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Colchester and North East Essex Building Preservation Trust

Lead Consultant, Architectural and Design Services - AWARD

Publication Platform

Publication Date
11 July 2022

5:00pm, 09 March 2022

Tender ID
IT-89-89-INT-CNEE001 - AWARD

Purcell Architecture Limited

Led by North Essex Heritage (NEH), the Jumbo Water Tower Project in Colchester seeks to restore, convert, and extend a historically significant building into a vibrant, community asset with a commercial edge, enabling the rejuvenated tower to play as central a role in Colchester's daily life as it once did when it provided the town with clean water. In order to identify the design team to assist in this transformation, and secure the necessary consents, North Essex Heritage are running a two-stage tender. The "Restricted" Procedure as set out in the UK by The Public Contracts Regulation 2015 (as amended) shall be followed for this procurement. The process comprises expressions of interest using a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire in the form of the Standard Selection Questionnaire (SQ), followed by a shortlisting of no more than 6 suitable candidates that will be invited to proceed to the Invitation to Tender (ITT) stage. As part of the ITT Tender return, shortlisted architect-led design teams will be required to develop a limited concept proposals to illustrate design intent and their approach to the project. To express interest visit