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Balfour Beatty lands £25m schools deal

11 Jul 14 Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £25m contract to extend and upgrade six primary schools for the London Borough of Merton.

Poplar School CGI
Poplar School CGI

The schools projects are scheduled for completion in September 2015.

The contract includes:

  • a £5.1m three-storey extension to Pelham Primary School
  • a £4.4m new school hall, main entrance and teaching block at Hillcross primary school
  • a £4m extension, including a new hall and teaching block, at Poplar Primary School
  • a £2.7m teaching block, library extension and link at St Mary’s Catholic Primary School
  • a £3.9m teaching block at Singlegate Primary School
  • a £1.6m two-storey teaching block at Merton Abbey School.

The contract was awarded through the £1bn, four-year Improvement & Efficiency South East (iESE) framework. Since being appointed to the framework in 2011, Balfour Beatty has been awarded in excess of £100m-worth of work through it, including two recently completed primary schools in Winchester.

Balfour Beatty iESE senior contract manager Nick Kent said: “These six school projects for Merton Council further strengthen our position as a leading construction partner in the education sector.”

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