Balfour Beatty wins Stevenage schools contract

Infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has announced that it has been appointed as preferred bidder by Hertfordshire County Council for its £80m schools scheme in Stevenage.

The scheme involves the design, construction and provision of facilities management for two mainstream secondary schools and a special educational needs school.

All construction and facilities management will be carried out by Balfour Beatty.

ICT equipment and services across all the schools will be delivered in conjunction with RM, a provider of ICT educational solutions.

The scheme is expected to start on site in February 2011.