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Anfield stadium works starting

Work will start on Monday by Carillion to increase Liverpool’s Anfield Stadium capacity from about 45,500 to 59,000. An innovative construction programme will maintain as much as possible of the existing main stand in operation throughout the contract. Phase 1 will be to add a third tier to the Main Stand. This will add an extra 8,300 seats which will make the capacity of Anfield to around 54,000 in time for the 2016-17 season. Then Anfield Road Stand will then be expanded to …

Thames bridge at Nine Elms

Wandsworth Council in London has launched an international competition for architects and engineers to design a new central pedestrian bridge over the Thames. The planed new river crossing would link the Nine Elms development district with Pimlico embankment to the north. This is part of a  £1bn infrastructure package transforming the Nine Elms regeneration area. This will include two new Northern Line tube stops, improvements to rail stations and two riverbus piers. The plan for the design competition comes after a TfL feasibility …

Hull Uni health campus

A bidding day is being held by The University of Hull for a £19m contract to upgrade teaching and research facilities for the Hull York Medical School. This work involves a 5 storey 70,000 sq ft new build and the refurbishment of the existing Loxley and Calder buildings on the west side of the University of Hull main campus. The job, which will start in summer 2015, will be let as a design and build contract with architectural and structural consultants from …

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 …