The Education Procurement Service (EPS) on behalf of the UCD Conway Institute of Bimolecular and Biomedical Research (the ‘Contracting Authority’) invites tenders (‘Tenders’) to this request for tenders (‘RFT’) from economic operators (‘Tenderers’) for the Supply of a Confocal High Content Screening (HCS) Microscope.
Office desks & pedestals for cellular & open plan offices.
Office storage & shelving systems.
Office seating including visitor chairs.
Tables Work Room / Production Room.
Task Seating for Seminar / Meeting room / Group Work Room / Production Room / Computer Room.
Reading room tables Reading room seating.
Moot Court Furniture.
Break out furniture including chairs, tables & stools.
Break out furniture including sofas & coffee tables.
Computer Room furniture including computer desks.
Library Shelving including task lighting.
Library Storage Systems Library Exhibition Furniture.
Metal hanging storage filing / cabinets for plans & posters.
Lecterns for seminar / training rooms.
Toprail Hanging Accessories: pin boards, white boards, shelving etc.
Restaurant furniture including: Tables, Chairs & Stools.
Meeting Pods / Cubicles.
Coat stands & other accessories.
Wall hanging write on glass white boards.
Quantities have not yet been finalised. As an indication, a description of the rooms has been provided below. Furniture will be required for some or all of the below spaces;
Project 1: Enclosed Service and Plant Areas, e.g. MV Room, LV Room etc. Book Processing, Book Unpacking / Quarantine, Digitisation, Staff Development (Staffing Facilities) and the Automatic Storage and Retrieval Area (ASRS) Support Areas and the Building Stores will also be located at this Level.
Ground Floor Level:
Project 1: Special Collections Archiving, Main Reading Area (Double Volume Space) and Exhibition Areas with Training Rooms, Offices and associated accommodation. The Special Collections Archival Storage Area are located on this floor that consist of Specialist Compact Storage shelving units already procured as part of the main building works. As part of the Loose Furniture Works, adjustable library shelving units are to be provided to the Special Collections Reading Area. The Special Collections Archives, Reading and Exhibition Areas are to be in accordance to PD5454 (2012) ‘Guide for the Storage and Exhibition of Archival Materials’.
First Floor Level:
Project 1: Digital Scholarship, Data and Visualisation Area located on the First Floor with Group Work Rooms, Production Suites, Offices, Meeting Rooms, associated accommodation and Breakout Area to a Glazed link. Adjustable library shelving units shelving units are also located on this floor.
Second Floor Level:
Project 1: Medical and Health Sciences Library are located on the Second Floor Level and will consist of Main reading Area (Double Volume Space), Post Graduate Reading, Post Graduate Study, Faculty Areas, Offices, Meeting Rooms, associated accommodation and Breakout Area to a Glazed link. Adjustable library shelving units shelving units are also located on this floor.
Third Floor Level:
Project 1: The Law Library with associated Reading and Study Areas with a fully functional Moot Court, offices and Group Meet and Working Areas located on the Third Floor Level and Breakout Area to a Glazed link. Adjustable library shelving units shelving units are also located on this floor.
Garden Level: Project 2: not applicable.
Ground Floor Level: Project 2: New Exhibition and Meeting Area, Extension of existing Library Café (Study Café), Training Room, new Entrance Knowledge Market / ‘Ask Us’ Area with associated support, Book return and Sorting Area, Security Area, Open Plan Circulation Area with Breakout Areas and the development of a new Education Assistive Technology Centre consisting of Offices, Computer Training Laboratory, Assessment Rooms and an open plan Seating/Study Area fully compliant to Part M (TGD).
First Floor Level: Project 2: Open Plan Office Area and Study/Reading Areas to new curtain walling bay windows.
Second Floor Level: Project 2: Open Plan Study/Reading Areas to new curtain walling bay windows.
Third Floor Level: Project 2: not applicable.