New £750m construction framework to serve the East Midlands

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Local communities across the East Midlands and the East of England are set to benefit from as much as £750million of new public sector construction activity as part of a new framework being launched by SCAPE.

SCAPE, one of the UK’s leading public sector procurement authorities, is to begin the search for contractors to support its next generation regional construction framework.

Part of the SCAPE Construction suite of direct award frameworks, the new framework will launch in June 2022 and help local authorities and public sector organisations to accelerate the procurement of construction projects up to a value of £7.5million.

Public bodies using the framework will gain instant access to high quality construction contractors and an extensive local supply chain, supporting the delivery of projects that will generate social value, training, apprenticeships and leave a positive legacy for local communities.

The new four-year framework will build on the positive impact of SCAPE’s existing Regional Construction framework which has successfully delivered 362 projects to date. This current framework is due to expire in Summer 2022.

Following detailed consultation with public sector clients in these regions, a new, innovative feature to this framework is a unique parallel lotting structure, which will provide

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