Contractor definition

What does Contractor mean?

The contractor is the party selected by the employer to carry out and complete the building works. May also be referred to as the 'Main Contractor'.


The company or individual carrying out the construction or engineering works
The contractor is employed to carry out the works in relation to a development. Depending on complexity or size of a project he in turn may "sub contract" some of the works to specialists in, for example, electrical engineering or plumbing

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