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£775M Paddington Cube gets green lightSubscription
Westminster City Council has granted planning permission to transform Paddington’s Bakerloo line and station as part of a £775M proposal for the redevelopment of a former Royal Mail sorting office site.
Waterloo upgrade | Use your WITVideoSubscription
At London Waterloo station, more than most other places, timing is everything.
Crunching carbon | The dash for ashSubscription
Ash for concrete is in increasingly short supply, which means new challenges for suppliers seeking to cut carbon.
IPA publishes £500bn infrastructure pipelineSubscription
The government has published a new National Infrastructure and Construction Pipeline that sets out more than £500bn of infrastructure investment.
Civils contract awarded for Manchester Metrolink Subscription
The MPact Thales (MPT) joint venture has been selected to work with Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) to deliver the Manchester Metrolink extension to Trafford shopping centre via Trafford Park
Heathrow reveals design team for expansionSubscription
Heathrow Airport has named seven companies that have been contracted to design plans for the airport’s expansion.
Hammond to discuss Scottish infrastructureSubscription
Chancellor Phillip Hammond has travelled to Edinburgh today (1 December) to discuss Scottish infrastructure investment and meet with business leaders from sectors including financial services and oil and gas.
The secretary of state for transport has urged contractors to think “about the future of the industry” by helping to address the skills shortage in civil engineering.
The heavy investment in infrastructure announced by the chancellor in his first Autumn Statement can offer short term economic stimulus and long term benefits – but only if planned carefully.
WSP wins National Grid contractSubscription
WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff has been appointed to a four-year front end engineering design (Feed) framework to provide power transmission services on a range of energy projects across England and Wales.