Architectural Services for Arts Council England

Architectural Services for Arts Council England

Contract value:£50,000 – £75,000. We are looking for an innovative architectural firm to work with us across a range of architectural services on a call off basis over the next 2 years (with the option to extend for a further 12 month period).

Reference number: ACE-2012-022

Deadline date:25/03/2013

This deadline is for… Receipt of tender proposals

Contract value:£50,000 – £75,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: London and across England

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Arts Council England

 

Description of the contract

We are looking for an innovative architectural firm to work with us across a range of architectural services on a call off basis over the next 2 years (with the option to extend for a further 12 month period). A definite requirement during that period will be to act as the lead designer in a multi-disciplinary design team in relation to our move to a new Head office in London. Working alongside the client’s representative, the duties will follow a RIBA standard form of appointment and will include; 1. Analysis of the potential of the new accommodation, including providing options for redefining the use to meet The Arts Council’s organisational requirements. 2. Suggestions of options for refreshing the working areas and common areas within any space taken 3. Design development and co-ordination with other design team members. 4. Lead on necessary consents from planning (if appropriate), building control and landlord’s approval. 5. Attendance at design team meetings in London 6. Preparation of tender materials in communication with all other consultants within the design team 7. Assist in selection of contractors and specialist subcontractors 8. Attendance on site during the construction of works, 9. Oversee completion issues including the preparation of defects and snagging lists. 10. Preparation of presentational materials. From time to time The Arts Council may require additional ‘desk’ based architectural services to assist with our on-going estate rationalisation strategy to include: 1. Feasibility studies 2. Space planning and reconfiguration 3. Technical advice and guidance.

 

Classification of the contract

71200000 Architectural and related services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? Yes

Framework agreement details: setting up a framework agreement

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 24 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Liam McGrogan

Organisation name Arts Council England

Address 14 Great Peter Street, London, SW1P 3NQ

Telephone 020 7973 5530

Extension number:

Fax

Web address www.artscouncil.org.uk

 

How to apply

Please download the invitation to tender document, ref: ACE-2012-022, and return your tender proposals as per the instructions enclosed. Please note that the deadline for receipt of tender proposals, including all documentation e.g. completed tender supplier appraisal form, is 17:00hrs, Monday 25th March 2013 to the address provided. Any tender delivered after that time for any reason may be discounted.