The new Education Funding Agency (EFA) contractors framework was launched in November 2013. This framework can be used to design and build larger schools and is suitable for either single or grouped schools projects.
The contractors framework can be used to deliver schools totalling £4 billion in capital cost and will expire in November 2017.
The companies appointed to the contractors framework (alphabetically by geographical area) are:
|Balfour Beatty Group Plc
||Balfour Beatty Group Plc
|BAM Construction Ltd
||BAM Construction Ltd
|Bowmer & Kirkland Limited
||Bowmer & Kirkland Limited
|Carillion Construction Limited
||Carillion Construction Limited
|Galliford Try Construction Ltd
||Galliford Try Construction Ltd
|Sir Robert McAlpine
||Sir Robert McAlpine
|Thomas Vale Construction Plc
||Wates Construction Ltd
|Wates Construction Ltd
The standard preparation and procurement documents and templates for preparing a project for the contractors framework are available from the download section on the right-hand side of this page. If you are considering the use of this framework please contact the EFA at:
The regional framework was launched in July 2014. This framework is suitable for smaller projects such as block replacements, smaller schools and refurbishment projects.