Document Content Redevelopment and Design

Document Content Redevelopment and Design

The document, as it stands is currently 64-72 pages long with MTCBC having a bank of photographs that the designer can use as part of the process.

REDEVELOPMENT OF CONTENT AND DESIGN

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council

Economic Development & Strategic Tourism, Unit 5,, Triangle Business Park, Pentrebach,

Merthyr Tydfil

CF48 4TQ

UK

Mr Richard Knight

+44 1685724904

richard.knight@merthyr.gov.uk
www.merthyr.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council

Economic Development, Unit 5,, Triangle Business Park, Pentrebach,

Merthyr Tydfil

CF48 4TQ

UK

Mr Richard Knight

+44 1685725467

richard.knight@merthyr.gov.uk
www.merthyr.gov.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council

Unit 5,, Triangle Business Park, Pentrebach,

Merthyr Tydfil

CF48 4TQ

UK

+44 1685724904
www.merthyr.gov.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

REDEVELOPMENT OF CONTENT AND DESIGN

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The Merthyr Tydfil tourism sector has been steadily developing in recent years which has seen the region fast becoming a key destination in the UK for both activity tourism and heritage related visits. With this in mind, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council plan on utilising funding received from the Visit Wales ‘Regional Tourism Engagement Fund’ in order to further enhance our Destination Management Plan for the area and develop the tourism sector in the Local Authority.

As part of the funding acquired from Visit Wales Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council (MTCBC) wishes to invite potential Service Providers to tender for the opportunity to work with members of the Economic Development and Starategic Tourism Team to creatively re-write the Local Authorities Visit Merthyr Guide whilst designing the documents look.

The document, as it stands is currently 64-72 pages long with MTCBC having a bank of photographs that the designer can use as part of the process. Subsequently, as part of the docuements re-write and design, the Service Provider will be required to consider plausible engagement mechanisms with the local tourism sector businesses (with the assistance of the Economic Development & Strategic Tourism Team). MTCBC are also flexible in relation to the documents size with regards to number of pages and paper size.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=23829.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

22000000 Printed matter and related products
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
75125000 Administrative services related to tourism affairs

1015 Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Below is a comparative breakdown of what MTCBC believe the Visit Merthyr Guide needs to consist of. Furthermore, MTCBC would welcome any other suggestions that possibly give weight to the Visit Merthyr Guide mentioned in Section 1.1. The main sections we think need to be considered are as follows:

1. Total re-write of the current content for the guide with the Service Provider using their own creative writing & analytical techniques to enhance the Visit Merthyr Guide.

2. Overall design of the guide inc. pictures, content, set-out and colour scheme, taking into consideration the thoughts of the Economic Development & Strategic Tourism Team.

3. Any other considerations that need to be made.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Tenders are to be returned in a sealed envelope and sent via recorded delivery or personally handed-in at the reception of the address below so that acceptance of the physical application is noted.

The Tender have to be sent to the following address or via email, no later than 1pm on Tuesday 10th March 2015:

Mr Richard Knight

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council

Unit 5

Triangle Business Park

Pentrebach

Merthyr Tydfil

CF48 4TQ

richard.knight@merthyr.gov.uk

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

VM Guide

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
10-03-2015  Time  13:00

c) Estimated award date 10-03-2015

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Below is a comparative breakdown of what MTCBC believe the Visit Merthyr Guide needs to consist of. Furthermore, MTCBC would welcome any other suggestions that possibly give weight to the Visit Merthyr Guide mentioned in Section 1.1. The main sections we think need to be considered are as follows:

1. Total re-write of the current content for the guide with the Service Provider using their own creative writing & analytical techniques to enhance the Visit Merthyr Guide.

2. Overall design of the guide inc. pictures, content, set-out and colour scheme, taking into consideration the thoughts of the Economic Development & Strategic Tourism Team.

3. Any other considerations that need to be made.

(WA Ref:23829)

5.2

Additional Documentation

VM GUIDE 2013-14
Tender – Visit Merthyr Tender

5.3

Publication date of this notice

03-03-2015

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