Shepshed Master Plan and Delivery Framework

Shepshed Master Plan and Delivery Framework

Charnwood Borough Council is tendering a contract for the preparation of a Master Plan and delivery framework to address the Council’s strategic objectives for the regeneration of Shepshed taking into account development around the town.

REFERENCE SMP 01

Awarding body Charnwood Borough Council

Est. value

£40,000

Est. Start Date: 07/01/2013
Est. End Date: 29/04/2013

Description

Charnwood Borough Council is tendering a contract for the preparation of a Master Plan and delivery framework to address the Council’s strategic objectives for the regeneration of Shepshed taking into account development around the town.

The key objective is the effective utilisation of private and public sector resources to improve the overall economic health and vitality of the town. The consultant will be required to:

• Undertake feasibility studies; develop project scenarios and approach investors and developers to test assumptions regarding deliverability and viability, while demonstrating the willingness of the Council to help overcome obstacles.

• Develop a series of investment and regeneration strategies for the town along with proposals for the acquisition of land and assets by means of negotiation or compulsory purchase.

• Develop a robust business case, informed by economic appraisal, to support the recommended approach in each case, including the disposal of public sector land and assets.

• Remain sensitive to local issues, working with local stakeholders through the Town Team in developing proposals, and

• Initiate appropriate discussions with private and/or public sector partners leading to the implementation of development and investment projects within the framework of the overall Master Plan

The Master Plan, and delivery framework, will be required to provide a strategy for:

• Encouraging community and economic activity within the town centre.

• Enhancing the overall town experience and offer for all users and investors.

• Improving the legibility of the town centre and viability of business activities

• Improving the connectivity of the town centre to the wider community

• Providing a vehicle to support applications for capital funding

• Co-ordinating redevelopment opportunities

• Balancing the needs for accessibility, movement, pedestrian safety and the maintenance of a high quality public realm.
 

Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Quotation
Estimated ValueText Description
Category Consultancy, Technical & Feasibility,
CPV codes 73000000,
Suitable for SME YES

Document Available Until

7 December 2012

8 days

Submission Return By

14 December 2012

15 days

Contact Details

Charnwood Borough Council
David Hankin, Tel No: 01509 634727
Southfield Road,
Loughborough,
Leicestershire,
LE11 2TN

This contract is being managed by Charnwood Borough Council . To request documentation contact David.hankin@charnwood.gov.uk