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June 21, 2015

Laing O’Rourke in council housing drive

Laing O’Rourke is aiming to build 2,000 council houses a year after forming a strategic alliance with Legal & General and Touchstone. Contractor Laing O’Rourke, investment […]
June 1, 2015

Government steps up drive to find more redundant sites for house-building

Communities Secretary Greg Clark is instructing local authorities to release unused land four house-building. Speaking ahead of the first meeting of a dedicated ministerial Housing Taskforce, […]
May 5, 2015

Norwich launches £300m nationwide Passivhaus drive

Norwich City Council has launched a housing construction framework designed to assist the development of Passivhaus projects nationwide. The ‘Fabric First’ will be open to all […]
November 11, 2014

National Grid plans £500m cabling drive to remove blots on landscape

National Grid is planning a £500m programme of works to bury cables and reduce the visual impact of overhead lines across eight National Parks and areas […]
September 13, 2014

Crossrail’s Ellie starts her final drive

One of Crossrail’s shortest but most complex tunnel drives began this week. Tunnel boring machine (TBM) Ellie has started her 900-metre journey from Limmo Peninsula, near […]