Expressions of Interest Breage Parish Council Cemetery

Breage Parish Council is inviting expressions of interest in the first instance for suitably qualified contractors to tender to undertake the following construction work:

Breage Parish Council has acquired additional land adjoining the existing Cemetery and intends to incorporate the additional land by enclosure either by fence or hedge.

The area to be enclosed measures approximately 30m x 30m.

The Council is considering two options for the enclosure of the area:

Option 1.

Concrete post and concrete gravel board with stock proof horizontal rails.

Option 2.

Remove existing stone and soil hedge from the adjoining closed Cemetery and reuse the material to construct a replacement hedge on the new boundary.

Plus additional task:

  1. Lay a base (concrete) 3.658m x 3.658m suitable to support a single block/timber built building.

The existing concrete approach road to be extended by a temporary surface approximately 50m in length, capable of receiving a tarmacadam surface at a later date.

  1. At the end of the existing concrete road create a parking/turning area for hearse vehicles.
  1. Construct a block and stone faced waste bin storage area inside the entrance gate (2 x wheelie bins) – not to obstruct Cemetery gate opening.

Provision must be made to ensure that appropriate measures are in place to permit burials to be conducted in a dignified respectful manner during the construction phase.

The area enclosed will be returned to a level condition and returned to pasture on completion of construction work.

It is anticipated that this work will commence in late April 2020. If you would like further details and a site visit to discuss the works please contract Cllr Tony Woodhams, BPC Chairman on 07792639264.

At this stage you are being asked if you would be interested in submitting a tender. Would you please let Cllr Woodhams or Mrs Macleod know?

An indication of availability with a timeline and indicative costings by tender will then be required to be submitted by interested parties by 30th March 2020 with the envelope sealed and addressed to BPC Cemetery Tender 30 March 2020, Mrs C Macleod, Clerk to Breage Parish Council Parish Council, Parish Rooms, Breage, HELSTON. TR13 9PD. 01326 574781