National College for High Speed Rail

This new college in Birmingham city centre provides specialist vocational training for future generations of engineers for the high speed rail sector. Specialist courses available include advanced digital technology, command and control, communications and civil engineering, all of which will help to plug the skills gap currently faced.

The campus has workshops, classrooms, a café and office space alongside a car park. There is also an external teaching area containing railway tracks, masts and social space next to the canal.


Customer – Willmott Dixon

Duration – 30 weeks

Location – Birmingham

Our works included

  • Foundations
  • Pile caps
  • Floor slabs
  • Drainage and attenuation tanks
  • External works including paving
  • Services
  • Street furniture

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