Speller Metcalfe secures place on CWM Framework

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Speller Metcalfe secures place on CWM Framework

The new Constructing West Midlands (CWM) framework has officially named its contractor partners for the £2.1 billion of capital works across the West Midlands region.

Speller Metcalfe has been appointed to Lot 1, for works valued between £250,000 and £5 million, alongside GF Tomlinson, Interclass and Seddon. Lot 2, major capital works, includes the appointment of Galliford Try, ISG, Morgan Sindall and Willmott Dixon as contractor partners for works valued over £5 million.

A fully OJEU compliant framework, Constructing West Midlands is a collaboration between Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and Acivico Limited, a design, construction and facilities management specialist which is wholly owned by Birmingham City Council and which operates the framework.

Constructing West Midlands has a 16-year track record in the delivery of publicly funded projects and is a member of the National Association of Construction Frameworks (NACF).

Peter Yates, regional framework director for Constructing West Midlands, commented: “Our contractor partners are some of the very best in the market and collectively they have delivered more than £3.5 billion of framework projects in the last three years alone.

“As a framework, Constructing West Midlands also provides an unparalleled level of expertise. Clients gain access to some of the UK’s leading experts who advise on topics including sustainability, social value and BIM at a national level. Clients also gain the peace of mind which comes from working with a team that is driving developments in framework best practice at a regional and national level.”

Speller Metcalfe has a strong history of framework delivery, with recent appointments including Pagabo, Department for Work and Pensions, SEWSCAP, Procure Partnerships and Crown Commercial Services.

“As a regional contractor that predominantly operates within the public sector, we are absolutely delighted to have been appointed to the CWM Framework,” said James Speller, pre-construction director at Speller Metcalfe. “This framework has a proven track record of successful project delivery, and we look forward to working with a range of clients to deliver some of the region’s next and best construction projects.”

Publicly owned and managed, Constructing West Midlands is committed to providing best-practice impartial advice via a cost effective, simple-to-use framework.   It offers a unique level of framework flexibility to suit individual client requirements, includes robust KPIs and is committed to social value and the real living wage.

For more information visit www.constructingwestmidlands.co.uk.

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