News in Brief: March 2019
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Plans have been approved for a multi-million pound industrial/warehouse scheme that is set to generate significant employment opportunities in the West Midlands. Commercial property developer, Stoford Developments and specialist sustainable and impact investor, Bridges Fund Management, will develop four Grade A industrial/warehouse units at Pantheon Park in Wolverhampton, after planning consent was granted by the City of Wolverhampton Council.
HS2 has named the construction teams that will be awarded contracts to deliver the project’s London terminus and its west London super-hub at Old Oak Common in deals which could support up to 4,000 jobs across the UK. A joint venture between Mace and Dragados will build the new Euston terminus, while Balfour Beatty/Vinci joint venture will deliver Old Oak Common.
Developer Palace Capital has appointed Caddick Construction as its main contractor for the £35M Hudson Quarter mixed-use scheme in York city centre. The two-acre development on the site of the former Hudson House, opposite York railway station, will be transformed into a new community featuring 127 apartments, 3,200m² of Grade-A office space, 460m² of other commercial uses and car parking located in four buildings around a landscaped garden.