Seddon wins £175m contract spanning 17 years with Sellafield


Seddon has been appointed to deliver a 17-year building fit-out requirement at the Sellafield nuclear facility in Cumbria. The Northwest based, family-owned business celebrating 125 years in business will deliver the £175m contract, through a framework agreement, until March 2039.

Currently establishing new offices in Cumbria to support this contract, Seddon become the fourth supplier organisation appointment made by Programme and Project Partners (PPP). The contractor will work to ensure the transformation of the site for future generations.

This long-standing relationship will bring a wealth of employment opportunities to the area as Seddon seeks to bolster its supply chain in Cumbria, supporting the local economy and providing job security for many.

John Shannon, Divisional Director of Seddon says: “This an excellent appointment for Seddon as a supply chain partner for the Sellafield Site. We pride ourselves on our expertise and have complete faith in our experience to deliver best-of-kind service over the next 17 years. This opportunity will ensure that we, along with other stakeholders, contribute to both the community and regional economy positively over this period.”

The scope of the contract includes construction works including internal walls, ceilings and screeding, painting, joinery and fit-out.

Through its involvement with Sellafield, Seddon joins a wider network of delivery partners committed to investing in Cumbria through the creation of new jobs, apprentice roles and the expansion and creation of new facilities in the region.

The contractor will work alongside all project stakeholders to ensure Sellafield’s mission is successful as it works to decommission the site and create a clean and safe environment for the future.

PPP Head of Supply Chain Peter Hogg added: “We are very pleased to announce our fifth long-term work partnership for PPP. This company has never worked ‘inside the fence’ at Sellafield before and that is why the PPP model is different. It is providing opportunities to organisations that we have not worked with before, which can provide innovative solutions to meet our long-term needs. This collaboration, together with Seddon’s supply chain will ensure enhanced project delivery and increased social impact and economic benefits for our communities.”


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