News

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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15.07.2020

New Whole House Refurbishment and Associated Works Framework

South West Procurement Alliance’s Whole House Refurbishment and Associated Works (WH2) framework is for the delivery of either individual measures or for refurbishment of buildings using multiple measures. Fully OJEU compliant, the WH2 framework provides local authorities, housing associations and other registered providers of social housing with easy access for contractors who can deliver refurbishment works.

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25.06.2020

Offsite Construction of New Homes (NH2) Webinar Series

A Prior Information Notice (PIN) has been published advising of the forthcoming tender opportunity for the manufacture, supply and delivery of high quality kitchen cabinets, worktops and associated products – as a successor to the current K5 framework – for use in any project funded under public finance.

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18.06.2020

Collaborate, Integrate, and Aggregate Knowledge Sharing Webinar

South West Procurement Alliance are hosting this webinar as a combined regional framework launch for our new Offsite Project Integrator (OPI1) framework and knowledge sharing event.

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