Architectural Services Liverpool

Architectural Services Liverpool

Architect – Redevelopment of residential, commercial and sports facilities at Greenbank site.

UK-Liverpool: Architectural design services

2013/S 110-188452

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Liverpool Construction Company (ULCCO)
Procurement, Bedford House, Oxford Street
L69 7ZP Liverpool

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile:

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: University
I.3)Main activity

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Architect – Redevelopment of residential, commercial and sports facilities at Greenbank site.
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 UKD52

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Architectural design services. The University of Liverpool is seeking to fully redevelop its residential, commercial and sports facility at its Greenbank site. The site occupies 8.4 hectares set in the Sefton Park conservation area approximately 2.5 miles to the South of the main city centre campus. This development will involve a mixture of demolition & new build as well as refurbishment. One of the buildings to be refurbished is Grade 2* listed and the other building whilst not listed for all intent and purposes should be treated as if it was listed due to its architectural merit and current sensitivity highlighted in the Heritage assessment. The works must be phased to allow continuous use of the existing catering provision currently located at the site. A heritage assessment has been completed and agreed with LCC and a previous feasibility study was undertaken but since the brief has been re-developed this information should be used as guidance in relation to limitations on mass & scale. The appointment will be to undertake the require design services to develop the project brief into design proposals within the available build budgets and to secure the required consents. All appointments will be for the full delivery of the scheme to be delivered under (but not limited to) JCT form of contract. The construction budgets are New Build circa GBP 50m, Refurbishment circa GBP 4m and sports/recreation facilities circa GBP 4m, these are subject to the total number of students accommodated on the site.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
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
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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: yes
Description of particular conditions: As detailed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire/Tender.
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 detailed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire/Tender.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire/Tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire/Tender.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire/Tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire/Tender.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: RIBA
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

8.7.2013 – 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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

The design team procurement will comprise the following process: Evaluation of submitted Pre-Qualification Questionnaires to identify a preferred shortlist of 5 to 8. These shortlisted organisations will be issued with tender documents; Evaluate tenders as detailed in the invitation to tender documents; Conduct tender clarification meetings as may be required; Select and appoint design team. To be short-listed applicants must be able to demonstrate, a proven track record in the successful delivery of similar projects and values, including refurbishment and new build of residential accommodation, catering facilities and sports provision. To demonstrate a track record of delivering similar projects to defined timescales and construction budgets; The provision of appropriate team expertise and resources to deliver the project; Agreement to the appointment being under the ULCCO’s standard deed of appointment, without amendment. Final selection from those shortlisted and invited to tender may be required to attend a tender clarification meeting to fully understand their design philosophy in delivering the brief and strategy, as well as understanding the management of the design team by the lead designer and how the other design team disciplines will co-ordinate / collaborate to deliver the project. The documentation is located on the following web site Select ‘Tenders’ from the top menu bar, select ‘current’, then click ‘view details’ button. To gain full access to this website and documentation you need to log in using your existing registration details or click the ‘Register’ button if you have not registered before. When registering PLEASE make sure the ‘publish e-mail address’ field is completed accurately as this will receive all automated correspondence. Please return your submission as detailed in the document. The submitted tender will be evaluated in accordance with the criteria stated in the invitation to tender documents. All dates, time periods and quantities indicated in this Notice are provisional only and ULCCO reserves the right to change the same if circumstances so dictate. ULCCO reserves the right not to enter in to any contract pursuant to this Notice and to withdraw from this procurement exercise at any time.

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GO Reference: GO-201366-PRO-4857935.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:6.6.2013