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The Power of Documents in a Project Dispute

Projects can easily be affected or delayed by amendments and scope changes at the best of times. But in these uncertain times surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, the chances of delays, contract re-writes, difficult conversations and, ultimately, contract disputes occurring are even more likely. This is particularly the case in the construction industry, where ineffective document […]

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Karbon Homes: Developing New Towns & Levelling Up The North

We’ve been speaking with Charlotte Carpenter, Executive Director of Growth and Development at Karbon Homes – one of the North East’s leading organisations within the housing sector – covering topics such as MMC, garden communities and levelling up the North… Q. Karbon manages nearly 30,000 homes across the North East and Yorkshire, how does this […]

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Tees Valley Unveils Plans For New £90m Quay on River Tees

Plans have been unveiled for a new £90m Quay which will help the region become the UK’s primary offshore wind location. Transforming a 1km stretch the site will provide global organisations with direct access into the heart of 500-acres of development land, and thousands more across the wider Teesworts site straight from the North Sea. […]

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Major Regeneration Scheme Secures €110m Funding

The transformational North Quay’s scheme in Waterford has secured major backing from the Government – who’ve announced they’ll provide €110m in addition to the €400m from Falcon Real Estate. The project is the largest urban regeneration project in the country – and is being brought forward by the Saudi Arabian-backed Falcon Real Estate who’s Development […]

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Waterman Join Key Industry Players in Launching Unique Guide to Boosting Project Speed

Waterman has launched The Blueprint for Project Speed guide. From the team who delivered Jersey General Hospital Nightingale Wing in just four weeks, this unique practical guide explains how to deliver lightning-fast projects and speed-up the design and construction of any scheme. Incorporating the lessons learnt from the only new-build Nightingale project, the guide was […]

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Re-use of Historic Buildings in Place Setting & Environmental Sustainability

Conversations around development and building design are increasingly turning to the responsible management of environmental issues such as carbon emissions. The conservation and restoration of appropriate historic buildings can provide a significant opportunity for developers to meet their sustainability requirements. AB Heritage looks at examples across Birmingham. Conversations around development and building design are increasingly […]

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Integrating Natural Water Management & River Systems Into Urban Development

Many towns and cities have grown up alongside watercourses, using water as a resource to sustain human lives. As cities grew, resources once coveted were often marginalised, and seen as a constraint to development. This led to realignment of watercourses, engineered concrete/brick lined channels and culverting, with these assets increasingly degraded and hidden from view. […]

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£140m Coventry Residential Scheme Set For Approval

Coventry City Council look set to approve plans for over 700 new apartments on the edge of the city centre, after the scheme was recommended for approval. The project is being brought forward by Complex Development Projects (CDP) who’ll be discussing the project alongside Coventry City Council at our upcoming Coventry Development Plans Event. CDP […]

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