£214m boost for FE college projects – List

Aaron Morby 11 years ago
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Local contractors are set for a work windfall after Skills Minister Matthew Hancock handed out an extra £214m for 47 further education colleges across the country.

Government will provide £77m capital funding which is being matched with £137m from colleges.

Colleges targeted are deemed to be in greatest need of help or those offering practical skills training to help growth in the economy.

The Government stressed the new funding was extra to the £110m of the Enhanced Renewal Grant for 56 colleges announced in November.

Both funding packages will lever smaller scale new build and refurbishment projects worth in excess of £625m.

It will be allocated through the Skills Funding Agency enabling projects ranging from a construction training centre to an automotive technology hub.

College £m Project Region
Accrington and Rossendale College 2.1 New Sports and improved Science facilities and Renewable Energies Technology Centre NW
Berkshire College of Agriculture 2.5 New Technology Research Centre: 820m 2 SE
Birmingham Metropolitan College 8.5 New "Sustainable Energies" Centre to include a showcase eco-house and refurbishment of two buildings at the James Watt campus WM
Bishop Burton College 3.5 New Technology and Skills Centre: 1,685m2 YH
Blackburn College 5.0 New Regional Automotive Technology Hub at Feilden Street: 2,157 m2 NW
Bolton College 4.3 New STEM Centre at Deane Road: the 1,800 m2 NW
Bournville College of Further Education 6.2 New Construction Training Centre: new 2,800 m2 two storey building WM
Bromley College of Further & Higher Education 3.9 New Teaching and Multiuse Hall: new sports hall and lecture facilities: 1,408m2 LDN
Bury College 4.3 Development of a New Employability/Enterprise Centre: 1,621m2 new build and 148m2 NW
Cambridge Regional College 3.4 Refurbishment of Part of D Block: 2,605m2 EE
Carlisle College 5.3 Renovation of 562m2 Swift Mews building and 1,681m2 new build NW
City College Norwich 3.6 New Construction and Built Environment Centre and External Refurbishment of Norwich Building:13,630m 2 EE
City College, Brighton and Hove 9.7 Regeneration of City College East at Wilson Avenue SE
City of Bath College 1.2 Refurbishment of Forge Building: 3,192m 2 SW
City of Sunderland College 11.4 New Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) Building: 4,635m2 NE
Colchester Institute 3.3 Sheepen Road Redevelopment: new link block (793m 2) EE
Cornwall College 2.4 Construction of a new 676m 2 Engineering and Estates Skills workshop at W est Coombeshead Farm SW
East Berkshire College 9.3 Refurbishment of Main Teaching Block, Langley Campus 4,236m2 SE
East Kent College 3.3 New Centre for Creative Industries: Renovation and extension of three-storey building on the College Ramsgate Road Campus to create a new 1,845m2 Centre SE
Exeter College 7.1 New Sports Hall, Pavilion and Playing Fields: Construction of new 1,848m 2 6 court sports hall SW
Hugh Baird College 9.5 New Build and Refurbishment at Balliol Centre: Construction of a new 2,639m2 building NW
Kendal College 1.9 New Science Engineering and Sustainable Technologies Centre: 722m2 NW
Kingston Maurward College 3.2 New and Refurbished Accommodation for Animal Sciences and Public Services 1,540m2 building SW
Lambeth College 5 Campus Front Development at Clapham, South West London. New build of 468m2 and refurbishment of 2,477m 2 facilities LDN
Leek College of Further Education and School of Art 4.8 New Build and Refurbishment:Extensions to Pinnacle and Main buildings (2,057m2 ) WM
Lincoln College 4.6 Extension and Refurbishment Works at Lincoln College: Refurbishment of 1961m2 Monks Building and new extension of 605m2 creating common room EM
Lowestoft College 4 Campus Wide Refurbishments: 6 projects EE
North Hertfordshire College 2.4 New Enterprise Campus at Hitchin: Second phase refurbishment of 2,730m2 EE
North Warwickshire and Hinckley College 1.2 Replacement of concrete cladding on 5 storey block, asbestos removal, window replacement WM
PETROC 3.1 Science and Engineering Skills Centre: New 1,292m 2 building at main Tiverton Campus SW
Preston College 3 Refurbishment of 3,457m2 poor accommodation and 677m2 new build NW
Richmond Adult Community College 11.2 Rationalisation to the Parkshot Site: 2,619m2 new build and 2,495m2 refurbishment with demolition LDN
Somerset College of Arts and Technology 3.2 Refurbishment and Remodelling of Construction and Automotive Centre SW
South Tyneside College 3.1 Building Skills for Success Project: Remodelling and refurbishment of 2,716m2 NE
Stafford College 1.5 Renewal of Doors and Windows WM
Stockport College of Further and Higher Education 4.5 Campus Wide Improvements Addressing Building Condition NW
Stoke-on-Trent 4.7 Campus Wide Refurbishments at Burslem WM
Strode College 1.2 New Employment Skills Centre: 637m2 SW
Swindon College 2.6 New Construction Centre and Teaching Areas for Sports and Beauty SW
The Manchester College 2.8 Refurbishment and New Build at Nichols Campus: Demolition of 620m2 NW
Uxbridge College 6.4 South Block Project: New 2,022m2 4 storey building accommodating LDN
Wakefield College 3.8 Refurbishment and Extension of Main Block: Over-cladding of 6,425m2 building, also 614m2 extension YH
Warwickshire College, Royal Leamington Spa 4.7 Refurbishment of 2,672m2 accommodation at Leamington WM
Weston College 8.3 South West Skills Campus Phase 3 SW
Weymouth College 1.5 Refurbishment of 2 buildings on main campus (1,555m2 ) SW
Wigan and Leigh College 5.5 New Gateway Building and Refurbishment: Demolition of 3,213m2 NW
Worcester College of Technology 5.2 Closure and Relocation of Barbourne Campus WM
Totals 213.5

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