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Services - 239399-2016

13/07/2016    S133

United Kingdom-London: Urban planning services

2016/S 133-239399

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Tower Hamlets
Postal address: Mulberry Place
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI12 Inner London - East
Postal code: E14 2BG
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Gohar Lecordier
E-mail: procurement@towerhamlets.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2073644795
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.londontenders.org/procontract/supplier.nsf
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Official name: London Tenders Portal
Postal address: Please use London Tenders Portal
Town: London
Postal code: E14 2BG
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Gohar Lecordier
E-mail: procurement@towerhamlets.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKI12 Inner London - East
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk
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
II.1.1)Title:

DR5053 Retained Development Viability Consultancy Framework Agreement.

Reference number: DR5053
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71410000 Urban planning services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Tower Hamlets' Infrastructure/Viability Planning Team is seeking to establish a Framework Agreement with a minimum of 4 Professionally Accredited Viability Consultancies designed to provide the Council with access to viability advice on a range of planning applications where development viability is in question. Successful consultancies will be retained for the duration of the Framework Agreement and will be commissioned to independently assess financial viability assessments submitted by applicants for planning permission. The successful consultancies may also be asked to assist the Council in other matters of viability, should the need arise.

The anticipated contract start date is: Wednesday, 21.9.2016.

The estimated value of the contract is: 234 000 GBP — Total Cost.

For a period of up to 3 years or once the funding budget limit has been reached, whichever is sooner.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 234 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKI12 Inner London - East
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Tower Hamlets' Infrastructure/Viability Planning Team is seeking to establish a Framework Agreement with a minimum of 4 Professionally Accredited Viability Consultancies designed to provide the Council with access to viability advice on a range of planning applications where development viability is in question. Successful consultancies will be retained for the duration of the Framework Agreement and will be commissioned to independently assess financial viability assessments submitted by applicants for planning permission. The successful consultancies may also be asked to assist the Council in other matters of viability, should the need arise.

The anticipated contract start date is: Wednesday, 21.9.2016.

The estimated value of the contract is: 234 000 GBP. Total Cost.

For a period of up to 3 years or once the funding budget limit has been reached, whichever is sooner.

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: 36
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.2.13)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 IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
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
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 4
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 08/08/2016
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:
English
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: 08/08/2016
Local time: 12:30
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Seal to be removed by LBTH legal services representative.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Postal address: Town Hall, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent
Town: London
Postal code: E14 2BG
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@towerhamlets.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2073644795
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/07/2016