Design and Build of Student Residences

Design and Build of Student Residences

The University is seeking expressions of interest from a main contractor for the design and build of student residences and associated public realm at the new Waterside Campus development in Northampton under a two stage design and build procurement process.

United Kingdom-Northampton: Construction work for halls of residence

2015/S 179-324452

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The University of Northampton
Park Campus, Boughton Green Road
For the attention of: Julia Gough
NN2 7AL Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1604892663
E-mail: julia.gough@northampton.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1604722106

Internet address(es):

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

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

Further information can be obtained from: The University of Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnorthampton/

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:

ITT224 Student residences and associated public realm.

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

Works
Design and execution

NUTS code UKF23

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)

Student residences scope.
The University is seeking expressions of interest from a main contractor for the design and build of student residences and associated public realm at the new Waterside Campus development in Northampton under a two stage design and build procurement process.
The student residence and associated public realm contractor will be responsible for completion of the design from the end of RIBA stage 3, delivery of the student residential accommodation including an educational hotel, fixtures, fittings and equipment, commercial space, other ancillary spaces and associated public realm to the surrounding areas associated with the accommodation plots.
The University has designed 1 198 units to RIBA stage 3. This contract notice advertises the opportunity for this number. However the University reserves the right to reduce this number, to no lower than 1 000 units. It is anticipated that the new building will be completed by January 2018 in readiness for use at the commencement of the academic year commencing in September 2018.
Site wide development.
The University is embarking on a programme to create a wholly new campus on a brown field site providing state-of-the-art facilities and technology that will ensure all students have access to extensive and high quality teaching facilities, library, IT suites, studios, innovative learning spaces, laboratories, residential accommodation and social facilities. These do not form part of this procurement.
The site will comprise higher education buildings, energy centre and fallow space available for leisure, retail, commercial development and University future expansion. The development is being delivered through a number of packages of work which are outlined below, of which the student residence is one of them. The University has appointed an infrastructure contractor whose scope includes the design, build and installation of the below ground services and roads inclusive of the district heating network.
The University has appointed a separate academic and public realm contractor to deliver the academic buildings and will take overall main contractor responsibility for the shared construction areas.
The University is about to procure an Energy Centre contractor who will provide heat to each University building on the Waterside Campus via a district heating network.
The duration of the contract is expected to be 24 months. Procurement documentation can be access from

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnorthampton/

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45214700, 45214400, 45233260, 45112700

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:

Details of the scope of the project are set out in section II.1.5) above.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 52 500 000 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: 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:

These will be detailed in the tender documents and may include, inter alia, performance bond(s) and/or parent company guarantee(s) and/or other forms of security.

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

These will be detailed in the tender documents.

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

The University reserves the right to require a bidder consortium to form a single legal entity or to require joint and several liability, if that consortium is awarded the contract.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: These will be detailed in the tender documents.
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: To be set out in the MOI/PQQ document.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: To be set out in the MOI/PQQ document.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
To be set out in the MOI/PQQ document.
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 6
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:

ITT224

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: 14.10.2015 – 16:00
Payable documents: no

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

14.10.2015 – 16:00

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

11.11.2015

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

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

Procurement documents are published on the following website https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnorthampton/ Click on the current tender”s link and you will be able to register your organisation with our e-tendering system. Once the registration has been accepted and you have received your login details by email, you can login to view and download the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) and PQQ documentation in the My Tenders section of the website. The date specified in IV.3.4) is the deadline date/time for the submission of a completed PQQ.

Candidates must complete and satisfy the requirements of the PQQ published on the above website.

All PQQ submissions are to be returned as an electronic copy via the In-tend portal system (https://intendhost.co.uk/universityofnorthampton/). All documents must be submitted to arrive no later than the PQQ Response Deadline and Responses received after the PQQ Response Deadline may be rejected.

The University reserves the right to reduce the scope of the contract, cancel or amend the tendering process at any stage, not to award the contract in whole or in part and does not bind itself to accept any tender. The University shall not be liable in any circumstances for any costs or expenses incurred by any candidate in response to this notice, or in tendering for the proposed contract.
The contract value at section II.2.1) is an estimate.
The University reserves the right to enter into contract itself or via an entity wholly owned by the University.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The University of Northampton
Park Campus Boughton Green Road
NN2 7AL Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: julia.gough@northampton.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1604892663
Internet address: http://www.northampton.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1604722106

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The procurement process will incorporate a standstill period at the point that notification of the proposed award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide information on the award decision as is required by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11.9.2015

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