Published date: 24 May 2019

Closed early engagement

Closing date: 3 June 2019

Contract summary


  • Advisory architectural services - 71210000

  • Architectural services for buildings - 71221000

  • Feasibility study, advisory service, analysis - 71241000

    • Project and design preparation, estimation of costs - 71242000

    • Architectural and building-surveying services - 71251000

    • Structural engineering consultancy services - 71312000

    • Building consultancy services - 71315200

    • Building surveying services - 71315300

    • Building-inspection services - 71315400

    • Engineering design services for mechanical and electrical installations for buildings - 71321000

    • Quantity surveying services - 71324000

    • Mechanical and electrical engineering services - 71334000

    • Landscape architectural services - 71420000

    • Construction project management services - 71541000

Location of contract

L39 4QP

Procurement reference


Published date

24 May 2019

Closing date

3 June 2019

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Edge Hill University - Minor Works Consultants Framework - Expression of Interest
Edge Hill University wishes to establish a 3-year framework with the option of 1-year extension for the appointment of consultancy services in support of the University's Minor Works programme.
The envisaged scope of works to take place between Summer 2019 - Summer 2022 with an option to extend the framework by a further year and will cover works with a construction value of up to £1m. The scope of works will cover refurbishment and extension of buildings within the University's Estate, including academic buildings, sports facilities, residences, commercial facilities, offices and other University buildings. External works will also be included within the scope of the framework.

A total of up to 3no practices will be appointed to each of the following lots:
Lot 1 Project Management
Lot 2 Quantity Surveying
Lot 3 Architectural Services/ Building Design
Lot 4 Building Surveying
Lot 5 Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Services
Lot 6 Structural Engineering Services
Lot 7 Principal Designer/ CDM Adviser
Lot 8 Approved Building Inspector Services
Lot 9 Landscape Architecture (including Arboricultural Services)
Appointments will be made on a project by project basis, in line with the provisions set out in the Edge Hill University Framework Manual, which will be issued as part of the Invitation to Tender (ITT) documents.
Along with the confirmation of your willingness to be considered to tender, to assess your suitability you are requested to submit the following information:
• Please provide a list and brief details of similar projects within the Higher Education Sector with regard to general maintenance, extensions, alterations, minor refurbishments and external works in the last 5 years, to demonstrate your relevant experience. The project examples should be within the value band of £0-1m.
• Your ability to respond proactively to the University's requests to discuss individual project requirements and attend meetings on campus within a 24-48 hour timescale.
The University will seek formal tenders from a list of up to 6 no suitable Bidders per lot, based on your response to the Expression of Interest, with the top 3 scoring Bidders for each lot being selected onto the Framework.
The Invitation to Tender (ITT) will be assessed on a 60% (Quality) and 40% (Cost), with Bidders being required to provide pricing information for the following value bands.
Band No Construction Value
1 £0-100,000
2 £100,000 - £250,000
3 £250,000 - £500,000
4 £500,000 - £750,000
5 £750,000 - £1,000,000
Indicative Timescales
Please note that these timescales are indicative and may be subject to change.
Task Start Complete
Expression of Interest 24/05/19 03/06/19
Shortlist Expressions of Interest 31/05/19 07/06/19
Issue ITTs 07/06/19 07/06/19
Tender Period 07/06/19 21/06/19
Tender Assessment 21/06/19 01/07/19
Approval 02/07/19 02/07/19
Frameworks go live 02/07/19 02/07/19

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Please submit your response to this Expression of Interest via email to no later than 12 noon on Monday 3rd June 2019.

Bidders are requested to clearly identify the lot(s) that they wish to be considered for, when responding to the expression of interest. Please note that your submission should not exceed 6 pages.

About the buyer

Contact name

Mike Peppin or Dave Fendle


St. Helens Road