McGill appointed to £18m Refurbishment Framework

McGill appointed to £18m Refurbishment Framework

McGill have been appointed to a Dundee City Council’s Heating, Kitchen and Bathroom Replacement Framework worth £18m over four years. McGill is one of two contractors selected for the project from a two stage tendering process.

New heating, kitchens and bathrooms will be installed in 3,600 council properties across the city in order to meet the Scottish Housing Quality Standards by 2015.

McGill have a long standing relationship with Dundee City Council and are currently carrying out a £3.2m refurbishment of the Dallfield Multi Storey Development in the Hilltown. This work includes a district heating system as well as replacement heating system, kitchens and bathrooms in each of the 386 properties. This project commenced in November last year and is due to complete in June this year.

This new partnership with Dundee City Council for the next four years will save money and provide a more efficient service with better quality control.

McGill were appointed to the framework due to their wide experience of refurbishment projects and the Council were impressed by their commitment and attitude towards quality and continuous improvement.

They are already involved in range of refurbishment frameworks across Scotland including Aberdeenshire Council, Whiteinch & Scotstoun, Falkirk Council, Angus Council and Hanover Housing Association.

Martin Hay, Operations Director Residential, said, “I am delighted that we, a local company, have managed to secure this contract. This safeguards the future of our current local workforce and it will lead to further job opportunities in the years to come. We are fully committed to local employment and this shall assist us in our Apprenticeship scheme giving young local people excellent career opportunities. Further to this local companies shall also benefit through our supply chain.

We have worked hard to build an excellent relationship with Dundee City Council and we are committed to providing a quality service, looking after the needs of the residents, to meet the Council’s objectives.”

The framework commences in April with works to 127 properties in the Longhaugh, Byron Street and Sandeman Street areas.

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