Construction Advisors for Capital Investments – The Arts Council England

Construction Advisors for Capital Investments – The Arts Council England

To appoint to the framework agreement a maximum of 10 appropriately qualified service providers.

United Kingdom-London: Construction consultancy services

2019/S 220-539958

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The Arts Council England
Postal address: 21 Bloomsbury St, Bloomsbury
Town: London
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: WC1B 3HF
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Zobair Mehmood
E-mail: procurement.services@artscouncil.org.uk
Telephone: +44 1619344317
Internet address(es):Main address: www.artscouncil.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.public.bravosolution.co.uk/artscouncil/web/login.html

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.public.bravosolution.co.uk/artscouncil/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.public.bravosolution.co.uk/artscouncil/web/login.html
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Procurement of a Framework: Construction Advisors for Capital Investments

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71530000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Arts Council England, in the discharge of its duty to distribute public funding for the purpose of promoting the arts in England, intends to appoint to the framework agreement a maximum of 10 appropriately qualified service providers to work with its investment team and to deliver construction advice to support Arts Council England’s assessment, decision making and monitoring of its capital investment. The scope of the framework includes supporting the assessment and monitoring of our funded projects from detailed design stages through to completion to ensure that public funding is used only for grant funding purposes.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 700 000.00 GBP

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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UKF
NUTS code: UKG
NUTS code: UKH
NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UKK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Arts Council England, in the discharge of its duty to distribute public funding for the purpose of promoting the arts in England, intends to appoint to the framework agreement a maximum of 10 appropriately qualified service providers to work with its investment team and to deliver construction advice to support Arts Council England’s assessment, decision making and monitoring of its capital investment. The scope of the framework includes supporting the assessment and monitoring of our funded projects from detailed design stages through to completion to ensure that public funding is used only for grant funding purposes.

Arts Council England estimate the value of the contract to be in the range of 1 200 000 GBP to a maximum 2 100 000 GBP (excluding VAT) for the initial term and any extension period.

The framework agreement will commence on 1.4.2020 and continue until 31.3.2023, unless it is terminated in accordance with its terms. Ace may extend the term by 1 successive period of 12 months to 31.3.2024, provided it has given the contractor notice of the same in writing at least 3 month(s) prior to the expiry of the term.

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: 1 700 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2020
End: 31/03/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

ACE may extend the term by 1 successive period of 12 months to 31.3.2024.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

A maximum of 10 highest scoring suppliers responding to the Standard Questionnaire (SQ) will be invited to submit a response to the invitation to tender (ITT).

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

The information and documents for this opportunity are available on the Bravo eSourcing portal, link: https://public.bravosolution.co.uk/artscouncil/web/login.html

You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password.

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 set out in the tender 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:
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

Restricted 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
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 10
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: 09/12/2019
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 23/12/2019

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

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The High Court
Postal address: The Royal Courts of Justice
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:

ACE will incorporate a standstill period of 10 calendar days at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderer. That notification will provide information on the award decision. Further information is set out in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11/11/2019