Procurement of construction consultancy and contractor services

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Dear Guinness Housing,

In my request below, when I mention ‘construction consultancy services’ I am referring to Architectural Services, Civil and Structural Engineering, Building Services Engineering, Clerk of Works, Energy and Sustainability Consultancy, Health & Safety Advisory or Principal Designer services, Cost Consultancy, Project Management, Interior Designer and Building Surveying.

Please could you provide me with responses to the following:

1. How you currently procure construction consultancy services, if via a framework(s) can you list the names of the framework(s) used.

2. The total value spent on construction consultancy services in the past 2 years, broken down by year.

3. The names of the suppliers who provided these services, with a percentage break down of the spend by supplier over the period.

4. How you currently procure building contractor services, if via a framework(s) can you list the names of the framework(s) used.

5. The names of the suppliers who provided these services, with a percentage break down of the spend by supplier over the period.

6. Which suppliers provided these services, with a percentage break down of the value distribution.

7. A copy of your current estates / property plan / strategy (or similar) and the value of your estates/property budget for the next two years.

8. A list of the schemes currently in Planning, pre-planning and consultation.

9. Who is the Guinness Housing representative responsible for the procurement of professional services.

Yours faithfully,

Malcolm Knight

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Customer Service, Guinness Housing

Good evening Malcolm,

Thank you for your email.

In light of the recent coronavirus outbreak we have had to make some
temporary changes to our services.  Our teams are only able to respond to
emergency situations and all other work has been placed on hold
temporarily.

Information regarding procurement can be found on our website by clicking
on the following link -

[1]https://www.guinnesspartnership.com/abou...

[2]Partnerships and procurement - The Guinness Partnership
www.guinnesspartnership.com
We work with a range of partners, including house builders, local
authorities and charities. Find out more about this work here.

If there are further questions which this does not answer for you, could I
kindly request that you contact us again once we have resumed full service
so that we can look into your questions further.

If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

You can also reach us on live chat (Monday-Friday, 8am-8pm and Saturday
9am-5pm) via our website: [3]www.guinnesspartnership.com

Kind Regards,

Gemma Forbes

Customer Service Advisor

The Guinness Partnership, 30 Brock Street, Regents Place, London NW1 3FG

Email: [4][Guinness Housing request email]  Website:
[5]www.guinnesspartnership.com

 

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From: Malcolm Knight <[FOI #657210 email]>
Sent: 01 April 2020 18:40
To: Customer Service
Subject: Freedom of Information request - Procurement of construction
consultancy and contractor services
 
Dear Guinness Housing,

In my request below, when I mention ‘construction consultancy services’ I
am referring to Architectural Services, Civil and Structural Engineering,
Building Services Engineering, Clerk of Works, Energy and Sustainability
Consultancy, Health & Safety Advisory or Principal Designer services, Cost
Consultancy, Project Management, Interior Designer and Building Surveying.

Please could you provide me with responses to the following:

1. How you currently procure construction consultancy services, if via a
framework(s) can you list the names of the framework(s) used.

2. The total value spent on construction consultancy services in the past
2 years, broken down by year.

3. The names of the suppliers who provided these services, with a
percentage break down of the spend by supplier over the period.

4. How you currently procure building contractor services, if via a
framework(s) can you list the names of the framework(s) used.

5. The names of the suppliers who provided these services, with a
percentage break down of the spend by supplier over the period.

6. Which suppliers provided these services, with a percentage break down
of the value distribution.

7. A copy of your current estates / property plan / strategy (or similar)
and the value of your estates/property budget for the next two years.

8. A list of the schemes currently in Planning, pre-planning and
consultation.

9. Who is the Guinness Housing representative responsible for the
procurement of professional services.

Yours faithfully,

Malcolm Knight

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