Morrison wins £48m schools contract

Morrison Construction has been appointed preferred contractor for two new secondary school developments, worth £48m in total, by hub South East Scotland.

Under the contract, the Galliford Try subsidiary will build the new Kelso High School in the Scottish Borders, and Newbattle Community High School, Midlothian.

Work is expected to start next year, and be completed by 2016.
The company’s facilities management business has also won the contract to provide hard facilities maintenance and lifecycle management to both schools.

Galliford Try chief Executive Greg Fitzgerald said: the contract wins “reflect our reputation and strong market presence within this sector”.

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