BBC Drama Village – Roath Basin Cardiff

Vinci Construction PLC are undertaking the contract to construct a new BBC Drama production Village at Roath Basin Cardiff, where shows including Dr.Who, Torchwood and Casualty will be filmed.
The works comprise approximately 197,425 sf gross area with a net internal area of 167,590 st, to be constructed to a BREEAM excellent standard.
In addition to the building component, the contract also comprises associated infrastructure works including a new spine roadway, service routes drainage and an outer lock bridge to connect Roath Basin with Cardiff bay and deliver the main services to site.

Vinci remain enthusiastic in delivering on their goals of social and corporate responsibility and following on from similar successful events have again requested that Construct Wales facilitate a meet the buyer Event with a view to offering a chance for a range of smaller local contractors to become involved in this project.
Please note that applications will be given priority by location – priority being given initially to companies based in North & South Butetown, Grangetown & Splott. Next will be companies within Cardiff with opportunities for more specialist activities being sourced throughout Wales.
The types of sub contractors we are hopeful of being able to source at this event include :-

Large Feature Timber Hoarding with Associated Artworks
Signage – External Finger post Signs
External Bespoke – Steel and Timber Benches
Carpentry – Skirting and Cills

Laminated Vanity Units
Sand Cement screeds
Ceramic Tiling
Bespoke Reception Desk
Air Test to Building
Soft Flooring
White Lining

This is your opportunity to present your company with a view to winning new business, and making a connection with a major Contractor.
The event will be taking place in the Roath Basin Area on Thursday 13th January 2011
Please note that these events will be restricted to invitation only and that in order to gain an appointment you must initially have completed and returned the expression of interest document by 5pm on Wednesday 22nd December 2010.
If you are interested in attending or want to discuss this free of charge event please contact Stuart Brisbane or Gwenda Lewis on 02920 444 730. Or e-mail to receive the qualification documentation.

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