Design and Consultancy Services Tender
Pontefract Castle – The Key to the North.
UK-Wakefield: architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Wakefield Metropolitan District Council
Contact point(s): NPS
For the attention of: Carol Barker
WF1 2HQ Wakefield
Telephone: +44 1977628325
Fax: +44 1977628301
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.wakefield.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://scms.alito.co.uk
Electronic access to information: https://scms.alito.co.uk
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://scms.alito.co.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Pontefract Castle – The Key to the North.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Pontefract, England.
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Provision of Design and Consultancy Services.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
71000000, 71221000, 71222000, 71223000, 71241000, 71242000, 71245000, 71247000, 71248000, 71251000, 71312000, 71315210, 71420000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 150 000,00 and 220 000,00 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The deposits, guarantees and bonds required by the Authority will be set out in the Contract Documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
The terms concerning financing and payments will be set out in the Contract Documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The Consultants will be credit checked in accordance with the guidelines set out in the pre qualification document.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Architects are to be RIBA Specialist Conservation Accredited.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants will be required to complete a prequalification questionnaire consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EC. The questionnaire is available from the correspondence address in 1) above and must be returned to that address by the date stipulated in IV.3.4.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Applicants will be required to complete a prequalification questionnaire consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EC. The questionnaire is available from the correspondence address in 1) above and must be returned to that address by the date stipulated in IV.3.4.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 4: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out in the pre qualification questionnaire.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 10.12.2012 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
20.12.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
Royal Courts of Justice
WC2A 2LL London
Telephone: +44 2079476000
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Wakefield Council will conduct itself in respect of any appeals in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended by the Public Contracts (Amendment) regulations 2009).
The Contracting Organisation will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations (SI 2006 No 5)(as amended) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are 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 (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order th setting aside of the awarddecisionor order the contracting authority to amend any documents and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may only award damages or, where the contract award procedures have not been followed correctly, declare the contract to be ‘ineffective’.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
Office of Government Commerce
Rosebery Court St Andrews Business Park
NR7 0HS Norwich
Telephone: +44 8450004999
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:13.11.2012