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COM1262-Client Advisory Services for the Restoration and Renewal Programme for the Palace of Westminster.

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Corporate Officer of the House of Lords and the Corporate Officer of the House of Commons
7 Millbank
Contact point(s):
For the attention of: Business Support Team
SW1P 3JA London
Telephone: +44 2072191600
Fax: +44 2072191600

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Other: Parliament UK
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
COM1262-Client Advisory Services for the Restoration and Renewal Programme for the Palace of Westminster.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Palace of Westminster, London, UK.

NUTS code UKI1

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
This Prior Information Notice (PIN) aims to initiate a market engagement exercise for the procurement of client advisory services for the Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme. Client advisory services are likely to include, but are not limited to, business case management and writing, project and programme management, cost management, architectural services, design services, building services engineering, civil and structural engineering, health and safety (including asbestos and CDM Regulations), disability (DDA) accessibility, acoustic engineering, approved inspector (building control), interior design, catering services design, landscape design, planning consultancy, fire systems services, security consultancy, specialist lighting design services, ICT system services, Building Information Modelling (see for more information on Building Information Modelling) and building information management services, drainage engineering services, sustainability and environmental services, energy efficiency services, telephony and telecoms services, services relating to the design of public address systems, decant and relocation services, workspace design services and people flow modelling services. The intention is to appoint an advisory team that will continue for the duration of the programme. The exact scope, size, duration, phasing and delivery model for the services has yet to be defined. The successful client advisory service provider(s) appointed will therefore need to be capable of delivering any one of a number of scenarios under consideration and the fee arrangements will need to accommodate a number of potential scenarios.
The Corporate Officers recognise that the Restoration and Renewal programme will be very challenging in terms of its technical complexity, heritage considerations and level of public scrutiny. Their view is that these challenges can only be successfully met by working in partnership with its advisors to develop and deliver collaborative solutions. The Corporate Officers wish to assess the interest and capability of the market for the supply of such services. In doing so, this will be your opportunity to discuss the programme and inform Parliament's approach to procurement. To make further enquiries, obtain further information and provide feedback, visit
The deadline for expressing feedback is 12:00 (BST) on 20.5.2015.
The scale of the Restoration and Renewal Programme can be ascertained from the ‘Pre-Feasibility Study and Preliminary Strategic Business Case', which may be found online at
The start date for the procurement is likely to be Autumn 2015, but is subject to further planning.
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45216114, 71337000, 71313410, 71315210, 71340000, 71315000, 71321200, 79411000, 71314300, 71313400, 79993100, 71313200, 71315400, 71242000, 71631400, 71320000, 79417000, 79412000, 98342000, 71248000, 71313420, 71244000, 79932000, 71313450, 71000000, 35120000, 72242000, 71321100, 71330000, 71321000, 71220000, 79934000, 79419000, 71317210, 71313440, 71321400, 71410000, 71420000, 71240000, 72000000, 92522000, 71313000, 71313100, 71631300, 71541000, 79410000, 71328000, 71318100, 71314100, 71321300, 51300000, 71314000, 71210000, 98200000, 72100000, 79400000, 72221000, 71311000, 98341000, 71314200, 75112100, 71356400, 71200000, 71317000, 90650000, 71221000, 71334000, 98340000, 79613000, 71312000, 71317200, 71318000, 72222200, 71324000, 71317100, 79418000, 72700000, 71314310

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

The Memorandum of Information and Questionnaire will be accessible at the following website

To be able to access these documents you will need to select the above quoted tender in the ‘current tenders’ list, click on the ‘view tender details’ and express interest by clicking on the button provided. Afterwards, you will need to register your company details, thereafter you will be issued with a username and password. If you have already registered with In-Tend previously, please follow the link shown, this will redirect you to the home page where you can log on using your existing username and password to collect the tender documents. If you have registered and have forgotten your username and password, please click on the forgotten password link on the In-Tend homepage. Please keep this username and password secure, and do not pass it to any third parties. If you are experiencing problems, then please contact the In-Tend helpdesk via email: or call +44 1332869400 for further assistance. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this Questionnaire prior to the closing date of 12:00 (BST) 20.5.2015. If you are uploading multiple documents you will have to individually load one document at a time or you can opt to zip all the documents in an application like WinZip or WinRar.

Our project reference number is COM1262.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

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)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: