International Fire Consultants wins place on PAGABO £500M Professional Services Framework, highlighting the ever increasing importance given to Fire Safety Engineering in Construction.
IFC are delighted to confirm that we have been successful in our tender submission to gain a place on the PAGABO framework for Professional Services in Construction and Premises. This is in specific relation to LOT 17 – FIRE ENGINEERING.
Launching in April, the second generation of the Professional Services Framework covers projects up to £500m. It sees 77 providers split across 18 service specific lots in seven geographical regions, ranging from civil, structural and highways engineering, to building services, landscaping and building surveying.
Simon Toplass, CEO at Pagabo, said: “We were blown away by the number of responses to the tender for this second iteration of our Professional Services framework. It’s been a hugely competitive process due to the record number of applications from well over 200 individual providers.
The current generation of the framework has enabled close to 700 projects since its inception and is on track to reach its upper limit of £200m. Furthermore, over £141m of social value has been enabled to date.”
The framework’s first iteration has delivered projects for clients including; Southampton City Council, Anchor 2020 Ltd, Department of Health, Manchester City Council, Northumberland City Council, Humber Foundation NHS Trust and Leeds Becket University.
Simon Toplass continues, “This framework forms another crucial part of the Pagabo ecosystem and from the applications received it’s clear to see that our innovative way of working, the support we offer both clients and suppliers and our commitment to social value for the communities we serve is resonating with others in the industry and continuing to drive our success.”
James Crawley, IFC Commercial Executive, explains its importance: “Being awarded a place on this framework is a huge reward for the hard work put into our tender submission. From our perspective, it was extremely encouraging for Pagabo to include Fire Engineering as a Lot within the framework this time around, showing the increased importance the construction industry is placing on fire safety.
This is the first national public sector framework that IFC has been included in and we’re excited to see which projects come our way over the next four years.”
About the IFC Group
Our holistic approach ensures IFC is able to assist projects of any size and complexity involving Fire Safety Engineering, Fire Risk Management, Product Evaluation, Computational Modelling (CFD), Fire Life Safety Systems, Expert Witness Testimony, Fire Protection Training as well as UKAS Accredited 3rd Party Certification.
Our expertise spans right across the built environment spectrum; from residential, education and healthcare structures, through to iconic buildings such as historical royal palaces and stately homes.
Established in 2013, Pagabo is a framework organisation that makes public sector procurement quicker, simpler and more effective.