Architectural Services for Prime Residential Accommodation in Central London

Architectural Services for Prime Residential Accommodation in Central London

TfL require the services of an Architect to provide architectural consultancy services for Prime Residential Accommodation in Central London.

United Kingdom-London: Architectural design services

2013/S 153-266765

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Transport for London (Commercial Services)
Windsor House, 42-50 Victoria St.
Contact point(s): Transport for London
For the attention of: Shaheen Lodhi
SW1H 0TL London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: shaheenlodhi@tfl.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.tfl.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: http://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps

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 agency/office
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:

TfL90713 – Provision of Main Architectural Services for Prime Residential Accommodation in Central London.
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 UK

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)

TfL require the services of an Architect to provide architectural consultancy services for Prime Residential Accommodation in Central London.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71220000, 71210000

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

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

TfL are looking to procure an Architect to provide design solutions for Prime Residential Premises in Central London.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 8 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
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 14.7.2014. Completion 13.7.2016

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:

The Contracting Authority’s requirements will be set out in the Invitation To Participate documents, a parentcompany guarantee or a performance bond may be required.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The Contracting Authority requires that any contract awarded will be entered into by a single legal entity on behalf of the successful candidate.
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: Please see the Pre qualification document.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see the Pre qualification document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please see the Pre qualification document.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see the Pre qualification document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please see the Pre qualification document.
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

competitive dialogue
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 2: and maximum number 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Please see the Pre qualification 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 yes
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:

90713
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: 29.8.2013
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

2.9.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

30.4.2014
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
Other: ENGLISH
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the 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

Organisations interested in being considered for the tender for this opportunity should express their interest by means of completing a Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) detailing their capabilities. This document is available through the TfL eTendering portal.
Register your organisation on the TfL eTendering portal (this is only required once). If you have already registered there is no need to do so again, otherwise the instructions for registration are as follows:
— Browse to the eTendering portal: https://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do

— Click the “Register as a Supplier” link and follow the instructions.
If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the Help desk is available Mon – Fri (8:00 – 17:00) on:
— Email: mailto:tfl-eproc-helpdesk@eurodyn.com?subject=TED

— Phone: +44 8000740503
Once you have completed the above registration process, you will be able to find the PQQ for this Notice.
The contract(s) resulting from this call for competition may be awarded by and may be for the benefit of TfL and/or any of its subsidiaries. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to award the contract in whole or in part or not at all as a result of this call for competition. The Contracting Authority shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any bidders in responding to this notice or in tendering for the proposed contract(s). All discussions and meetings will be conducted in English. Tenders and supporting documents must be priced in pound sterling and all payments under the contract(s) will be made in pound sterling.
Transport for London is a complex organisation operating both as a functional body of the Greater London Authority (GLA) under the direction of the Mayor of London and as a provider of transport services. The services may be provided to TfL and/or its subsidiaries.

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

Transport for London
17th Floor, Windsor House, 42-50 Victoria Street
SW1H 0TL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: http://www.tfl.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: TfL will incorporate a standstill period of at least 10 calendar days when information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from TfL before the contract is entered into. Applicants have two working days from notification of the award 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 I.1 above. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, the Utilities 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 to the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). If 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 a 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:5.8.2013