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Heron Bros secures significant contract wins

Heron Bros wlll deliver the £70m Ballycastle Shared Education Campus.

Chartered company Heron Bros has secured over £150m over three notable new contracts.

The projects include the £30m Edinburgh Innovation Hub, a joint venture between East Lothian Council and Queen Margaret University (DEVCO). The 7,200 sq m facility was granted planning permission in September 2023 and is set to become a nationally significant hub supporting innovation-led enterprise in East Lothian and the wider area.

Additionally, Heron Bros has been awarded the £70m Ballycastle Shared Education Campus, which involves creating a state-of-the-art educational shared campus for Cross & Passion College and Ballycastle High School in Northern Ireland.

The company has also been appointed to deliver the new £52m Dundonald International Ice Bowl project, east of Belfast.

The proposed facility will comprise an Olympic-sized ice rink with spectator seating, a ten-pin bowling facility, children’s soft play and adventure play area, party rooms, a gymnasium, cafe and coffee shop, healthcare centre with pharmacy, multi-use community rooms, offices, general support accommodation and parkland with adventure and community play areas.

Damien O’Callaghan, group managing director of Heron Bros, said: “We are delighted to secure these significant contracts in Scotland and Northern Ireland, with each representing a unique opportunity to contribute to the growth and development of the communities we serve.

“The Edinburgh Innovation Hub, Dundonald International Ice Bowl and the Ballycastle Shared Education Campus each illustrate our ongoing commitment to excellence, innovation and sustainability.

“We look forward to delivering these state-of-the-art facilities, which will positively impact the lives of those within the local communities and beyond.”

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