United Kingdom - Swindon: Urban planning and landscape architectural services

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Threshold: 
OJEU
Main activities: 
General public services
NUTS Code: 
Type: 
Contract notice
Type of contract: 
SERVICES
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Published: 
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Tender ID: 
2017/S 006-009308

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Swindon Borough Council
Wichelstowe Office, Civic Offices, Euclid Street
For the attention of: Emma Leake
SN1 2JH Swindon
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1793464357
E-mail: eleake@swindon.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.swindon.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)

Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority

I.3)

Main activity
General public services

I.4)

Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)

Description

II.1.1)

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Wichelstowe Landscape and Public Realm Design Services.

II.1.2)

Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Wichelstowe, Swindon.

NUTS code UKK14

II.1.3)

Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract

II.1.4)

Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)

Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Swindon Borough Council are seeking to appoint a supplier to provide landscape and public realm design services in relation to the Wichelstowe development.

II.1.6)

Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71400000

II.1.7)

Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)

Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)

Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no

II.2)

Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)

Total quantity or scope:
The supplier will be required to develop the detailed design and oversee delivery of public realm and landscaping areas across the Wichelstowe site.

The supplier will work as part of a Design Team including civil engineers, ecologists and in some cases artists in order to provide comprehensive, proactive and commercially aware public realm and landscaping design support. For landscape and public realm led schemes the Consultant will lead the design team and act as principal designer.

The first phase of works will include concept designs for the District Centre Public Square, the Northern Gateway and the first phase of landscape / habitat improvements. Future phases will then include the detailed design and supervision of these and other works.

II.2.2)

Information about options
Options: no

II.2.3)

Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

II.3)

Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)

Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)

Deposits and guarantees required:

III.1.2)

Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Following the award of contract monthly payments based on the value of work done.

III.1.3)

Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and several liability.

III.1.4)

Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no

III.2)

Conditions for participation

III.2.1)

Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details of the information required will be detailed in the selection questionnaire.

III.2.2)

Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details of the information required will be detailed in the selection questionnaire.

III.2.3)

Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

Details of the information required will be detailed in the selection questionnaire.

III.2.4)

Information about reserved contracts

III.3)

Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)

Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)

Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)

Type of procedure

IV.1.1)

Type of procedure
Restricted

IV.1.2)

Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The criteria are set out in the Selection Questionnaire.

IV.1.3)

Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

IV.2)

Award criteria

IV.2.1)

Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)

Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no

IV.3)

Administrative information

IV.3.1)

File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

IV.3.2)

Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no

IV.3.3)

Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 7.2.2017 - 16:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)

Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
8.2.2017 - 12:00

IV.3.5)

Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
15.2.2017

IV.3.6)

Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.

IV.3.7)

Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)

Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)

Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)

Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)

Additional information

VI.4)

Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)

Body responsible for appeal procedures

Director of Law and Democratic Services
Civic Offices, Euclid Street
SN1 2JH Swindon
United Kingdom
E-mail: staylor@swindon.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1793463012

VI.4.2)

Lodging of appeals

VI.4.3)

Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)

Date of dispatch of this notice:
6.1.2017