Published date: 16 October 2020

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

Closing: 28 October 2020, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Construction work - 45000000

  • Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work - 45200000

  • Building installation work - 45300000

    • Building completion work - 45400000

Location of contract


Value of contract

£9,000,000 to £12,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

16 October 2020

Closing date

28 October 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

13 April 2021

Contract end date

15 September 2021

Contract type


Procedure type

Restricted procedure (OJEU)

A two-stage procedure, where the first stage is used to select suppliers, who are then invited to bid in the second stage.

OJEU (Official Journal of the European Union) procedures are valued above a certain financial threshold.

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The University of Nottingham is proposing to complete construction and refurbishment works to Florence Boot Hall which is situated on the campus. The potential scope of works is summarised as follows;
o Works to the existing Halls building fabric. The roof of the original part of Hall is in need of significant works/overhaul
o Refurbishment of the existing accommodation comprising circa 200 student and tutor bedrooms, student dining room, junior/senior common rooms, library, bar, office and commercial kitchen
o Construct of a circa 50 bedroom annexe in close proximity to the existing Hall but which will not be linked

The existing Florence Boot Hall was built in three periods being circa 1928, 1959 and 1972.

The Project team are appointed and the early design stages are being progressed. Key dates are as follows;
o September 2020 - SQ Request Period
o November/December 2020 - Commercial pricing documents issued
o Spring 2021 - Start-on-site

Contractors are to be requested to register their interest in the projects as follows;
o Option 1 - Works to the existing Halls fabric and refurbishment works to the interior accommodation
o Option 2 - Works to the existing Halls fabric, refurbishment works to the interior accommodation and the new build annexe

The works covered by this notice relate to the above two options only. Expressions of interest for the new build annexe only will not be considered. Form of Contract will be the JCT D & B 2016

More information


Additional text

The contract notice referring to this is 2020/S 185-447928.

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

How to apply

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

About the buyer

Contact name

Charles Ellis


Lenton Lane
United Kingdom


0115 8468741


Closing: 28 October 2020, 12pm