United Kingdom-Blackburn: Architectural design services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.blackburn.gov.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.blackburn.gov.uk/
Section II: Object
Blakey Moor Terrace Design Services
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.
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).
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The Council is using the e-business portal known as the Chest. Applicants will need to register their details at the following link www.the-chest.org.uk
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.
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).