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nmcn Awarded CHIC Framework Place for Fire and Security

29th January 2021

nmcn’s Asset Security team has secured a position on a four-year national framework with the Central Housing Investment Consortium (CHIC) procurement group. The framework is set to deliver c£900m in active fire and security services to Local Authorities, Housing Associations and public sector bodies across the UK.

nmcn has been appointed to three key lots, with a total framework value of c. £300m, including:

  • Lot 3 – Fire Alarms, EM Lighting & Extinguishers
  • Lot 4 – Door Entry & Access Control
  • Lot 5 – Security Systems and CCTV

The framework is accessible to over 100 existing CHIC members and to any further public bodies who wish to utilise the procurement model offered. CHIC sets out to provide a quick and efficient route to market, supporting members by working with them and their framework suppliers to maximise end-to-end supply chain value and transform the way services are delivered with fully managed procurements, expert account management, dedicated supply chain liaison and commercial support in support of high quality and long term savings.

Andy Langman, Chief Operating Officer at nmcn said: “Working collaboratively with the Central Housing Investment Consortium members will see nmcn support safe and secure environments for thousands of people across the UK. We look forward to working closely with members to deliver value in the replacement, upgrade and maintenance of fire and security systems compliance.”

Formed in 2010 as a not for profit organisation, CHIC has grown from a membership of seven founding members to more than 100 housing associations, local authorities and other members. Together these own and manage over 800,000 properties and other buildings across the UK.

Luke Hurd, CHIC Chief Operating Officer said: “CHIC is delighted to have awarded nmcn a position on our Active Fire & Security Framework to help ensure tenants have safe and secure homes to live in. We look forward to working with them in the near future”

This latest framework award sees the nmcn Asset Security team further strengthen their market hold having previously won framework places with NHS Shared Business Services and Crown Commercial Services as well as with numerous regulated water industry clients.

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