Eleven win places on £1bn south west framework

Grant Prior 11 years ago

Eleven contractors has won places on the latest renewal of the £1bn Construction Framework South West.

The renamed South West regional framework agreement will cover projects valued over £1m with some expected to exceed £30m.

The new line-up includes many firms from the previous agreement with breakthroughs for Willmott Dixon and Bouygues, which win a place on the regional improvement and efficiency partnership framework for the first time.

Construction Framework South West

  • BAM Construction
  • Builders Consortium South West
  • Interserve
  • ISG
  • Kier
  • JB Leadbitter
  • Mansell
  • Midas Construction
  • Morgan Sindall
  • Wates
  • Willmott Dixon

The Builders Consortium South West LLP is a group of SMEs formed to take on the majors.

The group was formed in 2009 when it won a place on the first phase of the Construction Framework South West and has now sealed a place on the latest deal.

The consortium is made up of local firms ERH Construction, Pearce Construction, R J Leighfield & Sons and Herbert H. Drew & Son.

Denise O’Leary, Communications Director for BCSW and Marketing Director for ERH Group, who led the bid team, said:  “As a consortium of smaller firms we understand that to compete with far larger businesses, we have to deliver a quality of service that exceeds expectations.

“And it’s equally important to offer clients the ability to choose local contractors that are major employers in the communities in which they are based.

“We believe the combination of our four companies delivers an unrivalled level of regional experience and securing a place on the Construction Framework South West for the second time is a boost for the communities around these businesses and the local supply chain we all need to fulfil our contracts.

“Getting on the list justifies all the hard work the four companies put in and puts us in a position to bid for the region’s contracts valued up to  £10 million.

“We expect the high quality work all four member companies have delivered and built their reputations on, combined with the local experience each firm possesses will stand the Consortium in good stead for future success.”


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