Acoustic Consultant Required in Bristol

Acoustic Consultant Required in Bristol

This brief is to enable the commissioning of a Specialist Concert Hall Theatre Acoustic Consultant to provide technical input and expertise to the main design team.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Sound insulation and room acoustics consultancy services

2015/S 139-256803

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Bristol City Council
City Hall, College Green
Contact point(s): Partnerships, Procurement and Commissioning
For the attention of: John Thompson
BS1 5TR Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1173525565
E-mail: john.thompson@bristol.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: NUT Code UKK11 www.bristol.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Registration/Register

Electronic access to information: https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Registration/Register

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Registration/Register

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Colston Hall Acoustic Consultant.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services

NUTS code UKK11

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Sound insulation and room acoustics consultancy services. Technical services. Technical inspection services. Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services. Architectural and related services. Architectural, engineering and surveying services. This brief is to enable the commissioning of a Specialist Concert Hall Theatre Acoustic Consultant to provide technical input and expertise to the main design team for the proposed redevelopment of the Colston Hall, Bristol, BS1 5AR, UK. The commission will be for the period from 1.10.2015 until 31.3.2020 and managed via a consultancy agreement. The commission may be extended after 31.3.2020 if required for a further period of up to 12 months. This project will not be opened for other purchasers.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71313200, 71356000, 71631000, 71000000, 71200000, 71250000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

This brief is to enable the commissioning of a Specialist Concert Hall Theatre Acoustic Consultant to provide technical input and expertise to the main design team for the proposed redevelopment of the Colston Hall, Bristol, BS1 5AR, UK. The consultant appointed will have a key role in working with the appointed cross functional design team to move forward proposals which will result in the development of a world class concert hall. The intention is to develop through a re-imagining and substantial new build within the envelope of the existing grade II listed building. The commission will be for the period from 1.10.2015 until 31.3.2020 and managed via a consultancy agreement. The commission may be extended after 31.3.2020 if required for a further period of up to 12 months. The appointment of the Specialist Concert Hall Theatre Acoustic Consultant will provide a key role, to developing a world class concert hall. It is the intention of Bristol City Council and Bristol Music trust to appoint the Specialist Concert Hall Theatre Acoustic Consultant to work as part of the design team, led by the architects, Levitt Bernstein. Bristol City Council has given serious consideration regarding lotting for the overall refurbishment of Colston Hall. This consideration was balanced against risks to the overall services requirements and the need to obtain value for money. To ensure SME’s could participate within the overall refurbishment of Colston Hall it was decided by the Project Team that the Council would procure a specialist stage technical consultant and an acoustic consultant to work as part of the design team, led by the architects, Levitt Bernstein.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 300 000 and 550 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.10.2015. Completion 31.3.2021

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Information will be provided in the Tender, Online Questionnaire and supporting documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Information will be provided in the Tender, Online Questionnaire and supporting documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The authority reserves the right to require grouping contractors to take a particular form or to require a single contractor to take a primary liability or to require that each contractor undertakes joint or several liability.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As specified in the Invitation to Tender documents.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with the Invitation to Tender document.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and set out in the Invitation to Tender, on-line questionnaire and Award Criteria documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and set out in the Invitation to Tender, on-line questionnaire and Award Criteria documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and set out in the Invitation to Tender, on-line questionnaire and Award Criteria documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and set out in the Invitation to Tender, on-line questionnaire and Award Criteria documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

Reqd 1001401

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 18.8.2015 – 17:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

19.8.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19.8.2015 – 12:01
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender. Electronic ordering, invoicing and payment will be used.

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GO Reference: GO-2015717-PRO-6807038.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Bristol District Registry of the High Court of Justice
Greyfriars, Lewins Mead
BS1 2NR Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1179106700

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with English law and the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17.7.2015

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