Supplies - 6210-2020

08/01/2020    S5    Supplies - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Construction work

2020/S 005-006210

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Royal Zoological Society of Scotland
Postal address: 134 Corstorphine Road
Town: Edinburgh
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: EH12 6TS
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1313340368

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Conservation Charity
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Animal conservation and education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

EU Life Wildcat Tender Doc

Reference number: NAT/UK/000995
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

EU Life Wildcat project hub/office spaces — tender documents.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 100 000.00 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: UKM62
Main site or place of performance:

RZSS, Highland Wildlife Park, Kingussie, PH21 1NL.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To supply a number of prefabricated buildings or cabins to be used as office, meeting and vet rooms.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 03/02/2020
End: 08/05/2020
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
Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

EU Life Wildcat project - Saving Wildcats

II.2.14)Additional information

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) is delighted to announce that it will lead a new, exciting and ambitious conservation partnership project ‘Saving Wildcats’ that will deliver the UK’s first wildcat recovery project in the Scottish Highlands.

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:

1) Buildings must have minimum 10-year lifespan however these should be structural warrantied for up to 25 years plus in case of project extensions;

2) The occupied/workspace buildings must meet Scottish Building Standards, all associated regulations and be suitable for a building warrant to be issued;

3) The buildings should be accredited to ETA standards and carry a CE mark and have a BBA certificate.

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.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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
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: yes
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: 24/01/2020
Local time: 16:00
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
Tender must be valid until: 28/02/2020
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 27/01/2020
Local time: 08:00

Edinburgh Zoo, 134 Corstorphine Rd, Edinburgh.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Gavin Whigham, Head of Property and Estates, RZSS.

Section VI: Complementary information

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

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:609354)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Royal Zoological Society of Scotland
Postal address: 134 Corstorphine Road
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH12 6TS
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1313340368

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: