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United Kingdom-Glasgow: Project and design preparation, estimation of costs
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.glasgow.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00196
Section II: Object
Consultancy Services for Glasgow City Centre Districts Strategy Regeneration
The council invites tender bids for the provision of consultancy services to produce 4 District Regeneration Frameworks (DRF’s) for Glasgow City Council’s City Centre Regeneration Group. These are the final 4 DRFs for Glasgow city centre and relate to the following districts: Cowcaddens, Learning Quarter, Townhead and Merchant City. This commission seeks a lead consultant, supported by a multi-disciplinary consultancy team, to develop and produce these DRFs.
Economic operators may be excluded from this project if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 40 of the Concession Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2016.
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
Section VI: Complementary information
Re ESPD Questions 4D.1, 4D1.1, 4D1.2, 4D2, 4D2.1 and 4D2.2; applicants must hold the certificates for quality control and environmental management standards or comply with all the questions noted in ESPD Section 4D. Please refer to the ‘ESPD Statements Document’ uploaded to the buyers attachment area on PCS-T.
Health and safety questionnaire — the H&S questionnaire located in the buyers attachment area must be completed in full and uploaded in the qualification envelope.
Freedom of Information Act — information on the FOI Act is contained in Appendix A of the ITT. Applicants must note the implications of this legislation and ensure that any information they wish the council to consider withholding is specifically indicated on the FOI certificate (NB the council does not bind itself to withhold this information).
Tenderers Amendments — applicants must enter any clause, condition, amendment to specification or any other qualification they may wish to make conditional to this offer. Applicants will be required to complete the tenderers amendment certificate.
Prompt Payment — the successful tenderer shall, as a condition of being awarded the tender, be required to demonstrate to the council's satisfaction that all funds due to the tenderer's permitted subcontractors in respect of these works are paid timeously and that as a minimum invoices rendered by subcontractors shall (unless formally disputed by the tenderer) be paid within 30 days of receipt. The successful tenderer shall also impose this condition on its subcontractors in respect of payments due to any sub-subcontractors, if any. Applicants will be required to complete the prompt payment certificate.
Non-Collusion — applicants will be required to complete the Non-Collusion certificate.
Insurance Mandate — all successful suppliers will be required to sign an Insurance Mandate, contained in the buyers attachments area within the PCS tender portal authorising the Council to request copies of insurance documents from the supplier’s insurance provider. If the mandate is not signed and returned the Council reserves the right to request copies of insurance certificates from bidders at any point during the contract period.
Terms and conditions are located within the buyers attachments area within the PCS tender portal.
Additional information pertaining to this contract notice is contained in the invitation to tender and ESPD statements documents situated within the buyers attachments area of PCS-T. Bidders must ensure they read these documents in line with this contract notice.
Glasgow City Council (‘the Council’) must, by notice in writing as soon as possible after the decision has been made, inform all tenderers and candidates concerned of its decision to award the contract, conclude the framework agreement or establish a dynamic purchasing system. The Council must allow a period of at least the relevant standstill period (where the notice is sent by facsimile or electronic means the period is 10 days ending at midnight at the end of the 10th day after that on which the last notice is sent, when sent by other means he period is 15 days) to elapse between the date of despatch of the notice referred to in Regulation 85(1) of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 (‘The Regulations’). The Council is obliged to comply with the regulations and any eligible economic operator can bring an action in the Sherriff Court or the Court of Session where as a consequence of a breach by the Council, suffers or risks suffering loss or damage. The bringing of court proceedings during the standstill period means that the council must not enter into the contract, conclude the framework agreement or establish the dynamic purchasing system unless the proceedings are determined, discontinued or disposed of: or the court, by interim order, brings to an end the prohibition. The bringing of court proceedings after the standstill period has elapsed and the remedies that are available to the courts are detailed in the Regulations. Economic operators can write to the Council seeking further clarification on the notice, to which the Council must respond within 15 days. Economic operators should be mindful to seek their own independent legal advice when they consider appropriate to do so.