Latest education news and contracts
Kier loses High Court cost claim deadline caseSubscription
The High Court has ruled that Kier must pay RG Carter for remedial work it agreed to carry out on a school in Boston, Lincolnshire.
More defective Edinburgh buildings discoveredSubscription
More defective buildings have been identified by an Edinburgh Council survey carried out in response to the collapse of a school wall in 2016, according to a report from the Accounts Commission.
Lagan Construction £250m Ulster Uni job on holdSubscription
Work has yet to restart on the £250m redevelopment of Ulster University nearly three weeks after one of its main contractors Lagan Construction went into administration.
Ardmore to build Perfume Factory towerSubscription
Ardmore has landed the deal to build a new student development on the site of a former perfume factory in west London.
Galliford Try has sold its 45 per cent equity stake in its northern school PPP project to an infrastructure investment company for £9m.
Features and analysis
In west London contractor Willmott Dixon is working on a tiny site to create a development of epic proportions.
I have many fond memories of my secondary school. But sitting through certain lessons in a portacabin that was little more than a shack at the bottom of a school field was not one of them.
The contractor has had to calculate every last step in advance to get around logistical nightmares, structural conundrums and the ‘Beast from the East’.
Mum, gran, aunt and of course student-in-waiting: the whole family has turned out for Open Doors to inspect Port Talbot’s new ‘super school’.
“I don’t know about you, but my school was nothing like this.”
“That was the beginning of Cardiff right here.”
A dentist, a criminology graduate and an electrical contractor walk into a site office. It’s no joke; it’s day one of Open Doors.
Contractor brings in its category A subcontractors for a building that will be the new face of Kingston University.
In Wales contractor Willmott Dixon is using advanced concrete techniques to outpace traditional methods.
One of the Welsh capital’s tallest new buildings is rocketing up to provide luxury student accommodation
The UK’s higher education sector has proved remarkably resilient during an unprecedented period of uncertainty brought about by global economic and geopolitical conditions.
In Newcastle-upon-Tyne contractors are working flat out to deliver new accommodation to replace a much-loved student village
A Grade II-listed facade is all that will remain at Keble College’s new accommodation and research site.
Lakehouse reduces its losses in latest full-yearSubscription
Wolverhampton Uni to re-tender Wates jobSubscription
Balfour Beatty signs £287m Manchester Uni dealSubscription
Welsh schools to get £2.3bn modernisation boost Subscription
No contractors on T-level onsite panelSubscription
Winners revealed on £8bn ESFA schools frameworkSubscription
Bam in line for £67m high school frameworkSubscription
Interserve-led team wins £85m Durham Uni hallsSubscription