British Museum Collection Storage Furniture Framework

British Museum Collection Storage Furniture Framework

The British Museum wishes to establish a non-exclusive, non-binding Framework Agreement for the provision of collection storage furniture with a number of contractors.

United Kingdom-London: Warehouse stores construction work

2020/S 159-389091

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The British Museum
Postal address: Great Russell Street
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI LONDON
Postal code: WC1B 3DG
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@britishmuseum.org
Telephone: +44 2073238264
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.britishmuseum.org/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Warehouse-stores-construction-work./54D7CWPCHJ
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

British Museum Collection Storage Furniture Framework

Reference number: BM.20.023

II.1.2)Main CPV code

45213221 Warehouse stores construction work

II.1.3)Type of contract

Works

II.1.4)Short description:

The British Museum wishes to establish a non-exclusive, non-binding framework agreement for the provision of collection storage furniture with a number of contractors. The framework will be the primary route by which the British Museum will procure collection storage furniture across its estate for a period of 4 years. A complete end-to-end service is required including design, manufacture, installation and initial maintenance support. The framework will be used to appoint a contractor, or contractors, to fit out the British Museum Archaeological Research Collection (BM_ARC) facility when its construction has been completed. The BM_ARC will contain collection storage rooms with an approximate total floor area of 9 250 square meters.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Drawers & Drawer Units

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45213221 Warehouse stores construction work
39151100 Racking
39131100 Archive shelving

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI LONDON
NUTS code: UKJ11 Berkshire
Main site or place of performance:

London, Berkshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For the purposes of this lot a Drawer is defined as: a freestanding box-shaped storage compartment with sides, back and front which slides horizontally in and out of a drawer unit.

Drawer Units are defined as: static or mobile storage furniture designed to house drawers consisting of an upright frame into which multiple parallel horizontal drawers, usually stacked one above another, are fitted.

The following varieties of drawers and drawer units are within the scope of the lot: enclosed drawers; tray drawers; part-glazed drawers; pull-out cabinets; cabinets with solid doors; cabinets with part-glazed doors; plan chests; large format drawers; static open face drawers; roller trays; static shelves; various dimensions with plinth of 120 mm.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
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

To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/54D7CWPCHJ

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Shelves and Shelving Units

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45213221 Warehouse stores construction work
39151100 Racking
39131100 Archive shelving

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI LONDON
NUTS code: UKJ11 Berkshire
Main site or place of performance:

London, Berkshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For the purposes of this lot a Shelf is defined as: a freestanding horizontal length of rigid material with static supports that provides a storage surface, fitted into a shelving unit.

Shelving Units are defined as: static or mobile storage furniture consisting of a freestanding upright frame with connecting supports, rails, diagonal braces or panels; into which multiple parallel horizontal shelves, usually stacked one above another, are fitted.

The following varieties of drawers and drawer units are within the scope of the lot: standard shelves; reinforced shelves; universal shelving; cantilever shelving; with options for single or double-skinned in each variety. System should include freestanding uprights; rails; supports; brackets; panels; diagonal braces (where panels not required); canopies; doors; shelf end supports; dividing panels (for back and sides). This specification is designed to cater for collection objects as well as archive and library materials.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Vertical Storage Solutions

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45213221 Warehouse stores construction work
39151100 Racking
39131100 Archive shelving

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI LONDON
NUTS code: UKJ11 Berkshire
Main site or place of performance:

LONDON,Berkshire

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For the purposes of this lot vertical storage solutions are defined as: storage solutions for 2D and 3D collections required to be stored upright including casts, framed prints, paintings, glass, canvases, framed textiles, rolled textiles (stored horizontally).

They may be pull-out frames which are defined as: a framed rack of steel mesh on pull-out tracks, supported by structural steel-framed supports affixed to the reverse of the structure, and steel cross-beams at the top of the structure. These can be wall-mounted.

Or they may be static frames which are defined as: a framed rack of steel mesh on supporting steelwork, affixed to the supporting structure.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Large and Heavy Objects and Pallet Racking Solutions

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45213221 Warehouse stores construction work
39151100 Racking
39131100 Archive shelving

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI LONDON
NUTS code: UKJ11 Berkshire
Main site or place of performance:

London, Berkshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For the purposes of this lot large and heavy objects and pallet racking solutions are defined as: storage solutions for large, heavy collection objects which require specialist equipment (e.g. a forklift or stacker) to be moved and heavy duty static (or mobile) support in storage. Objects defined as ‘heavy’ have a weight of over 75 kg (under 75 kg items addressed under lot 2), either as individual objects (e.g. boxed canoes) or when stored collectively (e.g. multiple large casts on a pallet).

They may be either short span racking defined as: freestanding racking/shelving comprising a vertical upright frame, horizontal load beams to support stacking of pallets, and insertable metal shelf panels; with optional top canopy, flush rear and end panels.

Or they may be long span/pallet racking defined as: freestanding widespan racking/shelving comprising vertical upright frame, horizontal load beams to support stacking of pallets, and insertable metal shelf panels; with optional timber drop-in shelf panels, flush rear and end panels, and top canopy.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Bespoke Solutions

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45213221 Warehouse stores construction work
39151100 Racking
39131100 Archive shelving

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI LONDON
NUTS code: UKJ11 Berkshire
Main site or place of performance:

London, Berkshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is designed to cater for the commission of bespoke storage solutions to be determined at call-off stage which may be required by the British Museum. Due to the nature and breadth of the Museum’s collection, there may be objects the storage needs for which are not met by the five specified lots outlined above. It is therefore anticipated that the development of a unique provision to meet the unknown needs of a specific item or grouping within the collection will be required. No sample lot specification is available, as a result. However, the Museum’s overarching standards for storage systems outlined within this framework will apply.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
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

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.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
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: 25/09/2020
Local time: 17:00
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: 25/09/2020
Local time: 17:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Warehouse-stores-construction-work./54D7CWPCHJ

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/54D7CWPCHJ

Go reference: GO-2020812-PRO-16942021

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The British Museum
Postal address: Great Russell Street
Town: London
Postal code: WC1B 3DG
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
Postal address: 12 Bloomsbury Square
Town: London
Postal code: WC1A 2LP
Country: United KingdomInternet address: http://www.ciarb.org
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

12/08/2020