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Tender – Replacement of flooring and floorcoverings tender

Open opportunity – This means that the contract is currently unfulfilled but active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to contact them with bid applications.

Contract summary


  • Floor coverings – 44112200
  • Floor-laying work – 45432110
  • Floor-covering work – 45432130

Location of contract

West Midlands

Value of contract

Published date

19 March 2018

Closing date

20 April 2018

Contract start date

01 August 2018

Contract end date

31 July 2021

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The Contract is for the provision of the supplying and fitting of new floorcoverings and the removal of existing defective floorcoverings, across the University Estates, as described in the Particular Specification.

The Contract will be awarded to a single Contractor.

However where the first-placed Contractor does not have the capacity to fulfil the works required in the timescales requested, the University will appoint the second ranked Contractor to fulfil such particular Work Orders.

The opportunity will also be available for use by other Public Bodies in Wolverhampton and Partner Authorities in the West Midlands Combined Authority including but not limited to, City of Wolverhampton Council and Royal Wolverhampton Hospital Trust.

This requirement is not split into Lots.

The need to coordinate the different contractors for the lots could seriously risk undermining the proper execution of the contract.

The term of the Contract shall be for a period of three (3) years commencing on 01st August 2018 with an optional extension of up to an additional two further twelve (12) month periods.

The maximum Contract duration is therefore five (5) years.

The Qualification section will be assessed on a pass/fail basis in accordance with the standard qualification questions implemented by PAS91.

The requirements here include (but are not limited to):

The successful Contractor must have a minimum of £5M Public Liability Insurance.

The successful Contractor must have a minimum of £5M Employers Indemnity Insurance.

The Tenderer must have a minimum annual turnover of £1,000,000, for the last two years.

Additional Qualification elements are as follows:

The Tenderer must hold an accredited independent third party certificate of compliance with BS OHSAS 18001 / a relevant Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) certificate.(Tenderers outside of the UK must hold equivalent in their respective country).

The Tenderer must hold a current and valid membership to Constructionline.

The Tenderer must provide evidence that all tradespeople who will be involved in delivering the contract have current/valid Asbestos Awareness training accreditation.

The Tenderer must provide evidence that the organisation holds a current and valid ISO 9001 (Quality Management) certification.

About the buyer


Wulfruna Street


01902 321643


[email protected]

Other information


eTendering Portal – register interest / access documentation

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided, or follow the instructions given in the notice description or information section.

Source: Contracts Finder licensed under the Open Government Licence v.1.0.


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