UK-Swindon: Urban planning and landscape architectural services.

UK-Swindon: Urban planning and landscape architectural services.

Preliminary Questions
This notice is for prior information only: Yes
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: No
This notice is a call for competition: No

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
UK Research and Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1235446100, Email:
Contact: James Goldsby-West
Main Address:
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .

I.3) Communication
Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address

I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity:
Other activity: Research

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement - 1
II.1.1) Title: UKRI-2055 Site Development Plan for Daresbury Laboratory
Reference number: UKRI-2055
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
71400000 - Urban planning and landscape architectural services.
II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description:
The Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), part of UK Research and Innovation, require a Site Development plan to be written for its Daresbury Laboratory site, near Warrington, Cheshire.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 85,000 - GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
71400000 - Urban planning and landscape architectural services.
II.2.3) Place of performance:
Region Codes:
UKD6 - Cheshire
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
The Development Plan will include the pipeline of projects for the DL site, set out where future development plots exist, and provide a framework for future development including guidance on massing, appearance and biodiversity.

The Development Plan must assess the capacity of the existing estate to accommodate current activities (so, a review of current activities and resultant space demand); provide an assessment of what space would be required for these activities in new or refurbished space; assess the adaptability of the existing estate to assess which, if any, buildings can be refurbished as part of an approach to upgrade the estate (to condition B); and provide a costed plan and programme of decant and refurbishment to achieve that aim; this will require producing multiple costed scenarios from which a preferred programme will be developed.

STFC expect the document to use and refer to existing information to understand the site and its history.
II.2.14) Additional information
Please see details on how to express an interest in this requirement in Section VI.3

II.3) Estimated Date of publication

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - YES

Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.3) Additional Information:
If you would like to express an interest in this requirement, please send an email with the subject "UKRI-2055 Site Development Plan for Daresbury Laboratory - EOI" to Please include your organisation name, main contact person and email address.

STFC will host a Supplier Event on Tuesday 22nd March, 13:00 to present the aims and requirements of the project and the procurement process. There will be the opportunity to raise questions. The event will take the format of a webinar via Zoom, and is expected to last 1 hour.

If you wish to attend the Supplier Event, please let us know in your expression of interest email. Please notify us no later than Thursday 17th March. Details of how to join the Supplier Event will be sent out by Friday 18th March.

All the information that is shared at the Supplier Event will be made available to all suppliers who have expressed an interest in the requirement.

For further information about STFC, please visit:

For further information about the Daresbury site, please visit:

Please note, the deadline date referenced in this notice is the deadline for expressing an interest in the Supplier Event and it is not the deadline for the submission of tenders. All dates in relation to the tender will be included in the Contract Notice when the tender is launched.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
GO-202234-PRO-19738034 TKR-202234-PRO-19738033

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 04/03/2022