Planning Consultancy Contract Northern Ireland
The Contracting Authorities wish to appoint a suitably qualified entity to provide a full Planning Consultancy service across Northern Ireland.
United Kingdom-Belfast: Urban planning services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Clanmil Developments Ltd
3 Waring Street
For the attention of: Logan Kevin
BT1 2DX Belfast
Telephone: +44 2890876000
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.clanmil.org/
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Connswater Homes Limited
5 Citylink Business Park, Albert St
BT12 4HQ Belfast
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The Contracting Authorities wish to appoint a suitably qualified entity to provide a full Planning Consultancy service across Northern Ireland.
NUTS code UKN
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Contract period: 2 years with options to extend for 2 periods of 12 months.
To consider capacity issues the Contracting Authorities maintain the right to appoint a reserve consultant to be called of as when required dependent on capacity issues or any conflict of interest.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
71410000, 71315300, 71241000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The contracting authorities make no guarantee of this figure in future years.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 560 000 GBP
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Number of possible renewals: 2
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
tenderers. To be detailed in the Invitation to Tender.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Comply with the requirements of the appropriate section in the applicable selection questionnaireand memorandum of information. The memorandum of information and applicable questionnaire.
The requirements will be consistent with those permitted under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and will be detailed in the Memorandum of Information and Selection Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
The Contracting Authority will require Economic Operators to satisfy minimum standards of technical capacity/professional ability. These are described in detail in the Selection Questionnaire.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
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
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender:
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register
— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘I agree’
— Enter your correct business and user details
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete
— You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure)
2. Express an Interest in the tender
— Login to the portal with the username/password
— Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier)
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content.
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page.
— This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only)
— You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box
3. Responding to the tender
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining)
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the e-Tendering help desk.
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
The High Court of Justice
BT1 1EF Belfast
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: