Design of Information Panels for Richard III Project

Design of Information Panels for Richard III Project

Leicester City Council is looking for a contractor with experience of creating and installing durable exterior information panels in a variety of locations.

REFERENCE PAN0265

Interpretation Panels – Richard III Project (PAN0265)
Awarding body Leicester City Council

Est. Start Date: 24/05/2013
Est. End Date: 03/06/2013

Description

Leicester City Council is looking for a contractor with experience of creating and installing durable exterior information panels in a variety of locations.

• General description

A total of 12 interpretation panels are required for installation in various locations across Leicester city centre.

The panel design is not required and finished artwork will be supplied in electronic format. All necessary permissions for installation are the responsibility of the client.
Panels must be anti-vandal proof and able to withstand wet weather, sunlight and UV and changes in temperature.

Panels must be constructed to the specification given and made to the specification supplied for each location. Please review the attached PDF below “Heritage Interpretation Boards “which provides information on location and size.

Panels must be installed by the contractor and affixed in a secure way to the specification given.

Panels include:

– 1 off vinyl graphic overlay using UV long life external ink applied to face and edges of existing board with high-tack block out adhesive. Apply PVDF anti-graffiti film to face to offer chemical resistance, UV protection and extreme temperature tolerance.

– 2 off flat panels in 3mm aluminium with anti-corrosive powder coating to all sides with vinyl graphic overlay using UV long life external ink applied to face and edges of board with high-tack block out adhesive. Apply PVDF anti-graffiti film to face to offer chemical resistance, UV protection and extreme temperature tolerance. Panel to be mounted in tray of powder-coated aluminium with 40mm return. Tray to be fixed with angle bracket.

– 9 off panels in 3mm aluminium with anti-corrosive powder coating to all sides with vinyl graphic overlay using UV long life external ink applied to face and edges of board with high-tack block out adhesive. Apply PVDF anti-graffiti film to face to offer chemical resistance, UV protection and extreme temperature tolerance. To be fixed to existing railings with stainless steel security fixings, riveted sign channel to reverse and A2 anti-vandal Kinmar removable nuts. Fixed with fence fixing kit.

Tenders will be assessed on quality and durability (30%) and price (70%). An evaluation criterion is attached below which outlines information on how the contract will be evaluated.

Please complete the quotation form (link to the document is below) and return to procurementquotations@leicester.gov.uk in order to be considered for this work. For any queries or questions regarding the board please contact Sally Coleman on 0116 2527318.

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

This should be returned by 9.00am on Monday 20th May at the very latest.

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 19/05/2013. 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 Quotation
Estimated ValueText Description
Category Information Communication Technology, Audio Visual,
CPV codes
Suitable for SME YES

Document Available Until

20 May 2013

5 days

Submission Return By

20 May 2013

5 days

Contact Details

Leicester City Council
Punit Modi, Tel No: 0116 252 8911
New Walk Centre,
Welford Place,
Leicester LE1 6ZG

This contract is being managed by Leicester City Council . To request documentation contact procurementquotations@leicester.gov.uk