Construction giant Carillion has won an academy schools contract worth more than £100 million.
Wolverhampton-based Carillion (CLLN) revealed the latest contract win through the Partnerships for Schools Contractors Framework after completeing the £14 million ARK Bollingbroke Academy in Wandsworth, London.
Stockton on Tees Council has chosen Carillion as the preferred bidder for the combined North Shore Health Academy and “myplace” youth facility.
The firm will also provide improvements for two existing academies sponsored by Teesside University at Thornaby Academy and Freebrough Academy.
Work is expected to start at the end of next month, with completion scheduled for April 2013.
The London Borough of Lambeth in association with education sponsor E-ACT has selected Carillion as the preferred bidder to deliver a new co-located academy and primary school on the site of the Fenstanton Primary School.
Work is expected to start in March, with completion scheduled for August 2013.
The London Academies Education Trust (LAET) has selected Carillion as the preferred bidder for the new Aylward Academy in Edmonton, which includes the refurbishment of the existing school buildings and a new extension.
Group chief executive Richard Howson said: “We are delighted to have been selected as the preferred bidder for these academies, which builds on Carillion’s strong track record in the education sector, where we have recently delivered, or are in the process of delivering, around 150 new and refurbished schools and academies.”