News in Brief: March 2021
Kloeckner Metals UK | Westok have been awarded BCSA Sustainability Charter Gold Standard status on the back of their BES 6001 certification. The objective of the Charter is to ensure structural steelwork is a sustainable form of construction in terms of economic viability, social progress and environmental responsibility.
Ardmore has been appointed by Hammersmith & Fulham Council and their JV partners A2Dominion, as their delivery partner for Hammersmith Civic Campus, a major new mixed-use scheme in west London. It will include 1,300t of structural steelwork to form a ‘Glass Box’ that will sit above the existing and refurbished town hall, supported on a series of 15m-high stilts that punch down through the building and courtyard.
Bon Accord Aberdeen shopping centre hass lodged a planning application for a new four-screen cinema development. Craig Stevenson, Centre Manager at Bon Accord said: “We are delighted to submit a planning application for a new cinema development at the centre. These plans come as part of our ongoing strategy to repurpose vacant retail space and continue to deliver a thriving retail and leisure destination in the heart of the City.
St. Modwen Industrial & Logistics has submitted detailed plans for the first phase of development at St. Modwen Park Derby, following the grant of outline planning permission in September 2020. The developer’s submission includes plans for three high-quality business units of 3,600m2, 5,000m2 and 7,300m2 which, if approved, could bring around 300 jobs to the immediate area.
Viridor has unveiled proposals for a multi-million-pound energy recovery facility (ERF) south of Larkhall in South Lanarkshire, Scotland. The Overwood ERF will transform up to 330,000t per annum of non-recyclable municipal, commercial and industrial waste into energy in the form of heat and electricity.