Contractor wins work from clients at the University of Reading and North Lanarkshire Council

Morgan Sindall has won £50m worth of education work for the University of Reading and North Lanarkshire Council.

The first contract is to build the second phase of work on the university’s halls of residence, which will create almost 900 bedrooms.

The work is is due to start in March and complete by July 2012, and is worth £28m.

The second contract win announced today is part of a £250m schools building programme for North Lanarkshire Council, and is worth £22m. It involves building Chryston High School and Cultural Centre in Chryston, near Glasgow.

Paul Smith, chief executive of Morgan Sindall Group, said: “We are delighted to enhance our working relationships with both these clients, which further cements our position as one of the leading education contractors in the UK.”

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