10 September 2018
Businesses are being given the chance to bid for major construction and highways contracts with North Lincolnshire Council, worth over £20m.
The council will publish the tender today inviting businesses to be on the framework of approved contractors for when highways and construction jobs come up.
The value of the various projects range from £1m to £10m and the work will range from general building and highway maintenance work e.g. road resurfacing and repairs, disabled adaptations to private sector homes, and various building work. There will be specific lots for disabled facilities and roofing works.
The work will be for a four-year period, with a possible two-year extension. Businesses have six weeks to apply to be on the list through www.yortender.co.uk.
It is expected that the council will, through a competitive bidding process, award the contracts in December 2018 ready to start work from April 2019.
Cllr Rob Waltham, leader, North Lincolnshire Council, said:
“This is a fantastic opportunity for local businesses to tender for the work. We are not talking about a few million pounds – these are contracts potentially worth in excess of £20m.
“We are talking about boosting economic growth by creating jobs and training opportunities and improving buildings to make them more accessible and well maintained.
“We want to build long-term partnerships with key contractors who will help deliver first-class public services to the people of North Lincolnshire.
“Providing value for money is key and the tender process will enable a robust and fair way to determine who wins these crucial contracts for council work.”