Balfour lands Whitehall refurb

Balfour Beatty has won a £23m contract to refurbish the Cabinet Office in Whitehall, central London, involving the construction of a glass atrium between the Ripley Building and Kirkland House.

Buro and G&T join Ascot team
Ascot has picked engineer Buro Happold and QS Gardiner & Theobald to join the team working on the £100m redevelopment. The scheme is being designed by John McAslan & Partners and HOK Sport.

Adviser named for school PFI
Consultant Precept Programme Management has been appointed lead adviser on a PFI schools scheme to replace a primary and secondary school in Dudley, West Midlands.

Laing wins £30m upgrade
Laing has bagged a £30m deal to upgrade Northern Rock's head office in Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne.

Skanska nabs office fit-out
Skanska UK's fit-out arm Kontor has won a £5.35m contract to refurbish and link two adjoining office blocks in central London for London Merchant Securities.

Trak bags Islington mixed use
Trak Construction has been appointed contractor for a £25m mixed-use scheme in Islington, north London, for developer Chancerygate.

Totty scoops Persimmon work
Bradford firm Totty Construction has been awarded a £3.5m deal to build apartments and houses in Lancaster city centre for developer Persimmon.

NAP Sherwin in prison job
Project manager NAP Sherwin has won a three-year deal to repair and maintain eight London prisons.

Artisan bags sports centre
Artisan subsidiary Bickerton Construction is building a £4m community sports centre for Camden council in north London.