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Procurement for Consultant/Architect for Community Amenity Land

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Publication Date
09 November 2021

12:00pm, 13 December 2021

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Poringland Parish Council represents the parishioners of the village of Poringland and has recently acquired 30 acres of land within the village to develop a community led project to provide recreational, amenity and sporting facilities for local people. We do not trade for profit, any surpluses generated by the Parish Council are reinvested in the development of amenities and services for the village. Our vision and values reflect our commitment to putting parishioners at the very heart of everything that we do. The land is located off The Ridings, Poringland, NR14 7WA, and currently consists of five parcels with natural boundaries. Poringland Parish Council is looking to appoint a lead consultant/architect (The supplier) to guide them through the development of initial designs, public consultation, commissioning investigative ground works, design work to RIBA Stage 3, preparing planning application documents; submission of the planning application and associated attendance at meetings as required; amendments to planning application if required, and any other associated works commensurate with taking the project to the stage of determination of a planning application. Scope of the works The proposed works include: • Basic design options (approximately 3) which can be used for public consultation purposes. The supplier is to run the public consultation, which should be timed to give the greatest opportunity for local people to participate. Part of this consultation should consist of physical displays within Poringland community centre. • Site and infrastructure design including access roads, and parking. The proposed facilities may possibly include, but will not be limited to, Multi Use Games Areas, allotments, skate park/pump track and running/walking track around the whole site (the Parish Council also owns the adjacent woodland to the east of the site). • Feasibility study to confirm that the proposed uses of the land are suitable for the proposed areas. • Collation of consultation results, Parish Council feedback and feasibility study to create a Master Design. • Site Drainage Strategy; Design and Access Statement; Planning Statement; Flood Risk Assessment. • Pre-application discussions and post-submission liaison with the local planning authority. • Supporting reports including: Transport Statement; Detailed landscape design; Topographical Survey; Ecological Report; Arboricultural Report; Lighting Design; Noise Assessment; Archaeological Desktop Survey. • Outline costings for the scheme