McLaren Construction (Midlands and North) has been awarded two of the four lots on the £8bn Procure Partnerships Framework, a national contractor framework. This framework has been operating for the past four years across 11 regions and now covers four disciplines: construction, decarbonisation and retrofit, demolition and site preparation, and infrastructure.
In the construction discipline, the McLaren Construction (Midlands and North) division has been selected to handle public sector projects ranging from £15m-£30m in the East Midlands and over £30m in the West Midlands. Being one of 87 chosen companies for the second-generation Framework, McLaren Construction (Midlands & North) will serve for a four-year term starting from November 1, 2023.
To secure their position on the Framework, McLaren Construction (Midlands & North) underwent a rigorous selection process that involved various critical assessments. These assessments included the PAS91 Selection Questionnaire, Financial Standing Checks, Relevant Experience, Commercial Assessments, and Quality Assessments that covered aspects such as cost management, health and safety, sustainability, social value, and performance management.
Gary Cramp, Managing Director at McLaren Construction (Midlands & North), expressed pride in being selected to deliver high-quality public sector schemes. He highlighted the shared priority of McLaren Construction and the Framework to generate social value and looked forward to the positive impact for communities in the next four years.
Robbie Blackhurst, Director and Founder at Procure Partnerships Framework, emphasized the importance of addressing industry needs while providing clients access to specialist contractors. He welcomed McLaren Construction back onto the second iteration of the Framework, acknowledging their extensive portfolio of successful construction projects.
Additionally, McLaren Construction London and South have also secured appointments to handle £30m+ projects in the East of England and Southeast.
Overall, this new iteration of the Procure Partnerships Framework aims to transform public and private sector procurement, ensuring the highest standards in construction and delivering valuable outcomes for all involved parties.