Introduction to the Framework

The WPA Framework Agreement for Modular Buildings (design, manufacture, supply and installation) is available to public sector organisations in Wales and forms one of the WPA Construction, Extension and Refurbishment portfolio.

Fully OJEU compliant, the Modular Buildings Framework provides public sector organisations with easy access to off-site manufactured, volumetric and panelised building systems for the use in non-residential buildings and residential projects where they are of mixed-use development or for student accommodation for schools and universities.

Procurement guide - PDF


Workstream 1 (WS1)

Permanent Modular Buildings.

Relates to the supply and installation of all types of permanent modular buildings except healthcare

- Educational buildings

- Non educational buildings

- Buildings for use by emergency services

- Office buildings

- Community related buildings

Workstream 2 (WS2)

Healthcare Buildings.

Relates to the supply and installation of permanent modular buildings specifically related to the needs and requirement of healthcare providers

- Primary healthcare facilities

- Hospital wards and accommodation

- Specialist operating theatres

Workstream 3 (WS3)

Hire of Temporary Buildings.

Relates to the hire of temporary modular buildings; primarily focused on educational, offices and temporary healthcare facilities

Workstream 4 (WS4)

Refurbished Units.

Relates to the supply and installation of refurbished modular buildings either manufactured by the supplier themselves or from 3rd party manufacturers.

This may include the removal and refurbishment of buildings already owned by the client.

Project Value Bands

Workstream 1

£0 - £750,000

Workstream 1

£500,000 - £3 million

Workstream 1

Over £3 million

Workstream 2

£0 - £3 million

Workstream 2

Over £3 million

Super Lot

Under workstream 1 and 2, a Super Lot is operated where a client may carry out a mini competition to all other companies within the workstream if they do not receive sufficient expression of interest from those companies within the workstream and region initially selected. Consult the procurement guide for further details.

Appointed Companies for MB2

-- Algeco
-- AV Danzer
-- Daiwa House Modular Europe Jan Snel B.V.
-- Merit Holdings
-- Modular 360 (joint venture between Kajima Partnerships and Construction +)
-- Modulek

-- MTX Contracts
-- Portakabin
-- Premier Modular
-- Sibcas
-- Vanguard Healthcare Solutions
-- Wernick Buildings

Well-being of Future Generations

The Well-being of Future Generations Act gives us the ambition, permission and legal obligation to improve our social, cultural, environmental and economic well-being.

The Well-being of Future Generations Act requires public bodies in Wales to think about the long-term impact of their decisions, to work better with people, communities and each other, and to prevent persistent problems such as poverty, health inequalities and climate change. Welsh Procurement Alliance is mindful to ensure that the Future Generations Act obligations are embedded into all our activity.

With the Well-being Goals in mind, WPA is committed to providing our clients with competitively tendered Framework Agreements for building works, goods and services and to delivering tangible social value and community benefits that meet local and regional needs. WPA work with our clients and appointed companies to ensure that wherever possible projects delivered using our frameworks leave a social legacy.

Contact WPA for more information on this framework

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This framework is valid until 9th May 2025

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