House of Lords Decant Project – Preliminary Market Consultation

House of Lords Decant Project – Preliminary Market Consultation

The Palace of Westminster R&R Programme is the biggest heritage restoration project ever undertaken in the UK. It offers suppliers, service providers and contractors a unique opportunity to contribute towards saving the seat of parliamentary democracy.

House of Lords Decant Project

Contract summary

 

Industry

  • Construction work – 45000000

Location of contract

London

Procurement reference

DA1132

Published date

10 August 2021

Closing date

23 September 2021

Contract is suitable for SMEs?

Yes

Contract is suitable for VCSEs?

No

 

Description

This notice relates to a preliminary market consultation. The Restoration and Renewal Delivery Authority Ltd (Delivery Authority) has developed outline options and an emerging Procurement Strategy that considers the approach for the design and procurement for the refurbishment of the QEII Building to accommodate the House of Lords for any necessary period of vacancy during delivery of the Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme (R&R Programme).
As part of the ongoing development of the procurement strategy for the QEII Building refurbishment works, the Delivery Authority wishes to gather the views of companies that may be interested in this project.
The Palace of Westminster R&R Programme is the biggest heritage restoration project ever undertaken in the UK. It offers suppliers, service providers and contractors a unique opportunity to contribute towards saving the seat of parliamentary democracy.
The refurbishment of the QEII Building will facilitate the option of any necessary period of vacancy of the House of Lords from the Palace of Westminster during the R&R Programme.
The Delivery Authority is a company limited by guarantee, established for the purpose of fulfilling those duties set out in s.3(4) of the Parliamentary Buildings (Restoration and Renewal) Act 2019. It works to the specifications set by the Parliamentary Works Sponsor Body (the Sponsor Body). The Delivery Authority oversees the day-to-day management of contractors and the supply chain and will be the Client for the contracts.
The Delivery Authority is undertaking a preliminary market engagement relating to the Delivery Authority’s proposed approach to the procurement of the refurbishment of the QEII Building. The QEII refurbishment project required by the Delivery Authority across the options is expected to include:
•Design completion (depending on the contracting strategy selected)
•Works to the façade
•Strip out works and structural alterations
•Demolition and construction work to the roof
•Additional lift shaft and refurbishment of existing lifts
•Fit-out works including services, internal wall, floors, ceilings and finishes
•Furniture, fixtures and equipment
•Fit out works of the Chamber and reception gate line
•External works and Public Realm
•Testing and commissioning
The market feedback gained from this preliminary market consultation will be used by the Delivery Authority to develop its QEII Refurbishment Project Procurement Strategy.

 

More information

 

Additional text
Economic operators are required to download the Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) from the portal before they will be given access to the Briefing Pack and Questionnaire and a declaration must also be submitted, stating that the NDA has not been modified. Access to the Briefing Pack and Questionnaire will not be granted until the signed NDA has been received. For further assistance contact mariana.apostol@r-r.org.uk .
The Briefing Pack and Questionnaire will be accessible at the Houses of Parliament’s e-procurement portal: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk . The Questionnaire submissions must be uploaded to the e-procurement portal; electronic responses submitted via e-mail are not acceptable. To access the Briefing Pack and Questionnaire select the tender reference DA1132 in the ‘current tenders’ list, click on the ‘view details’ link and express interest by clicking on the button provided. You will need to register your company details, thereafter you will be issued with a username and password. If you have previously registered with In-Tend, please follow the link shown, which will redirect you to the homepage where you can log on using your existing username and password, to collect the Briefing Pack and Questionnaire. If you have registered and forgotten your username and password, click on the ‘forgotten password’ link on the In-Tend homepage. Please keep this username and password secure and do not pass it on to any third parties.
If you have any questions on how to use the website, please contact Mariana Apostol on mariana.apostol@r-r.org.uk . You are advised to allow sufficient time when responding to this market consultation, and for the full uploading of documents, prior to the closing date of 12:00 noon UK time on 23rd September 2021.
In addition to the information provided in the Briefing Pack and Questionnaire, a briefing session via Microsoft Teams, or similar, is planned to take place during the consultation period, on 19th August 2021. Further details will be provided to economic operators that respond to this PIN. Please provide contact name and email address for a maximum of two people who wish to attend the Briefing, as a communication in In Tend.
Economic operators shall be solely responsible for and liable for all costs associated with and arising out of or in connection with responding to this prior information notice and the market engagement exercise.
Responses received after this date may not be considered. Additional information and instructions are given in the Briefing Pack and Questionnaire.
Note on II.1.5) Estimated total value – This a consultation only – values are not available yet. 

How to apply

 

Follow the instructions given in the description or the more information section.

 

About the buyer

 

Contact name

Mariana Apostol

Address

Elm Yard, 10-16 Elm Street
London
WC1X0BJ
England

Telephone

02081426921

Email

mariana.apostol@r-r.org.uk