Sectors and Services

Public sector frameworks

Public sector bodies face a unique set of challenges when delivering projects and programmes for the communities they serve. Squeezed budgets, tight deadlines and an ever-evolving environment – to name but a few.

Managed frameworks can provide the answer; allowing flexibility, adaptability and resilience to programme and project delivery. Rapid procurement through a framework delivers timely, value-driven projects to the benefit of the end-users of the places and buildings they create.

Collaboration is at the heart of our approach. We work collaboratively with our supply chain partners, combining our collective expertise and working with our clients to achieve maximum value from the frameworks we’re on. We have forged long-standing client relationships, with mutual benefits for improved performance, faster procurement and greater cost efficiency.

Managed frameworks

SCAPE Place Shaping Framework
Appointed to the framework in 2021, Mace is providing public sector clients with advice on estate modernisation, commercialisation of assets and strategic asset interventions required to tackle climate change. Services include policy-making and strategy, development management, estate management and asset optimisation, risk management, transformation, commercial and procurement, funding, digitisation and climate action.

SCF-PSF Consult Framework
SCF-PSF Consult enables Mace to be directly appointed by any public sector body to deliver property and project related consultancy services. Through the framework, Mace provides major project and property asset consultancy services, for urban renewal and social infrastructure such as schools, civic buildings and leisure facilities on behalf of local authorities across the country.

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  • Caroline Lassen

    Director of Housing and Government, Consultancy
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Why Mace?

A collaborative approach

We work closely with public sector bodies to build strong relationships and understand the challenges they face. The dedicated support provided throughout the programme or project life cycle provides full visibility and opportunity to re-prioritise as the project progresses, ensuring on-time delivery and optimum outcomes.

Responding to the climate change

Mace is a specialist in the field of sustainability and low carbon consultancy. We are ready to support you in responding to the climate challenge, securing funding and delivering projects the de-risk your estate and organisation.

Client value gain

We work with our clients to deliver solutions that best serve their needs and our procurement specialists will identify the best framework applicable to their needs and connect them with the right team to answer any questions.

Expediting the process

Mace is working on some of the UK’s most high value public sector consultancy and construction frameworks, offering clients a direct route to market. All our appointments are on OJEU-compliant frameworks, saving our clients from lengthy and often costly procurement processes that could otherwise take six months or more in the tendering process. Having already been through robust procurement processes, it gives clients confidence when choosing their project or programme partner, and allows projects to start efficiently. 

Increasing social value

Social value underpins everything we do. From the outset, social value is embedded within our programmes and project delivery plans. We work with our supply chain partners to drive social value ambitions and work collaboratively to maximise positive outcomes for the communities in which we work.

Experience that counts

With skills and expertise drawn from across the Group, coupled with the specialisms of our enviable supply chain, we offer enhanced capabilities and reach to deliver programmes and projects from concept and planning stages through to delivery.  

Our appointments on public sector frameworks span multiple sectors including central and local government, education, health, defence and transport. We have delivered projects and programmes cumulatively worth over £2bn, using our multi-disciplinary approach while saving significant time and money for our clients.

Award Winning

Many of our consultancy projects have won award after award, for design, sustainability, safety and community engagement.  As one of our clients said: “The transformation that was delivered is nothing short of stunning.”