Contracts and Tenders

External Repair & Redecoration to Unit 26 Pannier Market (Soft Touch Needlecrafts)

Tavistock Town Council is seeking quotes from suitably qualified and experienced contractors to undertake external repair and redecoration to Unit 26 Pannier Market, Tavistock (Soft Touch Needlecrafts).  The work comprises the following:

  • Repair and/or replacement of wooden window sills and window frames on the two front windows (facing the Pannier Market building)
  • Repair to the existing wooden door frame (main entrance)
  • Repairing and/or replacing side door and frame and approx. 5m timber fascia along west elevation of building.

 All repaired and/or replacement joinery must be redecorated.  All windows should be painted open (where possible) and fixtures and fittings removed and re-fixed when necessary.  At least one window in each frame must be left free and easy opening on completion.  All opening edges must be painted.  All paint must be applied in accordance with the manufacturers guidelines. 

 You should provide evidence of insurance together with a copy of your Health & Safety policy, risk assessment and method statement.

 Site access and parking to be arranged with Tavistock Town Council and Soft Touch Needlecrafts. 

 Soft Touch Needlecrafts will remain open for the duration of the works.  The contractor should therefore make due allowance for temporary protection (e.g. safety screens) and minimise disruption.

 The work should be complete by end of February 2020.

 The deadline for receipt of quotes (email is not acceptable) is 12 noon Thursday 19 December 2019

 Please submit your quote either in writing in a sealed envelope marked ‘CONFIDENTIAL – UNIT 26 PANNIER MARKET QUOTE’ to:  The Proper Officer, Tavistock Town Council, Town Council Offices, Drake Road, Tavistock, PL19 0AU

 The contract will be awarded on the best of best value and not necessarily the lowest price. 

 For further information please contact Jacqui Orange on 01822 616134 or email [email protected]

 Please note prospective contractors are prohibited from contacting staff or councillors to canvass or encourage support for their tender outside of the prescribed process.