Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
North Bristol NHS Trust
Southmead Hospital, Westbury on Trym
Contact point(s): Philip Morgan
BS10 5NB Bristol
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
Body governed by public law
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Learning and Research Building Extension, Southmead.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Design and execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Southmead Hospital.
Westury on Trym.
NUTS code UKK11
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The design and construction of an extension to the existing Learning and Research Centre at the Southmead Hospital site.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
45214600, 45214400, 45215100
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The design and construction of an extension of approximately 2 000m squared to the existing Learning & Research building.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 7 000 000,00 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 14 (from the award of the contract)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Parent company and other guarantees may be required in certain circumstances.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and severable liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Operatives are to be suitably qualified to meet the regulations relating to the installation on which they work.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire consistent with the provision of Directive 2004/18 EC. The questionnaire is available from the address set out in section 1 and must be returned by the date stipulated in IV 3.4.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As the requirements stated in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Applicants will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire consistent with the provision of Directive 2004/18 EC. The questionnaire is available from the address set out in section 1 and must be returned by the date stipulated in IV 3.4.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As the requirements stated in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type of 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
Envisaged number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
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
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
28.5.2012 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
This procurement exercise is being conducted by electronic means using the Trust’s secure email system. The Trust email address for all communications relating to this opportunity, including requests for the prequalification questionnaire (PQQ) is: ProjectOffice@nbt.nhs.uk. Expressions of interest must be by way of completion and return of the prequalification questionnaire (PQQ) by the date and time specified in Section IV 3.4 and in accordance with the requirements set out in the PQQ.
All email communications including requests for the PQQ should include full details (name, capacity, organization) of the individual generating the communication. All emails will be acknowledged.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
Royal Courts of Justice
WC2A 2LL London
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting authority shall comply with the requirements of Regualtions 29A and 32A of the Public Contracts Regualtions 2006 as amended which incorporate Directive 2004/18 EC into English law as amended to incorporate the requirements of the Remedies Directive (2007/66/EC) when notifying economic operators of the outcome of this procurement.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: