JV NORTH TEAMS-UP WITH CONTRACTORS TO SHAPE ITS NEXT MULTI-MILLION POUND FRAMEWORK

JV NorthConsultants, Contractors, Framework, Home building, News

JV North is teaming up with contractors and consultants to shape its next multi-million pound framework. The consortium’s current £180 million framework comes to an end next year. Contractors, architects, employer’s agents, land agents and housebuilders are now attending workshop sessions to shape how the new model will work. JV North is discussing if the traditional framework of having separate … Read More

JV NORTH CHAIRMAN TELLS HQN CONFERENCE SECTOR NEEDS TO BE BOLD & STICK TO ITS HOUSING OBJECTIVES

JV NorthConsultants, Contractors, Development, Home building, Homes England, SOAHP 2016/21

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JV North’s Chairman says the sector needs to be bold and stick to its housing objectives despite Covid-19 and the departure from the EU at the end of the year. Wayne Gales, who is also Chief Executive of Weaver Vale Housing Trust, was speaking as a panellist in the ‘Unlocking Development’ workshop of Housing Quality Network’s (HQN) annual conference. The … Read More

JV NORTH MEMBERS MAXIMISE THE BENEFITS OF PARTNERSHIP WORKING TO NAVIGATE COVID-19 RISKS & CONTINUE BUILDING HOMES

JV NorthConsultants, Contractors, Development, Home building, Homes England, News

JV North members have been working together to navigate the risks and capitalise on the opportunities created by the coronavirus. When lockdown was announced the consortium’s programme management consultant Saffer Cooper hosted twice weekly video conferences with JV North’s Development Group to provide extra support and guidance. And weekly sessions continue to take place. JV North’s Development Group is made … Read More

JV NORTH TO HOST CONSULTATION EVENT FOR FRAMEWORK CONTRACTORS

JV NorthContractors, Framework, Homes England, News

Social housing consortium JV North is holding a consultation event for contractors on its £180m home building framework. The session is being run by the Saffer Cooper Consultancy, which manages JV North’s development programme for members and liaises with Homes England on the consortium’s behalf. The aim is to update contractors of JV North’s home building work and discuss how … Read More

JV NORTH APPOINTS NEARLY 40 SMEs TO HOME BUILDING FRAMEWORK

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JV North has appointed nearly 40 SMEs to its £180 million home building framework. In total, 38 companies have been selected since JV North launched a specific lot for small and medium-sized enterprises in September 2017. The lot sees the SMEs bidding for schemes valued at under £1 million by JV North’s housing association members. Work offered is divided into … Read More

CASE STUDY: SME APPOINTED TO JV NORTH FRAMEWORK BRINGS EMPTY HOMES BACK INTO USE

JV NorthContractors, Framework, HCA, News, SOAHP 2016/21

Earlier this year, JV North opened its £180m homebuilding framework to SMEs for schemes valued at under £1m. The move – the first time in the consortium’s ten-year history – is aimed at encouraging more local companies to bid for works and comes on the back of JV North members wanting to further invest in their local communities. Taylor Fay … Read More

SME BUILDERS APPOINTED TO JV NORTH’S £180m FRAMEWORK

JV NorthContractors, Framework, HCA, Home building, News

Social housing consortium, JV North, has appointed a range of SME builders to provide homes as part of a £180 million framework. For the first time JV North has opened its four-year framework to local companies for schemes valued under £1 million. Work for the chosen 26 SME builders is divided into six areas: new build, refurbishment, modular build, disabled … Read More

SME BUILDERS OFFERED CHANCE TO WIN WORK AS PART OF £180m FRAMEWORK

JV NorthCommunities, Contractors, Framework, Government, HCA, Home building, Investment, News

SME builders are being offered the opportunity to win work in the second stage of JV North’s four year home building and refurbishment framework worth £180 million. For the first time, the consortium is offering a lot dedicated specifically to smaller contractors with works valued at under £1 million. JV North will create an unlimited list of suppliers through which … Read More

CONTRACTORS AND CONSULTANTS CHOSEN FOR JV NORTH’S £180m HOME BUILDING FRAMEWORK

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JV North has chosen the contractors and consultants for its £180 million home building framework. The consortium, which has nine social housing association members across Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Nottingham and Preston, has appointed contractors and consultants for works valued at £1 million and over. The appointed contractors are Anwyl Construction, Bardsley Construction, Casey Construction, Galliford Try, Kier Living, Mears New … Read More

A MULTI-TIERED FRAMEWORK TO ATTRACT MORE CONTRACTORS

JV NorthConsultants, Contractors, Framework, HCA, Home building, Offsite construction, Shared ownership

JV North Chairman, Nigel Wilson, explains why the consortium’s new framework is multi-tiered to attract a more diverse range of contractors. Social housing’s ability to adapt is one of its most endearing qualities. This has been especially true when it comes to development and a prime example of this can be seen in JV North’s frameworks. We have changed our procurement … Read More