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KENYA: The competition for the construction of the new French Embassy is on…

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Qualified building contractors have been summoned to take part in a competition organised by the Embassy of France in Kenya. According to the tender released by the Embassy, through France’s Ministry of Foreign and International Development; contractors have been urged to indicate their interest in constructing the new French Diplomatic Compound.

Located along Peponi Gardens Road in Westlands, Nairobi; the existing building will be demolished before the construction of the new compound. According to details released, 3 buildings will be constructed on the site spanning 20 000 square meters. The first- a storey building spanning 730 square meters in surface area; will serve as the Ambassador’s residence and an annex of the staff quarters.

The second building will house the Embassy. It will comprise a 2 storey building and a basement. Finally, a 1 double storey building for the French Guards.

The new France Embassy and Residence buildings’ facades will be covered with wooden strips. Qualified contractors will also undertake construction of necessary infrastructure. This will include the construction of the outer walls, utilities and parking lot. The works tendered will also involve plot landscaping, and enlargement of the main access roads to the plot.

Deadline for indication of interest is 12:00 PM (Central African Time) on the 24th of October, 2014 .

Click HERE for details.

Source: ConstructionReviewOnline

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