Published date: 29 October 2021

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: 3 December 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Construction work - 45000000

Location of contract

KT15 3NB

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

29 October 2021

Closing date

3 December 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

1 September 2022

Contract end date

31 August 2026

Contract type


Procedure type

Restricted procedure (above threshold)

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

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

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Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The Authority is looking to procure Design, Build, Installation, Commissioning and Handover Services for works on the APHA Science Estate. This includes the estate at Weybridge, as well as the Regional Labs at Starcross, Camarthen, Penrith, Newcastle, Shrewsbury, Bury St Edmonds, Sutton Bonnington and any other similar Authority facilities.
In order that Defra deliver a challenging capital investment plan over the next 4 years, the Authority is looking to place a framework contract to cover these services. It is intended that these will be broken down into Seven (7) Lots. including, Works in Containment Facilities, General Accommodation works, Site Infrastructure Works, Security Systems, Biowaste Effluent Treatment System, Multiple Discipline Design Services and Professional Services.

More information

Previous notice about this procurement

Science Engineering Delivery Framework

  • Early engagement
  • Published 24 May 2021


Additional text

documents for this tender can be found on Bravo -

About the buyer

Contact name

Mike Okosodo


Nobel House 17 Smith Square,