Hudswell Community Charity is seeking a qualified and experienced Roofer to support the delivery of the conversion of St Michael and All Angels Church to a hostel

Project Summary

Tender closure date: 10th May 2024

Main project to commence June 2024

The Grade II listed church will be converted internally to provide 6 bedrooms, all en-suite, kitchen, drying room, and a communal space for dining and socialising. The bedrooms, office, drying room and reception will be formed from a timber framed structure within the nave of the church. Water, drainage and electrics will all need to be installed. Replacement of slates of the hostel and installation of solar slates.

For the Roofer

  1. Carefully remove existing ridge tiles for refixing
  2. Remove old slates and remove from site.
  3. Remove watertable stones and lay aside for refixing with new irons.
  4. Remove stone cross and refix.
  5. Check roof timbers and replace where necessary.
  6. Form new openings for rooflights and fit.
  7. Repointing where necessary.
  8. Install insulation as per drawings.
  9. Liaise with electrician and supplier (GB-Sol) on installation of solar slates.
  10. Replace remaining slates with Cupa Excellence R12 slates.
  11. Replace all lead flashings
  12. Scaffolding for roof and temporary protection

Important note:
All work will be under an archaeology watching brief.


Please provide a Copy of Public Liability Insurance with quote – minimum cover £2 million.

How the tender will be scored

The tender will be awarded on the basis of a 50% – 50% split between experience and price and the experience will marked out of ten.

How to respond

  • Quote to include materials, labour, and time estimate and to be divided into the headings above.
  • Please include your experience, and possibly a similar project.
  • Proof of insurance will be required with the tender documentation.

Interested parties please contact:

Project Manager:

Annie Sumner

Documents Library

You can download any required documents here:

Location Plan

Site Plans

Proposed Site
Plan Rev J

Existing Elevations

Existing Sections

Proposed Floor Plans

Proposed Elevations

Secondary Glazing

Section A - A

Section B - B

Section GG & Spec

Section HH

Section CC & DD

Section EE & FF

Timber Frame

Timber Frame

Timber Frame

Timber Frame
R134 Foundation Plan

Tender Document