Framework for Interior Design Consultancy Services
The University’s property portfolio extends to some 500 000 m² (gross) floor area across a total of 213 buildings. Interior design commissions could relate to any of those buildings.
United Kingdom-Birmingham: Architectural and related services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
University of Birmingham
Procurement Division, Aston Webb ‘B’ Block, Edgbaston
Contact point(s): http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbirmingham
For the attention of: Matt Home
B15 2TT Birmingham
Telephone: +44 1214143648
Fax: +44 1214143499
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/index.aspx
Address of the buyer profile: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbirmingham
Electronic access to information: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbirmingham
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbirmingham
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
NUTS code UKG31
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Utilities & Civil Engineering – sub-stations, car parks, subway work and services infrastructure.
Administrative & Commercial – offices, banking provision, bars and catering outlets and shops.
Health & Welfare – medical teaching and research, an occupational therapy facility and children’s day nurseries.
Recreational – A sports centre & pavilions, licensed premises & a concert hall.
Educational, Scientific & Information – reception areas, social areas, lecture theatres, computer buildings, laboratories, engineering workshops and libraries.
Residential & Conference – student residences, tied properties, hotel bedrooms, bars, restaurants and conference facilities.
Typically, the type of work carried out on the estate applies to all of the aforementioned building functions and has included refurbishment and replacement schemes, larger planned maintenance projects, major service renewal, statutory compliance work and new build construction. Very often, where works are undertaken on listed buildings or on those buildings within the Edgbaston Conservation Area, sympathetic conservation consideration is a prerequisite.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Interior design commissions could relate to any of those buildings.
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:
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
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: 1. Insurances (Appraisal Questionnaire Section B)
The Consultant must be in a position to have available for the Project and provide evidence (at least in the form of a Letter from your/their Insurer that you/they are willing and able to provide if successful) of the following minimum levels of insurance indemnity cover
Professional/Indemnity Insurance in the sum of 2 million pounds (2 000 000) GBP for any 1 occurrence or series of occurrences.
Public Liability Insurance in the sum of 2 million pounds (2 000 000) GBP for any 1 occurrence or series of occurrences arising at the Services.
The Consultant will be deemed, by means of responding to the Questionnaires Part 1 & 2, to have provided an understanding to maintain insurance indemnity cover to at least the minimum levels set out above.
As set out in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire and Instruction to Tenderers.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
2. Equal Opportunities and Race Relations (Appraisal Questionnaire Section C)
The Consultant (as defined above) must be able to confirm that:
It is a policy to the organisation as an employer to comply with its statutory obligations under the:
Race Relations Act
Sex Discrimination Act
Disability Discrimination Act
3. Freedom of Information Act (Appraisal Questionnaire Section D)
Tenderers will be required to provide an understanding in respect of confidentiality and commitment to co-operate and provide all assistance requested and required by the University in order that the University is able to comply with and fulfil its statutory obligations under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
4. Bribery Act 2010 (Appraisal Questionnaire Section D)
Tenderers will be required confirm that they will observe and comply with their statutory obligations under the Bribery Act 2010
5. Contractors Health and Safety Scheme Accreditation (Appraisal Questionnaire Section F)
It is University policy that Professional Construction consultants and Contractors operating on the University Site shall be registered with or accredited by CHAS or SSIP Forum Membership as Designer (the Contractors Health and Safety Scheme – www.chas.gov.uk).
Tenderers must provide evidence of:
CHAS Compliance and/or Accreditation;
equivalent Accreditation approved by CHAS (you will be required to provide confirmation from CHAS that any alternative scheme is equivalent to the CHAS Accreditation.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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.3.5)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.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
All documentation is to be submitted electronically only, all Documentation is available upon registration at http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbirmingham
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: