Please note the PQQ Submission Return Date of 1500 hours on Wednesday 24 August 2011.
The contracting authority, hereinafter referred to as the Client is seeking to engage a maximum of 5 economic operators within a Framework Contract to provide Integrated design teams which will provide the required design services in connection with Schemes up to a maximum of £3,000.000 in construction value and / or £300,000 in fee value.
The successful Economic Operators will then be required to tender for consultancy services in projects via mini-competitions as per the Framework Conditions or time based work packages called-off subject to Framework Conditions.
The Framework Contract is to be for a two year duration, extendable to a
Maximum of four years duration subject to the satisfactory performance of the successful Teams.
In circumstances where work below a value of £5,000.00 is required, the contracting authority may choose to engage a Economic Operator on time based fees . In such cases fees to be agreed in the Framework Contract. The selection will either be on the basis of the Economic Operator with the lowest relevant rate or if a specialist skill is required and only one operator can provide this.
The Contracting Authority anticipates the total value of fees within this Framework Contract to be circa £ 1.5 Million.