Published date: 11 March 2016

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: 13 April 2016

Contract summary


  • Construction work - 45000000

Location of contract

B15 2TT

Value of contract

£15,000,000 to £20,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

11 March 2016

Closing date

13 April 2016

Contract start date

31 July 2016

Contract end date

30 June 2017

Contract type


Procedure type

Restricted procedure

A two-stage procedure, where the first stage is used to select suppliers, who are then invited to bid in the second stage.

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The Conference Park project comprises a new build 172 bed hotel and conference centre sited predominantly on previously undeveloped University land but will include the demolition of the existing brick built accommodation blocks sited on the edge of the development site. The project will also include the option for the major refurbishment of the adjacent Tudor style Grade 2* listed Garth House and the major refurbishment of Hornton Grange buildings and will complement the service delivery of the new hotel and conference centre. The procurement of the hotel and conference centre will be through OJEU using the competitive procedure with negotiation route based on a single stage D&B with novation tender route that will allow early design information issue leading to an early main contractor appointment and allow early contractor engaged into the design development and supply chain negotiations that will assist in reducing contractor design risks and costs. Garth House and Hornton Grange will be procured separately on a traditional with full quantities contract.

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Is a Recurrent Procurement Type? : No

About the buyer

Contact name

Matt Home


B15 2TT
United Kingdom