Architectural Services Tender Stevenage

Architectural Services Tender Stevenage

Stevenage Borough Council are currently seeking tenders for the provision of architectural services.

United Kingdom-Stevenage: Architectural design services

2020/S 099-238548

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Stevenage Borough Council
Postal address: Daneshill House, Danestrete
Town: Stevenage
NUTS code: UKH23
Postal code: SG1 1HN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Corporate Procurement
E-mail: procurement@stevenage.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1438242775
Internet address(es):Main address: www.stevenage.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.supplyhertfordshire.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.supplyhertfordshire.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.supplyhertfordshire.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

SBC0520 Redcar Drive Architects

Reference number: CCD xxxx

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71220000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Stevenage Borough Council are currently seeking tenders for the provision of architectural services. The Council wishes to develop the site at Redcar Drive and is seeking a detailed planning application to convert the site into a cohesive and more legible estate arrangement that is fit for the 21st Century recognising the need for more high quality housing, development that is both environmentally sustainable and delivered at pace. Delivers a target of at least 110 new homes or identifies why this is either not possible or preferable and Incorporates modern methods of construction (MMC) and an accelerated delivery. Please note the deadline for returns and allow sufficient time to make your return as late returns will not be permitted. Any questions relating to this tender should be made via correspondence on the website and can be addressed to the main contact as shown in the details above.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71220000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH23
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council wishes to develop the Redcar drive site and is seeking a detailed planning application to covert the site into dense residential use. It is proposed that all existing structures on the site would be demolished. The planning application should maximise the site footprint to provide circa 110 new homes; a mix of 1 and 2 bed flats and 2 and 3 bed houses. There is also a requirement for a proportion of the site to be delivered using MMC techniques. The scheme has funding from central government attached to it and so will need to be delivered at pace.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 19/06/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/06/2020
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

VI.3)Additional information:

Stevenage Borough Council reserves the right to cancel the procurement and not to proceed with the long term contract at any stage of the procurement process. Stevenage Borough Council also reserves the right not to award a contract. Neither Stevenage Borough Council nor any person on whose behalf of whom this procurement is undertaken is to be liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest or tendering for these contracts. The Council reserves the right to carry out additional financial checks on all companies tendering for this contract at any time during the procurement process, to ensure that they continue to meet the Council’s requirements and remain financially viable to perform the contract. To access this procurement opportunity please visitwww.supplyhertfordshire.uk and follow the onscreen guidance. Any clarifications regarding this opportunity must be raised through the correspondence area in the eTendering system. If you are experiencing problems with the eTendering system, InTend offer a help section which includes a dedicated UK Support Desk which can be contacted via email: support@in-tend.com or telephone +441 144070065 for any website/technical questions, Monday to Friday 8.30-17.30. The Council undertakes to hold confidential any information provided in the proposal submitted, subject to the Council’s obligations under the law, including the Freedom of Information Act 2000. If the potential supplier considers that any of the information submitted in the proposal should not be disclosed because of its commercial sensitivity or for reasons of confidentiality, then this should be stated with the reason for considering it sensitive. The Council will then endeavour to consult with the potential supplier about such commercially sensitive or confidential information when considering any request received under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 before replying to such a request, but the decision of the Council in deciding whether an exemption applies is final. Please note the deadline for return and allow sufficient time to make your return as late returns will not be permitted.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court England and Wales
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: the contracting authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day (when using electronic means) standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the decision to award a contract before a contract is executed/signed (as appropriate). The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (‘Regulations’) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly and within the time limits as defined in the above regulations. Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the contracting authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court has the options to award damages and/or to shorten or order the Contract ineffective.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: Cabinet Office
Postal address: 70 Whitehall
Town: Stevenage
Postal code: SW1A 2AS
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19/05/2020