Competetive Dialogue Guidance for the Procurement of Timber for the Conservation of HMS Victory

  • The National Museum Royal Navy

F02: Contract notice

Notice reference: 2021/S 000-021941

Published 3 September 2021, 4:55pm

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

The National Museum Royal Navy

HM Naval Base (PP66)






+44 2392727562


+44 2392727575


United Kingdom

NUTS code

UK - United Kingdom

Internet address(es)

Main address


Buyer's address


one.2) Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

one.3) Communication

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


Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via


one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

one.5) Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Competetive Dialogue Guidance for the Procurement of Timber for the Conservation of HMS Victory

Reference number

Competetive Dialogue for the Procurement of Timber for the Conservation of HMS Victory

two.1.2) Main CPV code

  • 03419000 - Timber

two.1.3) Type of contract


two.1.4) Short description

provision of Timber for the conservation of HMS Victory

two.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £5,000,000

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

two.2) Description

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

  • 03419000 - Timber

two.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS codes
  • UKJ31 - Portsmouth
Main site or place of performance

National Museum of the Royal Navy, HM Naval Base, Portsmouth, Hants, PO1 3NH

two.2.4) Description of the procurement

Guidance for the competitive dialogue procurement of timber for HMS Victory

two.2.5) Award criteria

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

two.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: £5,000,000

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

Duration in months


This contract is subject to renewal


Description of renewals

extension for stages 3/4 of the conservation

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

Envisaged minimum number: 3

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

as per Supplier Questionnaire to be published 9th September 2021

two.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: Yes

two.2.11) Information about options

Options: Yes

Description of options

Extensions to cover future conservation stages

two.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

two.2.13) Information about European Union Funds

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

Section three. Legal, economic, financial and technical information

three.1) Conditions for participation

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 per tender documentation

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 dialogue

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

four.2) Administrative information

four.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number: 2021/S 000-014653

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


11 October 2021

Local time


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

15 October 2021

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


four.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 10 December 2021

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

(MT Ref:223820)

six.4) Procedures for review

six.4.1) Review body

Public Procurement Review Service

Cabinet Office





+44 3450103503


United Kingdom

Internet address