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The YORbuild3 Medium Works framework was set up by a team made up of procurement and legal professionals from each of the contracting authorities on the framework.

These authorities have years of experience of establishing and managing frameworks and partnering arrangements.

YORbuild3 Medium Works has been procured in compliance with the Public Contracts Regulations (2015) meaning you can rely on YORbuild3 Medium Works.

Procurement process

Lessons learned from previous frameworks helped inform YORbuild3 Medium Works. Its creation included:

  • compliance with The Public Contracts Regulations 2015
  • rigorous quality checking
  • consideration of case law relating to frameworks
  • the independent witnessing of tender opening
  • firms appointed on the basis of 40% price / 50% quality / 10% social value

Price assessment based on:

  • Tendered fee percentages (overheads and profit)
  • Design on-cost
  • Schedule of rates for equipment/plant, site accommodation, people

Quality assessment based on:

  • Contractors Design (how the contractor will work with clients when design is required)
  • Social and Environmental Value (support of YOR4Good fund, Ecological Measures, Employment and Skills )
  • Supply chain management (SCM performance and management)
  • Framework Management
  • Operations Management (relating to individual call off contracts)

Contract Notices

Procuring projects through YORbuild3 Medium Works will comply with your standing orders or constitution.

Adverts were published on 19th July 2021. Notices can be found on:

East area

West area

Award Notices were published in July and August 2022:

East area

West area



Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV) codes


LOTS 1 & 2

  • 45000000 Construction work
  • 45100000 – Site preparation work
  • 45200000 – Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work
  • 45300000 – Building installation work
  • 45400000 – Building completion work
  • 45500000 – Hire of construction and civil engineering machinery and equipment with operator
  • 71000000 – Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services



NUTS Codes


LOTS 1 & 2

  • UKC – North East (England)
  • UKE – Yorkshire and the Humber
  • UKF3 – Lincolnshire



LOTS 1 & 2

  • UKE – Yorkshire and the Humber
  • UKF1 – Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire
  • UKF21 – Leicester
  • UKF22 – Leicestershire CC and Rutland