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Restoration of Victorian Marine Lake at West Park

| April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

After two years of campaigning and the successful acquisition of sufficient funding, the restoration of West Park’s Victorian Marine Lake will now go ahead. The Lake Working Group is pleased to announce that, following a comprehensive tender process, the building contracts have been signed today, awarding the renovation work to local company Rateavon Jersey Ltd. […]

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Delivery of new homes at Langtry Gardens ahead of schedule

| November 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Work to build 48 new rental apartments for the Housing Department and 32 bungalows for the Parish of St Saviour has been underway at Langtry Gardens on St Saviours Hill since March this year. The homes, which will be delivered on budget, were due to be completed in October 2015 but work has been progressing […]

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Construction Management degree achieved by five at Camerons

Construction Management degree achieved by five at Camerons

| July 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

FIVE staff at Camerons have achieved a BSc (Hons) degree in Construction Management from Highlands College in conjunction with London South Bank University. Estimator, Luke Bechelet, has achieved the highest marks in his class and gained a first class honours degree. Marc Godel, project manager, Steve McCreanney, site manager, Gareth Bisson, site manager and John […]

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Construction Awards announce Elysium III for gala evening

Construction Awards announce Elysium III for gala evening

| July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Elysium III, rock’n’roll divas par excellence, will be performing at this year’s Jersey Construction Awards gala dinner 14 September at the Hotel De France. The group is made up of three classically-trained singers: Ceri Ann Gregory, Annalise Whittlesea and Amelia Whiteman, past alumni of the Royal College Of Music and the Royal Academy of Music. […]

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JeCC condemns further costs for construction industry

| February 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

The news that the Planning Department has increased the cost of planning applications has been condemned by the Jersey Construction Council, the sector’s representative body. JeCC Vice Chairman Phil James said he laments the decision by the Planning Department to raise planning fees and so further stifle construction in Jersey. This comes at a time […]

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Challenging conditions remain for Jersey’s construction industry

Challenging conditions remain for Jersey’s construction industry

| December 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

So, what can be done? asks Simon Matthews, managing director of HLG Associates Limited. The decision by Deerglen to call in the administrators signifies the loss of another locally-based main contractor with recent experience of delivering medium to large-sized construction projects. Other recent announcements have also hit the construction industry hard. The decision by Le […]

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GRANITE LE PELLEY PRODUCES COMPREHENSIVE STONEMASON’S GUIDE

| November 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

GRANITE Le Pelley has produced a comprehensive guide on stone supply and design – the first time one been put together for the Channel Islands. The 28-page guide is designed to give the stonemasonry industry a detailed overview of the different types of stone available, their application, appearance and performance and give a better understanding […]

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Development of the Former Le Coin Site gets approval

| October 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

A project to develop the former Le Coin Site on the corner of Ann Street and Brooklyn Street has been approved by Housing Minister Deputy Andrew Green MBE. The scheme is set to deliver 23 one, two and three bedroom units, all of which will be retained for social rented use. The development scheme fits in nicely with […]

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Jersey Construction Council Rises to the Challenge

| September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

The complete refurbishment of an outdated bathroom into a modern wet room at The Jersey Cheshire Home has been achieved in just one week by members of the Jersey Construction Council. The charity was chosen by the council to benefit from their time, expertise and resources as part of the Jersey Construction Council Week that […]

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Planning Expert urges Jersey to follow UK lead on affordable housing

Planning Expert urges Jersey to follow UK lead on affordable housing

| September 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

The UK Government’s Department for Communities and Local Government has announced that obligations for developers to provide affordable housing on their sites have brought the UK construction industry to a standstill.   In light of their report, which was issued to the industry last week, local planning expert Michael Stein of MSPlanning is urging Jersey’s government […]

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