We have been chosen to work as part of UK Power Networks’ Capital Delivery Alliance, a unique new partnership that will deliver a £1billion investment in infrastructure over the next 12 years.
Morrison Utility Services, along with Amec Foster Wheeler, Clancy Docwra and McNicholas have been chosen to work collaboratively with UK Power Networks to refurbish and upgrade electricity substations, cables and power lines across London, the East and South East, to achieve greater efficiency and innovative ways of working which will deliver excellent service to customers in these areas. Representatives from all the companies will be based in one London office to enable them to operate seamlessly.
UK Power Networks Director of Capital Programme & Procurement, Nirmal Kotecha, said: "There are so many advantages for our customers by bringing all our alliance supply chain partners together under one roof. It means that we can ensure a seamless work programme that can be delivered at the best possible cost, and ensure that customers receive the same high standard of service across our networks. I am delighted to have all the partners on board and formally launch the Alliance, as we start this exciting new chapter."
Charles Morrison Chief Executive of Morrison Utility Services commented: "We have been delivering a broad range of technical services and work streams across all voltages on behalf of UK Power Networks for almost 15 years now and we are delighted to continue this successful long term relationship as a Capital Delivery Alliance partner. Morrison Utility Services has developed a strong track record in alliancing and collaborative working and we look forward to playing an integral role in supporting UK Power Networks, along with the other alliance partners, as it looks to deliver its business plan objectives.
UK Power Networks distributes approximately 27% of the UK's electricity, serving eight million customers. The company invests more than £500million in its networks every year and is responsible for over 130,000 substations and 170,000 km of overhead lines and underground cables.
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