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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Bam wins £27m Surrey school

Bam Construct has landed a £27m contract to build a new school and sixth form college in Hersham, Surrey.

Balfour Beatty lands two deals worth £52m

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £34m nuclear waste deal for Magnox in Scotland and an £18m education scheme in Cambridge.

Mace wins £50m Oxford Uni job

Mace has won a £50m job to build a new Big Data institute for Oxford University, the contractor has confirmed.

Miller arts centre building opening delayed

Bangor University has admitted that an arts centre being built by Miller Construction will not be ready until next year.

Brighton's £100m innovation quarter gets green light

A £100m mixed-use ‘innovation quarter’ in Brighton has been approved by planners.

Balfour Beatty wins £39m Unite Students scheme

Balfour Beatty has won a £39m student accommodation development for Unite Students in London.

Morgan Sindall university lab destroyed by fire Video

A fire has destroyed a semi-completed £20m timber-framed laboratory at the University of Nottingham.

NG Bailey wins M&E package at £42m Birmingham Uni scheme

NG Bailey has won the £9.2m M&E package for Carillion at the £42m University of Birmingham New Library redevelopment.

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