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Some of our current and recent projects

Midlands Boat Station, Edgbaston Reservoir with Speller Metcalfe

Speller Metcalfe are constructing the new Midlands Boat Station, which is set to replace an outdated and un-fit current facility.  It is located on the banks of Edgaston Reservoir and will create a modern facility for the Birmingham Vernon Sea Cadets Unit, along with residential opportunities for other sea cadets and local young people.  The new building is set to replace that old boat station which has already been demolished.

Kidderminster Creative Hub with BAM

The transformation of the former Magistrates Court will provide contemporary multi-functional arts and cultural development space, co-working and research space. It also includes a complete renovation and re-development of the public area on Worcester Street – Coronation Gardens - and the Worcester Cross.  International multi-disciplinary property and construction company, BAM, has been appointed to deliver the construction and engineering work which will bring the former Magistrates Court back into use.

Ambulatory Care and Acute Diagnostics Building, Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham with KIER

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust earmarked £97.1m to invest in new facilities at Heartlands Hospital to transform healthcare services to meet the evolving needs of the population. It will boost the Trust’s capacity to meet the growing and changing healthcare requirements of local people, with state-of-the-art facilities providing services including day case surgery, endoscopy, interventional radiology, outpatient appointments and imaging on the Heartlands Hospital site, seeing up to 1,500 patients per day.

With a construction value of £59m, Kier were given the challenge of designing and delivering the new facility, delivering on the area’s key priority for the Sustainability Transformation Plan. A key challenge  is to deliver ACAD whilst ensuring that the hospital’s core business continues to be delivered in a safe and pleasant environment; maintaining the blue light services and be aware of working in and around vulnerable patient groups.

Warwick Hospital Projects with Speller Metcalfe

Speller Metcalfe was contracted to deliver a number of live schemes running concurrently at Warwick Hospital on behalf of South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust.


The works, which ran as separate projects, included refurbishment of the maternity department, endoscopy and a new fracture clinic.


High Point Academy, Wednesbury with Tilbury Douglas

High Point Academy in Wednesbury is a Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND) school delivered under the DfE’s Free School Programme.

High Point Academy will provide education to 90 students ranging in age from 11 to 16 with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Asperger’s and a range of learning difficulties.

The project, procured through the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) medium band framework, was delivered under the Department for Education’s free schools’ programme.


Moor Lane Extra Care, Rowley Regis with Speller Metcalfe

Speller Metcalfe has been appointed to build a 90-bed extra care housing scheme in Rowley Regis for Sandwell Council.

The facility has been specially designed to allow older people to live longer in their own homes, providing accommodation to those aged 55 and over who require care or support.

The three-storey building will feature 67 one-bedroom and 23 two-bedroom flats and communal facilities including a restaurant and a hairdressing salon.

St Philip’s Church, Dorridge with KIER

Kier won the commission to design a new place of worship for the congregation of St Philip’s Church, Dorridge.  For a number of years the church had been looking to replace their existing facilities with a modern building which would provide spaces for both worship and community use.

The new facility includes a worship space to seat up to 380 people, café, community hall and meeting rooms across two floors with a focus on accessibility and sustainability. The current has been tailored  to retain a large number of the existing mature trees on site and uses a traditional palette of materials and forms combined with more modern elements.

Stowlawn Primary School, Wolverhampton with KIER

Procured by KIER through the Scape National Minor Works Framework, this scheme involved the construction of a new primary school provision at the existing Stowlawn Primary School in Bilston, Wolverhampton.

Lordswood Boys School, Birmingham with KIER

The contract will provide new premises for Lordswood Boys School. The new facility will spread over three-storeys and include 34 classrooms, a main hall, sports hall, library resource centre, special educational needs provision and ancillary teaching facilities. Kier will also provide landscaping and hard play space.

Kier’s contract was awarded through the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) East Midlands Priority School Building Programme 2 (PSBP2).

Yew Tree Primary School, Walsall with KIER

Kier has been appointed to design and build Yew Tree Primary School in Walsall under the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) East Midlands Priority School Building Programme 2 (PSBP2).

The new two-storey building will replace one of the existing buildings on siteand will be spread over two-storeys and include six Infant classrooms & eight Junior classrooms, a main hall, a drama studio, library resource centre, SEN provision and ancillary teaching facilities.

Ridgwood High School with Interserve

Interserve was awarded the contract for Ridgwood High School by the Department for Education (DfE) to design and build a new teaching block and refurbish the sports hall at Ridgewood High School, in Stourbridge. A new teaching block to replaces one of the old blocks and in addition, Interserve will refurbish the existing sports hall and changing rooms block.

University of Birmingham – National Buried Infrastructure Facility (NBIF) with Balfour Beatty

The National Buried Infrastructure Facility (NBIF) is a ‘one of its kind’ facility for research, education and training in buried infrastructure-ground interaction, soil stabilisation and improvement, geophysical sensing, pipeline detection and condition assessment, tunnelling and trenchless technologies, to name but a few.

Brookvale Demetia Care Home with Speller Metcalfe

Speller Metcalfe was contracted by Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council to build a new 60-bed care home on Tanworth Lane in Shirley  The home will provide 60 apartments, bistro/café, central seating area, multi-purpose room, laundry and administration offices.  It replaces an existing facility in the borough and will provide the highest level of care to residents to allow them to live as independently as possible, regardless of their age or condition.

Lilleshall Hall, Shropshire with Seddon

Lilleshall Hall is undergoing the refurbishment and conversion of Lilleshall Main Hall, a Grade II* Listed Building.  It will form 4 star hotel accommodation within a live, elite sports campus setting.


The project will reconfigure the 4 storey building into 29 bedrooms, conference, events and catering facilities.

The Materials Engineering Centre (MEC) at the University of Warwick with KIER

The Materials Engineering Centre (MEC) will create more research space for applications-driven, “engineering scale” research into multi-materials and hybrid structures. This will open up new collaborative opportunities with our business partners, bringing benefits to the local economy.  The MEC will be a key facility for the Global Research Priority in Materials and will contribute to the Energy, Innovative Manufacturing and Sustainable Cities priorities.

The facility will include a double height 850m2 engineering hall plus laboratories, workshops, staff and teaching space totalling 1,200m2 on three floors. The largest proportion of the funding for this £10m+ project is from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.

This building will be based in the Academic Square area of campus, alongside the IIPSI, IINM and NAIC facilities.

University College, Birmingham with KIER

This £29m project is the latest phase of the university’s £100m redevelopment of its Jewellery Quarter campus in the centre of Birmingham.

As well as teaching space, the facility will also include an indoor running track, lecture theatres, learning areas and teaching staff offices. A 160-space multi-storey staff car park will also be built on the site.

The first and second floors will house eight classrooms and three 100-seat lecture theatres. The third floor will have a 35-metre indoor running track to assess speed and performance for UCB’s sports courses. The top floor will house a gym for the students. 

The British Sikh School, Wolverhampton with Morgan Sindall

This project is the creation of a new £11 million campus for the British Sikh School; a free secondary school governed by the Khalsa Academies Trust.

Plans for the new school will see the complete refurbishment of an existing four-storey building to create a modern 53,000 sq ft learning environment with capacity to eventually accommodate 840 pupils.

A single-storey canteen on the site will also be overhauled to provide a 8,800 sq ft modern dining area, in addition to specialist teaching spaces for cookery and music classes.

The completed school will also feature a separate 3,200 sq ft sports hall, built on a portal steel frame. External sports and recreation facilities will include an all-weather 3G pitch, along with tennis and basketball courts.

Wolverhampton New Cross Hospital AECU Department with KIER


Kier was appointed to carry out the construction and redevelopment works of the emergency department at New Cross Hospital for the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust valued at £30m, under the ProCure21+ framework. 

The development brings their emergency services, which were spread out across the site, All together and included the construction of a three-storey emergency department containing the new A&E department, wards and admin space.  This was a challenging and highly rewarding project which was undertaken in a live working environment.

Newman University with Morgan Sindall


Newman University is investing £22million over the next five years to develop its campus in Bartley Green, Birmingham.

The programme is the next phase of an on-going campus development and follows the completion of a new library and entrance building, which was opened in 2013.

Work on the first phase of the programme will include a new, 1000 square metre, double-storey extension to provide excellent learning and teaching space, a 100-room hall of residence and the refurbishment of four existing buildings.

Maudslay Park Retirement Village with Seddon


Retirement living takes on new meaning at Maudslay Park. Set amid 90 acres of parkland near the beautiful Warwickshire village of Great Alne, Maudslay Park’s clubhouse, managed services and choice of luxury retirement cottages and apartments create a very special ambience. Designed by multi-award winning Renaissance Villages.

Coventry University's National Transport Design Centre with KIER


The NTDC is a centre of design excellence to support UK innovation in the transport industry and boost efforts to bridge a shortfall in essential creative skills will be opening at Coventry University in 2017.

State-of-the-art features of the NTDC, which forms a key facility for the University’s existing Centre for Mobility and Transport, include a six metre interactive power wall which allows users to explore detailed design and engineering concepts in virtual reality.  The centre will also have a projection mapping system which can cast digital images onto 3D objects below, helping designers to assess how multiple options would appear on full-scale models. 

Warwick University - Sherbourne Residences with KIER


Sherbourne is the newest hall of residence on the Warwick University campus and is situated in pleasant green surroundings.   It comprises six blocks, each 4 storeys high, housing 527 ensuite rooms with tutor accommodation, a management suite and an energy centre.

iCentrum, Birmingham with Thomas Vale


iCentrum Birmingham - a £35 million Digital Plaza development which comprises the design, construction and funding of a new Science Park, consisting of the first iCentrum building and associated buildings which have been specifically designed for target companies in the hi-tech and digital gaming sectors.

Birmingham Dogs Home with Clugston


Birmingham Dogs Home are relocating from their existing location in Digbeth to a new purpose built facility in the countryside in Catherine-de-Barnes near Solihull. The new Centre will provide 120 re-homing kennels, a veterinary suite and large external exercise areas with an area for dog walking. It will also include administration areas, community rooms, car parking and residential accommodation for the centre manager.

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