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Carillion for £75m Anfield expansion

Liverpool Football Club have appointed Carillion the preferred bidder for its £75m Main Stand Expansion. Work at Anfield is expected to start later this year subject to planning consent. The project is set to take around 20 months and will see the capacity of a new Main Stand rise by approximately 8,300, taking the overall capacity of Anfield to around 54,000. An innovative construction programme will mitigate the impact of building work by maintaining as much as possible of the existing main stand in …

£500m Croydon Gateway

Borehamwood contractor Midgard is set to start work on the fist phase of Croydon’s massive £500m Ruskin Square scheme within weeks. The company is also part  of the £180m turnover JRL Group, will manage the construction of the 161 flats under a £34m contract with joint venture developer Stanhope/Schroders. These will be arranged over two high-rise blocks, 22 storeys and 9 storeys, accommodating a mixture of one and two bedroom apartments. Midgard saw off bids from McLaren and United House Group …

£15m Oldham sports centre

Oldham Council signed the firm Willmott Dixon to build a £15m flagship centre. This is shortly after Willmott Dixon secured a £50m contract to create the Middlesbrough Sports Village and Wycombe Sports Centre. The Oldham Sports Centre will be located at the junction of Manchester Street and St Domingo Street in the town centre. The sports centre will include  a 25m, eight-lane swimming pool with spectator gallery, eight-court sports hall, an 80-station fitness studio and four-rink indoor bowls hall. Willmott Dixon has also signed …

£21m Barnsley College scheme

BAM Construction has been named by Barnsley College to deliver two new structures under a £21m contract. The deal brings work secured by BAM’s Leeds office in recent weeks to £100m. BAM will create a sixth form centre in the heart of the Yorkshire town, as well as a construction centre on the College’s Honeywell campus. Four storeys high, the sixth form centre will house a mixture of classrooms and lecture theatres on the former site of empty shops and a council library, …

£50m Swansea student halls

A deal between St Modwen with  Swansea University has been signed  to deliver an extra £50m of student accommodation and new facilities to boost the £450m Bay Campus development. This will create 545 additional student apartments for occupation during the first quarter of 2016. In addition there will also be new student facilities including a gym and sports hall, Student Union offices and meeting space, launderette and crèche. This will now mean that campus space under construction will top 1m sq ft, including 465,000 sq …