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Notice Summary

Title:
UK-Hartlepool: HMS Trincomalee figurehead conservation
Document Ref:
TED320M218421
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
National Museum of the Royal Navy
Date Published:
02 January 2020
Deadline Date:
31 January 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Hartlepool is seeking an ICON accredited practitioner to undertake the conservation and display mounting of the figurehead from HMS Trincomalee. This will include, but is not limited to, the following: - Timber identification and/or analysis - Paint analysis – in order to establish the figurehead’s original and subsequent colours - Consolidation of internal decayed timber to facilitate mounting - Replacement and re-carving of decayed timber where necessary - Preservation of original carved detail - Removal of detrimental or deteriorated introduced materials such as fibreglass where practicable - Gap filling and surface preparation - Removal of paint and reinstatement of original colours - Production of a full conservation report including before, after and progress photographs of the work undertaken - Fabrication and fitting of suitable bespoke wall mount - Installation of figurehead in exhibition space - Comprehensive conservation report with images for each stage of process - Digital film recording the conservation process which can be edited for use in interpretation It is a requirement that the final stages of the conservation work are delivered from the workshop of the National Museum in Hartlepool, giving the opportunity for visitors to see the work taking place.

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

National Museum of the Royal Navy
Historic Ships, Jackson Dock, Maritime Avenue,
Hartlepool TS24 0XZ UK
Clare Hunt +44 1429860077
clare.hunt@nmrn.org.uk
http://www.nmrn.org.ukhttp://www.nmrn.org.uk/tenders

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

HMS Trincomalee figurehead conservation

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The National Museum of the Royal Navy, Hartlepool is seeking an ICON accredited practitioner to undertake the conservation and display mounting of the figurehead from HMS Trincomalee. This will include, but is not limited to, the following:

- Timber identification and/or analysis

- Paint analysis – in order to establish the figurehead’s original and subsequent colours

- Consolidation of internal decayed timber to facilitate mounting

- Replacement and re-carving of decayed timber where necessary

- Preservation of original carved detail

- Removal of detrimental or deteriorated introduced materials such as fibreglass where practicable

- Gap filling and surface preparation

- Removal of paint and reinstatement of original colours

- Production of a full conservation report including before, after and progress photographs of the work undertaken

- Fabrication and fitting of suitable bespoke wall mount

- Installation of figurehead in exhibition space

- Comprehensive conservation report with images for each stage of process

- Digital film recording the conservation process which can be edited for use in interpretation

It is a requirement that the final stages of the conservation work are delivered from the workshop of the National Museum in Hartlepool, giving the opportunity for visitors to see the work taking place.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

241 Other Miscellaneous
200 North East

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

33,000 GBP

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

ICON accreditation

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     31-01-2020  Time  17:00

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

(MT Ref:218421)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 02-01-2020

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