Sunday, February 22, 2009

Top 5 tenders of the week

This week's top five tenders include 80km of dualling work in Omagh, a ВЈ400m new build and refurbishment framework with Haringey Council and a hospital development in Manchester. The details are only a brief outline of the work available so click on the link for the full OJEU.

Omagh: Highways construction

Value: ВЈ600m

Client: Department for Regional Development, Omagh

Details: A contract notice has been issued for the dualling of the A5 Western Transport Corridor. It will involve upgrading about 88km of single lane to dual carriageway between Derry and Aughnacloy. The ВЈ500-600m scheme will be divided into three lots of approximately equal size and value. What is described as 'economic' operators will be allowed to bid for two lots. The contract will be based on the NEC option C target cost approach.


Top 5 tenders of the week


London: Construction framework

Value: ВЈ400m

Client: London Borough of Haringey

Details: The council is looking for up to 18 contractors for a two year framework. The annual expenditure is estimated at between ВЈ20m and ВЈ100m, with a possible two year extention. Three value bands (ВЈ250,000-1m, ВЈ1m-3.5m and works over ВЈ3.5m) have been established for the works which vary from new build, adaptations, refurbishment, repairs, remodelling, extensions and fit outs.

London: Construction framework

Value: ВЈ40m

Client: London Borough of Haringey

Details: As above except the framework is for lesser value work. Up to 18 contractors are still sought but the work value is up to ВЈ250,000.

Birmingham: Utilities

Value: ВЈ220m

Client: Network Rail

Details: An indicative notice has been issued by Network Rail for the contract to redevelop Birmingham New Street Station. The scheduled date for the award is 1st April and the work is expected to last five years.

Manchester: Healthcare

Value: ВЈ20m

Client: Trafford Healthcare NHS Trust

Details: The Trust is looking for a developer or other organisation to rebuild Altrincham General Hospital either on the existing site or another locally. It also owns St Anne's Hospital 1km away, which hasn't been in use since 2004. The site will be included in the bid. A developer lease solution is required as there is no public finance for the project.

A bidders day is to be held at 16:30 on 26/02/2009 at Premier Inn, Trafford Centre West, Old Trafford.

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