A Department of Health spokesperson said:
“Following a competitive tendering process we have notified the six successful bidders to carry out the ProCure22 Framework. These contractors will help to create a better environment for staff and visitors as well as driving up efficiencies across the NHS estate.”

The six successful bidders are: Kier Infrastructure and Overseas Ltd, Interserve Construction Ltd, Integrated Health Projects (a joint venture between Vinci Construction Ltd and Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd), Galliford Try HPS, Graham Construction Ltd and BAM Construction Ltd.