Services - 94140-2017

14/03/2017    S51    - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Worcester: Building consultancy services

2017/S 051-094140

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Place Partnership Limited
Unit 2, Kings Court, Charles Hastings Way
United Kingdom
Contact person: Kim James
Telephone: +44 1905673190
NUTS code: UKG1

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

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Rating Valuation Consultancy Services.

Reference number: PPL 30103794
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Place Partnership Ltd is seeking expressions of interest from consultant practices with proven experience in Estate Management Consultancy relating to Rating Valuation. The practice will be engaged to provide a comprehensive review of Place Partnership's entire managed estate on behalf of its partnering organisations and where there is evidence of over assessment to challenge the figures proposed by the Valuation Office Agency on the 2017 rating list (national non-domestic and domestic where appropriate) through the appeals process to ensure the Partner organisations rates liability is as low as possible.

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: UKG1
NUTS code: UKG2
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The practice will need to (1) Provide a comprehensive review of the entire estate managed on behalf of the Partnering organisations and where there is evidence of over assessment to challenge the figures proposed by the Valuation Office Agency on the 2017 rating list (national non-domestic and domestic where appropriate) through the appeals process to ensure the Partner organisations rates liability is as low as possible (2)Rates management service, if required, to ensure that the Partner organisations have met their rates liabilities (3) To provide an Audit review service, if required, to identify further rates savings (to include retrospective savings identified) (4) Completion and return of the Valuation Office Agency of rates returns forms.

The valuation services covered by this contract comprises the full range of services under the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Valuation faculty. The types of valuations covered include: ű

(a) Market value, fair value, worth (investment value);

(b) Valuation for public sector asset financial reporting;

(c) Ratings including appeals.

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: 170 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/07/2017
End: 30/06/2021
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
Execution of the service is reserved to 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
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: 25/04/2017
Local time: 12:00
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
Tender must be valid until: 01/09/2017
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 25/04/2017
Local time: 12:00

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:

The contract shall run for 48 months. It is an essential requirement that all staff engaged on this contract are vetted by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). All costs associated with DBS vetting will be met by the consultant. Non-vetted personnel will not be allowed on site. The successful consultant will be expected to have submitted the appropriate number of completed DBS forms prior to the start date of the contract. All staff employed on the project will require Non Police Personnel Vetting (NPPV) Level 2.These checks will be carried out by the Vetting Unit at Warwickshire Police. There is no associated cost to the consultant for this.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Royal Court of Justice
The Strand
United Kingdom
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: