Saturday 18 November 2017
Newquay Council Cornwall

Past Tenders at Newquay Town Council

 Tender Advert

Date of this Advertisement:

Tuesday 11 July 2017

   

Directorate:

Footpaths, Bridleways and Open Spaces

   

Tender:

Bench Repairs

   

Length:

1-3 months

   

Start Date & End Date:

31 July - 31 August 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newquay Town Council is investigating the refurbishment and maintenance of street furniture, open spaces, footpaths and highways within the Parish. The aim of this project is to make Newquay more aesthetically pleasing for residents and visitors. On this basis a package of works, for the repairs of benches, has been compiled.

 

Package 3 – Bench Repairs

Newquay Town Council is investigating the refurbishment and maintenance of street furniture, open spaces, footpaths and highways within the Parish. This package focuses primarily on benches which have fallen in to disrepair. The aim of this project is to make Newquay more aesthetically pleasing for residents and visitors. 

Specification of works: 

Preliminaries (list not exhaustive)

• Arrange and cost out any necessary permissions from Cornwall Council to work on the footpath/highways where applicable.

• To undertake a Risk Assessment and Site Survey prior to starting works. 

• Provide documents for; training certification for employees working on site, health & safety documentation (risk assessments & method statements), proof of insurance, and certification for any and all equipment which will be used on site and why it will be used.

• Undertake a site visit and examine the requirements of the works before submitting a quotation. 

 

To assess each site and provide separate quotations for the following;

 

1. To sand down existing timber to remove any stains, old paint, imperfections etc and treat with either a penetrative or exterior coating chemical to ensure the wood is protected from usage and adverse weather. If the bench is a memorial bench, the plaque is to be cleaned with a suitable chemical and NOT REMOVED.

2. To completely remove existing timber and replace with treated wood (e.g. tantalised). Remove and replace any necessary fittings (e.g screws, bolts) and ensure new timber is securely fixed to existing frame. If the bench is a memorial bench, the plaque needs to be cleaned with a  suitable chemical and affixed to the new timber in the same location as previous.

3. Assess the existing frame and provide costs for its re-instatement. If frame is metal, costs should include grinding back to metal, repainting with one coat of anti-rust primer and two coats of Black metal paint (e.g. Hammerite). If frame is concrete, costs should include preparing surface for painting and two coats of Black masonry paint. 

 

Quote should outline in detail (list not exhaustive); 

• What materials are to be used i.e. primer, paint etc and why (how will these meet the specification)

• How will the work be undertaken i.e. how many employees, what equipment/tools will be used and why

• What is the estimated time frame for completion and start date. (within 1 week)

• The cost of the works outlined including labour, materials, Health & safety requirements, plant, materials, tool maintenance, fuel and transport and all other things necessary for the work to be undertaken.   

• Estimation on the longevity of the materials used and timescales on when maintenance will again be required (i.e. 3 years)

 

 The specification of works is outlined in more detail in PDF document below. Alternatively you can view the documents and information on Contracts Finder through the following link 

https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/6ae30406-d93f-43df-b2b9-7f8fb0efab4e

 

The closing date for completed applications to be received is 12 Noon on Wednesday 26 July 2017

 

Package of Works - Bench Repairs