Services - 226289-2018

26/05/2018    S99    - - Services - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Landscape architectural services

2018/S 099-226289

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Historic Environment Scotland
Longmore House, Salisbury Place
Edinburgh
EH9 1SH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1316688866
E-mail: procurement@hes.scot
Fax: +44 1316688877
NUTS code: UKM75

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://historicenvironment.scot

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00164

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Tourism, built environment, conservation

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Caerlaverock Project — Landscape Architect appointment

Reference number: HES/C/3957
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71420000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The requirement is for a Landscape Architect to provide full pre- and post-contract duties to develop proposals to provide a new car park and access road to serve Caerlaverock Castle and visitors to the Caerlaverock Estate as well as general improvements to paths and landscape across the site. Due to the importance of the setting in an area of such important historic and natural heritage, the vision is for an exemplar of a car park in the countryside.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 125 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM92
Main site or place of performance:

Caerlaverock Castle.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The requirement is for a Landscape Architect to provide full pre- and post-contract duties to develop proposals to provide a new car park and access road to serve Caerlaverock Castle and visitors to the Caerlaverock Estate as well as general improvements to paths and landscape across the site. Due to the importance of the setting in an area of such important historic and natural heritage, the vision is for an exemplar of a car park in the countryside.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 30
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
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
List and brief description of selection criteria:

HES use Scotbis, an independent provider of business credit reports, to assess the financial standing of tenderers. The overall aim of this assessment is to ensure, as far as possible, that any potential Supplier will not have financial difficulties that endanger their ability to perform the Contract. If financial information cannot be gained from that source Historic Environment Scotland will request that you provide full audited accounts for the last full financial year. If Suppliers cannot provide any of the assurances as detailed above, and it is determined by HES that your financial strength is not adequate, then your company may not pass the financial evaluation. If you can provide the assurances as detailed above, HES may explore these options with you before determining whether your company can be taken forward in this procurement exercise. Bank details may also be sought to support the above.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Bidders will be required to provide up to 3 examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the requirement.

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)Description
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: 26/06/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 20/07/2018
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the 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:

A draft of the proposed Invitation to tender document is attached to provide further background but is for information only at this stage.

Those expressing an interest must have adequate insurance cover as detailed below or confirm that this will be in place prior to any contract being agreed:

— Employers liability Insurance: 5 000 000 GBP.

— Public liability Insurance: 1 000 000 GBP.

— Professional Indemnity Insurance: 1 000 000 GBP.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=544123

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:544123).

Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=544123

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Historic Environment Scotland
Longmore House, Salisbury Place
Edinburgh
EH9 1SH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1316688866
Fax: +44 1316688877

Internet address: http://historicenvironment.scot

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:
25/05/2018