Costume Workshop Redevelopment Tender – Royal Shakespeare Company

Costume Workshop Redevelopment Tender – Royal Shakespeare Company

The project provides a new purpose built workshop facility for the RSC’s Costume Department.

United Kingdom-Stratford-upon-Avon: Construction work

2017/S 226-470031

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Royal Shakespeare Company
Waterside, Warwickshire
CV37 6BB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Lee Cantrill (contact for access to procurement document dataroom)
NUTS code: UKG13
Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: registered charity

I.5)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Costume Workshop Redevelopment.

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The project provides a new purpose built workshop facility for the RSC’s Costume Department, and incorporates the existing Grade II listed building ensemble as well as establishing a link with the RSC’s administrative hub on Chapel Lane.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG13
Main site or place of performance:

Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contract is for the construction of a new workshop facility for the Royal Shakespeare Company Costume Department, the selected tenderer will be responsible for all new build/ refurbishment works and all associated works. Principally the project involves:

— Demolition of the later editions/less significant components of the existing Costume Workshop building ensemble,

— Retention of the main historic components: notably the Scene Dock and the Stock Room/Stable building and residential outhouses,

— Design and build of circa 1748 m2 of workshop and ancillary accommodation over three floors,

— Design and build of new hard and soft landscaping features,

— Remodelling of the existing Chapel Lane main entrance both externally and internally.

Full details of the project are found in the tender documents and supporting information.

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: 5 000 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 09/04/2018
End: 29/05/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

This is set out in the Standard Selection Questionnaire.

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 set out in the tender documents and JCT Design and Build Contract 2016 Edition (with RSC amendments).

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:

As set out in the tender documents and JCT form of contract with amendments which have been made available.

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

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted 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: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 172-351650

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

Date: 22/12/2017
Local time: 17:00

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

Date: 15/01/2018

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


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

Duration in months: 12 (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
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Shakespeare Company
CV37 6YF
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
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:



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