The Homes and Communities Agency has appointed 18 firms to its new £100m consultants framework

London housing

The new multidisciplinary panel will be used to procure a wide range of technical services required to support the construction and development of homes by public sector bodies.

The panel covers all areas of England and will run for 4 years.

Services provided include: project and cost management, engineering, architecture, planning, masterplanning, landscape architecture, ecology, construction design and management (CDM) and property consultancy.

The firms appointed to the panel are:

  • Aecom
  • Amec
  • Atkins
  • BDP
  • CH2M Hill
  • Hyder
  • Mott MacDonald
  • Mouchel
  • NPS
  • Ove Arup
  • Parsons Brinckerhoff
  • Pell Frischmann
  • Peter Brett Associates
  • Savills
  • Tibbalds CampbellReith JV
  • URS
  • WSP
  • WYG

HCA panels manager Deborah Vogwell said: “This new panel offers the HCA and other public sector bodies the means to procure technical services quickly and easily through a simple mini competition process.”

The new panel is made available free for use by a very wide range of public sector bodies including local authorities, central government departments, NHS Trusts and many others, to help them increase the speed and efficiency of their procurement processes.