This Lot covers the provision of services relating to Electric Vehicle Charging (EVC). It has been split into two sub-lots:

A. Installation

Covers both design and installation services for EVC systems for low and zero carbon retro fit solutions. Suppliers will complete all RIBA stages of work. This includes – survey, assessment, tender, installation, commissioning, handover and monitoring.

B. Maintenance

Successful suppliers are able to undertake all the services for planned preventative maintenance and reactive maintenance works for the complete project. This includes all required:

  • Testing
  • Commissioning
  • Maintenance repair
  • Maintenance replacement of the EVC point and associated equipment.

All successful suppliers are registered on the ‘Electric Vehicle Home Charge Scheme authorised installers’ by the ‘Office for Zero Emission Vehicles’.


  1. Axis Europe
  2. T Brown
  3. Purdy Contracts
  4. Carbon 3
  5. Pod Point
  6. Breyer Group
  7. Low Carbon Exchange


  1. NRT Group
  2. T Brown
  3. Purdy Contracts
  4. Low Carbon Exchange
  5. Ecolution

Award Options

Direct Award

Customers are able to Direct Award to the top ranked supplier on this Lot providing that your requirement is within the scope of the framework. In exceptional cases, you are able to direct award outside of number 1 with a strong justification. If you’d like to speak to us about this in more detail please get in touch.

How long will this take me?

A direct award will take approximately 3-4 weeks depending on your internal approval processes. Learn more about the process here – Direct Award Process. 

Mini Competition

You’re also able to run a mini-competition to call off this framework. You’ll be able to use your own specification and cost model. You can also choose your own cost / quality split and quality questions. All pricing submitted by contractors must be linked to the framework.

How long will this take me?

Once you have your specification and cost model ready, the tender process takes approximately 6-8 weeks, depending on your internal approval processes. Learn more about the process here – Mini Tender Process. 

Accessing this Framework

Who can access this framework?

Any publically funded body can use this framework – access is not limited to SEC Members alone. Full details can be found here.

To access this framework compliantly you’ll need to sign a copy of our access agreement. You can download a template version of the agreement here – Zero Carbon Authorising Agreement (Members) and Zero Carbon Authorising Agreement (Guests). 

Is there a cost to access? 

There is no access fee to use this framework. A levy % dependant on whether you are a guest or member is collected directly from the contractor once a call off contract is awarded. This percentage will never be more than 1.5% for Members and 2% for Guests.

What are frameworks?

Learn more about how frameworks work and how our sector uses them.

Framework Tender

We procured this framework through a two-stage restricted process. At the first stage interested suppliers completed a Selection Questionnaire (SQ). From there we then invited select tenderers to complete a second stage Invitation to Tender (ITT).

The cost and quality elements of each tender was evaluated at 30% cost and 70% quality. More detail on this can be found below.



Next Steps

Ready to use this framework?

Please contact us today. Our Procurement team will support you with your requirements. 

Have some further questions?

Check out our FAQs page here. Or contact a member of the team today – we’re happy to help.

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