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13/02/2020

Kier Secures Contract Under Cornwall Council Framework

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National construction Kier has signed on to deliver a new state-of-the-art office space in Cornwall.

The firm has landed a contract, representing its first project under the Cornwall Council framework.

This £4.3 million development will provide 1500m² of modern and dynamic office space and built to a BREEAM 'excellent' standard.

To be known as Chy Tevyans, the three-storey building will comprise of twelve office suites, ranging in size from 90 sq m to 120 sq m. The work space will feature first-class infrastructure, including 'fibre to the premise' technology.

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Work is underway and the development is expected to be complete by the end of the year.

Chris Couch, area manager for Kier Regional Building Western & Wales, states: "We are delighted to be delivering new office space in Pool. Working in collaboration with Cornwall Council, Chy Tevyans will provide first-class facilities for local businesses.

"Over the duration of this project, we will work with our local supply chain, provide training opportunities through our Employment Skills Plan and engage with the local community. We look forward to delivering this new work space that will bring a range of benefits to the Pool area for years to come."

Councillor Bob Egerton, Cornwall Council's Portfolio holder for Culture, Economy and Planning, added: "This new development in a strategic location close to the A30 will offer much needed high-quality accommodation for businesses looking to expand. It contributes to Cornwall Council's strategic aim to increase high wages and high skilled local employment."

The Chy Tevyans project is co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund and Cornwall Council.

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