Design and Build Contract for Swansea University

Design and Build Contract for Swansea University

Swansea University wish to engage a Principal Contractor on a Design and Build basis to develop a design from RIBA Stage 2 under a professional services contract to conclusion.

United Kingdom-Swansea: Construction work for buildings relating to education and research

2016/S 211-383561

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Swansea University
Procurement — Finance, Swansea University, Singleton Park
Swansea
SA2 8PP
United Kingdom
Contact person: etenderwales BravoSolution
Telephone: +44 1792295890
E-mail: purchasing@swansea.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKL17

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Tender for Design Services and Main Contractor Construction Works (IMPACT).

Reference number: T07(17)

II.1.2)Main CPV code

45214000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Works

II.1.4)Short description:

The IMPACT project will deliver a transformative research environment, aligning world class technology development and delivery with training in a highly multidisciplinary environment including intensive collaboration between industry and academia. The College of Engineering at Swansea University proposes this large-scale research and development operation on its Bay Campus for the benefit of the regional and the wider economy.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 12 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45214000
45214400

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL17
Main site or place of performance:

Swansea University Science and Innovation Bay Campus.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Swansea University wish to engage a Principal Contractor on a Design and Build basis to develop a design from RIBA Stage 2 under a professional services contract to conclusion of an agreed commercial offer for the construction of the IMPACT Building. On conclusion and agreement of an affordable lump sum offer, the University shall appoint the Principal Contractor to deliver the Works to completion of the project including all design elements thereafter. As a proposed turnkey project, construction value will include but not limited to provision of FF&E (including ‘soft seating’, specialist project/collaborative furniture solutions), AV, IT networks and items, desktop peripherals etc. (list not exhaustive). Appointment is on the basis of securing funding from external bodies sufficient to deliver the project, so suppliers bid in the understanding that the University may terminate appointment at any point prior to securing full funding (not including completed activities up to the termination point).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 12 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 22
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Please refer to information provided within the tender documents available on etenderwales BravoSolution pqq 32218.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: Project funding is provided from different sources including the Welsh Govt, UK Govt, and European Investment Bank Loan, and the project is part-funded by the ERDF through the Welsh Govt.

II.2.14)Additional information

Since funding has not yet been confirmed, an indication of WEFO requirements has been included within the tender documents, as they related to a previous project (Computational Foundry. Please note that this is indicative only at this stage.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Please refer to information provided within the tender documents available on etenderwales BravoSolution.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As a proposed turnkey project, the construction value will be inclusive of but not limited to provision of FF&E (including ‘soft seating’, specialist project/collaborative furniture solutions), AV requirements, IT networks and associated items, desktop peripherals etc. (list not exhaustive).

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 30/11/2016
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 09/12/2016

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Due to the proposed external funding source of this project, the successful contractor will be required to comply with reasonable requests for information from the University to satisfy its own needs and/or of those of the funding bodies.

This restricted tender process is being conducted electronically via etenderwales BravoSolution, so please refer to pqq:32218 for all documents and submission instructions — please note that this is the only method of submission and late responses may not be accepted.

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=56132

The Contractor shall ensure that all contracts with Subcontractors and Suppliers which the Contractor intends to procure following the Award date, and which the Contractor has not, before the date of this Contract, already planned to award to a particular Subcontractor or Supplier, are advertised through the Sell2Wales portal (www.sell2wales.co.uk) and awarded following a fair, open, transparent and competitive process proportionate to the nature and value of the contract.

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

Targeted Recruitment & Training initiatives will be required to be implemented by the successful contractor.

A minimum of 52 person-weeks of employment shall be provided for a new entrant trainee recruited from a source agreed by the Client, for each 1 000 000 GBP in contract value as a condition of contract.

Full information is provided within the tender documents

(WA Ref:56132).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Swansea University
Procurement — Finance, Swansea University, Singleton Park
Swansea
SA2 8PP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1792295890Internet address:www.swansea.ac.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28/10/2016

 

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