Public Sector Network Tender Alert


23182-2013: UK-Kirkwall: Engineering design services for mechanical and electrical installations for buildings

Orkney Islands Council wishes to appoint a suitably competent and experienced consultant to a framework providing Mechanical and Electrical consultancy services. The consultant will undertake a range of duties appropriate to progressing a range of projects from conception to completion. The duties will predominately consist of RIBA Outline Plan of Works Stages B to F inclusive. RIBA Works Stage G will be advised by the Council and RIBA Work Stage H & M will be agreed on a project by project basis on day work rates.
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Ref: OIC/PROC/0215.,


Orkney Islands Council
Council Offices, School Place
Contact point(s): Corporate Services, Procurement
For the attention of: Gary Butler
KW15 1NY Kirkwall
Telephone: +44 1856873535
Internet address(es):
General address of the contracting authority:
Address of the buyer profile:
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Contract value: The services will predominantly be for maintenance works within a range of GBP 5 000 and GBP 100 000 in terms of construction costs. In addition there may be ocassional opportunities to participate in new build projects. The scope of the framework agreement will be limited to construction works up to GBP 500 000 in terms of construction costs. Projects in excess of GBP 500 000 will be procured individually and are excluded from the scope of this framework agreement.Estimated value excluding VAT: 200 000 GBP

Published: 23 Jan 2013, Receipt by: 18 Feb 2013