Southside district situated in the heart of Chinatown attracts visitors and tourists to the city centre and is one of the most diverse and creative areas of Birmingham. It lies within the boundary of the City Centre Economic Zone (EZ). The Council wishes to establish a Contract to carry out work to Southside Public Realm. The scope of the works includes:

• providing a consistent, high-quality paving material palette between the south of Hill Street through to Hurst Street and Ladywell Walk;

• creation of a new pedestrianised square on Hurst Street to be used as a new event space;

• improvements to street furniture, including de-cluttering, upgrading lighting, provision of new trees;

• improving eastern crossing facility for pedestrians at the Smallbrook Queensway junction;

• improving segregation to the existing contra flow cycleway on Hill Street.

Extended TitleP0677 — Southside Public Realm Improvement Works
Extended Description

Southside district situated in the heart of Chinatown attracts visitors and tourists to the city centre and is one of the most diverse and creative areas of Birmingham. It lies within the boundary of the City Centre Economic Zone (EZ). There is a requirement to transform the pedestrianised area outside the Hippodrome Theatre on Hurst Street into a high quality, lively public space suitable for everyday use and special events. This will create a new heart for Chinatown and will provide an enhanced setting for the Hippodrome and Back to Back Houses plus a gateway to the Gay Village. It will also transform pedestrian and cycling links between New Street Station and Birmingham Smithfield development. The key objectives of this scheme, in line with the Big City Plan and the EZ objectives are to support the city’s growth in terms of improving connectivity in the city centre and improve the public realm within Southside creating a unique and cultural heart to encourage further private sector investment and increase the number of visitors to this part of the city. The scope of the works to be awarded to one supplier includes: providing a consistent, high-quality paving material palette between the south of Hill Street through to Hurst Street and Ladywell Walk. Creation of a new pedestrianised square on Hurst Street to be used as a new event space. Improvements to street furniture, including de-cluttering, upgrading lighting, provision of new trees. Improving eastern crossing facility for pedestrians at the Smallbrook Queensway junction. Improving segregation to the existing contra flow cycleway on Hill Street.

Deadline Date2020-10-21
Publication Date2020-09-25
CountryUnited Kingdom
Procurement StatusActive
TypeRestricted procedure
Contract TypeWorks
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
Value6500000
OrganisationBirmingham City Council
Attention OfCorporate Procurement Services
Address10 Woodcock Street
TownBirmingham
Postal CodeB4 7WB
Phone+44 1214648000
Fax+44 1213037322
Class Code45233260
Class DescriptionPedestrian ways construction work
SourceOffice for Official Publications of the European Communities - Tenders electronic daily (Ted)

Related Procurements

The new Faifley Campus will be located in one of the three potential existing sites, Skypoint, Edinbarnet Primary or St Josephs Primary. The new campus will include:— primary schools —...
View more
Deadline: Nov 18, 2020
Oxfordshire County Council requires a term service contract consisting of the project management of capital replacement schemes, the delivery of planned routine maintenance, inspection and testing and non-routine maintenance of...
View more
Deadline: Nov 16, 2020
The Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) will provide a list of potential providers considered capable of carrying out multi-utility connection and renewable technology works to a satisfactory standard. The nature and...
View more