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Architect-led Design Team Services for the Gladstone's Living Heritage Project.

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Gladstone's Library
Church Lane
For the attention of: Peter Francis
CH5 3DF Hawarden
Telephone: +44 1244532350
Fax: +44 1244520643

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Other: Charity Reg No: 701399
I.3)Main activity
Other: Library, Heritage, Religion and Education
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Architect-led Design Team Services for the Gladstone's Living Heritage Project.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
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: Gladstone's Library, Church Lane, Hawarden, Flintshire, CH5 3DF.

NUTS code UKL23

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Gladstone's Library wishes to appoint a suitably experienced architect-led multi-disciplinary design team with exceptional vision to provide design services for a prestigious new building and also re-develop the existing Grade I listed Victorian building and its landscape. This commission covers work for RIBA Stages 1 - 7, subject to external funding and planning permissions being acquired. It is important to note that at this point in time funding is only in place to cover RIBA Stages 1 - 2.
Although the total project budget is yet to be determined as it will be dependent on the final design and funding, the aim is for the budget to be in the region of 4 000 000 GBP (including preliminaries, contingency, fit-out, construction costs, consultancy services and professional fees but excluding VAT). We will be applying to the Heritage Lottery Fund for approximately half of the funding with the remainder being sought from other grant funding bodies, charitable trusts, foundations and private donors.
The maximum budget for this initial RIBA Stages 1 - 2 commission is 20 000 GBP (excluding VAT). Please note that Gladstone's Library is a charity and receives no regular funding from any source and so value for money at this self-funded stage is critical. The scheme progressing beyond the RIBA Stages 1-2 design and project management opportunity will be dependent on whether the Library secures further funding to deliver the new facility.
In addition to design and engineering services, the successful contractor will also be expected to provide procurement consultancy and project management services including:
- Assisting the Library in the planning applications and applications in securing funding;
- being responsible for conducting the procurement (in observing EU procurement law principles) to appoint a construction contractor and interior fit-out for the Library;
- Providing highways consultancy support by liaising with the Local Authority with regards the possible relocation of the vehicular access to the site and or reconfiguration of the current on-site parking arrangements;
- Providing Exhibition, Access and Fire Safety Strategy consultancy services in relation to the design and operation of the new facility; and
- Construction management support in acting as the main contact with the construction contractor, overseeing their work and monitoring their progress in relation to an agreed works timetable. In addition, at successful key pre approved stages construction work will need to be ‘signed off’ to allow payment for construction works to date and the draw down of external grant funding.

Electronic access to the procurement documents is available from:

II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71200000, 71221000, 71222000, 45212350, 71240000, 71250000, 71400000, 71251000, 71220000, 71243000, 71321000, 71300000, 71312000, 71310000, 71520000, 71541000, 71246000, 71247000, 71315400, 79418000, 79419000, 79932000, 71311210, 71317210, 72222000

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 450 000 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Quality. Weighting 70
2. Commercial Offer. Weighting 30
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
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

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 103-187567 of 30.5.2015

Section V: Award of contract

Lot title: Architect-led design team for Gladstone's Living Heritage Project
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 15
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Omi Architects
31 Blackfriars Road
M3 7AQ Manchester

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
(WA Ref:33692).
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Gladstone's Library
Church Lane
CH5 3DF Hawarden
Telephone: +44 1244532350
Internet address:
Fax: +44 1244520643

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Library is not a contracting authority for the purposes of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and is voluntarily observing procurement law principles in the conduct of this award procedure. The Library intends to voluntarily observe the 10 day standstill period in accordance with Regulation 86 and 87 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: