Construction – MMC

Construction – MMC
  • Category

    Construction & Development

  • Contract Notice

    2019/S 148-363391

  • Award Notice

    2020/S 017-035422

  • CPV Code

    45210000 : Building construction work
    45000000 : Construction work
    45211100 : Construction work for houses
    45211300 : Houses construction work
    45211340 : Multi-dwelling buildings construction work
    45211341 : Flats construction work
    45211350 : Multi-functional buildings construction work
    45211360 : Urban development construction work

  • NUTS Code


  • Duration

    4 years

  • Expiry Date

    January 2024

  • Direct Selection


  • Mini Competition

    Yes - 75% Quality / 25% Cost (10% +/- allowance)

  • Contract Type

    JCT, NEC or Bespoke

  • Access Fee

    Based on Scheme Value
    Up to £5m - £1,500
    £5m to £10m - £2,500
    £10m to £15m - £5,000
    £15m to £25m - £7,500
    £25m to £50m - £10,000
    £50m to £100m - £15,000


NFP’s MMC framework is designed to cater for client’s development programmes. Ensuring maximum value for money from its supply chain.

This framework contains innovative providers with a demonstrable track record in delivering residential housing, using any of the MMC systems listed below.

  • Off-site manufactured – volumetric: three-dimensional units produced in a factory, fully fitted out before being transported to site and stacked onto prepared foundations to form dwellings
  • Off-site manufactured – panellised: flat-panel units built in a factory and transported to site for assembly into a three-dimensional structure or to fit within an existing structure
  • Off-site manufactured – hybrid: volumetric units integrated with panellised systems
  • Off-site manufactured – sub-assemblies and components: larger components that can be incorporated into either conventionally built or MMC dwellings
  • Non-off-site manufactured MMC: innovative methods of construction used on-site and the use of conventional components in innovative ways
Next Steps

How can I use this Framework?

Our simple step process allows for both Direct Selection or Mini-Competition. Further information can be found below. Please note that Clients may enter into a contract for any duration that best allows for the performance of the requirement to be achieved.

  • Direct selection

    With the direct selection method, you may select the Contractor who is ranked number 1, or any other Contractor/ Consultant on the following basis:

    • Where you have an existing relationship with the Contractor/ Consultant.
    • Where the Call Off has substantial similarities to a previous project the Contractor/ Consultant was involved with. (under this Framework Agreement or not)
    • For reasons of urgency, it is not reasonably practicable to award the Call-Off Contract by way of a Mini-Competition.
    • Capability Criteria determining that only one framework appointee is capable of carrying out the Call-Off Contract.
    • Where the Client is able to determine which Contractor/Consultant will provide it with the most economically advantageous offer.
    • Where the Consultant has introduced the site.

    To proceed with a Direct Selection please click on the tab below

  • Mini competition

    Our Mini-Competition process lets you expand beyond the framework’s original specification to meet your specific requirements. The framework partners from the relevant lot are invited to tender (where capable). This process typically takes 2-4 weeks. The capability criteria can be defined by the following:

    • The Contractor’s capability to carry out a project of the size and complexity of the proposed project;’
    • The Contractor’s capability to carry out works and services in the locality of the proposed project;
    • The Contractor’s capability to carry out projects involving the type of construction that the proposed project involves
    • The Contractor’s financial stability and standing;
    • The insurances held by the Contractor;
    • The Contractor’s health and safety record;The Contractor’s capacity, taking into account the value of Works and Services already awarded to it under the Framework Agreement;
    • The volume of work (as a percentage of its total turnover) that the Contractor is currently carrying out for the Authorised User in question;
    • The Contractor’s performance against KPIs on current or previous Call Off Contracts awarded to it under the Framework Agreement;
    • The Contractor’s willingness to work at risk on the project (as may be evidenced by examples of previous occasions where it has done so);

    To proceed with a Mini Competition please click on the Mini Competition Tab below

Call-off Procedure (E-Sign)

NFP has simplified the call-off process to steps allowing you access to our framework within minutes.

Confidentiality Agreement

Please note that this form is designed for Public Sector clients only. If you are an interested supplier, please use our live chat button.

The form below is designed to protect the commerciality of suppliers and the integrity of the framework. Clients will need to complete the fields prompted within the form, to allow password-protected access for Steps 2, 3.

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Step 2 contains the Framework specification, the schedules of requirements, KPI’s etc. To gain access you will need to complete Step 1, whereby a password will be issued. To obtain a copy, you will need to sign the document, taking ownership of the version. A pdf copy will be automatically sent to your email address.


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Cost Model / Bid Submission

This step contains the bid submission of the direct selection call off service provider. These rates are usually indicative as further savings are presented as part of the framework tender. Again, this element is password protected due to the document containing commercially sensitive information. To obtain a copy, you will need to sign the document, taking ownership of the version. A pdf copy will be automatically sent to your email address.


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Direct Selection

This step will allow your organisation to Direct Select an Appointee from the Framework. The E-Sign Form contains the joining agreement and contract. The form allows for schedules, amendments and requirements to be inserted. For audit purposes NFP will need to retain a copy of the form in order for the contract to be effective.


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Joining Agreement & Contract

Mini Competition

NFP’s Mini competition procedure is useful where clients feel that the terms laid down in the framework agreement are not precise or complete enough for the particular call off. The 2006/2015 Regulations do not specify how a mini-competition should be run, therefore NFP has set out its procedure in the document below.

Mini Competition Procedure

NFP has also included a Mini Competition template that clients may wish to use.

NFP Mini Tender Template

To proceed, please complete the Joining Agreement found below.

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