The framework will be used for design and build jobs up to £12m in value for the next four years, with an option to extend for an extra three years.
- Henry Brothers (Magherafelt)
- Interserve Construction
- Kier/Graham Construction JV
- Lend Lease Construction
- Miller Construction
The initial construction projects that are likely to be delivered will support programmes for Army Basing and for Future Reserves 2020.
This is the third DIO regional framework contract to be awarded, following the appointments of the National Framework and the East Midlands and Eastern England regional panels last year.
These frameworks will use BIM and the NEC3 form of contract, adopt prompt payment principles through the use project bank accounts and other initiatives, and incorporate effective performance management, continuous improvement and benchmarking arrangements.
John Jones, the NGEC Capital Works Frameworks project manager, said: “The award of this framework continues the work to provide a consistent procurement process across the Defence Estate that meets the requirements of the Government Construction Strategy and which will bring about efficiencies in terms of cost, design and project delivery.”