News in Brief: April 2021
BAM Construction has been appointed to deliver a leisure centre, promenade and associated works by Folkestone & Hythe District Council. Construction will begin on the Princes Parade site in Hythe during the first quarter of 2022, with preparatory works beginning this month.
Deeside Regeneration Limited has received detailed planning consent for its new 4,200m2 speculative industrial scheme located adjacent to Junction 35 of the M4 Motorway, on Pencoed Technology Park. It is supported by the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government. In line with the Welsh Government’s sustainable buildings standards it aims to achieve a BREEAM ‘Excellent’ rating.
Willmott Dixon has been appointed by Stevenage Borough Council to build a new £8M bus interchange as part of the town’s 20-year £1bn regeneration programme. The project will see the company deliver a significant upgrade on Stevenage’s existing bus station by creating a facility with a host of modern features that will make it an important regional transport hub.
Work is set to begin on a Biomedical Cluster in Dundee after the project was officially signed off by the Tay Cities Region Joint Committee. The project will help the post-COVID-19 recovery through the development of new medicines, innovative medical technologies and the provision of high-quality new jobs, according to the University of Dundee academics leading it.
Construction has started on the £7M state-of-the-art replacement for Cedarbank School in Livingston. The new stand-alone, modern purpose-built facility will bring up to 130 Cedarbank pupils together, from three locations, under one roof when it opens in 2022.