Freedom, an NG Bailey Group company, has extended its relationship with Yorkshire Water winning a place on its high voltage electrical design and maintenance framework.
Freedom has been associated with Yorkshire Water for more than 30 years delivering their grounds maintenance programme, and for the last three years providing countryside management services. Now they will work with Yorkshire Water on a programme to provide a range of design and maintenance services for the company’s high voltage (HV) systems and infrastructure for the next four years.
The framework – will deliver high voltage electrical works and services, including the design, build, installation, refurbishment and support services; along with providing routine planned and reactive inspection and maintenance to Yorkshire Water’s existing HV equipment.
The overall framework is worth £55m in total; Freedom’s place on the framework will see them undertake design for HV systems to Yorkshire Water’s existing HV Infrastructure; design Fault and Protection Studies to the HV Infrastructure at 17 of Yorkshire Water’s site; design for in-house full design and build of individual projects across Yorkshire Water’s estate and routine planned and reactive inspection and maintenance to existing HV Equipment to Yorkshire Water’s southern area.
Peter Jones, Managing Director of NG Bailey’s services division said: “Freedom has worked with Yorkshire Water for more than 30 years and we are delighted to extend our relationship with them through the provision of HV design and maintenance services.
“We are looking forward to working closely with Yorkshire Water as a strategic partner using our technical expertise to support them in achieving their goals.”
Martin Priestley, Senior Engineering Project Manager at Yorkshire Water added: “We are very pleased to have Freedom engaged as one of our framework suppliers for the provision of design build and maintenance work. We are confident that this appointment will contribute to the consistent & efficient provision of safe, quality, reliable assets that will in turn help us to ensure that we provide the level of service that our customers expect and value.”