Project Management Government Procurement Service

Project Management Government Procurement Service

Project Management and Full Design Team Services. Details of industry briefing events.

UK-Liverpool: architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

2012/S 126-209008

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Government Procurement Service
9th Floor The Capital Old Hall Street
L3 9PP Liverpool
Telephone: +44 3450103503

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity

Other: Public Procurement
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Project Management & Full Design Team Services.
II.2)Type of contract and 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 place of performance: Primarily in the UK with some requirements overseas.
NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

Framework agreement with several operators.
Duration of the framework agreement: Duration in year(s): 4.
Type of service: Project management, design and a number of ancillary technical services designed to assist clients in delivering a wide range of projects, primarily construction related, including:
— refurbishment exercises,
— programmes of work,
— regeneration projects,
— new build projects,
— alteration/extension projects,
— relocation exercises,
— option appraisal on potential new construction projects,
— building search, building surveys, due diligence surveys,
— business justification of a project,
— procurement strategy,
— construction management,
— relocation services,
— programme management,
— project management,
— multi-disciplinary design and engineering,
— urban design, master planning, site analysis,
— contractor procurement,
— cost planning / budgeting / estimating,
— space planning and interior design,
— project design management and cost management,
— building services engineering and integration.
Core disciplines required will include:
— architects,
— building services engineers,
— building surveyors,
— CDM co-ordinators,
— civil engineers,
— project managers,
— quantity surveyors,
— structural engineers.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 000,00 and 600 000 000,00 GBP
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71210000, 71221000, 71222100, 71222200, 71223000, 71241000, 71242000, 71243000, 71244000, 71245000, 71246000, 71247000, 71248000, 71251000, 71311000, 71312000, 71315100, 71315200, 71315300, 71322100, 71322300, 71324000, 71325000, 71326000, 71410000, 71510000, 71521000, 71530000, 71541000, 71631300, 71631450, 71631480

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures

II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:

Government Procurement Service intends to hold two industry briefing / sounding events on 7.8.2012 at Walker House, Exchange Flags, Liverpool L2 3YL. These events are designed to provide Potential Providers with an outline scope and structure of the proposed framework and to obtain and gauge the views and opinions of Potential Providers from the industry prior to commencing the formal competitive process.
The lot structure of the framework will be considered in the light of consultation and feedback at the industry briefing / sounding events.
All Potential Providers (limited to 1 person per company) interested in submitting a bid will be welcome to attend and participate in one of the sessions.
Registration will take place by e-mailing, with the following information:

Company/Organisation name.
Contact name and telephone number.
Attendee name and telephone number (if different from above).
Please confirm your first and second preference from the list of meeting sessions below:
7.8.2012 AM Session
7.8.2012 PM Session
Please note:
Allocation (of date and time) is on a first come, first served basis.
Government Procurement Service reserves the right to offer alternative date and time should your preference be no longer available.
Attendance will be strictly limited to one representative per organisation.
The Authority intends to use an eTendering system for this procurement and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

Relevant governmental Internet sites where information can be obtained
Tax legislation

Environmental protection legislation

Employment protection and working conditions

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:29.6.2012