Yorkshire Water has awarded a £1 billion civils framework for 2020-2025, covering the full range of civil engineering requirements across its clean and wastewater assets.
In total, 18 partners have been appointed after a 12-month procurement process.
The five-year frameworks come with an optional extension of up to three years, covering design and build projects, renewal and replacement of assets, and specialist works.
Mark Baker, head of programme delivery at Yorkshire Water, said: "We are excited to see the conclusion of this process and welcome our partners to support our ambitions and challenges into AMP7.
"They will assist in the formation of a truly collaborative, innovative and efficient delivery vehicle to help meet our Enterprise delivery model aspirations. The alignment of our objectives and a Programme First approach is a new direction for Yorkshire Water and we are confident that our partners can support this ambition."
Amey is among the successful companies, extending a relationship with Yorkshire Water that has lasted close to a decade.
David McLoughlin, managing director for Amey Utilities, said: “We are delighted that Yorkshire Water has decided to continue our partnership together. Amey makes over 30,000km of new clean water connections and completes 200,000 successful repair and maintenance jobs every year, and we’re excited to apply our expertise to the challenges that lie ahead for Yorkshire Water.
“The next investment cycle is expected to raise a variety of issues for the water industry. This includes population growth increasing the demand for water, on infrastructure that needs updating, along with the need for innovative problem solving, as the importance of looking after the environment increases. We look forward to supporting Yorkshire Water over the next five years in tackling these problems whilst delivering an excellent service to customers.”
The joint venture between Barhale and Doosan Enpure has also secured places on the framework. Activity under the awards will include infrastructure construction, refurbishment, renewal and replacement works.
Dave Shaw, regional director at Barhale, said: “We are really pleased to have been appointed by Yorkshire Water. This is a great opportunity to work alongside Yorkshire Water to deliver an exciting programme of works set out for the next five years and we look forward to building on our existing relationship as we help in its delivery.”
Barry McNicholas, group managing director at Kier Utilities, said: “We are delighted to have been awarded a place on the Yorkshire Water framework particularly as this is a new client for Kier Utilities.
“This award builds on our recent award on the five-year Severn Trent framework, a client where we have a long partnership. Such awards provide visibility and stability to our order book and with the AMP7 well underway, we anticipate further awards in the coming months.”
Complex Civils: Design, build and refurbishment of treatment assets including reservoirs and pumping stations
Partners appointed: Barhale Ltd & Doosan Enpure Ltd, Eric Wright Water Ltd, Galliford Try Infrastructure Ltd, Interserve Construction Ltd, Kier Integrated Services Ltd, Mott MacDonald Bentley Ltd and Peter Duffy Ltd.
Minor Civils Lot 1: New build and upgrading works to treatment assets with limited design
Partners appointed: Amey Utility Services Ltd, Barhale Ltd, Clugston Construction Ltd, Interserve Construction Ltd, JN Bentley Ltd, Morrison Utility Services, Peter Duffy Ltd and Seymour Ltd.
Minor Civils Lot 2: Specialist works to water retaining structures
Partners appointed: nmcn PLC, Seymour Ltd and Stonbury Ltd.