National Composites Centre – Phase II Construction

National Composites Centre – Phase II Construction

This construction project is to build on the success of Phase 1 of the National Composites Centre (NCC) by extending it to provide more workshop and office space to accommodate further large industrial scale, high volume equipment, enabling expansion into promising new research, particularly for the automotive sector.

UK-Bristol: Building construction work

2012/S 238-391941

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Bristol
Sweett (UK) Ltd, 31 Great George Street
Contact point(s): Procurement and Supply Chain
For the attention of: c/o Tony Newberry
BS1 5QD Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1179260785
E-mail: tony.newberry@sweettgroup.com

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0441

Further information can be obtained from: Sweett Group Ltd
31 Great George Street
Contact point(s): Procurement and Supply Chain
For the attention of: Tony Newberry
BS1 5QD Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1179260785
E-mail: tony.newberry@sweettgroup.com
Internet address: http://www.sweettgroup.com

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Sweett Group Ltd
31 Great George Street
Contact point(s): Procurement and Supply Chain
For the attention of: Tony Newberry
BS1 5QD Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1179260785
E-mail: tony.newberry@sweettgroup.com
Internet address: http://www.sweettgroup.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Sweett Group Ltd
31 Great George Street
Contact point(s): Procurement and Supply Chain
For the attention of: Tony Newberry
BS1 5QD Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1179260785
E-mail: tony.newberry@sweettgroup.com
Internet address: http://www.sweettgroup.com

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:
National Composites Centre – Phase II Construction.
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: Bristol.
NUTS code UKK11
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)
This construction project is to build on the success of Phase 1 of the National Composites Centre (NCC) by extending it to provide more workshop and office space to accommodate further large industrial scale, high volume equipment, enabling expansion into promising new research, particularly for the automotive sector. University of Bristol now wish to appoint a single contractor to undertake the construction.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=94897.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.myTenders.org/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=94897.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45210000

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: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
University of Bristol wishes to select one contractor to undertake the construction of an agreed design of Phase II of the National Composites Centre.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 11 000 000 and 13 000 000 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

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 Parent Company Guarantee may be required. Appropriate levels of Professional Indemnity insurances will also be required. Further information shall be provided in the PQQ and tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
All financing conditions and payment arrangements will be set out in the PQQ and tender documents.
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 candidate is a joint venture or consortium, the Contracting Authority shall require members to accept joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Contractors and their supply chains may be required to participate in the achievements of social and / or environmental policy objectives relating to recruitment, training and supply chain initiatives. Accordingly contract performance conditions may relate to social and environmental considerations.
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: Candidates are referred to Regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations. Further information will be provided in the PQQ and tender documents generally.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Candidates are referred to Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations. Further information will be provided in the PQQ and tender documents generally.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Candidates may be subject to an independent financial check. Applicants may be required to meet the minimum risk of business failure. Further information will be provided in the PQQ and tender documents generally.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Candidates are referred to Regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations. Further information will be provided in the PQQ and tender documents generally.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Candidates will be required to pass a competency assessment based on the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 Approved Code of Practice. Details are provided 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
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 number of operators: 5
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:
SUK102152/TN
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
8.1.2013 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
21.1.2013
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
VI.3)Additional information
Please note the need to register interest and obtain the appropriate documents as set out in Section II 1.5).
Registration (free) is required to the myTenders eProcurement tool and all clarifications and requests for information should be made directly through the online portal only.
(MT Ref:94897).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High court of England and Wales
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

Body responsible for mediation procedures

High court of England and Wales
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Candidates are referred to the Public Contracts Regulations.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

The Cabinet Office c/o Efficiency and Reform Group
Rosebury Court, St Andrews Business Park
NR7 0HS Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 8450004999

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:6.12.2012

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