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Siglion Developments LLP

Vaux Building 2 (The Public Sector Hub)

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Publication Date
21 October 2019

12:00am, 28 March 2019

Tender ID

Bowmer & Kirkland Ltd (£41,929,479)

Siglion Developments LLP ""Siglion") is seeking to appoint a capable contractor to carry out the design and construction of a proposed circa 190,000 sq.ft public sector hub office development, together with associated external works including completion of the spine road, as part of the redevelopment of the of the former Vaux Brewery site in Sunderland ("the Project"). The Vaux site is a vacant brownfield site located on the south bank of the River Wear in the centre of the city. The Project will include the new civic offices of Sunderland City Council("the Council") together with additional office space for occupation by other public and private sector bodies. The Project will include the delivery of approximately approximately152,000sqft net internal area office space plus ancillary ground floor accommodation across two identified plots within the existing Vaux Masterplan (plots13 & 14). The building has to be able to respond to the parameters defined within the Vaux Masterplan in terms of active frontage, servicing and footprint and be responsible for a sustainable approach. The proposed building will make use of the varying site levels at ground floor and offer an appropriate civic outward elevation facing the city. The building is to be designed with a 'WELL Building' approach. The programme is a key driver in the delivery of the project. The Project will be tendered on RIBA Stage 4a information prepared by the appointed design team. The Architect and Structural/Civil Engineer, will be novated to the successful contractor on the award of the proposed works contract. Further information about the Project can be found in the planning application documents for the Project (Ref: 19/00188/FU4) which are available for inspection on the Council's website: Fixtures, fittings and equipment may be included within this contract.