Latest education news and contracts
Irish schools shut over safety fearsSubscription
Two schools in Ireland have been shut after concerns were raised over the safety of more than 40 built by the same contractor.
Engie in 50-year £195m student accommodation winSubscription
Engie has won a £195m design, refurb and FM deal with Kingston University for its student accommodation.
RG Group has landed the contract to build a new student housing tower in Leeds, which is set to become the tallest building in Yorkshire.
Bouygues UK wins £250m Cambridge Uni labSubscription
Bouygues UK has won a £250m contract to build a physics laboratory and neighbouring “shared facilities hub” for the University of Cambridge.
ISG wins former Wates job at Wolverhampton UniSubscription
ISG has been named main contractor on the University of Wolverhampton’s £26m built environment school after the contract was re-tendered.
Features and analysis
In south London Willmott Dixon is having to hit exacting standards to deliver what is billed as the UK’s first Passivhaus secondary school.
Speller Metcalfe has been entrusted with expanding and relocating facilities for one of England’s oldest institutions.
Manchester City Council urgently needs a substantial injection of school places – and ISG has backed modern methods of construction to deliver them.
The University of Huddersfield’s new art school is pushing Morgan Sindall and its team to rethink everything.
Stringent reverberation requirements were just one of the challenges faced at Southampton’s new sports centre.
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.
In west London contractor Willmott Dixon is working on a tiny site to create a development of epic proportions.
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.
Mace wins £200m UCL Olympic Park campus dealSubscription
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University developer's CEO to step downSubscription
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Galliford Try scoops £32m Durham University dealSubscription