In Yorkshire, an article published in ‘Leeds List’ outlines five major developments that are going to change Leeds for the better in the coming years, read all about them here.
In the Midlands, a £52m contract
has been secured replace a big masonry bridge on the Stechford to Aston line. Work is set to start on two projects around Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham
, works include a £93m private rental flats scheme and highways works for Warwickshire County Cricket Club for a 76,000 sq ft of car parking and a large piazza ahead of the Commonwealth Gamesset t start in 18 months.
In the South East, construction of Cleve Hill Solar Park,
the UK’s biggest solar farm
, is planned to begin this year. In a first for UK engineering
, an 11,000 tonne curved concrete box will be pushed under a railway line near Peterborough. The structure, which weighs more than the Eiffel Tower, is being installed in a nine-day operation as part of the £1.2bn upgrade of the East Coast Main Line. In North London, designs have been revealed of the first three office buildings at the £5bn Brent Cross Town development.
It has been annouced that Purfleet-on-Thames is to get £75m in Government funding to support
main infrastructure for the regeneration of its town centre. In Reading, a £750m Station Hill development
next to Reading station has received planning approval.