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441. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the tender cost and the name of the successful firm which won the consultancy tender to manage the redevelopment of Limerick Prison and the new Cork Prison. [1295/15]

442. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of companies who tendered for the construction and consultancy contracts for the redevelopment of Limerick Prison and the new Cork Prison. [1296/15]

Answer

Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Frances Fitzgerald): I propose to take Questions Nos. 441 and 442 together.
The Irish Prison Service (IPS) issued an Invitation to Tender for Construction Consultancy Services under a Multi Operator Framework in June 2009. The tender documents provided details of the services to be procured, outlined the procurement process, provided details of the evaluation procedure and associated criteria together with the proposed contractual arrangements.
Tenders were received from 34 companies. In December 2009, the IPS entered into multi-operator framework agreements with 6 companies, in accordance with Article 32 of EU Directive 2004/18/EC, for a period of 3 years, with a possible extension, for a further 12 months.
Six consortia were admitted to the Framework.
- Cyril Sweett Ltd
- Scott Wilson
- Rogerson Reddan &Associates
- H Lyons
- Murray O’Laoire Architects
- Clifton Scannell Emerson & Associates
The following contracts for Consultancy Services in relation to the construction of the new Cork Prison and the major re-development of Limerick Prison were awarded following mini tenders, in accordance with the terms of the Multi Operator Framework.

Contract Awarded Company Project Contract Value
March 2012 Cyril Sweett Ltd New Development at Cork Prison €417,000 plus Vat
September 2012 Rogerson Reddan &Associates Redevelopment at Limerick Prison €294,880 plus Vat

The Irish Prison Service has confirmed the following information in relation to the redevelopment of Limerick prison and new Cork prison.
Tender Competition Successful Tenderer Number of Tenderers
Consultancy: New Development at Cork Prison Cyril Sweett Ltd 4
Consultancy: Redevelopment at Limerick Prison Rogerson Reddan &Associates 4
Construction: New Cork Prison PJ Hegarty 6
Construction: Redevelopment at Limerick Prison No contract awarded 7
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