This tender is for the the replacement or upgrade works to lift 21 at the Royal United Hospital, Bath
The lift was installed in circa 1999 when the new hospital extension was constructed. It was found during our inspections that the lift has not been CE marked although installed to EN81-1:1997 and so needs to be modernised so the lift will now fully comply with the Lift Directive. The lift has been switched off for some 10 months due to problems with the control and drive, the client now needs to have this lift fully operational and compliant with the regulations. The lift contractor will be required to CE mark the installation once the project has been completed (display in lift car) and supply all documentation required by the regulations.
On completion, the lift shall comply with all relevant parts of BS EN81. This is also the case for modernised Passenger and Passenger/Goods lifts, which must comply wherever achievable with all parts of EN81. For Passenger and Passenger/Goods Parts 1, 2, 28, 70, 71, 72 and 80 and for Service Lifts EN81 Part 3. This shall be the minimum standard to which all new components and the lift itself shall comply. These standards represent minimum requirements and the additional performance and engineering requirements of this Specification shall also be met.
The lift Contractor shall include for all associated works provided by other trades to comply with ALL the requirements of EN81 and this specification. This is a turnkey project where the Lift Contractor shall take the role of the Principal Contractor.
Where it is not possible to meet all the requirements of EN81 a risk assessment must be carried out to identify the possible hazard and introduce control measures to provide equivalent safety. The cost of the assessments and the works required to provide equivalent safety are to be included in the scope of works.
The project includes provision of new equipment , modernisation and modification of the existing equipment including; the design, manufacture, delivery, storage, installation, commissioning, final testing, removal and disposal of redundant equipment, all in accordance with this specification and code requirements.
The Lift Contractor shall be responsible for the coordination, scheduling and management of the work of component suppliers and subcontractors.
Full details will be included in the specification documents issued with the tender.
Tender Issue Date: 2nd November 2010
Tender Return Date: 1st December 2010