GMI hunts local subbies for Rotherham stadium

Grant Prior 11 years ago
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GMI Construction is looking for local trade contractors and suppliers to work with the firm on its new £20m stadium job for Rotherham United.

GMI is hosting a ‘Meet the Contractor’ event on Tuesday May 31 at Magna in Rotherham where work opportunities on the 12,000 seater stadium will be outlined.

The design and build stadium will occupy the former Guest and Chrimes foundry site in Rotherham.

Paul Whitaker, Commercial Director at GMI said: “We have received tremendous support over the years and we recognise the shared value that can be gained by working collaboratively with local suppliers where ever possible.”

Tony Stewart, Chairman of Rotherham United said:  “The Community Stadium will be a major asset for the town that will benefit the community and local economy for years to come.

“Local businesses have a real opportunity to be part of the supply chain for this iconic development”

Yorkshire based suppliers with the following capabilities are invited to attend the event:

  • Ceramic tiling
  • Carpets and vinyl
  • Painting and decorating
  • Bricklaying
  • Plastering and dry lining
  • Suspended ceilings
  • Landscaping
  • White lining
  • Furniture
  • Metal work, i.e. balustrading, handrails
  • Scaffolding
  • Plant companies; skip hire, road sweepers
  • Tarmacadam
  • Block paving
  • General building suppliers
  • Specialist construction suppliers

To register your interest for the event : E-mail csnevents@leedsmet.ac.uk or  Tel: 0113 812 1902

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