Become a member of Efficiency North

Join other social housing landlords in Northern England to make an extra difference building futures and communities together.

Professional procurement services Investment in communities

Key Benefits

Our social housing member organisations currently enjoy the following benefits of belonging to the Efficiency North consortium:

  • unlocking cashable programme savings and non-cashable benefits
  • access to compliant collaborative procurement frameworks delivering double digit efficiencies which shelter members from market place risk
  • raising the profile of procurement, in particular demonstrating the success of collaborative working
  • implementation support and ongoing support throughout the life of each contract
  • first class emarketplace
  • a mechanism to benchmark costs against each other and against programme delivery tactics in order to focus on areas where value for money can be improved
  • development of benchmarking models to improve understanding and cost performance
  • access to development led New Build schemes and properties for purchase before their availability in the open market
  • access to bright young talent through our Academy and employment and training vehicles
  • best practice resource of social housing toolkits and case studies
  • knowledge sharing and networking with peer professionals and decision makers from other social housing organizations to highlight best practice and reduce the risk of costly mistakes
  • sharing cost and resources for procurement and other activities
  • enabling delivery of sub-regional regeneration training and investment schemes by pooling resources
  • frameworks with integrated solutions for employment and skills outcomes which target those furthest from the labour market
  • access to an organisation leading in the delivery of social value outcomes through procurement

If you'd like an informal discussion about membership, please contact Carl Bairstow E: or call 0330 606 1460