Balfour Beatty wins MoD job
Balfour Beatty has been picked as preferred bidder on a £37m prime contract with Defence Estates. The firm will provide 384 beds at three barracks in Hampshire.

Pearce lands £5.6m contract
Bristol-based contractor CH Pearce has won a £5.6m contract to create a leisure centre in the Derry’s Cross area of Plymouth, Devon, for developer Kailash Estates.

Higgins nabs school deal
Essex contractor Higgins has bagged a £4.5m deal to build teaching and sports facilities at Waverley Secondary School for Girls in Plumstead, south London, for Southwark council.

HLM picked for £13m hospital
HLM Design has been chosen as lead architect on the £13m Mid Argyll Community Hospital in Lochgilphead, Argyll and Bute, Scotland.

Manchester appoints T&T
Consultant Turner & Townsend has been appointed as QS on the Wythenshawe Forum Centre regeneration scheme for Manchester council. Contractor is Laing.

Top hotel for Kier London
Kier London has won a £4.1m contract for the shell and core of a Premier Lodge hotel next to King’s Cross station, north London, for Scottish & Newcastle Retail.

Sol wins £1m sports hall
Nottingham firm Sol Construction has won a £1m deal to build a sports hall in Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, for Burton College and East Staffordshire council.

Enabling works deal for Birse
Birse Civils has bagged a £1.25m enabling works deal to provide access roads within Kemsley Paper Mill in Sittingbourne, Kent, for St Regis Paper.