Services - 306056-2019

02/07/2019    S125    - - Services - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

2019/S 125-306056

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom
Contact person: Matthew Home
Telephone: +44 1214143648
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

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.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Framework Agreement for the Provision of Multi Disciplinary Design Consultancy Services

Reference number: FRAM081/19
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

This opportunity is to create a University of Birmingham Multi Disciplinary Design Consultancy Framework Agreement with the ability to support other HE Sector Organisations and to develop local initiatives for University Projects. It is anticipated that the Framework Agreement will be for 10 years and will be based on the University of Birmingham construction project pipeline which is estimated to be in the region of 700 000 000 GBP. The framework is expected to generate partnership working and to develop long term relationships.

The Framework Agreement will be made available for use by HE Sector Organisations regardless of whether or not they are to be defined as Contracting Authorities (for the purpose of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015) and whose details can be found at the following link —

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Birmingham and the rest of the UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Multi disciplinary design consultancy Framework Agreement with an anticipated project pipeline in excess of 700 000 000 GBP. Additional contracts may be awarded from any UK HE Sector Organisation —

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
Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 29/11/2019
End: 28/11/2029
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Re-tender based on future project pipeline.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Based on anticipated project pipeline.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Projects can not be identified, however, future Projects may be funded by EU Funds

II.2.14)Additional information

The Framework Agreement will be made available for use by HE Sector Organisation regardless of whether or not they are to be defined as contracting authorities for the purpose of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 who details can be found at the following link —

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted 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
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

The University intends to Procure new long term Framework Agreements for all Construction activities in line with the Estates Strategy “Building on Strong Foundations” and the £700m Project pipeline and therefore wishes to create a Framework Agreement for a period of 10 years on the basis of the return on investment that will be required by the successful Construction Partners.

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 116-284760
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 02/08/2019
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 26/08/2019
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

10 years.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom

Internet address:

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: