Kier, a leading provider of construction and infrastructure services, has been appointed to the £10.5bn NHS Shared Business Services’ public sector construction framework.
This framework is for NHS and all public sector organisations within the UK to procure for building and construction works, including demolition, upgrades and refurbishment projects as well as design and build schemes.
Comprising of five Lots, Kier has been appointed to Lot 4, for projects ranging between £15m-£35m across the UK and Lot 3, which is for projects worth £5m-15m, in the South West, South East, London, Eastern England, West Midlands, East Midlands, North West, Yorkshire & North Lincolnshire, North East, Wales and Scotland.
NHS Shared Business Services was established by the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) in 2005 and is a is a joint venture between DHSC and Sopra Steria. This new framework will run for an initial three years, with the possibility to extend by a further four years. The framework requires all partners to have a focus on collaboration, modern methods of construction (MMC), sustainability and social value.
Liam Cummins, group managing director for Kier Construction, states: “I am delighted that we have been appointed to another public sector framework, where we can utilise our sector leading experience and knowledge in health, education, justice and defence, to support the delivery of vital new infrastructure for clients and communities across the UK.”