Construction complete at £15m Connah’s Quay shopping centre

COUNCILLORS in Connah’s Quay have celebrated a significant milestone at the town’s new £15m shopping centre. Developer St Modwen, one of the UK’s leading regeneration specialists, has finished its work on the 72,000sq ft scheme, which includes a huge food outlet. The Morrisons building has now been handed over to Continue Reading

Visitors see ‘inspiring’ building progress of 2012 Olympic Park

The London 2012 Olympic Park welcomed its 100,000th visitor as part of the London Open House weekend. Over 4,000 people toured the grounds to see first hand the construction progress being made on the site. Seb Coe, committee chair of the London 2012 Organising Committee (Locog), said: “Watching the Olympic Continue Reading

Government ‘must invest in construction apprenticeships’

The coalition needs to invest in construction training for young people if it is to avoid a skills gap in the industry, it has been claimed. Beatrice Orchard, coordinator of the Cross-industry Construction Apprenticeship Task Force, said building schemes for youngsters are crucial to the introduction of sustainable construction practices. Continue Reading

CPUK wins contract for Trafford Centre drive-through Starbucks

SKELMERSDALE building firm Construction Partnership UK (CPUK) has won the contract to create a drive-through Starbucks coffee shop at the Trafford Centre, in Greater Manchester. The £550,000 contract with property giant Peel is the latest in a series of commercial and retail projects being negotiated or won by CPUK in Continue Reading

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