Colwyn Bay Conwy Office 1

SITE VISIT | Conwy Council HQ with Muse

Charlie Schouten

Conwy Council, Muse, and Bowmer & Kirkland have completed a flagship headquarters in Colwyn Bay in what is said to be the largest development of its type in North Wales. Place North West took a tour of the building with development manager Muse and the council to find out why it will be a “game-changer” for Conwy.

WYLFA NEWYDD 2017

Contractor joins team on £20bn Wylfa nuclear plant

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Global construction and engineering giant Bechtel has been appointed as project management contractor on the £20bn Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant on Anglesey, as the nuclear plant’s operator pledged to deliver the scheme for “cheaper than what has gone before”.

WYLFA NEWYDD 2017

Clark offers backing for £20bn Wylfa Newydd

Business and energy secretary Greg Clark has this morning confirmed that the UK Government is to enter a period of negotiations with Hitachi over Wylfa Newydd, the proposed £20bn nuclear power plant on Anglesey.

Richard Simpson Unite

Watkin Jones hires new chief executive from Unite

The Bangor-based developer and contractor has raided student accommodation developer and manager Unite Students for its new chief executive, hiring the company’s property director Richard Simpson to replace Mark Watkin Jones.

Rhyl ISG Site Visit 5

SITE VISIT | Rhyl’s waterfront regeneration

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Charlie Schouten

As part of an ongoing waterfront regeneration in the seaside town, ISG, Denbighshire Council and Alliance Leisure are building SC2, a spiritual successor to Rhyl’s gone-but-not-forgotten Sun Centre. Place North West paid a visit to a surprisingly complicated project on the Wales coast.

Sandymount Hotel Rhosneigr

Anglesey pub to get £2m facelift

Work has started on a £2m renovation of the Sandy Mount in Rhosneigr, Anglesey, which will transform the former pub into a 100-cover restaurant, bar, and hotel.