SEC Frameworks may be accessed by all publicly funded organisations – access is not limited to SEC Members alone.

South East Consortium Frameworks can be used by any organisation that fall in to one or more of the categories listed below and can be identified through the links provided as users in accordance with Regulation 33(5) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

The definition of potential users is not exhaustive and covers any organisation that becomes a member of SEC in the future. A list of Full Members and Guest Members is subject to change and will be available on the SEC website and/or is available upon request to the South East Consortium via our email info@southeastconsortium.org.uk.

Note this list is not exhaustive of all organisations who can utilise SEC services. Access will be granted to any publicly funded organisation.

Registered Social Landlords in England and Wales – including but not limited to;



Tenant Management Organisations (TMO’s) and Arm’s Length Management Organisations (ALMO’s)

In addition to this;

National Health Service (NHS) bodies & NHS Trusts (as defined in the Regulation 2 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015) including all NHS authorities, trusts, councils, boards and NHS Choices. All bodies are listed here:



All Police Forces and other emergency services, including fire and rescue services as defined in Section 1(2) of the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency and other rescue authorities including, but not limited to:



All Educational Establishments including, but not limited to, schools maintained by local authorities academies(as defined in the section 579(1) of the Education Act 1996), city technology colleges, the learning and skills council, colleges, universities and other further education establishments (including those listed here https://www.gov.uk/check-a-university-is-officially-recognised/recognised-bodies

Registered Charities, as detailed at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/charity-commission

All other contracting authorities as defined in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015) including but not limited to, those cited by name or class in Schedule 1 to the PCR 2015, and, all other bodies who are Utilities, and who are cited by name or class in Schedule 1 to the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006.