Architectural Design Hackney

Architectural Design Hackney

Architect to design two residential towers (up to 14 and 20 storeys) on the Colville Estate within the London Borough of Hackney.

UK-London: architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

2012/S 74-122301

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Borough of Hackney
HackneyTown Hall, Mare Street
E8 1EA London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2083563448
E-mail: procurement.admin@hackney.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.hackney.gov.uk

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

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
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:

Architect to design two residential towers (up to 14 and 20 storeys) on the Colville Estate within the London Borough of Hackney.
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 UKI12

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 appointment of an architect with an evidenced track record of outstanding work to design two residential towers (up to 14 and 20 storeys) on the Colville Estate in North Hoxton, London to detailed design to RIBA Stage D+.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71220000, 71240000

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: 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:

The brief is to design two tall buildings (up to 14 and 20 storeys) that will exhibit architectural flair and innovation and be exemplary in their design and construction. The two towers will be located on a prominent site opposite Shoreditch Park and should maximise on views across the city and create interest in the skyline. The towers will be key to the Colville Estate regeneration programmes success in creating a new mixed use neighbourhood with its own distinct character and identity.
Once appointed, the successful tenderer will be required to take on the role of lead consultant for the Council. The lead consultant will be expected to coordinate the work of the wider consultant team and undertake the detailed design to RIBA Stage D+ of the two residential towers for the purposes of submitting a planning application only which locks in design quality for construction. The construction value for the two residential towers is estimated at 25 000 000 GBP.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 7 (from the award of the contract)

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:

Details will be available in the tender documentation at Tender Stage.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Where a consortium bid is proposed, joint and several liability of the consortium members is required.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details are contained in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details are contained in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Details are contained in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
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 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Details are contained in the Pre Qualification Questionnaire.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

HPS/H(REGEN)/0004
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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: 14.5.2012
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

14.5.2012
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

21.5.2012
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 tenders

Place:

HPS Keltan House E8 4RU.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
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

The Pre-Qualification Questionnaire can be downloaded from the London Borough of Hackney Tenders and Contracts webpage, http://www.hackney.gov.uk/f-tenders-828.htm.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

See section VI.4.2
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be requested from the address in section I.1 If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into, the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into, the court may only award damages.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:12.4.2012