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EMPA framework bears fruit for Morgan Sindall

6 Sep 12 Morgan Sindall has secured £12.1m of contracts in Nottinghamshire and Leicester in the past six months through the East Midlands Property Alliance (EMPA) framework.

The contractor has won five school building projects in Nottinghamshire with a combined value of £6m and seven projects in Leicester worth a combined £6.1m.

Morgan Sindall won a place on the four-year framework in 2009 and has the opportunity to bid for projects valued between £500,000 and £2m.

It has been selected by Nottinghamshire County Council to develop three schools in the region through the framework. These are the refurbishment of Magnus Church of England Comprehensive and Grove Comprehensive School, both in Newark, with a combined contract value of £3.5m, and a £1.2, new-build development at Chuter Ede Annex School in Fernwood. 

Nottingham City Council has also called on Morgan Sindall for a £756,000 extension at Welbeck Primary & Nursery and a £590,000 development at Middleton Primary School, Wollaton Park.

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Leicester City Council has selected the company to develop four of the city’s schools. Projects include a contract worth £585,000 to refurbish Willowbrook Primary School in Thurnby Lodge and a £1.6m refurbishment at St Barnabas Primary School. Morgan Sindall also has contracts to extend Scraptoft Primary School and Montrose School with a combined contract value of £1m.

Leicester City Council has also appointed Morgan Sindall to build a new clubhouse and changing room facilities as part of a new football club development at Riverside/Aylestone Meadows and to refurbish city centre factory space on Rutland Street. These two projects have a combined contract value of £3m.

Julian Price, area manager at Morgan Sindall, said: “We’re delighted to be a construction partner under the EMPA framework. We were selected by the city and county councils as a preferred contractor for a four-year term and this subsequent success affirms our ability to consistently deliver high quality schemes while working closely with local communities.

“The East Midlands Property Alliance framework has driven improvements in performance, efficiency and value for money in procurement and we have enjoyed working closely with both councils to deliver a number of education, commercial and leisure projects in the region. Our team has achieved exceptional results against key performance indicators and we’re looking forward to the challenge of continuing to perform well.”

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