Contractor will be delivery partner for local authorities using Scape National Contractors Framework

Willmott Dixon has seen off stiff competition from Kier to win the sole place on the £350m Scape National Contractors Framework for the second time in a row.

John Frankiewicz
Two in a row for Frankiewicz

The firm will now act as delivery partner for new-build and refurbishment projects that local authorities procure through the deal.

Willmott Dixon chief executive officer John Frankiewicz said: “Winning the Scape National Framework for a second time is a tremendous achievement.

“With public sector spending set to be squeezed over the coming years, and local government under pressure to reduce costs while maintaining good public services, we believe the efficiency gains through Scape will be important in making local government spending go further and achieving greater value for money.”

Scape is a local authority-controlled company that enables public sector clients to deliver projects ranging in value from £2m to £30m by providing OJEU compliant framework agreements for construction related services.

The previous Scape National framework enabled Willmott Dixon to develop long-term partnerships with local authorities and other public sector bodies in all areas of the country.

Scape CEO Mark Robinson added: “This has been a very demanding procurement exercise and Willmott Dixon provided us with an exceptional offering that our clients will be able to take advantage of for their projects.”