Published date: 8 February 2024

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: 15 March 2024, 5:30pm

Contract summary


  • Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses - 45211000

Location of contract


Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

8 February 2024

Closing date

15 March 2024

Closing time


Contract start date

1 December 2024

Contract end date

30 November 2028

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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Be First is seeking to create a Development Framework for Construction Works (The "Framework Agreement") to commission design and construction services to deliver approximately 3,500 homes and mixed-use developments, with an estimated construction value of £1.5 billion. (Note: These targets are indicative and subject to external economic, community and industry influence).

Successful Tenderers will be employed under the Framework Agreement and will work together with Be First and their consultants to develop the design proposals from Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) Stage 1, including coordination and detailed design as outlined in the scope and deliverables, with the opportunity to construct the works.

The successful Tenderers who are appointed a position onto the Framework shall enter into a Framework Agreement with LBBD from which it and other London boroughs and London-based registered providers and housing associations can call off Services.

About the buyer


Barking Town Hall
1 Town Square
IG11 7LU