Contractors face fight for places on HCA framework

Grant Prior 12 years ago
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Contactors are bracing themselves for stiffer competition from housebuilders when a huge  HCA framework is retendered.

Contractors make up the bulk of the firms on the Delivery Partner Panel set up by the HCA in January 2010.

Fifty local authorities are already using the panel and have identified 23,000 new homes for construction.

But the HCA confirmed today that it will start the re-tendering process shortly ahead of a new panel coming into force in January 2013.

An HCA spokesman told the Enquirer: “We intend to start re-procuring the panels precisely because the current one expires in Jan 2013 and it takes time to procure a new one.

“The new panel won’t go live until the current one expires.”

Housbuilders are expected to lobby hard for a greater share of the places on the new panels.

The panel members

Northern Cluster Central Cluster Southern Cluster
Ardmore First Base Partnership BDW Trading Ltd (Barratt) Ardmore First Base Partnership
BDW Trading Ltd (Barratt) Bouygues UK Ltd BDW Trading Ltd (Barratt)
Carillion Igloo Consortium Carillion Igloo Consortium Bouygues UK Ltd
Cecil M Yuill Ltd Crest Nicholson Operations Ltd Carillion Igloo Consortium
Countryside Properties (UK) Ltd Family Mosaic Home Ownership Countryside Properties (UK) Ltd
Galliford Try Plc Galliford Try Plc Crest Nicholson Operations Ltd
Gentoo Group Ltd Hadley Mace Ltd (Consortium) Family Mosaic Home Ownership Ltd
Great Places Housing Group J B Leadbitter & Co Ltd Galliford Try Plc
Headcrown Group Plc Keepmoat Ltd Hadley Mace Ltd (Consortium)
Keepmoat Ltd Kier Group plc J B Leadbitter & Co Ltd
Laing O’Rourke Construction Laing O’Rourke Construction Ltd Kier Group Plc
Lend Lease Europe Holdings Lend Lease Europe Holdings Ltd Laing O’Rourke Construction Ltd
Lovell Partnerships Ltd Persimmon Homes Lovell Partnerships Ltd
Miller Homes Ltd Skanska Construction UK Ltd Mi-Space (UK) Ltd
Seddon Group Ltd Taylor Wimpey UK Ltd Skanska Construction UK Ltd
Taylor Wimpey UK Ltd Wates Construction Ltd Taylor Wimpey UK Ltd
Wates Construction Ltd William Davis Ltd Wates Construction Ltd

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