Monday 27 May 2019

Building contractors invited to Swords briefing on public contract tendering

Inside Business

A briefing for building contractors took place at County Hall
A briefing for building contractors took place at County Hall

A regional information briefing for building contractors on new frameworks are being launched to streamline the tendering process for €100m in contracts for minor building works across the entire public service, is coming to Swords.

The contracts will be tendered by the Local Government Operational Procurement Centre for the provision of Minor Building Works to public service bodies including 31 local authorities, the HSE, the OPW, the Department of Education and Teagasc.

The contracts will be tendered by way of two new frameworks. Once registered for the Frameworks, contractors will receive alerts to all future minor works projects that meet their stated preferences in terms of scope and location.

Service providers interested in competing for minor building works contracts who meet the minimum competencies can apply online through Applicants may indicate which services, county or region they wish to apply for during the process. Once accepted onto the framework, contractors will be informed of opportunities via the website and can choose to accept or decline projects as they arise.

The frameworks will be tendered from October with two opportunities for contractors to participate - Minor Building Works Residential and Minor Building Works Commercial. While the scope and complexity of the works will vary, it is envisaged that the average contract value will be in the region of €50,000 for residential works and €100,000 for commercial works.

Interested parties are invited to attend one of eight regional briefings on the frameworks taking place around the country in mid-late September, one of which is in Swords at County Hall on September 20 at 7pm.

Fingal Independent