Ground Investigation Framework: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested

  • Start date & duration of framework/contract?
  • Is there an extension clause in the framework(s)/contract(s) and, if so, the duration of the extension?
  • Has a decision been made yet on whether the framework(s)/contract(s) are being either extended or renewed?
  • Who is the senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for this contract?

in relation to the Multi-supplier Framework Agreement for Ground Investigation Works:


The Framework Agreement commenced in August 2020 with a four year duration.

There is no specific provision for the extension of the Framework within the Agreement.

No decision has been made about the provision of ground investigation services after the framework expires.

Martin McLaughlin is currently responsible for overall management of the framework and can be contacted at the email address above.

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Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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