York Council seeking local suppliers for Community Stadium build work….Still no news on planning application.

Are you interested in supplying services for the York Community Stadium build?

With the planning decision notice still awaiting the attention of the new Local Government Minister, the York Council has decided to look for local sub contractors for some of the stadium build work

Community Stadium Nov 2014

Local construction businesses who are interested in supplying products and services required for the building of the York Community Stadium and Leisure Complex scheme are being invited to attend a ‘Meet the Buyer’ event.

City of York Council, in partnership with ISG, are hosting the event on Monday 1 June at the council’s West Offices between 10am -3pm.

ISG are the preferred construction partner for the stadium development as part of the successful consortium bid led by Greenwich Leisure Limited (GLL).

Attendees will benefit from hearing more about ISG’s supply chain standards, the packages still to be let and funding available for training and apprenticeship recruitment.

Packages include:

  • •Demolition
  • •Reduced Level
  • •Cabins
  • •Fencing
  • •Groundworks
  • •Tarmacadam
  • •Sports Pitches
  • •Swimming Pools
  • •Curtain Walling
  • •Wall Cladding
  • •Seating
  • •Brickwork
  • •Dry-lining & Ceilings
  • •Plaster/Render
  • •Kitchen Fit Out
  • •Joinery
  • •Lifts & Escalators
  • •Hard Tiling
  • •Decorations

Representatives from City of York Council, including the Community Stadium Project Team, Procurement, Employment and Skills, will be available to speak to on the day. Other partners attending include GLL, CITB and York College.

Tim Atkins, Stadium Project Manager, said: “It has always been our aim to involve local people in each stage of the project and fully embrace the meaning of a ‘community’ stadium. We have already had a lot of local and regional interest in the stadium build and have been receiving enquiries since the scheme was announced. I’d like to see as many local businesses as possible at the event. This is a unique opportunity for suppliers to shape and deliver an exciting landmark building in their own city.”

Interested parties can register via eventbrite for one of two sessions (10am-12pm or 1pm – 3pm) with no more than two attendees per company.

Tickets for the event are free, but due to limited spaces, these are only available on a first come, first served basis. For more information visit: http://bit.ly/1cNmkb4

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