Turner & Townsend and Mace have won a place on a £6bn framework with Severn Trent Water.
The 10-year deal covers commercial and cost consultancy work for the remainder of the current AMP 5 regulatory period, all five years of AMP 6 and part of AMP7.
It is the first framework of its type to be commissioned by Severn Trent
Turner & Townsend director and UK Water Sector leader, Jason Jones, said: “A number of our clients like Severn Trent have set themselves tough targets for AMP6 - but by a whole life cost and performance focussed approach to totex, using intelligent programme data, we will work with the companies to deliver these targets.”
Graham Seage, head of utilities at Mace, said: “We’re delighted to have been appointed to the new 10 year framework, which cements our relationship with Severn Trent Water. This win aligns with Mace’s utilities strategy to deliver high-quality cost and commercial management services to the sector to help them to meet the challenges that they will be facing in AMP6 and beyond.”
The announcement comes a month after the water company said it would extend contracts with its seven design and build engineering contractors for a further five years to 2020. The framework was set up in 2009 for five years with the possibility of extending it. The deals cover both clean and waste water work. The firms are Costain Limited, Amey Plc, a joint venture between Laing O’Rourke Construction Limited and Imtech Process Limited, Morgan Sindall Plc, Mott MacDonald Bentley Ltd, MWH Treatment Ltd, North Midland Construction’s NMCNomenca division. North Midland Construction said its contract was worth £400m to £500m.
Stuart Proud, managing director of NMC Nomenca, said: “Our work on AMP5 has allowed us to develop new technologies, innovations and skills that we will be able to apply to this new framework to deliver projects on time and on budget.”