Willmott Dixon has been appointed with a £12.8m contract for the operations base at Bamfurlong, between Gloucester and Cheltenham. This is to create a new operational hub building for Gloucestershire police station, along with kennels and stables.
The contractor has previously accomplished the refurbishment of Sabrina Centre in 2020 and this is the second project for the Gloucestershire Constabulary. The police engaged Willmott Dixon using the Procurement Hub framework.
It includes £6m through the refurbishment of a vehicle workshop. Willmott Dixon has worked with the Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner to develop the site and has identified more than £10m worth of savings.
Also, Willmott Dixon refurbished the old Nuclear Decommissioning Agency at Berkeley power station last year. This is to house a new training centre for Gloucestershire police, called the Sabrina Centre. It also completed construction of a £25m police station in Exeter.
The contractor has delivered a portfolio of blue light facilities worth nearly £200m in the last three years, across England and Wales.