United Kingdom-London: Architectural design services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Pages/default.aspx
Section II: Object
Fleet Street Estate — Architect/Lead Designer
The City of London Corporation wishes to procure the services of an Architect and lead designer to lead a design team for the Fleet street estate and to progress its capital project to project completion.
The initial appointment will be for concept design, RIBA Stage 2, to support the business case for the Fleet street estate with provision to instruct further RIBA design stages. At the end of Phase RIBA Stage 2 the City of London Corporation will make a decision to proceed on to the next stage of the project and reserves the right to not proceed.
City of London
The development of the Fleet street estate will provide a long term, modern, resilient, compliant, maintainable and sustainable estate that meets the needs of the City of London Corporation, City of London Police and HMCTS. The project will provide a “state of the art” New combined court facility and City of London Police headquarters. The design will also include a commercial component providing office accommodation and retail space at street level.
The development will secure the City’s role as a centre of justice and the legal profession in the UK, Europe and across the world and is will provide the City of London Police with a modern, operationally effective headquarters to meet the need of future policing of the City.
The redevelopment of the Fleet street estate presents an opportunity to improve the public realm and pedestrian access across the entire site, creating a new and attractive destination within the City boundary.
The initial appointment will be for concept design, RIBA Stage 2, to support the business case for the Fleet street estate with provision to instruct further RIBA design stages. At the end of Phase RIBA Stage 2 the City of London Corporation will make a decision to proceed on to the next stage of the project and reserves the right to not proceed, or to instruct the consultant to a revised contract strategy for the works.
All Architects invited to tender will be entitled to receive honorarium of 10 000 GBP subject to complaint submission of a tender capable of evaluation in all respects.
As per the instructions and information stated in the Procurement documents (SQ Document).
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
In accordance with artlices 57 and 58 of Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulations 57 and 58 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 and as set out in the SQ Document.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The SQ is available from the contact point in section I.1) and from the URL as follows; www.capitalesourcing.com
The Authority reserves the right, at any time and at its discretion to:
— cancel or withdraw from the procurement process at any stage,
— not to award the contract,
— require a bidder and/or a member(s) of its consortium to clarify their Tender in writing and/or provide additional information (failure to respond adequately, may result in a bidder not being successful); and/or
— amend the terms and conditions of the tender process.
The Authority is not liable for any costs or other losses resulting from the cancellation or variation of this process, nor for any costs incurred by organisations by taking part in the procurement process.