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United Kingdom-Rotherham: Building construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.rotherham.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.rotherham.gov.uk/
Section II: Object
17-125 Swinton Town Centre Development
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council wishes to improve the vitality of the Town Centre of Swinton by introducing additional residential accommodation in close proximity to the town centre together with a civic and community offer complemented by an enhanced retail offer in the form of a limited number of new units and refurbishment of the existing parade.
The Council wishes to appoint a developer partner to produce a masterplan and bring about the development of the site through:
— a new community hub,
— improvement of the retail and residential units,
— a limited new retail provision,
— enhanced connectivity,
— enhanced public realm,
— new housing.
Swinton Town Centre within the Borough of Rotherham
RMBC is releasing this tender to market through a formal competitive procurement procedure for the purpose of achieving the following aims and objectives:
— to create a focal point through innovative redesign of this key part of the town centre,
— to respect the conservation Area through the use of sympathetic but creative design and by the employment of materials which complement the personality of the town and its buildings,
— to improve and enhance the existing retail offer, making it sustainable for the future,
— to meet the identified housing needs in Swinton Town Centre,
— to provide an innovative housing offer for those looking to move within and into the local area,
— to improve and protect the existing offer to the local community through the creation of a community hub,
— to protect and provide more opportunities for the existing retailers,
— to improve pedestrian movement,
— to create a safe and attractive public realm.
It is expected that the development brings a capital receipt for the Council. No subsidy will be provided by the Council in relation to the development of the site.
There is also an expectation that works will be completed on property which will remain in the Council's ownership.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Legal services, internal audit, cabinet members and/or relevant external agencies may attend to make note of the tenders received and receive a subsequent written report on the tender received, such persons must agree to observe commercial confidentiality and be bound by the requirement of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.
Section VI: Complementary information
The tender documents are available from https://www.yortender.co.uk with reference DN374426. For support with registration on the YORtender website or if you are having difficulties accessing the documents through YORtender, please contact the helpdesk on 0330 005 0352 or ProContractSupplier@proactis.com.
Through this agreement the successful developer will be required to participate in the achievement of community wellbeing and positive outcomes for its customers as well as promotion and achievement of social and economic growth and environmental and sustainability policy objectives where this is required by the Contracting Authority in the contract/tender documentation.
In relation to II.2.10 (Variants) — please refer to the tender documentation.