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Government launches new fund to speed up house building

Government launches new fund to speed up house building

A new £18 million government fund has been launched to speed up home-building.

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Government seeks Chinese cash for Northern Powerhouse

Government seeks Chinese cash for Northern Powerhouse

Chinese investors are being encouraged to contribute to 13 projects in the Northern Powerhouse.

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Docklands project is latest Chinese investment as May woos Beijing

Docklands project is latest Chinese investment as May woos Beijing

Government-level talks are taking place in London as Britain seeks to secure more inward investment from China.

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CBI calls for housing to be treated as infrastructure

CBI calls for housing to be treated as infrastructure

The Confederation of British Industry has urged the government to treat housing as infrastructure and invest more in the Autumn Statement.

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MOD releases more land for housing

MOD releases more land for housing

The Ministry of Defence is freeing up more surplus sites for housing.

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Meadowhall seeks £300 million expansion

Meadowhall seeks £300 million expansion

Meadowhall Shopping Centre in Sheffield is set for a major expansion.

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Football stadium to be built from wood

Football stadium to be built from wood

A non-league football club with a mission to make the world greener is to build an all-wooden stadium.

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Increased housing activity drives fresh construction growth

Increased housing activity drives fresh construction growth

The UK construction sector grew more strongly last month, aided by more housebuilding.

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Aberdeen set for £370 million infrastructure programme

Aberdeen set for £370 million infrastructure programme

Aberdeen City Council has raised £370 million for infrastructure investment.

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Housebuilder constructs own brick factory

Housebuilder constructs own brick factory

Construction firm Persimmon is building its own brick factory.

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Welsh super hospital gets go-ahead

Welsh super hospital gets go-ahead

A new super hospital is finally to be built in Cwmbran.

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Post-Brexit construction sector 'to be bolstered by infrastructure and education'

Post-Brexit construction sector 'to be bolstered by infrastructure and education'

The UK construction outlook in the next two years is a mixed one, a new forecast has said.

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Next phase of Stratford commercial project gains planning permission

Next phase of Stratford commercial project gains planning permission

A proposed new office block in London has been given planning permission.

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The Perfect Friday Finish – come one, come all

The Perfect Friday Finish – come one, come all

Knauf is taking its Readymixed Finishing Solutions on the road delivering live demonstrations of its spray plaster and finishing range to customers on Friday 4th November.

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Woking apartment towers plan gets green light

Woking apartment towers plan gets green light

A new apartment project in Woking has been given the green light.

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Pinnacle Tower project back on

Pinnacle Tower project back on

The construction of a new skyscraper at 22 Bishopsgate is finally going ahead.

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Brent Cross unveils major expansion plans

Brent Cross unveils major expansion plans

Brent Cross Shopping centre is set to double in size under newly-published plans.

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CITB set for overhaul

CITB set for overhaul

The Construction Industry Training board (CITB) is set for an overhaul amid concerns that it is not currently coming close to achieving its goals.

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Developer plans huge student accommodation scheme in Sheffield

Developer plans huge student accommodation scheme in Sheffield

Student accommodation developer Unite is set to build more student flats in Sheffield.

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Government selects Heathrow for airport expansion

Government selects Heathrow for airport expansion

The government has chosen Heathrow as the site of the new runway to increase London's airport capacity.

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