Gibfield White Land Development

A Voluntary Ex-Ante Transparency (VEAT) Notice

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Contract (Works)
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05 Dec 2023
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2 buyers

1 supplier


Intention to award a Public Works contract under Regulation 32(2) (b) (iii) of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 for the development of a single site at Gibfield White Land in Atherton, Manchester. The Negotiated Procedure without Prior Publication is being followed and is justified under Regulation 32 (2) (b) (iii).

Total Quantity or Scope

The contracting authority intend to award a works contract using the negotiated procedure without prior publication, in accordance with Regulation 32 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. The contracting authority proposes to enter into a Development Agreement with Northstone Development Limited, Company No. 11501341 (“Northstone”). The Development Agreement provides for the development 113 units by Northstone, comprising a mix of Rent to Buy, Affordable Rent & Social Rent properties. Under the Agreement, it is intended that Northstone will commence the works in January 2024 (subject to final agreement) and complete by June 2026. The estimated contract value is £22,617,074 excluding VAT. The works can only be provided by a particular economic operator for the following reason: protection of exclusive rights under Regulation 32(2)(b)(iii) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. A detailed explanation for the use of the negotiated procedure without prior publication is at Annex D.

Award Detail

1 Northstone Development (Manchester)
  • Value: £22,617,074
  • Contractor is an SME.

CPV Codes

  • 45000000 - Construction work


Other Information

This VEAT notice demonstrates the intention to award a public works contract using the Negotiated Procedure without prior publication (Regulation 32 (2) (b) (iii)). This contract has not yet been entered into and a contract award notice will be published following award. Extract from sale of land agreement: “Developer” means Northstone Development Limited (Company No. 11501341) registered at Venus Building, 1 Old Park Lane, Manchester M41 7HA “Development Contract” means the contract to be entered into between the Buyer and the Developer under which the Developer will carry out the Proposed Development in the form annexed at Appendix 2 “Proposed Development” means a residential development of the Property as set out in the Planning Permission (as may be varied from time to time); 4.3 The Buyer will, on completion enter into the Development Contract with the Developer, and the Buyer acknowledges that it is a condition of the sale of the Property by the Seller to the Buyer that the Developer is appointed by the Buyer to carry out the Proposed Development. To view this notice, please click here: <a href="" target="_blank"> GO Reference: GO-2023125-PRO-24691443