Published date: 13 September 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: 27 September 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Construction work for houses - 45211100

Location of contract

West Midlands

Value of contract

£1,000,000 to £5,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

13 September 2021

Closing date

27 September 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

7 March 2022

Contract end date

20 February 2023

Contract type


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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Shropshire Towns and Rural Housing (STAR Housing) is an Arms-Length Management Organisation (ALMO) responsible for the management of Shropshire Council's 4,000 property housing stock.

This notice is for a design and build of affordable houses (dependent on planning permission). It is proposed that the Contract will be procured using the JCT Design and Build Contract, 2016 Edition.

The Employer wishes to have the design and construction of the following work carried out: Demolition of former Childrens' Services building and construction of 12nr new build units (7nr 2B4P Houses, 4nr 3B5P Houses and 1nr 2B3P Accessible Bungalow), including all associated external works, drainage, services and infrastructure works at Richmond House, Rutland, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 3QG.

The works will require an understanding and experience of the following:
-Homes England Design Standards
-Secured by Design
-Affordable Housing
-Built units to comply with Part M4 (3) Category 3: Wheelchair user dwellings

This scheme will need to be completed with all relevant certification by February 2023.

Please note this process is a two stage process initially you must complete the expression of interest questionnaire, only those applicants who are duly selected from the first stage process will be invited to submit a tender.

About the buyer

Contact name



Abbey Foregate