Client: Kajima Europe Limited


FM Consultancy Services for PFI Schools project


Northampton, UK

PFI Schools Project Summary:

This PFI schools project’s capital value was £25m, base date 2003, FM Operations started in September 2004, 1,720 students of 2-18 years, including Nursery, Primary and Secondary school, Learning Resource Centre and public library complex. The school included special needs for children with Aspergers Syndrome.

OPEX Consulting provided FM Consultancy services for both the SPV and FM companies for this project. The consultancy services included leading the FM bid from PQQ to Financial Close, drafting method statement, full hard/soft FM cost and lifecycle replacement modelling, including commercial support through the Preferred Bidder and Financial Close processes.

The school design was unique for its time and was nominated for the 2006 UK Public Private Finance Awards.

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