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Lead architect/engineer/surveyor and design team to progress design works from RIBA Stage 2 to Stage 6 consultants work.

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The National Trust
Killerton House, Broadclyst, Devon
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ken Evans
Telephone: +44 7788690446
NUTS code: UKK4

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Joint procurement
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:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: registered charity
I.5)Main activity
Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Wellington Monument, Blackdown Hills, Wellington. TA21 9PB.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Lead architect/engineer/surveyor and design team to progress design works from RIBA Stage 2 to Stage 6 consultants work.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 180 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK4
Main site or place of performance:

Wellington Monument, Blackdown Hills, Wellington, Somerset. TA21 9PB.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lead architect/engineer/surveyor and Design Team for Wellington Monument, Somerset, to develop plans (currently partly through RIBA Stage 2 Concept Design) to RIBA Stage 6. Using existing structural assessment documents, survey details, specific specialist investigations and analysis of processes develop full structural design specifications and drawings highlighting other necessary processes to develop and inspect works to completion. Include quality, financial and time controls and all necessary legislative applications, procedures and record keeping with record documents, certificates and guarantees' handed to the NT upon completion.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 180 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 22/05/2017
End: 31/07/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
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
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
List and brief description of conditions:

Conservation Accredited Architect, Surveyor, Engineer or other suitably qualified and experienced professional who will act as Design Team Lead and Principal Designer under CDM regulations. The Design Team Lead will be required to assemble a multi-disciplinary design team including Conservation Accredited Structural Engineer and any other specialists considered necessary. Successful previous experience undertaking investigations, procurement and site management will be necessary.

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: no
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: 05/04/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 13/04/2017
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: 3 (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 myTenders 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.

(MT Ref:192073).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The National Trust
Killerton House, Broadclyst, Devon
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7788690446

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Following the closing date for interested parties the reviewing team will meet at a pre determined date and time and open all applicants. A review of the Selection Questionnaire will be undertaken to ascertain suitability of applicants and decisions recorded. Suitable applicants will then be invited to tender as per the National Trust Invitation to Tender document.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
National Trust
Killerton House, Broadclyst, Devon
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7788690446
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: