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Skanska scoops £240m London office job

14/2/20

Skanska has sealed a major office project worth £240m on the City of London near Finsbury Circus.

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Sheffield approves Yorkshire’s tallest tower and 1,200 homes

10/2/20

Construction to start this summer on development aimed at students and young people.

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Tulip team launches appeal against decision to refuse it planning

10/2/20

Project backers seek to overturn mayor of London’s veto. The project team behind Foster + Partners’ controversial Tulip tower has formally launched an appeal over its rejected plans for the 305m tall tourist attraction.

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Laing O’Rourke to build Gary Neville’s £200m tower scheme

10/2/20

Footballer turned property tycoon Gary Neville has named Laing O’Rourke as construction partner for his £200m St Michael’s hotel, flats and office scheme in Manchester.

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Canary Wharf Group to submit plans for next high

4/2/20

Canary Wharf Group is drawing up plans for up to eight new buildings at its North Quay site next to the new landmark Crossrail station in London Docklands.

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2019 was record-breaking year for super tall skyscrapers

4/2/20

A record 26 towers over 300 metres were completed in 2019 according to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, while there was a drop in the number of 200-metre-tall buildings completed.

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Canary Wharf to hit the heights with more towers

4/2/20

Allies and Morrison behind 66-storey proposal while 40-storey block by Ian Simpson OK’d.

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OMI gets go-ahead for 545-home tower

4/2/20

55-storey residential tower in Salford could start on site this year, says architect.

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5 Skyscrapers Coming To The London Skyline Soon

3/2/20

London keeps on growing upwards. But what new skyscrapers can we look forward to — or dread — in the near future? When completed in 2003, the Gherkin was London's third-tallest building. Today it is the 17th, and barely visible from many angles. The skyline continues to evolve, with new structures like 22 Bishopsgate, the Scalpel and a raft of new towers at Canary Wharf. But what can we expect to see in the next few years? Here we look at five planned skyscrapers that will soon by gracing/ruining views across central London.

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Laing O’Rourke confirmed on Giggs and Neville skyscraper

29/1/20

Laing O’Rourke has been confirmed as construction partner on the £200m St Michael’s scheme in Manchester, which is backed by former Manchester United footballers Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs. The scheme will see the delivery of a 40-storey...

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London twin tower flats plan switches to 600-room hotel

27/1/20

London planners have backed a developer’s move to switch two proposed 25-storey blocks of flats on the  Albert Embankment into a 600-room hotel.

Ocubis, development manager for the owners of the site, Hotchkiss, has...

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Sisk wins UK’s tallest Premier Inn job

23/1/20

John Sisk has secured the job to build what will be the UK’s tallest Premier Inn at a site on London’s Canary Wharf. Two towers will share the same podium, one with flats the other hotel rooms Developer Rockwell gave the go-ahead to...

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Jenrick overrules officials over 44-storey east London resi towers

23/1/20

Housing secretary approves 1,524-home scheme from former Daily Express proprietor Richard Desmond.

Housing secretary Robert Jenrick has used his ministerial powers to approve the 1,540-home Westferry Printworks...

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Plans submitted for London ‘hanging gardens’ tower

21/1/20

A long-established City livery company has submitted proposals for a 36-storey tower in the City of London featuring a huge green wall. The 50 Fenchurch Street project for The Clothworkers’ Company includes a new office building, replacement...

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Birmingham’s tallest tower gets go-ahead

21/1/20

No start date yet for 193m-tall building designed by Glancy Nicholls. The tallest tower in Birmingham has been given the green light by council planning chiefs. Glancy Nicholls has designed the 61-storey residential scheme at 100 Broad...

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