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03.04.2019, 14:02

Mace Consortium Selected for UK Defence Estate Optimisation

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The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has appointed Mace - in partnership with Turner and Townsend, and supported by PA, Atkins and GL Hearn, as Client Side Partner (CSP) for the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) Defence Estate Optimisation (DEO) programme.

 

DEO  is a long-term Ministry of Defence (MoD) programme to optimise the UK’s defence estate for future military requirements. The programme

 

 

The CSP will provide a range of services across more than 100 projects, through Mace teams installed at two MoD locations. DEO combines military and infrastructure expertise to transform the places where the Armed Forces live, work and train.

 

Mace’s appointment builds on the consultancy company’s previous work for the MoD and DIO as a Strategic Construction Advisor and Strategic Design Advisor providing strategic advice on the procurement and delivery of projects using Modern Methods of Construction and repeatable design principles. 

 

 

The CSP contract was placed using the Crown Commercial Services (CCS) framework agreement for project management and full design technical services. It is a two-year contract, with options to extend for a further two years. 

 

Discussing the contract award, Mark Holmes, Mace’s Chief Operating Office for Consultancy, said: 

"We are very pleased to have been selected by the DIO to deliver this important role in the transformation of the UK’s defence estate. The DEO programme is a vital series of projects that will ensure our defence estate is future-proof and meets the needs of the modern Armed Forces. 

"Our appointment marks another significant step forward for Mace’s work in the defence sector, which has been a strategic focus and has grown from strength to strength over the last two years."

 

 

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