Miller Construction has been appointed as preferred contractor for 13 schools across the South East, with a construction value of over £48 million.
Clients include Hampshire County Council, Reading Borough Council, Surrey County Council and West Sussex County Council that will share services arrangement set to boost the trades and stimulate employment.
The Property Services Cluster (PSC), which enables all four Councils to work together to achieve substantial efficiency benefits and cost reductions, has selected the IESE (Improvement and Efficiency South East) framework to deliver about 30 schools with a combined construction value of £100 million.
Chris Webster, Chief Executive, Miller Construction, said: “We are delighted to have been selected to deliver services on 13 schools for the Property Services Cluster via the IESE framework.
“This appointment reiterates our continued commitment to our strategy focussing on long-term partnerships and framework agreements.
“We have a proven track record in the education market and we are confident the schools we deliver as part of this framework will leave behind a positive legacy for the pupils who will use them.”
The latest tranche will see Miller initially delivering pre-construction services on ten schools across Surrey; De Stafford Primary, Stamford Green Primary, Cranmere Primary, Hurst Park Primary, Esher High School, Redhill, Horley NE, Langshott Primary, Earlswood Junior and Holmesdale Infant School, with a combined value of £35.5 million.