Tender for Gallery Showcases and Display Cases

Tender for Gallery Showcases and Display Cases

This invitation to tender invites proposals from showcase suppliers to design, fabricate and install showcases/display cases.

United Kingdom-London: Display cases

2019/S 221-542285

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The Courtauld Institute of Art
Postal address: Somerst House, The Strand
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI31
Postal code: WC2R 0RN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Benjamin White
E-mail: ben.white@courtauld.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 2039477626
I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Display-cases./D99GS68J5K
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/D99GS68J5K
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


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Gallery Showcases and Display Cases

Reference number: 437422304

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

This invitation to tender invites proposals from showcase suppliers to design, fabricate and install showcases/display cases for the Courtauld Institute of Art/Courtauld Gallery as a part of the Courtauld Connects Project.

Courtauld Connects is a major, multi-million-pound transformation project — the biggest development programme since The Courtauld moved to Somerset House. This visionary project, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, will enable The Courtauld significantly to improve teaching and research facilities, enhance the Gallery and widen and extend our reach locally, nationally and internationally. A key part of the project will be a major redevelopment of The Courtauld’s magnificent premises in the North Block of Somerset House. We are working with stirling prize-winning architects Witherford Watson Mann carefully to restore our important Grade 1 listed-building as well as transform access to and experience of The Courtauld for our students and the public.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 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: UKI
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:


Design, fabrication, delivery and installation of showcases for the Courtauld Institute of Art /Gallery/Courtauld Connects Project as identified in SQ and ITT documentation:

— design,

— fabrication/manufacturing and testing,

— delivery to site,

— installation,

— snagging,

— training.

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: 300 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 02/03/2020
End: 15/02/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As set out in the procurement documents.

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

To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/D99GS68J5K

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 procurement documentation.

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.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See procurement documentation.

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: yes
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: 13/12/2019
Local time: 14:00

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

Date: 20/12/2019

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: 6 (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

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Please see SQ instruction documentation, ITT documentation is provided at this stage for information only and should not be responded to.

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:


To respond to this opportunity, please click here:


GO Reference: GO-20191113-PRO-15569399

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The Courtauld
Postal address: Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2R 0RN
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: ben.white@courtauld.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 2079476000Internet address: www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk
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

Official name: Cabinet office
Postal address: 70 White Hall
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2072761234

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: