Tender for Winsford Christmas Lights 2019


Winsford Town Council invites tenders for the erection, maintenance and dismantling of the Christmas lights which the Town Council provides on Winsford High Street, part of Dene Drive, and from the River Weaver Gyratory to the roundabout adjacent to the Top House Public House.


In the High Street, lights are to be fitted on approximately 80 lamp columns. Blachere ‘Boreal’ motifs are to be fitted to approximately 20 columns between Dene Drive and Dingle Lane. Existing ‘traditional’ units will be fitted to the remaining 54 lamp columns.


In Dene Drive, LED motifs will be fitted to approximately 10 columns. From the River gyratory to the roundabout adjacent to the Top House pub, LED motifs will be fitted to around 15 lamp columns. Lamp column fastening kits are already in situ.


In any tender, please include price for a pre-switch on exercise prior to the official switch on and also please include details on undertaking electrical intelligence to set up a switch-on system.


In addition to the above, a 9m Christmas tree is to be installed at the junction of the High Street and the Old High Street in Winsford (provision of tree and installation not included in the scope of this tender). Please quote as part of this tender for LED strings to be installed on the tree and connection to an adjacent column.


All fittings are in storage at the Wharton Recreation Ground, East Dudley Street, Winsford and may be inspected on request. Please quote for PAT testing as part of the tender as well as assessment of lights and which, if any, may need to be replaced.


The time and date proposed for the switch-on is 5pm on Friday 29th November 2019 including the Christmas tree, which will be switched on at 5.15pm on this date. All lights should then be re-set to illuminate at 4pm thereafter. All lights should be extinguished at 11pm from 29th November 2019 to 6th January 2020 (inclusive).


The closing date for the receipt of tenders is 12 noon on Wednesday 1st May 2019. Tenders should be placed in a sealed envelope marked ‘Tender for Christmas lights’, and addressed to:-


Mark Bailey

Town Clerk/Finance Officer

Winsford Town Council

Wyvern House

The Drumber


Cheshire CW7 1AH


Tel: 01606 593582

Email:  mail@winsford.gov.uk



3rd April 2019


Proposals for this Tender have now closed.