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Balfour Beatty awarded £250 million services contract by North East Lincolnshire Council

29 March 2010

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure Group, announces today that it has been selected by North East Lincolnshire Council as its regeneration, property, professional and technical services strategic partner.

The £250 million, 10-year contract will involve the provision of highways transportation and planning, asset management and architectural services.

Balfour Beatty will provide an integrated service to the Council through Balfour Beatty WorkPlace, the Group’s total facilities management business, and Parsons Brinckerhoff, Balfour Beatty’s professional services business.

Commenting today, Balfour Beatty Chief Executive, Ian Tyler said:

"We are delighted to have been named as a strategic delivery partner by North East Lincolnshire Council. This partnership will make a major contribution to the regeneration and economic development of the region. We will deploy the broad range of capabilities of the Balfour Beatty Group, and our experience in developing and building on the strengths of transferring staff, to deliver a programme focused on job creation, inward investment and substantial service improvement."

The award demonstrates Balfour Beatty’s capability to provide services across the infrastructure lifecycle for customers through the Group’s integrated capabilities.

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Analyst/media enquiries:

Duncan Murray
Balfour Beatty plc
Tel 020 7216 6865

Notes to Editors:

  1. Balfour Beatty WorkPlace (BBW) is a leading total facilities management and business services outsourcing company to private and public sector markets. The capabilities of the company span a range of built environment disciplines, including: highways, property management, asset management, facilities management and administration services. The business has over 12,000 employees supporting the needs of customers throughout the UK. BBW has existing partnerships with a number of central government departments and 16 UK local authorities (www.bbworkplace.com)

  2. Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) is a global strategic consulting, engineering and programme/ construction management organisation. PB is a leader in developing and operating infrastructure around the world, with over 14,000 employees dedicated to meeting the needs of clients and communities in the Americas, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Australia-Pacific regions. PB offers skills and resources in strategic consulting, planning, engineering, programme/ construction management, and operations for all modes of infrastructure, including transportation, power, community development, water and the environment (www.pbworld.com).

  3. Balfour Beatty (www.balfourbeatty.com) is a world-class infrastructure group operating in professional services, construction services, support services and infrastructure investments.

    We work in partnership with our customers principally in the UK, the US, South-East Asia and the Middle East, who value the highest levels of quality, safety and technical expertise.

    Our key infrastructure markets include transportation (roads, rail and airports); social infrastructure (education, specialist healthcare, and various types of accommodation); utilities (water, gas and power transmission and generation) and commercial (offices, leisure and retail). We deliver services essential to the development, creation and care of these infrastructure assets including investment, project design, financing and management, engineering and construction and facilities management services.

    Balfour Beatty employs more than 50,000 people around the world.