Business and investment Current frameworks

Capital programmes

We offer:

  • Advice and support on major and minor capital investment programmes, with a Capital Gateway process that is suitable for your needs.
  • An established way of working that is simple and effective, delivering Manchester's £1.4 billion capital investment programme and other projects across the Council. 
  • Our expertise on social value and benefits programmes, supporting residents and businesses. 

Benefits of using our service

By working with us, you will benefit from our:

  • Excellent Health and Safety track record that is underpinned by construction design management (CDM) professionals. 
  • Proven ability to deliver projects on time, on budget and to a high quality. 
  • Focus on sustainable and low-maintenance design. 
  • Access to legal and human resources/organisational development expertise.
  • Commitment to environmental sustainability through our carbon reduction and waste management policies. 
  • Close relationship with the North West Construction Hub.

What to expect when you contact us about your project

  1. Contact us and tell us what you need, why you need it and how it’s going to be funded, along with any key dates/ deadlines. 
  2. We then provide design and cost advice, including information on: Low carbon build standards, design advice, programme advice and delivery strategy. 
  3. Finance goes through the checkpoint process, which defines the governance and corporate surety. 
  4. We will then deliver the project, including: Procuring the contractor, managing pre-construction, overseeing construction and coordinating fit out. 
  5. We then hand the facility / project over to the you.  
  6. You take possession of the new building and start delivering the new service to the community. 

Contact us

To discuss your project with us, contact our team.

John Bowker - Head of Minor Works
Email: John.Bowker@manchester.gov.uk
Phone: 07989 147 683

Barney Harle - Head of Major Works
Email: Barney.Harle@manchester.gov.uk
Phone: 07976 721 651

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