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£80m national car innovation centre

An £80m contract has been awarded to Balfour Beatty to construct the National Automotive Innovation Centre in Coventry for the University of Warwick. The work on the site is set to start in spring on the existing main campus of the University of Warwick site, where around 750 people will be working on the project. It will involve building a four-storey ‘L’ shaped building, with Balfour’s engineering services arm delivering significant mechanical and electrical installation works. The NAIC is being built to bring a fresh …

£41m York City stadium

Work has been approved by York City Council to start  on a new 8,000-seater stadium for York City FC next to a major retail park. The contractor ISG will begin construction in June on the £41m home stadium for York’s professional football and rugby teams including leisure, retail, office and community facilities. The stadium will include hospitality and conferencing facilities, a new 25m six-lane swimming pool, fitness and active play facilities and a community hub. Project Manager, Tim Atkins, said: “This is a …

£16m Sheffield leisure project

Bam Construction will take the £16m contract with Sheffield City Council to transform Graves leisure centre in Sheffield. Its Leeds office will build a 25m swimming pool, fitness and medical facilities to complement the existing tennis centre. The firm is finishing off  a major new leisure centre in nearby Huddersfield at the moment. The Graves Leisure Centre project broke ground last week, with completion scheduled for summer 2016. Photovoltaic cells and other renewable energy will be used to help the project meet sustainability …

Dumfries Hospital

Financial close has been achieved by Laing O’rourke on the £270m new Dumfries hospital project. The 350-bed complex is earmarked to be built on farmland off the Garroch roundabout at the western end of the town’s by-pass. They are hoping for the preparation for construction will begin immediately. This is one of five healthcare projects being procured under the Scottish Government. The European Investment Bank is putting up a 26-year £109m loan to build the new hospital. Dennis O’Keeffe, NHS Dumfries and Galloway …

Liverpool Waters Tower Deal

Peel will confirm a construction start date this week for the first major residential tower at its £5.5bn Liverpool Waters scheme. Caddick Group is part of a joint venture behind the £65m project to build the 40-storey tower at Princes Dock to the north of the city. Peel will also unveil other planned projects for the ambitious 60 hectares waterfront regeneration scheme which is set to include more residential towers, offices and an hotel. The 325-apartment tower will be delivered by Moda Living, a joint venture between …