£1bn North West hub to be renewed

Manchester City Council has started the renewal process for the four-year North West Construction Hub, covering projects worth over £9m across the north west of England.

The framework, which could be worth up to £1bn in total, is split into two lots covering construct only and design and construct.

The council expects to appoint no more than six contractors to the framework.

Those involved with the existing framework include Kier, Laing O’Rourke, Lend Lease, Morgan Sindall and Wates.

Interested parties have until close of play on 1 October to tender via the website, using reference NWCE-98ZSPY.

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