Essex Construction Framework 2

Who can use the framework

The Essex Construction Framework 2 can be used by other contracting authorities in England, Scotland and Wales, including:

Blue light and NHS services

  • Police forces and special police forces
  • Police and crime commissioners
  • Police authorities
  • Fire and rescue services
  • Ambulance services
  • NHS bodies, including NHS foundation trusts and their owned subsidiaries

Education bodies and establishments

  • Nursery schools
  • Primary schools
  • Middle or high schools
  • Secondary schools
  • Special schools
  • Academies
  • Pupil referral units (PRU)
  • Further and higher education bodies including colleges
  • Universities


  • Public financial bodies or institutions
  • Public pension funds
  • Central banks


  • Ministerial and non-ministerial government departments
  • Executive agencies of government and other subsidiary bodies
  • Non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs), including advisory NDPBs, executive NDPBs, and tribunal
  • All non-Crown status government companies wholly or partly owned by central government departments and their subsidiaries. Assembly sponsored public bodies (ASPBs)
  • Councils, including county councils, district councils, county borough councils, community councils
  • London borough councils, unitary councils, metropolitan councils, parish councils
  • Other public bodies and public corporations and their subsidiary bodies sponsored by central
  • Civil service bodies, including public sector buying organisations
  • Public bodies and non-departmental public bodies (NDPBs), including advisory NDPBs, executive NDPBs, and tribunal
  • Government departments
  • Local authorities


  • Maritime and coastguard agency services
  • Hospices
  • National parks
  • Housing associations, including registered social landlords
  • Third sector and charities
  • Citizens Advice bodies
  • Those listed and maintained by the Office of National Statistics (ONS)
  • Post Offices
  • Airports
  • Health and social care

If you’re not a contracting authority, please contact us as you may still be able to use this framework.

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