Donegal GAA seeks expressions of interest for development at Training Centre

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The Donegal County Board have invited expressions of interest for the construction of a two-storey building and a covered stand at the Donegal GAA Training Centre in Convoy.

The Board has outlined that the next phase of the development, which currently has four playing pitches in use, will include the development of a 2 storey multi-purpose building, containing changing rooms, hall, gym, meeting rooms and administration area with an external covered stand, a separate maintenance building and car parking.

At County Convention last year, plans were unveiled for this phase by Donegal County Board Chairman Sean Dunnion.

 

NOTICE TO BUILDING CONTRACTORS

Expressions of Interest are being sought from suitable Contractors for the Construction of a new Training Centre for Donegal GAA at Broadpath, Convoy, Co Donegal 

Project Description

The development comprises of a 2 storey multi-purpose building c.1200m2 containing changing rooms, hall, gym, meeting rooms and administration area with an external covered stand, a separate maintenance building and car parking.

Tender Procedure – Dual Stage

The selection of contractors will be a 2 stage process.

Contractors must first pass a selection procedure before being invited to tender.

Selection Criteria for inclusion on the tender list will follow the format set out in the Suitability Assessment Questionnaire, QWI for Works Contractors under a Restricted Procedure, which is published by the Office of Government Procurement and available on www.constructionprocurement.gov.ie

QW1 will detail all the selection criteria requirements but in advance the following key criteria will apply.

  • Minimum turnover threshold for each of the previous 3 years will be €2million euros.
  • Evidence of suitable experience of projects of a similar size and nature, to include piling groundworks, over the last 5 years
  • Participation in a Company Sick Pay and Pension Scheme
  • Suitable qualification and experience of management and personnel including Health & Safety qualifications.
  • Valid Tax Clearance
  • Public Liability Insurance €6.5 million

Employers Liability Insurance €13 million

  • A Performance Bond will be required prior to appointment.

Contractors who are interested in tendering should first submit their Expression of Interest. Contractors should not submit an Expression of Interest if they cannot meet the above criteria.

On receipt of Expressions of Interest each candidate will be issued with the Suitability Assessment Questionnaire based upon which successful Contractors will then be asked to Tender.

Expressions of Interest should be sent by email to Gregg Smeaton, gregg@mhassociates.ie or by post to M H Associates, Convent Road, Letterkenny, Co Donegal F92 HK58.

The deadline for receipt of Expressions of Interest is Wednesday 16th August 2017.

Expressions of Interest by any other method or to any other party will be rejected.

Sports writer from St Johnston, now based in Letterkenny, with ten years' experience covering sport in Donegal. Was a nominee for NUJ Sports Journalist of the Year in 2010. Honoured by the Donegal Boxing Board in 2016 for his coverage on the sport.

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