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The 2nd phase of the Government’s current PPP programme, announced by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin T.D in Budget 2015, envisages a programme to invest €300million in social housing and is expected to comprise
The Department of Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government are the sanctioning authority for the Programme with NDFA acting as financial advisor, procuring authority and project manager.
On 21st July 2016, the Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government Simon Coveney T.D. announced the location of the 8 sites comprising the 2nd bundle of the Social Housing PPP Programme as follows:
|Site||Local Authority||Indicative No. of Units|
|The Walk, Roscommon Town, Co. Roscommon||Roscommon Co. Council||53|
|The Miles, Clonakilty, Co. Cork||Cork Co. Council||52|
|Slievekeale, Waterford City||Waterford City & Co. Council||58|
|Ballyburke, Galway City||Galway City Council||74|
|Shannon East, Co. Clare||Clare Co. Council||51|
|Poundhill, Skibbereen, Co. Cork||Cork Co. Council||50|
|Oakwood, Macroom, Co. Cork||Cork Co. Council||50|
|Nancy’s Lane, Clane, Co. Kildare||Kildare Co. Council||77|
|Sanctioning Authority||Dept. Housing, Planning, Community & Local Govt.|
|Sponsoring Agency||Cork County Council|
|Local Authorities||Cork Co. Council, Clare Co. Council, Galway City & Co. Council, Kildare Co. Council, Roscommon Co. Council, Waterford City & Co. Council|
|Legal Advisor||Eversheds Sutherland|
|Insurance Advisor||Willis Risk Services (Ireland) Ltd.|
|Planning Advisor||HRA Planning|
|Architect||Simon J Kelly Architects|
|Civil & Structural Engineers||Hayes Higgins Partnership|
|Mechanical & Electrical Engineers||Matt O’Mahony & Associates|
|Quantity Surveyor||Currie and Brown|
Tenders for the project were received on the 15th February 2019 and following evaluation the Torc Housing Partnership was selected as preferred tenderer. The Torc Housing Partnership consortium includes Equitix Ltd / Kajima Partnerships Ltd, JJ Rhatigan / OHL, Derwent FM and Tuath Housing Association. Debt funding is being provided by Nord/LB.
The contract for this project was awarded on 27th November 2019.
A Contract Notice was published on 26 February 2018 and following a pre-qualification process, four candidates were shortlisted and invited to tender.
A design team was appointed to the project in February 2017 from a multi-party framework. Details of the firms appointed to the framework are available here.
A Meet the Buyer event with Enterprise Ireland in was held in Cork in July 2019, providing an opportunity for suppliers to meet with the construction and maintenance contractors tendering for the project to discuss sub-contracting opportunities.