Services - 49152-2015

11/02/2015    S29    - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-London: Architectural and related services

2015/S 029-049152

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

London Borough of Enfield
Corporate Procurement Unit, Waltham Forest Town Hall, Forest Road
For the attention of: Ms Joy Thorpe
E17 4JF London
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2084964374
E-mail: joy.thorpe@walthamforest.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.enfield.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: www.londontenders.org

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.londontenders.org

Further information can be obtained from: London Borough of Enfield
Corporate Procurement Unit, Waltham Forest Town Hall, Forest Road
For the attention of: Ms Joy Thorpe
E17 4JF London
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2084964374
E-mail: joy.thorpe@walthamforest.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: London Borough of Enfield
Corporate Procurement Unit, Waltham Forest Town Hall, Forest Road
For the attention of: Ms Joy Thorpe
E17 4JF London
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2084964374
E-mail: joy.thorpe@walthamforest.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: London Borough of Enfield
Corporate Procurement Unit, Waltham Forest Town Hall, Forest Road
For the attention of: Ms Joy Thorpe
E17 4JF London
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2084964374
E-mail: joy.thorpe@walthamforest.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Provision of Architect and Urban Design-led Multi-disciplinary Services to Support Delivery of the Meridian Water Housing Zone, London N18.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services

NUTS code UKI21

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Meridian Water Area is a GBP 1 500 000 000, 85 hectare investment in a prime location adjacent to the waterside environment of the Lee Valley Regional Park and within the London-Stansted-Cambridge Corridor, which has a population of 2 000 000 and a GBP 161 000 000 000 economy.
With great connections to Central London, the M25 and airports, and with GBP 122 000 000 of rail investment approved to provide an improved train service, the Meridian Water Area will be transformed through the provision of high quality open spaces and a lively day-time and evening economy.
By 2026, the Meridian Water Area will provide around 3 000 new jobs and a minimum of 5 000 desirable, energy efficient homes powered by energy from the emerging GBP 14 000 000, city scale Lee Valley Heat Network.
The so-called Edmonton Hinterland Area, which is adjacent to the Meridian Water Area, has been identified as having the potential to accommodate a further 3 000 new homes.
The Meridian Water Area and Edmonton Hinterland Area combined make up the Meridian Water Housing Zone Initiative, which, in its entirety, could accommodate a total of up to 8 000 homes,
The Authority is seeking a team with a leading reputation to take part in this unrivalled opportunity to shape the future of North London. Specifically, the Authority is seeking:
1. architecture, urban design, contract administration, design code services and design advisory services (together, the Architectural and Urban-design Services) and architect-led multi-disciplinary services (Lot 1 Services);
2. planning services, planning input into design code and planning support (together, the Planning Services) and planning-led multidisciplinary services (Lot 2 Services); and
3. landscape architecture services and design code support services (Lot 3 Services).
The contract will be divided into the three separate lots noted above and bidders are asked to bid for 1 lot only:
1. an architect and urban design consultant with a leading reputation in relation to, and extensive experience of, developments similar in size and type to the Meridian Water Housing Zone Initiative in order to:
a. provide the Architectural and Urban-design Services; and
b. bring together suitably experienced sub-consultants necessary to deliver the architect-led multi-disciplinary services;
2. a planning consultant with a leading reputation in relation to, and extensive experience of, developments similar in size and type to the Meridian Water Housing Zone Initiative in order to:
provide the Planning Services; and
a.
bring together suitably experienced sub-consultants necessary to deliver the planning-led multi-disciplinary Services;
3. a landscape architect with a leading reputation in, and extensive experience of, developments similar in size and type to the Meridian Water Housing Zone Initiative in order to provide the Lot 3 Services.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71200000, 71400000, 90712100

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Lot 1: Architecture and Urban Design-led Multidisciplinary Services excluding VAT but including all professional fees and disbursements: GBP 4 400 000 (approx).
Lot 2: Planning Services excluding VAT but including all professional fees and disbursements: GBP 1 400 000 (approx).
Lot 3: Landscaping Services excluding VAT but including all professional fees and disbursements: GBP 600 000 (approx).
Estimated value excluding VAT: 6 400 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: The Authority may issue instructions under each of the Lots for a period of up to 4 years from appointment.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in days: 0 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The Council reserves the right to require bonds, guarantees, deposits and/or other appropriate forms for security. Details will be set out in the contract documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Specified within tender documents. Payments will be made in accordance with the standard terms of payment detailed in the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Please note the contracting Authority reserves the right to require consortium bids to provide full details of each member of the consortium or joint venture and confirm that the grouping is a legal venture and to require a single contractor to take lead liability on behalf of the consortium and that each party undertakes joint and several liability in the award and performance of the relevant contract.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: None.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Article 47 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 as amended from time to time and set out in the tender documentation available from www.londontenders.org

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the tender documentation available from www.londontenders.org

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

In accordance with Articles 48 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 as amended from time to time and as set out in the tender documentation available from www.londontenders.org

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

As set out in the tender documentation available from www.londontenders.org

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged number of operators: 0
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
9RPJ-LG2IGQ
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 23.3.2015 - 11:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
23.3.2015 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
9.2.2015
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 23.2.2015 - 13:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
Refer to tender documentation.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
WC2A 2LL London
United Kingdom
E-mail: adminisrativecourtoffice.generaloffice@hmcts.x.gsi.gov.uk

Body responsible for mediation procedures

High Court of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
WC2A 2LL London
United Kingdom
E-mail: adminisrativecourtoffice.generaloffice@hmcts.x.gsi.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicant have 2 working days from the notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such information should be requested from the contact details stated in Section I.1].
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

High Court of England and Wales
Royal Courts of Justice, Strand
WC2A 2LL London
United Kingdom
E-mail: adminisrativecourtoffice.generaloffice@hmcts.x.gsi.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
6.2.2015