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News in Brief: March 2020

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ArcelorMittal Long Products has updated its sales programme to take account of the recent updates to EN10025:2019 parts 2 to 6. This includes the inclusion of higher grades such as S500M and rolled sections in weathering steel to S460W. A pdf and Excel copy of the Sections and Merchant Bar Sales Programme can be downloaded at:

Caunton Engineering is erecting two large distribution warehouses for Winvic Construction at the Gateway development in Peterborough. Forming part of the 240-acre site, the two buildings are on Plot 210 and Plot 410, and will require nearly 2,000t of structural steelwork.

Kier has been appointed by Kirklees Council to deliver a £15M leisure centre in Liversedge, West Yorkshire. Known as the Spen Valley Leisure Centre, it will be built on the site of the original Spenborough Pool and will include a two-storey, two-pool complex. It will have a double-height foyer, which will lead to wet changing areas as well as multi-activity space.

Developer St. Modwen has secured a resolution to grant outline planning permission from Derby City Council for a 70-acre site on Wyvern Way, adjacent to Derby County FC’s Pride Park, after submitting a revised proposal in conjunction with landowners Network Rail. The £80M scheme, formerly known as Derby Triangle, will consist of up to 60,000m² of industrial and logistics space.

Designs for a new office development on Newcastle city centre’s Quayside have been unveiled. The 12-storey No. 1 Quayside will offer 9,900m² of office space to a previously disused site – potentially creating 1,000 jobs. The development, which has been designed by Danish-based Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), will include a living green roof with a rooftop terrace.

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