Contractors shortlisted for East of England batch of priority schools, worth around £25m
Kier and Wates have been shortlisted for final batch of schools to come to market through the £400m directly-funded element of the government’s flagship priority school building programme.
Building understands Kier and Wates have been invited to tender for the batch of schools in the East of England, understood to be worth around £23m, which is the final batch to come to market through the £400m directly-funded element of the Priority School Building Programme (PSBP).
The batch is expected to comprise three to five schools in Cambridgeshire, Essex, and Hertfordshire.
As Building revealed this morning, this follows Bam Construct and Willmott Dixon being shortlisted for the second batch of schools in the North-west of England, understood to be worth around £25m,
The East of England batch was the final batch of the directly-funded schools to come to market. Six of the regional batches are now at the ITT stage, while the first two batches in the North-east and the Midlands have a contractor appointed (see table below).