Markhams appointed on £1.5b Framework

17th Jun 2024

Markhams have been successful appointed to £1.5 billion Innovation Chain North Framework!

Markhams has been appointed by Great Places Housing Group to its Innovation Chain North (ICN) framework of consultants for the next 4 years.

The £1.5 billion framework has been designed to support delivery of new homes across the north of England, not only to support Great Places’ affordable development programme but also other Housing Associations operating across the north of England.

One of the 103 contractors and consultants from the 206 that applied to be successful, Markhams were selected based on technical competence, price and commitment to social value.

Commenting on their appointment Kevin Taylor, a Director from Markhams, said:

“We are delighted to be re-appointed to the ICN Framework for another four years. The ICN has always been a very important framework for Markhams and we are looking forward to continuing our relationships with existing Clients and hopefully forging new and long lasting relationships with the many new Clients.

The ICN Framework is hugely important to the delivery of affordable housing across the North and we look forward to continuing to work collaboratively with the ICN members to deliver high quality, sustainable homes that will meet the current and future needs of residents.”

Joanne Whitehead, Great Places’ Development Performance Manager, responsible for managing the framework, added :

“We are delighted to be working with Markhams on our new ICN framework. We are confident they will be able to work with us and the clients of ICN in delivering the sector’s extensive development ambitions in the North.”

The new £1.5 billion framework will run until June 2028.