Tenders – Climate Initiatives

TENDERS - CLIMATE INITIATIVES

Braunstone Town Council are inviting tenders from suitable contractors for the  installation of:

  1. Solar PV Panels and Battery Storage at Braunstone Civic Centre and Library and at Thorpe Astley Community Centre
  2. Hybrid Air Source Heat Pump (with capacity 25kW), with new highly efficient gas boiler (to provide a ‘peak heating supply’ during particularly cold periods), at Thorpe Astley Community Centre
  3. Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Points at Braunstone Civic Centre & Library Car Park and Thorpe Astley Community Centre Car Park

More information on the projects, including the specification and how to tender for the work, is set out in the respective Tender Notices (below).  The deadline for receipt of submitted tender is 4pm on Monday 22nd August 2022.

 

1. Installation of Solar PV Panels and Battery Storage

TENDERS ARE INVITED from suitable contractors for the installation of Solar PV Panels and Battery Storage at Braunstone Civic Centre and Library* and at Thorpe Astley Community Centre including:

 
1. proposed installation designs; including fixings to the roof and roof support structures;
2. estimated system production and consumption (similar to the reports enclosed);
3. estimated savings;
4. estimated lifespan; and
5. ongoing maintenance requirements and estimated costs.
* installation at the Library is subject to a third party agreement (please break down in tender).
 
TENDERS ARE INVITED from suitable contractors for the installation of a hybrid air source heat pump (with capacity 25kW), with new highly efficient gas boiler (to provide a ‘peak heating supply’ during particularly cold periods), at Thorpe Astley Community Centre, LE3 3RU, including:
 
1. proposed installation designs; including plant room fitout, equipment selection and hot water generation (see Tender section of the Background for more details);
2. estimated savings;
3. estimated lifespan;
4. flexibility to extend the system in future years; and
5. ongoing maintenance requirements and estimated costs.
 
 
3. Installation of Electric Vehicle Charging Points

TENDERS ARE INVITED from suitable contractors for the installation of Electric Vehicle Charging points at Braunstone Civic Centre & Library* Car Park, LE3 2PP, and Thorpe Astley Community Centre Car Park, LE3 3RU, including:

 
1. the number of charging points/sockets proposed at each location;
2. notifying and dealing with the DNO in relation to the proposed works;
3. associated electrical works in the plant rooms;
4. installation of cabling and engineering works;
5. details of the proposed modules/technology; and
6. details of any ongoing subscription and maintenance required.
* connection to the Library electricity system is subject to a third party agreement.
 
 
 

Background Documents

For further questions on the tender requirements and background information and reports, please contact the Office of the Chief Executive & Town Clerk, on 0116 289 9270 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 
 
 

Business Hours

Braunstone Town Community Library

  • Monday: 2PM - 7PM
  • Tuesday: 2PM - 5PM
  • Wednesday: 10AM - 12:00 Noon, then 2 PM - 5PM.
  • Thursday: 2PM - 5PM
  • Friday: 10AM - 12:00 Noon, then 2 PM - 5PM.
  • Saturday: 10AM - 1PM
  • Sunday: Closed
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    Braunstone Civic Centre
    Kingsway,
    Braunstone Town,
    Leicester,
    LE3 2PP

    Tel: 0116 2890045
    Fax: 0116 2824785

    enquiries@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk

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    Braunstone Civic Centre
    Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP.
    Tel: 0116 2890045
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    Thorpe Astley Community Centre
    Off Lakin Drive, Thorpe Astley, Leicester, LE3 3RU.
    Tel: 0116 2890704
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    Kingsway, Braunstone Town, Leicester, LE3 2PP.
    Tel: 0116 3055909 or 01164820159
    library@braunstonetowncouncil.org.uk


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