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- Northern Irish contractor McLaughlin & Harvey is tipped to take the biggest building package in the £100m expansion London Luton Airport.
- Sources also told the Enquirer that a contract award is imminent for the improvements to the terminal building and construction of a new two-storey pier.
- Whitemountain’s job is to turn the existing approach road to the terminal building into a dual carriageway, remodelling of the set-down area and the repositioning of the coach terminal.
- A deal would mean contractors from Northern Ireland had bagged two of the three main packages on the programme.
- The £100m investment is set to transform the airport by improving overall customer experience and increase capacity from 12m to 18m passengers per year by 2026.
- Warrington-based Harry Fairclough Construction has beaten rival national contractors to secure the job to build new civic offices for Harrogate Council.
- The new council offices will be built at Knapping Mount, a brownfield site originally earmarked for housing, which councillors approved planning permission for back in March.
- The existing building at Crescent Gardens is being sold to developers to help finance the project, which will see five council offices rationalised into one site.
- London architect Farrell & Clark designed the civic building and offices to achieve BREEAM Very Good rating.
- The £30m turnover contractor nabbed the job with a £11.5m bid against Interserve’s Yorkshire office, Graham Construction and McLaughlin & Harvey.