Bath NHS trust wants to sign-up small builders

Grant Prior 11 years ago
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Subcontractors from Bath and the surrounding area are being invited to a meet the buyer event with the local NHS Trust.

The Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust is looking to build a local supply chain for all general works up to a value of £50,000.

Trades will include general building, painting and decorating, roofing and flooring.

The event is being held at the trust’s offices on Tuesday December 18.

Cheryl Wrench, customer relationship manager from Constructionline, said: “It is often difficult for local contractors to get involved with large organisations, such as RUH.

“It is great to see the Trust sourcing local construction workers to help them with smaller works.

“These events are at the heart of what we do – we want to help suppliers find and secure work and we want to make it easier for businesses to find reliable and local construction companies.”

Head of capital projects, Steve Boxall at RUH, said: “We are keen to work with local suppliers and contractors from Bath.

“The main purpose of this event is to demonstrate that it is not difficult to do business with the Trust and to show that our priority lies in supporting local contractors, particularly for small and often urgent jobs.”

The event is free and you do not have to be registered with Constructionline to attend. For more information and to book a place click here

 

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