Case Studies

Building Services

New City of Glasgow College

  • Client:
    City of Glasgow College
  • Value:
    £54m
  • Duration:
    36 Months
  • Completion:
    August 2016
  • Managing Contractor:
    Sir Robert McAlpine

The Glasgow Learning Quarter (GLQ) consortium, led by Sir Robert McAlpine, was awarded the contract to design, build, finance and maintain two new city centre campuses for the City of Glasgow College.


The GLQ consortium, which includes Sir Robert McAlpine’s Capital Ventures and FES Limited together with FES FM Limited, has secured the 25-year concession.

The construction contract for the new campuses, located at high profile locations in the centre of Glasgow, caters for 40,000 students and 1,200 staff. The City of Glasgow College contract represents the single largest estates development in the college sector in Scotland. FES Limited provided the Mechanical, Electrical and ICT design and installation.  FES FM will provide Hard FM and Lifecycle Services over the 25 year contract.