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Parliament UK

FWK1097-Multidisciplinary Design Services Framework - AWARD

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Publication Date
13 April 2018

12:00am, 23 March 2017

Tender ID

BDP, Capita Property and Infrastructure Ltd, Pick Everard, Purcell

The Corporate Officer of the House of Lords and the Corporate Officer of the House of Commons acting jointly (the Contracting Authority) seeks expressions of interest from suitability qualified and experienced economic operators to enter into a four year framework agreement (Authority's reference: FWK1097) to provide multi-disciplinary architectural and engineering design services for the Authority's Strategic Estates' various business as usual projects over a 4 year term. The on-going planned and reactive works to the buildings within the estate include building refurbishment, new build and maintenance projects. The projects and services will utilise the RIBA Plan of Work 2013 and will be carried out to BIM Level 2. The Framework Consultants may be appointed to fulfil projects that fall under other strategic programmes that Strategic Estates is supporting. The majority of buildings on the Authority's estate are Grade I and Grade II listed buildings, requiring historic building conservation expertise in all aspects of design. Economic operators to be appointed will be practices able to provide an in-house architectural lead with a proven track record of working on projects involving prestigious buildings of significant historical interest, with demonstrable experience of having integrated innovative engineering solutions, within conservation/listed building constraints. For the purposes of the CDM Regulations, in most instances the appointed consultants will be the Principal Designer. It is envisaged that the majority of individual projects will be progressed by the Authority to planning/design-brief stage whereupon the Authority will then commence the procurement of contractors to carry out the works. Framework providers will also be required to provide services during the construction phase, for occasional redesign upon discovery of site conditions, but predominantly oversight and commissioning to ensure that their designs have been delivered under the NEC3 Supervisory Role. The Contracting Authority is seeking to appoint up to 4 economic operators who will provide multi-disciplinary design team services and associated professional consultancy services either in-house or sub-contracted through established and effective supply chains. It is envisaged services will include: Architectural Services (including Conservation Architect Services); Mechanical and Public Health Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Control Systems and Electronics Engineering; Structural and Civil Engineering; Fire Engineering; NEC3 Supervisor; and Other Specialisms. In addition, supplementary specialist services will also be required to achieve a fully integrated design service. These specialist services may include but not limited to: Acoustic Engineering, Building Control/Approved Inspector, Asbestos Consultancy services, Workspace Planning Services, Catering Design and Specification Services, Sustainability ...