Contract number 100 has been signed under the Scape Group’s National Built Environment Consultancy Services framework. The framework was signed, the 100th contract to be made as part of this framework. The Driver Vehicle Standards Agency, or the DVSA, is the organisation that has awarded a contract under this framework The DVSA are working with Perfect Circle as there is the potential for a number of benefits including access to the wide ranging BECS framework, with a large offering of services as well as a well established supply chain.
Scape Group, a public sector company that focuses on delivering consistent efficiency and social value within the built environment. Perfect Circle was formed as a joint venture by Pick Everard, Gleeds and AECOM. This venture has been chosen by Scape to offer the wide range of consultancy services that are available as part of the public sector and through the BECS framework.
As part of the frame work a range of different projects are being completed. This includes the DVSA however there has also been work carried out for clients such as the London Borough of Lewisham, The University of Edinburgh and the City of London Corporation. There have been 14 projects delivered successfully so far. These projects have also been completed in time and on budget. Where possible as part of this framework, local resources have been used, and 41% of all of the work that has been carried out so far has been carried out by workers that live within 20 miles of the clients’ offices.
The clients of Scape Group work to provide excellent services and facilities for the public, but during the tighter and more austere times it is important that built environment projects are delivered on time and on budget as well as delivering on the maximum level of social value. It is also vital that the projects set an example for the rest of the industry by offering more work experience placements and education opportunities.