GB-Colchester: T650 Lecture Theatre Building Fire Precaution Works for the University Of Essex

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1. Title: GB-Colchester: T650 Lecture Theatre Building Fire Precaution Works for the University Of Essex
2. Awarding Authority:
University Of Essex
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, CO4 3SQ, United Kingdom
Tel. 01206 874217, Email:, URL:
Contact: Nigel Hopgood, Attn: Nigel Hopgood
3. Contract Type: Works
Sub Type: Design and Execution

4. Description: Construction work. Building installation work. Electrical installation work. Fire-prevention installation works. The University requests expressions of interest from suitably qualified, accredited and experienced contractors to participate in a tender exercise to deliver fire precaution works comprising of the replacement of the fire detection and emergency lighting system and installation of smoke extract system. Location: Lecture Theatre Building at the University of Essex (Colchester Campus), Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex CO4 3SQ.

The successful Contractors will be required to meet the following programme: :
Extract ventilation works 22nd December 2017, remainder of works 28th February 2018.

The University of Essex will use Constructionline and the PAS91 Question set to reduce the administrative burden on bidders wishing to apply for this opportunity. If you are already registered with Constructionline, you will not need to complete the full PAS91 Question set, simply supply your Constructionline membership number and complete the project specific supplementary questions in the tender pack. However, you must ensure that your Constructionline profile is up to date and information held on your company is accurate and that you are registered for the work categories related to the following, with a notational value of over £350,000

45000000 - Construction work
45300000 - Building installation work
45310000 - Electrical installation work
45343000 - Fire-prevention installation works

For members of Constructionline, please ensure that any changes to your Constructionline profile are made by 5pm on 17th October 2017 to ensure any changes can be made to your information held by Constructionline prior to the closing date of this notice. Applicants not currently registered with Construction-line are encouraged to do so as this will simplify the pre-qualification process. To register with Constructionline please log onto:

If you require any assistance with registration, please contact Anthony Feagan on +44 7712 430470 or You will need to start the registration process as soon as possible and ensure that you achieve a fully registered status by the tender closing time/date. Bidders not registered with Constructionline will not be precluded from expressing an interest in this contract notice but will need to demonstrate that they meet the pre-qualification requirements through the completion and submission of the full PAS 91 questionnaire.

To request to be added to the tender event on the Delta e-sourcing portal, where the invitation to tender can be downloaded, please email and ensure that you company is registered at:

The closing date for tender submissions, submitted via the Delta Portal, as directed above, is midday on 20th October 2017.
5. CPV Codes:
45000000 - Construction work.
45300000 - Building installation work.
45310000 - Electrical installation work.
45343000 - Fire-prevention installation works.

6. NUTS Codes :
UKH3 - Essex

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: Essex,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: T650 Lecture Theatre Building Fire Precaution Works for the University Of Essex
9. Awarded to:

Etec Contract Services Ltd
5 Margaret Road, Romford, RM2 5SH, United Kingdom
Tel. +4402071487748 , Email:, URL:
Contact: Estimating Department, Attn: Mr Robert Deare
Value Cost: 269,398.65
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: Yes Awarded to SME?: Yes
10. Date of Contract Award: 16/01/2018
11. Number of Tenders Received: 4
12. Other Information:
Other Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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Suitable for VCO: No
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 12/02/2018
Period of Work End date: 27/04/2018