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06/08/2014    S149

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Exhibition centre construction work

2014/S 149-267483

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: Glasgow Science Centre
Postal address: 50 Pacific Quay
Town: Glasgow
Postal code: G51 1EA
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Jenny Templeman
Telephone: +44 1414205010
Fax: +44 1414205011

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Other: Charity soley owned by Scottish Enterprise and part supported by Scottish Government
I.3)Main activity
Recreation, culture and religion
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
'Powering The Future' Exhibition.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Glasgow Science Centre, 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow, G51 1EA.

NUTS code UKM34 Glasgow City

II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
To work with Glasgow Science Centre to design and build hands-on, interactive exhibits for use by public and school children that raise awareness of the science and engineering behind a low carbon, affordable, secure energy future. The exhibition will be approximately 550 m². Working closely with the GSC Project Team and exhibition designers the successful suppliers will design, prototype, construct and install a range of electro-mechanical and audiovisual based interactives. Working to high standards, the permanent exhibition will be expected to last a minimum of 6 years and be used by over 1 800 000 visitors.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 700 000 and 850 000 GBP


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45212312 Exhibition centre construction work

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: