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Estates Division


The University of Cambridge's Estates Division has awarded places on four construction frameworks for: 

The frameworks are available to be used across the University, with a focus on supporting the academic functions provided by the Schools, Faculties and Departments.  

The frameworks provide an integrated approach to design and construction delivery for minor works and major projects, which in accordance with the Estates Division Project Delivery Manual (University Raven log-in required to access link), are categorised as:

  • Major projects – typically capital projects over the value of £3m (construction value up to £1.8m)
  • Minor works – typically capital projects of low complexity and risk, under the value of £3m  (contraction value over £1.8m)

Enquiries regarding the use of the frameworks to 

Allocated places to consultants and contractors on these frameworks are as follows:

Framework A: Professional Services Framework

Lot1a: Cost Managers - minor works - up to £1.8m construction value Lot1b: Cost Managers - major works - above £1.2m construction value
Currie & Brown Arcadis
CB3 Consulting Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB)
AA Projects Aecom
Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) Gleeds
Henry Riley Turner & Townsend (reserve)
Mortimer Isaacs CB3 Consulting (reserve)


Lot 2a: Project Managers - minor works - £450k-£1.8m Lot 2b: Project Managers - major works - above £1.2m 
Jones Long Lasalle Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB)
3PM Aecom
Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB) 3PM
TMD  Arup
  Gleeds (reserve)
  Arcadis (reserve)


Lot 3a:  Architects – minor works up to £1.8m Lot 3b:  Architects – major projects from £1.2m up to £7.2m  Lot 3c:  Architects – major projects above £7.2m 
Saunders Boston RH Partnership Jestico & Whiles
Purcell Architecture BDP Perkins & Will
AMA Architects Hawkins Brown NBBJ
RH Partnership 5th Studio MCW Architects
Burwell Architects MCW (reserve) HLM 
5th Studio Stride Treglown (reserve) BDP
    Sheppard Robson (reserve)
    MAKE Architects (reserve)


Lot 4a:  Civil & Structural Engineers - minor works up to £1.8m  Lot 4b Civil & Structural Engineers - major projects from £1.2m up to £7.2m  Lot 4c Civil & Structural Engineers - major projects above £7.2m 
Conisbee Ramboll Ramboll
Rossi Long Aecom Arup
WSP Arup Stantec
Curtins  Stantec Pell Frischmann
  BDP (reserve) AKT II (reserve)
  Price & Myers (reserve) Aecom (reserve)


Lot 5a: Services Engineers - minor works up to £1.8m Lot 5b: Services Engineers – major projects from £1.2m up to £7.2m  Lot 5c: Services Engineers - major projects above £7.2m 
KJ Tait Buro Happold Ramboll
Ridge Arup Buro Happold
Couch Perry & Wilkes KJ Tait BDP
Hilson Moran Tetra Tech (reserve) Max Fordham (reserve)
Qoda Consulting WSP (reserve) Hoare Lea (reserve)


Lot 6: Building Surveyors – minor works up to £600k
Barker Associates
Ridge and Partners
Fulkers (reserve)
Gleeds (reserve)

Contractor Frameworks

Framework B: minor construction works up to £600k  Framework C: minor construction works - £450k to £1.8m 
SDC Builders Willmott Dixon
R G Carter Construction SDC Builders
Hutton Construction RG Carter Construction
Millcam  Hutton Construction
Carmelcrest Construction (reserve) Vinci Construction (reserve)
ETEC Contract Services (reserve) Carmelcrest (reserve)


Framework D: major construction works - £1.2m to £7.2m Framework D: major construction works – above £7.2m 
Willmott Dixon Willmott Dixon
SDC Builders SDC Builders
R G Carter Construction Kier 
ISG  Bowmer & Kirkland
Morgan Sindall (reserve) Morgan Sindall (reserve)
Barnes Construction (reserve) BAM Construction (reserve)