PUBLISHED: 11:00 05 October 2018
Inquiries are invited from competent Conservation accredited architects and surveyors to take the lead consultancy role for a restoration project at the Grade 1 listed Ipswich Unitarian Meeting House in Friars Street Ipswich. See Photo.
The cost of the repair works will be in the region of £400,000 to 450,000. It is anticipated that a large proportion of the funding will be provided by Historic England, therefore only Conservation Accredited consultants who are able to demonstrate current competence on similar projects involving highly graded listed buildings should apply. The appointment will be made following interviews and will be appraised 40% on price and 60% on proven professional ability and qualification.
The work carried out by the chosen applicant will include; specification, obtaining Listed Building consent, Building Regulation approval, Scheduling the works, Tendering and overseeing the project to completion. The project may be split into two phases to allow ease of funding.
Applications for consideration should be made to The Trustees of The Ipswich Unitarian Meeting, do Mr A Gibbs, Fairbanks, Westerfield Lane, Tuddenham St Martin, Ipswich, Suffolk IP6 9BH. Closing date for applications is 21st October 2018. Preliminary inquiries can be made to Phil Chatfield on Tel No 01206 395780.