£1.5bn Scottish housing framework out to tender

construction stockA consortium of Scottish local authorities is putting together a house-building framework worth £1.5 billion to the selected contractors.

The four-year housing construction framework is being procured by LHC on behalf of the Scottish Procurement Alliance.

Works to be delivered include the development of new build housing projects, including, housing, bungalows, flats, apartments, sheltered accommodation, care homes, student accommodation and associated works including land purchases.

LHC anticipates a wide range of projects being delivered under the framework, from single smaller sites to complex multi site projects, and this is reflected in the lot structure: projects of up to 15 units; projects of between 16 and 49 units; and projects of 50 units or more.

Each lot will be split into the local government areas covered which are Angus, Clackmannanshire, Dundee, East Lothian, Edinburgh, Falkirk, Fife, Midlothian, Perth and Kinross, Stirling and West Lothian.

The procurement documents are available here.