Britain’s largest gas distribution network Cadent puts 10-year contract worth total of £740m out to tender
Successful contractors will play a vital role in working with Cadent to keep 11million homes, businesses and community facilities connected to safe and reliable gas supplies
Contract is Cadent’s biggest and will be delivered from April 2021
Britain’s largest gas distribution network Cadent has invited tenders for its biggest contract which will last 10 years and is worth a total of £740m.
Contractual arrangements with Cadent’s current strategic delivery partners Balfour Beatty, and tRIIO, a joint venture organisation, owned by Morrison Utility Services and Skanska UK, are due to end on 31 March 2021.
Therefore, Cadent has started a tender process for Construction Management Organisations (CMOs) to manage the future delivery of its construction activities across its four regional networks in the North West, West Midlands, East of England and London.
Each CMO will manage the delivery of construction, operational activities and associated services within each network.
The procurement process is expected to take between six to nine months, followed by a period of mobilisation and transition to ensure readiness for delivery from Thursday 1 April 2021.
Interested parties should follow the process outlined in the published Contract Notice available through Tenders Electronic Daily website
Ian Dennis, Director of Contracting Strategy for Cadent , said: “This is Cadent’s biggest contract and its delivery will play a major part in our business in the decade up to 2031.
“Successful bidders will play a key role in helping us keep 11 million homes, businesses and community facilities connected to safe and reliable gas supplies.”