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Climate FORTH Brief to Tender: Heritage Asset Options Appraisal and Feasibility Study for Innovative Repurposing of Heritage.

As part of the Inner Forth Futures' Climate FORTH (Furthering Our Resilience Through Heritage) project, RSPB Scotland, on behalf of Inner Forth Futures, wishes to commission a consultant or agency to  undertake a Heritage Asset Options Appraisal and Feasibility Study.

RSPB Scotland, on behalf of Inner Forth Futures, wishes to commission a consultant or agency to undertake a Heritage Asset Options Appraisal and Feasibility Study. The Heritage Asset Options Appraisal and Feasibility study aims to produce costed designs for the innovative repurposing of 2 abandoned or neglected heritage assets in the Climate FORTH area. This repurposing will secure the long-term future of heritage assets currently at risk, whilst also supporting the environmental, social and/or economic regeneration and a just transition for local communities. The successful contractor will undertake the works between May/June and September 2022. Interested parties can download the TENDER FOR THE SUPPLY OF CLIMATE FORTH DEVELOPMENT PHASE WORKS: HERITAGE ASSET OPTIONS APPRAISAL AND FEASIBILITY STUDY.

Questions related to the invitation to tender should be directed to Kate Fuller, Climate FORTH Project Manager. Any tender responses should be emailed to Kate Fuller This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by the closing date of 12noon Thursday 19 May 2022. Kate Fuller can assist with any enquiries or queries.

The Innovative Repurposing of Heritage project has been designed to showcase novel approaches to using abandoned heritage for environmental, social and economic regeneration and supporting a just transition. This work will sit within the Climate FORTH project as part of a wider suite of activities that aims to ensure that the Inner Forth's natural and built heritage assets have an increased resilience to societal and climatic change. Work developed through this contract will drive action on climate change adaptation and mitigation through supporting new approaches to managing and utilising heritage assets, whether derived by local communities or their owners/managers. This will inspire and influence wider action and change.

The activity is aimed at young people (14-25) within the project area and those from the lowest 20% national Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD) datazones within the project area.

The successful candidate should demonstrate previous experience in similar work. The final report, feasibility study and costed delivery plans will be submitted as part of a Stage 2 bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund, grants for heritage.

This work is possible thanks to National Lottery players, the Climate FORTH development phase is funded by National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Added 29 April 2022.

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