Securing efficiencies and savings for our members

CHIC now has over 100 members across the UK, all benefitting from smart asset management and procurement efficiencies

“The project was delivered in a timely manner and we are very pleased with the service”

Aster Group

“Whenever we need a compliant solution, we always go to CHIC first because 9 times out of 10 they will have what we need”

Oakleaf

“Connexus has been a member of CHIC since its inception in 2010. The investment is very much long-term and has helped us achieve great savings and efficiencies over the years”

Connexus

“Taking out the headache of running our own procurement exercises, it allows our organisation to allocate our time elsewhere and makes us more efficient”

Saxon Weald

To date we have saved our members over

£53Million

Quick and efficient route to market to fit your requirements.

We work with our members to maximise end to end supply chain value. Transform the way you deliver your services with fully managed procurement, expert account management, dedicated supply chain liaison and commercial support. CHIC can be the critical friend to help deliver long term savings.

OUR SERVICES

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Planned Investment
Building Safety
Merchants & Materials
BuildSmart New Homes
Legal Services

Planned Investment

Get the big things right first time with our materials only, labour only or combined packages for all types of planned maintenance work, including fire prevention and zero carbon.

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Building Safety

Save time on procuring specialist building safety services with our ready to go frameworks and contracts for everything from asbestos management to fire, gas, and water hygiene.

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Merchants & Materials

CHIC, as one of the leading national social housing procurement consortia, has procured frameworks, that covers all materials needs for registered providers of social housing. CHIC provides a fully managed service.

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BuildSmart New Homes

CHIC’s BuildSmart is our service for members developing newbuild homes. It enables a step change in housing delivery, primarily focused on Modern Methods of Construction.

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Legal Services

CHIC’s legal services framework creates savings and efficiencies through a panel of the country’s leading housing specialist law firms.

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LOCKDOWN 3.0 – Supply chain engagement and covid safe working practice

As the country is hit with another lockdown, we want to inform our members of the response and actions taken by the CHIC supply chain to support ongoing programmes. We […]

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£2BN Kick start scheme

CHIC is bringing the benefit of the Governments £2BN Kick start scheme to member Housing Associations through our intermediary colleagues at 3SC (Third sector consortium). 3SC has been appointed by […]

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This Month on CHIC CHAT

Our monthly newsletter is a great source for key sector news. Our December edition takes a look at the new DPS solutions CHIC has to offer, the key findings from […]

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CHIC Acquires PFA Dynamic Purchasing System

Procurement for All (PFA) is another not-for-profit consortium of housing organisations, led by a board of member representatives. Having carefully assessed the future requirements of PFA’s shareholder members, its Board […]

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Meeting More Than Just a Requirement – How CHIC’s Off-site manufactured home solutions can contribute to meeting Homes England’s MMC Targets

The recent statement by Secretary of State for Housing Robert Jenrick, announcing the 2021-2026 £11.5bn Affordable Housing Programme, sets out a series of ambitious housebuilding targets to help improve the […]

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