Dozen firms share £500m housing energy upgrade

Aaron Morby 13 years ago

Contractors Keepmoat and Wates have come up trumps on a £500m framework to upgrade the housing stock under the Community Energy Saving Programme.

More than a dozen contractors have made the framework, which will be used by councils and housing associations to improve the energy performance of homes across the country, often on a street-by-street scale.

Contractors have been selected for up to five regions and whether they will handle work streams covering general refurbishment or specific energy saving measures.

The framework has been let for an initial two-year period, with an option to extend to four years.

Exact spending levels have not be quantified yet. Depending on the number of schemes to get the go-ahead it will range from £350m to £500m.

More than 150 scheme are already underway but firms on the new framework will be expected to deliver up to 400 schemes, benefiting around 90,000 homes and saving nearly 2.9m tonnes of CO2 emissions.

Regional lots
Lot 1 Southern
Lot 2 Midlands
Lot 3 North of England
Lot 4 Wales
Lot 5 Scotland

    Framework winners

  • Keepmoat (Refurb Lots 1-5; Energy Saving Lots 1-5)
  • Wates Construction (Refurb Lots 1-5, Energy Saving Lots 1-5)
  • Apollo Property Services Group (Refurb Lots 1-5, Energy Saving Lots 4+5)
  • Willmott Dixon (Refurb Lots 1-4)
  • Carillion Energy Services (Energy Saving Lots 1-5)
  • Breyer Group (Energy Saving Lots 1 & 2)
  • British Gas New Heating (Energy Saving Lots 3, 4 & 5)
  • CLC Contractors (Refurb Lots 3 & 4)
  • Higgins Construction (Refurb Lot 1)
  • Lakehouse Contracts (Refub Lot 1)
  • Mulalley and Company (Refub Lot 1)
  • Thomas Vale Construction (Refurb Lot 2)

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