Eighteen consultants are appointed to a framework by Partnerships for Schools

Eighteen consultants have been appointed to a framework to work on the government’s £45bn school building programme.

The firms, which include EC Harris and Mace, have been selected by delivery body Partnerships for Schools to work on services previously covered by the the Technical Adviser Framework and the Programme and Project Management Framework. Of the firms, 13, denoted with an asterix below, will also be able to act as lead adviser.

The framework firms are:

  • Capita Symonds          
  • Currie & Brown
  • Cyril Sweett*
  • Davis Langdon
  • EC Harris*
  • Entec UK
  • Faber Maunsell*
  • Faithful & Gould*
  • Gardiner & Theobald*
  • Gleeds*
  • MACE*
  • Mott MacDonald*
  • Mouchel*
  • Navigant*
  • Ove Arup*
  • Turner & Townsend*  
  • White Young Green
  • WSP*  

Tim Byles, chief executive of Partnerships for Schools, said: “It is nearly four years since PfS launched the adviser frameworks, and over this time we have seen the importance of being able to recommend well-informed professional support which is committed to the objectives of the BSF programme, whilst also guaranteeing competitive rates and value for taxpayers’ money."