The new expanded framework will be split into two primary work channels, one for refurbishment and the other design and construct works.
Each will be alotted between building types covering housing, education, health and Blue Light projects with two project value bands for each sector.
Construction Works & Improvements Framework
- Housing: ( Refurbishment – up to £5m and over £5m); (Design and build – up to £5m, and over £5m)
- Education: (Refurbishment – up to £2m, over £2m); (Design and build – up to £5m, and over £5m)
- Health:(Refurbishment – up to £2m, over £2m) ; (Design and build – up to £5m, and over £5m)
- Blue Light and Wider Public Sector:(Refurbishment – up to £2m, over £2m); (Design and build – up to £5m, and over £5m)
Fusion is targeting a mix of both local and national supply partners with firms turning over more than £5m eligible to bid.
Peter Francis, director of operations at Fusion21 said: “We are expanding our procurement portfolio as a response to member and market demand, creating a capital works solution that is commercially efficient, clear; transparent and delivers value for money.
“Set for launch in April 2019, the framework will offer Fusion21 members streamlined price models, social value outcomes and flexible call-off process – including the option for early supplier engagement.”
Tender documentation is now available on the mytenders web portal – under Notice ID DEC156021.
The submission deadline is 28 January 2019.