Published date: 23 July 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: 25 August 2021, 5pm

Contract summary


  • Site preparation work - 45100000

  • Demolition, site preparation and clearance work - 45111000

  • Demolition work - 45111100

    • Asbestos-removal work - 45262660

Location of contract

GL13 9PA

Value of contract

£14,000,000 to £15,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

23 July 2021

Closing date

25 August 2021

Closing time


Contract start date

24 August 2022

Contract end date

27 August 2028

Contract type


Procedure type


Contract is suitable for SMEs?


Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



The project objective for the Works is to retrieve all stored ductwork and
associated steelwork for waste consignment by the Employer, removals,
cleaning and disposal of asbestos within the Blower Houses, undertaking of
C&M Preparation or enabling works, demolition of 4no Blower Houses and
the disposal of the inert building fabric materials.
It is currently anticipated that the contract term will be 6 years, although the
exact duration will be subject to the tenderers proposed programmes for
the works and negotiation.
The definition of completion for the Works is foreseen to be achieved when
the following has been completed
• All primary circuit ductwork and associated support steelwork retrieved
and transfer of ownership to the waste processing contractor for waste
radiological characterisation,
• All conventional inert and hazardous materials removed from site,
• The Blower Houses demolished to surrounding ground surface level,
• Radiological contamination cleaned with debris and waste transferred to
the Employers Waste Team,
• Completion of all Care & Maintenance Preparation works in readiness for
quiescent period including: New protective weatherproof envelopes, Lower
secondary shield openings sealed, Sealing of gas circulation duct
penetrations, Construction of flood protection, Secure permanent barriers to
deter unauthorised access, Installation of new lighting,
• Long term water management strategy accepted and implemented for
rainfall within residual Blower House open voids, and
• Adjoining Safestore buildings and resulting Blower Houses basements
and voids left in a safe state for transfer to C&M quiescent period.

This procurement will utilise the Competitive Procedure with Negotiation
All details of the procurement process are contained within CTM.

More information


About the buyer

Contact name

Sarah Deeble


Oldbury Technical Centre
BS35 1RQ


+44 7710063035