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University ‘keen to change perception’ through landmark capital projects

Universities are under pressure to deliver landmark capital projects to help enhance their brands and entice students in a more competitive market, the Director for Estates & Facilities at the University of Salford has said. Jason Challender, who is spearheading Salford University’s £300m transformation plan to overhaul its campus, said that the university had produced […]

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Boosting investment into UK ports – ten-point plan launched

The UK Major Ports Group (UKMPG) have revealed a 10-point investment plan to accelerate investments into UK ports ahead of the UK’s exit from the EU. UKMG, who represent nine members operating 40 ports across the UK, have laid out simple policy and strategy reforms which can ‘turbo-charge’ the UK ports industry. UKMG worked with […]

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Major new 700+ home community development set for York

Plans have been unveiled for a major residential and community development on the outskirts of York which will transform the former Heworth Gasworks into a thriving new neighbourhood. Moda Living – who’re set to speak at our North West Development Plans Conference – and Apache Capital Partners are collaborating with North Star to create the […]

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Phase 2 of Avant Homes project given green light

Avant Homes, who’re set to speak at our Leeds & Yorkshire Development Plans Conference this month, have received the green light to begin the second phase of their impressive Klyppr Village development in Nottinghamshire. The £35.5m scheme at Clipstone will see the creation of 171 new homes in total – with the second phase set […]

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London Luton Airport set for expansion

Council owned London Luton Airport have revealed plans to expand the airport – delivering a second terminal. The plans, which would increase passenger numbers from 18m to 32m per annum, will be a focus of the Airport Cities Development Conference – where the Airport are set to speak. The announcement comes as the airport continues […]

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Pagabo launch major new Refit & Refurb Framework

Construction procurement specialists Pagabo announce the launch of a major new Refit and Refurbishment Framework which will go live across the country on Friday, March 1, 2019. The Framework will sit alongside the already prestigious stable of public sector construction related frameworks and is aimed at extending the lifecycle of buildings with modern renovation and […]

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Walsall Bus Station revamp image revealed

An image has been revealed showing the vision for Walsall Bus Station – which is set to be regenerated. Plans for the station – which will undergo a £700,000 revamp – are being driven by Transport for the West Midlands who’ll be sharing details about this any many other schemes at the West Midlands Development […]

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