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  • The Government will spend more than $308 million for the construction of new integrated accommodation, office and storage facilities at Lathbury Barracks, Up Park Camp.
  • The Lathbury Redevelopment Project will include 32 buildings incorporating barracks/dormitory type buildings to house 1,400 soldiers; officer/store buildings, which will house offices, lecture rooms and storage rooms; buildings for senior enlisted officers designed to accommodate 140 persons and other buildings to accommodate 70 officers.
  • The project is being financed through the Consolidated Fund and is being implemented by the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF).

The Government will spend more than $308 million for the construction of new integrated accommodation, office and storage facilities at Lathbury Barracks, Up Park Camp.

Details of the project are outlined in the 2015/16 Estimates of Expenditure, now before the House of Representatives.

Anticipated targets for the 2015/16 fiscal year include: the complete construction of the first three-storey building; continued construction on the second three-storey building and achievement of 90 per cent completion; and commencement of construction on the third three-storey building and achievement of 15 per cent completion.

The Lathbury Redevelopment Project will include 32 buildings incorporating barracks/dormitory type buildings to house 1,400 soldiers; officer/store buildings, which will house offices, lecture rooms and storage rooms; buildings for senior enlisted officers designed to accommodate 140 persons and other buildings to accommodate 70 officers.

The project is being financed through the Consolidated Fund and is being implemented by the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF).