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Services - 76519-2020

14/02/2020    S32    Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Project and design preparation, estimation of costs

2020/S 032-076519

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Glasgow City Council
Postal address: Chief Executives Department, City Chambers
Town: Glasgow
NUTS code: UKM82
Postal code: G2 1DU
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: David Dougan
E-mail: david.dougan@glasgow.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1412876424

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.glasgow.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00196

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Consultancy Services for Glasgow City Centre Districts Strategy Regeneration

Reference number: GCC004931CPU
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71242000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

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.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 429 500.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM82
Main site or place of performance:

UK, Glasgow.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

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.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Fair work practices / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Summary / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Project management / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Data and analysis / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Stakeholder engagement / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Team structure / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 20
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

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

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 199-483816
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: GCC004931CPU
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
06/02/2020
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 8
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 8
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 8
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Austin Smith:Lord
Postal address: 296 St Vincent Street
Town: Glasgow
NUTS code: UKM
Postal code: G25RU
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1412238500
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 450 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 429 500.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional 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.

(SC Ref:614540)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Glasgow Sherrif Court
Postal address: PO Box 23, 1 Carlton Place
Town: Glasgow
Postal code: G5 9DA
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: glasgow@scotcourts.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

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.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
12/02/2020