Willmott Dixon wins £1m schools contract

The Midlands office of contractor Willmott Dixon has been appointed to  improve the buildings of two schools in Northamptonshire.

The work is primarily to modernise the structure of Kingswood Primary School in Corby and Ruskin Infant School in Wellingborough, which were built more than 40 years ago. It marks a return to Corby for the contractor behind the award-winning Corby-East Midlands International Pool.

Construction has started on site with work expected to be completed at Ruskin Infant School in November this year and at Kingswood Primary School in January 2012.   Continue reading

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New contracts boost turnover at construction consultancy

The £12m fit-out at Audi’s flagship new showroom

Birmingham-based HCT Construction Consultants has completed the £12m fit-out of Audi’s flagship new showroom.

The construction consultancy was responsible for the post contract quantity surveying of the world’s largest Audi Centre, on London’s Great West Road. The impressive showroom spans three floors and has space to display 116 cars.  Continue reading

Wolverhampton’s Carillion ranked second largest construction company in the UK

Wolverhampton’s Carillion ranked second largest construction company in the UK

West Midlands based firm Carillion is the second largest construction company in the UK, according to a survey by business advisory firm Deloitte.

It is one of only three UK listings in the top 20 of Deloitte’s European Top 100 Construction Companies ranking. Continue reading