Carillion, Balfour Beatty and Laing O'Rourke among firms competing for contracts to design, build and run up to five 1,500-place prisons
The Ministry of Justice has shortlisted seven consortiums for its £1.8bn PFI prisons framework.
Carillion, Balfour Beatty, Interserve and Laing O’Rourke, in partnership with private security providers, are among the firms invited to tender for a place on the list, which could finally consist of up to seven consortiums. Bouygues, Skanska and Wates are also in the running.
Successful firms will be able to bid for contracts to design, build and run up to five 1,500-place prisons planned by the government. The contracts will range between 20 and 40 years in length.
The full list is:
- G4S with Carillion
- GEO Group with Balfour Beatty
- Kalyx with Interserve
- Mitie with Laing O’Rourke
- Reliance with Bouygues and Bank of Scotland
- Serco with Skanska, Catch 22 and Turning Point
- Wates Construction with Management & Training Corporation (MTC) and Gepsa