Margam Country park restoration, Port Talbot
[Tenders must be received by 29 November 2011] Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council is seeking architect-led teams to work on a second round Heritage Lottery Fund application for the restoration of Margam Country park
Once Heritage Lottery Fund backing is achieved, the successful team will work on the restoration of the 343-hectare Welsh park which is home to Margam Abbey built in 1147.
Aimed at conserving the park while simultaneously increasing visitor numbers, the project will focus on the central area containing several historic buildings and structures.
Specific structures selected for attention in the contract include the Temple of Four Seasons and Ivy Cottage, a Broadwalk, water features, the Orangery and Castle terrace gardens, the Japanese garden and the gardens’ ‘Ha Ha’ boundary.
A works contractor will be selected under an open tender procurement process.
Tenders must be received by 29 November 2011
Winners will also be announced 29 November 2011
Client contact details:
Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council
SA13 1PJPort Talbot
Telephone: +44 1639763929
Restoration has already begun on the 200 year old Citrus House with other projects also already underway around the park