Services - 241458-2016

14/07/2016    S134    - - Services - Design contest - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Belfast: Architectural and related services

2016/S 134-241458

Design contest notice

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Belfast Harbour Commissioners
Harbour Office, Corporation Square
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jenni Barkley
NUTS code: UKN01

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.6)Main activity
Port-related activities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Design Contest for the design, construction and installation of piece of artwork to be located in City Quays Development, Belfast.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

BHC is procuring the design and build of a piece of public art to be located in a pedestrianised square in the City Quays Development. The piece of art will be placed proximate to the entrance of a 9-story 4 star hotel to be constructed in City Quays. The design concept must be aesthetically pleasing, original and distinctive while also demonstrating that practical, cost-effective structural engineering and building services solutions have been considered. The proposal must represent an original and interesting idea. It is envisaged that the art solution will be no higher than 14 metres and may act as a geographical point of reference/meeting signpost in the area. The winning applicant will be required to take the lead designer responsibilities and design, construct and install the piece of art within budget and within the agreed time-scale. Further details on the process are outlined in the Information Memorandum. This is a below threshold contract.

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.10)Criteria for the selection of participants:
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.2)Type of contest
IV.1.7)Names of participants already selected:
IV.1.9)Criteria for the evaluation of projects:

Please see Information Memorandum for full details. Given the estimated value of the contract, BHC is not subject to the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 in relation to the award of this contract.

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of projects or requests to participate
Date: 22/08/2016
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Date of dispatch of invitations to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which projects or requests to participate may be drawn up:
IV.3)Rewards and jury
IV.3.1)Information about prize(s)
A prize/prizes will be awarded: yes
Number and value of the prize(s) to be awarded:

The winning design will be awarded a contract for the construction and installation of the winning concept. The estimated contract value will not exceed 75 000 GBP (excl. VAT). This includes all fees, construction, transport, installation as well as all other disbursements, outgoings and related costs (with the exception of costs associated with the provision of any foundations required to support the design and/or electricity for lighting if required). BHC will be responsible for the provision of all facilities the successful applicant requires in order to complete the construction and installation of the design concept including water and power.

IV.3.2)Details of payments to all participants:

Please see Information Memorandum for full details.

IV.3.3)Follow-up contracts
Any service contract following the contest will be awarded to the winner or winners of the contest: yes
IV.3.4)Decision of the jury
The decision of the jury is binding on the contracting authority/entity: no
IV.3.5)Names of the selected members of the jury:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Please see Information Memorandum for full details.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court Northern Ireland
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: