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16.12.2020

Constructing Excellence South West Awards 2020

Following our announcement that we had been selected as finalists, for the Offsite Award, with our case study ‘Why is the time now right for offsite’; we are delighted to announce that we won the category and the Winner of Winners award in collaboration with Magna Housing, Rollalong Ltd and Complex Asset Management Solutions (CAMS), will now go forward to the Constructing Excellence National Awards. We are glad that our work has been recognised so highly and are hopeful for another win!

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13.11.2020

Contract Award Notice for N8 Energy Efficiency Measures & Associated Works

Public sector procurement specialist SWPA 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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14.10.2020

LHC Group Annual Review 2019/20

SWPA as part of the LHC Group has released the 2019/20 annual review online. Read about our contribution back to the community, our performance and much more.

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12.10.2020

Bristol Housing Festival 2020

SWPA are proud to be a headline sponsor for the #VirtualExpo2020 with Bristol Housing Festival. We’re excited to be involved in a range of virtual activities this year; we have our own exhibition room, blog on ‘The Key to Delivering Offsite and MMC Homes Successfully’, and Mary will be participating in a panel discussion.

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03.10.2020

SWPA 1st year anniversary; a review

One year ago, we held our launch and annual conference; we have achieved and done a lot in our first year, and although we haven’t been able to host our annual conference this year, we have still found a way to celebrate!

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01.10.2020

Delivering Social Value webinar with Plymouth City Council and Social Value Portal

Clients want to see additional benefits for their communities beyond just the delivery of the core contract requirements to make the public pound go further. Many clients are receiving social value ‘additionality’ of 25% of spend on average.

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21.09.2020

Build homes, build jobs, build innovation

Mark Farmer and Mike De’Ath released a report to stimulate debate on how we now move modular homebuilding truly into the mainstream through a series of strategic actions. Read more for the full report.

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18.09.2020

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

Construction procurement specialist SWPA is seeking bids from companies for the supply and installation of communal doors, entrance doors and associated products including fire doors for social landlords and public sector building owners throughout the South West England.

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18.09.2020

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

Construction procurement specialist SWPA is seeking bids from suppliers who can offer a full turnkey solution for the design, supply and installation and hire of permanent, temporary and refurbished buildings for public sector clients throughout South West England. The deadline for bids is 10th November 2020.

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30.07.2020

Schools and Community Buildings Pre-tender Engagement

The South West Procurement Alliance (SWPA), as part of the LHC Group, will be procuring the next version of the Schools and Community Buildings framework, which will be procured under a new name: Public Buildings (PB3). This is a popular construction and refurbishment framework available to the public sector.

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