Public Realm Improvement Works Maidstone

Public Realm Improvement Works Maidstone

Contract value:£1,000,000 – £5,000,000 MBC High Street Improvement Phase 2.

Reference number: MBC 1704

Deadline date:05/11/2012

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: Kent Kent,

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? No

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Maidstone Borough Council

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Description of the contract

The council is seeking expressions of interest from potential contractors to undertake Phase 2 of the public realm improvement works in the town centre Following a competition contest run earlier, the Council proceeded with Phase 1 of the project. Funding has now been allocated to complete Phase 2 which will complete the high street as a whole, providing a quality shared space to increase the attractiveness of this area to shoppers, visitors and residents. The works, included in the Phase 2 scheme, is a continuation of Phase 1 and is predominantly a hard landscaping project with new granite paving and localised soft landscaping. The proposed works are constructed from high quality materials and a resulting high standard of workmanship will be required in the laying and finishing of the landscaping.



Classification of the contract

45000000 Construction work


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: 01/04/2013 – 31/10/2013


Who to contact

Contact name Ray Philpott

Organisation name Maidstone Borough Council

Address Maidstone House, King Street, Maidstone, ME15 6JQ

Telephone 01622602158

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How to apply

Maidstone Borough Council will select a limited number of suitably experienced contractors, via a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) to participate in the Invitation to Tender (ITT) process. The BIP Solutions e-Source system will be used to facilitate this tender process. Further information and the PQQ document can be obtained from 1. Go to the Home Page 3. Find Supplier Functions 4. Double Click Response Manager 5. Enter Personal Contact Details 6. Enter Organisation Details 7. Enter Access Code BT6Y38Q543 in the appropriate box 8. Enter verification code (As displayed) 9. Tick Terms and Conditions 10. Press Signup 11. Go to Step Three – Confirmation 12. Open the tender box ‘MBC High Street Works Phase 2 PQQ’ and upload the documents to your own PC system. All communications should be made via this system. Supplier registration is free of charge. If you experience problems, then please contact the Delta helpdesk via email: or call 0845 270 7050 for further assistance. Response Address: Please refer to the PQQ Document