"We have used the Scape framework for some years utilising Kier under Minor Works agreement. The nature of the framework allows us to engage very quickly with Kier and cuts out many of the obstacles that would be in the way using traditional tendering or other frameworks. We have multiple schemes each year and Scape have proven to be an incredibly useful and successful vehicle in delivering our projects."
- Adam Shepheard, Capital Projects Development Manager, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The National Minor Works framework is designed to deliver projects up to a value of £4m and larger programmes of work.
Led by Kier and delivered using its network of 14 regional offices and extensive local supply chain Kier’s Minor Works teams are committed to delivering Value for Money and exceptional Social Value outcomes for our clients and the communities in which they work.
Our frameworks have Social Value as a key driver – and using the national Government methods of measurement, the Minor Works framework has created Employment and Training opportunities valued at more than £21.6m in addition to supporting our communities with over £370m of value delivered through the SME supply chain.
As one of the Defence Infrastructure Organisations leading contractors, we have substantial experience of delivering building and refurbishment projects on the MOD estate.
Our dedicated teams are adept at working in demanding and operationally sensitive environments ranging from naval bases, air stations, army bases and defence laboratories and research sites across the UK.
We understand from the outset of a project the special measures we must include to maintain the security and minimise operational impact for our Client. As an established long term partner, we maintain relationships with a trusted supply chain of design and delivery partners with strong defence experience, enabling us to deliver a range of projects across the defence estate.
Works to date include projects to refurbish hanger roofs, lighting upgrades, specialist fuel tank refurbishment and the provision of new medical and dental facilities in both the UK and the United States Visiting Forces bases.
Kier have an extensive track record of working in healthcare, having delivered over 500 projects for Acute, Mental Health, Ambulance Trusts, CCGs, and Primary Care over the past 15 years across the country, with 88 healthcare projects delivered for Scape alone.
We understand how to design and deliver successful projects in complex and unique environments in line with the appropriate HBNs and HTMs, Infection Prevention, security, fire and statutory, IT, FM, clinical and estates requirements.
Kier are experienced in working with multiple stakeholders to ensure the project is delivered in line with the Trusts business case internally and in line with DHSC, NHSI/E, STP requirements.
We understand the importance of keeping your hospitals and facilities live and operational whilst delivering new build and refurbishment projects. From planning the interface with blue light routes, accessing service user areas in medium secure environments or keeping the services live whist replacing HV Infrastructure we ensure we deliver with minimal disruption to the staff, patients and the public.
Clients regularly confirm how satisfied they are with framework performance in areas such as product quality, timeliness, value-for-money, provision of cost information, and service.
The Minor Works framework exceeds industry standards with average scores of 9/10 in both pre-construction and construction stages.
With over 1000 project awards, Kier has significant experience in delivering New Build and Extension; Refurbishment, Planned Remedial and Maintenance Works across a wide range of sectors including: Education; Health; Blue Light; Sport & Leisure; Defence and Community & Civic Projects on both design & build and construct-only options.
As part of the framework service from Inception to Occupation we provide support and training to ensure clients obtain the maximum benefit provided by the framework and offer a free project feasibility study which includes budget review, project programming, buildability advice and risk management.
During delivery of your project, our services include:
- Client Framework Training
- Dedicated Single Point of Contract
- Procurement advice
- Feasibility Support
- Site Surveys
- Design and buildability support
- Value Management
- Risk Management
- Programme optimisation
- Industry Leading Performance Measures
- Post Occupancy Support
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