Lead Consultant Architect Jodrell Bank

Lead Consultant Architect Jodrell Bank

Jodrell Bank – The First Light Project – Architecture Lead Multi- Disciplinary Consultant Team – Consultant Services.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Construction consultancy services

2016/S 049-081501

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Contact point(s): UKD3, The Central Procurement Office
M13 9PL Manchester
Telephone: +44 1612752160
E-mail: procurement@manchester.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.manchester.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofmanchester

Electronic access to information: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofmanchester

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofmanchester

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity


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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Jodrell Bank – The First Light Project – Architecture Lead Multi- Disciplinary Consultant Team – Consultant Services.

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

Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services

NUTS code UKD3

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)

The First Light project is a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) supported initiative that aims to conserve and restore the heritage at the Jodrell Bank site and create a spectacular new visitor space to display the history of Radio Astronomy. This project will be part of a wider investment and development at Jodrell Bank, part of the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics at the University of Manchester.
The University has adopted a strategy to procure the full Consultancy services required for this project at this time, with the key initial driver being to move forward and meet the time scale deadline date for the submission of a ‘HLF Round 2’ Bid.
Currently the University is undertaking separate procurements for the Project and Cost Manager roles, respectively. The aim and requirement of this procurement is to procure and appoint all the remaining Consultant Services required for this project under a Lead Consultant Architect appointment as a single commission and contract with the Lead Consultant Architect.
The contract is estimated to start — 29.7.2016;
The contract is estimated to finish — 25.1.2021.
Note, the above dates are indicative only.

Procurement documentation can be found electronically at the following address: https://intendhost.co.uk/universityofmanchester/aspx/Home

Type of procedure: Restricted Procedure.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71530000, 71000000, 71200000, 71220000, 92521100, 71321000, 71333000, 71334000, 71311000, 71312000, 71420000, 71313200, 71240000,71313000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes


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:

The figures given are an estimate only of the total value of the project and should not be taken as a guarantee of income.
Please note: The indicative figure provided below is for the entire services listed in the Tender Documentation, this includes all core consultant services and other required consultancy services.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 800 000 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 29.7.2016. Completion 25.1.2021

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

If it is considered appropriate by the University, an indemnity, guarantee, bond or other form of appropriate security may be required for contracts awarded under this arrangement.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

To be determined. Further details will be set out in the Invitation to Tender documentation.

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

The University’s particular requirements will be set out in the tender documentation but it should be noted that the University reserves the right to require groupings of economic operators to take a particular legal form or to require a single operator to take primary liability for a contract to be performed by a group of economic operators or to require each party to undertake joint and several liability in respect of the entire contract irrespective of the form the grouping takes.

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: In accordance with Regulation 57 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as amended and as set out in the Invitation to Tender (ITT).

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Regulation 57 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as amended and as set out in the Invitation to Tender (ITT).
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Information as detailed in the ITT.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information as detailed in the ITT.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Information as detailed in the ITT.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure


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

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Type of procedure:
Restricted Process:
The University intends to invite between 5-8 candidates to participate in the ITN on the basis of the ranking of candidates at PQQ stage at which the criteria referred to in Regulation 65 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015, as amended will be assessed and marked.
In the event that candidates’ scores are tied resulting in the maximum number to be shortlisted (8) being exceeded, a tiebreaker exercise will be conducted by the University. Those candidates who are tied will be separated by their scores received in the following (in order of precedence).
— Section 7, question 7.2;
— Section 7, question 7.5;
— Section 7, question 7.7;
— Section 7, question 7.6.

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:


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


IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 6.4.2016 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

6.4.2016 – 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

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 6.4.2016 – 12:30


Central Procurement Office.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: University of Manchester staff only.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
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: