United Kingdom-Hackney: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.hackney.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.hackney.gov.uk
Section II: Object
Shoreditch Park Landscape Improvement Project — Design Team Service Contract
Hackney Council would like to refurbish Shoreditch Park, and wishes to appoint a suitably qualified and highly experienced Landscape Architect led design team to lead on the design development of a Masterplan, to work with the Council on an extensive public consultation exercise, develop the tender documentation and manage the works contract to deliver the improvements to the park.
The total budget for the project is 2 000 000 GBP and it is estimated that the budget for both the design team contract and the Landscaping works contract is likely to be around 1 850 000 GBP maximum with the remainder of the budget being used for any other required costs, including project management, Quantity Surveying (QS) and consultation consultant costs and any other fees which will all sit outside of this commission.
The lead consultant/Landscape Architect will act as contract administrator and principle designer for the project and will be expected to manage from RIBA Stage 0 through to RIBA Stage 7.
The lead consultant will be responsible for appointing all other design team members as required. The Council will appoint the works contractor however the lead consultant will be expected to lead on the tender for the appointment, manage the contractor and oversee the delivery (works) phase of the project.
Consultation and communication will be an extremely important part of the development of the design for this project. The lead consultant and design team will be expected to be heavily involved and fully engaged in the consultation process and will be required to represent the project at a significant number of public events. To support this aspect the Council will allocate consultation/community engagement experts to work alongside the design team.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:
As set out in the invitation to tender.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
This tender will be administered via an e-procurement system called ProContract. Suppliers must be registered on the system in order to access the tender documentation and submit a suitability questionnaire and respond to invitation to tender. To register as a supplier on ProContract please visit the London's Tenders Portal at: https://www.londontenders.org/ click on the “Suppliers” Area' link to the left. On the right hand side you will see a green “register” icon, click on this and begin the supplier registration process. Please ensure when registering that you select all the appropriate categories which describe your business/service area as notifications of tender opportunities are directed via these categories.
As set out in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Initial queries should be raised with the Council during the standstill period.