Consultancy procurement

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Dear Warwick District Council,

Please can you advise how you procure design and property related services:
1. Do you have in-house consultants, or do you source through other means?
2. Do you use any contractor and/ or consultant frameworks, if so which?
3. Do you have partner agreements in place with particular suppliers?
4. Do you have your own construction framework?
5. Who is responsible for your capital programme?
6. In none of the above are applicable please advise by what routes you would procure these services?

Yours faithfully,

Sara Skelley

Information, Warwick District Council

Dear Sara Skelley

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Kind regards

Matthew Kinsey
Corporate Support Assistant
Chief Executive’s Office

Corporate Support Team
Warwick District Council
Riverside House
Milverton Hill
Royal Leamington Spa
CV32 5HZ

Telephone 01926 456123

Website: www.warwickdc.gov.uk

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Rebecca Reading, Warwick District Council

Hi Sara

Thank you for your enquiry. Please see our responses below.

Please can you advise how you procure design and property related services:
1. Do you have in-house consultants, or do you source through other means?
No, please see the council's contract register for information on existing contracts.
https://www.warwickdc.gov.uk/info/20010/...

2. Do you use any contractor and/ or consultant frameworks, if so which?
EEM, Fusion 21, Procurement Consortium, CCS, ESPO

3. Do you have partner agreements in place with particular suppliers?
No

4. Do you have your own construction framework?
No

5. Who is responsible for your capital programme?
Property is split between the Head of Housing (Lisa Barker) and the Head of Assets (Steve Partner)

6. In none of the above are applicable please advise by what routes you would procure these services?
Services might be procured through frameworks, alternatively, we have also gone out to competition for some contracts in accordance with Public Contract Regulations 2015

Kind Regards
REBECCA READING
Senior Procurement Business Partner
Tel: 01926 456232
My usual working days are Mon - Fri, 9:30-3:30. If your enquiry needs an urgent response outside of these hours, please contact [email address] (Procurement Business Partner) or [email address] (Head of Finance). Alternatively, I  will respond on my return.

PROCUREMENT
Warwick District Council, Riverside House, Milverton Hill, Leamington Spa, CV32 5HZ

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