May Gurney wins rail contract

Network Rail has awarded May Gurney has a long-term framework contract for the replacement, refurbishment and maintenance of Network Rail’s operational property.

The contract, covering the London and north east region, runs for two years, with a potential three-year extension, and is worth around £20m per year. This contract replaces the current long-term property maintenance framework between the companies and follows Network Rail’s decision to consolidate its property maintenance business from five regions into three.

The contract primarily includes renewal work on buildings, platforms, footbridges, lighting, car parks and related infrastructure at railway stations, and Network Rail’s commercial property and depot buildings.

David Sterry, chief executive at May Gurney, said: ‘The property maintenance framework demonstrates our success at developing strong long-term customer relationships and the importance of our ability to deliver truly integrated services, drawing on our expertise of building maintenance, asset and facilities management, civil engineering, and mechanical and electrical engineering services.’