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The city of London is going through quite a face-lift with Boris Johnson recently announcing a £12 million eco project to refine the city’s green ethos and now BAM construction will soon be working on a £28 million commercial project in central London.
BAM the contractor have been awarded a pre-construction services agreement by developer Great Portland Estates (GPE) for St Lawrence House in Soho.
The product of the project will feature six levels of high-quality office …Read more
More good news for the transport and construction sectors as the Department of Transport has agreed to fund a new bridge that will improve links to three of the West Midlands’ economic powerhouses.
Construction of the new A45 South Bridge in Solihull is due to start after the government agreed to provide over £8 million in funding.
The transport link currently carries 50,000 vehicles per day; the new bridge is set to improve travel for these individuals.
The structure itself will …Read more
Balfour Beatty’s UK construction business has announced the award of £75 million towards the A63 Castle Street Hull improvement scheme under an Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) design and build contract.
It aims to improve journey times
The 1.5 kilometre scheme in the centre of Hull will improve journey times for road users through conversion of a major interchange into a split level junction with a two-lane dual carriageway carrying east-west traffic below north-south traffic …Read more
Drivers of diesel vehicles could be charged around £10 to enter central London as a new initiative to cut air pollution is launched.
The plans announced by London Mayor, Boris Johnson, will see pre-Euro-6 diesel cars and vans pay an extra £10 for entry to the ultra-low emission zone (ULEZ) in London by 2020. This levy would be on top of the current £11.50 congestion charge for driving into the centre of the capital.
Only diesel vehicles meeting the Euro 6 emissions standard …Read more
Even during the time of a recovering recession there are many Brits striving to set up their own businesses.
The majority of start-up ventures, whether they are large or small, face many obstacles when setting up a business and the most common issue facing them stem from funding. More than half of SMEs and business start-ups seeking funding are rejected the first time around.
However, today Chancellor George Osborne presents an initiative to make it easier for small businesses to find …Read more