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10 Sep 2018

Kier confirmed for London '27m biomedical labs job

Kier confirmed for London '27m biomedical labs job

Kier has been confirmed as the winning bidder for a '27m research laboratory project in Bloomsbury for the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

As tipped in the'Enquirer, the Bloomsbury Research Institute project,'strengthens Kier track record as a leading provider of research facilities.

Other recent sector project wins include a '160m specialist bioscience laboratory for Public Health England, a 77,000 sq ft laboratory facility for Newcastle City Council'and new offices and laboratory at Cambridge Biomedical Campus for Cambridge Medipark.

The 4-storey Bloomsbury Research Institute, which includes a basement for the extensive support laboratories, will be shoe-horned into a tight inner London site, confined'between the back of a terraced Georgian crescent of town houses and the rear of the'London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine at'15-17 Tavistock Place.

Work is expected to start in winter 2018 with a scheduled completion date of 2020.

Cliff Thomas, managing director for Kier Construction London, said: 'We look forward to delivering this new facility in the heart of London, a city known for groundbreaking medical innovations.'

Source: Construction Enquirer

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