NCC to renovate and expand Finland’s Harju Campus

23 April 2015 (Last Updated April 23rd, 2015 18:30)

NCC has secured a SEK270m ($30.9m) contract to renovate and expand the Harju Campus in Finland on behalf of the Jyväskylä Educational Consortium.

Harju Campus

NCC has secured a SEK270m ($30.9m) contract to renovate and expand the Harju Campus in Finland on behalf of the Jyväskylä Educational Consortium.

Under the contract terms, the company will undertake refurbishment works of two of the school buildings in the campus area, and construct a new indoor sporting facility.

NCC will first construct the indoor sporting facility and the building, which is proposed for use as a high school.

Phase two will see the renovation of the building that is currently being used for vocational education in sales, administration and graphic design.

NCC Construction Finland regional manager Raimo Pesola said: "We are pleased to have been entrusted with the task of implementing this school project, which is so important for the City of Jyväskylä.

"During the two and a half years duration of the project, about 70 individuals will be employed."

"The objective is to create safe and secure campus areas, with particular focus on flexible solutions."

With construction due to start in April, the campus area is set to open in November 2017.

NCC Construction Finland business area manager Harri Savolainen said: "At present, NCC has several school projects in progress in Finland.

"The objective is to create safe and secure campus areas, with particular focus on flexible solutions that will extend the useful life of the buildings."

According to NCC, the order will be registered during the second quarter of this year in its business area.


Image: Harju Campus in Finland. Photo: courtesy of NCC.