Beatty wins £95m BSF contract

Balfour Beatty has beaten rival Kier Group to the £95m Building Schools for the Future (BSF) contract in Hartlepool. The infrastructure group said it had been awarded the contract by Hartlepool borough council to rebuild and replace six schools over the next five years. The first school construction project begins this summer and finishes in Christmas 2011. BSF plans to re-build or renew every secondary school in England.