Bidders day for £120m Midlands PF2 schools batch

Aaron Morby 8 years ago
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The Education Funding Agency is planning a bidders day in Nottingham for the last of the present batch of schools to be built using private finance.

The crop of eight schools in the Midlands is the fifth batch of school projects to be funded using PF2.

New schools will be built in Birmingham, Coventry, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Sandwell.

A bidders’ day is to take place at Top Valley Academy in Nottingham on Wednesday 26 March with an option to tour the school site.

Bidders day registration

Email your name, title, organisation, contact number and email address to Midlands-PF.PSBP@education.gsi.gov.uk.

The event will be held at: Top Valley Academy, Top Valley Drive, Top Valley, Nottingham NG5 9AZ.

Start 10.45am, with presentations ending at noon followed by an optional tour of Top Valley Academy.

An Interserve/Kajima joint venture has taken the first batch of seven schools in Hertfordshire, Luton and Reading worth £150m. Construction is due to start from November through to March 2015, with planned completions due for August 2016.

Miller Construction, Laing O’Rourke and Sir Robert McAlpine are shortlisted bidders for a £120m batch of a dozen PF2 schools in the north east.

And in the North West, Laing O’Rourke, Morgan Sindall and Vinci are bidding a £120m batch of 12 schools.

Firms will be shortlisted this month for the £100m Yorkshire batch of seven secondary schools, three of which will be built in Bradford.

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