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Monaghan CoCo seeks landscape design team for Dartrey Forest development

Design should include paths improvement, enhancements to the forest entrance and take the park's natural unspoiled green beauty into consideration



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27 January 2022

At Growtrade, we highlight public procurement opportunities from around Ireland that would be suitable to landscapers, growers, turfgrass professionals, horticulturalists, and forestry professionals.

Here is one such tender from Monaghan County Council, which requires a landscape architect lead design team for recreational developments in Dartrey Forest, Rockcorry, Co. Monaghan.

Detailed description

Monaghan County Council is looking to appoint a design team to provide designs for recreational enhancements in Dartrey Forest, Rockcorry, Co Monaghan. The council has had initial design proposals drawn up and has secured funding under the Outdoor Recreational Infrastructure Fund, and now wishes to progress this project which will add to the recreational infrastructure in the forest.

The design team will be tasked with progressing these developments, the design of which must take into consideration the park’s natural unspoiled green beauty and should include paths improvement, enhancements to the forest entrance, provision of a short boardwalk, enhanced picnic areas clearance to improve lake views, and signage etc.

The design team shall consist of suitably qualified personnel who must have experience in the following areas – (a) forest park design (b) landscape architecture (c) quantity surveying (d) civil/structural engineering.

Where a team is made up of a number of consultancy firms, one firm shall be designated as the lead consultancy and this firm shall take full responsibility for delivering the project. It is envisaged that initially, the successful design team will be appointed by the council to bring the project element to fully worked up design and specification stage.

At this point the designs and performance specifications will be tendered to contractor(s) through an EU restricted procurement procedure which will also be overseen and managed by the design team. Contract supervision will also be required.

Type of contract: Services

Contracting authority: Monaghan County Council, The Glen, Co. Monaghan Contact: Dympna Condra

Response deadline: 03/02/2022 16:00:00 (Irish time)

CPV codes

71400000-2  Urban planning and landscape architectural services

71420000-8  Landscape architectural services

You can view and apply for this contract here.


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