - OFF GILLETT ROAD, TALBOT VILLAGE.

    Planning authority: Poole.Job: Detailed plans for houses (49).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Talbot Village Trust.Agent: Guy Pound Group Practice, 11 Ravine Road, Canford Cliffs, Poole, Dorset BH13 7HS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - REDDITCH, HEREFORD AND WORCESTER - NORGROVE, CHURCH ROAD.

    Planning authority: Redditch.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £1 million.Client: Bryant Homes Central.Agent: Bryant Homes Central, Cranmore House, Cranmore Boulevard, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands B90 4SD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - RETFORD, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE - A614, BABWORTH - ARNOLD LAVER AND CO.

    Planning authority: Bassetlaw.Job: Outline plans for hotel.Value: £5 million.Client: Arnold Laver and Co.Agent: Arnold Laver and Co, Queens Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S2 4DJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ROSLIN, LOTHIAN - BUSH ESTATE - MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL.

    Planning authority: Midlothian.Job: Detailed plans for reproductive biology unit.Value: £1 million.Client: Medical Research Council.Agent: Boswell Mitchell and Johnston, 18 Woodlands Terrace, Glasgow, Strathclyde G3 6DH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - RUGBY, WARWICKSHIRE - REAR OF 392-416 NEWBOLD ROAD.

    Planning authority: Rugby.Job: Detailed plans for residential (23).Value: £1 million.Client: Hassall Homes (Mercia).Agent: Hassall Homes (Mercia), Mercia House, 15 Gallena Close, Amington Heights, Tamworth, Staffordshire B77 4AS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - RUSHDEN, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - HIGH STREET.

    Planning authority: East Northamptonshire.Job: Outline plans for flats (42).Value: £1 million.Client: Noel Burt.Agent: Noel Burt, 107 Newton Road, Rushden, Northamptonshire NN10 0JH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SALISBURY, WILTSHIRE - CBDE, PORTON DOWN, IDMISTON.

    Planning authority: Salisbury.Job: Detailed plans for research laboratories.Value: £5, 300,000.Client: M.O.D. - Defence Land Agent.Agent: M.O.D. - Defence Land Agent, Estate Office, Durrington, Salisbury, Wilts SP4 8AF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SALISBURY, WILTSHIRE - CBDE, PORTON DOWN, IDMISTON.

  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SCUNTHORPE, HUMBERSIDE - PLOTS 4-8,BRIGG ROAD.

    Planning authority: Scunthorpe.Job: Outline plans 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
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - ABBEYDALE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Sheffield.Job: Outline plans for retail/leisure/restaurant/office.Value: £5 million.Client: Revival Properties.Agent: Robinson Design Partners, 33 Park Square West, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 2PF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - PENISTONE ROAD NORTH.

    Planning authority: Sheffield.Job: Outline plans for retail store (3).Value: £8 million.Client: Tesco Stores.Agent: Montague Evans and Son, Premier House, 44-48 Dover Street, London, W1X 3RF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - SHEFFIELD ROAD, DRONFIELD.

    Planning authority: North East Derbyshire.Job: Outline plans for superstore.Value: £1,200,000.Client: Marcpen.Agent: Barlow Building Design, Valley House, 1 Overlees, Barlow, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S18 5TP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - SHEFFIELD ROAD, DRONFIELD.

  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - SOAPHOUSE LANE, WOODHOUSE.

    Planning authority: Sheffield.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £10 million.Client: Weaver Developments.Agent: Jenkins and Gothard, 77-79 East Bank Road, Sheffield, South YorkshireS2 3PX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SHREWSBURY, SHROPSHIRE - OS 564 AND 484 BATTLEFIELD.

    Planning authority: Shrewsbury and Atcham.Job: Outline plans granted for residential.Value: £7 million.Client: T R James.Agent: Anthony Southall, 36 Stockwell Road, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV6 9PH.
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE - OLD STEAM MILL AND 98/100 ELING LANE, ELING, TOTTON.

    Planning authority: New Forest.Job: Detailed plans for museum/flats/office/cafe (41).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Totton and Eling Town Council.Agent: Western Design Architects, 272 Bournemouth Road, Charlton Marshall, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 9NG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - STIRLING, CENTRAL - BROAD STREET, CASTLE WYND.

    Planning authority: Stirling.Job: Detailed plans for resurfacing works.Value: £900,000.Client: Forth Valley Enterprises.Client: Stirling District Council.Agent: Ian White Associates, 25 Clarendon Place, Stirling, Central SK8 2QW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - STIRLING, CENTRAL - BROAD STREET, CASTLE WYND.

  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - STIRLING, CENTRAL - GRANADA SERVICE STATION.

    Planning authority: Stirling.Job: Outline plans granted for designer factory outlet centre.Value: £5 million.Client: BAA McArthur Glen UK.Agent: Montagu Evans, 43 Melville Street, Edinburgh, Lothian EH3 7JF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - STOCKPORT, GREATER MANCHESTER - FORMER INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, WOOD LANE, HAYFIELD.

    Planning authority: High Peak.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses/bungalows (89).Value: £3,100,000.Client: Mr and Mrs Newton.Agent: Thomas Murphy Partnership, 1a Fountain Square, Disley, Stockport, Greater Manchester SK12 2AB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - STOCKTON-ON-TEES, CLEVELAND - OFF SOBER HALL LANE, PENNINE WAY, INGLEBY BARWICK.

    Planning authority: Stockton-on-Tees.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats/bungalows (174).Value: £6 million.Client: Wilcon Homes.Agent: Wilcon Homes (Midlands), Thomas Wilson House, Tenter Road, Moulton Park, Northampton, NN3 6QJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - STONEHAVEN, GRAMPIAN - REDCLOAK - LANGSTONE HOUSING ASSOCIATION.

    Planning authority: Kincardine and Deeside.Job: Detailed plans for flats/houses (30).Value: £1 million.Client: Langstone Housing Association.Agent: Halliday Frazer Munro, 8 Victoria Street, Aberdeen, Grampian AB1 1XB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - STONEHAVEN, GRAMPIAN - REDCLOAK - LANGSTONE HOUSING ASSOCIATION.

    Planning authority: Kincardine and Deeside.Job: Detailed plans for houses (20).Value: £750,000.Client: Langstone Housing Association.Agent: Halliday Frazer Munro, 8 Victoria Street, Aberdeen, Grampian AB1 1XB.
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SURBITON, KINGSTON UPON THAMES - FORMER GOVERNMENT OFFICES, KINGSTON ROAD, TOLWORTH.

    Planning authority: Kingston-On-Thames.Job: Detailed plans for shop/garden centre.Value: £1,500,000.Client: Homebase.Agent: Town Planning Consultancy, 118 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0SW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SUTTON-IN-ASHFIELD, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE - KIRKBY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Ashfield.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £5 million.Client: Cannon and Jones (Developments).Agent: Cannon and Jones (Developments), 25-27 Boythorpe Road, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S40 2NF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SWANSEA, WEST GLAMORGAN - UNIVERSITY OF WALES, SINGLETON PARK.

    Planning authority: Swansea.Job: Detailed plans for halls of residence.Value: £2,500,000.Client: University College of Swansea.Agent: W S Atkins and Partners, 160 Park Avenue, Aztec West, Almondsbury, Bristol, Avon BS12 4TG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - TAMWORTH, STAFFORDSHIRE - TAC, KETTLEBROOK ROAD.

    Planning authority: Tamworth.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (171).Value: £6 million.Client: Bellway Homes.Agent: Mason Richards Partnership, 2a Tettenhall Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV1 4SG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - TAUNTON, SOMERSET - PART OUTER CIRCLE (NORTH).

    Planning authority: Taunton Dean.Job: Detailed plans for houses (alterations) (39).Value: £1,300,000.Client: Taunton Deane Borough Council.Agent: Taunton Deane Borough Council, The Deane House, Belvedere Road, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1HE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - THURSO, HIGHLANDS - BARDNAHEIGH AND STEMSTER, BRIDGE OF WESTFIELD.

    Planning authority: Caithness.Job: Detailed plans for wind farm (10).Value: £4 million.Client: NGT (Scotland).Agent: NGT (Scotland), 42 Horsemarket, Kelso, Borders TD5 7AE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - THURSO, HIGHLANDS - HILL OF FORSS - NGT.

    Planning authority: Caithness.Job: Detailed plans for wind farm (16).Value: £6 million.Client: NGT (Scotland).Agent: NGT (Scotland), 42 Horsemarket, Kelso, Borders TD5 7AE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - TREDEGAR, GWENT - HIRGAN, PENMARC, DUKESTOWN.

    Planning authority: Blaenau Gwent.Job: Outline plans for housing.Value: £1,050,000.Client: P Hopkins.Agent: P Hopkins, Hirgan, Penmarc, Dukestown, Tredegar, Gwent NP2 4DP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - TRURO, CORNWALL - FORMER CORNWALL COUNTY, COUNCIL. HIGHWAYS DEPOT, TRESILLIAN.

    Planning authority: Carrick.Job: Detailed plans for cottages (41).Value: £1,400,000.Client: Tower Gate Developments.Agent: A H Thomas, Tolvern House, Fore Street, West, Looe, Cornwall PL13 2EZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - UTTOXETER, STAFFORDSHIRE - OFF ASHBOURNE ROAD, ROCESTER.

    Planning authority: East Staffordshire.Job: Detailed plans for residential (50).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Touchstone Housing Association.Agent: William Royall and Associates, 63 Branston Road, Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire DE14 3BY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WAKEFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE - CANAL LANE, LOFTHOUSE.

    Planning authority: Wakefield.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (64).Value: £3 million.Client: Barratt Leeds.Agent: John R Paley Associates, 10 Church Street, Woolley, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF4 2JU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WALSALL, WEST MIDLANDS - LAND SOUTH OF BROADWAY WEST AND EAST OF BESCOT CRESCENT.

    Planning authority: Walsall.Job: Outline plans for retail park (11).Value: £10 million.Client: Severn Trent Water.Agent: David Lyons and Associates, Wakefield 41 Business Park, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF2 0XJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WARRINGTON, CHESHIRE - DATEN PARK, DATEN AVENUE, BIRCHWOOD.

    Planning authority: Warrington.Job: Detailed plans for offices (2).Value: £1,400,000.Client: Taylor Woodrow Developments.Agent: Carey Jones Siefert, The Design Innovation Centre.46 The Calls, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 7EY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WEDNESBURY, WEST MIDLANDS - LAND AT PARK LANE.

    Planning authority: Walsall.Job: Outline plans 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
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WEST BROMWICH, WEST MIDLANDS - LAND EAST OF RICHMOND, SWAN VILLAGE.

    Planning authority: Sandwell.Job: Outline plans for industrial development.Value: £1 million.Client: Black Country Development.Agent: Black Country Development, Rounds Green Road, Oldbury, Warley, West Midlands B69 2DG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WICK, HIGHLANDS - BANNISKIRK MAINS, SPITTAL - NGT.

    Planning authority: Caithness.Job: Detailed plans for wind farm (18).Value: £7 million.Client: NGT (Scotland).Agent: NGT (Scotland), 42 Horsemarket, Kelso, Borders TD5 7AE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WOKING, SURREY - 130 GOLDSWORTH ROAD AND 21-23,KINGSWAY.

    Planning authority: Woking.Job: Outline plans for houses (67).Value: £2,340,000.Client: Surrey County Council.Agent: W S Atkins and Partners, Woodcote Grove, Ashley Road, Epsom, Surrey KT18 5BW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WOODBRIDGE, SUFFOLK - DEBEN MILL, MELTON HILL.

    Planning authority: Suffolk Coastal.Job: Outline plans for mixed development.Value: £4,100,000.Client: Pinecraven Developments.Agent: Roy Millard Associates, 36 Potter Street, Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire CM23 3UL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WORCESTER - M5 MOTORWAY SOUTH STRENSHAM.

    Planning authority: Wychavon.Job: Detailed plans for motorway service area (5).Value: £10 million.Client: The Lands Improvement Group.Agent: Barton Willmore Partnership, 62 Margaret Street, London, W1N 7EJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WREXHAM, CLWYD - RUABON ROAD, JOHNSTOWN.

    Planning authority: Wrexham Maelor.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (36).Value: £1,150,000.Client: Beech Construction.Agent: David Williams Architects, 10 Nicholas Street, Chester, Cheshire CH1 2NX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: POWERSCREEN PAYS £17M FOR BENFORD.

    The BM Group has sold site dumper and roller manufacturer Benford to Northern Ireland-based Powerscreen in a deal worth £17 million.BM has been paid £12.8 million in cash, as well as 1.4 million shares in Powerscreen with a guaranteed disposal value of £4.2 million.The sale is the latest step in the BM Group's move away from relying on construction plant. BM has also sold off most of its Blackwood Hodge plant distribution businesses in the US and Australia.But the group retains
  • 01Sep94 UK: POWERSCREEN PAYS £17M FOR BENFORD.

  • 01Sep94 UK: PROFESSIONALS FIGHT TO HALT COUNCIL CCT.

    Architects, chartered surveyors and civil engineers are fighting government plans to force councils into large-scale competitive tendering for council construction professional work.In a joint letter to environment secretary John Gummer last week, the presidents of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Institution of Civil Engineers, and Royal Institute of British Architects warned the move would damage training and severely affect council tender assessment and specification services
  • 01Sep94 UK: QUALITOUGH DEALER - ECY.

    Qualitough, the Ground Engaging Tool (GET) division of N Strickland, has appointed Warrington-based ECY as its dealer in the North-West. ECY will cover Cheshire, North Staffs, Gwynedd, Clwyd, Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Lancashire and Cumbria. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: QUARRYING PERMITS REVIEW SPARKS FURY.

  • 01Sep94 UK: RECOVERY IN CONCERTE PUMP RATES - CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT HIRE.

    Steady demand for concrete pumps is allowing hirers to bring rates back to economic levels. But despite the increased turnover, margins are still low and firms say there is still room for improvement.Ray Phillips, director of West Midlands-based pump firm Phillips Concrete Pumping, says: 'Rates are getting back up to where they should be, but they haven't got there yet. I think we're coming out of recession, but very slowly.'He adds that there is still a shortage of concrete pumps and mixer t
  • 01Sep94 UK: RECYCLED HOMES - SCOTTISH HOMES PROPOSAL.

    Scotland's government housing agency, Scottish Homes, says more recycled materials should be used in house building.It proposes that tendering methods should provide an incentive for the re-use of materials. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: RICS CALLS FOR CLEAN-UP TAX BREAK - CONTAMINATED LAND CLEAR-UP.

    Full tax relief should be available to developers cleaning up contaminated land, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has told Chancellor Kenneth Clarke.In a pre-Budget submission to Mr Clarke last week, RICS president Roy Swanston said: 'If the Government is to fulfil the objectives set out in its consultation paper Paying For Our Past, it must provide the necessary financial incentives. Tax relief should be available for monitoring and treatment costs.'RICS also called for the setti
  • 01Sep94 UK: RJB PROFITS UP.

    RJB Mining, the opencast coal group which joined the stock market last year, has unveiled pre-tax profits of £6.82 million for the half ending June (1993: £5.54 million) on a turnover up 30 per cent at £49 million. It mined 1.3 million tonnes of coal this year. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: SAGA WORRY - SAND AND GRAVEL ASSOCIATION.

    The Sand and Gravel Association (SAGA) has condemned government proposals to force aggregate firms to improve environmental conditions at older quarries without compensation. SAGA said the move could drive smaller firms out of business. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: SEA CATS - BALFOUR BEATTY AT NORFOLK.

    No, these Cats are not walking on water. But they are playing a key role in Balfour Beatty's £5.6 million contract to improve sea defences on the Norfolk coast. Balfour Beatty is building four out of 16 shore-parallel offshore reefs between Happisburgh and Winterton to reduce and control wave energy. The Cats are left offshore on the reefs unless severe weather is expected.The reefs, comprising three layers of Swedish granite sitting on geotextile, are designed to recreate sand on the be
  • 01Sep94 UK: SELECTO ADDITION - CONVEYOR FOR ROADBUILDING.

    Hot-box manufacturer Selecto Systems has expanded its range with the addition of a 2.2 m long conveyor, which can be used with single or twin chamber boxes. The first conveyor-equipped STC07 twin-chamber hot-box has been sold to King's Lynn-based reinstatement contractor, Kirchen, for use on Norfolk County Council contracts. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: SELLAFIELD PLANT - BNF APPOINTS SIR ROBERT MCALPINE.

    Sir Robert McAlpine has a £15 million contract for a mixed oxide plant process building for British Nuclear Fuels at Sellafield. The project is due for completion next July. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: SHARE PRICES - CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES.

  • 01Sep94 UK: STANTON IS SOLE SUPPLIER FOR THAMES WATER.

    Stanton has scooped a £30 million deal with Thames Water to become the sole supplier of the utility's ductile iron pipes, fittings, inspection covers and surface boxes.The 'Framework Agreement' will bind all contractors working for Thames Water to buy their equipment from Stanton.The company reckons this will work out at around £10 million worth of business each year for the three years that the deal applies.A further extension of two years could be negotiated if the utility believe
  • 01Sep94 UK: STEEL CONSTRUCTION GUIDE PUBLISHED.

    The Steel Construction Institute (SCI) has published its new design guide for steel-concrete-steel sandwich construction. The guide is available from the SCI's publications department, priced £30.SCI, Tel: 0344 23345. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: STORM CLOUDS HOVER OVER RAIL SELL-OFF - MAINTENANCE AND DESIGN.

  • 01Sep94 UK: STORM IN A ROOF TEST RIG.

    The British Board of Agrement has developed a wind test rig which it claims is the first to reproduce the true effects of wind uplift on roofing components under real conditions.Developed over the past two years at a cost of about £50,000, the Tempest wind rig is based on an earlier apparatus used by the Building Research Establishment and nicknamed Brewulf.Tempest uses advanced computer software to measure the effects of high winds, particularly on mechanically fastened membranes.But it
  • 01Sep94 UK: SUBBIES' FURY AS CONTRACTOR FAILS - CARLTON WALLER.

  • 01Sep94 UK: SUNDERLAND SHOWS SITE ALTERNATIVE - SUNDERLAND FC.

    Sunderland FC has identified a disused colliery near its Roker Park ground as a possible alternative site for a new sports and conference complex.But John Wood, a director of the club and chairman of Gateshead-based contractor Tolent, said a proposed £75 million stadium near Nissan's Wearside car plant was still the preferred location.The project is due to go to public inquiry soon and Mr Wood said it was the club's duty to 'investigate all possible alternatives'.Plans for the complex be
  • 01Sep94 UK: TAKENAKA WINS £10M AIWA GWENT FACTORY.

    Japanese firm Takenaka has fended off challenges from seven UK firms to take the 10-month long, £10 million contract from electronics firm Aiwa at Newbridge, Gwent.Others in the hunt were Trafalgar House, Costain, Alfred McAlpine, Pearce, Mowlem, Kyle Stewart and Tilbury Douglas.The 24,840 sq m single-storey plant and 2,250 sq m of offices on two floors will be built on the 12 ha former North Celynen colliery site. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: TAYWOOD WOODROW WINS £50M MANAGEMENTJOB.

    Taylor Woodrow has won a contract to manage £50 million worth of works services at Catterick garrison in North Yorkshire. The 42-month contract includes all civil, mechanical and electrical maintenance projects. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: TENDERS - ASHTON UNDER LYNE, GREATER MANCHESTER - HENRY SQUARE.

    Job: Construction of a new 10 court magistrates court complex together with ancillary works.Client: Tameside Metropolitan Borough, Council Offices, Wellington Road, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 6DL.Invited tenderers: 6.Tender date: December 1994.Time period: Maximum 24 month contract period.Apply by: September 26.Apply to: Address above, Director of Economic and Property Services, Support Services Unit. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: TENDERS - CRAMLINGTON, NORTHUMBERLAND - NELSON SOUTH INDUSTRIAL ESTATE.

    Job: The design and construction of five steel portal-framed and metal clad advance industrial units with a minimum total gross internal floor area of 2,400 sq m.Client: The Urban Regeneration Agency, St George's House, Kingsway, Team Valley, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE11 0NA.Invited tenderers: Tolent Construction, Howlem Northern and Tarmac Construction, all of Gateshead, Tyne and Wear.Time period: Tenders due 12 September, 1994 with date for completion to be arranged.Agent: English Partners
  • 01Sep94 UK: TENDERS - DARLINGTON, COUNTY DURHAM - MCMULLEN ROAD.

    Job: The contruction of a new car showroom and workshop.Client: SG Petch.Agent: Padgett Lavender Associates, chartered architechts, 10a Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland, County Durham; Building Design Northern Ltd, consulting engineers, 58 Duke Street, Darlington, County Durham DL3 7AN; Elliott Associates, chartered quantity surveyors, Towneley House, Station Road, Rowlands Gill, Tyne and Wear. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: TENDERS - HARROGATE, NORTH YORKSHIRE.

    Job: Contractors to cover the full range of routine building and engineering maintenance works to a health care trusts's estate and minor alterations or improvements to building and engineering serivces.Client: Harrogate Health Care NHS Trust.Invited tenderers: To be selected from an approved list of suitably experienced contrators.Apply by: Closing date for applications for inclusion on a list of approved contracotrs is Friday, September 16, 1994.Apply to: Mrs S Rogerson, Estates Directorate
  • 01Sep94 UK: TENDERS - HARTLEPOOL, CLEVELAND - CHRISTCHURCH, TOWN CENTRE.

    Job: Restoration of landmark building to create an art gallery, tourist information centre, restaurant and viewing platform under the City Challenge Project Scheme.Client: Hartlepool Borough Council.Value: £2 million in phases. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: TENDERS - KENT - KENT COUNTY COUNCIL, ROADWORKS.

    On the A2 trunk road on the Canterbury Bypass between Thanington and Bridge, a distance of about 3.5 km, and comprises both carriageways.Job: Roadworks involving overlaying the existing carriageways and hardstrips with 100 mm of bituminous materials.Client: Kent County Council, Highways and Transportation Department, Springfield, Maidstone ME14 6LQ, Kent.Conditions: Alternative designs will be permitted.Tender date: December 16.Time period: 7 weeks.Apply by: September 16.Apply to: Department
  • 01Sep94 UK: TENDERS - KENT - ON THE M26 MOTORWAY BETWEEN DUNTON GREEN AND NOAH'S ARK AND COMPRISES BOTH CARRIAGEWAYS.

    Job: Motorway works to overlay the existing carriageways and hardshoulders with 150 mm of bituminous materials, together with associated works.Client: Kent County Council, Highways and Transportation Department, Springfield, Maidstone ME14 6LQ, Kent.Conditions: Alternative designs will be permitted.Tender date: December 16.Time period: 11 weeks.Apply by: September 16.Apply to: Department of Transport, Contracts and Lands Division, Bay 1/14b, 2 Monck Street, London SW1P 2BQ.Value: £3,660,
  • 01Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - A56M / A64M, HOLBECK.

    Job: Reconstruction and resurfacing works to various inner ring road slip roads as part of the 1994/95 programme of works to the principal road network.Client: Leeds City Council's Highways and Transportation Committee.Invited tenderers: From a council approved list of civil engineering contractors.Agent: Director of Highways and Transportation, Dudley House, 133 Albion Street, Leeds, LS2 8JX.Value: £129,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - BROADLEA TERRACE, BRAMLEY AND TREEFIELD INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, GILDERSOME.

    Job: Reconstruction and resurfacing works to carriageway and footways as part of the 1994/95 programme.Client: Leeds City Council's Highways and Transportation Committee.Invited tenderers: From a council approved list of civil engineering contractors.Agent: Director of Highways and Transportation, Dudley House, 133 Albion Street, Leeds, LS2 8JX.Value: £267,900. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LINCOLNSHIRE - CITY OF LINCOLN.

    Job: Repair/reconstruction of carriageways and footways including kerbing, drainage, fencing, verge earthworks, site clearance, hand/machine patching using bituminous materials, precautionary salting and snow clearance. The tender will also include for a 24-hour service to deal with emergencies.Client: Lincoln City Council, City Hall, Beaumont Fee, Lincoln LN1 1DN.Conditions: Works will be ordered by individual works orders, the value of which will not exceed £10,000 each. Tender date: N
  • 01Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LINCOLNSHIRE - COUNTY OF LINCOLNSHIRE, NORTH DIVISION.

    Job: Repair/reconstruction of carriageways and footways including kerbing, drainage, fencing, verge earthworks, site clearance, hand/machine patching using bituminous materials, precautionary salting and snow clearance. The tender will also include for a 24-hour service to deal with emergencies.Client: Lincolnshire County Council, County Offices, Newland, Lincoln LN1 1YN.Conditions: Works will be ordered by individual works orders, the value of which will not exceed £10,000 each.Tender d
  • 01Sep94 UK: TENDERS - NOTTINGHAM - CRABTREE FARM ESTATE, BULWELL WEST.

    Job: Phase four of a contract for environmental improvement works comprising of minor building works, paving, lighting, roadworks, screen walling, fencing and planting.Client: Nottingham City Council's Housing Committee.Invited tenderers: Nottingham City Contract Works; John Laing Construction; Havenwood Construction; Craske Building - all from Nottingham; Kernow Builders, Bedfordshire; Wilcon Construction, Northampton; Lindum Construction, Lincoln.Time period: Contract duration will be 31 we
  • 01Sep94 UK: TENDERS - POWYS, MID WALES - ON THE A483 TRUNK ROAD AT BRYN SADWRN IN THE COUNTY OF POWYS.

    Job: Re-alignment of 3-8 kms of trunk road.Client: Welsh Office, Government Buildings, Phase 1, ty Glas Road, llanishen, cardiff CF4 5PL.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the award procedure is expected to start in Autumn 1994.Apply to: Address above.Value: £4 million approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SEDGEFIELD, COUNTY DURHAM - DISTRICTWIDE.

    Job: House refurbishments; installation of gas or solid fuel central heating systems and electrical rewiring; joinery repairs/renewals including the installation of PVC-U windows and painting to dwellings and garages; minor building works; structural works to dwellings; servicing and maintenance of lifts; civil engineering and minor works; highways and associated works; drainage capital works; highway maintenance work; soft landscaping works.Client: Sedgefield District Council.Invited tendere
  • 01Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - A57, WOODHOUSE MILL/RIVER ROTHER.

    Job: Demolition existing river bridge and construction of a replacement bridge, ref no BR/26.2.74.Client: Sheffield City Council's Planning and Economic development Programme Committee.Invited tenderers: John Mowlem Construction, Fairway Court, Elland Road, Leeds;Morrison Construction, Atholl House, Melville Street, Edinburgh; Wrekin Construction, Lamledge Lane, Shifnal, Shropshire; Clugston Construction, St Vincent House, Normanby Road, Scunthorpe; MJ Gleeson Group, Chantry House, Chesterfie
  • 01Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - NORFOLK PARK ESTATE.

    Job: Scheme no HF 064, phase one involving the installation of full security systmes to five tower blocks of council owned flats including a central control, fire doors, smoke detectors and external lights.Client: Sheffield City Council's Housing Programme Controller.Invited tenderers: From a council approved list of contractors.Time period: Start on site in September, 1994 for completion in June, 1995.Agent: AJ Wood, Director of Design and Building Services, 2-10 Carbrook Hall Road, Sheffiel
  • 01Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - SHEFFIELD.

    Job: The installation and maintenance of street lighting equipment, traffic signs and illuminated bollards and traffic signals in the district of Sheffield. Reference 'The Installation and maintenance of Street Lighting, Traffic Signs and Signals in Sheffield -1995-2001'.Client: Sheffield City Council, Town Hall, Sheffield S1 2HH.Tender date: November 9.Time period: 1 April 1995 until 31 March 2001. The initial duration of the contract is 4 years with optional extensions of 2 12-month periods
  • 01Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - SHEFFIELD.

    Job: The execution of highway maintenance, winter maintenance, highway construction works and works of a similar nature. Reference 'Highway maintenance, Winter Maintenance and Minor Works in Sheffield - 1995-2001'.Client: Sheffield City Council, Town Hall, Sheffield S1 2HH.Tender date: November 9.Time period: 1 April 1995 until 31 March 2001. The initial duration of the contract is 4 years with optional extensions of 2 12-month periods available to the employer.Apply by: September 16.Apply to
  • 01Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SOUTH DEVON - 8 KM OF THE SOUTHBOUND CARRIAGEWAY OF A38 DUAL CARRIAGEWAY.

    Tenders - South Devon - 8 km of the southbound carriageway of the A38 dual carriageway between Wrangaton, near Bittaford and Lee Mill, west of Ivybridge in South Devon.Job: Overlay and part reconstruction of the existing southbound carriageway with reprofiling, all in bituminous materials, together with drainage and safety fencing.Client: Devon County Council, Environment Department, County Hall, Exeter EX2 4QW, Devon.Tender date: Mid October 1994.Time period: To be submitted by the tenderer
  • 01Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WEST SUSSEX - THE COUNTY OF WEST SUSSEX - ROADWORKS.

    Job: Roadworks including minor highway repairs and maintenance, emergency works, other than winter maintenance, and winter maintenance operations.Client: West Sussex County Council, County Surveyors Department, County Hall, Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1RH.Invited tenderers: A maximum of 8 contractors will be requested to give a presentation to the awarding authority and only selected contractors will be issued with tender documents.Conditions: The contractors must tender for the total works
  • 01Sep94 UK: THREE TILE DESIGNS ADDED TO DENNIS RANGE.

    Dennis of Ruabon, the Welsh tile maker, has added three new designs of large clay floor tile to its range. The Cambrian is a 230 mm x 230 mm octagonal tile for use with Welsh slate insets; the Brecon and Snowdon are 200 mm x 200 mm variations of the company's Polygon range.Dennis of Ruabon, Tel: 0976 843484. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: THREE TILE DESIGNS ADDED TO DENNIS RANGE.

  • 01Sep94 UK: TOP 20 POISED TO DOUBLE PROFITS.

  • 01Sep94 UK: TRADE BILL DELAYED.

    A bill on restrictive trade practices could be delayed because of lack of parliamentary time.The Bill was to include new powers for the Office of Fair Trading. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: TRAINING ADVICE TO WOO WOMEN.

    Single sex training courses are the only way to encourage more women into construction.That is the message from a report on equality in the industry which reveals women still shy away from joining building firms.Many of the problems lie at training level where drop-out rates on construction courses are four times higher for women than men.And the study, Hammering it Home, commissioned by the Women in Construction project in Sheffield, shows only 3.7 per cent of youth trainees in building are
  • 01Sep94 UK: TWIN PEAKS - SECOND SEVERN CROSSING.

    The 135 m-high towers of the second Severn crossing rise from the water as the £300 million Laing/GTM project takes shape. The bridge is to be completed in April 1996.The bridge stands about 1.5 km out in the estuary and is considered to be one of the world's toughest engineering projects. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: UCATT TARGETS PICK-UP POINTS.

    A trio of top officials from construction union UCATT swooped on Cricklewood Broadway in north London early one morning last week to highlight the plight of workers chasing jobs 'on the lump.'The team spent all morning on the street which is notorious as a pick-up point for labourers looking for casual work.And they listened to a string of complaints with workers forced to toil for up to 10 hours a day to earn £30.UCATT president John Flavin said: 'There is a lot of exploitation that goe
  • 01Sep94 UK: UNION REPORTS GMB - POACHING ROW.

    Northern officials at construction union UCATT have reported its former ally, the general union GMB, to the TUC following a poaching row at Derwentside District Council's building division.More than 130 workers have quit UCATT and joined the GMB. And now UCATT officials want the TUC to investigate because they believe it breaches the Bridlington agreement, which forbids inter-union poaching. The mass defection at Derwentside is seen as part of the GMB's plan to strengthen its construction pre
  • 01Sep94 UK: UNIONS UNITE TO FIGHT EXPLOITATION ABROAD.

  • 01Sep94 UK: VERSATILE CRANE - MANNESMANN DEMAG.

    Mannesmann Demag has increased the versatility of its AC155 all terrain crane. The 50 tonner can now be specified with a one-or two-person cab, with a 32.3 or a 40 m boom and with four-or six-wheel drive. The different main boom heights change the machine designation to AC115 L (with the longer boom) and AC115 S. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: VICTAULIC SEES RISE - 7% RISE IN FIRST-HALF PROFITS.

    Pipe-maker Victaulic has unveiled a 7 per cent rise in first half pre-tax profits to £6.2 million (£1993: £5.8 million). Chairman David Winch said the firm had reduced its dependence on the gas and water industries and that overseas sales were now 24 per cent of sales. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: WATERSTOPS USEFUL IN CONCRETE STRUCTURES - CALLENDERS.

    Callenders has launched a range of internal waterstops called Librastop. The new products are extruded from a high quality PVC which are highly flexible to ensure an effective seal in joints in concrete structures. Applications include retaining or basement walls, abutments, underground car parks, tunnels and subways.Callenders, Tel: 0268 591155. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: WELSH FLOOD MOVE - LLANDUDNO.

    Aberconwy planners are believed to have recommended that a £6 million flood defence for the north shore of Llandudno is approved. It features a 250 m-long groyne near the pier. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: WILDING TAKES ITS FIRST LIEBHERRS.

    East Anglian plant hirer and muckshifter Wilding (Plant and Earth Moving) has added two Liebherr machines to its fleet of mine machines and 16 tipper trucks. The Ipswich-based company, which is a member of the Wilding and Smith Group, has taken a Litronic A900 wheeled excavator and a Litronic PR722M bulldozer.This is the first time that Wilding has used Liebherr machinery, following a good demonstration by the dozer and the right package of price, performance and back-up. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 UK: WINNING BACK THE ELUSIVE BLUE FLAG - NORTH WEST BEACHES.

  • 01Sep94 UK: WOLVES SHOPS START FOR CASTLEMORE.

    Developer Castlemore Securities plans to start work next month on a £15 million retail park at St John's, Wolverhampton.Castlemore bought the 3 ha site from Spring Ram, a Leeds building materials group which had already received planning consent for a shopping development.Now Castlemore is hoping Wolverhampton planners will signal the all-clear for the new plan and claims that a number of proposed shops have already been pre-let. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 01Sep94 USA: COMMENT - AMERICA SAYS DAM BUILDING ERA IS OVER.

  • 08Sep94 ASIA: UK FIRMS EYE ASIAN AIRPORT CONTRACTS.

    British contractors and consultants are preparing to cash in on a massive boom in Asian airport contracts, as the latest showpiece for their work - Kansai airport in Japan - opened its flightpaths this week. Ove Arup was consultant engineer on the £9.7 billion Kansai airport, and in July announced that it had won the £3 billion new airport for Bangkok. Amec subsidiary Watsons built the high-tech roof for Kansai - shipping sections from its factory in Bolton - and is hoping to win wo
  • 08Sep94 BANGLADESH: BUTTERLEY BOUNTY - BUTTERLEY ENGINEERING CONTRACT.

    Butterley Engineering has a £1.3 million design and construct contract for a 160 m-long bridge launching gantry on the 4.8 km Jamuna bridge project in Bangladesh. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 BELGIUM: EUROPEAN SHAKE-UP FOR ALIMAK - RESTRUCTURING.

    Swedish work platform and hoist manufacturer Alimak is restructuring its European sales network. On September 1, 1994 the company launched Alimak Europe, near Brussels, which became the European headquarters for the company's activities.The existing subsidiary companies in Germany, France and the UK remain in place but now report to Brussels, rather than Sweden. Ottp Bornemann steps down as Alimak's group president to take over the European network. He will be replaced in Sweden by Kjell-Arne
  • 08Sep94 GERMANY: EUROCONTRACTS - RHEDA-WIEDENBRUCK, GERMANY.

    Contractor - Arbeitsgemeinschaft Heitkamp und Brandt mbH, Westfalendamm 80, D-44141 Dortmund. Value: Dm 16,972,262 (£7.1 million).Job: Construction work for an administrative building involving carcassing, earthworks and concrete work.Client: Kreis Gutersloh, Der Oberkreisdirektor, Weserstrasse 14, Postfach 18 20, D-33378 Rheda-Wiedenbruck. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - BERLIN, GERMANY.

    Job - Various highway engineering works including roadworks, tramway and earthworks.Client: TET Wasserstadt, Eiswerderstrasse 18, D-13585 Berlin, tel: (030) 35 59 01-0, fax: (030) 35 59 01-99.Completion: 100 months, starting in March 1995.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the award procedure is expected to start in December 1994.Details: Further information can be obtained from the client at the address above. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - FREIBURG, GERMANY.

    Job - Civil engineering works for roadworks at Baden-Wurttemberg, Bundesstrasse 31, involving the construction of a road tunnel, road bridge and noise barriers.Client: Strassenbauamt Freiburg, Regierungsprasidium Freiburg, Bauleitung Kirchzarten, Sautierstrasse 26, D-79083 Freiburg im Breisgau, tel: (07 61) 208-0/14 56/14 53, fax: (07 61) 2008-14 46.Value: Dm 330 million (£137.5 million).Completion: 5 years, starting November 1995.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the ten
  • 08Sep94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - GEISA, GERMANY JOB - TO BUILD EXTENSIONS TO AN OLD PEOPLE'S HOME AT GEISA/THURINGEN.

    Client: Kuratorium Elisabeth-Haus, Bahnhofstrasse 29, D-36419 Geisa/Thuringen, tel: (03 69 67) 220, fax: (03 69 67) 62 79.Value: Dm 18 million (£7.5 million).Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the tender process is starting soon.Details: Further information can be obtained from the client at the address above. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - GEISA, GERMANY JOB - TO BUILD EXTENSIONS TO AN OLD PEOPLE'S HOME AT GEISA/THURINGEN.

  • 08Sep94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - INGOLSTADT, GERMANY JOB - BRIDGEWORKS AT INGOLSTADT.

    Client: Stadt Ingolstadt, Tiefbaureferat, Spitalstrasse 3, D-85049 Ingolstadt, tel: (08 41) 305-538, fax: (08 41) 305-575.Value: Dm 35 million (£14.6 million).Completion: 24 months, starting February 1995.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the tender process is starting now. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - REGENSBURG, GERMANY.

    Job - Civil engineering works for the construction of a storm water reservoir including drainage canal.Client: Finanzbauamt Regensburg, Bahnhofstrasse 7, D-93047 Regensburg, tel: (09 41) 50 44-0, fax: (09 41) 50 44-330.Completion: 24 months, starting April 1995.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the award procedure is expected to start in October 1994.Details: Further information can be obtained from the client. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - REGENSBURG, GERMANY.

  • 08Sep94 GERMANY: FLYING VISIT - CENTRE-BERLIN PROJECT DELAYED.

    The massive Centre Paris-Berlin construction project in Berlin has been delayed for a month until 80 swallows fly south to Africa.Berlin authorities say they will not give the go-ahead for the demolition of the derelict building on the site where the swallows are nesting. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 GERMANY: TOGETHER, LIFT - AMBITIOUS SYNCHRONISED LIFT.

    Eighteen mobile cranes perform an ambitious synchronised lift for a factory building near Munich in Germany. The 400 tonnes timber roof was constructed on the ground before the Liebherr cranes were called in to lift it on to 10 m high supporting pillars. Crane operators received instructions by radio as they edged the 100 m long roof into position above supporting pillars. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 HONG KONG: BALFOUR, SKANSKA IN HK SEWERAGE VENTURE.

    Balfour Beatty has teamed up with Swedish group Skanska to win a £19 million contract from the Hong Kong government.The 50:50 joint-venture will be responsible for starting a programme to extend and renew Hong Kong's sewerage system, which currently lets the waste pass into the sea virtually untreated.Eight months have been allowed for the contract to be completed, during which time the contractor will build eight pumping and production shafts to a depth of 130 m.The contract involves an
  • 08Sep94 HONG KONG: ELEVEN BRITISH FIRMS GO FOR HK TERMINAL.

  • 08Sep94 HONG KONG: RPT MAKES A FILLING.

    Rendel Palmer and Tritton (RPT) has won the detailed engineering design contract for a 70 ha landfill site in the remote Ta Kwu Ling region, near the Chinese border. Far East Landfill is main contractor for the Environmental Protection Department project. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 ITALY: EUROCONTRACTS POGGIBONSI, ITALY CONTRACTOR - COGEFARIMPRESIT SPA, VIA GRIZIOTTI 4, MILANO.

    Value: Lit 51,230,208,167 (£20.8 million).Job: Construction of a health and social services building.Client: Unita sanitaria locale n. 19 Altavaldelsa, via della Costituzione 30, I-53036 Poggibonsi (SI). CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 ITALY: EUROTENDERS - BOLOGNA, ITALY JOB - INDUSTRIAL BUILDINGS AND INSTALLATIONS AT BOLOGNA.

    Client: Societa interporto Bologna SpA, via Indipendenza 2, I-40121 Bologna, tel: (051) 22 86 34/23 04 22, fax: 22 15 05.Value: Lit 20,000 million (£8.1 million).Completion: 20 months.Apply by: October 10.Apply to: Address above.Details: Applications must be submitted by post office registered post. Further information may be obtained from the client at the address above. Offers in Italian. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 ITALY: EUROTENDERS - POZZILLI, ITALY JOB - CONSTRUCTION OF AN INCINERATION PLANT AT POZZILLI.

    Client: Consorzio per il nucleo di sviluppo industriale Isernia Venafro, agglomerato industriale, localita Masserie Armieri, I-86077 Pozzilli (IS), tel: (08 65) 90 80 01, fax: 92 72 29.Value: Lit 50,000 million (£20.3 million).Tender date: October 26.Documents from: Address above.Details: Documents cost Lit 1,500,000 (£609). Tenders must be submitted by registered post. The outer envelope must be marked as follows: 'Offerta per la gara relativa alla realizzazione dell'impianto di te
  • 08Sep94 KUWAIT: KUWAIT TASK - FLUOR DANIEL WINS PETROCHEMICAL COMPLEX DEAL.

    Fluor Daniel of California has won a £600 million contract for a petrochemical complex in Kuwait. Construction starts in 1995. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 LEBANON: US BAN CONTINUES - MARKET OPEN FOR UK AND EUROPEAN FIRMS.

    The US government ban on travel to Lebanon was renewed for the eighth year this week. The ban leaves the market wide open for UK and other European firms. UK firms said their staff were in no danger whatsoever. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 NORTH KOREA: JACKER'S JOURNAL - HOTEL CONSTRUCTION.

    One idea Sir Michael Latham did not consider in his Constructing the Team report on sharpening the industry's performance was the possibility that builders should be guided by 'the dear comrade leader's grand idea'.Nor does he seem to have consulted that noted authority on fast-track construction, the Najin municipal committee of the North Korean Communist party.I am told that a modern hotel is nearing completion in Najin-Sonbong, North Korea, 'according to the lifelong desire' of the recentl
  • 08Sep94 REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: CRH CHEER.

    CRH, the Dublin-based cement-maker, has unveiled a 60 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to IR£40.1 million for the half ending June. The firm benefited from increased construction activity in Ireland. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 RUSSIA: CONOCO BOOST FOR RUSSIAN OIL.

    Conoco is looking to invest a potential £3.5 billion in the Russian oil industry.Two of the areas the company has identified for investment could facilitate the development of the Yuzhno Khilchuyu field in the Timan Pechora region and an offshore terminal in the Barents Sea.It is understood the oil company would look for partnership arrangements with other firms already active in the region. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 RUSSIA: MOSCOW WIN - JOHN BROWN REFINERY CONTRACT.

    John Brown, the Houston-based subsidiary of Trafalgar House, has won a construction management contract to modernise a refinery 200 km south-east of Moscow. The work will increase the plant's capacity from 16,000 to 40,000 barrels a day. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 SAUDI ARABIA: SAUDI REPAIRS - TAYLOR WOODROW.

    Taylor Woodrow has taken a £1.8 million three-year design and construction management contract for repairs to concrete foundations at the Petromin petrochemical complex in Yanbu al Bahr, Saudi Arabia. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - BAGES, SPAIN JOB - ROADWORKS AT BAGES. CONTRACT REFERENCE IS NB-9202.

    Client: Gestio d'Infrastructures SA (GISA), c/ Josep Tarradellas 20-30, 1a planta, E-08029 Barcelona, tel: (93) 430 75 00, fax: 419 54 17.Value: Pta 1,330,625,475 (£6.7 million).Completion: 30 months.Tender date: September 28.Documents from: Address above.Details: Offers in Spanish or Catalan. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - GRANADA, SPAIN JOB - ROADWORKS COMPRISING RENOVATION AND IMPROVEMENTS.

    Client: Junta de Andalucia, Consejeria de Obras Publicas y Transportes, Plaza de la Contratacion 3, E-41071 Sevilla, tel: (95) 421 10 02, telefax: (95) 427 39 26.Value: Pta 1,718,405,241 (£8.6 million).Completion: 24 months.Tender date: October 7.Documents from: Direccion General de Infraestructura y Servicios del Transporte, Avda. Republica Argentina 23, 8a planta, E-41071 Sevilla, tel: 455 83 50, fax: 427 39 26.Details: Documents are available until September 29, quoting reference: T-5
  • 08Sep94 UK: £13M DUO FOR BB - BALFOUR BEATTY CONTRACTS.

    Balfour Beatty has won two contracts together worth £13 million. A £7 million award covers maintenance on the A21 Tonbridge bypass in Kent. A £6 million job in Prescot, Merseyside, comprises a three-storey extension to the Whiston Hospital. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: A MCALPINE NETS £32M.

    Alfred McAlpine has taken a brace of contracts, together worth more than £32 million.The larger is a £19.5 million scheme for a shopping and leisure complex in Harrow, Middlesex.The project, on the West Island site, includes 22 shops, a nine-screen cinema, bowling alley, nightclub and car park.Whites Property, a division of the chemist Boots, is the client for the scheme, which will be completed by March 1996.And in Wales, McAlpine has a £13.1 million design and build award fro
  • 08Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT BURLINGTON SLATE.

    David Parkin, who has qualifications in both accountancy and naval architecture, has joined the Cumbrian company as managing director. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT CLEVELAND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING.

    Ramsay Ross has been appointed finance director. He joins the Trafalgar House firm from Babcock Construction, where he was also finance director. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT DAVID MCLEAN GROUP.

    Steve Moule has joined the contractor as director of quantity surveying. He has worked for Norwest Holst, Tysons and Morrison Construction. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT HIGGS AND HILL.

    Geoff Summers has been appointed regional marketing director for Higgs and Hill Western, based in Bristol. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT OSCAR FABER CONSULTING ENGINEERS.

    Ewan MacGregor has been appointed head of the environmental division. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT POCHIN (CONTRACTORS).

    Andy Brunt has been promoted to the board. He joined the company as a student and has been contracts manager since 1987. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT SGB YOUNGMAN.

    The formwork and access equipment company has appointed Louise Skipton-Carter to its marketing team as product manager for aluminium tower products. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT TRAFALGAR HOUSE CONSTRUCTION REGIONS.

    Ross Renwick has been promoted to area manager in charge of commercial building in Scotland. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENTS AT HEWDEN STUART.

    Iain Bell, recently-retired chief executive of Johnston Press, and Robert McNeil, the founder of Apollo Window Blinds, have joined the board as non-executive directors. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: AUGUST SALES BOOST FOR WIMPEY - HALF YEAR RESULTS.

    George Wimpey, Britain's largest house builder, increased its housing sales in August by 25 per cent compared with a year ago.After a 'flattish' May and June, Wimpey has enjoyed a strong market since mid-July, and it expects house prices to rise 2-3 per cent this year and 5 per cent in 1995.A fourfold rise in house building profits has helped George Wimpey push up pre-tax profits to £7.5 million for the half ending June compared with a restated loss of £200,000 last time.The firm ra
  • 08Sep94 UK: BARRATT TO MOVE INTO TURNING REDUNDANT OFFICE BLOCKS INTO HOMES.

    Barratt is the first volume house builder to move into the rapidly growing market of turning redundant office blocks into homes.The firm has just started converting this dreary 4,000 sq m office near London's Tower Bridge into 41 prestige flats worth almost £5 million and is set to announce another major scheme in London's Barbican.Until now office-to-flat conversions have been taken on by small or specialist developers. But other major house builders are now interested.Work on the Tower
  • 08Sep94 UK: BEAZER ADDS FIFTH WING.

    Beazer Homes has reorganised its regional structure after buying John Mowlem Homes in July for £31 million.A fifth wing has been added to the company's operations to handle jobs in the south-east.Up to now Beazer has been operating through four divisions - Scotland, northern, midland and southern. The new division will trade as Leech Homes Southern. It will focus mainly on private residential development.Beazer Partnership Homes Southern has also been established to concentrate on partne
  • 08Sep94 UK: BEAZER ADDS FIFTH WING.

  • 08Sep94 UK: BIRSE J-V SWITCHES ON FOR DIDCOT.

    A joint-venture between Birse and Bilfinger and Berger has clinched the civils package for National Power's Didcot B plant in Oxfordshire with a bid understood to be around £20 million.Siemens, as the turnkey contractor for the 1,350 MW power station, awarded the work to the joint-venture ahead of a field of seven others: Hochtief, Alfred McAlpine, Sir Robert McAlpine, Mowlem, Kier, Balfour Beatty and Amec.Included in the two-year contract package are the steam and gas turbine buildings,
  • 08Sep94 UK: BLOCK PLANT SOLD - ALFRED MCALPINE CONCRETE MASONRY.

    Alfred McAlpine Concrete Masonry has sold its mothballed block plant at St Helens, Merseyside, to concrete products manufacturer Boral Edenhall for an undisclosed figure. The plant should re-open next month, creating 16 jobs, rising to 24 'on current plans', says Boral's Alistair Whitaker. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: BOVIS WRIT - FROM GENERAL ACCIDENT.

    Bovis is facing a claim for damages for breach of contract or negligence over the £35 million Friendly House project in the City of London.Insurance company General Accident, which issued the writ in the London High Court this week, has taken over the claim relating to the 1988 management contract from defunct developer Rosehaugh Estates. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: BOWDEN SPEC MOVE, FIRST HALF RESULTS.

    Wilson Bowden is considering restarting speculative industrial developments following a recent sharp increase in inquiries for industrial buildings.The company said it has seen the first improvement in the industrial market for around five years, and the volume of its unlet industrial space has fallen to just 12 per cent of the level of a year ago.After a break of some years, the firm is considering building speculative industrial units around its base in the east midlands following strong de
  • 08Sep94 UK: BRICKWORKS REVIVED - ERROL BRICK COMPANY.

    The dormant brick works at Errol in Perthshire will be re-opened, creating 30 new jobs. The newly formed Errol Brick Company bought the works and nearby clayflats for £1.1 million from previous joint owners Tarmac and Marley. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: BRIDGE THREATENED - MONTROSE BRIDGE.

    A £5 million replacement is likely to be needed for the Montrose Bridge, which carries the A92 coastal road between Dundee and Aberdeen. Engineers have found alkali and chloride attack on the structure, which was built in 1931. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: BRITISH COAL SEES CLAIMS TRIPLE.

    Claims against British Coal (BC) by opencast contractors have tripled in the past three months to £242 million.The increase could reduce the proceeds from coal privatisation, as companies scale back their bids, and even result in the Government paying firms to take some regions off its hands.But Maurice Webb, opencast coal officer at the Federation of Civil Engineering Contractors, said the figures could be more a product of BC's accounting system than an actual increase in claims.He add
  • 08Sep94 UK: CHUNNEL LINK FIRMS GET BID CALL.

    Contractors interested in the £3 billion Channel Tunnel rail link have been asked to submit three main bids.The four consortia finally received tender documents last week after a delay of about two months.Transport secretary Brian Mawhinney released tender documents last week as he announced Ebbsfleet in Kent as the site for a multi-million pound international rail terminal.The Ebbsfleet decision is a setback to supporters calling for an international station at Stratford in east London.
  • 08Sep94 UK: CIH URGES HOUSING ASSESSMENT - SOCIAL HOUSING CONSTRUCTION.

    The Chartered Institute of Housing has called on housing minister David Curry to publish regular assessments of how much social housing construction is needed to meet demand.It believes this would help environment ministers to put pressure on the Treasury to find more cash for social housing, by showing the gap between needs and government spending. The Department of the Environment makes no such assessment at present.Housing associations have estimated that 120,000 new homes should be built
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONOCO PLEDGES £2.4BN FOR BRITAIN.

    Oil giant Conoco said last week the firm would invest £2.4 billion in Britain during the next six years.About £1.7 billion is earmarked for exploration and production. The rest will be spent on refining and marketing, including a £500 million investment at the Humber refinery. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONSTRUCTION WITHOUT THE RAIL DISRUPTION - BRIDGE JACKING DEAL.

  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ABERDEEN, GRAMPIAN REGION - ABERDEEN AIRPORT.

    Job: Two contracts to provide the airport with extended baggage hall and check-in areas, involving the design and build of a 900 sq m extension to the existing terminal together with the conversion of adjacent areas into new check-in facilities.Completion: Work has started and is due for completion in December 1994.Contractor: AMEC Design and Management.Awarded by: Aberdeen Airport.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ABERDEEN, GRAMPIAN REGION - ABERDEEN ROYAL INFIRMARY IN FOSTERHILL.

    Job: Comprehensive refurbishment of the two upper floors of the Infectious Diseases Unit to provide several small wards with associated medical and nursing facilities.Completion: 6 months, starting end of July 1994.Contractor: Stewart Milne Construction.Awarded by: Aberdeen Royal Hospitals NHS Trust.Value: £600,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM - APEX HOUSE, FIVEWAYS, EDGBASTON.

    Job: Fitting out works, in phases, to five floors of a building to create office accommodation for bank staff.Completion: Work has started for completion on March 5, 1995.Contractor: Trafalgar House Construction (Regions), Trafalgar House, Winterstoke Road, Bristol, Avon.Awarded by: National Westminster Bank.Value: £2.4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM - BOURNEVILLE SCHOOL.

    Job: Repairs and re-roofing.Contractor: Tarmac Construction's Contract Housing Division.Awarded by: Birmingham City Council.Value: £290,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM - DUDDESTON STREET, NECHELLS.

    Job: The installation of a lift and refurbishment works to a ticket booking office.Completion: Anticipated start date is in November for completion in 18 weeks.Contractor: Well-placed for the job is Thomas Vale and Sons, Lombard Street, Stourport-on-Severn, Hereford and Worcester.Awarded by: Centro.Value: £183,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM - EDGBASTON.

    Job: To build three new office blocks.Contractor: Tarmac Construction.Awarded by: A and J Mucklow.Value: £2.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM - EMSCOTE ROAD, WITTON.

    Job: Refurbishment and upgrading works to 22 terraced dwellings.Completion: Work has just started for completion in May, 1995.Contractor: Tarmac Contract Housing, Derwent House, Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands.Awarded by: Birmingham City Council.Value: £422,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM - HALL GREEN SCHOOL, SOUTHAM ROAD, HALL GREEN.

    Job: The construction of a science and technology block.Completion: Work has just started for completion on February 3, 1995.Contractor: William Weaver, 86-92 Worcester Road, Bromsgrove, Hereford and Worcester.Awarded by: The Governors of the School.Value: £311,799. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM - JOB - ROAD AND BRIDGE MAINTENANCE.

    Contractor: Balvac Whitley Moran, Somercotes, Derbyshire.Awarded by: Highways Agency.Value: £1,408,695. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BLACKBURN, LANCASHIRE - QUEEN'S PARK HOSPITAL.

    Job: To provide mechanical services.Contractor: Crown House Engineering.Awarded by: Tarmac Construction.Value: £640,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BLACKBURN, LANCASHIRE - SHADSWORTH ESTATE.

    Job: Repairs and renovation works to the external fabric of 101 council owned houses including the installation of insulation courses.Contractor: Bramall Construction, Northwood House, Greenwood Business Centre, Regent Road, Salford, Gt Manchester M5 4QH.Awarded by: Blackburn Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £380,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BOLTON, GREATER MANCHESTER - RED ROCK LANE, KEARSLEY.

    Job: The construction of chambers and pipework for a proposed sludge pumping scheme.Completion: Work has started for completion by the end of January, 1995.Contractor: Galliford Northwest, Crab Lane, Fernhead, Warrington, Cheshire.Awarded by: North West Water.Value: £313,113. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BOOTLE, MERSEYSIDE.

    Job: Repairs to 131 flats.Contractor: Tarmac Construction's Contract Housing Division.Awarded by: Sefton Borough Council.Value: £550,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE - LYNFIELD MOUNT HOSPITAL PSYCHIATRIC UNIT.

    Job: To provide two new buildings housing specialist acute and long-term special care units.Contractor: Shepherd.Awarded by: Bradford Community Health NHS Trust.Value: £3.7 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE - SPINK PLACE, SPINK STREET AND WHITE ABBEY ROAD.

    Job: The reconstruction of roads and hard landscaping to a small residential area.Completion: Work has started for completion in late November.Contractor: Morrison Construction, Zenith House, Wakefield 41 Business Park, Brunel Road, Wrenthorpe, Wakefield, West Yorkshire.Awarded by: Bradford City Council.Value: £142,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BURNLEY, LANCASHIRE - HOLLY HOUSE.

    Job: Internal structural alterations to a building to form 31 bedsits and flats with associated staff accommodation and utilities.Contractor: Bramall Construction, Northwood House, Greenwood Business Centre, Regent Road, Salford, Gt Manchester M5 4QH.Awarded by: Bradford and Northern Housing Association.Value: £600,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BURY, GREATER MANCHESTER - HUNTERS HILL ESTATE, UNSWORTH.

    Job: Repairs, improvements and refurbishment works to 64 mixed type council owned houses.Completion: Contract period of 12 months due to begin soon.Contractor: Bramall Construction, Northwood House, Greenwood Business Centre, Regent Road, Salford, Gt Manchester M5 4QH.Awarded by: Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £590,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CHATHAM, KENT - BETWEEN BASINS 1 AND 2, CHATHAM MARITIME, PEMBROKE.

    Job: Lifting bridge and car park comprising the demolition of existing fixed bridge to accommodate a Bascule bridge.Completion: 12 months, starting September 1994.Contractor: Nuttall Construction.Awarded by: English Partnerships.Value: £2 million approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CHESTER, CHESHIRE - CHESHIRE OAKS RETAIL PARK, LITTLE STANNEY.

    Job: Earthworks and main drainage works and the construction of crib walls for a proposed retail park.Completion: Work has just started for completion in late October.Contractor: Galliford Northwest, Crab Lane, Fernhead, Warrington, Cheshire.Awarded by: British Airports Authority and McArthur/Glen.Value: £780,621. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CHESTER, CHESHIRE - THE FORUM SHOPPING CENTRE.

    Job: Refurbishment and extension of a shopping precinct.Contractor: Tarmac Construction.Awarded by: Scottish Widows.Value: £4.8 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - COVENTRY, WEST MIDLANDS - TOCIL FLATS, UNIVERSITY OF WARWICK.

    Job: The refurbishment of existing accommodation in five blocks including upgrading kitchens/bath and shower areas and minor external work.Contractor: Willmott Dixon Construction Midlands Region, The Courtyard, Roman Way, Coleshill, Birmingham.Awarded by: University of Warwick.Value: £651,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CUMBERNAULD, STRATHCLYDE REGION.

    The section of the B8048 between Auchenkilns Roundabout on the A80 and the recently completed Back O'Hill Roundabout.Job: Improvement works involving widening and minor realignment of the existing road.Completion: Work has just started with a completion date of February 1995.Contractor: R.J.McLeod (Contractors).Awarded by: Cumbernauld Development Corporation.Value: £220,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - DURHAM CITY, COUNTY DURHAM - BELMONT INDUSTRIAL ESTATE.

    Job: The construction of a new football stadium, clubhouse and ancilliary works.Completion: Work started for completion in 18 weeks.Contractor: Newton Moor Construction Limited, Esh Road, Ushaw Moor, County Durham DH7 7PN (tel 091 373 0790, fax 091 373 4756).Awarded by: Durham City Amateur Football Club, Ferens Park, Durham (tel. 091 386 9616).Value: £436,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - EAST KILBRIDE, STRATHCLYDE - THE BRUCE HOTEL.

    Job: Overcladding.Contractor: Tarmac Structural Repairs.Awarded by: Swallow Hotels.Value: £320,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN REGION - EDINBURGH.

    Job: To design, manufacture and erect a pre-cast concrete car park structure to accommodate 1,000 cars at Scottish Equitable's new head office.Contractor: Costain Building Products.Awarded by: Lehrer McGovern International.Value: £2.15 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - EXETER, DEVON - MIDDLEMOOR POLICE HEADQUARTERS.

    Job: The provision of new roads and sewers.Completion: Work has just started for completion in 3 months.Contractor: Devon Highways, Falcon Road, Swoton Industrial Estate, Exeter, Devon.Awarded by: Devon and Cornwall Constabulary.Value: £230,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GATESHEAD, TYNE AND WEAR - ON A SITE ADJACENT TO THE QUEEN ELIZABETH HOSPITAL.

    Job: To build a new 60-bed, adult acute mental health unit.Contractor: Shepherd.Awarded by: Gateshead Healthcare NHS Trust.Value: £2.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - JOB - REFURBISHMENT OF TENEMENTS IN THREE CLOSES.

    Contractor: Tarmac Construction's Contract Housing Division.Awarded by: Springburn and Possilpark Housing Association.Value: £860,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - POLLOCKSHAWS.

    Job: To design and build a food store.Completion: 19 weeks.Contractor: Tarmac Construction.Awarded by: Lidi UK Properties.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE.

    Job: Repairs and concrete spraying to an eight storey office block.Contractor: Tarmac Structural Repairs.Awarded by: Strathclyde Regional Council.Value: £474,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GOSPORT, HAMPSHIRE - HASLAR.

    Job: To provide gas supply and heating to historic gunboat sheds.Contractor: Tarmac Construction.Awarded by: Defence Research Agency.Value: £260,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GRAMPIAN REGION - NEWTONHILL, A FEW MILES SOUTH OF ABERDEEN.

    Job: To build a development of 16 new homes consisting of two, three and four bedrooms.Contractor: Barratt Construction.Awarded by: Kincardine and Deeside District Council.Value: £750,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GRIMSBY, HUMBERSIDE.

    Job: Electrical, wire and fitting, fire alarms, burglar alarm system installation, low voltage installations and various electrical installations for a 1,500 seat auditorium. Reference MPA/Electrical.Contractor: WHS Trust Limited, 2 Hebden Road, Scunthorpe.Awarded by: Great Grimsby Borough Council.Value: £499,329. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HEBBURN, TYNE AND WEAR - VICTORIA ROAD EAST.

    Job: The construction of a 52-bed, two storey nursing care home.Completion: Work started for completion February 1995.Contractor: Newton Moor Construction.Awarded by: Marina Rest Home, St Cuthbert's Square, Hebburn, Tyne and Wear (tel 091 483 5588).Value: £520,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HEREFORD - HIGH STREET.

    Job: Alterations to a four-storey department store.Completion: Work has started for completion in November.Contractor: William Weaver, 86-92 Worcester Road, Bromsgrove, Hereford and Worcester.Awarded by: Littlewoods Chain Stores.Value: £112,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HUDDERSFIELD, YORKSHIRE - BRADLEY MILLS ROAD.

    Job: Realignment of 250 m of the 7.3 m wide carriageway between Bradley Mills bridge and a proposed traffic-light controlled junction with Leeds Road.Completion: Work has started for completion on November 18.Contractor: Alfred McAlpine Construction - Budge, West Carr Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire.Awarded by: Alfred McAlpine Building.Value: £401,719. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HYDE, CHESHIRE.

    Job - To build 24 houses.Contractor: Tarmac Construction's Contract Housing Division.Awarded by: West Pennine Housing Association.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - KIDDERMINSTER, HEREFORD AND WORCESTER - SPENNELLS VALLEY ROAD.

    Job: The construction of four warehouse and office units.Completion: Anticipated start date is September 26 for completion on March 6, 1995.Contractor: William Weaver, 86-92 Worcester Road, Bromsgrove, Hereford and Worcester.Awarded by: Brockway Carpets.Value: £572,500. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - KIRKLISTON, LOTHIAN REGION - KIRKLISTON SPORTS CENTRE.

  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - KIRKLISTON, LOTHIAN REGION - KIRKLISTON SPORTS CENTRE.

    Job: To build a new Sports Centre, which will feature sports halls, a hi-tech fitness studio, football pitch and indoor bowls.Completion: Work is under way and the work is expected to be completed in late Spring or early Summer 1995.Contractor: Walker Group (Scotland).Awarded by: Edinburgh District Council.Value: £1.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LEAMINGTON SPA, WARWICKSHIRE - PORTLAND STREET.

    Job: The refurbishment of a Victorian house and conversion into flats.Completion: Anticipated start date is the end of September for completion in 26 weeks.Contractor: Well-placed for the job is Thomas Vale and Sons, Lombard Street, Stourport-on-Severn, Hereford and Worcester.Awarded by: Orbit Housing Association.Value: Approx £340,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - CITY CENTRE.

    Job: The construction of the third stage of the inner city one-way system.Completion: Work has started for completion in November, 1995.Contractor: Tarmac Major Projects, Construction House, Birch Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands.Awarded by: Leeds City Council.Value: £3.25 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - CITY CENTRE.

  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - VICAR LANE.

    Job: Rebuilding works to a fire damaged building.Contractor: GA Group, Woodside House, 14 Woodside Terrace, Glasgow G3 7XH.Awarded by: Courtaulds.Value: £2 million.
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LEICESTER - UPLAND JUNIOR AND INFANTS SCHOOL, MELBOURNE ROAD.

    Job: Reconstruction works to a fire damaged school complex.Completion: Work just begun for completion by June, 1995.Contractor: Thomas Fish and Sons, Great Freeman Street, Nottingham NG3 5GH.Awarded by: Leicester City Council.Value: £1.6 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LEYLAND, LANCASHIRE - HER MAJESTY'S PRISON, WYMOTT.

    Job: To provide mechanical and electrical services for new house blocks.Contractor: Crown House Engineering, Manchester.Awarded by: Laing North West.Value: £2.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE - ROYAL LIVERPOOL CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL, ALDER HEY.

    Job: Construction of a two-storey block; partial demolition, alterations and extensions to existing buildings.Completion: Work just begun for completion by August, 1995.Contractor: Moss Construction Northern, Yardley Road, Knowsley Industrial Estate, Liverpool L33 7ST.Awarded by: Royal Liverpool Children's NHS Trust.Value: £2.4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - BAYLEY STREET, LONDON WC1.

    Job: The alteration and refurbishment to existing residential/commercial accommodation including demolition and reconstruction of rear extension.Contractor: Willmott Dixon Construction London Region, Leyton, London E10.Awarded by: The Bedford Estates.Value: £987,987.
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - COSWAY STREET, LONDON NW1.

    Job: The phased refurbishment of an existing Women's Hostel.Contractor: Willmott Dixon Construction London Region, 210 Church road, Leyton, London E10.Awarded by: Church Army.Value: £1.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - FINCHLEY - BALLARDS LANE, LONDON N12.

    Job: Fitting out of a Waitrose supermarket.Contractor: Lovell Construction.Awarded by: John Lewis plc.Value: £3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - FINCHLEY - BALLARDS LANE, LONDON N12.

  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - HACKNEY - THE OLD METROPOLITAN HOSPITAL NURSES HOME, ENFIELD ROAD.

    Job: A redevelopment contract which involves remodelling the 3,000 square metre Victorian building to form a mixture of 57 flats and maisonettes.Contractor: Willmott Dixon Housing Refurbishment.Awarded by: Circle 33 Housing Trust.Value: £2.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - THE GERMAN HOSPITAL, HACKNEY.

    Job: The first phase of a refurbishment project involving re-roofing, an internal strip-out and the demolition of out-buildings.Contractor: Willmott Dixon Housing Refurbishment.Awarded by: New Islington and Hackney Housing Association.Value: £400,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON, BALHAM - THE FORMER ST JOHN THE DIVINE CHURCH, BALHAM, LONDON SW12.

    Job: To convert the former church into special needs accommodation for people with severe hearing difficulties, involving specialist mechanical and electrical installations.Completion: Work is under way for completion in early summer 1995.Contractor: Willmott Dixon Housing Refurbishment.Awarded by: Threshold Housing Association.Value: £1.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LOWESTOFT, SUFFOLK - JOB - IMPROVEMENTS TO 39 HOUSES.

    Contractor: Tarmac Construction's Contract Housing Division.Awarded by: Waveney District Council.Value: £820,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MANCHESTER - HER MAJESTY'S PRISON, MANCHESTER.

    Job: Mechanical, electrical and plumbing works.Contractor: Crown House Engineering, Manchester.Awarded by: Mowlem Management.Value: £700,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MANCHESTER - NORTHBANK INDUSTRIAL PARK, TRAFFORD PARK.

    Job: Reclamation works to plots 22A, 23 and 25. Works include excavation works and the disposal of contaminated materials at the former British Steel works.Completion: Work has started for completion in January, 1995.Contractor: Alfred McAlpine Construction - Budge, West Carr Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire.Awarded by: Trafford Park Development Corporation.Value: £675,404. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MANCHESTER - OPENSHAW.

    Job: Construction of production units with carparking and siteworks.Contractor: Dew Group, P.O. Box 35, Oldham, Lancashire OL9 6HH.Awarded by: Manchester Ship Canal Developments.Value: £2.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MERTHYR TYDFIL, MID GLAMORGAN - JOB - PRELIMINARY WORK FOR NEW OFFICE BLOCKS.

    Contractor: Tarmac Construction.Awarded by: Judgelock Ltd.Value: £425,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MILTON KEYNES, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - KINGSTON CENTRE, TONGWELL STREET.

    Job: The construction of a showroom and workshop for BMW cars.Completion: Work has started for completion on January 29, 1995.Contractor: William Weaver, 86-92 Worcester Road, Bromsgrove, Hereford and Worcester.Awarded by: Altwood Holdings.Value: £896,500. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEAR EAST KILBRIDE, STRATHCLYDE - HAMILTON INTERNATIONAL, ADJOINING THE A725 TRUNK ROAD.

    Job: To build the 10,000 sq m first phase of the Chrysalis Initiative comprising two high specification industrial units.Completion: July 1994 until January 1995.Contractor: Shepherd.Awarded by: Akeler (Scotland).Value: £2.55 million.
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEAR HARROGATE, NORTH YORKSHIRE - MENWITH HILL.

    Job: To provide mechanical services at a U.S. Air Force base.Contractor: Crown House Engineering.Awarded by: Defence Works Services.Value: £200,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE, TYNE AND WEAR - DUNN STREET, SCOTSWOOD.

    Job: The design and construction of a part 3, part 4-storey regional administration block linked to a new portal-framed garage block on Newcastle Business Park East.Completion: Work starts in September 1994 for completion mid 1995.Contractor: Costain, 7 Carlton Court, Fith Avenue, Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE11 0AZ (tel 091 491 3311, fax 091 4913301).Awarded by: National Rivers Authority.Value: In excess of £2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE, TYNE AND WEAR - QUEEN VICTORIA ROAD.

    Job: The construction of a new catering facility as part of the redevelopment of a principal city hospital.Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine, Tyne House, 26 Side, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 3JB.Awarded by: Gordon Durham, management contractors, on behalf of the Royal Victoria Infirmary NHS Hospital Trust.Value: £250,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWQUAY, CORNWALL - EAST STREET ADJACENT TO THE NEWQUAY WESLEY METHODIST CHURCH.

    Job: A design and build contract for a 900 sq m two storey building to provide new office accommodation for a Job Centre and Benefits Agency.Contractor: Hill and Lang, Burrington Way, Plymouth, Devon.Awarded by: EBC Developments for the Employment Services.Value: £611,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NORTHALLERTON, NORTH YORKSHIRE - JOB - TO BUILD 22 HOUSES.

    Contractor: Tarmac Construction's Contract Housing Division.Awarded by: Bradford and Northern Housing Association.Value: £710,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - PLYMOUTH, DEVON - HMS DRAKE.

    Job: Re-roofing.Contractor: Hill and Lang, Burrington Way, Plymouth, Devon.Awarded by: Building Properties Facilities Management (BPFM).Value: £121,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - PLYMOUTH, DEVON - HMS DRAKE.

    Job: To build a gymnasium changing room.Contractor: Hill and Lang, Burrington Way, Plymouth, Devon.Awarded by: Building Properties Facilities Management (BPFM).Value: £179,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - PLYMOUTH, DEVON - PLYMSTOCK SCHOOL.

    Job: Extension and refurbishment to provide a new arts studio and extra laboratory facilities.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction, Newton Abbot.Awarded by: Devon County Council.Value: £1.6 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - PLYMSTOCK, DEVON - JOB - ALTERATIONS.

    Contractor: Hill and Lang, Burrington Way, Plymouth, Devon.Awarded by: Milk Marketing Board.Value: £154,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - READING, BERKSHIRE - MARSH FARM, LOWER EARLEY.

    Job: A design and build contract for the construction of 89 dwellings including one special needs unit.Completion: Anticipated start date is September 12 for completion on February 26, 1996.Contractor: Alfred McAlpine Construction, Brook House, Cricket Green, Mitcham, Surrey.Awarded by: London and Quadrant Housing Trust.Value: £4,2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - REDRUTH, CORNWALL - CARDREW INDUSTRIAL ESTATE.

    Job: The construction of a single-storey extension to a warehouse with a floor area of 8,000 sq m, together with external works.Completion: Work has started for completion on December 11.Contractor: Alfred McAlpine Construction, Pendeford House, Wobaston Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands.Awarded by: Contico Europe Holdings.Value: £1.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - RICHFORD GATE.

    Job: The adaptation of two four-storey office blocks to provide 58 new flats and a health centre.Completion: Work is under way and is due for completion in May 1995.Contractor: Willmott Dixon Housing Refurbishment.Awarded by: Kensington Housing Trust.Value: £2.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ROCHDALE, GREATER MANCHESTER - BUCKLEY HALL.

    Job: Mechanical, electrical and plumbing works at a new Category 'C' prison.Contractor: Crown House Engineering, Manchester.Awarded by: Mowlem Management.Value: £168,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SHEERNESS, KENT - THE A249 TRUNK ROAD BRIELLE WAY/DOCKS ENTRANCE SHEERNESS IMPROVEMENT.

    Job: To provide a new 260-metre length of trunk road, including a new link to Blue Town High Street and new entrances to the Docks and Co=Steel's works via a roundabout.Completion: Work has just started and is expected to take about 5 months.Contractor: Farrans Construction.Awarded by: Highways Agency.Value: £488,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - CITY COUNCIL AREA.

    Job: Scheme no. HM240 of the housing programmed maintenance, 1994/1995 involving the design and installation of foundation under-pinning, piling works and including sundry associated repair works to council owned buildings.Contractor: Roger Bullivant, Water Lane, off Knottingley Road, Pontefract, West Yorkshire.Awarded by: Sheffield City Council's Housing Programme Committee, Town Hall, Surrey Street, Sheffield.Value: £192,852. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - CITY COUNCIL AREA.

    Job: Scheme no. HM232 of the housing programmed maintenance, 1994/1995 involving repairs to the external walls of council owned buildings including repointing, rerendering and the replacement of sills.Contractor: Baggaley and Jenkins, Construction House, Hermitage Way, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG18 5ES.Awarded by: Sheffield City Council's Housing Programme Committee, Town Hall, Surrey Street, Sheffield.Value: £114,517.
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - NORFOLK PARK ESTATE.

    Job: Scheme no. HF064, phase one involving security works to five tower blocks of council owned flats including the installation of full concierge security systems, control centre, fire doors, smoke detectors and exterior lights.Completion: Start on site in September, 1994 for completion in June, 1995.Contractor: Bramall Construction, Construction House, Station Road, Mexborough, South Yorkshire.Awarded by: Sheffield City Council's Housing Programme Committee, Town Hall, Surrey Street, Sheffi
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SHROPSHIRE - NEAR CLEOBURY MORTIMER.

    Job: The construction of a service reservoir, a valve house and booster station.Contractor: Tarmac Construction.Awarded by: Severn Trent Water.Value: £600,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SOLIHULL, WEST MIDLANDS - HIGH STREET, KNOWLE.

    Job: The construction of a single-storey church hall and associated works.Completion: Work has started for completion on April 28, 1995.Contractor: William Weaver, 86-92 Worcester Road, Bromsgrove, Hereford and Worcester.Awarded by: The Vicar, WArdens and Parochial Church Council.Value: £470,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STAINES, SURREY - HERITAGE COURT, THORPE ROAD.

  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STAINES, SURREY - HERITAGE COURT, THORPE ROAD.

    Job: A design and build contract to provide just under 2,000 sq m of office accommodation, together with extensive on-site car parking.Completion: Work has started with completion set for early 1995.Contractor: Try Construction.Awarded by: AXA Equity and Law Investment Managers.Value: £1.4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STOCKTON ON TEES, CLEVELAND - COUNCIL AREA.

    Job: Construction of utility buildings with associated hardstanding to serve an itinerants camping area.Completion: Work due to start in September, 1994 for completion in six months.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction, Ross Road, Stockton on Tees TS18 2NN.Awarded by: Teeside Development Corporation.Value: £900,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STOKE-ON-TRENT, STAFFORDSHIRE - ABBEY ROAD, ABBEY HULTON.

    Job: Refurbishment works to 68 council-owned, pre-war dwellings.Completion: Work has just started for completion in March, 1995.Contractor: Tarmac Contract Housing, Derwent House, Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands.Awarded by: Stoke-on-Trent City Council.Value: £772,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STRATHCLYDE REGION.

  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STRATHCLYDE REGION.

    Along the length of the 14.5 km Glen Fruin road which stretches from the roundabout at Garlochhead bypass to the junction with the A82 south of Luss on Loch Lomondside.Job: Improvement works.Completion: 26 weeks.Contractor: Raynesway Construction Services.Awarded by: Ministry of Defence.Value: £1.8 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SUNDERLAND, TYNE AND WEAR - LILBURN PLACE, SOUTHWICK.

    Job: Phase 2 of extensions to Riverview Lodge comprising a 3-storey residential block to provide thirty six single and two double bedrooms with en suite facilities together with communal dining rooms, dayrooms, bathrooms and ancillary laundry, staff accommodation etc.Completion: Sitework started September 5, 1994 for completion within a total contract period of 34 weeks.Contractor: Newton Moor Construction, Esh Road, Ushaw Moor, County Durham DH7 7PN (tel 091 373 0790, fax 091 373 4756).Award
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - TIPTON, WEST MIDLANDS - JOB - SINGLE STOREY CHILD CARE UNIT AND A TWO-STOREY TEACHING BLOCK.

    Contractor: Tarmac Construction.Awarded by: Sandwell Borough Council.Value: £440,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WALSALL, WEST MIDLANDS - EDISON ROAD.

    Job: The construction of 24 bungalows and refurbishment works to a church.Completion: Work has just started for completion in May, 1995.Contractor: Tarmac Contract Housing, Derwent House, Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands.Awarded by: Caldmore Area Housing Association.Value: £850,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WANSTEAD - THE FORMER WANSTEAD HOSPITAL SITE.

    Job: The conversion of Grade II listed hospital buildings into 66 flats and maisonettes.Contractor: Willmott Dixon Housing Refurbishment.Awarded by: East London Housing Association.Value: £3.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WEST BROMWICH, WEST MIDLANDS - WEST BROMWICH POLICE STATION.

    Job: Alterations and refurbishment.Contractor: Tarmac Construction.Awarded by: West Midlands Police Authority.Value: £460,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WIGAN, GREATER MANCHESTER - GIDLOW LANE.

    Job: Phase four of a residential development comprising the construction of 20 one-bedroom, two-person flats.Completion: Anticipated start date is during September for completion in 36 weeks.Contractor: Galliford Northwest, Crab Lane, Fernhead, Warrington, Cheshire.Awarded by: Grosvenor Homes North West.Value: £575,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WIGAN, GREATER MANCHESTER - MANION HOUSE.

    Job: Repairs, renewals and refurbishment works to a 13 storey tower block of 103 council owned flats.Contractor: Bramall Construction, Northwood House, Greenwood Business Centre, Regent Road, Salford, Gt Manchester M5 4QH.Awarded by: Wigan Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WILLENHALL, WEST MIDLANDS.

    - Job - Works involving site clearance, ground improvement and stabilisation of old mine workings, to enable the subsequent development of a non-food retail park. Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction's Building Division, Birmingham.Awarded by: Tilbury Douglas Development.Value: £600,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WOKINGHAM, BERKSHIRE - JOB - TO BUILD A TWO-STOREY OFFICE.

    Contractor: Composite Structures, Eastleigh, Hampshire.Awarded by: Geoffrey Osborne.Value: £250,000.
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WREXHAM, CLWYD - ON THE GRESFORD INDUSTRIAL ESTATE.

    Job: A two-phase contract to expand facilities. Phase I involves the construction of an additional production building to provide an extra 6,500 sq m along with the installation of the manufacturing plant and equipment, silos, plant rooms, access roads and car park together with the provision of additional office facilities and refurbishment of the existing office/reception suite. The second phase is the construction of a new 13,000 sq m warehouse with servicing areas, further access roads an
  • 08Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - YORK - A 1079 HULL ROAD AND FIELD LANE JUNCTION.

    Job: The construction of a roundabout and the subsequent realignment of the approach highway, excavation works for a new carriageway and overlay works to the existing carriageway.Completion: Work has started for completion in November.Contractor: Alfred McAlpine Construction - Budge, West Carr Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire.Awarded by: North Yorkshire Country Council.Value: £386,624. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: COUNCILS HIT BACK AT CIVILS - HIGHWAY JOB COMPLAINTS.

  • 08Sep94 UK: CRANE OWNERS SUING UIE OVER COLLAPSE.

    BET Plant Services and Grayston White and Sparrow are suing oil platform fabricator UIE for damages after the collapse of the world's largest mobile crane at Clydebank in May.The main boom of the £6 million Gottwald MK1500 collapsed as it was lifting a flare stack for the Dunbar oil drilling platform, which was nearing completion at UIE's yard.The collapse of the 1,200 tonne capacity machine delayed the departure of the platform from the yard by a week.GWS is claiming 'damages for neglig
  • 08Sep94 UK: DEMOLITION DEATH CASE IS DROPPED.

  • 08Sep94 UK: DRIVERS FACE £20,000 FINES.

  • 08Sep94 UK: DRY DOCK - WEST INDIA DOCK.

    The former West India Dock is being tranformed by Tarmac/Bachy into Canary Wharf station on the Jubilee Line extension. The £32.5 million project entails the dry dock being enclosed by a cofferdam. More than 150,000 cu m of material will be excavated to create a huge box, 300 m long and 24 m deep, to house the underground station. The platforms will be built well below the old water level in the dock. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: EDINBURGH TOUR.

    Lothian Regional Council is planning a £28 million guided bus route from Edinburgh airport to the city centre. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: EDITORIAL - BEARING THE BRUNT OF PRICE UNCERTAINTY - INFLATION AND CONSTRUCTION.

    The Government has consistently declared inflation to be public enemy number one. And, whatever one thinks of the means by which it was achieved and the side-effects it created, you have to admit that the Government has appeared to be successful in bringing general inflation down.But the words 'appeared to be successful' are deliberate. It's all but impossible to squeeze inflation totally out of a market economy where prices are based on supply and demand.Although the Government might like to
  • 08Sep94 UK: EDITORIAL - BEARING THE BRUNT OF PRICE UNCERTAINTY - INFLATION AND CONSTRUCTION.

  • 08Sep94 UK: EDITORIAL - OPENING THE GREEN DOOR - INTEGRATED TRANSPORT POLICY.

    Leading environmentalist Sara Parkin calls, on this page, for the construction industry to renounce the roads lobby and to campaign instead for an integrated transport policy.Fine. OK. Many in the industry would support the contention that the only reason why contractors have been prominent in demands for more road spending is that roads have offered, over many years, the most consistent and predictable workload for the industry.The fact that contractors have also been prominent in consortia
  • 08Sep94 UK: ENERGY SAVING TRUST CUTS ITS GRANT CLAIM BY £300M.

    The Energy Saving Trust has cut its claim for grant to fund energy efficiency work from £400 million to £100 million.The bid submitted to gas regulator Ofgas is for cash over four years to support programmes for installing gas condensation boilers, residential combined heat and power schemes and improvement grants for owner occupiers and tenants in social housing.Ofgas rejected the EST's first bid, arguing that if the Government wanted to spend money on energy efficiency it should r
  • 08Sep94 UK: EUROPEAN RULING OPENS WAY FOR FOREIGN WORKERS.

    A European Court ruling could open the way for more foreign workers to take up jobs on British construction sites.The news comes amid claims that refugees from eastern Europe are already undercutting domestic workers on jobs in London.Judges in Luxembourg last week overruled a French court's decision to fine a gang of Moroccan demolition workers.The gang was legally resident in Belgium but working on a contract in France.And the European Court ruled that, because the men had Belgian work perm
  • 08Sep94 UK: EXPORT COVER MOVE OPENS DOOR TO CIS - HUGE CONTRACTS POSSIBLE.

    By Peter Cooper.A radical shake-up in export cover this autumn will open the door to UK contractors and consultants for huge contracts in the former Soviet Union.The first major project to benefit from the Export Credits Guarantee Department rule change will be a £30 million hospital to treat cancer patients in Semipalatinsk in the central Asian republic of Kazakhstan.The Department of Trade and Industry said this week that the project was top of a list of priorities presented by the Kaz
  • 08Sep94 UK: EXTORTION TO CARRY ON IN PROVINCE.

    Police chiefs in Northern Ireland believe construction site extortion will still flourish in the province despite last week's IRA ceasefire announcement.The building trade is one of the terrorist's most lucrative 'fund raisers' as contractors are forced to hand over large sums of cash in return for protection.A senior Royal Ulster Constabulary source, said this week: 'The sort of criminally-minded people who have been used to making this sort of money for the past 20 years are not just going
  • 08Sep94 UK: FEWER FAILURES HERALD RECOVERY.

    A drop in the number of business failures among construction companies has given the latest positive sign of recovery in the industry.According to research group Trade Indemnity, the number of construction business failures fell by 223 for the quarter ending June 1994 over the same period last year, to stand at 229.Last year more than 1,500 construction companies went bust. But the industry has chalked up only 514 business casualties during the first half of this year. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: GRAMPIAN PLANNING DELAY RILES BUILDERS.

    Developers in the north-east of Scotland are up in arms over wrangles which have led to a massive snarl-up in planning applications in the Grampian Region.Schemes for more than 30,000 homes are waiting to be dealt with and work potentially worth hundreds of millions of pounds is stalled in the planning pipeline.Developers are disgruntled at the wait for a definitive answer to where they can build houses, which all parties agree are badly needed around Aberdeen.Council officers warned two year
  • 08Sep94 UK: HEWDEN PURCHASE - MONTPELLIER HIRE.

    Hewden Stuart, Britain's largest independent plant hirer, has bought Yorkshire-based Montpellier Hire Centres for £1.25 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: HOLZMANN JOINS J-V IN UK ROADS BID.

    German contracting giant Holzmann is attempting to cash in on Britain's privately financed roads by joining Balfour Beatty's joint-venture with Bank of America.The trio will be returning a prequalification bid at the end of this month for the first tranche of shadow tolled roads valued at £400 million.Holzmann is already on the tender list for the £3 billion privately financed Channel Tunnel rail link in a joint-venture including Mowlem and Taylor Woodrow. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: HOUSING RECOVERY BECKONS.

    By Bill Fishlock.The first batch of results to emerge from the interim financial reporting season seems to confirm that the industry's quoted sector is making sound progress towards recovery.Of the quoted house builders to report so far, both Persimmon and Wilson Bowden point to improved sales in August, and both are hopeful that this will continue into the autumn.The impact on margins of the 3 per cent rise in new house prices and lower selling costs for these 'pure' house builders with rela
  • 08Sep94 UK: HQ TASK FOR AMEC.

    Amec has taken a £6 million contract for a 6,400 sq m office headquarters on the Uxbridge Road, Ealing, west London. The six-storey building is for Confederation Life Insurance and Confederation Pooled Pensions. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: JACKER'S JOURNAL - BALLAST NEDAM SHELVES DEAL.

    Ballast Nedam Construction's Leeds office has won one of the year's more, er, interesting design and build contracts. For £2.25 million it is to D and B the new book store for the British Library's Yorkshire base at Boston Spa.The four-storey block will have a floor area of 3,350 sq m. The feature of the contract, though, is not the building itself, but the contents - mile upon mile of shelving. By May, Ballast Nedam will have put up more than 30 miles of shelves.Which makes those of us
  • 08Sep94 UK: JACKER'S JOURNAL - CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF BUILDING.

    The Chartered Institute of Building is not noted for being a Mickey Mouse organisation. But all this could change with an international construction education symposium it is co-sponsoring with the American Council for Construction Education. The conference is intended 'to strengthen building education and its relation to research'.Its location? Disney World in Florida, US. The high spot of the three-day event must be the visit to see 'innovation in action' behind the scenes at the Walt Disne
  • 08Sep94 UK: JACKER'S JOURNAL - SITE SHELTER.

    If only Rubb Buildings of Gateshead had been around when the three little pigs were trying to escape the big bad wolf. Instead of waiting for the wolf to blow down their respective houses they could, had they bought a relocatable shelter from Rubb and had a crane handy, simply picked up their abode and moved it to a place the slavering carnivore couldn't reach. So next time the foreman is howling at the moon about the time wasted disassembling a site hut in order to move it, just tell him the
  • 08Sep94 UK: JACKER'S JOURNAL - SITE SHELTER.

  • 08Sep94 UK: JACKER'S JOURNAL - WIMPEY ACCOMMODATES THE POLICE.

    Wimpey's headquarters building in the west London suburb of Hammersmith faces a similar-sized office block on the opposite side of the road. This second block is also a Wimpey building, and as Wimpey grew and grew, with new activities and divisions, it occupied both blocks.More difficult times for contractors, though, mean that corporate headquarters have shrunk. Wimpey no longer fills the two blocks - and would probably like to be rid of the second office if a buyer could be found.In the mea
  • 08Sep94 UK: JOHN BROWN POWER - SCOTTISH HYDRO ELECTRIC CONTRACT.

    John Brown has won a turnkey contract for a £25 million 47 MW combined heat and power plant at Runcorn, Cheshire, for Scottish Hydro Electric. The plant will come on stream by mid-1996. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: KRAMER BOOSTS BACKHOE LOADER LINE-UP.

    Kramer, the German wheeled loading shovel manufacturer that pioneered four wheel steered, rigid frame machines, has extended its backhoe loader line-up. The KramerAllrad 316S has the performance of a 0.7 cu m loading shovel with the benefits of a mid-range mini excavator at the other end.Equipped with an air/oil cooled Deutz engine producing 54 PS of power, the 316S has its power source and transmission mounted in the centre of the rigid frame, something that is not possible with an articulat
  • 08Sep94 UK: KVAERNER TO GROW IN LOWESTOFT.

    Offshore fabricator Kvaerner aims to create 200 jobs in south Lowestoft by the end of the year.The offshore giant is expanding after moving from its landlocked southern base in the town to a new quayside site.Based at the former Brooke Yachts yard, the site will allow the Norwegian oil giant for the first time to fabricate small modules and subsea wellhead protection frames in the region.Presently, Kvaerner has 50 workers in the region, but it hopes to recruit 200 engineers, technicians and t
  • 08Sep94 UK: LIFTING GEAR SETS UP SHOP IN SOUTH-EAST.

    Manchester-based Lifting Gear Hire has opened an additional depot in Rochester, Kent. This outlet will look after the lifting needs of the Kent and Medway area. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: LLP TAKES THE REINS AT LYN-DAVIES - LEACH LEWIS PLANT.

    Leach Lewis Plant (LLP), of Bryncethin, Mid Glamorgan, has purchased the assets and stock of Bridgend-based Lyn Davies Plant Sales, builder of the Atlas generator range. LLP will continue to manufacture the generator range for sale only. They range in output from 2-5 kW.As both companies were already dealers for Honda Power Equipment, LLP will now have an additional outlet in Bridgend for the Honda range. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: LOOKING FOR PROOF - TRAFALGAR HOUSE CONSTRUCTION SUBSIDIARY.

    A consortium led by Trafalgar House Technology has started a European research project to develop new systems for waterproofing existing brick-lined tunnels. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: MANCHESTER RUNWAY HIT BY DOUBLE BLOW.

    Manchester Airport's plans to build a £170 million second runway have been dealt a double blow as the public inquiry moves into its second month.On the one hand, the Department of Transport is opposing the application, as it has failed to agree with the airport who should pay for the £20 million of roads infrastructure needed to cope with the increased traffic to the airport.And on the other, the recent loss of four major scheduled airlines using the airport has buoyed the runway op
  • 08Sep94 UK: MAN'S NETWORK CONTINUES TO EXPAND - SERVICE CENTRES APPOINTED.

    MAN Truck and Bus UK has appointed two more service centres as part of its continuing network development programme. Jempsons Commercials, of Rye in Kent, and Hempsalls Truck and Van Centre, in Scunthorpe, will both offer a full parts and service package for MAN trucks. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: MATERIALS PRICE HIKES INCREASE BID RISKS.

  • 08Sep94 UK: MCALPINE CASHES IN AT SCOTTISH BANK - CONTRACT.

    Sir Robert McAlpine has won a £30 million construction management contract for the Royal Bank of Scotland's 20,000 sq m Drummond House office complex at the Gyle, Edinburgh. Completion is in 1997. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: MERSEYSIDE PUTS OUT CALL FOR RAPID TRANSIT IDEAS.

    Contractors are being asked to put forward proposals which could revolutionise public transport on Merseyside.Merseytravel (the Merseyside Passenger Transport Executive) is considering options for a light rapid transit system (LRT) similar to the supertram systems already operating in Sheffield and Manchester, for a guided bus system, or possibly a mixture of both.A key element in the scheme will be to lever in substantial levels of private sector cash, and the plan is for private firms to ge
  • 08Sep94 UK: MOD HOMES TRANSFER PLAN RUNS INTO TREASURY ROW.

    Inter-departmental conflict may hold up the planned £500 million transfer of almost 70,000 Ministry of Defence homes to a new organisation.The cash would be used to fund the MoD's capital investment programme in the next financial year - including its major UK bases investment programme under the Options for Change review.Under the plan almost 70,000 homes will be transferred to the Crown Housing Trust, a new organisation set up to manage the stock.Major investment in catch-up repairs wo
  • 08Sep94 UK: MOTOROLA EXPANDS.

    US electronics giant Motorola has announced a £250 million expansion of its East Kilbride factory near Glasgow - the biggest inward investment into the UK since Toyota's £700 million plant at Derby. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: MOULD MEN - CHARCON TUNNELS CONCRETE CASTING.

    Workers at Charcon Tunnels' factory in Tallington, Lincolnshire, check the alignment of moulds set up to produce tunnel lining segments for London's Jubilee Line extension. Charcon, part of Costain, is casting 46,000 concrete segments as part of an £8 million order from a Sir Robert McAlpine/Wayss and Freytag/Bachy joint venture. Charcon's carousel system will operate 24 hours a day, five days a week producing one segment every six minutes. At the height of production 17 lorries, each ca
  • 08Sep94 UK: NOISY SITES.

    Construction sites are the second biggest source of complaints about noise, say environmental health officers in a report out this week. Only noisy neighbours cause more objections. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: NOMINEES DATE SET IN UCATT REJIG.

    Reorganisation within construction union UCATT is well under way and candidates to head the new eastern/London/southern 'super region' must be nominated by the end of this month.Interested candidates include UCATT president John Flavin, eastern region secretary Dave Hardy, London region secretary Dominic Hehir and London regional organiser Lou Lewis.Fifteen leading moderates met in London recently in a bid to persuade Mr Flavin to stand.Mr Flavin's position is complicated by the proposed merg
  • 08Sep94 UK: OPERATIVE KILLED - ALFRED MCALPINE PROJECT, NEATH, WEST GLAMORGAN.

    Plant operative Trevor Neville was killed last week when a two tonne steel element slipped and crushed him during construction of a Bailey bridge on the A465 Heads of the Valleys road in South Wales.Health and safety officials are investigating the accident on the £50 million Alfred McAlpine contract at Neath, West Glamorgan. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PEACE TALKS - LATHAM REPORT.

    All sides of the conflict-torn construction industry gathered round the same table this week in an historic meeting to thrash out Sir Michael Latham's proposals to revolutionise the industry.Sir Michael is chairing the Review Implementation Forum, which will advise the Government on how to put into practice the sweeping measures put forward in his root-and-branch review of the industry.Sir Michael's recommendations, which aim to put an end to the industry's disputes culture, include legislati
  • 08Sep94 UK: PERSIMMON ADVANCES - INTERIM RESULTS.

    A fall in selling costs and modest house price inflation helped Persimmon, the York-based house builder, push first-half pre-tax profits ahead to £11.3 million (1993: £8.4 million).An improved market helped Persimmon cut its selling costs to £3,700 a unit in the first half, compared with £5,500 a unit in the trough of the recession in 1992.The firm has seen the average selling price on the 1,443 homes which it legally completed during the period (1993: 1,260 units) rise by
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ALFORD, GRAMPIAN - NORTH OF MAIN STREET.

    Planning authority: Gordon.Job: Outline plans granted for residential.Value: £3,500,000.Client: D Spence.Agent: Downie and Co, 11a Dee Street, Aberdeen, Grampian AB1 2DY.
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BARNET - FORMER LUCAS/CAV SITE, OAK LANE, FINCHLEY.

    Planning authority: Barnet.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (181).Value: £8 million.Client: Fairview Estates (Housing).Agent: Fairview Estates (Housing), 50 Lancaster Road, Enfield, EN2 0BY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - BARNSLEY RUFC, WOMBWELL LANE.

    Planning authority: Barnsley.Job: Outline plans for food retail/non-food retail (5).Value: £3 million.Client: Morrison Developments.Agent: John M Harris Design, 24 St Johns North, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 3QA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - LEWDEN FARM, STATION ROAD, WORSBROUGH.

    Planning authority: Barnsley.Job: Outline plans granted for high quality housing.Value: £4 million.Client: The Cathelco Group.Agent: WS Atkins AND Partners, Church House, Grange Road, Middlesbrough, Cleveland TS1 2LR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BEVERLEY, HUMBERSIDE - LONG LANE/KITCHEN LANE.

    Planning authority: Beverley.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses/luxury houses (93).Value: £3,500,000.Client: Persimmon Homes (E Yorks).Agent: Barraton Design Studio, 68 Bentley Road, Bentley, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN5 9TA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BIRMINGHAM - OLD TRAMWORKS, DALE ROAD, SELLY OAK.

    Planning authority: Birmingham.Job: Outline plans for flats and houses (99).Value: £3,500,000.Client: Transomas Properties.Agent: Taylor and Company, 14 St Augustines Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands B16 9JU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BLACKBURN, LANCASHIRE - BROCKHALL VILLAGE.

    Planning authority: Ribble Valley.Job: Outline plans for employment use/residential.Value: £15 million.Client: London and Auckland Estates.Agent: Halpern Partnership, Leonard House, 9-15 Leonard Street, London, EC2A 4HP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRENTWOOD, ESSEX - ST FAITHS HOSPITAL, LONDON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Brentwood.Job: Outline plans for supermarket and petrol station.Value: £8 million.Client: Lansbury Developments.Agent: Rapleys, Maddox House, 1 Maddox Street, London, W1R 9WA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 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
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - ST CLEMENTS HOUSE, MARSH STREET.

    Planning authority: Bristol.Job: Detailed plans for office building (refurbishment).Value: £4,500,000.Client: British Telecom.Agent: Stride Treglown, Promenade House, The Promenade, Clifton, Bristol, Avon BS8 3NE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 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
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CHORLEY, LANCASHIRE - EAST OF CHORLEY OLD ROAD, CLAYTON BROOK.

    Planning authority: Chorley.Job: Detailed plans for houses (120).Value: £4,300,000.Client: Fairclough Homes.Agent: Fairclough Homes, 6 Clifton Square, Lytham St. Anne's, Lancashire FY8 5JP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CITY OF LONDON - 7-8 PRINCES STREET.

    Planning authority: City Of London Corporation.Job: Detailed plans for offices (refurbishment).Value: £7-8 million.Client: The Grocers Company.Agent: Fitzroy Robinson Partnership, 77 Portland Place, London, W1N 4EP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CITY OF WESTMINSTER - HESKETH HOUSE, 43-45 PORTMAN SQAURE.

    Planning authority: Westminster.Job: Detailed plans for office building.Value: £8 million.Client: Schildvink BV.Client: Haslemere Estates.Agent: EPR Partnership, 21 Douglas Street, London, SW1 4PE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CLACTON-ON-SEA, ESSEX - LAND AT REAR OF SILLET CLOSE, MIDLETON CLOSE.

    Planning authority: Tendring.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £5,100,000.Client: Chase Thomas and Bell.Agent: CPC Planning Consultants, Ashcroft House, 1 St Pauls Road, Newton Abbot, Devon TQ12 2HP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CLYDEBANK, STRATHCLYDE - SINGER ROAD.

    Planning authority: Clydebank.Job: Detailed plans for nursing home complex (6).Value: £3,100,000.Client: Takare.Agent: Architectural Project Design, Takare House, Whitechapel Way, Priorslee, Telford, Shropshire TF2 9SP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CLYDEBANK, STRATHCLYDE - SINGER ROAD.

  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CRAWLEY, WEST SUSSEX - MAIDENBOWER AREA B10.

    Planning authority: Crawley.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (113).Value: £4 million.Client: Bryant Group.Agent: Bryant Group, Popes Manor, Murrell Lane, Binsfield, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 5GA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DORCHESTER - ADJ DORCHESTER ROAD, STRATTON.

    Planning authority: West Dorset.Job: Outline plans for housing/village hall/pub.Value: £4,200,000.Client: Woodmye.Agent: Louis Hamilton Construction, Leanne Business Centre, Sandford Lane, Wareham, Dorset BH20 4DY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DROITWICH, HEREFORD AND WORCESTER - COCKSHUTEHILL FARM, HADZOR.

    Planning authority: Wychavon.Job: Outline plans granted for motorway service area.Value: £3 million.Client: Little Lakes Investment.Agent: Bloomer Tweedale, St Marks, Chapel Ash, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV3 0TZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DUNFERMLINE, FIFE - PEASE HILL, ROSYTH.

    Planning authority: Dunfermline.Job: Outline plans granted for industrial/residential.Value: £16 million.Client: Defence Land Agency MOD.Agent: Ryden Property Consultants, 46 Castle Street, Edinburgh, Lothian EH2 3BN.
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EASTLEIGH, HAMPSHIRE - OFF SANDY LANE, FAIR OAK.

    Planning authority: Eastleigh.Job: Approval of reserved matters for residential development (88).Value: £3,250,000.Client: Wainhomes (Southern).Agent: M D Design Group, Unit A, Warwick Court, Leigh Road, Eastleigh, Hampshire SO5 4DT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 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 Development.Agent: Wilcon Development, PO Box 39,Thomas Wilson House, Tenter Road, Northampton, NN3 1QJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HARLOW, ESSEX - OLD LONDON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Harlow.Job: Outline plans for research and development (expansion).Value: £10 million.Client: BNR Europe.Agent: BNR Europe, London Road, Harlow, Essex CM17 8NA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HILLINGDON - 120-138 BATH ROAD, HARLINGTON.

    Planning authority: Hillingdon.Job: Outline plans granted for hotel.Value: £4 million.Client: Skandia Property UK.Agent: John Seifert Architects, 2-20 Capper Street, London, WC1E 6JA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HODDESDON, HERTFORDSHIRE - MERCK SHARP AND DOHME, HERTFORD ROAD.

    Planning authority: Broxbourne.Job: Detailed plans for office building (refurbishment).Value: £3 million.Client: Merck Sharp and Dohme.Agent: Armes Associates, 42 Elcho Street, London, SW11 4AU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HULL, HUMBERSIDE - MALDON DRIVE, VICTORIA DOCK.

    Planning authority: Kingston-upon-Hull.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses/flats (134).Value: £3,500,000.Client: Bellway Urban Renewal.Agent: Kingston-upon-Hull City, Guildhall, Alfred Gelder Street, Hull, Humberside HU1 2AA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HUNTINGDON, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - STUKELEY MEADOWS.

    Planning authority: Huntingdon.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £7,730,000.Client: J S Bloor (Northampton).Agent: J S Bloor, Ashby Road, Measham, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE12 7JP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - KENSINGTON AND CHELSEA - GROSVENOR CRESCENT MEWS.

    Planning authority: Kensington and Chelsea.Job: Detailed plans for mews houses (refurbishment) (15).Value: £5 million.Client: Grosvenor Estates.Agent: Paul Davis Partnership, 178 Ebury Street, London, SW1W 8UP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - PONTEFRACT ROAD/HAIGH PARK ROAD.

    Planning authority: Leeds.Job: Outline plans granted for industrial/warehouse units (3).Value: £10 million.Client: Bison Concrete Properties.Agent: Edmond Kirby, 8 King Street, Manchester, M2 6AQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 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: RJ Eves Associates, 3 Victoria Avenue, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1EQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LEIGH, GREATER MANCHESTER - FORMER BICKERSHAW COLLIE SITE, NORTH OF PLANK LANE.

    Planning authority: Wigan.Job: Outline plans granted for residential.Value: £10,500,000.Client: British Coal Property (West).Agent: McDyre and Company Town Planning, 18 Church Street, Frodsham, Warrington, Cheshire WA6 6PN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LINCOLN - JERUSALEM ROAD, OLD CHAPEL ROAD, SKELLINGTHORPE.

    Planning authority: North Kesteven.Job: Detailed plans for luxury houses/houses/flats (84).Value: £3 million.Client: Wilcon Homes.Agent: Wilcon Homes (Midlands), Thomas Wilson House, Tenter Road, Moulton Park, Northampton, NN3 6QJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LINCOLN - JERUSALEM ROAD, OLD CHAPEL ROAD, SKELLINGTHORPE.

  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LOCHGELLY, FIFE - WESTFIELD COMPLEX.

    Planning authority: Kirkcaldy.Job: Detailed plans for biomass fired power station.Value: £10 million.Client: Fibropower.Client: Foster Wheeler Energy.Agent: Barton Willmore Planning, Intercell House, 1 Coldhams Lane, Cambridge, CB1 3EP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, HOUNSLOW - TERMINAL FOUR, HEATHROW AIRPORT.

    Planning authority: Hillingdon.Job: Detailed plans for airport terminal (extension).Value: £5 million.Client: Heathrow Airport.Agent: Heathrow Airport, Room 163,D'Albiac House, Hounslow, TW6 1JH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - MANSFIELD, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE - CLUMBER STREET.

    Planning authority: Mansfield.Job: Outline plans granted for retail/multi storey car park.Value: £8 million.Client: Henry Boot Developments.Agent: Michael Self Partnership, 84 Brown Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 2BS.
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NEWPORT PAGNELL, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - BECLAWAT SITE, TICKFORD STREET.

    Planning authority: Milton Keynes.Job: Outline plans for houses (150).Value: £4,500,000.Client: Law 92.Agent: Boys Watton, 23 Carne Place, Port Solent, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO6 4SY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NORTHAMPTON - PLOTS 3, 4 AND 5A THE WATERSIDE, BEDFORD ROAD.

    Planning authority: Northampton.Job: Detailed plans for offices.Value: £3,500,000.Client: Wilson Connolly Properties.Agent: HLM Architects, 4 Melbourne Avenue, Broomhill, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S10 2Q3. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PAIGNTON, DEVON - LAND AT LONG ROAD, OFF A3022.

    Planning authority: Torbay.Job: Outline plans for industrial development.Value: £14 million.Client: SWEB Property Investments.Agent: Rust Consulting, 11/15 Dix's Field, Exeter, Devon EX1 1QA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PAISLEY, STRATHCLYDE - KILNSIDE HOUSE, SEEDHILL ROAD.

    Planning authority: Renfrew.Job: Detailed plans for flats (100).Value: £3,500,000.Client: Miller Homes (Northern).Agent: Cameron Associates, St James Business Centre, Linwood Road, Paisley, Strathclyde PA3 3AT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PETERBOROUGH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - PERIO MILL AND LANDS, FOTHERINGHAY.

    Planning authority: East Northamptonshire.Job: Outline plans for leisure/tourism.Value: £8 million.Client: Perio Enterprises.Agent: Ian Lang Associates, The Old Alehouse Centre, The Square, Laceby, Grimsby, Humberside DN37 7HX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PLYMOUTH, DEVON - CHADDLEWOOD FARM.

    Planning authority: Plymouth.Job: Outline plans granted for commercial development.Value: £3 million.Client: Plymouth and South Devon.Agent: A S M Properties, 16 St Stephens Street, Bristol, Avon BS1 1LG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PLYMOUTH, DEVON - HAXTER LODGE, BICLEIGH, ROBOROUGH.

    Planning authority: South Hams.Job: Detailed plans for hotel.Value: £2,500,000.Client: Barclays Property Holdings.Agent: Rowan Edwards, 21 Plymouth Road, Tavistock, Devon PL19 8AU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PLYMOUTH, DEVON - WAKEHAMS (PONPHLETT) QUARRY, BILLACOMBE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Plymouth.Job: Outline plans for bus depot.Value: £2 million.Client: Dolsett Estates.Agent: R Tomkinson, Primrose Lodge, Weston Park East, Bath, Avon BA1 2UX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PORT TALBOT, WEST GLAMORGAN - GWAUN BLAENCORRWG, GLYNCORRWG.

    Planning authority: Port Talbot.Job: Detailed plans for wind farm.Value: £2,500,000.Client: Trigen (Hagshaw Hill).Agent: Ecogen, Papyrus, Pentrehedyn Street, Machynelleth, Machynlleth, Powys SY20 8DJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PRESCOT, MERSEYSIDE - ST JAMES ROAD, KNOWSLEY.

    Planning authority: Knowsley.Job: Outline plans granted for houses (150).Value: £5,200,000.Client: Knowsley Borough Council.Agent: Knowsley Borough Council, Education Offices, Huyton Hey Road, Huyton, Liverpool, Merseyside L36 5YH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - READING, BERKSHIRE - 45-51 BLAGRAVE STREET.

    Planning authority: Reading.Job: Detailed plans for office building.Value: £3,800,000.Client: Aquis Estates.Agent: GMW Partnership, 239 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6SL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - READING, BERKSHIRE - CAVERSHAM ROAD, VASTERN ROAD.

    Planning authority: Reading.Job: Outline plans for office.Value: £5,500,000.Client: McKays Securities.Agent: Broadway Malyan, Ilex House, 10a High Street, Theale, Reading, Berkshire RG7 5AN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - READING, BERKSHIRE - LAND AT RUSHEY WAY (AREA 12), LOWER EARLEY.

    Planning authority: Wokingham.Job: Detailed plans for houses (162).Value: £4,900,000.Client: Bryant Homes (Southern).Agent: Bryant Homes (Southern), Popes Manor, Murrell Hill Lane, Binfield, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 5DA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - RETFORD, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE - OLLERTON ROAD, EAST RETFORD.

    Planning authority: Bassetlaw.Job: Detailed plans for houses (176).Value: £6 million.Client: Wilcon Homes (Midlands).Agent: Wilcon Homes (Midlands), Thomas Wilson House, Tenter Road, Moulton Park, Northampton, NN3 6QJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ROCHESTER, KENT - OFF BRITANNIA ROAD, HIGH HALSTOW.

    Planning authority: Rochester Upon Medway.Job: Detailed plans for houses and bungalows.Value: £4,300,000.Client: Wilcon Homes (Midlands).Agent: Wilcon Homes (Midlands), Thomas Wilson House, Tenter Road, Moulton Park, Northampton, NN3 6QJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ROTHERHAM, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - POPLAR GROVE, RAVENFIELD.

    Planning authority: Rotherham.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (82).Value: £3 million.Client: Hassall Homeshire Homes.Agent: Hassall Homeshire Homes, Yorkshire House, Thorns Office Park, Monkton Road, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF2 7AN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - RUGELEY, STAFFORDSHIRE - ADJ THORN EMI COMPLEX, ARMITAGE ROAD, BRERETON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Cannock Chase.Job: Detailed plans for houses (104).Value: £3,640,000.Client: Wimpey Homes Holdings.Agent: Wimpey Homes Holdings, Chester Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, West Midlands B35 7AH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - RUNCORN, CHESHIRE - WHITEHOUSE VALE DEVELOPMENT, PARK, PRESTON BROOK.

    Planning authority: Halton.Job: Approval of reserved matters for warehouse/offices.Value: £6 million.Client: Bass Developments.Agent: Leach Rhodes Walker Architects, West Riverside, New Bailey Street, Manchester, M3 4AJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SANDBACH, CHESHIRE - M6 MOTORWAY AND OLD MILL ROAD.

    Planning authority: Congleton.Job: Outline plans for retail factory outlet.Value: £4 million.Agent: Robert Turley Associates, Hampden House, 2-4 Palatine Road, Manchester, M20 3JA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SEVENOAKS, KENT - MILL ROAD, DUNTON GREEN.

    Planning authority: Sevenoaks.Job: Outline plans granted for offices.Value: £3,500,000.Client: Hodder and Stoughton.Agent: Aukett and Associates, 13 Chelsea Embankment, London, SW3 4LA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE - ADJ. STONEHAM LANE, M27 JUNCTIONS.

    Planning authority: Southampton.Job: Outline plans granted for leisure stadium/sports complex.Value: £20 million.Client: Stadium 2000.Agent: Southampton Leisure Holdings, Charter Court, Third Avenue, Millbrook, Southampton, Hampshire SO1 0LE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE - NURSLING.

    Planning authority: Southampton.Job: Detailed plans for offices (relocation).Value: £20 million.Client: Southern Newspapers.Agent: Watkins Gray International, Alexander House, 1a Spur Road, Orpington, BR6 0QR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ST LEONARDS-ON-SEA, EAST SUSSEX - CONQUEST HOSPITAL, THE RIDGE.

    Planning authority: Hastings.Job: Detailed plans for hospital (extension).Value: £8 million.Client: Hastings and Rother NHS Trust.Agent: Powell Moya Partnership, 21 Upper Cheyne Row, Chelsea, London, SW3 5JW.Agent: Cyril Sweett and Partners, 60 Grays Inn Road, London, WC1X 8AQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - STAFFORD - JUNCTION 14, M6 MOTORWAY, A5013 CRESSWELL ROAD.

    Planning authority: Stafford.Job: Detailed plans for hotel.Value: £7,230,000.Client: Mount Charlotte Investments.Agent: Bloomer Tweedale, St Marks, Chapel Ash, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV3 0TZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - STIRLING, CENTRAL - SPRINGKERSE RETAIL PARK.

    Planning authority: Stirling.Job: Outline plans for retail units (13).Value: £8 million.Client: Walker Homes.Agent: Comprehensive Design Group, 16 Moray Place, Edinburgh, Lothian EH3 6DT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - STRATFORD - PART OF FORMER BRC WORKS, SILKMORE LANE.

    Planning authority: Stafford.Job: Outline plans for supermarket.Value: £8 million.Client: Safeway Food Stores.Agent: DTZ Debenham Thorpe, 10 Colmore Row, Birmingham, West Midlands B3 2QD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SWINDON, WILTSHIRE - HAYDONLEIGH, STAGE 17.

    Planning authority: Thamesdown.Job: Detailed plans for houses (151).Value: £5,600,000.Client: Higgs and Hill Homes.Agent: Development Planning and Design, 5 Devizes Road, Old Town, Swindon, Wiltshire SN1 4BJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - TELFORD, SHROPSHIRE - ST GEORGES ROAD, DONNINGTON WOOD WAY, ST GEORGES.

    Planning authority: Wrekin.Job: Outline plans granted for retail store/petrol station (2).Value: £3,500,000.Client: Wrekin District Council.Agent: Wrekin District Council, Malinslee House, Telford, Shropshire TF3 4LD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WALTHAM FOREST - HALE END ROAD, MACDONALD ROAD, WALTHAMSTOW.

    Planning authority: Waltham Forest.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (79).Value: £3,500,000.Client: John Laing Retirement Homes.Agent: Wigley Fox Partnership, 69 Caversham Road, London, NW5 2DR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WEDNESBURY, WEST MIDLANDS - JUNCTION ALBERT STREET, VICTORIA STREET.

    Planning authority: Sandwell.Job: Outline plans for hotel/restaurant/offices.Value: £5 million.Client: Black Country Development.Agent: Black Country Development, Rounds Green Road, Oldbury, Warley, West Midlands B69 2DG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WORCESTER, HEREFORD AND WORCESTER - WARNDON.

    Planning authority: Worcester.Job: Outline plans for dwellings (140).Value: £5,500,000.Client: Taywood Homes.Agent: Beretta Associates, Fieldfare, Hook Hill Lane, Hook Heath, Woking, Surrey GU22 0PT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: PLASTIC ON COURSE FOR ROAD BRIDGES - MAUNSELL.

    Lightweight low-maintenance road bridges made from both steelwork and fibre reinforced plastics could soon be appearing on Britain's newly widened motorways.The structural plastics division of engineering company Maunsell is in negotiations with a steelwork fabricator and a materials supplier to form a consortium to bid for bridge contracts.The consortium's designs will consist of a steel bridge protected by an enclosure built with the Advanced Composite Construction System (ACCS) pioneered b
  • 08Sep94 UK: RAILTRACK AND THE 'BIG BANG' THEORY - TRACK MAINTENANCE.

  • 08Sep94 UK: RICS VIDEO SERVICE.

    The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors is launching a subscription video service to help members keep up to date with management and technical advances, commercial surveying and residential surveying. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: RIVALS RELEASE PLANS FOR BRISTOL AIRPORT.

    Plans for a regional airport near Bristol, the first phase of which will cost £400 million-plus, have been unveiled by a group of companies calling itself the European Airports Consortium (EAC).But at the same time, rival company Severnside International Airport is updating its plans for a £1 billion airport near Newport, Gwent.EAC's plans are for a regional 'hub' airport, whereas the Severnside project involves a full-blown international airport.There is no chance that both of thes
  • 08Sep94 UK: RUGBY RISES 17PC.

    Rugby Group, the smallest of Britain's three cement makers, has unveiled a 17 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to £35.6 million for the half ending June. Analysts report that the company's UK bulk cement sales rosenearly 10 per cent although bagged cement sales fell 4 per cent. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: SCAFFOLDING RETURNS MOWLEM TO THE BLACK.

  • 08Sep94 UK: SHARE PRICES - CONSTRUCTION AND MATERIALS.

  • 08Sep94 UK: SHARE PRICES - CONSTRUCTION AND MATERIALS.

  • 08Sep94 UK: SHOPPING BASKET - COSTAIN WINS TESCO CONTRACTS.

    Costain has won design and build contracts worth £10 million together for new Tesco stores in Beckenham, Kent, and Leyton, east London. Work on both will finish by mid-1995. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: SOUTHAMPTON IN STADIUM CASH TALKS.

    Southampton City Council is set to meet developer Stadium 2000 to try to arrange a funding package for a £20 million stadium which would become the home of Southampton Football Club.The scheme received planning consent from the Department of the Environment in July, despite the fact that the site at Stoneham is in the strategic gap between Southampton and Eastleigh.But the go-ahead for the 25,000-seat ground is likely to depend on the co-operation of the council, which will determine whe
  • 08Sep94 UK: STAFFORDSHIRE SET FOR 140 BEDROOMS - MOUNT CHARLOTTE HOTEL.

    Work is likely to start next year on a £9 million hotel close to junction 14 on the M6 in Staffordshire.Mount Charlotte Thistle Hotels wants to build the 140-bedroom hotel on an 8 ha site which it owns at Cresswell, near Stafford.The two-storey complex includes conference and leisure centres and space for 220 cars. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: STREETWORKS REGISTER ON COMPUTER.

    A computerised streetworks register is set to come into operation in July 1996 with the award of a £28 million contract to develop the system.The aim of the register, which will be set up and operated by a consortium of Digital, Logica and Mercury Communications, is to reduce the disruption caused by the utilities and cable industry when they dig up roads.The register will provide a computerised record of streetworks at all stages, from initial notice of intention to final resurfacing.It
  • 08Sep94 UK: SWOT PILING REPORT CALLS FOR GOVT HELP - BETTER PLANNING NEEDED FOR PILING INDUSTRY.

  • 08Sep94 UK: TARMAC LINKS UP IN HEALTH VENTURE.

    Tarmac has joined forces with Premier Health, the Staffordshire-based NHS trust, to develop privately financed projects for the health service.Tarmac has formed a new specialist health company, Town Hospitals, to act as the private sector partner for Premier Health. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: TARMAC ON THE ROAD - WEST YORKSHIRE CONTRACTS.

    Tarmac Quarry Products has a £6.5 million Department of Transport contract for reconstruction and strengthening work on junctions 31-32 of the M62 in West Yorkshire. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: TELEHANDLER TRAGEDY - TWO ELDERLY WOMEN KILLED.

    Two elderly women were killed after they were hit by a telehandler working on a housing project. The accident happened on Monday as the women were walking near the site in Falkirk, Scotland, and the machine was reversing slowly on a road. The driver is understood to be CITB-qualified to operate the machine.Police are leading the investigation because the incident was on a public highway.The women were Dorothy Moodie, 79, and Helen Walker, 77, both of whom were widows and lived in Falkirk.Work
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - ANGLESEY, NORTH WALES - 1 - RAF MONA AND 2 - RAF VALLEY, GWYNEDD.

    Job: 1: resurfacing of runway 04-22; upgrading and refurbishment of airfield lighting; associated works to drainage and service pits.2: reprofiling and resurfacing of runway 14-32; reconstruction of concrete runway ends; associated works to drainage, service pits and arrestor gear foundations; upgrading and refurbishment of airfield lighting to runway 14-32. Contract reference is WS12/2392 (quote in all communications).Client: Ministry of Defence, Defence Works Services, PO Box 1734, Sutton C
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - BLYTH, NORTHUMBERLAND - BOROUGHWIDE.

    Job: Day-to-day highway maintenance works and other ancillary works of civil engineering nature. In addition, the following areas of work will be included: - provision of/maintenance of coastal works (maintenance of coastal structures and local harbour), new lighting installations, field footpaths, festive lighting, car parks, cleaning of watercourses, street nameplates and minor capital schemes. Contractors will be expected to provide a full 24-hours, 365-day cover.Client: Borough of Blyth V
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - CAMBRIDGESHIRE - THE A1(M) TRUNK ROAD BETWEEN ALCONBURY AND PETERBOROUGH.

    Job: The design, construction, financing and operation of a widened road.Client: Department of Transport, 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 3EB.Conditions: Information about the scheme will be available on application following publication of a notice under the negotiated procedure.Tender date: No specific date but bids are expected to be called soon.Time period: The contract is expected to run for 15-25 years, starting Summer 1995.Value: £145 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - HAMPSHIRE - 290-KM ROUTE LENGTH OF MOTORWAY AND TRUNK ROAD NETWORK IN HAMPSHIRE.

    Job: General highway maintenance schemes under £100,000, routine and reactive maintenance including winter and other emergency maintenance requiring 24-hour response facility.Client: Hampshire County Council, County Surveyors Department, The Castle, Winchester SO23 8UD, Hampshire.Tender date: November 28.Time period: Contract period is three years, with the possibility of extension to four years.Apply by: October 21.Apply to: Department of Transport, Finance and Procurement 4, Room 11/23
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - HUMBERSIDE - COUNTY COUNCIL AREA - WORKS / WINTER MAINTENANCE CONTRACT.

  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - KENT - WITHIN THE COUNTY OF KENT.

    Job: Supply and/or erection of traffic signs in a designated part of the county of kent.Client: Kent County Council, Highways and Transportation, Springfield, Maidstone ME14 2LQ.Time period: 12 months.Apply by: September 16.Apply to: Address above.Value: The work is divided into 3 lots, each of approximately £165,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - A639, METHLEY BRIDGE/RIVER CALDER, GARFORTH.

    Job: Repairs and maintenance works to a road bridge including replacement of the external beams beneath the south footpath, renewal of the waterproofing to the bridge deck, installation of the movement joints and the replacement of parapets; following repair works, structural testing will be carried out, scheme no. 26808.Client: Leeds City Council's Highways and Transportation Committee.Invited tenderers: From a council approved list of suitable experienced civil engineers.Agent: Director of
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - CITY CENTRE AREA.

    Job: City centre street lighting improvements, 1994/1995 programme.Client: Leeds City Council's Highways and Transportation Committee.Invited tenderers: From a council approved select list of suitably experienced contractors.Agent: Director of Highways and Transportation, Dudley House, 133 Albion Street, Leeds LS2 8JX.Value: £150,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LEICESTER - SAFFRON LANE ESTATE, LEICESTER.

    Job: Replacement of 2-storey semi-detached houses of brick and block construction with pitched trussed rafter tiled roofs, concrete ground floors and timber upper floors, together with associated garden works. First phase of a series includes 86 dwellings.Client: Leicester City Council, New walk Centre, Welford Place, LeicesterLE1 6ZG.Conditions: Contractors should show experience of comparable work of a similar scale together with satisfactory financial, technical and management resources. A
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LINCOLNSHIRE - RAF CONINGSBY.

    Job: The works consist of resurfacing the southern, northern and northern loop taxiways and overslabbing/reconstruction of the aircraft servicing platform (ASP) and will be subject to phasing requirements. Additional works comprise restoration of the airfield ground lighting, the ASP hydrant fuel system equipment and the ASP earthing system. Contract reference is 'WS12/2396' (quote in all communications).Client: Ministry of Defence, CB/WS12a, Defence Works Services, PO Box 1734, Rectory Road,
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LONDON - 1-2 BANK BUILDINGS, PRINCES STREET, LONDON EC2R 8EU.

    Job: Refurbishment and fitting out of office accommodation including substantial mechanical and electrical works.Client: The Bank of England acting through Franklin and Andrews, Sea Container 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: No specific date has been given, but the award procedure is expected to start in October 1994.Time period: 24 months, starting May 1995
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - NEAR GLOUCESTER, GLOUCESTERSHIRE - THE M4, NEAR SWINDON AND THE M5, NEAR GLOUCESTER.

    Job: The design, construction, financing and operation of 2 new trunk road bypasses and a major improvement scheme, and the operation of adjacent lengths of existing highway and of a further length of highway presently under construction.Client: Department of Transport, 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 3EB.Conditions: Information about the scheme will be available on application following publication of a notice under the negotiated procedure.Tender date: No specific date but bids are expected t
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - NEAR NEWPORT, SHROPSHIRE - LIMEKILN LANE ABANDONED LIMESTONE MINE, LILLESHALL, NEAR NEWPORT.

    Job: Treatment of limestone mineworkings under residential properties and highways by bulk infilling and pressure grouting. Area to be treated is 10 ha using about 138,508 cu m of infill.Client: Shropshire County Council, Property and Planning Services Department, The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the tender process is starting now.Time period: December 1994 until October 1995.Apply to: Address above.Value: £1 million-
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - HOLLAND DRIVE, FENHAM.

    Job: The construction of two 2-storey office blocks (one with basement), two single-storey warehouse units, car showroom extensions and conversions, new valeting bay, substation and associated roads, carparks and landscaping works.Client: Hanro, Wingrove House, Ponteland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 3 AJ.Invited tenderers: Include Mowlem Northern, Construction House, Kingsway South, Team Valley, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE11 0ED.Tender date: September 23, 1994.Time period: Completion require
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - NORFOLK - RAF MARHAM.

    Job: The proposed works consist of reprofiling and resurfacing of the main runway together with recabling and replacement of airfield ground lighting and associated electrical facilities. It is anticipated that all surfacing materials will be batched and mixed on site. Contract reference is WS12/2065 (quote in all communications).Client: Ministry of Defence, CB/WS12a, Defence Works Services, PO Box 1734, Rectory Road, Sutton Coldfield B75 7QB, West Midlands.Conditions: Contractors will be req
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - NORTHUMBERLAND AND CUMBRIA - THE A69 TRUNK ROAD BETWEEN CARLISLE AND NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE.

    Job: The design, construction, financing and operation of a new trunk road bypass at Haltwhistle, and the operation of about 80 km of the A69.Client: Department of Transport, 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 3EB.Conditions: Information about the scheme will be available on application following publication of a notice under the negotiated procedure.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but bids are expected to be called soon.Time period: The contract is expected to run for 15-25 years, s
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - NOTTINGHAM - BRIDGEWAY CENTRE/ARKWRIGHT WALK, MEADOWS ESTATE.

    Job: Phase two of an estate action scheme involving internal and external improvement and repair works to 138 council owned properties, including upgrading of central heating systems, installation of double glazed window units and security works; also, environmental improvement works to a shopping centre including paving and landscaping works.Client: Nottingham City Council's Housing Committee.Invited tenderers: To be selected from a council approved list.Conditions: Tenders will be based on
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - NOTTINGHAM - BRIDGEWAY CENTRE/ARKWRIGHT WALK, MEADOWS ESTATE.

  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - NOTTINGHAM - CITYWIDE AREA.

    Job: Phase two of scheme to provide parking areas to council owned houses.Client: Nottingham City Council's Housing Committee.Invited tenderers: To be selected from a council approved list of contractors.Agent: Director of Design and Property Services, Lawrence House, Clarendon Street, Nottingham NG1 5 NT.Value: £500,000.
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - PONTYPOOL, GWENT - PONTYPOOL TOWN CENTRE.

    Job: Road improvement, pedestrianisation and demolition (7 contracts).Client: Torfaen Borough Council, Civic Offices, Pontypool NP4 6YB, Gwent.Conditions: Contractors wishing to apply for selection must complete and return a questionnaire by September 28. These will be forwarded on request by the client.Tender date: September 28.Time period: Contract periods of 4 and 12 weeks, carried out between October 1994 and August 1995.Apply by: September 14.Apply to: Address above, The Director of Tech
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - ELLESMERE ROAD, BURNGREAVE.

    Job: Internal alterations and refurbishment works to a building to form a children's centre, scheme no. AY336.Client: Sheffield City Council's Operations and General Purposes Subcommittee.Invited tenderers: Archway Construction, Langdale Road, Barnsley; Sheffield Works Department; Manor Lane Depot, Sheffield; Watfords of Wombwell, 2 Gypsey Lane, Wombwell, Barnsley and J Lee and Sons (Builders), 156 Rutland Road, Sheffield.Time period: Start on site in January, 1995 for completion in April, 19
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE.

    The site is located about 1 km to the north-east of Sheffield city centre between the Wicker (A6109) and Sheffield Parkway (A57).Job: The scheme consists of the provision of a new dual-carriageway highway with footways, and is about 600 m in length. It incorporates the provision of traffic signals, including a major new signal-controlled junction with Sheffield Parkway, signing, lighting and landscaping, structural work includes 2 new bridges, 1 over a canal and 1 over the River Don, and reco
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SUNDERLAND, TYNE AND WEAR - KAYLL ROAD.

    Job: Extension to part of Sunderland District General Hospital to form a renal dialysis unit.Client: City Hospital of Sunderland NHS Trust.Invited tenderers: Include MJ Gleeson of Woodseats, Sheffield S8 0SG; Joseph Huntley of Marion Street, Sunderland SR2 8RQ.Tender date: September 12, 1994.Time period: Completion required within five calendar months from date for possession. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WALLASEY, MERSEYSIDE - METROPOLITAN BOROUGH OF WIRRAL.

    Job: Day-to-day maintenance of all adopted highway areas, street lighting, winter maintenance and minor highway works. Contract reference: Highway Works including Street Lighting and Winter Maintenance (quote in all communications).Client: Metropolitan Borough of Wirral, Town Hall, Wallasey L44 8ED, Merseyside.Invited tenderers: 5/8, provided there are sufficient suitable candidates.Tender date: December 1.Time period: 5 year contract.Apply by: October 3.Apply to: Mr A. Rhodes BSc.C.Eng.MICE,
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WEST YORKSHIRE AND NORTH YORKSHIRE - THE M1/M62 JUNCTION AT LOFTHOUSE AND THE A1 AT BRAMHAM.

    Job: The design, construction, financing and operation of a new motorway link including the widening of some existing carriageways and the operation of adjacent lengths of existing highway.Client: Department of Transport, 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 3EB.Conditions: Information about the scheme will be available on application following publication of a notice under the negotiated procedure.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but bids are expected to be called soon.Time period: The
  • 08Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WEYMOUTH, DORSET - WESTWAY HOUSE, WESTWAY ROAD, WEYMOUTH.

    Job: General refurbishment of 3,500 sq m of existing office space, including replacement windows, new pitched roofs, structural strengthening, replacement services and interior fitting out, together with 1,000 sq m new extension and all associated and ancillary external works. To be let as a single contract.Client: The Secretary of State for the Environment, acting through Property Holdings, Sponsorship Division, St Christopher House, Southwark Street, London SE1 0TE.Invited tenderers: It is
  • 08Sep94 UK: THAMES CORRIDOR BLUEPRINT UNVEILED.

    A multi-billion pound blueprint for developing the East Thames Corridor was unveiled by urban regeneration minister David Curry this week.The strategy document is the first sub-regional plan to be produced by Government in consultation with local authorities and details what kind of development might go where.More than 110,000 new homes are proposed, two-thirds by 2006.Two of the principal areas for development will be the Royal Docks and Stratford, and Kent Thameside, including Dartford and
  • 08Sep94 UK: THE GREEN ROUTE TO KEEP AHEAD OF THE GAME - INTEGRATED TRANSPORT AND CONSTRUCTION.

  • 08Sep94 UK: THUGS CONVICTED - HIRED ARSONISTS.

    A pair of hired Southend thugs who set fire to a road protestors' camp in Wanstead, east London, were imprisoned this week for six years.Bricklayer Martin Courtney, 38, and lorry driver John Roe, 44, received three-and-a-half and two-and-a-half years respectively for affray and arson, although the identity of who hired the men remains a mystery. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: TORQUE OF CHANGE WAS A TURN FOR THE BETTER - CEMENTATION PILING TECHNIQUE.

  • 08Sep94 UK: UNION DEFEAT - BROWN AND ROOT BALLOT.

    Brown and Root won its battle to stay non-unionised when a ballot of employees voted 427 to 120 against the union proposition. Union officials blamed threatened job cuts for their defeat. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: UNIVERSITY ROOMS HICCUP - ANGLIA POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY.

    Plans to build a 500-bedroom hall of residence in Cambridge for Anglia Polytechnic University have collapsed after the preferred developer/contractor for the scheme failed to secure the land necessary for the project.The idea was for the developer to build the hall and then lease it back to Anglia's development company.Anglia sources are hopeful that the scheme can be resurrected once a way round the impasse has been found. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: WELSH AGENCIES TOLD TO START LAND PROGRAMME - LAND RECLAMATION.

    Welsh secretary John Redwood has ordered all the principality's development agencies to start a massive programme of land reclamation for commercial and industrial development.He said nearly 450 ha of developable land worth some £110 million would be sold this year by the agencies.And he added they must reinvest the proceeds in further reclamation and development, and not become land hoarders. Government regeneration grants will in future be concentrated on clearing contaminated land.The
  • 08Sep94 UK: WIMPEY AT M AND S - AND TESCO.

    Wimpey has won a £13.6 million design and build contract for new Marks and Spencer and Tesco stores in Handforth, Greater Manchester. Completion is due within 12 months. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 UK: WIMPEY IN FIRST DBOO BID - STUDENT ACCOMODATION PARTNERSHIP.

    Wimpey is in final negotiations with the University of Greenwich on the first design-build-own-operate scheme for student accommodation.But the go-ahead depends on whether costs can be pared down to a level where rooms can be leased to students at a rent they can afford.Wimpey is working in partnership on the £10 million project with Paddington Churches Housing Association and catering firm Chartwell.The partnership will run for 25 years, after which ownership of the student village at A
  • 08Sep94 USA: AIR PARTNERS - NEW TERMINAL AT JFK.

    Four foreign airlines are to invest £300 million in a new terminal one building at John F Kennedy Airport in New York. Air France, Japan Airlines, Korean Airlines and Lufthansa are to lease the site for 25 years. Architect is William Nicholas Bodouva of New York. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 USA: BRITISH CASH IN ON US HOUSING UPTURN.

    City sharewatchers are expecting a string of good financial results this autumn from UK house builders operating in North America.Latest US Commerce Department figures show a dramatic improvement in the housing market this year. In the first seven months of 1994 total house starts jumped 16 per cent to 841,200, and building permits were up by 18 per cent to 791,100 for the same period.'Virginia and Florida have been the best areas for UK house builders,' said analyst Scott Fulton of Smith New
  • 08Sep94 USA: CRIME PAYS - FUNDING FOR PRISON CONSTRUCTION.

    President Clinton's £20 billion anti-crime package, which was passed by Congress in August, includes £6 billion for prison construction over the next six years. The £1 billion-a-year boost to builders is mainly for new, efficient prisons. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 USA: GRANTS PUT FAST TRAINS ON TRACK.

  • 08Sep94 USA: JACOBS' CRACKER - PLANT CONTRACT FOR CHEVRON.

    Jacobs Engineering has won a £193 million contract to design, engineer and construct a fluid catalytic cracking unit for Chevron USA Products' refinery at Richmond, California. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 USA: NUCLEAR LINK - NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING/VECTRA TECHNOLOGY.

    Newport News Shipbuilding has formed a joint-venture with Vectra Technologies to compete for a £65 million US Department of Energy contract to build a transport and storage facility for spent nuclear fuel. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 USA: SALARY BOOST.

    Average salary for US structural engineers has risen by £2,000 to £40,000 this year, according to a survey from the National Society of Professional Engineers. This trend is expected to continue as the US construction recovery continues. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 USA: TH PAIR TOPS - SURVEY OF INTERNATIONAL CONTRACTORS.

    John Brown and Davy International companies have taken top place in this year's survey of international contractors by Engineering News Record. The Trafalgar House firms were placed second in the US magazine's survey of international design firms. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 08Sep94 USA: US SPEND RISES - NEW CONSTRUCTION.

    Spending on new construction increased in the US in July by 0.6 per cent to a seasonally adjusted rate of £340.3 billion. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 DENMARK: EUROCONTRACTS - COPENHAGEN, DENMARK.

    Contractor: Hojgaard, Pihl and Aarsleff, Nybrovej 116, DK-2800 Lyngby.Value: Dkr 85.5 million (£8.9 million).Job: Construction of a subway railway tunnel.Client: A/S Oresundsforbindelsen, Vester Sogade 10, DK-1601 Kobenhavn V. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 GERMANY: BERLIN GIANT - DEUTSCHE BAHN SPENDS £3.7 BILLION ON CONSTRUCTION.

    Biggest construction client in Berlin is the Deutsche Bahn/Berlin, the regional railway company. Total annual construction spending by the company is £3.7 billion. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 GERMANY: C AND N STARTS WORK IN BERLIN.

    CHRISTIANI and Nielsen has started work on the giant Konigs Park development 30 km west of Berlin. The total development value of the 100 ha scheme at Konigs Wusterhausen is expected to reach £400 million, with the site split between industrial, housing, commercial and retail. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 GERMANY: CHIP FACTORY - ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES.

    Advanced Micro Devices of the US is to build a micro-chip factory in Dresden costing £800 million. Work begins on site next year. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 GERMANY: EUROCONTRACTS - KIEL, GERMANY.

    Contractor - Arbeitsgemeinschaft 3, Fahrterminal - Kiel, Philipp Holzmann AG, Heinrich Hirdes GmbH.Value: Dm 23,622,015 (£9.8 million).Job: Harbour works at Kiel.Client: Landeshauptstadt Kiel, Tiefbauamt 66.2, Bollhornkai 1, D-24103 Kiel. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 GERMANY: HOMES CALL - 2.5M HOMES NEEDED.

    Germany needs a further 2.5 million homes, says the Association of German Tenants. Its president, Gerhard Jahn, said there was a growing need for affordable homes, despite people in lower income brackets having to spend up to 40 per cent of their net income on rent. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 GERMANY: LAND ROW - WORLD TRADE CENTRE PROJECT PUT ON ICE.

    The World Trade Centre project in the Tiergarten district of Berlin has been put on ice after developer Philipp Holzmann and the Berlin senate failed to agree on the price of the land. The senate hopes to find a new investor this autumn. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 GERMANY: OUTPUT JOY.

    German construction output will grow 4 per cent in 1994 and 1995, according to a report from the forecaster ISO, thanks largely to the strength of the housing market. It points to double-digit growth in the eastern states, while developments in the west will continue to be low key. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 GERMANY: THREE TOP CONTRACTORS PILE UP THE CASH.

    Interim results from three of the biggest German contractors - Hochtief, Philipp Holzmann and Bilfinger and Berger - showed healthy improvements in turnover and better order books.Hochtief reported a 32 per cent rise in turnover to £2 billion in the first six months of the year, thanks mainly to a maiden contribution from new Dutch associate contractor Ballast Nedam. The group's order book is up 28 per cent on a year ago at £4 billion.Arch rival Philipp Holzmann said it expected tot
  • 15Sep94 GERMANY: TRACK PARTNERS - HOCHTIEF AND PHILIP HOLZMANN FORM CONSORTIUM.

    Hochtief and Philipp Holzmann have formed a consortium to buy five medium-sized former state track-laying companies in eastern Germany. The £250 million-a-year consortium plans to slash staff from 6,000 to 3,500 by 1998. Unions criticised the deal for creating a track-laying monopoly. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 GERMANY: TUNNELS ATTACKED - BERLIN ROAD AND RAIL TUNNEL DESIGNS.

    'Megalomanic designs' for central Berlin have been attacked in the Hamburg-based magazine Der Spiegel. The influential journal is particularly critical of plans for three road and rail tunnels under the city, which it says 'are high risk from the technical point of view, their finance is not settled at all and they are politically not achieveable'. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 GERMANY: UNION FUMES AS BRITISH WORKERS INVADE GERMANY.

  • 15Sep94 GREECE: EUROTENDERS - ATHENS, GREECE JOB - CONSTRUCTION OF HOUSING UNITS.

    Client: Organismos Stegastikis Apokatastasis Ergazomenon, Diefthynsi Kataskevon, Tmima Dimopratiseon, Chalkokondyli 60, GR-104 32 Athina, tel: (1) 522 25 82/524 59 58, fax: 523 75 45.Value: Dr 4,000 million (£11.2 million).Completion: 900 days.Tender date: October 18.Documents from: Address above.Details: Documents cost Dr 20,000 (£56). Details of the information required on the contractor's position, and of the minimum economic and technical standards, may be obtained from the clie
  • 15Sep94 GREECE: EUROTENDERS - SALONICA, GREECE - JOB - ROADWORKS AT SALONICA.

    Client: Perifereia Kentrikis makedonias, Diefthynsi Sygkoinoniakon Ergon tis t. 3is PYDE, Stromnitsis 53, GR-542 10 Thessaloniki, tel: (31) 30 92 62/31 11 01/31 11 03, telex: 410235, fax: 31 16 11.Value: Dr 3,000 million (£8.4 million).Completion: 600 days.Tender date: October 12.Documents from: Address above.Details: Further information can be obtained from the client. Offers in Greek. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 GREECE: EUROTENDERS - SALONICA, GREECE - JOB - ROADWORKS AT SALONICA.

    Client: Perifereia Kentrikis makedonias, Diefthynsi Sygkoinoniakon Ergon tis t. 3is PYDE, Stromnitsis 53, GR-542 10 Thessaloniki, tel: (31) 30 92 62/31 11 01/31 11 03, telex: 410235, fax: 31 16 11.Value: Dr 4,000 million (£11.2 million).Completion: 600 days.Tender date: October 11.Documents from: Address above.Details: Further information can be obtained from the client. Offers in Greek. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 GREECE: EUROTENDERS - SALONICA, GREECE JOB - ROADWORKS AT SALONICA.

    Client: Perifereia Kentrikis Makedonias, Diefthynsi Sygkoinoniakon Ergon tis t. 3is PYDE, Stromnitsis 53, GR-542 10 Thessaloniki, tel: (31) 30 92 62/31 11 01/31 11 03, telex: 410235, fax: 31 16 11.Value: Dr 4,000 million (£11.2 million).Completion: 600 days.Tender date: October 10.Documents from: Address above.Details: Further information can be obtained from the client. Offers in Greek. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 ITALY: EUROTENDERS - MONCALIERI, ITALY - JOB - MOTORWAY WIDENING CARMAGNOLA-PRIERO. LOT NO 9.

    Client: Autostrada Torino-Savona SpA, C.so Trieste 170, I-10024 Moncalieri, tel: (011) 665 04 19, fax: 665 03 03, telex: 225123.Value: Lit 17,078,200,319 (£6.9 million).Completion: 780 days.Tender date: December 14.Apply by: September 27.Apply to: Address above.Details: Further information from the client. Offers in Italian. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 ITALY: EUROTENDERS - MONCALIERI, ITALY JOB - MOTORWAY WIDENING FOSSANO-PRIERO. LOT NO 8.

    Client: Autostrada Torino-Savona SpA, C.so Trieste 170, I-10024 Moncalieri, tel: (011) 665 04 19, fax: 665 03 03, telex: 225123.Value: Lit 33,569,908,055 (£13.6 million).Completion: 900 days.Tender date: December 14.Apply by: September 27.Apply to: Address above.Details: Further information from the client. Offers in Italian. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 MALAYSIA: MALAYSIA LIFTS UK TRADE BAN.

  • 15Sep94 NORWAY: TROLL SCAFFOLDING - STILLASGRUPPEN NORGE WINS CONTRACT.

    Deborah Services subsidiary Stillasgruppen Norge has a £5.6 million scaffolding subcontract at the Troll onshore gas conditioning plant on the Norwegian island of Kollnes. The client is the main contractor at the plant, Aker Engineering/MW Kellogg. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 POLAND: ON THE TILES - BRAAS TO BUILD FACTORY.

    Redland's German associate company, Braas, is to build a £12 million roof tile factory in Opole, Poland. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 RUSSIA: CHILLING OUT - WELDEX INTERNATIONAL

    Braving temperatures of minus 50 deg C, a team of 12 crane drivers from Inverness-based Weldex International has completed work on a 65 km stretch of pipeline in the frozen waste of the Russian tundra. The company has been working on the new Ardalin oilfield for Polar Lights, a Russian-American joint-venture between Conoco and Arkhangelskgeologia. The £250 million project involves more than 165 Russian contractors and a handful of British firms supplying machinery and labour. The Weldex
  • 15Sep94 RWANDA: REDR ALERT.

  • 15Sep94 SOUTH AFRICA: GIBB IN S AFRICA.

    Consulting engineer Sir Alexander Gibb and Partners has bought South African firm Hill Kaplan Scott (HKS). HKS, which has 230 staff, will be known as HKS Law Gibb. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - CANTABRIA, SPAIN.

    Job - Construction of a dual carriageway in the province of Cantabria. Contract reference is 12-S-3250.Client: Ministerio de Obras Publicas, Transportes y Medio Ambiente, Direccion General de Carreteras, Paseo de la Castellana, 67, E-28071 Madrid.Value: Pta 11,996,699,408 (£60 million).Completion: 28 months.Tender date: October 17.Documents from: Address above, or Subdireccion General de Programas y Presupuestos y en la Demarcacion de Carreteras del estado de Cantabria, c/ Vargas, 53, 9a
  • 15Sep94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - TOLEDO, SPAIN.

    Job - Construction and maintenance of water treatment works. Contract reference is HA-CU-94-185.Client: Junta de Comunidades de Castilla-La Mancha, Consejeria de Obras Publicas, C/ Real, 14, Edificio 'El Nuncio', E-45071 Toledo.Value: Pta 1,800 million (£9 million).Completion: 26 months.Tender date: October 26.Documents from: Address above or, Delegacion Provincial de Cuenca, C/ Fermin Caballero, 24, E-Cuenca.Details: Tenders to be submitted by registered post with form for advice of rec
  • 15Sep94 THAILAND: BOSSES JOIN HURD ON ASIAN TRADE HUNT.

    Top construction bosses are this week accompanying foreign secretary Douglas Hurd on high-powered visits to open trade opportunities in both Thailand and Vietnam.The party includes Costain chief executive Peter Costain; John Fletcher of Trafalgar House Corporate Development; Peter Mason, chief executive of Balfour Beatty; GEC's group exports director, John Lippitt; and Adrian White, chairman of the Malaysian subsidiary of Biwater International.In Thailand Balfour Beatty will sign a joint-vent
  • 15Sep94 THAILAND: GEC SCORES IN THAILAND AND SWEDEN.

  • 15Sep94 THAILAND: GEC SCORES IN THAILAND AND SWEDEN.

    GEC Alsthom has pulled off a contracts double with the news that it has clinched a £77 million deal to build a power station in Thailand and that the Swedish government has agreed to accept the £350 million bid of its Arlanda Link consortium to build a rail link between Stockholm and the city's airport.The decision of the Swedish authorities to give the green light to the scheme is also good news for the other UK member of the consortium, John Mowlem, and its three Swedish partners,
  • 15Sep94 UK: £180M PLAN FOR STAFFS.

    PLANS have been submitted for an £180 million-plus development at Trentham Lakes, outside Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire.Options for the project, contained in a report by the Urban and Economic Development Group (URBED), include a conference centre/sports arena, factories, housing, autopark and leisure facilities.The lion's share of investment is expected to come from the private sector.According to URBED, the project would create around 7,500 jobs.
  • 15Sep94 UK: ALUMINIUM PRICE HIKE BLAMED FOR SIGN THEFTS.

  • 15Sep94 UK: AMEC TURNOVER HIT BY HARSH CONDITIONS.

  • 15Sep94 UK: ANOTHER U-TURN FOR COSTAIN.

  • 15Sep94 UK: ANTI-SCALING SYSTEM CLIMBS HIGHER - FROM VANDGUARD.

    Vandguard has developed an extra-high security version of its patented anti-scaling system. The new system retains the existing rotating curved vanes, but has two parallel sets mounted on a rocking T-bar which straddles the top of the wall or fence. Vandguard claims the new system is insurmountable.Vandguard 0732 865901. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT EUROTUNNEL.

    Sir Geoffrey Mulcahy, chairman of Kingfisher, the company which owns Woolworths, has been appointed a non-executive director of the Anglo-French joint board. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT RINGWAY HIGHWAY SERVICES.

    David Lee, joint managing director of Colcon, is to leave to become managing director of Ringway Highway Services on October 3. RHS was set up by Ringway to capitalise on opportunities in the privatisation of local authority highway maintenance. It has already won long-term contracts in Berkshire and Gloucestershire. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT SHEPHARD HILL.

    Mike Davies has been appointed area manager for south Wales and the West of England, based in Cardiff. He joined the company in 1985 as site agent on the reconstruction of Taf Fawr bridge near Merthyr Tydfil and became contracts manager in 1989. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT SNAMPROGETTI.

    The process and engineering contractor has appointed Donald Harris to be business development manager for on-shore oil and gas. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT WIMPEY CONSTRUCTION.

    Peter Hepburn has joined the company in the new post of design and build director. A qualified architect, he was design director for Balfour Beatty. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENTS AT HOLMES BUILDING.

    The Leeds contractor has promoted Derrick Tyler from construction director to managing director, and appointed Steve Hedderick to be commercial director. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENTS AT JI CASE.

    Jeremy Lamb has been appointed vice-president in charge of sales and marketing across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Mike Edmond becomes sales director for the UK and Ireland. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENTS AT KIER.

    Two companies within the Kier group have new construction directors. Brian Lee has joined the major projects company Kier Build from Tarmac, while David Snell has been promoted to the same job at Dudley Coles. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: AVONSIDE TO SELL DIVISION.

    Avonside Group, the Wrexham-based house building and building services company, is looking for buyers for its housing arm which has assets of around £13 million.Finance director Craig Slater said house building had become too capital intensive, compounded by five-to seven-year cycles of boom and bust for returns on capital of less than 20 per cent.He said: 'I don't think we were comfortable with the finances surrounding house building.'By contrast Avonside's building services arm made re
  • 15Sep94 UK: BACK TO THE BOOM DAYS BY 1999 - CAMBRIDGE ECONOMETRICS CONSTRUCTION FORECAST.

    By 1999 construction industry workload should be back to the levels seen in the boom years of the 1980s and will continue to grow into the next millennium.That is the bullish forecast from Cambridge Econometrics, which today launches the first of its twice-yearly construction industry forecasts.The renowned forecasters at Cambridge are predicting annual growth of almost 3 per cent this year and for the next two.This is in large down to a strong performance expected in private house building,
  • 15Sep94 UK: BARDON IN BLACK - INTERIMS.

    Aggregates group Bardon has moved back into the black with pre-tax profits of £2.1 million for the half ending June compared with a loss of £59.5 million last time. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: BARFORD GETS THE GO-AHEAD FOR FORWARD-TIPPERS.

  • 15Sep94 UK: BATTLE UNDER WAY FOR COAL REGIONS.

    Construction firms are expected to feature strongly in the list of bidders for British Coal regions this week.Wimpey, Taylor Woodrow and Miller, which are heavily involved in opencast coal contracting, were expected to be battling with specialist coal firms like R J Budge and Coal Investments.Opencast coal is the big attraction in the sell-off with stiff competition expected for Scotland and South Wales. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: BEC, FCEC UMBRELLA GROUP ON THE CARDS.

  • 15Sep94 UK: BIG THREE LAUNCH J-V FOR ROADS - AMEY, TAYLOR WOODROW, SIR ROBERT MCALPINE.

    Amey has launched a joint venture with Taylor Woodrow and Sir Robert McAlpine to bid for privately-financed road schemes funded by shadow tolling.The new venture, Autolink Concessions, aims to combine Amey's road building know-how with Taylor Woodrow's project management skills. McAlpine and Amey have previously bid for work jointly. Amey unveiled a 7 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to £1.7 million for the half ending June (1993: £1.6 million) and a 31 per cent rise in orders in ha
  • 15Sep94 UK: BLAW-KNOX LAUNCH.

    Blaw-Knox has developed a hydrostatically driven, track-mounted paver - the BK-451 - capable of high laying speeds. During proving trials in the UK, the machine has demonstrated its ability to reach paving speeds of up to 50 m per minute. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CALL GOES OUT FOR SINGLE NUCLEAR BODY.

    Britain's nuclear watchdog has called for a single agency to handle the industry's £22 billion clean-up programme.The proposals are part of the UK Atomic Energy Authority submission to the Government's nuclear review.It is the latest bid to get privatisation back on the Government's agenda before the next election.The proposed new body would be able to contract out decommissioning work, opening the way for private sector involvement. This would smooth the way for privatisation by creatin
  • 15Sep94 UK: CALL GOES UP FOR NEW BODY TO TRAIN PROFESSIONALS.

    CONSULTING engineer Sir William Halcrow and Partners is calling for a new body to be set up to oversee training for professionals in the construction industry.The proposed Training Organisation for Professionals in Construction would help implement National Vocational Qualifications at levels three, four and five.Halcrow's Michael Starr said: 'The existing training organisations, such as the CITB and those for building services professionals, on the whole do not meet the needs of the majority
  • 15Sep94 UK: CELCON ALLAYS CAVITY WALLS REGS FEAR.

    The construction industry need not fear that it will be impossible to specify clear cavity walls under the new Building Regulations, says block maker Celcon.Many designers and contractors believe the new heat loss prevention levels set in Part L of the new regulations cannot be met unless cavity insulation is used.But Celcon points out that the revision offers a more flexible way of working because the new levels apply to the building as a whole, not to separate parts.The new 'target U-value'
  • 15Sep94 UK: CEMENT SALES SET TO RISE.

    Cement sales are expected to increase by around 8 per cent this year on the back of the improved housing market. Producers hope for a further 4-5 per cent rise next year.But another indicator of house sales and consumer confidence, the homes improvement sector, remains stubbornly subdued, it emerged last week.The growth in cement volumes was reflected in market leader Blue Circle's interim results for the six months to June. Operating profits leapt almost 28 per cent to £99.6 million.But
  • 15Sep94 UK: CHUNNEL RAIL BID 'A STUNT' - GMB CRITICISED.

    By Mark Court.Rival construction unions have dismissed the GMB's enthusiasm to join a consortium bidding for the £3 billion Channel Tunnel rail link as a stunt to poach members.Construction and rail unions were invited to join the consortium led by German contracting giant Hochtief at the Trades Union Congress in Blackpool last week.The consortium includes British contractor Costain. And the historic approach to the unions in Blackpool's Pembroke Hotel was made by Wob Gerretsen, chairman
  • 15Sep94 UK: CLIENTS COULD BENEFIT FROM TRAINING SYSTEM - CONSTRUCTION.

  • 15Sep94 UK: CONEX BREWS UP LEAKPROOF TEE BREAK.

    The Conex Tee Break offers a new way of making a fast leak free T-joint in a water pipe without having to drain the system. The Tee Break comprises a reusable tool and a T-joint with an integral ball valve. The cutting tool makes a 10 mm dia hole in the pipe and retains the cut disc of copper. It can be used with 15 mm or 22 mm pipes.Conex-Sanbra 021-557 2831. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONSTRUCTION PRICES SET TO INCREASE 10PC.

    CONSTRUCTION prices are set to rise 10 per cent over the next two years, but this will still leave them about 30 per cent in real terms below the peak of the 1980s boom.The latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors tender price survey shows prices rose 7.4 per cent during the past year.And it predicts a further increase of 5.1 per cent in the coming 12 months and 4.8 in the year after. RICS spokesman, Christopher Vickers, said: 'Escalating labour, materials and subcontractor costs conti
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTORS SLATE INTEREST RATE RISE.

    Contractors are reacting angrily to the interest rate rise announced on Monday.Some builders fear the 0.5 per cent hike could kill off the industry's slow climb out of recession.Building Employers Confederation chairman Hugh Try said: 'Confidence among those planning to invest in construction projects will inevitably be damaged, and the rise is bound to have an adverse effect on the housing market as it enters the important autumn sales period.'That will have a knock-on effect for civil engin
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ALDERSHOT, HAMPSHIRE - BROWNING BARRACKS.

    Job: To design and construct a new building with associated infrastructure and refurbish existing buildings for the relocation of the Field Ambulance Service.Completion: Work is under way and is due for completion by the end of 1994.Contractor: Warings Contractors, Portsmouth, Hampshire.Awarded by: Defence Works Services.Value: £3.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BALA, GWYNEDD - LLIDIARDAU.

    Job: To construct a covered water service reservoir.Completion: Work is under way for completion by the end of 1994.Contractor: Johnston Construction.Awarded by: Welsh Water.Value: £500,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BANBURY, OXFORDSHIRE - NELL RAIL BRIDGE, KINGS SUTTON.

    Job: Bridge replacement and pier strengthening scheme.Completion: Work started on 15 August 1994 for completion in 6 months.Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine and Sons (Small Works Department), Highbury Grove, London N5.Awarded by: Oxfordshire County Council.Value: £750,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BATH, AVON - BATH.

    Job: A housing contract for 37 flats and a hostel.Contractor: Trafalgar House Construction.Awarded by: Sanctuary Housing Association.Value: £1.8 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BEDLINGTON, NORTHUMBERLAND - CAMBOIS.

    Job: Civil works.Completion: 6 months starting 22 August, 1994.Contractor: Dorin Construction, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear.Awarded by: Synpac Chemicals.Value: £150,000.
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRKENHEAD, WIRRAL, MERSEYSIDE - NOCTORUM ESTATE.

    Job: Phase four of an improvements scheme. Works include the construction of brick skins and porches to each of 91 dwellings together with external, road and drainage works.Completion: Work has started for completion in May 1996.Contractor: Cruden Construction, Hillcrest, Knutsford Road, Grappenhall, Warrington, Cheshire.Awarded by: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £2.29 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM - PRINCES CHAMBERS, CORPORATION STREET.

    Job: The conversion of an office building to flats as part of the Government's 'Living over the shop' initiative.Completion: Work has started for completion in June 1995.Contractor: Bullock Construction, Northgate, Aldridge, near Walsall, West Midlands.Awarded by: Midlands Area Housing Association.Value: £703,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM - WATSON ROAD, ALUM ROCK.

    Job: Phase 13 of an improvements scheme comprising refurbishment and structural repairs to two blocks of eight flats.Completion: Works has started for completion in April 1995.Contractor: Bullock Construction, Northgate, Aldridge, near Walsall, West Midlands.Awarded by: The William Sutton Trust.Value: £325,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BLACKBURN, LANCASHIRE - SPRINGFIELD STREET, DARWEN.

    Job: The construction of 10 three-bedroom, five-person, houses.Completion: Work has started for completion in May 1995.Contractor: Richardson Projects, 258 Milnrow Road, Rochdale, Greater Manchester.Awarded by: Northern Counties Housing Association.Value: £400,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRACKLEY, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - QUEEN STREET, FARTHINGHOE.

    Job: The construction of six 2-and 3-bedroom houses.Completion: Works has started for competion on March 24, 1995.Contractor: Swallow Construction, Wilcon House, Rushmill, Northampton.Awarded by: English Villages Housing Association.Value: £195,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE - LYNFIELD MOUNT HOSPITAL, HEIGHTS LANE.

    Job: Two Psychiatric units with associated siteworks.Contractor: Shepherd Construction, Frederick House, Fulford Road, York YO1 4EA.Awarded by: Bradford Community Health NHS Trust.Value: £3.7 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRIGG, HUMBERSIDE - ELSHAM.

    Job: Construction of a portable water reservoir with contact tanks and associated siteworks and access.Contractor: Clugston Construction, Tingley Common, Tingley Bar, Morley, Leeds LS27 0HE.Awarded by: Anglian Water.Value: £2.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRISTOL - AZTEC HOTEL, ALMONDSBURY.

    Job: The construction of a three-storey bedroom extension, a single-storey restaurant, storeroom and additional car parking.Completion: Work has started for completion on April 14, 1995.Contractor: Wallis Western, Old Mill, Chapel Lane, Warmely, Bristol, Avon.Awarded by: Shire Inns.Value: £915,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRISTOL, AVON - AZTEC HOTEL, ALMONDSBURY.

    Job: The construction of a three-storey bedroom extension, a single-storey restaurant, storeroom and additional car parking.Completion: Work has started for completion on April 14, 1994.Contractor: Wallis Western, Old Mill, Chapel Lane, Warmley, Bristol, Avon.Awarded by: Shire Inns.Value: £915,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BURNOPFIELD, TYNE AND WEAR - HOBSON INDUSTRIAL ESTATE.

    Job: Construction of a two-storey, portal framed extension to offices together with a second phase for the refurbishment of the abutting existing two-storey office block.Completion: February 1995.Contractor: T Manners, Peel Street, Bishop Auckland, County Durham DL14 7LQ.Awarded by: HMH Sheet Metal Fabrications.Value: £200,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BURNTISLAND, FIFE - JOB - MARINE OUTFALL FOR MAIN DRAINAGE SCHEME.

    Completion: Work has started for completion in April 1995.Contractor: Pierce Construction.Awarded by: Fife Regional Council, Glenrothes.Value: £2.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CANTERBURY, KENT - THE UNIVERSITY OF KENT.

    Job: A fast track upgrade of student accommodation at Keynes College.Contractor: Trafalgar House Construction.Awarded by: Keynes College.Value: £1.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CARLISLE, CUMBRIA - A69 WARWICK BRIDGE.

    Job: Road resurfacing.Completion: 6 weeks starting 31 July 1994.Contractor: Cumbrian Industrials, Penrith, Cumbria.Awarded by: Cumbria County Council.Value: £549,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CHATHAM, KENT - BROOK CAR PARK.

    Job: Refurbishment to existing car park.Completion: About 7 months starting September 1994.Contractor: Wiltshier Construction, Canterbury, Kent.Awarded by: Rochester Upon Medway City Council.Value: £2.5 million approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CHESTER, CHESHIRE - FORUM SHOPPING CENTRE.

    Job: Construction of an extension together with modernisation and refurbishment works to a retail shopping centre.Contractor: Tarmac Construction, New Chester Road, Bromborough, Wirral.Awarded by: Scottish Widows.Value: £4.8 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - COMBE MARTIN, NORTH DEVON - COMBE MARTIN.

    Job: To design and construct a sewage treatment works including all mechanical, electrical and civil engineering works.Completion: A 45 week contract due for completion in June 1995.Contractor: Birse Construction.Awarded by: South West Water.Value: £2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - COWDENBEATH, FIFE - JOB - MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL WORK FOR MAIN PUMPING STATION.

    Completion: Work has started, for completion in April 1995.Contractor: Pegson Pumps.Awarded by: Fife Regional Council, Glenrothes.Value: £147,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - COWIE, CENTRAL - JOB - WINDOW RENEWAL IN 63 LOCAL AUTHORITY HOUSES.

    Completion: Work has started, for completion in November 1994.Contractor: Campbell Construction, burghmuir Industrial Estate, Stirling.Awarded by: Stirling District Council.Value: £108,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CUMBERNAULD, STRATHCLYDE.

    Job: To construct 2 No. steel framed factory units of approximately 8,000 square metres.Contractor: AMEC Construction Scotland.Awarded by: Dumbartonshire Enterprise in conjunction with Scottish Enterprise.Value: £2.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - DAGENHAM - THE A13 THAMES AVENUE TO WENNINGTON ROAD IMPROVEMENT SCHEME.

    Job: To construct nearly 5,000 driven cast in-situ and CFA piles to carry the 8 kilometre bypass around the Dagenham Ford car plant and across Rainham Marsh.Contractor: Cementation Piling and Foundations.Awarded by: Balfour Beatty.Value: £2.9 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - DUNDEE, TAYSIDE - DUNDEE.

    Job: A housing contract for 42 dwellings.Contractor: Trafalgar House Construction.Awarded by: Woolwich Homes.Value: £1.8 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - DUNDEE, TAYSIDE - HAWKHILL.

    Job: Construction of a veterinary facility.Completion: Work has started, for completion in February 1995.Contractor: MJ Gleeson, Laurelhill Business Park, Stirling.Awarded by: PDSA.Value: £359,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - DURHAM - HMP DURHAM, OLD ELVET.

    Job: The comprehensive refubishment of an existing stone built accommodation wing including re-roofing and provision of inc-cell sanitation together with associated external works and drainage to 'A' wing.Completion: Required within 78 weeks from date for possession.Contractor: Mowlem Northern, Construction House, Kingsway South, Team Valley, Gateshead Tyne and Wear NE11 0ED.Awarded by: The Director of Works, Home Office for the Secretary of State for Home Department.Value: £3 million. C
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - EAST KILBRIDE, STRATHCLYDE - GREENHILLS.

    Job: Construction of 4 shops.Completion: Work has started, for completion in June 1994.Contractor: Dawn Construction, Monkland Road, Prestwick.Awarded by: Halladale Ltd, Glasgow.Value: £1.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - EASTLEIGH, HAMPSHIRE - JOB - TO BUILD NEW OFFICES AND WAREHOUSES.

    Contractor: Warings Contractors, Portsmouth, Hampshire.Awarded by: First Point Developments.Value: £4.8 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN REGION - SOUTH GYLE.

    Job: To build a speculative office development.Contractor: Trafalgar House Construction.Awarded by: Anglo Amsterdam Corporation.Value: £3.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN REGION - SOUTH GYLE.

  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN REGION.

    Job: The design and construction of accommodation for 255 students attending the University of Edinburgh.Contractor: Trafalgar House Construction.Awarded by: Peaston and Co.Value: £3.6 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - EXMOUTH, DEVON - EXMOUTH SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS.

    Job: The construction of 7,000 cu m storm storage tanks and balancing tank.Completion: The new work will be incorporated into the overall programme which is scheduled for completion in March 1995.Contractor: Birse Construction.Awarded by: South West Water.Value: £820,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - FAWLEY, HAMPSHIRE - FAWLEY IN THE NEW FOREST.

    Job: Phases K,L and M of a housing project.Contractor: Hall and Tawse Partnership, Totton, Southampton.Awarded by: Swaythling Housing Society.Value: £1.4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - FELTHAM, MIDDLESEX - FELTHAM.

    Job: The refurbishment and upgrading of a shopping centre.Contractor: Holmes Building, Leeds.Awarded by: Dollar Land Management.Value: £2.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GARGUNNOCK, CENTRAL - JOB - INSTALLATION OF SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT.

    Completion: Work has started, for completion in December 1994.Contractor: Campbell Construction, Burghmuir Industrial Estate, Stirling.Awarded by: Church of Scotland.Value: £130,000.
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - ROYAL INFIRMARY.

    Job: Construction of a respiratory unit.Completion: Work has started, for completion in February 1994.Contractor: Campbell Construction, Burghmuir Industrial Estate, Stirling.Awarded by: Greater Glasgow Health Board.Value: £450,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - THE AIRPORT.

    Job: The construction of an extension to the aircraft apron together with the drainage, ducting and landscaping works.Completion: Work has started for completion in November.Contractor: Norwest Holst Construction and Civil Engineering, Astral House, Imperial Way, Watford, Hertfordshire.Awarded by: Glasgow Airport.Value: £219,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLENROTHES,FIFE - RIVER ORE.

    Job: Trunk Sewer renovation, phase 2.Completion: Work has started, for completion in March 1995.Contractor: Morrison Construction, Grangemouth.Awarded by: Fife Regional Council, Glenrothes.Value: £750,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLENROTHES,FIFE - RIVER ORE.

  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GRANTOWN-ON-SPEY, HIGHLAND REGION - OUTSIDE GRANTOWN-ON-SPEY.

    Job: To upgrade the A95 Craggan to Riverside Road.Contractor: AMEC Construction Scotland.Awarded by: North Highland Regional Council.Value: £1.25 million.
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GREATER GRIMSBY, HUMBERSIDE - TOWN CENTRE.

    Job: Engineering works for a 1,500 seat auditorium project including air conditioning, heating, ventilation, plumbing and sanitary installations and mains connection.Contractor: Shepherd Engineering Services, Mill Mount Lodge, York YO2 2BH.Awarded by: Bowmer and Kirkland.Value: £611,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GREENOCK, STRATHCLYDE - PORT GLASGOW ROAD.

    Job: Phase 4 of town sewer system.Completion: Work has started, for completion in August 1995.Contractor: MJ Gleeson, Laurelhill Business Park, Stirling.Awarded by: Strathclyde Regional Council, India Street, Glasgow.Value: £2.8 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GREENOCK, STRATHCLYDE - PORT GLASGOW ROAD.

  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HYDE, GREATER MANCHESTER.

    Job: Construction of a 24 unit housing development with associated infrastructure and accesses.Contractor: Tarmac Contract Housing, Derwent House, Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton WV1 4XG.Awarded by: The West Pennine Housing Association.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HYTHE, KENT - TWISS ROAD AND BATTERY POINT.

    Job: Hythe Coastal Protection project comprising the construction of groynes which will involve the importing of 60,000 tonnes of rock by sea.Contractor: Costain Building and Civil Engineering.Awarded by: Shepway District Council, MAFF and Kent County Council.Value: £2.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - INVERNESS, HIGHLAND REGION - JOB - A CONTRACT FOR AN AIR TRAFFIC CONTROL TOWER.

    Contractor: AMEC Construction Scotland.Awarded by: Highlands and Islands Airports.Value: £800,000.
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - IRVINE, STRATHCLYDE - LAWTHORN.

    Job: Construction of 49 houses.Completion: Work has started, for completion in May 1995.Contractor: McGregor Construction, Kirkintilloch.Awarded by: Strathclyde Regional Council, India Street, Glasgow.Value: £1.7 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LANCASTER, LANCASHIRE - MARKETGATE.

    Job: The piling works for a new retail development which includes a CFA king post and plant wall.Contractor: Cementation Piling and Foundations.Awarded by: Bovis Construction.Value: £400,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - BRENT - LONDON BOROUGH OF BRENT.

    Job: Four contracts involving the external refurbishment of some 770 properties.Contractor: Eve Group's Construction Division.Awarded by: London Borough of Brent.Value: £2.67 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - CROYDON - LEON HOUSE, HIGH STREET, CROYDON.

    Job: Demolition of 3 shops and external improvements to the car park.Completion: 12 weeks starting in mid August 1994.Contractor: Geoffrey Osborne.Awarded by: Brixton Estates.Value: £300,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON HARROW - MASONS AVENUE.

    Job: To build a new flyover with associated works.Completion: 60 weeks starting 5 September 1994.Contractor: Henry Boot Southern, St Albans, Hertfordshire.Awarded by: London Borough of Harrow.Value: £2 million approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON, HARROW - JOHN LYON SCHOOL.

    Job: Refurbishment and extension to the science block together with underpinning and alterations to existing building.Contractor: Eve Group Construction Division.Awarded by: The Keeper and Governors of the Free Grammar School of John Lyon.Value: £586,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LUTON, BEDFORDSHIRE - DUNSTABLE ROAD.

    Job: Foul and storm water sewer renovations.Completion: Work is due to start shortly for completion in about 2 months.Contractor: McNicholas Construction, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire.Awarded by: Thames Water Utilities.Value: £100,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LUTON, BEDFORDSHIRE - LUTON.

    Job: The design and construction of a retail park comprising two units which will be occupied by B and Q and Aldi.Contractor: Holmes Building, Leeds.Awarded by: Laporte Industries.Value: Over £4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LYNDHURST, HAMPSHIRE.

    Job: A contract to alter and extend the police station and police house to create a new magistrates court with ancillary accommodation.Completion: Work has started and is due for completion in the spring of 1995.Contractor: EBC Construction, Bournemouth.Awarded by: Hampshire County Council.Value: £800,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MACCLESFIELD,CHESHIRE - CITY CENTRE.

    Job: Construction of a 1,000 sq m, three-storey office block with carpark.Completion: Work just under way for completion March 1995.Contractor: Pochin (Design and Build), Brooks Lane, Middlwich CW10 0JQ.Value: £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MANCHESTER - ASHBURY UNDERBRIDGE NO 6.

    Job: The rmoval of a single-span bridge and replacing with a double-span bridge, demolition of station buildings and platofrm, and the construction of a steel footbridge.Completion: Work has started for completion on August 31 1995.Contractor: Norwest Holst Construction and Civil Engineering, Bridge House, Dunnings Bridge Road, Bootle, Merseyside.Awarded by: Rail Track.Value: £2.4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MANCHESTER - LANGLEY ESTATE.

    Job: Contract G, phase two of an estate action scheme comprising refubishment works to 113 council-owned dwellings.Completion: Work has started for completion in May 1995.Contractor: Cruden Construction, Hillcrest, Knutsford Road, Grappenhall, Warrington, Cheshire.Awarded by: Manchester City Council.Value: £1.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MARKET HARBOROUGH, LEICESTERSHIRE - HARBOROUGH ROAD, STOKE ALBANY.

    Job: The construciton of six 2-and 3-bedroom houses.Completion: Work has started for completion on March 24, 1995.Contractor: Swallow Construction, Wilcon House, Rushmills, Northampton.Awarded by: English Villages Housing Association.Value: £215,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MELTON MOWBRAY, LEICESTERSHIRE - GLEBE ROAD WYMONDHAM.

    Job: The construction of eight 2-and 3-bedroom houses.Completion: Work has started for completion on March 24, 1995.Contractor: Swallow Construction, Wilcon House, Rushmills, Northampton.Awarded by: English Villages Housing Association.Value: £295,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MELTON MOWBRAY, LEICESTERSHIRE - GLEBE ROAD WYMONDHAM.

  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MERTHYR TYDFIL, MID GLAMORGAN - TAFF VALE.

    Job: A design and build contract for 36 houses and flats.Contractor: Hall and Tawse Partnership.Awarded by: Merthyr Tydfil Housing Association.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MOTHERWELL, STRATHCLYDE - MOTHERWELL.

    Job: Overcladding to a block of high-rise flats.Contractor: AMEC Construction Scotland.Awarded by: Motherwell District Council.Value: £900,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEAR SITTINGBOURNE, KENT - KEMSLEY MILL.

    Job: A contract for a new combined heat and power (CHP) plant to provide power and heat to run UK Papers' recycling paper mill. The work includes piling, steelwork and cladding for several buildings.Contractor: Trafalgar House Construction.Awarded by: John Brown Engineering.Value: £3.7 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - PILTON MEWS/STAMFORDHAM ROAD, WESTERHOPE.

    Job: Total internal rearrangement plus part external new build to form a day care centre.Completion: Contractor: Cityworks, Cypress Avenue, Fenham, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 9SJ Awarded by: City Council of Newcastle upon Tyne.Value: Over £400,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - IMPERIAL SWALLOW HOTEL, JESMOND ROAD.

    Job: Internal remodelling and refurbishment works to conference and residential facilities.Contractor: Ballast Nedam Construction, PO Box 112, The Moat, Belasis Hall Technology Park, Billingham TS23 4YU.Awarded by: Imperial Swallow Hotel.Value: £1.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWQUAY, CORNWALL - ST COLUMB MAJOR.

    Job: The construction of an extension and alterations to factory premises to accomodate the introduction of new products.Completion: Work has started for completion in late March 1995.Contractor: Dudley Coles, Martin Street, Plymouth, Devon.Awarded by: Pall Europe (part of the Pall Corporation of the USA).Value: £1.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWQUAY, CORNWALL - ST COLUMB MAJOR.

    Job: The construction of an extension and alterations to factory premises to accommodate the introduction of new products.Completion: Work has started for completion in late March 1995.Contractor: Dudley Coles, Martin Street, Plymouth, Devon.Awarded by: Pall Europe (part of the Pall Corporation of the USA).Value: £1.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWTON ABBOT, DEVON - SANDYGATE, KINGSTEIGNTON.

    Job: Drainage works.Completion: About 3 months starting September 1994.Contractor: Haul Waste, Taunton, Somerset.Awarded by: Haul Waste.Value: £150,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWTOWN, POWYS - POOL ROAD.

    Job: The construction of a two-storey office building together with car parking and external works.Completion: Work has started for completion in September 1995.Contractor: Norwest Holst Construction, Astral House, Imperial Way, Watford, Hertfordshire.Awarded by: The Development Board for Rural Wales.Value: £3.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWTOWN, POWYS - POOL ROAD.

    Job: The construction of a two-storey office building together with car parking and external works.Completion: Work has started for completion in September 1995.Contractor: Norwest Holst Construction, Astral House, Imperial Way, Watford, Hertfordshire.Awarded by: The Development Board for Rural Wales.Value: £3.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NORTH OF BATH, AVON - THE A4/A46 BATHEASTON TO SWAINSWICK BYPASS.

    Job: To construct more than 600 rotary bored piles with diameters of up to 2.2 metres at five different locations on the 4 kilometre route.Contractor: Trafalgar House Construction under a joint venture with Bachy.Awarded by: Amey Construction.Value: £1.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NORTHALLERTON, NORTH YORKSHIRE.

    Job: Construction of a 22 unit housing development with associated siteworks.Contractor: Tarmac Contract Housing, Derwent House, Waterloo Road, Wolverhampton WV1 4XG.Awarded by: The Bradford and Northern Housing Association.Value: £700,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NORTHAMPTON - OXWICH CLOSE, BLACKMILLS.

    Job: The construction of a 1,021 sq m single-storey extension to a warehouse.Completion: Work has started for completion on December 19.Contractor: Swallow Construction, Wilcon House, rushmills, Northampton.Awarded by: Dachser Transport (UK).Value: £242,000.
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NOTTINGHAM - CITY COUNCIL AREA.

    Job: Repairs, improvements and renovation works to 17 voic, council owned T.I.S.S. properties as part of the Target TISS scheme 1994/95.Contractor: Havenwood Construction, The Nottingham Gateway Hotel, Nuthall Road, Nottingham.Awarded by: Nottingham City Council's Housing Committe.Value: £192,997. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NOTTINGHAM - LOUGHBOROUGH ROAD, RUDDINGTON.

    Job: Demolition existing structure and complete redevelopment of a petrol filling station.Completion: Contract period 12 weeks.Contractor: Norton Contractors, 4B Truemans Heath Lane, Birmingham B47 5QB.Awarded by: Esso Petroleum.Value: £400,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NOTTINGHAM - LOUGHBOROUGH ROAD, RUDDINGTON.

  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - PERRANPORTH, CORNWALL - PERRANPORTH.

    Job: Civils work for a primary sewage treatment facility.Contractor: Birse Construction.Awarded by: South West Water.Value: £900,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - PETERBOROUGH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - PETERBOROUGH.

    Job: A design and build contract for 51 homes.Contractor: Hall and Tawse Partnership.Awarded by: North Housing Association.Value: £1.8 million.
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - PORTSMOUTH, HAMPSHIRE - HM NAVAL BASE, PORTSMOUTH.

    Job: Refurbishment of No 31 store to provide office accommodation.Contractor: Warings Contractors, Portsmouth, Hampshire.Awarded by: Defence Works Services.Value: £1.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - PRESTON, LANCASHIRE - BARRY AVENUE, INGOL.

    Job: The construction of seven 2-bedroom bungalows.Completion: Work has just started for completion in June 1995.Contractor: D. J. Ryan and Son, Inglewhite Road, Longridge, near Preston, Collingwood Housing Association.Awarded by: Collingwood Housing Association Value: £250,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SEFTON, MERSEYSIDE - BOOTLE AREA.

    Job: Repairs, renewals and refubishment works to 131 council owned flats including external works.Contractor: Tarmac Contract Housing, New Chester Road, Bromborough, Wirral L62 3NN.Awarded by: Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £550,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - BROUGHTON LANE, ATTERCLIFFE COMMON.

    Job: Scheme no. BR066 involving highway works to form an access road in association with an adjacent proposed development.Completion: Start on site in October, 1994 for completion in January 1995.Contractor: Sheffield Works Department, Manor Lane Depot, Sheffield S2 1TR.Awarded by: Sheffield City Council's Planning and Economic Development Programme Comittee.Value: £130,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SOUTH WALES - TESCO.

    Job: To construct an additional 1,500 piles to the 4,000 installed last year at a new dry goods distribution centre.Contractor: Cementation Piling and Foundations.Awarded by: Wimpey Construction.Value: £260,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE - JOB - AN OFFICE REFURBISHMENT PROJECT.

    Contractor: Warings Contractors, Portsmouth, Hampshire.Awarded by: P and O Cruises.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE - NEW EN-ROUTE CENTRE, SOUTHAMPTON.

    Job: The design, manufacture and supply of emergency lighting systems for use in air traffic control rooms.Contractor: PB Design and Developments, Bristol.Awarded by: Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).Value: In excess of £250,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SOUTHERN ENGLAND - VARIOUS SITES.

    Job: Civil works.Contractor: Eve Group Construction Division.Awarded by: National Grid Company.Value: £200,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ST ALBANS, HERTFORDSHIRE - OYSTERFIELDS.

    Job: To construct Phase II of Oysterfields comprising 50 flats and houses and a group home.Contractor: Hall and Tawse Partnership, Totton, Southampton.Awarded by: Aldwyck Housing Association.Value: £1.8 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STANMORE, MIDDLESEX - CLAMP HILL.

    Job: To design and build a 3,000 sq m, 72-bed nursing home.Completion: Work is under way and completion is anticipated by April 1995.Contractor: Miller Conder Projects.Awarded by: CHS Healthcare.Value: £2.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STIRLING CENTRAL - BOW STREET.

    Job: Renovation of Moir of Leckie's House.Completion: Work has started, for completion in December 1994.Contractor: Campbell Construction, Burghmuir Industrial Estate, Stirling.Awarded by: Stirling District Council.Value: £141,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STIRLING CENTRAL - RAPLOCH.

    Job: Window replacement in 120 local authority houses.Completion: Work has started, for completion in December 1994.Contractor: Campbell Construction, Burghmuir Industrial Estate, Stirling.Awarded by: Stirling District Council.Value: £189,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STRATHCLYDE - THE GLEN FRUIN ROAD.

    Job: Improvement work along the length of the 14.5 km road which stretches from the roundabout at Garlochhead by-pass to the junction with the A82 south of Luss.Completion: 26 weeks.Contractor: Raynesway Construction Services, Paisley.Awarded by: MoD and Strathclyde Regional Council.Value: £1.8 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SUDBURY, SUFFOLK - SUDBURY.

    Job: A design and build project for 41 housing units.Contractor: Hall and Tawse Partnership.Awarded by: A consortium of Housing Associations (Suffolk H.S., Orbit H.A., Sanctuary H.A. and Orwell H.A).Value: £1.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - TIPTON, WEST MIDLANDS - CONEYGRE COMMUNITY CENTRE, SEDGLEY ROAD EAST.

    Job: The construciton of a single-storey family centre.Completion: Work has started for completion in later March, 1995.Contractor: Hall and Tawse Western, Wollaston Road, Amblecote, Stourbridge, West Midlands.Awarded by: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £490,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - UNST, SHETLANDS - SAXA FORD.

    Job: To supply timber frame systems for 38 MoD homes, using a new closed-panel construction method.Completion: Work is under way and is expected to finish mid 1995.Contractor: Stewart Milne Timber Systems.Awarded by: Lilley Construction.Value: £1.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WANDSWORTH - TOTTERDOWN FIELDS.

    Job: External refurbishment/repairs to 247 two storey houses.Contractor: Eve Group's Construction Division.Awarded by: Wandsworth Borough Council.Value: £586,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WARLEY, WEST MIDLANDS - CRADLEY ROAD.

    Job: The reconstruciton of the carriagway over the river-crossing bridge.Completion: Work has statred for completion in later November.Contractor: Morrison Construction, Curdworth House, Kingsbury Road, Curdworth, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands.Awarded by: Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £124,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WIGAN, GREATER MANCHESTER - WATER STREET, ATHERTON.

    Job: The construction of 24 dwellings (a mixture of houses, bungalows and flats).Completion: Work has started for completion in March 1995.Contractor: D. J. Ryan and Son, Inglewhite Road, Longridge, near Preston, Lancashire.Awarded by: County Palatine Housing Society.Value: £850,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WOLLASTON, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - COBB'S LANE.

    Job: To build a new steel-framed block comprising a production area and offices together with re-roofing of and alterations to, an existing building.Completion: 63 weeks.Contractor: Shepherd Construction.Awarded by: R Griggs and Co.Value: £2.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WORKINGTON, CUMBRIA - A66 BRIGHAM.

    Job: Reconstruction of the existing carriageway.Completion: 8 weeks starting 31 July 1994.Contractor: Cumbrian Industrials, Penrith, Cumbria.Awarded by: Cumbria County Council.Value: £574,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WREXHAM, CLWYD - LEGACY.

    Job: Civil works to the existing sub station.Completion: Work started on 15 August 1994 for completion by 31 March 1995.Contractor: Pochin (Design and Build), Middlewich, Cheshire.Awarded by: National Grid Company.Value: £500,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - YORK, NORTH YORKSHIRE - YORK INNOVATION CENTRE, YORK SCIENCE PARK.

    Job: Three storey business and offices complex with siteworks and carparting.Completion: Work just started for completion end of June 1995.Contractor: Shepherd Construction, Frederick House, Fulford Road, York.Awarded by: University of York, York Science Park.Value: £1.4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: COSTAIN REJECTS MERGER DESPITE HEAVY LOSSES.

  • 15Sep94 UK: DOCKLANDS DELIVERY - TUNNEL BORING MACHINES.

    Two tunnel boring machines are being hauled up the River Thames on a floating crane to inject new life into Canary Wharf and London's Docklands. The TBMs will be used on the £2 billion Jubilee Line extension which will link Docklands with the centre of London. The machines were manufactured by Herrenknecht Schwanau in Germany and shipped up the Rhine before crossing the Channel to reach the Thames. A joint-venture of Sir Robert McAlpine, Wayss and Freytag and Bachy will use the machines
  • 15Sep94 UK: EDITORIAL - DANGEROUS OVER-CAUTION? - INTEREST RATES.

    The day after the Government raised base interest rates by 0.5 per cent in order to damp down the flames of recovery, it released figures showing construction output fell 3 per cent in the three months to July. How's that for an instant effect?The idea of damping down an over-heating economy sounds bizarre to many in construction who are still only feeling their way towards better times. True, price rises for some materials and wage rises for some skills suggest inflation is returning. But ho
  • 15Sep94 UK: EDITORIAL - NEWCO WORTH SUPPORTING.

  • 15Sep94 UK: EMSLEY EXPANDS.

    Harrogate-based Emsley Crane Hire has increased its crane fleet to 41 machines, with the purchase of two Liebherr LTM all-terrain cranes. The bigger of the two machines, an LTM1100/1, has a lifting capacity of up to 100 tonnes and is now the largest crane in the firm's fleet. The other crane in the deal is a 50 tonne capacity LTM1050/4. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: FABRICATOR BOOST - SEVERFIELD-REEVE INTERIM PROFITS.

    Steel fabricator Severfield-Reeve of Yorkshire has reported a 45 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to £305,000 for the half ending June (1993:£210,000). CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: FABRICATOR BOOST - SEVERFIELD-REEVE INTERIM PROFITS.

  • 15Sep94 UK: FACELIFT FOR THE BALTIC EXCHANGE.

    Trafalgar House Property has swapped its jointly-owned offices at St Mary Axe in the City for the IRA bomb-damaged Baltic Exchange building.Under the deal the Baltic Exchange's ship brokers will move into the recently refurbished St Mary Axe building which requires a further £750,000 to install a trading floor, restaurant and offices. Now Trafalgar will have to refurbish the Baltic Exchange.Hanson Properties, which was in joint venture with Trafalgar, will receive its £7.12 million
  • 15Sep94 UK: FAMILY DENOUNCES VERDICT ON SCAFFOLDER.

    The family of a scaffolder electrocuted by overhead rail power lines has denounced the findings of an inquest into his death as a 'travesty'.The family, supported by the Construction Safety Campaign, had accused British Rail of negligence.But London's St Pancras coroner, Dr Douglas Chambers, ruled that there were no grounds to support a verdict of unlawful killing, and the jury returned a verdict of accidental death.Tony Fishenden, 25, a father-of-two from East Ham, was carrying a scaffold po
  • 15Sep94 UK: FIRST JOBS RISE IN FOUR YEARS - CONSTRUCTION.

  • 15Sep94 UK: FIRST JOBS RISE IN FOUR YEARS - CONSTRUCTION.

  • 15Sep94 UK: HIGHER STEELWORK PRICES ON THE WAY.

    Steel fabricators are warning contractors that they face estimated 5 per cent price increases in the next few months. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: IMS ROOF DRAINAGE GETS NEW SUMP.

    IMS Building Products has added an aluminium sump to its syphonic roof drainage range. Similar products are already available in steel, brass and copper. The new version is welded into aluminium guttering unlike existing types which are fitted with a neoprene seal.IMS Building Products 0274 574264. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: INCREASES IN RAW MATERIALS COSTS FOR STEELWORK TO BE PASSED ON.

    The British Constructional Steelwork Association said its members would be forced to pass on increases in raw materials costs.Orders rise 7 pc Construction orders for the three months to July rose 7 per cent on the same period a year ago. Private housing work and industrial building are driving the recovery while infrastructure work falters, according to government figures. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: IT'S ALL IN THE METHOD OF PROCUREMENT - CLAIMS AND DISPUTES CAN BE AVOIDED.

  • 15Sep94 UK: JACKERS JOURNAL.

    My picture this week shows an interesting co-operative effort by two cranes from Ainscough Crane Hire. The cranes, a 300-tonne Demag HC920 and a 70-tonne Liebherr LTM 1070 mobile, were called in to the town centre of Rochdale to 'toss' what is claimed to be the world's biggest pancake. The pancake measures 50 ft in diameter and weighs in at 20 tonnes.And the whole event - rather obscurely, one feels - was designed to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Co-operative Movement, which started
  • 15Sep94 UK: JARVIS IN HIGH COURT BATTLE OVER TRAINEES.

    Newcastle council and contractor Jarvis are caught in a High Court legal battle over the use of trainees on the £3.6 million refurbishment of a housing estate.Jarvis is claiming an extra £3.2 million on the work it carried out at the Buddle Road estate following an argument over whether its staff were skilled or trainees.The contract, agreed in July 1990, included flexible conditions allowing 156 weeks if mainly trainee labour was employed or 91 weeks if the firm used skilled labour
  • 15Sep94 UK: JCB SCOOPS QUEEN'S AWARD.

    JCB Hydrapower has won the Queen's Award for Export Achievement - JCB's eighth Queen's Award to date.The presentation was made earlier this month by James Hawley, Lord Lieutenant of Staffordshire.JCB Hydrapower was set up in 1980 and moved to its present site in Rugeley, Staffs, in 1989, where it produces the firm's mini-excavators and hydraulic power packs.The division has increased its exports by 60 per cent over the past three years and achieved a turnover of £16 million in 1993. This
  • 15Sep94 UK: JOBLESS PREPARE FOR THE RAIL WORLD.

    Unemployed people living in Hackney, east London, have the opportunity to train for work in railway maintenance and renewal following the launch of a pioneering partnership between the public and private sectors.Thirty trainees this week start the first course run by Rehene Community Development Partnership, a charity set up by Rehene Construction and Hackney Community College. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: JOBS GO IN BUYOUT - CARLTON BENBOW.

    Fifty workers have lost their jobs during a management buyout of joinery specialist Carlton Benbow from receivers.The company was part of the Melville Group which failed earlier this year. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: KIER SAVES STOKE CINEMA.

    FRIENDLY FACE: Kier workers painstakingly number each brick from an old cinema in Stoke-on-Trent so that it can be rebuilt on a nearby site. The seventy year old cinema lies in the path of the new A50 link road currently being built by Christiani Kier. The contractors offered to save the facade of the old picture house at their own cost. Local heritage campaigners hope to reconstruct the facade to form the face of another building in the town. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: KYLE STEWART TIPPED FOR READING.

    Kyle Stewart is tipped to take an estimated £12 million design and build contract at Reading Crown Court. The two-year project for the Lord Chancellor's Department includes refurbishment and new build, offices and a car park. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: LAING ACCUSES PRODUCERS - BUILDING MATERIALS PRODUCERS.

    Laing chairman Martin Laing last week pointed the finger at building materials producers for the longer delivery dates and rising prices seen recently. He said: 'We have got to the situation where building materials suppliers appear to be withholding capacity they have mothballed during the recession and keeping that out of production until it is justified by price increases.'He added: 'They have taken out a lot of production during the recession and they are not going to start it up again un
  • 15Sep94 UK: LAING GETS FIT-OUT.

    Laing has taken a £7.4 million 32-week contract to fit-out the Department of Transport's new headquarters in Horseferry Road, London. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: MAJOR'S TASK FORCE TO CUT PUBLIC WORKS COST.

  • 15Sep94 UK: MARGINS STAY THIN FOR BOVIS.

    First-half profits at Bovis Constuction Group rose to £5.4 million (1993: £5.3 million), according to results from the contractor's parent company P and O.The firm said the figures reflected the slow recovery in the construction industry in the UK and Europe.The value of outstanding contracts under Bovis management remains over £4 billion, although margins remain thin. Profits at Bovis Homes remained depressed at £100,000 compared to a loss of £300,000 last time.The f
  • 15Sep94 UK: MEDWAY MOVER - WESTERN PORTAL OF MEDWAY TUNNEL NEARS COMPLETION.

    The £70 million Medway tunnel at Chatham in Kent is fast taking shape, as the western portal nears completion. In the past month, all three 30,000 tonne reinforced concrete tube sections for the tunnel have been floated out from the casting basin and submerged on to the river bed. Engineers have now started the painstaking process of pumping out the water and pouring concrete into the tubes' ballast tanks. The 800 m tunnel is a design and build joint-venture by Tarmac HBM for Kent County
  • 15Sep94 UK: MOXY ANNOUNCES MT UPDATES.

    Dump truck manufacturer Moxy has updated its MT27 and MT30 articulated machines by improving the drivetrain, giving better braking and traction.More efficient differentials are now used and the ZF automatic transmission has been strengthened, helping increase service life as well as traction by a claimed 10 per cent. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: NEW ROUND OF FIRE IN BATTERSEA BATTLE - BATTERSEA LEISURE/ROBERT MCALPINE SUED.

    Two more shots have been fired in the long-running legal battle spawned by the collapse of plans to turn Battersea power station into a futuristic leisure complex.Hong Kong developer Victor Hwang, who bought the mortgage on the site, is suing developer John Broome's collapsed company Battersea Leisure, Sir Robert McAlpine, Wandsworth council and others for £73 million.The High Court action is a complex legal move aimed at putting ownership of the site in the hands of the Hwang family, wh
  • 15Sep94 UK: NIGHT BUS - HEATHROW REPAIR.

    This double-decker bus is being used as mobile scaffolding in the night-time refurbishment of Heathrow airport's main road access. Workers from mechanical and electrical contractor N G Bailey are using the bus's modified top deck to install services in the 40-year-old tunnel. Amec is construction manager with detailed design of the refurbishment by W S Atkins.
  • 15Sep94 UK: NORTH WEST WATER SIGNS UP CURRIE AND BROWN.

    North West Water has awarded international quantity surveying firm Currie and Brown a three year call-off term contract.The deal will involve the company on North West Water's multi million pound upgrading schemes for water and waste water treatment plants throughout the region. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: NRA GETS WRIT OVER AXED OFFICE.

    SIR Robert McAlpine, a developer and a project manager are suing the National Rivers Authority (NRA) for more than £334,500 after the collapse of plans to build offices for the authority.The offices were to be the hub of a £50 million business, housing and leisure development proposed for the Gateshead Garden Festival site.But the Treasury failed to approve funding for NRA's offices.McAlpine, Ringmoors Properties and Abacus Developments claim in a High Court writ that the NRA had ve
  • 15Sep94 UK: NUCLEAR ELECTRIC WANTS MORE NUCLEAR POWER STATIONS.

    The environmental savings from nuclear power will be lost if the government fails to support construction of new nuclear power stations, claimed Nuclear Electric chairman Dr Robert Hawley last week.He said nuclear power saved 60 million tonnes of carbon dioxide and thousands of tonnes of nitrogen oxide and sulphur dioxide from being released by coal fired station last year. Tilbury Douglas and consultant WS Atkins are expected to join the consortium set up by Balfour Beatty, Holzmann and Bank
  • 15Sep94 UK: OVERCAPACITY HOLDS BACK LAING'S MARGINS.

  • 15Sep94 UK: PENSION FUND AT EGERTON £3.5M SHORT.

  • 15Sep94 UK: PIPE DREAM - ALFRED MCALPINE LAYS PIPLINE IN SUBSEA TRENCH.

    In one of the first UK projects to use the continental 'float and sink' method, Alfred McAlpine Services and Pipelines has laid more than 500 m of Excel high-performance polyethylene pipe in the Menai Strait in North Wales. The pipe, made by Stewarts and Lloyds Plastics, was assembled from 12 m lengths butt welded together aboard McAlpine's barge, the Jimmie Mac, before being floated and then sunk into a subsea trench. The 355 mm dia pipeline is part of a sewage treatment improvement project
  • 15Sep94 UK: PIPELINE FIRM SINKS - PEC CONTRACTORS.

    Cashflow problems and lack of new work have forced pipeline construction specialist PEC Contractors into receivership with the loss of 130 jobs.Receiver Touche Ross said most of the workers at the Cheshire firm had found new jobs. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ACCRINGTON, LANCASHIRE - SITE OF OUTSIDE MARKET.

    Planning authority: Hyndburn.Job: Outline plans for retail (redevelopment).Value: £2 million.Client: Hyndburn Borough Council.Agent: Antill Cowper Reeves, 39 Thurloe Place, London, SW7 2HP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ANDOVER, HAMPSHIRE - LOCOMOTORS SITE, BARLOWS LANE.

    Planning authority: Test Valley.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (65).Value: £2,420,000.Client: Wimpey Homes (Southern).Agent: Wimpey Homes (Southern), Stratfield House, Station Road, Hook, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG27 9PQ.
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BATH, AVON - R/O BLOOMFIELD AVENUE, BLOOMFIELD PARK ROAD, TIMSBURY.

    Planning authority: Wansdyke.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development.Value: £2,500,000.Client: K Biggs.Agent: Michael Swinton, Melbourne House, Chamberlain Street, Wells, Somerset BA5 2PJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BILLINGHAM, CLEVELAND - HOLME HOUSE ROAD, PORTRACK LANE.

    Planning authority: Stockton-On-Tees.Job: Outline plans for non food retail development (4).Value: £3 million.Client: Grendale Holdings.Agent: Hull Smith Partnership, Smithfield House, 92 North Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 7PN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BIRMINGHAM - ELECTRIC AVENUE, DEYKIN INDUSTRIAL PARK, WITTON.

    Planning authority: Birmingham.Job: Outline plans for industrial units (33).Value: £20 million.Client: I M Properties.Agent: Grimley J R Eve, 2 St Philips Place, Temple Row, Birmingham, West Midlands B3 2QQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BISHOPS STORTFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE - S/W OF THORLEY PARK DEVELOPMENT HS1.

    Planning authority: East Hertfordshire. Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (82).Value: £2,450,000.Client: Countryside Properties.Agent: Countryside Properties, Countryside House, Warley Hill Business Park, The Drive, Brentwood, Essex CM13 3AT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BOSTON, LINCOLNSHIRE - SMALLEY ROAD, FISHTOFT.

    Planning authority: Boston.Job: Detailed plans for houses (123).Value: £4 million.Client: Ideal Homes (Midlands).Agent: Ideal Homes (Midlands), Whetstone House, High Street, Leicester, LE8 3LQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BOSTON, LINCOLNSHIRE - SMALLEY ROAD, FISHTOFT.

  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE - STYLO HOUSE, HARROGATE ROAD, APPERLEY BRIDGE.

    Planning authority: Leeds.Job: Outline plans for warehouse (extension).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Stylo Barratt Shoes.Agent: Stylo Barratt Shoes, Harrogate Road, Apperley Bridge, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD10 0NW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRECHIN, TAYSIDE - SCOTT STREET.

    Planning authority: Angus.Job: Outline plans for houses/flats (70).Value: £2,450,000.Client: L Milne and A Carnegie.Agent: Ritchie Dick and Dawson, 12 St David Street, Brechin, Tayside DD9 6EQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRIDGEND, MID GLAMORGAN - MAENDY FARM, BRYNCETHIN.

    Planning authority: Ogwr.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development.Value: £2,200,000.Client: Llanmoor Development Co.Agent: Llanmoor Development Co, 63 Talbot Road, Talbot Green, Pontyclun, Mid Glamorgan CF7 8AE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRIDGWATER, SOMERSET - LAND ADJ JUNCTION 24, M5 MOTORWAY.

    Planning authority: Sedgemoor.Job: Outline plans for motorway services.Value: £8 million.Client: Forte Roadside Restaurants.Agent: John Ward and Associates, The Hollies, Naseby Road, Clipston, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 9RZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRIGHTON, EAST SUSSEX - PETER PAN'S PLAYGROUND, MARINE PARADE.

    Planning authority: Brighton.Job: Detailed plans for playground/amusements (extension).Value: £2,500,000.Client: V Heal.Agent: M R Turner Associates, 34 Terminus Road, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 3PD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - R/O 66-104 LONDON ROAD, BRIDGEYATE.

    Planning authority: Kingswood.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £7,500,000.Client: Hassall Homes (Wessex).Agent: Simmons Building Design, Station House, Ashley Avenue, Bath, Avon BA1 3DS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BUNTINGFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE - SUNNYSIDE NURSERY AND, HOW GREEN FARM, BALDOCK ROAD.

    Planning authority: East Hertfordshire.Job: Detailed plans for industrial development (21).Value: £3 million.Client: Hubert C Leach.Agent: Hubert C Leach, Hamels Park, Knights Hill, Buntingford, Hertfordshire SG9 9NF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CARDIFF, SOUTH GLAMORGAN - 3C EASTWOOD, PONTPRENNAU.

    Planning authority: Cardiff.Job: Approval of reserved matters for housing (72).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Taywood Homes.Agent: Beretta Associates, Fieldfare, Hook Hill Lane, Hook Heath, Woking, Surrey GU22 0PT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CARLISLE, CUMBRIA - BRUNTON PARK.

    Planning authority: Carlisle.Job: Detailed plans for football stand.Value: £5 million.Client: Carlisle United AFC (1921).Agent: R T James and Partners, 21 Palace Street, London, SW1E 5HS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CHERTSEY, SURREY - BRIDGE HOTEL, BRIDGE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Runnymede.Job: Detailed plans for hotel.Value: £2,500,000.Client: Galleon Taverns.Agent: Architects Joint Partnership, 57 Cambridge Street, London, SW1V 4PS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CHICHESTER, WEST SUSSEX - GRAYLINGWELL HOSPITAL LAND.

    Planning authority: Chichester.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development (112).Value: £3,500,000.Client: South West Thames Regional.Agent: Cluttons, 45 Berkeley Square, London, W1X 5DB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CHORLEY, LANCASHIRE - EAVES LANE HOSPITAL, EAVES LANE.

    Planning authority: Chorley.Job: Outline plans for residential (88).Value: £3 million.Client: Chorley and South Ribble.Agent: North Western Regional Health, Gateway House, Piccadilly South, Manchester, M60 7LP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CIRENCESTER, GLOUCESTERSHIRE - HAMMOND WAY.

    Planning authority: Cotswold.Job: Outline plans granted for a supermarket.Value: £2 million.Client: Kimberley Securities.Agent: Farrell and Clark, 11-13 Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7LY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CULLOMPTON, DEVON - PADBROOK FARM.

    Planning authority: Mid Devon.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £3,100,000.Client: Padbrook Farm.Agent: Holt Associates, Pound House, Church End, Gloucester, GL12 8LJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DEESIDE, CLWYD - DEESIDE HIGH SCHOOL SITE, QUEENSFERRY.

    Planning authority: Alyn and Deeside.Job: Outline plans granted for supermarket/petrol station (3).Value: £10 million.Client: Asda Stores.Agent: Darnton Elgee Architects, Coach House, Monk Fryston Hall, Monk Fryston, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS25 5DU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 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.
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DERBY - WHITEMOOR LANE, BELPER.

    Planning authority: Amber Valley.Job: Detailed plans for houses (64).Value: £2,200,000.Client: Henry Boot Developments.Agent: Henry Boot Developments, Banner Cross Hall, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S11 9PD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DUMBARTON, STRATHCLYDE - WOODBANK HOTEL, LUSS ROAD.

    Planning authority: Dumbarton.Job: Outline plans for commercial/residential.Value: £2 million.Client: Thomas Carlin and Penderfor.Agent: Headway Developments, 82 Muir Street, Hamilton, Strathclyde ML3 6EE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DUNFERMLINE, FIFE - WAGGON ROAD, CROSSFORD.

    Planning authority: Kirkcaldy.Job: Outline plans for residential/community centre.Value: £6 million.Client: Wimpey Homes Holdings.Agent: Wimpey Homes Holdings, Barnton Grove, Edinburgh, Lothian EH4 6BT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DUNSTABLE, BEDFORDSHIRE - UNIT 12 WOODSIDE ESTATE, HUMPHRYS ROAD.

    Planning authority: South Bedfordshire.Job: Detailed plans for office/warehouse (refurbishment).Value: £5 million.Client: Brixton Estates.Agent: Hubbard Ford Partnership, Evelyn House, 62 Oxford Street, London, W1N 9LB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - THE WEST APPROACH ROAD, LOTHIAN ROAD.

    Planning authority: Edinburgh.Job: Detailed plans for offices (2).Value: £22 million.Client: Edinburgh International.Client: Cala Properties.Client: Morrison Developments.Agent: Cochrane McGregor, 45 Timber Bush, Leith, Edinburgh, Lothian EH6 6QH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EPPING, ESSEX - EPPING GREEN.

    Planning authority: Epping Forest.Job: Detailed plans for gas pipeline.Value: £7,500,000.Client: Indeck Energy (UK).Agent: Indeck Energy (UK), Concorde House, Concorde Way, Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland TS18 3RB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATCLYDE - LOCHFIELD PARK, LOCHEND.

    Planning authority: Glasgow.Job: Detailed plans for houses (48).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Lochfield Park Housing Co-op.Agent: Cooper Cromar Associates, 5 Newton Terrace, Glasgow, Strathclyde G3 7PJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - 149 INGRAM STREET.

    Planning authority: Glasgow.Job: Detailed plans for hotel.Value: £18 million.Client: Sherriffhouse.Agent: Caws and Morris, Chancery House, 53-64 Chancery Lane, London, WC2A 1QU.Agent: Hanscomb Partnership, 5 Upper Belgrave Street, London, SW1X 8BD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - BERKELEY STREET, KENT ROAD, AND ELDERSLIE STREET.

    Planning authority: Glasgow.Job: Detailed plans for office/warehouse.Value: £5, 250,000.Client: Breck Estates.Agent: Davis Duncan Partnership, 20 Royal Crescent, Glasgow, Strathclyde G3 7SL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - HAGHILL.

    Planning authority: Glasgow.Job: Detailed plans for housing (fabric improvements) (100).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Glasgow District Council.Agent: Glasgow District Council, 266 George Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde G1 1QX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GODALMING, SURREY - FORMER COAL YARD, CATTESHALL LANE.

    Planning authority: Waverley.Job: Outline plans for houses (67).Value: £2 million.Client: Landima.Agent: Davies Associates, 1 Thames Mews, Portsmouth Road, Esher, Epsom, Surrey KT10 9AD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GOOLE, HUMBERSIDE - RAWCLIFFE HALL, RAWCLIFFE.

    Planning authority: Boothferry.Job: Outline plans for houses (66).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Yorkshire Regional Health.Agent: Yorkshire Regional Health, The Queen Building, Park Parade, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 5AH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GOOLE, HUMBERSIDE - RAWCLIFFE HALL, RAWCLIFFE.

  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HARLOW, ESSEX - IZZARDS ALLOTMENT SITE, LONDON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Harlow.Job: Outline plans for dwellings (92).Value: £3,220,000.Client: Harlow District Council.Agent: Southern Regeneration, Latten Bush Centre, Southern Way, Harlow, Essex CM18 7BI. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HARLOW, ESSEX - PARCEL O2, BRENTHALL PARK, CHURCH LANGLEY.

    Planning authority: Harlow.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (126).Value: £4,400,000.Client: Beazer Homes (East).Agent: Beazer Homes (East), 10 Collingwood Road, Witham, Essex CM8 2TT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HARLOW, ESSEX - PARCEL O2, BRENTHALL PARK, CHURCH LANGLEY.

  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HEBDEN BRIDGE, WEST YORKSHIRE - VALLEY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Calderdale.Job: Detailed plans for shops/flats/offices.Value: £3 million.Client: Setbray Properties.Agent: Moreton-Deakin Associates, Burlees House, Hangingroyd Lane, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7 7DD.
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HOVE, EAST SUSSEX - HOSPITAL SITE, HOLMES AVENUE.

    Planning authority: Hove.Job: Outline plans for hospital/care centre/hospice (6).Value: £7 million.Client: South Downs Health NHS Trust.Agent: Nightingale Associates, The Cherry Barn, High Street, Harwell, Oxford, OX11 0EY.
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HULL, HUMBERSIDE - ENNERDALE, SUTTON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Kingston-upon-Hull.Job: Outline plans for retail/petrol station/restaurant (3).Value: £5 million.Client: Bericap UK.Agent: C B Gowers, 8 Dagger Lane, Hull, Humberside HU1 2LU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - KEIGHLEY, WEST YORKSHIRE - AIREDALE HOSPITAL, SKIPTON ROAD, STEETON.

    Planning authority: Bradford.Job: Detailed plans for operating theatre department.Value: £3 million.Client: Airedale Health Authority.Agent: R J Eves Associates, 3 Victoria Avenue, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 1EQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES, SURREY - RICHMOND, DUKES AVENUE.

    Planning authority: Kingston-upon-Thames.Job: Outline plans for houses/flats (370).Value: £15 million.Client: Barratt South London.Agent: Barton Willmore Partnership, 62 Margaret Street, London, W1N 7EJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LEAMINGTON SPA, WARWICKSHIRE - LAND AT EMSCOTE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Warwick.Job: Outline plans for mixed development (new/conversion).Value: £10 million.Client: Morbaine.Agent: Morbaine, The Finlan Centre, Hale Road, Widnes, Cheshire WA8 8PU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LEAMINGTON SPA, WARWICKSHIRE - TACHBROOK ROAD.

    Planning authority: Warwick.Job: Outline plans for supermarket/filling station.Value: £8 million.Client: Automotive Products.Agent: Wood Frampton Partnership, 70-72 Clarendon Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4PE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - 153 KIRKSTALL ROAD.

    Planning authority: Leeds.Job: Detailed plans for industrial building.Value: £2 million.Client: Sela Fasteners.Agent: Faithful and Gould Partnership, Compton House, Westgate, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 4ND. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - HENSHAW LANE, YEADON.

    Planning authority: Leeds.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (76).Value: £2,660,000.Client: Arncliffe Homes.Agent: West and Machell, 1 Northwest Business Park, Servia Hill, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS6 2QH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - SITES A/B AND C, SCHOOL LANE/COLTON ROAD EAST, COLTON.

    Planning authority: Leeds.Job: Outline plans for housing (157).Value: £4 million.Client: Bryant Homes (Yorks).Agent: Lawson Margerison Partnership, Kimberley House, Mounsey Road, Bamber Bridge, Preston, Lancashire PR5 6LS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - WAKEFIELD ROAD, GILDERSOME.

    Planning authority: Leeds.Job: Outline plans for business units (7).Value: £5 million.Client: ABI Property Development.Agent: Peter Kilmartin and Partners, Lodge House, 12 Town Street, Horsforth, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS18 4RJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LIVINGSTON, LOTHIAN - WILLOW GROVE.

    Planning authority: Livingston.Job: Detailed plans for houses (64).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Miller Homes.Agent: Miller Homes, 105 Bell Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde G4 0TQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON - CAMDEN - 27-44 CARTWRIGHT GARDENS.

  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON - CAMDEN - 27-44 CARTWRIGHT GARDENS.

    Planning authority: Camden.Job: Detailed plans for hotel (conversion).Value: £2 million.Client: Southbank Properties.Agent: Campbell Charles Associates, 2 St Martins Place, Brighton, East Sussex BN2 3LE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON - ISLINGTON - NORTHAMPTON HALL, 25-32 CHISWELL STREET.

    Planning authority: Islington.Job: Outline plans granted for office building.Value: £14 million.Client: Healey and Baker.Agent: Healey and Baker, 29 St George Street, Hanover Square, London, W1A 3BG.
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON - LAMBETH - JACOBS ISLAND AND ODESSA WHARF.

    Planning authority: London Docklands Development Corporation.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats/shops/offices.Value: £11 million.Client: Price Waterhouse.Agent: Fibbens Fox Associates, 31 The Broadway, Woodford Green, IG8 0HQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON - LAVINGTON STREET, GREAT SUFFOLK STREET.

    Planning authority: Southwark.Job: Outline plans granted for business building.Value: £5 million.Client: Faircharm Investments.Agent: West and Partners, Battlebridge House, 87-95 Tooley Street, London, SE1 2RA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON - NEWHAM - ROYAL VICTORIA DOCKS, SOUTH SIDE.

    Planning authority: Newham.Job: Outline plans for open village (850).Value: £70 million.Client: London Docklands Development.Agent: Frank Graham and Partners, Shinfield House, School Green, Shinfield, Reading, Berkshire RG2 9EW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON - SOUTHWARK - 53B, 51, 53 SOUTHWARK STREET, 4 OMEARA STREET.

    Planning authority: Southwark.Job: Detailed plans for offices.Value: £6 million.Client: Lopex Engineering.Agent: Dransfield Design, 112 Bermondsey Street, London, SE1 3TX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LOUGHBOROUGH, LEICESTERSHIRE - STANFORD HALL, STANFORD.

    Planning authority: Rushcliffe.Job: Outline plans for residential (220).Value: £8 million.Client: Co-operative Union.Agent: Andrew Granger and Company, Brook Cottage, Drayton Road, Medbourne, Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 8DP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LUDLOW, SHROPSHIRE - RIDDINGS ROAD.

    Planning authority: South Shropshire.Job: Outline plans granted for residential accommodation.Value: £4 million.Client: Captain J M G Lumsdens.Agent: James Martin and Company, 8 Bank Street, Lincoln, LN2 1DS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - MILTON KEYNES, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - WALTON HALL, STANDING WAY/BRICKHILL STREET.

    Planning authority: Milton Keynes.Job: Outline plans for business/technology.Value: £16 million.Client: Commission of the New Towns.Agent: Sheppard Robson, 77 Parkway, Camden Town, London, NW1 7PU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NEWARK, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE - CASTLE STATION SITE, GREAT NORTH ROAD.

    Planning authority: Newark and Sherwood.Job: Outline plans for supermarket.Value: £6 million.Client: Kimberley Securities.Agent: Farrell and Clark, 2 Drury Lane, Horsforth, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS18 4BQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NEWBURY, BERKSHIRE - TURNPIKE ROAD AND, LONDON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Newbury.Job: Outline plans for hospital.Value: £10 million.Client: West Berkshire Priority Care.Agent: Dreweatt Neate, 16-18 Market Place, Newbury, Berkshire RG14 5AZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NOTTINGHAM - SMITHURST ROAD, GILTBROOK.

    Planning authority: Broxtowe.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £1,500,000.Client: Beazer Homes (Yorkshire).Agent: Beazer Homes (Yorkshire), Beazer House, Kirksandall Industrial Estate, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN3 1QP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PERTH, TAYSIDE - HILLEND, HILLPARK, KINFAUNS.

    Planning authority: Perth and Kinross.Job: Outline plans granted for residential.Value: £4 million.Client: J Somers.Agent: A Rettie, 24 Florence Place, Perth, Tayside PH1 5BH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PRESTON, LANCASHIRE - BROADGATE, RIVERSIDE.

    Planning authority: Preston.Job: Outline plans for houses/flats (121).Value: £4 million.Client: Newfield Construction.Agent: Robert V Hopper, 15 Shaftesbury Close, Lytham St. Anne's, Lancashire FY8 4RZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PRESTON, LANCASHIRE - THORNFIELD AVENUE, WILLOWS PARK LANE, LONGRIDGE.

    Planning authority: Ribble Valley.Job: Detailed plans for houses (90).Value: £3,500,000.Client: Barratt Manchester.Agent: Barratt Manchester, Worrall House, 683 Chester Road, Manchester, M16 0QS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - RENFREW, STRATHCLYDE - BRAEHEAD PARK.

    Planning authority: Glasgow.Job: Outline plans for retail/mixed development (57).Value: £180 million.Client: Marks and Spencer.Agent: Montagu Evans, 43 Melville Street, Edinburgh, Lothian EH3 7JF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SCUNTHORPE, HUMBERSIDE - DONCASTER ROAD, GUNNESS.

    Planning authority: Glanford.Job: Outline plans for non food retail/restaurant.Value: £5 million.Client: Birchwood Estate.Agent: Birchwood Estate, Birchwood Dell, Bessacarr, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN4 6SY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SHEERNESS, KENT - ADJ BLATCHER CLOSE, ISLE OF SHEPPEY.

    Planning authority: Swale.Job: Detailed plans for homes (95).Value: £3,300,000.Client: Geoffrey Osborne.Agent: Peter Taylor Associates, The Roller Mill, Mill Lane, Uckfield, East Sussex TN22 5AA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - ABYSSINIA SQUARE.

    Planning authority: Sheffield.Job: Outline plans for offices.Value: £6 million.Client: Sheffield Development.Agent: Sheffield Development, Don Valley House, Saville Street East, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S4 7UQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - FORMER SMITHYWOOD COKING WORKS.

    Planning authority: Sheffield.Job: Outline plans granted for storage/distribution.Value: £9 million.Client: Core Property.Agent: Douglas Marriot Worby Robinson, 1 Westminster Bridge, London SE1 7PL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - NETHER LANE, ECCLESFIELD.

    Planning authority: Sheffield.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £2 million.Client: Ms W Woodhouse.Agent: Ms W Woodhouse, 59 Hallamshire Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S10 4FN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SHOTTS, STRATHCLYDE - STATION ROAD.

    Planning authority: Motherwell.Job: Outline plans for supermarket.Value: £4 million.Client: A and A Neil Architects.Agent: A and A Neil Architects, 72 Berkeley Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde G30 7DS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE - MULTIPLEX CINEMA, OCEAN VILLAGE.

  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE - MULTIPLEX CINEMA, OCEAN VILLAGE.

    Planning authority: Southampton.Job: Outline plans granted for cinema (extension) (4).Value: £3,400,000.Client: MGM Cinema Properties.Agent: Unick Architects, 4 Park Gate, Glasgow, Strathclyde G30 7YE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE - WESTERN ESPLANADE.

    Planning authority: Southampton.Job: Detailed plans for retail village development.Value: £9,500,000.Client: Southampton City Council.Agent: Building Design Partnership, PO Box 4WD, 16 Gresse Street, London, W1A 4WD.
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, ESSEX - SITE AT VINCENT CRESCENT.

    Planning authority: Southend-on-Sea.Job: Detailed plans for residential development (88).Value: £2,800,000.Client: Estuary Housing Association.Agent: E C Harris, 11 Charing Cross, Norwich, Norfolk NR2 4AX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ST. COLUMB, CORNWALL - NEWQUAY ROAD, ST. COLUMB MAJOR.

    Planning authority: Restormel.Job: Approval of reserved matters for housing (86).Value: £3 million.Client: Excel Properties.Agent: R E Burrows, Mansion House, Princes Street, Truro, Cornwall TR1 2RF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - STOCKTON-ON-TEES, CLEVELAND - GREEN LANE.

    Planning authority: Stockton-on-Tees.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development.Value: £2,345,000.Client: Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle.Agent: Sanderson Townend and Gilbert, 2 Collingwood Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 1JH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SWINDON, WILTSHIRE - W H SMITH, GREENBRIDGE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Thamesdown.Job: Outline plans for office building (extension).Value: £4,700,000.Client: W H Smith and Son.Agent: David Lock Associates, 50 North Thirteenth Street, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK9 3BP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - TAMWORTH, STAFFORDSHIRE - AREA G, OFF TAMWORTH ROAD, AMINGTON.

    Planning authority: Tamworth.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (100).Value: £3,500,000.Client: Laing Homes Midlands.Agent: Burton Architects, 14 Burnett Road, Streetly, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B74 3EJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - TAUNTON, SOMERSET - NORTH AND EAST OF, OAKE BRIDGE FARM, OAKE.

    Planning authority: Taunton Dean.Job: Outline plans for houses.Value: £4,500,000.Client: D F Martin.Agent: Reed Holland Associates, Bridge House, 14 Bridge Street, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1UB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WALTHAM ABBEY, ESSEX - LAND AT POWDERMILL LANE.

    Planning authority: Epping Forest.Job: Detailed plans for houses and flats (83).Value: £2,900,000.Client: Wimpey Homes Holdings.Agent: Robert MacDonald Associates, 76 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 2BE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WELWYN GARDEN CITY, HERTFORDSHIRE - ROCHE PRODUCTS, BROADWATER ROAD.

    Planning authority: Welwyn Hatfield.Job: Detailed plans for factory/office building.Value: £2,700,000.Client: Roche Products.Agent: AMEC Design and Management, Timothys Bridge Road, Stratford-On-Avon, Warwickshire CV37 9NJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WEST DRAYTON, HILLINGDON - STOCKLEY PARK, HORTON ROAD, IRONBRIDGE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Hillingdon.Job: Outline plans granted for office buildings/research.Value: £10 million.Client: Stockley Park.Agent: Montague Evans and Son, Premier House, 44-48 Dover Street, London, W1X 3RF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WOODHALL SPA, LINCOLNSHIRE - BETWEEN WITHAM LANE AND GREEN LANE.

    Planning authority: East Lindsey.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development.Value: £10 million.Client: R T Booth Senior and Junior.Agent: Nigel J Harrison Estate Agents, 1a Newland, Lincoln, LN1 1UX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WOODHALL SPA, LINCOLNSHIRE - BETWEEN WITHAM LANE AND GREEN LANE.

  • 15Sep94 UK: POLYBAU DRAINAGE MEETS POLLUTION RULES.

    Polybau has launched Polychanne KV, a polymer concrete line drainage system which has a special jointing design to meet current European legislation governing environmental pollution. The channel sections are cast with easily sealed close fitting male and female connections.Polybau, 061-872 1472. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: RIPPLE-EFFECT OF THE THAMES GATEWAY PLAN.

  • 15Sep94 UK: SEARCH FOR THAMES CROSSINGS.

    LONDON transport minister Steven Norris is set to launch a fresh round of consultation on the controversial issue of further river crossings for east London.The latest search for acceptable bridge or tunnel proposals coincided with the launch of Thames Gateway last week, the new name for redevelopment in the East Thames corridor.Mr Norris has asked the Highways Agency to come up with a new scheme for a crossing at Blackwall, after the rejection of the tunnel and high-level bridge options.He a
  • 15Sep94 UK: SELF-BUILD HOMES INCREASE.

    Self-builders will complete a record 16,000 homes by the end of this year, up to a third more than two years ago.According to market researcher Wedgwood Markham self-build will grow 6 per cent in 1995, giving a sector worth £1.6 billion. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: SHARE PRICES - CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES.

  • 15Sep94 UK: SHEFFIELD ABANDONS DBS PRIVATISATION.

    SHEFFIELD city council has abandoned plans to privatise its profitable, 550-strong design and building services (DBS) department.Earlier this year, 105 firms responded to advertisements in the national and trade press seeking interest from private firms in a joint venture partnership. It was proposed that the council should retain a 20 per cent shareholding.Six companies - including Babtie Group, Brown and Root, Carl Bro, Mott MacDonald and Parkman - had been short-listed as potential partner
  • 15Sep94 UK: SHOPS REVAMP - COSTAIN/STANDARD LIFE CONTRACT.

    Costain has taken a £10 million contract to refurbish Blackburn's shopping centre for Standard Life Assurance. The work includes re-cladding, shop fronts, new units and upgrading mechanical and electrical services. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: SIR R MCALPINE LANDS £36M MANAGEMENT TASK - MOTOROLA.

  • 15Sep94 UK: SIR R MCALPINE LANDS £36M MANAGEMENT TASK - MOTOROLA.

    Sir Robert McAlpine has received a £36 million boost with the announcement that the electronics giant, Motorola, is to spend £250 million expanding its East Kilbride plant.The contractor is only just completing an £8.6 million job at the plant and this new management contract is set to run on from the old.The scale of this latest phase will mean that the site operation will have to be enlarged to cope with the increased workload.At the heart of the project will be a 3,500 sq m
  • 15Sep94 UK: SIX IN HUNT FOR £60M BLACKBURN BYPASS EXERCISE.

  • 15Sep94 UK: SIX IN HUNT FOR £60M BLACKBURN BYPASS EXERCISE.

    THREE joint-ventures feature in a line-up of six for the £60 million-plus phase two of the M65 Blackburn southern bypass project, another of the Department of Transport's whole-life costing exercises.The old pairing of Amec/Alfred McAlpine has got together again to tender for the scheme - the joint venture also bid for phase one of the project.Kier/Hochtief have teamed up once more - the third pairing is the less-familiar twinning of Norwest Holst/Nuttall.The list is completed by Laing,
  • 15Sep94 UK: SLIPPING AWAY - FITZPATRICK, STANSTED AIRPORT.

    Fitzpatrick is using a Gomaco GT 6300 slipform paver to lay £1.6 million worth of concrete as part of a £2.2 million expansion programme at Stansted Airport for BAA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: SO YOU WANT TO BE A CHARITY WORKER? - REDR.

    RedR is a registered charity which is funded by a combination of one-off donations, a patron scheme and covenants. One-off donations are always appreciated, but regular contributions make it easier for the organisation to budget.In the patron scheme, firms undertake to give £4,000 a year for a three-or four-year period.Traditionally most RedR members have come from consultants rather than contractors, but the practical skills of site engineers are in high demand, and RedR is keen to recr
  • 15Sep94 UK: STUDENT BEDS - GLEESON CONTRACT.

    Gleeson has scooped an £11.3 million contract for multi-storey student accommodation in south London. The 620-bedroom project for South Bank University must be completed by next September. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: TAYLOR WOODROW DOUBLES ITS PROFITS.

    A surge in profits at Taylor Woodrow's housing and trading businesses, a lower interest charge and a recovery at its contracting arm helped the firm to more than double pre-tax profits to £22 million in the half to June (1993: £10.1 million) Chairman Colin Parsons said the figures showed the success of its strategy to redirect assets to new profitable opportunies.The firm's contracting arm produced a £1.8 million profit against a loss of £3.4 million, and the order book gr
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - DERBYSHIRE - COUNTY COUNCIL AREA.

    Job: All aspects of highway repair and general maintenance including winter maintenance, emergency works, temporary traffic management, drainage, safety and boudary fences, minor earthworks, bituminous surfacing and patching workds, kerbing and footway works, traffic signs, road markings and studs, public rights of way and highway structures.Client: Derbyshire County Council.Invited tenderers: Suitably qualified and experienced contractors who must provide: - a) general company details; b) co
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - DUDLEY, WEST MIDLANDS - FORMER EAST CASTLE LIMESTONE MINE.

    Job: Bulk infilling of the open workings using pfa paste and pressure grouting of the collapsed workings together with the stabilisation of old mineshafts and some investigation of old workings. Contract reference is E2/94098 (quote in all communications).Client: Dudley Metropolitan Borough, Public Works Department, Council House, Mary Stevens Park, Stourbridge DY8 2AA, West Midlands.Tender date: October 21.Time period: 72 weeks starting February 1995. A reduction in the time period would be
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN REGION - ON THE WEST SIDE OF EDINBURGH.

    Job: Name of contract: Edinburgh Western Corridor Rapid Transit System. Tenders will be invited based on one of the following: 1: construction;.2: design and construction;.3: finance, design and construction;.4: finance, design, construction and operation for a bus based transit system extending from the City Centre to Edinburgh Airport, a distance of approximately 14 km. Firms should indicate the options 1-4 in which they are interested.Client: Lothian Regional Council, Regional Headquarters
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - EXETER, DEVON - HM PRISON EXETER, NEW NORTH ROAD.

    Job: To construct a new building housing a secure gate, staff entrance, secure visits area for inmates and visits suites for inmates' visitors together with the refurbishment of an existing administration block including a new internal concrete frame, and to also include all heating, lighting etc.Client: Her Majesty's Prison Service, Construction Services, Procurement Unit, Room 423, Abell House, John Islip Street, London SW1P 4LH. (For the attention of the Procurement Officer).Tender date: A
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - GREATER MANCHESTER - ALEXANDRA PARK ESTATE, MOSS SIDE.

    Job: The execution of building and associated civil engineering works (i.e. housing improvement, repairs, modernization, direct heating, replacement estate roads, sewers and street lighting).Client: Manchester City Council, PO Box 488, Town Hall, Manchester M60 2JT.Invited tenderers: 6.Tender date: October 10.Time period: Completion deadline: 16 August 1996.Apply by: September 19.Apply to: Address above, Chief Executive. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - GREATER MANCHESTER - M6 MOTORWAY SOUTH OF JUNCTION 21.

    Job: The widening of a section of the northbound carriageway of the M6 motorway between junctions 20 and 21 from dual three to dual four lanes.Client: The Highways Agency, North West Construction Programme Division, Sunley Tower, Piccadilly Plaza, Manchester M1 4BE.Tender date: October 1994.Time period: 16 months.Apply by: September 27.Apply to: The Highways Agency, Finance and Procurement Section, Room 11/23, St Christopher House, Southwark Street, London SE1 0TE.Value: £24.5 million. C
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - HAMPSHIRE - THE COUNTY OF HAMPSHIRE.

    Job: Highway maintenance, winter maintenance and emergency works. The contract may be offered as a whole or in 3 lots. Tenderers may tender for 1,2 or 3 of the lots but must tender for the whole of the work in these lots.Client: Hampshire County Council, The castle, Winchester SO23 8UD.Invited tenderers: Minimum/maximum contractors to be invited is 5/20.Tender date: November 1.Time period: 1 April 1995 until 31 March 1999. An optional fifth year may be available.Apply by: September 26.Apply t
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - HEXHAM, NORTHUMBERLAND - WANLESS LANE.

    Job: The construction of a three-storey residential block of single person flats.Client: 'Johnnie' Johnson Housing Trust, Astra House, Spinners Lane, Poynton, Cheshire SK12 1GA.Invited tenderers: Include Dorin Construction of Airport Industrial Estate, Kenton, Newcastle upon tyne NE3 2PF.Time period: Date for possession 3 October 1994 for completion February 27 1995 for certain. (Completion date critical). CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - HAWKSWORTH ROAD AND REGENT AVENUE, A65, NEW ROAD SIDE, HORSFORTH.

    Job: Reconstruction and resurfacing works to part of the principal route network as part of the 1994/95 programme.Client: Leeds City Council's Highways and Transportation Committee.Invited tenderers: From a suitably qualified and approved list of civil engineering contractors.Agent: Director of Highways and Transportation, Dudley Hosue, 133 Albion Street, Leeds LS2 8JX.Value: £100,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LILLESHALL NEAR NEWPORT, SHROPSHIRE - LIMEKILN LANE ABANDONED LIMESTONE MINE.

    Job: Treatment of abandoned limestone mineworkings under residential properties and highways by bulk infilling and pressure grouting. Area to be treated: 10 ha. Estimated infill quantity: 138,508 cu m.Client: Shropshire County Council, The Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND.Tender date: October 7.Time period: 46 weeks.Apply by: September 23.Apply to: Address above, The County Property and Planning Services Officer (Ref.NJM). CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - NORTHUMBERLAND - COUNTYWIDE.

    Job: Repair and maintenance work at County Council premises or the execution of new and improvement works for schemes in the following categories: 1. General contractors; 2. Electrical Installation; 3. Mechanical Installation; 4. Plumbing; 5. Fencing; 6. Joinery; 7. Roads and Paths (Asphalt and Tarmac); 8. Roofing (Slating and Tiling); 9. Roofing (Cladding, profiled sheeting); 10. Roofing (Build-up Felt).11. Structural Steelwork; 12. Kitchen Equipment - Supply, Fix and Service; 13. Heating Se
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - OLDHAM, GREATER MANCHESTER - BOROUGH COUNCIL AREA.

    Job: Works consisting of the maintenance or reconstruction of paths, driveways and hardplay areas and associated drainage work.Client: Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council.Invited tenderers: From experienced civil engineering contractors.Conditions: Tenders will be based on a schedule of rates.Time period: Contract will be of 48 months duration commencing on april 1, 1995 and will include an out of hours emergency service.Apply by: Monday, September 19, 1994.Apply to: The Acting Director of Te
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - CITY COUNCIL AREA.

    Job: Scheme no. HE 283R involving prior to painting restoration works to council owned houses including doors, windows and glazing, 1985/98 programme.Client: Sheffield City Council's Housing Committee.Invited tenderers: To be selected from a council approved list of experienced contractors.Tender date: November 1, 1994.Time period: Contract duration will be three years from April 1, 1995 unitl March 31, 1998.Agent: A J Wood, Director of Design and Building Services, 2-10 Carbrook Hall Road, A
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SOUTH YORKSHIRE - CITYWIDE AREA.

    Job: Scheme no. HE283 involving maintenance, day to day repairs and programmed repair works to the building fabric of vacant council owned houses.Client: Sheffield City Council's Housing Programme Committee, Town Hall, Surrey Street, Sheffield S1 2HH.Invited tenderers: To be selected from a council approved list of experienced contractors.Time period: Contract period will be of two years duration commencing on April 1, 1995 until March 31, 1997.Agent: A J Wood, Director of Design and Building
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SOUTH YORKSHIRE - CITYWIDE AREA.

    Job: Scheme no. HM254 involving day to day repairs and general routine maintenance works to electrical, gas and mechanical appliance installations including the installation of new or replacement appliances.Client: Sheffield City Council's Housing Programme Committee, Town Hall, Surrey Street, Sheffield S1 2HH.Invited tenderers: To be selected from a council approved list of experienced contractors.Time period: Contract period will be two years commencing on April 1, 1995 until March 31, 1997
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - TINGEWICK, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - A421, SOUTH OF TINGEWICK.

    Job: Construction of a bypass with bridges.Client: Buckinghamshire County Council, Planning and Transportation Department, County Hall, Aylesbury HP20 1UY, Buckinghamshire.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the award procedure is expected to start Summer 1995.Time period: 24 months, starting Winter 1995.Apply to: Address above.Value: £5 million-£10 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WAKEFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE.

    - The works will be carried out as required at premises throughout the City of Wakefield Metropolitan District. Job: The contract will provide for maintenance, repairs and adaptations to all council buildings including council housing, and may be divided according to geographical area.Client: The City of Wakefield Metropolitan District Council, Town Hall, Wakefield WF1 2HQ, West Yorkshire.Tender date: September 30.Time period: June 1995 until June 1998.Value: Estimated annual value is £1
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WENDOVER, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - A413 PRIMARY ROAD, WEST OF WENDOVER.

    Job: Construction of a bypass with bridges.Client: Buckinghamshire County Council, Planning and Transportation Department, County Hall, Aylesbury HP20 1UY, Buckinghamshire.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the award procedure is expected to start Winter 1994/95.Time period: 18 months, starting Spring 1995.Apply to: Address above.Value: £5 million-£10 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WEST SUSSEX - THE COUNTY OF WEST SUSSEX.

  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WEST SUSSEX - THE COUNTY OF WEST SUSSEX.

    Job: Improvements and repairs to highways not exceeding £100,000 per individual order. The contract may be awarded individually for each of the 3 areas within the county.Client: West Sussex County Council, County Surveyors Department, County Hall, Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1RH.Conditions: Contractors are referred to TUPE and will need to consider whether these regulations apply. Interested contractors will be requested to provide information and complete a questionnaire.Tender date:
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WEST SUSSEX - THE COUNTY OF WEST SUSSEX.

    Job: Supply and laying of screed, sprayed and extruded thermoplastic road paint and solid glass beads. The contractors must tender for total works across the county.Client: West Sussex County Council, County Surveyors Department, County Hall, Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1RH.Conditions: Contractors are referred to TUPE and will need to consider whether these regulations apply. Interested contractors will be requested to provide information and complete a questionnaire.Tender date: December 1
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WEST SUSSEX - THE COUNTY OF WEST SUSSEX.

    Job: The supplying and laying of hot-rolled asphalt, coated macadam, coated chippings and cold planing on highways. Contracts may be awarded for each of the three areas.Client: West Sussex County Council, County Surveyors Department, County Hall, Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1RH.Conditions: Contractors are referred to TUPE and will need to consider whether these regulations apply. Interested contractors will be requested to provide information and complete a questionnaire.Tender date: Decemb
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WEST SUSSEX - THE COUNTY OF WEST SUSSEX.

    Job: Maintenance and/or renewal of existing road studs and provision of new road studs. The contractors must tender for total works across the county.Client: West Sussex County Council, County Surveyors Department, County Hall, Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1RH.Conditions: Contractors are referred to TUPE and will need to consider whether these regulations apply. Interested contractors will be requested to provide information and complete a questionnaire.Tender date: December 16.Time period:
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WEST SUSSEX - THE COUNTY OF WEST SUSSEX.

    Job: The supplying and laying of hot-rolled asphalt and coated macadam on highways. The contractors must tender for total works across the county.Client: West Sussex County Council, County Surveyors Department, County Hall, Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1RH.Conditions: Contractors are referred to TUPE and will need to consider whether these regulations apply. Interested contractors will be requested to provide information and complete a questionnaire.Tender date: December 16.Time period: A mi
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WEST SUSSEX - THE COUNTY OF WEST SUSSEX.

    Job: The provision and laying of surface dressing material on carriageway and footway. The contract may be awarded individually for each of 3 areas within the county.Client: West Sussex County Council, County Surveyors Department, County Hall, Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1RH.Conditions: Contractors are referred to TUPE and will need to consider whether these regulations apply. Interested contractors will be requested to provide information and complete a questionnaire.Tender date: December
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WEST SUSSEX - THE COUNTY OF WEST SUSSEX.

    Job: Maintenance of public lighting and illuminated signs. The contractors must tender for all works across the county.Client: West Sussex County Council, County Surveyors Department, County Hall, Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1RH.Conditions: Contractors are referred to TUPE and will need to consider whether these regulations apply. Interested contractors will be requested to provide information and complete a questionnaire.Tender date: December 16.Time period: A minimum of 4 years starting J
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WEST SUSSEX - THE COUNTY OF WEST SUSSEX.

    Job: Supply, storage and erection of lighting columns, lanterns, lamps and control gear, including the wiring, painting, testing and commissioning, but excluding the provision of electricity supply. The contractors must tender for total works across the county.Client: West Sussex County Council, County Surveyors Department, County Hall, Tower Street, Chichester PO19 1RH.Conditions: Contractors are referred to TUPE and will need to consider whether these regulations apply. Interested contracto
  • 15Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WIRRAL, MERSEYSIDE - BOROUGH COUNCIL AREA.

    Job: Single contract for highway maintenance and minor works including the maintenance of highways, street lighting, minor highway works, winter maintenance and emergency works.Client: Metropolitian Borough of Wirral.Invited tenderers: Suitably experienced contractors.Time period: Contract period will be for a period of five year commencing on April 3, 1995.Apply by: Applications for a questionnaire which must be completed and returned by October 3, 1994.Apply to: Andrew Rhodes, B.Sc C. Eng,
  • 15Sep94 UK: TH NETS £20M MODULE IN THE NORTH SEA - LASMO.

    Trafalgar House Engineering has scooped a £20 million contract from Lasmo to build a compression module for the Markham platform in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.The contract covers the design, procurement, fabrication, installation and commissioning of the 750 tonne module which will be built at Trafalgar House's Methil yard in Fife.Design will take place at the London office of John Brown Engineers and work is set for completion in September 1996.
  • 15Sep94 UK: TH TO CLOSE TEESSIDE YARD.

    TRAFALGAR House's offshore fabrication yard at Linthorpe Dinsdale is to close at the end of the month because of the slump in the offshore fabrication industry.The yard, which is the smaller of two owned by Trafalgar House on the River Tees, employed about 500 workers at its peak.But Syd Fudge, managing director, said current activity in the industry is only 25 to 30 per cent of the peak levels last seen in 1992.He said: 'Our present yard capacity equates to the total size of the UK market.'T
  • 15Sep94 UK: TOLL GROUP GROWS - TILBURY DOUGLAS/WS ATKINS JOIN.

    Tilbury Douglas and consultant W S Atkins are expected to join the consortium set up by Balfour Beatty, Holzmann and Bank of America to bid for the UK's first tranche of shadow toll roads. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 15Sep94 UK: TRAINING STRATEGY 'THREATENS INDUSTRY'.

    The Government's strategy for boosting training in Britain is in danger of driving the construction industry into extinction.That was the dire warning Construction Industry Training Board chief Sir Clifford Chetwood gave to employment minister Anne Widdecombe last week at the launch of national vocational qualifications for professionals.Appealing for fundamental reforms, Sir Clifford said the Training and Enterprise Councils' system of funding CITB training was deeply flawed.He argued that f
  • 15Sep94 UK: UK WORKERS EXPORTED LIKE CATTLE.

    British construction workers are being exported abroad like live cattle, general secretary of UCATT George Brumwell told the TUC.In the debate on casualisation, he said there was nothing wrong with traditional, well-regulated agency labour.But now, exploited east Europeans, including Bosnians, are appearing on London sites, and British agencies have moved into the export market.Mr Brumwell said: 'We've seen the public outcry over the export of live cattle to Europe.'The agencies are exporting
  • 15Sep94 UK: WEST COAST LINE OPEN TO MORE FIRMS.

    The £600 million privately-financed project to refurbish and maintain the West Coast Main Line is likely to be split into packages to give more firms a slice of the action.Railtrack's director of major projects, Gil Howarth, said: 'We're looking at whether we want one consortium to do the whole of the line or whether we should split it up geographically into two or three packages.'A £4 million feasibility study into how the project should be carried out is set for completion at the
  • 15Sep94 UK: WEST COAST LINE OPEN TO MORE FIRMS.

  • 15Sep94 UK: WILSON PROFITS - WILSON (CONNOLLY) INTERIMS.

    Housebuilder Wilson (Connolly) has reported a 62 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to £13.3 million for the half ending June. The firm raised sales 9 per cent.
  • 15Sep94 UK: WIMPEY NETS £17M - CONTRACT.

    Wimpey has clinched two contracts worth almost £17 million. The larger is a £9 million job to build offices in central Manchester for BPH Developments. The other is a £7.6 million contract to design and build 174 replacement houses for the methane-affected village of Arkwright Town in Derbyshire. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 ABU DHABI: ABU DHABI'S CONSTRUCTION ROLLERCOASTER.

  • 22Sep94 ABU DHABI: COSTAIN DOUBLE - CONTRACTS.

    Costain firms in the Middle East have won contracts worth £8 million. Costain Abu Dhabi WLL is to design and build a plant to make powdered barite and bentonite for drilling muds, while Yahya Costain is to build a fishery harbour at Bukha in Oman. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 BAHRAIN: BAHRAIN WATER - DESALINATION BIDS INVITED.

    International firms have been invited to submit build-own-operate bids for a 138,000 cu m a day desalination plant at Muharraq in Bahrain. The country needs new water supplies because groundwater sources are declining. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 BANGLADESH: RPT SELECTED TO WATCH OVER BRIDGE - NEDECO, BANGLADESH CONSULTANTS.

    Consulting engineer Rendel Palmer and Tritton has been appointed to supervise the construction of the US$696 million (£464 million) Jamuna Bridge in Bangladesh. RTP will be in joint venture with Dutch consultant Nedeco and Bangladesh Consultants.Construction of the 4.8 km bridge starts this month, with completion due by November 1997. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 BELGIUM: SANDHURST'S BELGIAN CONNECTION - KATANO MACHINERY DEAL.

    Sandhurst's Belgian connection SANDHURST Manufacturing (SMC) has signed a deal with Katano Machinery of Kampenhout, Belgium, for the distributorship of the Starlifter CX220 in Belgium and Luxembourg.SMC, part of the Kent-based Sandhurst Group, recently bought the assets of Bourne-based Smalley Excavators, which had originally been chosen to manufacture the Starlifter. Sandhurst is looking for additional dealers throughout Europe. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 DENMARK: EUROCONTRACTS - COPENHAGEN, DENMARK.

    Contractor: Hojgaard, Pihl and Aarsleff, Nybrovej 116, DK-2800 Lyngby.Value: Dkr 85.5 million (£8.9 million).Job: Construction of a subway railway tunnel.Client: A/S Oresundsforbindelsen, Vester Sogade 10, DK-1601 Kobenhavn V. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 EGYPT: CHEMICALS PLAN - COMPLEX APPROVED.

    Egypt has approved a plan to build a $1.2 billion (£784 million) refinery and petrochemicals complex near Suez. The developer is the Sahara Company for Petroleum Products, a joint Egyptian-Kuwaiti firm. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 EGYPT: EGYPT POWER - GEC ALSTHOM INVITED TO BID.

    GEC Alsthom is among international firms invited to bid for the turbines and boilers for two 325 MW units which will form a new power station at Sidi Krier, near Alexandria. Bidders also have an option to quote for equipment for a similar sized power station at Ayun Musa on the Sinai coast. Sidi Krier has funding of $300 million (£196 million) from Arab and Kuwaiti development funds. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 EU: EXPORT COVER SHAKE-UP - DRAFT DIRECTIVE.

    British contractors and consultants will be both winners and losers when new European export credit guarantee rules are introduced in late 1995.Last week the European Commission issued a draft directive to change the rules. Exporters are bracing themselves for a major shake-up in credit guarantee cover, as the commission moves to harmonise systems across the 12 states of the European Union.The directive has two major parts. British firms lose out under section one. It proposes a maximum of 95
  • 22Sep94 EUROPE: APPOINTMENT AT PARSONS BRINCKERHOFF.

    Paul R Nagle Jr has been appointed managing director of Parsons Brinckerhoff (Europe), based in London, and will have responsibility for all activities in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the former Soviet Union.He has worked with the Parsons Corporation since 1976, and was in charge of Parsons Development Co when it moved headquarters from California to London in 1992. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 GERMANY: EUROCONTRACTS - KIEL, GERMANY.

    Contractor: Arbeitsgemeinschaft 3, Fahrterminal - Kiel, Philipp Holzmann AG, Heinrich Hirdes GmbH.Value: Dm 23,622,015 (£9.8 million).Job: Harbour works at Kiel.Client: Landeshauptstadt Kiel, Tiefbauamt 66.2, Bollhornkai 1, D-24103 Kiel. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 GERMANY: HOCHTIEF MOVES IN ON ARCH-RIVAL HOLZMANN - STAKE RAISED.

    The creation of a German super-contractor to rival Bouygues of France and overshadow the UK's top contractors moved a step closer this week.Second biggest German contractor Hochtief has raised its stake in larger rival Philipp Holzmann from 25 per cent to 30 per cent. Brokers reckon Hochtief is testing the water to see how German cartel authorities react. If they say nothing a 50 per cent stake may be the next step.The German firms are involved in bids in this country for privately financed r
  • 22Sep94 GERMANY: WW II BOMB BLAST - THREE CONSTRUCTION WORKERS KILLED.

    Rescue workers search through the rubble where a World War Two bomb exploded on a Berlin construction site killing three workers and injuring eight.A sheet piling rig struck the bomb at the Frankfurter Allee site, on one of Berlin's busiest avenues.The blast trapped workers under machinery and sent chunks of concrete tumbling through the air.Rescue workers said the body of one worker had been hurled from the excavation area to the top of a four-storey apartment block next to the site.Debris w
  • 22Sep94 GREECE: EUROTENDERS - ATHENS, GREECE.

    Job: Construction of housing units.Client: Organismos Stegastikis Apokatastasis Ergazomenon, Diefthynsi Kataskevon, Tmima Dimopratiseon, Chalkokondyli 60, GR-104 32 Athina, tel: (1) 522 25 82/524 59 58, fax: 523 75 45.Value: Dr 4,000 million (£11.2 million).Completion: 900 days.Tender date: October 18.Documents from: Address above.Details: Documents cost Dr 20,000 (£56). Details of the information required on the contractor's position, and of the minimum economic and technical stand
  • 22Sep94 GREECE: EUROTENDERS - SALONICA, GREECE.

    Job: Roadworks at Salonica.Client: Perifereia Kentrikis makedonias, Diefthynsi Sygkoinoniakon Ergon tis t. 3is PYDE, Stromnitsis 53, GR-542 10 Thessaloniki, tel: (31) 30 92 62/31 11 01/31 11 03, telex: 410235, fax: 31 16 11.Value: Dr 3,000 million (£8.4 million).Completion: 600 days.Tender date: October 12.Documents from: Address above.Details: Further information can be obtained from the client. Offers in Greek. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 GREECE: EUROTENDERS - SALONICA, GREECE.22Sep94 GREECE: EUROTENDERS - SALONICA, GREECE.

    Job: Roadworks at Salonica.Client: Perifereia Kentrikis makedonias, Diefthynsi Sygkoinoniakon Ergon tis t. 3is PYDE, Stromnitsis 53, GR-542 10 Thessaloniki, tel: (31) 30 92 62/31 11 01/31 11 03, telex: 410235, fax: 31 16 11.Value: Dr 4,000 million (£11.2 million).Completion: 600 days.Tender date: October 11.Documents from: Address above.Details: Further information can be obtained from the client. Offers in Greek. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 GREECE: EUROTENDERS - SALONICA, GREECE.Job: Roadworks at Salonica.

    Client: Perifereia Kentrikis Makedonias, Diefthynsi Sygkoinoniakon Ergon tis t. 3is PYDE, Stromnitsis 53, GR-542 10 Thessaloniki, tel: (31) 30 92 62/31 11 01/31 11 03, telex: 410235, fax: 31 16 11.Value: Dr 4,000 million (£11.2 million).Completion: 600 days.Tender date: October 10.Documents from: Address above.Details: Further information can be obtained from the client. Offers in Greek. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 INDONESIA: GEC ALSTHOM FIRED UP FOR ASIAN POWER DEALS.

  • 22Sep94 ITALY: EUROTENDERS - MONCALIERI, ITALY.

    Job: Motorway widening Carmagnola-Priero. Lot No 9.Client: Autostrada Torino-Savona SpA, C.so Trieste 170, I-10024 Moncalieri, tel: (011) 665 04 19, fax: 665 03 03, telex: 225123.Value: Lit 17,078,200,319 (£6.9 million).Completion: 780 days.Tender date: December 14.Apply by: September 27.Apply to: Address above.Details: Further information from the client. Offers in Italian. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 ITALY: EUROTENDERS - MONCALIERI, ITALY.

    Job: Motorway widening Fossano-Priero. Lot No 8.Client: Autostrada Torino-Savona SpA, C.so Trieste 170, I-10024 Moncalieri, tel: (011) 665 04 19, fax: 665 03 03, telex: 225123.Value: Lit 33,569,908,055 (£13.6 million).Completion: 900 days.Tender date: December 14.Apply by: September 27.Apply to: Address above.Details: Further information from the client. Offers in Italian. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 JAPAN: FLYING COLOURS - OVE ARUP'S WORK ON KANSAI AIRPORT.

  • 22Sep94 LAOS: LAOS DEVELOPMENT - MOUCHEL GROUP.

    The Mouchel Group has landed a contract to start design work on a £120 million leisure development in Laos. The development will include three hotels, a casino, golf course and a town for 10,000 people. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 LEBANON: CASINO RESTORATION TENDERS.

    Beirut chance: Some $50 million worth of refurbishment and newbuild work is being put out to tender by Casino du Liban, the company which has won a 30-year concession to re-open and run Lebanon's premier casino. Work includes restoring the old gambling halls and building new hotel and leisure facilities. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 OMAN: ROAD BIDDERS - FOR PETROLEUM DEVELOPMENT OMAN.

    UK firms W S Atkins, Mott MacDonald and Gibb are thought to be among firms competing for the design work on a 200 km road scheme for Petroleum Development Oman in northern Oman. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 ROMANIA: GIBB'S BRIDGE STUDY - DANUBE.

    Sir Alexander Gibb has beaten off 11 international rivals to win a feasibility study to look into options for a new combined road and rail bridge over the river Danube between Romania and Bulgaria. The 12-month study will centre on Calafat/Vidin and Bechet/Ohajova. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 SAUDI ARABIA: SAUDI TOURISM - TOURIST VILLAGE CONTRACT.

    Developer Al Nassier has awarded Saudi contractor Bin Laden a £12 million contract to build a 'tourist village' in Taif, and says it has plans for at least three more similar schemes. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 SOUTH KOREA: HASWELL ALTERNATIVE - SUNKYONG ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION.

    Consulting engineer Haswell has a contract to work up design alternatives for tunnel linings on section 7 of the Inchon subway project (line 1) in South Korea for Sunkyong Engineering and Construction. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - CANTABRIA, SPAIN.

    Job: Construction of a dual carriageway in the province of Cantabria. Contract reference is 12-S-3250.Client: Ministerio de Obras Publicas, Transportes y Medio Ambiente, Direccion General de Carreteras, Paseo de la Castellana, 67, E-28071 Madrid.Value: Pta 11,996,699,408 (£60 million).Completion: 28 months.Tender date: October 17.Documents from: Address above, or Subdireccion General de Programas y Presupuestos y en la Demarcacion de Carreteras del estado de Cantabria, c/ Vargas, 53, 9a
  • 22Sep94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - TOLEDO, SPAIN.

    Job: Construction and maintenance of water treatment works. Contract reference is HA-CU-94-185.Client: Junta de Comunidades de Castilla-La Mancha, Consejeria de Obras Publicas, C/ Real, 14, Edificio 'El Nuncio', E-45071 Toledo.Value: Pta 1,800 million (£9 million).Completion: 26 months.Tender date: October 26.Documents from: Address above or, Delegacion Provincial de Cuenca, C/ Fermin Caballero, 24, E-Cuenca.Details: Tenders to be submitted by registered post with form for advice of rece
  • 22Sep94 UK: £10M CARDIFF OFFICE - LOVELL/NIG SHERIDAN.

    YJ Lovell has started work on a £10 million design and build office scheme in Cardiff city centre for NIG Sheridan Properties. The Knox Court project is being financed by Scottish Life and will create almost 6,000 sq m of space. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: £250M REVANSCRAIG PROJECT IS UNVEILED.

    Plans for the £250 million redevelopment of the redundant Ravenscraig steelworks near Motherwell in Lanarkshire have officially been unveiled.The scheme has been drawn up by the Ravenscraig Development Group which is chaired by the Lanarkshire Development Agency and includes Scottish Enterprise, Motherwell District Council, Strathclyde Regional Council and British Steel.As expected, at the heart of the development is an urban village with shops, offices, leisure and business facilities b
  • 22Sep94 UK: £40M SCOTTISH FERRY - ALEXANDER TAYLOR AND SONS.

    Plans for a £40 million European ferry port on the east coast of Scotland have been submitted to East Lothian District Council.Alexander Taylor and Sons is seeking permission to build a two-berth roro ferry port at Skateraw with connections to Rotterdam among other destinations. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: A46 DRAFT ORDERS.

    Plans to improve the A46 between Newark and Lincoln moved closer when the Department of Transport said the draft orders stage had been reached. The dual carriageway upgrade will run south of Collingham to the Hykeham/A1434 roundabout south-west of Lincoln. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: ABRASIVE FOR HAND HELD TOOLS - DE BEERS.

    De Beers Industrial Diamond Division has added type SDADX abrasive to its range. It is suitable for hand-held tools, but is not so strong or thermally stable as some of the other abrasives in its range. Tel: 010 353 61 471655. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: AGENCY BLASTED BY ROADS LOBBY.

    The roads lobby has attacked the recently formed Highways Agency for failing to make significant progress with the roads programme.The agency, set up last April, has awarded only one road contract out of the 22 it pledged to award in this financial year.This stagnation comes with rumours of rock bottom morale within the agency and of rapidly growing opposition to road building.Analysis by the British Road Federation reveals that the Highways Agency's milestone targets are in disarray.Apart fr
  • 22Sep94 UK: AIRBRICK COWLS CUT OUT DRAUGHTS - RYTON.

    Ryton's Building Products' new airbrick cowls are designed to prevent sharp blasts of air from penetrating the building, without any drop in performance. The plastic cowls are available in two sizes, to suit airbricks of one and two courses in depth.Ryton's Tel 0536 511874. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: ALITEC STAKES EURO CLAIM IN BRITAIN - EUROPEAN OPERATION SET UP.

    US-based power attachment builder Alitec has set up a European operation in Awsworth, near Nottingham.The company, which produces cold planers, rockwheels, rollers, augers and trenchers for skid steer loaders, backhoes and excavators, has been supplying equipment to European markets for some years through dealers. But it was felt that the time was right for a presence in Europe in its own right.Alitec is also willing to extend its service by selling and supporting other manufacturers' product
  • 22Sep94 UK: ALL QUIET ON THE PARK LANE FRONT - ASCOT DEMOLITION'S BROOK HOUSE CONTRACT.

  • 22Sep94 UK: ALLIED DIPPER ARM WILL REACH HEIGHTS OF 27M.

    Allied Construction Equipment, the demolition and handling attachment manufacturer, is developing an extended excavator dipper arm capable of reaching heights of 27 m.The arm will be able to carry concrete crushers or hydraulic shears, and allow high-speed controlled demolition of multi-storey buildings.According to Allied, the carrier machine will have to weigh a minimum of 65 tonnes to have sufficient stability to use a demolition cutter on the dipper arm at full height. Allied will be able
  • 22Sep94 UK: ALLO, ALLO, ALLO - MUIR WINS CONSTABULARY JOB.

    Muir has taken a £6.34 million contract to build new headquarters for the Fife Constabulary in Glenrothes. The design and build job includes offices, an operations complex and garages. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: AMEC PULLS OUT OF BRITISH COAL BUY UP.

  • 22Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT ADMIRAL HOMES.

    Basil Bean, who retires as chief executive of the National House-Building Council at the end of this month, is to join the board of Admiral Homes as a non-executive director. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT DAVID MCLEAN HOMES.

    Computer-aided design expert John Barber has joined as design manager in charge of house-type and site lay-out for the northern and southern divisions. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT MOUCHEL.

    Bill Wyley, the former managing director of Kennedy and Donkin Transportation, has joined the transportation and highways division of Mouchel as a director. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT REDROW GROUP.

    Jeremy Dawson, managing director of Rothschild Ventures and a non-executive director of Redrow since February, is to become executive finance director from October 1. Paul Pedley, deputy chief executive and finance director, becomes group managing director. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT SEEBOARD CONTRACTING SERVICES.

    David Terry has been appointed national sales manager for the project engineering division, with responsibility for developing the company's high voltage and major projects construction business across the country. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT VIBROPLANT.

    Ronald Hewitt has joined the group as chief operating officer, responsible for all the UK businesses, including Groundforce, Vibro-power and Five Star Building Systems as well as Vibroplant. He was operations director at the RAC. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENTS AT AMEY GROUP.

    Mike Wroe from Amey Construction has been appointed managing director of Asfare, Amey's road planning subsidiary. Asfare founder Stuart Stripp becomes non-executive deputy chairman.John Graveling has been appointed a director of Amey Facilities Management; he is head of AFM London, and was with the London Borough of Brent, joining Amey when it took over Brent's property services.Martin Watling has been appointed building director of Amey Homes. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENTS AT STANSELL.

    The Taunton contractor has appointed Harry Price and Tony Megit to the board. Mr Price is the chief contract manager and Mr Megit is chief surveyor. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENTS AT WATES CONSTRUCTION.

    The contractor has formed a new division called Wates Interiors and appointed Roger Poulton commercial manager. He was marketing manager for Wates Construction. Steven Turner becomes marketing manager for Wates Interiors.In the Midlands, Jeff Adams has become regional manager for Wates Construction. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: BABY MAKER'S GROWING PAINS - JCB HYDRAPOWER.

  • 22Sep94 UK: BALFOUR VIADUCT - A21 MEDWAY-TONBRIDGE.

    Balfour Beatty has taken a £6.9 million reconstruction contract on the A21 Medway-Tonbridge viaduct in Kent. Work on the Department of Transport job starts on October 10, an will last for 164 days. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: BARK-LIKE BRICK JOINS TARMAC LINE-UP.

    Tarmac Brick has added a buff multi brick to its Oakwood range. Called Golden Multi, the brick is guaranteed for colour consistency, size tolerance and 60-year durability. Tarmac says that its Oakwood bricks are distinguished by a 'gentle bark-like texture'.Tarmac Brick, Tel 0902 774162. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: BICKERTON IN BLACK.

    Bickerton, the St Albans-based contractor, returned to the black with a pre-tax profit of £78,000 in the year to April, compared with a £264,000 loss for the seven months to April 1993. Turnover more than doubled to £15.4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: BIRSE DRIVES OFF WITH A52 LANE-RENTAL JOB.

    Birse has scooped a £6.5 million lane-rental contract on the A52 in Nottinghamshire. The work includes improvements and maintenance projects on a 4.5 km stretch of the A52 between the Nottingham Knight roundabout and Dunkirk. A start on site is expected in early October lasting for 20 weeks. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: BLACK COUNTRY ROUTE PROVES A MINE FIELD.

  • 22Sep94 UK: BODY BEAUTIFUL FROM OPP.

    The latest battery powered DR Powerwagon, which has a load handling capacity of 180 kg, is now available from sole UK distributor Outdoor Power Products.The body of the wagon is 692 mm wide, allowing it access through doorways. There is a choice of two body designs. The first is a rectangular Stake body which has a dent resistant wooden floor and pressure treated removable wooden side panels.The second design has a moulded body made from vacuum formed polyethylene, which is claimed to be both
  • 22Sep94 UK: BOOST FOR FORTH BRIDGE BIDDERS.

    The decision by Scottish Office advisors to back the second Forth road bridge has come as a major boost to bidders.The four shortlisted consortia are: the Forth Link Group (Sir Robert McAlpine/Taylor Woodrow/Morrison); Forth Crossing (Miller/Laing/GTM International/Amec); Forthspan (Trafalgar House/Balfour Beatty); and Group E15 (Tarmac/Transroute/Bouygues/HBM/Bilfinger and Berger).About £280 million is the latest price of the consultants' proposals, which includes building the second Fo
  • 22Sep94 UK: BOOST FOR NORFOLK'S POULTRY POWER PLAN - FIBROWATT.

    Fibrowatt's plans to build a £50 million power station in Thetford fuelled by poultry droppings have received a boost from Norfolk county planners. They have recommended that no strategic objections should be raised to the scheme.A final decision rests with Breckland District Council, but the utility company is confident that it can overcome local opposition to the plant, which will burn 300,000 tonnes of poultry waste per year if the project goes ahead. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: BOTANICAL WASTE GETS A SHREDDING - DALRYMPLE.

    Model 600 Bio Shredder, from Dalrymple, can process up to 60 cu m of botanical waste per hour. The new model is powered by an air-cooled Lombardini diesel engine. Tel: 0293 862036. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: BOVIS IN ROADS BID LINK-UP - COSTAIN/NATWEST CONSORTIUM.

    Bovis Construction is set to bring management-led contracting to the road building industry by joining a consortium bidding for the first tranche of privately-financed roads.Bovis has teamed up with Costain and merchant bank NatWest Markets in a consortium attempting to prequalify for the first four shadow-tolled road schemes.Bovis entered road building in the early 1970s, buying A E Farr. But Farr was sold through a management buyout in 1984.Bovis, meanwhile, turned its attention to manageme
  • 22Sep94 UK: BURSTING INTO A NEW MARKET - TORRENT, MARCIST.

  • 22Sep94 UK: CAPE UNVEILS WALL CLADDING PAIR.

    Cape External Products has launched two wall cladding materials - Marbique and Granique - for the commercial building market. The lightweight panels are designed to resemble highly polished marble and granite, and are made of granules of the natural stone bonded in a resin matrix. A secret fixing allows a smooth uninterrupted finish.Cape Tel 0282 831731. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CASTELL HOLDS THE KEY.

    A safety system based on trapped key interlocking is available from Castell Safety International for industrial mixers.The mixers can scale two floors and are prone to several potential safety hazards.Primary concern is for the mixing blades, which can continue to rotate for some time after the machine has been switched off.The system can also protect operators and maintenance workers from explosions and the accidental release of raw materials into the mixing chamber.The trapped key interlock
  • 22Sep94 UK: CITB LAUNCHES SMART CARD TO COMBAT PLANT CTA FORGERIES.

    A big drive began this week to stamp out plant operator card forgery.More than 200,000 operators in the industry carry Certificate of Training Achievement cards to demonstrate they are qualified to operate machinery. But in the past year the trade in counterfeit certificates has mushroomed as forgers find ways of cheaply reproducing the laminated cards.In pubs around the country forged identity cards can change hands for as little as £20.But the Construction Industry Training Board has l
  • 22Sep94 UK: CITYSITE - INTEREST SHUNNED - CONSTRUCTION OUTLOOK.

    By Bill Fishlock.The house building industry's prospects have been somewhat clouded by the recent rise in interest rates. Broker Credit Lyonnais Laing points to evidence of recovery from the interim results and forecasts new private housing output will grow 9 per cent this year, a further 9 per cent in 1995 and 7 per cent in 1996.Other brokers' analysts are continuing to forecast a near doubling of profits at Bryant in the next two years.Of course, few observers expect a 0.5 per cent rise in
  • 22Sep94 UK: CITYSITE - SMALL MAY BE BEAUTIFUL.

    By Bill Fishlock.The fear that market conditions for smaller and medium-sized contractors would remain permanently grim appears to be receding.Complaints about tight margins persist, but smaller contractors, such as builder Try Group and civil engineer Jackson Group, are all reporting strikingly better figures with marked improvements in their order books.South-east-based outfits such as Try are enjoying a flood of new inquiries, particularly for jobs under £500,000, thanks to an upturn
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONSTRUCTION TO CASH IN ON £200M UK ARTS PROGRAMME.

    The UK arts scene could provide the construction industry with a £200 million boost if the curtain rises on four schemes currently at the planning stage.In London, the Richard Rogers Partnership has been appointed as master planner for a £65 million project to revitalise the South Bank arts complex.Under the plans a glass canopy is set to envelop the Queen Elizabeth Hall, the Hayward Gallery and the Purcell Room to create temperatures akin to those of the south of France.Across the
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTORS, CLIENTS SPLIT ON LATHAM.

  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ALNESS - HIGHLAND.

    Job: Repairs to old Milnafua Road.Contractor: Pat Munro (Alness).Awarded by: Highland Regional Council.Value: £108,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ATHERTON, GREATER MANCHESTER - ATHERTON.

    Job: To design and build a new warehouse for a transport company.Contractor: Niwel Oldham Construction, Levenshulme.Awarded by: Wilkinsons.Value: £400,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - B871 - HIGHLAND.

    Job: Improvements to Skail and Carnachy bridges.Contractor: ATF Urquhart.Awarded by: Highland Regional Council.Value: £133,100. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - B871 - HIGHLAND.

  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - COLMORE GATE.

    Job: Fitting out works to three newly constructed shop units.Contractor: Balfour Beatty Building.Awarded by: Chestertons.Value: £179,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - TAYLOR MEMORIAL HOME.

    Job: The construction of a single storey hospice.Contractor: Wygar Construction.Awarded by: Northern Birmingham Community Health NHS Trust.Value: £705,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - THE HOLIDAY INN IN THE CENTRE OF BIRMINGHAM.

    Job: The refurbishment of 191 bedrooms and lift lobbies on six floors.Contractor: Weaver, West Midlands.Awarded by: Holiday Inn (UK).Value: £1,773,408. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - THE UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM.

    Job: The construction of a twin-storey students' social facility with two meeting rooms.Contractor: Weaver, West Midlands.Awarded by: The University of Birmingham.Value: £731,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BOLTON, GREATER MANCHESTER - ST HELENA MILL.

    Job: Refurbishment of the Grade II listed building, originally built in 1767.Contractor: Niwel Oldham Construction, Levenshulme.Awarded by: Greater manchester Probation Service.Value: £1.1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRADFORD - BRADFORD AND IKLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE.

    Job: Refurbishment works to a college.Contractor: Taymech.Value: £1.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRADFORD - CITY OF BRADFORD.

    Job: Realignment and reconstruction of estate roads, footways, footpaths, including hard and soft landscaping. Contract reference N/190.Contractor: Weaver Construction, Mexborough.Awarded by: City of Bradford Metropolitan Council.Value: £814,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRADFORD - CITY OF BRADFORD.

    Job: Realignment and reconstruction of estate roads, footways, footpaths, including hard and soft landscaping. Contract reference 'Lot B N178'.Contractor: Wrekin Construction, Bradford.Awarded by: City of Bradford Metropolitan Council.Value: £372,264. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRADFORD - KILLINGHALL SCHOOL.

    Job: A new build scheme.Contractor: Niwel Oldham Construction, Levenshulme.Awarded by: The Chairman of the Board of Governors of Killinghall School.Value: £1.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRADFORD - THE CANTERBURY ESTATE.

    Job: Enviromental works to the coucil owned estate.Contractor: Weaver Construction.Awarded by: Braford City Council.Value: £933,791. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRISTOL - ST MARKS GROVE.

    Job: The demolition of propeties and the construction of 24 dwellings.Contractor: Tarmac Contract Housing.Awarded by: Sovereign Housing.Value: £178,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BURNLEY - BENTLEY WOOD GREEN.

    Job: The construction of an outfall sewer in open cut.Contractor: Kennedy Construction.Awarded by: Burnley Borough Coucil.Value: £400,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BURNLEY - BENTLEY WOOD GREEN.

  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CANNOCK, STAFFORDSHIRE - CANNOCK CHASE.

    Job: Phase three of the development comprising seven starter units each with a floor area of 56 sq m.Contractor: Wygar Construction.Awarded by: Staffordshire.Value: £184,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CAWDOR - HIGHLAND.

    Job: Civils contract for main drainage scheme.Contractor: Tulloch Construction Invernes.Awarded by: Highland Regional Council, Inverness.Value: £203,276.
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CHELTENHAM, GLOUCESTERSHIRE - WYMANS BROOK.

    Job: Foul Water Sewer Contract 4. The scheme comprises the construction of a new foul water sewer.Completion: 26 weeks starting August 1994.Contractor: Dean and Dyball Construction, Avonmouth, Bristol, Avon.Awarded by: Severn Trent water.Value: £588,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CLEVELAND AND COUNTY DURHAM - HARTLEPOOL REFURBISHMENT.

    Job: Internal refurbishment.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction.Awarded by: Midland Bank.Value: £4000,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - COVENTRY, WEST MIDLANDS - ON A GREENFIELD SITE ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF COVENTRY CITY.

    Job: To build two identical two storey, steel framed office buildings, each measuring 3,600 sq m.Completion: Work has just started and is scheduled for completion in May 1995.Contractor: AMEC Building.Awarded by: Limebank Property Co. Ltd.Value: £4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - COVENTRY, WEST MIDLANDS - WELSGROVE TRIANGLE.

    Job: The construction of two idential two storey office blocks each with 3,600 sq m of floor space together with external works, car parking and landscaping.Contractor: Amec Building Central Division.Awarded by: Limebank Property.Value: £4.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CRANBROOK, KENT - A229 AT CRANBROOK.

    Job: The reconditioning of an existing carriageway.Completion: 14 weeks starting 12 August 1994.Contractor: Kent County Council Highways Direct Works.Awarded by: Kent County Council.Value: £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - DARLINGTON, COUNTY DURHAM.

    Job: A design and build project to refurbish a Ford dealership.Contractor: Holmes Building, Leeds.Awarded by: Skipper (Darlington).Value: £600,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - DERBY - SUDBURY HALL.

    Job: The renewal of internal services and associated builders works.Contractor: Linford Bridgeman.Awarded by: The National Trust.Value: £370,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - DERBYSHIRE - BUXTON.

    Job: The external refurbishment of flats comprising windows, doors etc.Contractor: Niwel Oldham Construction.Awarded by: High Peak Borough Council.Value: £150,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - DURHAM - BELMONT INDUSTRIAL ESTATE.

    Job: Construction of a football stadium.Contractor: Newton Moor Construction.Awarded by: Durham City AFC.Value: £436,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - DURHAM - COUNTY DURHAM.

    Job: The construction of new offices for occupation by the North East Chamber of Commerce.Contractor: Rivergreen developments.Awarded by: Durham County Council.Value: £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - DURHAM - VICTORIA ROAD EAST.

    Job: Construction of a two storey, 52 bedroomed nursing home.Contractor: Newton Moor.Awarded by: Marina Rest Home.Value: £520,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ESSEX - ON THE M11 BETWEEN JUNCTIONS 7 AND 8.

    Job: Repairs and resurfacing.Contractor: Roadworks (1952).Awarded by: Essex County Council.Value: £3.9 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GREATER MANCHESTER - MANCHESTER.

    Job: Refurbishment works.Contractor: Niwel Oldham Construction, Levenshulme.Awarded by: The Cooperative Bank.Value: £350,000.
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GREATER MANCHESTER - RISHTON.

    Job: Internal refurbishment.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction.Awarded by: Midland Bank.Value: £200,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GUILDFORD, SURREY - A3 WOODBRIDGE HILL.

    Job: Road embankment stabilisation works.Completion: 3-4 months starting in mid September 1994.Contractor: Dean and dyball Construction, Ringwood, Hampshire.Awarded by: Surrey County Council.Value: £180,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HALIFAX - RUSHTON HILL.

    Job: The construction of 24 dwellings.Contractor: Weaver Construction.Awarded by: Yorkshire Metropolitan Housing.Value: £1.16 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HARLOW, ESSEX - M11 JUNCTIONS 7 AND 8.

    Job: Carriageway repairs Phase 2.Completion: 11 weeks starting 12 September 1994.Contractor: Roadworks (1952), Ipswich, Suffolk.Awarded by: Department of Transport.Value: £4 million approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HARLOW, ESSEX - M11 JUNCTIONS 7 AND 8.

  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - INVERGORDON - HIGHLAND.

    Job: Pahe 1 of water and sewerage services for housing development.Contractor: Alex Fraser.Awarded by: Highland Regional Council.Value: £109,509. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - JARROW - TYNE AND WEAR.

    Job: The construction of new factory premises.Contractor: Charnleigh Construction.Awarded by: Sycapel International Ltd.Value: £177,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - KENT - ON THE M2.

    Job: Site investigation in connection with road widening works between junctions 1 and 4.Contractor: Norwest Holst Soil Engineering.Awarded by: The Highways Agency.Value: £740,000.
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - KENT - THE A21 TRUNK ROAD (TONBRIDGE BYPASS) BETWEEN MEDWAY VIADUCT AND MORLEY'S ROUNDABOUT.

    Job: Major maintenance works comprising bituminous overlay to carriageways, some full depth reconstruction with safety fencing, drainage and bridge maintenance works.Contractor: Balfour Beatty, Thornton Heath, Surrey.Awarded by: Highways Agency.Value: £6,905,103. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - KINGSTON-UPON-HULL - WINGFIELD ROAD.

    Job: a.Completion: Tarmac Contract.Contractor: Hull City Council.Awarded by: £9 million.Value:. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - KINLOCHBERVIE - HIGHLAND.

    Job: Construction of a new secondary school.Contractor: Morrison Construction.Awarded by: Highland Regional Council.Value: £2.9 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - LEEDS TOWN HALL.

    Job: A contract to upgrade the main entrance.Contractor: Niwel Oldham Construction.Awarded by: Leeds City Council.Value: £150,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - MOUNT ST JOSEPHS HOME.

    Job: Phase two of extension works.Contractor: Weaver Construction.Awarded by: The Little Sisters of the Poor.Value: £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - MOUNT ST JOSEPHS HOME.

  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LICHFIELD, STAFFORDSHIRE - MARKET STREET.

    Job: Internal refurbishment works and the provision of a new frontage for a buiding society branch.Contractor: Linford Building.Awarded by: Birmingham Midshires Building Society.Value: £112,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE - LIVERPOOL CITY.

    Job: Refurbishment works to council dwellings.Contractor: AMEC Building.Awarded by: Liverpool City Council.Value: Just under £2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE - WALTON HOSPITAL.

    Job: Alteration and refurbishment works to provide a day ward.Contractor: Tyson Contractors.Awarded by: Aintree Hospitals.Value: £200,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - DEPTFORD WTW, LONDON SE14.

    Job: Improvements to the existing water treatment works.Completion: August 1994 until August 1995.Contractor: Balfour Beatty Civil Engineering, Thornton Heath.Awarded by: Thames water Engineering.Value: £2,047,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - NORTHERN LINE, OLD STREET STATION, LONDON E1.

    Job: To provide a new track which comprises the breaking out of the existing concrete track bed and replacing with new stainless steel segments.Completion: About 12 months starting August 1994.Contractor: Weir Materials, Newtown Heath, Manchester.Awarded by: London Underground.Value: £4 million approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - ON THE M25.

    Job: Site investigation works on the link roads between junctions 15 and 16.Contractor: Norwest Holst Soil Engineering.Awarded by: The Highways Agency.Value: £278,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - UXBRIDGE ROAD, EALING.

    Job: The construction of a 6,410 sq m headquarters office block comprising fully air conditioned office space at ground and four upper floor levels with a basement below for car parking and plant.Contractor: AMEC Building.Awarded by: Confederation Life Insurance Co (UK) and Confederated Pooled Pensions.Value: £6 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LUTON, BEDFORDSHIRE.

    Job: The design and construction of a retail park, comprising two units which will be occupied by B and Q and Aldi.Contractor: Holmes Building, Church Street, Rickmansworth.Awarded by: Laporte Industries.Value: In excess of £4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MALLAIG - HIGHLAND.

    Job: Civils contract.Contractor: Corrie Construction.Awarded by: Highland Regional Council.Value: £203,645. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MANCHESTER - THE DEVA CENTRE.

    Job: The construction of a single storey retail warehouse.Contractor: Trafalgar House Construction.Awarded by: Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £1.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MANCHESTER - THE VILLAGE.

    Job: The construction of a singe warehouse.Contractor: G and J Seddon.Awarded by: Heath Investments.Value: £600,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MARKET HARBOROUGH, LEICESTERSHIRE - GIBBET LANE.

    Job: Production warehouse, manufacturing building, offices and canteen with external service and carpark.Contractor: Ashe Constructions.Awarded by: Redland Roof Tiles.Value: £700,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MIDDLESBOROUGH - CLEVELAND.

    Job: The construction of an extension of the existing warehouse.Contractor: Tolent Construction.Awarded by: Harcros Timber and Building.Value: £128,000.
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MIDDLESEX - HANWORTH.

    Job: The design and construction of two units on the Apex Retail Park.Contractor: Holmes Building, Church Street, Rickmansworth.Awarded by: Edgebrook Homes.Value: £1.6 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MILTON KEYNES, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE.

    Job: The construction of a workshop and offices.Contractor: Weaver Plc.Awarded by: Ryland Properties.Value: £900,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MUIR OF ORD - HIGHLAND.

    Job: Water drainage.Contractor: Alex Fraser.Awarded by: Highland Regional Council.Value: £152,500. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEAR LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - BIRSTALL.

    Job: Grouting work.Contractor: Norwest Holst Soil Engineering.Awarded by: IKEA.Value: £180,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE - NEWCASTLE BUSINESS PARK.

    Job: Design and build contract for a three and four storey regional administration office block.Contractor: Costain Building and Civil Engineering.Awarded by: National Rivers Authority.Value: £2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE - NEWCASTLE QUAYSIDE.

    Job: A design and build contract to construct a six storey office building.Completion: 58 weeks.Contractor: AMEC Building.Awarded by: Newcastle Quayside Development.Value: £3.88 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE - TYNE AND WEAR.

    Job: The construction of a petrol fillings station and car wash.Contractor: Bowmer and Kirkland.Awarded by: Safeway PLC.Value: £650,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NOTTINGHAM - LONG EATON.

    Job: The construction of an extention and refurbishment works to a three storey office block occupied by Leisure Products.Contractor: William Sapcote and Sons.Awarded by: Glynwood Properties.Value: £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NUNEATON, WARWICKSHIRE - BERMUDA PARK.

    Job: Infrastructure works for a proposed industrial development.Contractor: Tarmac Construction.Awarded by: Towny Wood.Value: £1.3million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - OXFORDSHIRE - ON THE A34 TRUNK ROAD BETWEEN LODGE HILL (A4183) AND MARCHAM INTERCHANGE (A415).

    Job: A lane rental contract for major maintenance work involving the replacement of the worn out road surface with blacktop overlay, road strengthening and bridge repairs.Completion: About 9 weeks starting 12 september 1994.Contractor: Edmund Nuttall.Awarded by: The Highways Agency.Value: £3.7 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - PORT GLASGOW - STRATHCLYDE.

    Job: Modernisation works.Contractor: G F Sharpe and Co.Awarded by: Inverclyde District Council.Value: £242,898. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - RIPON, NORTH YORKSHIRE - CLARO BARRACKS.

    Job: To construct a single storey Physical Recreational Training Centre, including phased demolition of the existing facility.Completion: Work is under way and is due for completion in May 1995.Contractor: Holmes Building, Leeds.Awarded by: Ministry of Defence.Value: £900,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ROAD A836 - HIGHLAND.

    Job: Redecking of Strathy Bridge.Contractor: RJ McLeod.Awarded by: Highland Regional Council.Value: £620,700. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ROAD A9 - HIGHLAND.

    Job: Treatment of central reserve.Contractor: Morrison Construction.Awarded by: Highland Regional Council.Value: £295,554. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ROAD A95 - HIGHLAND.

    Job: Improvements of Craggon to Riverside.Contractor: Amec Construction.Awarded by: Highland Regional Council.Value: £1.4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ROAD C14 - HIGHLAND.

    Job: Improvements to Inverbroom bridge.Contractor: RJ McLeod.Awarded by: Highland Regional Council.Value: £611,787. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ROAD U137 - HIGHLAND.

    Job: Improvements to forest roads.Contractor: Amec Construction.Awarded by: Highland Regional Countil.Value: £363,639. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ROSEHEARTY AND SANDHAVEN - GRAMPIAN.

    Job: Waste water disposal.Contractor: Lilley Construction.Awarded by: Grampian Regional Council.Value: £476,150. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - RUGBY,WARWICKSHIRE - ST CROSS HOSPITAL.

    Job: Alteration works to the hospital to form a mental health farm.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction.Awarded by: Rugby Hospitals NHS Trust.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SALTAIRE, WEST YORKSHIRE - ON THE A650 RELIEF ROAD.

    Job: Site investigation works in connection with the construction of a road tunnel.Contractor: Norwest Holst Soil Engineering.Awarded by: The Highways Agency.Value: £172,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SALTOOATS - STRATHCLYDE.

    Job: Re-rendering of 53 local authority houses.Contractor: Ridgewoof Roofing.Awarded by: Cunnigham District Council.Value: £108,745. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SHEFFIELD - BURNGREAVE AREA.

    Job: Scheme no. HF050.Contractor: Wimpey Construction.Awarded by: Sheffield City Council.Value: £1,945,006 plus £147,000 for other works. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SHILDON - COUNTY DURHAM.

    Job: The building of 1.8 km long bypass including a construction of one bridge and one culvert.Contractor: John Mowlem.Awarded by: Durham County Council.Value: £1.7 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SOUTHEND-ON-SEA, ESSEX - GREAT WAKERING.

    Job: Tidal defence works.Completion: 40 weeks starting August 1994.Contractor: French Kier Construction, Witham, Essex.Awarded by: National Rivers Authority.Value: £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STOCKTON-ON-TEAS - HM PRISON HOLME HOUSE.

    Job: Construction of a self contained, three storey building with a link corrider.Contractor: Amec Building.Awarded by: The Home Office.Value: £2.6 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STRATHCLYDE - AIRDRIE.

    Job: Grouting work.Contractor: Norwest Holst Soil Engineering.Awarded by: Persimmon Homes.Value: £160,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STRATHCLYDE - AYR.

    Job: Grouting work.Contractor: Norwest Holst Soil Engineering.Awarded by: J.W.H.Ross and Co.Value: £137,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SUNDERLAND - LILBURN PLACE.

    Job: Phase two of extensions to a nursing home.Contractor: Newton Moor Construction.Awarded by: Riverview Lodge.Value: £672,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - TAMWORTH, STAFFORDSHIRE - DEER PARK ROAD.

    Job: The construction of five houses.Contractor: Wygar Construction.Awarded by: Focus Housing Association.Value: £199,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - TORQUAY - TORBAY HOSPITAL.

    Job: The construction of a two storey, steel framed fully furnished extension.Contractor: Wimpey Construction.Awarded by: South Devon Healthcare.Value: £2.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - TREORCHY - YSBYTY GEORGE THOMAS.

    Job: The replacement of defective screeds, re-new floor coverings.Contractor: Wallis Western.Awarded by: Welsh Health.Value: £273,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WAKEFILED - OUTWOOD GRANGE.

    Job: Construction of major extension works.Contractor: WG Birch Construction.Awarded by: Wakefield Metropolitan District.Value: £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WARWICKSHIRE - NUNEATON.

    Job: The construction of a superstore.Contractor: Weaver, West Midlands.Awarded by: Aldi.Value: £770,130. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WATFORD, HERTFORDSHIRE - COLNE BRIDGE RETAIL PARK.

    Job: The design and construction of a retail development to be occupied by Wickes and Currys.Contractor: Holmes Building, Church Street, Rickmansworth.Awarded by: Colne Bridge Investments.Value: £1 million approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WEST GLAMORGAN - THE M4 BETWEEN JUNCTIONS 46 (LLANGYFELACH) AND 49 (PONT ABRAHAM).

    Job: Resurfacing.Completion: At least 4 weeks starting 5 September 1994.Contractor: Roadforce (West Glamorgan County Council's direct labour unit).Awarded by: Welsh Office.Value: £961,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WEST MIDLANDS - SOLIHULL.

    Job: To build a two storey development.Contractor: Weaver, West Midlands.Awarded by: Lucas Industries.Value: £3.5 million approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WREXHAM, CLWYD - LEGACY.

    Job: Civil works to the existing sub station.Completion: 15 August 1994 until 31 March 1995.Contractor: Pochin (Design and Build), Middlewich, Cheshire.Awarded by: National Grid Company.Value: £500,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - YORK - YORK SCIENCE PARK.

    Job: To build the new York Innovation Centre comprising a three-storey steel-framed building on piled foundations.Completion: Work has started and the Centre is due to open in mid-June 1995.Contractor: Shepherd.Awarded by: A management company formed by the University of York, York Science Park Limited, North Yorkshire County Council and York City Council.Value: £1.4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: COUNCIL HIT BY HIGH COURT WRIT FROM DEVELOPER - BURY.22Sep94 UK: UCATT DEBTS STARTING TO TUMBLE.

  • 22Sep94 UK: CRACKING DOWN ON SAFETY VIOLATION - DEMOLITION.

    Pam Waldron calls occupational health 'the cinderella of health and safety', and it is a problem she faces regularly as the HSE's principal inspector in Newcastle.In January 1993, while on a routine visit to a factory demolition site, she found problems with asbestos removal. Part of an asbestos-covered flue had been removed and was standing wrapped in sections. The wrapping was inadequate and inspectors found pieces of asbestos on the ground.The conventional 'wrap and cut' technique would ha
  • 22Sep94 UK: CRASH CUSHIONS GET SOLE DEALER - HIGHWAY CARE.

    Highway Care has been appointed sole UK distributor for Energy Absorption Systems' range of lorry-mounted crash cushions (pictured, right).The range now available includes the standard 72 kph and the higher specification 97 kph lorry mounted crash cushions. These are available with either the standard one piece cartridge, or the more recently developed 2001MD three piece modular cartridge.The latter design allows for minor nuisance hits without the need for repair or replacement. In the event
  • 22Sep94 UK: CRUNCH BUNCH.

    The first Akerman EC300 excavator in the UK to be fitted with a pulveriser is carrying out secondary concrete crushing work on a site at Dagenham in Essex. Peter Bennie, the crushed stone producer, is using the EC300 with an Allied CP60 pulveriser on a 12-week crushing contract, for Galliford Roadstone.The company has two of the Akerman excavators on site and the second machine is being used to load a Pegson crushing plant. A Volvo L120 wheeled loader is stockpiling the finished material, whi
  • 22Sep94 UK: CUSSINS JUMP - INTERIM PROFITS.

    Cussins Property Group, the Newcastle-based house builder has unveiled a 68 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to £1.12 million in the half ending June. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: CUTTING THROUGH THE MYTHS - GIVE POST TENSIONED CONCRETE FLOOR SLABS A SECOND CHANCE.

  • 22Sep94 UK: CUXSON IMPROVES DUST MASK.

    Cuxson Gerrard has improved its Protex dust mask, making it lighter in weight and more comfortable to wear without compromising its effectiveness. The new premium S2 mask prevents the wearer inhaling dust, fumes and other respiratory hazards.Cuxson Gerrard, Tel 021-544 7117. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: DEATH AND DESTRUCTION - THE DEMOLITION INDUSTRY.

  • 22Sep94 UK: DIAMOND OF A CHAINSAW - VAN MOPPES-IDP. [CORRECTED]

    The ICS 823H chainsaw from Van Moppes-IDP has a diamond tipped chain for cutting concrete, stone, brick and blockwork. The company says this hydraulically driven saw has been developed for these materials, rather than being an adaptation of existing wood chainsaw technology.Another advantage claimed for the unit is its ability to make corner cuts cleanly and precisely. This reduces the need for making good and makes the tool suitable for cutting door or window openings, sawing kerbs, and maki
  • 22Sep94 UK: DOE PROBES BIDS FOR BENCHMARKING CLUBS.

  • 22Sep94 UK: DRILL STAND SETS SAFETY STANDARD - UNIVERSAL DRILLING AND CUTTING EQUIPMENT.

    Universal Drilling and Cutting Equipment claims its Airbor magnetic drill stand is safer than normal equipment in hazardous areas.As its name implies Airbor is powered by compressed air, via the company's own purpose built twin pneumatic motors. These are rated at 0.57 kW and the unit has a drilling capacity of 52 mm dia and 50 mm deep.A pressurised system feeds coolant to the drill bit or hole cutter to improve penetration speed and cutter life, and to reduce the risk of sparking or overheat
  • 22Sep94 UK: EDITORIAL - JOBS WILL SUFFER TO SATISFY DEMAND.

  • 22Sep94 UK: EDITORIAL - PENSIONS - A MORAL QUESTION.

    The coup de grace in the case of construction worker Thomas Healy was delivered by the Inland Revenue. It is demanding a quarter of the money which Mr Healy paid over the past six years into a personal pension fund.There is, of course, no doubt about the legal position: the Revenue is entitled to the money. As a member of the B and CE benefits scheme, Mr Healy should not have been claiming tax exemption for a second pension fund which he took out; his six years of contributions have been retu
  • 22Sep94 UK: EXPANSION SEALS FOR FLAT SURFACES - COMPRIBAND.

    Superspan and Corruspan are the names of two new expansion seals for caulking the joints in flat surfaces. Superspan is suitable for paths, car parks and ramps, while Corruspan is designed for flat roofs. The products are made by Compriband of Tyne and Wear.Compriband Tel 091-417 8700. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: FIRST MIDI SALES - MEADHAM PLANT.

    Selwood Plant has sold the UK's first two 9.1 tonne Komatsu PC95 excavators to Meadham Plant Hire of Winchester.Meadham Plant Hire managing director David Meadham said: 'The PC95 fills a niche market. It is a midi excavator that can get into places a larger machine cannot yet has the power to do the work.' CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: FOUR DSOS FACE CLOSURE OR CONTROLS.

    Four local authority building arms are facing either closure or strict Government controls on spending following their failure to meet financial targets.Environment minister Robert Jones is taking action against the direct services organisations (DSOs) which have over-spent their 1992/93 budgets.He said: 'Where losses have continued and it is not clear that authorities' action will succeed, we will not hesitate to take statutory action in the interests of taxpayers.'There is no reason why all
  • 22Sep94 UK: FOUR LEFT IN CHASE FOR WELSH ROAD.

    Four contractors are left in the race for a £15 million Welsh Office roads scheme in Mid-Glamorgan.It is understood that out of an original field of six, Amec, Christiani and Nielsen, Davies Middleton Davies and Sir Robert McAlpine are the hopefuls for the A470 Pentrebach-Cefn Coed Highway Contract 2 around Merthyr Tydfil.Industry insiders say the other two contenders, Mowlem and Kier, have received official 'no thank you' letters.It is believed that alternative designs have been submitt
  • 22Sep94 UK: FOUR TO FIGHT FOR £25M MARINE JOB - COSTAIN, VOLKER STEVIN/MOWLEM, NUTTALL AND AMEC.

    Four firms are vying for one of the UK's largest current marine contracts - the £25 million-plus extension to Trinity Terminal 3 at the port of Felixstowe, Suffolk.Tendering for the design and construct scheme are Costain, Volker Stevin/Mowlem, Nuttall and Amec.The client, Port of Felixstowe, is expected to award the contract next month, which should clear the way for work starting on site in November. The scheme must be complete by the end of 1995.The job entails a number of projects. A
  • 22Sep94 UK: FREE ADVICE ON WELDING PRACTICE.

    Concise advice on the best MIG welding practice, procedures and techniques, are given in a guide published by the Esab Group (UK). The free guide emphasises the importance of personal safety and protection.Tel: 0992 768515. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: FZUB UNDERCUTS WITHOUT CHANGING - ARTUR FISCHER.

    Artur Fischer (UK) now offers the FZUB double action drill which produces undercut holes for Zykon mechanical anchors. The drill bit system provides holes for stress reduced anchorage in concrete. The FZUB drill first produces the correct size hole and then undercuts it without changing tools. The system is suitable for power tools with SDS type chucks.The company also offers the hand setting FZE or FZUE tools which fit over the appropriate FZUB drill and install and lock the anchor in place.
  • 22Sep94 UK: GOOD CASE FOR FACE DIGGING - CASE.

  • 22Sep94 UK: GRAB IT WHILE YOU CAN - DEMOLITION WORK.

  • 22Sep94 UK: GUIDE TO 700 LIFT TRUCK MODELS - DATAQUEST.

    Details of 700 international lift truck makes and models are provided in a two volume reference guide from American company Dataquest. Entitled Pocket Specifications International, the guide deals with both engine and electric driven models.Tel: 0101 408 437 8000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: GUILLAUME'S TIP FOR GREATER LOAD CAPACITY.

    French company Guillaume claims that its tipper truck design has a number of advantages over conventional models. Made from high-impact and abrasion resistant Creusabro 5000 steel and with a U-shaped cross section design, the trucks have reduced unladen weight which allows the carrying capacity to be increased by up to 3 tonnes.The truck's centre of gravity is 300-400 mm lower than conventional designs, resulting in a claimed increase in stability and improved aerodynamics, a smoother ride, b
  • 22Sep94 UK: GUMMER BACKS MANCHESTER SHOPS.

    Plans to build a £200 million shopping complex next to the Manchester Ship Canal have won the backing of environment secretary John Gummer.He said he would ask the House of Lords to overturn a Court of Appeal judgement which threatened to derail the controversial Trafford Centre scheme following objections from local authorities. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: H AND H SCOOPS PARK LANE DEVELOPMENT - HIGGS AND HILL.

    Higgs and Hill has taken a £17.7 million contract from Brook House Developments to construct a 6,000 sq m nine-storey luxury apartment block in Park Lane, London. The project includes demolition work and should be completed by mid-1996. A separate finishes contract will be awarded later. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: HAVE LIGHT, WILL TRAVEL - HENRY COOCH.

    Henry Cooch has added two models to its range of mobile floodlights. The first consists of mobile units with tower heights of 10, 12 and 18 m. The smallest unit has either manual or hydraulic options, while the two larger versions are manually operated.Power is provided by a variety of engine options, such as three cylinder water-cooled or two cylinder air-cooled variants. These are close coupled to a 7.5 kW 110-220 V brushless alternator, which is totally enclosed in a heavy duty steel canop
  • 22Sep94 UK: ICI FORCES FIRMS TO ADOPT MULTI-SKILLING.

  • 22Sep94 UK: INDUSTRY FEARS A-LEVEL FALL OFF.

    By Sean Cronin.The falling number of students taking sciences at A-level could rob construction of the top flight professionals it needs to compete in the world market.That is the claim of leading academics who will be meeting with career advisers from around the country later this month to drum up interest in engineering careers.This year many of the colleges, which in the past have filled all their places in the first round offers to A-level students, are being forced to top up numbers thro
  • 22Sep94 UK: INDUSTRY SLAMS REGISTER OF ARCHITECTS.

    Construction professionals have slammed government plans to introduce statutory registration of architects.Associations representing town planners and chartered surveyors accept a register covering the title 'architect'. But they have attacked moves to protect the architect's function through a register.They fear architects will use registration to prevent other construction professionals providing wider design services like town planning.A government consultation document setting out plans t
  • 22Sep94 UK: INGERSOLL-RAND WHEELS GIVEN A LIFT.

    Lifting Gear Hire has overcome a problem encountered by Ingersoll-Rand when it lifted the wheels of its large portable compressors on to their respective axles. The previous method of lifting was by locating on the inside rim of each wheel using a scissor lift. This was unsatisfactory because the wheel nuts were difficult to fit.To overcome the problem, Lifting Gear Hire and its engineering division developed a new wheel lifter based on the C-hook principle.The system has a counterbalance wei
  • 22Sep94 UK: IT'S ALL IN THE TWIST ACTION - BLACK AND DECKER.

    Black and Decker Accessories claims its improved Proline screwdriver bits overcome wear and breakage problems that can occur in standard tools.The Proline Long Life bits have a torque absorbing twisting zone. This absorbs the excess torque usually responsible for bit breakage. There is also an improvement in the fit between the bit and the screw, reducing the chance of the bit disengaging itself from the screw head while driving.The screwdriver bits are cold forged rather than machined, produ
  • 22Sep94 UK: IVECO DOESN'T GET IN A LAVA - EUROCARGO 4X4.

  • 22Sep94 UK: JACKERS' JOURNAL - NOT A FLAG DAY.

    House builders fluttering their corporate flags over new housing developments may, apparently, have been flouting the law. The flags count as advertising, and are therefore subject to the Control of Advertisements Regulations.It's somewhat unclear what the penalties are for disobeying these rules - hanging the site manager from the flagpole seems a bit stiff, and merely confiscating the flag rather petty.Anyway, house builders need worry no more. Planning minister Sir Paul Beresford has annou
  • 22Sep94 UK: JACKERS' JOURNAL - PYRAMID CAR PARK.

    My picture this week shows a car park. Well, all right, it's a bit small to dignify with the title 'park'. But it does show the gist of an idea from a company called Pyramid Structural Systems.PSS has come up with a pyramid-style tubular steel construction which can be configured into temporary car parks of any size up to five storeys high. Apart from the pyramid module shown here, you also need ramps or spiral accessways to get the car to the top. But the aim is that it can be put up, or dow
  • 22Sep94 UK: JACKERS' JOURNAL - WINNING POOLS STAKE ROBBED.

    Five site workers in a Scottish Power digging gang are, presumably, digging away again this week, their dreams of a different - not necessarily more glamorous - life shattered.The five apparently staked £30 on Littlewoods pools and handed their coupon to a pools collector. The coupon, it is alleged, would have won the jackpot: a cool £2.2 million. But it never arrived.Last week, a pools collector appeared at Stirling Sheriff's Court, charged with stealing the £30 stake money. C
  • 22Sep94 UK: JACKSON GROUP SEES 22PC RISE - INTERIM PROFITS.

    Jackson Group, the East Anglian contractor, has unveiled a 22 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to £191,000 for the half ending June. Turnover rose 27 per cent to £33.5 million. Chairman Frank Jackson said the firm was seeing an underlying improvement in profitability which has yet to show through in its results. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: JOHNSTONE'S ADDS TO RUBBER COATINGS.

    Johnstone's Paints has added several new acrylated rubber coatings to its range of protective paints. They include an anti-corrosive blast primer with zinc phosphate, a high build anti-corrosive primer/undercoat and two top coats.Johnstone's Paints Tel 061-370 7525. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: JUMBO THE WATER JET - DIBO CLEANING SYSTEMS.

    A trailer mounted 400 bar high pressure hot water cleaner and drain jetter is now available from Dibo Cleaning Systems.Called Jumbo, the washer is powered by a Mitsubishi four cylinder, water-cooled, marine diesel engine and has an output of up to 25 litres of water a minute.The equipment delivers either cold or hot water on demand and when the lance trigger is squeezed, pressure gradually builds up to a pre-selected maximum, giving the operator time to adjust to the high pressure flow.Effici
  • 22Sep94 UK: KELLER PROFITS RISE.

    Ground engineering firm Keller Group, which went public last April, has unveiled a 40 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to £3 million for the half ending June.
  • 22Sep94 UK: LABOUR ACCUSES DOT OF BLOCKING RAIL LINK - CHANNEL TUNNEL LINK/CROSSRAIL.

    Labour has accused the Department of Transport of blocking proposals for a link between the multi-billion pound Channel Tunnel Rail Link and the London CrossRail project.Nick Raynsford, Labour's transport spokesman, this week claimed that the DoT had put commercial considerations above the wishes of the travelling public.He said that during the rescue of the £2.6 billion CrossRail scheme transport ministers gave the impression they supported a link which would allow long-distance passeng
  • 22Sep94 UK: LATEST FAD REFLECTS DAF'S IMAGE.

  • 22Sep94 UK: LITRONIC UPDATE - LIEBHERR.

    Liebherr has updated its 20 tonne R912 Litronic excavator. The revised machine squeezes 7 per cent more power from its 130 PS Liebherr engine. It also has faster tracking from a new two-speed travel system which has higher hydraulic pressures. Redesigned track frames make the machine more stable and hydraulic lines to the final drive boxes are now incorporated into the frame for added protection. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: LOST JOBS WILL NOT BE REPLACED, SAYS RICS - CONSTRUCTION.

  • 22Sep94 UK: MAKITA'S HARD GRIND.

    Makita has added two electronically powered angle grinders to its range. Both models have a continuously rated input of 900 W, no load speeds of 11,000 rpm, an overall length of 305 mm and each weighs 1.75 kg.The tools differ in their capacities. Model 9541 uses a 115 mm dia abrasive disc and diamond wheel along with a 75 mm wire cup brush. For the larger model 9542 grinder these capacities are 125 mm dia and 90 mm respectively.Features of both models include auto cut-out carbon brushes and s
  • 22Sep94 UK: MANCHESTER'S INDOOR ARENA TAKES SHAPE.

    Massive steel roof trusses are being craned into position on Europe's largest indoor arena currently under construction in Manchester.Almost 2,400 tonnes of structural steelwork is being lifted into position with the final bolt due to be fixed by the end of this month.Bovis North is main contractor on the 16,500 seat arena, which is set for completion next summer. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: MATERIALS SALES - BUILDING MATERIALS.

    Sales of building materials by builders merchants rose 8.8 per cent in the 12-months to the end of July, according to the latest survey from the Builders Merchants Federation. This is the biggest improvement since 1988. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: MORE LIFT FOR ATLAS.

    Atlas Weyhausen has added a 50 tonne metre model to its truck loader range. The 500.1 can lift 13.4 tonnes close to the jib and has a maximum outreach of 13.9 m giving a lifting capacity of 2.85 tonnes. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: MORE POWER TO PANASONIC - CORDLESS POWER DRILLS.

    Panasonic Industrial Europe (UK) has added further models to its range of cordless power drills. The drills have recharge times as short as 15 minutes. They are higher powered, 16 per cent smaller and weigh 20 per cent less than the company's existing models.The range includes the EY6100CQK, a 12 V drill and screwdriver, which has a maximum torque of 200 kg/cm. It weighs 1.58 kg and has a 15 minute recharge time as standard.There are two 9.6 V rechargeable models available. The EY6181CQK has
  • 22Sep94 UK: MOWLEM TO MANAGE CHANCELLOR'S DEPT.

    Mowlem has won a three-year facilities management contract for the Lord Chancellor's department. It comprises managing the south-eastern circuit's services, including crown and county courts from Great Yarmouth to Newbury, and takes in mechanical and electrical installations, new work, repairs, alterations and grounds maintenance. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: NEC REWRITE TO INCLUDE LATHAM RECOMMENDATIONS.

    The New Engineering Contract (NEC), billed as the paperwork for a confrontation-free industry, is being rewritten in the wake of Sir Michael Latham's root-and-branch review of the industry.Dr Martin Barnes, the legal expert from accountant Coopers and Lybrand who drew up the original contract forms, said: 'There will be a second edition published in the next few months which will include Latham's recommendations and refinements from the experience of contracts under way.'Dr Barnes believes th
  • 22Sep94 UK: NEXT STAGE OF MEPAS OUT TO TENDER.

    A further package of work on the £170 million Mersey Estuary Pollution Alleviation Scheme (MEPAS) is out to tender.Among the rivals for this latest stage four package are Balfour Beatty, Miller, Alfred McAlpine, Amec and Nuttall.This first part of stage four, worth about £11 million, includes four large combined sewer overflows, four penstock chambers, and five control buildings.The North West Water scheme is expected to start on site near the end of this year.Tenders for the second
  • 22Sep94 UK: NORTHERN SALES CHEER FOR BRYANT - ANNUAL RESULTS.

    Expansion in the North has helped Bryant Group, the Midlands house builder, virtually double pre-tax profits to £36.5 million in the year ending May (1993: £18.3 million).The firm raised completions 15 per cent to 3,255 with an increase in its average selling price to £95,000 from £83,000 largely because of aboost in detached house sales. Operating profits at the housing arm rose to £33.9 million from £17.4 million.The bulk of Bryant's growth came from its new no
  • 22Sep94 UK: NUCLEAR PUSH - NM ROTHSCHILD SUGGESTS PRIVATELY-FINANCED STATION.

    A privately-financed nuclear power station for the UK has been suggested in a report from merchant banker N M Rothschild. Commissioned by Nuclear Electric, the report will be sent to the Government's nuclear review which closes at the end of the month. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: NUTTALL/TESCO DEAL.

    Nuttall has won a £7.9 million design and construct contract from Tesco Stores for the Colchester eastern approach road. The job includes 1 km of carriageway and two bridges. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: OVERHEATING OVERCOME - BTM SOMERFORD.

    BTM Somerford is offering an advanced horizontal boiler for highway bitumen compounds and anti-skid materials.The 450 litre capacity boiler is claimed to overcome problems associated with material heating and the maintenance of accurate temperatures.This is achieved by a redesigned flue and by using a fully automatic electronic gas management system to control the ignition and temperature of the boiler's twin gas burners.A new mixing paddle configuration allows rotation to be reversed by a si
  • 22Sep94 UK: PIPE MARKERS TO MEET DIRECTIVE - SETON.

    Seton has launched two ranges of pipe markers to aid compliance with a new EC directive. One range is self-adhesive, while the second type is a double-sided hanging marker.Tel: 0295 269955. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ABERDARE, MID GLAMORGAN - FORMER RAILWAY WAGON WORKS, PENYARD ROAD, HIRWAUN.

    Planning authority: Cynon Valley.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £3,600,000.Client: Piper Management Services.Agent: Wood Frampton Partnership, 70-72 Clarendon Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4PE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - AIRDRIE, STRATHCLYDE - BROWNSBURN, BROWNSBURN INDUSTRIAL ESTATE.

    Planning authority: Monklands.Job: Outline plans for football stadium.Value: £3 million.Client: Robert Paterson Holdings.Agent: Montgomery Forgan Associates, Eden Park House, Cupar, Fife KY15 4HS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ASHFORD, KENT - LAND PARCEL 11,PARK FARM.

    Planning authority: Ashford.Job: Detailed plans for houses (69).Value: £2,400,000.Client: Barratt South London.Agent: Crawley Hodgson Binns and, 32 High Street, Ingatestone, Essex CM4 9EE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - AYLESBURY, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - COCA COLA DEPOT SITE, BIERTON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Aylesbury Vale.Job: Outline plans granted for non food retail warehouses.Value: £2,400,000.Client: Carter Commercial Developments.Agent: Dalton Warner and Davis, 19-20 Garlick Hill, London, EC4V 2AH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - AYR, STRATHCLYDE - ROBERTSONS FIELD, ALLOWAY ROAD, ALLOWAY.

    Planning authority: Kyle and Carrick.Job: Outline plans granted for houses and sports club (23).Value: £1 million.Client: Ayr Cricket Club and Robertson's.Agent: The Kerr Practise, Mill House, 28 Field Road, Busby, Glasgow, Strathclyde G76 8SE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BEDFORD - PRIORY BUSINESS PARK, CARDINGTON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Bedford.Job: Detailed plans for factory/office unit.Value: £1,300,000.Client: Simplatroll.Agent: Woods Hardwick, 17 Goldington Road, Bedford, MK40 3NH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BIRMINGHAM - HIGHGATE ROAD, SPARKBROOK.

    Planning authority: Birmingham.Job: Detailed plans for houses and petrol station (13).Value: £1 million.Client: Newman Tonks Group.Agent: M Swanwick and Company, 66 High Street, Harborne, Birmingham, West Midlands B17 9NJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BIRMINGHAM - TREHURST AVENUE, GREAT BARR.

    Planning authority: Birmingham.Job: Detailed plans for houses (29).Value: £1,150,000.Client: Midland Area Housing.Agent: IQ Design Group, 4a Sandbarn Close, Shirley, Solihull, West Midlands B90 4TQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - BROMFORD LANE, ERDINGTON.

    Planning authority: Birmingham.Job: Outline plans for industrial development.Value: £2,500,000.Client: Delta Drawn Metals.Agent: Henry Butcher and Co, 1-3 Newhall Street, Birmingham, West Midlands B3 3NH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BLACKPOOL, LANCASHIRE - CLIFTON ROAD, PRESTON NEW ROAD.

    Planning authority: Blackpool.Job: Outline plans granted for retail/office/factory/warehouse.Value: £5 million.Client: Glasdon.Agent: Glasdon, Export Centre, Preston New Road, Blackpool, Lancashire FY4 4UR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRACKLEY, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - STRATTON DRIVE, WESTFIELDS.

    Planning authority: South Northamptonshire.Job: Outline plans for houses (56).Value: £1,960,000.Client: Wilcon Homes (Midlands).Agent: Wilcon Homes (Midlands), Salthouse Road, Brackmills, Northampton, NN4 0BD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRACKNELL, BERKSHIRE - CHURCH HILL HOUSE HOSPITAL, REEDS HILL.

    Planning authority: Bracknell Forest.Job: Detailed plans for houses (46).Value: £1,400,000.Client: Westbury Homes (Southern).Agent: Mason Richards Partnership, Severn House, Fountain Court, New Leaze, Almondsbury, Bristol, Avon BS12 4LA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE - LOW MOOR STEEL WORKS, NEW WORKS ROAD, LOW MOOR.

    Planning authority: Bradford.Job: Detailed plans for storage (extensions) (2).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Dent Steel Services.Agent: Paul Waite AND Associates, Spring House, Stephensons way, Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29 8DD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE - RAGLAN DRIVE.

    Planning authority: Bradford.Job: Outline plans granted for houses/flats (92).Value: £3,200,000.Client: Manningham Housing Association.Client: Bradford and Northern Housing.Agent: Brewster Bye Architects, Abbey House, Back Lane, Bramley Town End, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS13 4BN.
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE - SORRIN CLOSE, WESTFIELD LANE, IDLE.

    Planning authority: Bradford.Job: Detailed plans for houses/luxury houses (37).Value: £1,250,000.Client: Persimmon Homes (Yorkshire).Agent: W J Downes Illingsworth and Midland Bank Chambers, 77 Market Place, Thirsk, North Yorkshire YO7 1EU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRAINTREE, ESSEX - FORMER MANOR WORKS SITE, COGGESHALL ROAD.

    Planning authority: Braintree.Job: Outline plans for residential development (132).Value: £1,900,000.Client: Knight Developments.Agent: Johnson Dennehy Planning, Westside Centre, London Road, Colchester, Essex CO3 5PB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRAINTREE, ESSEX - LAND AT RAILWAY STREET/ROSE HILL.

    Planning authority: Braintree.Job: Outline plans for retail warehouse park (4).Value: £1,400,000.Client: Bride Hall Developments.Agent: Bride Hall Developments, 19 Queen Street, London, W1X 7PJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRIDGEND, MID GLAMORGAN - CEFN YDFA FARM, LLANGYNWYD, MAESTEG.

    Planning authority: Ogwr.Job: Outline plans for residential education centre.Value: £1 million.Client: Nutcracker Childrens Trust.Agent: Lynn James, Rosebank, Coity, Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan CF35 6AX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRIDLINGTON, HUMBERSIDE - NORTH OF DARWIN ROAD.

    Planning authority: East Yorkshire.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £1,300,000.Client: Stepney Homes.Agent: Walker Morris, Kings Court, 12 King Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 2HL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRIERLEY HILL, WEST MIDLANDS - A4036 MERRY HILL/HIGH QUARRY BANK.

    Planning authority: Dudley.Job: Detailed plans for public highway.Value: £15 million.Client: Dudley Council.Agent: Dudley Council, The Council. House, Mary Steven Park, Stourbridge, West Midlands DY8 2AA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - 16-21 KINGS ROAD, CLIFTON.

    Planning authority: Bristol.Job: Detailed plans for pub and student hostel (conversion).Value: £1,300,000.Client: Woodward Architectural.Agent: Woodward Architectural, Joseph King House, Boyces Avenue, Clifton, Bristol, Avon BS8 4AA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - A370 AND B3128, LONG ASHTON.

    Planning authority: Woodspring.Job: Approval of reserved matters for car park.Value: £1 million.Client: David Lloyd Leisure.Agent: Bush Consultancy, Bush House, 72 Prince Street, Bristol, Avon BS1 4HU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - FORMER YMCA, COLSTON STREET.

    Planning authority: Bristol.Job: Detailed plans for office building.Value: £3 million.Client: Modus Associates.Agent: Modus Associates, 129 Cumberland Road, Bristol, Avon BS1 6UX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - FORMER YMCA, COLSTON STREET.

  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - THE SUGAR HOUSE, LEWINS MEAD.

    Planning authority: Bristol.Job: Detailed plans for offices.Value: £2 million.Client: Knightsbridge Investments.Agent: Edward Nash Architects, Somerset Coal House, 23a Sydney Buildings, Bath, Avon BA2 6BZ.
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BROCKENHURST, HAMPSHIRE - AREA 3 PURLIEU FARM, HYTHE BYPASS, DIBDEN PURLIEU.

    Planning authority: New Forest.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £2 million.Client: New Forest District Council.Agent: New Forest District Council, Town Hall, Avenue Road, Lymington, Hampshire SO41 9ZG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BURNLEY, LANCASHIRE - OFF PENDLE WAY.

    Planning authority: Burnley.Job: Outline plans granted for residential.Value: £2,700,000.Client: Gleeson Homes (Northern).Agent: Gleeson Homes (Northern), Dunmore House, 3 The Crescent, Cheadle, Greater Manchester SK8 1PS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CALLINGTON, CORNWALL - TREFLOYD CLOSE, LAUNCESTON, KELLY BRAY.

    Planning authority: Caradon.Job: Detailed plans for houses (19).Value: £1,400,000.Client: Downderry Construction.Agent: C and S Partnership, 41 Lower Fore Street, Saltash, Cornwall PL12 6JQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CAMBERLEY, SURREY - FRIMLEY PARK HOSPITAL, PORTSMOUTH ROAD, FRIMLEY.

    Planning authority: Surrey Heath.Job: Detailed plans for hospital (extension/refurbishment).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Frimley Park Hospital NHS.Agent: Hunter Price Partnership, St Clare House, Holly Road, Hampton Hill, Hampton, TW12 1QQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CARDIFF, SOUTH GLAMORGAN - AREA 2C, PONTPRENNAU.

    Planning authority: Cardiff.Job: Detailed plans for houses (49).Value: £1,700,000.Client: Shaw Housing Association.Agent: Pentan Design Practice, 387 Newport Road, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF2 1RP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CARDIFF, SOUTH GLAMORGAN - CYPRESS DRIVE, ST MELLONS.

  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CARDIFF, SOUTH GLAMORGAN - CYPRESS DRIVE, ST MELLONS.

    Planning authority: Cardiff.Job: Outline plans granted for office development.Value: £1 million.Client: TBI (South Wales).Agent: Wigley Fox Partnership, The Chapel, Churchill Way, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF1 4DX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CHERTSEY, SURREY - FORMER CAWLEY BROS WOOD YARD, STAINES ROAD.

    Planning authority: Runnymede.Job: Outline plans for non-food retail/housing (22).Value: £1,900,000.Client: Raven Close Nominees.Agent: C A Cornish Architects, Boundary House, 91-93 Charterhouse Street, London, EC1M 6DL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CHESTERFIELD, DERBYSHIRE - BRIDGE STREET, PILSLEY.

    Planning authority: North East Derbyshire.Job: Outline plans granted for houses/flats (81).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Henlys.Agent: Michael Cox Associates, Jasmine House, High Street, Henfield, West Sussex BN5 9HN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CHIPPENHAM, WILTSHIRE - DERRIARDS LANE.

    Planning authority: North Wiltshire.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (150).Value: £5, 620,000.Client: J S Bloor (Swindon).Agent: Oldfield King Partnership, 9 Carlton Place, Southampton, Hampshire SO1 2EA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CHORLEY, LANCASHIRE - WELLSFOLD COTTAGE, BIRCHIN LANE, WHITTLE-LE-WOODS.

    Planning authority: Chorley.Job: Detailed plans for houses (25).Value: £1 million.Client: Chapeltown Estates.Agent: Newfield Management, Offices 6-8 Arkwright Suite, Coppull Enterprise Centre, Mill Lane, Coppull, Chorley, Lancashire PR7 5AN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CLACTON-ON-SEA, ESSEX - DUNTHORPE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Tendring.Job: Detailed plans for houses (32).Value: £1,120,000.Client: Ideal Homes Central.Agent: Ideal Homes Central, Maple Cross House, Denham Way, Maple Cross, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire WD3 2SW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CLYDEBANK, STRATHCLYDE - TRAFALGAR STREET.

    Planning authority: Clydebank.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (26).Value: £1,100,000.Client: Trafalgar Housing Co-operative.Agent: Cooper Cromar Associates, 5 Newton Terrace, Glasgow, Strathclyde G3 7PJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CONSETT, COUNTY DURHAM - GARDEN TERRACE, LEADGATE.

    Planning authority: Derwentside.Job: Detailed plans for houses/bungalows (44).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Barratt Newcastle.Agent: Barratt Newcastle, Barratt House, Airport Industrial Estate, Kenton, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE3 2ES. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - COWBRIDGE, SOUTH GLAMORGAN - TRADING ESTATE, LLANDOW.

    Planning authority: Vale Of Glamorgan.Job: Outline plans for industrial development.Value: £1 million.Client: Robert Thomas.Agent: Keith J Evans, 51 Eastgate, Cowbridge, South Glamorgan CF7 7EL.
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CUPAR, FIFE - BEECH AVENUE, LADYBANK.

    Planning authority: North East Fife.Job: Outline plans for houses (25).Value: £1 million.Client: JG Builders.Agent: P P A D, North Steading, Dalgairn, Cupar, Fife KY15 4PH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DARTFORD, KENT - SOUTHDOWNS, RABBITS ROAD, SOUTH DARENTH.

    Planning authority: Sevenoaks.Job: Detailed plans for dwellings for the aged (37).Value: £1 million.Client: Union Railways.Agent: Union Railways, Network Technical Centre, Wellesley Grove, Croydon, CR9 1DY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DARTMOUTH, DEVON - THE OLD BUS DEPOT AND ADJACENT DARMOUTH YACHT SERVICES, MAYORS AVENUE.

    Planning authority: South Hams.Job: Detailed plans for flats, offices and workshop.Value: £1 million.Client: J C Holland.Agent: BBH Chartered Architects, The Keep, 9 Duke Street, Dartmouth, Devon TQ6 9PY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DARWEN, LANCASHIRE - GREENFIELD MILL SITE, CRANBERRY LANE.

    Planning authority: Blackburn.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £1,800,000.Client: Prince Moran.Agent: Trevor Dawson and Company, 18 Richmond Terrace, Blackburn, Lancashire BB1 7BP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DEESIDE, CLWYD - DEESIDE SENIOR SCHOOL, QUEENSFERRY.

    Planning authority: Alyn and Deeside.Job: Detailed plans for supermarket/retail/petrol (3).Value: £3 million.Client: Asda Stores.Agent: Aukett and Associates, 13 Chelsea Embankment, London, SW3 4LA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DENNY, CENTRAL - WEST MUIRFIELD, DENNYLOANHEAD.

    Planning authority: Falkirk.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £4 million.Client: Archibald Russell (Constr).Agent: Archibald Russell (Constr), Drumbowie Farm, Denny, Central FK6 5LZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DENNY, CENTRAL - WEST MUIRFIELD, DENNYLOANHEAD.

  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DERBY - SITE 5 PASTURES FARM, PASTURES HILL, LITTLEOVER.

    Planning authority: Derby.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (56).Value: £1,680,000.Client: Birch Homes.Agent: Montague Architects, 1-2 Vernon Street, Derby, DE1 1FR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DEREHAM, NORFOLK - GIRLING ROAD, HUMBLETOFT.

    Planning authority: Breckland.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (100).Value: £3,500,000.Client: J S Bloor (Sudbury).Agent: J S Bloor (Services), Ashby Road, Measham, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE12 7JP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DRIFFIELD, HUMBERSIDE - SKIPSEA SANDS HOLIDAY PARK, MILL LANE, SKIPSEA.

    Planning authority: East Yorkshire.Job: Outline plans for leisure centre.Value: £2 million.Client: United British Caravan Group.Agent: Anderson Associates, Tom Hill Barn, Broughton, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 3AQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DUDLEY, WEST MIDLANDS - LAND OFF HALESOWEN ROAD, AND MARLOW CLOSE, NETHERTON.

    Planning authority: Dudley.Job: Detailed plans for houses (26).Value: £1 million.Client: Wainhomes (Midlands).Agent: Phillips Southall Norton, 1 High Street, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV6 8QS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DUMFRIES, DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY - HEATHALL.

    Planning authority: Nithsdale.Job: Detailed plans for houses/bungalows (33).Value: £1 million.Client: Hassall Homes.Agent: Robert Potter and Partners, 49 Rae Street, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG1 1JD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EAST MOLESEY, SURREY - SUMMERS AND LANGDOWN HOUSE, HIGH STREET, WEST MOLESEY.

    Planning authority: Elmbridge.Job: Detailed plans for flats/care homes.Value: £2 million.Client: Kingston YMCA.Agent: Jane Lind Associates, The Station House, Wadhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN5 6RZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EASTBOURNE, EAST SUSSEX - 97 SEASIDE ROAD, 20-22 CAVENDISH PLACE.

    Planning authority: Eastbourne.Job: Outline plans for flats/shops.Value: £1,500,000.Client: Goldrake.Agent: The Gooch Kenward Partnership, 6 Courtland George Street, Hailsham, East Sussex BN27 1AH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EASTLEIGH, HAMPSHIRE - LEIGH ROAD.

    Planning authority: Eastleigh.Job: Detailed plans for buget hotel.Value: £2,800,000.Client: Budgotel.Agent: Househam Henderson, 3 Charlecote Mews, Staple Gardens, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 8SR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - 15/17 CHARLOTTE SQUARE.

    Planning authority: Edinburgh.Job: Detailed plans for office/dwellings (new/refurbishment) (4).Value: £8 million.Client: Scottish Widows Fund.Agent: Terry Farrell and Company, 17 Hatton Street, London, NW8 8PL.
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - 39 ALBERT STREET, LEITH.

    Planning authority: Edinburgh.Job: Detailed plans for nursing home and administration block (2).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Takare.Agent: Architectural Project Design, Takare House, Whitechapel Way, Priorslee, Telford, Shropshire TF2 9SP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EVESHAM, HEREFORD AND WORCESTER - CHARITY CRESCENT.

    Planning authority: Wychavon.Job: Detailed plans for houses (76).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Bovis Homes.Agent: Bovis Homes, Bovis House, Lansdown Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL50 2JA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - FALKIRK, CENTRAL - THE CASTINGS, MANDELA AVENUE.

    Planning authority: Falkirk.Job: Detailed plans for houses (60).Value: £2,100,000.Client: Wimpey Homes Holdings.Agent: Wimpey Homes Holdings, Barnton Grove, Edinburgh, Lothian EH4 6BT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - FOLKESTONE, KENT - SITE C, WEST PARK FARM.

    Planning authority: Shepway.Job: Outline plans for retail units (3).Value: £2 million.Client: Ebble Trading.Agent: Healey and Baker, 29 St George Street, Hanover Square, London, W1A 3BG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRAHTCLYDE - WHITEFIELD TERRACE, STATION ROAD, LENNOXTOWN.

    Planning authority: Strathkelvin.Job: Detailed plans for houses (95).Value: £3,250,000.Client: Newcroft Developments.Agent: Young and Gault, 36 Spiers Wharf, Glasgow, Strathclyde G4 9TB.
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - 450/470 CUMBERNAULD ROAD, 12/72 EDINBURGH ROAD, DENNISTOUN.

    Planning authority: Glasgow.Job: Detailed plans for flats (alterations).Value: £1,500,000.Client: City of Glasgow District.Agent: Glasgow City Council, 20 Trongate, Glasgow, Strathclyde G1 5EY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - DRUMLANRIG AVENUE RACHAN, STREET LOCHEND ROAD, EASTERHOUSE.

    Planning authority: Glasgow.Job: Detailed plans for houses and flats (72).Value: £3,200,000.Client: Lochfield Park Housing Co-op.Agent: Fraser Brown Partnership, 48 Spiers Wharf, Glasgow, Strathclyde G4 9TB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - DRUMLANRIG AVENUE RACHAN, STREET LOCHEND ROAD, EASTERHOUSE.

  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - SINCLAIR STREET, MILNGAVIE.

    Planning authority: Bearsden and Milngavie.Job: Detailed plans for houses/luxury flats (84).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Wimpey Construction (UK).Agent: Wimpey Construction (UK), Kirkintilloch Road, Bishopbriggs, Glasgow, Strathclyde G64 2PS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLASTONBURY, SOMERSET - BETWEEN BECKERY OLD ROAD, BECKERY NEW ROAD AND STREET ROAD.

    Planning authority: Mendip.Job: Outline plans for gardens centre/industrial.Value: £3 million.Client: B and I Partnership.Agent: Mitchell Harvey Partnership, Broadway House, Peter Street, Yeovil, Somerset BA20 1PN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLOUCESTER - CATTLE MARKET SITE, ST OSWALD ROAD.

    Planning authority: Gloucester.Job: Plans for supermarket/petrol station (2).Value: £5 million.Client: Tesco Stores.Agent: Development and Planning, 21 The Crescent, Bedford, MK40 2RT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLOUCESTER - KIDMANS FARM, WHITMINSTER.

    Planning authority: Stroud.Job: Outline plans for houses (30).Value: £800,000.Client: J Timms.Agent: Jeremy Portch Associates, The Clocktower, Chalford Est, Stroud, Gloucestershire GL6 8NT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GRANGEMOUTH, CENTRAL - GARRY PLACE.

    Planning authority: Falkirk.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development.Value: £1,350,000.Client: Link Homes.Agent: Wilson and Wilson, Arnot Grange, Maggie Woods Loan, Falkirk, Central FK1 5SG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GRAYS, ESSEX - S/W OF JUNCTION 31 (M25), 732 LONDON ROAD, WEST THURROCK.

    Planning authority: Thurrock.Job: Outline plans for industrial development.Value: £15 million.Client: Kestral Properties (London) and.Agent: Kestral Properties (London) and, Estate Office, Waterfront, Lakeside, Thurrock, Grays, Essex RM16. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GRAYS, ESSEX - WEST THURROCK WAY, LAKESIDE, THURROCK.

    Planning authority: Thurrock.Job: Outline plans granted for autopark.Value: £13 million.Client: Autoparks (UK).Client: General Accident Life.Agent: AP4 Architects, Concept Studios, Wilton Place, Portsmouth, Hampshire PO5 2BG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GRIMSBY, HUMBERSIDE - NORTH KILLINGHOLME CARGO, TERMINAL CLOUGH LANE, NORTH KILLINGHOLME.

    Planning authority: Glanford.Job: Detailed plans for storage facility (extension).Value: £1,300,000.Client: Simon Storage Group.Agent: Simon Storage Group, North Killingholme Cargo, Terminal Clough Lane, North Killingholme, Grimsby, Humberside DN40 3JP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GUISBOROUGH, CLEVELAND - SERCO PROJECT ENGINEERING, FOUNTAINS PLACE.

    Planning authority: Langbaurgh.Job: Detailed plans for office building.Value: £1 million.Client: Tolent Construction.Agent: Couves, Earl Grey House, 75-85 Grey Street, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 6JJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HAILSHAM, EAST SUSSEX - GROVELANDS FARM.

    Planning authority: Wealden.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (52).Value: £1,800,000.Client: Redrow Homes (South East).Agent: Redrow Homes (South East), 67/71 High Street, Marlow, Buckinghamshire SL7 1XB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HARTLEPOOL, CLEVELAND - WOODLANDS, WOOLER ROAD/ELWICK ROAD, THE PARADE.

    Planning authority: Hartlepool.Job: Detailed plans for houses (49).Value: £1,715,000.Client: Persimmon Homes (NE).Agent: Angus Leybourne AND Company, Mount House Office, Springwell, Gateshead, Tyne AND Wear NE9 7YU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HAYES, HILLINGDON - SWALLOW FIELD WAY.

    Planning authority: Hillingdon.Job: Detailed plans for telecommunications.Value: £1,700,000.Client: Cable Corporation.Agent: Tate and Hindle Design, Ramillies Buildings, 215 Oxford Street, London, W1R 1AG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HEREFORD, HEREFORD AND WORCESTER - KINGSTONE.

    Planning authority: South Herefordshire.Job: Outline plans granted for residential.Value: £1,860,000.Client: Cross and James.Agent: Les Norman Associates, Heron Lodge, Highwell Lane, Bromyard, Hereford and Worcester HR7 4DG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HOLSWORTHY, DEVON - HOLSWORTHY STATION SITE.

    Planning authority: Torridge.Job: Detailed plans for housing and supermarket (51).Value: £1,700,000.Client: West Devon Farmers.Agent: Trewin Design Associates, 1 Stanhope Square, Holsworthy, Devon EX22 6YJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HOVE, EAST SUSSEX - COUNTY CRICKET GROUND, EATON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Hove.Job: Detailed plans for sports pavilion/sports hall (5).Value: £2,900,000.Client: Sussex Cricket Club.Agent: The Miller Bourne Partnership, 49 Church Road, Hove, East Sussex BN3 2BZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HULL, HUMBERSIDE - SOUTH OF IDAS CLOSE, WEST OF CAMILLA CLOSE, VICTORIA DOCK.

    Planning authority: Kingston-upon-Hull.Job: Detailed plans for flats/bungalow (38).Value: £1 million.Client: Sanctuary Spiral Housing.Agent: Kingston-Upon-Hull City, Guildhall, Alfred Gelder Street, Hull, Humberside HU1 2AA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HUNTINGDON, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - HINCHINGBROOKE PARK, HINCHINGBROOKE PARK ROAD.

    Planning authority: Huntingdon.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £10 million.Client: Cambridgeshire County Council.Agent: Bidwells, Bidwell House, Trumpington Road, Cambridge, CB2 2LD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HYDE, GREATER MANCHESTER - OLDHAM STREET, DENTON.

    Planning authority: Tameside.Job: Outline plans granted for industrial units.Value: £1 million.Client: N W W Properties.Agent: N W W Properties, Chadwick House, Warrington Road, Risley, Warrington, Cheshire WA3 6AE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ILFORD, REDBRIDGE - 300-310 HIGH ROAD.

    Planning authority: Redbridge.Job: Outline plans for office building.Value: £3,500,000.Client: Granada Group.Agent: EPR Architects, 21 Douglas Street, London, SW1P 4PE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - IPSWICH, SUFFOLK - IPSWICH STW, RAWEBURN ROAD SOUTH.

    Planning authority: Ipswich.Job: Detailed plans for sewage treatment plant (extension).Value: £5 million.Client: Anglian Water Services.Agent: Anglian Water Services, 33 Sheepen Road, Colchester, Essex CO3 3LB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - IPSWICH, SUFFOLK - IPSWICH STW, RAWEBURN ROAD SOUTH.

    Planning authority: Ipswich.Job: Detailed plans for sewage treatment works (extnension) (2).Value: £4 million.Client: Anglian Water Services.Agent: Anglian Water Services, 33 Sheepen Road, Colchester, Essex CO3 3LB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ISLE OF SKYE, HIGHLANDS - DUNVEGAN HOUSE, DUNVEGAN.

    Planning authority: Skye and Lochalsh.Job: Outline plans granted for hotel/leisure complex.Value: £2 million.Client: John MacLeod of MacLeod.Agent: Denholm Partnership, 11 Dunira Street, Comrie, Crieff, Tayside PH6 2LJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - JOHNSTONE, STRATHCLYDE - AREAS 8 AND 10, NORTH BRIERIE HILL ROAD, HOUSTON.

    Planning authority: Renfrew.Job: Detailed plans for houses (33).Value: £1,155,000.Client: Taywood Homes.Agent: Taywood Homes, Park House, 245 Blythswood Court, Glasgow, Strathclyde G2 7PH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - KEIGHLEY, WEST YORKSHIRE - MEADOWCROFT FARM, PARK LANE, SUTTON-IN-CRAVEN.

    Planning authority: Craven.Job: Detailed plans for wind farm (8).Value: £3,200,000.Client: Aire Valley Windfarms.Agent: Bronte Drawing Services, 15 Heber Street, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD21 5JU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - KINGSTON-ON-THAMES - SITES A1/SITE RICHMOND ROAD.

    Planning authority: Kingston-upon-Thames.Job: Detailed plans for houses (123).Value: £5, 500,000.Client: Bryant Homes (Southern).Agent: Bryant Homes (Southern), Popes Manor, Murrell Hill Lane, Binfield, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 5DA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LANARK, STRATHCLYDE - HILLPARK, LESMAHAGOW.

    Planning authority: Clydesdale.Job: Detailed plans for detached houses (50).Value: £1,750,000.Client: McLean Homes (Scotland).Agent: McLean Homes (Scotland), Trident House, Renfrew Road, Paisley, Strathclyde PA3 4EF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LANARK, STRATHCLYDE - LAWHILL ROAD, STATION ROAD, LAW.

    Planning authority: Clydesdale.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (60).Value: £2,100,000.Client: Tilbury Douglas Construction.Agent: Sneddon Associates, 11 Holm Street, Carluke, Strathclyde ML8 5BS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - MIDDLETON GROVE, DEWSBURY ROAD SOUTH.

    Planning authority: Leeds.Job: Outline plans granted for sports stadium.Value: £2 million.Client: Leeds Development Agency.Agent: Leeds Development Agency, 44 The Headrow, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 8EA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - TALBOT ROAD.

    Planning authority: Leeds.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development.Value: £2 million.Client: Leeds Building Society.Agent: Jones Stocks and Partners, 7 Blenheim Terrace, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 7HZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LEVEN, FIFE - LUNDIN MILL, LUNDIN LINKS.

    Planning authority: North East Fife.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats/bungalows (33).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Bett Brothers.Agent: Bett Brothers, 9 Cox Street, Downfield, Dundee, Tayside DD1 9AB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LINCOLN - PARK LANE, SILVER STREET, CONINGSBY.

    Planning authority: East Lindsey.Job: Detailed plans for supermarket.Value: £1 million.Client: AMC Investments (Lincoln).Agent: Derek Morris RIBA, 7 Malt Kiln Road, Fenton, Lincoln, LN1 2EN.Agent: Town Planning Consultancy, 118 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0SW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LINCOLN - PLOTS 14-19A, 20-25A, 26-27A, 28, 28A, 29 AND 30, POTTERHANWORTH.

    Planning authority: North Kesteven.Job: Detailed plans for luxury bungalows/bungalows (21).Value: £800,000.Client: Rice Bros (Builders).Agent: Stephen Roberts Associates, 71 Carholme Road, Lincoln, LN1 1RT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE - BROADGREEN HOSPITAL, THOMAS DRIVE.

    Planning authority: Liverpool.Job: Outline plans granted for geriatric rehabilitation unit.Value: £2,400,000.Client: Broadgreen NHS Trust.Agent: Studio Baad, Linden Mill, Linden Road, Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire HX7 7DM. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LLANELLI, DYFED - COED CAE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Llanelli.Job: Detailed plans for houses (22).Value: £770,000.Client: David McLean.Agent: David McLean, Enterprise House, Aber Road, Flint, Clwyd CH6 5EX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LLANELLI, DYFED - HENDRE PARK/GER Y NANT, LLANGENNECH.

    Planning authority: Llanelli.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £3 million.Client: M G Rees and Others.Agent: E H Woodford-Rott, Oaklea Lodge, Danybanc, Llanelli, Dyfed SA15 4NS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON - FORMER SYCAMORE LAUNDRY SITE, OLD TOWN, CLAPHAM.

    Planning authority: Lambeth.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (39).Value: £1,800,000.Client: St George.Agent: Rosemount Associates, 212 St Anns Hill, London, SW18 2RU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON - R/O 1-95 NELSON'S ROW, CLAPHAM.

    Planning authority: Lambeth.Job: Detailed plans for nursing home.Value: £1,500,000.Client: Associated Nursing Services.Agent: Carehaven Construction, 12 Parkgate Road, Battersea, London, SW11 4NN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON - UNITS 1 AND 2, PORT EAST, WEST INDIA DOCK.

    Planning authority: Tower Hamlets.Job: Detailed plans for warehouse (refurbishment).Value: £2 million.Client: London Docklands Development.Agent: London Docklands Development, Thames Quay, 191 Marsh Wall, London, E14 9TJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, HAMMERSMITH - GORDON COURT, DU CANE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Hammersmith and Fulham.Job: Detailed plans for flats (extension/conversion) (118).Value: £4,500,000.Client: United Womens Homes.Agent: Neylan and Ungless Architects, 2 Chalcot Gardens, London, NW3 4YB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, HARINGEY - 2A CHURCH CRESCENT, MUSWELL HILL.

    Planning authority: Haringey.Job: Detailed plans for flats (37).Value: £1,500,000.Client: McCarthy and Stone.Agent: McCarthy and Stone, Emerald House, 30-38 High Road, Byfleet, Weybridge, Surrey KT14 7QG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, HOUNSLOW - TERMINAL FOUR, HEATHROW AIRPORT.

    Planning authority: Hillingdon.Job: Detailed plans for airport terminal (extension).Value: £5 million.Client: Heathrow Airport.Agent: Heathrow Airport, Heathrow Airport, Hounslow, TW6 1JH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, ISLINGTON - RED GABLES, COURTENAY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Islington.Job: Detailed plans for house.Value: £1 million.Client: Mr and Mrs Kite.Agent: Moren Greenhalgh Architects, 27 Harley Street, London, W1X 1DA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, LAMBETH - 121-125 CLAPHAM ROAD.

    Planning authority: Lambeth.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (24).Value: £1 million.Client: Bellway Homes (South East.Agent: Daniel Smith, 32 St James's Street, London, SW1A 1HT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, TOWER HAMLETS - MORPETH SCHOOL, MORPETH STREET.

    Planning authority: Tower Hamlets.Job: Detailed plans for school (extension).Value: £2,900,000.Client: Norman and Dawbarn.Agent: Norman and Dawbarn, 32 Percy Street, London, WC1P 9FG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, WALTHAM FOREST - CHAPEL END JUNIOR/INFANTS SCHOOL, BERESFORD RD, ROBERTS RD, WALTHAMSTOW.

    Planning authority: Waltham Forest.Job: Detailed plans for primary school (2).Value: £1,800,000.Client: London Borough of Waltham Forest.Agent: London Borough of Waltham Forest, Town Hall, Forest Road, London, E17 4JN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, WANDSWORTH - POINT PLEASANT.

    Planning authority: Wandsworth.Job: Detailed plans for flats/class b1/restaurant.Value: £3,500,000.Client: Prospect Reach.Agent: Conservation Architecture and, Wey House, Standford Lane, Headley, Bordon, Hampshire GU35 8RH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LUTON, BEDFORDSHIRE - GYPSY LANE RETAIL PARK.

    Planning authority: Luton.Job: Detailed plans for railway station and car park (2).Value: £15 million.Client: London Luton Airport.Agent: London Luton Airport, Luton Airport, Luton, Bedfordshire LU2 9LY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - MANCHESTER - BRIDGEWATER WHARF, CASTLEFIELD.

    Planning authority: Manchester.Job: Detailed plans for studio/office.Value: £1,200,000.Client: K R Stephenson.Agent: Stephenson Somerville Bell, 2nd Floor, 4 Jordan Street, Manchester, M15 4PY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - MANCHESTER - OFF POYNT CLOSE, FALCONWOOD CHASE, BOOTHSTOWN, WORSLEY.

    Planning authority: Salford.Job: Detailed plans for houses (26).Value: £1,100,000.Client: Roland Bardsley (Builders).Agent: Roland Bardsley (Builders), Globe Square, Dukinfield, Greater Manchester SK16 4RG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - MARKET HARBOROUGH, LEICESTERSHIRE - KETTERING ROAD.

    Planning authority: Harborough.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £7,500,000.Client: Jones and Dunn.Agent: E A Lane and Sons, 100 Regent Road, Leicester, LE1 7DG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - MIDDLESBROUGH, CLEVELAND - MARTON ROAD/NORTH ORMESBY ROAD/BOROUGH ROAD.

    Planning authority: Middlesbrough.Job: Outline plans granted for residential/commercial development.Value: £2,500,000.Client: Ideal Homes Northern.Agent: P and H S Architects, The Old Station, Station Road, Stokesley, Middlesbrough, Cleveland TS9 7BB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - MOTHERWELL, STRATHCLYDE - CORONATION ROAD, NEW STEVENSTON.

    Planning authority: Motherwell.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (36).Value: £1,260,000.Client: Miller Developments.Agent: A and A Neil Architects, 72 Berkeley Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde G30 7DS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - MOTHERWELL, STRATHCLYDE - PLOTS 33-71,DALZIEL PARK ESTATE.

    Planning authority: Motherwell.Job: Detailed plans for detached houses/bungalows (39).Value: £2,350,000.Client: Lanarkshire Developments.Agent: McEwan Smith Architects, 2 Merkland Street, Partick, Glasgow, Strathclyde G11 6DB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NEWARK, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE - JESSOP WAY, NORTHERN ROAD INDUSTRIAL ESTATE.

    Planning authority: Newark and Sherwood.Job: Outline plans granted for distribution warehouse/offices.Value: £2 million.Client: Courage.Agent: Gleeds, Wilford House, 1 Clifton Lane, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7AT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - WATERGATE COLLIER.

    Planning authority: Gateshead.Job: Detailed plans for land reclamation.Value: £2 million.Client: Gateshead Metropolitan Borough.Agent: Gateshead Metropolitan Borough, Civic Centre, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE8 1HH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NEWPORT, GWENT - 133 COMMERCIAL ROAD.

    Planning authority: Newport.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £2,300,000.Client: Newport Borough Council.Agent: Newport Borough Council, Civic Centre, Newport, Gwent NP9 4UR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NEWPORT, GWENT - TYN Y WAUN FARM, MACHEN.

    Planning authority: Rhymney Valley.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £3,500,000.Client: Rosemead Homes.Agent: D A Cockerell, Rose Cottage, Knall Road, Thornbury, Bristol, Avon BS12 2HJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NORTHAMPTON - FORMER FURNITURE WORKS, BEMBRIDGE DRIVE/STUDLAND ROAD, KINGSTHORPE.

    Planning authority: Northampton.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £700,000.Client: B T R Property Holdings.Agent: McGuinness Finch, 9 Stratford Place, London, W1N 9AE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 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
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ORMSKIRK, LANCASHIRE - SOUTHPORT ROAD, COUNTY ROAD.

    Planning authority: West Lancashire.Job: Outline plans for supermarket/car wash.Value: £2 million.Client: Netto Foodstores.Agent: Antal Development Services, 3 Walmer Villas, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD8 7ET. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PAIGNTON, DEVON - LAND OFF KINGS ASH ROAD, GREAT PARKS.Planning authority: Torbay.

    Job: Detailed plans for housing (328).Value: £10 million.Client: David Wilson Homes (Southern).Agent: Crawley Hodgson Binns and, 32 High Street, Ingatestone, Essex CM4 9EE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PAIGNTON, DEVON - PART OF OS FIELD NO 0750, KINGS ASH ROAD.22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PAIGNTON, DEVON - LAND OFF KINGS ASH ROAD, GREAT PARKS.

    Planning authority: Torbay.Job: Detailed plans for houses (57).Value: £2 million.Client: David Wilson Homes (Southern).Agent: Crawley Hodgson Binns and, 32 High Street, Ingatestone, Essex CM4 9EE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PAISLEY, STRATHCLYDE - 57-63 SEEDHILL ROAD.

    Planning authority: Renfrew.Job: Detailed plans for flats (refurbishment/new) (63).Value: £2,100,000.Client: Williamsburgh Housing.Agent: MBM Associates, 20 Lynedoch Crescent, Glasgow, Strathclyde G3 6EQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PAISLEY, STRATHCLYDE - BURNBRAE ROAD, LINWOOD.

    Planning authority: Renfrew.Job: Outline plans for head office/haulage depot (3).Value: £1 million.Client: Loanhead Transport.Agent: Craig Struthers, 219 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde G2 5QY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PEMBROKE DOCK, DYFED - PENNAR PARK.

    Planning authority: South Pembrokeshire.Job: Outline plans for mixed development.Value: £2 million.Client: Lloyds Bank.Agent: Savills, Edgar House, 17 George Street, Bath, Avon BA1 2EN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PERTH, TAYSIDE - OLD GALLOWS.

    Planning authority: Perth and Kinross.Job: Detailed plans for houses/bungalows (36).Value: £1 million.Client: G S Brown Construction.Agent: G S Brown Construction, St Madoes, Glencarse, Perth, Tayside PH2 7NF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PETERBOROUGH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - HOME FARM, HELPSTON.

    Planning authority: Peterborough.Job: Outline plans for residential development (24).Value: £840,000.Client: Minster General Housing.Agent: David J Loveday, 15 Burley Road, Oakham, Leicestershire LE15 6DH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PETERBOROUGH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - MANOR DRIVE, PASTON.

    Planning authority: Peterborough.Job: Outline plans for residential/retail.Value: £1 million.Client: Manor Estates.Agent: Barker Storey Matthews, 150 High Street, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire PE18 6TF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PETERBOROUGH, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - MOORFIELDS GARDEN CENTRE, PETERBOROUGH ROAD, EYE.

    Planning authority: Peterborough.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (96).Value: £3,350,000.Client: Persimmon Homes.Agent: David Tuckley Associates, 7 Bassett Court, The Green, Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire MK16 0JN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PETERHEAD, GRAMPIAN - KIRKTON DEPOT, KIRKTON, ST FERGUS.

    Planning authority: Banff and Buchan.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £1 million.Client: Kevin Oliphant.Agent: William Cowie Partnership, 6-7 Albyn Lane, Aberdeen, Grampian AB1 6SZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PLYMOUTH, DEVON - CLOWANCE LANE/CLOWANCE STREET, PROSPECT ROAD, MOUNTWISE, DEVONPORT.

    Planning authority: Plymouth.Job: Detailed plans for housing (54).Value: £1,800,000.Client: West Country Housing.Agent: Devon Design Practice, Civic Centre, Plymouth, Devon PL1 2EW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PONTYPRIDD, MID GLAMORGAN - CELYN DENE, EFAIL ISAF.

    Planning authority: Taff-Ely.Job: Outline plans for houses (56).Value: £1,900,000.Client: K Mitchell.Agent: S G Williams and Associates, Lombard House, 64 Mansel Street, Swansea, West Glamorgan SA1 5TN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - POOLE, DORSET - 68-72 PARKSTONE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Poole.Job: Approval of reserved matters for sheltered apartments (28).Value: £975,000.Client: McCarthy and Stone.Agent: The Planning Bureau, 26-32 Oxford Road, Bournemouth, Dorset BH8 8EZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - POOLE, DORSET - AREA B OFF HOLNEST ROAD, CANFORD HEATH.

    Planning authority: Poole.Job: Detailed plans for houses (39).Value: £1,500,000.Client: McLean Homes (SW).Agent: McLean Homes (SW), Omicron, Windmill Hill Business Centre, Swindon, Wiltshire SN5 6PA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - POOLE, DORSET - PART OF SITE 1, FOXHILLS AND SITE 2, THE SPINNEY, LYTCHETT MATRAVERS.

    Planning authority: Purbeck.Job: Detailed plans for houses/bungalows.Value: £4-5 million.Client: Morrish Builders.Agent: Morrish Builders, Unit 5, Factory Road, Upton Industrial Estate, Poole, Dorset BH16 5SL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PORTSMOUTH, HAMPSHIRE - JUNCTION OFF WILLIAMS ROAD AND ANCHORAGE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Portsmouth.Job: Outline plans granted for light industrial/warehouse (2).Value: £1,650,000.Client: Anglo St James (Estates).Agent: Paul Jones Architects, 35 Waterside Gardens, Fareham, Hampshire PO16 8SD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PRESTON, LANCASHIRE - STATION ROAD, BAMBER BRIDGE.

    Planning authority: South Ribble.Job: Detailed plans for houses/bungalows/flats (160).Value: £5, 500,000.Client: Bellway (Chester).Agent: Smith Farmer Architects, 1 Ashfield Road, Chorley, Lancashire PR7 1LH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - READING, BERKSHIRE - AREA C, CLEMENTS MEAD, TILEHURST.

    Planning authority: Newbury.Job: Detailed plans for houses (59).Value: £1,800,000.Client: Bryant Homes (Southern).Agent: Bryant Homes (Southern), Popes Manor, Murrell Hill Lane, Binfield, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 5DA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - READING, BERKSHIRE - POST OFFICE COUNTERS SITE, FRAIR STREET.

    Planning authority: Reading.Job: Outline plans for public house/office building (3).Value: £2,400,000.Client: ARM Developments.Agent: Smith Stuart and Reynolds, The Granary, Bignell Park Barns, Chesterton, Bicester, Oxfordshire OX6 8TD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ROCHDALE, GREATER MANCHESTER - PERSEVERANCE MILL, CROSS STREET, HEYWOOD.

    Planning authority: Rochdale.Job: Detailed plans for industrial units (6).Value: £1,250,000.Client: Tigwood Properties.Agent: S C Boscoe, Lower Gaugers House, Bentley Lane, Mawdesley, Ormskirk, Lancashire L40 3SP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - RYDE, ISLE OF WIGHT - LAND OFF ROSEMARY LANE, WEEKS ROAD, OFF ASHEY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Medina.Job: Outline plans 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
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SALISBURY, WILTSHIRE - TRANCHE 2, HAMPTON PARK, BISHOPDOWN.

    Planning authority: Salisbury.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses/garages/new access (45).Value: £1,670,000.Client: McLean Homes (SW).Agent: McLean Homes (SW), Omicron, Windmill Hill Business Centre, Swindon, Wiltshire SN5 6PA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SALTASH, CORNWALL - PART AREA A3 LATCHBROOK, OFF YELLOW TOR ROAD.

    Planning authority: Caradon.Job: Detailed plans for houses (42).Value: £1,400,000.Client: Alford Brothers.Agent: Mason Richards Partnership, 2a Tettenhall Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV1 4SG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SALTASH, CORNWALL - PLOUGHASTEL DRIVE, WAREFELTON.

    Planning authority: Caradon.Job: Detailed plans for leisure centre.Value: £1,400,000.Client: Caradon District Council.Agent: Caradon District Council, Luxstowe House, Liskeard, Cornwall PL14 3DZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SANDBACH, CHESHIRE - ELTON ROAD, ETTILEY HEATH.

    Planning authority: Congleton.Job: Detailed plans for luxury houses (40).Value: £1,400,000.Client: Rivermead Homes.Agent: Rivermead Homes, 85-87 Dewhurst Road, Birchwood, Warrington, Cheshire WA3 7PG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SELBY, NORTH YORKSHIRE - THE VIVARS, CANAL ROAD.

    Planning authority: Selby.Job: Outline plans granted for industrial development.Value: £1 million.Client: Record Playground Equipment.Agent: Briggs Burley, 39 Low Petergate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 2HT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - THE DALE, WOODSEATS.

    Planning authority: Sheffield.Job: Detailed plans for nursing home.Value: £1,160,000.Client: Chaddington Beverley.Agent: Race Cottam Associates, Vincent House, Solly Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S1 4BA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - THE DALE, WOODSEATS.

  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE - BIRCH CLOSE, ENNERDALE ROAD, STUDLAND CLOSE AND OTHER ROADS.

    Planning authority: Southampton.Job: Detailed plans for flats (alterations).Value: £2,400,000.Client: Southampton City Council.Agent: Southampton City Council, Marland House, Civic Centre Road, Southampton, Hampshire SO9 0XE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE - NURSLING.

    Planning authority: Southampton.Job: Detailed plans for offices/press hall.Value: £20 million.Client: Southern Newspapers.Agent: Watkins Gray International, Alexander House, 1a Spur Road, Orpington, BR6 0QR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SPALDING, LINCOLNSHIRE - BOURNE ROAD, PODE HOLE.

    Planning authority: South Holland.Job: Outline plans for industrial development.Value: £2 million.Client: DGM Growers.Agent: DGM Growers, Bourne Road, Pode Hole, Spalding, Lincolnshire PE11 3NA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SPALDING, LINCOLNSHIRE - GEDNEY ROAD, LONG SUTTON.

    Planning authority: South Holland.Job: Outline plans 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
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ST. AUSTELL, CORNWALL - LAND OFF TREMODRETT ROAD, FORE STREET, ROCHE.

    Planning authority: Restormel.Job: Outline plans granted for residential development.Value: £1,500,000.Client: R S Developments.Agent: D Alcock, Eadies House, Eadies Court, Tregony, Truro, Cornwall TR2 5UQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - STIRLING, CENTRAL - CORNTON ROAD, BRIDGE OF ALLAN.

    Planning authority: Stirling.Job: Detailed plans for houses (80).Value: £3 million.Client: Ogilvie Homes.Agent: Bracewell Stirling Partnership, 38 Walker Terrace, Tillicoultry, Central FK13 6EF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - STIRLING, CENTRAL - DRYPOW FARM, FALLIN.

    Planning authority: Stirling.Job: Detailed plans for houses and flats (40).Value: £1,500,000.Client: A B Building Contractors.Agent: Bracewell Stirling Partnership, 38 Walker Terrace, Tillicoultry, Central FK13 6EF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SWADLINCOTE, DERBYSHIRE - LAND OFF ASHBY ROAD, SWEETHILL, MOIRA.

    Planning authority: North West Leicestershire.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £7,600,000.Client: Hepworth Building Products.Agent: Hepworth Properties, Tapton Park Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S10 3FS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SWINDON, WILTSHIRE - SWINLEY DRIVE, PEATMOOR.

    Planning authority: Thamesdown.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (135).Value: £5 million.Client: Higgs and Hill Homes.Agent: Development Planning and Design, 5 Devizes Road, Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - TAUNTON, SOMERSET - FROMER COLTHURST TIMBER SITE, PRIORSWOOD ROAD.

    Planning authority: Taunton Dean.Job: Outline plans for industrial units and supermarket (8).Value: £1 million.Client: Wickes Property.Agent: Alan Dines Partnership, Kennet House, 80 Kings Road, Reading, Berkshire RG1 3BJ.Agent: Town Planning Consultancy, 118 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0SW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - THETFORD, NORFOLK - TWO MILE BOTTOM, MUNDFORD ROAD.

    Planning authority: Breckland.Job: Detailed plans for power station.Value: £30 million.Client: Fibropower.Agent: Fibrowatt, c/o Foster Wheller Energy, Station Road, Reading, Berkshire RG1 1LX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - TIVERTON, DEVON - WHITBREAD SITE, WELLBROOK STREET.

    Planning authority: Mid Devon.Job: Detailed plans for houses (58).Value: £2 million.Client: Midas Homes.Agent: Comprehensive Designs, Fountain House, Western Way, Exeter EX1 2DE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - TONBRIDGE, KENT - LAND NEAR CASTLE HILL FARM, CAPEL.

    Planning authority: Tunbridge Wells.Job: Outline plans for roadside service area (4).Value: £2 million.Client: Ace Valley.Agent: GMA Planning, Queens House, Holly Road, Twickenham, TW1 4EG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - TOTNES, DEVON - FOLLATON VILLAGE.

    Planning authority: South Hams.Job: Detailed plans for houses and bungalows.Value: £3 million.Client: Midas Homes.Agent: BBH Chartered Architects, The Keep, Castle Chambers, Union Street, Torquay, Devon TQ1 4BU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - TOWCESTER, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - ST JOHNS CENTRE, TIFFIELD.

    Planning authority: South Northamptonshire.Job: Detailed plans for young offenders unit/gym (2).Value: £1 million.Client: Northamptonshire County.Agent: Northamptonshire County, PO Box 179,John Dryden House, 8/10 The Lakes, Northampton, NN1 2HZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - TREHARRIS, MID GLAMORGAN - ASHGROVE TERRACE, NELSON.

    Planning authority: Rhymney Valley.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £3,150,000.Client: Reginald Moore.Agent: Brinsons, 1/2 Market Street, Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan CF8 1NX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - TREHARRIS, MID GLAMORGAN - ASHGROVE TERRACE, NELSON.

  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - TROWBRIDGE, WILTSHIRE - JOHN OF GAUNT SCHOOL PLAYING FIELDS, LAMBROK ROAD.

    Planning authority: West Wiltshire.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £3,500,000.Client: Wiltshire County Council.Agent: Wiltshire County Council, County Hall, Bythesea Road, Trowbridge, BA14 8JA.
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WAKEFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE - MIDDLE LANE, CROFTON.

    Planning authority: Wakefield.Job: Detailed plans for houses (36).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Haslam Homes.Agent: Haslam Homes, Ten Pound Walk, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN4 5HX.
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WALSALL, WEST MIDLANDS - KERNEL HOUSE AND CAFE, STAFFORD ROAD, GREAT WYRLEY.

    Planning authority: South Staffordshire.Job: Outline plans for nursing home.Value: £1 million.Client: Ralton Catering.Agent: Wood Frampton, Three Spires House, Station Road, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 6HX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WALSALL, WEST MIDLANDS - SYCAMORE HOUSE, BIRMINGHAM ROAD.

    Planning authority: Walsall.Job: Outline plans for nursing home.Value: £950,000.Client: Mrs S K Chall.Agent: Gwilliam and Armstrong, 21-25 Coleshill Street, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B72 1SF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WALTHAM CROSS, HERTFORDSHIRE - CALDECOT HOUSE, GOFFS LANE, GOFFS OAK.

    Planning authority: Broxbourne.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (149).Value: £5, 200,000.Client: McLean Homes (North London).Agent: McLean Homes (North London), McLean House, Bluecoats Avenue, Hertford, SG14 1PB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WAREHAM, DORSET - ADJ NATURE CONSERVANCY LAND, HOLTON HEATH.

    Planning authority: Purbeck.Job: Detailed plans for industrial units (12).Value: £3 million.Client: Boyland and Son.Agent: Ian C Spiers and Associates, 7 The Square, Wimborne, Dorset BH21 1JA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WARLEY, WEST MIDLANDS - FORMER SEWAGE WORKS, OFF TEMPLE WAY/JOHNS LANE, TIVIDALE.

    Planning authority: Sandwell.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £1 million.Client: John Hurst.Agent: Brian Evans Associates, Regents Court, St Johns Square, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV2 4DB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WARRINGTON, CHESHIRE - LAND ADJ JUNCTION 9,M62, WINWICK QUAY NORTH.

    Planning authority: Warrington.Job: Outline plans for retail.Value: £1,500,000.Client: Simons Group.Agent: M V M Planning, 40 Park Street, Bristol, Avon BS1 5JG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WELLINGBOROUGH, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - RAUNDS ROAD, STANWICK.

    Planning authority: East Northamptonshire.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £4,090,000.Client: Maypine Homes.Agent: Nigel Burgess Associates, The Priory, Church Road, Westoning, Bedford, MK45 5JW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WELLINGTON, SOMERSET - LAND AT WEST BUCKLAND.

    Planning authority: Taunton Dean.Job: Detailed plans for housing (44).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Cala Homes (South).Agent: Mason Richards Partnership, 2a Tettenhall Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV1 4SG. £. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WESTCLIFF-ON-SEA, ESSEX - NORTH OF PRINCE AVENUE AND WEST OF PRINCE CLOSE.

    Planning authority: Southend-on-Sea.Job: Outline plans for non-food retail warehouses (5).Value: £2 million.Client: Lansbury Developments.Agent: Town Planning Consultancy, 118 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0SW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WESTON-SUPER-MARE, AVON - THE ELBROUGH FACTORY, BANWELL ROAD, BANWELL AND HUTTON.

    Planning authority: Woodspring.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £5 million.Client: Meggitt.Agent: Grimley J R Eve, 10 Stratton Street, London, W1X 5FD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WIGAN, GREATER MANCHESTER - MELLINGS FARM, WORTHINGTON FOLD.

    Planning authority: Wigan.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £16, 500,000.Client: A and J Mucklow and Company.Agent: Chapman Warren, 3 Grosvenor Street, London, W1X 9FA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WIGAN, GREATER MANCHESTER - ROUNDMOOR ROAD, STANDISH.

    Planning authority: Wigan.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (106).Value: £4,700,000.Client: Wainhomes.Agent: Smith Farmer Architects, 1 Ashfield Road, Chorley, Lancashire PR7 1LH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WISHAW, STRATHCLYDE - KIRK ROAD.

    Planning authority: Motherwell.Job: Detailed plans for detached houses (63).Value: £3,050,000.Client: McLean Homes (Scotland).Agent: McLean Homes (Scotland), Trident House, Renfrew Road, Paisley, Strathclyde PA3 4EF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WOLVERHAMPTON - WOBASTON ROAD, STAFFORD ROAD, FORDHOUSES.

    Planning authority: Wolverhampton.Job: Outline plans for retail development (8).Value: £10 million.Value: £10 million.Client: Caterham Development Company.Agent: Seymour Harris Partnership, 4 Greenfield Crescent, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands B15 3BQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WOLVERHAMPTON, WEST MIDLANDS - DANA FACTORY, WOBASTON ROAD/STAFFORD ROAD, FORDHOUSES.

    Planning authority: Wolverhampton.Job: Outline plans for supermarket/petrol station.Value: £8 million.Client: Caterham Development Company.Agent: Seymour Harris Partnership, 4 Greenfield Crescent, Edgbaston, Birmingham, West Midlands B15 3BQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WOLVERHAMPTON, WEST MIDLANDS - SHAW ROAD/SHOWELL ROAD, BUSHBURY.

    Planning authority: Wolverhampton.Job: Outline plans for industrial development.Value: £1 million.Client: Wolverhampton Metropolitan.Agent: Wolverhampton Metropolitan, Civic Centre, St Peters Square, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV1 1RB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WORCESTER - BROMYARD ROAD.

    Planning authority: Worcester.Job: Detailed plans for houses (52).Value: £1,800,000.Client: Gotheridge and Sanders.Agent: Gotheridge and Sanders, Phoenix House, Hemlock Park, Cannock, Staffordshire WS11 2LP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WREXHAM, CLWYD - RUABON ROAD, JOHNSTOWN.

    Planning authority: Wrexham Maelor.Job: Outline plans for homes.Value: £1,200,000.Client: Beech Construction.Agent: David Williams Architects, 10 Nicholas Street, Chester, Cheshire CH1 2NX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PLANT SALES SOAR AS MARKET STRENGTHENS.

    By Mike Woof.Plant sales in the UK are continuing to improve, as demand from the construction market remains healthy.In the first six months of 1994, sales of tracked and wheeled excavators were up by 60 and 50 per cent respectively, compared with the same period last year.Other types of construction plant, such as articulated dump trucks have also seen demand grow with sales climbing 75 per cent from 1993.Graham Miller, marketing manager at VME Construction Equipment, said: 'We'd foreseen th
  • 22Sep94 UK: POLYPIPE FILLIP - ANNUAL RESULTS.

    Polypipe, the plastic pipes group, raised pre-tax profits by 20 per cent to £20.6 million (1993:£17.1 million) in the year ending June. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: PORTABLE WASHER PILES ON PRESSURE - INTERNATIONAL MARINE SUPPLIES.

    A portable high pressure washer powered by a Suzuki four stroke engine is the latest product to be added to the line-up at International Marine Supplies. The washer has a maximum cleaning pressure of 1,200 psi which is adjustable down to a low pressure of 10 psi. The spray pattern is also adjustable from 2-70 deg.Power is provided by a V120, 2.83 kW OHV engine which features a compact 60 deg inclined cylinder.The three cylinder pump delivers up to 8 litres of water a minute and can be used wi
  • 22Sep94 UK: PROFITING BY KEEPING QUIET - NOISE LAWS.

  • 22Sep94 UK: PROGRAM IMPROVES HARVEY'S SERVICE.

    Harvey Plant has commissioned a computer program called Countdown to improve customer service by increasing the efficiency of depot service controllers.Tel: 0203 310505. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: QUALITY STUDY - EUROPEAN CONSTRUCTION INSTITUTE AND DOE.

    The Loughborough-based European Construction Institute and the Department of the Environment have launched a £375,000 two-year study into total quality management.The project, one-third funded by the DoE, will develop a measurement system so that progress towards total quality can be monitored. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: RATCHET JACK HANDLES 5 TONNES.

    The RJ5 ratchet jack, now available from Hi-Force Hydraulics, has a capacity up to 5 tonnes and is portable. Minimum jack toe height is 41 mm and there is a total hydraulic lift of 235 mm. Combined jack and handle weight is about 25 kg.Tel: 0327 77511. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: RETIREMENT AT GIBB.

    Professor Paul Back, the internationally known dam engineer and the chief technical director of Sir Alexander Gibb and Partners, is to retire at the end of September. Among his credits are the Kariba dam on the Zambia/Zimbabwe border and the Victoria dam in Sri Lanka; more recently he was in charge of the design team on the Cardiff Bay barrage. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: S A CASH PLEDGE - FUNDS FOR SOUTH AFRICA.

    John Major has pledged that Britain and the rest of Europe will commit about £100 million to South Africa's reconstruction and development programme. The Prime Minister told the South African parliament that Britain would provide about £70 million, with the remainder coming from the European Union and the Commonwealth Development Corporation. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: SENCO'S JAM-FREE NAILER - SENCO FASTENERS.

  • 22Sep94 UK: SENCO'S JAM-FREE NAILER - SENCO FASTENERS.

    The latest pneumatic nailer from Senco Fasteners (UK) drives the round headed type nails used throughout the building and mobile accommodation industries. The SN60 nailer weighs 3.5 kg. It features a narrow nose with a non-marking pad and depth of drive control to aid accurate nail placement and produce unblemished work.The company claims the SN60 is virtually jam-free, but incorporates the E-Z Clear system to give rapid jam clearance should it occur.The SN60 drives smooth shanked nails in le
  • 22Sep94 UK: SHARE PRICES - CONSTRUCTION.

  • 22Sep94 UK: SHARE THE EXPERIENCE - DEMOLITION CONTRACTORS.

    Valuable information about prestressing systems is being lost because demolition contractors do not share their experiences when they take a structure down. According to Roger Stables, an engineer with prestressing specialist PSC Freyssinet, contractors go to his company for information but then get on with the demolition by themselves.'We get phone calls from all the contractors wanting advice when a job comes up for demolition,' he says. 'But then the next we hear about it is that the build
  • 22Sep94 UK: SHEFFIELD CUTS IT - SHEFFIELD INSULATIONS INTERIMS.

    Sheffield Insulations unveiled a leap in pre-tax profits to £9.1 million for the half ending June (1993: £3 million). Chairman Norman Adsetts expected further improvement in trading conditions in the second half. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: SIR LAWRIE STAYS PUT - BARRATT.

    House builder Barratt has denied rumours that chairman Sir Lawrie Barratt is to retire.Sir Lawrie, who will be 68 next month, is to become non-executive chairman and will continue to oversee business for a further three years.A Barratt spokesman said firmly: 'He is not retiring, he will be spending at least half of his time as non-executive chairman.'Sir Lawrie stepped down in 1988 when the company slid into the red, but was called back to return Barratt to profitability.Last year, the compan
  • 22Sep94 UK: SIX VIE FO £35M RELIEF BRIDGE SCHEME - DONCASTER.

    Doncaster council's biggest-ever road project, the £35 million North Bridge Relief Road, has attracted six contenders. Construction costs are likely to work out at around £20 million.On the list is Trafalgar House, which could form a joint venture with Northern Ireland contractor Graham, and another duo which has already been set up - McAlpine-Budge with Welsh firm Davies Middleton Davies.Nuttall, Mowlem, Balfour Beatty and Laing complete the line-up.It is understood that one of the
  • 22Sep94 UK: SOARING MATERIALS DEMAND LIFTS CAMAS 50 PER CENT.

    By Bill Fishlock.A surge in building materials volumes and prices has helped Camas, the aggregates group demerged from English China Clays last spring, to lift operating profits by 50 per cent to £8.7 million in the half to June.Camas Aggregates, which ranks as Britain's fifth largest aggregates producer, raised its volumes by 12-13 per cent in the first half and benefited from price rises of 6-8 per cent. Turnover rose by a fifth to £44.6 million.Where demand was heaviest, such as
  • 22Sep94 UK: SOLAGLAS ARCHITECTURAL SYSTEMS DESIGNS EBURY BRIDGE HOUSE OVERHAUL.

    Solaglas Architectural Systems designed, made and installed the 4,000 sq m of architectural glazing at Ebury Bridge House, the recently completed office building in London's Belgravia.The £12 million building has been acclaimed for its high standard of energy efficiency and security.Ebury Bridge House has achieved a high rating in the British Research Establishment's Environmental Assessment Method and is the first winner of the Metropolitan Police Secured by Design award for commercial
  • 22Sep94 UK: SPIDER'S WEB - INLAND REVENUE'S ROOF.

    A dramatic tented roof structure takes shape on the amenity building of the Inland Revenue's new headquarters in Nottingham.The fabric roof covering will hang from five curved ladder trusses which are tied by cables to the top of four masts.The new building will provide reception, security, catering and sports facilities for the 1,800 staff due to be relocated to the centre early next year.The seven-building complex was designed by award-winning architect Michael Hopkins, with Ove Arup as str
  • 22Sep94 UK: SUBBIE FINED FOR WORKER'S DEATH - £750.

    Subcontractor Frank Higginbottom, trading as Advanced Demolition of Dukinfield, has been fined £750 by Manchester magistrates following the death of David Hallsworth during a roof collapse last November. Mr Hallsworth died and seven others were injured when the roof of an old cinema caved in as they were burning down steel trusses. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: SUBBIES SPUR DTI TO INVESTIGATE KIMBELL.

    Papers on the collapse of Kimbell Construction have been passed to the Department of Trade and Industry following a campaign by subbies left out of pocket when the firm folded.Derek Linster of DLC Contractors has been pursuing the case through Parliament via his MP James Pawsey.And now lobbying of the Highways Agency by Mr Pawsey has led to papers on the case being passed to the DTI.Kimbell Construction went into receivership on July 8, but subbies were outraged to discover parent company Kim
  • 22Sep94 UK: SURVEY SHOWS FRUSTRATION WITH GOVT - CONSTRUCTION FIRMS.

    The Conservative Party can no longer bank on the backing of the bulk of small construction firms, traditionally among the party's biggest allies.The Office World quarterly survey - undertaken by Kingston University - shows that among small firms support for the Tories has slipped to 34 per cent from 70 per cent 10 years ago.While construction firms maintain slightly greater faith in the - 37 per cent said they would vote for the party at the next election - there is clear evidence of growing
  • 22Sep94 UK: SWAN HILL'S SHOPPING SPREE - STOCKTON-ON-TEES.

    Higgs and Hill's property subsidiary Swan Hill has won conditional planning approval for a £40 million shopping complex in Stockton-on-Tees' town centre, Cleveland.Environment minister John Gummer has approved the plans, but they remain subject to the approval of an application to demolish the town's Baptist Tabernacle church which is a grade II listed building.Stockton's City Challenge programme is expected to play a major role in the shopping project. A detailed planning application sh
  • 22Sep94 UK: TAIL-LIFTS WITH SENSE.

    HMF UK now offers a range of retractable and cantilever tail-lifts which have a completely closed and sealed hydraulic system.Available in 1,000-2,000 kg (retractable) and 500-2,000 kg (cantilever) capacities, the units have a load sensing valve which adjusts the speed of the tail-lift to the weight of the load.Three-speed tilt rams provide gentle and cushioned closing of the platform.Aluminium protection plates are fitted to the underside, and the unit is shot blasted and primed, and can be
  • 22Sep94 UK: TAX THREAT FROM PENSIONS MIX-UP - SCHEMES POSSIBLY INVALID.

    By Grant Prior.Thousands of worried construction workers are bracing themselves for crippling tax bills following a pensions mix-up which could leave their schemes invalid.Members of the industry's holidays-with-pay scheme could be faced with massive demands from the Inland Revenue if they also own a personal pension plan.The threat came to light last week when general union GMB member Thomas Healy had his personal pension stopped by insurance giant Legal and General.Six years of payments wor
  • 22Sep94 UK: TAYWOOD CHECKS IN AT BRENT CROSS.

    By Jim Kenny.Taylor Woodrow looks to have clinched the refurbishment contract for north London's Brent Cross shopping centre with a bid of just over £20 million.Industry sources believe the contractor has edged ahead of a strong field of contenders including Higgs and Hill, Wimpey, Bovis and Amec.The high-profile job, situated near the start of the M1, is certain to be subject to a long list of conditions as the client Hammerson Properties wants to keep the shopping precinct running norm
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - CAMBRIDGESHIRE - THE A1(M) TRUNK ROAD BETWEEN ALCONBURY AND PETERBOROUGH.

    Job: The design, construction, financing and operation of 21 km of widened trunk road motorway. The widening, which will include 13 km to dual 4-lane standard, will be constructed both asymmetrically and on-line. Some new sections of local roads will be constructed, but these will not form part of the operation stage.Client: Department of Transport, 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 3EB.Conditions: Potential respondents to this notice are invited to obtain an information pack from: D. Padfield, R
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - CHICHESTER, WEST SUSSEX - APPROXIMATELY 6,500 BUILDINGS.

    (mainly council housing, offices and industrial buildings) spread over 3 separate areas of the district administered by the client. Job: The contracts will enable day-to-day responsive building maintenance to be carried out using a pre-priced schedule of rates. The work in each area will include maintenance of general site works, fencing, brickwork, roofing, carpentry, plumbing, electrical and redecoration works.Client: Chichester District Council, East Pallant House, East Pallant, Chichester
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - DERBYSHIRE.

    All adopted highways within the county of Derbyshire with the exception of certain roads within agency areas. Separate contracts will be let for each of 8 sub areas, all including some trunk and county roads and 1 contract comprising motorway and certain dual carriageways (trunk and county).Job: All aspects of highway repair and general maintenance, to include winter maintenance, emergency works, temporary traffic management, drainage, safety and boundary fences, minor earthworks, bituminous
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - DORSET - WEYMOUTH.

    Job: New building including redevelopment on existing site of district land registry offices to provide new accommodation. The scheme consists of a 3-storey office block, a single-storey staff facilities building and associated parking facilities.Client: HM Land Registry, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH.Invited tenderers: 5-10 selected firms to be invited to tender.Tender date: November 29.Time period: 22 months until January 1997.Apply by: October 7.Apply to: Mr D. Berry, TBV Consul
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - EASTBOURNE, EAST SUSSEX - LENGTH OF COASTLINE BETWEEN THE REDOUBT AND WISH TOWER.

    Job: Phase 2 of 4 in the groyne construction works comprising the construction of 24 timber groynes together with refurbishment to sea wall and promenade.Client: Eastbourne Borough Council, 68 Grove Road, Eastbourne BN21 1DF, East Sussex.Conditions: Contractors who applied for phase 1 and/or phase 3 and fulfilled the requirements need only respond in writing, expressing a wish to be considered for phase 2 works.Tender date: October 14.Time period: Completion deadline is May 1997 (construction
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - GLOUCESTERSHIRE AND WILTSHIRE - GLOUCESTERSHIRE AND WILTSHIRE.

    Between the M4 near Swindon and the M5 near Gloucester.Job: The design, construction, financing and operation of 2 new trunk road bypasses and a major improvement scheme, and the operation of adjacent lengths of existing highway and of a further length of highway presently under construction.Client: Department of Transport, 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 3EB.Conditions: Potential respondents to this notice are invited to obtain an information pack from: D. Padfield, Room S5/01, 2 Marsham stree
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - HAMPSHIRE - THE COUNTY OF HAMPSHIRE.

    Job: Highway maintenance, winter maintenance and emergency works. Routine and reactive maintenance of public highways, including winter and other emergency maintenance, kerbing, drainage, carriageway repairs, traffic sign provision and erection, sign cleaning, maintenance of highway structures, special maintenance schemes to an individual maximum value of £50,000 per scheme.Client: Hampshire County Council, The Castle, Winchester SO23 8UD.Invited tenderers: Minimum/maximum contractors to
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - HUMBERSIDE - THE COUNTY OF HUMBERSIDE.

    Job: Minor highway maintenance works and winter maintenance works. Contract reference is 'Minor works/winter maintenance'.Client: Humberside County Council, Technical Services Department, County Hall, Beverley HU17 9XA, tel: (04 82) 88 52 79, fax: (04 82) 88 54 42.Tender date: December 12.Time period: 48 months: 1 April 1995-31 March 1999.Apply by: September 23.Apply to: Address above, quoting reference 'Minor Works Contract/P.J.Scott'.Value: £4.3 million per annum. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LANCASHIRE - M58 MOTORWAY JUNCTION WITH M6 MOTORWAY TO JUNCTION 3.

    Job: Major maintenance comprising resurfacing of 9 km of single carriageway, associated civil work and bridge maintenance work.Client: Lancashire County Council, County Surveyors Department, PO Box 9, Guild House, Cross Street, Preston PR1 8RD.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the award procedure is expected to start Winter 1994/95.Time period: 3 months starting Spring 1995.Value: £1 million-£5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LANCASHIRE - M6 MOTORWAY, JUNCTIONS 25 AND 26.

    Job: Major maintenance comprising resurfacing of 3.5 km of dual carriageway, associated civil work and bridge maintenance work.Client: Lancashire County Council, County Surveyors Department, PO Box 9, Guild House, Cross Street, Preston PR1 8RD.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the award procedure is expected to start Summer 1995.Time period: 2 months starting Autumn 1995.Value: £1 million-£5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LEICESTERSHIRE - NORTHERN, SOUTHERN AND WESTERN DIVISIONS OF LEICESTERSHIRE.

    Job: General highway maintenance work, individual jobs valued less than £12,500 (including jobbing and quick response work, eg pothole repairs and clearing of carriageways after accidents). Also winter maintenance. Client: Leicestershire County Council, Department of planning and transportation, County Hall, Glenfield, Leicester LE3 8RJ.Conditions: The work will not include work on the motorways. 3 separate contracts will be let on a geographical basis.Tender date: No specific date has b
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LINCOLN - WITHIN THE CITY OF LINCOLN.

    Job: The provision of a link road to connect the A57 to the B1003 consisting of approximately 0.6 km of new 10-m single carriageway with a 90-m diameter signal controlled gyratory and 2 further signal controlled junctions, together with approximately 0.5 km of 6-m single carriageway access road. The scheme also includes the construction of 3 concrete bridges: over canal, accommodation road and railway.Client: Lincolnshire County Council, Department of Highways and Planning, Fourth Floor, City
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LINCOLNSHIRE - BRAYFORD POOL SITE, LINCOLN.

    Job: Phase 1 construction of university and associated facilities.Client: Project for a University College for Lincolnshire Company, Thorngate House, St Swithins Square, Lincoln LN2 1HA.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the tender process is starting now.Time period: December 1994 until July 1996.Apply to: Address above.Value: £11 million. This cost is approximate, comprising a series of contracts not exceeding £7 million for any 1 contract. £. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LINCOLNSHIRE - THE CITY OF LINCOLN.

    Job: The repair/reconstruction of carriageways, footways and cycleways including kerbing, drainage, fencing, verge earthworks, site clearance, structures, street furniture and patching using bituminous materials. Winter maintenance comprising precautionary salting and snow clearance. A 24-hour service to deal with emergencies and minor improvements including footways, cycleways and highway equipment. The works will be ordered by individual works orders, the value of which will not exceed 
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LINCOLNSHIRE - THE COUNTY OF LINCOLNSHIRE, NORTH DIVISION.

    Job: The repair/reconstruction of carriageways, footways and cycleways including kerbing, drainage, fencing, verge earthworks, site clearance, structures, street furniture and patching using bituminous materials. Winter maintenance comprising precautionary salting and snow clearance. A 24-hour service to deal with emergencies and minor improvements including footways, cycleways and highway equipment. The works will be ordered by individual works orders, the value of which will not exceed 
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LONDON - 20 NEIGHBOURHOODS WITHIN THE LONDON BOROUGH OF SOUTHWARK.

    Job: Day-to-day response repairs and the maintenance of housing properties. Works cover all general building trades. Emergency cover required 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.Client: London Borough of Southwark, Town Hall, 31 Peckham Road, London SE5 8UB.Conditions: Work will be awarded to 1 or more contractors. There will be a maximum of 1 contractor per neighbourhood, and a maximum of 20 awards. Contractors may bid for 1 or more lots.Tender date: December 11.Time period: 3-year contract: 1 J
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LONDON - LONDON BOROUGH OF REDBRIDGE.

    Job: To take delivery of materials supplied under separate contracts, the erection of new street lighting and illuminated signs and associated electrical work together with the provision of electrical services to lighting columns.Client: The London Borough of Redbridge, Directorate of Technical Services, Civil Engineering Consultancy, Lynton House, 255-259 High Road, Ilford IG1 1NY.Tender date: October 14.Time period: Phased completion over 156 weeks, starting November 1994.Apply to: Document
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - MALTON - ROSEDALE.

    Job: Civil engineering works.Client: Ryedale District Council.Invited tenderers: Suitably experiences cnontractors who must provide suitable financial and technical references to demonstrate their capability to undertake the works above. Preference will be given to contractors who have been engaged by yorkshire water services for similar construction works.Conditions: A seperate current contract will be let for all mechanical and electrical and vacum works to an independant contractor.Apply t
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - MANCHESTER - LANGLEY, WHITEFIELD, RAMSBOTTOM, DARNHILL, HIGHER BLACKLEY.

    Job: Maintenance and repairs to tenanted and untenanted council dwellings. Contract reference is 'DLO 1531' (quote in all communications).Client: City of Manchester, City Architects Department, T and C Division, Pink Bank Lane, Belle Vue, Manchester M12 5QN, tel: (061) 953 25 25, fax: (061) 953 25 27.Invited tenderers: Number of contractors to be invited: 4.Time period: 3-year term: 2 January 1995-1 January 1998.Apply by: September 23.Apply to: Address above.Value: £8.5 million. CONSTRUC
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - MANCHESTER - LANGLEY, WHITEFIELD, RAMSBOTTOM, DARNHILL, HIGHER BLACKLEY.

    Job: Maintenance and repairs to tenanted and untenanted council dwellings. Contract reference is 'DLO 1532' (quote in all communications).Client: City of Manchester, City Architects Department, T and C Division, Pink Bank Lane, Belle Vue, Manchester M12 5QN, tel: (061) 953 25 25, fax: (061) 953 25 27.Invited tenderers: Number of contractors to be invited: 4.Time period: 3-year term: 2 January 1995-1 January 1998.Apply by: September 23.Apply to: Address above.Value: £2,530,000. CONSTRUCTI
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - MERSEYSIDE.

    Job: The implementation of a light rapid transport or guided bus system.Client: Merseytravel, 24 Hatton Garden, Liverpool L3 2AN, Merseyside, tel: (051) 227 51 81, fax: (051) 236 24 57. (Merseyside Passenger Transport Executive).Conditions: The awarding authority seeks expressions of interest from financial funding institutions, major organizations in the energy/transport supply sector, contractors, manufacturers and suppliers or operator for any part or parts of the contract.Time period: If
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - NORTHUMBERLAND AND CUMBRIA - THE A69 TRUNK ROAD BETWEEN CARLISLE AND NEWCASTLE.

    Job: The design, construction, financing and operation of a new trunk road bypass, and the operation of about 80 km of the A69.Client: Department of Transport, 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 3EB.Conditions: Potential respondents to this notice are invited to obtain an information pack from: D. Padfield, Room S5/01, 2 Marsham street, London SW1P 3EB.Time period: To be issued with tender information documents.Apply by: September 30.Apply to: Highways Agency, FP4, Room 11/23, St Christopher House
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - NORTHUMBERLAND AND CUMBRIA - THROUGHOUT THE ADMINISTRATIVE AREA OF BLYTH VALLEY BOROUGH COUNCIL.

    Job: The execution of all or any of the civil engineering and ancillary works contained in the schedule of rates for: day-to-day highway maintenance within the borough (length of motorway 365 km). Works to include patching and ad-hoc repairs, footways, drainage, fencing, traffic signs, road markings, street lighting, winter services.Client: Blyth Valley Borough Council, Civic Centre, Renwick Road, Blyth, Northumberland.Tender date: December 31.Time period: 1 April 1995-31 March 1998.Apply by:
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - NOTTINGHAM - ROBIN HOOD TERRACE.

    Job: Phase two of the defensible space project involving environmental improvements, boundary and surace treatments concerning 84 properties.Client: Nottingham City Councils Housing Committee.Invited tenderers: Havenwood Construction, Nuthall Road, Nottingham, Gailford UK, Holbrook, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, Nottingham City Contract Works, Eastcroft depot, Nottingham, North Midland Construction, Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, Derby Pavings, Raynesway, Derby and Alfred McAlpine Constru
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - OLDHAM - BOROUGH COUNCIL.

    Job: Demolition and site clearance works involving the demolition and clearance of a single house.Client: Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council.Invited tenderers: Suitably experienced contractors.Conditions: Two select lists are to be drawn up.Time period: Contract period will be from Novvember until March.Apply by: Application form which must be returned not later that noon on October 3rd.Apply to: In writing to Mr P Fletcher, Acting Director. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - PLYMOUTH.

    Job: The design and construction of a sequencing batch reactor plant to treat leachate from landfill waste. The works comprise substantial civil engineering structures and process plant. Contract reference is 'Chelson Meadow landfill site' (quote in all communications).Client: Devon County Council (Devon Waste Management), County Hall, Topsham Road, Exeter EX2 4QW.Invited tenderers: Maximum number of contractors to be invited: 4.Time period: 9 months. The contract is currently programmed to s
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - PLYMOUTH.

    Job: The restoration of part of a waste disposal landfill site (approximate area 30 ha) comprising the importation of selected earthworks materials, drainage works and the possible inclusion of a low permeability capping. Contract reference is 'Chelson Meadow landfill site' (quote in all communications).Client: Devon County Council (Devon Waste Management), County Hall, Topsham Road, Exeter EX2 4QW.Invited tenderers: Maximum number of contractors to be invited: 6.Tender date: November 1.Time
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - PORTSMOUTH, HAMPSHIRE - CONTINENTAL FERRY PORT, PORTSMOUTH HARBOUR.

    Job: The expansion of the paved marshalling area by 4.4 ha. Dredging 28,000 cu m of clay to form a 1.5 m CD deep mooring basin..100,000 cu m of reclamation using marine dredged ballast, retrained by a combination of gabion walling and revetment mattress. Staged completion will be necessary to relocate existing occupiers. The contract shall be awarded as 1 lot.Client: Portsmouth City Council, Engineer's Department, Civic Offices, Guildhall Square, Portsmouth PO1 2BJ, Hampshire.Tender date: No
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SHEFFIELD - CITY COUCIL AREA.

    Job: General building maintanance programme scheme no HM254 involving installation works covering heating, mechanical and electrical equipment.Client: Sheffield City Councils Housing Programme committee, Town Hall SSurrey.Invited tenderers: From a council approved select list of four experiences contractors.Tender date: November 1 - November 9.Time period: Contract duration will be three years commencing on April 1, 1995 until March 31, 1998.Agent: AJ Woods.Value: £12.6 million. CONSTRUC
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SHEFFIELD - CITY COUNCIL AREA.

    Job: General Building maintanance programme schemes nos. HE283A-F involving vacant and occupied council owned houses including painting and prior to painting works, heating and mechanical/electrical repair work.Client: Sheffield City Council.Invited tenderers: From a council approved list of four experienced contractors.Tender date: November 1 - November 9 1994.Time period: Contract duration will be three years commencing 1 April 1994 until 31 March 1998.Agent: A J Woods.Value: £7 millio
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SOMERSET.

    All the work will be within the geographical area within the jurisdiction of Sedgemoor District Council. Job: The maintenance and responsive repairs service to 5,600 council housing dwellings, garages, associated buildings and estates and other public buildings owned by the council. The work will be divided into 2 contracts, 1 for the north of the area and 1 for the south of the area.Client: Sedgemoor District Council, Town Hall, High Street, Bridgwater TA6 3AS, Somerset.Tender date: No speci
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WAKEFIELD - A642.

    Job: Highway improvements including road widening and the provision of a pedestrian refuge and bus layby.Client: Wakefield district councils transportation and Highways committee.Invited tenderers: From Suitably qualified civil engineering contractors.Agent: Chief Technical Engineering Officer.Value: £192,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WAKEFIELD - OAKENSHAW RAILWAY BRIDGE.

    Job: Replacemnt of the north parapet of a bridge and associated works.Client: Wakefield district councils transportation and highways committee.Invited tenderers: From Suitably qualified civil engineering contractors.Time period: Contract duration will be 20 weeks.Agent: Chief Technical Engineering officer.Value: £217,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WEST MIDLANDS - M5 BETWEEN JUNCTIONS 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: Maintenance of approximately 108 km of motorway. The work comprises winter maintenance, emergency response, temporary traffic management, sweeping, gulley emptying, carriageway repairs and other associated roadworks.Client: Highways Agency, Network management Division, West Midlands Regional Office, DOT, 5 Broadway, Broad Street, Birmingham B15 1BL.Tender date:
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WEST YORKSHIRE AND NORTH YORKSHIRE - BETWEEN THE M1/M62 JUNCTION AT LOFTHOUSE AND THE A1 AT BRAMHAM.

    Job: The design, construction, financing and operation of a new motorway link, including the widening of some existing carriageways and the operation of adjacent lengths of existing highway.Client: Department of Transport, 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 3EB.Conditions: Potential respondents to this notice are invited to obtain an information pack from: D. Padfield, Room S5/01, 2 Marsham street, London SW1P 3EB.Time period: To be issued with tender information documents.Apply by: September 30.A
  • 22Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WEST YORKSHIRE AND NORTH YORKSHIRE - BETWEEN THE M1/M62 JUNCTION AT LOFTHOUSE AND THE A1 AT BRAMHAM.

  • 22Sep94 UK: TIMBER PRICES FEAR AS SUPPLY DWINDLES.

  • 22Sep94 UK: TOUGH LINE ON ROADS.

    The latest planning guidance from the Government has taken another step towards reducing the impact of construction on Britain's cities.The document, Planning and the Historic Environment, takes a tough line on urban roads.It says: 'New roads should not be built just to facilitate more commuting into already congested areas.'It recommends first looking at alternative traffic management such as parking and charging policies, park-and-ride schemes and public transport priority.It calls on counc
  • 22Sep94 UK: TRAFALGAR SEA JOB - TRAFALGAR HOUSE/MAERSK OLIE OG GAS.

    Trafalgar House Offshore Fabricators has won an £8 million contract from Denmark's Maersk Olie og Gas to build two jackets and piles for the Tyra development in the North Sea. Construction will take place at TH's yard at Methil in Fife for completion next summer. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: TRAVIS PERKING UP - TRAVIS PERKINS.

    Builders' merchant Travis Perkins has unveiled an 83 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to £17.1 million in the half ending June. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: TRAVIS PERKING UP - TRAVIS PERKINS.

  • 22Sep94 UK: TREASURY PRESSES FOR ROAD CASH CUTS.

    The Treasury is pressing for significant cuts in road building budgets as part of the Government's study of long-term spending plans.It argues there is little political cost in cutting road spending because of growing opposition to new roads, much of it in Tory constituencies.And it says the Department of Transport must bring in far more private money than anticipated to date to allow cuts in public road spending.The study, called the Fundamental Expenditure Review, is looking at all major ar
  • 22Sep94 UK: TRY GROUP PROFITS BOOSTED BY HOUSE BUILDING AND PLANT.

    A return to profit at Try's house building arm and improved results from its plant division helped the Uxbridge-based group lift pre-tax profits to £252,000 in the half ending June (1993:£68,000).The order book has increased from £73 million to a record £125 million and has benefited from an upturn in the commercial and industrial building market.The company has also gained from an upturn in small projects worth under £500,000 and from a contract - thought to be worth
  • 22Sep94 UK: TYRE TRIAL SUCCESS - MAY GURNEY/AIRBOSS GROUND ENGAGEMENT.

    The latest tyre sizes from AirBoss Ground Engagement have recently completed a year-long evaluation with Norwich-based civils contractor May Gurney and come out with flying colours.May Gurney's plant and transport division fitted a set of the 12/12.5-18 tyres on the front of a JCB 3CX for the trial period.The company's divisional manager, John Warne, said: 'I am pleased to report that our trials with a set of AirBoss fitted to the backhoe loader have proved successful.'Indeed after nearly 1,2
  • 22Sep94 UK: UCATT DEBTS STARTING TO TUMBLE.Debts at cash-strapped construction union UCATT are finally starting to fall.

    A report by UCATT's accountant, H W Fisher, shows losses are falling as the union puts together a new business plan in conjunction with backers the Unity Trust Bank.General secretary George Brumwell said: 'We are gradually getting our costs down and our overdraft has fallen from £2 million to under £1 million.'We all knew this wouldn't be an immediate thing, but hopefully now this trend will continue.'UCATT has plans to shed more staff and sell off properties as rationalisation begi
  • 22Sep94 UK: UP AND OVER - TILBURY DOUGLAS ON BIRMINGHAM FLYOVER.

    Civil engineers at Tilbury Douglas took charge of lifting into place eight 67 tonne steel beams last weekend to form part of a new flyover near Birmingham. The lift, using a 500T Demag AC 1600 crane, took two days and forms part of an £8.4 million design and build contract for the Highways Agency. Tilbury Douglas is building a new dual carriageway between the M42/A45 junction and the Stonebridge roundabout. The three-span flyover crosses the Stonebridge roundabout and the River Blythe. C
  • 22Sep94 UK: VENEER LOOKALIKE DEVELOPED - CABERBOARD.

    Caberboard has developed a range of recoatable paper-based foils which, when applied to fibreboard or particleboard substrates, give the appearance of a hardwood veneer. Called the Harwood Collection, the foils are made by Caberboard's CaberDecor division.Caberboard Tel 091-454 5851. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: VIETNAM/UK AID.

    Vietnam has agreed a £50 million concessional financing package from the UK. The aid will go to projects approved by the British and Vietnamese governments, which will include construction projects in this rapidly developing Asian economy - now benefiting from the lifting of the US trade embargo earlier this year. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: WASTE OF OPPORTUNITIES - DEMOLITION WASTE RECYCLING.

  • 22Sep94 UK: WEMBLEY FACELIFT - CONSORTIUM LAUNCHES BID.

    A consortium of City and construction firms has launched a £250 million bid to revitalise Wembley Stadium.Private stadium company Stadivarios has brought together Tilbury Douglas, Laing and architect Lobb Partnership to spearhead the plan for a new-look stadium with retractable roof. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 22Sep94 UK: WHEN THE WORDING IS A BURNING ISSUE - UPPARK FIRE CASE.

  • 22Sep94 USA: PROFILE - FROM CRADLE TO GRAVE - GENE MCGOVERN.

  • 29Sep94 AUSTRALIA: JOHN BROWN BRACE - AUSTRALIAN/MALTESE CONTRACTS.

    John Brown has won two power contracts worth about £40 million. In Western Australia the firm will build a 100 MW station for Pilbara Energy at Port Hedland. And in Malta the firm will construct a 75 MW gas plant for Enemalta. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 AUSTRIA: DJH WINS AUSTRIAN POWER BORE ORDER.

    Bridgwater-based directional drilling manufacturer DJH International has won a major order to supply a custom-built Power Bore 100 directional drilling system to Austrian specialist drilling contractor Flowtex Horizontalbohrsysteme.The system, which has been specially developed for Flowtex, will be capable of bore lengths of more than 1 km at diameters in excess of 500 mm.The Power Bore has been designed in-house by DJH with technical support and back-up from experts at American firm Undergro
  • 29Sep94 BANGLADESH: BUTTERLEY SEES BRIDGE AS TICKET TO FAR EAST.

    Engineering specialist Butterley is hoping that its recent Jamuna bridge contract will lead to increased orders in the Far East.The Derbyshire-based company last month secured an order worth £1.3 million to design, supply and fabricate a bridge-launching gantry to Korean contractor Hyundai for the Jamuna bridge in Bangladesh.Butterley's contract follows a year of negotiations with the contractor and its San Francisco-based consulting engineer T Y Lin.Hyundai won the battle to build the b
  • 29Sep94 FRANCE: EUROTENDERS - DIJON, FRANCE.

    Job: To construct an arts centre at Dijon.Client: Societe d'economie mixte d'amenagement de l'agglomeration dijonnaise (SEMAAD), parc technologique, 7 avenue Jean Bertin, F-21000 Dijon, tel: 80 72 18 71, fax: 80 72 23 47.Value: Ff 55 million (£6.6 million).Completion: 2 years: December 1994 until December 1996.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the tender process is starting now.Details: Further information contact the client at the address above. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 FRANCE: FRENCH FEAR PROBE INTO CORRUPTION - CONSTRUCTION.

    French construction bosses are shying away from a major probe into alleged bribery and corruption.Business magazine Enjeux quizzed more than 400 companies across all sectors, with 57 per cent coming out in favour of a crackdown on corruption.But only 47 per cent of building bosses want to see a probe along the lines of the 'clean hands' operation in Italy.Bribery allegations are rife across France, with the trade and industry minister publicly denying last week that a contractor had paid for
  • 29Sep94 GERMANY: CAR DRAGS BUILDER TO HIS DEATH.

    Police in Germany have launched a murder hunt to find the killer of British construction worker Lee Hawthorn.The 32-year-old father-of-four from Milton Keynes was struck by a hit-and-run driver earlier this month.He was dragged 8 km from the scene of the accident at the village of Leezen. A friend could only identify him by a small tattoo on his finger.Police have discovered an abandoned five-door Volkswagen Passat and are trying to trace the driver.Mr Hawthorn was working in Germany for cont
  • 29Sep94 GERMANY: CAT AS QUIET AS AN ANGEL - LOADER FROM CATERPILLAR.

  • 29Sep94 GERMANY: CONSTRUCTION WORKER DIES IN ACT OF HEROISM.

    A construction worker died as he tried to prevent a bus full of passengers plunging into a collapsing Munich subway last week. Despite his efforts the bus rolled backwards into the half-finished tunnel killing one woman passenger and injuring 29 others. Investigators believe a broken water main had washed away the layers of sandy soil being tunnelled. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - BERGISCH GLADBACH, GERMANY.

    Job: Construction work at a police station involving demolition work and external works.Client: Staatliches Bauamt Koln III, Deutzer Freiheit 77-79, D-50679 Koln, tel: (02 21) 88 97-141, fax: (02 21) 88 97-204.Completion: 24 months starting April 1995.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the award procedure is expected to start February 1995.Details: Further information from the client. Administrative information from Bezirksregierung Koln, Dezernat 34, Zeughausstrasse 2-10, D-50
  • 29Sep94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - BERLIN, GERMANY.

    Job: Construction of a college at Berlin-Hohenschonhausen, Ahrensfelder Chaussee 39-41.Client: Bezirksamt Hohenschonhausen, Hochbauamt, Grosse-Leege-Strasse 103, D-13055 Berlin, tel: (030) 23 25 80 00, fax: (030) 23 25 80 02.Value: Dm 40 million (£16.7 million).Completion: 18 months starting January 1995.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the tender process is starting now.Details: Administrative information from Senatsverwaltung fur Bau-und Wohnungswesen, VI A, Behrenstra
  • 29Sep94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - CALBE/SAALE, GERMANY.

    Job: General construction work for civil engineering involving a reservoir, pumping station, sewerage works and piping.Client: Stadt Calbe/Saale, Bauamt, Markt 14, D-39240 Calbe/Saale, tel: (03 92 91) 22 34, fax: (03 91 92) 25 27.Completion: First quarter 1995 to end 1999.Tender date: November 8.Documents from: ibs Ingenieur-Buro Schinke + Partner GmbH, Hastenbecker Weg 4, D-31785 Hameln, tel: (051 51) 800-0, fax: (051 51) 800-298.Details: Documents are available from 10 October 1994 until 21
  • 29Sep94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - EUROCONTRACTS - MUNICH, GERMANY.

    Contractor: Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Firmen Alfred Kunz GmbH, Bavariaring 26, D-80336 Munchen.Value: Dm 22,945,252 (£9.5 million).Job: Sewerage works involving general construction work for civil engineering.Client: Landeshauptstadt Munchen, Baureferat-Vergabeburo, Herzog-Wilhelm-Strasse 15, D-80331 Munchen, tel: (089) 233-927 54, fax: (089) 233-66 83. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - KARLSRUHE, GERMANY.

    Job: Research and testing facilities involving structural work in steel.Client: Staatliches Hochbauamt II Karlsruhe, Gartenstrasse 82-84, D-76135 Karlsruhe, tel: (07 21) 84 03-3, fax: (07 21) 84 03-101.Completion: July 1 1995 until March 6 1997.Tender date: November 3.Documents from: Address above.Details: Documents cost Dm 320 (£121) payable by cheque which should be enclosed with request, quoting reference: Vergabenummer 57/94. Offers in German. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - KIEL, GERMANY.

    Job: Hospital modernization including building extensions.Client: Kath. Wohltatigkeitsanstalt zur hl. Elisabeth, Maria-Meikert-Strasse 3, D-21465 Reinbek.Completion: 24 months starting December 1994.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the award procedure is expected to start in November 1994.Details: Administrative information from Sachverstandigenausschuss fur Verdingungsfragen, beim Innenminister des Landes Schleswig-Holstein, Abt.IV 850. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - NUREMBERG, GERMANY.

    Job: Sewerage works at Nuremberg.Client: Stadt Nurnberg, Tiefbauamt, Bauhof 2, D-90317 Nurnberg, tel: (09 11) 231-45 25, telefax: (09 11) 231-45 35.Completion: 34 months starting February 1995.Tender date: No specific date.Award procedure is expected to start in November 1994.Details: Administrative information from Regierung von Mittelfranken, VOB-Stelle, Postfach 606, D-91511 Ansbach. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - NUREMBERG, GERMANY.

  • 29Sep94 GERMANY: EUROTENDERS - WAREN/MURITZ, GERMANY.

    Job: Building completion and finishing work at a vocational school.Client: Landkreis Muritz, Landratsamt Waren, Kietstrasse 10-11, D-17192 Waren/Muritz, tel: (039 91) 73 70, fax: (039 91) 73 73 00.Value: Dm 16,690,000 (£7 million).Completion: 20 months starting December 1994.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the award procedure is expected to start between October 1994 and May 1995.Details: Administrative information from Oberfinanzdirektion Rostock, Bauabteilung, Wallstr
  • 29Sep94 GREECE: C AND N VENTURE SCOOPS GREEK TUNNEL TASK.

    The UK division of Christiani and Nielsen, in joint venture with Athens-based contractor TCGC, has taken a £33 million design and construct contract for a tunnel to link two ports in western Greece.The consortium beat strong international opposition to scoop the job, although it is understood that no other UK contractor was shortlisted.The 1 km Preveza-Aktion tunnel will be constructed by the immersed tube method which comprises sinking pre-cast concrete segments into a channel dredged i
  • 29Sep94 HONG KONG: DON'T PAY OFF TRIADS, WARN HK POLICE.

    Hong Kong Police are warning contractors working on the colony's new airport that they can be prosecuted if they pay protection money to Triad gangs.Superintendent Graham Lander told contractors at a seminar this week: 'If we find through our undercover operations contractors have been paying off Triads or other organised crime groups, and they have not reported it to the police, then they can be prosecuted.'He said police were aware some contractors on the £13 billion project were alrea
  • 29Sep94 HONG KONG: DOUBLE CRANE COLLAPSE CAUSES DEATH.

    Police and government officials in Hong Kong are probing the collapse of these two mobile cranes which killed a construction worker. The smaller Tadano crane toppled over after lifting a bundle of steel piles. And the 250 tonne Krupp crane brought in to right it also fell over crushing a Chinese worker. Investigators believe that the Tadano machine lacked an automatic overload indicator. They are also looking into whether the Krupp crane had been properly rigged. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 HONG KONG: HK AIRPORT RUNNERS ANNOUNCED - MASTER SYSTEMS INTEGRATION.

    The Provisional Airport Authority has announced a further list of prequalifiers for contracts on the £13 billion Chek Lap Kok Airport project in Hong Kong.The latest contract is 399 - master systems integration - and involves 10 bids.British interests are represented by BAeSEMA, an Anglo-French pairing; Marconi Command and Control International; and by the UK/ Japanese venture International Computers.The contract is a fixed-price, lump-sum deal and includes installation, design, manufact
  • 29Sep94 HONG KONG: HONG KONG MILL - WATSON STEEL/SHUI WING STEEL.

    AMEC group Watson Steel has clinched a £5 million design and build contract for a new steel rolling mill in Hong Kong for Shui Wing Steel. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 HONG KONG: HUGE LOSSES FEARED IF NEW HK TERMINAL IS SCRAPPED.

    Fears are growing that British contractors and consultants will lose millions of pounds worth of work if plans to build Hong Kong's ninth container terminal are scrapped.Last week a three-day meeting of the Sino-British Joint Liaison Group broke up amid bitter exchanges between both sides.Doubts over the scheme's future surfaced when China accused Britain of political favouritism in awarding part of the terminal's development rights to Jardine Matheson.The Chinese authorities said Jardine won
  • 29Sep94 HONG KONG: KIER TAKES HK ROAD - SMITHFIELD/POKFULAM ROAD LINK BID.

    Kier Hong Kong has sent in the lowest bid (£32 million) for the Smithfield/Pokfulam Road link in the colony's Western district.Kier's price is about £1.6 million above the government's estimate, but the deal is expected to be confirmed by the middle of next month for work to start in November. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 ITALY: LEAN TIME AT PISA.

    Work starts next month to anchor the leaning tower of Pisa to steel cables buried underground to prevent further movement. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 KAZAKHSTAN: BRITISH FIRMS IN THE SWIM FOR KAZAK PORT JOB.

  • 29Sep94 MALAYSIA: MALAYSIAN RETURN FOR BRITISH FIRMS.

  • 29Sep94 MEXICO: TH IN MEXICO - HOTEL CONTRACTS FOR GRUPO SITRA.

    Grupo Sitra, jointly owned by Trafalgar House and Grupo Sidek, has won two hotel contracts in Mexico together worth £11.6 million. Under a £6.6 million contract, Sitra will build a 180-bedroom hotel at Santa Fe, Mexico City.And in a contract worth £5 million, the company will build a 160-bedroom extension to an existing hotel at Puerto Vallarta on Mexico's west coast. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 PORTUGAL: LISBON HOTELS - TENDERS.

    Tenders will be called for two luxury hotels in Lisbon early next year by developer Euronova.British architect Broadway Malyan is designing a 150-bed conference hotel and a 152 apartment-style hotel for the company at Quinta da Marinha.Deloitte and Touche is tourism consultant for the project, which will get under way as soon as an operator deal is finalised. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 RUSSIA: CITY IN THE GRASP OF RUSSIA'S GODFATHERS - ST PETERSBURG CONSTRUCTION MARKET.

  • 29Sep94 RUSSIA: DISPATCHES - ST PETERSBURG DATA FILE.

    The fourth largest city in Europe looks like a market no contractor can afford to ignore.Five million people create a huge demand for construction services. It should also be an advantage that 70 years of communism has left a dilapidated and inadequate infrastructure.But this is St Petersburg. The break-up of communist power and the election of a weak democratic government has been accompanied by a frightening growth in organised crime. And the situation in Moscow is probably worse.Contractor
  • 29Sep94 RUSSIA: PLANS ABOUND, BUT BANKS WILL GIVE NO CASH - FINANCING CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.

    'We have hundreds of proposals for hotels and business centres,' says the chief architect of the government of St Petersburg, Oleg Kharchenko.'The main problem is finance. Banks will not give the credit to Western developers.'We have five certain projects with land rights and approvals granted. We just need the money.'Mr Kharchenko agrees that the Mafia is spoiling business confidence in the city.But he says: 'I do not see any problem for developers in the first place. Maybe for a hotel opera
  • 29Sep94 RUSSIA: ST PETERSBURG - BANK START - OFFICE PROJECT BEING MARKETED.

    Marketing of 25 Nevsky Prospekt, an 8,500 sq m office project financed by the European Bank of Reconstruction, began last month. Contractor Skanska promises completion by spring 1996. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 RUSSIA: ST PETERSBURG - CHINESE WHISPERS - CHINA STREET DESIGNATED.

    A China Street has been designated in St Petersburg to woo Chinese investors. The city is twinned with Shanghai. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 RUSSIA: ST PETERSBURG - FIREPROOF - HERMITAGE MUSEUM FACELIFT.

    UNESCO is funding a £1.5 million facelift for the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg. Updating fire prevention systems and lighting for the exterior are the main jobs. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 RUSSIA: ST PETERSBURG - FLATS PLAN.

    Business-Link, a St Petersburg developer, plans to build two blocks of flats on Vasilievsky Island for £10 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 RUSSIA: ST PETERSBURG - OFFICE CALL - COMMERCIAL PROPERTY DEMAND.

    European Properties reckons the demand for commercial office space in St Petersburg will be around 100,000 sq m during the next three years, and command rentals of £325-420 a sq m a month. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 RUSSIA: ST PETERSBURG - PIPE DREAM - PIPE REFURBISHMENT DEAL.

    British Gas has beaten French, Russian and German competition to win a £2.5 million contract to refurbish 3.7 km of pipes on Sredneokhtinsky Prospekt from the St Petersburg mayor's office. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 RUSSIA: TRANSTECH EXHIBITION OF TRANSPORT SYSTEMS - 5,000 REGISTER.

    MOVING STORY: More than 5,000 firms registered for the first Transtech Exhibition of transport systems held in St Petersburg on September 13-17. Bechtel, GEC-Alsthom and Sofrerail were among exhibitors. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - BARCELONA, SPAIN.29Sep94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - BARCELONA, SPAIN.

    Contractor: Agroman Empresa Constructora SA.Value: Pta 1,395,427,592 (£7 million).Job: Extension to a sewage-treatment plant. Contract reference 66-05-316.Client: Generalitat de Catalunya, Junta de saneamiento del Departament de Medio Ambiente, c/ Provenca 204-208, E-08036 Barcelona. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 SPAIN: EUROTENDERS - BARCELONA, SPAIN.Contractor: Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas SA - Servicios y Procesos Ambientales SA, en union temporal de empresas.

    Value: Pta 1,605,722,986 (£8 million).Job: To design and construct a sewage-treatment plant. Contract reference 66-07-142.Client: Generalitat de Catalunya, Junta de saneamiento del Departament de Medio Ambiente, c/ Provenca 204-208, E-08036 Barcelona. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 THAILAND: BALFOUR THAI-UP - SAHAVIRIYA STEEL.

    Balfour Beatty has formed a joint-venture with leading Thai steel company Sahaviriya to bid for a 1,400 MW privately-funded power station. Competing groups have until this weekend to submit proposals. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 THAILAND: BB'S THAI POWER - BALFOUR BEATTY CONTRACT.

    Balfour Beatty has signed a £15 million turnkey contract for two mini-hydro generating stations and three substations in Thailand. The Provincial Electricity Authority scheme will last for four years. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: £300M DARTFORD SHOPPING CENTRE SCHEME READY TO ROLL.

    Infrastructure work will start in earnest early in the new year on the £300 million Bluewater Park regional shopping centre in Dartford, Kent.This will clear the way for building work to begin next September, following the appointment of a contractor to manage the construction.Bovis and Laing are understood to be among the UK firms interested in the job and there have also been approaches from UK divisions of Japanese contractors.Australian firm Lend Lease is developing the centre on 97
  • 29Sep94 UK: ABB READY TO TURN KEY ON HUMBER POWER JOB.

    ABB is set to start work immediately on a £520 million power station at South Humber Bank on Humberside, and Kier has already benefited with a £30 million civils package.Kier has the larger of two civils packages on the project which covers offshore work on the pump house and the inflow and discharge systems. A smaller package for the onshore elements is due to be let early next year.The UK's Midlands Electricity is involved in the Humber Power Project through its Central Power subs
  • 29Sep94 UK: ALHCO TAKES THE STAGE AT NO-DIG.

    Avon Lippiatt Hobbs Contracting (ALHCO) will take the wraps off its brand new Autobore machine at No-Dig Live in Sutton Coldfield next week.Under normal ground conditions, the machine will backream a 250 mm pipe - although the firm says it will very soon be able to handle larger diameters - with a maximum normal range of 150 m in one go.Twin 96 tonne rams provide the main thrust with the machine operator carrying out all operations from a cab mounted over the machine.The Autobore boasts autom
  • 29Sep94 UK: AMEC DEPUTY CHAIRMAN LEAVES FOR THAMES WATER.

    Tony Eckford, deputy chairman and chief operating officer of Amec Process and Energy, is leaving the company to join Thames Water, where he will head international operations. George Payne, commercial director of Amec plc, is to be the chairman of the division, and Mike Straughen, Sandy Clark and Dennis Lindeman join the board. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: AMEC WINS NORTH SEA SLICE.

    AMEC Offshore has won a slice of a £25 million investment being made by Shell, Esso, BP and Union Texas in the East Sean Field in the southern North Sea.The design and drilling work for the satellite field has gone to two Great Yarmouth companies, Stork Protech and Santa Fe Drilling, while Amec will be responsible for the facility modifications. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT BALFOUR BEATTY.

    Chief executive Peter Mason has become executive chairman of the BICC-owned contractor.He succeeds Sir Robert Davidson, who becomes chairman of Devonport Management Ltd, the BICC, Brown and Root and Weir group joint-venture, which manages the Devonport Royal Dockyard and which is to be a bidder for the yard when it is privatised in 1996.Mr Mason, who is also a main board director of BICC, joined Balfour Beatty in 1992 from Norwest Holst, where he was chairman. For the time being he will retai
  • 29Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT BSI PRODUCT CERTIFICATION.

    Hugh Taylor has joined the British Standards Institution company as product manager for building and construction, responsible for Kitemark and other certification marks for construction products. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT COSTAIN BUILDING PRODUCTS.

    Russell Blackhall is appointed sales manager of Costain Dow Mac Scotland. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT COSTAIN BUILDING PRODUCTS.

  • 29Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT KUBOTA (UK).

    A job swop across the globe sees Masakazu Miyake take over as president of Kubota (UK) from Bon Tanaba, with Mr Tanaba returning to the Kubota Corporation's Osaka headquarters in Mr Miyake's old job in charge of the engine export department. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT MARSHALLS.

    The chief executive's job at the Yorkshire building products group is to move on a generation next year. Present incumbent Keith Marshall is to retire to be succeeded by his son, Philip Marshall, who is now production director of concrete and stone products. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT MOTT MACDONALD.

    Brian Gill, based in the Aberdeen office, and Alastair Nelson from Inverness have been appointed divisional directors within the Scottish division.
  • 29Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT MOUCHEL.

    Alfred Gracey has been appointed an associate director. He has been a consultant in the materials handling division since last year. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: APPOINTMENT AT TRAFALGAR HOUSE CONSTRUCTION.

    The South-West region has appointed Hugo Axel-Berg to head its design and construct department. Mr Axel-Berg has spent the past 15 months working for BAeSEMA, but before that worked for Trafalgar House Construction in London and the South-West for 15 years. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: ARCHITECT CALLS FOR SHOPS FIRE CODE BODY.

    A top architect is calling for a new independent body to draw up fire safety guidelines for shopping centres.Liam Boyd, a director of Stanley Bragg Partnership, said the size and complexity of large shopping developments often put them outside the scope of existing regulations.Mr Boyd told last week's Fire Protection Association Fire 94 conference that fire officers were inconsistent in their interpretation of the current rules.He said the new organisation should include developers, funders,
  • 29Sep94 UK: ARSENAL OWN GOAL SPURS ON WOOLWICH.

    A house builder is cashing in on the cup winning success of Arsenal by naming designs after the football club's players.But the names chosen by an architect for Woolwich Homes have sparked a storm of protest from prospective buyers who support rival teams.Now it looks as though the marketing men at the site in Harlow, Essex, are set to follow the own goal with an Arsenal-style comeback.They are fielding dozens of phone calls from potential purchasers after the story made national newspaper he
  • 29Sep94 UK: ARSENAL OWN GOAL SPURS ON WOOLWICH.

  • 29Sep94 UK: BANNER SHARES - ISSUE OF PREFERENCE SHARES.

    Banner Homes, the Buckinghamshire-based house builder, is raising £2.9 million through an issue of preference shares to Throgmorton Preferred Income Trust, to be used to buy land. The firm is on target to sell 200 units in the year to March. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: BARRATT CHIEF MOCKS SCAREMONGERS.

  • 29Sep94 UK: BRE UPDATES - NEW PUBLICATIONS.

    Two new publications from the Building Research Establishment offer help complying with sections of the revised Building Regulations.BR 265 Minimising air infiltration in office buildings, price £14.50 (plus £1.45 p and p) and BR 262 Thermal insulation: avoiding risks, price £16.50 (plus £1.65 p and p) are available from the BRE Bookshop, the BRE, Garston, Watford, WD2 7JR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: BRICKLAYING RECORD SMASHED.

    Construction News reader Gary Lovegrove, 29, has smashed the world bricklaying record. The self-employed brickie from Wisbech in Cambridgeshire was cheered on by pals as he laid 770 bricks in an hour - nearly three times his nearest rival in the record attempt. Mr Lovegrove said: 'I read about this in Construction News and thought I'd give it a go. I'd never done anything like this before but I was confident I could do it. It was just whether I could pull it off on the day.' He runs his own f
  • 29Sep94 UK: BRYANT GETS THUMBS-UP FOR £20M OFFICES.

    Bryant Properties has the all-clear for a £20 million office development at Coleshill, near Birmingham.Infrastructure work, including an access road linking with the M62 and M42, is expected to start later this year, with the development itself phased over several years.The scheme, to be developed in association with the West Midlands Regional Health Authority, will include about 13,500 sq m of new and refurbished low-density office space. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CABLE ANALYSIS DISK - THOMAS TELFORD.

    Thomas Telford is offering a free structural analysis computer disk with its latest publication The analysis of cable and catenary structures. The book, price £25, is available from Thomas Telford Services, Thomas Telford House, 1 Heron Quay, London, E14 4JD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CANCER SCARE FOR OFFSHORE WORKERS.

  • 29Sep94 UK: CASE MAKES DEPOT MOVE - JI CASE/CRMS.

    JI Case Europe has transferred the sales area covered by its own Avonmouth depot to Cornwall, Devon and Dorset dealer CRMS. CRMS will continue to trade from the Avonmouth site until alternative premises can be found. Former Case employee Peter Hunt joins CRMS as a director responsible for sales and service throughout the Avon, Gloucester, Somerset and Wiltshire areas. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CBL SHIPS TWO THWAITES SIX-TONNE DUMPERS TO MJ ABBOT.

    Thwaites dealer CBL (Clive Barford) has supplied two adapted Thwaites six tonne dumpers to irrigation and drainage contractor MJ Abbott. The machines have been supplied with balloon-type Michelin flotation tyres for low ground pressure, full roll over protection structures and road legal equipment. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CLUGSTON SCOOPS £19M RETAIL TASK.

    Clugston has bagged a £19 million contract to build an 8,000 sq m retail and business park for William Morrison at Morton Park in Darlington, Durham. The job will run for 12 months. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTOR FOLDS - ROBINSON AND WHITE.

    Robinson and White, the Dunstable-based building contractor, has gone into receivership with estimated liabilities to trade creditors of more than £2 million.Receiver KPMG Peat Marwick has made 13 out of its 60 workers redundant and is advertising the business for sale as a going concern. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ABERDEEN, GRAMPIAN - KINGS CRESCENT.

    Job: Construction of new fire station.Contractor: Balfour Beatty, Edinburgh.Awarded by: Grampain Regional Council, Aberdeen.Value: £1.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ABERDEEN, GRAMPIAN - LEGGART TERRACE AND GARDNER DRIVE.

    Job: Resurfacing.Contractor: Grampain Regional council's Direct Labour.Awarded by: Grampain Regional Council, Aberdeen.Value: £111,282. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ABERDEEN, GRAMPIAN - MANNOFIELD.

    Job: Reservoir repairs.Contractor: MTM Construction/PPS Glassfibre.Awarded by: Grampian Regional Council, Aberdeen.Value: £249,838. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ABINGDON, OXFORDSHIRE - A34 BETWEEN A4183 AND A415, LODGE HILL TO MARTIN ROAD.

    Job: Carriageway resurfacing, including drainage, safety fencing, road signs and bridge works.Completion: 2 months starting September 1994.Contractor: Edmund Nuttall, Camberley, Surrey.Awarded by: Department of Transport.Value: £3.7 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ANDOVER, HAMPSHIRE - THE A303/B3048 INTERSECTION AT FORTON NEAR ANDOVER.

    Job: The construction of the second two level junction, with local traffic being carried by bridge over the trunk road, and new links between the two. In addition, a new private access will be constructed to serve the properties south west of the old railway.Completion: 9 months starting 3 October 1994.Contractor: Christiani and Nielsen, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.Awarded by: Highways Agency.Value: £1.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ASHFORD, KENT - A2070 STOCKBRIDGE - BRENZETT.

    Job: The scheme comprises a single carriageway road, with some realignment.Completion: 15 months starting September 1994.Contractor: Kent County Council, Sandling Road, Maidstone, Kent.Awarded by: Kent County Council.Value: £4.5 million approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - OLD OSCOTT COMMUNITY CENTRE.

    Job: To replace old brick and concrete-framed buildings with a purpose-made building, measuring 25m by 13.5m by 2.4m and 3.6m high, together with on-site car parking.Completion: Work has started and is due for completion before the end of October this year.Contractor: S Wernick and Sons, Brownhills, West Midlands.Awarded by: Birmingham City Council.Value: £222,847. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BISHOP AUCKLAND, COUNTY DURHAM - ST ANDREWS ROAD.

    Job: The construction of a 60 bed nursing care home.Completion: completion in 37 weeks.Contractor: Charnleigh Construction, 19 Beach Road, South Shields, tyne and Wear, NE33 2QA.Awarded by: Quality Care Developments (on behalf of Quality Care Plc), 18 St Cuthbert's Way, Carlington, DL1 1GB.Value: £735,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BLYTH, NORTHUMBERLAND - NORTH BLYTH.

    Job: Access Road Stage 2. The scheme comprises the provision of access road with associated works.Completion: About 14 weeks starting September 1994.Contractor: Northumberland Contracting, Morpeth, Northumberland.Awarded by: Northumberland County Council.Value: £500,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BOLTON, GREATER MANCHESTER - LEVER STREET.

    Job: the construction of a high-bay warehouse with a floor area of 2,322 sq m.Completion: Anticipated start date is October 3 for completion in mid March 1995.Contractor: Kilroe building, Newton Road, Lowton St Mary, Warrington, Cheshire.Awarded by: Bolton Plastic Components.Value: £750,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRACKLEY, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - BUILDING 22, RAF CROUGHTON.

    Job: The demolition of a toilet/shower room, refurbishment works to nine others, the formation of a laundry room and alteration works to the kitchen area.Completion: Work has started for completion by the end of November.Contractor: Hall and Tawse Eastern, 28-38 Scotland Road, Market Harborough, Leicestershire.Awarded by: The Ministry of Defence (Defence Works Services) and the United States Forces.Value: £120,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE - CANTERBURY ESTATE.

    Job: Infrastructure works involving the reconstruction, repair and realignment of the housing estate roads and footpaths including environmental improvement works and landscaping.Contractor: Weaver Construction, Harlington House, Harlington Road, Mexborough, South Yorkshire, S64 OLE.Awarded by: Bradford Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £814,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - BURNHAM-ON-CROUCH, ESSEX - BURNHAM WICK TO HOLLIWELL.

    Job: Improvements to sea defences.Completion: 6 months starting August 1994.Contractor: National Rivers Authority, Chelmsford, Essex.Awarded by: National Rivers Authority.Value: £250,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CAERNARFON, GWYNEDD - CAERNARFON.

    Job: Town centre improvements within the historic walls of the town.Completion: Work has started and is due for completion by July 1995.Contractor: Gwynedd Civil Engineering, Llanwnda, Caernarfon, Gwynedd.Awarded by: Arfon Borough Council.Value: In excess of £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CHELTENHAM, GLOUCESTERSHIRE - EVESHAM ROAD, BISHOP'S CLEEVE.

    Job: A term contract for maintenance and sundry works.Completion: Work has started for completion by August, 1995.Contractor: Moss Construction Southern, 96 Leckhampton Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.Awarded by: Smiths Industries.Value: £200,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CHELTENHAM, GLOUCESTERSHIRE - MONTPELLIER SPA ROAD.

    Job: The construction of 42 flats in a four-storey block.Completion: Work has started for completion on August 20, 1995.Contractor: Moss Construction Southern, 96 Leckhampton Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.Awarded by: Berkeley Homes.Value: £1.4 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CHESTERFIELD, DERBYSHIRE - CORBRIGGS.

    Job: Extension to the amenity blocks of a caravan site.Contractor: Chesterfield Property Development Contractors, 189 Ashgate Road, Cehsterfield, Derbyshire.Awarded by: North East Derbyshire District Council, Council House, Saltergate, Chesterfield S40 1LF.Value: £139,231. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CHESTERFIELD, DERBYSHIRE - PANKHURST PLACE, CLAY CROSS.

    Job: Re-roofing works to replace existing roofs with pitched roofs to two blocks of council owned housing.Contractor: Walford of Wombwell, 2 Gypsy Lane, Wombwell, Barnsley, South Yorkshire.Awarded by: North East Derbyshire Dsitrict Council, Council House, Saltergate, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S40 1LF.Value: £119,807. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CHICHESTER, WEST SUSSEX - WEST DEAN ESTATE, HOPE FARM, WEST DEAN.

    Job: The construction of a new car park and access road.Contractor: Ringway Construction, Horsham, West Sussex.Awarded by: The Edward James Foundation.Value: £100,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - CLYDESDALE, STRATHCLYDE - VARIOUS LOCAL AUTHORITY LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT DC AREA.

    Job: Replacement of timber framed windows with UPVC.Contractor: Tayside Windows.Awarded by: Clydesdale District Council, Lanark.Value: £136,103.
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - COVENTRY, WEST MIDLANDS - SITE E, WOOD END.

    Job: The construction of 19 two and three bedroom houses.Completion: work has started for completion in July, 1995.Contractor: Maxim Construction, 692 Bristol Road South, Birmingham, West Midlands.Awarded by: Orbit Housing Association.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - COVENTRY, WEST MIDLANDS - SITES F AND G, WOOD END.

    Job: The construction of 42 two, and three-bedroom houses.Completion: Work has started for completion in September, 1995.Contractor: Maxim Construction, 692 Bristol Road South, Birmingham, West Midlands.Awarded by: Orbit Housing Association.Value: £1.8 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - DEWSBURY, WEST YORKSHIRE - LOWER SPEN VALLEY, EASTSIDE DEVELOPMENT, PHASE 2A.

    Job: Civil engineering works to a landfill site.Contractor: Webfell Excavations, Tom Dando Close, Normanton Industrial Estate, Normanton, Wakefield.Awarded by: West Yorkshire Waste Management c/o County Hall, Wakefield Wf1 2QW.Value: £368,145. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - DENABY.

    Job: To renovate high-rise blocks involving mainly pitched roofs to replace existing.Contractor: Bramall Construction, Mexborough, South Yorkshire.Awarded by: Doncaster MBC.Value: £2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - SCHOOLS RENOVATION.

    Job: The renovation of 5 existing schools and the design and build of extensions.Contractor: Bramall Construction, Mexborough, South Yorkshire.Awarded by: Doncaster MBC.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - DURHAM, COUNTY DURHAM - HM PRISON DURHAM, OLD ELVET.

    Job: Refurbishment and upgrading works to a prison accommodation wing, Wing A, including the provision of in-cell sanitation, re-roofing works and external and drainage works.Contractor: Mowlem Northern, Construction House, Kingsway South, Team Valley, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear NE11 OED.Awarded by: HM Prison Service.Value: £3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - EAST KILBRIDE, STRATHCLYDE - THE BRUCE HOTEL.

    Job: Overcladding of the hotel.Contractor: Tarmac Structural Repairs.Awarded by: Swallow Hotels.Value: £320,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - FLIMWELL, KENT - A21 FLIMWELL BYPASS.

    CONTRACTS - FLIMWELL, KENT - A21 Flimwell Bypass between the junction with Rosemary Lane (northwest of Flimwell) and the junction with the A268 (Hawkhurst Road) at Flimwell.Job: A lane rental contract which involves road strengthening and resurfacing using a blacktop overlay on some sections of the road, and the removal and reconstruction of worn out sections of the road together with 1 metre hard strips at the edge of the carriageway.Completion: 7 weeks starting 19 September 1994.Contractor:
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - FORRES, GRAMPIAN.

    Job: Construction of Telework Centre.Contractor: Hall and Tawse, Aberdeen.Awarded by: Grampian Regional Council, Aberdeen.Value: £855,918. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - FRASERBURGH, GRAMPIAN - LONG SEA OUTFALL.

    Job: Contract for link sewers, Watermill to Dennyduff.Contractor: Fyfe Contractors.Awarded by: Grampian Regional Council, Aberdeen.Value: £1.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW - POLLOKSHAWS ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF GLASGOW.

    Job: To design and build a food store.Completion: 19 weeks.Contractor: Tarmac Construction.Awarded by: Lidl UK Properties.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLASGOW - TENEMENT REFURBISHMENT.

    Job: To refurbish tenements in three closes. Contractor: Tarmac Construction.Awarded by: Springburn Housing Association.Value: £860,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GLENROTHES, FIFE - THE HEADQUARTERS OF FIFE CONSTABULARY.

    Job: The design and construction of office accommodation and operation complex together with services and ancillary garaging.Contractor: Muir Construction, Muir House, Inverkeithing, Fife.Awarded by: Fife Regional Council.Value: £6,364,974. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GRAMPIAN - GORDON ROADS DIVISION.

    Job: Annual contract - maintenance reinstatement work in Ellon area.Contractor: MTM Construction.Awarded by: Grampian Regional Council, Aberdeen.Value: £188,522. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - GRAMPIAN - MOTHERWELL, NEWMANS AND WISHAW.

    Job: Electrical rewiring of 168 local authority houses in town, also in Newmans and Wishaw. Contractor: Motherwell Building Services, Motherwell.Awarded by: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £106,642. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HALIFAX, WEST YORKSHIRE - CROMWELL BOTTOM LANDFIL SITE, NORTHBANK LOOP, PHASE TWO.

    Job: Civil engineering works to a landfil site.Contractor: Webfell Excavations, Tom Dando Close, Normanton Industrial Estate, Normanton, Wakefield.Awarded by: West Yorkshire Waste Management c/o County Hall, Wakefield.Value: £421,241. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HARTLEPOOL, CLEVELAND - JACKSON'S DOCK, HARTLEPOOL MARINA.

    Job: the design and construction of a direct factory to public retain shopping development as part of the Hartlepool renaissance project.Completion: Targeted for 4 December 1994 in a fast track programme.Contractor: Laing North East, Elson House, Regent Centre, Gosforth, Newcastle-upon-tyne NE3 3LX.Awarded by: Jackson Landing Development, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Guinea Group of Edinburgh.Value: £3.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HIGH WYCOMBE, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - A404 DAWES HILL.

    Job: Subway strengthening works.Completion: 18 weeks starting 30 August 1994.Contractor: Dunton Construction, Chesham, Buckinghamshire.Awarded by: Buckinghamshire County Council.Value: £150,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HIGHBRIDGE, SOMERSET - A38 BRISTOL ROAD BRIDGE.

    Job: Bridge strengthening works.Completion: 6 months starting October 1994.Contractor: John Laing Civil Engineering, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.Awarded by: Somerset County Council.Value: £400,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HOLYTOWN, STRATHCLYDE - DORNOCH ROAD.

    Job: Replacement of central heating systems in 136 local authority houses.Contractor: Centre Construction, Fauldhouse.Awarded by: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £246,068. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HOLYTOWN, STRATHCLYDE.

    Job: Replacement of windows in 249 local authority houses in town, and also in Bellshill and Wishaw.Contractor: Motherwell Building Services.Awarded by: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £396,617. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HOUGHTON-LE-SPRING, TYNE AND WEAR - WARDEN LAW QUARRY, WARDEN LAW.

    Job: Land reclamation involving landscaping to woodland, bridleway, camping site and public open space.Completion: 9 months starting August 1994.Contractor: Lumsden and Carroll Construction, Esh Winning, Durham.Awarded by: Sunderland City Council.Value: £213,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HULL, HUMBERSIDE - NORTH HULL.

    Job: Greenwood Phase C. The scheme involves the renovation of homes with tenants in-situ.Contractor: Bramall Construction, Mexborough, South Yorkshire.Awarded by: North Hull Housing Action Trust.Value: £3.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HUNTINGDON, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - A45 ST NEOTS BYPASS, A45/B1428 TITHE FARM JUNCTION.

    Job: The reconstruction and resurfacing of 4.5 km of single 9.3 m-wide carriageway with associated drainage and safety fencing work.Completion: 5 months starting September 1994.Contractor: Roadworks (1952), Ipswich, Suffolk.Awarded by: Department of Transport.Value: £1.7 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - HUNTINGTON, CAMBRIDGESHIRE - RAF WYTON.

    Job: To provide a communications and information facility.Completion: 15 August 1994 until 23 December 1994.Contractor: Workplace Technologies, London Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire.Awarded by: Ministry of Defence.Value: In excess of £3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - INSCH-LARGIE, GRAMPIAN.

    Job: Replacement of water supply.Contractor: George Corsar.Awarded by: Grampian Regional Council, Aberdeen.Value: £142,430. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - KENTRAL, CUMBRIA - UNDERBRIDGE NO 86, MORESDALE HALL, GRAYRIGG.

    Job: The repalcement of the bridge deck using prefabricated components and deck to support the Lancaster to Carlisle rail line.Completion: Anticipated start date is during October for completion in 12 weeks.Contractor: Trafalgar House Construction (Regions), Normanby Manor House, High Street, Normanby, Middlesborough, Cleveland.Awarded by: Rail Track.Value: £140,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LEEDS, NORTH YORKSHIRE - LEEDS.

    Job: Improvements to 3 Aged Persons Homes.Contractor: Bramall Construction, Mexborough, South Yorkshire.Awarded by: Leeds City Council.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE - FAZAKERLEY HOSPITAL, LONGMOOR LANE, LIVERPOOL L9 7AL.

    Job: The establishment and commission of a patients appliance centre for orthopaedics.Client: Aintree Hospitals NHS Trust, Aintree House, Fazakerley Hospital, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool L9 7AL.Conditions: Proof of the supplier's financial and economical standing is required and unless previously supplied to the awarding authority requests for tender documents must be accompanied by proof that the supplier is not subject to any of the circumstances set out in Articles 17 and 20 of Directive 77/6
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LLANDRINDOD WELLS, POWYS - LLANBADARN FYNNYD.

    Job: Retaining walls with associated works.Completion: 12 weeks starting 19 September 1994.Contractor: Powys County Council Direct Services Organisation.Awarded by: Powys County Council.Value: £120,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - HEATHROW AIRPORT.

    Job: To provide a new Eastern Outbound taxiway.Completion: 5 months starting 1 August 1994.Contractor: Costain Building and Civil Engineering, Eastleigh, Hampshire.Awarded by: Heathrow Airport.Value: £3.3 million approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - LAMBETH.

    Job: To refurbish a medium-size, 6 storey residential block including improvements to the structure, building envelope, access staircases, finishes and service installations.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction.Awarded by: London Borough of Lambeth.Value: £3.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON - LEWISHAM.

    Job: Advanced work foundations at an existing hospital involving the design and installation of 208 CFA piles together with the diversion of an existing hospital road and the demolition of various structures.Completion: About 9 weeks starting September 1994.Contractor: Christiani and Nielsen, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.Awarded by: Lewisham Hospital NHS Trust.Value: £150,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON, PORTLAND HOUSE - JOB - ENABLING WORKS TO EXISTING BASEMENT.

    Completion: 3 months starting August 1994.Contractor: Wiltshier Construction, Wakering Road, Barking.Awarded by: Land Securities.Value: £400,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON, ROYAL DOCKS, EAST HAM - JOB - THE SCHEME COMPRISES THE DEMOLITION OF JETTIES.

    Completion: 23 weeks starting 5 September 1994.Contractor: Christiani and Nielsen, Egham, Surrey.Awarded by: London Docklands Development Corporation.Value: £900,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LONDON, WOODFORD GREEN.

    Job: Environmental improvement comprising hard and soft landscaping.Completion: 3 months starting 30 August 1994.Contractor: A W Hardy Construction, Stock Road, Southend-On-Sea, Essex.Awarded by: London Borough of Redbridge.Value: £120,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - LOUGHBOROUGH, LEICESTERSHIRE - A6 LEICESTER ROAD.

    Job: Replacement of the bridge deck over the railway line.Completion: Work has started for completion on December 23.Contractor: Galliford Midlands, Wolvey, near Hinckley, Leicestershire.Awarded by: Leicestershire County Council.Value: £317,317. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MAIDSTONE, KENT - HAMPSTEAD LANE, YALDING.

    Job: Refurbishment works to a technical laboratory facility.Completion: Work has started for completion on January 20, 1995.Contractor: Trafalgar House Construction (Regions), Judd House, 16 East Street, Tonbridge, Kent.Awarded by: Zeneca Agrochemicals.Value: £300,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MAIDSTONE, KENT - LAKEFIELD LEISURE CENTRE.

    Job: External Enabling Works Phase 2.Completion: 3 months starting September 1994.Contractor: James Longley and Co, Crawley, West Sussex.Awarded by: Tonbridge and Malling District Council.Value: £300,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MANCHESTER - ASHBURYS STATION.

    Job: The construction of a new two span underbridge to allow the dualling of Pottery Lane as part of the road improvement programme to the A635 and neighbouring infrastructure. Work involves the demolition of the existing station building and access and the removal of the single span bridge deck. A new abutment will be jacked through the existing embankment and a footbridge will provide access to the island platform.Contractor: Norwest Holst Construction.Awarded by: Railtrack.Value: £2.4
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MANCHESTER - STRANGEWAYS PRISON.

    Job: Infrastructure works.Contractor: Birse Construction.Awarded by: The Home Office.Value: £700,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MIDDLESBROUGH, CLEVELAND - BREWSDALE ROAD, LAWSON INDUSTRIAL ESTATE.

    Job: Extension to existing builders' merchants warehouse.Completion: Work has started for completion 2 December 1994.Contractor: Tolent Construction, Ravensworth House, 5th Avenue Business Park, Team Valley Trading Estate, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 OHF.Awarded by: Harcros Timber and Building Supplies.Value: £126,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MILTON KEYNES, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - SHENLEY BROOK END.

    Job: Infrastructure works involving the construction of a new access road.Completion: 6 months starting 15 August 1994.Contractor: P J Carey Contractors, Milton Keynes Buckinghamshire.Awarded by: Commission of the New Towns.Value: £650,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MONMOUTH, GWENT - OSBASTON SERVICE RESERVOIR, AGINCOURT ROAD, HIGHFIELD ROAD.

    Job: Reservoir refurbishment with recladding of building.Completion: 3 months starting August 1994.Contractor: Masons Industrial Roofing, Cilfynydd, Pontypridd, Mid Glamorgan.Awarded by: Welsh Water.Value: £. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MOTHERWELL, STRATHCLYDE - LODGE TOWER.

    Job: Structural concrete repairs to tower.Contractor: Peye Projects, Kilmarnock.Awarded by: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £118,632. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MOTHERWELL, STRATHCLYDE - SHIELDS DRIVE.

    Job: Housing refurbishment works at 127-181.Contractor: GF Sharp Wishaw.Awarded by: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £425,580. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - MOTHERWELL, STRATHCLYDE - WATSON STREET.

    Job: Re-roofing of local authority houses in street.Contractor: D Campbell, Rutherglen, Glasgow.Awarded by: Motherwell District Council, Civic Centre, Motherwell.Value: £154,938. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWBURY, BERKSHIRE - A TESCO SUPERSTORE.

    Job: To re-fit the superstore including alterations to, and upgrading of, the sales areas, coffee shop, stores, unloading dock and petrol filling station, together with external works and associated mechanical, electrical and sprinkler installation.Contractor: Bryant Construction, Bracknell, Berkshire.Awarded by: Tesco Stores Limited.Value: £1.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - NEWCASTLE QUAY SIDE.

    Job: The design and build contract for the construction of a high quality, six-storey office building.Completion: Work has started for completion in September 1995.Contractor: Amec Building Northern Division, Salters Lane, Sedgefield, Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland.Awarded by: Newcastle Quay Side Developments.Value: £3.9 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - ST JAMES PARK, STRAWBERRY PLACE.

    Job: Construction of a spectator grandstand at a football stadium.Completion: Work just starting for completion in June, 1995.Contractor: Ballast Nedam Construction, The Moat, Bellasis Hall Technology Park, Billingham, Tyne and Wear TS23 4ED.Awarded by: Newcastle United Football Club.Value: £2.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NOTTINGHAM - CLIFTON LEISURE CENTRE, CLIFTON EAST.

    Job: Contract for the mechanical installation works to a new leisure centre.Completion: Contract duration will be 52 weeks commencing in October, 1994.Contractor: Mitie Engineering Services (Midlands), Kettering, Northamptonshire.Awarded by: Nottingham City Council's Leisure Services Committee.Value: £365,149. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NOTTINGHAM - CLIFTON LEISURE CENTRE, CLIFTON EAST.

    Job: Contract comprises the erection of a new single storey leisure centre with first floor plant room and the part refurbishment of the existing swimming baths together with new access roads, car parking and landscaping.Completion: Revised tender is based on a 52 week contract period commending in October, 1994.Contractor: Thomas Fish and Sons, Great Freeman Street, Nottingham NG3 5GH.Awarded by: Nottingham City Council's Leisure Services Committee.Value: £2,589,398. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - NOTTINGHAM - HIGH STREET, ARNOLD.

    Job: A design and build contract for the construction of a part single, part two-storey community halls complex to provide a general office, hall of worship, secondary hall of worship, lounge, kitchen and storage areas.Completion: Work has started for completion on July 14, 1995.Contractor: Hall and Tawse Eastern, 522 Derby Road, Lenton, Nottingham.Awarded by: The Salvation Army.Value: £381,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - OLDHAM, GREATER MANCHESTER - FAILSWORTH.

    Job: Re-roofing works to 53 dwellings.Completion: Work has started for completion in December.Contractor: G and J Seddon, Coronation Buildings, Little Hulton, Worsley.Awarded by: West Pennine Housing Association.Value: £100,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - OLDHAM, GREATER MANCHESTER - PRIMROSE BANK ESTATE.

    Job: Roof repairs to the council-owned estate.Completion: Anticipated start date is in October for completion in March, 1995.Contractor: G and J Seddon, Coronation Buildings, Hulton, Worsley, Manchester.Awarded by: South East Lancashire Housing Association (part of Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council).Value: £600,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - PAR, CORNWALL - ST BLAZEY STREAM.

    Job: Flood defence works.Completion: 7 months starting August 1994.Contractor: National Rivers Authority, Pennygillam Industrial Estate, Launceston, Cornwall.Awarded by: National Rivers Authority.Value: £270,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - POWYS, SOUTH WALES - BUILTH WELLS.

    Job: Reclamation to the gas works site.Completion: 5 months from August 1994.Contractor: Alun Griffiths (Contractors) Abergavenny, Gwent.Awarded by: Powys County Council.Value: £400,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - PRESTON, LANCASHIRE - UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL LANCASHIRE.

    Job: the construction of 400 units of student accommodation in a four-storey block.Completion: Work has started for completion in September, 1995.Contractor: Browns of Wilmslow, 1 Macclesfield Road, Wilmslow, Cheshire.Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire.Value: £4.5 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - READING, BERKSHIRE - LONDON ROAD.

    Job: the construction of a two-storey office building.Completion: Work has started for completion in July, 1995.Contractor: Moss Construction Southern, Swan House, Northcroft Lane, Newbury, Berkshire.Awarded by: Fenchurch Estates.Value: £1.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ROCHDALE, GREATER MANCHESTER - BUCKLEY HALL PRISON.

    Job: A design and build contract for a new sports hall and chapel. Facilities will include a gymnasium, showers and changing room.Contractor: Birse Construction.Awarded by: Mowlem Management on behalf of the Home Office.Value: £460,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ROCHDALE, GREATER MANCHESTER - BUCKLEY HALL PRISON.

    Job: Infrastructure works including enabling works and foundations for new Category C prison buildings which will be largely pre-fabricated together with roads, sewers and some lighting.Completion: 24 weeks.Contractor: Birse Construction.Awarded by: Mowlem Management on behalf of the Home Office.Value: £1.9 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - ROYSTON, HERTFORDSHIRE - HIGH STREET, JOHN STREET, KING STREET.

    Job: Town Centre Enhancement Phase 2. The work comprises street improvements.Completion: 11 months starting 29 August 1994.Contractor: M J Cagney, 21-35 Wharf Road, London N1.Awarded by: North Hertfordshire District Council.Value: £700,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - RUGBY, WARWICKSHIRE - ST CROSS HOSPITAL.

    Job: To refurbish a Victorian block to create a new Mental Health Facility.Contractor: Tilbury Douglas Construction, Leicester.Awarded by: Rugby NHS Trust.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SCUNTHORPE, HUMBERSIDE - FRODINGHAM.

    Job: To renovate houses in Trent Street.Contractor: Bramall Construction, Mexborough, South Yorkshire.Awarded by: Scunthorpe Borough Council.Value: £400,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SCUNTHORPE, HUMBERSIDE - JOB - TO RENOVATE HOUSES ORIGINALLY BUILT IN 1890.

    Contractor: Bramall Construction, Mexborough, South Yorkshire.Awarded by: Northern Counties Housing Association.Value: £600,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SEGHILL, NORTHUMBERLAND.

    Job: Extension followed by the alteration to an existing doctors' group practice.Completion: Work has started completion targeted for May 1995.Contractor: Hastie D Burton, 25 Kettlewell Terrace, North Shields, Tyne and Wear, NE30 1BU.Awarded by: Doctors Brown, Holding and Quayle.Value: £240,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - GRENOSIDE.

    Job: A housing renovation contract.Contractor: Bramall Construction, Mexborough, South Yorkshire.Awarded by: Sheffield City Council.Value: £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - NORFOLK PARK.

    Job: To provide security arrangements within a flats complex.Contractor: Bramall Construction, Mexborough, South Yorkshire.Awarded by: Sheffield City Council.Value: £1.3 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STAFFORD - IN THE GROUNDS OF THE STAFFORD DISTRICT GENERAL HOSPITAL, WESTON ROAD.

    Job: The contruction of a medical education centre comprising a part single, part two-storey building to provide an education block and a lecture theatre.Completion: Work has started for completion on October 2 1995.Contractor: John Laing Construction, Coventry Road, Yardley, Birmingham, West Midlands.Awarded by: Mid Staffordshire Post Graduate Medical Centre.Value: £1.46 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STANFORD-LE-HOPE, ESSEX - CORYTON REFINERY.

    Job: 2 jetty refurbishment contracts - 1 above and 1 below deck.Completion: Work has started on this 50-week contract.Contractor: Costain Building and Civil Engineering, Manor Road, Erith.Awarded by: Mobil Oil Company.Value: Combined value is £1.2 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STOCKTON-ON-TEES, CLEVELAND - HM PRISON HOLME HOUSE.

    Job: The construction of a three-storey house block.Completion: Work has started for completion in december, 1995.Contractor: Amec Building Northern Division, Salters Lane, Sedgefield, Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland.Awarded by: The Home Office.Value: £2.57 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - STROUD, GLOUCESTERSHIRE - M5 MOTORWAY, JUNCTIONS 13 AND 15.

    Job: The reconstruction and resurfacing of 4 km of carriageway together with the provision of central reserve crossings and bridge deck waterproofing.Completion: 38 days starting 29 September 1994.Contractor: Wimpey Hobbs, Leigh-On-Mendip, Bath, Avon.Awarded by: Department of Transport.Value: £1.3 million approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SUNDERLAND, TYNE AND WEAR - SUNDERLAND AREA.

    Job: Landscaping Works Phase 2H.Completion: 12 weeks starting 15 August 1994.Contractor: Hall Construction Services, Windlestone, Rushyford, Durham.Awarded by: Tyne and Wear Development Corporation.Value: £400,000 approximately. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - SUTTON COLDFIELD, WEST MIDLANDS - GOOD HOPE HOSPITAL.

    Job: Conversion and refurbishment works to part of the main hospital building to form a day case surgery unit.Completion: Work has started for completion by the end of November.Contractor: John Laing Construction, Coventry Road, Yeardley, Birmingham, West Midlands.Awarded by: Good Hope Hospital NHS Trust.Value: £460,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - TAUNTON, SOMERSET - ROMAN ROAD.

    Job: Road enhancement works.Completion: 19 September 1994 until 5 February 1995.Contractor: Stansell Builders, Taunton, Somerset.Awarded by: Taunton Deane Borough Council.Value: £172,688. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WAKEFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE - WELBECK LANDFILL AND RECLAMATION PROJECT.

    Job: Contract seven of a landfill improvement scheme involving road improvements and associated civil engineering works.Contractor: Caddick Construction, Calder Grange, Knottingley, Pontefract.Awarded by: West Yorkshire Waste Management c/o County Hall, Wakefield WF1 2QW.Value: Reduced works - £457,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WALLSEND, NORTH TYNESIDE - THE FORUM.

    Job: The construction of a new public amenities block next to the existing shopping centre.Completion: Work was started for completion February 1995.Contractor: Hastie D Burton, 25 Kettlewell Terrace, North Shields, Tyne and Wear NE30 1BU.Awarded by: Ravenseft Properties, on behalf of Land Securities.Value: £80,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WALSALL, WEST MIDLANDS - TREVOR ROAD, PELSALL.

    Job: Refurbishment works to 28 Cornish-built flats.Completion: Work has started for completion by the end of January, 1995.Contractor: John Laing Construction, Coventry Road, Yardley, Birmingham, West Midlands.Awarded by: Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council.Value: £470,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WELLS, SOMERSET - GLASTONBURY ROAD.

    Job: The construction of a single-storey warehouse extension to a factory together with external works.Completion: Work has started for completion on February 5, 1995.Contractor: Tralfalgar House Construction (Regions), Trafalgar House, Winterstoke Road, Bristol, Avon.Awarded by: Cow and Gate Nutricia.Value: £375,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WOLVERHAMPTON, WEST MIDLANDS - BALLIOL BUSINESS PARK.

    Job: The construction of underfloor drainage, floor slabs and the surfacing of external areas of a poultry processing plant.Completion: Work has started for completion in February, 1995.Contractor: Galliford Midlands, Wolvey, near Hinckley, Leicestershire.Awarded by: Sun Valley Poultry.Value: £1 million. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CONTRACTS - WREXHAM, CLWYD - VAUXHALL INDUSTRIAL ESTATE AT RUABON.

    Job: To build an extension to the existing workshops and mess facilities.Completion: Work has started for completion in December this year.Contractor: S Wernick and Sons, Brownhills, West Midlands.Awarded by: Ferroperm UK.Value: £148,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: COVENTRY CENTENARY CENTRE SET FOR NOD.

    Coventry council is expected to give the thumbs-up next week for a £35 million centenary centre to be built in the city.It is understood detailed discussions are in progress with several major national contractors, with the scheme now likely to be let on a design, build, finance and operate basis.Work on the centre, which commemorates the building of the first motor car in the city, is expected to start next spring. The centre should be finished in summer 1996.The 35,000 sq m centre comp
  • 29Sep94 UK: CRANE CAUSES CHAOS IN THE CAPITAL.

    Construction work brought chaos to the capital last week as an unsafe crane and widespread cable laying work played havoc with London's traffic.Buses and cars were squeezed into Oxford Street from all directions as the tower crane on Hyde Park Corner, and cable laying sites dotted around the area, forced a host of diversions to be put into operation. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: CURTAIN WALLERS TO CARRY ID CARDS.

    Curtain walling installers will soon be carrying ID cards to prove they have completed training courses.The scheme has been set up by the Centre for Window and Cladding Technology at Bath University, following a series of spectacular cladding failures.The first batch of 10 trainees has just completed a pilot course. And heads of the centre hope they will pave the way for hundreds more workers throughout the industry.A centre spokeswoman said: 'This has been set up in response to our studies i
  • 29Sep94 UK: DIAL A SKIP - WASTEFILE.

    Rubbish skips can now be hired anywhere in the country simply by dialling WasteFile UK's Freephone number (0800 834133) which will put contractors in touch with local specialists. The computerised system promises to have skips on site within hours. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: DIRTY DIGGER - JF DONELON AND CO TAKES DELIVERY.

    Civil engineering specialist J F Donelon and Co has taken delivery of a new tunnelling machine at its £3.8 million contract to improve bathing water at Seaham on the Durham coast. The Herrenknecht SM2 Roadheader will be used to bore 2 km of tunnel to form an interceptor sewer. The £18 million scheme is for Northumbrian Water.The engineer on the project is Entec Engineering. The scheme also includes a £4.3 million contract to construct a 1,500 m sea outfall being built by Dutch
  • 29Sep94 UK: DRAINCARE SERVICES - DRAINCARE ENVIRONMENTAL.

    Draincare Environmental is showing details of the services it has on offer for the investigation and rehabilitation of underground infrastructure. These cover CCTV surveys, electronic detection and mapping, cleaning and descaling, infiltration sealing and lining systems.Jobs recently completed include a study of the previously unmapped drainage network at Aston Martin Lagonda's car plant in Newport Pagnell.Draincare Environmental 0332 883309 Fax 0332 883372. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: DUPONT LAUNCHES MOUNTAIN RANGE - DUPONT CORIAN/CORMARK.

    DuPont Corian has added four colours to its 23 choices of solid surface material for kitchens, bathrooms and other commercial applications. Summit Everest is an off-white with black and white speckles; Summit Blue Ridge is a greyish blue with black and white speckles; Summit Vesuvius is a rust colour with brown and white speckles; and Sierra Malachite is a dark green with black and white speckles.Cormark 0582 27112 CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: EDMOND IN BLACK - EDMOND HOLDINGS INTERIM RESULTS.

  • 29Sep94 UK: EDMOND IN BLACK - EDMOND HOLDINGS INTERIM RESULTS.

    Edmond Holdings, the Northampton-based house builder, has returned to the black with pre-tax profits of £130,000 for the half ending June (1993: £187,000, loss). The firm raised sales to 116 from 102 last year, thanks to increased activity in East Anglia and the east Midlands. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: EQUIPMENT ARM PUSHES UP TILBURY DOUGLAS - INTERIM RESULTS.

    A trebling in profits at Tilbury Douglas's equipment division has helped the company to raise pre-tax profits on continuing operation by 11 per cent to £6.1 million in the half ending June.Profits at the equipment arm, which hires support equipment and formwork, leapt to £1.76 million from £593,000 last time. It was helped by an improving home market and by its operations in the Far East, where equipment is being let for major projects such as the Ma Wan viaduct in Hong Kong an
  • 29Sep94 UK: ERNEST GREEN IN HUNT FOR NEW BLOOD - FULL YEAR RESULTS.

    Quoted consultant Ernest Green and Partners is on the acquisition trail, chief executive Michael Moxon has confirmed.Mr Moxon was speaking as the firm announced that pre-tax profits had almost halved to £419,000 (1993: £773,000) in the year to the end of June.Turnover was down slightly at £7.4 million (1993: £7.7 million).Chairman David Legg said the figures reflected 'another very tough year for the UK construction industry'.But he said that the firm remained financially
  • 29Sep94 UK: ESCO'S MIDLANDS DEALER.

    Ground engaging parts supplier Esco (UK) has appointed Excavator Parts, a division of N Strickland, as its dealer for the Midlands region. Esco now has 10 specialist wear parts dealers in the UK. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: EURO ISEKI AT CUTTING EDGE OF TECHNOLOGY.

  • 29Sep94 UK: EXPANDIT LAYS CLAIM TO COMPACT CROWN - CLEARLINE.

    Clearline, the pipeline renovation contractor and equipment manufacturer, is demonstrating its Expandit hydraulic pipe bursting system which it says is one of the most compact bursting systems available.Its small size means that in sewers it can be used from within existing manholes. The firm will also be showing its hydraulic lateral reopening cutter with a new mini-cutter capable of working in pipes from four inches and upwards.Clearline Technologies 0730 233234 Fax 0730 231446. CONSTRUCTIO
  • 29Sep94 UK: EXPANSION BOLT FOR HIGH LOADS.

    Halfen has launched a new heavy duty expansion bolt able to take high loads in concrete structures to complete its range of site drilled fixings. The firm claims it can now provide undercut anchors for all zones of a concrete structure.Halfen 0234 211331. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: FCEC BACKS NEWCO.

    The council of the Federation of Civil Engineering Contractors has backed proposals from consultant PA which could lead to the formation of a new employer body, Newco. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: FIRMS ACT TO COMBAT TRENCHLESS IGNORANCE.

  • 29Sep94 UK: FORD INTRODUCES COMFORT AND SAFETY EXTRAS FOR NEW TRANSIT RANGE.

    Ford's 1995 Transit range has taken van safety and comfort another step forwards.The vans have an all new interior, with dash detailing from the Mondeo car range, and numerous little improvements for the driver and passengers. Most noticeable is a two-piece door mirror, with optional electric operation.The lower section of glass is fixed but its wide angle lens gives a superb view close into the side of the van.This combination mirror virtually eliminates blind spots on both sides of the van,
  • 29Sep94 UK: FOUR IN LINE-UP FOR £60M MOD FIT-OUT.

    Four contractors have been shortlisted for what is set to become one of the largest fit-out contracts let this decade.Amec, Trafalgar House, Taylor Woodrow and a Tarmac-led joint venture are all in the chase for the £50-£60 million fit-out of the Ministry of Defence's procurement headquarters being built in Bristol.The Tarmac joint-venture, TSS, has been specially formed to bid for the job and includes the construction arm of the firm as well as Stanhope Interiors and Schal Internat
  • 29Sep94 UK: FUSION AIMS TO CAPTURE WATER FIRMS' INTEREST WITH CONSPLIT.

    Water companies are showing more interest in trenchless steel and ductile splitting systems in the wake of the debate about the possible contamination effects of epoxy resin-walled carrier pipe.At least that is what the Fusion Group, the manufacturer of the Consplit system, claims.Consplit is to be shown in the UK for the first time at No-Dig Live next week.Developed and used in the US, the Consplit system offers what the makers call a 'straightforward' no-dig method of steel or ductile to po
  • 29Sep94 UK: HEAT SHRINK PROTECTION FOR CABLES - 3M ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS.

    A range of heat shrink cable ducts from 3M Electrical Products protects cables passing through building walls, providing a permanent seal against moisture and gas. The WMD cable duct feature a tough corrugated middle section coated with a sealant that bonds with concrete.3M Electrical Products 0344 858137 CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: HEHIR TOPS POLL.

    Dominic Hehir topped the nomination list for the leadership of construction union UCATT's new 'super region' in London and the South East.Mr Hehir polled 26 nominations, Dave Hardy 24, Lou Lewis 23 and John Flavin 17. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: HIGHLAND DECISION - STROMEFERRY BYPASS.

    Highland councillors will now decide in December which of several options will replace the A890 Stromeferry bypass in Wester Ross. At last week's council meeting a decision was deferred until the end of this year.The bypass has been plagued by rockfalls since it opened more than 20 years ago and replacement choices include: a £17 million-plus bridge; a £16.3 million causeway; a £13 million inland road, via Glen Udalain; and a £10 million road tunnel. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: HIGHWAYS AGENCY WARNED - REGIONAL OFFICE CLOSURES.

    The Highways Agency will be unable to deliver the roads programme if it presses ahead with the closure of regional offices and the sacking of 500 staff.That is the warning from white collar union IPMS, whose members' jobs are under threat from the planned closure of six offices and staff cuts in another five.Consultation on the restructuring plans is expected to end soon, but the agency says it has not yet fixed a date.IPMS and other unions representing Highways Agency staff have put forward
  • 29Sep94 UK: INGERSOLL DRILLING RIG LAUNCH.

    Ingersoll-Rand has introduced the track mounted ECM 375D downhole drilling rig.The unit combines the durability of an air drill with the self-contained packaging benefits of a hydraulic rig.The machine's on-board compressor supplies air purely to the drill, while a simple hydraulic system provides the drive for the track, rotation and boom guide, rotation and feed.The ECM 375D weighs in at 9,013 kg and is powered by a 215 PS Cummins diesel engine. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: IT'S A GAS FOR ENVIROSYSTEMS' MONITOR.

  • 29Sep94 UK: IT'S A GAS FOR ENVIROSYSTEMS' MONITOR.

    EnviroSystems has launched what it calls 'a new concept in gas and vapour monitoring' under the name UVIC-750.It was developed at Manchester University, following research into photo ionisation devices for the Ministry of Defence during the Gulf War. The result is a highly sensitive monitor capable of picking up contamination levels as low as 10 parts per billion. EnviroSystems claims that the UVIC-750 can detect a wide range of both organic and inorganic vapours and is suitable for use in le
  • 29Sep94 UK: JACKER'S JOURNAL - BREEZE BLOCK SCULPTURE.

    The Three Graces it isn't. My arty picture this week is, instead, TV, a sculpture by surveyor turned artist Peter Davie, and it started life as a Celcon aircrete block. Mr Davie praises the quality of Celcon's product as having 'a unique texture and finish which may be left natural, painted or finished in different ways'. At present, you will be surprised to learn, no appeal has been launched to raise money to keep Mr Davie's work in this country. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: JACKER'S JOURNAL - GOLF COURSE BODIES SEEK TIES.

    Somewhere in the Caribbean is an island where the total acreage of planned golf courses adds up to more than the island's total acreage.Golf courses are booming worldwide, so it was only a matter of time before the golf 'industry' got the trappings of more conventional sectors. They arrived this month. The British Institute of Golf Course Architects met its French, German, Austrian and Spanish counterparts - at a golf club in Surrey - 'to forge co-operative and collaborative links for a pan-E
  • 29Sep94 UK: JCB REASSURES MACHINE USERS.

    Plant giant JCB is reassuring users its machines are safe. This follows claims made in last week's Observer that the company is looking into allegations that lower-grade steel had been used to make some of its diggers and cranes. A JCB spokesman said the allegations made in the newspaper referred to steel supplied in the mid-1970s. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: JCT 'DISASTER' - CURRENT CONTRACT FORMS.

    Current contract forms in the construction industry were dismissed as a 'disaster' by Willmott Dixon chairman Ian Dixon last week.The former Construction Industry Council chairman attacked the JCT forms of contract during the annual meeting of the Faculty of Building. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: KALMAR SETS SIGHTS ON HEAVY END OF MARKET.

  • 29Sep94 UK: KIER CONSIDERS FLOTATION.

    Kier Group, the contractor bought out by its employees from Hanson two years ago, is considering joining the stock market towards the end of next year 'at the earliest'.Chairman Colin Busby said the company would have a three-year independent trading record by 1995, which would enable the firm to float.KPMG Peat Marwick has valued shares in the company, which employees paid £1 for two years ago, at £13.50 today. This implies a stock market valuation of about £42 million.Earlier
  • 29Sep94 UK: LEAKS EXAGGERATED SAYS EUROTUNNEL.

    Eurotunnel is hitting back at stories that sea water is leaking into the Channel Tunnel.The reports say water seeping onto the track could interfere with the signalling system and cause the concrete tunnel linings to corrode. But a Eurotunnel spokesman said the stories had been 'greatly exaggerated'. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: LEAKS EXAGGERATED SAYS EUROTUNNEL.

  • 29Sep94 UK: LIB DEMS THROW WEIGHT BEHIND ANTI-ROADS LOBBY.

  • 29Sep94 UK: LINE-UP UNVEILED FOR UNIVERSITY JOB - CAMBRIDGE.

    Six contractors have lined up for a £10 million contract to build a biotechnology research facility for Cambridge University.Marriott, Mowlem, Wates, Amec, William Sindall and Sir Robert McAlpine are all in the chase for the JCT contract, which also involves contractor design elements as part of the work, mainly on the lift shafts and piling.The three/four-storey building will be highly serviced throughout and the structure will consist of in situ concrete with precast concrete cladding
  • 29Sep94 UK: M1 HOLD-UP BLAMED ON LATE CHANGES.

    Highways Agency amendments issued to contractors late in the tender process are being blamed for delays to an £18 million road job in the Midlands.Bids for widening the M1 between junctions 21 and 21A in Leicestershire were originally due back by August 8.The six firms bidding for the job are Amec, Norwest Holst, Alfred McAlpine, Laing, Henry Boot and Trafalgar House. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: MANAGERS ARE ALL 'PHONE TALK'.

  • 29Sep94 UK: MANAGERS ARE ALL 'PHONE TALK'.

  • 29Sep94 UK: MCALPINE LAUNCHES COST-CUTTING CRUSADE - ALFRED MCALPINE RESULTS.29Sep94 UK: RMC SEES PROFITS INCREASE BY 60PC.

  • 29Sep94 UK: MISSING LINKS TO FORM UNDER SHADOW TOLLS.

    Two stretches of the A74 in Scotland and the English Carlisle-Gretna Green section will be the next roads let by shadow tolling.Upgrading work worth about £160 million will form the missing link between the M6 in England and sections of the M74 under construction or completed in Scotland.Scottish secretary Ian Lang said the Scottish Office was investigating shadow tolls, where the contractor funds construction and is repaid by the Government on the basis of traffic use. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: MOWLEM'S £7.6M - HINDLEY PRISON CONTRACT.

    Mowlem starts work next month on a £7.6 million contract to build two two-storey house blocks at Hindley prison in Wigan, Greater Manchester. The Home Office project is due for completion by April 1996. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: NEC TO USE LOCAL OUTFITS ON £130M SCOTTISH PLANT.

    Scottish contractors look well-placed for work on the £130 million wafer fabrication plant to be built by Japanese firm NEC Semiconductors at Livingston, Scotland.NEC has so far made no firm decision, but according to Hajime Sasaki, the firm's executive vice-president, the company's general policy is to 'make best use of local companies for construction'.The new plant will be built on a 363,000 sq m site at Livingston and the single-storey reinforced concrete building will provide a floo
  • 29Sep94 UK: NO ILL WINDS BLOW FOR SWAGEBEAM SYSTEM - AYRSHIRE METAL PRODUCTS.

    Long-term tests have given Ayrshire Metal Products valuable information on the performance of its Swagebeam portal frame buildings in high winds.The Silsoe Research Institute (formerly the National Institute of Agricultural Engineering) has been testing one of the buildings on an exposed site since 1986, for the effect of wind loading on low-rise agricultural buildings.A year later the site was hit by the notorious storm of October 1987, giving the researchers a chance to study very high wind
  • 29Sep94 UK: NORWEST HOSPITAL - NORWEST HOLST BUILDS HARROW HOSPITAL.

    Norwest Holst has started work on a new £7 million hospital in Harrow, Middlesex, for the Northwick Park and St Mark's NHS Trust. St Mark's Hospital, at present in old and cramped buildings in City Road, London, will relocate to Harrow by mid-1995 when the new 7,500 sq m hospital is due for completion. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: NOT SO STREETWISE - TRENCHLESS TECHNOLOGY.

  • 29Sep94 UK: NUCLEAR FIRM UNVEILS STATION SHUT-DOWN PLAN - TRAWSFYNYDD.

    Nuclear Electric has unveiled its preferred plan for de-commissioning the redundant Trawsfynydd nuclear power station in Gwynedd.The Early Reduced Height Safestore option would see the power station completely dismantled by 2136 if the Government gives the scheme the go-ahead.So any hopes of an immediate boost for the construction industry from the £200 million pound plan are unlikely to be realised, although a major portion of the work will start during 1996.As it stands, the plan invol
  • 29Sep94 UK: OPINION - CHANCELLOR STARTS RACE FOR 'BIG IDEA' - PRIVATE FINANCE INITIATIVE.

  • 29Sep94 UK: PENTAX EXPANDS.

    Pentax Surveying has expanded into Wales with a new office at Pyle in Mid Glamorgan. The branch will sell, repair and hire Pentax surveying equipment, as well as repairing equipment from other manufacturers. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ABOYNE, GRAMPIAN - HAUGH FARM, CHARLESTON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Kincardine and Deeside.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £3,100,000.Client: R Garden.Agent: Grampian Design Associates, Leadside House, 62 Leadside Road, Aberdeen, Grampian AB2 4TW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ANDOVER, HAMPSHIRE - ZONES C AND F ENHAM ROAD, SOUTH KNIGHTS FARM.

    Planning authority: Test Valley.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (90).Value: £3,350,000.Client: J S Bloor (Newbury).Agent: Oldfield King Partnership, 9 Carlton Place, Southampton, Hampshire SO1 2EA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE, GREATER MANCHESTER - OFF LANCASHIRE TERRACE, HELLIFIELD.

    Planning authority: Craven.Job: Outline plans granted for dwellings (76).Value: £2,900,000.Client: Mr C R Page.Agent: G Malcolm Walker, Chestnut House, Halton East, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 6EH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - AYLESBURY, BUCKINGHAMSHIRE - BRAMBLING ROAD, WATERMEAD.

    Planning authority: Aylesbury Vale.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (98).Value: £3 million.Client: Watermead Companys.Agent: G H Hodgetts and Partners, Verna House, 9 Bicester Road, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP19 3AG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BARNSLEY, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - CLIFTON CRESCENT, THRUMPTON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Barnsley.Job: Detailed plans for houses (136).Value: £5 million.Client: Bellway Urban Renewal.Agent: Kingham Knight Associates, 18 Queen Avenue, Castle Street, Liverpool, Merseyside L2 4XD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BATH, AVON - GREEN PARK STATION, GREEN PARK ROAD.

    Planning authority: Bath.Job: Detailed plans for superstore (extension).Value: £2,500,000.Client: J Sainsbury.Agent: Chapman Warren, Fairwater House, 1 High Street, Wroughton, Swindon, Wiltshire SN4 9JX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BILLINGSHURST, WEST SUSSEX - ROSIER COMMERCIAL CENTRE, COOLHAM ROAD.

    Planning authority: Horsham.Job: Outline plans for motorists service centre.Value: £3,800,000.Client: Elgin Property Management Co Lt.Agent: Daux Agricultural ltd, Rosier Farm House, Rosier Farm, Billingshurst, West Sussex RH14 4DE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BOLTON, GREATER MANCHESTER - HULTON LANE, HULTON.

    Planning authority: Bolton.Job: Detailed plans for houses (103).Value: £4 million.Client: Barratt Manchester.Agent: Barratt Manchester, Worrall House, 683 Chester Road, Manchester, M16 0QS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BOURNEMOUTH, DORSET - EUROPEAN DISTRIBUTION CENTRE, WALLISDOWN ROAD, WALLISDOWN.

    Planning authority: Bournemouth.Job: Outline plans for warehouse/offices (2).Value: £8,750,000.Client: Procter and Gamble.Agent: Procter and Gamble, Rusham Park, Whitehall Lane, Egham, Surrey TW20 9NW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRADFORD, WEST YORKSHIRE - RAGLAN DRIVE.

    Planning authority: Bradford.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (92).Value: £3,200,000.Client: Bradford and Northern Housing.Agent: Brewster Bye Architects, Abbey House, Back Lane, Bramley Town End, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS13 4BN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRIGHTON, EAST SUSSEX - 141-147 PRESTON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Brighton.Job: Outline plans granted for offices (2).Value: £6, 300,000.Client: Anston Properties.Agent: Anston Properties, 29 Palmeira Mansions, Church Road, Hove, East Sussex BN3 2GN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - COLDHARBOUR LANE/FILTON LANE, STOKE GIFFORD.

    Planning authority: Northavon.Job: Approval of reserved matters for business park development (4).Value: £4,500,000.Client: Bristol and England Properties.Agent: Gleeds, Langford Lodge, 109 Pembroke Road, Bristol, Avon BS8 3EX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BRISTOL, AVON - DAWSONS WALK, LONG ASHTON.

    Planning authority: Woodspring.Job: Detailed plans for houses (92).Value: £3 million.Client: Bellway Homes (Wessex).Agent: Oldfield King Partnership, 9 Carlton Place, Southampton, Hampshire SO1 2EA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - BROUGH, HUMBERSIDE - GIBSON LANE/LOWFIELD LANE, WELTON.

    Planning authority: Beverley.Job: Outline plans for industrial/warehousing.Value: £8 million.Client: A Jordan Farms.Agent: Brian Clouston and Partners, 6a Greenhead Road, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD1 4EN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CAERPHILLY, MID GLAMORGAN - PHASE 1, WOODLANDS RISE, WATFORD.

    Planning authority: Rhymney Valley.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (64).Value: £2,250,000.Client: Ideal Homes Wales.Agent: Wyn Thomas and Partners, Andrews Buildings, 67 Queen Street, Cardiff, South Glamorgan CF1 4AU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CAERPHILLY, MID GLAMORGAN - PHASES 1 AND 2, CAERPHILLY BASIN.

    Planning authority: Rhymney Valley.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (97).Value: £3,400,000.Client: Alfred McAlpine Homes.Agent: Hammonds Yates Partnership, 1 St Peters Road, Portishead, Bristol, Avon BS20 9QY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 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
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CARDIFF, SOUTH GLAMORGAN - AREA 1B, PENGAM GREEN.

    Planning authority: Cardiff.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (149).Value: £5, 200,000.Client: Wimpey Homes Holdings.Agent: Wimpey Homes Holdings, 515-517 Stockwood Road, Brislington, Bristol, Avon BS4 5LT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - CHRISTCHURCH, DORSET - CHRISTCHURCH HOSPITAL, FAIRMILE ROAD/JUMPERS ROAD.

    Planning authority: Christchurch.Job: Outline plans for housing.Value: £1,600,000.Client: Bournemouth and Christchurch.Agent: Goadsby and Harding, 37-43 St Peters Road, Bournemouth, Dorset BH1 2JR. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - COBHAM, SURREY - ADJ SAINSBURY STORE, BRIDGE WAY OFF SEWAGE WORKS.

    Planning authority: Elmbridge.Job: Detailed plans for houses (85).Value: £2,550,000.Client: J Sainsbury.Agent: The JTS Partnership, Bernard House, The Drive, Great Warley, Brentwood, Essex CM13 3DJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DONCASTER, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - CARR HILL.

    Planning authority: Doncaster.Job: Detailed plans for distribution warehouse/offices.Value: £2 million.Client: Marshall Construction.Agent: Ian T Shuttleworth Associates, Birchwood House, Dalby Way, Middlesbrough, Cleveland TS8 0TW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DOVER, KENT - DOVER WESTERN DOCKS STATION, ADMIRALTY PIER WESTERN DOCKS.

    Planning authority: Dover.Job: Detailed plans for shipping terminal (conversion).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Dover Harbour Board.Agent: Evans and Langford, 91 Kings Street, Maidstone, Kent ME14 1BG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DUNBLANE, TAYSIDE - HIGHFIELDS.

    Planning authority: Stirling.Job: Detailed plans for detached houses/bungalows (108).Value: £4 million.Client: Barratt Scotland.Agent: Halliday Frazer Munro, 8 Victoria Street, Aberdeen, Grampian AB1 1XB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - DUNDEE, TAYSIDE - BALGILLO PARK, BALGILLO ROAD, BROUGHTY FERRY.

    Planning authority: Dundee.Job: Detailed plans for houses/bungalows/flats (161).Value: £4,800,000.Client: Bett Brothers.Agent: Bett Brothers, 9 Cox Street, Downfield, Dundee, Tayside DD1 9AB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EASTBOURNE, EAST SUSSEX - PART AREA B1 AND AREA B2, SOVEREIGN HARBOUR.

    Planning authority: Eastbourne.Job: Detailed plans for flats/houses and marina basin (240).Value: £10 million.Client: Sequoia Developments.Agent: Critchell Harrington and, 52 North Street, Chichester, West Sussex PO19 1NQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - 15/17 CHARLOTTE SQUARE.

    Planning authority: Edinburgh.Job: Detailed plans for office/dwellings (new/refurbishment) (4).Value: £8 million.Client: Scottish Widows Fund.Agent: Terry Farrell and Company, 17 Hatton Street, London, NW8 8PL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - 52/58 NICOLSON STREET AND 5/13,RICHMOND PLACE.

    Planning authority: Edinburgh.Job: Detailed plans for retail and student accommodation (2).Value: £5, 500,000.Client: Scottish Midland Society.Agent: Fletcher Joseph, 35a Melville Street, Edinburgh, Lothian EH3 7JF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - EDINBURGH PARK, SOUTH GYLE.

    Planning authority: Edinburgh.Job: Approval of reserved matters for health and fitness club.Value: £1 million.Client: New Edinburgh.Agent: Campbell and Arnott, 4 Albany Lane, Edinburgh, Lothian EH1 3QP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EDINBURGH, LOTHIAN - PORT HAMILTON, SEMPLE STREET.

    Planning authority: Edinburgh.Job: Outline plans granted for office headquarters (6).Value: £60 million.Client: Scottish Widows Insurance.Agent: Building Design Partnership, 5 Blythswood Square, Glasgow, Strathclyde G2 4AD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - EXMOUTH, DEVON - FORMER SHARPS TIMBER YARD, VICTORIA ROAD.

    Planning authority: East Devon.Job: Detailed plans for residential development (53).Value: £1,800,000.Client: Eagle Investments.Agent: Eagle Investments, Eagle House, 44 The Strand, Exmouth, Devon EX8 1AL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - FALKIRK, CENTRAL - HARLOW GRANGE, REDDING ROAD, BRIGHTONS.

    Planning authority: Falkirk.Job: Detailed plans for houses (223).Value: £6, 500,000.Client: Wimpey Homes Holdings.Agent: Wimpey Homes Holdings, Barnton Grove, Edinburgh, Lothian EH4 6BT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - FAREHAM, HAMPSHIRE - AREA 10E WHITELEY, EAST OF BOTLEY ROAD, BURRIDGE.

    Planning authority: Fareham.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (67).Value: £2,300,000.Client: Swainswick and Frogmore.Agent: R C Moore ARICS, 6 Monks Walk, Dibden Purlieu, Southampton, Hampshire SO4 5QM. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATCLYDE - SPRINGBURN ROAD, SPRINGBURN.

    Planning authority: Glasgow.Job: Detailed plans for warehouse.Value: £6 million.Client: Pricecostco Europe.Agent: Broadway and Malyan, 14 Mount Row, London, W1 5DA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLASGOW, STRATHCLYDE - MINERVVA WAY, ADJ SUMMIT CENTRE ICE RINK, ANDERSTON.

    Planning authority: Glasgow.Job: Detailed plans for hotel.Value: £5, 400,000.Client: Acrimpine.Agent: McIntyre Associates, 90 Seaward Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde G41 1HJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GLOUCESTER - CHAMBERS FARM, BROOKTHORPE.

    Planning authority: Stroud.Job: Outline plans for motorway service station.Value: £17 million.Client: Caledon Management.Agent: Caledon Management, Sandley House, Gillingham, Dorset SP8 5DU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GRANTHAM, LINCOLNSHIRE - BARNBY LANE, CLAYPOLE.

    Planning authority: South Kesteven.Job: Detailed plans for houses/bungalows (68).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Clarke Homes.Agent: Mason Richards Partnership, 2a Tettenhall Road, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV1 4SG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - GRAYS, ESSEX - WEST THURROCK WAY, LAKESIDE, THURROCK.

    Planning authority: Thurrock.Job: Outline plans granted for autopark.Value: £13 million.Client: Autoparks (UK).Agent: GHM Architects, Wheathampstead Place, Wheathampstead, St. Albans, Hertfordshire AL4 8SB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HAVERHILL, SUFFOLK - LAND OFF COLNE VALLEY ROAD.

    Planning authority: St. Edmundsbury.Job: Detailed plans for houses (79).Value: £2,700,000.Client: Westbury Homes.Agent: Westbury Homes, Anglia Way, Moulton Park, Northampton, NN3 6JA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HEMEL HEMPSTEAD, HERTFORDSHIRE - N R/O 162-274 BELSWAI.

    Planning authority: Dacorum.Job: Outline plans for residential development (160).Value: £5, 500,000.Client: Charela Holdings.Agent: DTZ Debenham Thorpe, 44 Brook Street, London, W1A 4AG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HEREFORD, HEREFORD AND WORCESTER - BELMONT.

    Planning authority: South Herefordshire.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (47).Value: £2,250,000.Client: Bellmont Homes.Agent: Datum Design, Unit 30, Wombourne Enterprise Park, Wombourne, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV5 8AU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HULL, HUMBERSIDE - ADJ BROADACRE SCHOOL, WAWNE RD.

    Planning authority: Kingston-upon-Hull.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £3 million.Client: Humberside County Council.Agent: Humberside County Council, County Hall, Beverley, Humberside HU17 9BA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HULL, HUMBERSIDE - BUDE ROAD, KINGSWOOD.

    Planning authority: Kingston-upon-Hull.Job: Detailed plans for houses/bungalows (111).Value: £3,880,000.Client: Beal Developments.Agent: J M Dickins, 3 George Street, Hedon, Hull, Humberside HU12 8JH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HULL, HUMBERSIDE - FORMER PRIESTMANS, KINGSTON, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS PARK, HEDON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Kingston-upon-Hull.Job: Detailed plans for industrial units (5).Value: £3 million.Client: Wykeland Construction.Agent: Wykeland Construction, 47 Queen Street, Hull, Humberside HU1 1UU. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HULL, HUMBERSIDE - PRIORY YARD, PRIORY WAY.

    Planning authority: Kingston-upon-Hull.Job: Outline plans granted for business/industrial/storage.Value: £10 million.Client: Henry Boot Developments.Agent: Henry Boot Developments, Banner Cross Hall, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S11 9PD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - HULL, HUMBERSIDE - ZONE 3, SOUTH BRIDGE ROAD, VICTORIA DOCK.

    Planning authority: Kingston-upon-Hull.Job: Detailed plans for houses (119).Value: £4 million.Client: Bellway Urban Renewal.Agent: Ian Darby Partnership, Suite B, 3rd Floor, 53 The Calls, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 7EY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ISLEWORTH, HOUNSLOW - WEST MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY, HOSPITAL TWICKENHAM ROAD.

    Planning authority: Hounslow.Job: Detailed plans for mental health unit.Value: £2,500,000.Client: Hounslow and Spelthorne.Agent: Devereux Partnership, Zeeta House, 200 Upper Richmond Road, London, SW15 2SH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - KENDAL, CUMBRIA - OFF KENDAL PARKS ROAD.

    Planning authority: South Lakeland.Job: Detailed plans for houses (160).Value: £5, 500,000.Client: Barratt Manchester.Agent: Barratt Manchester, Worrall House, 683 Chester Road, Manchester, M16 0QS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - KETTERING, NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - PARKWAY, NORTHAMPTON ROAD.

    Planning authority: Kettering.Job: Detailed plans for residential development (100).Value: £3,500,000.Client: Wilcon Construction.Agent: Wilcon Construction, Salthouse Road, Brackmills, Northampton, NN4 0BD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - KIDDERMINSTER, HEREFORD AND WORCESTER - LAND OFF HERON SPENNELLS AREA 13.

    Planning authority: Wyre Forest.Job: Detailed plans for houses and flats (86).Value: £3,500,000.Client: Harden Housing Association.Agent: Wyre Forest District Council, Civic Centre, New Street, Stourport-On-Severn, Hereford and Worcester DY13 8UJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES - BAE SITE, RICHMOND ROAD.

    Planning authority: Kingston-on-Thames.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (116).Value: £3,400,000.Client: Laing Homes (South).Agent: PRC Partnership, 32 Victoria Road, Surbiton, KT6 4JT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LEAMINGSON SPA, WARWICKSHIRE - COURIER PRESS SITE, QUEENSWAY.

    Planning authority: Warwick.Job: Outline plans for mixed development.Client: Wirral Hughes Properties.Agent: Wood Frampton Partnership, 70-72 Clarendon Street, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire CV32 4PE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LEAMINGTON SPA, WARWICKSHIRE - 19-35 KENILWORTH STREET.

    Planning authority: Warwick.Job: Detailed plans for sheltered flats (59).Value: £1,750,000.Client: McCarthy and Stone Developments.Value: £1,750,000.Agent: Planning Bureau, 1st Floor, Hartington House, Hartington Road, Altrincham, Greater Manchester WA14 5LX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LEAMINGTON SPA, WARWICKSHIRE - WESTON HOSPITAL, WESTON UNDER WETHERLEY.

    Planning authority: Warwick.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £12,600,000.Client: West Midlands Regional Health.Agent: The Planning Practice, Malt House, Sydney Buildings, Bath, Avon BA2 6BZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LEOMINSTER, HEREFORD AND WORCESTER - BUCKFIELD ROAD.

    Planning authority: Leominster.Job: Detailed plans for housing (70).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Beazer Homes (Mercia).Agent: Bolton Lomas Bradshaw, 52 Whitburn Street, Bridgnorth, Shropshire WV16 4QT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LINCOLN - HUME ARMS CARAVAN PARK, MAIN STREET, TORKSEY.

    Planning authority: West Lindsey.Job: Outline plans for residential.Client: Kinvena Leisure Homes.Value: £3 million.Agent: Anderson Associates, Tom Hill Barn, Broughton, Skipton, North Yorkshire BD23 3AQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE - LONDON ROAD, DAULBY STREET.

    Planning authority: Liverpool.Job: Outline plans granted for lung cancer research centre.Value: £3,500,000.Client: Lung Cancer Fund.Agent: Franklin Stafford Partners, E 21 Albert Dock, Liverpool, Merseyside L3 4AA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LIVERPOOL, MERSEYSIDE - PRESCOT LANE, FINCH LANE.

    Planning authority: Liverpool.Job: Detailed plans for houses (388).Value: £13 million.Client: Maunders Urban Renewal.Agent: Maunders Homes (NW), Development House, 30 Crofts Bank Road, Urmston, Manchester, M41 0JS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, BARNET - WOODHOUSE COLLEGE, WOODHOUSE ROAD, FINCHLEY.

    Planning authority: Barnet.Job: Detailed plans for college (extension/refurbishment).Value: £3 million.Client: Woodhouse College.Agent: Cecil Denny Highton and Partners, Axtell House, 23-24 Warwick Street, London, W1R 5RB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, BELL GREEN GASE SITE, SYDENHAM.

    Planning authority: Lewisham.Job: Detailed plans for Savacentre.Value: £20 million.Client: Savercentre.Agent: Chetwood Associates, 12-13 Clerkenwell Green, London, EC1R 0DP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, CITY OF LONDON - 60 GRACECHURCH STREET.

    Planning authority: City Of London Corporation.Job: Detailed plans for offices/retail.Value: £20 million.Client: Societe General.Client: Wates City Of London.Agent: Halpern Partnership, Leonard House, 9-15 Leonard Street, London, EC2A 4HP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, CITY OF WESTMINSTER - CLEMENT HOUSE, 99 ALDWYCH.

    Planning authority: Westminster.Job: Detailed plans for college (refurbishment).Value: £5 million.Client: London School of Economics.Agent: Shepheard Epstein and Hunter, 14/22 Ganton Street, London, W1 1LB. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, CITY OF WESTMINSTER - CLEMENT HOUSE, 99 ALDWYCH.

  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, JUXON HOUSE, ST PAUL'S CHURCHYARD.

    Planning authority: City Of London Corporation.Job: Detailed plans for office building (3).Value: £12 million.Client: Standard Life Assurance Co.Agent: Whitfield Partners, 63-67 Carter Lane, London, EC4V 5HE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, MERTON - MERANTUM WAY AND CHRISTCHURCH ROAD, COLLIERS WOOD.

    Planning authority: Merton.Job: Outline plans for commercial development (6).Value: £15 million.Client: J Sainsbury.Agent: Town Planning Consultancy, 18 Southwark Street, London, SE1 0SW.
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, PILGRIM ST, LUDGATE BROADWAY, BLACKFRIARS LANE, WAITHAM STREET.

    Planning authority: City of London Corporation.Job: Detailed plans for offices/public house (2).Value: £7,500,000.Client: John Simpson and Partners.Agent: John Simpson and Partners, 29 Great James Street, London, WC1N 3ES. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - LONDON, SOUTHWARK - BT COLOMBO HOUSE, JOAN STREET.

    Planning authority: Southwark.Job: Detailed plans for offices (conversion).Value: £3 million.Client: BT Property Group.Agent: Percy Thomas Partnership, Capital House, 25 Chapel Street, London, NW1 5DH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - MAIDSTONE, KENT - JUNCTION OF CHATHAM ROAD A229 AND FORSTAL ROAD.

    Planning authority: Maidstone.Job: Approval of reserved matters for hotel.Value: £5 million.Client: Henry Starnes.Agent: GDM Partnership, 67 College Road, Maidstone, Kent ME15 6SX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - MEXBOROUGH, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - PASTURES ROAD.

    Planning authority: Doncaster.Job: Outline plans for industrial development.Value: £5 million.Client: Milton House Investments.Agent: Wood Frampton, Three Spires House, Station Road, Lichfield, Staffordshire WS13 6HX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - MOTHERWELL, STRATHCLYDE - HIGH ROAD.

    Planning authority: Motherwell.Job: Detailed plans for heritage centre.Value: £3,600,000.Client: Motherwell District Council.Agent: Andrew Merrylees Associates, 17 Bernard Street, Edinburgh, Lothian EH6 6PW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - MUSSELBURGH, LOTHIAN - OLIVE BANK, NEWHAILES ROAD.

    Planning authority: East Lothian.Job: Outline plans granted for supermarket.Value: £5 million.Client: United Central Bakeries.Agent: United Central Bakeries, 43 Inchmuir Road, Whitehill Industrial Estate, Bathgate, Lothian EH48 2EW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NEATH, WEST GLAMORGAN - TY'N YR HEOL, NEATH ROAD, TONNA.

    Planning authority: Neath.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (42).Value: £2,900,000.Client: Bellway Homes.Agent: Hammonds Yates Partnership, 1 St Peters Road, Portishead, Bristol, BS20 9QY. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, TYNE AND WEAR - KINGSTON RETAIL PARK, BRUNTON LANE, KINGSTON PARK.

    Planning authority: Newcastle-upon-Tyne.Job: Outl. Grant After Appeal for retail development.Value: £7 million.Client: Wilson (UK) Developments.Agent: Peter Hing and Jones, 3rd Floor, West End House, 11 Hills Place, London, W1R 1AG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NEWPORT, GWENT - SOMERTON PARK, CRONWELL ROAD.

    Planning authority: Newport.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses/flats (77).Value: £2,600,000.Client: Charter Housing Association.Agent: Charter Housing Association, 11 Devon Place, Newport, Gwent NP9 4TA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - NORTH FERRIBY, HUMBERSIDE - WESTFIELD FARM, WESTFIELD LANE, SWANLAND.

    Planning authority: Beverley.Job: Outline plans granted for residential.Value: £5 million.Client: Exec G Westerdale Deceased.Agent: The Staniford Glover, 3 Sowhill Road, Beverley, Humberside HU17 8BG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - OLDHAM, GREATER MANCHESTER - DELPH NEW ROAD.

    Planning authority: Oldham.Job: Detailed plans for hotel complex.Value: £4 million.Client: Wiggett Construction.Agent: Hall Needham Associates, 136 Werneth Hall Road, Coppice, Oldham, Greater Manchester OL8 1SP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - OLDHAM, GREATER MANCHESTER - GODSON STREET.

    Planning authority: Oldham.Job: Detailed plans for low cost private houses (166).Value: £5, 800,000.Client: Maunders Urban Renewal.Agent: Maunders Urban Renewal, 25 The Crescent, Salford, Greater Manchester M5 4PF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - OLDHAM, GREATER MANCHESTER - HIGHER FULLWOOD.

    Planning authority: Oldham.Job: Detailed plans for houses (61).Value: £2,100,000.Client: Maunders Urban Renewal.Agent: Maunders Urban Renewal, 25 The Crescent, Salford, Greater Manchester M5 4PF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ORPINGTON, BROMLEY - ORPINGTON COLLEGE OF FURTHER EDUCATION, THE WALNUTS.

    Planning authority: Bromley.Job: Outline plans granted for college (extension).Client: Orpington College of Further Education.Value: £3 million.Agent: Fibbens Fox Associates, 31 The Broadway, Woodford Green, IG8 0HQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PLYMOUTH, DEVON - LONGBRIDGE ROAD, MARSH MILLS.

    Planning authority: Plymouth.Job: Outline plans for commercial development (3).Value: £3 million.Client: Spen Hill Properties.Agent: Mewes and Davis, Derriford Business Park, Brest Road, Plymouth, Devon PL6 5QZ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PORTSMOUTH, HAMPSHIRE - FRATTON GOODS YARD, GOLDSMITH AVENUE, FRATTON.

    Planning authority: Portsmouth.Job: Outline plans for business/industrial/warehouse (7).Value: £12 million.Client: Safeway Properties.Agent: Rapleys, Maddox House, 1 Maddox Street, London, W1R 9WA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - PRESTON, LANCASHIRE - LEYLAND LANE, SCHLESWIG WAY, WADE BROOK.

    Planning authority: South Ribble.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (70).Value: £3,100,000.Client: McLean Homes (NW and Cheshire).Agent: McLean Homes (NW and Cheshire), Litchfield House, Gadbrook Park, Rudheath, Northwich, Cheshire CW9 7RF. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - RAMSGATE, KENT - HOVERPORT SITE, SANDWICH ROAD.

    Planning authority: Thanet.Job: Outline plans for leisure centre/holiday village.Value: £4 million.Client: Chamelion.Agent: Lee Evans De Moubray, Lee Court, 26a Castle Street, Canterbury, Kent CT1 2PX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - READING, BERKSHIRE - BRIDGE STREET AND COUNTY LOCK.

    Planning authority: Reading.Job: Detailed plans for office building.Value: £2,750,000.Client: Hill Samuel and Co.Agent: Broadway Malyan, Ilex House, 10a High Street, Theale, Reading, Berkshire RG7 5AN. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - READING, BERKSHIRE - FORBURY HOUSE, THE FORBURY AND ABBEY SQUARE, 3-10 MARKET PLACE.

    Planning authority: Reading.Job: Detailed plans for office buildings.Value: £25 million.Client: Prudential Assurance.Agent: Drivers Jonas, Dennis House, Marsden Street, Manchester, M2 1HW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - RETFORD, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE - HALLCROFT ROAD.

    Planning authority: Bassetlaw.Job: Detailed plans for houses (315).Value: £11 million.Client: Henry Boot Developments.Agent: Henry Boot Developments, Banner Cross Hall, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S11 9PD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - RETFORD, NOTTINGHAMSHIRE - OLLERTON ROAD, ORDSALL.

    Planning authority: Bassetlaw.Job: Outline plans for residential development.Value: £8 million.Client: Southfields Properties.Agent: Southfields Properties, 93 Elborough Street, Southfields, London, SW18 5DS. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - RICKMANSWORTH, HERTFORDSHIRE - MARCONI, THE CROXLEY CENTRE, HATTERS LANE.

    Planning authority: Three Rivers.Job: Outline plans for shops/office buildings.Value: £4,500,000.Client: Norman Rourke and Partners.Agent: Norman Rourke and Partners, 63 Grosvenor Street, London, W1X 9DA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ROCHESTER, KENT - FORMER SHORTS FACTORY, THE ESPLANADE.

    Planning authority: Rochester Upon Medway.Job: Detailed plans for flats/houses (106).Value: £3,500,000.Client: Nova Homes.Agent: Prime Folio, Equitable House, 1 Ashford Road, Maidstone, KentME14 5RJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ROCHESTER, KENT - OFF BRITANNIA ROAD, HIGH HALSTOW.

    Planning authority: Rochester Upon Medway.Job: Detailed plans for houses and bungalows (124).Value: £4,300,000.Client: Wilcon Homes (Midlands).Agent: Wilcon Homes (Midlands), Thomas Wilson House, Tenter Road, Moulton Park, Northampton, NN3 6QJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ROTHERHAM, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - AMORYS HOLT WAY, MALTBY.

    Planning authority: Rotherham.Job: Approval of reserved matters for houses (43).Value: £1,720,000.Client: Tarmac Homes Yorkshire.Agent: Tarmac Homes Yorkshire, Hesley House, Upper Wortley Road, Rotherham, South Yorkshire S61 2RE. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ROTHERHAM, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - POPLAR GROVE, RAVENFIELD.

    Planning authority: Rotherham.Job: Detailed plans for houses (68).Value: £2,380,000.Client: Hassall Homeshire Homes.Agent: Walker Morris, Kings Court, 12 King Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 2HL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ROTHERHAM, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - SANDY LANE, BRAMLEY.

    Planning authority: Rotherham.Job: Outline plans granted for residential.Value: £8 million.Client: Barratt Leeds.Agent: Walker Morris, Kings Court, 12 King Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS1 2HL. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ROTHERHAM, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - STATION ROAD, KIVETON PARK.

    Planning authority: Rotherham.Job: Detailed plans for houses (55).Value: £2 million.Client: Younger Homes (Northern).Agent: Barraton Design Studio, 68 Bentley Road, Bentley, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN5 9TA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - RUNCORN, CHESHIRE - ADJ CHESTER ROAD, NORTHWICH ROAD.

    Planning authority: Halton.Job: Outline plans granted for industrial.Value: £25 million.Client: Bass Developments.Agent: Leach Rhodes Walker Architects, West Riverside, New Bailey Street, Manchester, M3 4AJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SCARBOROUGH, NORTH YORKSHIRE - HARTFORD HOUSE, 33 FILEY ROAD.

    Planning authority: Scarborough.Job: Detailed plans for sheltered flats (48).Value: £1,680,000.Client: McCarthy and Stone Developments.Agent: Planning Bureau, 1st Floor, Hartington House, Hartington Road, Altrincham, Greater Manchester WA14 5LX. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SCUNTHORPE, HUMBERSIDE - PLOTS 85-110 AND 116-132, SORELL WAY, FLIXBOROUGH.

    Planning authority: Glanford.Job: Detailed plans for houses/luxury houses (43).Value: £1,500,000.Client: Beazer Homes (Yorkshire).Agent: Beazer Homes (Yorkshire), Beazer House, Kirksandall Industrial Estate, Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN3 1QP. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - 17-21 WESTBOURNE ROAD.

    Planning authority: Sheffield.Job: Detailed plans for nursing home.Value: £1,500,000.Client: Hincliffe Hartley and Watts.Agent: South Yorkshire Housing, St Silas House, Moore Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 7UW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFORD, BEDFORDSHIRE - BEADLOW MANOR GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB, BEADLOW.

  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SHEFFORD, BEDFORDSHIRE - BEADLOW MANOR GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB, BEADLOW.

    Planning authority: Mid Bedfordshire.Job: Outline plans for residential/leisure development (44).Value: £5 million.Client: Beadlow Manor Country Club.Agent: G W Horne Architecural, 19 Elstow Road, Kempston, Bedford, MK42 8HD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE - CALSHOT ACTIVITIES CENTRE, CALSHOT SPIT, FAWLEY.

    Planning authority: New Forest.Job: Detailed plans for sports centre (recladding).Value: £2 million.Client: Hampshire County Council.Agent: Hampshire County Council, The Castle, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 8UJ.
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE - TESTWOOD HOUSE, SALISBURY ROAD, NETLEY MARSH.

    Planning authority: New Forest.Job: Detailed plans for industrial units/office new/ (4).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Cert Properties.Agent: Dalton Warner and Davis, 19-20 Garlick Hill, London, EC4V 2AH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ST. HELENS, MERSEYSIDE - BURTONHEAD ROAD, M62 LINK ROAD.

    Planning authority: St. Helens.Job: Outline plans granted for industrial/leisure/retail.Value: £5 million.Client: Ravenhead Developments.Agent: P J Robinson, Anchorage 1,Anchorage Quay, Salford Quays, Salford, Greater Manchester M5 2YJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - ST. HELENS, MERSEYSIDE - RAVENSHEAD.

    Planning authority: St. Helens.Job: Outline plans for snow skiing centre.Value: £45 million.Client: Crest Strategic Projects.Agent: AMEC, Anchorage 1,Anchorage Quay, Salford Quays, Manchester, M5 2YJ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - STOCKPORT, GREATER MANCHESTER - LITHOPAK SITE, 547 LONDON ROAD, HAZEL GROVE.

    Planning authority: Stockport.Job: Outline plans for supermarket.Value: £10 million.Client: J Sainsbury.Agent: Rapleys, Maddox House, 1 Maddox Street, London, W1R 9WA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - STOCKPORT, GREATER MANCHESTER - LITHOPAK SITE, 547 LONDON ROAD, HAZEL GROVE.

  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - STOCKTON-ON-TEES, CLEVELAND - SITE N, INGLEBY BARWICK.

    Planning authority: Stockton-on-Tees.Job: Detailed plans for houses (73).Value: £2,500,000.Client: McLean Homes (NE).Agent: McLean Homes (NE), Bowesfield Lane, Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland TS18 3HG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - STOCKTON-ON-TEES, CLEVELAND - SITE R, SOBER HALL VILLAGE, INGLEBY BARWICK.

    Planning authority: Stockton-on-Tees.Job: Detailed plans for houses (61).Value: £2,350,000.Client: McLean Homes (NE).Agent: McLean Homes (NE), Bowesfield Lane, Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland TS18 3HG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - STONEHAVEN, GRAMPIAN - NEWTONHILL ROAD, NEWTONHILL.

    Planning authority: Kincardine and Deeside.Job: Outline plans for residential.Value: £5 million.Client: W S Atkins Scotland.Agent: W S Atkins Scotland, 6 Golden Square, Aberdeen, Grampian AB1 1RD. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - STUDLEY, WARWICKSHIRE - ABBEYFIELDS HOSPITAL, BIRMINGHAM RD.

    Planning authority: Stratford-on-Avon.Job: Detailed plans for houses and flats (92).Value: £3 million.Client: Wimpey Homes Holdings.Agent: Wimpey Homes Holdings, Chester Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, West Midlands B35 7AH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - SWANSEA, WEST GLAMORGAN - FFORDD Y MYNYDD, BIRCHGROVE.

    Planning authority: Swansea.Job: Detailed plans for houses (83).Value: £2,900,000.Client: Wimpey Construction.Agent: Wimpey Construction, 515 Stock-wood Road, Brislington, Bristol, Avon BS4 5LT. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WAKEFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE - LEEDS/WAKEFIELD ROAD, MATTY LANE, ROBIN HOOD.

    Planning authority: Leeds.Job: Detailed plans for houses/bungalows (90).Value: £3,150,000.Client: Persimmon Homes (Yorkshire).Agent: Thompson Spencer Partnership, Chantrell House, 1 Chantrell Court, The Calls, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS2 7HA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 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.Agent: Thorburns, 3 Charlwood Court, County Oak, Way, Crawley, West Sussex RH11 7XA. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WALSALL, WEST MIDLANDS - BETWEEN GORWAY ROAD AND BROAD.

    Planning authority: Walsall.Job: Detailed plans for houses (81).Value: £3,600,000.Client: McLean Homes (Midland).Agent: McLean Homes (Midland), Chenet House, Watling Street, Cannock, Staffordshire WS11 3LW. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WAREHAM, DORSET - EAST HOLTON FARM, HOLTON HEATH.

    Planning authority: Purbeck.Job: Approval of reserved matters for environmental study centre.Value: £1,500,000.Client: East Holton Charity.Agent: Ken Morgan Architects, Apple House, Lytchett Matravers, Poole, Dorset BH16 6HH. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WILLENHALL, WEST MIDLANDS - LAND OFF COLTHAM ROAD, LITTLE LANE, SHORT HEATH.

    Planning authority: Walsall.Job: Detailed plans for houses (52).Value: £2,500,000.Client: Crest Homes (Midlands).Agent: KCH Designs, High Street, Pattingham, Wolverhampton, West Midlands WV6 7BQ. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANNING - WOKING, SURREY - SITE A, BROOKWOOD HOSPITAL, KNAPHILL.

    Planning authority: Woking.Job: Detailed plans for houses/flats (198).Value: £6 million.Client: Fairclough Homes (SE).Agent: Crescent Designs, 71 Portland Road, Worthing, West Sussex BN11 1QG. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: PLANT PURCHASING SCHEME - BARCLAYS MERCANTILE.

    Barclays Mercantile is offering a flexible scheme for acquiring plant and equipment. Firms needing finance in December can pre-arrange the funds, knowing from the outset the maximum they will pay. Optional Forward Funding applies to deals of at least £100,000 lasting either three or five years which commence this December. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: POWER TO SIEMENS - KING'S LYNN.

    Siemens has taken the contract to build the £160 million Eastern Electricity power station at King's Lynn in Norfolk.Work on the 340 MW station will start in the next two weeks with the first electricity due to be delivered at the end of 1996.TBV and GEC Alsthom were among the other contenders for the contract.
  • 29Sep94 UK: POWERMOLE CONFIDENT.

  • 29Sep94 UK: PRESCOTT UNVEILS INDUSTRY BLUEPRINT.

    Labour deputy leader John Prescott delivered his party's blueprint for the future of the construction industry last week.Mr Prescott urged the professional bodies in the industry to invest in people. He said: 'We have the worst trained labour force of any developed country. And all too often the institutions stay out of the argument.'His speech, to the Chartered Institute of Building on Tyneside, covered transport policy, training, and infrastructure spending. He said: 'The Government has got
  • 29Sep94 UK: PRICES GATHER MOMENTUM - BUILDING MATERIALS PRICES RISE.

  • 29Sep94 UK: PROGRESS SHAKES OFF THE SHACKLES OF THE OLD WAYS - NO-DIG TECHNOLOGY.

  • 29Sep94 UK: PUTTING A STOP TO THE TRAINING ROT - CONSTRUCTION.

  • 29Sep94 UK: RAMBOR'S THRUST ON DISPLAY - THRUST BORING SYSTEM.

    Rambor, a division of Deeweld mining, is demonstrating its PB40 guided thrust boring system, designed for controlled pipelaying of most systems. The system comprises pilot drilling by steered rods followed by non-steered pipe.The firm will also display its Perforator PB30 Thrust Borer which is currently installing 320 mm dia steel casings beneath the M2 motorway in Kent.The machine can install most types of pipe of between 100 mm and 500 mm. Necessary pit size is minimal, says the firm.Rambor
  • 29Sep94 UK: RED CARPET FOR BOREKING - ARDCO PRODUCT THROUGH DJH INTERNATIONAL.

    The BoreKing directional drilling machine is making its UK debut at the No-Dig Live show at Sutton Coldfield next week. Produced by American firm Ardco, the BoreKing has been brought into this country by the Americans' UK agent, DJH International of Bridgwater. DJH managing director David Harris believes the machine's compactness and manoeuvrability will help it gain a foothold in the streetworks market. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: REDLAND ADDS CREAM TO BRICK PORTFOLIO - REDLAND BRICKS.

    Redland has introduced Cottenham Cream Stock to extend its range of buff brick. Produced at the firm's Todmills works, the new brick is a pale cream with occasional flashes of richer golden shades.Redland Bricks 0782 715500 CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: REDROW'S RATES HIKE WARNING.

    Redrow, the Clwyd-based house builder which joined the stock market last May, has warned of the effect the recent rise in interest rates may have on trading over coming months.Chairman Steve Morgan said: 'It is too early to say what effect the recent increase in interest rates will have on consumer confidence. I would therefore express some caution in respect of the trading environment for the coming months.'But he added that Redrow had a record forward sales position of more than 800 homes a
  • 29Sep94 UK: REGISTER BOOST FOR NO-DIG FIRMS.

    Workload for no-dig firms could receive a long-term boost thanks to the decision by local transport minister Steven Norris to give the go-ahead for a computerised streetworks register.The register aims to reduce the disruption to traffic and local residents caused by the utilities and cable television companies when they dig up roads to install or repair services.The register will be set up by a consortium of the computer firms Digital Equipment and Logica with Mercury Communications.The cont
  • 29Sep94 UK: RMC SEES PROFITS INCREASE BY 60PC.Rising volumes and prices at its UK aggregates and ready mixed concrete operations helped RMC to raise pre-tax profits by 60 per cent to £99 million

    The firm's first half UK profits leapt to £33.3 million from £14.1 million last time as it benefited from a surge in housing-related demand. First half volumes rose by 8.5 per cent and prices increased by 8 per cent.Group managing director Peter Young said he was confident that prices would be maintained but 'would not harden much more' for the rest of this year. Referring to the price-cutting during the recession, Mr Young said: 'The industry cut its throat and went through the blo
  • 29Sep94 UK: ROAD PROGRAMME UNDER DUAL THREAT.

    A double blow to the roads programme is expected this autumn from two sets of government transport advisers.The Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution is to call for a massive diversion of money away from the £2 billion-a-year roads programme and into rail and bus projects.And the influential Standing Advisory Committee on Trunk Road Assessments (SACTRA) is believed to have decided that road building in itself generates extra traffic.This argument has been central to the case of the
  • 29Sep94 UK: SAFETY EXPERT REFUSES TO PAY FINE.

    A safety consultant is vowing to go to prison rather than pay a fine for breaching health and safety laws.Richard Glen, 55, was the first safety consultant to be prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive when he was convicted at Newcastle Crown Court in August. He was fined £2,000 and had to pay £5,000 costs for breaching his 'general duty to other than an employee at work' in failing to protect them against health risks. The case focused in particular on procedures for asbestos
  • 29Sep94 UK: SAFETY FIRST FOR GEOTECHNICAL'S ANALYSER.

    Geotechnical Instruments of Leamington Spa is marketing its GA94 landfill gas analyser as the only instrument of its type which has been certified as intrinsically safe. It is capable of measuring methane, carbon dioxide and oxygen, and can be used inside buildings to check for gases.The analyser comes in the form of a hand-held unit inside a watertight rugged enclosure designed to cope with heavy use on site.
  • 29Sep94 UK: SCAFFOLDING FIRM SUES WIMPEY FOR £6 MILLION - WESTMINSTER.

  • 29Sep94 UK: SCAFFOLDING FIRM SUES WIMPEY FOR £6 MILLION - WESTMINSTER.

  • 29Sep94 UK: SHARE PRICES - CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES.

  • 29Sep94 UK: SKIDDING TO AN ACCESS PLATFORM - EUROGREEN MACHINERY.

    Worthing-based Eurogreen Machinery has introduced a skid steer mounted access platform. Two versions - the High Set 9000 4WD and the High Set 9000 Plus 4WD - have 214 kg lift capacities and lift heights of 9.3 and 11.1 m respectively.Weighing just over 1 tonne the High Sets use 11 PS Honda petrol engines to drive a hydrostatic all wheel drive system. The machines are controlled by a lever system located in the basket.Eurogreen also offers a range of conventional skid steer loaders and a skid
  • 29Sep94 UK: SMALL FIRMS FEAR SKILLS SHORTAGES.

    Skills shortages are a major fear for small construction firms looking to take on more workers.But low demand is still the main factor preventing recruitment, according to a survey by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).The survey found that 95 per cent of builders employing fewer than 50 people expected to hire extra staff over the next five years.But 45 per cent said the gap between the skills they need and the skills they get would be a barrier.The principal elements respondents felt we
  • 29Sep94 UK: SNAP-LOCK PUTS SEWER REPAIR SYSTEM ON SHOW.

    The Japan Snap-Lock Company is exhibiting its unique Snap-Lock localised repair system for sewers.The system uses an expandable stainless steel sleeve surrounded by rubber to which hydrophilic rubber seals are bonded.Installed in a leaking or defective sewer by a special packer inflated with compressed air, it provides a permanent and positive seal without the use of resins or other chemicals. The manufacturers say the system is especially suitable for the repair of leaking joints and cracks
  • 29Sep94 UK: SOUTH BOOSTS BARRATT'S FORTUNES.

    A return to profit at its Southern housing division helped Barratt Developments to drive up pre-tax profits to £35.2 million in the year to June (1993: £20.4 million).After four years of losses the group's southern division was helped by price rises of 5-10 per cent in the group's sites within the M25.Chairman Sir Lawrie Barratt painted an optimistic picture of the UK housing market and forecast total housing transactions would increase by 10 per cent over the coming year.The group'
  • 29Sep94 UK: SPARKS WIN PAY DEAL - ELECTRICAL UNION AEEU.

    Employers and the electrical union AEEU have negotiated a 3.3 per cent increase to the national pay rates under the JIB agreement. This means the hourly rate of an electrician will rise from £5.54 to £5.72. The approved electrician rate will rise to £6.20 and the labourer rate to £4.46.The agreement also covers onshore operatives working in oil and gas exploration where the technician rate rises to £9.53, an approved electrician to £8.55, an electrician to £
  • 29Sep94 UK: SPEED PRIVATE WORK - CLARKE.

    Chancellor Kenneth Clarke has written to all his Cabinet colleagues to urge them to bring forward privately-financed construction schemes before the budget on November 29.The environment, education and health departments are all believed to have schemes on the starting blocks, or practical plans in the pipeline.And the Department of Transport is already showing the way with its pathfinder projects for design, build and operate roads.Mr Clarke is keen to make private finance announcements at n
  • 29Sep94 UK: STEWART MILNE RISES - PROFIT INCREASE.

    Stewart Milne Group, the Aberdeen-based contractor, has unveiled a 20 per cent rise in pre-tax profits to £5 million for the year ending May. Turnover rose marginally to £93 million and the company built 800 housing units in Scotland. Chairman Stewart Milne said the market-place was not likely to be noticeably easier over the next couple of years. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: SUBBIE COULD HAVE BEEN 'ROASTED ALIVE' - CABLE PATCHED UP.

    A groundworks subbie was caught dicing with death as he patched up a damaged 11,000 volt electricity cable with insulating tape.A safety inspector said Danny Casey, 46, of Manchester could have been 'roasted alive' as he taped up the underground cable which had been hit by an excavator bucket.A fortnight later the cable exploded leaving local people in darkness for hours.Mr Casey pleaded guilty to failing to ensure the safety of workers and was fined £4,000 with £300 costs by magist
  • 29Sep94 UK: SWAN HILL OPTIONS - WEST MIDLANDS DEVELOPMENTS.

    Swan Hill Developments, Higgs and Hill's property division, together with Caterham Development, have plans for either a 15,000 sq m retail development or an 8,000 sq m food store in Wolverhampton, West Midlands.Two separate planning applications for each proposal have been sent to the borough council for development of the 6 ha former Dana Spicer factory site.As part of any deal, the developers have promised to carry out major infrastructure work to improve traffic flow at the site. CONSTRUCT
  • 29Sep94 UK: TARMAC CAGEY ON HOUSE SALES.

  • 29Sep94 UK: TARMAC SHARE PRICE SLIPS AFTER RESULTS.

    Tarmac chief executive Neville Simms came out fighting last week after the firm's share price slipped on announcement of its interim results. The company is sounding a cautious note on the housing market after losing 50 new home reservations a week since the latest interest rate rise. But pre-tax profits leapt ten-fold and plans are afoot for a major push overseas.- For full results see page 12. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: TARMAC, TILBURY ABANDON HEARTLANDS.

    Tarmac and Tilbury Douglas have pulled out of a consortium set up five years ago to develop a 132 ha site in Birmingham Heartlands.Remaining contractors Bryant Properties and Wimpey are renaming their joint venture Waterlinks Developments and hope to start work on the site next year. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: TELESPEC'S EXPLOSIVE LAUNCH - CCTV EQUIPMENT.

    Surrey-based Telespec, the manufacturer of CCTV systems for the inspection of pipelines, services and boreholes, is marketing a range of CCTV equipment especially for use in explosive environments.The new equipment has been designed, tested and certified to comply with British and European standards. Manufactured by Telespec under licence from Morgan Collis, a Thames Water company, the system comprises a colour camera, lighting units, a tractor unit, cables and a control console.Other items t
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - BIRMINGHAM, WEST MIDLANDS - THROUGHOUT THE CITY OF BIRMINGHAM.

    Job: External redecoration and associated repairs to council-owned dwellings 1995. Contract Nos F5250/1-4 (quote in all communications).Client: The Birmingham City Council, PO Box 37, 1 Lancaster Circus, Birmingham B4 7DJ.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the award procedure is expected to start in December 1994.Time period: January 1995 until December 1995.Apply to: Further information from the address above, Mr J.F.Willetts, Senior Quantity Surveyor, Corporate Services Depar
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - DARLINGTON, COUNTY DURHAM - NEESHAM ROAD.

    Job: The construction of new training facilities and lecture rooms.Client: The Territorial Army Volunteer Reserve.Tender date: 5 tenders invited.Agent: Fennell and Baddiley, Dixon Dawson, chartered architects of Chester-le-Street; Derek H Bell Associates, consulting engineers of Whickham, tyne and Wear; Lumsdon and Wood Partnership, chartered surveyors of Chester-le-Street.Value: £500,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - HEREFORD AND WORCESTER - IN THE COUNTY OF HEREFORD AND WORCESTER.

    Job: A highway maintenance and repair contract. Contract reference is CS684.Client: West Mercia Supplies, Hereford and Worcester County Council, 107 Longden Road, Shrewsbury SY3 9EL.Tender date: January 6, 1995.Time period: Approximately 4 years.Apply by: October 7.Apply to: The request to participate questionnaire may be obtained by writing to the Director of Supplies, West Mercia Supplies, 107 Longden Road, Shrewsbury SY3 9EL, quoting contract reference CS684. 3 copies of the questionnaire
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - HUMBERSIDE AND NORTH YORKSHIRE - M62 MOTORWAY BETWEEN JUNCTIONS 34/35.

    Job: Flexible reconstruction of 3-lane eastbound carriageway and hardshoulder.Client: Humberside County Council, County Hall, Beverley HU17 9BA, North Humberside.Conditions: Alternative designs will be permitted.Tender date: Late November 1994.Time period: 12 weeks.Apply by: October 4.Apply to: Highways Agency, Contracts and Lands Division, Room 11/23, St Christopher House, Southwark Street, London SE1 0TE.Value: £4,250,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - A58M/A64M, INNER RING ROAD.

    Job: Reconstruction and resurfacing works to various inner ring road slip roads on the principal route network as part of the Highways Capital TPP Road Maintenance Programme for 1994/95.Client: Leeds City Council's Highways and Transportation Committee.Invited tenderers: From a council approved list of suitably experienced civil engineering contractors.Agent: Director of Highways and Transportation, Dudley House, 133 Albion Street, Leeds SL2 8JX.Value: £129,800. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - A65, KIRKSTALL ROAD, KIRKSTALL/HOLBECK.

    Job: Reconstruction and resurfacing works to a section of the road as part of the Reconstruction and Resurfacing Programme 1994/95 of Principal Roads.Client: Leeds City Council's Highways and Transportation Committee.Invited tenderers: From a council approved list of suitably experienced civil engineering contractors.Agent: Director of Highways and Transportation, Dudley House, 133 Albion Street, Leeds LS2 8JX.Value: £475,400. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - CRICKLEGATE ESTATE.

    Job: Scheme No, 77033, phase five involving asbestos removal and general repair and refurbishment works to seven council owned houses.Client: Leeds City Council's Housing Committee.Invited tenderers: From a council approved list of suitably experienced building contractors.Agent: Acting/Chief Housing Officer, Dudley House, 133 Albion Street, Leeds LS2 8JX.Value: £132,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE - WYTHER PARK ESTATE, BEESTON.

    Job: Phase two of a scheme to replace defective wall ties in the fabric of council owned houses, scheme no. 73648.Client: Leeds City Council's Housing Committee.Invited tenderers: From a council approved list of suitably experienced building contractors.Agent: Acting/Chief Housing Officer, Dudley House, 133 Albion Street, Leeds LS2 8JX.Value: £135,700. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LINCOLN - BRAYFORD POOL SITE, LINCOLN.

    Job: The construction and associated design development and management services of university academic, administrative, catering, sports and social facilities, hard and soft landscaping incorporating infrastructure works and works relating to gas, water, telecommunications and electricity.Client: Project for a University College for Lincolnshire Company, Thorngate House, St Swithins Square, Lincoln LN2 1HA.Conditions: Administrative and Technical information from Mr G.Macaulay, Gardiner and T
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - LONDON - JOHN SCURR HOUSE, RATCLIFFE LANE, LONDON E14.

    Job: Contract 1: the full refurbishment of 72 residential units including the provision of new roof, windows, heating, services, modernization of kitchen and bathroom facilities, enhanced insulation and ventilation. the works will include landscaping, environmentals, concierge installation..Contract 2: the construction of 6, 4-bedroom houses and 6, 1 bedroom flats.Client: London Borough of Tower Hamlets, (Stepney/Wapping Area), 646 Commercial Road, London E14.Tender date: No specific date has
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - MELSONBY, NORTH YORKSHIRE - WEST OF DARLINGTON.

    Job: The phased construction of 28 stone-built dwellings in a mixed development of terraced and semi-detached houses in a protected rural area.Client: Ash House Developments of Catterick (Agents - Colin Lilley FRICS).Invited tenderers: Two separate contracts to be let for groundworks and NHBC - approved superstructure.Time period: Roads and services (Phase 1) programmed to be complete by December 1994.Agent: Peter Fall Cowie Associates, chartered building surveyors and development managers, 1
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - MIDDLESBROUGH, CLEVELAND - BOROUGH OF MIDDLESBROUGH.

    Job: Repair and maintenance of council housing stock including void properties.Client: Middlesbrough Borough Council, PO Box 99a, Municipal Buildings, Middlesbrough TS1 2QQ, Cleveland.Conditions: Tenderers may bid for 1 or more or all of the 5 areas into which the works are subdivided.Time period: 5 years starting 1 april 1995.Apply by: October 21.Apply to: Address above, Borough Secretary's Department.Value: Approximate total value is £5 million. The approximate value of each of the are
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - NORTHAMPTONSHIRE - HIGHAM FERRERS/STANWICK.

    Job: To construct a second 7.3 m-wide carriageway adjacent to the existing A45 from Higham Ferrers to Stanwick. Works include a footbridge and culvert extensions.Client: Northamptonshire County Council, PO Box 163, County Hall, Northampton NN1 1AX.Conditions: All applicants interested in being considered will be required to complete a 'Provision of Quality Services and Customer Care Questionnaire'. This can be obtained from Miss L.Finch, on (06 04) 23 72 81 and must be returned no later than
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - NOTTINGHAM - HURTS YARD.

    Job: Comprehensive package of environmental improvements including the refurbishment of shop fronts.Client: Nottingham City Council's Environment Committee.Invited tenderers: To be selected from a council approved list of experienced contractors.Agent: director of Development, Exchange Buildings, Cheapside, Nottingham NG1 2HU.Value: £110,000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - COUNCIL HOUSING AREAS 1, 2, 3 AND 4.

    Job: Project numbers HE 283G to 283J involving general building maintenance work to both occupied and vacant council owned properties including window and door replacement; painting and prior to painting works including minor external and internal fabric repair works.Client: Sheffield City Council's Housing Programme Committee.Invited tenderers: M J Gleeson Group, Chantry House, 798 Chesterfield Road, Woodseats, Sheffield; Sheffield Works Department, Manor Lane Depot, Sheffield; Harlow and Mi
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - COUNCIL HOUSING AREAS 6, 7, 8, 11, 13 AND 15.

    Job: Project numbers HE 283A to HE 283F involving general building maintenance work to both occupied and vacant council owned properties including window and door replacement; painting and prior to painting works and heating, mechanical and electrical work including day to day responsive repairs and complete new or replacement installations.Client: Sheffield City Council's Housing Programme Committee.Invited tenderers: P Casey, PO Box 54, Rydings Road, Wardell, Rochdale, Lancashire; Sheffield
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SHEFFIELD, SOUTH YORKSHIRE - MARTIN STREET/OXFORD STREET, UPPERTHORPE.

    Job: Scheme number HF 038, North West Inner City Action Plan - Hill-side involving repairs and refurbishment works to 144, one bed council owned flats in three multi-storey tower blocks including external wall insultation, enclosure of balconies, window replacement with aluminium, double glazed units, renewal of firedoors, provision of gas central heating and kitchen/bathroom renewal.Client: Sheffield City Council's Housing Programme Committee.Invited tenderers: From a council approved list o
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SOUTH TYNESIDE, TYNE AND WEAR - PUBLIC HIGHWAYS AND FOOTPATHS.

    - situated in the area of the council of the Borough of Tyneside. Job: Roadworks covering the execution of all or any of the items of work contained in a schedule of rates for planned, ad hoc and winter maintenance and small highways work up to £50,000 in value and emergency works to roads and public footpaths.Client: Council of the Borough South Tynside, Town Hall and Civic Offices, Westoe Road, South Shields NE33 2RL.Tender date: No specific date has been given, but the award procedur
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SOUTH TYNESIDE, TYNE AND WEAR - PUBLIC HIGHWAYS AND FOOTPATHS.

  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SURREY - MOTORWAY AND ALL-PURPOSE TRUNK ROAD NETWORK IN SURREY.

    Comprising sections of the M25 and M3 and the whole of the M23 together with sections of the A3, A30, A23, A316 and A3113. Job: Roadworks involving routine and highway maintenance works, including street lighting, litter clearance and winter maintenance.Client: Surrey County Council, Highways and Transportation Department, Room 365, County Hall, Kingston upon Thames KT1 2DY.Conditions: Award criteria details will be given in the tender invitation document.Tender date: March 1995.Time period:
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - SWANSEA, WEST GLAMORGAN - SWANSEA.

    Job: The works are known as the Swansea Bay Bathing Waters Improvement Scheme (Sewerage). A number of contracts will be awarded consisting of sewerage works in an urban environment, using tunnelling and open-cut techniques as follows: 3 pumping stations;.combined sewer overflows and screens;.4.6 km of tunnels (1.2-3.2-m diameter);.3.7 km of open-cut sewers (1.2-m diameter);.8.2 km of pump mains (45-mm-1-m diameter).Client: Dwr Cymru Welsh Water.Tender date: No specific date has been given, bu
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS - WAKEFIELD, WEST YORKSHIRE - ON THE HIGHWAY NETWORK WITHIN THE DISTRICT.

    Job: Roadworks including the reconstruction and surfacing of carriageways and footways, kerbing, drainage, fencing, bridge maintenance work, winter maintenance work and highway emergency work.Client: The City of Wakefield Metropolitan Dustrict Council, Town Hall, Wakefield WF1 2HQ, West Yorkshire.Time period: 5 years.Value: £5 million-£6 million.
  • 29Sep94 UK: TENDERS DUE NEXT YEAR FOR S AND N SITE - SMITH AND NEPHEW.

    Tenders will be invited early next year for the first phase of a £40 million-plus project to re-develop healthcare company Smith and Nephew's site in Hull.Project Neptune, as the scheme is known, represents the company's biggest-ever single capital investment, and will go ahead in three phases.Stage one includes total refurbishment of the woundcare factory and constructing a second storey, giving the facility a total area of 10,000 sq m.Phase two comprises upgrading other buildings on th
  • 29Sep94 UK: 'TILES ARE SAFE AS HOUSES'.

    Britain's tile makers have hit back at what they claim are half truths and scare mongering over food hygiene legislation which will be introduced next summer.Chairman of the National Association of Tile Distributors Lawrence Burton claims makers of seamless flooring products and vitrified tiles have been falsely suggesting the regulations favour tiles.He said: 'All tiles with an absorbency of less than 3 per cent conform with the proposed guidelines, provided they are properly maintained.'We
  • 29Sep94 UK: TIMBER SHOPS UNITE - WICKES.

    Builders' merchant and do-it-yourself retailer Wickes is combining its Hunter Timber, Malden and Builders Mate timber operations into one business, under the Hunter name. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: TRENCHLESS WARFARE.

  • 29Sep94 UK: UK JOINT-VENTURE TRAINS MANAGERS IN WAYS OF WEST - ST PETERSBURG CONSTRUCTION PARTNERSHIP.

    Training Russian construction managers in Western ways is the mission of the St Petersburg Construction Partnership, run by former Wimpey business development director, David Heslett.The partnership is a joint venture between the Manchester university UMIST and European Construction Ventures, a consultancy.It is endorsed by the office of the mayor of St Petersburg, and is non-profitmaking.'Over the past year we have trained 50 young construction managers in tendering, procurement, constructio
  • 29Sep94 UK: UNDER RIVER, ROAD AND RAIL WITH TT - TT'S GUNDODRILL.

    The TT Group has launched its new Grundodrill, a combined hydraulic/dynamic steerable boring system, designed for installing polyethylene pipes up to 250 mm in diameter over lengths up to 100 m and bore depths down to 10 m.This makes it ideal, says the company, for crossings under rivers, railways and major highways.The firm adds that the system's hammer action - with a variable impact rate of between 600 and 1,200 strokes a minute - means the drill stems can be driven into hard or difficult
  • 29Sep94 UK: UNIONS CLOSE TO PAY CLAIM ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION.

    Engineering construction unions are close to finalising their pay claim for this year.The figure will be put before employers next month when the two sides meet at the National Joint Council.Officials from the NECC committee - a body made up of general union GMB, technical union MSF, and the AEEU electrical and engineering union - are currently meeting with shop stewards around the country to thrash out the pay claim.In June, the NECC abandoned its seven month-old claim after bitter exchanges
  • 29Sep94 UK: US GIANT BUYS MERZ CONSULTANT.

    Merz and McLellan has been snapped up by US giant Parsons Brinckerhoff. Merz is the third UK power sector consultant to change hands in the past year: Ewbank Preece went to Mott MacDonald and Kennedy and Donkin to US group Rust. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: VIVE LA FRANCE - BUILDING MATERIALS.

    France will be promoted as a market for building materials producers at a conference in Birmingham on October 18. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: WATES WAREHOUSE - LAND SECURITIES/RAVEN GROUP.

    Wates has started work on an £8 million, 4,000 sq m warehouse development at The Causeway in Staines, Middlesex, for Land Securities/Raven Group. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: WEATHER BEATER - ST MARY'S LIGHTHOUSE, WHITLEY BAY.

    St Mary's Lighthouse at Whitley Bay has just undergone a refurbishment to protect it from the wind, rain and spray that lash the north east coastline. Peter Cox Preservation carried out the work including the upgrading of what is one of the major tourist attractions in the area. The basement has been converted to create an education centre using Sika-1 tanking to protect the brick and concrete structure from the ingress of water. St Mary's Lighthouse holds a special place in the hearts of man
  • 29Sep94 UK: WELSH OFFICE SETS TENDER DATE FOR A55.

    The first stage of the three-phase £100 million-plus A55 extension across Anglesey is expected to go out to tender in about 12 months' time.The A55 is identified by Welsh secretary John Redwood as one of the most urgent schemes and was given top priority last July when the Welsh Office unveiled its £1 billion roads programme to the year 2000. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: WHERE ARE THEY NOW? - GPO TOWER REUNION.

    Calling Jock McGilvrey. And Jimmy and Higgins too.These three, and others like Frank and Trevor, were part of the team employed by contractor Peter Lind on the 1960s' most prestigious building in London, the British Telecom Tower. The site manager was Reg Wilkinson and the site agent Paul Cronin. Where are they too?A generation on, Maggie Makortoff, the 'site girl' on what was then called the Post Office Tower, is trying to find old colleagues for a reunion.Ms Makortoff recalls her two years
  • 29Sep94 UK: WIDOW TO SUE - SELFRIDGES EXPLOSION.

    The widow of a maintenance worker who died in a boiler explosion at Selfridges store in London is suing contractor Lorne Stewart for compensation.George Flatman was one of two workers killed in the tragedy in December 1992. A third worker who was badly injured is suing Lorne Stewart and Selfridges. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: WIMPEY TO PROBE FENCES.

    Wimpey Homes has launched a sweeping inquiry into the stability of its site fencing after a 65 m long steel barrier crashed on to two elderly women, pinning one of them to the ground.Both women were taken to hospital.The Health and Safety Executive is investigating the incident at the site in Dagenham, east London. Wimpey blames stormy weather for the fence collapse.A Wimpey spokeswoman said: 'Weather reports confirm that very strong winds prevailed and a very strong gust of wind caused the f
  • 29Sep94 UK: WIMPEY TREAT - WASTEWATER TREATMENT WORKS.

    Wimpey has won a £13 million contract for the new Clifton Marsh wastewater treatment works at Preston, Lancashire, for North West Water. CONSTRUCTION NEWS
  • 29Sep94 UK: WORKERS TO STRIKE IT RICH AT KIER.

    More than 800 workers at Kier are sitting on an average windfall of £40,000 thanks to a share option set up by the contractor.Two years ago 850 staff and directors snapped up shares at £1 a piece. And this week they were sitting pretty as the share price was valued at £13.50.The broadest grins are worn by Kier's directors. Chairman Colin Busby bought around 60,000 shares now worth £810,000.National contracting director John Dodds and finance director Duncan Brand have shar
  • 29Sep94 USA: CRH BUYS ROTONDO.

    CRH, the Dublin-based cement maker, has acquired US precast concrete supplier Rotondo for I£14.6 million. Based in Avon, Connecticut, the firm is a leading supplier to telephone and utility companies.

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