Published date: 22 June 2022

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

Closing: 12 August 2022, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Construction work - 45000000

  • Site preparation work - 45100000

  • Building construction work - 45210000

    • Construction work for buildings relating to law and order or emergency services and for military buildings - 45216000

    • Construction work for buildings relating to law and order or emergency services - 45216100

    • Construction work for buildings relating to emergency services - 45216120

    • Fire station construction work - 45216121

    • Emergency-services building construction work - 45216125

    • Structural works - 45223200

    • Refurbishment of run-down buildings - 45262690

    • Overhaul and refurbishment work - 45453000

    • Refurbishment work - 45453100

Location of contract


Value of contract

£1,000,000 to £2,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

22 June 2022

Closing date

12 August 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

13 August 2022

Contract end date

14 August 2022

Contract type


Procedure type

Open procedure

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

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Scope of the Contract
Major Refurbishment of Bedminster Fire Station
Reference Number: AFRS02-2022-05
Type of Contract - JCT 2016 Intermediate Building Contract with Contractors Design

Avon Fire Authority are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced main Contractor to deliver the Major Refurbishment of Bedminster Fire Station, Hartcliffe Way, Bedminster BS3 5RN. This refurbishment will be run by the main Contractor under the JCT Building Contract, the proposed form of procurement will be traditional with some elements of contractor's design. The main Contractor will also preform the main duties and responsibilities of the Principal Contractor, as defined under the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.
Bedminster Fire Station requires major refurbishment and an extension to the rear of the building including new domestic / sleeping accommodation, Lecture facility and refurbishment of the existing ground floor office building in order to provide a modern, functional and fit for purpose facility for the future.
A recent ground floor extension has suffered a major failure associated with dry rot in the floor joists and has subsequently been stripped out internally. Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) must maintain an operational service from the site throughout the redevelopment. Bedminster Fire Station is operation 24/7 365 days of the year. Therefore, consideration of how the services accommodation and response requirements can be maintained is vital element of this scheme.

How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer

Contact name

Alison Phillips


Valley Road, Portishead
BS20 8JJ


+44 1179262061