Museum Security Services Contract London

Museum Security Services Contract London

For the provision of a diverse array of modern and progressive Security Services across the numerous sites of the 3 museum partners.

United Kingdom-Kensington: Security services

2017/S 091-180140

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Board and Trustees of the Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079422229
NUTS code: UKI11
Internet address(es):Main address:

I.1)Name and addresses

The Board and Trustees of the Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKI11Internet address(es):Main address:

I.1)Name and addresses

The Board and Trustees of the Science Museum Group
Exhibition Road
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKI11
Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law:



The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Museum Security Consortium.

Reference number: VA/CON/52/16

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), Natural History Museum (NHM) and the Science Museum Group (SMG) intend to enter into a Contract with an appropriately qualified and experienced Contractor for the provision of a diverse array of modern and progressive Security Services across the numerous sites of the 3 museum partners. The aim of the Contract is to provide control rooms, perimeter security and internal patrols, emergency response and first aid, management of electronic security systems, event and exhibition security officers, staff entrance security, traffic control, loading bay, bag search and door security across the various sites, providing world-class, co-ordinated, professional security services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 60 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

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

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI11
Main site or place of performance:

Inner London — West.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Contractor is required to provide effective 24-hour protection to the Museum’s premises (including staff, visitors, contractors, buildings, collections and assets) in: South Kensington, Bethnal Green, Olympia, Wiltshire, Wandsworth, Bradford, Manchester, York and Wiltshire.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 60 000 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 17/03/2018
End: 16/03/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged minimum number: 4
Maximum number: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As stated in the Selection Questionnaire.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The contract will contain the option for two extensions of a period of 1 year up to a total further 2 years. Please note that the estimated value is for the full 7 years and does not include price increases due to inflation or other external influences. The Museums may bring on additional sites or services as required.

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

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:

As stated in the Selection Questionnaire.

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
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


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: 09/06/2017
Local time: 12:00

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

Date: 19/06/2017

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

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

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-2017510-PRO-10182915.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The High Court of England and Wales
The Strand, City of Westminster
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

As set out in the Public Contracts Regulations (2015).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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