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Modular builders named for £600m framework

23 Aug 16 Eleven companies have been selected for the southern modular building solutions framework.

A McAvoy modular building
A McAvoy modular building

The four-year contract runs until July 2020 and is expected to be worth up to £600m over the term.

Lead client authority is Hampshire County Council.

There are four lots and the McAvoy Group is the only company to win a place on all four.

Lot 1 includes standard single and double classrooms for short to medium term use that will be purchased or hired, with the framework suppliers providing a full turnkey installation solution, including services.

Lot 2 comprises bespoke modular accommodation types for the short- to medium-term use and will be designed to client briefs.

Lot 3 includes bespoke permanent modular buildings with a design lifespan in excess 60 years, such as school extensions and multi-storey accommodation blocks.  Values in this lot will range from £100,000 to £3m.

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The fourth Lot has been specified as including bespoke permanent modular buildings valued at more than £3m+ with a design life in excess of 60 years.

Mini competitions will determine the outcome of each contract within the four lots.

The selected companies across the lots are:

  • Actavo Building Solutions (UK)
  • Ashby & Croft
  • Caledonian Modular
  • Elliott Group
  • Extraspace Solutions (UK)
  • Geoffrey Osborne
  • Martin Reynolds Construction
  • Module-AR
  • Portakabin
  • Rollalong
  • The McAvoy Group.

Tim Woodley, managing director of Rollalong, said: “The companies appointed to service this new adventure meet the strict council requirements of offering high quality, while providing competitive pricing.”

McAvoy Group managing director Eugene Lynch said: “McAvoy’s success on all four lots of the southern modular building solutions framework highlights the breadth and quality of our service offering to clients across a range of sectors, as well as our agility in responding effectively to a variety of client requirements.”

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