Hugh Baird College contract win

Date: 23 March 2012

Proposals at Hugh Baird College cover a £5m complex over approximately 2,800m²

Proposals at Hugh Baird College cover a £5m complex over approximately 2,800m² click to enlarge

Turner & Townsend has been appointed to provide project and full design services including cost management to assist Hugh Baird College realise their plans for a new higher education centre opposite their existing campus on Balliol Road, Bootle. The proposals will allow the college to expand their higher education provision, as well as forming a cornerstone to the regeneration in the Sefton area.

The new £5m complex will cover approximately 2,800m² and contain a state of the art learning resource centre and facilities for use by the local community.  Pat Farrell, Executive Director of Estates and Resources commented, "This is an ambitious project but one which shows the college’s long term commitment to providing high quality education in a modern teaching environment."

This latest contract comes on the back of the recent appointment to provide cost management services at Lancaster & Morecambe College and current commissions with Cheadle & Marple Sixth Form College, Wirral Metropolitan College and Hopwood Hall College in Rochdale.

Turner & Townsend Director Martin Perryman commented, "After the recent turbulent times with funding in the further education sector we are delighted that we are able draw upon our extensive knowledge of the sector to help colleges realise their plans and assist them to develop robust property strategies and secure much needed funding."

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For further information contact:

Matthew Crimes, Regional Business Development Manager
t: +44 07534 790717
e: matthew.crimes@turntown.co.uk

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