Building Materials and Equipment


To offer a wide range of building materials and equipment for central government and the wider public sector including:

  • heavy materials, bricks, blocks, stone, cement, concrete, aggregate, joinery (included in lot 1)
  • plumbing and heating
  • electrical
  • timber
  • hand and power tools
  • paints and solvents
  • flooring and associated equipment
  • construction personal protective equipment and workwear
  • kitchens
  • plant and small tool hire

The prospective lots are:

  • lot 1 – heavy building materials and one-stop shop
    • multi-lot offering inclusive of construction materials and 2 or more lots from lots 2-12
  • lot 2 – plumbing, heating and bathrooms
  • lot 3 – electrical
  • lot 4 – timber
  • lot 5 – purchase of hand and power tools
  • lot 6 – paints and solvents
  • lot 7 – flooring
  • lot 8 – construction personal protective equipment, workwear and specialist PPE
  • lot 9 – kitchens (domestic)
  • lot 10 – kitchens (industrial)
  • lot 11 – insulation
  • lot 12 – plant and small tool hire

We will confirm the final lot structure in the contract notice at a later date.

Customer engagement

Through surveys and interviews we used customer feedback to shape this framework. Customer engagement is now complete.

Supplier engagement

We used supplier feedback to our surveys and interviews to shape this framework.

Important links

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Activity Estimated dates
Pre-market engagement September 2019
Drafting procurement documents TBA
Publication of OJEU TBA
Framework award TBA