Teams selected for the four-year agreement will have the opportunity to work on a range of housebuilding projects with the Bury St Edmunds-based housing association, which manages more than 7,500 homes across the east of England and plans to deliver around new 210 homes a year.
The framework is divided into 1six lots covering architecture, planning consultant, employer’s agent, principal designer, clerk of works and valuation services for schemes within a 80km radius of Bury St Edmunds.
According to the brief: ‘The Havebury Housing Partnership is procuring a framework of consultants to support a development programme for the delivery of new homes across the East Anglia region.
‘It is envisaged that the delivery will be divided between land-led, S106 and package deal schemes, with projects primarily being newbuild, but redevelopment or rehabilitation of existing dwellings may also be included.
‘The consultancy services required are architects, planning consultants, employer’s agents, cdm principal designer/adviser, clerk of works and valuers.
‘We anticipate awarding a maximum of 4 x architects for lot 1, 4 x planning consultants for lot 2, 6 x employer’s agents for lot 3, 6 x CDM principal designer/adviser for lot 4, 6 x clerk of works for lot 5 and 4 x valuers for lot 6.’
Founded Bury St Edmunds in 2002, Havebury Housing Partnership is a major not-for-profit housing association which manages more than 7,500 affordable rent and shared ownership properties in the east of England.
Recent schemes by the client include the £4 million Tayfen Road by Rees Pryer Architects. Architects chosen for Havebury’s last framework in 2019 included Calford Seaden, Ingleton Wood, Lanpro Services, Rees Pryer Architects, Gary Johns Architects and Chaplin Farrant.
Bids for inclusion on the latest framework will be evaluated 70 per cent on quality and 30 per cent on cost.
Project title Framework Agreement for the Provision of Professional Consultancy Services for Housing Development (2024-2028)
Client Havebury Housing Partnership
Contract value £5.2 million
First round deadline Midday, 11 December 2023
More information https://www.find-tender.service.gov.uk/Notice/033403-2023