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Griffiths Farrans JV named on £500m southern highways and civils framework


Griffiths Farrans JV has been named on a £500m southern highways and civils framework announced this week by Hampshire County Council.

The council has selected a line-up of contractors for its fifth-generation civils and highways framework covering the south of England.

Griffiths Farrans will be delivering infrastructure across the East and West as part of the Gen 5 civil engineering, highways and transportation framework.

The four-year framework could see a spend of up to £500m split into two distinct southern territories:

East covering Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and West Sussex.

West covering Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire.

Neil Barnes, Regional Director for Civil Engineering in England for Farrans, said:
“Griffiths Farrans JV is delighted to have secured a position on this important framework for Hampshire County Council and we are looking forward to bringing our expertise in the transportation sector to support their infrastructure plans for the future. Griffiths Farrans JV has a long and successful partnership in the delivery of projects of this nature, including most recently the completion of the A52 Nottingham Smaller Junctions project for National Highways. The success of this project has led to our appointment to deliver the final part of a major upgrade to the A52 in this region.”

David Parr, Managing Director of Griffiths, said: “Griffiths Farrans JV are honoured to be awarded Lot 2 of the Gen5 Framework and additionally Lot 3 as Joint Venture with Farrans. This reflects our commitment to excellence, innovation and successful project delivery. The success in securing these lots not only showcases our capabilities, but also highlights our commitment to nurturing strong relationships following the success of the Gen4 Framework on the Portsmouth Framework. We are excited about the opportunities this partnership brings, and we look forward to delivering exceptional value to our clients and contributing to the continued advancement of our industry.”