Mace wins exclusive place on next generation SCAPE 'Place Shaping' framework

Mace, the international consultancy and construction company, has won the sole supplier role on the SCAPE Consultancy | Place Shaping framework (England, Northern Ireland and Wales). 

As part of the direct award framework, managed by the UK’s leading public sector procurement authority, Mace will provide advice on estate modernisation, commercialisation of assets and strategic asset intervention to tackle climate change.

SCAPE Consultancy | Place Shaping has a combined value of £100m over the next four years, and will service projects in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. 

This new strategic framework for public sector organisations will commence in January 2021. Services will include development management, estate management and asset optimisation, risk management, policy making and strategy, transformation, commercial and procurement, funding, digitisation and climate action.  

Mace will lead this framework, supported by a strong supply chain including, ArlingClose, Gleeds, GL Hearn, Montagu Evans, Siemens and over 50 SMEs.  

The framework is designed to be used by public sector organisations looking to transform the way they deliver and operate their projects. From development to operations, the framework gives full consideration to the environment and impact on the climate, creating a positive impact for local communities.

The appointment demonstrates Mace’s capabilities to deliver advisory services, its ability to form long term partnerships with public sector clients, and its commitment to creating a net zero carbon world. 

Mark Robinson, Group Chief Executive at SCAPE, said: 

“The quality of the bids we received was simply outstanding, with Mace now set to help shape public sector infrastructure projects of all shapes and sizes whilst supporting the growth of communities across the UK over the next four years. 

“Through extensive client and industry consultation, we’ve evolved and expanded the services available to ensure our suite of frameworks remains as comprehensive and relevant as ever to a public sector now leading the UK’s push to build back better, build back greener and help accelerate the economic recovery.”

Jason Millett, Chief Executive for Consultancy at Mace, said:

“We are delighted to be the sole supplier to SCAPE for their highly ambitious SCAPE Consultancy |Place Shaping framework. Its purpose and vision will see public sector bodies having the opportunity to improve the way they modernise and operate their estates, in a way that protects the environment and creates wider benefits for local communities. This appointment provides the opportunity to leverage the framework to glue all the other SCAPE frameworks together.”

Dan Easthope, Managing Director for Property UK and Europe at Mace, said: 

“This is a fantastic win for our public sector business and builds on the great work we’re already doing for clients across the country. The transformative capacity SCAPE Consultancy | Place Shaping has, will be invaluable in this post-COVID world, enabling towns and city centres to not only become resilient but to increase the social value within the community, for sustainable living, working and commuting.”

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