Lafarge Tarmac wins £35m Rutland highways contract

Lafarge Tarmac has been awarded a five-year highways contract from Rutland County Council worth up to £35 million.

Valued at £3.5 million per annum, the five-year contract, which has an option of a further five-year extension started on 1 December 2013.  It will see Lafarge Tarmac’s contracting business deliver a wide range of highways services for the County including resurfacing, reactive maintenance, gulley cleaning and winter maintenance.

The deal follows a string of wins for the company in 2013 which include contracts with Norfolk County Council, Halton and Warrington Borough Councils and Nottinghamshire County Council.

Paul Fleetham, Lafarge Tarmac Contracting managing director, said: “Our success on this contract reflects the strong experience, industry-leading expertise and commitment of Lafarge Tarmac’s team, as well as Rutland County Council’s confidence in our safety, quality and delivery.  With our strong presence across the region we will work in partnership with the council to deliver a first class network for local people and businesses.”

Councillor Begy OBE, leader of Rutland County Council added: “The contract covers many areas that we know are extremely important to our local community.  We’ll be working closely with Lafarge Tarmac to make sure that work is carried out to a high standard, within agreed timescales, and with minimum disruption to local residents.”

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