New Civils Firms Line-Up for London Tube Upgrade

23/03/16
New Civils Firms Line-Up for London Tube Upgrade

Ductclean (UK) Ltd are pleased to announce that we have been selected onto the London Underground SWIP framework as a specialist subcontractor to deliver civils works up to £2million.  

Transport for London has named the new line-up of subcontractors it will use to deliver civils work during the London Underground modernisation programme.

Tube bosses decided to cut-out main contractors altogether to work directly with specialist subcontractors on the £330m stations upgrade.

London Underground’s in-house Station Works and Improvement Programme team now acts as an internal principal contractor in the hope that working directly with the trade contractors using three consultants to oversee work on the 70-station improvement programme will cut costs by 25%.

Large civil engineering project work worth over £2m will be subcontracted out to just seven firms, with 30 other tier 2 and tier 3 contractors prequalified for smaller packages on the SWIP framework.

Civils jobs over £2m Jobs £300k – £2m Jobs up to £300K
MPB Structures Ductclean (UK ) T Loughman and Co
KN Network Services V G Clements Contractors Robert Stevens and Sons
Graham Construction TeamForce Labour Power + Line
Giffen Group Taziker Industrial Pod-Trak
Galldris Construction Spoor-Tech Platelayers
Barhale Construction RJC UK OCL RAIL
BCM Construction Pyramid Builders McNealy Brown
  POS Rail Services McGinley Support Services (Infrastructure)
  OnSite Central Loftus Construction Solutions
  Livis JNG Construction
  Kilnbridge Construction Services Irvine Grenson
  Global Rail Construction HA Marks
  Elm Site Services Barcol
  D and D Rail  
  Braybrook  
  Blara Safety UK  
  BPH Rail and Civil Engineering  

The framework agreement is for an initial five years, which could be extended by three more years.

A source told the Enquirer: “We have yet to hear how much LU aims to spend over the framework and how things will be packaged up.

“The way it will work is the firms pre-tendered for higher work packages will also be able to bid for smaller work lots.”

London Underground bosses introduced the new ‘Stake delivery model’ dropping main contractors to give specialists greater freedom to value engineer and innovate freely.

http://www.constructionenquirer.com/2016/03/14/new-civils-firms-line-up-for-london-tube-upgrade/

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