Industry news roundup

The latest news this week in the Built Environment:

Brexit impasse continues to challenge the market – RICS

The housing market remained subdued in March, a picture that has been evident in the sales market for several months now, according to our latest UK Residential Market Survey. Read more…

Green light for £60m Commonwealth Games pool

A £60m aquatic centre which will host events for the 2022 Commonwealth Games has been given the final go-ahead. Read more…

Water companies launch World Water Innovation Fund

Water companies including Severn Trent and United Utilities are joining forces to form the World Water Innovation Fund, which aims to find, develop and accelerate the ground- breaking technologies that will make a real difference to peoples’ lives across the world. Read more…

Branson says Virgin Trains could be gone by November after ‘baffling’ DfT franchise decision

Virgin Trains could disappear from Britain’s railways by the end of the year, Sir Richard Branson has announced after the government disqualified its joint franchise bid with Stagecoach. Read more…

Every second counts – new measures of train punctuality

Train operators and Network Rail are set to publish new measures for train punctuality as part of plans to reduce delays across the network and boost customer satisfaction. From April, up to the minute train performance data will be used as the primary method for measuring punctuality. Read more…

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