Firms on bid alert for £2.8bn utility contracts


Yorkshire Water has issued contract notices for major utility schemes, valued at £2.8 billion. 

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Credit: Yorkshire Water.

The utility company has issued contract notices to firms interested in delivering its AMP8 capital investment programme. 

The scheme includes the £1.3 billion Stormwater Alliance and the £1.5 billion Non-Infrastructure Framework, of which there are two contracts. 

Through the programme, the firm aims to substantially reduce sewage overflows into watercourses.

The frameworks will deliver water and wastewater asset investment over the next 10 years. 

Interested firms areinvited to a supplier briefing hosted by Yorkshire Water on Monday 5 June 2023.

Yorkshire Water will launch the bid races on 26 June, with awards planned by July 2024, according to Construction Enquirer.

Inside the deals 

Chosen partners will be expected to provide expertise, guidance, support and resources in design, planning, management, and delivery of assets. 

Works include: 

  • Assets. 
  • Renewals. 
  • Modifications. 
  • Maintenance. 
  • Refurbishment.

“We are currently working with customers, stakeholders and regulators to finalise programmes of work to be included in the AMP8 period, which will form part of our largest ever environmental investment programme,” said Andy Clark, head of commercial at Yorkshire Water. 

“We are looking to hear from organisations with the expertise to deliver our ambitious goals over the AMP8 period and beyond.”

Works will cover the AMP8 regulatory period from April 2025 to March 2030, with potential extension to AMP9, which will run from 2030 to 2035. 

Yorkshire Water was approached for further comment on the bidding timeline. 

To register for the Stormwater Alliance supplier briefing, click here

To register for the Non-Infrastructure Framework supplier briefing, click here

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