Professional Services

PSP 1 (ended March 2015)

  • £26m throughput of work in 4 years (expectation was 13m)
  • 14 member authorities using PSP1 (expectation was 6)
  • £3.5m savings generated (expectation was £1.4m)

PSP 2 (ended April 2019)

  • Procurement process complete and awarded to AECOM Waterman on 28 April 2015
  • Delivered nearly £61 m worth of engineering, environmental, planning and design services in its four-year tenure.

PSP 3 (started April 2019)

  • The two successful bidders for Lot 1 Professional services are AECOM and Amey Consulting, and for Lot 2 Secondments Matchtech and Waterman
  • The framework could be worth up to £70m over four years


Medium Schemes Framework


  • Delivered 60 schemes worth £250m


  • MSF2 delivered 47 schemes worth £295m
  • Good practice review – NEC/CDM 2015 training


  • Successful procurement of MSF3
  • Learning and development opportunities to support NEC4 commissioned and available to members, contractors and their supply chain
  • MSF3 – in quotation stage 2 schemes £427 m

Service improvement

  • Encourage use of low temperature asphalt
  • BIM
  • Asset management best practice
  • merger of MHA, WMHA and MSIG will enable best practice to be shared across a significant geographical area.
  • Joint project with UKRLG on Well Managed Highway Infrastructure – Highway Inspector Competency framework.

Skills and MHA+ development

  • Employment and Skills plans for all medium framework schemes
  • Bespoke MHA learning management system developed providing access to a range of learning, training and development interventions for our members, contractors and their supply chain
  • MHA skills and competency matrix in place
  • Learning management system with over registered learners
  • A range of training, learning and development interventions (NEC4, project sponsor, PM/SM accreditation, virtual learning modules)