Shepherd gets nod for last two Telford BSF schools

Aaron Morby 8 years ago
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Telford & Wrekin Council has signed the final contracts with Shepherd Construction on its £200m Building Schools for the Future programme.

The contracts signed off are the £14m Holy Trinity Academy in Priorslee and the £9m Charlton School, which will relocate to the site vacated by the Blessed Robert Johnson School.

Last week, Shrewsbury and Lichfield Dioceses agreed the land transfer, which allows the Charlton to relocate to the new Wellington site.

Councillor Paul Watling, cabinet member for Children, Young People and Families, said: “The contracts for the final two BSF academies to be built have now been signed and we’re pleased that Shepherd Construction will be taking on the projects.”

Shepherd took over the Telford & Wrekin BSF programme from Kier Moss, which was signed up for the first phase but suffered a canopy collapse at the Abraham Darby Academy site in Telford.

The £110m phase two programme for Shepherd involved design and build contracts on five news schools and three remodelled schools in phase two of the programme.

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Charlton school project

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