Scottish procurement policy handbook

Rules and standards for public procurement. This document is under review and whilst it reflects general process, references to legislation may not be current. Please see the Procurement Journey for our latest guidance.

8 Construction projects

Those who are responsible for procuring, managing or delivering major construction projects 16 should follow the policy and procedural framework set out in the Scottish Construction Procurement Manual, use of which is mandatory throughout the Scottish Government, its Agencies and those contracting authorities which are subject to the Scottish Public Finance Manual. SPD's Construction Advice and Policy Division ( CAPD) provides guidance and advice on construction procurement procedures and best practice. Further details and guidance, including guidance on sustainability/use of recycled content, can be found at:

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