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London subcontractors and suppliers sought

30 May 13 A Meet the Buyer event is being held in London next week for subcontractors and suppliers to meet clients and main contractors and learn about work opportunities.

The free event, organised by Constructionline, takes place in Fulham on Thursday 6 June, between 8.30am and 3pm.

Buyers from the following organisations have so far confirmed their attendance:

  • McLaughlin & Harvey Ltd
  • Amicus Horizon
  • Thomas Johnstone Ltd
  • Vinci FM
  • London Borough of Hackney
  • Mears Projects
  • The Facility Architects and Consultants
  • Urbanis Ltd
  • Wandsworth Council
  • Willmott Dixon Interiors
  • London Construction Programme
  • Kier Services
  • The Considerate Constructors Scheme
  • Willis
  • ConstructED.

Along with giving construction firms the chance to meet prospective buyers, contractors will also have the chance to attend presentations given by the London Construction Programme, The Considerate Constructors Scheme, The Supply Chain School, ConstructED and The Facility Architects and Consultants. The London Construction Programme is looking to set up several framework agreements for:

  • major works;
  • mechanical works;
  • electrical works;
  • landscaping works; and
  • adaptation works for the less able.

In particular, the major works framework agreements are being developed by the London Construction Programme for use in general construction works over £100,000 and up to £10m for all London local authorities and other public sector organisations in London.

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Andy Preston, client relationship manager from Constructionline, said: “In our experience, both private and public sector clients want to give work to local contractors, and in turn, the contractors are eager to win these tenders. However, we understand it is often difficult for contractors and buyers to get opportunities to meet face-to-face, hence the reason for hosting events such as this. Helping establish relationships between suppliers and clients is one of the many added-value benefits we provide for our members – we want to help them find and secure work and also make it easier for buyers to find reliable and local construction companies.”

For more information about the event and to register your attendance visit:

Constructionline is a government owned pre-qualification certification scheme for contractors, consultants and material suppliers.

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