Exhibition Design Services Tender Birmingham

Exhibition Design Services Tender Birmingham

The Great Central Railway Main Line Museum is seeking to appoint a qualified Exhibition Design team with experience in Museum development.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Museum-exhibition services

2017/S 139-285750

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Mace Group
B3 2HJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Josh Barber
E-mail: GCR.mainlinemuseum@macegroup.com
NUTS code: UKF22
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.macegroup.com

I.2)Joint procurement


Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/wuoz6pju9ypk0ty/AADEgZU26y1y3AqNDjkTdGoBa?dl=0
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

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Great Central Railway Main Line Museum — Exhibition Design Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

In total, the museum project will cost circa 18 000 000 GBP and once opened it is estimated it will almost double the number of visitors to the GCR from 130 000 to 250 000, create an additional 10 full time jobs within the railway, support a further 700 jobs across Leicestershire, contribute 39 000 000 GBP to the local economy and provide 100 new volunteering opportunities.

The museum building will be of the highest quality and striking visual impact, the interior will be required to embed the best exhibition design suited to the display, conservation and enhancement of a wide variety of exhibits associated with the railway related stories emerging from the consultation process. A principle aim

is to ensure that the museum fulfills the needs of its audience and delivers sustainable benefits to the wider community.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 450 000.00 EUR

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: UKF22

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The GCR is seeking to appoint a qualified Exhibition Design team with experience in Museum development, ideally across multi-million pound projects. Previous experience in managing a HLF funded project through its various stages would be an advantage.

The Exhibition Designers will work closely with the current project team, in particular liaising with the Technical Project Manager, Programme Manager, Content Development Consultant and Head Curator to ensure that the exhibition design work is various work streams successfully interface and feed into both the exhibition and building design work.

This tender will be let in two parts, 1. Development Stage services and 2.Delivery Stage services. The Delivery Stage Services will be required if the project is successful in securing funding from the HLF from its Round

2 application. In the event the bid fails to attract funding on satisfactory terms from HLF then there will be no further requirement for consultant services and the appointment under this agreement will be determined. The total Development Stage costs are 1 097 338 GBP. GCR has been granted 494 500 GBP from the HLF and

has matched this with 323 000 GBP from its own funds. The remaining 279 888 GBP consists of in-kind/non-cash contributions and volunteer time.

The total cost of the Delivery Stage is 16 680 859 GBP.

The HLF has earmarked 9 504 900 GBP leaving 5 370 084 GBP cash match funding to be secured and a further 1 805 875 GBP in non-cash/in-kind and volunteer time contribution.

The total project cost is circa 17 800 000 GBP.

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: 450 000.00 EUR

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

Start: 01/09/2017
End: 01/05/2020
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

All communication regarding the tender should be sent to GCR.MainlineMuseum@macegroup.com

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.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open 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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 108-217529

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

Date: 18/08/2017
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:


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

Duration in months: 2 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/08/2017
Local time: 09:00

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

The High Court of England & Wales
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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