News

13.12.2021

Kitchen manufacturers put on notice for major public sector framework

The Supply of Kitchen Units and Worktops (K7) framework from LHC will cover all public sector projects in England, Wales and Scotland.

It will allow local authorities and social landlords to deliver complete kitchen services including cabinets, worktops and associated products, such as energy rated appliances and impaired mobility options.

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01.12.2021

Overcoming blockers or issues to delivering MMC in the social housing sector

There has been great progress in the delivery of homes using MMC, in the South West, over the past two years and many organisations now have clear plans to deliver a significant number of homes using MMC in their future programmes.

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16.11.2021

New £66 million framework seeks specialist window and door contractors

PVC-U and timber window and door manufacturers, suppliers and installers are being sought for a new four-year framework for public sector projects.

The Windows and Doors framework (WD2) from LHC allows local authorities, social landlords and other public sector bodies to source PVC-U and timber products and end-to-end design services for both residential and non-residential projects.

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News

07.10.2021

Unlocking the value of MMC for social housing

With the many challenges and pressures facing the housing market today – and in particular those faced by the social housing sector – it’s time for providers to start exploring new solutions.

Take up of Modern Methods of Construction (MMC) is slower for the social sector than amongst private companies, but mounting and almost overwhelming issues demand that all possible avenues are investigated.

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News

05.10.2021

Contractors appointed to £1.6 billion public buildings framework

Forty-seven contractors have won places on a new £1.6 billion framework to deliver new build, infrastructure and refurbishment works for the public sector.

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02.09.2021

Two appointments as interim managing director and director of strategy announced

Procurement specialist LHC has appointed Elaine Elkington, an experienced consultant and leader in both the public and private sectors, as its interim managing director. The not-for-profit organisation has also added Asha Patel to its permanent senior team as strategy, innovation and growth director.

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02.09.2021

Modular Buildings case study: Walthamstow School for Girls

Work on replacing the original roof structure and finish at Walthamstow School for Girls was carried out from July to December 2020.

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31.08.2021

Engineering inspection suppliers appointed to £5m public sector framework

Eight suppliers have been awarded a place on a new engineering inspection framework, worth £5million, for public sector organisations across England and Wales.

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26.08.2021

Two new exciting opportunities to work with LHC

LHC are seeking to recruit two enthusiastic, committed professionals to work, initially, with the corporate services IT & Change function to develop and implement the training programme that will enable our target operating model. 

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25.08.2021

Construction Products Regulations (Revised Guidance)

After construction industry pressure, the guidance concerning the use of UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) construction products, which will replace the CE mark, have been revised.

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