Listed Building Building Works

Listed Building Building Works

The Grade II listed dairy building is being repaired and adapted for a new use as part of a major programme of works by English Heritage at Kenwood House.

Caring for Kenwood Dairy

Reference number: 330/361/9823D

Deadline date: 16/03/2012

This deadline is for… Expressions of Interest

Contract value: £450,000 – £550,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: Hampstead Town

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

The Grade II listed dairy building is being repaired and adapted for a new use as part of a major programme of works by English Heritage at Kenwood House. The proposed works can be summarised as follows: – Demolition of the northern link building behind the historic quadrant walls. – Removal of the impervious C20th external cement render and reinstatement of the historic breathable lime render/lime wash finish. – Replacement of the early C20th machine cut Welsh slates with second hand salvaged graded Cornish slates. – Reinstatement of the historic fenestration pattern and door openings. – Reinstatement of the historic glazing bars/leaded light panels. – Reinstatement of decorations based on historic paint analysis research. – Reinstatement of some of the historic internal layouts such as the former scalding room and the semi-octagonal entrance lobby. – Conservation and restoration of the historic dairy room and tearoom interiors based on historic research. – Alterations to form new office accommodation, WC facilities and teapoint – Removal of modern impervious internal gypsum plaster finishes and replacement with soft breathable lime plaster. – Hard and soft landscaping works around the Dairy – Repairs to ice house and erection of new entrance enclosure. – Erection of new discreet single storey weatherboarded storage enclosure.

 

Documents

 

Classification of the contract

45212350 Buildings of particular historical or architectural interest

 

Additional information

Contract type: Works – 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: 01/10/2012 – 28/06/2013

 

Who to contact

Contact name Karen Eakers

Address Eastgate Court, 195-205 High Street, Guildford, GU1 3EH

Telephone 01483 252011

Extension number:

Fax

Email southeastconservationestates@english-heritage.org.uk

Web address

 

How to apply

For a prequalification questionnaire please email southeastconservationestates@english-heritage.org.uk. The closing date for receipt of returned questionnaires will be Friday 16th March 2012. It is anticipated tenders will be sought from between 3-5 highest scoring companies. The tender period will be between 2nd May 2012 – 31st May 2012.