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Euston to get million-pound revamp

Euston to get million-pound revamp
One of the capital’s key mainline terminus stations is to receive a multimillion-pound improvement scheme, it has been announced this week. Euston Station is to have £8m spent on the makeover, which will include works inside and to ...
Posted: 21 August 2014 16:19:00 by Randstad News | 0 comment(s)
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Major new mixed tenure housing project given green light

Major new mixed tenure housing project given green light
A large housing development in Cockermouth, Cumbria, is soon to break ground after the four-year construction project was given the go-ahead this week. The scenic town, in the heart of the Lake District, is a popular tourist destination as well as ...
Posted: 19 August 2014 14:41:00 by Randstad News | 0 comment(s)
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Welsh hospital awards £85m redevelopment contract

Welsh hospital awards £85m redevelopment contract
A major hospital in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, has awarded a multi-million pound contract to refurbish and upgrade their facilities over a long term plan lasting seven years. The project, for the Prince Charles District General Hospital, was awarded by ...
Posted: 15 August 2014 10:55:00 by Randstad News | 0 comment(s)
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Irish construction recovery well established

Irish construction recovery well established
As the summer continues, so does the good news for the construction market. A new report has highlighted how the recovery, already apace in the UK, is also now well under way in both Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Orders up over ...
Posted: 12 August 2014 15:21:00 by Randstad News | 0 comment(s)
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New science and engineering hub set for London

New science and engineering hub set for London
A major new science and engineering hub is to be built for Imperial College London, with Laing O’Rourke securing the contract yesterday from real estate developer Voreda. With work starting next month, it will provide a boost for construction ...
Posted: 07 August 2014 16:26:00 by Randstad News | 0 comment(s)
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House building boosts construction and construction boosts the pound

House building boosts construction and construction boosts the pound
House building is now at the heart of the British economy, with figures released yesterday showing that it’s giving a big boost to the construction sector. Construction is definitely assisting with driving the economy and helping to keep the ...
Posted: 05 August 2014 16:45:00 by Randstad News | 0 comment(s)
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£3m new fund to boost residential construction

£3m new fund to boost residential construction
A new £3m fund has been made available by the Department of Communities and Local Government to support the building of 25,000 new homes in England, it emerged yesterday. Local councils will be able to bid for £50,000 grants toward ...
Posted: 04 August 2014 11:59:00 by Randstad News | 0 comment(s)
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Construction starts on Dorset solar farm

Construction starts on Dorset solar farm
Construction began last week on a new 8.7MW solar farm near Winterborne in Dorset. The project, built by British Solar Renewables with forward funding from Ingenious Clean Energy, will come as welcome news in an area where the construction industry ...
Posted: 31 July 2014 15:00:00 by Randstad News | 0 comment(s)
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London’s Mayor launches action plan for homes

London’s Mayor launches action plan for homes
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has this week revealed a plan to inject new life into local high streets around the capital, as well as promoting the construction of up to 155,000 new homes for Londoners. London’s high streets need to ...
Posted: 28 July 2014 10:12:00 by Randstad News | 0 comment(s)
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UK’s M3 to get “smart motorway” upgrade

UK’s M3 to get “smart motorway” upgrade
One of the main transport arteries in southern England, the M3 motorway, is to receive a £129 million overhaul and upgrade in order to help increase capacity, shorten journey times and reduce congestion. A similar project has recently been ...
Posted: 28 July 2014 10:05:00 by Randstad News | 0 comment(s)
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Myth of Summer Slowdown For Construction & Engineering Recruitment

Myth of Summer Slowdown For Construction & Engineering Recruitment
• 4.0 new job seekers going for every new job in June compared to 0.2 in February • 3.7 new job seekers for every new vacancy over summer – just 0.4 over winter • More jobs and candidates to fill them in spring but ratio ...
Posted: 23 July 2014 15:59:00 by Gemma Umney | 0 comment(s)
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Derelict barracks to become university development

Derelict barracks to become university development
Originally dating from Napoleonic times and having now been unused for a number of years, the old Ministry of Defence site at Preston Barracks in Brighton, Southern England, is finally to come back into use. It has been announced that the site has ...
Posted: 17 July 2014 15:07:00 by Randstad News | 0 comment(s)
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Somerset hotel project to create hundreds of jobs

Somerset hotel project to create hundreds of jobs
A new construction project in South West England is set to create around 300 jobs in the local area through multi-million pound renovation and construction works.      Hotel construction project to create 80 beds The scheme is ...
Posted: 16 July 2014 09:11:00 by Randstad News | 0 comment(s)
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Durham student housing project gets go ahead

Durham student housing project gets go ahead
A new construction project in Durham, North East England, has been given the green light this week with the news that Durham County Council has granted planning permission for the development. Hundreds of student beds to be created The ...
Posted: 10 July 2014 15:36:00 by Randstad News | 0 comment(s)
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Billions in new funding up for grabs in UK

Billions in new funding up for grabs in UK
Housing Minister Kris Hopkins has this week announced a second round of bidding for government funding to help initiate more construction of affordable homes around the UK. Millions in pot for borrowing for construction The UK Government has ...
Posted: 08 July 2014 11:37:00 by Randstad News | 0 comment(s)
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Construction imminent on delayed Croydon development

Construction imminent on delayed Croydon development
Construction of a new landmark, multi-use development next to East Croydon station in South London is finally set to begin this month. The site has been empty and derelict for over 15 years. The “East Croydon Gateway” project will ...
Posted: 03 July 2014 14:35:00 by Randstad News | 0 comment(s)
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Randstad CPE sponsor brickwork apprentice award

Randstad CPE sponsor brickwork apprentice award
Randstad CPE were proud to support the Highbury College Construction Awards 2014 by sponsoring the Brickwork Apprentice of the Year 2014.  Jack Musselwhite, 18, of Portsmouth won the prestigious award on 27th June for his hard work, effort and ...
Posted: 03 July 2014 11:29:00 by Randstad News | 0 comment(s)
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Wolverhampton Centre to get £30 million revamp

Wolverhampton Centre to get £30 million revamp
The owners of a major shopping centre in the West Midlands, the Mander centre, have been granted planning permission to go ahead with a significant upgrading and extension to the existing complex. Complex to gain a number of new retail ...
Posted: 02 July 2014 10:47:00 by Randstad News | 0 comment(s)
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Agreement reached to construct more than 800 homes in Manchester

Agreement reached to construct more than 800 homes in Manchester
Manchester City Council has announced that they have reached agreement with a large property group to construct at least 830 new homes in the city. This is the largest single residential investment to be made in Manchester for many years. Long ...
Posted: 30 June 2014 09:06:00 by Randstad News | 0 comment(s)
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London psychiatric hospital site to become new homes

London psychiatric hospital site to become new homes
Around 675 new homes are to be built on the site of an abandoned psychiatric hospital in Coulsdon, south London, after the Mayor’s office approved the project this week. Affordable homes part of development plan The site, once ...
Posted: 24 June 2014 14:15:00 by Randstad News | 0 comment(s)
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