Laboratory Extension Contract

Laboratory Extension Contract

The project requirement is to provide circa 1 600 m² of 4 storey highly serviced biology laboratory extension on a small grassed area adjacent the building albeit with significant existing service duct and services.

United Kingdom-Newcastle-under-Lyme: Construction work

2015/S 096-173241

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Keele University
Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire
For the attention of: Michael Hayes
ST5 5BG Newcastle-under-Lyme
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1782734124
E-mail: m.hayes@keele.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofkeele/aspx/Home

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:

Huxley STEM teaching Lab extension.

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

Works
Execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Keele University.

NUTS code UKG24

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)

Project Name: Huxley STEM teaching Lab extension.
Main Contract type: Traditional contract. JCT.
Anticipated start on site date: November 2015.
Anticipated construction length: 11-15 months variants with phased possession and sectional completion.
The Project Brief.
As a consequence of anticipated student number growth, additional life science/biology laboratory space (teaching and research) is required as part of expansion of the Faculty of Natural Sciences — within the School of Life Sciences located at the Huxley building.
The project requirement is to provide circa 1 600 m² of 4 storey highly serviced biology laboratory extension on a small grassed area adjacent the building albeit with significant existing service duct and services.
The accommodation required comprises teaching labs, research labs, support spaces and offices together with modifications of the existing building in 3 distinct areas:
1. Improvements to ground floor entrance, toilets and provision of new staircase links to existing building,
2. Adaptations and upgrading to 2 nr existing labs at first and second floor level,
3. Utilise existing level three roof to provide roof top plant room to and lab accommodation.
The existing Huxley building’s teaching and research activities will require to continue in operation throughout the construction period with the works to be carried out requiring both phased possession and sectional completion of works.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 45214400

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

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

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 cost (excluding VAT): 4 500 000 to 5 500 000 GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 500 000 and 5 500 000 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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

A performance bond or guarantee may be required. Further information will be provided within the PQQ and tender documentation.

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

Further information will be provided 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:

No legal form is required. If the economic operator is a joint venture or consortium, the Contracting Authority shall require members to accept joint and several liability. Further information will be provided within the PQQ and tender documentation.
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: Economic Operators shall be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, on the basis of information provided in response to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Documentation, which is available from:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofkeele/aspx/Home

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Economic Operators shall be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, on the basis of information provided in response to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Documentation, which is available from:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofkeele/aspx/Home

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Economic Operators shall be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, on the basis of information provided in response to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Documentation, which is available from:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofkeele/aspx/Home

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
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Economic Operators shall be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, on the basis of information provided in response to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire 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:

KU109/P341/2015

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

17.6.2015 – 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

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

In order to be considered for this tender you are required to register on the Universitys e-procurement site at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofkeele/aspx/Home and then express interest in the tender. All relevant documentation will be available to download from the In-tend website. All correspondence associated with this tender Must be sent via In-tend. The University will not accept hard copy, e-mail or telephone expressions of interest.

The University has adopted Constructionline, the UK government certification service for construction-related contractors, consultants and material suppliers to reduce the administrative burden on suppliers wishing to apply for this tender.
If you are already registered with Constructionline, you will not need to complete the full PQQ — simply supply your Constructionline membership number and then complete all the mandatory PQQ questions. We shall use your Constructionline profile to assess the other information.
Please ensure you log-in to your Constructionline profile and confirm the information they hold on your company is accurate and that you are registered for Work Category — Building General and have a Notation Value of 6 000 000 GBP or above in place.

Any questions on your Constructionline values please e-mail michael.waddington@capita.co.uk who will advise but this needs to be at least 3 days before the opportunity closes.

Applicants not registered with Constructionline are encouraged to do as this will simplify the pre-qualification process. To register in relation to this contract notice please contact Michael Waddington on +44 7584408188 or michael.waddington@capita.co.uk You will need to start the registration process as soon as possible to ensure that you achieve a fully registered status by 5 days prior to closing date.

Suppliers not registered with Constructionline will not be precluded from expressing an interest in this contract notice but will need to demonstrate that they meet the pre-qualification requirements, through the completion of a full PQQ.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The University will incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers. This allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek a further debriefing before the contract is entered in to.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

15.5.2015

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