Issue : June 2000
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CARILLION has been given the green light to start its £330 million, three-year contract to design, build, fund and operate the new GCHQ building at Cheltenham. Along with partners BT and Group 4, the contractor will also be responsible for maintenance work over the 30-year life of the concession.
RAYNESWAY Construction, the term maintenance arm of Balfour Beatty, has won two contracts worth a total of £3 million from Surrey County Council. They cover the maintenance of highway lighting in the borough of Elmbridge and the west of the county running for four and two years respectively.
DEVELOPMENT agency Yorkshire Forward has provided £2.2 million to kickstart the £88 million redevelopment of the Norfolk Park Estate in Sheffield. The money will go towards the cost of reclaiming land for developer Norfolk Park, a joint venture between Miller and Gleeson.
RIDDELL has been appointed project manager on a £5 million scheme to build a sports village and football academy in Edinburgh for Heriot Watt University and Heart of Midlothian FC.
A DECISION on who will build a £10 million medical school for Glasgow University is due within two weeks.
10-year Kier dealSubscription
KIER'S facilities management division has won a £120 million contract from the London Borough of Islington to provide housing refurbishment and maintenance over the next 10 years. Under the deal, the firm will take on 530 council workers.
CTRL favours MurphySubscription
MURPHY is emerging as favourite to take a massive utilities diversion scheme on the Channel Tunnel Rail Link.
Consortium takes initiativeSubscription
A CHRISTIANI & Nielsen and Teesland Development consortium has beaten off a challenge from Jarvis to win a £27 million Private Finance Initiative education scheme in Newbury, Berkshire.
Birse tops list for water worksSubscription
BIRSE is tipped as the front-runner in the chase for a £17 million deal to revamp a water treatment works in Worthing, West Sussex.
Midlands trial for road dealSubscription
UP TO 40 contractors have applied to participate in a £40 million framework deal in the Midlands for the Highways Agency.