Houses of Parliament Building Surveying Framework

Houses of Parliament Building Surveying Framework

Framework Agreement for building surveying services with three suppliers.

United Kingdom-London: Architectural and building-surveying services

2018/S 091-206810

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Corporate Officer of the House of Lords and The Corporate Officer of the House of Commons
1 Floor, 7 Millbank
United Kingdom
Contact person:
Telephone: +44 2072191600
Fax: +44 2072191600
NUTS code: UKI32
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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Building Surveying Framework

Reference number: FWK1098

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Established in June 2016, Strategic Estates [SE] deliver capital investment in the Parliamentary Estate. Comprising 27 buildings and with a total gross internal area of over 250 000m2, 70 % of the Estate is listed and two buildings are Grade 1 listed (buildings of exceptional interest): The Palace of Westminster; Norman Shaw North. As part of an initiative to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Strategic Estate service provision to Parliament, the Contracting Authority intends to establish a framework agreement with three suppliers through which to secure building surveying services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP

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: UKI32
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Corporate Officer of the House of Lords and the Corporate Officer of the House of Commons acting jointly of the Houses of Parliament, London, SW1A 0AA are intending to establish a framework agreement for building surveying services [‘the Services’] with three suppliers to support Strategic Estates in its mission to create an environment within which Parliament can flourish. It is envisaged that building surveying service provision will be an ‘estate wide’ offering supporting work in our Project Delivery; Maintenance and Design Authority Functions. It is envisaged that the Services will primarily be used to support Strategic Estate ‘Business as Usual’ projects with construction values typically ranging from 25k GBP to 3M GBP. Services will include but not be limited to demands on the following building surveying competencies: design and specification; conservation and heritage; building and measured surveys; commercial management of construction; asset management (including workspace planning) and maintenance management. The Services also encompass provision of underpinned estimates for minor works projects and / or remedial works; Building Information Modelling [BIM] management; undertaking of the role Principal Designer role under CDM 2015; provision of advice on Building Regulations and other statutory requirements as may apply to the Parliamentary Estate (and as may be required by the Authority); undertaking the role of NEC3 Project Manager / Supervisor for minor works contracts and securing and expediting specialist building services under what is envisaged to be a ‘single point of responsibility’ delivery model.

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: 10 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 6

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:
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted 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: 3
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: N/A
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: 2018/S 055-121671

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

Date: 11/06/2018
Local time: 12:00
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The SQ documents will be accessible at the Houses of Parliament’s e-procurement portal: Tender submissions must be uploaded to the e-procurement portal; electronic responses submitted via e-mail are not acceptable. To access these documents select the tender reference FWK1098 in the ‘current tenders’ list, click on the ‘view tender details’ 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 home page where you can log on using your existing username and password to collect the tender documents. 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 to any third parties. If you are experiencing problems, please contact the PPCS Business Support team via email: or call +44 (0)207 219 1600 for further assistance. You are advised to allow sufficient time when responding to this ITT, and for the full uploading of documents, prior to the closing date of 12:00 noon UK time on 11.6.2018. Late tenders will not be accepted. If you are uploading multiple documents you will have to individually load one document at a time or you can opt to zip all the documents in an application such as WinZip or WinRAR.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Corporate Officer of the House of Lords and The Corporate Officer of the House of Commons
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: