Published date: 4 August 2020

Last edited date: 26 August 2020

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: 18 September 2020, 1pm

Contract summary


  • Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses - 45211000

  • Construction work for houses - 45211100

  • Houses construction work - 45211300

Location of contract

West Midlands

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

4 August 2020

Closing date

18 September 2020

Closing time


Contract start date

16 October 2020

Contract end date

10 December 2021

Contract type


Procedure type

Open procedure

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

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The City of Wolverhampton council is delivering new council housing developments across the City on former garage sites and small infill pockets of land.
The Council intends to bring forward a further eleven sites for the development of council housing using traditional construction methods and the purpose of this tender is intended to appoint either a Principal Contractor to deliver all the schemes as one contract on site through to practical completion and subsequent defects liability period OR appoint multiple Principal Contractors for the individual sites. Wolverhampton Homes will act as the City Council's Employer's Agent and will act on behalf of the City throughout the contract(s).
The Council's experience in the delivery of new council housing methods is constantly evolving and the Council will need to rely upon the successful contractor to provide control of the scheme(s) and offer advice based on their experience gained from working within the sector.
The development sites are situated in the following locations- • Southall Road (2 units), Wolmer Road (2 units), Woodside Road (4 units), Townson Road (2 units), Simmons Road (1 unit), Myatt Avenue (7 units), Park View Road (7 units), Cavendish Road (4 units), Abingdon Road (2 units), Batmanshill Road (1 unit) & Elmdon Close (4 units) all in Wolverhampton and detail as contained in the respective Pre-construction Information Documents.
The proposed terms and conditions for this project are the JCT Design and Build Contract 2016, with Amendments. It is assumed that any supplier returning a tender for this requirement will have a copy and is familiar with these terms and conditions and will have previous experience of executing contracts on this basis.
A schedule of amendments for the standard JCT Design and Build Contract 2016 has been included as part of this Invitation To Tender.

More information

Linked Notice


About the buyer

Contact name

Mark Sennett


Civic Centre
St Peters Square
United Kingdom


+44 7810117090


Closing: 18 September 2020, 1pm