National Design Competition for the Home of 2030

National Design Competition for the Home of 2030

Ageing Society and Clean Growth Grand Challenge “Home of 2030” Design Competition: Design and Delivery Partner.

United Kingdom-London: Research services

2019/S 082-195436

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
1 Victoria Street
United Kingdom
Contact person: Bethan Ellis
Telephone: +44 7341092456
NUTS code: UK
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


Ageing Society and Clean Growth Grand Challenge “Home of 2030” Design Competition: Design and Delivery Partner

Reference number: 1880/04/2019

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

BEIS seeks a lead partner to develop and deliver a national design competition for the Home of 2030. The aim of this project is to engage industry and the public around a vision of the building of tomorrow – addressing gaps in the current market, for housing that is energy efficient, suitable for changing needs across a lifetime, good value and scalable. This project was announced by the energy minister Claire Perry at Green GB Week 2018.

BEIS require a delivery partner who has varied and broad development industry, professional and academic connections, with experience in bringing together disparate consortia to solve challenges in order to have the transformational impact required of this project.

Elements of the work outlined can be subcontracted by the lead delivery partner, but the lead delivery partner will have overall responsibility for the delivery of work.

For background information, please see the Invitation To Tender.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 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: UK
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

— Research – the delivery partner will need to conduct a study drawing in qualitative and quantitative evidence on the barriers and opportunities for innovation in the sector,

— Engagement – we want the sector and the wider public to coalesce around an exercise that develops and promotes a vision for the home of the future. The delivery partner will oversee work – using the hook of the design competition — to promote to communicate this vision to different groups with different perspectives, and encourage value added collaborations within the sector and wider public,

— Competition –the delivery partner will need to provide or draw in design and technical expertise — providing skills and resources to help shape the brief, provide insights from research and assist with the evaluation of designs,

— Programme management — the programme lead must be skilled in programme management to ensure diverse work strands are delivered on time and to specification.

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: 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 15
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

For background information, the full specification and further information on this project please see the ITT.

We anticipate this requirement will be for 10 months duration, however we are retaining an option to extend for up to a further 5 months if necessary.

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
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

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 2019/S 035-078725

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

Date: 29/05/2019
Local time: 14:00
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 29/05/2019
Local time: 14:00


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 contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are Small or Medium Enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement. GO Reference: GO-2019424-PRO-14830971.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
1 Victoria Street
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7341092456
E-mail: address:
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: