Category Archive: News

Jul 02

U+I to masterplan new £3.5bn Cambridge quarter

Developer U+I has been appointed masterplanner and promoter to transform a water recycling centre site in north Cambridge into a new £3.5bn northern quarter for the city. Landowners Anglian Water and Cambridge City Council are also working with development partner TOWN and a design team led by Urbed on the scheme. Read more at constructionenquirer.com/2018/07/02/ui-to-masterplan-new-3-5bn-cambridge-quarter/

Jul 02

Wylfa nuclear power station accepted for planning

The Planning Inspectorate has formally accepted plans to build two nuclear reactors adjacent to the existing Wylfa power station in Anglesey. Horizon Nuclear Power submitted 41,000 pages to support its development consent order application last month. Following the statutory 28-day period of review by the Planning Inspectorate to ensure it met the standards required, it has …

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Jul 02

Skanska Papworth hospital job fails cladding check

Skanska has suffered a major setback on its £165m Papworth hospital project after flammable cladding was found fitted to the building. The contractor was due to hand over the high-profile project next month but now this will be delayed for several months while the substandard cladding is replaced. Read more at constructionenquirer.com/2018/07/02/skanska-papworth-hospital-job-fails-cladding-check/

Jul 02

Plans in for Nottingham £300m Boots Island scheme

Aim-listed Conygar Investments has submitted plans for a major mixed-use scheme at the Boots Island 40-acre site in Nottingham. The outline planning application is for 2m sq ft of offices, residential, student accommodation and a variety of leisure and other uses located in a vibrant campus setting. Read more at: constructionenquirer.com/2018/07/02/plans-in-for-nottingham-40-acre-boots-island-site/

Jul 02

M&G and Durkan sign £71m London PRS deal

Developer Durkan and investment firm M&G have secured a £71m deal to finance and build a new private rented scheme in east London. Read full news at: constructionnews.co.uk/markets/sectors/housing/mg-and-durkan-sign-71m-london-prs-deal/10018499.article