Published date: 25 May 2018

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: 26 June 2018

Contract summary


  • Building installation work - 45300000

  • Building completion work - 45400000

Location of contract

OX11 7HN

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

25 May 2018

Closing date

26 June 2018

Contract start date

1 October 2018

Contract end date

28 February 2019

Contract type


Procedure type

Competitive quotation (below threshold)

The buyer selects a group of potential suppliers to invite to tender.

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?




Please find attached the following tender documentation:-

a) PSB Consulting Engineers (Oxford) Ltd mechanical and electrical specification.

b) Baqus Group Ltd Schedule of Works including Preliminaries

c) 'Tender Drawings' as listed in Preliminaries clause A11:110.

d) RPA Architects Pre Construction Health & Safety Information and Designer's Hazard Identification.

e) Laser Surveys CCTV Survey.

f) Ground Investigation Services (Southern) Ltd Site Investigation Report

g) Scancross Environmental Services Ltd Asbestos Survey.

Also attached are the following:-

i) Form of Tender.

The tender sum included on the tender forms must be a fully compliant tender and there must be no alternative materials, or supplier costs included in the tender. Non compliance with this condition may result in the disqualification of tenders. The Contractor may wish to propose alternatives. If this is the case the Contractor should make a separate submission at the time of tender with a description of the alternatives proposed and any adjustment to the compliant tender.

ii) Certificate of Bona Fide Tender.

Iii) Addressed envelope for return of the tender (to be requested by contractors and will be posted separately).

iv) Acknowledgement slip.

You will also note:-

1) The site may be inspected by arrangement with Tony Rudge, Didcot Town Council Outdoor Services Manager telephone 01235 812637 or e mail

2) Tendering procedure will be in accordance with the NBS Guide to Tendering for Construction Projects.

3) Errors: Alternative 2 is to apply.

4) If a supplier/tenderer of any goods/services is to his/her knowledge related to any member of or the holder of any office under the Council, he/she and the person to whom he/she is related shall disclose the relationship in writing to the Town Clerk. A person who fails so to do shall be disqualified for such contract and, if engaged, the contract may be withdrawn without further notice.

5) Canvassing members of the Council, directly or indirectly, for any work/service under the Council shall disqualify the supplier/tenderer.

6) The completed Form of Tender together with Certificate of Bona Fide Tender are to be sealed in the envelope provided on request and delivered or sent by post to reach The Town Clerk, Didcot Town Council, Council Offices, Britwell Road, Didcot, OX11 7HN by no later than 12 noon on Tuesday 26th June 2018.

More information


About the buyer

Contact name

Julie Perrin


Civic Hall, Britwell Road


01235 812637