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United Kingdom-Uxbridge: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.lhc.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.lhc.gov.uk
Section II: Object
Architect Design Services (ADS) Framework
LHC will be establishing an Architect Design Services Framework (ADS) in partnership with Southwark Council. This framework will allow public sector organizations across London, with a broader scope, to deliver new homes as well as landscape design, commercial, industrial, social care and other requirements. The objective is to develop a framework appointing architects of all sizes and experience who will be committed to working with Southwark and any other contracting authorities in London to create good quality public sector design for the 2020s. The framework will have low financial thresholds to make it more accessible for smaller providers and various sub-lots for low-value fee work.
Master Planning and Feasibility
This lot is for the preparation and production of strategic or Project-Specific Masterplans and feasibility studies for various Public Sector Clients within LB Southwark and across London.
This lot will not be defined by value bands.
Individual projects awarded off the framework maybe subject to EU funds
Education/Social Care/ Community Provisions
This lot will include full Architects’ Services for new, remodelled and refurbishment projects in the education, social care and non-housing community buildings sectors.
This lot will be divided into 3 value bands:
— 0 GBP-5 000 000 GBP,
— 5 000 000 GBP+-20 000 000 GBP,
— 10 000 000 GBP+.
Value bands relate to net construction value. Applicants can bid for a maximum of 1 value band. Therefore if you bid for Value Band 1 then you will be precluded to bid for Value Band 2 and Value Band 3. Equally, if you bid Value Band 2 then you will be precluded to bid for Value Band 1 and Value Band 3.
This lot will include full Architects’ Services for new low, medium or high-rise housing projects.
This lot will be divided into three value bands:
This lot will include full Architects’ Services for new, remodelled and refurbishment projects in the commercial and industrial buildings sectors.
Conservation and Heritage
This lot will include full Architects’ Services for projects in conservation areas and buildings with a significant heritage content.
Public Realm and Landscape
This lot will include full Architects’ or Landscape Architects’ Services for projects in the public realm.
Lot 7 is targeted at emerging, innovative practices that may be SME or micro organisations who can evidence new design and innovation. Both LHC and Southwark Council would like to encourage micro organisations to bid for this framework, therefore a maximum turnover cap of 2 000 000 GBP will be introduced for Lot 7. Organisations with a turnover of greater than 2 000 000 will be precluded to bid for this lot; however, they can bid for all other lots.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
ARB Registration required for Lots 2, 3, 4 and 7.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
LHC is a joint committee of local authorities acting as a central purchasing body on behalf of contracting authorities throughout England, Wales and Scotland (including partners of the Welsh Procurement Alliance and Scottish Procurement Alliance) for whom we continue to monitor up to 500 live projects at any one time. Thanks to their ongoing and collective feedback and input into the development of this framework and given the reach and scale of their collective' portfolios, the framework is both designed and anticipated to support the vast majority of requirements. Consequently, other contracting authorities that were not specifically consulted in the development of this framework may nevertheless also deem the framework to offer a value for money procurement solution for their own requirements and may also use the framework. As of the date of publication of this notice our frameworks may be used by all contracting authorities in England, Wales and Scotland as defined by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and as listed on www.lhc.gov.uk/24 including, but not limited to registered social landlords (RSL's), tenant management organisations (TMOs) and Arm’s length management organisations (ALMOs), local authorities and any subsidiaries and joint-venture vehicles of those local authorities, health authorities, councils, boards and trusts, publicly funded schools, universities and further education establishments, colleges, police forces, fire and rescue services or registered charities. Tenderers wishing to service lots for Wales will be required to accommodate the requirements of the ‘Well-being of Future Generations Act’.