Interserve awarded region’s £48m school contract

Simon Donohue

Interserve has been awarded the £48m North West 3 Priority Schools Building Programme contract.

The contract will be managed by Interserve's Wigan office, which will build seven schools in the area.

They are:

  • Flowery Field Primary, Hyde
  • Saddleworth School, Delph
  • The Elton High School, Whitefield
  • Gorton Manor Primary, Manchester
  • Stanley Grove Primary, Manchester
  • Mesne Lea Primary, Salford
  • Broadoak Primary, Salford

Project partners include JM Architects, Ntegra, White Young Green, AECOM, Colour Urban Design, Sweett Group & Project Greenbook.

The contract relates to the latest capital-funded schools to come to market through the government's PSBP.

Kier Regional had also been shortlisted for the North West 3 PSBP contract.

Work is now underway to appoint a contractor for the North West 4 PSBP, which will lead to the construction of seven schools in the boroughs of Cheshire West & Chester, Stockport, Warrington and Wigan.

Carillion Construction won the North West 1 PSBP contract, which provided £47m for the construction of eight schools in Cheshire West & Chester, Blackpool, Halton, Manchester and Tameside.

Willmott Dixon won the North West 2 PSBP contract, which provided £21m for the construction of four schools in Liverpool, St Helens and the Wirral.

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