Appointment of Multi Disciplinary Design Team
The University of Cambridge is looking to appoint a multi disciplinary design team for the provision of a new storage and retrieval facility of low use archive material for the University Library.
United Kingdom-Cambridge: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge
c/o Estate Management, 74, Trumpington Street
For the attention of: Mr Luigi Scalera, Project Manager
CB2 1RW Cambridge
Telephone: +44 1223337770
Fax: +44 1223766486
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/em
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)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Design and execution
NUTS code UKH1
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 8 400 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The building is to be located on a business park estate outside Ely, Cambridegshire.
The procurement of works will be a 2-stage design and construct basis.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
71000000, 71300000, 71311000, 71420000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The key requirements for the project brief are:
1) Controlled internal environmental conditions for archive storage to BS PD 5454:2012.
2) Effective electronic management system for cataloguing and retrieval of stored material.
3) Racking systems to provide maximum density of storage.
4) Structural System Developed around racking to maximise usable volume.
The building required is a single storey structure maximum height 12 m with a total floor area of approximately 4 800 m². The site has outline planning consent for the proposed use and scale of building.
The design team will be novated to the contractor at the completion of RIBA Stage 3.
The contractor will be engaged on a 2 stage design develop and construct contract.
The services will be to deliver the project through all RIBA work stages initiating from a feasibility study undertaken by others.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 8 400 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: Details will be included in the tender documents which will be provided to those selected to be invited to tender for the project.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
1) Records of turnover for the previous three year period and annual published accounts for the previous three years for the principal consultants.
2) The design team is required to have a combined annual turnover in excess of 2 000 000 GBP.
3) Evidence of appropriate insurance including Professional Indemnity Insurance and Public Liability insurance cover for 10 000 000 GBP for the design team as a whole.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
2. The design team is required to have a combined annual turnover in excess of 2 000 000 GBP
3. Evidence of appropriate insurance including, Professional Indemnity insurance cover for 10 000 000 GBP for the design team as a whole.
1. Provide the full name and business address for the Lead Consultant.
2. Provide names of the consultant companies making up the project team consortium.
3. Demonstrate capability to service a project in the Cambridge/Ely area.
4. Demonstrate possession of the necessary resources, capability, capacity and management to undertake the work over the period stated.
5. Demonstrate recent relevant experience on projects of a similar type, scale and complexity.
6. Provide CVs of key staff to be responsible for delivering this project.
7. Demonstrate specialist expertise in archive conservation projectst o BS PD 5454:2012
8. Demonstrate ability to control financial, quality and programme risks.
9. Demonstrate ability to contribute to value management and value engineering processes.
10. Demonstrate experience of undertaking 2 stage design develop and construct projects.
11. Demonstrate experience in sustainability and low energy buildings.
12. Demonstrate experience of projects delivered through BIM technologies.
13.Demonstrate quality management systems BS EN ISO 9001.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The strength and quality of responses to the requirements of III.2.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The University of Cambridge is not a public body within the meaning of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (Directive 2014/24/EU) and is not subject to the European procurement legislation. Where the University advertises contracts in the Official Journal of the European Union, it does so on a voluntary basis and does not undertake any obligation to comply with the procurement legislation. The University reserves its rights in full to adapt or step outside the procedures in the procurement legislation as the University considers necessary.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: