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12th January 2023

New Solution: Support Services for the Built Environment

NEPO has launched a new framework agreement for use by the North East public sector.

With an anticipated value of £42m, NEPO212 Support Services for the Development of the Built Environment provides a compliant route for North East public organisations to appoint consultants for construction, civil engineering, highways and transportation under JCT/NEC/ACE and other standard forms of contract.

There are thirteen lots covering a wide range of support services, including two lots designed to assist in the appointment of a lead organisation with an accompanying multi-disciplinary team:

Multi-disciplinary lots

  • Lot 1 - Construction
  • Lot 2 - Highways, Transportation & Civil Engineering

Specialist lots

  • Lot 3 - Architectural 
  • Lot 4 - Flood, Coastal & Marine
  • Lot 5 - Mechanical & Electrical Services
  • Lot 6 - Planning/Development Management
  • Lot 7 - Project Management
  • Lot 8 - Civil & Structural Services
  • Lot 9 - Highways & Transportation
  • Lot 10 - Cost Consultancy/Quantity Surveying
  • Lot 11 - Retrofit Services
  • Lot 12 - Principal Designers
  • Lot 13 - Clerk of Works

A total of 42 suppliers (listed below) have been awarded a place on the framework agreement and can be appointed either by direct award or further competition.

Jane Turner, construction procurement lead at NEPO said, "We are delighted to launch this new addition to our £1.6bn construction category.  NEPO212 Support Services for the Development of the Built Environment offers choice to our regional members, and features a diverse supply base, 48% of which are SMEs. The team at NEPO are on hand to support our public sector colleagues and have developed support guides to help you get started.”

Find out more and get in touch via our dedicated webpage


NEPO212 Support Services for the Development of the Built Environment Suppliers

Arcadis Consulting (UK) Ltd
Align Property Partners
Atkins Ltd
Billinghurst George & Partners (BGP)
Capita Business Services Ltd
Cundall Johnston and Partners
Elvet Construction Consultants
Faithful & Gould
Gleeds Management Services Ltd
GSS Architecture
GT3 Architects

Henry Riley LLP
Howarth Litchfield Partnership
Identity Consult
Jacobs UK Limited
JBA Consulting
Lynas Engineers
MAC Construction Consultants
Mason Clark Associates Ltd
Mott MacDonald Ltd
Nathaniel Litchfield & Partners
Ove Arup & Partners Ltd
P+HS Architects
Pell Frishchmann
Portland Consulting Engineers
Rider Levett Bucknall UK Ltd
RPS Consulting Services Ltd
Shuttleworth Picknett & Associates (SPA)
Space Architects
Stantec UK Ltd
Storm Tempest
Summers Inman
Sweco UK
Turner & Townsend
Waterman Infrastructure & Environment
WSP Real Estate & Infrastructure Ltd