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1. Title: GB-Chelmsford: Re-roofing and insulation to Duke St building
2. Awarding Authority:
Chelmsford Borough Council
Civic Centre, Duke Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1JE, United Kingdom
Tel. 01245 606485, Email:, URL:
Contact: Procurement, Attn: Chris Lay
3. Contract Type: Works

4. Description: Roof works and other special trade construction works. Roof-painting and other coating work. Thermal insulation work. Chelmsford Borough Council is seeking expressions of interest from contractors wishing to submit tenders for re-roofing and insulation works, to its main offices, at the Civic Centre site in Chelmsford. The objective of the works is to improve the thermal performance of its buildings

Works are likely to include:

· Creation of an inverted roof over two existing felted flat roofs of approx. 300 sq. meters each

· Insulation and felt waterproofing of flat asphalted roofs, and

· Injection of blown cavity fill wall insulation into both multi-storey buildings of three and five stories respectively.

It is the Council¿s intention to let a main JCT IFT contract to a roofing contractor who will already be on a recognised high performance roofing felt manufacturer's approved list as a recommended installer. The main contractor will need to manage a nominated sub-contractor to carry out the secondary element for these works which comprise installation of cavity wall insulation to the elevations of the multi-storey building. All access scaffold, hoisting, fall restraint/arrest and health and safety supervision will remain the responsibility of the main contractor for all sub-contractors appointed or nominated.

The main contractor will be expected to be familiar with working for Local Authority clients, adhering to strict programme and working conditions. It is envisaged that work will commence on Monday 20 February 2012 and the appointed contractor will be expected to give a contractual undertaking that work will be completed by Friday 23 March 2012. They will have a proven track record of delivering the highest quality of workmanship, timely execution and delivery, be capable of demonstrating an exemplary health and safety record and an ability to deliver projects within the contractual sum.

A shortlist will be selected to be invited to tender by means of a pre-qualification questionnaire which can be obtained by e-mailing The deadline for return is noon on Friday 2 December 2011.

5. CPV Codes:
45260000 - Roof works and other special trade construction works.
45261220 - Roof-painting and other coating work.
45321000 - Thermal insulation work.

6. NUTS Codes :
UKH3 - Essex

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: Essex,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: CL/RRF/2011
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category I: 50K to 100K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for Expression of Interest: 02/12/2011 12:00:00
11. Address to which they must be sent:
Chelmsford Borough Council
Civic Centre, Duke Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1JE, United Kingdom
Tel. 01245 606485, Email:
Contact: Procurement, Attn: Chris Lay

12. Other Information:
Other Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs).However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement,and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. TKR-20111117-PRO-2759177

Complementary Information
Funding: N/A
Funding Description:
Is this a Framework Agreement?:
Is this a recurring contract?:

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