The Royal Parks Landscape Architect Services Framework 2020-2024

The Royal Parks Landscape Architect Services Framework 2020-2024

TRP shall have the option (but not the obligation) to tender various landscape management and strategy requirements across all eight of the Royal Parks using this Framework.

United Kingdom-London: Landscape architectural services

2020/S 084-200001

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The Royal Parks
Postal address: The Old Police House, Hyde Park
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI
Postal code: W2 2UH
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000612000
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about 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 electronically via:
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


Landscape Architect Services Framework 2020-24

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The Royal Parks (TRP) is inviting tenders to establish a framework agreement for landscape architect services as detailed in the specification of requirements. The framework will start in August 2020 and its duration will be 4 years. This agreement will be made under the NEC3 framework contract (April 2013).

TRP shall have the option (but not the obligation) to tender various landscape management and strategy requirements across all eight of the Royal Parks using this framework.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 600 000.00 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:

Suppliers will be required to assist TRP’s Head of Landscape and other TRP staff in developing feasibility proposals, detailed design, and delivery and management of landscape projects as well as providing research, investigation and management planning. Suppliers may also be asked to provide a wide range of related services integral to the delivery of TRP’s programme of landscape development and other projects.

The framework works alongside other TRP specialist services frameworks including education, access and communities, new builds and refurbishment works, project support, civil and structural engineering and irrigation works. Landscape construction works are currently tendered through TRP’s Landscape construction framework.

Over the past few years, TRP’s landscape architect services framework suppliers have helped to deliver a wide range of projects from multi-million-pound Heritage Lottery funded park-wide projects to small low value individual projects. Projects are currently funded from a number of sources including internally through TRP’s Project Approval Group and TRP’s works budget and externally through grant funding e.g. HLF, LMCT, etc. There is also a small core landscape development budget.

Resources to deliver landscape development projects vary annually depending on staff capacity, income generated through large events and concerts, grant income and the level of government funding.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
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: 08/06/2020
Local time: 14:00
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:


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

Date: 08/06/2020
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Nov 2023.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

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-2020427-PRO-16445985

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The Royal Parks Ltd
Postal address: The Old Police House, Hyde Park
Town: London
Postal code: W2 2UH
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000612000
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: