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Galliford Try seals £48.5m schools deal

Galliford Try seals £48.5m schools deal

Galliford Try has reached financial close with the Education Funding Agency on the £48.5m North and North East Lincolnshire batch of Priority School Building Programme schools.

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Councils launch £300m East of England framework

Contractors are set to bid for places on a £300m design-and-build framework for councils in the East of England.

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University of Cambridge sets out £500m construction pipeline

The University of Cambridge has laid out plans for a five-year construction framework that could be worth up to £500m.

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Bouygues to build £100m HQ for Cambridge Uni exams board

Bouygues is set to bag a £100m contract to build a new international headquarters for Cambridge University’s exams board.

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Willmott Dixon launches Sunesis as standalone company

Willmott Dixon and procurement body Scape will make their Sunesis pre-designed school building technology available to private sector clients after launching it as a standalone company.

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Bouygues UK lands £27m university contract

Bouygues UK has been awarded a £27m contract to build a new graduate facility for Queen Mary University in east London.

Bam claims £45m DfE refurb of Ian Fleming building

Bam Construct has won a £45m refurbishment contract for the Department for Education’s Whitehall headquarters.

DfE stands firm on under-fire EFA framework

The Department for Education has no immediate plans to cancel or reprocure the Education Funding Agency’s controversial £5bn Regional Framework, despite apparent assurances from a government minister that it would do so.

Three firms land Manchester uni framework

Balfour Beatty, Laing O’Rourke and Sir Robert McAlpine will between them deliver the bulk of a £1bn capital works programme for the University of Manchester.

Project starts down 10% year on year

Project starts in the three months to June were down 10 per cent compared to the same period in 2014, according to the latest Glenigan Index.

Osborne chosen for £48m new London library

The Royal Holloway library and student services centre will be built by Osborne, the contractor has confirmed, with enabling work to get under way next month.

Reshuffle day two: No change for housing as 'Northern powerhouse' gets own minister

Prime minister David Cameron is continuing to set out his ministerial team following the Conservative Party’s victory in last week’s general election.

LDA Design wins Olympic Park UCL campus design

LDA Design has been appointed to develop a masterplan for a new 125,000 sq m campus for University College London at the Olympic Park.

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