Published date: 6 September 2019

Last edited date: 23 March 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: 24 April 2020

Contract summary


  • Construction work - 45000000

  • Site preparation work - 45100000

  • Building demolition and wrecking work and earthmoving work - 45110000

    • Site-clearance work - 45111213

    • Ground-stabilisation work - 45111230

    • Ground-drainage work - 45111240

    • Ground investigation work - 45111250

    • Infill and land-reclamation work - 45112300

    • Landscaping work - 45112700

    • Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work - 45200000

    • Building construction work - 45210000

    • Construction work for buildings relating to law and order or emergency services and for military buildings - 45216000

    • Engineering works and construction works - 45220000

    • Construction work for pipelines, communication and power lines, for highways, roads, airfields and railways; flatwork - 45230000

    • Construction works for plants, mining and manufacturing and for buildings relating to the oil and gas industry - 45250000

    • Roof works and other special trade construction works - 45260000

    • Building installation work - 45300000

    • Electrical installation work - 45310000

    • Insulation work - 45320000

    • Plumbing and sanitary works - 45330000

    • Fencing, railing and safety equipment installation work - 45340000

    • Mechanical installations - 45350000

    • Building completion work - 45400000

    • Real estate services - 70000000

    • Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services - 71000000

    • Architectural and related services - 71200000

    • Engineering services - 71300000

    • Urban planning and landscape architectural services - 71400000

    • Construction-related services - 71500000

    • Technical testing, analysis and consultancy services - 71600000

Location of contract

B91 3QB

Value of contract

£500,000,000 to £2,100,000,000

Procurement reference

SOL - 8087

Published date

6 September 2019

Closing date

24 April 2020

Contract start date

1 October 2020

Contract end date

30 September 2024

Contract type


Procedure type

Restricted procedure (above threshold)

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

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The Contracting Authorities comprising of Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and Acivico Limited wish to establish this framework for all types of construction work as part of the overall Constructing West Midlands (CWM) offer. This may include projects in the following sectors but not limited to:-- education including schools, colleges and universities, housing (including low, medium and high-rise), health and social care, sports, leisure and recreation, museums, art galleries, libraries, blue light, transport, infrastructure and public realm, recycling and waste centres, industrial, office, administrative and commercial buildings.

The main areas of activity may comprise of individual construction related projects or programmes including new build, extensions, improvements, renovations, reinstatement, repairs, mechanical, electrical, services and infrastructure works and may also include design and other services as required to develop and construct the works. The framework will consist of two lots as follows:

o Lot 1 - The delivery of works generally from ?250k - ?5m
o Lot 2 - The delivery of works generally from ?5m, with no upper threshold

The CWM Framework Agreement with Contractor Partners will initially be for a duration of 4 years, with the option to extend for a further 2 years.

More information


Additional text

Please register via the Council`s e-procurement system - CSW-JETS

CSW-JETS is a sub-regional e-tendering portal run by In-tend. Since February 2010, Coventry; Solihull; Warwickshire; Nuneaton and Bedworth; Rugby alongside other local district Councils have been working together as a shared procurement service. In conjunction with Solihull Community Housing, we have joined together to bring you a collaborative E-Tendering portal.

CSW-JETS enables us to advertise our opportunities across all authorities through the same system. This means that there is a single point of contact for procurement in the sub-region so you only have to register once to receive notifications for all authorities. Registering on the portal will make it easier for local suppliers to find, respond to and be alerted to tender opportunities.

Registration is free, and takes just a few minutes. When complete, you will be able to express interest in any of the Councils'/Authorities' opportunities when they are made available including this tender. In addition, we will be able to access your details whenever we have a requirement, and you may then be invited to tender or quote for work.

Once you are registered and log in to the system you will be able to locate the tender opportunity, express interest and access the documentation.

Funding Description

Some call-offs from this framework may be subject to the requirements of the European Structural Investment Fund (ESIF) comprising the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the European Social Fund in England (ESF), the Rural Development Programme for England (RDPE) and any other funding stream that may become available during the course of the framework. Therefore, the Contractor will need to comply with the funding requirements of the European Structural Investment Fund (ESIF) and associated regulations such as procurement, publicity, eligibility criteria.

Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

Daniel Rouse


Manor Square
B91 3QB
United Kingdom


0121 704 6063