Public Art Tender

Public Art Tender

Northampton Borough Council (the Council) is seeking tenders from suitably experienced Artists to deliver two public art installations, funded through Section 106 contributions, in residential areas on the urban fringe of Northampton.

REFERENCE 657
Awarding body Northampton Borough Council

Est. value

£70,200

Est. Start Date: 01/10/2013
Est. End Date: 29/11/2013

Description

Northampton Borough Council (the Council) is seeking tenders from suitably experienced Artists to deliver two public art installations, funded through Section 106 contributions, in residential areas on the urban fringe of Northampton. One scheme will be in West Hunsbury Country Park and the other will be in Rectory Farm Pocket Park. The commission will include elements such as robust street furniture, interpretation boards and landscaping this will be agreed in partnership with local residents and amenity groups. The two projects are being jointly commissioned to ensure value for money, but the Council would like to achieve two schemes that respond well to the context and links these two areas together through common themes and shared goals.

Artists are invited to submit a tender for the supply of Public Art Works to the Council. The successful Artist will be responsible for providing and installing the assets, liaising closely with the Council, the local community and other relevant stakeholders.

The Artist will be required to deliver to the public in a timely and proper manner, fitting to the status of the context of the commission and the needs of the local community.

The Council will work in partnership with the Artist to aid communication and ensure that the commission is delivered to the agreed timescales that are being dictated by the funding availability.

The Council’s detailed requirements are defined in the Specification.
 

Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Open Tender
Estimated ValueText Description Seventy Thousand and two hundred pounds
Category Arts & Leisure Services,
CPV codes 98000000,
Suitable for SME YES

Document Available Until

16 September 2013

16 days

Submission Return By

20 September 2013

20 days

Contact Details

Northampton Borough Council
Lesley George
01604 363821

This contract is being managed by Northampton Borough Council . To request documentation contact lgeorge@northamptonshire.gov.uk