Quantity Surveying Services Tender for Science Museum London

Quantity Surveying Services Tender for Science Museum London

The Museum is looking to appoint a Quantity Surveyor and CDM Coordinator to create the groundbreaking suite of new, high end Medicine Galleries at the Science Museum to support the realisation of the vision outlined above. 

United Kingdom-London: Quantity surveying services

2014/S 093-163265

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Science Museum Group
Science Museum, Exhibition Road
Contact point(s): Masterplan Projects
For the attention of: Anna Dejean
SW7 2DD London
Telephone: +44 2079424000

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/search_authprofile.aspx?id=aa1574

Electronic access to information: www.mytenders.org

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.mytenders.org

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

Other: Museum and Heritage

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

Medicine Galleries Project – QS and CDM-C.

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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Science Museum, London.


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

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

The Wellcome Collection, held by the Science Museum, is the most significant medical collection in the world. Through the Medicine Gallery capital project, the Museum’s vision is to create a unique space for the understanding of medicine, providing the world’s foremost celebration of the history of medicine and medical research and engaging large audiences – national and international – with the social, political and historical contexts of biomedical science.
The Museum is looking to appoint a Quantity Surveyor and CDM Coordinator to create the groundbreaking suite of new, high end Medicine Galleries at the Science Museum to support the realisation of the vision outlined above. These landmark galleries will use well considered design, intelligent interactive displays and engaging participative experiences to reveal personal stories about how our lives have been transformed by changes in medicine and health over the last 400 years. The new Medicine Galleries will combine the sophistication of the world’s greatest art galleries with the Science Museum’s expertise in contemporary science interpretation to deliver beautiful, collections-focused experiences that explore medicine as a major scientific and cultural force.
The Medicine Galleries project is part of the Science Museum’s Masterplan. The Quantity Surveyor and CDM Coordinator appointment on this project may be extended to cover some or all of the other Phase 1 Masterplan projects.

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Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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

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


This contract is divided into lots: no

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:

Construction budget GBP 13.5 m.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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
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: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of 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

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 7
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

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 6.6.2014

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

11.6.2014 – 14:00

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

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

VI.3)Additional information

Please see attached PQQ for further information.
(MT Ref:117499)
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:


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