Make a date with Kier at Meet the Buyer

Published:  17 April, 2013

Kier is hoping to meet construction businesses from Hertfordshire at a Meet the Buyer event hosted by Constructionline on Tuesday 23 April 2013 in Hemel Hempstead.

The construction, services and property group is looking for subcontractors, suppliers and tradespeople based within 20 miles of Hemel Hempstead to work with them on a social housing project in the local area. The initial work will cover:

  • aids and adaptations
  • asbestos removal
  • bricklaying
  • electrical
  • gas maintenance
  • joinery
  • lift maintenance
  • lightening protection
  • mechanical installations
  • multi-skilled trades
  • painting
  • plastering
  • plumbing
  • roofing
  • scaffolding
  • smoke and fire detection
  • stair lifts
  • water treatments.

Constructionline’s business development manager Claire Makin said: “In our experience, it can be hard for suppliers to get opportunities to work with buyers, especially on projects of this size within their local community. For this reason, it is great to see Kier sourcing local subcontractors to help deliver this project. Hosting events like this is one of the many added-value benefits we provide for our suppliers – we want to help them find and secure work and also make it easier for businesses to find reliable and local construction companies.”

Kier’s regional managing director Simon Bullen said: “Kier is a leading provider of maintenance across the country and we will work together with local suppliers and subcontractors to put efficiency, service improvements and customer excellence as our top priorities. Boosting local economies is a key part of our approach and we’re delighted that this project is creating opportunities for local individuals and businesses.”

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