The contract will run for an initial 2-year term with the option to extend for a further 12 months. With the contract covering the whole of the UK, all regional asbestos offices will be involved in delivering the works. Following a lengthy 12-month procurement phase, colleagues from throughout the Group were involved at various stages – a fantastic example of companywide collaboration. With the contract commencing shortly, mobilisation is well underway, and colleagues will start to receive training towards NSI 30 permits soon.
Following a OJEU tender process, we have been successful in being awarded a place on Prosper’s Asbestos Removals Services Framework. Prosper are the umbrella organisation for several public sector contracting bodies, including members from registered social landlords, local authorities, educational establishments, NHS bodies, police, fire and rescue and registered charities. We are one of 9 Licensed Asbestos Removal Contractors appointed to the northern public sector framework, whereby any works will be serviced from our Wakefield office, with the geographical area including the North East, Cumbria, and North Yorkshire. The framework will run from 2020 for a period of 4 years and is another excellent addition to our growing framework list for the Wakefield office.
Meanwhile, our Scotland office are busy mobilising to deliver asbestos removal and encapsulation works for Easy Heat Systems Limited. The team will be initially working within four 24 storey & two 25 storey high tower blocks in North Glasgow, with a further 10 tower blocks to be phased into the programme commencing 2021. The contract will run for a period of 2 to 3 years, working collaboratively with McDermott Group and is a significantly large win for the West Lothian office. The works are part of a social housing regeneration plan for North Glasgow with our team paving the way for Easy Heat Systems to install new energy efficient heating systems, helping to improve the quality of life for tenants.
We are one of four contractors appointed to the Network Rail Asbestos Removals Framework, which has been put in place to deliver works for the next 3 years with an option to extend for a further 12 months. Covering the North West and Central Route which extends from London Euston and Marylebone in the south through the Chiltern and West Midlands regions, the North West of England and Cumbria before joining with Scotland at Gretna. The framework is part of Network Rails Major Railway Upgrade scheme and covers reactive works at various sites across the route including 571 stations.