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Bam Construction Don Valley Secondary School Sheffield

Bam wins £14m Sheffield school project

Bam Construction has been appointed by Sheffield City Council to build a £14m school on the site of the former Don Valley stadium in the city.

Wates Whitmore Park primary school Coventry 6

EFA shakes up school batches to attract bidders

Exclusive: The Education Funding Agency has removed 20 “commercially unattractive” schools from Priority School Building Programme batches to ensure greater tendering interest among contractors.

North West Cambridge Local centre with supermarket

Bam lands £80m North West Cambridge deal

The University of Cambridge has appointed Bam Construction to deliver £80m of work at its £1bn North West Cambridge Development.

Contractors invited to bid on £3bn social infrastructure framework

Contractors invited to bid on £3bn social infrastructure framework

Contractors have been invited to bid on a new £3bn framework for social infrastructure in the UK by NPS.

University of Northampton Waterside CGI

Treasury in £330m UK Guarantee for Northampton uni project

The Treasury has confirmed it will guarantee borrowing up to £292m to help finance the University of Northampton’s Waterside relocation project.

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Schools and hospitals hold key to London housing crisis, says WSP

There is room for 630,000 new homes in London by building flats above public buildings, according to research by WSP.

UK projects among most 'innovative and impactful' in KPMG world markets report

Major UK projects across energy, transport, schools and skills have featured in this year’s KPMG Infrastructure 100: World Markets report.

Bath Uni appoints Vinci to £20m research building

Vinci Construction UK has been awarded a £20m deal to build the University of Bath’s £20m new academic research and teaching building.

Laing O’Rourke lands £150m Yorkshire PF2 priority schools

The Education Funding Agency has appointed Laing O’Rourke to deliver the Yorkshire batch of privately financed schools under the Priority School Building Programme.

Willmott Dixon lands £35m Welsh super school

Willmott Dixon has been appointed to build a £34.5m super school for 1,000 pupils in Llandysul, Wales.

Kier wins £57m in Scottish schools contracts

Kier has been appointed to design, build and maintain two secondary schools in South Ayrshire, Scotland, worth £57m.

Construction output still 3% below pre-recession levels

A new report from Scape claims that recent growth in GDP has masked the full extent of the UK’s reduced construction output.

Galliford Try lands £45m London priority schools

The Education Funding Agency has appointed Galliford Try as preferred bidder for the latest batch of London priority schools in Greenwich, Lewisham and Croydon.

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