AHR IS A LEADING SUPPLIER TO NATIONAL AND REGIONAL FRAMEWORKS WHICH HAVE BEEN COMPETITIVELY TENDERED THROUGH OPEN MARKET CONDITIONS.
In addition to direct appointments, AHR is regularly involved in OJEU and public sector compliant procurement initiatives. Our position with a number of established formal frameworks enables easier, quicker and cheaper procurement routes for our clients.
The utilisation of established public sector frameworks allows access to our services, through efficient OJEU compliant routes, without the need for costly tendering processes.
A selection of our current framework solutions are provided below. Please
contact us for further information or a general discussion about how we can
fulfil your project requirements.
South West Consultants Framework
Direct award as top-ranking Architect, Lead Designer and Principal Designer for construction projects in Bristol, Gloucestershire or North Somerset for projects under RIBA Work Stages 0 – 7.
The Framework can also be used to procure other related additional services.
Crown Commercial Service Framework (CCS)
AHR is appointed on two lots of the CCS framework within the Project Management and Full Design Team Services agreement.
These are Lot 1 Multi-Disciplinary Services and Lot 3 Architectural Services. We can be appointed directly or via mini competition.
The framework enables public sector organisations across the UK to procure consultancy expertise for construction and property projects, whilst saving time and money.
MOJ Framework (PSP)
AHR is commissioned on the MOJ Professional Service Providers (PSP) framework for design team services.
Following the OJEU (CN 2014/S 159-286343) process this framework is open for use by Other Central Government Departments including their executive agencies/ NDPBs (non-departmental public bodies) and Local Authorities.
The framework is applicable to new build, refurbishment, maintenance and minor works primarily based on PPC2000 form of contract but also facilitates JCT & NEC3 plus ability to use for standard model form.
NHS SBS Framework
A “one-stop shop” public sector framework allowing direct appointment of architecture, surveying, PD and engineering services across the UK.
The framework is being run by the NHS Shared Business Services (SBS), a joint venture between the Department of Health and private sector firm Steria.
This multi-million pound framework is available for use by any public sector body including NHS Trusts, Local Authorities, Central Government, Education and Blue Light.
In Scotland NHS Health Boards are excluded but all other public service bodies can utilise this framework.
The CAPPS Framework has been procured by Manchester City Council for their use and for other public sector organisations.
AHR is appointed on three Architectural Design Lots of The CAPPS Framework: Lot 1 Commercial and Office Buildings, Lot 3 Education Buildings and Lot 4 Cultural and Leisure Projects.
The Framework is available to the majority of councils and public sector organisations in the Greater Manchester area. AHR can be appointed directly or via mini competition for services across all 8 RIBA stages.
Fusion21 Consultancy Framework
The Fusion21 Consultancy Framework is aimed at construction professional services and is split into 10 discreet lots which are available for either direct call-off or after a mini competition between appointed contractors.
The Fusion21 framework agreements are fully compliant with the EU Procurement Directives (OJEU) and is available to a wide range of public sector members across the UK.
AHR can be called off under the following: Lot 4 Architectural and Lot 8 Principal Designer Duties.
CLEAR Futures is a procurement and delivery framework that is used for developing long-term solutions to sustainability challenges and presents an effective way to combine and co-ordinate resources between the public and private sectors.
AHR is a supplier on the Tier 2 Consultants Supply Chain Pool to CLEAR Futures, with the Energy and Sustainability Partnership covering architecture, civil and structural design, mechanical and electrical design, interior design, sustainability advisor, landscape architecture/design, acoustics and planning.
CLEAR Futures is open to all UK public sector bodies.
AHR hold a position on both the Multi-Disciplinary and Building Surveying ‘lots’ for this Yorkshire focused framework.
YORconsult is a framework that provides a vehicle for virtually any public sector organisation (including Charities) to procure professional services for construction projects within the Yorkshire and Humberside region.
AHR has been through a rigorous tender process, using a combination of price and quality measures and is able to offer a wide range of Multi-Disciplinary services or a combination of services.
Originally launched as the South Hunsley School and Sixth Form College Framework by specialist procurement group Pagabo, this national public sector framework covers all the UK for various professional property related services.
AHR have been commissioned (via OJEU 2016/S 012-017064/EN) for Architecture / Building Surveying and Landscape Design across various regions.