McLaughlin & Harvey has landed the pre-construction contract for Wolverhampton’s £50 million City Learning Quarter.
by Rory Butler / November 25, 2022
Inside the deal: The scheme, developed by the Council with City of Wolverhampton College for the Old Hall Street and St. George’s Parade area of the city, is a new learning facility to drive skills levels in Wolverhampton.
The hub is part of a £1 billion city centre regeneration by City of Wolverhampton Council, aimed at boosting apprenticeships, employment and talent retention in Wolverhampton.
It will span 10,000 sqm and encompass the college’s Metro One Campus, and the Council’s Adult Education Service and Central Library.
- 750 jobs in the local economy
- 7,500 apprenticeships over 10 years
“This is our thirteenth project under the Crown Commercial Service CWAS RM6088 Framework, having recently completed Darroch House, Edinburgh and UKAEA Material Research Facility,” said McLaughlin & Harvey Construction Director, Michael Kieran. “We look forward to continuing our collaboration with the Council on the design and preparatory works.”
Construction will start in Spring.
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