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Contractor sought for £62m Cumnock campus

30 Aug 16 East Ayrshire Council is advertising for a main contractor to construct its planned Knockroon Learning & Enterprise Campus.

The proposed £62m campus development in the Broomfield area of Cumnock will include: a merged primary school, incorporating two existing primary schools as well as Auchinleck Academy and Cumnock Academy. The proposals also include further education and business enterprise facilities.

It is set to be the biggest capital project ever undertaken by East Ayrshire Council. Architect is Sheppard Robson.

Current plans envisage work starting on site in April 2017 and completing by July 2019.

The value of the main construction contract is estimated at £50m. Contractors interested in bidding have until 26th September 2016 to register interest and must have a minimum annual turnover of £100m (twice the contract value) for the last three years.

Bidding information is available through the Public Tenders Scotland website.

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