Homes and Communities Agency to establish panel for the built environment

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) is planning to create a consultancy panel to examine the design of the built environment.

The panel, to run until 2014, will replace the four panels established in 2006 for four-year terms.

Those panels were for masterplanning, urban design, architecture and landscape architecture.

The HCA is now seeking to establish a framework of national design consultants who will work with it and with other public sector bodies, such as local authorities, regional development agencies, and social landlords.

It said call-offs from the framework will be conducted through a competitive process on a case-by-case basis.

The deadline for applications is 15 April and the agency added that up to 30 firms may be appointed to the framework in total.

- Contact the HCA by email at designpanel@hca.gsx.gov.uk or call 01908 353761.


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