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Birmingham student scheme

The major student accommodation project is understood to be delivered by John Sisk as they are in pole position to take the job at the Eastside Locks in Birmingham. Alumno Developments has been granted planning permission to build three buildings, ranging in height from 9 storeys to 13 storeys. The City Locks scheme, designed by Glenn Howells Architects, will provide 625 student bedrooms and is expected to cost around £40m to build. John Sisk is best placed to win the job ahead of rivals Kier, …

Derby waste plant

Interserve and Shanks Group has signed an agreement with Derby City and Derbyshire County Councils to build and operate a new waste treatment plant in the city. The PPP contract is worth £950m with the construction of the plant set to cost £145m. the project is expected to create 250 construction jobs. Building work will now get underway by Interserve on the £145m Mechanical Biological Treatment (MBT) facility and an on-site gasification plant in Sinfin, south Derby, which waste management specialist Shanks …

Crossrail station at Ealing Broadway

There are plans for a revamp of Ealing Broadway station as part of Crossrail were approved by the local council last night. The work will be carried out by Vinci as part of its £100m deal to design and upgrade Crossrail stations across west London and Berkshire. Work at Ealing Broadway is expected to begin in summer 2015 and to last around 18 months. The new station, designed by Bennetts Associates, will have a long, curved canopy running the length of the …

£80m waste energy plant

Construction is being planned to start on the £80m waste facility near Corby project by the end of this year. Bouygues Energies and Services UK has been lined-up to build and operate the plant on Gretton Brook Road Industrial Estate by developer Drenl. This project will create two hundred construction jobs and the completed site will provide enough power for 18,000 homes. It will recycle up to 120,000 tonnes of commercial and industrial waste each year from offices, factories, building sites and shops in the …

London Projects

Two major commercial projects in central London have been secured by McLaren Construction. McLaren will start on both sites this month with completion scheduled in 2016. At 25-32 Chancery Lane McLaren will build a new 8 storey commercial building for Harrowwood Assets Limited worth £37.5m. The Chancery Lane façade will be retained and restored as part of the redevelopment whilst other new elevations will be clad in specialist glazing and feature terracotta. The second award at 1 King William Street near Bank …