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Falklands' tender process for construction of vulnerable person' care facility

Thursday, August 30th 2018 - 08:46 UTC
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The Falkland Islands Executive Council has selected Galliford Try as the preferred company for the construction of the new Vulnerable Person’s Extra Care Facility in Stanley. The decision follows a detailed scrutiny of the bids received by Members of the Legislative Assembly and Government officers, who subsequently submitted recommendations to the Executive Council. Read full article

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  • falklandlad

    MLA Hansen's future retirement home!

    Aug 30th, 2018 - 01:00 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Keper above...

    MLA Hansen is as “vulnerable” as he's pretty....

    Aug 30th, 2018 - 01:13 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Islander1

    About time someone got the name changed- sounds more like a home for those with a new venereal disease. classis name given by an outsider- here for a couple of years then taxfree gratuity in the bank, box ticked and away to never need to think about Falklands again.

    Aug 30th, 2018 - 05:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • falklandlad

    ...following a house naming trend in Stanley it could be called “Longtimecomingchay”

    Aug 30th, 2018 - 05:40 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    What about “Blacklistedchayshelter”...?

    Aug 30th, 2018 - 05:54 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • GALlamosa

    I expect at some point it will get a name. Lets hope it is a Falklands name.

    Aug 30th, 2018 - 05:59 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Think

    Malvina House...?

    Aug 30th, 2018 - 06:01 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • portman

    note final decision on appointment due after december exco meeting. milestones: allowing time for mobilization in the event exco approves contract looks like work will not start on site until 2019/20. first residents move in on 2 January 2024. but all this could be delayed by a further 2 years as ramboll uk ltd will need to first advise exco on resource and capacity issues and a new contractors camp like the old lookout lodge or snoozebox will need to be built to accommodate the workers. plenty of time for ian and other youngsters to become vulnerable and qualify for residency!

    Sep 03rd, 2018 - 04:58 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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