Local businesses invited to Oldham construction procurement event
Date published: 30 January 2020
Oldham Council leader Sean Fielding
An event to help businesses benefit from construction opportunities across Oldham has been organised.
It has been set up by private sector companies with support from Greater Manchester Chamber and Oldham Council, which is calling on construction-related firms from across the area to take part.
Cllr Sean Fielding, Council Leader and cabinet member Economy and Enterprise, said: “Having recently launched Oldham Council’s Creating a Better Place regeneration strategy for Oldham, we are keen to get as many local organisations involved in the opportunities as possible.
“The first projects include the new Saddleworth School in Diggle and OMA – a state-of-the-art arts and heritage centre which is being developed in the former Oldham Library in Oldham Town Centre.
“Creating a Better Place is a £306 million investment strategy which will create 1,000 jobs, 100 apprenticeship opportunities and 2,000 homes – and we want Oldham organisations to be an integral part of its delivery.”
The event takes place on Thursday 6 February from 12-2pm at the Victoria Hotel, Hollinwood Avenue, Chadderton, OL9 8DE.
The agenda will include:
Networking and light lunch
Presentation: update and opportunities in Oldham
Key development presentation by Interserve Construction:
OMA (Oldham Museum & Archives)
Prospect House School
Halycon Way School
Q & A
Tickets cost £20 + VAT for Chamber of Commerce members and £40 + VAT for non-members. Visit www.gmchamber.co.uk/events for more information or to book.
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