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Balfour Beatty awarded £28m deal for Scottish school

The City of Edinburgh Council has appointed Balfour Beatty to build its new Portobello High School.

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ISG's 'worldwide performance' helps bag £12m college win

ISG will redevelop the former University for the Creative Arts building in Maidstone under a £12m deal.

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Offsite approach helps Laing O'Rourke win £100m research hub

Laing O’Rourke has won a £100m deal to build a research hub for Voreda and Imperial College London.

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Morgan Sindall wins £120m North-west PF2 schools

The Education Funding Agency has selected a Morgan Sindall Investments and Equitix joint venture for the third privately financed batch of Priority School Building Programme schools, worth up to £120m.

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Bam scoops £38m priority schools

Bam Construction’s appointment to a £38m second Hull & East Riding priority schools batch reflects its ability despite “significantly tighter budgets”, it said today.

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Interserve confirms £21m Southampton Uni job

Interserve has been chosen for a £21m design-and-build job by Southampton Solent University.

Balfour Beatty chosen for £24m Shepherd's Bush job

Campus Living Villages has chosen Balfour Beatty for a £24m job to house more than 400 Royal College of Music students.

Miller Construction reaches close on £50m schools

Galliford Try’s new arm, Miller Construction, has reached financial close on two Scottish schools worth more than £50m.

Exclusive: Kier replaces Bam on London priority schools

Kier will build five schools in London worth £46m, Construction News can reveal, after Bam and the Education Funding Agency parted ways on the schools having failed to reach an agreement on costs.

Bidder chosen to raise £700m for PF2 schools

The Education Funding Agency has appointed a consortium to raise £700m of private finance for the Priority School Building Programme.

EFA defends £5bn framework over lack of SMEs

The Education Funding Agency has defended the lack of SMEs on its new £5bn Regional Framework, as its director of capital stressed he was “determined” to help regional contractors win future education work.

EFA responds to inflation with schools budget increase

Exclusive: The Education Funding Agency has responded to inflation in the construction sector by increasing its cost per square metre budget for schools work.

Mace appointed to DfE's Old Admiralty Building HQ job

Mace has been appointed to oversee the design and refurbishment of the Grade II listed Old Admiralty Building for the Department for Education.

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