The Scottish Futures Trust has begun procurement of its third hub initiative, which covers public sector building work across East Central Scotland and will be worth an initial £143 million over 10 years.
The East Central Territory hub will benefit Angus, Clackmannanshire, Dundee, Falkirk, Fife, Perth & Kinross and Stirling Council areas, and has a potential project pipeline of work worth more than £450 million over the next 20 years.
Work will be delivered by forming a hubCo partnership between public sector bodies and a contractor.
Among the participants committed to work within the territory are Angus Council, Central Fire & Rescue, Central Scotland Police, Dundee City Council, Falkirk Council, Fife Council, Fife Fire & Rescue, NHS Fife, NHS Forth Valley, NHS Tayside, Perth & Kinross Council, Stirling Council, Tayside Fire & Rescue, Tayside Police and the Scottish Ambulance Service.
Initial potential projects in East Central hub include:
- Brechin High School
- Harris Academy, Dundee
- Bridge of Earn Health Centre
- A dental facility in Angus
- Stirling Community Hospital
- The Speirs Centre in Alloa
A bidders’ event will be held on 20 October at the Falkirk Stadium and firms have until 19 November to submit pre-qualification questionnaires.