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Title: Design Team PQQ
Reference No: FEB344824
OCID: ocds-r6ebe6-0000558945
Published by: Scottish Historic Buildings Trust (SHBT)
Publication Date: 11/02/2019
Deadline Date: 11/03/2019
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: Yes
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Initial Feasibility Study leading to full Design Team services to restore and transform Custom House in Leith
CPV: 71200000, 71200000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Scottish Historic Buildings Trust (SHBT)

Riddle's Court, 322 Lawnmarket




Contact person: Richard Shorter

Telephone: +44 1312201232



Internet address(es)

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

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

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

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:

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Other: Building Preservation Trust

I.5) Main activity

Other: Building Conservation & Development

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Design Team PQQ

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

Initial Feasibility Study leading to full Design Team services to restore and transform Custom House in Leith

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:


Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Appointment of Design Team to carry out an initial Feasibility Study, leading to full Design Team services for the restoration and transformation of the Category A listed Custom House in Leith.

You are invited to submit proposals as Lead Design Team Consultant, co-ordinating a team of your choice comprising Quantity Surveyor, Structural Engineer, Building Services Engineer, Fire Engineer and Principal Designer. Either the Design Team Leader or consultant conservation architect must be an Accredited Conservation Architect as Advance Level.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Similar project experience / Weighting: 50

Quality criterion: CVs for key team members / Weighting: 50

Quality criterion: Approach to project and team structure / Weighting: 50

Quality criterion: Organogram showing relationship to the client / Weighting: 15

Quality criterion: Draft programme / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Approach to Conservation architecture / Weighting: 30

Quality criterion: Approach to stakeholder consultation / Weighting: 15

Quality criterion: Approach to energy conservation within an historic building / Weighting: 15

Price / Weighting:  30%

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 20 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 6

This contract is subject to renewal: No

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

Envisaged minimum number: 5

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Technical suitability and capability of the candidates to complete the project

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues

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

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 11/03/2019

Local time: 12:00

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

Date: 21/03/2019

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


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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include any community benefit requirements in this contract for the following reason:

Community benefit is already an integral part of the project

(SC Ref:558945)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Scottish Historic Buildings Trust (SHBT)

Riddle's Court, 322 Lawnmarket




Telephone: +44 1312201232

Internet address(es)


VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice


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Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
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Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
151100Construction ConsultancyConsultancy
151110Construction Consultancy - GeneralConsultancy
151111Construction Consultancy- Mechanical EngineeringConsultancy
151300Environmental ConsultancyConsultancy
151400Financial ConsultancyConsultancy
152300Technical and Feasibility ConsultancyConsultancy

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
160Edinburgh & Lothians

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Current Documents

11/02/2019 19.02.06 Custom House PQQ FINAL Custom House PQQ269.46 KB158
11/02/2019 19.02.07 Custom House Outline Brief FINAL Custom House Outline Brief2.35 MB166

Replaced Documents

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