2018 set to be a crucial year for apprenticeships


National Apprenticeship Week 2018 took place last week from 5 to 9 March. The theme was ‘Apprenticeships Work’ and it was a week-long celebration of apprenticeships designed to showcase how apprenticeships work for individuals, businesses, communities and the wider economy.

Construction Enquirer Awards 2018 are now open


Last year Bryson celebrated a successful year as we took the Construction Enquirer award for ‘Best Construction Supplier to Work With’ home.  This years entries for the Construction Enquirer Awards 2018 are now open, and anyone can put forward a great company to work for or do business with.

Plans for 33-storey ‘giant clamp’ in Leeds city centre


The exact height of the 45,000m² proposed building is not yet known, but at 33 storeys it could challenge Aedas’s 32-storey Bridgewater Place for the title of Leeds’s tallest building.

Bryson Warehouse Operations Extended


Our National Distribution Centre at Gatwick has extended it’s operation times to 24 hours a day.  

Work to start on £160m Yorkshire shopping centre


Works start this summer for a £160m landmark retail park off the M62 near Castleford.

Liverpool advances £700m Festival Park redevelopment


Liverpool City Council is to begin a programme of site investigations to ready the Festival Park for a radical redevelopment.  The  scheme could deliver up to 2,500 new homes, up to 350,000 sq ft of commercial and leisure floor-space and a new ferry terminal. 

London’s biggest Boxpark approved in Wembley


Opening at the end of 2018, the new space will play host to 27 independent food and drink operators, as well as a 20,000-square-foot events space and a 300-capacity venue. 

New homes and hotel at Glasgow's Central Quay to go-ahead


Planning permission has been granted for hundreds of new homes, offices and a hotel in Glasgow. The development at Central Quay, a seven-acre site on the western edge of the city centre, will include 400 new homes, over 300,000 sq ft of high quality offices, a 150-bed hotel and retail units.

London Bridge station to welcome raft of new retail brands


Cath Kidston and Hamleys will open their doors at the station this month while Mac, Rituals, Ted Baker and The Body Shop will join the line-up in the spring.

London Mayor approves 21-storey Pocket Living tower in Croydon


The Mayor of London has waved through plans for a 21-storey affordable housing tower in Croydon.  It is the second major off-site construction high-rise residential project to be approved for the London suburb in the last few weeks.