Provide Architectural Services to Gainsborough’s House, Sudbury
Gainsborough’s House seeks to appoint an Architect for a capital project to create a vibrant, innovative national centre at Gainsborough’s House — A Grade-1 listed building situated within a conservation area of the historic market town of Sudbury, Suffolk.
United Kingdom-Sudbury: Architectural design services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
46 Gainsborough Street
Contact person: Mark Bills: Director of Gainsborough’s House
Telephone: +44 01787372958
NUTS code: UKH14
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Gainsborough’s House: reviving an artist’s birthplace.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Gainsborough’s House seeks to appoint an Architect for a capital project to create a vibrant, innovative national centre at Gainsborough’s House — A Grade-1 listed building situated within a conservation area of the historic market town of Sudbury [Suffolk], and the birthplace and childhood home of the artist, Thomas Gainsborough (1727–1788). The appointment will include design lead; contract administrator; and principal designer services.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Architects who wish to be considered for inclusion on a select list of tenderers to provide the highest standards of design, conservation and presentation.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The scope of the capital project for which Architectural services are required covers: the provision of a new extension to Gainsborough’s House to provide significantly more exhibition, display and learning space; major improvements of visitor facilities through a developed shop, new entrance and the creation of a café; and the adaptation and redisplay of Gainsborough’s House to interpret, entertain and inspire around the life of the artist Thomas Gainsborough.
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
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.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: