Design Team Tender

Design Team Tender

The Council of the London Borough of Ealing invites you to tender for the contract to provide services of Conservation Architects, Structural Engineers and M&E Consultants and to act as Lead Consultants for the redevelopment of Gunnersbury Park House and Museum and park landscape.

UK-London: architectural and related services

2012/S 186-305988

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

London Borough of Ealing
Strategic Procurement, 3rd Floor Perceval House, 14-16 Uxbridge Road
For the attention of: Mr Tim Smith
W5 2HL Ealing
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2088257737
E-mail: smithti@ealing.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Mr Tim Smith
This contract is being run through Ealing Council’s e-procurement system (ProContract). All of the information and documentation relating to this contract will be stored online in ProContract. All expressions of interest / requests for information / tender submissions should be made via ProContract. To do this you will need to register at the web address below and then express an interest in this opportunity. You will then be able to obtain all relevant information / send any requests you have / submit your proposal via the system. https://londontenders.org

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Mr Tim Smith
This contract is being run through Ealing Council’s e-procurement system (ProContract). All of the information and documentation relating to this contract will be stored online in ProContract. All expressions of interest / requests for information / tender submissions should be made via ProContract. To do this you will need to register at the web address below and then express an interest in this opportunity. You will then be able to obtain all relevant information / send any requests you have / submit your proposal via the system. https://londontenders.org

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Mr Tim Smith
This contract is being run through Ealing Council’s e-procurement system (ProContract). All of the information and documentation relating to this contract will be stored online in ProContract. All expressions of interest / requests for information / tender submissions should be made via ProContract. To do this you will need to register at the web address below and then express an interest in this opportunity. You will then be able to obtain all relevant information / send any requests you have / submit your proposal via the system. https://londontenders.org

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

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)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Gunnersbury Park – Tender for Design Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
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: London Borough of Ealing.
NUTS code UKI23

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)

The Council of the London Borough of Ealing invites you to tender for the contract to provide services of Conservation Architects, Structural Engineers and M&E Consultants and to act as Lead Consultants for the redevelopment of Gunnersbury Park House and Museum and park landscape.
All bids must cover each of the services included within the Design Team specification. This could be done by way of a single company or by a consortium of companies. Consortia should be led by the Accredited Conservation Architects as lead consultants and must make clear their proposed team structure and the proposed arrangements for client contact.
All bidders must be able to demonstrate experience of working as part of a large multi-disciplinary project team on large HLF Grant projects accessible to the public.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71200000, 71210000, 71220000, 71240000, 71250000, 71300000, 71310000, 71320000, 71330000, 71420000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

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:

The scope of this contract covers the Design Team providing the services of Conservation Architects, Structural Engineers and M&E Consultants for the redevelopment of Gunnersbury Park House and Museum.
The estimated capital works budgets for the redevelopment total an estimated £ 5,95 M.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 25.2.2013. Completion 25.8.2017

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Tenders must be priced in sterling and all payments under the contract shall be made in pounds sterling.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The Council will contract with a single legal entity or a consortium with joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: All candidates will be required to provide evidence that their stated annual turnover exceeds £800 000. Where the stated annual turnover is less than the £800 000 deemed necessary to support this contract, the candidate may not be invited to tender.
For Consortia this will be based upon the annual turnover of the lead consultant.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(f) the educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work;
(j) an indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract;
In order to assess whether a candidate meets the minimum standards of technical and/or professional ability we consider necessary to ensure that all elements of the contract are fully delivered, candidates will be asked to nominate 5 referees who are local authorities, public bodies or companies and with whom the bidder has been engaged in a similar contract. References will be taken up as part of the selection process. We reserve the right to consult further with candidates’ stated referees as part of the process of awarding the contract.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
All bidders must be able to demonstrate experience of working as part of a large multi-disciplinary project team on large HLF Grant projects accessible to the public.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Qualified Conservation Architect to act as Lead Consultant co-ordinating both the Heritage Grant and Parks for People projects.
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

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

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)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

896
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 163-271365 of 20.8.2012

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

9.11.2012 – 16:00
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

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Tenders will be opened by the Head of Strategic Procurement, or their authorised representative.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:24.9.2012