Building Refurbishment Contract Colchester

Building Refurbishment Contract Colchester

The Enoch House refurbishment project is a scheme to convert 45 bed-sits and flats in a 1970’s built sheltered housing complex into 37 one and two bedroom flats to a high standard of finish and improved thermal efficiency.

Refurbishment of Enoch House

Reference number:CBH-MG-0001

Deadline date:01/10/2014

This deadline is for…Deadline for Expression of Interest

Contract value:£1,000,000 – £5,000,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out:Essex

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers?Yes

Name of the buying organisation:Colchester Borough Homes

Description of the contract

The Enoch House refurbishment project is a scheme to convert 45 bed-sits and flats in a 1970’s built sheltered housing complex into 37 one and two bedroom flats to a high standard of finish and improved thermal efficiency.The project, which has an estimated cost of approximately £4Million is planned to be carried out in phases over 18 months from April 2015 to October 2016.The principle contractor will be Colchester Borough Homes (CBH) and we are looking to appoint suitably experienced and qualified contractors to carry out the work to this Colchester Borough Council property.The building will be partially occupied by residents throughout the duration of the project so great care, sensitivity and liaison will be required. Works include:1.New gas, electrical and water mains services2.Construction of a new plant room to accommodate gas absorption heat pumps, gas boilers, buffer vessels, water storage, pressure vessels, district heating pumps and all associated BMS equipment3.Heat distribution units to provide heating and hot water to all flats and communal area’s 4.New door entry system, new warden call system, new CCTV system5.New TV integrated reception system (IRS) 6.New Passenger Lift7.New fire alarm and emergency lighting systems8.New power and lighting to all flats and communal area’s9.New glazed atrium and communal facilities10.Structural repairs11.Demolition of one wing and construction of a new wing12.Supply and installation of photovoltaic and evacuated tube solar panels13.Insulated external render panels14.Removal of internal partitions and redesign of internal layouts to flats15.New Kitchens and bathrooms16.New tenant’s communal areas17.Installation of “solar pipes” to illuminate common areas18.New Windows and balconies19.External worksTender documents will include a specification, drawings and bills of quantities.There will be 3 concurrent contracts:1Building works2Mechanical Services 3Electrical ServicesContracts will be the JCT form with contractors design.



Classification of the contract

71314100Electrical services

44112000Miscellaneous building structures

45315000Electrical installation work of heating and other electrical building-equipment

71315000Building services

45210000Building construction work

39715000Water heaters and heating for buildings; plumbing equipment

45262700Building alteration work

71314310Heating engineering services for buildings

71333000Mechanical engineering services

Additional information

Contract type:Works – Execution

Is it a framework agreement?No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding?No

Contract will be awarded based on:Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract:01/05/2015 – 31/10/2016

Who to contact

Contact nameMichael Gurton

Organisation nameColchester Borough Homes

AddressCentury House South, Riverside Office Centre, North Station Road, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1RE


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How to apply

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.Tenderers must contact Michael Gurton to receive the Pre Qualification Questionnaire. Further details concerning the tender process, including a tender timetable will be provided at this time.