Four year project will include 1,000 seat venue and theatre facilities

Contractor Carillion has won a contract for Oman Royal Court Affairs worth around £120 million

Carillion Alawi LLC, a joint venture which has been working in Oman for four decades is to build the House of Musical Arts by Oman Royal Court Affairs.

The project will include a 1,000-seat concert hall and Carillion will provide state-of-the-art theatre facilities, landscaping and car parking. The project will take three years to complete.

Carillion’s chief executive John McDonough said: “Being awarded this prestigious contract reflects our capabilities and reputation in the Middle East for delivering high quality projects and also the strong relationship we have with Oman Royal Court Affairs.

This contract is further evidence of the very strong growth we are experiencing in our well-established regional business in the Middle East. With an increasing number of opportunities for both construction and support services in our existing and new markets within the region, we believe this growth will be sustainable for the longer term.”