Eight contractors appointed to £500m Wheatley framework

Eight contractors appointed to £500m Wheatley framework

Wheatley Group has revealed the eight contractors to have been appointed to a £500 million framework for the provision of housing construction and all other associated construction works.

It is anticipated that up to 1,000 units per year could be delivered under the Framework Agreement across the central belt and Dumfries and Galloway but reserving the right for use across any local authority area in Scotland. The works will be predominantly new build but may include a proportion of conversion, rehabilitation or renovation works to existing properties including non-residential and/or listed buildings. The works will also include enabling works including demolition, ground works, remediation and infrastructure.

Contractors appointed to the framework:

  • McTaggart Construction
  • Ogilvie Construction
  • The JR Group
  • CCG
  • Ashleigh
  • Hadden Group
  • Clark Contracts
  • Cruden Group

Steven Simpson, managing director of the Cruden Group, said: “We are pleased to be appointed to this major housing framework which could deliver a number of opportunities over the next four years. We work very successfully with The Wheatley Group, and this framework will allow us to continue our positive relationship and supports our combined ambitions to delivering more sustainable and zero carbon homes throughout Scotland.”

Gordon Cunningham, managing director at Clark Contracts, added: “Having delivered over £85m of residential projects in the last three years, we are delighted to have secured a place on this framework. We are looking forward to working with Wheatley Housing Group and supporting them with their commitment to constructing 4,000 affordable and low-carbon homes over the next four years.”

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