The Contract involves the provision of archaeological consultancy services
required in advance of construction of the proposed N55 Corduff to South of
Killydoon Realignment Scheme, Section A, comprising test excavations [Stage
(i)a], pre-excavation services [Stage (ii)], excavation [Stage (iii)] & post-
excavation [Stage (iv)]
Stage (i) Test Excavation and Survey Services, as part of this contract, will be
required for –
Stage (i)a – Test Excavations
Phase 1 = 3763 linear metres 1.80m wide
Phase 2 = 8720 linear metres 1.80m wide
TOTAL – 12,483 linear metres 1.80m wide
Stage (i)i – Geophysical Surveys–
TOTAL –1.2 ha
Stage (i) Services shall be carried out for a fixed price lump sum, as tendered.
Stage (ii) Services will be required for –
• any sites identified during Stage (i) Services carried out as part of this
Stage (ii) Services (UMM item 4.13) shall be carried out on the basis of a fixed
price lump sum as tendered.
Stage (iii) Services shall be carried out on the basis of a Fixed Price Lump Sum,
determined by the Client according to rates and prices for Stage (iii) as tendered
and in accordance with the Excavation Specification for each site.
Stage (iv) Services shall proceed on the basis of agreement by the Client of
proposals from the Consultant for each archaeological site excavated during
earlier Stages. Stage (iv) Services shall be carried out for a fixed price lump sum
based on the percentage as tendered by the Consultant for Stage (iv) Services
of the outturn cost of the Stage (iii) Services for the Contract.