Nkdc Arts Services.

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
North Kesteven District Council
District Council Offices, Kesteven Street
NG34 7EF
United Kingdom
Contact person: David Rushton
E-mail: northkesteven@slc.uk.com
NUTS code: UKF30

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.n-kesteven.gov.uk/

I.2)Joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Home/About
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
The Sports, Leisure and Culture Consultancy Service
2nd Floor, 3 Boltro Road
Haywards Heath
RH16 1BY
United Kingdom
Contact person: David Rushton
E-mail: northkesteven@slc.uk.com
NUTS code: UKJ2

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.n-kesteven.gov.uk/

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Home
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

NKDC Arts Services.

Reference number: DN285886
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Management Services to a Craft and Design Gallery and Arts Development Service in the district of North Kesteven District Council.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 5 886 900.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF3
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Management Services to a Craft and Design Gallery and Arts Development Service in the district of North Kesteven District Council. The Arts Partnership mission is to provide a dynamic local regional, national and international programme of high quality arts and cultural experiences across the spectrum of craft, design, visual and performing arts that deliver unique opportunities for artistic development, performance and participation.

The Service will include the management of a four storey converted warehouse with four gallery spaces, retail outlet and cafe in Sleaford — the National Centre for Craft and Design (NCCD). It is the largest venue in England entirely dedicated to the exhibition, celebration, support and promotion of national and international contemporary craft and design. The Service also consists of arts NK, one England's largest rural arts development agencies delivering visual and performing arts programmes across the North Kesteven and wider Lincolnshire.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 5 886 900.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Maximum number: 3
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
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

Criteria as outlined within the Procurement Documents.

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive procedure with negotiation
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.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
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 131-267913
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 27/10/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 01/11/2017
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)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The contract terms will be for an initial period of five (5) years intended to commence 1.4.2018 with the option to extend for five (5) further years up to a maximum contract period of 10 (10) years.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Royal Courts of Justice
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: