Published date: 22 August 2019

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Closing: 4 October 2019

Contract summary


  • Fire station construction work - 45216121

  • Construction of furnaces - 45262630

  • Overhaul and refurbishment work - 45453000

    • Installation services of furnaces - 51135000

Location of contract

West Midlands

Value of contract

£225,000 to £250,000

Procurement reference


Published date

22 August 2019

Closing date

4 October 2019

Contract start date

25 November 2019

Contract end date

31 March 2020

Contract type


Procedure type

Open procedure

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

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West Midlands Fire and Rescue Authority has a requirement to refurbish the Fire House at Coventry Fire Station. The works will include adding two new burn rooms, resurface of the yard, electrical works, adding an external pallet store and general building improvements. It is anticipated that the works will commence by Mid November and be completed by the end of March 2020.

The specification and pricing schedule include additional requirements which would only be selected if can be incorporated within the budget of £250,000. The first additional requirement is to add a burn room in the basement and the second additional requirement is to refurbish office and welfare rooms on the ground floor of the Fire House.

Bidders are recommended to visit the site before submitting a tender. Two half days have been arrange for 23 September between 9:00 - 12:30 and 24 September between 13:30 - 16:30.
Coventry Fire Station has recently been redeveloped and was officially reopened June 2019.

About the buyer

Contact name

Jacky Perkins


99 Vauxhall Road, Nechells
B7 4HW


+44 1213806166