Expression of Interest for Design and Construction of Public Art

Expression of Interest for Design and Construction of Public Art

Expression of interest for design and construction of public art at the Connswater Community Greenway Civic Square, Holywood Arches, Belfast.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Artistic services

2013/S 178-306883

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Belfast City Council
Adelaide Exchange, 24-26 Adelaide Street
For the attention of: Project Management Unit
BT2 8GD Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890320202
E-mail: pmu@belfastcity.gov.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
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:

E1330 Expression of interest for design and construction of public art at the Connswater Community Greenway Civic Square, Holywood Arches, Belfast.
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: Civic Square, Holywood Arches, Belfast
NUTS code UKN01

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)

An expression of interest for design and construction of public art at the Connswater Community Greenway Civic Square, Holywood Arches, Belfast.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

92312000, 92312230

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
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 280 000 GBP
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

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:

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: Conditions for participation are contained in the EOI documents which can be obtained by logging onto www.belfastcity.gov.uk/tenders and following the link.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details are contained in the EOI documents which can be obtained by logging onto www.belfastcity.gov.uk/tenders and following the link.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Details are contained in the EOI documents which can be obtained by logging onto www.belfastcity.gov.uk/tenders and following the link.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Details are contained in the EOI documents which can be obtained by logging onto www.belfastcity.gov.uk/tenders and following the link.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Details are contained in the EOI documents which can be obtained by logging onto www.belfastcity.gov.uk/tenders and following the link.

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

Restricted
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:

E1330 Expression of interest for design and construction of public art at the Connswater Community Greenway Civic Square, Holywood Arches, Belfast.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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

23.10.2013 – 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

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

Refer to specification.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Contracting Authority will observe a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) 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).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:10.9.2013