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Thomas Vale enjoys record month winning £52m of new work

Thomas Vale Construction is celebrating a record month with over £52 million of new projects secured, bringing the company’s forward order book to more than £550 million.

The Midlands-based contractor’s largest project for £38 million will see the company constructing a purpose designed and built office block for Birmingham City Council, providing a new work station for over 2,000 staff.

The new office is a key element of the authority’s plans to deliver over £200 million of gross savings by streamlining its office portfolio through the Working for the Future Business Transformation programme.

Thomas Vale Construction are also involved in several projects within the education sector including St Peters CE Primary School, in Pilning and Bradley Stoke community school for South Gloucestershire Council, with a combined contract value of £7 million.

The firm is also providing Audley Junior and Infants School with new kitchen extensions for Birmingham City Council at £1.1 million along with works on Coppice and Langley at £9.1 million and Paddox Primary School Extension in Warwickshire at £1.2 million.

Other community based projects include a drug rehabilitation centre in Hockley for Midland Heart worth £1.2 million and Blakenhall Neighbourhood Centre for Wolverhampton City Council at £4.1 million.

Managing director Tony Hyde said: “Despite the gloom, the business has seen good levels of enquiries from clients who are increasingly focused on the quality of construction company they use and companies of who are financially able to perform in the regions of today.”