Published date: 21 December 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: 27 January 2020

Contract summary


  • Architectural and related services - 71200000

Location of contract

East of England

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

21 December 2019

Closing date

27 January 2020

Contract start date

16 March 2020

Contract end date

17 March 2025

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

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The Hillington Square estate was constructed in the 1960s. It was transferred as part of a large scale voluntary stock transfer to Freebridge Community Housing in 2006 from the Borough Council of Kings Lynn and West Norfolk. As part of Freebridge's tenant promises at transfer it was agree that the area needed more investment than the decent homes programme. After further consultation with residents and stakeholders Freebridge Community Housing commenced the refurbishment programme in 2012.

There is a master plan for the estate, of which some demolition has been completed and 203 properties have been refurbished. There are 89 residential properties remaining, of which approximately 10 are leasehold, and one commercial property. Freebridge Community Housing wish to continue with the concept design for the estate and the properties, and develop the external environment, access routes and parking courts.

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About the buyer

Contact name

Procurement Department


Juniper House
Austin Street
King's Lynn
PE30 1DZ