Esher, UK – 27 September, 2023: Keltbray, the UK’s leading specialist construction engineering and infrastructure services provider, today announces it has been appointed to two prestigious Yorkshire frameworks, alongside the award of three major renewable energy contracts in the East Anglia region, further showcasing the group’s growing reputation for technical expertise across key UK infrastructure sectors.

The contracts successfully secured include:

1. Three major projects within the renewable energy sector, located in East Anglia

Delivering Pathfinder Walpole Synchronous Condenser, East Anglia Converter Station and a major substation enabling works scheme in Norfolk.
The projects include a variety of works, encompassing earthworks, groundworks, access roads, structural steelwork and cladding, enhancing the renewable energy transition across the region via offshore wind generation and balancing of the grid via the Walpole Synchronous Condenser scheme.
The delivery of these contracts, collectively valued at +£50 million, aligns with Keltbray’s diverse portfolio of infrastructure projects currently in progress as part of the UK’s efforts to transition towards a more sustainable, resilient energy landscape with reduced carbon impact.

2. YORcivil3 Framework

Two significant lots within the four-year YORcivil3 Framework, covering Yorkshire – South and West. This framework underscores Keltbray’s commitment to delivering excellence in infrastructure development and construction projects across the region, covering Barnsley, Leeds, Sheffield, Derbyshire, and more.
Keltbray’s continuing participation in this framework further showcases the value of its integrated delivery model in serving local authorities and their stakeholders, by contributing to the development and upkeep of vital infrastructure across the region, including transport networks, public realm, drainage and flood alleviation and environmental enhancement projects.

3. Procure Partnerships Framework in Yorkshire Region

Leveraging its expertise in roads, motorways, rail, bridges, tunnelling, soft and hard landscaping, and public realm works, Keltbray will serve a wide range of clients under the framework, collaborating with various local communities in the Yorkshire Area. The framework commences in November 2023 for a duration of four years.
The Procure Partnerships Framework represents a new route to market, allowing Keltbray to provide essential infrastructure solutions for projects with values ranging from £5 million to £15 million. Keltbray will collaborate with Procure Partnerships to deliver projects for a diverse clientele, including Academic Institutions, Emergency Services, NHS Bodies, Local Authorities, Registered Charities, Government Departments, Libraries, and Museums.

Keltbray’s Chief Executive Officer, Darren James commented:

“These prestigious contract awards demonstrate the attractiveness of the Keltbray service offering into critical infrastructure segments of the marketplace.

Adding further renewable energy and decarbonising infrastructure to our order book is hard wired to our purpose to ‘Redefine the way sustainable development is delivered.”

Phillip Price, Managing Director of Keltbray’s Infrastructure division, added:

“We are delighted to secure these contracts, continuing the development of our long-term relationships and position in these attractive markets. We are looking forward to building our relationships with existing and new framework and client teams by offering our higher value, end-to-end service offering.”




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About Keltbray

Keltbray is a leading UK specialist construction engineering and infrastructure services business, offering a uniquely integrated delivery capability spanning key phases of the client value chain – design management, civil engineering, geotechnical, construction waste management, demolition and decommissioning, piling and reinforced concrete structures, remediation, rail and highways infrastructure, power distribution, transmission and substations, public realm and renewable energy services.

The company was founded in 1976 and is privately owned, directly employs over 2,000 people, and is a key delivery partner to prestigious public and private sector customers, contributing to the development and maintenance of Britain’s rapidly changing economic and social infrastructure.
Keltbray provides certainty of delivery to meet the exacting needs of diverse and complex projects in complex, safety-critical markets. Its professionally accredited teams take pride in delivering safely and sustainably to specification, on time, to budget, and with care for the environment and our communities.