Commencing on February 2 2019, WSP will support Homes England and partner clients in delivering their share of the estimated 300,000 homes each year.The multidisciplinary teams at WSP will lead on land development services from pre-site acquisition through to construction management.
Since being involved in the previous two multidisciplinary frameworks, WSP will for the next four years engage with Homes England to ensure new developments are delivered with future generations’ interests at heart, by considering changes in the future of our mobility, energy and smart technology.
Nick Dixon, Director at WSP says, “WSP shares Homes England’s objectives in pursuing a step change in housing delivery and we are pleased to continue playing our part, both through this framework and our related strategic work.”
“Beyond our project work, we will continue to host our well-received national briefings for Homes England key staff on Future Ready Communities, under key themes such as Smart Energy and Future Mobility, drawing on our programme of global research.
This latest win on public-sector delivery of housing builds on WSP’s recent appointment on to the new Development Management Services Framework with Oxford City Homes Ltd. which is responsible for delivering new affordable homes throughout Oxford.
For further information please contact Katie Brown on [email protected], 02030572228 / 07899776923
Notes to editors
WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services.
With 7,800 talented people in the UK and more than 43,600 globally, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come. WSP has been involved in many high-profile UK projects including the Shard, Crossrail, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Manchester Metrolink, M1 Smart Motorway, the re-development of London Bridge Station, and the London Olympic & Paralympic Route Network.
About ‘Future Ready’
‘Future Ready’ is WSP’s global innovation programme to see the future more clearly and to work with our clients to develop solutions that are both ready for today and for the future we anticipate. It’s a unique programme – covering future societies, technology, resources and climate – delivering stronger client advice and positioning WSP at the heart of creating a future resilient, prosperous and sustainable society. With Future Ready WSP is helping our clients prepare for future realities such as self-driving cars, ubiquitous renewables, ultra-flexible places, more severe weather events and increasing loneliness.
About Homes England
- Homes England is the Government’s housing accelerator. We have the appetite, influence, expertise and resources to drive positive market change. By releasing more land to developers who want to make a difference, and investing in places of greatest need, to deliver new homes. Homes England welcomes partners who share their ambition to challenge the traditional norms and build better homes faster.