Construction News https://www.constructionireland.ie Consultation On Draft Belfast Local Development Plan Launched https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/250027/consultation-on-draft-belfast-local-development-plan-launched https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/250027/consultation-on-draft-belfast-local-development-plan-launched A consultation has been launched on plans for future development work in Belfast. On Thursday developers, architects and planning industry stakeholders attended an event at City Hall to share feedbac Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT Construction Work Continues On £160m A6 Dualling Scheme https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/250018/construction-work-continues-on-160m-a6-dualling-scheme https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/250018/construction-work-continues-on-160m-a6-dualling-scheme Construction work is continuing on the £160 million A6 Dualling scheme. The project is being delivered by Graham Farrans JV and will see 14.7kms of the A6 North Western Transport Corridor upgraded be Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT Labour Slams Capital Gains Tax Cut Plans For Developers https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/250017/labour-slams-capital-gains-tax-cut-plans-for-developers https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/250017/labour-slams-capital-gains-tax-cut-plans-for-developers Labour Party Leader Brendan Howlin has hit out at the Tánaiste Simon Coveney after he wouldn%apos;t confirm or deny plans to bring in special tax cuts for developers. Deputy Howlin said Labour would oppos Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT Work Complete On £2.4m Portadown Park And Ride Upgrade https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/250034/work-complete-on-2-4m-portadown-park-and-ride-upgrade https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/250034/work-complete-on-2-4m-portadown-park-and-ride-upgrade Upgrade works have been completed at a Park and Ride facility in Portadown. The £2.4 million scheme was delivered by contractor Gibson Bros ahead of schedule at the junction of Corcrain Road and Nort Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT Council To Invest £1.8m In Strand Arts Centre Refurb https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/250031/council-to-invest-1-8m-in-strand-arts-centre-refurb https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/250031/council-to-invest-1-8m-in-strand-arts-centre-refurb Up to £1.8 million is being invested by Belfast City Council towards refurbishing the Strand Arts Centre in the city. Plans have been developed by architects Hall Black Douglas to redevelop the 83-ye Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT McCallion Hails %apos;Positive%apos; Meeting With NIO Officials Over City Deals https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/250024/mccallion-hails-positive-meeting-with-nio-officials-over-city-deals https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/250024/mccallion-hails-positive-meeting-with-nio-officials-over-city-deals Sinn Féin MP Elisha McCallion has hailed a recent meeting with NIO officials over possible City Deals for L%apos;Derry and Belfast as "constructive and positive". In July, Chancellor Philip Hammond invite Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT New 152-Space Park And Ride Facility Unveiled In Toome https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/250020/new-152-space-park-and-ride-facility-unveiled-in-toome https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/250020/new-152-space-park-and-ride-facility-unveiled-in-toome A new 152-space Park and Ride facility has been built at the Drumderg roundabout in Toome, Co Antrim. The site, which includes five dedicated disabled spaces and two electric car charging points, has Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT New Digital Sales Tool For Tradesmen & Contractors To Be Unveiled https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/250041/new-digital-sales-tool-for-tradesmen-contractors-to-be-unveiled https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/250041/new-digital-sales-tool-for-tradesmen-contractors-to-be-unveiled Dublin-based independent martech agency, IPX, has revealed plans to launch a new digital sales tool this October to help small businesses save time and get more work online. The Tradebot service can Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT More Than 50 New Homes To Be Built At St. Teresa%apos;s Gardens https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/249955/more-than-50-new-homes-to-be-built-at-st-teresa-s-gardens https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/249955/more-than-50-new-homes-to-be-built-at-st-teresa-s-gardens More than 50 new social homes are to be built at St. Teresa%apos;s Gardens in Dublin. The 54-home scheme will get underway in the coming months after Housing Minister Damien English launched the St Teresa Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT Six NI Councils Not Meeting Planning Decision Targets https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/249962/six-ni-councils-not-meeting-planning-decision-targets https://www.constructionireland.ie/construction-news/249962/six-ni-councils-not-meeting-planning-decision-targets Only five out of 11 local councils in Northern Ireland are meeting their planning decision targets, according to new figures from the Department of Infrastructure. During the first three months of 20 Thu, 20 Sep 2018 00:00:00 GMT