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News in Brief – February 2023

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The British Constructional Steelwork Association can be found at stand H72 at FutureBuild, held from 7th to 9th March at ExCEL, London. Sustainability Manager, Michael Sansom will be running a panel session in the Materials Zone, entitled: Decarbonising structural steelwork. Also, taking part are: SCI Associate Director David Brown; William Hare Associate Director Jonathan Davis; and Graeme Peacock, Marketing Manager – Engineering and Tubes, Tata Steel.

Founder and former Chairman of Caunton Engineering David Bingham has been honoured for his contribution to his local community by being admitted as a new Honorary Freeman of the Borough of Broxtowe. Mr Bingham, who was BCSA President between 1994 and 1996, started the steelwork contractor in 1969.

Glencar has been appointed by UK logistics and industrial property business PLP to construct a 32,000m2 speculative warehouse at the Stone Business Park in Stafford. The site will feature the redevelopment of a redundant and recently vacated data centre into a new, high-specification logistics warehouse that will include over 1,850m2 of office accommodation.

Bouygues UK has begun enabling works for the Pentre Awel development, which is said to the largest regeneration scheme in south west Wales. It will bring together life science and business innovation, research, education, community healthcare and modern leisure facilities at the 83-acre Delta Lakes site on the Llanelli coastline.

One City Park, a new state-of-the-art office scheme in Bradford city centre has celebrated reaching its highest point with a topping out ceremony. On completion, it will create 5,240m2 of sustainable office space and it is being developed by Muse, in partnership with Bradford Council. The steel frame was erected by Elland Steel Structures.

Developer Firethorn has appointed McLaren Construction to deliver four high-spec Grade-A warehouses ranging from 5,300m2 to 26,000m2. Set across 37 acres, the site lies adjacent to the Sherburn Enterprise Park in Leeds, and will be constructed to net zero carbon, with an ‘Excellent’ BREEAM rating.

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