Carillion looks to subcontractors for Anfield stadium expansion

Monday, Feb 23, 2015

Carillion is hosting a Meet the Buyer event on Thursday for local suppliers and subcontractors in Liverpool interested in working on its two major schemes in the city.

Carillion is main contractor on the new £335m Royal Liverpool University Hospital and Anfield Stadium’s £75m Main Stand expansion project.

The event is being held at the Champions Lounge, Centenary Stand at Liverpool Football Club throughout the morning of February 26th where members of the Carillion project team and supply chain will be on hand to talk about potential opportunities on both projects.

The Liverpool Main Stand expansion will provide an additional 8,500 seats, boosting the stadium capacity to 54,000.

The new Royal hospital, will be the largest biggest hospital in the UK to provide all single en-suite bedrooms on each patient ward.

There will be 23 wards, including a large clinical research facility and a 40-bedded critical care unit and 18 state-of-the-art operating theatres.

Nigel Worboys, head of supply chain for Carillion said: “The Anfield Main Stand expansion and Royal Hospital will be two of the biggest construction projects in the city and offer huge opportunities for local people, suppliers and subcontractors.

“They will generate genuine opportunities for the Liverpool regional economy and give local people and business the opportunity to get involved with such exciting projects.”

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