Graphic Design Tender for English Heritage

Graphic Design Tender for English Heritage

English Heritage is seeking expressions of interest from graphic designers with experience of producing artwork for external interpretation at heritage sites, for the graphic design for new panel-based interpretation at our unmanned and free to enter sites.

English Heritage: Free sites, graphic design tender

Reference number: C301031/001

Deadline date:12/08/2013

This deadline is for… Return of expressions of interest and return of PQQ’s

Contract value:£50,000 – £75,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: English Heritage

 

Description of the contract

Heritage Interpretation services. Graphic Design services. English Heritage is seeking expressions of interest from graphic designers with experience of producing artwork for external interpretation at heritage sites, for the graphic design for new panel-based interpretation at our unmanned and free to enter sites. The contract will include: 1) The development of a suite of panel templates and design principles that are flexible enough to adapt to specific sites but which adhere to the principles of the English Heritage brand as articulated in our guidelines. 2) The use of the agreed templates to design all panel based interpretation for use on English Heritage’s free sites. The text and images will be produced sourced and edited by the client team. This contract does not include the design of visitor information signage which is subject to a separate contract. About 25 -30 panels are expected to be produced each year, with 25 panels assured for the first year of the contract. 3) Reopening historic artwork files, including those produced by previous contractors in order to make small adjustments to details and visitor information as required. These files will be made available by the client. 4) Liaising with English Heritage and our Contracted Production Company to ensure that artwork is production ready The duration of this contract is for three years but includes an option for English Heritage to extend it for a further year. The annual value of the contract should not exceed £25,000.

 

Classification of the contract

79822500 Graphic design services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

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: 36 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Joseph Savage, Interpretation Manager – Free Sites

Organisation name English Heritage

Address 37 Tanner Row, York, YO1 6WP

Telephone 01904 601963

Extension number:

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How to apply

Suppliers should express their interest to Joe.savage@english-heritage.org.uk and submit complete PQQ’s no later than: Monday 12th August 2013, 12:00 noon. It is envisaged that the top scoring 5 suppliers will then be invited to tender for the contract.