Future opportunity

Pennywell Regeneration Project


F01: Prior information notice (prior information only)

Notice reference: 2021/S 000-016752

Published 16 July 2021, 12:08pm

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses


Emperor House,2 Emperor Way, Doxford International Business Park




David Major




+44 1915255186


United Kingdom

NUTS code

UKC - North East (England)

Internet address(es)

Main address


one.3) Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

one.5) Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Pennywell Regeneration Project

two.1.2) Main CPV code

  • 45453100 - Refurbishment work

two.1.3) Type of contract


two.1.4) Short description

Gentoo hope to approach the market later this year to procure a Contractor to deliver a very large refurbishment Programme within the Pennywell Estate of Sunderland, Tyne and Wear.

The purpose of this notice is to invite potential Bidders to attend a "Meet the Buyer" event, which will allow Gentoo to introduce the Procurement and Project Teams, discuss who Gentoo are, to provide full details of the programme and to allow potential Bidders to raise any queries they may have regards the Procurement or the programme itself.

This event is scheduled to take place on Thursday 19 August 2021 at 9am via virtual video conferencing.

The event is anticipated to last one hour - but further opportunity for dialogue will be possible after the event.

The Pennywell Estate has 1,185 properties under the ownership of Gentoo - all of which are to receive some form of works as part of this programme.

The scope of works is inclusive of the following:

- Re-roofing;

- Window replacements;

- Wall tie replacements;

- External decoration;

- Replacement of boundaries/fencing/gates; and

- Various other external repairs.

The programme is to commence in Summer 2022 and complete in Summer 2024.

The anticipated value of the entire programme is approximately £17 million.

Should you wish to receive an invitation to this event, please express your interest to david.major@gentoogroup.com providing details of your Organisation and your proposed attendees.

Gentoo reserve the right to adopt a screening process if necessary to ensure those who wish to attend would be in a position to deliver this Programme.

two.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £17,000,000

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.2) Description

two.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS codes
  • UKC - North East (England)
Main site or place of performance

Pennywell Estate, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

See "Short Description" Section

two.2.14) Additional information

See "Short Description" Section

two.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice

15 September 2021

Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

Section six. Complementary information

six.3) Additional information

See "Short Description" Section for further information