CDBB Local Authority Digital Working Group
YORhub was invited to join the CDBB Local Authority Digital Working Group. CDBB is a partnership between BEIS and Cambridge University, and the working group will provide guidance on digital initiatives and their benefits to local authority outcomes.
Our suite of frameworks expands
YORbuild Major Works is launched. This framework is designed to deliver projects over £10million in value
YORhub began a collaboration with Leeds Beckett University in 2018 to support academic research and studies. In 2020 we arranged to sponsor two PhD students in the fields of Modern Methods of Construction and Carbon reduction.
Government Construction Playbook
YORhub is invited to join the Construction Playbook Steering Group, enabling us to input to national government best practice guidance
YORhub's first client conference took place. The event was well-attended by a wide range of public sector bodies from across our region including councils, the health sector and education sector.
10 year anniversary
This date marked ten years since the launch of our first framework, YORbuild.
In 2019, the YORbuild2 pipeline was on track to reach £1 billion.
Wildlife guidelines developed
YORhub collaborated with the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust to develop a series of best practice guidelines for protecting wildlife during construction projects
Effective Construction Frameworks
YORhub is commissioned by the LGA to produce the Effective Construction Frameworks which sets out the benefits for the public sector of collaboration through the use of frameworks. The report was updated in 2020.
YORhub gained accreditation from the National Association of Construction Frameworks which promotes best practice in local government construction procurement.
4 Good Fund launched
The 4 Good Fund, now known as YOR4Good, is our community fund which supports economic regeneration in the area covered by YORhub’s frameworks. It was the first social value initiative of its type in the country to support social and economic regeneration. To date we have supported 160 projects through donations exceeding £1.1 million.
YORconsult framework launched
YORconsult helps local authorities and other public and third sector organisations find high-quality construction-related consultancy services
YORcivil framework launched
YORcivil helps local authorities and other public and third sector organisations procure high-quality civil engineering services
Supply Chain Engagement Programme
Our Supply Chain Engagement Programme was established to deliver support and contract opportunities for SMEs
Our first framework, YORbuild, was launched for public sector organisations in Yorkshire and the Humber