Shepherd Construction takes York school deal

Shepherd Construction has won a £7m contract to build new facilities for Clifton with Rawcliffe infant and junior schools for the City of York Council.The project will bring together the two schools in York under one roof. The new 3200 sq m school, which has been designed to achieve BREEAM Very Good status, will also include new car parking, play areas, a multi-use games areas and segregated pedestrian entrance.

Work starts laterin themonth, with the first pupils moving into the school in September next year. Work is due to be fully completed a few months later in November.

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