Frameworks are a proven quick and efficient OJEU compliant procurement route for clients as they allow the client the flexibility to choose the type of contract on a project by project basis and use our rigorous selection process for the appointment of supply chain which offers effective value for money for clients.  

Aura are currently placed on the following frameworks;

North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO) Achieving benefits for the North East through collaborative procurement.  Construction and Engineering Consultancy framework offers a compliant value for money route for public services to procure a range of engineering and professional services.

Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) school buildings framework covering the North East, Yorkshire and Humberside.

LHC Framework is designed to deliver schools and community buildings in the North East, Cumbria, North West, Yorkshire and the Humber regions.

ESPO framework for Property, Building and Infrastructure Advice and Management Service.

Fusion 21 framework for education, blue light, NHS, Local Authorities and social housing sectors.

Other procurement routes Aura are involved with;

Bloom – a neutral vendor service helping to deliver consultancy services with the best subcontractors available.

Graeme Popay, Estates Director, Northumberland College said “Aura has supported Northumberland College on their most recent development of the STEM Facility through the NEPO Framework.  We found the NEPO Framework to be very accessible and a quick and easy procurement method.  Aura were accommodating and approachable which coincided with our needs and were able to offer project management related services for the STEM Facility.  The facility was delivered on time and in line with our brief.  We very much look forward to using the NEPO framework and working with Aura in the future.”