Corporate News

Met police launch blacklisting enquiry

The Metropolitan police have launched an investigation into allegations that its own officers colluded in the blacklisting of construction workers. The new inquiry follows allegations of officers handing information on individual workers to the blacklist which ...

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Beatles Apple HQ conversion begins

The former headquarters of The Beatles’ record company, Apple Corps will be converted into five luxury West End apartments after planners gained the green light. Developer Malins Group, which bought the Grade II listed building on ...

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Bardsley awarded £13m Salford housing contract

Bardsley Construction has been awarded a £13m contract to provide 78 affordable homes and a new extra care facility in West Salford for social housing provider City West Housing Trust. The extra care scheme will ...

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The HSE is accused of unfair safety visit fees

There have been claims that fit-out contractors are being unfairly targeted by the Health and Safety Executives new “Fee for Inter-vention scheme”. Resulting in calls for there to be independent monitoring to ensure the controversial ...

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J.S Hay Construction enters administration

The collapse of J.S Hay Construction has resulted in 29 job losses. The Lingwood based Construction Company had debt problems and suffered from the economic downturn. There is however still hope for the remaining 23 ...

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Major Heathrow investment plans revealed

Heathrow airport has revealed plans to invest £3bn in infrastructure between 2014 and 2019. The 5 year investment programme includes the completion of Terminal 2, early works on extending the building, the development of a ...

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Balfour Beatty wins £45m student accommodation contract

Balfour Beatty has been named preferred bidder for Aberystwyth University’s £45m student accommodation project. The scheme involves the design, build and maintenance of accommodation under a 32 year concession contract. The development will be located at ...

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Kier searches for Liverpool subbies

Constructionline has organised a meet the buyer event in Liverpool for Kier Construction Northern, which is looking for local subcontractors and suppliers to join its supply chain. The chosen firms will help deliver a range of ...

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93 flood defence schemes get the green light

93 new flood defence schemes have been given the green light by the government making way for construction work to begin this year. The programme which is worth a total of £294m, will provide 165,000 homes ...

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John Sisk starts work on Nestles largest construction project

John Sisk has started work on a scheme which is the Nestle Groups largest construction project worldwide. The £200m extension to its factory in Tutbury Derbyshire, will bring together all of the firms UK coffee production ...

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