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University of West of England looking for builder for 1,200-bed Frenchay Campus student housing

The University of West England is seeking a builder for the first 400-unit phase of its student housing programme in Bristol, with the option of a contract extension for 800 further units.

The job, worth up to £15m, will see the design and construction of 400 units in townhouse-style buildings of three or four storeys.

Each house will contain eight to 12 beds, with shared bathroom and kitchen facilities.

1,200 units are to be built in three phases over the next five years on or adjacent to the main Frenchay campus.

The successful bidder may be asked to develop additional phases of accommodation.

The University says it is interested in a solution “incorporating sustainable design that enables efficient running costs.”

Outline planning permission has been submitted to the council, with full masterplan details available here.

The first phase is due to start in July this year, completing in 2014.

Tenders must be received by 28.3.2013.

Interested parties can contact:

University of the West of England
Coldharbour Lane
For the attention of: Helen Baker
BS16 1QY Bristol
Telephone: +44 1173282239
Fax: +44 1173283985

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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