Contractors announced for £800m framework


More than 20 suppliers will deliver construction works across the North East.  

Wood structure for a house.

Procurement group, NEPO, has awarded 24 firms with contracts for its new construction framework. 

The Association of North East Councils bought the scheme, and locations for work include Durham, Northumberland, and Tyne and Wear. 

Specifically, the framework looks to deliver projects related to new builds and improvement works on community and commercial buildings. 

Inside the job  

NEPO has allocated work across 10 lots, which are categorized by location and value. 

Regarding the £800 million budget, lots range from projects worth up to £1 million, to programmes worth up to £50 million. 

NEPO has yet to disclose the duration of the scheme.

The main contractors involved in the framework include: 

  • ABLE Construction Northern
  • Aptus Construction 
  • BAM Construction
  • Bowmer & Kirkland
  • Brims Construction
  • Britcon
  • Caddick Construction
  • Compass Developments (NE)
  • Equans Regeneration
  • Esh Construction
  • F Parkinson
  • Geoffrey Robinson
  • GMI Construction
  • Kier Construction
  • McCarrick Construction
  • Meldrum Construction Services
  • Morgan Sindall
  • Morris & Spottiswood
  • Robertson Construction Group
  • Sir Robert McAlpine
  • Surgo Construction
  • T Manners & Sons
  • Tilbury Douglas
  • Wates Construction

In addition to construction works, contractors will also carry out civil engineering, infrastructure and demolition works.

NEPO was approached for further information. 

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