Refurbishment of Grade II Listed Building in Manchester

Refurbishment of Grade II Listed Building in Manchester

The Hallé restored the previously vacant Grade II Listed St Peter’s Church building (Ancoats) in 2013 and have been using the building as their main rehearsal space since. 

United Kingdom-Manchester: Construction work

2017/S 186-380273

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Halle Concerts Society
Lower Mosley Street
M2 3WS
United Kingdom
Contact person: Adam Duigenan
Telephone: +44 1618353565
Fax: +44 1618397831
NUTS code: UKD3Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)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 to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Halle St Peter’s.

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Founded in 1858, the Hallé is Manchester’s symphony orchestra and ranks among the UK’s top symphonic ensembles, with a distinguished history of acclaimed performances in this country and around the world. The orchestra has been responsible for award-winning recordings, radio broadcasts and educational outreach programmes, and remains committed to building audiences and developing orchestral repertoire.

The Hallé restored the previously vacant Grade II Listed St Peter’s Church building (Ancoats) in 2013 and have been using the building as their main rehearsal space since. This aim of this project is to now refurbish and extend St Peter’s in order to create performance space, additional rehearsal space, a café bar, offices and storage space in order to create a world-class centre for rehearsal and recordings, a place where all the ensembles, youth orchestras and choirs can make their home.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 400 000.00 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:

Halle St Peter’s, Blossom Street, Ancoats, M4 6BP.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Halle seek a principal contractor to undertake refurbishment and extension works to the St Peter’s building. It is the intention of the Contracting Authority that the successful principal contractor will enter into a single contract with The Hallé to see the project from stage 5 through to stage 7.

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: 3 400 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/02/2018
End: 30/06/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

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

List and brief description of conditions:

See requirements set out in the SSQ documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See Appendices to the SSQ document.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted 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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 25/10/2017
Local time: 17:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 10/11/2017

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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Halle Concerts Society
Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley Street
M2 3WS
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1619079000
E-mail: adam.duigenan@macegroup.comInternet 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:



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