Skanska signs contract to extend prison building in London, UK, worth GBP 34 M, about SEK 350 M
| Source:Skanska AB
Skanska has been awarded the contract to build the next phase of custodial
development HMP Thameside in south London, UK. The project client is Serco,
working on behalf of the UK government’s Ministry of Justice. The contract is
worth GBP 34 M, about SEK 350 M, and will be included in order bookings for
Skanska UK for the fourth quarter of 2013.
Skanska completed the existing prison buildings at the beginning of 2012. The
project was noted for its green credentials. The main living unit was the first
prison building to achieve a BRE Environmental Assessment Method (BREEAM)
Outstanding rating. The other nine buildings all achieved BREEAM Excellent. The
extension is also designed to achieve BREEAM Excellent.
The work starts in January 2014 and is set to conclude in August 2015.
Skanska UK reported revenues of about SEK 12 billion in 2012. It has around
5,000 employees. The company is active in building and civil construction,
utilities and building services, as well as facilities management and commercial
development. In the UK, Skanska is a leader in public private partnerships,
PPPs, also known as Privately Financed Initiatives, PFIs.
For further information please contact:
Lizzie Sparrow, Communications, Skanska UK, tel +44 1923 423905
Edvard Lind, Head of Media Relations, Skanska AB, tel +46 (0)10-448 88 08
Direct line for media, tel +46 (0)10-448 88 99
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Skanska is one of the world’s leading project development and construction
groups with expertise in construction, development of commercial and residential
premises, and public-private partnership projects. Based on its global green
experience, Skanska aims to be the client’s first choice for green solutions.
The group currently has 57,000 employees in selected home markets in Europe, the
US and Latin America. Skanska's sales in 2012 totalled SEK 132 billion.
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