Architectural Design Services Northampton

Architectural Design Services Northampton

The Contracting Authority is seeking to procure the services of an Integrated Design Team for the Chester Farm Project located at Irchester, near Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.

United Kingdom-Northampton: Architectural and related services

2013/S 246-429129

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Northamptonshire County Council
John Dryden House, 8-10 The Lakes
Contact point(s): https://lgss.bravosolution.co.uk
For the attention of: itt_28843
NN4 7YD Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.northamptonshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.northamptonshire.gov.uk/en/councilservices/Council/procurement/Pages/default.aspx

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
General public services
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:
Chester Farm – Integrated Design Team.
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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Chester Farm, Irchester, near Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England.
NUTS code UKF23
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)
The Contracting Authority is seeking to procure the services of an Integrated Design Team for the Chester Farm Project located at Irchester, near Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.
The appointed Integrated Design Team will take the design from RIBA stage D to L (Multi Disciplinary Services Work Stages), plus any additional services required for the full and proper design and specification of the Chester Farm Project, unless expressly excluded.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71200000, 71220000, 71240000, 71320000, 71250000, 71330000, 71221000, 71400000, 71310000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots
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:
The Contracting Authority is seeking to procure the services of an Integrated Design Team for the Chester Farm Project located at Irchester, near Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.
The appointed Integrated Design Team will take the design from RIBA stage D to L (Multi Disciplinary Services Work Stages), plus any additional services required for the full and proper design and specification of the Chester Farm Project, unless expressly excluded.
The Council is looking to appoint a Lead Consultant/Architect who shall be responsible for reviewing the full design service required to fully detail all aspects of the design and specification of the Chester Farm Development.
The Lead Consultant/ Architect will act in the role of Contract Administrator and have overarching responsibility for appointing, leading and co-ordinating the other members of the Integrated Design Team, which shall included:
a) Conservation Architect,
b) Mechanical & Electrical Engineer,
c) Structural Engineer,
d) CDMC,
e) Quantity Surveyor,
f) Others as required.
The Lead Consultant/ Architect will be a Partner/ Director for the period of design completion and up to contractor mobilisation.
Thereafter, and in consultation with the Council, the Lead Designer/Architect input may be reduced to that of an Architect at operational level subject to input and guidance, as required, from the Partner/Director.
Full details of the roles and responsibilities for the Lead Consultant/ Architect is included in the tender documention.
The Authority is looking to contract with a single entity.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 300 000 and 1 700 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 1.4.2014. Completion 31.3.2019

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
A Parent Company Guarantee and/or Performance Bond and/or other form of security may be required where appropriate.
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:
No special legal form is required, but in the case of group bidders the Contracting Authority requires that a prime contracting entity assumes primary liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender:
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://lgss.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register;

— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’;
— Enter your correct business and user details;
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete;
— You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an Interest in the tender
— Login to the portal with the username/password;
— Click the ‘PQQs/ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier);
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content;
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page;
— This will move the PQQ/ITT into your ‘My PQQs/My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only)
— You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining);
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification;
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT;
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Will be established through the ITT process.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Will be established through the ITT process.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Will be established through the ITT process.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Will be established through the ITT process.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Criteria will be published within the procurement documentation.
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:
itt_28843
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: 31.1.2014 – 08:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
31.1.2014 – 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
in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 31.1.2014
Place:

LGSS Procurement (Bravo Solution), Northampton, England.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: LGSS Procurement staff.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000
Internet address: www.royalcourtsofjustice.co.uk
Fax: +44 2079476740

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Contracting Authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The duration of this standstill will be disclosed at this point. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such additional information should be required from (Refer to address in part 1.1) If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly. Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Government Procurement Service
Rosebery Court, St. Andrews Business Park
NR7 0HS Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8450004999

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:17.12.2013

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