Public Sector Network Tender Alert


Chilmington Public Art Consultancy

Ashford Borough Council seeks a specialist Public Art Consultancy to develop a clear and bespoke Public Art Strategy, relevant for the development of Chilmington, in that it is considerate to its vision, uniqueness and life-span as a development. This consultancy work and strategy will be: • Informed through strong partnership engagement. • Responsive to the sites pressing challenges and future tasks. • Influential in making a positive difference to the distinctiveness and character of Chilmington's public spaces. • Informed by existing policy in place such as the Chilmington Area Action Plan, The Design Code, and Chilmington's Public Green Spaces and Water Environment SPD. Timetable Advert Placed: 1st June 2017 Final Date for Clarification: 19th June 2017 Tender Return Date: 2.30pm 26th June 2017 Evaluation of Bids: w/c 26th June 2017 Interview: 10th July 2017 Contract Award: w/c 17th July 2017 Start Date: Monday 31st July 2017 End Date: July 2019 Please read the documents attached to this advert carefully before submitting your brief. Documents attached; - Consultancy Brief - Suitability Assessment - Return tender label Quotation Return: In order to be considered please ensure your completed brief and assessment along with any relevant supporting documentation is returned to Ashford Borough Council, Customer Services Manager, Customer Contact Centre, Civic Centre, Tannery Lane, Ashford, Kent TN23 1PL in a plain envelope which does not bear a mark identifying your company, using the label attached. Tenders must be returned no later than 14:30hrs on 26th June 2017 Contract Award: The contract will be awarded to the contractor who submits the most favourable bid, evaluated 100% quality. Notes: 1) Please register your interest through the Kent Business Portal - we will use these registration details to inform you of any amendments, or items of clarification during the tender period. However, no further clarification, etc. will be issued later than the 19th June 2017. 2) Please be aware that you need to download the documents attached to this advert and submit your bid by the due date. Your registration of interest will NOT be used to issue you with tender documentation. 3) When submitting your bid, please keep additional marketing material to a minimum. 4) The "Last date for Expressing Interest" detailed at the beginning of this notice, is the last date for submitting your bid. Further Information If you have any queries please contact Chris Dixon on (01233) 330352 or by e:mail


Caroline Carney
Ashford Borough Council
Civic Centre, Tannery Lane
TN23 1PL

Contract value: 45000

Published: 7 Jun 2017, Receipt by: 26 Jun 2017