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Tender description

The university is seeking architectural services for the UK’s National Robotarium, which will be the UK’s leading innovation hub for the practical application of robotics and autonomous systems.

Legal, economic, financial and technical information

Participation is reserved to a particular profession
Yes
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required

Turnover requirements:

— bidders will be required to have a minimum “general” yearly turnover of 1 600 000 GBP for the last 2 years.

Insurance requirements:

— it is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any contract, the following types and levels of insurance:

—— employer's (compulsory) liability insurance = 5 000 000 GBP,

—— professional indemnity insurance = 10 000 000 GBP,

—— public liability insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.

List and brief description of conditions
Where it is required, within a bidder’s country of establishment they must confirm which authorisation or memberships of the relevant organisation(s) are required in order to perform this service. Bidders must confirm if they hold the particular authorisation or memberships. This includes the requirement of particular authorisation or memberships of either RIBA, RIAS, or equivalent. Bidders must confirm they can provide the following supporting evidence at point of award.
List and brief description of selection criteria

Bidders will be required to have a minimum “general” yearly turnover of the amount listed below, for the last 2 years. Where turnover information is not available for the time period requested, the bidder will be required to state the date which they were set up/started trading.

The successful Contractor will be required to provide 2 years audited accounts, or equivalent prior to awarded to the contract, or confirm in their tender submission the publicly accessible, free, online location of accounts if available in such a format. There must be no qualification or contra-indication from any evidence provided in support of the contractor’s economic and financial standing.

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any contract, the types and levels of insurance listed below. Please note that these levels are “for each and every claim” and there will be no limit of liability accepted. Bidders also must confirm they can provide the following supporting evidence at point of award.

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract
YES
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision

— bidders must confirm if they hold the particular authorisation or memberships. This includes the requirement of particular authorisation or memberships of either RIBA, RIAS, or equivalent,

— the Contractor will be expected to deliver work performed to a consistently high professional standard in line with current RIBA Plan of work stages. Furthermore, the Contractor shall ensure their adherence to the requirements and regulations as detailed the construction (design and management) Regulations 2015 and any future amendments to the regulation. The Contractor will be required to fulfil the role of principal designer and will be required to demonstrate to the University how they intend to discharge the duties as required by CDM 2015.



Procedure

Conditions for opening of tenders

2018-12-03

12:00

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement
Yes
Type of contest
Open
Local time
12:00
Languages in which projects or requests to participate may be drawn up
EN
Date
2018-12-03

Complementary information

Date of dispatch of this notice
2018-11-01
Electonic ordering will be used
YES
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
YES
Electronic payment will be used
YES
This is a recurrent procurement
No
Review body

Heriot Watt University

Moyen House, Research Park North, Heriot-Watt University

Riccarton, Edinburgh

EH14 4AP

+44 1314514446

http://hw.ac.uk

Additional information

— economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015,

— tenderers will be asked to submit the following forms. These forms are for information only and will not be scored:

—— form of tender,

—— bona fide tender,

—— freedom of information,

—— supply chain code of conduct,

—— parent company guarantee (if applicable)

— the successful Contractor must confirm that they comply with the requirements of the Modern Slavery Act 2015,

— a parent company guarantee will be required if the organisation is a private or public company and the tenderer is a subsidiary company, or for any subsidiary companies that are members of a consortium,

— the successful Contractor will be required to provide 2 years audited accounts, or equivalent prior to awarded to the contract, or confirm in their tender submission the publicly accessible, free, online location of accounts if available in such a format. There must be no qualification or contra-indication from any evidence provided in support of the Contractor’s economic and financial standing,

— where the capability and capacity of a subcontractor, members of a consortia or any other body will be relied on, separate ESPD(s) are required from each of those other parties relied on,

— where subcontractors are to be used but their capability and capacity are not relied on, the University may choose to request separate ESPD(s).

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 12245. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

The Contractor will be asked to deliver community benefits or social value where they are identifiable throughout this contract. Examples of community benefits or social value are providing training opportunities to staff and students, apprenticeships and investment in the local community.

(SC Ref:562793)

Main CPV code 71200000

Bidding information

Bidding deadline

3 Dec 2018

0 days remaining

Total estimated value

GBP 800,000

Locations

United Kingdom, Edinburgh

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