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Title: Tywi Gateway Trust - Contract 1) Conservation Building Works
Published by: Tywi Gateway Trust
Publication Date: 05/11/2019
Deadline Date: 10/01/2020
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: Yes
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: This invitation to tender sets out the requirements for tender and the appointment of a Contractor at the Bishop’s Park, Old Bishop’s Palace, Abergwili, Carmarthenshire, SA31 2JG (NGR SN441209) for 1) Building Conservation Works and is prepared by the Tywi Gateway Trust (the Client) in association with Acanthus Holden Architects.
The works in this contract will address the following:-
• The Walled Kitchen Garden walls are to be conserved, with damaged sections repaired and repointing where required. The two doorways will be repaired to enable level access through them.
• The early 19th century Bothy, or Cottage Ornee, will be conserved and repaired externally for use as volunteer area and workshop.
• The doorway through to St David’s churchyard will be repaired and access re-instated.
• The restoration of the ha-ha repointing and restoring damaged sections
• Construction of a ramp to enable pedestrian access and wheelchair access from the gardens to the Great Meadow parkland path.
Situated in the settlement of Abergwili, immediately to the east of Carmarthen, the Bishop’s Park lies directly to the south of the A40 trunk road and comprises part of the original grounds of the Old Palace of the Bishops of St Davids. On the site of a college established by Bishop Beck in the 1280s the Bishop’s Palace was the episcopal residence from the 16th century through to its vacation by the Bishops in 1974. The Old Palace and the formal gardens were bought by Carmarthenshire County Council to house the County museum and the grounds were opened as a public park.
The Trust’s principal activity, in the first instance, is the delivery of the National Lottery Heritage Fund supported Tywi Gateway Project. This project will conserve, restore and re-invigorate the nationally important Bishop’s Park and Old Bishop’s Palace outbuildings, working with the local community and project collaborators Carmarthenshire County Council and the Representative Body of the Church in Wales to create an education and interpretation centre and café, providing opportunities for sustainable income streams to support the long-term management and maintenance of the site.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

WORKS

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Tywi Gateway Trust

The Old Bishop’s Palace, Abergwili,

Carmarthen

SA31 2JG

UK

Louise Austin

+44 7399265237

louiseaustin@tywigateway.org.uk

Tywigateway.org.uk
www.sell2wales.gov.wales
www.sell2wales.gov.wales

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Tywi Gateway Trust

The Old Bishop's Palace, Abergwili,

Carmarthen

SA31 2JG

UK

Louise Austin

+44 07399265237

louiseaustin@tywigateway.org.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Tywi Gateway Trust - Contract 1) Conservation Building Works

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

This invitation to tender sets out the requirements for tender and the appointment of a Contractor at the Bishop’s Park, Old Bishop’s Palace, Abergwili, Carmarthenshire, SA31 2JG (NGR SN441209) for 1) Building Conservation Works and is prepared by the Tywi Gateway Trust (the Client) in association with Acanthus Holden Architects.

The works in this contract will address the following:-

• The Walled Kitchen Garden walls are to be conserved, with damaged sections repaired and repointing where required. The two doorways will be repaired to enable level access through them.

• The early 19th century Bothy, or Cottage Ornee, will be conserved and repaired externally for use as volunteer area and workshop.

• The doorway through to St David’s churchyard will be repaired and access re-instated.

• The restoration of the ha-ha repointing and restoring damaged sections

• Construction of a ramp to enable pedestrian access and wheelchair access from the gardens to the Great Meadow parkland path.

Situated in the settlement of Abergwili, immediately to the east of Carmarthen, the Bishop’s Park lies directly to the south of the A40 trunk road and comprises part of the original grounds of the Old Palace of the Bishops of St Davids. On the site of a college established by Bishop Beck in the 1280s the Bishop’s Palace was the episcopal residence from the 16th century through to its vacation by the Bishops in 1974. The Old Palace and the formal gardens were bought by Carmarthenshire County Council to house the County museum and the grounds were opened as a public park.

The Trust’s principal activity, in the first instance, is the delivery of the National Lottery Heritage Fund supported Tywi Gateway Project. This project will conserve, restore and re-invigorate the nationally important Bishop’s Park and Old Bishop’s Palace outbuildings, working with the local community and project collaborators Carmarthenshire County Council and the Representative Body of the Church in Wales to create an education and interpretation centre and café, providing opportunities for sustainable income streams to support the long-term management and maintenance of the site.

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2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

45212314 Historical monument or memorial construction work
45212350 Buildings of particular historical or architectural interest
45454100 Restoration work
1014 South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

In order to supply the services required effectively the successful tender will need to demonstrate:

a) Experience of construction/building and conservation repair using appropriate methods ( lime/hot works etc.) and other work relevant to this tender and working with protected structures of similar historical importance

b) An appreciation of the architectural significance of the structures as well as their historic, ecological and horticultural importance.

c) The ability and resources to mobilise and support the site team and provide the necessary skills and expertise to fulfil the contract

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage - Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

N/a

4.3

Time Limits

Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
    06-01-2020  Time  12:00

Estimated award date
 14-02-2020

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

This notice has been sent as a region specific notice. If you did not receive an alert about this you are not based in the specific region selected by the buying authority. Questions on why this was sent as a region specific notice should be sent to the buying authority.

(WA Ref:96938)

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:

Tenderers are invited to identify how they will contribute to the broader community benefit which is being delivered through the Tywi Gateway Project. Such contributions could add to the educational, volunteering, training and interpretational opportunities on offer to visitors to the Bishop’s Park and Museum .

Relates to the following project/programme financed by EU Community Funds: The Tywi Gateway Project is partially supported with EU funds through the Welsh Government Rural Communities Rural Development Programme 2014-2020

5.2

Additional Documentation

The Tywi Gateway Project contract 1- Conservation Building Works - Invitation to tender (1)

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 05-11-2019

Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
28/11/2019 11:28ADDED FILE: Schedule of Works - Walls to Walled Garden

Excel file Schedule of Works - Walls to Walled Garden
28/11/2019 11:28ADDED FILE: Schedule of Works - Walls to Walled Garden

Excel file Schedule of Works - Walls to Walled Garden
28/11/2019 11:31ADDED FILE: Schedule of Works - Bothy

Excel file Schedule of Works - Bothy
28/11/2019 11:32ADDED FILE: Schedule of Works - North wall repairs

Excel file Schedule of Works north wall repairs
28/11/2019 11:34ADDED FILE: Schedule of Works - Ha Ha

Excel file Schedule of Works Ha ha
28/11/2019 11:36ADDED FILE: Schedule of Works - Collection Sheet

Excel file Schedule of Works Collection Sheet
28/11/2019 11:52Principle Contractor query

The appointed contractor for the conservation works will act as PC for the conservation works contract.
12/12/2019 14:53Notice date(s) changed

The Deadline date was changed from 06/01/2020 12:00 to 10/01/2020 12:00.

A request was received to extend the deadline due to the unavailability of suppliers and subcontractors over the Christmas shut down period.
Main Contact: louiseaustin@tywigateway.org.uk
Admin Contact: louiseaustin@tywigateway.org.uk
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
45212350Buildings of particular historical or architectural interestConstruction work for buildings relating to leisure, sports, culture, lodging and restaurants
45212314Historical monument or memorial construction workConstruction work for buildings relating to leisure, sports, culture, lodging and restaurants
45454100Restoration workRestructuring work

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1014South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)

Alert Region Restrictions

The buyer has restricted the alert for this notice to suppliers based in the following regions.

Alert Region Restrictions
Region
Ceredigion
Swansea
Carmarthenshire
Pembrokeshire

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Current Documents

CreatedNameDescriptionSizeDownloads
05/11/2019 The Tywi Gateway Project contract 1- Conservation Building Works - Invitation to tender (1) Tywi Gateway Project Contract 1) Conservation Building Works404.96 KB57
28/11/2019 A2051C 2019 11 01 SOW Walls to Walled Garden Excel file Schedule of Works - Walls to Walled Garden110.43 KB18
28/11/2019 A2051C 2019 11 01 SOW Walls to Walled Garden Excel file Schedule of Works - Walls to Walled Garden110.43 KB17
28/11/2019 A2051D 2019 11 01 Bothy ONLY Excel file Schedule of Works - Bothy102.34 KB16
28/11/2019 A2051D 2019 11 01 North wall repairs SOW Excel file Schedule of Works north wall repairs105.77 KB13
28/11/2019 A2051D 2019 111 01 Ha Ha Excel file Schedule of Works Ha ha98.62 KB19
28/11/2019 Collection Sheet Excel file Schedule of Works Collection Sheet74.36 KB13

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