Thursday, August 13, 2009

O'Brien secures Aston University infrastructure scheme

O’Brien has been awarded the £1.2m deal to deliver infrastructure upgrade works at Aston University in Birmingham.

The midlands-based firm will be principle contractor on the 26 week package. It will install services including district heating mains, high and low voltage electric, cold water and fire hydrant mains plus IT and communication cabling.

The work is part of the university's redevelopment programme, which will provide 3000 new rooms for students on the campus. It follows the ВЈ1.7m enabling works package already undertaken by O'Brien.

Stuart Chamberlain project manager for O’Brien, said: “This is a great contract win for us. It’s a repeat work from a valued client, showing our strong commitment to client satisfaction and the company’s flexible approach to our clients’ requirements.”


OBrien secures Aston University infrastructure scheme


Richard Middleton, chief operating officer at Aston University, said: "We are delighted to continue working with O'Brien. Aston Student Village will provide the best possible environment for our students as part of our commitment to make the University even more attractive to today’s best young talent.

"This contract with O'Brien will help us to redevelop our campus and deliver truly excellent facilities."

Work starts on the new phase this month.

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