Published date: 2 August 2021

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: 1 September 2021, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Architectural and related services - 71200000

  • Engineering design services - 71320000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

2 August 2021

Closing date

1 September 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

30 September 2021

Contract end date

29 September 2031

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Cambridge City Council is seeking to appoint a Design Services Team to provide services related to two lots as outlined below.
Cambridge City Council (CCC) is actively seeking to build new Affordable Housing for rent across the City. CCC has identified eight potential small sites in two lots which may progress as housing infill and requires Design Services to inform the further progressing and potential development of these sites. The two services up to and including RIBA stage 4 in accordance with the RIBA Plan of Work 2020, up to and including RIBA Stage 3: submission of Planning Application and RIBA Stage 4 Technical Design include
Services for:
1. architectural services including surveys, landscape design, passivhaus design, and planning advice to achieve planning recommendations for approval
2. M&E design and PHPP (passivhaus consultancy)
Over two lots
1. Pilot ERDF Net Zero Carbon Development
2. Passivhaus Certified Developments

Bidders can bid for both services over both lots, one service over one or both lots, or both services over one lot.

About the buyer

Contact name

Lesley-Ann George


Cambridge City Council
United Kingdom


+44 1223458178