Building Works Contract Yeovil

Building Works Contract Yeovil

Preston School, Yeovil – Autism Unit (New Build).

Reference number: E5P101P12714

Deadline date:06/07/2012

This deadline is for… Notice deadline.

Contract value:£0 – £0

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Somerset Preston School, Monks Dale, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 3JD

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Somerset County Council

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Description of the contract

Tenders will soon be invited for a Design & Build Proposal to deliver an Autism Unit (New Build) in Yeovil on a sloping site having total (minimum) internal spaces of at least 182m2 (GFA to be at least 208m2) with a minimum life-cycle expectancy of thirty (30) years providing facilities to include classrooms, meeting / ‘calm’ rooms, social area, kitchen, an office and disabled WCs at Preston School, Monks Dale, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 3JD. These works are being undertaken for Somerset County Council and overseen by Southwest One (SWO). The contract value is expected to be in the region of £395,000.

Expressions of interest are invited from contractors who have full accreditation to Gold Standard on the EXOR (COPROP Region) database and who are covered by EXOR for works of the above estimated value.

Contractors meeting this requirement who wish to be considered should make an application via e-mail, marked for the attention of the Register of Contractors and clearly referencing the above works and project number E5P101P12714, to the This email should also state where the project will be managed from. The deadline for such initial expressions of interest will be 12noon on Friday 6 July 2012.

Contractors expressing an interest will be asked to complete a short Pre Qualification Questionnaire to assist in the creation of a tendering shortlist, although final contract selection will be based on a combination of price and design quality with preference being given to designs with the lowest life-cycle costs.

The deadline for responses to these questions will be 12noon on Monday 16 July 2012.

Successful contractors to be included on the Tender List will be informed on Friday 20 July 2012 and will at that stage be provided with a tender brief. Tender submissions incorporating detailed Design & Build Proposals sufficient for Planning Application submission are expected to be received by SWO from the shortlisted contractors no later than Friday 21 September 2012 with the work being completed on site by October 2013.

Each tendering contractor will be expected to individually present their proposal to the selection panel at an appointed time during October 2012. The contractor selected to take their proposal forward will be confirmed by early November 2012; with the Planning Application to be submitted within four (4) weeks.

It is anticipated that all of the tender documentation will be provided electronically (for instance with drawings provided in PDF and DWG format). Therefore interested contractors must have the appropriate resources to accommodate this.

No undertaking is given that any applicant will be included on the select list or invited to tender for works.

(MT Ref:90054)



Classification of the contract

45210000 Building construction work


Additional information

Contract type: Works – Unspecified

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: 05/11/2012 – 07/10/2013


Who to contact

Contact name Register of Contractors

Organisation name Somerset County Council

Address County Hall, Please make your initial expression of interest via e-mail to, Property & FM, Southwest One, Taunton, GB, TA1 4DY

Telephone +44 1823355659

Extension number:


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How to apply

For further information please review the full notice details at