Construction News https://www.construction.co.uk 50,000 High Demand Homes To Be Built In England https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/263397/50-000-high-demand-homes-to-be-built-in-england https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/263397/50-000-high-demand-homes-to-be-built-in-england A new £600 million investment is set to drive forward five major housing projects across England. The new funding through the Housing Infrastructure Fund (HIF) will support schemes in London, Centra Mon, 19 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT National Space Centre Works Recognised With CCS Awards https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/263405/national-space-centre-works-recognised-with-ccs-awards https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/263405/national-space-centre-works-recognised-with-ccs-awards Work completed at the National Space Centre in Leicester has been celebrated with Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) awards. Contractor Woodhead Group secured two wins for its work on the project Mon, 19 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT £14m Birmingham School Project Finds Contractor https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/263393/14m-birmingham-school-project-finds-contractor https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/263393/14m-birmingham-school-project-finds-contractor The expansion of Rockwood Academy in Birmingham has taken a major step forward with the appointment of a contractor. National construction firm Morgan Sindall has landed a deal to deliver the £14 mi Mon, 19 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT King%apos;s Cross Office Development Reaches Milestone https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/263395/king-s-cross-office-development-reaches-milestone https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/263395/king-s-cross-office-development-reaches-milestone A key milestone has been celebrated on a new office building in King%apos;s Cross, London. Contractor VolkerFitzpatrick was joined by major stakeholders to mark the project reaching its ninth storey. T Mon, 19 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT Geo Therm Ltd Embodies The Valaris Spirit https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/263378/geo-therm-ltd-embodies-the-valaris-spirit https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/263378/geo-therm-ltd-embodies-the-valaris-spirit Geo Therm Ltd strikes black-gold in late August, with the simultaneous electrical biased thermographic surveys on the offshore jack-up rigs the E100 and E49 owned by Valaris Plc – the world%apos;s largest Mon, 19 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT Introducing The Premium First 5 DIY Aluminium Scaffold Tower https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/263399/introducing-the-premium-first-5-diy-aluminium-scaffold-tower https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/263399/introducing-the-premium-first-5-diy-aluminium-scaffold-tower TopTower has launched its Premium First 5 range of mobile scaffold towers. The tower offers a comfortable work platform for keen DIYers and is ideal for use in the garden or inside the house. It i Mon, 19 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT Banks Renewables Issues Legal Challenge Against UK Govt https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/263316/banks-renewables-issues-legal-challenge-against-uk-govt https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/263316/banks-renewables-issues-legal-challenge-against-uk-govt Banks Renewables have issued a legal challenge to how the UK government operates its main mechanism for supporting low-carbon electricity generation. The independent renewable energy firm part of Nor Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT University Of Oxford%apos;s £1.5bn Framework https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/263351/university-of-oxford-s-1-5bn-framework https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/263351/university-of-oxford-s-1-5bn-framework Willmott Dixon is to continue delivering significant projects across Oxfordshire with its appointment to the University of Oxford%apos;s £1.5bn framework, contributing to the university%apos;s ambitious estate Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT Bowmer & Kirkland Contracts Manager Shortlisted For Award https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/263354/bowmer-kirkland-contracts-manager-shortlisted-for-award https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/263354/bowmer-kirkland-contracts-manager-shortlisted-for-award Bowmer & Kirkland have offered their congratulations and good luck to their Contracts Manager, Nick McQuaid who has been shortlisted for the Construction Manager of the Year Awards. Nick, who oversaw Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT UK%apos;s Biggest Road Upgrade Works Recognised With Prestigious Award https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/263348/uk-s-biggest-road-upgrade-works-recognised-with-prestigious-award https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/263348/uk-s-biggest-road-upgrade-works-recognised-with-prestigious-award The biggest road upgrade scheme in the UK has been recognised with the highest honour at this year%apos;s Considerate Constructors Scheme%apos;s National Ultra Site Awards. The joint venture from Costain, Balf Fri, 16 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT