Redevelopment/repurposing and leasing of a site in George Street, Oxford

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Contract (Works)
29.5 year
12 Sep 2022
To 22 May 2053 (est.)
12 Oct 2022 16:00




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Oxford City Council is seeking the appointment of a developer partner and occupier/operator for the redevelopment/repurposing of a site in George Street, Oxford for alternative use upon the expiry of the existing leases.

Total Quantity or Scope

Oxford City Council owns the freehold of the site, which equates to around 0.26 acres, in the heart of Oxford’s City Centre between George Street to the south and Gloucester Green to the north. ABC Cinemas Limited is the existing tenant of the site. The building, currently occupied by Odeon, is around 21,400 sq. ft. The site also includes a substation. The Council is exploring redevelopment/repurposing option at the site; the aim is to deliver a scheme which provides greater activation at ground floor level and connectivity to the fabric of George Street and Gloucester Green and to maximise the income return from the Site. The Council seeks proposals from a developer (who will deliver the development) bidding alongside an operator/occupier who will sign a minimum 25-year lease with the Council. Additional information: Interested parties are required to sign in or register (free of charge) to access the procurement documents via the link given at I.3. The estimated total value shown in II.1.5 and II.2.6 is an expression of the estimated gross development value (GDV). 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 new 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.

CPV Codes

  • 45211360 - Urban development construction work
  • 45000000 - Construction work
  • 45111291 - Site-development work
  • 45210000 - Building construction work
  • 45211350 - Multi-functional buildings construction work
  • 45212000 - Construction work for buildings relating to leisure, sports, culture, lodging and restaurants
  • 45212400 - Accommodation and restaurant buildings
  • 45212411 - Hotel construction work
  • 45213150 - Office block construction work
  • 45214700 - Construction work for halls of residence
  • 55110000 - Hotel accommodation services
  • 55130000 - Other hotel services
  • 70112000 - Development of non-residential real estate
  • 71000000 - Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
  • 71220000 - Architectural design services
  • 71240000 - Architectural, engineering and planning services
  • 71247000 - Supervision of building work
  • 71251000 - Architectural and building-surveying services
  • 71311000 - Civil engineering consultancy services
  • 71312000 - Structural engineering consultancy services
  • 71315200 - Building consultancy services
  • 71530000 - Construction consultancy services
  • 71540000 - Construction management services
  • 71541000 - Construction project management services
  • 98341100 - Accommodation management services


  • This is a one-off contract (no recurrence)
  • Renewals are not available.
  • Professional qualifications are sought.

Other Information

** PREVIEW NOTICE, please check Find a Tender for full details. ** The Council is keen to ensure that the procurement is open to a wide market and that there is genuine competition. The resources and range of services needed are such that the Council understands that it may receive applications from either a single organisation or organisations that may wish to collaborate to form a consortium for bidding purposes.