Audio Tours for English Heritage

Audio Tours for English Heritage

We are now calling for expressions of interest in a tender the become a national provider of audio tours for English Heritage.

Provision of audio tours at various sites in England

Reference number: AT02

Deadline date:08/11/2011

This deadline is for… Request, completion and return of pre qualification questionnaire

Contract value:£500,000 – £1,000,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: England Various Sites in England

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: English Heritage


Description of the contract

English Heritage protects and promotes the country’s spectacular historic environment, and acts as the government’s advisor in this regard. Our work includes the conservation, research and the presentation of over 400 historic properties. These properties include some of the finest and most celebrated archaeological sites and historic monuments in the country, including Stonehenge, Hadrian’s Wall, the Battle of Hastings, Tintagel Castle and Osborne House. Audio tours form an important part of our interpetive provison for many of our sites. We are now calling for expressions of interest in a tender the become a national provider of audio tours for English Heritage. This will include the production of tours (research, scripting, translation, recording); the lease of equipment; and the maintenance of the equipment. The proposed commencement date for the contract is early 2012 and the contract period will be 3 years with the option to extend for a further two 1 year period at the discretion of English Heritage



Classification of the contract

92310000 Artistic and literary creation and interpretation services

32330000 Apparatus for sound, video-recording and reproduction


Additional information

Contract type: Services – 27

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 60 Months


Who to contact

Contact name Dirk Bennett

Organisation name English Heritage

Address 1 Waterhouse Sq, 138-142 Holborn, London, EC1N 2ST

Telephone 0207 973 3504

Extension number:

Fax 0207 973 3325

Web address


How to apply

Interested companies should contact the person named to request a pre qualification questionnaire for completion and return by the deadline date. The top 4 companies once the pre qualification questionnaire has been scored will be sent an Invitation to Tender package.