Pakefield Tops Out As School Nears Completions

April 23, 2016

A topping out ceremony has marked a key stage in the construction of Pakefield High School as the project heads towards completion. Construction and project teams were joined onsite by staff from the school and Suffolk County Council to view the full extent of the building progress. School Head Teacher Perry Linsley took the opportunity […]

ISG wins Award for work at The Bridge School

April 22, 2016

Ipswich-based ISG has received recognition for the innovative work carried out at The Bridge School in Ipswich. Celebrating the best of construction within the East of England, the Constructing Excellence Awards in Norfolk aim to showcase excellence and reward project teams that have achieved regional acclaim. The regional contractor was rewarded with the ‘Innovation’ award […]

​Landmark Hadleigh building up for sale

April 8, 2016

One of Hadleigh’s most recognisable landmark buildings is for sale and is suitable for a variety of uses subject to planning and Listed Building Consent. Fenn Wright are looking for offers in the region of £375,000 for the impressive Grade II listed Corn Exchange on Market Place. The Corn Exchange dates back to 1813, and […]

Sudbury library roof lights revival

February 22, 2016

Concertus has recently designed and acted as contract administrators for a scheme to refurbish the roof of Sudbury library. The project, for Suffolk County Council, involved the reconditioning and reinstalling 10 large Victorian roof lights on the grade ll* listed building, which was built in 1841 and was once the town’s Corn Exchange. Brooks & […]

Suffolk Coastal Headquarters Sale – Preferred Bidder Selected

February 16, 2016

Suffolk Coastal District Council has announced that it has a preferred bidder to buy its Melton Hill Headquarters site. The sale of the 3.23-acre plot of land in Woodbridge follows the Council’s decision to move to a new purpose-built headquarters in Melton. The Council is due to move to the former Girdlestones site, a brown-field […]

Construction Contract at New Academy School Awarded

December 18, 2015

Barnes Construction has been awarded the contract to build the sports facilities at the New Sybil Andrews Academy at Moreton Hall, Bury St Edmunds. This award follows on from Barnes’ success in winning the initial multi-million pound contract to build the school, which when completed late next year will provide state-of-the-art education facilities with a capacity […]

Final Phase of Pakefield High takes Shape

November 6, 2015

Construction work on the third and final phase at Pakefield High School is well underway with the laying of the concrete floors completed. The photograph shows the contractors installing and levelling the concrete slab on the first floor. The work was carried out over a nine-hour period, with over 100 cubic metres of concrete laid […]

Suffolk EFW wins British Construction Industry Award

November 4, 2015

The Suffolk Energy from Waste facility has been awarded Civil Engineering Project of the Year at the British Construction Industry Awards 2015. The £180 million facility can process 269,000 tonnes of waste annually and provides 30MW of electricity, enough to power 30,000 households. Sita UK is the commissioning authority and Tata Steel Products was the […]

Ipswich skate park on track

October 16, 2015

Work is progressing well on the construction of the new skate park at Whitehouse in Ipswich and it is hoped that it will be open to the public at the end of the month. The skate park, which is supported by the North West Area Committee, is being built by Wheelscape for the North West […]

Work underway on construction of new high school for Bury St Edmunds

October 2, 2015

Work is progressing well on the construction of the new Sybil Andrew Academy at Moreton Hall in Bury St Edmunds. Barnes Construction is the main contractor for the build, which when completed late next year will provide state-of-the-art education facilities with an incremental capacity, eventually accommodating 1,400 students. Work commenced in August and so far […]