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Revealed: Contractors shortlisted for £5bn schools framework Video

Exclusive: The Education Funding Agency has shortlisted a total of 37 contractors for its £5bn Regional Framework for school building and refurbishment projects.

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Barratt Homes and Places for People joint venture to build 2,000 homes

Barratt Homes and Places for People have joined forces to deliver 2,000 affordable homes in Milton Keynes.

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Three shortlisted for £120m Yorkshire PF2 schools

Three bidders have been shortlisted for the Yorkshire Private Finance 2 batch of priority schools.

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Major fire at Osborne student accommodation site

A major fire has broken out at a student accommodation site in Southampton.

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Wates lands £37m North-west priority schools

The Education Funding Agency has appointed Wates Construction as preferred bidder for the £37m North West 4 batch of priority schools.

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Morgan Sindall lands £14m London schools contract

Morgan Sindall has been appointed to extend six primary schools in the London Borough of Newham, creating 1,035 new pupil places.

Seven firms named in £200m schools framework

Seven developers have been appointed the £200m North Wales Schools and Public Buildings Contractor Framework.

Contractor wanted for £27m Surrey school project

A Surrey school is searching for a contractor to build a replacement building in a £27m deal.

Government grants to help 22 colleges invest £194m in facilities

More than 20 colleges will invest over £194m in building new facilities after the government announced grants of £113.8m.

University of Huddersfield plans £22m building

The University of Huddersfield is planning to construct a new building for its law, music and humanities departments worth up to £22m.

Lakehouse boosts profits and eyes further acquisitions

Lakehouse grew its turnover by 24 per cent to more than £190m in the year to 30 September 2013.

Bowmer and Kirkland wins £28m Derby priority schools

The Education Funding Agency has appointed Bowmer and Kirkland as preferred bidder to build the £28m Derby batch of schools under the Priority School Building Programme.

Green light for Unite’s £93m London student scheme

Student accommodation developer Unite has secured planning approval for a £93m scheme in Islington, London.

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