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Weelsby Hall heritage project Design Team

Publication Platform
Cabinet Office

Publication Date
18 August 2023

12:00pm, 18 September 2023

Tender ID
Linkage Weelsby Hall heritage

The lead consultant is to engage, manage and coordinate a team of architectural, engineering and other consultant designers to develop a scheme of repair, refurbishment and renovation works for Linkage's Weelsby Hall site in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire. Linkage has been successful in its application to the National Lottery Heritage Fund for a round 1 grant to rescue three of the neglected historic buildings on site and renovate them for future viable use. The project name is 'An inclusive and sustainable future for Weelsby Hall'. A grant has also been secured from the Pilgrim Trust. Linkage is seeking to appoint a design team incorporating the following disciplines: • Lead Architect • Structural & Civil Engineer • Mechanical & Electrical Services Engineer • CDM Principal Designer The proposed scheme includes, in summary: • Refurbishment and reconfiguration of the Hall for use as a Centre of Excellence for Care Training, including a sensory integration suite, and accessible offices to the first floor • Renovation of the Courtyard Outbuildings to create residential care accommodation for people with more complex needs (higher levels of acuity) • Repair and refurbishment of the small Oasis building for use as a base for Linkage's Maintenance team The initial contract will be let for the duration of the project's Development Phase (RIBA stages 0-3), expected to last 12 months, with the option to extend for a further period to cover the Delivery Phase (RIBA Stages 4-7). The current programme identifies the following indicative timescales for the Design Team's input: Development Phase: October 2023 - May 2024 Delivery Phase: January 2025 - December 2026 The option to extend for the second period (Delivery Phase) is subject to external funding being approved, in addition to satisfactory performance of the contract during the Development Phase. The two periods of engagement are not continuous. The procurement documents are available at: Tenders must be submitted electronically via email by 12:00 noon on Monday 18 September 2023 to: Bidders must use the following text for the subject of their submission email: Weelsby Hall heritage project Design Team submission File sharing websites such as WeTransfer or Dropbox may be used to support the submission of large files. Please email any clarifications by 12:00 noon on 11 September 2023. Responses to clarifications will be shared with all bidders.