Services - 219454-2019

13/05/2019    S91    - - Services - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Wiltshire: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

2019/S 091-219454

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The Devizes Assize Court Trust (DACT)
c/o Greenwood Williams Ltd, 1st Floor, Syms Building, Bumper Way, Bumper Farm, Chippenham
SN14 6LH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Colin Johns
NUTS code: UKK

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 to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Community Interest Group
I.5)Main activity
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Tender for: Professional Services the Former Assize Court, Devizes

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The client is the Devizes Assize Court Trust (the Trust), which is Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) formed in 2018 for the purpose of undertaking the full restoration of the former Assize Court building and its conversion and extension to provide new premises for the Wiltshire Museum.

The objects of the charity are for the benefit of the public:

— to preserve property and buildings of historic or architectural interest or importance, in particular (but not limited to) in the area of Wiltshire,

— to advance the education of the public in the arts, culture and history, in particular through the maintenance of a museum, and

— to further such exclusively charitable objects according to the laws of England and Wales as the Trustees in their absolute discretion from time to time determine.

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
NUTS code: UKK
Main site or place of performance:

The building is located in Northgate Street, Devizes, Wiltshire, SN10 1JL and the site includes a parcel of vacant land to the rear.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Devizes Assize Court Trust (DACT) is seeking tenders for professional services to undertake the project work necessary to design a scheme for the repair, conversion and extension of the former Assize Court in Devizes to provide new accommodation for the Wiltshire Museum.

The tender seeks to appoint a principle design team to provide the professional services covering items:

RIBA stage 1: Preparation and Brief and;

RIBA stage 2: Concept design as outlined in the RIBA plan of work, to include submission/approval of applications for planning permission and listed building consent.

Development of the project beyond this stage will depend on securing grants from public and private sources and this will also determine the rate of progress. It is possible that the appointed design team will be employed for the whole project, but this will be for a later decision and will depend on satisfactory performance and on the Trust securing sufficient funds to move to RIBA Stages 3 to 7 (Stage 3 Developed Design; 4 Technical Design; 5 Construction; 6 Handover; and 7 In use).

The tender is seeking to appoint a principle professional design team that consists of:

— architectural services,

— cost consultant,

— structural engineering services,

— mechanical engineers services.

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
Start: 01/10/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

It is possible that the appointed design team will be employed for the whole project, but this will be for a later decision and will depend on satisfactory performance and on the Trust securing sufficient funds.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 1
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents.

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:

The applicant (and associate team) will have suitable professional accreditation (e.g. RIBA).

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
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

The applicant (and associate team) will have suitable professional accreditation (e.g. RIBA).

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: no
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: 10/06/2019
Local time: 23:59
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 19/06/2019
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

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Salisbury Law Courts
Wilton Road, Sailsbury
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Applications to High Court in line with Public Contracts Regulations (2015).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: