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Beyond the public sector

Projects that create a positive impact

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Simple, responsible procurement

We provide a simple, compliant procurement route for local authority-owned private companies, charitable bodies, joint venture partnerships and special purpose vehicles.

As a united team, we’re ready to help you deliver your privately funded projects with precision and efficiency, providing you with time, cost and quality assurance and inclusive social value from day one.

Together with our network of local and national delivery partners, we’re committed to creating spaces and places that draw upon the talents of your local SMEs, social enterprises and microbusinesses to help you deliver projects that enhance communities, improve lives and life chances.

And we’ll be right by your side.

Our partnership approach brings together the strongest local delivery teams, who will push themselves to exceed your expectations and create a positive, sustainable legacy for your community.

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Our delivery partners

Our frameworks

Whether you need a new design and build or infrastructure works, project management or architectural support, our teams are ready to support you.

Tell us about your project

Customise your options with SCAPE. Tell us about your project and we’ll do the hard work to find the framework(s) that can support you.

Why we’re unique


It takes a team to make the big things happen and we are proud to be a part of yours. Whatever you want to achieve for your community, our teams are on hand to help you. Whether you need specialist procurement advice, contracts training or evidence of project performance, you will have the support you need to make your project a success.

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We offer the fastest route to market for your project. Each delivery partner has demonstrated that they have the capacity, capability and local presence to deliver your vision. Our unique framework management approach will also enable early contractor involvement, giving you the very best advice, ensuring that your scheme is delivered on time, on budget and to the highest standard.

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Our unique performance management process tracks every aspect of your project, from local supply chain engagement and cost certainty, to satisfaction levels and waste diversion. Our teams will monitor the progression of your project, from the moment it starts on site, to the point where it is handed over to you. We aim to give you the confidence that your project is in safe hands at every stage of its delivery.

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We have a strong compliance, governance and support structure in place, keeping you compliant with regional, national and European regulations. Our teams will also ensure that industry leading best practice is fully integrated into your programmes.

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Our engagement process

01 Access Agreement

An access agreement enables a client to access the services offered by SCAPE, at no charge. It only needs to be completed once to engage with any of the current and future SCAPE partners.

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02 Partner Engagement

SCAPE will support and guide the client during this crucial phase and ensure the client/partner relationship is appropriately established.

Client support

03 Project Request

A form that asks a contractor to establish if the client’s aspirations for the project in terms of cost, time and quality can be delivered. This includes a free viability service (excluding third party costs such as surveying or design).

*Applicable to construction and civil engineering frameworks only.

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04 Project Order

A form that takes a project through pre-construction to construction contract. The contractor provides a defined service during pre-construction and these costs are incorporated in the Framework Agreement terms.

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05 Delivery Agreement

A form that creates the contract between the contractor and client. This encompasses the
NEC (New Engineering Contract) form of contract from the choices available in the SCAPE Procure Framework Agreement.

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how we support you

It takes a team to make things happen

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Get your project started today

We’re ready to help you deliver speed, efficiency and value. To use any of our frameworks, a simple form called an Access Agreement needs to be signed. Or if you need any more support contact us.

Your framework toolkit

We can support you at every stage of your procure journey, from finding a framework to our access agreements or viewing our live procurement projects.

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Live Procurement Portal

Keep up to date with our live and upcoming procurement activities, attend a forthcoming market awareness event and download important documents here.

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SCAPE Primary Logo Globe White ITT evaluation in progress November 2022 Visit SCAPE Civil Engineering framework
SCAPE Primary Logo Globe White ITT evaluation in progress November 2022 Visit SCAPE Scotland Civil Engineering framework
Arc partnership stack logo Sem Rev RGB Contract Notice Issued December 2022 Visit Arc Partnership General Building framework
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Find your regional contact

Our teams are locally based, ensuring that local knowledge and expertise is embedded into every project.

Your local contacts are not only employed purely because of their technical capabilities, but also because they have lived and worked in your region for many years. They are ready to advise you about our services and to help you to achieve the superior project and community outcomes you seek.