Willmott Dixon has announced that it has secured contracts for three education projects around Wales.
The deals, which have a value of £54 million, will see the company take on a number of regeneration developments over the coming years, and is set to involve transforming old, disused sites into vibrant education facilities that will prove a major benefit for those in the area. The firm noted that it had landed the contracts to take on the job of constructing Ebbw Fawr 11 - 16 Learning Community School, St Teilo's Church in Wales High School and Abercynon Primary School, with all projects designed to improve the quality of service to youngsters in these areas.
Neal Stephens, managing director of Willmott Dixon in Wales, said: "These three contract wins are a significant success for our Welsh business with a combined value of £54 million.
"We are in a great position for the next year as we look to further grow the business; combining our unique combination of expertise, local knowledge and commitment to quality you expect from a company that's been around for 160 years.
Officials said that the Ebbw Fawr development is part of the wider The Works regeneration scheme, which is worth £27 million and will help to form a wider learning community for children aged between three and 16. It is expected to be completed by April 2013 and will provide a multitude of facilities for the 1,200 pupils that will be enrolled at the school.
The St Teilo's project has been approved by Cardiff City Council and is also due to be completed in the autumn of 2013 in a £20 million development and will be able to facilitate 1,440 pupils once finished. Willmott Dixon's job to construct the Abercynon Primary School under the South East Wales Schools Capital Working Group for Rhondda Cynon Taf Council. It will be used by 420 pupils and be completed at a cost of £7.1 million boosting the education offerings the area has to offer.
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