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Morgan Sindall secures place on National Grid's onshore electricity cable framework

Morgan Sindall has secured a place on National Grid’s onshore electricity cable framework. The initial term of the framework is four years, with a further option for a two year extension.

The framework is effective from June 2016 and will involve the design, construction and commissioning of 11kV to 400kV cable systems across National Grid’s network.

Morgan Sindall is one of four companies to have been appointed to the Engineer, Procure and Construct (EPC) framework, which is estimated to be worth over £800 million in total over the initial four years. Projects awarded under the framework will typically vary in value from between £2 million and £50 million.

Simon Smith, managing director of Utility Services at Morgan Sindall, said: “We are delighted to have secured a position on this framework. Morgan Sindall has been working in the electricity transmission market for a number of years and this opportunity further enhances our growing capability with National Grid and in this specialist sector.”