Barbour Infrastructure Figs

Region ‘top for infrastructure awards’ in 2019

Dan Whelan

The North West scooped the highest value of infrastructure contract awards in 2019 of all UK regions, thanks mainly to the £1.5bn Sellafield decommissioning project, according to data analyst Barbour ABI.

Carlise City Centre

Cumbria councils name winners on £120m framework

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Twenty contractors have been awarded places on a £120m capital works framework, delivering schemes on behalf of a collection of Cumbrian councils and the university.

Whitehaven Academy

Whitehaven Academy vision revealed

The 900-place school, featuring 72,000 sq ft of education and amenity space, is set to open in 2021 with Wates attached as main contractor.

Cumbria Coastal Activities Centre

Cumbria gains Coastal Communities boost

Chloé Vaughan

Whitehaven Harbour is set to receive £2.45m for a water sports and recreational activities centre as part of the Government’s Coastal Communities Fund.