Coming soon: The London Construction Programme Major Work 2019 Framework Agreement

 

Procurement Pipeline:  LCP Replacement Major Work Framework

Haringey Council has released the tender for the London Construction Programme Major Works Framework 2019, which replaces the existing framework that expires in May 2019.

The framework allows eligible organisations quick and easy access to a large number of high-quality contractors.

 

The new framework is composed of five category lots:

1- Housing/Residential,

2 – Education/Leisure,

3 – Capital projects,

4 – Historical/Heritage,

5 – Highway & Public Realm.

 

The framework is available for use by local authorities and other selected organisations, within London and the home counties, for construction projects ranging from £1m to more than £20m.

The framework is to be used by LCP Members for a period of 5 years.

The new LCP Major Works Framework 2019 will replace the existing LCP Major Works Framework 2014 which is due to expire in May 2019.

It will be available for use by all public sector bodies in Greater London and the Home Counties for project values from £1,000,000.00 GBP up to £20,000 000.00 GBP plus.

 

The closing date for tender returns is on the 25th March 2019.

Please register with Delta E-Sourcing to view the published notification.

 

Benefits of the Major Works Framework for LCP Members

  • Delivery of a Contractor Framework with high quality contractors capable of working across several specialities across the five category lots.
  • Contractors on the framework have a proven track record of delivering projects within the following contract value bands: £1M-£5m / £5m-£10m / £10M-£20m / £20m+
  • The framework covers London and the home counties area, with the central London area divided both by lot type and further by contract value to encourage competition and drive value for money for framework users;
  • Contractor selection criteria for the framework is rigorous, including understanding the needs of the framework users and an innovative approach to construction methods, in addition to maintaining a focus on maintaining quality, value for money and high standards of health and safety;
  • To gain access to the framework Contractors must include social value commitments for all projects, as required public authorities;
  • Contractors are monitored throughout the length of the framework, with the need to meet specific KPIs and provide satisfactory performance for the delivery of works; failure to meet requirements will result in suspension from the framework until they satisfactorily complete a self-cleansing exercise;
  • The framework has a clear and simple commercial model and framework management procedures ensuring the framework is simple to use for all end users;
  • The framework provides a ‘one stop shop’ for public sector construction procurement requirements. The framework is extremely flexible with all kinds of construction projects covered and is not prescriptive in terms of the form of contract that can be utilised;
  • Call-off contracts can be in any standard form (JCT, NEC 4, ICE, ICC, FIDIC, Bespoke Development Agreements) supported by a schedule of amendments for public sector use as required.

 

Benefits of the Major Works Framework for Suppliers

  • Accessible to SME’s and Local Suppliers.
  • The framework provides greater clarity for Public Sector bodies on the breadth of sectors and works covered.
  • The framework is flexible with light touch EOIs, sifting briefs preceding mini competition and also direct call-offs.
  • User friendly with an expectation of it being the first choice of a construction framework by public sector bodies.
  • Management levy of 0.5 percent which is extremely competitive.

SOME OF THE BENEFITS TO OUR MEMBERS

• The contractors have a proven track record of delivering projects in budget and on time
• Clear and simple commercial model and framework management procedures
• Framework is simple to use for the end user
• None prescriptive in terms of the form of contract required. Call offs can be in any standard form (JCT,NEC 4, ICE, ICC, FIDIC, Bespoke Development Agreements )
• Contractors have committed to providing social value for all projects

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS TO CONTRACTORS?

• More accessible to SME’s and Local Suppliers
• The framework provides greater clarity for Public Sector bodies
• Greater flexible with light touch EOIs, Mini Competition and direct call–offs
• User friendly-first choice of a construction framework by public sector bodies
• Management levy of 0.5% which is extremely competitive.

MAJOR WORK FRAMEWORK 2019 WORKS CATEGORIES

LCP Major Works Framework 2019 comprises of the following works categories, across 5 lots: Housing/Residential, Education & Leisure, Capital Projects, Heritage/Historical and Highways & Public Realm

Building efficiencies into procurement

LCP’s Framework Agreement brings efficiencies in the form of cost control, quality of outcomes, process standardisation and class-leading performance management.
It
offers clear benefits for both clients and providers in terms of:

Benchmarking performance: Based on Constructing Excellence, LCP’s KPI framework and specialist KPI Engine ensure optimum performance monitoring and management of each project. Aggregation of performance data from projects across London allows LCP to offer benchmarking of both client and provider performance in order to drive continuous improvement.