NI Water has awarded a contract valued at over £14 million pounds to local firms, Connect – Transform – Sustain (CTS) and Lowry Building & Civil Engineering. The companies have been awarded the Building’s Maintenance and Repair contract. Working in partnership with NI Water, the two companies will provide expert Facilities Management services across all of their sites.
Commenting on the announcement Ronan Larkin, Director of Finance & Regulation said, “I am delighted to announce that two local companies have been successful in securing this contract after what was an extremely robust tendering process.
“This contract will deliver building’s maintenance and repair services across our sites, enabling us to work together to continue to provide essential water and wastewater services to our communities, 24 hours a day 7 days a week.”
This contract will primarily focus on NI Water site repairs, building maintenance and proactive testing of key assets including lighting and alarms.
CTS, based in Warrenpoint, and with additional premises in Dublin, will be providing a full range of service maintenance work. The local firm which employs 160 people will be working across all of NI Water’s South East sites from Newry to Newtownards.
CTS Business Development Director, Serena Hylands “We are delighted to have secured this amazing contract. We look forward to working in partnership with NI Water for the next number of years. This is truly an exciting new chapter for CTS.”