The four-storey building brings together 17 council offices from across the town and construction involves a reinforced concrete frame cast in-situ and includes biomass boilers and up-flow ventilation.
Leader of Staffordshire County Council Philip Atkins said the winning tender from VolkerFitzpatrick reduced estimated construction costs by ВЈ5 million.
He added: вЂњIt will also deliver efficient accommodation that will provide the county council and the countyвЂ™s taxpayers with annual savings of around ВЈ250,000 per year. This compares to an annual cost of ВЈ500,000 for the proposals we inherited in June.вЂќ
The job will start on site before the end of the year and is expected to take 18 months.
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