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Contractor Appointed to Pagabo Framework

G F Tomlinson are pleased to announce that they have been appointed as a partner for the Pagabo Major Works Framework, which launched on April 19th, 2020.

The Major Works Framework, which is in its second iteration, is open to all public and private sector organisations, and will see the delivery of projects in sectors such as education, healthcare, government and leisure.  28 contractors being appointed to the framework, and, will deliver projects starting at £5 million throughout the UK.

G F Tomlinson have been assigned to deliver projects with totals from £5 million to £15 million across the East and West Midlands respectively. The regional contractor is also one of only four SMEs which have been chosen as part of the framework – this is in support of Pagabo’s ongoing commitment to support SME#s and ensure they can gain access to major projects.

To be successful, G F Tomlinson’s bid demonstrated strong finances, showed relevant experience and echoed Pagabo’s passion for social value, supporting SMEs and innovative technology. The ability to provide value for money for clients via quality, timely and on-budget delivery as well as solid supply chain management were also assessed and rated at the highest standard.

The contractor has partnered with Pagabo through three other frameworks which include:

  • The National Framework for Refit and Refurbishment Solutions
  • The Dynamic Purchasing for Small Works and;
  • The National Framework for Medium Construction Works

Most recently, G F Tomlinson have delivered the £1.2 million Thythorn Hill Community and Sports Centre for Oadby and Wigston Borough Council under Pagabo’s Dynamic Purchasing System Framework.

Carl Wiltshire, Pagabo Framework Lead at G F Tomlinson said: “We are delighted to have been appointed to the Major Works Framework, our fourth framework appointment with Pagabo and we look forward to working on significant projects in the years to come.

“Now, more than ever, it is important that public sector procurement is efficient in bringing together contractors and clients to deliver projects which provide vital services in the region. Pagabo offer clients EU/UK compliant framework agreements to make public sector procurement quicker, simpley and more effective.

“With our experienced management team, commitment to high-quality project delivery and provision of social, economic, environmental and sustainable benefits for local communities, we are ideally placed to serve public sector clients across the Midlands region on projects between £5 and £15 million.

“G F Tomlinson has delivered in excess of £500 million projects through public sector frameworks to date and we embrace the opportunities this provides in leaving a positive legacy in our local communities. We are looking forward to building on these achievements in the East and West Midlands through this framework to increase the community benefits we provide.”

Simon Toplass, Chief Executive at Pagabo, said: “We were delighted by the quality of the responses to tender last year, and we’re really excited to see the second iteration of our Major Works framework going live. The first iteration of this framework saw the delivery of £833m worth of construction projects for the public sector in 2019 alone, and to date we have enabled the delivery of more than £2.6 billion of social value through works procured via our frameworks.

“We’ve made it our mission to simplify procurement process with technology and innovation, and we place social value at the heart of everything we do. We truly believe the framework’s success is down to our customer-focused approach – and we’re pleased to see that this is something that G F Tomlinson has recognised and responded to. We’re looking forward to working with the team over the coming years.”

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