Halifax success for Carillion

Carillion has been appointed preferred bidder for the £27m Trinity Academy Halifax.

Carillion has been selected by Calderdale Council acting as client on behalf of the Academy Trust along with co-sponsors the Diocese of Wakefield, Calderdale College and the University of Huddersfield, to design and construct the new Academy including the provision of ICT infrastructure.

Trinity Academy will provide places for 1,200 students plus 300 places for sixth form students, serving the communities of Ovenden, Mixenden and Illingworth in Halifax.

Rob Holt, Carillion Director for Education said: “We are delighted to have been selected as preferred bidder for Trinity Academy and look forward to working with the Borough Council of Calderdale and co-sponsors to create a state-of-the art learning environment for the people of Halifax.”