LHC is a leading provider of free-to-use framework agreements used by local authorities, social landlords and other public sector bodies to procure works, products and services for the construction, refurbishment and maintenance of social housing and public buildings.
Manchester City Council
Manchester city council is a metropolitan district council, created in 1974, and is made up of 96 councillors – three for each of Manchester’s 32 wards. The council is currently controlled by the Labour party. Its leader is Sir Richard Leese. The council’s chief executive is Sir Howard Bernstein.
Scape Group is a public-sector partnership that helps to improve the buildings that we use, the roads we travel on and the places we live.
The North West Construction Hub is a place where like-minded organisations come together to do business collaboratively. Lowest price tendering is replaced with long-term relationships between clients, professionals and contractors, formed around shared objectives and common values.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy. As the UK’s biggest public service department it administers the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits to around 18 million claimants and customers.
Leicester City Council
Leicester City Council serves the people, communities and businesses of Leicester, the biggest city in the East Midlands.
They are a unitary authority, which means they take responsibility for many of the major decisions which affect people’s lives. This includes decisions around schools, roads and setting council tax.
Procure North West
The Procure North West Framework was established to support public sector bodies across the North West region to procure contractors to deliver their capital projects. The Procure North West (Build) Framework is divided into four value bands and covers Merseyside, Greater Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire and Cumbria with an OJEU value of £2bn.
Merseyside Police was formed in 1974 and serves a population of around 1.5 million people, covering an area of 647 square kilometres. We currently employ over 7,000 people in a variety of roles including police officers, Police Community Support Officers, Police support staff, Special Police Officers and Volunteers.
Founded in 1992 by entrepreneur Mike Parsons, Barchester Healthcare is now one of the biggest independent care providers in the UK. Barchester was originally created to provide high-quality nursing care and hospitality to older people but our expertise and ability to offer support has expanded significantly since then.
Blackburn and Darwen Borough Council
University of Manchester
The University of Manchester is part of the prestigious Russell Group of universities, with outstanding facilities and the widest range of courses. We are highly respected across the globe as a centre of teaching excellence and innovative research.
With 25 Nobel prize winners among our current and former staff and students, we have a history of world firsts and brilliant discoveries, from splitting the atom to giving the world graphene.
Stoke City Council
Stoke-on-Trent City Council is the local authority of Stoke-on-Trent, a unitary authority in the West Midlands region. As a unitary authority it has the powers of a non-metropolitan county and district council combined. As such, it is administratively separate from the rest of Staffordshire.
Places for People
across the full spectrum of placemaking. And we have over 50 years’ experience in the business. This gives us a uniquely broad view of what it takes for a community to thrive, today and in the long term.
We take a commercial approach to delivering social outcomes – 100% of our profits go back into our work helping people achieve their aspirations and making places work.
Construction Impact Framework
Based in the North West Construction Impact Framework (CIF) is the agent for Safe Regeneration Ltd.
Established in 2015 CIF is an OJEU compliant, value-based framework that offers flexibility and choice for members; with procurement options including mini-tender or direct award CIF breathes life into capital projects in an efficient and expedient manner.
Fusion 21 work with members operating in the education, blue light, health, and social housing sectors – including local authorities – and offer a range of procurement frameworks that are quality checked for compliant and socially responsible public procurement. All of the suppliers they appoint can demonstrate exceptional value for money in terms of cost, quality and social value. All the frameworks are OJEU compliant and renewed on average every four years.
The Reallies Partnership provides smart procurement and asset management solutions that ensure social housing projects are completed on time and in budget. The efficiencies generated by the partnership go directly into supporting people into training and employment in their local communities.
Undod’s framework covers new build developments, kitchen and bathroom refurbishments, renovation and remodelling, rewiring and aids and adaptations with contracts ranging from thousands of pounds to upwards of £2m.
Undod was established by Mid-Wales Housing Association and works in partnership with Cymdeithas Tai Eryri, Cymdeithas Tai Clwyd and North Wales Housing Association.
Procure Plus provide a range of framework agreements that provide a cost-effective source of supply for social housing providers to purchase goods, works and services they need to build and maintain their housing stock.
Homes England brings together land, money, expertise, and planning and compulsory purchase powers, with a clear remit to facilitate delivery of sufficient new homes, where they are most needed, to deliver a sustained improvement in affordability.
JV North Limited
JV North is a consortium made up of housing associations across the north of England and one of the biggest developers of new social homes in the UK.
Bolton Council, also called Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council is the local authority of the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton in Greater Manchester, England. It is a Metropolitan district council, one of ten in Greater Manchester and one of 36 in the Metropolitan Counties of England, and provides the majority of local government services in Bolton.
Lancaster City Council
Lancaster City Council is responsible for making many important decisions on behalf of local people. Strategic decisions, budget setting and performance monitoring are the responsibility of the elected councillors.