Balfour Beatty is preferred bidder for schools programme

Infrastructure services provider Balfour Beatty has announced that it has been appointed as preferred bidder by Ealing Council for its £300m Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme.

The BSF programme involves the delivery of upgrades and expansions to 14 of the borough’s schools, the construction of a new high school in north Greenford, as well as investment in information communications technology (ICT) in three further schools.

The initial phase of construction will commence in October 2010; upgrades of other schools will commence between 2011-13, with all construction work to be completed by 2014.