Published date: 14 January 2022

Last edited date: 25 January 2022

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: 11 February 2022, 5pm

Contract summary


  • Substation equipment - 31682540

  • Hospital facilities construction work - 45215140

  • Substation construction work - 45232220

    • Electrical installation work - 45310000

    • High voltage installation work - 45315400

Location of contract

East of England

Value of contract

£1,000,000 to £5,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

14 January 2022

Closing date

11 February 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

28 March 2022

Contract end date

30 September 2022

Contract type


Procedure type

Open procedure

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

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NOTE: This notice was updated on 25 January 2022 for the following reason: Extension of tender deadline by two weeks to 25 February 2021(Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust wishes to appoint a Contractor to develop the package of information as a design and build project, developing the design, supply, install, test and commission of a complete substation and all equipment and connections as part of their works for the substation HV4 project at Bedford Hospital South Wing.

The project comprises of the phase 1 upgrade of the electrical infrastructure project to provide a new High Voltage (HV) and principle Low Voltage (LV) distribution system, comprising of a new substation HV4 and housing at Bedford Hospital to provide a system which meets the latest NHS recommendations and supports the future Trust redevelopment plans.

Tender includes the following design package- RIBA stage 4A MEP design and RIBA stage architectural and structural designs.)

About the buyer

Contact name

Charles Frampton


Bedford Hospital South Wing
Kempston Road
MK42 9DJ