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Manchester Uni’s £400m MECD completes

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Sarah Townsend

Main contractor Balfour Beatty has completed the base build of the engineering campus, touted as the largest single construction project undertaken by a UK higher education institution.

Steve Gillingham

RLB appoints managing partner 

Dan Whelan

Manchester-based consultancy Rider Levett Bucknall has promoted Steve Gillingham to head up the firm’s operations in the North West and Northern Ireland. 

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Team readies next stage of work at Mayfield Park

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Sarah Townsend

The uncovering of the River Medlock – which runs underneath the site of the £1.4bn Manchester regeneration project – to create the city’s first public park in a century, is to take place over the coming months.

Andy King

King departs Waterman for pastures new 

Dan Whelan

Andy King has joined engineering practice Eckersley O’Callaghan as structural director and will lead the firm’s newly established Manchester office, serving the north of the UK. 

Airport City Hotels Top Out

BCEGI tops out £45m Airport City hotels 

Dan Whelan

A 280-bedroom Holiday Inn and 262-bedroom Ibis Budget are targeted to complete in 2022 after the construction and engineering group reached the highest point on both projects.