Carillion scoops £100m worth of school work
Carillion has been appointed preferred bidder for academy schools worth more than £100m through the National Academies Framework.
The appointments have been made through the Partnerships for Schools Contractors Framework.
The news comes on the back of Carillion reaching financial close on the £14m ARK Bollingbroke Academy in Wandsworth, London.
Stockton on Tees Council has chosen Carillion as the preferred bidder for the combined North Shore Health Academy and 'myplace' youth facility.
Carillion will also provide improvements for Thornaby Academy and Freebrough Academy, which are sponsored by Teesside University. Work is expected to start at the end of February 2012, with completion scheduled for April 2013.
In London, Lambeth council in association with education sponsor E-ACT has selected Carillion as the preferred bidder to deliver a new co-located academy and primary school on the site of the Fenstanton Primary School, together with new sports and community facilities. Work is expected to start in March 2012, with completion scheduled for August 2013.
Finally, the London Academies Education Trust (LAET) has selected Carillion as the preferred bidder for the new Aylward Academy in Edmonton, which includes the refurbishment of the existing school buildings and a new extension. As part of the same batched procurement, Carillion will also improve and extend four academies: the Nightingale Academy in Enfield for LAET, Richmond Park Academy and Greensward Academy in Essex for Academies Enterprise Trust (AET); and the Colchester Academy for Colchester Institute. Work is expected to start in April 2012, with completion scheduled for April 2014.
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This article was published on 23/01/2012 (last updated on 23/01/2012).