Causewayhead Cemetery Building

Published:  22 September 2021

Closing Date:  29 October 2021

Description:  Holme Low Parish Council is seeking quotations for repairs to the former Rest Room and to create an accessible toilet facility within the building.  The building is single storey, constructed of brick, with a slate pitched roof. There is a water supply to the building but no electric supply. The building consists of one main room and two smaller rooms, all with fireplaces and two small extensions to either side.

Location:  The building is located within the grounds of Causewayhead Cemetery (CA7 4PQ) near Silloth on the B5302.

Scope of Work:

Main Roof

  • Replace missing slate to the front elevation
  • Remove and re-bed ridge tiles
  • Hack off and re-render chimney stack

South extension (LHS)

  • Demolish south extension
  • Remove sanitary ware and cap off sewer pipe
  • Foundations to be removed, top soiled and seeded.

North extension (RHS)

  • Partially demolish north extension comprising of the garage/store
  • Replace flat roof on the remaining part of the extension
  • Replace rear door
  • Foundations to be removed, top soiled and seeded

Exterior

  • Replace front doors
  • Hack off and re-render exterior of the building
  • Paint with 2 coats of exterior paint
  • Refurbish and paint steel framed windows
  • Over clad existing fascias
  • Replace missing sections of cast iron guttering

Main Room

  • Remove existing ceiling and replace with plaster board
  • Clean out chimney, make good opening and vent
  • Prepare and paint walls
  • Non-slip flooring to be installed

South Room

  • Point up all cracks in brickwork
  • Remove existing ceiling and replace with plaster board
  • Clean out chimney, make good opening and vent
  • Brickwork to be stitched where cracks appear
  • Prepare and paint walls
  • Non-slip flooring to be installed

North Room

  • Point up all cracks in brickwork
  • Remove existing ceiling and replace with plaster board
  • Clean out chimney, make good opening and vent
  • Brickwork to be stitched where cracks appear
  • Prepare and paint ceiling
  • Provide toilet and hand wash facilities and connect to sewer
  • Room to be lined with laminate boarding
  • Non-slip flooring to be installed

Other Information

  • Contractor to provide a copy of their current public liability insurance cover of at least £5m, risk assessments and method statement prior to commencement.
  • Contractor to provide safety fencing to secure the site.
  • Contractor will need to be mindful at all times of the location of the building which is within a cemetery and work may need to be suspended temporarily when there is a funeral taking place.
  • The contractor will be required to safely remove any waste from the site and arrange for it to be disposed of in the correct manner.
  • The Parish Council is not obliged to accept the lowest or any tender, quote or estimate.
  • For more information, please contact the Parish Clerk on 0777 5686857 or email: parishclerk@holmelow-pc.org.uk
  • Quotations should be returned by noon on 29 October 2021 to Holme Low Parish Council, 5 Burnswark Terrace, Solway Street, Silloth, Cumbria, CA7 4EF or email: parishclerk@holmelow-pc.org.uk