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The £120m framework will cover projects across Cumbria, including in Carlisle city centre

Cumbria councils name winners on £120m framework

Jessica Middleton-Pugh

Twenty contractors have been awarded places on a £120m capital works framework, delivering schemes on behalf of a collection of Cumbrian councils and the university.

The framework, which is set to run until 2024, will serve the Cumbria, Carlisle, Allerdale, Eden, Copeland, Barrow, South Lakeland councils, alongside the Lake District National Park, and the University of Cumbria.

The capital works programme covers highway maintenance, schools and corporate property maintenance, new-build schemes, and flood prevention works. Developments may also include care homes and fire stations.

Split into four lots, places have been allocated to a list of SMEs and larger contractors, on property projects with a value of £50,000 to £450,000, and £350,000 to £5m, and civil works with a value of £50,000 to £450,000, and £350,000 to £5m.

Of 40 tenders received, the winning contractors were:

  • AE Yates
  • BDB Special Projects
  • JN Bentley
  • Bethall Group
  • Cruden Property Services
  • Cubby Construction
  • DSD Construction
  • Esh Construction
  • Eric Wright Construction & Civil Engineering
  • Jacobs
  • Lambert-Gill
  • Leck Construction
  • Metcalfe Plant Hire
  • Morris & Spottiswood
  • F Parkinson
  • Roland Hill
  • Stobbarts
  • Story Contracting
  • Thomas Armstrong
  • Top Notch Contractors

 

Place North West will be hosting the Cumbria Development Update event on 27 February in Kendal.

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