Construction firm wins £9m contract to build charity’s community centre

CONSTRUCTION firm Stepnell has won a £9.2m contract to build a centre for deafblind charity Sense in Birmingham.

The Rugby-based company will deliver the 70,000 sq ft centre in Selly Oak, which is due to be completed in summer 2017.

The TouchBase Pears centre has been designed by Birmingham firm Glenn Howells Architects and it will be used by the charity to deliver specialist services to help people with sensory impairments.

The overall cost of construction is expected to be £14m, of which the charity has a fund... For the full story register now for free or login below...