Race starts for £1.6bn Circle Housing framework

Aaron Morby 11 years ago
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Housing association Circle Housing Group has decided to bundle all responsive repairs and maintenance into a massive 10-year framework agreement.

The big social housing group expects to spend between £1.2bn and £1.6bn across six regions covering the South East and East Midlands over this period.

On an annual basis, each framework lot should see a steady flow of over £20m of investment from the housing group’s main trading associations, which together run 61,000 homes.

    Framework breakdown by region

  • Lot 1 Responsive works in the Eastern Region (£155m – £220m)
  • Lot 2 Responsive works in the Central and West Midlands regions (£240m – £350m)
  • Lot 3 Responsive work in the Southern region (£153m – £220m)
  • Lot 4 Planned & Cyclical works in the Eastern region (£156m – £220m)
  • Lot 5 Planned & Cyclical works in the Central and West Midlands regions (£188m – £270m)
  • Lot 6 Planned & Cyclical works in the Southern region (£293m – £340m)

Procurement bosses at Circle  will allow contractors to bid for up to three lots, but one of these must be either a responsive repair or planned maintenance package.

Circle will be holding a bidders day event in London on Wednesday 3 August and further details will be set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.

Firms have until 18 August to submitt PQQs Further details are available from Nick Walker, email nick.walker2@circle.org.uk

An invitation to tender will be issued on 8 September with up to 5 firms invited to bid for each lot.

Housing associations involved:

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