Published date: 13 March 2023

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: 7 April 2023, 12pm

Contract summary


  • Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus) - 44000000

  • Construction work - 45000000

  • Repair and maintenance services of building installations - 50700000

    • Installation services of electrical and mechanical equipment - 51100000

    • Construction-related services - 71500000

Location of contract

South West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

13 March 2023

Closing date

7 April 2023

Closing time


Contract start date

1 July 2023

Contract end date

30 June 2026

Contract type


Procedure type

Competitive quotation (below threshold)

The buyer selects a group of potential suppliers to invite to tender.

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Weston-super-Mare Town Council (WSMTC) is seeking Expression Of Interest (EOI) from suitably experienced and qualified companies to undertake maintenance works at various Town Council Buildings and Sites in WSM, the contract will be for an initial 3-year term with the ability to extend by a further two years by agreement. The contractor will need to have proven and demonstrable experience in similar projects and the wide-ranging skill bases to achieve the various elements of the contract which include historic building work, M&E plant and equipment, electrical works, drainage, partitions and internal fit out.

Contractors from whom WSMTC procure goods and services must demonstrate that all practicable steps are being taken to allow equal access and equal treatment in employment and service delivery, as appropriate to the nature of the contract. Following a decision made by WSMTC in July 2020, the Council is committed to working with Contractors who pay the Real Living Wage (RLW) to their employees.

Contractors from whom WSMTC procure goods and services must be able to demonstrate and excellent H&S record, accordingly contractors that cannot demonstrate an excellent record, free from enforcement action, will not be considered. Contractors must also be able to demonstrate how they provide social value with the work being carried out, within parameters set out by the Town Council.

WSMTC will evaluate the EOI submissions received, and shortlist qualifying companies to invite tenders for the contract. Registration of interest does not imply inclusion on the tender list. Tender documents will be issued mid-late April 2023.

The evaluation will be in accordance with the following criteria, a fail under the Health and Safety criteria will automatically result in exclusion from the tender list. An aggregate of 4 or more fails will automatically result in exclusion from the tender list.
-Proven experience in type and scale of work within an operational public building
-Financial capability
-Proven experience in type and scale of work for Heritage Buildings and Public Buildings
-Evidence of an excellent H&S Record (no enforcement action under current legislation)
-Confirmation that employees are paid RLW
-Resources and availability to tender in April 2023 and commence in July 2023
Interested parties are asked to submit EOI to include their:

• Company name, address, contact name and registration number
• Company bankers name and account number
• Details of any enforcement action under H&S Legislation
• Brief details of two recent (within last 36 months) similar projects undertaken by the company (Max 1000 words)
• Confirmation that the company pays RLW.
• Confirmation that the company will be able to submit a tender and should they be successful, commence work July 2023
EOI should be sent no later than 12 noon on Friday 7th April 2023

More information


About the buyer

Contact name

Sarah Pearse


Grove House
Grove Park