Gloucester City Council Developer Consultancy Framework

Gloucester City Council Developer Consultancy Framework

Services include writing proposals, planning consents, construction design, contractor procurement.

United Kingdom-Gloucester: Real estate services

2019/S 103-249702

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Gloucester City Council
Herbert Warehouse, The Docks
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
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


Developer Consultancy Framework

Reference number: MCE 18011

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Suppliers will be called upon to provide services to manage and deliver development projects. Services include writing proposals, planning consents, construction design, contractor procurement, management, RIBA stages 1-7, maintenance, marketing and disposal. Appointed consultants may provide full turnkey solutions, or there may be requirements for specific services such as architecture consultancy, project management, procurement, etc. on an as needed basis.

The types of projects covered by this framework could include: residential development, public buildings including libraries, institutional premises including universities and colleges, commercial projects, entertainment complexes, industrial and mixed use developments, retail, leisure, educational development, NHS buildings and car parks; and associated infrastructure.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 50 000 000.00 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: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Eligible Contracting Authorities are throughout the entire UK. However, it is not mandatory for suppliers to cover the whole region. Terms detailed in contract documents.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Gloucester City Council framework is being set up to cover the requirement for consultancy and professional services to manage and deliver a potentially wide range of construction, renovation and development projects. The types of projects are listed in the description above.

The contract is not divided into lots, although suppliers of different specialisms and disciplines are invited to apply. There is a process of further competition on the framework, which will allow suppliers of different specialisms and regions to bid for appropriate projects as they arise. Suppliers that can provide full turnkey solutions, including design, management and delivery of development projects, are invited to apply. However, individual services may also be drawn down by Contracting Authorities on an as need basis. The aim is to engage with the wider market of individual specialisms, and SME sized suppliers, to find the most appropriate and cost effective solutions for each project. Full details of how the framework will operate are included in the tender documents.

The framework may be used by other eligible Contracting Authorities throughout the UK, a list of which is included as part of the tender documents. It is not mandatory for suppliers to cover this whole region, and there different processes for award detailed in the Framework Agreement. The list includes central government departments and their arm’s length bodies and agencies, non-departmental public bodies, NHS bodies, local authorities, registered providers, health, police, fire and rescue, education, charities and devolved administrations.

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: 50 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

It is intended that the framework will be re-opened and renewed once the cumulative spending limit is reached or the contract duration expires.

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

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Appointment to the framework is pass or fail, based on suppliers meeting the relevant criteria. This includes completeness of the provided pricing schedule, as well as minimum standards of health and safety (such as registration on an SSIP scheme), self certification the supplier is a going concern, and satisfies the requirements regarding mandatory or discretionary exclusion. This establishes a minimum standard for appointment to the framework. There may be a competitive quality and price weighting on a per job basis, as well as requests for additional certifications and details of individual team members according the requirements of the eligible Contracting Authority.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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:

A pro forma copy of the framework contract is included with the tender documents. This outlines the conditions of performance, including KPIS, standards of workmanship and how the call-off process will work.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 20
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

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

Date: 05/07/2019
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: 48 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/07/2019
Local time: 09:00

Tenders are accessed online by Mi Concepts Ltd, and authorised representatives only. Admin log in to the online service to retrieve tenders is security protected, and granted only to authorised persons.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

At the submission deadline for the tender the suppliers submission will be locked, and turned to a file download for records and evaluation purposes. All conditions of confidentiality are included in the tender documents also. Tenders will be evaluated in accordance with the conditions laid out in the tender documents, by representatives of Mi Concepts.

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
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Mi Concepts Ltd
193 Cambridge Street, Aylesbury
HP20 1BQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1202800481
E-mail: address:
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

All deadlines and information on review procedures, including evaluation and award are published on the portal and in the tender documents.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: