Together the new public sector Building The ProCure 2020 framework and framework offers a work potential of more than £ 30 billion.
But contractors will face scrummage for the places in the first of these contests with up to 10 places available in each major regional lot.
NHS Shared Business Services has called on companies to bid for a public construction framework of £ 10.5 billion that is promised to focus on medical care but will also apply to other public sector works.
This has been divided into five lots that cover several regions and value bands.
- Lot 1: Public sector and medical care: £ 0m – £ 2.5m (12 regions) – 10 contractors per region
- Lot 2: Public sector and medical care: £ 2.5 million – £ 5 million (12 regions) – 10 contractors per region
- Lot 3 – Public sector: £ 5m – £ 15m (12 regions) – 10 contractors per region
- Lot 4 – Public sector: £ 15m – £ 35m (national) – 8 contractors
- Lot 5 – Public sector: £ 35m + (national) – 8 contractors
Companies have until February 25 to present expressions of interest, and the framework prize is expected to be held in early May.
Meanwhile, the tender for the precious replacement of ProCure22 will begin on March 13.
The existing agreement with BAM, Galliford Try, Graham, Kier, Interserve and a joint venture Vinci and Sir Robert McAlpine will end in September.
Nicknamed ProCure 2020, the National Framework for Design and Building in England promises a more specific program of works, which has been valued at up to £ 20 billion.
Full details of how many partners will be selected have not yet been announced before bidding.