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Posted: 25th July
By: rlf

The latest on roadwork disruption and delays

Traffic, roadworks, diversions. They’re the bane of every driver’s life. But with the UK population expected to top 76 million by 2045, and £100 billion earmarked for new infrastructure projects by the government to cope with the numbers, roadworks are set to remain a part of everyday life for some time to come.

However, a challenge exists to mitigate the impact of roadworks and keep channels of communication...

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Posted: 18th July
By: rlf

Sale board poised to go up on Land Registry

If you've ever bought a house, it was the Land Registry that documented your ownership rights. The Land Registry has been recording the ownership of land and property in England and Wales since 1862. It doesn’t cost taxpayers a penny and has returned money to the Treasury in 19 of the last 20 years, while continuing to reduce its fees.

The Land Registry is a well oiled machine that works well in public owner...

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Posted: 11th July
By: rlf

World’s largest floating wind farm given the go-ahead in Scotland

Construction on the World's largest floating wind farm will begin in the UK later this year, after the Crown Estate granted consent to Norwegian Oil and Gas giant Statoil, earlier this month.

The development, known as Hywind Scotland, will see Statoil build a 30MW pilot wind park in the waters of the Buchan Deep - around 12-18 miles off the coast of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire. The park will consist of five floating ...

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Posted: 4th July
By: rlf

Manchester’s Media City to double in size

Media City in Salford, which is home to the BBC, is set to double in size over the next decade, after plans were submitted by property company Peel Holdings to Salford council for the £1bn new development.

The plans for the second phase of the media quarter include ten new buildings, incorporating 540,000 sq ft of offices, 1,800 flats, alongside retail and leisure elements.

Outline approval for the plans was ...

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