BAM Construction preferred for construction of new Sutton Coldfield College

13 November 2008 20:04 - BAM Construct UK Ltd

Colindale, London, 13 November 2008 - BAM Construction has been appointed by Sutton Coldfield College as the preferred contractor for its £44million Riverside Campus project. The company is now in negotiations with the College to discuss the successful delivery of the new campus which requires approval from the Learning and Skills Council before the project can go ahead.

Its work on Matthew Boulton and Joseph Chamberlain colleges. The Campus will comprise 22,300m sq on a brown field site and form a continuous spiral from four to six stories with an external glass envelope. It will feature a courtyard and have hard and soft landscaping. The project is scheduled to begin on site in April 2009 and complete at the end of 2010. The architects are Nicholas Hare and the structural engineers are BAM Design.

Richard Dakin, Director of BAM Construction in the Midlands, said: 'This is a very significant win for the BAM in the Midlands and follows on from our previous successes in Birmingham such as Matthew Boulton College. Our team is looking forward to working closely with the College and to have the opportunity of working on the Riverside Campus project, which is both exciting and innovative.'

Further information:

  • Press: Mark Slattery, Press & Media Manager BAM Construct UK, 020 8338 2341.
  • Analysts: Pierre Juge, Manager Investor relations, 0031 30 659 8601.