Construction work for university buildings Queen’s University Belfast

Construction work for university buildings Queen’s University Belfast

Measured Term Contractor Building, Mechanical and Electrical Minor Works and Maintenance Services.

UK-Belfast: construction work for university buildings

2012/S 233-383036

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Queen’s University Belfast
Purchasing Office, University Road
For the attention of: Jeremy Currie
BT7 1NN Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890973026
E-mail: j.currie@qub.ac.uk
Fax: +44 2890971390

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.qub.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: www.qub.ac.uk/po

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.3)Main activity
Education
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)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
QUB/1249/12 – Measured Term Contractor Building, Mechanical and Electrical Minor Works and Maintenance Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Works
Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the contracting authorities
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Queens University Belfast.
NUTS code UKN01
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)
Queens University Belfast wishes to appoint an experienced building contractor to implement a Measured Term Contract for building, mechanical and electrical works and maintenance services throughout the entire University campus.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45214400, 45453100, 50710000, 50700000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The Form of Contract will be the JCT Standard Form of Measured Term Contract 2006, Edition Revision 2 2009, incorporating adaption schedule for Northern Ireland 2009.
Separate MTC contracts are in place for floor covering, painting and maintenance of security equipment. The University also has separate contracts in place for various specialist maintenance activities including, but not limited to, lifts, air conditioning, fire alarms, automated doors, gas boilers and asbestos removal.
The scope of work associated with this contract relates to individual projects up to a value of 50 000 GBP and does not include planned maintenance which will be carried out by University maintenance staff or other external contractors.
Typically, larger MTC work orders consist of laboratory/office refurbishment work or where the schedule of rates will provide value for money. Smaller orders can relate to urgent repairs such as roof leaks or installation of electrical outlets where a prompt response is required. In some cases repairs can be required outside normal working hours for urgent repairs, for example to heating main leaks.
Routine emergencies are usually dealt with through callouts by University maintenance staff or by the relevant maintenance contractor. However, larger scale emergencies have required the support of the MTC contractor outside normal working hours on a small number of occasions.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 5 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: The appointment will initially be for two years with provision for an optional additional three 12 month extensions, subject to agreement and satisfactory performance.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 24 (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:
None.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Please refer to the tender documents for details.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and Several Liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Please refer to the tender documents for details.
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: The criteria for qualitative selection and full details of the information required are included in the Vendor Questionnaire. The completed questionnaire, together with the supporting documentation requested therein, will constitute the applicants request to participate.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The criteria for qualitative selection and full details of the information required are included in the Vendor Questionnaire. The completed questionnaire, together with the supporting documentation requested therein, will constitute the applicants request to participate.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The criteria for qualitative selection and full details of the information required are included in the Vendor Questionnaire. The completed questionnaire, together with the supporting documentation requested therein, will constitute the applicants request to participate.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The criteria for qualitative selection and full details of the information required are included in the Vendor Questionnaire. The completed questionnaire, together with the supporting documentation requested therein, will constitute the applicants request to participate.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
The criteria for qualitative selection and full details of the information required are included in the Vendor Questionnaire. The completed questionnaire, together with the supporting documentation requested therein, will constitute the applicants request to participate.
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
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Organisational Resources, Professional Technical Ability and Quality Assurance 20 %.
Insurances and Judgements 5 %.
Relevant Experience and Contract Performance 45 %.
Health and Safety 20 %.
Environmental Management 10 %.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
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)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
QUB/1249/12
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 2.1.2013
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
8.1.2013 – 16:00
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
English.
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
VI.3)Additional information

The Pre Qualification Questionnaire and associated documents are located at the following website: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast. To participate in this and any future QUB tenders, you will be required to register your company details on this website. When registering please make sure the `publish e-mail address` field is completed accurately. This is the e-mail address which will receive automated emails from the system including details on tender progress.

When you have done this you will then be able to access the current tenders area of the website. Go to the relevant tender from the list and express an interest by clicking on the red button, `express interest`. You will then be informed by automated email once your expression of interest has been accepted by the University and that you may then access the tender documents by logging into website again and going to the `my tenders` area of the website. Again click on the relevant tender and access the documents by clicking on the red button `view documents`.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Lodging of appeals: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to Tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
The Public Contract Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:29.11.2012

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