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Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
City of London Corporation
United Kingdom
Contact person: Sohail Khan
Telephone: +44 2073323744
NUTS code: UKJ

Internet address(es):

Main address:

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
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Fleet Street Estate — Architect/Lead Designer

Reference number: 18/13/PS
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The City of London Corporation wishes to procure the services of an Architect and lead designer to lead a design team for the Fleet street estate and to progress its capital project to project completion.

The initial appointment will be for concept design, RIBA Stage 2, to support the business case for the Fleet street estate with provision to instruct further RIBA design stages. At the end of Phase RIBA Stage 2 the City of London Corporation will make a decision to proceed on to the next stage of the project and reserves the right to not proceed.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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:

City of London

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The development of the Fleet street estate will provide a long term, modern, resilient, compliant, maintainable and sustainable estate that meets the needs of the City of London Corporation, City of London Police and HMCTS. The project will provide a “state of the art” New combined court facility and City of London Police headquarters. The design will also include a commercial component providing office accommodation and retail space at street level.

The development will secure the City’s role as a centre of justice and the legal profession in the UK, Europe and across the world and is will provide the City of London Police with a modern, operationally effective headquarters to meet the need of future policing of the City.

The redevelopment of the Fleet street estate presents an opportunity to improve the public realm and pedestrian access across the entire site, creating a new and attractive destination within the City boundary.

The initial appointment will be for concept design, RIBA Stage 2, to support the business case for the Fleet street estate with provision to instruct further RIBA design stages. At the end of Phase RIBA Stage 2 the City of London Corporation will make a decision to proceed on to the next stage of the project and reserves the right to not proceed, or to instruct the consultant to a revised contract strategy for the works.

All Architects invited to tender will be entitled to receive honorarium of 10 000 GBP subject to complaint submission of a tender capable of evaluation in all respects.

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: 11 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Maximum number: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As per the instructions and information stated in the Procurement documents (SQ Document).

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:

In accordance with artlices 57 and 58 of Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulations 57 and 58 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 and as set out in the SQ Document.

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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: 13/08/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 29/08/2018
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: 4 (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 invoicing will be accepted
VI.3)Additional information:

The SQ is available from the contact point in section I.1) and from the URL as follows;

The Authority reserves the right, at any time and at its discretion to:

— cancel or withdraw from the procurement process at any stage,

— not to award the contract,

— require a bidder and/or a member(s) of its consortium to clarify their Tender in writing and/or provide additional information (failure to respond adequately, may result in a bidder not being successful); and/or

— amend the terms and conditions of the tender process.

The Authority is not liable for any costs or other losses resulting from the cancellation or variation of this process, nor for any costs incurred by organisations by taking part in the procurement process.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
High Court of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

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Tender Details
StatusContract notice
ProcurementRestricted procedure
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
Date Published13th Jul 2018
Reference2018/S 133-303062
Main ActivitiesGeneral public services
Common Procurement VocabularyArchitectural design services
engineering and inspection services
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engineering and planning services
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