Our role

SPA delivers a simple core service. We bring buyers and suppliers together to build, refurbish and maintain social housing and public property more efficiently and cost effectively, and to benefit the local community. Created for local authorities, social landlords and other public sector bodies, our frameworks are procured in accordance with The Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 and developed to ensure nationwide coverage.

As a not-for-profit organisation, we return any surplus to our members to improve social value outcomes in accordance with our primary goal 'working together to deliver better buildings, homes and communities' and actively contribute to community benefit initiatives.

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Top 5 reasons to choose SPA


A local, Scottish approach


Unique added value service


Supported by 50+ years of procurement and technical experience


Enhanced social value in Scottish communities


Fast and efficient, compliant procurement

Facts and figures

15 frameworks (1 DPS)

556 projects

£1 billion projects value

Community benefit funds

As a not-for-profit organisation, any surplus generated during the financial year is re-distributed back to eligible partners. We work in partnership with Lintel Trust who manage our Community Benefit Fund and support our Executive Board in their delivery of community projects through the fund.

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