Professional Framework for Quantity Surveyors – English Heritage

Professional Framework for Quantity Surveyors – English Heritage

The framework will cover quantity surveying services in connection with works projects and will be let in Lots by geographical area.

United Kingdom-Swindon: Quantity surveying services

2014/S 124-221135

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

English Heritage
The Engine House
SN2 2EH Swindon
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/english-heritage

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

Recreation, culture and religion

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)Description

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

Professional Framework for Quantity Surveyors.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
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

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 600 000 and 2 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

English Heritage manages over 400 historic properties across England as well as offices and stores some of which are also listed buildings. The historic properties contain both historic and non historic assets. They vary significantly in age, size, complexity, geographical location and type ranging from furnished historic houses, ruined castles and abbeys to prehistoric and Roman remains, industrial sites, gardens and statues. Almost all are protected as scheduled ancient monuments and /or listed buildings, registered historic gardens, conservation areas and a few are World Heritage Sites. English Heritage is required to conserve and maintain these properties for the enjoyment of present and future generations.
The framework will cover quantity surveying services in connection with works projects and will be let in Lots by geographical area.
The Lots are set out below:
Lot 1B: North Territory (Northumberland, Cumbria, Lancashire, Cheshire and Yorkshire).
Lot 2B: East and London Territory (London, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Rutland, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire).
Lot 3B: South Territory (Kent, East Sussex, Berkshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Isle of Wight and West Sussex).
Lot 4B: West Territory (Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Bristol, Somerset, Dorset, Devon, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly).
In addition the framework will cover the following services: advising and preparing standard contract documentation; giving expert advice in connection with and in preparing cost analysis. These additional services will be dealt with nationally across all Lots. Suppliers may apply to be considered for one or more Lots and will be asked to indicate which on expression of interest.
Form of Contract to be used: English Heritage General Conditions for the Appointment of Works Consultant.
Following completion of the Pre Qualification Questionnaire English Heritage envisages that the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate will be a minimum of 6. It is our intention to appoint between 4-6 per lot. The value range is an estimated figure only this can go up or down depending on the Project and funding / budgetary constraints.
Please note that subject to Government approval from 1.4.2015 The Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission (trading as English Heritage) is likely to be split into two separate organisations. It is intended that a new charity will be set up to manage the National Heritage Collection. The charity will retain the name English Heritage, but will be an entirely new organisation. The remainder of English Heritage (which provides planning and conservation services and advice) will operate under the new name of Historic England, but will remain as the same legal entity.
As the framework will cover work on the the National Heritage Collection, it may need to be novated across to the new charity with effect from 1.4.2015.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71324000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Lot 1B: North Territory

1)Short description

Lot 1B: North Territory (Northumberland, Cumbria, Lancashire, Cheshire and Yorkshire).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71324000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Lot 2B: East and London Territory

1)Short description

Lot 2B: East and London Territory (London, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Rutland, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71324000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Lot 3B: South Territory

1)Short description

Lot 3B: South Territory (Kent, East Sussex, Berkshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Isle of Wight and West Sussex).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71324000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Lot 4B: West Territory

1)Short description

Lot 4B: West Territory (Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Warwickshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Bristol, Somerset, Dorset, Devon, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly).

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71324000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

A performance bond may be required or a parent company guarantee in the case of a subsidiary company.
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:

No special legal form is required but in the case of combined or consortium bids, each service provider will be required to become jointly and severally liable.
III.1.4)Other 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 per PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

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

Restricted

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

Envisaged minimum number 6: and maximum number 24
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: English Heritage envisages that the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate will be a minimum of 6 based on responses to the PQQ. It is our intention to appoint between 4-6 per lot. The value range given in II.1.4.2 is an estimated figure only this can go up or down depending on the Project and funding / budgetary constraints.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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

no

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

5.8.2014 – 13:00
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

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

Tenders and all supporting documentation must be priced in sterling and all payments under the contract will be in sterling. The framework will be considered as a framework made under English Law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. The successful tenderers will be selected according to quality and price.
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:

27.6.2014

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