Key areas in the report:
Key market trends and impact of government
spending cuts on education projects and capital programmes
What next after BSF - impact of
‘James Review’ published in July 2011
State and private resource
and capital funding in the education sector
Current and forecasts of
contractors output in the education market
Education Capital Programmes
targets and progress to date (BSF, Academies Programme, Free Schools,
Areas of particular
of education spending priorities for the next 4 years as
announced in the 2010 CSR, including a 60% cut to the capital
of recent Sebastian James Review of Education Capital,
and implications for future education construction work.
What next after BSF? - Key opportunities for
in the primary and secondary education sector - the
and the recently announced £2bn schools PFI programme – which
will partially replace BSF.
higher education sector, including
and tuition fees - will have major impact on the way that
university property is procured, funded, developed and managed.
Universities will be increasingly required
manage their estates
secure new models of capital funding – opportunities for
partnership agreements between universities and private sector
developers and investors, especially in student accommodation sector.
construction activity in the student accommodation sector and
for commercial bed-spaces.
direction of education sector - increased use of PFI,
creation of new types of schools, implications for construction
move away from new build projects towards
refurbishment and fit-out.
Balfour Beatty, BAM Construction,
Bovis Lend Lease, Carillion, Costain, Galliford Try, Interserve, ISG,
Kier Group, Laing O’Rourke, Leadbitter, Morgan Sindall, Mott MacDonald,
Ocon Construction, Robertson Capital Projects, Sir Robert McAlpine,
Skanska UK, Taylor Woodrow, VINCI, Wates, Watkins Jones, Willmott Dixon.
Key areas of coverage in the report include:-
PRIMARY & SECONDARY EDUCATION IN THE UK
Structure of the state education system
England, Wales, Scotland and N. Ireland.
Types of school
in the UK – state and independent sector.
education funding and spending in the UK.
HIGHER EDUCATION SECTOR IN THE UK
overview and structure.
of private providers in the HE sector.
education funding – sources of funding,
funding councils, endowment funds.
EDUCATION CONSTRUCTION IN THE UK
construction output - value of new work. Construction output by
Construction output in 2011 and beyond.
in the education sector – recent trends.
for education construction work - prospects
for 2011/12 and up to 2015.
CAPITAL EXPENDITURE IN THE SCHOOLS SECTOR
Education capital programmes, procurement
routes and frameworks.
James Review – published July 2011 –
implications for BSF, replacement programme etc.
National Contractors Framework.
Building Schools for the Future (BSF) – status, forward pipeline,
replacement with £2bn Schools PFI Programme.
Academies Programme –
investment, build programmes.
Free Schools –
timing, scale of approvals.
Schools for the Future Programme – key projects.
Century Schools Programme.
CAPITAL EXPENDITURE IN HIGHER EDUCATION SECTOR
Capital expenditure levels
– England, Scotland, Wales.
University estates and capital building programmes, age
of estate etc.
University infrastructure – Student
provision of student accommodation/London
student accommodation market – shares of leading commercial
operators of student. accommodation, Student accommodation
Impact of financial constraints
on the student accommodation sector.
CONSTRUCTION SUPPLY IN THE EDUCATION SECTOR
overview – National Contractors Framework.
Private sector consortia in the education sector .
Project experience of key contractors in the
education sector – key players, projects won, sector strengths etc.