Thursday, 17 December 2020
Department of Education and Skills
Schools Building Projects
384. To ask the Minister for Education and Skills if her Department will ensure an early construction date in quarter 1 of 2021 for a permanent building for a school (details supplied); and if she will make a statement on the matter. [44252/20]
The tender process which is currently underway for eight major school building projects, including the school referred to by the Deputy, will establish a framework of Design & Build Contractors.
The first phase of the tender process to create a shortlist of contractors is complete. The second phase of the tender process is ongoing and is due to be completed in Quarter 1 of 2021 with the award of contracts for the eight schools. The schools will commence on site as soon as possible following the award of contracts.