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Explore our news releases for the media for the past five years. Simply use the filter to navigate to news from a specific year.

Press Releases

  • 20 December 2017

    First look behind the scenes as renewed JST prepares for historic NYE reopening

    The Sydney Opera House today provided a glimpse of the changes that audiences will see when the world-famous Joan Sutherland Theatre re-opens on New Year’s Eve, after seven months of renewal works.

  • 18 December 2017

    £60 million refurbishment of Meadowhall complete

    Following a two-year programme, Laing O’Rourke has reached practical completion on the £60 million refurbishment of Meadowhall for British Land.

  • 08 December 2017

    Clarges estate reaches completion

    Laing O'Rourke responsible for demolition of existing block, new construction and full fit-out
    Mayfair development in central London replaced by four new buildings
    A bespoke HQ for the Kennel Club, affordable housing for rent, commercial offices and luxury apartments
    High standard achieved on 33 super prime apartments, private mews road, and luxurious spa
    Complex design and high quality fit out showcases the very best of Laing O’Rourke

  • 29 November 2017

    SunSHIFT welcomes government funding for innovative energy storage solutions

    The South Australian Government has today awarded SunSHIFT a $1 million grant through its Renewable Technology Fund to help fund a more sustainable energy solution ...

  • 28 November 2017

    Darlington bridge upgrade

    Work to install a 3,000 tonne, 180 metre bridge as part of the Darlington Upgrade Project has been completed well ahead of schedule.

  • 24 November 2017

    intu Watford reaches key milestone

    • 129 week programme
    • 400 ground piles that support the structure
    • 13500m3 of concrete: equivalent to 5 Olympic swimming pools
    • 7200 pieces of steel: equivalent to 326 double decker buses
    • 2.7km of drainage

  • 13 November 2017

    Contract signed for The Grange University Hospital

    The £350m hospital will provide a number of specialist services in the new purpose built facility:
    450 inpatient beds
    11 theatres
    22 MRI scanners
    an emergency department
    neonatal intensive care unit
    special care baby unit
    labour and delivery department

  • 08 November 2017

    Breakthrough as Northern Line tunnel machines reach final destination

    London Underground's Northern Line Extension reaches a major milestone with the completion of tunneling work.

  • 01 November 2017

    Sir John Parker joins Laing O'Rourke as Chairman

    Sir John Parker GBE FREng takes up the Chairman’s role at Laing O’Rourke.

  • 23 October 2017

    Laing O'Rourke, preferred contractor at Brent Cross Shopping Centre

    Hammerson and Standard Life Investments, joint owners of Brent Cross Shopping Centre, have announced that Laing O’Rourke has been chosen as the preferred contractor for the retail extension of Brent Cross London following a competitive tender process.