Builders named for £480m North East framework

Published:  26 January, 2012

NEWCASTLE: North East Procurement has named the builders to share in up to £480m of new-build housing work over four years.

The work packages covering any builds from small £1m projects to larger £10m-plus contracts have been shared out among a dozen firms. They are:

  • Barratt Urban Regeneration (Warrington)
  • Dunelm Property Services (Durham)
  • Galliford Try Partnerships (Newcastle)
  • Gentoo Group (Sunderland)
  • HT Forrest (Preston)
  • Kier Regional (Sandy)
  • Keepmoat (Gateshead)
  • Mansell Construction Services (Gateshead)
  • Southdale (Halifax)
  • T&A Kernoghan (Newtownabbey)
  • Wates Group (Leeds)

North East Procurement is a not for profit procurement body representing 13 housing association managing more than 100,000 homes.

The new build work will be carried out predominantly across the north east of England and north Yorkshire

The body will also shortly invite bids for a housing refurbishment framework arrangement covering whole house refurbishment and specialist work packages for kitchens, bathrooms, heating systems, electrical works, windows and doors installation.

A meet the buyer event will be held in the middle of February to set out the programme, which has been estimated to be worth up to £240m over four years.

Firms can register an interest in the framework due to come into force in June at

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