Services - 65086-2019

11/02/2019    S29

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Architectural and related services

2019/S 029-065086

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Scottish Historic Buildings Trust (SHBT)
Postal address: Riddle's Court, 322 Lawnmarket
Town: Edinburgh
NUTS code: UKM75 Edinburgh, City of
Postal code: EH1 2PG
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Richard Shorter
Telephone: +44 1312201232

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
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 electronically via:
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Building Preservation Trust
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Building Conservation and Development

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Design Team PQQ

II.1.2)Main CPV code
71200000 Architectural and related services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Initial feasibility study leading to full design team services to restore and transform Custom House in Leith.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71200000 Architectural and related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM75 Edinburgh, City of
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Appointment of design team to carry out an initial feasibility study, leading to full design team services for the restoration and transformation of the category a listed custom House in Leith.

You are invited to submit proposals as lead design team consultant, co-ordinating a team of your choice comprising quantity surveyor, structural engineer, building services engineer, fire engineer and principal designer. Either the design team leader or consultant conservation architect must be an accredited conservation architect as advance level.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Similar project experience / Weighting: 50
Quality criterion - Name: CVs for key team members / Weighting: 50
Quality criterion - Name: Approach to project and team structure / Weighting: 50
Quality criterion - Name: Organogram showing relationship to the client / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Draft programme / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Approach to Conservation architecture / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Approach to stakeholder consultation / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Approach to energy conservation within an historic building / Weighting: 15
Price - Weighting: 30 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 20 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 6
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Technical suitability and capability of the candidates to complete the project.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

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
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:
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
Restricted 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: 11/03/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 21/03/2019
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
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 Web Site 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.

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include any community benefit requirements in this contract for the following reason:

Community benefit is already an integral part of the project

(SC Ref:558945)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Scottish Historic Buildings Trust (SHBT)
Postal address: Riddle's Court, 322 Lawnmarket
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH1 2PG
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1312201232

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: