DCT Civil Engineering Scoops £1.5m Contract With Balfour Beatty
The Oldham based company, DCT Civil Engineering, has secured work for its local workforce of 10 and created two new apprenticeship opportunities having won a £1.5m contract with Balfour Beatty as part of the Building Schools for the Future (BSF) programme.
The company will be undertaking external works to North Chadderton School as part of the project to create a ‘state-of-the-art’ new learning environment for all students and staff. This will be achieved through new buildings and refurbishment of the Upper School site. All works are scheduled for completion by Spring 2013.
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Lee Stringer, Infrastructure Director for DCT said: "This is great news for DCT. Winning the contract has secured work for our locally based team and has created new job opportunities. It is also satisfying to be involved in a project that is investing in local education facilities for the employees of the future."
Across the Oldham BSF programme there has been a total construction spend of £29.3m to date, of which £11m has been spent with Oldham based contractors generating 26 apprenticeship opportunities across a variety of trades.
DCT Civil Engineering Ltd is a privately owned civil engineering contractor based in Oldham and operating regionally across Scotland, Northern England and the Midlands. The company specialises in highways, public realm and environmental works, water and sewerage, renewable energy and development infrastructure.