Published date: 12 March 2020

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications.

Closing date: 23 April 2020

Contract summary


  • Construction work for houses - 45211100

  • Houses construction work - 45211300

Location of contract

CB11 4ER

Value of contract


Published date

12 March 2020

Closing date

23 April 2020

Contract start date

08 May 2020

Contract end date

18 June 2021

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Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Uttlesford District Council is looking for a competent Building Contractor for the development of 14No. new-build properties and associated works in the market town of Saffron Walden, Essex.

UDC has already secured planning permission (reference UTT/18/2820/FUL) for the development and is seeking the commencement of the project spring/summer 2020.

The successful tenderer will preferably have undertaken similar new build schemes for Local Authorities or Registered Providers and be familiar with the nature of such projects.

The estimated Contract Sum for the works is approximately £3.5m and the project will be awarded via a JCT 2016 DB Contract.

Uttlesford District Council is looking to appoint a contractor by 8th May 2020 - A project timetable has been set and is included in the tender documents.

To request the tender pack, simply e-mail your expression of interest to Ben Mitchell of The Design Partnership (Ely) Ltd who are acting as our Employers Agent. His email address is

The deadline for expressions of interest is 27th March 2020.

Tenders are to be completed and returned no later than 23rd April 2020.

About the buyer

Contact name

Ben Mitchell


The Design Partnership (Ely) Ltd
Claremont House, 10 Station Road
PE16 6AG


01354 693111


Other information

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.

Closing date: 23 April 2020