United Kingdom-Wrexham: Architectural design services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.brymboheritage.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA45345
Section II: Object
Lead design team for heritage-led scheme
The client requires a lead design team to progress proposals in two stages, each stage subject to funding being secured. In the first stage proposals are to be progressed from the equivalent of RIBA Workstage 1 through to Workstage 3; in the second they are to be progressed from Workstage 4 to 6. The scheme is concerned with historical significant ex-industrial buildings and landscape, with a mix of restoration, re-use and limited new build components.
The client requires a lead design team to progress proposals in two stages, each stage subject to funding being secured. In the first stage proposals are to be progressed from the equivalent of RIBA Workstage 1 through to Workstage 3; in the second they are to be progressed from Workstage 4 to 7. The scheme is concerned with historically significant ex-industrial buildings and landscape, with a mix of restoration, re-use and limited new build components.
Time extension permissible to accommodate funders' timetable.
Additional design work on a day rate basis.
Of the estimated GBP 4.3m total construction value of this project approximately 90 000 GBP is being provided by the Welsh Government's Rural Community Development Fund.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
The economic operator is requested to provide a certificate from Registrar of Companies confirming certification as incorporated or registered.
The economic operator is requested to provide evidence of membership of appropriate national professional body or bodies in request of Architectural Design.
Section IV: Procedure
Brymbo Enterprise Centre.
3 members of Brymbo Heritage Trust's Board of Trustees will open and anonymously record the tenders, listing them numerically in order of opening with their respective tender values.
Section VI: Complementary information
This procurement is subject to funding in stages from multiple funders.
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Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:
The Trust is keen to support the development of heritage skills in the North East Wales region, and so welcomes proposals that explain how such skills (including design as well as construction) will be fostered through this project. Information in this regard will count towards the evaluation of the respondents' understanding of the client's brief.
As a minimum the Trust expects proposals will show how the Design Team can:
— Deliver talks to students aged 14-19 in at least 2 schools or colleges local to the Trust,
— Provide 2 students from schools local to the Trust aged 14-16 with at least one week of work experience each before 4.2019, and
— Codeliver at least one Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics activity with Primary School learners with the Trust.
Brymbo Heritage Trust also wishes to support our organisation’s understanding of the role of the Design Team in our project and so requires the Design Team to deliver at least two talks to our volunteers and members.
The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.