Services - 200001-2020

Submission deadline has been amended by:  236228-2020
29/04/2020    S84    Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

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
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
71420000 Landscape architectural services
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
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: