Project: One Chamberlain Square
Client: Hermes Real Estate
Contract value (from January 2018): £35m
Main contractor: Bam
Completion date: September 2019
A year on from Carillion’s demise, Construction News visited Birmingham to uncover how Argent raced around the clock to keep its Paradise Circus scheme on track.
Project name: Japoma Stadium
Client: State of Cameroon
Value: $220m (£171m)
Main contractor: Yenigün
End date: March 2019
Cameroon may no longer be hosting the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, but the Japoma Stadium is still set to be delivered to the original, tight schedule.
Project: Grange University Hospital
Client: Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Main contractor: Laing O’Rourke
Contract value: £230m
Contract completion: September 2020
A Welsh valley town, seemingly an unlikely spot for a specialist care hospital, was in fact the perfect opportunity for Laing O’Rourke to enact its offsite mantra.
Project: Richmond upon Thames College
Client: Richmond upon Thames College
Main contractor: ISG
Project value: £34m
End date: Early 2020
ISG is beyond the halfway point of its build of a new facility for Richmond upon Thames College. Lucy Alderson takes a look at how the Second World War and rugby matches have both posed obstacles for the team.
Project: HS2 Enabling Works in Area South (Euston Station)
Main contractor: Costain Skanska joint venture
Completion date (for handover of the next phase of work): Late 2019
Contract value (for overall early works for the whole of HS2 phase one): £900m
Enabling works at the HS2 station call for 40,000 sets of human remains to be exhumed, presenting a big challenge for contractors engaged on site.