Carluddon Technology Park Project, Employment Space for Advanced Manufacturing (ESAM) – Design & Construction Contract Opportunity
CORNWALL COUNCIL | Published March 17, 2016
Cornwall Council seeks to appoint a suitably accredited and demonstrably experienced Principal Contractor to undertake the complete design and construction of the ESAM development, under an NEC 3 Engineering &Construction Contract (Option A). The design works comprise completion of the architectural, civil engineering, MEP engineering, landscaping design to allow complete construction of the works. The construction works shall comprise site works including extensions to the public highway, site access roads, earthworks, enabling works, statutory services diversions and new supplies, access roads, car parks, landscaping and on and offsite drainage.
The construction works shall also include the construction of a high quality two storey office/light industrial manufacturing facility.
This shall comprise, foundations, building envelope, internal fittings out, mechanical and electrical services and final occupation works.
Subject to ERDF Funding approval, the Carluddon Technology Park project will establish the area as one of the premier locations in the UK for ambitious, high value businesses working within the Low Carbon Environmental Good and Services Sector (LCEGS), through the delivery of circa 2,595 sqm (gross internal area) of BREEAM Excellent workspace in the Employment Space for Advanced Manufacturing (ESAM) project.
ESAM will have the capacity to accommodate at least 27 high tech and medium tech businesses and support the creation of at least 66 net FTE high value jobs by 2022.
It will set a benchmark for design quality and attract private sector investment in employment space to the area.
The project is required to achieve BREEAM ‘Excellent’ as a minimum and deliver cross cutting themes, these are both key requirements of the ERDF funding which is being applied for.
The project will additionally be required to achieve BIM Level 2, in line with all public procurement from 2016.
The ESAM project has been in development since 2011 as part of the wider Eco-Town programme of sustainable development for the St Austell and Clay Country area.
Cornwall Council has progressed the project through the current EU Growth Programme (2014-2020) and has seen the project progress through the Workspace ‘Call’ process for ERDF investment to Full Application stage.
It is intended the design works will commence December 2016 and the Construction works will start March 2017and be completed for occupation May 2018.
The value of the works is anticipated to be within the range of £5M to £7M GBP.
This project is intended to be funded via the following element of the ERDF Programme – Priority Axis 3 –Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Growth Programme
Please note this procurement exercise is intended to follow the OJEU Open Procedure.
Interested Organisations are invited to express initial interest by email only, to the following contact point at the Council, before the end of April 2016.