Kier secures 13 school projects value £170m

Former court buildings in Bournemouth will be converted into Livingstone Academy

The combine of new establish, conversions and refurbishment tasks are with each other worthy of £170m and will deliver facilities for 11,304 pupils.

These new offers give a significant strengthen to Kier following lockdown and will construct on the firm’s powerful observe file, after offering over £5bn of academic amenities in the previous decade and adding up to 1.2m sq m to the nation’s schools estate.

New create initiatives consist of: Addington Valley, a £15m new SEN faculty in Croydon and Barton Courtroom Academy, a £21m new no cost school in Canterbury.

In Bournemouth, Kier will rework a former law enforcement station, magistrates and coroners court docket into a STEAM professional all-via college.

In Milton Keynes, it will provide an £18m new develop block, which will include instructing area for science, layout know-how artwork and ICT for Stantonbury Global Faculty.

Important refurbishment programmes will be carried out at both of those Park Hill Junior College in Croydon and in Wales, four new college initiatives will supply much-required college sites for the town of Swansea.

The latest school wins


  • Addington Valley in Croydon (£15m)
  • Bishopston faculty, Swansea (£12m)
  • Barton Court docket Academy, Canterbury (£21m)
  • Dover Grammar School for Boys (£23m)
  • Haberdashers
  • Harris Academy Clapham (£15m)
  • Livingstone, Bournemouth (£28)
  • Park Hill, Croydon (£3m)
  • Stantonbury, Milton Keynes (£18m)
  • Tan-Y-Lan, Swansea (£10m)
  • Whipton Barton, Exeter (£5m)
  • Ysgol-Y-Graig, Merthyr Tydfil (£7m)
  • Ysgol Gyfun Gwyr, Swansea (£7m)

*approximate values

Andrew Davies, chief government of Kier, stated: “Through our supply of these essential new college structures we will provide critical infrastructure and help the Government’s goal of laying the foundations for all people to have the option to be successful.

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“As a main provider of educational buildings, we will use our experience to deliver with a firm emphasis on quality, minimizing carbon emissions and revolutionary answers, by means of digitisation and fashionable procedures of building.”

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