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Concept Cubicle Systems October 26th News Roundup

This week we’ve put together the top stories in our industry, helping keep you up to date with the latest in Concept Cubicle news.

Engie in 50-year £195m student accommodation win

Engie has won a £195m design, refurb and FM deal with Kingston University for its student accommodation. ... read more

Primark plans Belfast store restoration

Retailer Primark says it plans to retain and refurbish the façade of its Belfast store that was gutted by fire a few weeks ago.Retailer Primark says it plans to retain and refurbish the façade of its Belfast store that was gutted by fire a few weeks ago... read more

Farnham 252-room student scheme out to bid

The University for the Creative Arts is preparing to invite bids in November for a major student accommodation complex at its Farnham campus in Surrey. Waverley Borough Council’s Joint Planning Committee has just resolved to grant planning permission for 252 new en-suite bedrooms across five purpose-built student accommodation buildings, subject to the ... read more

Carillion’s Royal Liverpool ‘poised for government takeover’

The government is set to take the troubled £355m Royal Liverpool project into public ownership as NHS trust leaders debate whether to terminate the PFI contract, according to reports. ... read more

New McCarthy & Stone boss plans to reboot business

The new chief executive of retirement living specialist McCarthy & Stone is planning a new strategy to turn the business around. John Tonkiss, chief executive officer, will shift the firm’s focus from growth to profit and right-size the business to a steady output of 2,100 new homes a year. He ... read more

Taxpayers to bail out Royal Liverpool hospital project

The Government is set to step in and take control of Carillion’s stalled Royal Liverpool hospital project. The trust responsible for the hospital is due to hold a board meeting later today where it will discuss plans to terminate the PFI contract under a break clause that can be actioned ... read more