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UK-Leicester: Construction consultancy services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
The University of Leicester
Procurement Unit, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1162297527, Email:
Main Address:, Address of the buyer profile:
NUTS Code: UKF21

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.4)Type of the contracting authority:
Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity:

Section II: Object Of The Contract

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: LUV00923 - Principal Designer Services
Reference number: LUV00923

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
71530000 - Construction consultancy services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

II.1.4) Short description: The University of Leicester is seeking to implement a framework agreement for provision for Principal Designer Services.
The University of Leicester is seeking proposals from suitably qualified and experienced Principal Designer consultancy practices to provide the service across a range of projects, more detail of which is described in the tender document.
The agreement will start on 1 June 2020 running for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend by a further 24 months.

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 800,000


II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
71520000 - Construction supervision services.
71540000 - Construction management services.

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKF21 - Leicester

Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of the procurement: The Agreement is not split into lots, the providers must be able to provide services to the University.
The University has developed a schedule of services which are based upon (but note the same as) the industry standard from the Association of Project Safety Form of Appointment. The terms and conditions relating to the appointment will the the Joint Contracts Tribunal Consultancy Agreement 2016 with some minor amendments, or the University's standard terms and conditions of purchase details of which are included within the tender documents.

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Not Provided

II.2.11) Information about options
Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): For information, some projects procured via this procurement might be fully, or partially funded by European Regional Development Fund.

II.2.14) Additional information: Not Provided

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: No

IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJEU: 2020/S 66-158326

IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

Contract No: Not Provided
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: Not Provided

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 15/06/2020

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 37
Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: Yes

Contractor (No.1)
Currie & Brown, 01300409
5 Wellington Court, Cambridge, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UKH12
The contractor is an SME: No

Contractor (No.2)
Keelagher Okey Associates Ltd, 04390026
26 Museum Street, Warrington, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UKD61
The contractor is an SME: Yes

Contractor (No.3)
Summers Inman Construction and Property Consultants LLP, OC303181
6 Thorpe Way, Leicester, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UKF21
The contractor is an SME: No

Contractor (No.4)
WT Partnership Ltd, 01130989
39 Stoney Steet, Nottingham, United Kingdom
NUTS Code: UKF14
The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 800,000
Total value of the contract/lot: 800,000
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary information

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
University of Leicester
University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1162297527

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
University of Leicester
University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1162297527

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Not Provided

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 26/06/2020

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