Sandygate Halls OpenDay 12/9/20 ©Andy Ford

Burnley Barnfield delivers UCLan accommodation

The joint venture between Burnley Council and Barnfield Investment Properties has completed a 136-bed student accommodation scheme for occupation by the University of Central Lancashire.

Site Development

JV kicks off Mill Bank with access road

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Neil Tague

Barnfield Blackburn, a joint venture between Barnfield Developments and Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, has started work on an access road at its Mill Bank Business Park site off the M65.

AMRC External View

Robertson scoops £11m Preston research centre job

Sarah Townsend

The firm has been appointed as the main contractor to build the University of Sheffield’s advanced manufacturing research centre, part of the wider Lancashire Advanced Manufacturing and Energy Cluster.

Anwyl 2

Anwyl on site in Barton after Covid hold-up

Dan Whelan

The Lancashire branch of the Flintshire-based housebuilder has started building its 72-home scheme off Garstang Road north of Preston and work is due to complete by 2023. 

The Rise Primesite

Problem jobs sealed CPUK’s fate, administrator says

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Dan Whelan

The Skelmersdale-based contractor fell into administration owing £11m to creditors because of the impact of Covid-19 and a string of "problem jobs", most notably Primesite Developments’ £40m The Rise scheme, which left CPUK with £3m of debt. 

Uclan Student Centre Tops Out

UcLan’s £60m student centre tops out

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Dan Whelan

The University of Central Lancashire’s 80,000 sq ft facility in Preston, part of a £200m masterplan, is due to complete next year, now main contractor Bowmer + Kirkland has finished the steel frame. 

Porsche Carnforth Site Caddick

Caddick to build £5m Porsche centre

Sarah Townsend

The construction firm has scooped the contract to design and build a 17,400 sq ft sales and maintenance centre for Porsche cars in Carnforth, Lancashire.