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CompetitiveContractNotice - GB-Braintree: I-Construct
1. Title: GB-Braintree: I-Construct
2. Awarding Authority:
Braintree District Council
Causeway House, Braintree, CM7 9HB, United Kingdom
Tel. 01376 551414, Email:, URL:
Contact: Will Baxter, Attn: As above
3. Contract Type: Works
Sub Type: Design and Execution

4. Description: Construction work. Architectural design services. Engineering design services. The Council¿s role in I-Construct is the delivery of the design and development of a BREEAM Excellent c. 600m2 Innovation Centre on the Council owned Braintree Enterprise Centre site which itself will be rebranded. This Innovation Centre will be an exemplar building designed to showcase to thousands of construction supply chain businesses in the region innovation in:
¿ design using BIM, digital, virtual reality and other technology
¿ of off-site construction and modular build
¿ on site robotic technology
¿ on site renewable and low carbon energy technology
The Council will act as a delivery partner of the project with specific responsibility for managing the development of the Innovation Centre building and acting as landlord to the project, once the building is completed. The Council will also own and operate the Innovation Centre once the project is completed. The Innovation Centre will act as the new main entrance for the rebranded site and the existing Braintree Enterprise Centre is to be reconfigured to increase office space. The overall aim of the project is to:
¿ To demonstrate construction innovation throughout the design and build process so that the building is an exemplar showcase for the construction supply chain
¿ The provision of new high quality business conference facility and office built to a high sustainability standard with an exhibition area showcasing 3 D printing, robotics and other technologies
¿ To build a well-designed, innovative, business conference facility and office the method of construction of which can be replicated for the construction of new homes throughout the region, particularly the garden communities
¿ The new Conference facility and Offices will be designed and constructed to meet the requirements of at least BREEAM Excellent (including space requirements), through a combination of energy conservation measures, low carbon technologies, and exploring renewable technologies considering the site particulars.
5. CPV Codes:
45000000 - Construction work.
71220000 - Architectural design services.
71320000 - Engineering design services.

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: PROC18-0108
9. Awarded to:

Beardwell Construction ltd
49 Southend Road, Grays, RM17 5NJ, United Kingdom
Tel. 01375 380670, Email:, URL:
Attn: James Beardwell
Value Cost: 2,136,737
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: No
10. Date of Contract Award: 07/02/2019
11. Number of Tenders Received: 2
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: 08/02/2019
Period of Work End date: 30/09/2019

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