Architectural Services Tender – Ashford Town Centre, Kent

Architectural Services Tender – Ashford Town Centre, Kent

Ashford Borough Council is seeking a skilled, experienced and innovative architect.

United Kingdom-Ashford: Architectural and related services

2019/S 168-411009

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Ashford Borough Council
Civic Centre, Tannery Lane
Ashford
TN23 1PL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1233333311
E-mail: procurement@ashford.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKJ4
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.ashford.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA28849

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Architectural Services for Mixed Use Development in Ashford Town Centre, Kent

Reference number: VL/AS/19/1

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71200000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Ashford Borough Council is seeking a skilled, experienced and innovative architect to bring forward the mixed-use town centre redevelopment known as Vicarage Lane, Ashford.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 850 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ4
Main site or place of performance:

Vicarage Lane, Ashford, Kent.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Ashford Borough Council is seeking a skilled, experienced and innovative architect to bring forward the mixed-use town centre redevelopment known as Vicarage Lane

This procurement is concerned with testing the architects skills, experience, innovation and their financial terms to enable the council to select a preferred architect.

The majority of the site is owned by Ashford Borough Council. Concept design proposals for the site have been prepared by architects Ash Sakula and following several iterations and consultation with stakeholders comprise:

— the part-demolition of the main bingo hall to reveal the view to the iconic St Mary’s Church,

— retention of the lower high street frontage with the creation of a multi-purpose indoor event space seating 120,

— the creation of a pleasant pedestrian route through the site and a new public square and event space,

— 61 new homes and residential parking,

— employment uses with associated car parking,

— opportunities for shops, restaurants and cafés.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality questions / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 850 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

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

II.2.14)Additional information

The procurement documents can be accessed from the Kent Business Portal https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

See procurement documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

See procurement documents.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 02/10/2019
Local time: 14:30

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 09/10/2019

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Procurement documents can be accessed from the Kent Business Portal https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk/

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders website at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=217166

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VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Ashford Borough Council
Civic Centre, Tannery Lane
Ashford
TN23 1PL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1233333311Internet address: http://www.ashford.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
London
WC21 2LL
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28/08/2019

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