Architectural Design Services for Royal Opera House

Architectural Design Services for Royal Opera House

Provision of Professional Services for Development of Royal Opera House Costume Store and Allied Crafts Workshop at High House Production Park, Purfleet, Essex.

United Kingdom-Thurrock: Architectural design services

2013/S 148-257643

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

High House Production Park Ltd. c/o Thurrock Council
Civic Offices, New Road
Contact point(s): Procurement Services
RM17 6SL Thurrock
Telephone: +44 1375652207

Internet address(es):

Electronic access to information:

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:

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

Other: Registered charity
I.3)Main activity

Other: Supporting creative and cultural industries
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:

Provision of Professional Services for Development of Royal Opera House Costume Store and Allied Crafts Workshop at High House Production Park, Purfleet, Essex.
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
NUTS code UKH32

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)

Architectural design services. Architectural, engineering and planning services. Quantity surveying services. Project and design preparation, estimation of costs. Design consultancy services. Project-design services other than for construction work. High House Production Parl Ltd. (HHPP) is seeking to appoint a coordinated professional team (the Consultant), headed by a single nominated company acting as Lead Consultant, in a phased commission, to complete the detailed design of a proposed Royal Opera House costume store and allied crafts workshop project. The professional team will be required to develop the existing design to RIBA Stage E, discharge planning conditions where appropriate to the project, prepare procurement documentation for a Design and Build contract, support HHPP in the procurement and appointment of a works contractor and act as Employers Agent to monitor and manage the project through to final completion.
The professional team should include the following disciplines/skills: Architect, Structural Engineer, M&E Engineer, QS, Civil Engineer, Building Regulations, BREEAM Assessor and CDMC/Project Manager.
This project is funding dependent and HHPP will only proceed with the award of contract for professional services if the project is able to secure the necessary funding. A funding application for European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) has been made to Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and the outcome will be communicated to Royal Opera House by 30th September 2013. If the funding application is successful, the award of contract for professional services will be made after that date.
Please note that the contracting entity will be high house production park ltd. (hhpp). Thurrock Council is conducting this procurement exercise on behalf of HHPP.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71220000, 71240000, 71324000, 71242000, 79415200, 79421200

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 145 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 30 (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:
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
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available
Refer to Invitation to Tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Refer to Invitation to Tender.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Refer to Invitation to Tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Refer to Invitation to Tender.
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

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

20.9.2013 – 12:00
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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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 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, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
Under the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012 the contracting authority must consider:
(a) How what is proposed to be procured might improve the economic, social and environmental well-being of the area where it exercises its functions, and
(b) How, in conducting the process of procurement, it might act with a view to securing that improvement
Accordingly, the subject matter of the contract has been scoped to take into account the priorities of the contracting authority relating to economic, social and environmental well-being. These priorities are described in the invitation to tender and are reflected in environmental and social characteristics in the evaluation criteria for the award of the contract.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-2013730-PRO-4995213

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

Thurrock Council
New Road
RM17 6SL Grays

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:30.7.2013