Procurement of a development partner for the regeneration of four sites in the centre of Sutton, known as ‘Sutton Civic and Town Centre Regeneration’

  • London Borough of Sutton

F02: Contract notice

Notice reference: 2023/S 000-030050

Published 12 October 2023, 9:48am

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

London Borough of Sutton

Civic Offices, St Nicholas Way




Ms Sharon King-Holmes




United Kingdom

NUTS code

UKI63 - Merton, Kingston upon Thames and Sutton

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

Procurement of a development partner for the regeneration of four sites in the centre of Sutton, known as ‘Sutton Civic and Town Centre Regeneration’

Reference number


two.1.2) Main CPV code

  • 45000000 - Construction work

two.1.3) Type of contract


two.1.4) Short description

The London Borough of Sutton wishes to appoint a development partner to enter into an agreement for the delivery of the redevelopment of the St Nicholas Shopping Centre, Secombe Theatre, Gibson Road Car Park and Civic Centre sites, collectively known as ‘Sutton Civic and Town Centre Regeneration’ including construction of a new Civic Hub for the Council

two.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £500,000,000

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

  • 45000000 - Construction work
  • 70112000 - Development of non-residential real estate
  • 70123200 - Sale of non-residential estate
  • 71247000 - Supervision of building work
  • 71315200 - Building consultancy services
  • 71530000 - Construction consultancy services
  • 71540000 - Construction management services

two.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS codes
  • UKI63 - Merton, Kingston upon Thames and Sutton

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The London Borough of Sutton is seeking the appointment of a development partner for the redevelopment of four sites in the centre of Sutton as part of the Council’s overall regeneration plans for Sutton Town Centre.

The Council is progressing the redevelopment to ensure that it can meet its objectives and deliver social and placemaking benefits for residents.

The Council has developed the following objectives against which the project should be delivered:

1) To curate and promote an attractive and distinctive identity for Sutton Town Centre.

2) To increase the economic resilience of the town centre through the growth of a

diverse and distinctive retail, dining, cultural and leisure offer.

3) To create enhanced civic accommodation with greater prominence in the town that

better serves all employees, visitors and users.

4) To promote a town centre accessible to all through enhanced connectivity and

attractive and inclusive public realm.

5) To provide all the necessary social and community infrastructure to help Sutton


6) To increase housing supply including policy-compliant affordable housing, subject

to viability.

7) To deliver development that is as close as possible to carbon neutral in operation.

8) To deliver a commercially viable scheme, including the delivery of the new civic

hub, maximising Council returns.

It should be noted that the estimated total value shown in II.1.5) and II.2.6) is an expression of the estimated gross development value.

Please refer to the procurement documents for criteria at https://www.londontenders.org/

two.2.5) Award criteria

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

two.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: £500,000,000

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

Duration in months


This contract is subject to renewal


two.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5

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

two.2.14) Additional information

The Council reserves the right to terminate the process at any time prior to award of contract.

The Council does not bind itself to accept any tender received and reserves the right to call for new tenders should they consider this necessary.

The Council shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any tenderer in connection with the completion and return of information requested in this contract notice or the completion or submission of any tender.

Section three. Legal, economic, financial and technical information

three.1) Conditions for participation

three.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

three.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.1) Type of procedure

Competitive dialogue

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

four.2) Administrative information

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


17 November 2023

Local time


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

8 December 2023

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: 6 (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

The High Court of England and Wales

Royal Court of Justice, The Strand




United Kingdom