Mott MacDonald has been appointed to three lots on Network Rail’s new Design Services Framework (DSF). The DSF replaces the Multi-Functional Design Framework and is made up of a Multi-Discipline National lot and 40 single-discipline lots across four regions.
The new DSF aims to provide access to a wider range of multi-skilled suppliers including small and medium enterprises who form circa 25% of the single discipline suppliers on the DSF.
Mott MacDonald has been appointed to the maximum number of three lots, which comprise of the National Multi-Discipline lot, as well as the Track and the Electrification and Plant – Contact Systems lots, within the North West & Scotland region single discipline regional framework.
The total value of contracts are worth an estimated £400m for Control Period 6 (2019-2024) and up to £640m if the potential to extend into Control Period 7 (2024-2029) occurs.
Ken Norbury, Mott MacDonald’s Buildings and Infrastructure Managing Director, and lead for the bid said: “This is a tremendous result for the team and we’re obviously delighted to have been awarded a place on this prestigious framework. As a nationwide multi-disciplined supplier we now have a fantastic opportunity to support Network Rail with ‘Putting Passenger First’ and delivering its investment programmes.”
The framework contracts started on 1st January 2020.