Press Release

Balfour Beatty secures £47m deal to deliver Aberdeen academy

6 July 2016


Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £47 million deal to deliver a 1,350 pupil academy on behalf of Hub north Scotland and Aberdeen City Council.

Preparatory work has already commenced on site, with full construction works now set to follow. Work on the academy is due for completion in summer 2018.




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Balfour Beatty ( is a leading international infrastructure group. With 34,000 employees, we provide innovative and efficient infrastructure that underpins our daily lives, supports communities and enables economic growth. We finance, develop, build and maintain complex infrastructure such as transportation, power and utility systems, social and commercial buildings.

Our main geographies are the UK, US, Middle East and South East Asia. Over the last 100 years we have created iconic buildings and infrastructure all over the world including the London Olympics’ Aquatic Centre, Hong Kong’s first Zero Carbon building, the world’s biggest shopping mall in Dubai, the National Museum of the Marine Corps in the US and the Channel Tunnel Rail Link.

Balfour Beatty’s UK and Ireland regional construction business is a leading integrator of complex, sophisticated and innovative projects that improve the UK’s and Ireland’s national infrastructure and an experienced provider of local and regional projects that help build lasting communities. Balfour Beatty offers a broad range of capabilities in construction, civil engineering and mechanical and electrical engineering services. With offices throughout the UK and Ireland, Balfour Beatty delivers a locally-focused service with the support of Balfour Beatty’s national network of expertise and resources.

Balfour Beatty is one of the leading providers of school infrastructure in the UK, having delivered new and refurbished schools for more than 250,000 young people.

Balfour Beatty delivers all types of schools including primary, secondary, special educational needs (SEN), sixth form, free and all-through. It also provides private sector investment for schemes. By engaging with education specialists, teachers and pupils, Balfour Beatty aims to provide facilities that give young people and schools the best opportunities to perform to their full potential.

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