Tender for the Appointment of the Architectural Design Team for the International Slavery Museum and Maritime Museum Transformation Project

Publication reference: 2022/S 000-000546
Publication date: 7 January 2022

F02: Contract notice

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

National Museums Liverpool, (legal name: National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside)

National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Liverpool, Merseyside, United Kingdom

L3 8EN

Contact

Tina Yu

Email

Procurement.Services@liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

Telephone

+44 1512070001

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code

UKD72 - Liverpool

Internet address(es)
Main address

https://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

Buyer's address

https://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

one.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nationalmuseumsliverpool

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nationalmuseumsliverpool

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the above-mentioned 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

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nationalmuseumsliverpool

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Other type

National Museums Liverpool has a status as a Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB) and is sponsored by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS).

one.5) Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion


Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Tender for the Appointment of the Architectural Design Team for the International Slavery Museum and Maritime Museum Transformation Project

Reference number

Ref: 2022/Jan-01-ISM/MM

two.1.2) Main CPV code
  • 71200000 - Architectural and related services
two.1.3) Type of contract

Services

two.1.4) Short description

National Museums Liverpool (whose legal name is National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside (NMGM), is inviting tenders to participate in a procurement to appoint an Architectural Design Team to transform the International Slavery Museum and the Maritime Museum.To access the procurement documents, please register at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/nationalmuseumsliverpool. Once registered and logged in, tenderers will be able to participate, download, complete and upload their responses to the procurement documents by the closing date and time for return of submissions. Registration to In-Tend is free of charge for tenderers. Further details will be provided in the procurement documents once advertised. Should your organisation experience any technical difficulties with registering or using the In-Tend portal please contact In-Tend on 0845 557 8079 / 0114 407 0065 (Mondays to Fridays 8.30am to 5pm); or email support@in-tend.co.uk.

two.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £1,750,000

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 71200000 - Architectural and related services
  • 71221000 - Architectural services for buildings
  • 71315100 - Building-fabric consultancy services
  • 71312000 - Structural engineering consultancy services
  • 71220000 - Architectural design services
  • 71311300 - Infrastructure works consultancy services
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UKD72 - Liverpool
Main site or place of performance

National Museums Liverpool, Royal Albert Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool, L3 4AX

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

National Museums Liverpool, whose legal name is National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside (NMGM), is inviting tenders for a procurement to appoint an Architectural Design Team which will consist of Lead Consultant and Principal Designer (the Architect) and sub-consultant team. The team is to work with National Museum Liverpool (NML) and our community partners in developing the transformation project for both the International Slavery Museum and the Maritime Museum (ISM and MM). This would entail the refurbishment of both the Martin Luther King Jr Building and the Hartley Pavilion and the creation of a link bridge between both buildings at first floor level.The Architect will act as ‘Lead consultant’ and Principal Designer for the Architectural Design team, and shall provide, or procure a team of Sub-Consultants for the services outlined below and in the Annex 1-6. The Lead Consultant shall ensure the services as outlined in Annex 1-6, perform and deliver services in line with the RIBA Plan of Work 2020 and shall carry out the services required of the design team and provide the required and necessary skills and care and have relevant experience of a working on projects of similar size, scope, nature, and complexity to the ISM/MM Transformation project. • Architect (Lead Consultant)/Conservation Architect• Building and Structural Engineer • MEP Building Services Engineer• Fire Consultant• CDM Principal DesignerCurrently the scope of this project is funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund. Further funding applications are being sought and details are provided in the procurement documents.

two.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

two.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months

60

This contract is subject to renewal

Yes

Description of renewals

The Contract is envisaged to be for approximately 60 months and anticipated be let until the end of July 2023, with potential to be extended to Autumn/Winter 2026. Please note actual contract term and contract value is subject to funding being secured and therefore no guarantee can be given with regards the value of business.

two.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 4

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As detailed within the procurement documents.

two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options

The Contract is envisaged to be for approximately 60 months and anticipated be let until the end of July 2023, with potential to be extended to Autumn/Winter 2026. Please note actual contract term and contract value is subject to funding being secured and therefore no guarantee can be given with regards the value of business.

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

two.2.14) Additional information

Currently the scope of this project is funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund. Further funding applications are being sought and details are provided in the procurement documents. Accordingly, various elements of this project may be funded by external funders upon additional funding being secured.


Section three. Legal, economic, financial and technical information

three.1) Conditions for participation

three.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 detailed within the procurement documents.

three.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

three.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

three.2) Conditions related to the contract

three.2.2) Contract performance conditions

As detailed within the procurement documents.

three.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


Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.1) Type of procedure

Competitive procedure with negotiation

four.1.4) Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated

four.1.5) Information about negotiation

The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations

four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

four.2) Administrative information

four.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date

7 February 2022

Local time

10:00am

four.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

21 February 2022

four.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

English


Section six. Complementary information

six.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

six.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

six.3) Additional information

As detailed within the procurement documents.

six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body

National Museums Liverpool, (legal name: National Museums and Galleries on Merseyside)

Liverpool, Merseyside

Email

procurementservices@liverpoolmuseums.org.uk

Country

United Kingdom