Community Shelter Design and Installation

Community Shelter Design and Installation

Design, Fabricate and Installation of a Community Shelter.

Awarding body Leicester City Council

Est. Start Date: 01/03/2013
Est. End Date: 31/03/2014


Leicester City Council wish to commission a public artist to work with local communities to design, fabricate and install a new community shelter to be located in Spinney Hill Park in Leicester.

The work is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and will be project managed by Leicester City Council.

Artists are invited to submit proposals as part of an open, two-stage selection process.

The Public Art Commission:

The Themes
The commission is to design, fabricate and install a community shelter for Spinney Hill Park, creating an innovative artist-led high quality structure.

The artist will need to deliver a range of workshops to engage the local community to help shape the final commission. Any activity must engage current and potential park users, helping to shape a final commission that provides a sense of ownership for the local community, while celebrating the heritage of the site.

Please complete the quotation form (link to the document is below) and return to in order to be considered for this work.

Only quotations on the form below will be accepted. However, any supporting documents will be considered.

This should be returned by 09:00am 14/01/2013 at the very latest.

Please take note of these documents

(1) Specification
(2) Business questionnaire
(3) Spreadsheet with technical questions

Organisations are asked to regularly check this opportunity on Source Leicestershire for any updates. Any advertised opportunity might be updated or removed at short notice due to unforeseen circumstances.

Applicants should note that due to the technicality of the software package being used to create this advert, this Opportunity will become “invisible” at midnight 13/01/13. Applicants are therefore requested to save all documentation relating to this Opportunity locally.

Associated Documents

These documents are for information only. Please follow instructions for registration and receipt of full tender/quotation documentation.


Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Open Tender
Estimated ValueText Description
Category Works – Construction, Repair & Maintenance, Buildings, Parks, Arts & Crafts, Arts & Leisure Services,
CPV codes
Suitable for SME YES

Document Available Until

14 January 2013

9 days

Submission Return By

14 January 2013

9 days

Contact Details

Leicester City Council
Melody Mapfumo (MCIPS), Tel No: 0116 252 7118
New Walk Centre,
Welford Place,
Leicester LE1 6ZG

This contract is being managed by Leicester City Council . To request documentation contact