United Kingdom-Basingstoke: Architectural design services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.basingstoke.gov.uk
Section II: Object
The Appointment of a Lead Design Consultant and Design Team for the Re-Development of Plot J (Norden House), Basing View, Basingstoke, RG21 4HG
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council (“the Council”) is seeking to appoint a lead consultant who will provide a multi-disciple professional team to provide design, project delivery support and advice for the redevelopment of Plot J (Norden House) site, located at Basing View, Basingstoke RG21 4HG.
The Council recently purchased the 2 storey offices, which are currently multi-let to a number of SME’s, with the express purpose of redevelopment on this important gateway site into a Grade A office provision, and now wishes to appoint a lead consultant who will provide a multi-disciple professional team to provide design, project delivery support and advice on preparing the site named above for future development. The purpose of the appointment is to design an appropriate office scheme to maximise the development potential of the site, together with appropriate car parking provision for an important gateway site facing onto Basing View. It is anticipated that the consultancy team will include but not be limited to the following services:
(a) Architectural and Design;
(b) Planning Consultant;
(c) QS, Cost Consultant and potentially an Employers Agent;
(d) Highways and Transportation Consultant;
(e) M+E Consultant.
The contract will be based on the RIBA Standard Agreement 2010: Schedules (2012 revision – RIBA Plan of Work, 2013 compatible version) and will include RIBA Work Stages 1 to 7 inclusive. The project programme includes formal client approval stages, in line with the RIBA Work Stages, which will only be varied with written agreement. The client will also retain the option to invoke project breaks at the completion of stage 3 (granting of reserved matters planning) and stage 4 (completion of full main contractor tendering). The OJEU notice states the contract length will be for a period of 3 years however due to the inclusion of project breaks as stated above the contract period may vary from between I year to up to approximately 5 years
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
For more information about this opportunity, please access the ProContract system at http://sebp.due-north.com. Bidders must lodge their submissions by the time and date specified in IV.2.2 above. The authority will evaluate tender submissions in accordance with the methodology set out in the procurement documents. The authority reserves the right not to award the contract, to cancel or amend the procurement process and does not bind itself to accept any tender. The authority shall not be liable under any circumstances for any costs, charges or expenses incurred by any Bidder or prospective Bidder who participates in this procurement process and accepts no liability for any costs, charges or expenses, irrespective of the outcome of the competition, or if the competition is cancelled or postponed. Bidders are advised that the authority is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and the Environmental Impact Regulations 2004(EIR). If a Bidder considers that any of the information supplied as part of this procurement process should not be disclosed because of its commercial sensitivity, confidentiality or otherwise, they must, when providing this information, clearly identify the specific information they do not wish to be disclosed and clearly specify the reasons for its sensitivity. The authority shall take such statements into consideration in the event that it receives a request pursuant to FOIA and/or the EIR which relates to the information provided to the interested party. However, if the information is requested the authority may be forced to disclose such documentation, irrespective of a Bidder's wishes. Please note, it is not sufficient to include a statement of confidentiality encompassing all the information provided in the response. Bidders are advised that pursuant to the Local Government Transparency Code, local authorities are also required to publish details of certain contracts, commissioned activities, purchase orders, framework agreements and any other legally enforceable agreements. The authority is also subject to the reporting requirements set out in Regulations 83 and 84 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. The authority reserves the right to publish details as required pursuant to the Local Government Transparency Code and the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
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