Architectural Led Multi-Disciplined Design Team Middlesbrough

Architectural Led Multi-Disciplined Design Team Middlesbrough

The awarding authority is inviting expressions of interests from suitably qualified and experienced consultants who wish to be considered for the selection to tender for architectural led multi-disciplined design team, to include mechanical and electrical and structural engineering consultancy services.

United Kingdom-Middlesbrough: Construction consultancy services

2016/S 133-240391

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Teesside University
Director of Finance
For the attention of: Andrew Clifton, Procurement Manager
TS1 3BA Middlesbrough
United Kingdom

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity


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

Architectural Led Multi-Disciplined Design Team.

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

NUTS code UKC13

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 awarding authority is inviting expressions of interests from suitably qualified and experienced consultants who wish to be considered for the selection to tender for architectural led multi-disciplined design team, to include mechanical and electrical and structural engineering consultancy services, for the design and delivery of the new National Horizons Centre at Teesside University Darlington Campus.
The National Horizons Centre is an exciting new initiative, a catalyst for growth of the UK’s bioscience sector. The estimated total gross floor area of the proposed development is in the region of 3 000m2 and will provide a range of facilities including highly specialised manufacturing facilities, medical sciences and specialist laboratories, engineering facilities particularly in higher education/cross over projects within industry. The estimated construction costs is circa 10 000 000 GBP excl. VAT, professional fees and specialist laboratory equipment. Please email: to request the PQQ document.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71530000, 71200000, 71210000, 71220000, 71240000, 71250000, 71300000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no


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:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Duration in months: 42 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of 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

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As contained with the PQQ.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As contained with the PQQ.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

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

Accelerated restricted
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: It is not practical to use longer time scales to meet the development programme.

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 3

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As stated within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) which can only be obtained by emailing: to request it.

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:


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: yes

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

20.7.2016 – 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

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

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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

Queries/Clarification Questions:

Any queries arising from this procurement exercise, and/or, if you require further clarification then please contact us electronically via the email address: ‘’ only, however we reserve the right to refuse to respond to any clarification questions if they are deemed to be seeking to gain commercial advantage/confidential information/unfair advantage against the other bidders, and additionally we may reject any offer submitted as a result of such infringement. The university may at its discretion communicate any questions and/or requests for information together with the University’s response to all bidders.

All information in this tender is confidential and should not be disclosed to third parties without the prior agreement of the University. This restriction does not apply to third parties to be involved in the delivery of the proposed service.
All prices detailed in your response shall be exclusive of VAT and valid for acceptance for a period of 90 days from the return date.
Return Date:

All PQQ responses should be emailed to: no later than 12:00 on the 20.7.2016.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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