Our role

SWPA delivers a simple core service. We bring buyers and suppliers together to build, refurbish and maintain social housing and public property more efficiently and cost effectively, and to benefit the local community. Created for local authorities, social landlords and other public sector bodies, our frameworks are procured in accordance with The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and are free to use.

As a not-for-profit organisation, we return any surplus to our members to improve social value outcomes in accordance with our primary goal 'working together to deliver better buildings, homes and communities' and actively contribute to community benefit initiatives.

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Top 5 reasons to choose SWPA


Knowledge and experience of procurement


Technical expertise


Fast and efficient, OJEU compliant procurement


Financial gains for clients, suppliers and communities


Commitment to better buildings and homes

Facts and Figures

16 frameworks & 2 DPS'

200+ projects

56 members

Community benefit funds

SWPA have established our Community Benefit Fund, with our delivery partner South West Community Matters. Together we have focussed our fund to small community groups so that we can achieve the most impact.

Members of SWPA are invited to nominate eligible groups, in their area to receive a grant from our fund.

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