Exhibition Display Cases Tender

Exhibition Display Cases Tender

The diversity of the collections that will be displayed as part of the Open Treasure Project call for a suite of display cases that meet a high specification of environmental control and functional performance.

United Kingdom-Durham: Exhibition equipment

2014/S 167-297607

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Durham Cathedral
The College
For the attention of: Tom Billington
DH1 3EH Durham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1913864266

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA31589

Electronic access to information: https://www.dropbox.com/s/mjwh74ardf0bigs/PQQ_MB547_EDC_final.docx?dl=0

Further information can be obtained from: Studio MB Limited
20 Hill Street
For the attention of: Victoria Johnston
EH2 3JZ Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1315559355
E-mail: tenders@studiomb.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Studio MB Limited
20 Hill Street
For the attention of: Victoria Johnston
EH2 3JZ Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1315559355
E-mail: tenders@studiomb.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Studio MB Limited
20 Hill Street
For the attention of: Victoria Johnston
EH2 3JZ Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1315559355
E-mail: tenders@studiomb.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: Cathedral

I.3)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

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:

Durham Cathedral Open Treasure: Exhibition Display Cases.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Durham Cathedral.

NUTS code UKC14

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)

Durham Cathedral is one of the country’s best-loved buildings. Open Treasure is a major development project that will provide visitors to Durham Cathedral with an experience to match its international, cultural and historic value. It will open up both buildings and collections so that they can¿be discovered and enjoyed by many more people of all ages and backgrounds. Visitor numbers will increase, generating additional revenue through ancillary spending and donations. This will contribute towards the on-going conservation of the Cathedral and its collections, and ensure that access to the Cathedral Church remains free for all.
The diversity of the collections that will be displayed as part of the Open Treasure Project call for a suite of display cases that meet a high specification of environmental control and functional performance. Durham Cathedral are looking to engage a single supplier to deliver this scope of work. The budget for Exhibition Display Cases will be in the region of GBP 300 000 to GBP 400 000. With a projected completion date of 15.5.2015.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site athttp://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=139777

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

391540009252110039171000

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

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 300 000 and 400 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 31.10.2014. Completion 31.5.2015

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:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Accelerated restricted
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: The cases to display cases supplied as part of the Durham Cathedral: Open Treasure must complete a one year testing and commissioning period. Agreed design information has not been available previously to facilitate a longer procedure.

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 5
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 below

1. Quality and Experience. Weighting 60

2. Price. Weighting 40

 

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:

MB547/EDC
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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

12.9.2014 – 15:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

25.9.2014

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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(MT Ref:139777).
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:

29.8.2014