New Museum Fit-Out

New Museum Fit-Out, Lews Castle, Stornoway

The Comhairle wishes to appoint a fit-out contractor for the new Museum at Lews Castle, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.

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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

CEX, Council Offices, Sandwick Road,

Stornoway

HS1 2BW

UK

Chief Executive

+44 8456007090

+44 1851705349
http://www.cne-siar.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

FCR, Council Offices, Sandwick Road,

Stornoway

HS1 2BW

UK

Kathleen Macleod

+44 8456007090

+44 1851705349
http://www.cne-siar.gov.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Comhairle nan Eilean Siar

CEX, Council Offices, Sandwick Road,

Stornoway

HS1 2BW

UK

Chief Executive

+44 8456007090

+44 1851705349
http://www.cne-siar.gov.uk

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

New Museum Fit-Out, Lews Castle, Stornoway

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The Comhairle wishes to appoint a fit-out contractor for the new Museum at Lews Castle, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis.

The fit-out contract will include the construction, supply and installation of all displays and associated equipment within the new museum. This will be mainly within the new-build museum. There will also be some fit-out in some areas of the ground floor of the restored Castle.

The contract will include, but is not limited to the following:

– Setting out, construction and installation of Set-Works including display plinths, structures and walls to include graphics, objects, Interactive AV and ICT Exhibits

– Museum standard Showcases

– AV & ICT Hardware suitable for sustained use in public spaces

– Production and installation of high quality, durable Exhibition Graphics

– Design development and manufacture of reliable and durable mechanical and electronic Interactive Exhibits suitable for consistent use within a public environment

– The supply and installation of Lighting & Electrical Works to deliver power, data and lighting from the termination of the building supply to the displays and exhibits.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=267013.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=267013.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

399999 other Works – Construction, Repair and Maintenance

0120 … Highlands and Islands

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Please see attached PQQ document.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Please see attached PQQ document.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Dual stage – Candidates must first pass a selection procedure before being invited to tender or negotiate.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

N/a

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Deadline for requests to participate
28-06-2013  Time  12:00

c) Dispatch of invitations to tender  12-08-2013

d) Estimated award date  04-11-2013

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Tender Submission Postbox facility. Further details are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=267013

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Please see attached PQQ document.

(SC Ref:267013)

5.2

Additional Documentation

Appendix 1 Location and Site Plan
Appendix 2 Plan of Museum Galleries
Appendix 3 – Images of Museum
Appendix 4 Project Master Programme
Appendix 5 CnES CSCS Policy
LCM Fit-Out PQQ FINAL.doc

5.3

Publication date of this notice

03-06-2013