Turner & Townsend

Turner & Townsend ups tender price forecasts as hopes fade for inflationary blip

The UK construction sector cannot ‘firefight’ inflation but needs to look at a range of levers to manage the prospect of tender price rises to 5.5% as far ahead as 2025, according to professional services company Turner & Townsend.

Published 28 September 2021

Plans submitted to ‘future proof’ Ayrshire Hospice

The Ayrshire Hospice could be set for a £13 million refurbishment and redevelopment to help ‘future proof’ the facility under new plans lodged to South Ayrshire Council.

Published 24 September 2021

Consultant team appointed to transform Wester Hailes community vision into regeneration masterplan

A multi-disciplinary consultant team led by Turner & Townsend has been appointed by the City of Edinburgh Council to work with the Wester Hailes community to translate their vision into a master plan for the area.

Published 18 August 2021

CBRE to pay £960m for majority stake in Turner & Townsend

Real estate firm CBRE is to acquire a majority interest in project management firm Turner & Townsend.

Published 28 July 2021

Further cost hikes ahead for construction sector, warns Turner & Townsend

The construction sector should prepare for the possibility of sustained price pressures, according to Turner & Townsend’s latest UK Market Intelligence Report.

Published 23 June 2021

Turner & Townsend director Andy Outram succeeds John Forster as CSIC chairperson

Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) has announced the appointment of Andy Outram as its new chairperson.

Published 12 April 2021

Turner & Townsend: Green recovery threatened by supply chain fragility and inflationary pressure

As the industry looks to power the post-COVID economic recovery, embedding sustainability strategies will be critical to strengthening the supply chain and achieving the country’s net zero targets, according to the latest UK Market Intelligence Report (UKMI) from Turner & Townsend.

Published 7 April 2021

Glasgow appoints design team for £25m Custom House Quay and Carlton Place project

A multi-disciplinary design team led by architects Hawkins\Brown and civil and structural engineers Civic Engineers has been appointed to regenerate both banks of the River Clyde at Custom House Quay.

Published 26 February 2021

Lochshell awarded contract for Banff Harbour repairs

Aberdeenshire Council has awarded a £1.3 million construction phase contract for repairs to the Banff Railway Jetty and East Pier.

Published 12 January 2021

Work begins on flagship National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility

Construction has started on the flagship National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) facility at the heart of the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland in Renfrewshire.

Published 15 December 2020

Construction firms urged against falling victim to Brexit 'distraction'

Professional services business Turner & Townsend has advised UK construction clients to swiftly finalise and activate their risk management strategies before the end of the Brexit transition period. 

Published 9 December 2020

High-tech methods revealed as £150m Atlantic Square scheme hits highest point milestone

The Atlantic Square commercial development in Glasgow has reached an important milestone and revealed some of the techniques being used to create it.

Published 2 October 2020

Firms urged to keep close to supply chain as construction charts new territory

UK construction clients need to maintain close visibility throughout all levels of the supply chain as the industry focuses on getting back to work, according to Turner & Townsend.

Published 5 May 2020

Tender price increase on the horizon as ‘capacity crunch’ hits construction industry

A contractor ‘capacity crunch’ may impact the construction industry’s ability to respond to an upswing in capital spending according to Turner & Townsend, as private sector clients and government reactivate investment plans in the wake of Brexit clarity.

Published 18 February 2020

‘No More Baby Steps’ says sustainable construction expert

Professor Sandy Halliday has highlighted the importance of collaboration in ensuring all buildings are net zero carbon by 2050.

Published 2 December 2019