Owen Williams consultants has been appointed to Surrey County Councils Design Consultancy panel for the provision of multi-disciplinary building design services on County Council and Surrey Police projects as part of a three year framework agreement.
The appointment followed a UJEC tender process where in excess of 50 expressions of interest were originally received.
Following a short-listing the bid, submitted by Owen Williams, was evaluated against quality and cost criteria. Final selection included scored site and office visits together with a formal interview.
Two projects have already been secured by the company as part of the agreement, which will run from January 2005 to 2007. Works include a new extension to St James CE Primary School in Weybridge and a £1million extension to a performing arts block at Esher CE High School.
“We’re all delighted to have secured this contract,” commented Gary Walton, Owen Williams’ Property Divisions Business Sector Manager. “ It further expands our public sector client base and reinforces our commanding position.”
Steve Mason, Surrey County Council Design Services Manager commented, “We look forward to benefiting from the strength and experience Owen Williams can add to our existing panel to further improve the service the County Council provides to the people of Surrey.”