Northern Precinct Works - Australian National Botanical Gardens

Tender Details

Quotes Due By 04 Aug 2022
Project Name Northern Precinct Works - Australian National Botanical Gardens
Address Clunies Ross Street, Acton ACT 2601 Australia
Project Budget $5m - $10m
Lead Estimator Ricard Meiring (
Codes: The Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016 applies to the building work associated with this project. By submitting an expression of interest in, or tender for, this project, you will become subject to the Code for the Tendering and Performance of Building Work 2016.

Tender Description

Manteena is currently tendering the Northern Precinct Works at the Australian National Botanical Gardens that will include the following works:

(A) National Seed Bank: Biosecurity Containment Laboratory (BC2 rated), of a two storey scale with an exposed lower level concrete structure, upper level steel structure clad in metal and insitu concrete panels, and fire rated climate controlled vault. The building will be constructed to meet all requirements of the BC2 containment requirements including airtightness and impervious façade, as well as 2 hour fire rating and bushfire resistance as required to maintain a 50 year operational life.

(B) Office/Horticulture Hub : A two storey building used for primary office functions with part exposed concrete structure and part plasterboard ceilings and services at the lower level and laminated timber structure on the upper level with ceiling finishes, clad in metal panel.

(C) Workshop/Horticulture Depot : A single storey workshop building for the storage of vehicles and associated horticultural functions. The building consists of a concrete substructure with steel frame and clad in metal panel.

(D) Ancillary buildings and structures as documented to house building services, generator, switchboards, mechanical plant and fire water infrastructure.

(E) Civil works and carparking are required to expand the amenity of the precinct to support the new buildings and increased staff numbers.

The Northern Precinct will be located on the northern part of the ANBG grounds, situated adjacent to the Frith Road entrance of the ANBG. The Northern Precinct will be a highly active work precinct comprising a number of interrelated workplaces that support the core functionality of the ANBG and its corporate mission. This includes maintaining access for construction traffic to the Ian Potter National Conservatory that utilises the Frith Road gate to the ANBG.

Please take the following in consideration and make necessary allowances when pricing this project:

1) Type of Contract: Construct Only
2) General Conditions of Contract: Are available on Request
3) Special Conditions of Contract: Are available on Request
4) Defects Liability Period: 12 Months
5) Liquidated Damages: TBA
6) Cranage/hoisting of materials by: Sub Contractor
7) Vertical And Horizontal Access by: Sub Contractor
8) Scaffold supply, erect & dismantle by: Manteena Scaffolding Sub Contractor
9) Temporary power and water by: Relevant Services Sub Contractors
10) Floor protection by: Relevant Sub Contractor
11) Rubbish removal by: Sub Contractors.
12) Site amenities provided by: Manteena.
13) Quotation Validity: From 28th of July 2022 to 17th of October 2022 - 81 days.
14) Prepayments: Sub Contractors to provide information in quote.
15) Manteena’s WH&S, security and payment terms (based on 30 days from end of month in which
invoice submitted) apply. WH&S Policy, Site Specific Safety and or WMS documentation to be
provided for review prior to any works commencing on site.
16.) Site Inspection: TBA

Services contractors are required to complete all services schedules and provide this with the quote.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions regarding this project.


Ricard Meiring

Trades Involved

  • Cleaning
  • Scaffold
Demolition and Hazardous Materials
  • Asbestos Removal
  • Demolition
Civil, Earthworks and Site Prep
  • Bored Piers
  • Civil Works
  • Concrete Place & Finish
  • Concrete Supply
  • Formwork
  • Reinforcement - Fix
  • Reinforcement Supply
  • Structural Steel
  • Metalwork
  • Sunscreens / Louvres
  • Curtains & Blinds
  • Fixtures & Fittings
  • Joinery
Windows and Glazing
  • Aluminium Windows & Doors
Doors, Frames & Hardware
  • Door Hardware Supply
  • Doors & Frames
  • Roller Doors
Ceilings and Partitions
  • Partitions / Ceilings
Roofing, Roof Plumbing and Roof Safety
  • Roof Safety
  • Roofing
  • External Claddings
Tiling & Waterproofing
  • Ceramic Tiling
  • Waterproofing
Floor Finishes
  • Carpet & Vinyl
  • Timber Floor Finishing
  • Signage
  • Painting
  • Communication Services
  • Cool Rooms / Refrigeration
  • Electrical Services
  • Fire Services
  • Hydraulic Services
  • Lift Services
  • Mechanical Services
  • Photovoltaic System
  • Security Services
  • Airtightness Testing and Eng.
External Works
  • Fencing
  • Landscaping