United Kingdom-Torquay: Construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.torbay.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.torbay.gov.uk/
Section II: Object
Development Partner for Collaton St Mary and Preston Down Road Sites, Paignton
Torbay Council are seeking a partner for the planning, design, funding, promotion and construction of works for the development of housing at the 2 identified sites, including all infrastructure highways, associated landscaping and environmental works and to include for the transfer of completed units of affordable housing to the Council's local housing company, all in accordance with the procurement documents.
Applicants may bid for 1 or both lots and the authority may award 1 or more lots to a single applicant.
Little Blagdon Farm, Collaton St Mary, Paignton
Little Blagdon Farm extends to c. 18,38 hectares (45,4 acres) of greenfield land, as shown verged red on the plan provided at Appendix 1. It is allocated as a Future Growth Area for housing in the Local Plan and has been subject to public consultation as part of the adopted Collaton St Mary Masterplan.
The Masterplan indicates delivery of c. 350 housing units within the northern portion of Little Blagdon Farm, extending to approx. 11,38 ha (28,12 acres). The fields to the south, extending to c. 7 ha (17,30 acres) shown as green field land in the Masterplan, are to be set aside for ecological offsetting and enhancement.
This is an estimated contract period; for further information please see the tender documents.
The objective criteria are set out in Part 1 information and Part 3 selection questionnaire of the tender documents.
Preston Down Road, Paignton
The Council’s ownership at Preston Down Road extends to c. 4,06 hectares (10,03 acres) provided within 2 separate land parcels to the north (2,11 hectares/5,21 acres) and south (1,95 hectares/4,82 acres) of Preston Down Road, as shown verged red on the plan provided at Appendix 2.
Both sites at Preston Down Road are ‘identified’ in the Torbay Local Plan as potential housing development sites. Torbay Council planning department is in the process of updating the local plan to allocate both sites for future housing development. An updated SHLAA is being commissioned and the local plan, with the Preston Down Road sites formally allocated, is expected to go to public consultation autumn 2019. We estimate that c. 135 housing units could be accommodated at Preston Down Road.
The objective criteria are set out in Part 1 Information and Part 3 Selection Questionnaire of the tender documents.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
The criteria are set out in Part 1 Information and Part 3 selection questionnaire of the procurement documents.
Such conditions may include economic innovation — related, environmental social or employment — related considerations as set out in the procurement documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Torbay Council is in receipt of grant funding under the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG)’s Land Release Fund (LRF) to bring forward 2 sites at Collaton St Mary Paignton and Preston Down Road, Paignton for residential development. This proposal has the full support of Torbay Strategic Planning.
An estimate of the contract period is set out above; for further information please see the procurement documents.
The Council's needs and requirements for this procurement are stated in the procurement documents.
The Council reserves the right not to award a contract resulting from this procurement process.
The Council intends to observe 10 day standstill period in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Aggrieved bidders may have rights to set aside or overturn the Council's award decision, and/or seek damages, through bringing a formal legal challenge. Strict time-limits to do so apply and any challenges to the award of the contract at the end of this procurement should be made to the High Court of Justice (England and Wales), The Strand, London. Further information and Guidance may be obtained from HM Government's Crown Commercial Service or The Cabinet Office.
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