In the South West, Wates have won a deal to deliver the next two phases of its 10-year Cardiff Living partnership
with Cardiff Council, delivering 1,500 new homes by 2027.
In Yorkshire, early procurment plans suggest that two new hospital buildings in Leeds costing £500m and labelled ‘Hospital of the future’
should be delivered using offsite construction. In Sheffield, an upmarket new hotel
in the city centre will have a ‘high-end’ rooftop restaurant and bar set to create ‘a new social dynamic’ in the city centre.
In other news, the government is to expand four prisons in a £200m programme
taking place over the next three years, as part of a £2.5bn commitment to create 10,000 modern prison places.