South Wales £750m public works bid race starts

Aaron Morby 8 years ago
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Carmarthenshire County Council has invited firms to bid for a new public works framework covering south and south west Wales.

The local authority is acting on behalf 18 public sector clients planning to spend up £750m over the next four years.

Once firms have been shortlisted, formal bidding for a place on the renewed framework covering a host of new-build and refurbishment opportunities will get under one.

Carillion and Laing O’Rourke, which both came up trumps on the last area framework, are expected to among the 11 existing incumbents battling for a place for the next four years.

The framework will include a major works lot for projects over £15m as well as several for much smaller projects to spread work among smaller contractors.

Interested firms can find more information on the Sell2Wales website.

Present framework partners

Lot 1 (jobs of more than £12m, across the region)

  • J.B. Leadbitter & Co
  • Laing O’Rourke Wales & West
  • Carillion Construction

Lot 2 (covering Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council and City and County of Swansea, jobs £3.5m-£12m)

  • Andrew Scott
  • J.B. Leadbitter & Co
  • Kier Regional
  • Vinci Construction UK
  • Dawnus Construction
  • Interserve Project Services

Lot 3 (covering Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire, jobs £3.5m-£12m)

  • Andrew Scott
  • WRW Construction
  • Cowlin Construction
  • T Richard Jones (Betws)
  • Dawnus Construction
  • Interserve Project Services

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