Balfour Beatty



And finally... Local artist inspired by steelwork on Skye hospital development

Construction work on a hospital project in Broadford on Skye has inspired a well-known artist to produce a series of works.

Published 9 September 2020

Rising audit fees hit contractors

The accountancy failures surrounding the collapse of Carillion are costing other firms with government contracts millions of pounds in annual audit fees.

Published 3 September 2020

Elective care centre approved at Inverness Campus

Plans for a new orthopaedic and ophthalmology elective care centre have been given the green light at Inverness Campus.

Published 21 August 2020

New £3m bridge over A90 west of Edinburgh to open

A new £3 million bridge crossing the A90 near Kirkliston on the western outskirts of Edinburgh will open today following 11 months of construction.

Published 29 July 2020

Balfour Beatty hails ‘key role’ in successful NHS Louisa Jordan transformation

Balfour Beatty has spoken of its pride in helping with the successful completion of the new temporary NHS Scotland hospital NHS Louisa Jordan at Glasgow’s Scottish Events Campus (SEC) this week.

Published 24 April 2020

Scape Group launches Learning in Lockdown programme

Experts from across the built environment and education sectors have joined forces to launch a UK-first fully accredited virtual work experience programme.

Published 21 April 2020

Construction completed at NHS Louisa Jordan

Contractors at the NHS Louisa Jordan hospital at the Scottish Events Campus (SEC) in Glasgow were applauded by NHS staff yesterday on the completion of the emergency coronavirus medical facility.

Published 20 April 2020

HS2 given notice to proceed despite lockdown

The UK Government has given formal approval for work on High Speed 2 (HS2) to proceed as long as sites comply with guidance for safe working practices in relation to social distancing.

Published 15 April 2020

Construction begins at temporary coronavirus hospital in Glasgow

Work to transform the Scottish Events Campus (SEC) in Glasgow to house a temporary NHS Scotland hospital is now under way with four main contractors involved.

Published 3 April 2020

Balfour Beatty board agrees 20% pay cut

Board members at Balfour Beatty have taken a drop in salary in response to the coronavirus crisis.

Published 27 March 2020

Gender pay gap deadline suspended for a year

The enforcement of the gender pay gap reporting deadlines has been suspended for this year.

Published 25 March 2020

Hector MacAulay: Laying the foundations for Balfour Beatty’s future workforce

Hector MacAulay, regional managing director of Balfour Beatty’s UK Construction Services business in Scotland & Ireland, has featured in an interview with The Scotsman.

Published 20 March 2020

Balfour Beatty to deliver Motherwell station redevelopment

Work on a new regional transport integration hub at Motherwell station is set to begin this year following the appointment of contractors Balfour Beatty.

Published 18 March 2020

Balfour Beatty reveals AWPR final cost as it exits gas mains market

Balfour Beatty has said it will pull out of the gas infrastructure market as the company revealed the final cost of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR).

Published 11 March 2020

AWPR contactors paid £65m to avoid legal battle

The Scottish Government is to pay a further £65 million to the company behind the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR) to prevent a potentially lengthy and expensive court case.

Published 25 February 2020