The plans will see Fort Sq. Gardens get two pavilion buildings for cafes or outlets, a bandstand space with large tv display and a brand new water characteristic. There may also be extra greenery, with lawns and crops.
The general public realm enhancements will embody new planters, steps, seating, lighting and paving.
Consultants Spider administration and Acme have been engaged on Fort Sq. Gardens on behalf of the council. The seek for a contractor has now begun with publication of the contract discover. Contract worth is predicted to return in at round £10m.
The work is predicted to take round 12 months to finish. The precept contractor for the mission can be liable for technical design and development work. Included within the contract can be highways works, drainage, landscaping and the development of two new-build pavilions and a water characteristic.
Council chief Rob Stewart stated: “Fort Sq. Gardens is an iconic characteristic of our metropolis centre and the re-greening of the world will assist increase town centre’s transformation, appeal to extra customers and be a focus for occasions.
“We’ll be on the lookout for a really high-quality precept contractor with a observe document of delivering nice initiatives of the type we’re on the lookout for in Fort Sq. Gardens.
“The suggestions, ideas, concepts and observations from the general public imply that we’ll be creating one thing that enhances our £1bn regeneration programme throughout the broader metropolis centre and our contractor can be turning that imaginative and prescient into actuality.
“It’s going to be a contemporary, purposeful and nicely maintained public house which may accommodate a spread of occasions, arts and cultural experiences.”
Contractors have till 1st June 2023 to submit bids by way of the Promote To Wales web site at www.sell2wales.gov.wales