Future opportunity

PIN - Market Engagement Contract for the Development of Mountview (former care home), Congleton

  • Cheshire East Borough Council

F01: Prior information notice (prior information only)

Notice reference: 2023/S 000-025638

Published 31 August 2023, 2:43pm

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

Cheshire East Borough Council

Westfields, Middlewich Road


CW11 1HZ


Mrs Victoria Adjekum




+44 1270686440


United Kingdom

NUTS code

UKD62 - Cheshire East

Internet address(es)

Main address


Buyer's address


one.3) Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

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

PIN - Market Engagement Contract for the Development of Mountview (former care home), Congleton

Reference number


two.1.2) Main CPV code

  • 45000000 - Construction work

two.1.3) Type of contract


two.1.4) Short description

Cheshire East Council is seeking to appoint a single development partner to deliver and manage a specialist housing scheme located at Mountview, Congleton. Mountview is located on the outskirts of Congleton and is a former care home and day service.

This site presents an exciting opportunity to develop an innovative housing solution which enables independent living. The Council is looking to work with a partner to develop and manage a housing solution which will meet the needs of those with a learning disability and some with complex needs including autism and behaviour that challenges. We are looking to work with a partner in the development of an innovative housing scheme which incorporates new assistive technology which will aid independence.

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

  • 50000000 - Repair and maintenance services
  • 70330000 - Property management services of real estate on a fee or contract basis

two.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS codes
  • UKD62 - Cheshire East

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Th Council is issuing this PIN notice as a means to advertise a market engagement event to be held by Microsoft Teams on 26th September 2023 14:00-15:00. We welcome feedback from the market on the council's ambitions for the site and wish to gauge the level of interest and address any issues with the specification. The intention is to hold a competitive procedure with negotiation commencing in October 2023.

If you wish to find out more information please express an interest in opportunity DN672204 on www.the-chest.org.uk where you can review the draft specification. If you wish to attend the market engagement event, please email victoria.adjekum@cheshireeast.gov.uk with the email addresses of required delegates so an invitation can be issued.

two.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice

31 August 2023

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: Yes

Section six. Complementary information

six.3) Additional information

The Council intends to proceed to procurement in October 2023, however makes no

guarantees that this PIN will be followed with a Contract Notice or tender.

This Prior Information Notice (PIN) is an indication of potential future procurement activity

and is subject to change. The PIN is not part of any pre-qualification or selection process and

is not a commitment to procure anything. The Council is keen to explore all options or

solutions that may be currently available in the market and would like to engage with

potential providers.