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Skanska designed and constructed a 260-cell houseblock extension to HMP Dovegate, a Category B training prison in Staffordshire. This £53 million project was for Serco and completed in 2010.
This contract marked the return to HMP Dovegate for Skanska who were responsible for the original design and construction of the existing 800-place prison between 1999 and 2001.
Market segment: Building, Custodial
Considerate Contractors Gold Award 2010
Developing the projectSkanska undertook the structural and civil design
Constructing the projectConstruction of a 260-cell houseblock, together with a two-storey activity building within an increased secure site area. Work also involved the expansion and refurbishment of existing buildings to provide additional/increased services as well as the construction of two five-a-side football pitches within the secure line.
In addition to the construction of the new facility, Skanska is undertaking the structural and civil design as well as the mechanical and electrical management and installation for the new building.
Partners developingCapita – lead architects HBS – Mechanical and Electrical Consultants Watermans - CDM Co-ordination.