22 October 2009
Capita Symonds has been appointed to provide
multidisciplinary services on a new £10m project at the PA@G
(Pentref Addysg @ Glynlliffon) Education Village at Glynllifon in
The project comprises a new build teaching block and the
refurbishment of a residential block within the parkland of the
historic Glynllifon Estate.
The wider project, part of a redevelopment of the Coleg Meirion
Dwyfor Campus at Glynllifon, is due for completion in 2011 and will
create an Education Village to drive forward education, training
and rural development in North West Wales.
The project is the first phase of the P@G scheme which will
ultimately include business starter units as well as drawing in
other learning provider partners to further expand the village.
The contract has been secured as a result of the team’s
longstanding relationship with the Coleg Meirion Dwyfor and Coleg
Llandrillo colleges which are planning to merge in April 2010.
Capita Symonds also played an integral part in securing grant
funding from the WAG (Welsh Assembly Government) for the £10m first
phase of the PA@G scheme.
The team’s current appointment is for the project management and
design of the refurbishment project and the feasibility and design
(up to submission) of the detailed planning application on the new
Paul Terry, Director of Capita Symonds’ Colwyn Bay office, said:
“I am very proud of what we have managed to achieve and the way in
which the offices have worked together on the scheme. It has been
quite a buzz for us - we went from a call one Thursday to the 3D
images, plans and elevations for a potential scheme and a full
grant application in less than three weeks!”