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Parliament UK

FWK1098-Building Surveying Framework

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Publication Date
15 May 2018

12:00am, 11 June 2018

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Established in June 2016, Strategic Estates [SE] deliver capital investment in the Parliamentary Estate. Comprising 27 buildings and with a total gross internal area of over 250,000m2, 70% of the Estate is listed and two buildings are Grade 1 listed (buildings of exceptional interest): The Palace of Westminster; Norman Shaw North. As part of an initiative to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of Strategic Estate service provision to Parliament, the Contracting Authority intends to establish a framework agreement with three suppliers through which to secure building surveying services. The Corporate Officer of the House of Lords and the Corporate Officer of the House of Commons acting jointly of the Houses of Parliament, London, SW1A 0AA are intending to establish a framework agreement for building surveying services ['the Services'] with three suppliers to support Strategic Estates in its mission to create an environment within which Parliament can flourish. It is envisaged that building surveying service provision will be an 'estate wide' offering supporting work in our Project Delivery; Maintenance and Design Authority Functions. It is envisaged that the Services will primarily be used to support Strategic Estate 'Business as Usual' projects with construction values typically ranging from 25k GBP to 3M GBP. Services will include but not be limited to demands on the following building surveying competencies: design and specification; conservation and heritage; building and measured surveys; commercial management of construction; asset management (including workspace planning) and maintenance management. The Services also encompass provision of underpinned estimates for minor works projects and / or remedial works; Building Information Modelling [BIM] management; undertaking of the role Principal Designer role under CDM 2015; provision of advice on Building Regulations and other statutory requirements as may apply to the Parliamentary Estate (and as may be required by the Authority); undertaking the role of NEC3 Project Manager / Supervisor for minor works contracts and securing and expediting specialist building services under what is envisaged to be a 'single point of responsibility' delivery model.