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29Apr93 UK: BOVIS STABLE WINS £45M.

Bovis firms have picked up two construction contracts in Scotland and the US together worth nearly £45 million.The largest job is for the Inland Revenue and involves building offices at Phillips Hill on the outskirts of East Kilbride.These premises will cost £24 million and will replace existing town centre buildings because the cost of refurbishing them would prove more expensive.The Phillips Hill scheme has been created by the Building Design Partnership and will be a single variable height structure giving 25,000 sq m of space and housing 1,600 workers.A maximum height of 20.5m has been set for the four-storey building which also incorporates a restaurant, leisure, social and child care facilities, as well as 840 parking spaces.Completion is due by Christmas 1994.Meanwhile in the US, McDevitt Street Bovis has a £20 million-plus contract to build a 22,000 sq m eight-storey medical centre at Charlotte, North Carolina.The 14-month building contract for the Presbyterian Hospital is due to start on site next year and will also include the provision of 1,500 parking spaces. CONSTRUCTION NEWS