BURY COUNCIL JOINS JV NORTH TO BUILD NEW HOMES USING THE CONSORTIUM’S FRAMEWORK

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Bury Council has joined social house building consortium JV North as it embarks on a 90-home development scheme. The local authority has become a procurement member allowing it to access JV North’s £180m framework of contractors and consultants. Up to 90 houses will be built on brownfield sites across Bury by May 2021 and made available for Shared Ownership and … 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

OVER 50 SME CONTRACTORS NOW APPOINTED TO JV NORTH’S FRAMEWORK

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Over 50 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have now been appointed to a consortium’s social home building framework. In total, 51 contractors have been selected since JV North launched a specific procurement lot for SMEs 18 months ago. Appointed companies can bid for development schemes valued at under £1 million. Work offered by JV North’s 22 housing association members is … Read More

CASE STUDY: MEMBER OF JV NORTH FRAMEWORK SHOWS THE BENEFIT OF INVESTING IN PEOPLE

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Warden Construction Managing Director Richard Kenworthy

Warden Construction’s Managing Director, Richard Kenworthy, in the company’s joinery workshop So far, 39 companies have been appointed to JV North’s SME lot for its 2017/21 framework for schemes valued at under £1 million (a separate framework was created for works over £1 million). One of the chosen companies is Warden Construction, which has already won two schemes from JV … Read More

JV NORTH APPOINTS NEARLY 40 SMEs TO HOME BUILDING FRAMEWORK

JV NorthConsultants, Contractors, Framework, Homes England, News

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

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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