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Posted: 31st August
By: rlf

Blog – Construction Takes Flight at Gatwick with a Planned £200m Spend

If you've ever taken the time to think about how much money airports spend on construction, the chances are that you've guessed big in terms of expenditure. Airports require a huge amount of investment to function properly, in everything from efficient and attractive terminals, to runways, and more.

With that in mind, it probably comes as no surprise that Gatwick airport - the second largest international airport ...

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Posted: 22nd August
By: rlf

MPs call for a halt to Government’s ‘All lane running’ motorway scheme

More than 300 miles of England’s busiest motorways will have their hard shoulders converted to normal driving lanes under the Government’s controversial ‘All Lane Running’ scheme.

Highways England, the government company that operates the country’s motorway and A-road network, intends to convert 15% of motorways to all-lane running over the next nine years, at a cost of £6 billion.

All Lane Running i...

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Posted: 15th August
By: rlf

4-step plan for homeowners in a post Brexit property market

After ten weeks' campaigning, the nation has voted to leave the European Union, the world's biggest single market.

As the dust settles on the biggest decision the country has made in decades, you may be scratching your head wondering where it leaves you as a homeowner.

The truth is it remains to be seen, as we're in uncharted waters. But in the meantime, here are some ideas on how to stay on top of your proper...

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Posted: 8th August
By: rlf

UK Universities Are Supporting the Construction Industry

It seems that British universities could be doing more than simply expanding the minds of the future generations - they're also expanding opportunities for the construction industry.

Over the last six to seven months, Universities across the United Kingdom have increased their spending for new buildings by around 43% when compared with 2015.

Most experts suggest that part of the increased spending comes from an...

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Posted: 2nd August
By: rlf

How Brexit Has Hit the Foundations of the Construction Industry

While construction companies across the UK seemed initially stable in the approach to the EU referendum, they - alongside other sectors like real estate - face a period of serious uncertainty following the surprising Brexit vote. According to Begbies Traynor - the company responsible for conducting Red Flag Alert Research in 2016, has been monitoring the financial health of companies during the time since the referen...

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