Ten win places on £800m schools framework

Grant Prior 11 years ago

Ten contractors across the UK have won places on public sector procurement consortium LHC’s new framework covering refurbishment and extension works for schools and community buildings.

The Schools and Community Buildings (SCB1) framework will be launched on July 1 and is worth up to £800m.

The framework will provide compliant, quick and easy access to contractors for schools, local authorities and other public sector organisations which have general refurbishment plans.

The framework is divided in to two workstreams.

Workstream 1  is for new build extensions and includes a full scope design service option as well as traditional and bespoke design and build choices.

Workstream 2 is for general refurbishment with a supported design service for external works.

LHC framework

  • Farrans Construction – trading as a division of Northstone (NI) – Workstream 1 – Southern England & Scotland
  • Galliford Try  – Workstream 1 – Midlands, Northern England, Wales & Scotland
  • GHI Contracts– Workstream 2 – Scotland
  • Kier Construction – Workstreams 1 & 2 – England, Wales & Scotland
  • Morgan Sindall – Workstreams 1 & 2 – England, Wales & Scotland
  • Mansell Construction Services – Workstream 2 – Scotland
  • Ogilvie Construction  – Workstream 2 – Scotland
  • Shaylor Group – Workstream 2 – England & Wales
  • Styles&Wood  – Workstream 2 – Scotland
  • Willmott Dixon Construction – Workstreams 1 &2 – England & Wales

John Skivington, director of LHC, said: “We are pleased to have launched this new framework resulting from customer demand for a contractor based framework which encompasses community buildings, as well as schools and other educational establishments.

“Our previous educational buildings framework, EF1, was restricted to schools. We are confident that the new SCB1 framework will build upon the successes of this framework and allow customers to easily access contractors for works on community buildings, too.

“Users of the SCB1 framework can also benefit from technical advice and ongoing project support offered by LHC.

“The interest from contractors across the UK was excellent. All bidders went through a robust evaluation process in line with EU regulations to identify those companies which were most suitable in each of the five regions.”

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