The four-year regional framework arrangement for the East Midlands Property Alliance from January 2014 is managed by Scape and includes intermediate projects with a total cost between £50,000 and £2m.
EMPA ‘s purpose is to improve the procurement and delivery of construction projects and their maintenance for local authorities, saving time and money for them and their council taxpayers.
G F Tomlinson and Jeakins Weir alliance has won the £100m intermediate contract for the East Midlands Property Alliance (EMPA).
The two firms were announced to be the main contractors according the four-year framework.
G. F. Tomlinson’s £68m part of the contract will cover the northern area of the region, including Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.
Jeakins Weir’s £32m part will cover the southern area, including Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Rutland - and Warwickshire, Coventry, Solihull and Peterborough, which also form part of the framework.
Alistair Weir, managing director of Jeakins Weir, said: “The EMPA frameworks provide a boost for the construction industry and the wider local economy, while also ensuring public sector bodies can use their resources wisely to receive the best possible value for money.”
Head of EMPA, Alan Coole, commented:“Public sector bodies continue to see their budgets reduced so it’s more important than ever that they receive value for money from their construction projects.
“Both G F Tomlinson and Jeakins Weir put forward excellent submissions and I would like to congratulate them on successfully securing this particular framework.”
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