United Kingdom-Kensington: Architectural design services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.vam.ac.uk
Section II: Object
Cromwell Road Entrance Architecture and Experience
Following the opening of the new Exhibition Road entrance in June 2017, the next major project at the V and A is to transform the entrance on Cromwell Road. This iconic space has acted as a welcome and hub for visitors for over 100 years, not only as a point of orientation and visit planning, but as a centre for events of all types. The V and A is inviting interested design teams, comprising of designers / architects and user experience designers working together to apply to provide design services for the refurbishment of the Cromwell Road entrance; a project in 2 phases.
Phase 1 will comprise a redesign of:
— glass entrance doors,
— gecurity bag check area
Phase 2 will comprise a redesign of:
— entrance desk,
— men’s and Women’s toilets,
An overall concept design for the entire space will be required as part of Phase 1, to ensure that the elements delivered fit within the identity of the wider design.
Inner London – West
The scope as set out in II.1.4). The draft Brief and Programme can be found in the Delta tender box.
Please note that the estimated values and contract period stated in this notice refer to Phase 1 + Phase 2.
Phase 1 alone has an estimated value of 50 000 GBP and an estimated programme of 1 October to 1 February.
As stated in the procurement documents
The initial Contract is for the provision of design services for Phase 1 of the project. The Contract has the option for the provision of design services for Phase 2 of the project to be instructed as a variation under this contract subject to the V and A being able to raise the required funding.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
Please note the Authority requires a minimum turnover of 225 000 GBP (across the group of applicants) in order to be considered to be invited to tender
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary 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.
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GO Reference: GO-201874-PRO-12732934