Architectural Design Services for Abbey Area Regeneration Project
This contract is for Architectural Design Services from Outline Planning Permission to RIBA stage L in relation to 3 phases of construction work included in the Abbey Area Regeneration Project. UK-London: architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
London Borough of Camden
For the attention of: Clare Brennan
WC1H 8NG London
Telephone: +44 2079742298
General address of the contracting authority: https://lbcamden.eu-supply.com
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
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Architectural Design Services for Abbey Area Regeneration Project London NW6.
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: Within the London Borough of Camden.
NUTS code UKI1
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)
This contract is for Architectural Design Services from Outline Planning Permission to RIBA stage L in relation to 3 phases of construction work included in the Abbey Area Regeneration Project. It is to be assumed that the construction work will be carried out using Design and. Build Construction Contracts, subject to the relevant approvals.
The estimated value and program dates for the construction work are as follows:
— Phase 1: 29 500 000 GBP. SOS 4th Quarter 2013,
— Phase 2: 3 000 000 GBP SOS 3rd Quarter 2014,
— Phase 3: 21 000 000 GBP SOS 1st Quarter 2016.
Abbey Area Regeneration site includes the Abbey Co-op Estate, Belsize Road Car Park, Belsize Priory Health Centre and Abbey Community Centre.
Abbey Co-op Estate consists of two mid 1970’s 20-storey tower blocks (Snowman and Casterbridge), a five story block (Hinstock) and a seven story block (Emminster) and comprises 284 Homes in total, of which 74 are intended for demolition. Belsize Road car park is a multi-storey car park connected to the estate by pedestrian bridges. The health centre sits on a podium between Emminster and Hinstock, the Community Centre is a detached building at the
Western boundary of the estate. The site is bounded to the south by the West Coast- Euston Mainline – there is a footbridge crossing the lines connecting the car park building to further residences (Abbey Estate) to the South that will be demolished in advance under separate contract.
Outline Planning Proposals have been submitted for the scheme (2012/0096/P) with a decision expected end March 2012. The proposal for the site is:
Outline planning application (with all matters reserved except for access and layout) for alterations to and demolition of existing buildings, site clearance and ground works and redevelopment to provide up to 299 residential units, up to 1,300sqm (GEA) retail floorsapce (Use Class A1-A5), up to 1,000sqm business floorspace (Use Class B1), up to 2,250 sqm community floorspace (Use Class D1), up.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
71000000, 71200000, 71210000, 71220000
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:
Architectural Services for the design development and construction of Abbey Area Regeneration Project. Total estimated value of construction work for 3 phases of development is 65 000 000 GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 150 000,00 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 1.8.2012. Completion 8.7.2017
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The Contracting Authority will set out its requirements in the tender documents. A parent company guarantee or performance bond may be required.
The contracting authorities reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees or other forms of security.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Payments will be made in accordance with the standard terms of payment detailed in the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Providers applying as a consortium or joint venture must provide full details of each member of the consortium and confirm that the grouping is a legal venture with joint and several liabilities. Each member will be jointly and severally responsible for the performance of the contract. In the case of a consortium bid a lead contractor will be required to represent the consortium.
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: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ);suitably qualified Architects.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with the information and formalities set out in Article 47 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 as set out in the Pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ).
In order to be considered those expressing an interest must have a minimum annual turnover of 1 000 000 GBP as stated in their last set of audited accounts.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the PQQ.
In order to be considered those expressing an interest must have a minimum annual turnover of 1000000 GBP as stated in their last set of audited accounts.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with the information and formalities set out in Article 48 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 as set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the PQQ.
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: 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
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Criteria as stated in PQQ.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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.3.1)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
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
14.3.2012 – 12:30
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 tenders
To express an interest and receive more information about this contract you must register on our etendering system: https://lbcamden.eu-supply.com.
If you have not previously registered with us simply click on the New Supplier Link shown on this page and complete/submit the form. You will then receive an email quoting your unique system username and password which will enable you to access all the relevant documentation via the contract opportunities link on this page and also all future advertised contract exercises via this system. The Contracting Authority is not bound to accept the lowest or any tender and confirm that the issue of the Invitation to Tender or other tender documentation does not constitute any form of instruction. As such, the Contracting Authority accepts no responsibility for any costs in relation to the preparation or submission of tenders (or for the avoidance of doubt, PQQ’s). Please note that all prices must be quoted in GBP. The Contracting Authority undertakes to use its best endeavours to hold confidential any information provided in the proposal submitted, subject to the contracting authority’s obligations under law, including the Freedom of Information Act 2000. However, this does not give any cast iron guarantees of confidentiality as circumstances (for example an FOIA request or a court order) may arise which require disclosure and are outside the control of the Contracting Authority. The deadline for receipt of expressions of interest shall be deemed to be met upon the receipt of a completed pre-qualification form via the Councils etendering system only. Please note that the Contracting Authority runs a Local Procurement Initiative (and has a Local Procurement Code) which it may invite you to participate in. The Contracting Authority has an environmental policy and is committed to using the most environmentally and socially responsible goods and services consistent with good performance and encourages all its service providers to do the same. Tenderers should be aware that the Contracting Authority reserves the right to hold interviews during the tender process. These might be scored as part of the tender,in which case the relevant criteria will be specified in the Invitation to Tender documents. In keeping with the Contracting Authority’s commitment to sustainability, please do not include any publicity material with your submission.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum ten calendar day (when using electronic means) 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 and to start proceedings where such action is necessary. Such additional information should be requested from the person stated in the contact details in section I.1 of this document. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/5 (as amended)) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or 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 and within the time limits as defined in the above regulations. Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Contracting Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court has the options to award damages and/or to shorten or order the contract ineffective.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained