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News 2007


John Laing launches partnership to commence two pilot projects
17 December 2007
John Laing plc, a leading sponsor and developer of privately financed public sector infrastructure assets, has joined forces with The Big Life group, one of the largest social enterprises in the North to launch Buildings4Life – an organisation aiming to produce a new model for creating and delivering effective public private partnerships in key sectors.
next John Laing reaches Financial Close for Ad>ance
13 December 2007
Financial close has been reached on the £75 million Ad>ance project, in which John Laing will provide a new hospital for mental health and learning disabilities care to replace the existing St Luke's Hospital in Middlesbrough for the Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Trust.
John Laing and Gladedale reach Financial Close on Hastings College project
13 November 2007
John Laing Projects & Developments, a division of John Laing Plc and residential partner Gladedale, announces that it has reached financial close on a £75 million scheme to build new college facilities in Hastings, East Sussex.
Winners of the inaugural Chief Executive’s Award for CSR honoured
08 November 2007
At a special awards ceremony in London John Laing's Adrian Ewer unveiled his inaugural Chief Executive's Awards, recognising nine outstanding projects that demonstrate the important contributions staff have made to CSR achievements across the business over the last year.
John Laing consortia announced Preferred Bidder for hospital project
07 November 2007
The Consortium which includes John Laing, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Interserve, has been named as preferred bidder for the £230million Pembury Hospital scheme in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.
Evergreen 2 wins Project of the Year Award at National Rail Awards
11 September 2007
John Laing Projects & Developments, along with support services and construction company Carillion have won its second top industry award for work to upgrade the southern section of the Chiltern line, including Marylebone and Beaconsfield stations, for Chiltern Railways.
John Laing achieves Financial Close on Aylesbury Vale Parkway
23 August 2007
John Laing Projects & Developments, a division of John Laing plc, today announces that it has reached financial close on Aylesbury Vale Parkway, a new railway station that will enable Chiltern Railways to provide a direct passenger service to London Marylebone.
InspirED consortia reaches Financial Close on East Dunbartonshire schools
14 August 2007
The InspirED consortium comprising Amec, John Laing and Innisfree has reached financial close on the 30-year PPP contract to deliver six new secondary schools for East Dunbartonshire Council.
John Laing plc appoints Chris Waples to the Board
19 July 2007
John Laing plc has recruited Chris Waples who is to be appointed to the Board in the newly created position of Operations Director with effect from 13 August 2007.
Four Senior Appointments at John Laing Projects and Developments
10 July 2007
John Laing Projects & Developments has appointed four senior managers to its growing team.
John Laing plc appoints Lynn Macgregor as Group Finance Director
02 July 2007
John Laing plc, the specialist owner, operator and manager of public sector infrastructure assets, has appointed Lynn Macgregor as its new Group Finance director with effect from 1 July 2007.
John Laing and Sodexho announce Financial Close on N. Staffs hospital deal
20 June 2007
Healthcare Support (North Staffs) Ltd, a consortium between John Laing Social Infrastructure (a division of John Laing plc) and Sodexho, has announced financial close on a £361million hospitals project in North Staffordshire.
MTRLaing appointed to run London Overground
19 June 2007
MTRLaing, the 50/50 joint venture of John Laing and MTR, is delighted to have been selected by Transport for London (TfL) to run trains in the capital.
Lewisham Council and Regenter B3 enter investment partnership
07 June 2007
Regenter B3 is set to commence a £165m (NPV) PFI project to refurbish and manage over 1,200 local authority homes in Brockley, Lewisham, South East London.
Financial close for NHS Forth Valley
29 May 2007
John Laing Social Infrastructure, a division of John Laing plc, has reached financial close on its project to develop a £300 million new acute hospital at Larbert, Falkirk for NHS Forth Valley.
ExcellCare re-brands to Primary Plus
04 May 2007
ExcellCare, John Laing’s joint-venture company with Bank of Scotland Corporate which was established in 2002 to build new community health and social care facilities across the country under the Government’s Local Improvement Finance Trust (LIFT) initiative, has undergone a re-brand.
John Laing strengthens its property development team
12 February 2007
John Laing Projects & Developments has appointed Martin Woodhouse as Development Manager to capitalise on its increasing level of property led projects.
John Laing to acquire its first healthcare assets in Canada
02 February 2007
John Laing, the leading project developer and investor in public private partnerships (P3s) in the United Kingdom and around the world, has reached agreement with Macquarie Group to buy its shares in two companies formed to design, build, finance, and manage substantial healthcare facilities in British Columbia, Canada under 30 year concessions.
Viridor/Laing selected Preferred Bidder for Greater Manchester project
29 January 2007
John Laing is delighted to announce that the Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA) today confirmed that it has selected the consortium between Viridor Waste Management and John Laing Infrastructure (a division of John Laing plc) as preferred bidder for the PFI contract to deliver long-term waste management solutions in Greater Manchester.