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08.03.2021

“Fabric First” & consequences for social homes in the North

In the run up to COP26 at the end of this year, a raft of Building Regulations changes, updated energy standards and other policies are driving us further and faster than ever before towards the UK’s net zero carbon targets. Some of the discussions are getting very technical and very complex. Some of the demands that will be made on the development of new homes in the North are also not yet well understood.

In order to help development directors plot their strategy to net zero, Gary Cawley, director of CPC, sets out the essentials that every social housing client needs to know today and the first steps that CPC clients find most useful.

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22.02.2021

Modern Methods of Construction – time for some honesty?

There is a growing body of experience of MMC in the social housing sector now, with a number of Registered Providers in the North having conducted pilot projects, large and small. LHC has worked on hundreds of projects for social landlords all around the UK, totalling more than 5,300 homes to date.

However, it’s hard to escape the unspoken political pressure to present success and ensure the MMC story is a wholly positive one. So are we at risk of missing out on the detailed learning about mistakes?  Registered Providers want to know what worked well, but also what the MMC pioneers would not do again, so they can avoid the same problems.

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26.01.2021

Contractors called up for new £1.5bn housing framework

LHC is currently in the pre-planning stage of their New Build Housing Construction (H2) framework that will be procured on behalf of SPA, CPC and LHC.

It will deliver a range of traditional housing as well as low, medium and high-rise construction, sheltered, student and keyworker accommodation, care homes, and mixed use sites, development agreements and land purchases.

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16.11.2020

Contract Award Notice for N8 Energy Efficiency Measures & Associated Works

Public sector procurement specialist CPC has published the Contract Award Notice for its Energy Efficiency Measures & Associated Works (N8) Framework Agreement.

The Framework allows local authorities, social landlords and other public sector bodies to source specialist suppliers who can provide a variety of carbon-reduction  measures for domestic and public buildings and can carry out any associated repairs and retrofit work.

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16.10.2020

Contract Notice for RS4 Framework goes live

Construction procurement specialist CPC is seeking bids from roofing manufacturers /system suppliers who will partner with approved installation contractors to provide the supply and design of roof coverings and associated components and building works including roof repairs and other associated roofing works for public sector clients throughout England.

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16.10.2020

Contract Notice for PB3 Framework goes live

Construction procurement specialist CPC is seeking bids from suitable organisations for our public buildings construction and infrastructure framework (PB3). This framework is the successor to our popular schools and community buildings framework and will be for the construction of new buildings, extensions, and refurbishment of public and social buildings and infrastructure works.

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20.09.2020

New Offsite Project Integrator Framework

Consortium Procurement Construction’s Offsite Project Integrator framework can be used by local authorities, housing associations and other social landlords to find the vital technical support they need to deal with the unique challenges, associated with the integration of offsite projects including volumetric, panelised, high-rise and turnkey building systems and to make your offsite project a success.

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18.09.2020

Contract Notice for MB2 Framework goes live

Contract notice for MB2 Design, supply and installation of permanent and temporary modular buildings goes live

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18.09.2020

Contract Notice for C8 Framework goes live

Contract notice for C8 Supply and installation of communal doors, entrance doors and associated products goes live

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10.03.2020

Minister of State for Housing announced as Keynote speaker for MMC Event 25th March 2020

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Governments (MHCLG) Minister of State for Housing, Christopher Pincher MP, has been announced as a keynote speaker for Aggregating Volume in the North, Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) conference later this month.

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