Architect Services for University of Bath

Architect Services for University of Bath

Estates Consultant Framework for Architect Services.

United Kingdom-Bath: Architectural and related services

2017/S 056-103948

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

University of Bath
Procurement, Claverton Down
United Kingdom
Contact person: See Section 12 Other Information
Telephone: +44 1225386939
Fax: +44 1225386166
NUTS code: UKK12
Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement


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


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Estates Consultant Framework for Architect Services — GTA, Academic, Teaching, Office and General Research Space New builds and Refurbishments.

Reference number: UoBath/Proc/543

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Architectural Practices and a standard selection questionnaire (SSQ) is available for completion on line. Architectural services under this framework may include retainers as small as 50 000 GBP capital value and up to 35 000 000 GBP (excluding VAT and fees) for new build, 30 000 000 GBP for refurbishments. During the term of the framework the maximum capital value will increase in line with construction inflation. Based on previous figures, capital construction works to the order of 50 000 000 GBP (total average) per annum were undertaken at the University as a whole, over the last 5 years.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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: UKK12
Main site or place of performance:

Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Expressions of interest are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Architectural Practices to provide Architect services in accordance with the documents and specification available within this tender exercise.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
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: yes
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: 19/04/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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 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-2017320-PRO-9835689.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

University of Bath
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225386939

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

University of Bath
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225386939
VI.4.3)Review procedure

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

University of Bath
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225386939

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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