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Marischal Square project

Marischal Square development has been approved by Aberdeen councillors which is set to transform one of the key locations in city centre. The preparations for the Hotel, office and retail project could now begin for a early New Year start. The project will create 300 construction jobs during the construction phase. • 175,000 sq ft of offices with 250 associated car spaces • 125-bed four-star hotel • 14,500 sq ft of civic space in front of  Provost Skene’s House • 42,900 sq ft  of civic space on …

£400m Kirkstall Forge scheme

Contractor I & H Brown has been selected by Developer Commercial Estates Group to start work on the £400m Kirkstall Forge development in Leeds. This is for the construction of a new railway station and an access road will begin later this month and will complete by late 2015. The 23-hectare site is set to create 1,000 new homes and 300,000 sq ft of office space in a mixed-use community, including shops, restaurants, a gym and other facilities. Commercial Estates …

£33m Bath Uni

Bouygues and Vinci have both come out on top for major academic building projects at the University of Bath. This project will take the recent investment in the University’s campus to over £150m. Vinci Construction has won the contract to build a new home for its Department of Psychology with a £16.6m bid. L-shaped building, known as 10 West, will be positioned adjacent to the School of Management on the western part of the University campus. On the south side of the …

£350m Glaxo factory

Planning has been granted to GlaxoSmithKline to build a £350m biopharmaceutical factory at Ulverston in Cumbria. This projects will be the first GSK manufacturing facility built in the UK for almost 40 years and will employ around 450 construction workers at peak. Planners at South Lakeland District Council approved the pharmaceutical giant’s Cumbrian plans, subject to a section 106 agreement. A more detailed reserved matters application for the first part of the development will be submitted during 2015. The plan is to build three separate production …

£10m Lincoln East-West road

The job has been won by Balfour Beatty to build the East-West road link in Lincoln with a £10.5m bid. It is set to start on the scheme in November and is scheduled to be completed be the end of 2016. The £22m new road will link the High Street at its junction with Tentercroft Street to Pelham Bridge and Canwick Road, providing an additional route for getting from one side of the city to the other. This will allow drivers to …