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09Aug91 UK: NORWEST HOLST IN FAST DESIGN AND BUILD CONTRACT AT QUARRY HILL SITE IN LEEDS. (1 OF 2)

The contract to design and build the new Departments of Health and Social Security headquarters at Quarry Hill in Leeds is fast track by anybody's standards. By February 1993 Norwest Holst Construction has to complete some 30,000 sq m, with two phased handovers before that.Tendering started in July last year and the contractor was told that it had won on November 2. By November 5 work was under way.The contact, which Norwest Holst won with a bid of £53.5 million, was to design ...

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