Leeds City Square Re-Design

Sponsors: Balfour Beatty and Leeds City Council
Facilitator: RIBA
Type: Expressions of Interest (EOI), shortlist
Eligibility: UK and Europe-based
Landscape architect-led multi-disciplinary design teams
Language: English
Fees: None (Compensation: Each team to receive £6,000 for documents delivery)
27 October 2020 – Expression of Interest deadline
Budget and fees:
The Client has identified a direct construction cost (excluding contractors prelims) for the area covered within the competition brief of £3.5m.The overall budget for the City Square redevelopment project is £7m– £9.5m, which includes enabling / interface works, prelims, fees and delivery costs
Applicants should note that the client has identified a fee cap for professional services to RIBA stage 2 of £100k and that any shortlisted applicant who proposes a fee in excess of the maximum identified fee cap may be excluded from further consideration. This fee covers the scope of work defined, and any additional work would be agreed by both Parties in advance of the work being carried out.
The aim of this competition is to select a multi- disciplinary design team to work with the Council on the re-design of City Square to create a world class, vibrant and inclusive space which responds to Leeds City Councils climate challenges and cultural ambition.
Creating a space which welcomes people, speaks of our diverse communities and resonates with the citizens of Leeds and supports healthy lifestyles. The design should also strengthen and prioritise the Our Spaces work programme around 21st century infrastructure as part of the inclusive Growth Strategy (leedsgrowthstrategy.co.uk).
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