McLaren Construction has been selected as one of five contractors on the major works panel of the £2bn Procure North West framework.
The new building framework Procure North West, covering Merseyside, Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire and Cumbria, has placed McLaren as one of the main contractors on the panel for works over £25m. The pipeline will comprise of education, blue light, council and health care building projects.
The selection process included measuring against several sections, including safety, fair payment, and the ability to deliver to programme and budget in both pre-construction and construction phases.
Keith Rayner, Public Sector Director commented:
“We are delighted to be supporting the growth in the North West region and look forward to working with Procure North West and all the public sector stakeholders. Choosing to procure the Framework using the open procedure and taking only 11 weeks has demonstrated great efficiency that we hope to replicate on the Framework to the benefit of the Framework Users.’’
Dave Smith, Managing Director – Construction added:
“We are extremely pleased to have been selected for the Procure North West Framework and we are looking forward to working very closely with all stakeholders. McLaren Construction’s strategy is to grow its public sector portfolio through frameworks going forward and to continue to grow in the North. This is the first great success in that journey.’’
Robbie Blackhurst Managing Director Procure North West Framework said:
“We are delighted to have McLaren on board as a framework partner to deliver projects over £25m. We felt that McLaren had a really strong offer particularly around education and leisure delivery within the public sector. When this is contrasted with their proven track record of delivering large scale complex projects on time and to budget, it was clear that they will be a safe set of hands for public sector bodies in the North West when delivering projects at this value.”