Provision of Mechanical, Electrical and Environmental Consultancy Services

A Tender Notice

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Contract (Services)
35.5 month
17 May 2021
To 05 Jun 2024 (est.)
21 Jun 2021 11:00



Geochart for 1 buyers and 0 suppliers


The National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) is seeking to appoint a sole Service Provider for the Provision of Mechanical, Electrical and Environmental Consultancy Services for projects approved during the term of the contract. There is no commitment to a volume of work. Under this agreement, no minimum workload is guaranteed. Services will be agreed to on an "as required" basis. The Tenderer will have no claim against NGS if they are not instructed to carry out any of the services or if NGS appoints another consultant to undertake the services. The Agreement will be non-exclusive i.e. NGS reserves the right, in certain circumstances, to procure out with the Contract Agreement, as and when required. NGS reserves the right to obtain services from Mechanical and Electrical Engineers out with the contract where a project value or type is deemed to be significantly different to the parameters set out in the Agreement. Full details of the Contract Requirements are detailed in Section 2 of the Invitation to Tender (ITT). In the event of unsatisfactory performance by the successful Service Provider and the termination of the contract by either party, NGS reserves the right to negotiate the continuance of the services with the second and third placed Service Providers.

Total Quantity or Scope

The procurement will be conducted through the use of the Open (single stage) Procedure. The SPD (Scotland) must be completed and returned with a tender response. Economic Operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. The objective criteria included in the SPD is detailed under section III of this Contract Notice. Additional information: Consultancy staff assigned to elements of the contract must be licensed and trained to access IES (Integrated Environmental Solutions) portal. The contract requires Consultants to provide Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs). EPCs can only be produced by an assessor who is a member of an 'approved organisation', as recognised by Scottish Government.

Renewal Options

The contract duration will be for an initial 36-month period, with the option of two additional 12-month extensions, not exceeding 24 months; resulting in a possible maximum contract duration of 60 months. This is at the discretion of the National Galleries of Scotland.

Award Criteria

Quality 60
price 40

CPV Codes

  • 71313000 - Environmental engineering consultancy services
  • 45262640 - Environmental improvement works
  • 71321000 - Engineering design services for mechanical and electrical installations for buildings
  • 71334000 - Mechanical and electrical engineering services
  • 71315210 - Building services consultancy services
  • 90713000 - Environmental issues consultancy services


  • This is a one-off contract (no recurrence)
  • Options are available.
  • Renewals are available.
  • Financial restrictions apply.
  • Professional qualifications are sought.
  • Staff qualifications are relevant.
  • Technical restrictions apply.

Other Information

** PREVIEW NOTICE, please check Find a Tender for full details. ** National Galleries Scotland reserves the right to cancel the procurement at any time and not award a Contract. The expenditure, work or effort undertaken by Bidders prior to the Award of Contract is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of Bidders. Late SPDs and tenders may not be considered by National Galleries Scotland. Tenderers must include within their tender return compliance with all legislation applicable at the date for return of tenders relating to COVID-19 restrictions, such as, but not limited to, "The Health Protection (Coronavirus) (Restrictions) (Scotland) Amendment (No.2) Regulations 2020" and details of any Notices issued by the HSE. 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:654077) Download the ESPD document here: