Design and Build Contract Liverpool

Design and Build Contract Liverpool – Sensor City Main Contractor

The project is to develop a bespoke new building in the Copperas Hill redevelopment zone at the heart of Liverpool knowledge quarter.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Construction work for research buildings

2015/S 113-203800

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Sensor City Liverpool Ltd
c/o Finance, Kingsway House, Hatton Garden
For the attention of: Mr Shaun McDonald — Procurement Officer
L3 2AJ Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1519046495
E-mail: s.p.mcdonald@ljmu.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.ljmu.ac.uk

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

Other: research and innovation

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:

LJMU 15/10 Sensor City Main Contractor.

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: Liverpool.

NUTS code UKD52

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)

Liverpool John Moores University and the University of Liverpool have created a joint venture company; Sensor City Liverpool Ltd to establish a unique sensor-systems business incubator focused on creating, nurturing and establishing commercially viable hi-tech companies. The project is to develop a bespoke new building in the Copperas Hill redevelopment zone at the heart of Liverpool knowledge quarter. The new building should provide flexible laboratory and office space whilst encouraging collaboration.
Sensor City Liverpool Ltd is looking to appoint a contractor in a two stage design and build procurement process.
The project envisages a single phase programme of delivery and construction commencing early 2016 and completing early 2017.
Further details regarding the 2 stage (D&B) and construction phases are detailed within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) and Tender documentation.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45214600, 45214620

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:

The figures given are an estimate of the construction value, these are estimates only and the actual construction value may be more or less.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 6 000 000 and 8 000 000 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 1.9.2015. Completion 1.3.2017

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

If it is considered appropriate by Sensor City Liverpool Ltd, an indemnity, guarantee, bond or other form of appropriate security may be required from the Contractors for contracts awarded.

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

As detailed within the PQQ and Tender documentation.

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

As detailed within the PQQ and Tender documentation.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Subject to compliance with external funding bodies requirements.
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: In accordance with the provisions of The Public Contracts Regulations 2015, as detailed in the PQQ and Tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with the provisions of The Public Contracts Regulations 2015, as detailed in the PQQ and Tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with the provisions of The Public Contracts Regulations 2015, as detailed in the PQQ and Tender documents.
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: Sensor City Liverpool Ltd intends to invite a minimum of 5 suitable candidates on the basis of the ranking of candidates at the PQQ stage, by applying the selection criteria detailed in the PQQ documentation.
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:

LJMU 15/10 SC Main Contractor

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: 1.7.2015 – 17:00
Payable documents: no

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

10.7.2015 – 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

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: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): The project is intended to be part financed by applying for European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) funding — 2014 to 2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth programme — Priority Axis 1: Promoting Research and Innovation.

VI.3)Additional information

LJMU will be administering the Restricted Procedure on behalf of Sensor City Liverpool Ltd in response to individual requests for PQQ documentation. Suppliers are not required to register on any procurement gateway.
Right to Cancel: Sensor City Liverpool Ltd reserves the right to discontinue the procurement process at any time, which shall include the right not to award a contract, and does not bind itself to accept the lowest tender, or any tender received, and reserves the right to award the contract in part, or to call for new tenders should it consider this necessary.
Transparency: Sensor City Liverpool Ltd is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR) and may be required to disclose information received in the course of this procurement under FOIA or the EIR.
Costs: Sensor City Liverpool Ltd shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any candidate or tenderer in connection with the completion and return of the information requested in this notice, or in the negotiation, completion or submission of any tender, irrespective of the outcome of the competition or if the competition is cancelled or postponed.
Times/dates: All dates, time periods and values specified in this notice are provisional and Sensor City Liverpool Ltd reserves the right to change these.
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:

10.6.2015

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