Algeco Wins Contract for '19.2M Leeds Academy Project

Algeco Wins Contract for '19.2M Leeds Academy Project

Algeco has secured a contract to build the new '19.2m Leeds Academy project procured through the Mod-C Secondary School Framework.

Algeco'is acting as'Principal Contractor to provide a full turnkey solution involving construction of a three-storey whole school block and associated external works.

The Leeds Academy Project ''Laurence Calvert Academy '' is a 1,050 place (7FE) new build Secondary school for pupils aged 11 ' 16.

The project will be'delivered by Algeco using its steel frame'modular solution. A total of 192 modules will be supplied along with a hybrid build for the sports hall areas. The works involve construction of the whole school block and associated external works.

Delivering offsite building solutions for the education sector

James Withey, managing director at Algeco Offsite Solutions, said: 'Securing Laurence Calvert Academy is the latest significant new business win for us. We have ambitious growth plans in place as we look to leverage the benefits of being part of the larger European Algeco business.

'We have extensive experience in delivering offsite building solutions for the education sector and this, along with our business processes, helped us secure this project.'

He added: 'We approach all our projects using Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DfMA), which means Laurence Calvert Academy will gain all the benefits of product standardisation, safety, quality, delivery and building performance.

'DfMA also helps us deliver clear efficiencies to unlock many of the barriers in traditional construction centred around minimising the macro impacts of inflation, labour availability and waste reduction.'

Work begins on site at the start of June 2022, with a planned completion date in August 2023.

Source: PBC Today'

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