Services - 377468-2019

09/08/2019    S153    - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Blackburn: Architectural design services

2019/S 153-377468

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
D Floor, Tower Block
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Heather Bailey
Telephone: +44 1254666539
NUTS code: UKD41

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 electronically via:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Blakey Moor Terrace Design Services

Reference number: DN420360
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Architect-led Design Team Services RIBA Stage 1-7 for Blakey Moor Terrace Townscape Heritage Project and additional professional services to develop smaller heritage restoration schemes where required for private properties eligible for Townscape Heritage grant funding.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 160 000.00 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: UKD41
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council (BwDBC) is seeking to appoint a Design Team to:

(i) develop and deliver the project to redevelop and refurbish the Blakey Moor Terrace (No 11-27), in the centre of Blackburn;

(ii) with an option to support development of refurbishment and restoration schemes as required for private properties eligible for grant funding.

BwDBC successfully applied for Stage 2 funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund’s (NLHF, former HLF) Townscape Heritage Project in 2016, with the Blakey Moor Terrace identified as the Priority Project and a key commercial opportunity.

BwDBC have recently secured full ownership of the included properties, and subsequent options appraisals were carried out that built upon the high level development appraisals carried out prior to applying for funding.

BwDBC now wishes to seek competitive fee submissions from suitably qualified architecture -led Design Teams to develop the Blakey Moor project from RIBA Stage 2 up to RIBA Stage 7, to obtain planning consent, provide support to the client through consultation with NLHF, preparation of a Townscape Heritage grant funding application, and subject to confirming match funding, to procure a contractor and develop the proposals through to delivery onsite.

Subject to securing funding, the total budget for delivery of the Blakey Moor Terrace is expected to be in the region of 1 300 000 GBP-1 400 000 GBP (inclusive of all costs and fees but excluding VAT).

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/10/2019
End: 31/12/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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
Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 13/09/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 13/09/2019
Local time: 12:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The Council is using the e-business portal known as the Chest. Applicants will need to register their details at the following link

Once registered, applicants will be emailed a log-in and password which will allow them to gain access to the documentation relating to this opportunity. Applicants will need to electronically submit their completed tender documents via the on-line portal by no later than 12.00 noon on 15.7.2019 as referred to in IV.2.2). Any clarification queries must also be submitted via the Chest website by the date referred to in the tender documentation.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
Town Hall, King William Street
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1254666539
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers prior to entering into the contract. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contract Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council
Town Hall, King William Street
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1254666539
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: