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CompetitiveContractNotice - GB-Colchester: CAHL Architectural services - Town Centre
1. Title: GB-Colchester: CAHL Architectural services - Town Centre
2. Awarding Authority:
Colchester Amphora Homes Ltd
Rowan House, 33 Sheepen Road, Colchester, CO3 3WG, United Kingdom
Tel. 01206 508637, Email:, URL:
Attn: Alison Shaw
3. Contract Type: Services

4. Description: Architectural design services. Colchester Borough Council owns a local authority trading company, Colchester Commercial (Holdings) Ltd (CCHL), which began trading in April 2018 and is the parent company to three subsidiaries.

One of these subsidiaries is Colchester Amphora Homes Ltd (the Client for this procurement), which is a Housing Development company established to provide high quality new homes for market sale and rent, including affordable homes for local people.

The Client wishes to procure an architectural practice (the ┐Architect┐) to provide design services from RIBA stage A to D (stages 1 to 3) to include cost planning and the promotion of the scheme through to obtaining planning consent.

The scheme at St.Runwald St is a 0.70 acre site currently used as a car park situated just south of the Dutch Quarter in the Colchester Town Centre Conservation Area.

The Client is seeking a suitably qualified architectural firm to assist it in obtaining planning consent for high quality residential schemes at St. Runwald Street Car Park.
5. CPV Codes:
71220000 - Architectural 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: 0142
9. Awarded to:

St Mary's Hall, Rawstorn Road, Colchester, CO3 3JH, United Kingdom
Contact: .
Value Cost: 38,710
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: Yes
10. Date of Contract Award: 22/06/2018
11. Number of Tenders Received: 6
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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