Dáil Éireann - Volume 623 - 06 July, 2006

Written Answers. - Schools Building Projects.

Mr. Stagg asked the Minister for Education and Science the date of signing of the con[1780] tract for a school (details supplied) in County Kildare; the value of the contract; and the timeframe for construction. [27403/06]

  Ms Hanafin: I am pleased to advise the Deputy that a tender of €3.8 million was accepted in May 2006 for the building project for the school in question. The project is on site and should be completed in 12 to 15 months.

Mr. Stagg asked the Minister for Education and Science if a design team has been appointed for a school (details supplied) in County Kildare. [27410/06]

  Ms Hanafin: I am pleased to inform the Deputy that the Design Team has recently been appointed to the proposed building project at the school in question. The architectural planning phase of the new building will commence with immediate effect.

Progression of projects to tender and construction will be considered in the context of the School Building and Modernisation Programme 2006-2010.

Mr. Stagg asked the Minister for Education and Science if a design team has been appointed for a school (details supplied) in County Kildare. [27411/06]

  Ms Hanafin: I am pleased to inform the Deputy that the Design Team has recently been appointed to the proposed building project at the school in question. The architectural planning phase of the new building will commence with immediate effect.

Progression of projects to tender and construction will be considered in the context of the School Building and Modernisation Programme 2006-2010.

Mr. Stagg asked the Minister for Education and Science when a design team will be sought for the required extension to a school (details supplied) in County Kildare. [27412/06]

  Ms Hanafin: The process of appointing a design team to the building project referred to by the Deputy is under way. An advertisement seeking design team consultants will shortly be posted on the public procurement portal: www.etenders.gov.ie.

Mr. Stagg asked the Minister for Education and Science when work on a school (details supplied) in County Kildare will commence. [27415/06]

[1781]   Ms Hanafin: I am pleased to advise the Deputy that a suitable site for the school in question has been identified. Contract documents for the purchase of the site are in the process of being signed and are with the Vendor at present. Progress on the new school development will be considered in the context of the School Building and Modernisation Programme 2006-2010.