Asbestos Removal and Demolition Contract Darlington

Asbestos Removal and Demolition Contract Darlington

The purpose of the Works is to demolish and remove all asbestos at the former Department of Education 2 office building located on the Mowden Hall site in Darlington.

Mowden Hall Asbestos Removal and Demolition, Darlington


Contract summary


Construction and Real Estate

Location of contract


Value of contract (£)

£350,000 – £400,000

Published date

15 August 2016

Closing date

12 September 2016

Contract start date

10 October 2016

Contract end date

24 March 2017


The purpose of the Works is to demolish and remove all asbestos at the former Department of Education 2 office building located on the Mowden Hall site in Darlington. The Works include the following: Enabling Works Establishment, maintenance and removal upon completion of the contractor’s compound, offices, welfare facilities and storage areas; Erection of security fencing, timber hoardings, screening, scaffolding, protection and gated access’s; Erection and inspection of tree protection fencing; Design and installation of protection measures for former Mowden Hall garden wall located in south-west corner of the site. Site Clearance Felling or pruning of trees required to allow Demolition works to take place. To be undertaken on trees not covered by the existing Tree Preservation Order. Removal of anti-vandal window shutters; Removal and storage of CCTV cameras. (To remain in the HCA ownership and stored on site); Removal of all asbestos Removal and disposal of all asbestos materials; Temporary Works All temporary works to provide the Works, including but not limited to the following: Drainage, utilities, propping, scaffolding, fencing, footway closures, signage etc; Demolition and Salvage Soft strip, demolition and salvage all elements and materials of the buildings and structures within the red line boundary identified on Drawing 60508553-DEMO-03 and DEMO-04; Clear the site of all demolition material and tidied upon completion, such that the finished surface levels match the existing adjacent undisturbed ground; Remove and dispose of all air conditioning units; Backfill of all basements and cellars with site won crushed inert material in accordance with specification requirements; Remove all ground bearing and supported floor slabs and foundations up to a 1.0m in depth; Remove all basement floor slabs, foundations and walls up to 1.0m depth; Removal of all services and utilities located within the building footprints up to 1.0m depth; Remove all hardstanding and car parks areas; Remove all street lighting columns, feeder pillars and cables. Crushing Retain and crush all site won inert material to 6F2 specification in accordance with the SHW; 6F2 material to be used to fill basements and generally level the site; Subject to prior agreement with the Project Manager, excess 6F2 material is to be used to raise levels locally and/or stockpiled on site. Materials Management The re-use of excavated materials and any site-won materials are subject to the contractor clearly demonstrating that the materials are suitable for re-use and conform to the appropriate WRAP quality protocol. Where site-won and excavated materials are deemed suitable for re-use on site, any placement will be governed by a site specific Materials Management Plan that will be prepared by the Contractor in accordance with the Definition of Waste: Development Industry Code of Practice and the Materials Management Template by CL:AIRE.

About the buyer

Contact name

Ben Smith


2 City Walk


LS11 9AR






Other information


Additional Tender Information

Tender Label

HCAP17043 Label FINAL.doc

Volume 5 Site Information Schedule 3 Utilities Information

Volume 5 – Site Information – Schedule 3 – Utilities Information 3629-0716-01-3D_Technics Utilities Survey.pdf

Volume 3 Works Information Schedule 3 Pre Construction Information Appendix A

Volume 3 – Works Information – Schedule 3 – Pre Construction Information – Appendix A 3629-0716-01-3D_Technics Utilities Survey – Copy.pdf

Invitation to Tender


AECOM are managing this procurement on behalf of the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA). The closing time for tenders is 1pm. The Invitation to Tender and Tender Return Label and some supporting documentation are attached to this notice. All other supporting documentation can be downloaded from All discussions, meetings and communications will be conducted in English. The contract will be subject to English law. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in GBP and all payments under the contract will be made in GBP. Contractors must be licensed by the HSE and also be members of the Asbestos Removal Contractors Association (ARCA). In addition to ARCA we also recognise ACAD (Asbestos Control & Abatement Division). This procurement and award is subject to the transparency arrangements being adopted by the UK Government. These arrangements include the publication of tender documentation issued by the HCA and the contract between the HCA and supplier. Bidders should highlight any areas they consider commercially sensitive in order for the HCA to be able to honour our transparency obligations without undermining the bidders commercial interests. Candidates are advised that the HCA is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“The Act”). If a candidate considers that any of the information supplied as part of this procurement procedure should not be disclosed because of its commercial sensitivity, confidential or otherwise, they must, when providing this information, clearly identify the specific information they do not wish to be disclosed and clearly specify the reasons for its sensitivity. The HCA shall take such statements into consideration in the event that it receives a request pursuant to the Act which relates to the information provided by the interested party. Please note, it is insufficient to include a statement of confidentiality encompassing all the information provided in the response. The HCA takes a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption and sets high standards of impartiality, integrity and objectivity in relation to the stewardship of public funds and the management of its activities. The principles contained within this policy apply to both internal and external audiences, including anyone wishing to undertake business or engage with the HCA. Please refer to our Anti-bribery and Corruption Policy by visiting for further information.

How to apply

Please apply directly to the buyer using the contact details provided.

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