Design and Consultancy Services Framework

A Tender Notice

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Framework (Services)
4 year
03 Dec 2021
To 20 Dec 2025 (est.)
10 Jan 2022 10:00



North East England:

Geochart for 1 buyers and 0 suppliers

1 buyer


The Authority seeks to establish a multi-supplier, multi-Lot Framework for the provision of Design and Consultancy Services by its Members and other Public Sector Contracting Bodies within the North East, Cumbria and North Yorkshire. The Framework is split into 11 Lots: Lot 1: Planning Services Lot 2: Architect Services Lot 3: Engineering (Civil & Structural) Lot 4: Surveying Lot 5: Health & Safety Lot 6: Ground Investigations & Remediation Services Lot 7: Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Design Lot 8: Ecological Assessment & Reporting Lot 9: Employers Agent Lot 10: Clerk of Works Lot 11: Principal Designer

Lot Division

1 Planning Services

This lot is intended for Planning Consultants that are experts in property development and management with specific knowledge of planning permission. The Planning Consultant will provide a full range of planning consultant services including but not limited to advising, planning, and consulting within the fields of planning applications, planning appeals, planning enforcement, planning objections, housing economics, and property development.

2 Architect Services

To provide a full range of Architectural Services including but not limited to the RIBA Plan of Work 2020 Stages 0 – 7.

3 Engineering (Civil & Structural)

To provide a full range of civil and structural engineering services

4 Surveying (All Forms*)

To provide a full range of Surveying services including but not limited to: — quantity surveyor, — building/structural surveyor, — commercial/residential surveyor. *Asbestos Surveys are excluded

5 Health & Safety

To provide full range of Health and Safety Consultancy and advisory services including but not limited to: — provide general health and safety support and advice, — provide health and safety advice and assistance in accordance with Regulation 7 of the management of Health and Safety at Work Regulation 1999, — provide audit of current compliance with regulatory standards including review of policies, procedures and monitoring and reporting of processes, — health and safety policy, — risk assessments, — health and safety manuals, — safe working procedures and arrangements, — Construction (design and management) Regulations 2015.

6 Ground Investigations and Remediation Needs

To provide a full range of specialist site investigation services including but not limited to: — geotechnical consultancy and Investigation services, — contaminated land services, — consultancy activities including but not limited to Risk assessment, desk studies, walkover survey, Phase 1 investigation, site investigation and Phase 2 investigation

7 Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Design

To provide a full range of mechanical and electrical engineering design services.

8 Ecological Assessment and Reporting

To provide for any ecological assessment and reporting requirements including but not limited to ecological assessments and surveys, environmental consultancy services, environmental impact assessment and monitoring.

9 Employer's Agent

To provide comprehensive employer's agent services.

10 Clerk of Works

To provide a comprehensive Clerk of Works Service

11 Principal Designer

To provide a full design and consultancy service including the requirements outlined within Lots 1-10 above and in particular for the appointment of a principal designer by the client to take control of the pre-construction phase of any project involving more than 1 contractor in accordance with Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015.

Renewal Options

Initial Period 24 Months with Option to Extend by further 2 x 12 Month periods

CPV Codes

  • 71000000 - Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
  • 71240000 - Architectural, engineering and planning services
  • 71200000 - Architectural and related services
  • 71310000 - Consultative engineering and construction services
  • 71320000 - Engineering design services
  • 71250000 - Architectural, engineering and surveying services
  • 71315000 - Building services
  • 71324000 - Quantity surveying services
  • 71317000 - Hazard protection and control consultancy services
  • 71313000 - Environmental engineering consultancy services
  • 71350000 - Engineering-related scientific and technical services
  • 90730000 - Pollution tracking and monitoring and rehabilitation
  • 71333000 - Mechanical engineering services
  • 71334000 - Mechanical and electrical engineering services
  • 71335000 - Engineering studies
  • 71336000 - Engineering support services
  • 71330000 - Miscellaneous engineering services
  • 90710000 - Environmental management
  • 90720000 - Environmental protection
  • 71520000 - Construction supervision services
  • 71540000 - Construction management services
  • 79994000 - Contract administration services


  • This is a one-off contract (no recurrence)
  • Renewals are available.

Other Information

** PREVIEW NOTICE, please check Find a Tender for full details. ** Prosper is acting as a central purchasing body in relation to this procurement. The framework will be available for use by the authority, its members and other contracting bodies within North East, Cumbria and North Yorkshire, including but not limited to: Registered Social Landlords Local Authorities Educational establishments NHS bodies Police, fire and rescue Registered charities Access to the framework will be subject to the approval of the authority. Any organisation able to access this framework will be referred to in the documentation as a contracting body.