Welsh Development Consultancy Selected as Regional Cost Managers

18th Jun 2019

7th November 2018

Cardiff-based development consultants, Lee Wakemans, have been selected as regional cost managers for the South East and South West of Wales, to the NHS Building for Wales Regional Framework, following a competitive tender process.

This means that Lee Wakemans are an approved supplier of cost management services for the delivery of major capital projects within NHS Wales with an estimated construction value of between 4m and 12m. The company will have the opportunity to bid on the provision of cost management services on projects within these geographical areas.

Speaking of the appointment, Director of Lee Wakemans, Mike Hughes said, "We have significant experience in delivering project and cost management services for healthcare projects in both the public and private sector. Being approved to this framework is very exciting for us, as it will give us the opportunity to work on some important developments improving access to 21st century healthcare in Wales. As a business we have supported the NHS in Wales in excess of 30 years and are delighted to have the opportunity to bring our expertise and to continue our support in a field where our knowledge could really be of value."

Other projects that Lee Wakemans' healthcare services have helped deliver include; a national roll-out programme of diagnostic centres across the UK for Alliance Medical, the new Second Children's Hospital for Wales in Cardiff's Heath Hospital, mental health facilities across South Wales West Wales for ABMU, and a state of the art research and development facility in Liverpool for Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust. The company is also undertaking the project and cost management of international healthcare construction projects in the Middle East.

The framework agreements will be executed by Velindre NHS Trust as host to NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership (NWSSP). The frameworks will be for a duration of four years with an option to extend by a further two years.