Victoria and Albert Museum : V&A East Collection and Research Centre Design

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Notice Summary
Title: V&A East Collection and Research Centre Design
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: Victoria and Albert Museum
Nature of contract: Not applicable
Procedure: Restricted
Short Description: The V&A is seeking to procure a creative, analytical architect(s) to respond to our challenging brief to create a new Collection and Research Centre at Here East in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. Under the umbrella of V&A East, the V&A is creating two ambitious new public sites; one is a dynamic museum at Stratford Waterfront and the other a major centre for collection, research and learning at Here East (within the former Olympic Broadcasting Centre), both part of the Cultural and Educational District (CED) in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. V&A East will be a place for discovery, learning, research, production and display, which will significantly expand the museum’s reach and impact. It will enable open and enhanced access to the V&A’s collection, and together with new research, and public programmes, we will shape the designers, makers, thinkers and curators of the future.
Published: 23/01/2018 12:43

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UK-Kensington: Architectural design services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             Victoria and Albert Museum
             Cromwell Road, Kensington, SW7 2RL, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 2079422229, Email: procurement@vam.ac.uk
             Main Address: https://www.vam.ac.uk/
             NUTS Code: UKI3
      I.2) Joint procurement
      The contract involves joint procurement: No.
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided       
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
      I.3) Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Kensington:-Architectural-design-services./RBUD4752V2
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/RBUD4752V2 to the abovementioned address       
      Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided
      I.4) Type of the contracting authority
            Body governed by public law
      I.5) Main activity
            Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
      II.1.1) Title: V&A East Collection and Research Centre Design       
      Reference Number: VA/CON/02/18
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      71220000 - Architectural design services.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: The V&A is seeking to procure a creative, analytical architect(s) to respond to our challenging brief to create a new Collection and Research Centre at Here East in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. Under the umbrella of V&A East, the V&A is creating two ambitious new public sites; one is a dynamic museum at Stratford Waterfront and the other a major centre for collection, research and learning at Here East (within the former Olympic Broadcasting Centre), both part of the Cultural and Educational District (CED) in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

V&A East will be a place for discovery, learning, research, production and display, which will significantly expand the museum’s reach and impact. It will enable open and enhanced access to the V&A’s collection, and together with new research, and public programmes, we will shape the designers, makers, thinkers and curators of the future.       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: Not Provided       
      Currency: Not Provided
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No       
   
II.2) Description
      
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      Not Provided       
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKI4 Inner London – East
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: The V&A is looking for an architect, or collaboration of architects and designers, who are inspired by our vision to make a significant proportion of our objects accessible in a new facility in Stratford. It’s an unusual project so collaborations are encouraged to ensure that the range of skills required for the Collection and Research Centre are available to the museum.

The winning practice(s) will be appointed to design the collections centre from Stage 1 to 6. However, the V&A reserves the right to phase the project. The below estimated value is based on 8%; please note that the build budget excluding fees is £25m. We estimate that fees for this contract will be between 6% and 8%.
      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: 1,750,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 36       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
             Envisaged minimum number: 4
            / Maximum number: 6       
      Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As stated in the procurement documents
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: No
      II.2.13) Information about European Union funds:
      The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided       


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:          
      As stated in the procurement documents    
      III.1.2) Economic and financial standing       
      List and brief description of selection criteria:
      As stated in the procurement documents. Please note that a minimum turnover of £1.2m is required.    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :       
      Not Provided    
      III.1.3) Technical and professional ability    
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided      
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
      Not Provided   
      III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)   
      The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No       
      The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No    
      
   III.2) Conditions related to the contract
      III.2.1) Information about a particular profession    
      Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:          
      Not Provided    
      III.2.2) Contract performance conditions          
      Not Provided          
      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: No

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description RESTRICTED
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Restricted   
   
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system    
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO        
         The procurement involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system - NO    
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided    
   
   
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
      An electronic auction will be used: No
      Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
   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:
         Notice number in the OJ S: Not provided       
      IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
       Date: 22/02/2018 Time: 12:00
      IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: 16/03/2018       
      IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: English,       
      IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender:
         Duration in month(s): 3
      
      

Section VI: Complementary Information
   VI.1) Information about recurrence
   This is a recurrent procurement: No    
   Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
   VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
   Electronic ordering will be used Yes       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted Yes       
   Electronic payment will be used Yes       
   VI.3) Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             Victoria and Albert Museum
       Cromwell Road, Kensington, SW7 2RL, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 2079422229
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
   Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:    
    Not Provided    
   VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 23/01/2018

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