YORbuild: correction

Aaron Morby 7 years ago
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Procurement body YORbuild has asked Construction Enquirer to point out that the procurement process for the £2bn YORbuild2 framework is not being re-tendered as reported last Thursday (16 July).

The procurement process has not been scrapped and no legal challenges have been made by any contractors. The contracting authorities would also like to make it clear that they have not been forced to make amendments to the original procurement process.

The procurement process is being carried out in accordance with the Public Contract Regulations, including timescales.

Construction Enquirer would like to apologise to the partner organisations of YORBuild2 for the inaccurate article.

Some minor amendments have recently been made to the PQQ documentation and the link referred to in the articles indicates where applicants can download the revised PQQ documents.

To build on its success YORbuild2 will cover a wider geographical area and will now include specific lots for new housing.

There is also a greater emphasis on the further education sector. Use of the JCT contracts is also being added to NEC3 contracts to make the framework even more attractive.

The YORbuild2 frameworks are expected to be awarded from December 2015.

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