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Notice Summary

UK-Edinburgh: Refurbishment of 2no Scenic Lifts
Document Ref:
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
National Museums Scotland
Date Published:
23 May 2019
Deadline Date:
17 June 2019
Document Source:
Alert Profile:

Notice Abstract

Replacement of 2no hydraulic rams for scenic lifts along with associated equipment and controls

Notice Details

Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold)

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

National Museums Scotland

Chambers Street




Contact person: Mark Drysdale

Telephone: +44 1312474156



Internet address(es)

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local agency/office

I.5) Main activity

Other: Museum

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Refurbishment of 2no Scenic Lifts

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

Replacement of 2no hydraulic rams for scenic lifts along with associated equipment and controls

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 370 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:


Main site or place of performance:

National Museum of Scotland, 44 Chambers Street, Edinburgh. EH1 1JF

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Refurbishment of 2no Scenic Lifts within the Scottish Galleries including the upgrade of the control systems

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: 370 000.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/11/2019

End: 13/12/2019

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

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:

NMS would expect the engineers working on the lift to have a minimum of 10 years experience with the installation of lifts. A member of a governing body covering lift engineers and full awareness of H& S pertaining to the installation of lifts.

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 17/06/2019

Local time: 12:00

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

Tender must be valid until: 02/12/2019

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17/06/2019

Local time: 12:00



Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

3 a minimum of three members of NMS staff will be the authorised persons opening the tenders.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:584837)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

National Museums Scotland

Chambers Street




Telephone: +44 3001236789

Internet address(es)


VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice


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