Monday, May 25, 2009

Top 5 construction tenders 22 May

This week's top five construction tenders includes a ВЈ45m research facility for University College London, an ВЈ11m building for the University of Cambridge and a ВЈ10m aircraft operations facility for the RAF. The details are only a summary of what is available, for the full OJEU click on the link.

London: Science facility

Value: ВЈ45m University College London plans to build a new scientific research facility at its Sainsbury Wellcome Centre for Neural Circuits and Behavior in London. It is looking for a contractor to design and construct the building and anticipates the project taking three and a half years. Deadline: 3 July

Leeds: Bus station construction

Value: ВЈ15m Metro (West Yorkshire PTE) intends to create an 'integrated transport scheme' at Castleford town centre. The work includes the demolition of existing properties, including rail station infrastructure, and the construction of a covered concourse providing bus and train passenger waiting facilities. The work will also include associated highway works and car park provision. Deadline: 15 JuneADVERTISEMENT

Top 5 construction tenders 22 May


Cambridge: Construction work

Value: ВЈ11.1m The University of Cambridge seeks a contractor to build a new building for its School of Humanities and Social Sciences. The design and build contract includes the demolition of an existing Victorian villa and construction of a building of four storeys plus basement. As the proposed facility will be in a conservation area the University of Cambridge says it must be "a high quality building". Deadline: 2 June

London: Education building

Value: ВЈ10m The Royal College of Art is looking to demolish one of its existing buildings and construct another at its Battersea site. The demolition includes an office building and bus garage, enabling the construction of a four-storey, concrete frame higher education building. The project is to be carried out under a single stage traditional procurement route using a JCT standard form. Deadline: 25 June

Suffolk: MOD work

Value: ВЈ10m Defence Estates is looking for a contractor to build a facility at its RAF lakenheath site. The building will house aircraft operations, flightline maintainers and the admin of the flying squadron. It will have to comply with the latest force protection requirements and house a secure briefing facility. Deadline: 6 July