Construction News https://www.construction.co.uk Galliford Try Partnerships To Create Mixed-Use Scheme At Perceval House https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/256090/galliford-try-partnerships-to-create-mixed-use-scheme-at-perceval-house https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/256090/galliford-try-partnerships-to-create-mixed-use-scheme-at-perceval-house Galliford Try Partnerships is to create a new mixed-use scheme at Perceval House, delivering 470 new homes, alongside council offices and other community facilities. The firm signed a development a Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT Lendlease To Build 11,500 Homes At Thamesmead Waterfront In London https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/256099/lendlease-to-build-11-500-homes-at-thamesmead-waterfront-in-london https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/256099/lendlease-to-build-11-500-homes-at-thamesmead-waterfront-in-london Lendlease has been chosen as the Preferred Bidder to develop 11,500 homes at Thamesmead Waterfront in London. Housing charity Peabody selected the firm and subject to contracts being finalised, Lendl Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT Construction Work To Start To Improve Route In Liverpool https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/256097/construction-work-to-start-to-improve-route-in-liverpool https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/256097/construction-work-to-start-to-improve-route-in-liverpool Huyton Asphalt has been appointed to start construction work to upgrade an arterial route in Liverpool. Improvement works along Prescot Road (A57) will begin on Monday, 18 February, and will run from Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT Buckingham Appointed To Help Deliver £120m Scheme In Swansea https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/256101/buckingham-appointed-to-help-deliver-120m-scheme-in-swansea https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/256101/buckingham-appointed-to-help-deliver-120m-scheme-in-swansea Buckingham Group Contracting has been selected to help deliver the £120million Swansea Central Phase One transformation. The firm was selected by Swansea Council as the principal contractor under a p Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT Two Firms Fined After Worker Dies Following Fall https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/256095/two-firms-fined-after-worker-dies-following-fall https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/256095/two-firms-fined-after-worker-dies-following-fall Two firms have been fined after a worker fell to his death when a temporary platform collapsed. Southwark Crown Court heard how, on 24 July 2015, Mr Vasile Nichitut was working on the fifth floor of Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT Amey Appoints Sector Director For Rail Firm https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/256088/amey-appoints-sector-director-for-rail-firm https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/256088/amey-appoints-sector-director-for-rail-firm Amey has appointed Andy Joy as its sector director for its Rail company. Andy was previously Managing Director for Carillion Rail and National Operations Director. Andy joined Amey in 2018 as a busi Tue, 19 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT Plans Move Forward On Landmark Modular Housing Scheme In Leeds https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/256062/plans-move-forward-on-landmark-modular-housing-scheme-in-leeds https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/256062/plans-move-forward-on-landmark-modular-housing-scheme-in-leeds Plans are moving forward on a landmark modular housing scheme in Leeds. Leeds City Council and main contractor United Living submitted a planning application for the development. If approved, it wil Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT UK Green Spaces Boosted With £13m Funding https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/256063/uk-green-spaces-boosted-with-13m-funding https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/256063/uk-green-spaces-boosted-with-13m-funding Green spaces and parks across the UK are to benefit from a new government investment of £13 million. Local authorities will receive funding to restore and renovate existing spaces across the nation. Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT Major Achievement Celebrated On A14 Improvement Scheme https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/256036/major-achievement-celebrated-on-a14-improvement-scheme https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/256036/major-achievement-celebrated-on-a14-improvement-scheme Highways England is celebrating a landmark achievement on its A14 Cambridge to Huntington improvement scheme, as the project became the first in the UK to secure ISO44001 collaborative accreditation. Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT Pick Everard Announces Two New Partners https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/256051/pick-everard-announces-two-new-partners https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/256051/pick-everard-announces-two-new-partners Pick Everard national directors Adrian Ceney and David Harris have been promoted to partner. David has spent more than a decade with the consultancy after joining as a chartered senior building surv Mon, 18 Feb 2019 00:00:00 GMT