Project Information
Project description:

Design, build, finance, operate and maintain new educational facilities. It is anticipated that these services will include hard and soft facilities management services. The programme will cover approximately 100 secondary schools, a mix of primary schools, secondary schools, special schools and sixth form colleges.

It is expected that 20 % of the total programme will be delivered each year, with the first schools scheduled to open in the academic year of 2014-15. The initial group is expected to commence procurement during the second quarter of 2012.

Procurement of the programme will be managed and delivered centrally. Private finance arrangements will be used.

Related headlines:
24/05/2012 - Priority Schools announced
18/05/2012 - Priority Schools ‘still on schedule’
12/01/2012- Further delay for schools programme

Type: PPP
Sector: Education
Government deptartment: UK - Department for Children, Schools and Families
Region: UK - National
Current status: In Planning - 20/07/2011
Contract Terms
Duration: 27 years
Capital value: £1.00bn
Public Sector Procuror Details
Authority/Commssioning body: Education Funding Agency
Public sector contact: Bryony Mines
Tel: +44 2033017000
Public sector advisors: Ashurst - Legal Advisors

This page was last updated on:
3 July 2013.


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