Bid race for £600m southern new housing panel

Aaron Morby 6 years ago

Local authority procurement specialist LHC has launched the bid race for a £600m new-build housing framework across southern England.

Projects to be delivered under the framework will range from single smaller sites to complex multi-site projects. The four-year framework will be structured to encourage SME’s to tender.

Public housing framework

Projects for up to 15 units (bidding firms need £500,000+ turnover)

lot 1: Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol / Bath Area. Lot 2: Dorset and Somerset. Lot 3: Cornwall and Isles of Scilly. Lot 4: Devon

Projects for 16 to 49 units (firms need £5m turnover)

Lot 5: Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol / Bath Area. Lot 6: Dorset and Somerset. Lot 7: Cornwall. Lot 8: Devon

Projects for 50 units or more (Firms need £12m turnover)

South West England

Across the country. over 200 publicly funded organisations throughout use LHC frameworks to procure works, goods and services to construct, refurbish and maintain social housing, schools and public buildings.

Companies interested in this opportunity should register on the proContract website.

In a separate procedure LHC will shortly be renewing its £1bn modular housing framework. The Framework is currently split into 3 workstreams: Volumetric Systems, Panelized Systems,Construction using offsite systems.

Around a dozen firms are presently on the off-site suppliers panel which runs until October 2018.

These include: Accord Housing Association T/A LoCal Homes, Caledonian Modular, CCG (Scotland), City West Works T/A ForWorks, F1 Modular, Galliford Try, Hill Partnership, Keepmoat, Mi-Space (UK), Rollalong, Seddon Construction, Stewart Milne Group.

The prequalification notice is expected to be published on 15 May.

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