Willmott Dixon has been contracted to build the University of Lincoln’s £7M agri-food research and development (R&D) facility at Peppermint Park – part of the South Lincolnshire Food Enterprise Zone (FEZ) in Holbeach. The completed building will facilitate pioneering research, skills provision and knowledge exchange for agri-food businesses across Lincolnshire and beyond.
Developer Patrizia has been given consent to demolish its Market Street building in Aberdeen and replace it with a new glass and granite clad commercial scheme. The ‘lantern-shaped’ building would be only five-storeys tall at the Market Street end but gradually increase to 11 storeys – or 56.9m tall – at its south-western corner, opposite the junction of Carmelite Street and Hadden Street.
An underground car park in the heart of London’s West End is set to be converted into a £150M subterranean healthcare and entertainment complex. Westminster Council has approved plans for the four-level mega-basement beneath Cavendish Square during a ’virtual’ planning meeting thought to be a first for such a major project.
BAM Construction has been appointed to build new teaching facilities for Chorlton High School South in Manchester following a competitive tender process led by the Department for Education, under its capital framework for schools in England. The company has been appointed to develop a plot on Mauldeth Road West which is partly occupied by Greater Manchester Police dog unit and horse paddocks.
Developer Drum Property Group has received planning approval for its masterplan for a mixed-use transformation of Candleriggs Quarter in Glasgow’s Merchant City. The £300M redevelopment plan includes homes, offices, hotels, restaurants and a new public square delivered on the 3.6-acre city centre site.
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