Published date: 17 June 2019

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: 17 July 2019

Contract summary


  • Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services - 71000000

Location of contract

East Midlands

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

17 June 2019

Closing date

17 July 2019

Contract start date

1 December 2019

Contract end date

30 November 2023

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Restricted procedure

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

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The University of Leicester is implementing a framework for provision of Estates Design and related consultancy services. The requirement is split into 9 lots based upon discipline and value of projects.
The University will contract directly with disciplines directly, the designers will require to work together.
The framework is expected to commence on 1 Dec 19 for an initial three year period, after which there will be an optional 12 month extension. Over the 4 year period the University expects to spend up to 17.5M GBP on fees to assist in delivering the University's capital programme, minor works and asset management plans, projects will range vastly in scope and size.
Funding for the delivery of the projects may to be provided by several sources, including potentially The University of Leicester, the UK Government and/or the European Regional Development Fund the team will be expected to comply with the rules and regulations associated with the funding.

About the buyer


Procurement Unit, University Road