Refurbishment of Grade II Listed Manor House
This contract is for Works at Durham History Centre, including Newbuild extension and refurbishment of Grade II listed manor house.
United Kingdom-Durham: Construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Postal address: Corporate Procurement, County Hall
NUTS code: UKC NORTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: DH1 5UL
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Kelly Stewart
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Contract for Durham History Centre (DHC), Newbuild Extension and Refurbishment of Grade II Listed Manor House
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
This contract is for works at Durham History Centre (DHC), including Newbuild extension and refurbishment of Grade II listed manor house. DHC will bring into one central location the story of the history and heritage of the county, as told through historic records, photographs and objects. Plans to create a new history centre for County Durham, approved by councillors in January 2019, will transform access to, and preservation of, County Durham’s recorded heritage, and will bring Mount Oswald Manor House back into use. Adding a high quality, visually appealing extension which will complement the existing building. The Durham History Centre will bring together the Durham County Record Office, Local Studies Reference Collection, Durham Light Infantry Collection, Historic Environment Record, Registration Services and the Historic Registration Service in one redeveloped facility addressing a number of service needs.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
This contract is for Works at Durham History Centre (DHC), including Newbuild extension and refurbishment of Grade II listed manor house.
This project is to be funded primarily by Durham County Council capital funds. In addition, the Council has submitted an application for funding to National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF), European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Wolfson Foundation (funding confirmed) to support the delivery of the scope and achievement of the strategic objectives for this project. Should the Council be unsuccessful in obtaining all/some funding the project may be modified accordingly, (unless an alternative funding source is identified). Progression of this procurement exercise and any award of this contract opportunity will be conditional on confirmation of sufficient funds being available and/or modification of the project requirements. Documents are available from www.nepo.org within the supplier area search for reference DN 493115. The documents must be downloaded from this portal system.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
The Council intends to invite the 5 (Five) highest scoring bidding organisations to tender, subject to having also passed Part 1, Part 2, and the other sections of Part 3, and achieved a minimum weighted score of 70 % for the technical questions and obtained a pass for all relevant questions in this section.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Documents are available from www.nepo.org within the supplier area search for reference DN 493115. This Project is to be funded primarily by DCC capital funds. In addition, the Council has submitted an application for funding to National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF), European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Wolfson Foundation (funding confirmed) to support the delivery of this project.
Documents are available from www.nepo.org within the supplier area search for reference DN 493115.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
The contracting authority incorporated a standstill period at the point information of the award of the contract was communicated to bidders. That notification provided full information on the award decision. The standstill period which was for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provided time for the unsuccessful bidder to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Regulations 2015 provide the aggrieved parties who have been harmed or 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: