Construction Works for Cranfield University

Construction Works for Cranfield University

Cranfield University invites tenders for the creation of its new Aerospace Integration Research Centre (AIRC) facility. The building will reflect the thematic area of ‘Aerospace Research’ and the cutting edge technology and research carried out within the building.

United Kingdom-Cranfield: Construction work

2014/S 245-430997

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Cranfield University
British
College Road, Bedfordshire
Contact point(s): Procurement Services
For the attention of: Simon Chohan
Mk43 0AL Cranfield
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1234754973
E-mail: s.chohan@cranfield.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1234754063

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/cranfielduni/

Electronic access to information: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/cranfielduni/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/cranfielduni/

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:

Aerospace Integration Research Centre — Construction Works.

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

Works
Design and execution

NUTS code UKH2

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)

Cranfield University invites tenders for the creation of its new Aerospace Integration Research Centre (AIRC) facility.
The building will reflect the thematic area of ‘Aerospace Research’ and the cutting edge technology and research carried out within the building. The building will house a series of research groups comprising of members of the University and Strategic Partners working on a variety of different projects.
It is anticipated that 100-200 people will be based in the building; with a further (60-80) requiring facilities on a visiting basis, so flexibility and the ability to reconfigure both research and office space is essential.
The University’s commitment to sustainability in general and to a better performance on environmental issues is a fundamental part of our strategic vision. This applies to one of our key aims which is to reduce our carbon footprint by 50 % by 2020. This means that all major new build projects must be to the highest possible energy standards to achieve BREEAM Excellent and have a minimal carbon impact. We are looking for the latest technology and innovative solutions to minimising heat gains, lighting and natural ventilation.
The 2 Stage process;
Stage 1 PQQ (Pre-Qualification Questionnaire);
Stage 2 ITT (Invitation to Tender).

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 45210000, 45214000, 45214400, 45214600

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Construction of Cranfield University’s new Aerospace Integration Research Centre (AIRC) facility.
The building will reflect the thematic area of ‘Aerospace Research’ and the cutting edge technology and research carried out within the building. The building will house a series of research groups comprising of members of the University and Strategic Partners working on a variety of different projects.
It is anticipated that 100-200 people will be based in the building; with a further (60-80) requiring facilities on a visiting basis, so flexibility and the ability to reconfigure both research and office space is essential.
The University’s commitment to sustainability in general and to a better performance on environmental issues is a fundamental part of our strategic vision. This applies to one of our key aims which is to reduce our carbon footprint by 50 % by 2020. This means that all major new build projects must be to the highest possible energy standards to achieve BREEAM Excellent and have a minimal carbon impact. We are looking for the latest technology and innovative solutions to minimising heat gains, lighting and natural ventilation.
Design a high quality flexible environment with total proposed Gross Internal Area of circa 4 400 m² that meets the needs of staff and associated partners.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 8 000 000 and 9 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Starting 19.6.2015. Completion 14.7.2016

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
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:

Payment Schedule and other Terms shall be notified 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:

Joint and several liabilities.

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: The whole process will be conducted electronically and suppliers will need to register their interest online at https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/cranfielduni/ All document will be issued on line and returned online.

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met, as noted in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As noted in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As noted 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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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: As set out in the PQQ.

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

188/SC/Estates/AIRCCW/Dec14

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

no

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

21.1.2015 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

17.3.2015

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

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Cranfield Unversity
MK43 0AL Cranfield
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The University will incorporate a 10 calendar day standstill period at the point that information on the award of the contract is communicated to the tenderers. The notification will provide full information on the award decision.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16.12.2014

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