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Construction News Roundup

3rd February 2020

The latest news this week in the Construction Industry:

Winners unveiled for £500m University of Birmingham deal

The University of Birmingham has confirmed winners of its framework deals to deliver at least £500m of investment over the next ten years. Read more…

Go-ahead for 15-storey City Quarters hotel in Leeds

Leeds City Council has given the go-ahead to Hammerson’s plans for a new 205-bed hotel at its City Quarters concept. Read more…

Balfour Beatty unveils new southern construction boss

Balfour Beatty has confirmed the appointment of Beth West as Managing Director of its regional construction business in the South of England. Read more…

Builders’ Conference reports 33% rise in monthly orders

The value of new UK construction contracts signed in January 2020 rose by a whopping 33% year-on-year, according to latest market intelligence. Read more…

£1.5bn A14 upgrade complete over half a year early

The £1.5bn A14 road scheme to improve journeys between the East of England and the Midlands has been completed more than half a year early. Read more…

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