Commercial Workspace Development – Langage South

  • Plymouth City Council

F02: Contract notice

Notice reference: 2024/S 000-010172

Published 28 March 2024, 9:13am

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

Plymouth City Council

Ballard House, West Hoe Road




Miss Simone Newark




United Kingdom

NUTS code

UKK41 - Plymouth

Internet address(es)

Main address


Buyer's address


one.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at


Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via


one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

one.5) Main activity

General public services

Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Commercial Workspace Development – Langage South

Reference number


two.1.2) Main CPV code

  • 45000000 - Construction work

two.1.3) Type of contract


two.1.4) Short description

Plymouth City Council (PCC) are seeking to procure a Main Contractor to deliver construction of approximately 4,615 sq m (50,000 sq ft) of high quality, sustainable workspace (and associated service yards and landscaping) split across four different units including some first floor accommodation located off Beaumont Way, Langage South Business Park, Plympton, Plymouth.

two.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £7,500,000

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

  • 45400000 - Building completion work
  • 45213100 - Construction work for commercial buildings

two.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS codes
  • UKK41 - Plymouth

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The scheme will incorporate sustainable technologies to minimise carbon emissions and running costs including: solar photovoltaic, increased levels of insulation, higher levels of natural daylight and ventilation, highly efficient heating systems, EV charging pods and a host of energy saving technologies.

The scheme has been designed to and including RIBA Stage 3.

The scheme has been designed to BREEAM Excellent standards and this must be implemented and secured throughout the construction stage resulting in the award of the formal BREEAM Excellent certificate. The scheme has been designed to Net Zero standards and the project will be required to demonstrate that it is a Net Zero upon completion.

A JCT Design and Build Contract is required to take the project to completion.

It is anticipated that the construction phase will be c9-12 months followed by a 12 month defect period before final project closure

Tenderers shall note that due to current negotiations with prospective tenants, the Council reserves the right to add and/or omit works to the current tender information to reflect agreed tenant requirements. All units currently include a fitted out mezzanine area and this will form the basis of the price evaluation. Tenderers are advised that alternative tenders are required for the omission of the fit out to each unit, details of which are included in the procurement documents.

The Council is using the Restricted procedure.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months


This contract is subject to renewal


two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.1) Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

four.2) Administrative information

four.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number: 2024/S 000-007294

four.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate


29 April 2024

Local time


four.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

13 May 2024

four.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted


four.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section six. Complementary information

six.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body

High Court of England and Wales




United Kingdom