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Notice Summary

UK-Monmouth: The Wye Tour Heritage Trail App Development for Wye Valley AONB
GB003M90416
Wye Valley Area Outstanding Natural Beauty
06 March 2019
25 March 2019
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
No

Notice Abstract

The Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Unit is seeking to engage a suitably experienced company to develop a Wye Valley AONB Heritage Trail app around the village of Tintern. This will be a bilingual app with interactive content for a walking trail visiting up to 10 locations in the village. We are looking for creative solutions which weave together the story along the trailWe are working in partnership with Cadw, the custodians of Tintern Abbey. The Abbey is a well-visited ‘honey pot’ site in the Wye Valley AONB. The aim of this project is to encourage visitors to the Abbey to go on to explore the village, spreading the benefits of tourism to the wider community and local businesses. We want to enhance visitors’ understanding of Tintern’s history and their appreciation of the protected landscape the Abbey sits within.The theme for this project is ‘The Wye Tourists and Tintern’. We want to help people understand and appreciate how the landscape of the Wye Valley has thrilled and enthused visitors over the centuries and how it has been a source of inspiration for artists, writers and poets.We want to tell the story of the Wye Tourists for whom Tintern Abbey was the most famous attraction. The Wye Tour, a two-day boat trip down the Wye to view the picturesque viewpoints and romantic ruins, was the height of fashion between 1760 and 1830.Using paintings, prints and photographs by Wye Tourists we want to bring to life this period of history in an engaging but non-intrusive way.We are looking for proposals which are easy to use, fun and engaging, bringing movement and interaction to historic images which help people understand and appreciate how the landscape of the Wye Valley has thrilled visitors over the centuries. We are open to the use of interactive technologies, games, puzzles, drawing challenges, gifs etc to tell the story of the Abbey, the landscape and the Wye Tourists who came to immerse themselves in it. We require up to 5 interactive ‘features’ that will bring historic images to life in a fun way.NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=90416.

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Wye Valley Area Outstanding Natural Beauty

Hadnock Road,

Monmouth

NP254RA

UK

Nick Critchley

+44 1600713977

development@wyevalleyaonb.org.uk

www.wyevalleyaonb.org.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Hadnock Road,

Monmouth

NP253NG

UK


+44 1600710844


www.wyevalleyaonb.org.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Hadnock Road,

Monmouth

NP253NG

UK

Nick Critchley

+44 1600710844


www.wyevalleyaonb.org.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

The Wye Tour Heritage Trail App Development for Wye Valley AONB

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Unit is seeking to engage a suitably experienced company to develop a Wye Valley AONB Heritage Trail app around the village of Tintern. This will be a bilingual app with interactive content for a walking trail visiting up to 10 locations in the village. We are looking for creative solutions which weave together the story along the trail

We are working in partnership with Cadw, the custodians of Tintern Abbey. The Abbey is a well-visited ‘honey pot’ site in the Wye Valley AONB. The aim of this project is to encourage visitors to the Abbey to go on to explore the village, spreading the benefits of tourism to the wider community and local businesses. We want to enhance visitors’ understanding of Tintern’s history and their appreciation of the protected landscape the Abbey sits within.

The theme for this project is ‘The Wye Tourists and Tintern’. We want to help people understand and appreciate how the landscape of the Wye Valley has thrilled and enthused visitors over the centuries and how it has been a source of inspiration for artists, writers and poets.

We want to tell the story of the Wye Tourists for whom Tintern Abbey was the most famous attraction. The Wye Tour, a two-day boat trip down the Wye to view the picturesque viewpoints and romantic ruins, was the height of fashion between 1760 and 1830.

Using paintings, prints and photographs by Wye Tourists we want to bring to life this period of history in an engaging but non-intrusive way.

We are looking for proposals which are easy to use, fun and engaging, bringing movement and interaction to historic images which help people understand and appreciate how the landscape of the Wye Valley has thrilled visitors over the centuries. We are open to the use of interactive technologies, games, puzzles, drawing challenges, gifs etc to tell the story of the Abbey, the landscape and the Wye Tourists who came to immerse themselves in it. We require up to 5 interactive ‘features’ that will bring historic images to life in a fun way.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=90416.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

48510000 Communication software package
48517000 IT software package
48911000 Computer game software package
48983000 Development software package
72200000 Software programming and consultancy services
72212320 Drawing and imaging software development services
72212327 Drawing and painting software development services
72212500 Communication and multimedia software development services
72212510 Communication software development services
72212517 IT software development services
72212783 Content management software development services
72230000 Custom software development services
72262000 Software development services
72266000 Software consultancy services
72268000 Software supply services
79540000 Interpretation services
92310000 Artistic and literary creation and interpretation services
1021 Monmouthshire and Newport

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Budget £12,000 - £14,500

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage - Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

N/a

4.3

Time Limits

Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
    25-03-2019  Time  17:00

Estimated award date
 02-04-2019

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(WA Ref:90416)

Relates to the following project/programme financed by EU Community Funds: This project is being part funded by the Vale of Usk Local Action Group (LAG) under the Welsh Government Rural Communities - Rural Development Programme 2014-2020.

5.2

Additional Documentation

Tintern Abbey beacon trail brief 6.3.19 final

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 06-03-2019