Services - 459863-2019

01/10/2019    S189    - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Pirbright: Construction consultancy services

2019/S 189-459863

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The Pirbright Institute
United Kingdom
Ash Road
GU24 0NF
United Kingdom
Contact person: Karen Thody
Telephone: +44 2033266959
NUTS code: UKJ2

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
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Project specific Commissioning Consultant to Provide Commissioning, Verification and Validation (CVV) Services for the Brooksby Project

II.1.2)Main CPV code
71530000 - LA21 - IA38 - GC22
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Pirbright Institute (PIR) (the “Authority”) inviting tender responses in connection with the procurement of a “Project specific Commissioning, Verification and Validation (CVV) services (hereon referred to as the Brooksby CVV Commissioning Consultant).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 280 000.00 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: UKJ2
Main site or place of performance:

Surrey, East and West Sussex

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Authority is seeking to appoint 1 Consultant to undertake the services required. The Authority will award the contract dependent upon the criteria stated in the Invitation to Tender (ITT). The overall criteria for selection will be based on the most economically advantageous tender (MEAT).

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: 280 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
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
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

Please read - very important: In order to receive the tender pack, please request a confidentiality agreement (CA) by sending 2nr e-mail addresses of authorised personnel to The CA will then be issued to you. On receipt of signed CA, the tender will be released. No changes to the CA are permitted.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

Professional registration as set out in tender documentation.

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:

As set out in procurement documentation.

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
Open procedure
Accelerated procedure

This is a re-run of a previous procurement which has now been split into two component parts with a strategic need to deliver this project and associated services in accordance with grant funding requirements.

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: no
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: 28/10/2019
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 28/10/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement. Please read - very important: In order to receive the tender pack, please request a confidentiality agreement (CA) by sending 2nr e-mail addresses of authorised personnel to The CA will then be issued to you. On receipt of signed CA, the tender will be released. No changes to the CA are permitted. In the event that a signed agreement is not returned, access will not be provided to the procurement documentation.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-2019927-PRO-15414449

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The Pirbright Institute
Ash Road
GU24 0NF
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2033266959

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
70 Fleet Street
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2075366000

Internet address:

VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

In accordance with Regulations 92 to 104 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended), the authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period starting from the date when the contract award was notified to bidders. Unsuccessful bidders will be provided with information in the “Award Decision Notice” at the start of the standstill period including details of their bid in relation to the winning bid comprising the reasons for the decision, the characteristics and relative advantages of the successful tender, the score of the economic operators and the name of the economic operator to be awarded the contract. Tenderers have a right of appeal provided for within the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended). Any such proceedings must be brought in the High Court of England and Wales.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2072761234

Internet address:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: