Construction News https://www.construction.co.uk Key Appointment Unlocks Affordable Housing In London https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/268128/key-appointment-unlocks-affordable-housing-in-london https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/268128/key-appointment-unlocks-affordable-housing-in-london Gateway Housing Association has signed on to deliver a host of affordable homes on a landmark mixed-use development in London. The company has been named as the partner for local developer Rockwell, Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT McLaren Strengthens South Business https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/268132/mclaren-strengthens-south-business https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/268132/mclaren-strengthens-south-business Former Kier employee Bruce Clarke has been named as the new Business Development Director for McLaren%apos;s South business. This appointment will see Bruce join the leadership team for the region, in wh Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT Kier Highways Celebrates Major Customer Service Achievement https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/268131/kier-highways-celebrates-major-customer-service-achievement https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/268131/kier-highways-celebrates-major-customer-service-achievement Kier Highways has strengthened its name as a customer-focused business with a major accolade. The firm has retained its Customer Service Excellence Standard certification for the sixth year running, Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT Wates Surpasses £20m Social Enterprise Spending Target https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/268133/wates-surpasses-20m-social-enterprise-spending-target https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/268133/wates-surpasses-20m-social-enterprise-spending-target Wates Group has surpassed its £20 million spending target through Social Enterprises (SE) in its supply chain. This latest achievement has cemented the company%apos;s position as a leading supporter of t Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT ASL Works On Landmark UK Brownfield Development https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/268125/asl-works-on-landmark-uk-brownfield-development https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/268125/asl-works-on-landmark-uk-brownfield-development ASL has operated as geo-environmental consultants for the one of the largest brownfield developments in the UK. The site comprised some 38 hectares of brownfield land set in the industrial heartland Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT Diamond Core Drill Kit To Meet The Needs Of Electricians https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/268121/diamond-core-drill-kit-to-meet-the-needs-of-electricians https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/268121/diamond-core-drill-kit-to-meet-the-needs-of-electricians Electricians have different core drilling needs to plumbers but tend to be offered the same diameters in core drill kits. Abrasives World has now compiled a diamond core drill kit specifically for ele Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT £300m Redevelopment Project Launched In Leeds https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/268101/300m-redevelopment-project-launched-in-leeds https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/268101/300m-redevelopment-project-launched-in-leeds A key ceremony has been held in Leeds to mark the beginning of construction on a £300 million redevelopment scheme. Main contractor Caddick Construction was joined by representatives from developer Thu, 05 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT New Brewery Takes Shape In Leicestershire https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/268103/new-brewery-takes-shape-in-leicestershire https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/268103/new-brewery-takes-shape-in-leicestershire A new brewery is beginning to take shape in Leicestershire ahead of its scheduled opening in autumn 2020. Contractor Kier has worked with client Everards to lift the 16 brewery vessels into place, e Thu, 05 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT LSBU Finds Contractor For New Refurbishment Project https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/268096/lsbu-finds-contractor-for-new-refurbishment-project https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/268096/lsbu-finds-contractor-for-new-refurbishment-project London South Bank University%apos;s (LBSU) London Road Building is set to be transformed into a dedicated learning zone courtesy of a £39 million refurbishment project. Willmott Dixon Interiors has been Thu, 05 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT Cardiff Developer Awards Contract For Major Mixed-Use Scheme https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/268093/cardiff-developer-awards-contract-for-major-mixed-use-scheme https://www.construction.co.uk/construction-news/268093/cardiff-developer-awards-contract-for-major-mixed-use-scheme A major mixed-use scheme in Cardiff has been boosted with the appointment of a main contractor. Local developer Rightacres has named ISG to take forward a key project in its flagship Central Square Thu, 05 Dec 2019 00:00:00 GMT