Question NW1187 to the Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure

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21 July 2020 - NW1187

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Graham, Ms SJ to ask the Minister of Public Works and Infrastructure

What (a) was the total cost of refurbishment of Tshwane West College to render it suitable as a quarantine site, (b) is the name of the contractor who was appointed to undertake the refurbishment, (c) was the scope of works for the refurbishment, (d) additional procurement was done in order to meet the standard for a quarantine site, (e) number of persons have been quarantined at the specified site to date and (f) will the site be used for after its current use as a quarantine site for Covid-19?

Reply:

a) I was informed by the Department of Public Works and Infrastructure that the breakdown of costs associated for the repairs and moveable assets were as per table below:

Facility Name

  1. Building Infrastructure – Soft and technical services

SAPS College, Pretoria West

R 905 144,54

Grand Total R 905 144,54*

*These are estimate costs. Final costs are in finalisation stage that entails re-measurement and final account agreement and Sub-Bid sitting before the actual invoice from the supplier can be issued.

b) The names of contractors who undertook the refurbishment are as per below table:

Description

Service Provider

Cleaning services

Afro Dizz Trading and Projects

Gardening

Gleamartins Trading Enterprise

Electrical services

MB Dube

Mechanical services

Bela-Bela Fire and Security

Facility perimeter fencing

SA Fencing

Building infrastructure including plumbing

Stabiso Construction

c) The scope of works for the refurbishment is as per table below:

Scope of works for the refurbishment

Soft Services

Regular, Deep cleaning and waste management including bins provision.

 

Gardening - Grass cutting, rubble removal and clearing of weeds on paved areas.

Electrical

Repair to external lighting

Mechanical

Fire detection, HVAC duct blanking and fire hydrants.

 

Repair of sliding door.

Building infrastructure Services

Provision of water tanks and associated materials.

 

Provision of building work, blinds replacement, taps and showers repair.

 

Galvanized fence, welded mesh panel fence 2100mm(H) including vehicle gates

d) Additional procurement was done in order to meet the standard for a quarantine site,

Facility Name

Movable AssetsFurniture & soft furnishing: procurement of beds, chairs, pillow cases, bath towels etc.

SAPS College, Pretoria West

R 322 041,00

Grand Total R 322 041,00

e) The site has a capacity of 47 beds. The facility will be used to quarantine police members and their families on approval by the Department of Health.

f) The site is primarily designed to be used as a hospital. After the current use, the site shall be permanently utilized as a hospital facility for South African Police Service.

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