Modular/Pre-Fabricated Building Solutions

Modular/pre-fabricated buildings are frequently being used by NHS organisations to meet the increasing demand for facilities. They provide a cost-effective solution for establishing buildings rapidly without interrupting services. The Framework Agreement for Modular/Pre-fabricated Building Solutions is accessible by all NHS Organisations and the wider public sector organisations.

Start: 15-02-21
End: 14-02-25
Contract type: Framework (Further Competition)
Accessible to: All NHS
Authority: NHS Commercial Solutions
OJEU Award Ref: 2020/S 132-325109
Initial period (years): 4.00
Extensions remaining: 0.00
NHS LPP Ref: 5028-3946
NHS LPP contact: Jez Rumsey /

This Framework offers a quick and compliant route to market and covers a wide range of Modular/pre-fabricated buildings that can be purchased or hired. These buildings can be designed, constructed, delivered, installed and maintained according to clients’ requirements, and is accessible by all NHS organisations and the wider public sector in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. A number of building solutions can be delivered through the framework including: 

  • Small and large surgeries (GP and dental)
  • Wards and theatres
  • Temporary treatment units
  • Morgues
  • Residential, MOD, and student accommodation
  • Storage space
  • Training centres
  • Community centres
  • Offices
  • Police custody
  • Fire stations


The Framework has been structured to incorporate three lots, which are:

  • Lot 1: Catalogue of Products
  • Lot 2: Purchase and Hire of Modular/Pre-fabricated Buildings
  • Lot 3: Bespoke

Lot 1 may be awarded via Mini-competition or Direct Award.

It is compulsory to run Mini-competitions for services off Lot 2 and Lot 3.

There are 10 (ten) suppliers in total across the Framework. The table below lists each service provider and identifies to which lot(s) they have been awarded.

Lot 1: Catalogue of Products

  • Darwin Group
  • Merit Holdings Limited
  • Vanguard Healthcare Solutions

Lot 2: Purchase and Hire of modular/pre-fabricated Buildings

  • Darwin Group
  • Extra Space Solutions
  • Imaging Matters Limited
  • Merit Holdings Limited
  • ModuleCo
  • ModuleCo Healthcare Limited
  • MTX Contracts LTD
  • Premier Modular Ltd
  • Vanguard Healthcare Solutions
  • Western Building Systems Ltd

Lot 3: Bespoke

  • Darwin Group
  • Merit Holdings Limited
  • Vanguard Healthcare Solutions

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