Jobs to run for next decade

The University of Birmingham has named the winners on a series of frameworks to support its £500m building programme over the next decade.

Head of procurement Jonathan Jones said: “With a planned additional infrastructure investment of £500 million over the next few years, we wanted to develop further procurement opportunities by creating our own university construction framework.”

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The new procurement frameworks will also be available to other higher education institutes.

Six frameworks have been created under the University of Birmingham Build Higher Construction Frameworks, which have been grouped into value bands for construction work.

Firms that have been appointed include Morgan Sindall, Willmott Dixon, which is building a new home for the university’s school of engineering, and Bam. Local firms on the list include Sutton Coldfield Construction and Murray and Willis.

Consultants to have work include Faithful and Gould, Hoare Lea and RLB.

Architect Glancy Nicholls, the practice behind Birmingham’s tallest tower, is also on the framework.

Firms appointed to the University of Birmingham Build Higher Construction Frameworks

Main contractors for projects over £10m

Morgan Sindall, Galliford Try, Willmott Dixon, Bam Construction and John Graham Construction

Main contractors for projects £2.5m-£10m

Morgan Sindall, GTH Construction Ltd, Galliford Try, GF Tomlinson, Willmott Dixon and Midas Group

Main contractors for projects up to £2.5m

GTH Construction, Graham Asset Management, Sutton Coldfield Construction, Murray and Willis, J Tomlinson, Chief Construction, Seddon Construction and Novus Property Solutions


AA Projects, Currie and Brown, RLF, Faithful and Gould, RLB and Pick Everard


Glancy Nicholls Architects, Associated Architects, BDP, Sheppard Robson and ADP

Engineering Services Design

Hoare Lea, Ove Arup & Partners, Couch Perry & Wilkes, WSP UK, Pick Everard, Cundall Johnston and Partners