Discover Brightwater is seeking an experienced contractor to deliver in-river habitat improvements for the River Skerne.
The Discover Brightwater Landscape Partnership, lead partner Durham Wildlife Trust, seeks a contractor to deliver in river improvements to the River Skerne initially for the works outlined in the below ITT1 document, but the partnership will be using the cost models and approach provided by the winning tender as the basis for potential additional work.
This specification sets out those initial works identified to deliver in river improvements to the River Skerne between Holdforth Bridge and Fishburn for the Durham Wildlife Trust on behalf of the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) funded Discover Brightwater Landscape Partnership.
Discover Brightwater covers an area of approximately 200km2 within lowland County Durham and Darlington, focusing on the River Skerne catchment from Hurworth Burn reservoir to South Park in Darlington. The project area includes the communities of Newton Aycliffe, Sedgefield, Bishop Middleham, Fishburn, Heighington, Brafferton, Barmpton and Darlington.
The project’s Delivery Phase runs from July 2018-December 2022.