Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell
Date Published: June 2016
Current edition: MWD 2016 Previous editions: MWD 2011, MWD 2005 (Revision 2 2009) The Minor Works Building Contract with Contractors Design is generally used where the Builder/Contractor has to design one, or more parts of the works. Here again the works are smaller, for simpler basic construction projects, also that the contract is procured via the traditional or conventional method.
The employer must provide drawings, a specification, or work schedules to define the quantity and quality of work, as well as the requirements for the Contractors Designed Portion.
The price and payment structure of the contract is based on a lump sum with monthly interim payments.
Provisions are included for collaborative working and sustainability.
For use on both private and public sector projects.
It contains the guidance notes.
This contract can be used with the Framework Agreement (FA).
For use on both private and public sector projects. The criteria for deciding the suitability of the contract are: Where the work involved is simple in character Where the work is designed and the requirements for the contractor's design of discrete part(s) are detailed by, or on behalf of the Employer, and where the Contractor is required to design those part(s) of the work Where the Employer is to provide drawings and/or a specification and/or work schedules to define adequately the quantity and quality of the work Where an Architect/Contract Administrator is to administer the conditions
Can be used: by both private and local authority employers.
There is no separate JCT Guide for the MWD contract, however there are guidance notes at the end of the contract including details of changes from the previous revision.