National procurement organisation Fusion21 has announced the suppliers successfully appointed to its national Construction Works & Improvements Framework - worth up to £800 Million, over a four year period.
A total of 45 highly skilled firms – including 50% SMEs – have secured a place on the framework which has been specifically developed to support educational institutions including schools, colleges, and universities to deliver capital works programmes.
Going live to the market on Monday 1st April, the framework offers a range of internal and external refurbishment and improvement works through to the building of additional structures -and will support the delivery of regeneration programmes, modernisation and upgrade works, plus construction of all building types across educational estates.
Peter Francis, Director of Operations at Fusion21 said: “Having responded to member and market demand we have created a commercially efficient framework solution that will support the delivery of refurbishment and regeneration programmes across the public sector.
“Our members will benefit from working with supply partners that have been appointed based on sector experience, competence and capability, whilst also having the option to select suppliers by region and value band to meet local delivery requirements.
“In addition, this framework provides value for money, streamlined price models, flexible call-off process and social value outcomes.”
Fusion21 provides procurement services to the public sector - fully compliant with EU, UK and Scottish legislation - and is committed to making a difference in communities across the UK. To date the firm has saved its members more than £197 million through the procurement process, created more than 5,500 jobs and generated £78 million of social value.