Home Group picks builder for 100m framework

Published:  27 September, 2012

NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE: Housing landlord Home Group has chosen 10 companies to build houses and carry out repairs in the North of England.

The new four-year framework follows the award of a 40m grant from the Housing and Communities Agency to part-fund building 2104 houses, 955 of which wil be in northern England.

Home Group is rolling up its old regional frameworks into a simplified North and South panel of preferred firms. The northern delivery partners are: Bullock Construction, Cameron Builders, Esh Property Services, Galliford Try, H T Forrest, Keepmoat, Seddon Construction, Southdale, Strategic Team Group and Thomas Armstrong (Construction). The procurement team is also considering extending the framework to 10 years to build long-term partner arrangements with its select list of firms.

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