The Scottish Government has set the Scottish Housing Sector the ambitious target of delivering 50,000 new homes of which 35,000 are to be affordable housing by 2021, with a large number of these homes to be delivered through the AHSP (Affordable Housing Supply Programme). To support its partners who are planning to develop housing as part of this initiative, SPA’s new House Building and Consultancy Framework has been designed to address many of the challenges developing authorities will face.

The Service provision offered through our Consultancy Framework covers the full range of RIBA stages 0-7 to support building projects from site find, survey and feasibility through to design, project management and completion.


Disciplines included in the Framework are detailed below:

  • Architect
  • Building Energy Assessors
  • Building Services Engineer
  • Clerk of Works Services
  • Contract Administrator
  • Employers Agent
  • Health and Safety Advisors
  • Principal Designer Duties
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Structural/Civil Engineer Services

For Combined Consultancy services, companies provide all the services listed above and may offer the following additional services:

  • Tree surveys
  • Archaeological service
  • Bat surveys
  • Geotechnical survey/investigations
  • Planning and development
  • Highway and drainage design
  • Acoustic consultancy
  • Archaeologist
  • Fire engineering
  • Ecological surveys

This framework is suitable for use by all publically funded bodies throughout Scotland, the framework will is fully compliant with all Scottish, UK and European Public Procurement regulations.

Valid until: 31st December 2023.

Approved Framework Suppliers

Our standards for appointing framework suppliers is set high ensuring our partners receive high quality at the best price.

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