UK-Preston: Construction work.

UK-Preston: Construction work.

Preliminary Questions
This notice is for prior information only: No
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: Yes
This notice is a call for competition: No

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
Places for People Group Limited
4 The Pavilions, Portway, Preston, PR2 2YB, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1772897314, Email:
Contact: Craig Ainscow
Main Address:, Address of the buyer profile:
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .

I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent: electronically via -- to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity:
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: South Rings Office Refurbishment
Reference number:
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
45000000 - Construction work.
II.1.3) Type of contract: WORKS
II.1.4) Short description:
Places for People wishes to enter into a contract with an experienced contractor to complete a major upgrade and refurbishment of its office at South Rings Business Park, Craven Drive, Bamber Bridge, Preston, PR5 6BZ
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 7,000,000 - GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
45262690 - Refurbishment of run-down buildings.
45453100 - Refurbishment work.
45210000 - Building construction work.
45213100 - Construction work for commercial buildings.
45213312 - Car park building construction work.
45262700 - Building alteration work.
II.2.3) Place of performance:
Region Codes:
UKD4 - Lancashire
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
Places for People wish to enter a contract with an experienced contractor to complete a major upgrade and refurbishment, with mechanical and electrical services, and low carbon technology to their office at South Rings Business Park, Craven Drive, Bamber Bridge, Preston, PR5 6BZ. Places for People is a national housing provider and has offices throughout the UK. The office at South Rings includes a 24 hour customer contact centre, a wide range of organisational business related functions including, facilities for agile working, training facilities and meeting rooms. The form of contract is likely to be a JCT Design and Build with contractor’s design portion. Places for People will be responsible for procurement and installation of FF&E. The office was built in 2008 and is now due a major refurbishment. The successful contractor will be required to begin construction work in February 2024 and complete the project in February 2025. All employees currently based at South Rings will be decanted and relocated for the duration of the project, however a maintained access may be required to maintain and respond to the onsite data centre.
II.2.5) Award Criteria :
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 60

Price - Weighting: 40

II.2.6) Estimate value
Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 7,000,000 - GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months - 12
This contract is subject to renewal : NO
II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted : NO
II.2.11) Information about options
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds : NO
II.2.14) Additional information
Not Provided

II.3) Estimated Date of publication
Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information

III.1) Conditions for participation
III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:
Not Provided
III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2) Contract performance conditions
Not Provided

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description
IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - Not Provided
In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:
Not Provided
IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used - NO
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - YES
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.5) Scheduled date for start of award procedures: Not Provided

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
VI.3) Additional Information:
To view this notice, please click here:
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VI.4) Procedures For Appeal
VI.4.1) Body responsible for appeal procedures:

High Court of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice, Strand, London, WC2A 2LL, United Kingdom
VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
High Court of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice, Strand, London, WC2A 2LL, United Kingdom
VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
Not Provided

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 22/09/2023