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Jessica Rowson

Stories

  • Ferrari World red roof

    Formula One fun: Abu Dhabi's Ferrari World theme parkSubscription

    11 March 2010

    Thrill seekers in Abu Dhabi will soon have more than the Gulf state’s Formula One race to enjoy. Jessica Rowson reports on the construction of the world’s largest indoor theme park at Yas Island.

  • Aerial view of the Grand Weston-Super-Mare pier

    Weston-Super-Mare's pier rises from the ashesSubscription

    04 February 2010

    A fire in the summer of 2008 destroyed the historic pavilion on Weston-super-Mare’s pier. Rising from the ashes, with a build programme of just 49 weeks, a bigger pavilion is getting ready to open in the summer. Jessica Rowson reports.

  • Mixing It With The Mines

    28 January 2010

    A new distillery in West Lothian is set to produce 20M litres of whisky a year. But, as Jessica Rowson discovers, the site was an exotic cocktail of surprises.

  • Olympic roof 1

    Raising the roof on 2012Subscription

    15 January, 2010

    The London 2012 Olympic stadium seems to have sprung up on the East London skyline. Piling started a little over a year and a half ago but already design and build consortium Team Stadium is putting the finishing touches to the cable net roof.

  • Tsunami reconstruction

    Rebuilding communities after the tsunamiSubscription

    7 January 2010

    The Indian Ocean tsunami of 26 December 2004 was one of the worst natural disasters of recent years.

  • The existing Burnside Road

    Scotland's major transport projects: The Edinburgh Tram and Forth CrossingSubscription

    10 December 2009

    NCE’s Scottish special continues with a look at major transport schemes around the region, as two of the most high profile projects − the Edinburgh Tram and the Forth Replacement Crossing − reached key stages this month. Jessica Rowson reports.

  • The West Lothian distillery

    Whisky galore: the West Lothian distillerySubscription

    10 December 2009

    The expansion of a distillery in West Lothian promises to boost production to 20M litres a year. But, as Jessica Rowson discovers, the site proved an exotic cocktail of surprises.