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Title: Tywi Gateway Project - Delivery Phase Design Services
Published by: Tywi Gateway Trust
Publication Date: 31/01/2019
Deadline Date: 11/03/2019
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: Yes
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: The Tywi Gateway Trust wishes to appoint a design team which will include a conservation architect and landscape architect with other specialist consultant support, to guide us through the process of delivering the Heritage Lottery Funded Tywi Gateway Project at the Bishop’s Park, Old Bishop’s Palace, Abergwili, Carmarthenshire, SA31 2JG (NGR SN441209).
This project will conserve, restore and rejuvenate the nationally important Bishop’s Park (a registered historic park and garden) and listed Old Bishop’s Palace outbuildings, working with the local community and project partners 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.
The site is located in the settlement of Abergwili, immediately to the east of Carmarthen, and lies directly to the south of the A40 trunk road.
An initial Development Stage of the Tywi Gateway Project, supported by the Parks for People Heritage Lottery Fund scheme, was undertaken from 2014 to 2016 and took restoration designs through to RIBA Stage 3. Now, having secured further funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Carmarthenshire County Council and other funders for the Delivery Stage of the project, the Tywi Gateway Trust need a design team, led by an accredited conservation architect alongside a landscape architect, to work with the Trust and a team of specialists, including ecologist, archaeologist and interpretation specialist.
We need you to ensure that we have detailed designs that will enable us to achieve these objectives, producing drawings and documents to RIBA stage 7. The project must be completed within the available resources, to a high quality and to a tight timescale so that the sustainability of the Bishop’s Park and Tywi Gateway Centre can be secured for the future.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

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

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Tywi Gateway Project - Delivery Phase Design Services

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The Tywi Gateway Trust wishes to appoint a design team which will include a conservation architect and landscape architect with other specialist consultant support, to guide us through the process of delivering the Heritage Lottery Funded Tywi Gateway Project at the Bishop’s Park, Old Bishop’s Palace, Abergwili, Carmarthenshire, SA31 2JG (NGR SN441209).

This project will conserve, restore and rejuvenate the nationally important Bishop’s Park (a registered historic park and garden) and listed Old Bishop’s Palace outbuildings, working with the local community and project partners 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.

The site is located in the settlement of Abergwili, immediately to the east of Carmarthen, and lies directly to the south of the A40 trunk road.

An initial Development Stage of the Tywi Gateway Project, supported by the Parks for People Heritage Lottery Fund scheme, was undertaken from 2014 to 2016 and took restoration designs through to RIBA Stage 3. Now, having secured further funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Carmarthenshire County Council and other funders for the Delivery Stage of the project, the Tywi Gateway Trust need a design team, led by an accredited conservation architect alongside a landscape architect, to work with the Trust and a team of specialists, including ecologist, archaeologist and interpretation specialist.

We need you to ensure that we have detailed designs that will enable us to achieve these objectives, producing drawings and documents to RIBA stage 7. The project must be completed within the available resources, to a high quality and to a tight timescale so that the sustainability of the Bishop’s Park and Tywi Gateway Centre can be secured for the future.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=89305.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

71200000 Architectural and related services
71220000 Architectural design services
71400000 Urban planning and landscape architectural services
1014 South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Estimated total value of contract is a maximum of £125,000

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

The Lead Consultant will be an Accredited Conservation Architect with relevant experience and expertise in relation to historic building restoration and adjoining new build design, in particular with comparable early-mid 19th century buildings and structures. The team will also include a landscape architect with relevant experience and expertise in relation to comparable historic parkland restoration of nationally important designed landscapes and in particular to early-mid 19th century parks and gardens.

Additional design team members are expected to include, but not be limited to, Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, Quantity Surveyor/Clerk of Works and Cost consultant. Input from a Catering consultant, Interpretation consultant, and Arboricultural consultant is also expected.

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
    11-03-2019  Time  12:00

Estimated award date
 05-04-2019

4.5

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

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(WA Ref:89305)

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: Partially funded through the Welsh Government Rural Communities Rural Development Programme

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia bidding.

5.2

Additional Documentation

Tywi Gateway Project Delivery Stage - Design Team Brief 30-01-2019
CMP Aug 2016
CMP Images 2015
TGP Masterplan AH
A2051 - P - 100-109 - PLANS SEC ELES
Great Meadow
A2051 BCE V6 Buildings
A2051 BCE V6 Walls
Design & Access Statement text
Habitat Management Plan Towy Gateway June 2016
W-34226 - DECISION NOTICE
W-34227 - DECISION NOTICE

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 31-01-2019

Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
18/02/2019 11:19Professional Indemnity Insurance

Please note that there was an incorrect response to the last question posed regarding levels of Professional Indemnity insurance required.

Professional Indemnity Cover of £2 million will be acceptable.
27/02/2019 09:17ADDED FILE: Activity Plan

Tywi Gateway Project Activity Plan 2016
27/02/2019 09:24ADDED FILE: Draft Interpretation Plan

Tywi Gateway Project Draft Interpretation Plan 2016
Main Contact: louiseaustin@tywigateway.org.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
71200000Architectural and related servicesArchitectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
71220000Architectural design servicesArchitectural and related services
71400000Urban planning and landscape architectural servicesArchitectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

Delivery Locations

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

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Current Documents

CreatedNameDescriptionSizeDownloads
31/01/2019 Tywi Gateway Project Delivery Stage - Design Team Brief 30-01-2019 Brief for Design Team - Tywi Gateway Project - Delivery Phase1.64 MB40
31/01/2019 CMP Aug 2016 Conservation Management Plan8.28 MB29
31/01/2019 CMP Images 2015 Conservation Management Plan Images10.63 MB24
31/01/2019 TGP Masterplan AH RIBA 3 Masterplan917.32 KB30
31/01/2019 A2051 - P - 100-109 - PLANS SEC ELES RIBA 3 Designs - Plan of Old Bishop's Palace outbuildings8.59 MB24
31/01/2019 Great Meadow RIBA 3 Designs for Great Meadow15.87 MB25
31/01/2019 A2051 BCE V6 Buildings RIBA 3 cost estimates101.13 KB24
31/01/2019 A2051 BCE V6 Walls RIBA 3 cost estimates79.91 KB21
31/01/2019 Design & Access Statement text RIBA 3 Design and Access Statement6.09 MB24
31/01/2019 Habitat Management Plan Towy Gateway June 2016 Initial Habitat Management Plan690.37 KB21
31/01/2019 W-34226 - DECISION NOTICE Planning consent decision notice152.04 KB22
31/01/2019 W-34227 - DECISION NOTICE Listed building consent decision notice147.45 KB22
27/02/2019 Tywi Gateway Activity Plan June 2016 v.5 Tywi Gateway Project Activity Plan 20161.69 MB6
27/02/2019 TGP Interpretation Plan (Landscape) June 2016 Tywi Gateway Project Draft Interpretation Plan 2016741.21 KB8

Replaced Documents

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