Exhibition Design Team Services for National Museum of Flight
National Museums Scotland wish to appoint an Exhibition Design Team who are expert and experienced in the creative development of permanent displays.
United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Construction consultancy services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Drew Metcalfe
Telephone: +44 2474161
NUTS code: UKM
Address of the buyer profile:http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00423
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
National Museum of Flight Phase 3 — Exhibition Design Team Services.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
National Museums Scotland wish to appoint an Exhibition Design Team who are expert and experienced in the creative development of permanent displays to undertake the design and preparation of relevant information required in support of a Round 1 and 2 Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Application for Phase 3 of the NMoF Masterplan, and subsequent delivery of the project (subject to funding being obtained).
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
National Museum of Flight, East Fortune.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
This project is the third phase in the implementation of the 10 year planned capital development plan of National Museum of Flight launched in 2006. It involves the construction of a new entrance, orientation and exhibition building which will be designed to provide a home for the longer term preservation of one of our most popular aircraft, Concorde and the other aircraft currently located outside. This will enable us to enhance interpretation, display and significantly improve the visitor experience.
The National Museums Scotland (NMS) wish to appoint an exhibition design team who will be required to work with NMS and the Professional Team to undertake the design and preparation of relevant information required in support of a Round 1 and Round 2 Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Application and subsequent delivery of the project (subject to funding being obtained).
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
NMS has determined that the Restricted Tender procedure will be followed for this procurement. It is envisaged that 5 or 6 applicants will be invited to participate in the full tender phase, following analysis of the ESPD.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
If required by the member state, bidders are required to be enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers within the country in which they are established.
Where it is required, within a bidder’s country of establishment they must confirm which authorisation or memberships of the relevant organisation(s) are required in order to perform this service.
Bidders must confirm if they hold the particular authorisation or memberships.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
The objective of the qualification process is to assess the responses to the ESPD and select Potential Providers to proceed to the next stage of the procurement.
National Museums Scotland may disqualify any Potential Provider who:
(i) Fails to comply with the requirements of Regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2012 (as amended) and/or fails to certify in the ESPD that it has fulfilled these requirements;
(ii) Fails to provide a satisfactory response to any questions in the ESPD or inadequately or\ incorrectly completes any question;
(iii) Submit its completed ESPD after the deadline;
(iv) Fails to meet any of the mandatory criteria described in this ESPD;
National Museums Scotland has determined that the Restricted Tender procedure will be followed for this procurement. It is envisaged that 5 or 6 Potential Providers will be invited to pitch for each package of work, following analysis of the ESPD. The scores awarded will not be used in the subsequent selection process.
All Potential Providers who are not selected for the initial Short List will be notified and given the opportunity for feedback.
Information and detail which forms part of general company literature or promotional brochures etc. will not form part of the evaluation process. Marketing material should not be included.
Short-listed contractors will be invited to attend an interview at the National Museum of Scotland,Chambers Street, Edinburgh. The Selection Board is drawn from senior museum officials.
Potential applicants should be aware that erroneous or incorrect responses may result in their removal from the tender list(s). In the event that this is only discovered once invitations to tender have been issued, the candidate may be required to return the tender documents which will be deemed void. In the case where the error or misrepresentation is not discovered until after the contract is awarded, we reserve the right to terminate the contract and all costs incurred by us as a result of the termination shall be recoverable from the provider under the contract.
Freedom of Information
The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, which came into force on 1.1.2005, designates National Museums Scotland as a Scottish public authority and therefore subject to the provisions and obligations in that Act. This means that any person who makes a valid request for information held by National Museums Scotland will be entitled to receive it, unless all or part of that information can be withheld by virtue of the exemptions in that Act.
As part of our responsibility under the Act, National Museums Scotland may be required to disclose any information held relating to your response to anyone who makes a request under that Act. Such information may only be withheld if it meets one or more of the exemptions or conditions in that Act. Even if an exemption is available National Museums Scotland may nevertheless disclose requested information. Information held cannot simply be classified as ‘confidential’ or ‘commercial in confidence’ to enable it to be protected from disclosure. National Museums Scotland may publish the names and contact details of companies who have been issued with a Questionnaire on its website
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Download the ESPD document here:http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=485675
Telephone: +44 3001236789Internet address:http://www.nms.ac.uk/
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: