Sweco Named On Crown Commercial Service's Landmark £2.9BN Government Property Consultancy Framework
Leading engineering, environment and design consultancy Sweco has been appointed on two lots of the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) flagship £2.9bn consultancy framework.
Crown Commercial Service (CCS) is an Executive Agency of the Cabinet Office, supporting the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services. This new framework provides building, asset design and management services focused on improving value for the public sector.
The Project Management & Full Design Team Services Framework is the first part of a complete service provision within CCS. It is supported by a number of other frameworks, including Estates Professional Services, Facilities Management Services, Building Materials, Furniture and Energy Services.
The framework has been developed to provide strategic, broad based advice across a wide range of disciplines and functions to support, guide and provide innovative solutions to public sector customers. It will be instrumental in the delivery of a number of major government construction and infrastructure projects.
Sweco has been named on Lot 5 and Lot 6 of the two-year framework and will provide a wide range of civil, structural and building engineering services, as well as environmental services as part of its appointment.
Geoffrey Palmer, Sweco’s director of buildings, said: “We are very pleased to be named as part of this landmark CCS framework following its expansion to incorporate provision to procure environmental services. This is a great opportunity for us to continue to provide award-winning building design and optimisation services across a full range of disciplines for the built environment.
“Delivering more efficient and cost effective procurement options for the public sector is a great benefit for all and we are pleased to play our part in this. We are looking forward to utilising our wealth of experience in engineering design and environmental consultancy into public sector construction projects.”
The framework will assist public bodies deliver the £163bn of construction projects planned by the government as part of its Government Construction Strategy 2016-2020.