Maintenance and building group Interserve has been awarded three schools contracts worth an total of £42 million.
The company has agreed a £23 million improvement programme for Farnley Park High School in Leeds, £11 million of schools extensions in Nottinghamshire and an £8 million contract to increase the capacity of four schools for Coventry City Council.
The deals provide a major boost to listed firm Interserve, which has a giant engineering headquarters in West Bromwich.
Adrian Ringrose, Interserve’s chief executive, said, “It is very rewarding to be responsible for delivering projects such as these that will benefit not just the pupils themselves but also many members of the local community.
“In these challenging times it is significant that we continue to win contracts; we believe that our selection results from our extensive understanding of the operational requirements and budget constraints involved, and demonstrates our ability to carry out high-quality projects within these parameters.”