Scotland Excel



Supporting Scotland’s Green Recovery - Offsite Construction

Scotland Excel’s new build framework offers councils and housing associations the option of ‘offsite‘ construction for their project – an approach that brings efficiencies as well as environmental and quality benefits. 

Published 23 June 2021

Scotland Excel's housing association event now available to view

Scotland Excel partnered with the Scottish Federation of Housing Associations (SFHA) and the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) in February to look at the future of social housing, hosting a free webinar created specifically for housing associations.

Published 28 May 2021

McTaggart Construction’s Harbourside build creates local economic opportunities

McTaggart Construction was appointed to Scotland Excel’s flagship £1.5 billion New Build framework in August 2019.

Published 20 May 2021

Building Construction Consultancy framework consultation launched by Scotland Excel

Scotland Excel has launched a survey to gather feedback from potential suppliers on one of its newest frameworks for Building Construction Consultancy.

Published 12 May 2021

Supporting Scotland’s recovery

Scotland Excel’s chief executive Julie Welsh explains how its construction frameworks can support Scotland’s social, economic and environmental recovery.

Published 10 May 2021

Supporting Scotland’s green recovery

Scotland Excel’s support for the country’s net zero target is gaining momentum, with the imminent launch of its second-generation framework for energy efficiency contractors.

Published 29 April 2021

Construction suppliers build up community kindness

The impact of Covid-19 restrictions on the construction sector certainly haven’t stopped suppliers on our construction frameworks from going above and beyond the call of duty to show kindness to communities.

Published 23 April 2021

Supporting Scotland’s construction sector

Scotland Excel’s Refurbishment and Maintenance Team oversees a portfolio of well-established, fourth-generation frameworks that includes Building and Timber Materials; Plumbing and Heating Materials; and Electrical Materials.

Published 1 April 2021

Engineering framework can help a range of public bodies

Scotland Excel’s extensive construction portfolio contains several large-scale frameworks that can help public bodies and housing associations progress works efficiently – including Engineering and Technical Consultancy that’s about to move into its third generation.

Published 30 March 2021

Jenny Bowles: Supporting Scotland’s recovery

Jenny Bowles, construction category manager at Scotland Excel, on the importance of building social value in construction.

Published 24 March 2021

RSK expands engineering services under Scotland Excel framework

Integrated environmental, engineering and technical services business RSK has been reappointed to the latest Scotland Excel engineering and technical consultancy framework (0820).

Published 19 March 2021

Housing associations start to use new build framework

Loreburn Housing Association in Dumfries is the first housing association to use the Scotland Excel New Build Framework after awarding two major projects to Ashleigh (Scotland) Ltd - a £4.8 million project to build 27 homes in Annan and a £14.8m project to build 75 homes in Dumfries.

Published 18 March 2021

Scotland Excel awards multi-million-pound engineering and technical framework to 31 firms

A national contract to help Scottish councils source specialist engineering and technical consultancy services has been awarded to 31 UK suppliers.

Published 26 February 2021

New housing projects bring multi-million-pound boost to construction sector

Four housing projects worth a total of £37.7 million have been awarded through Scotland Excel’s new build framework.

Published 1 February 2021

Project Bank Accounts webinar to focus on quicker payments for the construction sector

Scotland Excel has partnered with the Scottish Government, Royal Bank of Scotland and Transport Scotland to deliver a free Project Bank Accounts (PBA) webinar designed specifically for the construction industry.

Published 2 November 2020