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/p>II.1)DescriptionII.1.1)Title attributed to the design contest/project by the contracting authority/entity:Rochdale Town Centre International Design Competition

Design contest notice

This contest is covered by: Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Finance Services, PO Box 100
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement
For the attention of: Graham Crook
OL16 9NP Rochdale
Telephone: +44 1706925448

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity:

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:

Further information can be obtained from: Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council
OL16 9NP Rochdale
Internet address:

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council
OL16 9NP Rochdale
Internet address:

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council
OL16 9NP Rochdale
Internet address:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
1.3)Main activity
General public services
1.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities
The contracting authority/entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities: no

Section II: Object of the design contest/description of the project

II.1.1)Title attributed to the design contest/project by the contracting authority/entity:
Rochdale Town Centre International Design Competition
II.1.2)Short description:
Design of Public Realm, adjacent to River Roch, in Rochdale Town Centre, following the re-opening of the river.
II.1.3)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71400000, 71420000, 71200000, 71220000, 71222000, 71410000

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Criteria for the selection of participants:
As stated in the Pre-qualification Questionnaire and Design Brief
III.2)Information about a particular profession
Participation is reserved to a particular profession: yes
The competition is open to design teams which may include the services of an architect, landscape architect and a conservation architect. The design team must be led by a fully qualified, practising, registered architect or landscape architect. Architects should be registered with the Architects Registration Board (ARB) in the UK, or an equivalent, recognised overseas regulatory authority. The design team lead should complete the declaration form and PQQ on behalf of the other team members, and insert the name and ARB registration number of the registered architect. Overseas applicants should provide the name of the equivalent regulatory authority in their country of practice, together with their registration number.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of contest
Envisaged number of participants: 5
IV.2)Names of participants already selected
IV.3)Criteria to be applied in the evaluation of projects:
As stated in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and Design Brief.
IV.4)Administrative information
IV.4.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority/entity:
IV.4.2)Conditions for obtaining contractual documents and additional documents
IV.4.3)Time-limit for receipt of projects or requests to participate
Date: 10.9.2013 - 14:00
IV.4.4)Date of dispatch of invitations to participate to selected candidates
Date: 7.10.2013
IV.4.5)Language(s) in which projects or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.5)Rewards and jury
IV.5.1)Information about prize(s):
A prize/prizes will be awarded: no
IV.5.2)Details of payments to all participants
A sum equal to GBP 3 000 will be paid to each of the 5 shortlisted competitors.
IV.5.3)Follow-up contracts
Any service contract following the contest will be awarded to the winner or one of the winners of the contest: yes
IV.5.4)Decision of the jury
The decision of the jury is binding on the contracting authority/entity: yes
IV.5.5)Names of the selected members of the jury
1. Charles Wilson
2. Anne Coombs
3. Mark Robinson
4. Colin Lambert
5. Paul Clarke

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council
Number One Riverside, PO Box 100
OL16 9NP Rochdale
Internet address:

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: