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East Sussex Fire Authority

Design Guide - Hove

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Publication Date
15 October 2021

12:00pm, 19 November 2021

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East Sussex Fire Authority (ESFA) is seeking to award a contract for the design and partial refurbishment of Hove Fire Station, in accordance with the latest JCT Design and Build 2016 Edition contract and associated design documents as appended to this tender. The tender will be conducted as a mini-competition open to all approved suppliers available through Lot 14 of the Brighton and Hove City Council and East Sussex County Council Planned Maintenance Framework Agreement. East Sussex Fire Authority is responsible for the provision of the Fire and Rescue Service in East Sussex and the City of Brighton & Hove. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service is an emergency public service, which requires to be fully operational 24 hours each day on every day of the year. The Authority serves the population within the City of Brighton & Hove and the county of East Sussex (~ 830,000 people) and has a network of both operational and support staff operating out of the Authority HQ, Community Fire Stations and our Training Centre. East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service co-locates with Sussex Police at a shared HQ in Lewes. However, it maintains 24 Community Fire Stations and the Service Training Centre at Maresfield. This contract will cover the refurbishment of Hove Fire Station, as outlined in the design documents. The successful Contractor will have to demonstrate that they have the capability and capacity to deliver this works, in a live operational fire station. The successful Contractor will have to demonstrate flexibility in its approach to providing the Services and must be committed to achieving and improving performance, customer care and satisfaction. East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service supports and would look to its suppliers to follow Social Value issues. The successful Contractor must be able to commence service delivery within 10 working days of signed contracts being exchanged.