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Barhale wins place on Northumbrian Water AMP5 framework

Civil engineering contractor Barhale has secured a place on Northumbrian Water’s AMP5 framework taking its overall order book for AMP5 work to £450 million covering both capital and maintenance works.

Barhale has been selected as one of Northumbrian Water’s AMP 5 framework partners for infrastructure works throughout its operating areas in the North-east, Essex and Suffolk.

Northumbrian Water also named Bam Nuttall, Byzak, Carillion, Costain, Entec, Faithful & Gould, Graham Construction, Grontmij, Interserve, J N Bentley, Lumsden & Carroll, May Gurney, Mott MacDonald, MWH, MWHC, Owen Pugh, Seymour and Turner & Townsend on its framework plan to win work to an estimated total value of £1.5 billion.

Barhale will also be working on AMP5 frameworks with joint venture partners to support Scottish Water, Thames Water, Southern Water, Anglian Water and Yorkshire Water.

Works on Northumbrian Water’s framework will include new assets, renewals, modifications and extensions to wastewater infrastructure schemes including sewerage overflows, sewer flooding, new development and water infrastructure relating to strategic mains.

The framework commences in April 2011 for an initial four year period with an option of a four year extension. Suppliers will bid to win contracts for all major future work planned and required to upgrade and maintain the drinking water and sewerage networks throughout the North-east and in Essex and Suffolk.

Barhale chief executive Mark Cutler said: “This latest AMP5 award with Northumbrian Water is further recognition of Barhale’s renowned capabilities in the water sector, supported by our direct workforce and collaborative culture. 

“We are delighted to be embarking on this four year programme in the North-east and intend to bring significant value to Northumbrian Water’s investment programme.”

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