This Lot provides you with a compliant route to appoint new build contractors to support you with your development projects. It’s national coverage and has been split into three geographical sub-plots:

  1. Kent, Sussex & Surrey
  2. London (within the M25 boundary)
  3. Rest of the UK

The framework is free to access for any publicly funded body and you’ll benefit from our advice and guidance at every stage of the process.

Project scope –

New Build works shall include but not be limited to the design and construction of  specified dwellings, with the expectation of using traditional timber/steel framed construction, having brick/block walling and tiled roofing.

To include all associated drainage, road works, car parking, footpaths and paved areas, landscaping, retaining walls, refuse stores, external services and estate lighting. Plus all necessary off site works. Works may include demolition, site clearance, and site preparation or clearance as applicable, including decontamination and remediation works as applicable.

Award Options

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 15% cost and 85% 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. 

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