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Graham Construction wins £44m Glasgow campus boost

Graham Construction has landed a £44 million contract to deliver a shared campus on Glasgow as the contractor ramps up its presence in the Scottish education sector.

The Port Glasgow campus is set to be unveiled in 2013 and will be home to Port Glasgow High and St Stephen’s High Schools and a new Additional Support Needs school to replace Glenburn and Lilybank schools.

Leisure facilities will include a multi use games area, fully equipped fitness suite and gymnasium and two all weather pitches. The ASN School will have a play area and its own smaller MUGA.

Graham contracts director Gary Holmes said: “This is a tremendously important project for Graham and we are looking forward to starting work on the new shared campus at Port Glasgow.

“We have experience of delivering first-class educational facilities across Scotland and this new project for Inverclyde Council is another which will enhance portfolio of schools projects further.

The contractor is currently working on the £25 million Coltness High School in Lanarkshire and the £11.9 million Aviemore community school in the Highlandsand is also building the new £10 million Beacon Theatre for Greenock Arts Guild.

The project has been managed by the School Estate Team and designed by a multi disciplinary team led by Ingenium Archial as architects and lead consultant assisted by Buro Happold Mechanical & Electrical Engineers, Watermans, Civil & Structural Engineers, Turner & Townsend and TGP Landscape Architects,

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