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This Lot provides you with a compliant route to appoint experienced lift contractors. They’ll be able to support you with your passenger lift servicing and maintenance and all have experience working with the housing sector.

Included in the scope of the framework are the following requirements:

  • Contractors shall carry out a planned maintenance programme to all the lifting equipment.
  • The servicing and maintenance programme shall include a thorough clean-down of each individual lift shaft every 12 months.
  • The Contractor shall provide a callout service both during and outside normal working hours to carry out emergency repairs to restore a passenger lift, which has ceased to meet an acceptable condition.

Please note that if fully inclusive servicing and breakdown cover is required by the Client, then this will be subject to a mini competition.

Award Options

Direct Award

Customers are able to Direct Award to the top ranked supplier on this Lot providing that your requirement is within the scope of the framework. In exceptional cases, you are able to direct award outside of number 1 with a strong justification. If you’d like to speak to us about this in more detail please get in touch.

How long will this take me?

A direct award will take approximately 3-4 weeks depending on your internal approval processes. Learn more about the process here – Direct Award Process. 

Mini Competition

You’re also able to run a mini-competition to call off this framework. You’ll be able to use your own specification and cost model. You can also choose your own cost / quality split and quality questions. All pricing submitted by contractors must be linked to the framework.

How long will this take me?

Once you have your specification and cost model ready, the tender process takes approximately 6-8 weeks, depending on your internal approval processes. Learn more about the process here – Mini Tender Process. 

Accessing this Framework

Who can access this framework?

Any publically funded body can use this framework – access is not limited to SEC Members alone. Full details can be found here.

To access this framework compliantly you’ll need to sign a copy of our access agreement. You can download a template version of the agreement here – Framework Authorising Agreement (Members) and Framework Authorising Agreement (Guests).

Is there a cost to access? 

There is no access fee to use this framework. A levy % dependant on whether you are a guest or member is collected directly from the contractor once a call off contract is awarded.

What are frameworks?

Learn more about how frameworks work and how our sector uses them.

Framework Tender

The cost and quality elements of this tender was evaluated at 40% cost and 60% quality. More detail on what was included in each element of this Lot can be found below:

Next Steps

Ready to use this framework?

Please contact us today. Our Procurement team will support you with your requirements. 

Have some further questions?

Check out our FAQs page here. Or contact a member of the team today – we’re happy to help.