An effective estates transformation programme will generate efficiencies and savings for the public purse, whilst also allowing the public sector to lead the private sector in achieving their carbon neutral goals. Therefore, it must be a key strategic focus in the immediate future. Failure to act now will negatively impact all stakeholders.   

Our Solution

Bloom offers a rapid and fully compliant route to market with a proven track of delivering estate transformation projects, maximising efficiencies and delivering on average savings of up to 19% against budget. 

 As the delivery partner to NEPRO³, Bloom is able to offer a range of categories spend across the built environment and estates transformation space such as: 

  • Environment, Sustainability & Waste 
  • Environmental Health & Consumer Protection
  • Housing & Community 
  • Leisure, Tourism & Heritage  
  • Facilities Management & Catering 
  • Planning & Development 
  • Highways & Transport
  • Construction Design & Engineering  
  • Asset Management 
  • Social Value & Regeneration 

 Our marketplace contains experts in high street regeneration, achieving carbon net zero and the repurposing of estates to deliver pound for pound value for the taxpayer. This varies across office redesign and restructure to ensure facilities are fit for purpose with the emergence of remote working through to ensuring a social housing portfolio that is energy efficient by design. 

When utilising our dynamic marketplace, the public sector can benefit from a diverse range of architects, civil engineers, cost consultants and project managers, with the capability to work either remotely or on-site. These suppliers range from VCSEs and local SMEs to established organisations already doing business in the marketplace, ensuring that public sector bodies always have the right providers available to match their complex requirements. If the supplier you are looking to work with is not currently accredited, Bloom can rapidly onboard them and make a direct award, giving you a compliant and efficient route to project delivery. 

Our team of procurement experts will work with you to develop a fully compliant, outcomes-based statement of requirements for your project or programme, sharing learnings and best practice from our library of specification templates. 

Case Study | Maximising efficiencies in estate management

Bath and North East Somerset Council were looking to analyse the effectiveness of its facilities management, maintenance, construction, business support and property investment activities, to make improvements and to assess whether they had the right level of resources and structure in place.

Recognising the need for an external appraisal, Bath and North East Somerset Council approached the Bloom marketplace to identify a supplier capable of delivering an insightful options appraisal and benchmarking capability to inform the future strategic decisions of the council.

Peopletoo were compliantly procured through NEPRO to utilise their expertise and identify innovative solutions that could create an efficient operating model going forward.

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Case Study | Driving transformation in property and facilities management for Bolton Borough Council

Bolton Borough Council has an estate comprising 3000+ properties. The council chose Bloom and NEPRO as an efficient route to market for the transformation of their Corporate Property Services.

Part of one of the largest infrastructures, construction and support services companies in the UK, Robertson Facilities Management (Robertson) has extensive experience working with the UK public sector. As a Bloom Accredited Supplier, Robertson was able to compliantly deliver a robust and fully integrated system for the council.

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