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Morgan Sindall posts strong H1 results

The listed construction group has defied the gloom currently besetting the sector in the UK with a six-month trading update showing pre-tax profits of £23.5m, reflecting 45% growth on 2016’s figure.

Universities as Regenerators 2017

Universities as Regenerators | Slides, summary + pictures

Better collaboration with local authorities and the private sector will see universities taking a more active role in large-scale community regeneration, a panel of industry experts told delegates at the Universities at Regenerators breakfast event.

Contract signed for Trafford Metrolink line

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Transport for Greater Manchester has agreed terms with MPT, the consortium comprising Laing O’Rourke, VolkerRail and Thales, for the extension of Metrolink through Trafford Park to the Trafford Centre.

Factory Groundbreaking

MIF Factory starts on site

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Laing O’Rourke has started work on £110m cultural venue The Factory in St John’s, Manchester, designed by Dutch practice the Office for Metropolitan Architecture.

Hill Dickinson Cake THING


A lot happened in 2007. Nineteen-year-old Adele arrived as a new star in town, Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo was Premier League top scorer with 31 goals, and the run on Northern Rock signalled the looming global financial crisis...