Procurement of construction consultancy and contractor services

Malcolm Knight made this Freedom of Information request to Orbit Housing Association

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Dear Orbit Housing Association,

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 Orbit Housing Association representative responsible for the procurement of professional services.

Yours faithfully,

Malcolm Knight

Orbit.Info, Orbit Housing Association

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