Architectural Design Services Tender

Architectural Design Services Tender

iamond Light Source Limited propose to carry out over a three (3) year period a programme of new laboratory buildings associated with and various miscellaneous projects which will require Consultancy Services (the “Services”) for the design of mechanical, electrical, structural and architectural works.

UK-Didcot: Architectural design services

2013/S 087-148379

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Diamond Light Source Ltd
Diamond House, Harwell Science and Innovation Campus
Contact point(s): DLS Procurement
For the attention of: Sue Blake, Alison Roblin
OX11 0DE Didcot
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1235778167
E-mail: procurement@diamond.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1235778212

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.diamond.ac.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

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Other: Scientific Research Facility
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:

Building Design Consultancy Services (DLSITT0338).
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 UKJ14

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3

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

Diamond Light Source Limited propose to carry out over a three (3) year period a programme of new laboratory buildings associated with and various miscellaneous projects which will require Consultancy Services (the “Services”) for the design of mechanical, electrical, structural and architectural works. The there will be an option to extend the three-year period, if considered necessary and appropriate to do so.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71220000

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Diamond Light Source have the option to extend the agreement by 12 months at the end of the 36 month period.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 36 (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

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

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 number of operators: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Please refer to the DLSITT0338 Project Information and Pre-qualification Questionnaire document.
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:

DLSITT0338.
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: 4.6.2013
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

4.6.2013
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

25.6.2013
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 of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Members of the DLS Procurement Team.

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

To request the Project Information and Pre-qualification Questionnaire document please complete our Registration Form (quoting the reference number DLSITT0338) on the following website location:
http://www.diamond.ac.uk/Home/Procurement/

In order to be considered, your completed Project Information and Pre-qualification Questionnaire should arrive no later than midnight on Tuesday 4.6.2013. This can be emailed to diamondtenders@diamond.ac.uk before the deadline. An original plus two certified copies of your tender should also be sent to: Sue Blake at the address in I.1).

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

Diamond Light Source Ltd
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Diamond Light Source will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tendererst to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) 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).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:1.5.2013