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P C Harrington frames arm makes £4.7m loss

P C Harrington frames arm makes £4.7m loss

02/09/19

Latest results for P C Harrington Group company HPC Frames show the reinforced concrete specialist racked-up losses of £4.7m. Results filed recently at Companies House show a pre-tax loss of £4.76m at HPC Frames from turnover of £24.6m for the year to May 31 2018. The company described the results as “ve… Read More

Carey Group CEO steps down

Carey Group CEO steps down

21/08/19

Denis Deacy has stepped down from his role as chief executive officer of Carey Group. The company said Deacy decided it was the “right time to hand over the day-to-day running of the business to the next generation of leaders” Deacy has been at Careys for more than 31 years, joining as a quantity surveyor… Read More

P C Harrington firm goes into administration

P C Harrington firm goes into administration

26/07/19

The specialist post-tensioning division of P C Harrington has gone into administration. Structural Systems (UK) Ltd confirmed to the Enquirer yesterday that it was in administration with FRP Advisory now in charge of the company. The firm has been in business in the UK since 2002 specialising in post tensi… Read More

Plans go in for 40-storey tower in Docklands

Plans go in for 40-storey tower in Docklands

22/07/19

Developer Rockwell has submitted plans to transform Quay House in London’s Docklands  from a three-storey building into a 40-storey tower. The London Borough of Tower Hamlets will now consider plans put together in partnership with FirethornTrust. The proposals include a 400 bedroom hotel and 279 serviced apartments whi… Read More

Inland Homes gets green light to start £620m “urban village”

Inland Homes gets green light to start £620m “urban village”

26/06/19

Inland Homes has been given the go-ahead by planners to build a £620m “urban village” at Cheshunt Lakeside in Hertfordshire. Work will include construction of 1,725 homes, 19,000 sq m of commercial space and a new primary school.  Inland said the first phase of 195 homes “will be brought forward at the ear… Read More

Masterplan for largest area of Ebbsfleet garden city approved

Masterplan for largest area of Ebbsfleet garden city approved

21/06/19

Masterplans have been finally approved for the largest area of housing at the Ebbsfleet Garden City The Eastern Quarry area, now known as Whitecliffe, will be home to the villages of Ashmere and Alkerden. Up to 4,600  homes will be built in the location adding to the 1,600 homes in Castle Hill where building work is well … Read More

John F Hunt buys nuclear specialist

John F Hunt buys nuclear specialist

21/06/19

John F Hunt is boosting its presence in the nuclear market with the acquisition of diamond drilling specialist Holemaster’s Demtech operation. Cumbria based Demtech will now become part of John F Hunt’s BD Nuclear Ltd business. Diamond cutting and decommisioning specialist BD Nuclear has taken on all Demtech staff and … Read More

Skanska wins £58m Derwent London office job

Skanska wins £58m Derwent London office job

21/06/19

Developer Derwent London has picked Skanska to deliver a new office project near Old Street in London. Under the £58m contract, Skanska will deliver the 120,000 sq ft Featherstone Building project, which is designed by architect Morris+Company to look like four individual office blocks varying in height and facade. An 11 … Read More

Berkeley Homes ups major site starts despite 20% profit fall

Berkeley Homes ups major site starts despite 20% profit fall

19/06/19

Berkeley Homes is cranking up investment in new regeneration sites despite pre-tax profits falling by just over a fifth to £775m. This morning the luxury house builder said it was entering a new investment phase targetted at developing major regeneration sites in London and the South east, as well as its relatively new Birmi… Read More

Gleeson boss quits in boardroom pay row

Gleeson boss quits in boardroom pay row

10/06/19

The chief executive of house builder MJ Gleeson has left with immediate effect after a row about his pay package and succession. Jolyon Harrison, who was appointed chief executive officer seven years ago, received a total package worth £2.9m last year. In a statement this morning, the board said: “Following extensive discus… Read More

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