News

20.04.2022

Delivering new homes – current achievements and future plans

Join SWPA and our guest speakers from LHC, Wiltshire Council, Fisher and Dean, and Constructing Modern Methods (CMM) to explore the successes through our existing Offsite Construction of New Homes framework including our Easy As 1, 2, 3 demand aggregation work.

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13.04.2022

Renowned housing leader appointed as LHC Group’s new chair

Not-for-profit framework provider LHC has announced Peter Quinn as its new chair – the first in a series of new appointments to the LHC board.

Part of a major governance review to support future growth at LHC, he arrives with more than 30 years in leadership positions in the housing sector.

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31.03.2022

In case you missed it, the latest Q4 news round-up from SWPA

Like everyone, we are busy preparing for the end of another financial year and thanks to our team’s hard work it’s set to be our most successful yet! I hope that despite the challenges of recent times it has also been a success for you.  

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23.03.2022

New £20million framework opens for kitchen manufacturers and suppliers

Nationwide kitchen manufacturers and suppliers can from today apply to be part of a new four-year framework estimated at £20m for public sector projects.

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03.03.2022

Public Buildings Construction and Infrastructure (PB3) Framework Launch!

The Public Buildings Construction and Infrastructure (PB3) framework is available for use by all public sector organisations for the construction of new buildings, extensions and refurbishment of public buildings and infrastructure works.

Join our team, and our speakers from Galliford Try and Kier, to find out all about the framework and the latest in the industry!

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News

03.03.2022

Pre-tender engagement for our next consultancy framework

SWPA is the South West region of the national group LHC, together we have run several successful consultancy frameworks covering construction, energy efficiency, and fire safety.

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21.02.2022

Housing Innovation, Data and Outcome Led Procurement - webinar

On Wednesday 23rd February at 11am, join SWPA, Constructing Excellence, YTKO, Bristol Housing Festival, and Cornwall Council for our webinar ‘Housing Innovation, Data and Outcome Led Procurement: The emerging solution to incubate new MMC housing supply and address the housing crisis’, to hear from industry experts on how our new DPS and CMM toolkit is a solution that both supports the MMC supply chain and assists local authorities and housing associations in building new, low carbon homes.

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16.02.2022

Multi-specialism consultancies sought for multi-million-pound public sector framework

Housing construction, fire safety and energy efficiency consultancies are encouraged to register interest for a new consultancy framework launching this summer. 

Consultancy Services (CS1) from LHC – the central hub of SWPA, offers public sector organisations a wide range of services across all stages of the design, construction, and refurbishment process, all in one framework. 

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14.02.2022

Plans for zero-carbon modular homes in Cullompton approved

At a meeting of the Planning Committee on Wednesday, 2nd February, Members voted to approve plans to build 6 energy efficient homes.

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News

10.02.2022

Cornwall Council takes next step in tackling housing crisis by investing in new offsite homes

Cornwall Council is set to announce an extension to its modular housing initiative to help tackle Cornwall’s housing crisis. 

Up to 30 two and three-bedroom homes, across several sites, will be built as part of a new partnership with South West Procurement Alliance (SWPA) and Constructing Modern Methods. 

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