Construction Work for University College London

Construction Work for University College London

The brief calls for a highly sustainable new building that is distinctive, with exceptional design quality, reflecting UCL’s global significance whilst not appearing elitist.

United Kingdom-London: Building construction work

2015/S 072-126933

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University College London
Gower Street
Contact point(s): Procurement Services
WC1E 6BT London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tenders.procurement@ucl.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/ucl/aspx/Home

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.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:

New Student Centre for University College London.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Design and execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: London.

NUTS code UKI

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 New Student Centre project demonstrates UCL’s commitment to students and will provide outstanding facilities that enhance the student experience. The brief calls for a highly sustainable new building that is distinctive, with exceptional design quality, reflecting UCL’s global significance whilst not appearing elitist. It should be a building that is accessible, inclusive, and welcoming.
The New Student Centre will provide 2 primary functions: student learning space and a Student Enquiries Centre. A range of student learning spaces are required, and the building will provide ‘social’ spaces including a cafe as well as space for exhibitions. The learning spaces will vary in character and size, creating different types of individual study and group collaboration settings. None of the spaces will be used for formal teaching. Dedicated to the needs of the students, the building will deliver spaces and furniture solutions that are flexible, adaptable, and IT resourced, with effective power provision.
Flanked by listed buildings, the new building will occupy a central campus site within the Bloomsbury Conservation area. The site is a prime entrance to UCL’s Bloomsbury campus and is used extensively by both pedestrians and vehicles. The project includes demolition of part of the adjacent Bloomsbury Theatre to enhance the circulation routes around and through the new building. The building will comprise 4 floor levels above the ground floors, and 2 levels of basement.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45210000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:

25 000 000 GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 25 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 25 (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:

As set out in the invitation to tender.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As set out in the invitation to tender.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As set out in the invitation to tender.

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: Any requirements are set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) / Invitation To Tender (ITT) consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EC and the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any requirements are set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) / Invitation To Tender (ITT) consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EC and the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Any requirements are set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) / Invitation To Tender (ITT) consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EC and the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
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 number of operators: 5
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:

UCL-PROC-111

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: 6.5.2015
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

6.5.2015
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 of 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

UCL deem this tender as confidential, therefore the specification and accompanying tender documents will be available only to bidders who advance to the ITT stage of the process.
The process seeks to select organisations offering the appropriate capability, capacity and competency. UCL reserves the right not to conclude any contracts, to change without notice the procedure for awarding contracts, to reject all or any bids for the contracts, to terminate discussions with all or any interested parties and/or to stop the process without any liability on its part.
All communications shall be in English (or a full translation provided at no cost to UCL). Tenders, when invited, and all supporting documentation must be priced in Sterling and all payments under the Contract will be in Sterling. Any contract or agreement resulting from acceptance of the Invitation To Tender (ITT) will be considered as a Contract made in England according to English Law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
UCL does not bind itself to accept any tender and reserves the right to accept any part of the tender. No contract capable of acceptance will be created between UCL and any party until a contract is executed between UCL and the selected providers.
Expressions of interest must be in the form of a completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) to be received as per the instructions in the OJEU notice. Expressions of interest not submitted in the required format or containing all the requested information may be rejected.
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The tender process is being conducted electronically via In-tend.

Suppliers are required to register on this website: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/ucl in order to receive documentation. After registering, you should express an interest in the relevant tender and the tender documentation can then be downloaded.

All tender responses and any supporting documentation must be submitted through this system. There must be no postal correspondence from bidders unless agreed by UCL. Tenders shall not be sent and will not be accepted by fax or e-mail. It is bidder’s responsibility to ensure that their documents are uploaded on time and to check on the document size capability.
Bidders should be aware that typically there is a high demand on the system close to return deadline times.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Court of Justice
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000
Internet address: www.hmcouts-service.gov.uk

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
70 Fleet Street
EC4Y 1EU London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: info@cedr.com
Telephone: +44 2075366000
Internet address: www.cedr.com

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with Regulation 32 and 32A of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and The Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009, the Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period starting from the day when contract award was notified to the bidders. Unsuccessful bidders will be provided with a de-brief in the Award Decision Notice at the start of the standstill period including details of their bid in relation to the winning bid comprising the reasons for the decision, the characteristics and relative advantages of the successful tender, the score of the economic operator and the name of the economic operator to be awarded the contract. Tenderers have a right to appeal provided for within the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). Any such proceedings must be brought in the High Court of England and Wales.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
SW1A 2AS London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2072761234

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

9.4.2015

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