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12/10/2017

Balfour Beatty Wins £55m Contract

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Balfour Beatty has won a £55 million contract to deliver the final phase of the new Falkirk campus for Forth Valley College in Grangemouth.

The company will be responsible for the construction of the 20,709 sq m Science and Engineering campus along with its associated facilities.

Once finished, the campus will become the headquarters of Forth Valley College and house over 2,000 full-time students.

Works are due to begin this autumn. At peak construction, more than 250 individuals will be employed including 18 apprenticeship positions and opportunities for 10 long term unemployed people.

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Hector Macaulay, Managing Director of Balfour Beatty's regional business in Scotland, said: "This is another great win for our business in Scotland, and we are delighted to be able to provide over 2,000 students in Falkirk with a stimulating and exciting study environment.

"Throughout the project lifecycle, we will work closely with a variety of key community stakeholders including the Polmont Young Offenders Institution, Forth Valley Community Focus and The Engineering Trust to drive further benefit and deliver on our added social value promises."

Image: Balfour Beatty signing contract with Forth Valley College.

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