Contractors are vying for more than £100 million of work as procurement progresses on the first projects to go through the
Kier has won both the first two pieces of work, with shortlists drawn up for a further three jobs and three more schemes at shortlist stage.
Kier is understood to have been awarded a £6.5m project at the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
It also claimed about £1.5m of work for the Isle of Wight NHS Primary Care Trust, replacing fire alarms and carrying out fire detection work at St Mary’s Hospital.
A further three projects have reached the shortlist stage.
H&V News understands Balfour Beatty, Kier and Integrated Health Projects, the joint venture between Sir Robert McAlpine and Vinci, have been shortlisted for Phase Four of reconfiguration work at Lister Hospital in Stevenage, a deal worth around £70m.
IHP and Balfour Beatty are also thought to be competing for a £30m project on an inpatient mental health facility in Blackpool, where they are joined on the shortlist by Interserve.
ProCure21+ newcomer Willmott Dixon joins Balfour Beatty and Interserve on the shortlist for a £3m refurbishment project for United Lincolnshire Hospitals at the Pilgrim hospital in Boston.
A further three projects have been lined up via ProCure21+ but have yet to reach shortlist stage.
These include £10m of refurbishment works at Rotherham hospital, a programme of works in Nottinghamshire worth up to £60m, and a small works contract for the NHS Blood and Transport Authority worth about £3m.
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