• Winners revealed on framework to build 3,200 new homes

    Winners revealed on framework to build 3,200 new homes
    Later living specialist Anchor Hanover has announced a supply chain of big name contractors to deliver 3,200 homes for older people.
    The four -year framework agreement will mainly focus on developments in the £5m to £25m bracket.The winners are:
    National contractors
    Wilmott Dixon
    Vistry
    Castleoak
    Engie
    United Living
    McClaren ConstructionSouthHiggins Construction
    Hill Partnerships Ltd
    DurkanNorth
    Seddon Construction
    EshRichard Pullen, Head of Technical and Commercial at Anchor Hanover
  • Vital Energi bags £7.3m mechanical package from Berkeley

    Vital Energi bags £7.3m mechanical package from Berkeley
    Vital Energi has been awarded the combined £7.3m Mechanical Infrastructure and Mechanical Fit Out package for Berkeley Homes’ West End Gate development.
    Vital Energi is now on site across four blocks of the west London scheme to provide low temperature hot water and boosted cold water services to each apartment.
    The package also includes Heat Interface Units and chilled water for each property along with ventilation systems. Vital will also carry out live safety elements of the proje
  • ISG makes a profit and stays debt free despite Covid

    ISG makes a profit and stays debt free despite Covid
    ISG saw pre-tax profits slashed and revenue tumble last year due to the impact of the pandemic.
    But the contractor remained in the black and saw order books hit record levels.
    Latest results for the year to December 31 2020 show pre-tax profits fell to £8.9m from £44.2m last time on revenue down to £2,043m from £2,5987m.Paul Cossell, CEO of ISG, said: “In one of the most challenging years for our industry, clients and society in general, our resilient 2020 financial
  • Upbeat Vistry to exceed profit forecasts this year

    Upbeat Vistry to exceed profit forecasts this year
    House builder Vistry this morning predicted it would beat profit forecasts this year after a strong start to 2021.
    Chief executive Greg Fitzgerald said the firm was on track to deliver a significant jump in completions this year amid strong demand across all areas of the business.
    House building is on track to deliver 6,500 units, ahead of previous guidance, and an improvement in adjusted gross margin to 22%, even in the face of ‘modest levels’ of build cost inflation across both&nbs
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  • Kent contractor Coombs bought from administrators

    One of Kent’s oldest contractors has been revived after falling into administration last December.
    Coombs Canterbury went down after more than 50 years in business blaming Brexit uncertainty and the pandemic.
    RJ Barwick Ltd purchased the goodwill and brand from the administrator and the Coombs name is now up and running again as a trading division of Barwick.
    The new Coombs firm is focusing on the building maintenance and retrofit sectors and has been rebranded as ‘Kent’s Low E
  • Willmott Dixon picked for £32m Hounslow housing job

    Willmott Dixon picked for £32m Hounslow housing job
    London’s Hounslow council has picked builder Willmott Dixon to deliver its Frank Towell Court 102 homes scheme.
    The £32m west London scheme located in Feltham will involve construction of two eight-storey residential towers, a four-storey block of flats and seven Mews houses. Combining a mixture of apartments, houses and maisonettes, the project will also include landscaped gardens and extensive public realm.Photovoltaic panels will be fitted to the roof of each building to gene
  • Buckingham bags £55m Tyne and Wear Metro deal

    Buckingham bags £55m Tyne and Wear Metro deal
    Buckingham Group Contracting has won the £55m contract for the latest upgrade to the Tyne and Wear Metro.
    The Metro Flow project will see an existing freight line upgraded and electrified in South Tyneside
    Owner Nexus said the dualling of three key sections between Pelaw and Bede stations will create the capacity for an extra 24,000 Metro passenger journeys every day.It will involve the conversion of an existing heavy rail line, bringing it into dual use so that Metros can run alongsi
  • Revamp jobs drive 20% recovery in London office work

    Revamp jobs drive 20% recovery in London office work
    London office construction recovered by 20% over the last six months with more than half the capital’s project pipeline consisting of extensive upgrades to existing stock.
    The latest Deloitte London Office Crane Survey also found improving optimism among developers. Just over 80% of schemes being taken forward are on a speculative basis, despite uncertainty about the future shape of office demand in the Capital.
    The uptick to 3.1m sq ft of new-build and refurbishment projects, follows a 50
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  • GMI wins £40m Leeds student rooms job

    GMI wins £40m Leeds student rooms job
    GMI Construction has checked in with a 604-bed purpose-built student accommodation project in Leeds.
    The development situated on Carlton Hill will see the demolition of a 20-year-old, 239-bed student accommodation block to make space for the new development.
    The building will rise to 15 storeys at the highest point and will incorporate several fully landscaped three-storey sky gardens. The open-air theme also extends to ground floor level with its own courtyard, providing a combination of natura
  • 120-tonne bridge beam falls onto Leeds highway

    120-tonne bridge beam falls onto Leeds highway
    A heavy concrete bridge beam slipped while being lowered by crane on Friday night in Leeds crushing a transporter trailer waiting to remove the old bridge section.
    The 120-tonne beam was being lifted on Balfour Beatty’s A64 flyover replacement project in the city centre.
    It is understood the section of bridge slipped its chains just as it was being lowered onto a transporter trailer waiting on Regents Street.Nobody was hurt in the incident. While details of what happened are still sketchy
  • Laing O’Rourke signs £600m London Olympia contract

    Laing O’Rourke signs £600m London Olympia contract
    Laing O’Rourke has just signed a £600m main works contract for the redevelopment of the Olympia exhibition site in London.
    The deal with developer Yoo Capital and Deutsche Finance International triggers a start to demolition of Olympia Central and follows the signing of  Trafalgar Entertainment as the tenant for the site’s new 1,575-seat theatre.
    Work is beginning on a total of seven new buildings – including citizenM and Hyatt Regency hotels, plus the 4,400 capacity
  • Paul John Construction (Leicester) in administration

    Paul John Construction (Leicester) in administration
    Regional civil engineering contractor Paul John Construction (Leicester) has been confirmed to have been placed in administration.
    The £40m revenue Coalville-based firm was established back in 1976 by John Henry and employed around 70 staff with another 200 working on construction sites at its peak.
    Calls to its office started to be switched to answerphone two weeks ago and the firm has now been confirmed to have been placed into the hands administrators from FRP Advisory on
  • Taylor Woodrow to build London to Southampton pipeline

    Taylor Woodrow to build London to Southampton pipeline
    Taylor Woodrow is set to be officially confirmed as winner of a £150m aviation fuel pipeline running from Southampton to London.
    Early construction works will start later this year with main pipeline installation beginning in 2022.
    The Enquirer understands that Taylor Woodrow will be working in joint venture with a specialist division of parent company VINCI.
    The project will replace 90km of an existing 105km aviation fuel pipeline running from Fawley Refinery on the Waterside to Esso&rsqu
  • Bid race for £70m job to restore disused Portishead rail line

    Bid race for £70m job to restore disused Portishead rail line
    Network Rail Infrastructure has started the tender race for a contractor to re-open passenger service between a new Portishead station and Bristol Temple Meads.
    The project is a key part of the first phase of the MetroWest programme of transport improvements across the region being led by the West of England Combined Authority and North Somerset Council.
    The multidisciplinary project will involve 5.5km of new railway along a disused line between Pill and Portishead.
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  • Shareholders invest £5m in McLaren growth push

    Shareholders invest £5m in McLaren growth push
    Shareholders in McLaren Construction have pumped £5m into the private contractor to help fuel expansion plans as the industry bounced back from the pandemic.
    McLaren is due to post its latest results imminently and the Enquirer understands a number of major contract wins are also set to be confirmed.
    The company said: “Shareholders have shown confidence in McLaren Construction by investing £5m to support future growth in established sectors such as offices, residential, logisti
  • Harvey decorates new Astrazeneca lab

    Harvey decorates new Astrazeneca lab
    Commercial decoration specialist Harvey UK has carried out decorating and finishing work at Astrazeneca’s new research and development facility in Cambridge.
    Henley-in-Arden-based Harvey UK worked in the development laboratories, restaurant and staff facilities at the new centre on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, on behalf of contractors Overbury.
    The new centre shares the Cambridge campus with Cambridge University’s School of Clinical Medicine, Addenbrooke’s Centre for Clinic
  • Taziker lands HS2 jetty deal

    Taziker lands HS2 jetty deal
    Multi-disciplinary engineering specialist Taziker has been awarded a contract by VolkerStevin to support the delivery of HS2 on the construction of the Colne Valley Viaduct in Buckinghamshire.
    Taziker will be supplying, fabricating and installing the steel deck component of a temporary jetty structure which has been designed to provide access for the building of foundations for the new viaduct where it crosses a series of lakes.
    The temporary jetty will consist of four separate structures with a
  • Morgan Sindall wins £28m Dawlish rockfall shelter

    Morgan Sindall wins £28m Dawlish rockfall shelter
    Network Rail has awarded Morgan Sindall Infrastructure a £28m contract to construct an extension of the existing rockfall shelter over the railway line between Dawlish and Holcombe in Devon.
    It will start construction of the 209m long extension north of Parsons Tunnel in August.
    Construction of the rockfall shelter is expected to take a year and, once complete, will help protect trains against falling rocks along this section of vital railway that connects communities across the south west
  • Redrow go-ahead for 1,200 homes in North London

    Redrow go-ahead for 1,200 homes in North London
    House builder Redrow has received approval for a further 1,200 flats at its flagship Colindale Gardens scheme in north west London.
    The house builder is transforming the Metropolitan Police’s former training ground into a brand-new community, with over 1,500 homes sold and occupied to date and 25% of the current community already moved in.
    The planned new third phase apartments in the east section of the site will bring the total number of homes at Colindale Gardens to around 4,000.Third p
  • Winchmore wins £2m brickwork package from Wates

    Winchmore wins £2m brickwork package from Wates
    Winchmore Brickwork has won a £2m package from Wates on its Kersfield Estate residential scheme in south west London.
    Wates is building 41 new homes on the Putney site across seven blocks with work due to be completed in early 2023.
    Winchmore has now been confirmed as the main brickwork contractor following a string of successful projects in the area with Wates.
    The north London based specialist will work alongside suppliers including ACS Stainless Steel Fixings, CPI Euromix Mortars and Fr
  • McAlpine losses hit £26.8m

    McAlpine losses hit £26.8m
    Sir Robert McAlpine has confirmed pre-tax losses of £26.8m in its latest results.
    Figures for the year to October 31 2020 reveal the £26.8m loss compared to a £14.5m profit last time as turnover dropped to £819.5m from £1,009.2m.
    But chief executive Paul Hamer is confident about future prospects as the covid crisis eases and revenue and profit on track to return to pre-pandemic levels.He said: “This unpredictable financial year has been incredibly challenging
  • PP O’Connor to build Manchester’s first public park for 100 years

    PP O’Connor to build Manchester’s first public park for 100 years
    Manchester contractor PP O’Connor Group has bagged the job to create the City’s first major public park in 100 years as part of the £1.4bn Mayfield development.
    The family-owned civils firm has already delivered the enabling works at Mayfield, including demolishing a number of former industrial units and remediation works.
    PPO has also pledged to use, where possible, Manchester-based subcontractors, including Civic Engineers, which has been appointed as lead designer and struct
  • Balfour upbeat as new chairman confirmed

    Balfour upbeat as new chairman confirmed
    Balfour Beatty released a positive trading statement today as the contractor also confirmed its new chairman.
    Former ITV chief executive Charles Allen – now Lord Allen of Kensington – will take the chair in July succeeding Phil Aiken.
    Balfour said its construction services and support services business are on track to deliver underlying profit from operations this year at 2019 levels of £172m.The first four months of this year saw an average monthly net cash balance of £6
  • Kier launches £241m fund raise to pay down debt

    Kier launches £241m fund raise to pay down debt
    Kier today launched a £241m fund raise offering shares at 85p amounting to a 17% discount to yesterday’s trading price.
    The share placing, which is fully underwritten, will be the final part of its turnaround strategy allowing Kier to pay down much of its £436m net debt.
    Andrew Davies, chief executive, said he now hoped Kier could achieve a net cast position in two to three years.
    Kier’s banks have agreed to extend the contractor’s facilities until 2025 after comple
  • Construction waste bricks start commercial production

    Construction waste bricks start commercial production
    Heriot-Watt University spin-out firm Kenoteq has secured funding to commercialise production of its revolutionary brick made of recycled construction waste.
    The £1m in funding from Zero Waste Scotland will allow more than two million K-Briqs to be produced annually.
    The K-Briq is made from over 90% recycled demolition and construction waste materials.It produces a tenth of the CO2 emissions of a traditional fired brick and requires les
  • HS2 hits historic milestone as first TBM launches

    HS2 hits historic milestone as first TBM launches
    HS2 consortium Align today launches the project’s first tunnel boring machine to start its drive under the Chilterns.
    The 2,000-tonne machine known as Florence is the first of 10 that will dig 64 miles of tunnels between London and the West Midlands.
    Named after nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale, the TBM will dig the first of a pair of 10-mile long tunnels under the Chiltern hills and help to safeguard the woodland and wildlife habitats above ground.
    A second machine ‘Cecilia&rsqu
  • Excavator accident not reported despite builder losing leg

    Excavator accident not reported despite builder losing leg
    A builder has been jailed for failing to report a serious incident at a construction site he was in charge of.
    Westminster Magistrates’ Court heard that on 8 January 2019, worker Simon Lewis had been clearing a site in New Malden with an excavator so a new house could be built.
    The excavator tipped while digging and it trapped his leg resulting in an amputation.An HSE investigation found that Lewis had no formal training for operating excavators and had requested a 3-ton model was provided
  • First trains start running in Crossrail trial

    First trains start running in Crossrail trial
    The trial running of four trains an hour is now underway on Crossrail.
    Continuous trials will take place between now and the project’s planned opening in the first half of next year.
    Crossrail will steadily ramp up the numbers of trains running in the 42km of tunnels that have been built below London and on the existing rail network to allow the railway and the supporting systems to be operated as close as possible to an operational timetable.#Crossrail has reached the next important miles
  • Construction activity recovers from Covid cliff-fall

    Construction activity recovers from Covid cliff-fall
    Construction has officially recovered from the record 44% plunge in activity seen at the height of the first Covid lockdown.
    Latest figures for output in March reveal construction grew nearly 6%, lifting activity above the pre-pandemic watermark recorded last February.Looking ahead new orders also grew strongly in the first three-months of this year jumping 12% compared with the previous quarter.
    The growth in activity in March was driven by a 6.7% rise in new work and 4.4% recovery in repair an
  • Mears forecasts return to profit after £15m loss last year

    Mears forecasts return to profit after £15m loss last year
    Housing maintenance contractor Mears is forecasting a return to strong profit this year after plunging into the red in 2020 because of Covid disruption.
    The firm reported a pre-tax loss of £15m last year after group revenue slid 9% to £806m with maintenance-led revenues of down 19% to £537m.
    Despite Covid restrictions, Mears continued to restructure the group to focus on housing activity, exiting standalone domiciliary care and selling its planning solutions business Terraquest
  • McLaren to build ambulance service mega hub

    McLaren to build ambulance service mega hub
    McClaren Construction has started work on a new £20m service hub for West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) in Sandwell.
    Developer Stoford is delivering the 76,000 sq ft purpose-built hub which is the largest hub of its kind in the country and will eventually house 350 operational ambulance staff.
    McLaren is looking to complete the scheme in time for the Birmingham Commonwealth Games which kicks off in July 2022.The hub will also include a facility for the Hazardous Area Response Team (HAR
  • 600 workers flee Newham sites after fire breaks out

    600 workers flee Newham sites after fire breaks out
    Hundreds of construction workers were evacuated from sites in east London on Tuesday when a fire broke out on a residential scheme.
    Ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters were called to blaze on Brunel Street in Newham.
    Firefighters tackled flames within a three roomed flat on the second floor of an eleven-storey building currently under construction.A significant part of the flat was damaged by the fire, no injuries were reported.
    Around 200 construction workers left the building and anoth
  • Winvic bags greatest haul of orders during Covid

    Winvic bags greatest haul of orders during Covid
    Contractor Winvic has amassed the greatest value of contract wins over the last 12 months impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
    It is the first time the shed and multi-room building contractor has led the ranking for the highest tally of contract wins in the rolling 12-month league.
    The Northampton firm has benefitted from soaring investment in logistics warehouses and factories with a welter of major projects taking its estimated order haul to over £1.5bn, according to data collected by i
  • Winvic bags biggest haul of orders during Covid

    Winvic bags biggest haul of orders during Covid
    Contractor Winvic has amassed the greatest value of contract wins over the last 12 months impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
    It is the first time the shed and multi-room building contractor has led the ranking for the highest tally of contract wins in the rolling 12-month league.
    The Northampton firm has benefitted from soaring investment in logistics warehouses and factories with a welter of major projects taking its estimated order haul to over £1.5bn, according to data collected by i
  • Morgan Sindall lifts leisure centre tally to £360m

    Morgan Sindall lifts leisure centre tally to £360m
    Morgan Sindall Construction has been appointed as preferred bidder to deliver a leisure centre at Woolwich in south east London.
    The new leisure centre, which includes a 25m swimming pool and sports halls, will be situated on the current site of Viscount House, next to General Gordon Square, in Woolwich town centre and forms part of a wider housing scheme of up to 450 apartments.
    Morgan Sindall Construction’s latest order means the firm will have delivered over £360m of leisure schem
  • Hard hat stickers highlight workers with diversity training

    Hard hat stickers highlight workers with diversity training
    A labour supply specialist has launched a hard hat sticker scheme to encourage construction workers to talk about diversity and mental health.
    Fortel Group has partnered with the Supply Chain Sustainability School (SCSS) to launch the campaign.
    Workers completing courses including the SCSS’ Fairness, Inclusion and Respect (FIR) ambassador programme, Mental Health First Aid training or Fortel Group’s own LGBTQ+ Ally training can wear hard hat stickers advertising the fact.Fortel said
  • Eurogold aims for £100m revenue as demand surges

    Eurogold aims for £100m revenue as demand surges
    Liverpool-based groundworks and civils contractor Eurogold is targeting £100m revenue within three years.
    The Huyton contractor predicted the business would rebound from the revenue drop seen at the height of Covid, which forced the business to temporarily close for four months as house building sites ground to a halt.
    Now Eurogold is seeing a strong rise in house building activity across the region, bringing a surge in tendering activity.Damien Brickland, chairman of Eurogold, said: &ldqu
  • British Steel stops taking orders in face of ‘extreme’ demand

    British Steel stops taking orders in face of ‘extreme’ demand
    The country’s main steel producer has temporarily stopped taking new orders for production blaming extreme high demand.
    British Steel’s sudden decision to close the order book came out of the blue yesterday when letters were sent to stock holders and steelwork contractors.
    This morning stunned customers were trying to assess the impact of the decision on their businesses.
    One said: “We’re not sure what product lines are affected and how long this will last. It’s goi
  • Plans unveiled to build £1.6bn of modular rental homes

    Plans unveiled to build £1.6bn of modular rental homes
    Investment group Apache Capital has confirmed plans to to design, build and operate 3,000 family homes for rent across the UK.
    Housing will be delivered using Modern Methods of Construction via a company specially set-up by Apache called Present Made.
    The first three sites in the company’s £1.6bn development pipeline are located in the Oxford-Cambridge Arc.Present Made is Apache Capital’s second UK build-to-rent (BTR) investment after its £2bn multifamily joint venture wi
  • Conamar wins £11m Garsington Opera arts hub

    Conamar wins £11m Garsington Opera arts hub
    Stevenage-based contractor Conamar has secured top billing to deliver a new arts and rehearsal building for Garsington Opera on the Wormsley family Estate in  Buckinghamshire.
    The planned £11m building is now moving to the next stage of design development and procurement of key subcontractors, with works due to start on site in June.
    The Arts and Performance venue is a new build, replacing disused agricultural buildings on the estate, which is home to summer opera festivals.The new pe
  • Morgan Sindall to plant 270,000 trees

    Morgan Sindall to plant 270,000 trees
    Morgan Sindall has pledged to plant more than a quarter of a million trees as part of its sustainability drive.
    The construction giant will create nine new woodlands in partnership with the Blenheim Estate in Oxfordshire during the 25-year programme.
    Chief Executive John Morgan said: “This exciting project is about more than our quest to achieve net zero – though that remains our very valid goal.“This is about creating a legacy with an environmental net gain and the creation of
  • Construction firms vaunted for trail-blazing race to net zero

    Construction firms vaunted for trail-blazing race to net zero
    Construction firms operating in the UK are being praised by Government for leading the country’s drive to achieve net zero carbon.
    Business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng hailed construction’s response to the climate challenge at the high-level Business 7 Summit yesterday.
    He said that over 58 UK construction businesses had already signed-up to the UN Race to Zero campaign, adopting science-based targets, including contractors such as Lendlease, Multiplex and Willmott Dixon.The p
  • Lonsdale lands £8m Paddington M&E deal from Mace

    Lonsdale lands £8m Paddington M&E deal from Mace
    Mace has awarded Lonsdale Rail an £8m M&E package at its Paddington Square development.
    Works will integrate London Underground’s existing Bakerloo Line tube station with a new entrance underneath the Paddington Cube building.
    The new tube entrance is part of a £65m investment in transport and public realm on the Paddington Square development.
    John Kennedy, Project Director at Mace said: “Michael J Lonsdale’s experience with LUL will be a significant contributio
  • Mace/Dragados win Birmingham £570m HS2 station

    Mace/Dragados win Birmingham £570m HS2 station
    The Mace and Dragados team has been chosen to build Birmingham’s new city centre HS2 railway station.
    The £570m deal will see Mace Dragados work with HS2 in two stages to finalise the detailed design and then build the Birmingham Curzon Street station.
    Mace Dragados beat off competition from rivals Laing O’Rourke and BAM Nuttall in joint venture with Ferrovial.Mace and Dragados have a strong track record delivering complex infrastructure projects including the refurbishment of
  • Six planned skyscrapers to change London city skyline

    Six planned skyscrapers to change London city skyline
    The City of London Corporation has unveiled a visualisation of how the Square Mile’s skyline will look by the mid 2020’s should six planned and consented towers be built.
    It has also revealed it is in early-stage talks with developers for further half a dozen project over 75m tall, claiming it reveals long-term confidence in the City high-rise office.
    The fresh images capture the major developments that the City Corporation’s Planning and Transportation Committee has resolved t
  • Workers left without edge protection on fifth floor roof

    Workers left without edge protection on fifth floor roof
    A Blackpool contractor has been fined after putting employees at significant risk of a fall from height while working on a roof.
    Blackpool Magistrates’ Court heard how on two occasions in July 2019, two employees of Ron Richardson Construction Ltd were observed waterproofing a flat roof at fifth floor level the town close to an unprotected edge without the means to prevent a fall.
    The workers were not being monitored and had accessed the roof to do the work as they were unable to carry out
  • Former Kier utilities director joins MEICA specialist Bridges

    Former Kier utilities director joins MEICA specialist Bridges
    Somerset-based MEICA contractor Bridges has signed up former Kier Services chief Toby Harding as new operations director.
    Harding will be tasked with growing the £31m turnover business after a successful bidding run for AMP7 frameworks.
    Over seven years at Kier, Harding rose through the ranks of the utility contracting business to become an operations director before leaving last June.
    Matthew Bridges, owner and managing director of the family business, said:  “The role of
  • Former Kier utilities chief joint MEICA specialist Bridges

    Former Kier utilities chief joint MEICA specialist Bridges
    Somerset-based MEICA contractor Bridges has signed up former Kier Services chief Toby Harding as new operations director.
    Harding will be tasked with growing the £31m turnover business after a successful bidding run for AMP7 frameworks.
    Over seven years at Kier, Harding rose through the ranks of the utility contracting business to become operation director before leaving last June.
    Matthew Bridges, owner and managing director of the family business, said “The role of operations
  • Former Kier utilities chief joins MEICA specialist Bridges

    Former Kier utilities chief joins MEICA specialist Bridges
    Somerset-based MEICA contractor Bridges has signed up former Kier Services chief Toby Harding as new operations director.
    Harding will be tasked with growing the £31m turnover business after a successful bidding run for AMP7 frameworks.
    Over seven years at Kier, Harding rose through the ranks of the utility contracting business to become operation director before leaving last June.
    Matthew Bridges, owner and managing director of the family business, said “The role of operations
  • MoJ plans to opens up £250m minor works to more firms

    MoJ plans to opens up £250m minor works to more firms
    The Ministry of Justice is planning to open the door to a wider variety of firms to deliver minor works at prisons and courts.
    Firms have been put on alert for the new dynamic purchasing system framework, which will be open to an unlimited number of smaller firms and is worth up to £250m over four years.
    Call-off contracts let under the Minor Works Dynamic Purchasing System will be worth up to £1m, although the majority of projects have a contract value of £500,000.
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