Press release

New specialists appointed to Homes England Framework

Twenty highly skilled housing specialists have been appointed by Homes England to help speed up housebuilding across England.

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The members have been appointed to the housing agency’s new Multidisciplinary Framework to provide technical advice, services and design input to help Homes England prepare brownfield and surplus public sector land for residential development. Their expertise will help increase the pace, scale and quality of development and accelerate delivery of new homes in areas of greatest demand.

The Framework, due to be launched on 2 February, 2019, will enable procurement of £100m worth of services. It will also be available to other public sector bodies and will form part of the suite of Homes England Frameworks.

Stephen Kinsella, Executive Director for Land, at Homes England, said: “We want to work with ambitious partners who can help us accelerate housing development, deliver value for money, use their skills, knowledge and capacity to significantly increase housing delivery across the country.

“Members appointed to the new Framework bring with them a wealth of knowledge and housing expertise that will enhance the work of Homes England. This will help us meet our ambition to accelerate housebuilding and deliver the 300,000 homes needed each year by the mid-2020s.”

Homes England is supporting the private sector where development remains hindered by complex delivery and economic constraints. As part of this, Homes England aims to purchase land, remediate contaminated brownfield sites, as well as fund and deliver primary infrastructure.

The successful members of the new Multidisciplinary Framework are:

• AECOM Limited • Amey OW Limited • Arcadis Consulting (UK) Ltd • Atkins Limited • BDP • Curtins Consulting Limited • East Hampshire District Council – RegenCo • Gleeds Advisory Ltd • GVA • Jacobs U.K Limited • Karakusevic Carson Architects LLP • Mace Limited • Ove Arup & Partners Ltd • Pell Frischmann Consultants Ltd • Peter Brett Associates LLP • Tibbalds CampbellReith Joint Venture • Turner & Townsend Project Management Limited • Wood Environment & Infrastructure Solutions UK Limited • WSP UK Ltd • WYG Engineering Limited

The Framework is due to be launched on 2 February, 2019. Further information can be found here.

Published 17 January 2019