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31 March 2021
Work on East Coast mainline station

Camberley, 26 March 2021 - BAM Nuttall began construction of the new Reston station in the Scottish Borders this week (24 March) on behalf of Network Rail.

31 March 2021
Artist's impression

Hemel Hempstead, 29 March 2021 - A £5.8 million redevelopment of Pinewood School in Blackburn is set to get underway from next month.

31 March 2021
Flexible working policy will soon benefit the whole construction industry says BAM

Hemel Hempstead, 29 March 2021 - BAM Construct UK was part of a pioneering trial undertaken by four major construction companies to improve access to flexible working for site-based teams in 2019, conducted with independent consultancy Timewise. Although the trials were overtaken by the pandemic, which meant the construction industry adopting new measures to maintain safety, BAM says its new approach will have benefits for both its own people and the rest of the industry long after the pandemic subsides.

30 March 2021
Chamberlain Square re-opens at Paradise

Birmingham, 29 March 2021 - One of Birmingham’s most significant public spaces, Chamberlain Square, has re-opened to the public as the final part of the first phase of the £700 million Paradise scheme at the heart of the city.

30 March 2021
BAM sells subsidiary BAM Swiss to Implenia

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 30 March 2021 – Royal BAM Group nv has reached agreement to sell the shares of BAM Swiss AG (a subsidiary of BAM Deutschland AG) to Implenia AG. It is anticipated the transaction will close in May. Financial details of the transaction are not disclosed.

29 March 2021
First ever completed trial of flexible working on construction sites in UK leads to post-pandemic flexible working being introduced by major UK contractor

Hemel Hempstead, 29 March 2021 - A UK construction company has become the first firm in the sector to complete a pioneering trial of flexible working on its sites.

26 March 2021
King Ina School

26 March 2021 - Built environment company BAM has carried out an assessment of the embodied carbon and the operational carbon used in the design and construction of a new primary school in Somerset. Handing over King Ina School in Somerton, BAM said that its approach would benefit future school designs by giving it a benchmark that can both be revisited at the school itself, and which will help inform the design and construction of future schools.

24 March 2021
Vital tidal flood defence scheme complete,  making city more resilient to sea level rise

(News release Environment Agency:) 24 March 2021 - A major flood alleviation scheme to improve protection against climate change and sea level rise has reached its target of better protecting thousands of homes in Hull.

23 March 2021
Logo British Antarctic Survey

Camberley, 23 March 2021 - Construction expert BAM Nuttall, with design consultants Sweco, have won a tender for a new 10-year partnership to take forward an ambitious programme to modernise the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) research stations.

22 March 2021
Sighthill M8 bridge marks key stage with delivery of final steel section

Camberley / Glasgow, 22 March 2021 - BAM Nuttall has reached a key milestone in its delivery of an iconic new bridge in Glasgow with the delivery of the final section of steel that will be used to construct a landmark new cyclist and pedestrian bridge over the M8.

22 March 2021
Construction contract awarded for Carrigaline Western Relief Road

(Press release Cork County Council:) Cork, 19 March 2021 - Cork County Council has awarded the construction contract for the delivery of the Carrigaline Western Relief Road to BAM. The awarding of the contract follows the Council’s successful securing of €6.4 million under the Urban Regeneration & Development Fund from Department of Housing, Local Government & Heritage. BAM will mobilise in the coming weeks, with a view to commencing construction in early April.  It is envisaged that the construction of the road will take approximately 18 months to complete.

22 March 2021
Antarctic science hub takes shape amid complex construction season

(News release British Antarctic Survey:) London, 19 March 2021 - A specialist construction team is making the 11,000 km journey home to the UK after successfully completing the groundworks for a new state-of-the-art polar research building at British Antarctic Survey’s (BAS) Rothera Research Station, Antarctica.

19 March 2021
Mark Moore

Bunnik / Glasgow, 18 March 2021 - BAM PPP is delighted to announce the appointment of Mark Moore as Business Development Director (International). He is currently a Project Director in the BAM PPP UK and Ireland business development team and will start his new international role in mid-April.

17 March 2021
Construction completes on flagship development for the University of Leeds

Hemel Hempstead/Leeds, 16 March 2021 - Construction of the new Sir William Henry Bragg Building for the University of Leeds has been completed. The new landmark building for engineering and physical sciences, provides an impressive range of environments to support cutting-edge research and encourage collaboration across disciplines.

17 March 2021
Facilities management firm BAM helps businessman re-train veterans to plant new trees and solve mental health problems

Hemel Hempstead, 16 March 2021 - An innovative business idea, involving re-training veterans to become experts in arboriculture and horticulture, has been helped to get off the ground by a facilities management firm.

16 March 2021
BAM Nuttall awarded top place for the three highest value lots on north east regeneration framework

Camberley, 16 March 2021 - The North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO) framework allows organisations in the region to award civil engineering and infrastructure projects to contractors ranked, from 1-10, for each lot. This provides a quick route to market and reduces the need for lengthy procurement and tender processes.

15 March 2021
Additional information regarding item 10 of agenda for Annual General Meeting

Bunnik, the Netherlands, 15 March 2021 – Royal BAM Group nv has published a memorandum to provide further information regarding the considerations that have been taken into account leading to the decision to propose to re-appoint Ernst & Young Accountants LLP (EY) as the external auditor responsible for auditing the 2022 financial statements.

12 March 2021
Major milestone achieved in Teesside flood scheme

(Press release Environment Agency:) London,11 March 2021 - The Environment Agency and Middlesbrough Council are working together on Marton West Beck Flood Alleviation Scheme in Middlesbrough.

9 March 2021
BAM logo

 (Press release South Ayrshire Council:) Ayr, 8 March 2021 - Work to develop our brand new leisure centre in Ayr progressed this week as a tier 1 contractor was selected to work on the project.

5 March 2021
Inside Farrington station

London, 05 March 2021 – Crossrail has handed over the Farringdon Elizabeth line station, built by the BAM, Ferrovial, Kier joint venture (Team BFK), to Transport for London (TfL), making it the first central London station to reach handover.