Published date: 11 July 2022

Last edited date: 11 July 2022

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

Closing: 22 August 2022, 4pm

Contract summary


  • Solar energy - 09330000

  • Solar panel roof-covering work - 45261215

  • Installation services of electrical equipment - 51110000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

11 July 2022

Closing date

22 August 2022

Closing time


Contract start date

1 November 2022

Contract end date

31 March 2023

Contract type


Procedure type

Open procedure (below threshold)

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

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

Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



TENDERS ARE INVITED from suitable contractors for the installation of Solar PV Panels and Battery Storage at Braunstone Civic Centre and Library* and at Thorpe Astley Community Centre including:
1. proposed installation designs; including fixings to the roof and roof support structures;
2. estimated system production and consumption (similar to the reports enclosed);
3. estimated savings;
4. estimated lifespan; and
5. ongoing maintenance requirements and estimated costs.
* installation at the Library is subject to a third party agreement (please break down in tender).

Valid tenders must include details of 1-5 above along with the tender price and must be delivered enclosed in a plain, sealed envelope, endorsed "Tender - Solar PV Panels" and addressed to the Office of the Chief Executive & Town Clerk, Braunstone Town Council, Braunstone Civic Centre, Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP, no later than: 4pm on Monday 22nd August 2022

For further questions on the tender requirements and background information and reports, please contact the Office of the Chief Executive & Town Clerk, on 0116 289 9270 or

More information


  • Solar Audit.pdf
  • Feasibility study
  • Survey of Braunstone Town Council's buildings - potential of installing solar PV
  • Structural Loading Review Report.pdf
  • Technical specifications
  • Structural loading survey of the roof condition of the recommended locations for the installation of solar PV panels.


Additional text

Note: Canvassing of Members or of any committee, directly or indirectly, for any Contract with the Council shall disqualify the Contractor for such appointment. If an applicant for any appointment or Contract with the Council is to his/her knowledge related to any Member of, or the holder of any office under the Council, he/she and the person to whom he/she is related shall disclose the relationship in writing to the Chief Executive & Town Clerk. A Contractor who fails to do so shall be disqualified for such Contract, and, if appointed, may be dismissed without notice.

How to apply

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

About the buyer

Contact name

Darren Tilley


209 Kingsway, Braunstone Town


0116 289 9270