Construction Work Southampton

Construction Work Southampton

The scheme is for a compact building footprint with wings of 4 and 7 storey.

United Kingdom-Southampton: Construction work

2016/S 092-164634

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Southampton
University Road
For the attention of: Peter Fisher
SO17 1BJ Southampton

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

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


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:

Gower South New Teaching and Learning Building.

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

Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the contracting authorities

NUTS code UKJ32

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 Teaching and Learning Building is situated in the North West of the University of Southampton Highfield campus.
The building is arranged over a lower ground floor, an upper ground floor and 6 storeys above, with M&E plant located at roof level. The scheme is for a compact building footprint with wings of 4 and 7 storey. The building contains a large 250 seat lecture theatre, 9 seminar rooms, a Harvard style lecture theatre, 2 open plan teaching spaces, a computer room, MBA space, multiple areas of independent learning space and a café. The building stands between other existing buildings and at the hub of many traffic routes, such as vehicular traffic on Salisbury Road, access to the east to the bus interchange, and cyclists and pedestrians from all approaches. The building is permeable to pedestrian access from all elevations for both those using the building facilities, and persons passing through.
Due to the proximity of neighbouring buildings the building is to be delivered and operated with the minimum of disruption to business as usual for the activities of both the University, and other users such as Nuffield Theatre and Turner Simms concert hall.
The Main contract includes for fitting out of all Fixed Furniture and Equipment, loose furniture, Audio Visual equipment and IT.
This contract is Not suitable for splitting into Lots.
The risk of dividing onto Lots would render the execution of the contract excessively technically difficult and not cost effective, and undermine proper execution.
High level award criteria for the Contract is 70/30 quality/price. Full details included within ITT documentation.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 45214000, 45214400

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes


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:

Value shown is for Stage 3 Design. Value Engineering may vary value.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 25 000 000 and 30 000 000 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

Starting 1.2.2017. Completion 17.9.2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to request a suitable guarantee or performance bond. See further details in the Invitation to Tender document — Article 10.
The Contractor shall within 14 days of the date of this Contract deliver to the Employer the Contractor a Parent Company Guarantee duly executed by its ultimate parent company in the form set out in Schedule 10 in favour of the Employer. If the Contractor does not have a parent company, or does not have a parent company reasonably acceptable to the Employer, the Contractor will procure that a guarantor enters into the form of performance bond in set out in Schedule 9 in favour of the Employer for an amount equal to 10 % of the Contract Sum (rounded down to the nearest whole number).

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

As defined in the Invitation to tender documents.

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

No special legal form will be required. In the case of organisations applying as a consortia or joint venture, full details for each member is required. It will be necessary for each member to sign an undertaking that they shall be jointly and severably liable or to require a single provider to take primary liability for the performance of the contract.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: Contractor will be required to operate under Considerate Constructors Scheme.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the Invitation to tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 20 000 000 GBP;
Public Liability Insurance = 20 000 000 GBP;
Professional Indemnity Insurance = 30 000 000 GBP.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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: A minimum of 5 operators will be taken through to the ITT stage unless fewer than 5 submissions are received. Refer to pre-qualification documents for full detail on minimum requirements and selection criteria.
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:


IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract


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: 13.6.2016
Payable documents: no

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

13.6.2016 – 12:00
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 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

This tender will be conducted electronically and tender documents can be downloaded from the web portal (Intend) provided earlier in this notice:

If you are not already registered as a supplier with the In-Tend Portal, you will need to register before accessing the tender documents. if you are not an existing supplier to the University, please complete and upload the Health and Safety New Supplier documentation which is attached to the stage along with the tender document.
Once you have logged in as a supplier, click on current tenders and locate the tender documents by clicking on 16/PROF/27. Further instructions for the submission of tender are below. (Please note, to preserve the integrity of the tendering procedure, all queries must made be via In-Tend).
Last date for clarification request 1.8.2016.
To submit your return, please follow the instructions below:
1. Log In;
2. My Tenders;
3. View Tender Details;
4. View Documents;
5. Browse and Upload each part of your return (or Zip File);
6. Once All your response documents are uploaded and displayed in the — My Documents for Return — use — Submit My Return — You are only permitted to submit once.

This tender will be conducted electronically and tender documents can be downloaded from the web portal (Intend) provided earlier in this notice:

If you are not already registered as a supplier with the In-Tend Portal, you will need to register before accessing the tender documents.
Expressions of Interest must be by way of completion and return of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire document via the University’s e-tendering system In-Tend by the date and time specified in IV.3.4)
Due to the nature of this project, it has been deemed not appropriate to divide the requirement into lots.
Please note that the deadline for submitting clarifications is 12:00 on the date specified in the PQQ documents.
In accordance with Regulation 50, paragraph (2) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and subject to Article 5 and Annex 5, Part D (13) of Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, the University intends to publish the contract value at contract award stage, and reserves the right to do so. By submitting a tender response, tenderers are consenting to publication of this information unless otherwise agreed in advance with the University.
Under no circumstances whatsoever will the University of Southampton be liable for or pay any expenses or costs which may be incurred (whether directly or indirectly) by the tenderer in the preparation or submission of their tender proposal.
The University of Southampton is not bound to accept the lowest offer or any tender in full or in part.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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