Willmott Dixon has been reappointed to the billion pound Improvement and Efficiency South East (IESE) framework, which will be used by public sector organisations across the South East to procure major building works over the next four years.

It’s a fantastic achievement for the company’s Cobham office, which will be responsible for carrying out most of Willmott Dixon’s work secured on the framework.

Under the previous IESE framework, which generated £1.8bn of work, Willmott Dixon delivered over £336m of projects, which were a mix of leisure facilities, community buildings, police facilities and schools including four Pathfinder schools. This success was driven by giving clients value for money and achieving optimum sustainable targets that included diverting 97% of the waste from landfill.

The new IESE framework will see Willmott Dixon compete with seven other companies to deliver the same mix of projects for local authorities across the South of the country. It is an important appointment for the 140 staff who work out of Willmott Dixon’s Cobham office and will also have a direct impact on the suppliers within the region that are employed by the company on IESE projects.

Mark Tant, managing director at Cobham says, “It was vital we secured our place as there is another £1bn of work that will come from this framework over the next four years and we have to be in a position to compete for it. The team worked very hard to re-secure their place again and it continues our ethos to provide clients using the framework with great value for money.”

Willmott Dixon’s projects from the previous IESE framework include three new secondary schools for clients in West Sussex, West Berkshire and Redbridge, and a state of the art special education needs school for Windsor & Maidenhead.