Artefact Conservation Services Tender

Artefact Conservation Services Tender

Historic Scotland.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Historic Scotland

Procurement Unit, Longmore House, Salisbury Place,

Edinburgh

EH9 1SH

UK

Fiona Ferrie

+44 1316688632

hs.procurement@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

+44 1316688877
http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Historic Scotland

Procurement Unit, Longmore House, Salisbury Place,

Edinburgh

EH9 1SH

UK

Fiona Ferrie

+44 1316688632

hs.procurement@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

+44 1316688877
http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Historic Scotland

Procurement Unit, Longmore House, Salisbury Place,

Edinburgh

EH9 1SH

UK

Fiona Ferrie

+44 1316688632

hs.procurement@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

+44 1316688877
http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Artefact Conservation Services

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

To provide Historic Scotland with a general ‘small objects’ conservation service focused on investigative conservation of archaeological artefacts but also offering a range of other remedial and preventative conservation services relation to Historic Scotland’s collections at its properties in care. Other services may include for example site-based surveys and related specialist advice and guidance in support of Historic Scotland’s ongoing object conservation strategy.

 

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=223509.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=223509.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

291100 Museums
189999 other Environmental Services
171000 Services
179999 other Education
391000 Buildings
391011 Buildings – Maintenance
399999 other Works – Construction, Repair and Maintenance

100 All Scotland

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

The estimated total value of this contract is based on a 5 year contract, (3 years plus 2 possible extensions).

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Information is included in the ITT documents.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

HS/C/3752

4.3

Time Limits


09-05-2012  Time  12:00

b) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

c) Estimated award date  25-05-2012

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Tender Submission Postbox facility. Further details are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=223509

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(SC Ref:223509)

5.2

Additional Documentation

Specification for Artefact Conservation
Schedules for Artefact Conservation
HSTC3 – Purchase of services – November 2011
INVITATION TO TENDER COVERING LETTER

5.3

Publication date of this notice

12-03-2012