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Swansea Bay Campus

The £50m student accommodation phase at the £450m Swansea University Bay Campus site has been won by Galliford Try. Work will start on site next month to deliver an additional 545 student apartments for occupation in early 2016 as well as new facilities including a gym, sports hall, Student Union offices, meeting space, launderette and crèche. Richard Powell, St. Modwen’s construction manager said: “Galliford has a superb reputation, not only in construction expertise, but also in working with local supply chains to create …

£21m Wiltshire College

A £21m contract has been won by Willmott Dixon to build a 9,100m2 building at Wiltshire College’s Chippenham Campus. It will accommodate 1,000 full-time students and provide construction, engineering and motor vehicle workshops. With the college expected to be ready for students in September 2015. Neal Stephens, managing director at Willmott Dixon in the South West, said: “We are delighted to be here creating such an important new facility for Wiltshire College and supporting its growth plans. “This also supports our own growth plans …

Carillion for £75m Anfield expansion

Liverpool Football Club have appointed Carillion the preferred bidder for its £75m Main Stand Expansion. Work at Anfield is expected to start later this year subject to planning consent. The project is set to take around 20 months and will see the capacity of a new Main Stand rise by approximately 8,300, taking the overall capacity of Anfield to around 54,000. An innovative construction programme will mitigate the impact of building work by maintaining as much as possible of the existing main stand in …

£500m Croydon Gateway

Borehamwood contractor Midgard is set to start work on the fist phase of Croydon’s massive £500m Ruskin Square scheme within weeks. The company is also part  of the £180m turnover JRL Group, will manage the construction of the 161 flats under a £34m contract with joint venture developer Stanhope/Schroders. These will be arranged over two high-rise blocks, 22 storeys and 9 storeys, accommodating a mixture of one and two bedroom apartments. Midgard saw off bids from McLaren and United House Group …

£15m Oldham sports centre

Oldham Council signed the firm Willmott Dixon to build a £15m flagship centre. This is shortly after Willmott Dixon secured a £50m contract to create the Middlesbrough Sports Village and Wycombe Sports Centre. The Oldham Sports Centre will be located at the junction of Manchester Street and St Domingo Street in the town centre. The sports centre will include  a 25m, eight-lane swimming pool with spectator gallery, eight-court sports hall, an 80-station fitness studio and four-rink indoor bowls hall. Willmott Dixon has also signed …