Architect-led Design Team Services for Hall For Cornwall
Major capital project to comprehensively refurbish and expand the HFC theatre within the envelope of its existing urban block in the heart of Truro, Cornwall.
United Kingdom-Truro: Architectural and related services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Hall For Cornwall
For the attention of: Gail Brazier-Sirett
TR1 2LL Truro
Telephone: +44 209611113
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.hallforcornwall.co.uk
Electronic access to information: http://www.cornwalldevelopmentcompany.co.uk/hallforcornwall
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Truro, Cornwall, UK.
NUTS code UKK30
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
This will include the renovation of the two Grade II* listed neo-classical buildings that will form the principle frontages of the new complex, the creation of new front and back of house facilities, a completely new and expanded auditorium together with new cultural uses. The completed project will be required to achieve BREEAM very good as a minimum.
It is intended to finance the project in partnership with Cornwall Council (CC), Arts Council England (ACE), the Heritage Lottery Fund and the upcoming European Structural & Investment Funds programme for Cornwall. CC and Stage 1 ACE funding is already in place to fund the concept design phase, which will develop proposals based on a pre-existing feasibility design.
This contract may be novated to Cornwall Council in the future and the ITT is based on the Council’s procurement template and new public contracts regulations 2015, which allows a 35 day advertising period for e-tenders.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
71200000, 71221000, 71220000, 71243000, 71321000, 71328000, 71300000, 71312000, 71310000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Range: between 750 000 and 950 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: The Contract is subject to specific conditions set out in Appendices 2 and 3.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Economic operators subject to any of the mandatory exclusions set out in Section 57 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 will not be considered for this contract award.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Credit rating reports will also be undertaken as part of the evaluation as will any outstanding claims or litigation. The evidence required will include accounts for the last 2 years of trading or specified evidence for newly formed organisations.
A tenderer must also be able to demonstrate an average turnover of at least 600 000 GBP for the last 3 financial years. This can be the combined turnover of the lead organisation and other relevant organisations in the case of a consortium bid. In the case of newly formed organisations the assessment will be based on evidence of profit, retained profit, liquidity, gearing and trend analysis.
Tenderers must be able to provide Employers liability Insurance with a minimum cover of 10 000 000 GBP, Public Liability Insurance with a minimum cover of 10 000 000 GBP and Professional Indemnity Insurance with a minimum cover of 5 000 000 GBP.
The lead organisation must be an architectural practice with experience, technical ability and resources in the areas identified below:
— Design of a theatre or comprehensive refurbishment (with indoor auditorium over 500 seats and commercial sales points);
— Historic building adaptation and conservation;
— Achieving BREEAM very good accreditation on a complex refurbishment project;
— Working on projects with external funding agencies such as ACE, HLF, ERDF.
Details of three relevant contracts must be provided to evidence the above. At least two of these projects must have been completed. The statement may be illustrated but only within the page limits given.
The statement for each contract should contain the following information:
— The name of the contract and a brief description of the services provided;
— the dates on which the services were provided;
— the construction contract value;
— the identity of the person (employer) to whom the services were provided;
Further questions in the ITT document will be used to assess technical capacity of the full team, compliance with Health and Safety legislation and good practice, and Equality and Diversity legislation and good practice.
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): An application will be made to the European Regional Development Fund to part fund the delivery of this project.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: