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21.07.2021

Supplier applications open for £1.5 billion public sector new-build framework

The New Build Construction (H2) framework from procurement specialist LHC will cover Scotland, North and Central England and London and South East England, with an expected value of £500m for each area. There will 2 distinct tendering opportunities for suppliers, one for Scotland and a separate tendering opportunity for the England regions.

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15.07.2021

Contractors sought for windows and doors framework for public sector projects

Windows and doors contractors seeking new opportunities can now register their interest and get involved with early market consultation for a new framework that will be issued later this year.

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24.06.2021

Exciting opportunities to work with LHC - Procurement Roles

LHC are looking for an enthusiastic, committed, personable and pragmatic procurement professional with demonstrable knowledge delivering successful procurements within the public sector who can help deliver LHCs framework procurement programme and provide procurement support and advice to the wider LHC Group.

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08.06.2021

New opportunities to work with LHC - Technical Officer x3

LHC are looking for three enthusiastic, committed, personable and pragmatic professionals with demonstrable knowledge of the building and construction sector to support the Group Technical Managers providing technical research and support services to Technical Procurement Operations and the wider LHC Group.

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07.06.2021

Door manufacturers appointed to £130 million public sector framework

Twenty-seven door manufacturers have won places on a new £130 million framework to supply communal and entrance doors to the public sector.

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01.06.2021

Specialist contractors appointed to £180m roofing framework

More than 100 specialist roofing contractors have won places on a new £180 million framework for the public sector.

The design, supply and installation of roofing and associated works (RS4) framework from LHC allows local authorities, social landlords and other public bodies to source pre-approved local suppliers that provide roofing systems for new builds or refurbishment projects.

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28.05.2021

Flat Roofing Framework (FR2) case study: Walthamstow School for Girls

Having been in place for more than 50 years, the original concrete roof at Walthamstow School for Girls was showing signs of structural deterioration and the roof structure and finish needed replacing.

As the responsible local authority, London Borough of Waltham Forest wanted to find a roofing contractor with the necessary construction knowledge and experience to carry out the work to the highest standard and within the required timescales. They also needed to have already completed the full OJEU process.

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27.05.2021

John Skivington has made a decision to retire early from LHC

After 17 years’ service at LHC, our Group Director, John Skivington has made a decision to retire early. John will remain in the business for a while to complete some key LHC projects but hopes to be handing over the reins to his successor by next Spring, giving John time to pursue other interests, including his long-held passion for community-led housing initiatives.

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27.05.2021

A message from John Skivington, LHC Group Director

I have been privileged to be one of only three people in the last 55 years to hold the post of LHC Director.

When LHC was first founded in 1966 (or London Housing Consortium as it was then known), the aim was to bring together the Chief Architects of 13 London Boroughs to coordinate technical and social standards for the booming council house building programme. This was the time we last built 300,000 new homes in Great Britain.

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21.05.2021

It’s boom time for MMC

You will have read a lot about modern methods of construction (MMC). You may have even investigated where you can incorporate it into your plans. But if you haven’t introduced it to any of your projects yet, now’s the time, thanks to a significant development in government policy, says John Skivington, Group Director of LHC.

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