01.03.2017 - Upper Orwell Crossings Project
Royal Institute of British Architects Competitions (RIBA), Leeds, England
Suffolk County Council, Ipswich, England
Expressions of Interest are sought from Architectural teams for the Upper Orwell Crossings Project in Ipswich, Suffolk. A funding commitment of GBP £77.546 million towards the circa GBP £100 million total project cost was announced in the March 2016 Budget, and followed submission of an Outline Business Case by Suffolk County Council and the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership to the Department of Transport in December 2015.
The Council is seeking to appoint an Architectural team with experience of collaborating on major infrastructure projects, of working within a multi-disciplinary team environment, and the design of high quality bridge structures to programme and budget. The appointed Architectural team will join an existing project team led by WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff who will be responsible for providing structural and civil engineering input to the project. It is envisaged that the project will also seek to utilise Early Contractor Involvement to aid development of the design concepts with respect to buildability etc.
This Memorandum of Information document sets out the background to the procurement by Suffolk County Council. In the first instance, Expressions of Interest are invited in accordance with the requirements set out in this MoI together with the accompanying Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
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Foster + Partners, London, England
Adamson Associates Architects, Toronto, Kanada · WMA William Matthews Associates, London, England · Ney & Partners, Brüssel, Belgien
Knight Architects, High Wycombe, England
Marc Mimram, Paris, Frankreich
WilkinsonEyre Architects, London · EADON Consulting Ltd., Rotterham, England · FHECOR, Madrid, Spanien