The new Constructing West Midlands (CWM) framework has officially named its contractor partners for £2.1bn of capital works across the West Midlands region.
Galliford Try, ISG, Morgan Sindall and Willmott Dixon have been appointed as contractor partners for major capital works worth more than £5m and GF Tomlinson, Interclass, Seddon and Speller Metcalfe for works worth between £250,000 and £5m.
A fully OJEU compliant framework, Constructing West Midlands is a collaboration between Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and Acivico Limited, a design, construction and facilities management specialist which is wholly owned by Birmingham City Council and which operates the framework.
Constructing West Midlands has a 16-year track record in the delivery of publicly funded projects and is a member of the National Association of Construction Frameworks (NACF).
Peter Yates, Regional Framework Director for Constructing West Midlands, commented: “Our contractor partners are some of the very best in the market and collectively they have delivered more than £4bn of framework projects in the last three years alone. As a framework, Constructing West Midlands also provides an unparalleled level of expertise. Clients gain access to some of the UK’s leading experts who advise on topics including sustainability, social value and BIM at a national level. Clients also have the peace of mind which comes from working with a team that is driving developments in framework best practice at a regional and national level.”
Publicly owned and managed, Constructing West Midlands is committed to providing best-practice impartial advice via a cost effective, simple-to-use framework. It offers a unique level of framework flexibility to suit individual client requirements, includes robust KPIs and is committed to social value and the real living wage.
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