National football stadium development at Windsor Park

National football stadium development at Windsor Park

Design and Construction for the Redevelopment of Windsor Park, Provision of 2 New Stands with associated demolition, temporary works and refurbishment works increasing stadium capacity from approximately 12,000 to approximately 18,000.

UK-Belfast: construction work

2012/S 156-260400

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Irish Football Association
UK
20 Windsor Avenue
Contact point(s): Project Sponsor, National Football Stadium Development
For the attention of: Geoff Patterson
BT9 6EG Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890669458
E-mail: gpatterson@irishfa.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.irishfa.com

Further information can be obtained from: Irish Football Association
20 Windsor Avenue
Contact point(s): Project Sponsor, National Football Stadium Development
For the attention of: Geoff Patterson
BT9 6EG Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890669458
E-mail: gpatterson@irishfa.com
Internet address: http://www.irishfa.com

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Edmond Shipway Construction Consultants
UK
Portview House, 80 Dargan Road
Contact point(s): Edmond Shipway Construction Consultants
For the attention of: The Project Administrator, Windsor
BT3 9JU Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890779392
E-mail: windsor@shipway.org.uk
Fax: +44 2890773763
Internet address: http://www.edmondshipway.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Edmond Shipway Construction Consultants
UK
Portview House, 80 Dargan Road
Contact point(s): Edmond Shipway Construction Consultants
For the attention of: The Project Administrator, Windsor
BT3 9JU Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890779392
E-mail: windsor@shipway.org.uk
Fax: +44 2890773763
Internet address: http://www.edmondshipway.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Other: Irish Football Association
I.3)Main activity
Recreation, culture and religion
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 football stadium development at Windsor Park.
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: Windsor Park Stadium, Belfast.
NUTS code UKN01
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 contract is for the purchase (as detailed herewith, and in the related information memorandum and pre-qualification documentation available on request to applicants following receipt of electronic expressions of interest sent to the contact point detailed in Annex A III, and in subsequent Invitation to Tender documentation) of.
(i) a range of specified sustainable economic, social, equality and environmental returns, as referenced in the Outline Business Case and further indicated in the tender documentation and pursuant to the statutory and public policy obligations of the relevant public authority responsible for providing grant funding, in particular relating to s. 75(1) of the NI Act 1998.
(ii) Design and Construction for the Redevelopment of Windsor Park, Provision of 2 New Stands with associated demolition, temporary works and refurbishment works increasing stadium capacity from approximately 12,000 to approximately 18,000. The stands will incorporate changing, training, hospitality, media, comfort, office, and storage facilities etc. This project is subject to availability of grant funding through the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure. Public investment by the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (DCAL) is required, inter alia, to promote sustainable economic development, maximise social returns and tackle socio-economic inequalities. The successful EO/Applicant and their supply chains shall each be respectively required to adhere to core specified contractual obligations which serve DCAL’s related public policy and statutory obligations in these regards (including, inter alia, s.75(1) of the NI Act 1998). Specific contract clauses and/or award criteria shall therefore relate to sustainable economic, social, environmental and equality requirements. Demonstrable commitment to these core componential contractual requirements will be part of the Invitation to Tender stage and awarding of this contract.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000 – IA01, 45210000, 45212221, 45212224, 45220000

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:
Design and Construction for the National Football Stadium comprising the redevelopment of Windsor Park stadium including demolition of the existing South Stand, new South and East Stands and the refurbishment of the existing North and West stands to increase stadium capacity to 18 000. The stands will include full mechanical & electrical installations, hospitality & refreshment outlets, toilets, indoor training/warm up areas, storage areas, offices, media rooms, changing/shower rooms, retail/museum area, ticket outlets and ancillary accommodation. In addition to the stands, the work will also include associated safety & accessibility ground improvements works, construction of external toilet blocks, grounds-man stores, turnstiles, site works, car parking, external lighting, under pitch heating and new pitch and drainage installations. This project is subject to availability of grant funding through the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure. Public investment by the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (DCAL) is required, inter alia, to promote sustainable economic development, maximise social returns and tackle socio-economic inequalities. The successful EO/Applicant and their supply chains shall each be respectively required to adhere to core specified contractual obligations which serve DCAL’s related public policy and statutory obligations in these regards (including, inter alia, s.75(1) of the NI Act 1998). Therefore, specific contract clauses shall relate to sustainable economic, social, environmental and equality requirements, and may be used as award criteria. Demonstrable commitment to these core componential contractual requirements will be part of the invitation to tender stage and awarding of this contract. Further detail in the above regard will be provided to applicants following receipt of electronic expressions of interest sent to the contact point detailed in Annex A III.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 26 300 000,00 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
Duration in months: 19 (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:
The successful economic operator may be required to provide a performance / insolvency bond from an A rated bank, financial institution or insurance company registered in the UK for 10 % of the contract value. The successful economic operator may be required to provide a Parent Company Guarantee.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As detailed in the pre-qualification documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Subject to the status and involvement of the parties the Contracting Authority may require parties to commit to joint and several liabilities in respect of the contract. Alternatively the Contracting Authority may expect the lead operator to take total responsibility. The Contracting Authority may require collateral warranties, parent company guarantees and or performance / insolvency bonds as applicable. Economic operators may opt to form a consortium with another contractor in order to meet the minimum turnover referenced in Pre-Qualification Documents. If the contract is to be awarded to a consortium to form a legal entity so that each company is jointly and severally liable for the performance of any subsequent contract.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The Contracting Authority successfully obtaining finance from government departments.
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: Will be provided in the information memorandum and pre-qualification documentation which will be provided to applicants following receipt of electronic expressions of interest sent to the contact point detailed in Annex A III.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Will be provided in the Information Memorandum and Pre-Qualification Documentation which will be provided to applicants following receipt of electronic expressions of interest sent to the contact point detailed in Annex A III.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Will be provided in the Memorandum of Information and Pre-Qualification Documentation (Public investment by the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (DCAL) is required, inter alia, to promote sustainable economic development, maximise social returns and tackle socio-economic inequalities. The successful EO/Applicant and their supply chains shall each be respectively required to adhere to core specified contractual obligations which serve DCAL’s related public policy and statutory obligations in these regards (including, inter alia, s.75(1) of the NI Act 1998). Specific contract clauses and/or award criteria shall therefore relate to sustainable economic, social, environmental and equality requirements. Demonstrable commitment to these core componential contractual requirements will be part of the Invitation to Tender stage and awarding of this contract. Further detail in the above regard is set forth in the related Memorandum of Information which will be provided to applicants following receipt of electronic expressions of interest sent to the contact point detailed in Annex A III.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Will be provided in the Information Memorandum and pre-qualification documentation which will be provided to applicants following receipt of electronic expressions of interest sent to the contact point detailed in Annex A III.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Public investment by the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure (DCAL) is required, inter alia, to promote sustainable economic development, maximise social returns and tackle socio-economic inequalities. The successful EO/Applicant and their supply chains shall each be respectively required to adhere to core specified contractual obligations which serve DCAL’s related public policy and statutory obligations in these regards (including, inter alia, s.75(1) of the NI Act 1998). Therefore, specific contract clauses shall relate to sustainable economic, social, environmental and equality requirements, and may be used as award criteria. Demonstrable commitment to these core componential contractual requirements will be part of the Invitation to Tender stage and awarding of this contract. Further detail in the above regard will be provided to applicants following receipt of electronic expressions of interest sent to the contact point detailed in Annex A III.
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
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The objective criteria for choosing the limited number of economic operators will be detailed in the Information Memorandum and pre-qualification documentation which will be provided to applicants following receipt of electronic expressions of interest sent to the contact point detailed in Annex A III.
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:
25.608
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: 27.8.2012
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
17.9.2012 – 15:00
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 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
The cost of responding to the Pre Qualification Questionnaire and any subsequent invitation to tender will be borne by each economic operator. Until the contract is executed all discussions and correspondence will be deemed strictly subject to contract. No formal agreement shall be binding until it is duly executed by representatives of both parties. This procurement is dependent on the availability of funding for the project, which is still to be confirmed in full. Under this contract the Economic Operator / Applicant will be required The successful economic operator Under this contract will be required to support wider economic, social and environmental objectives. Accordingly, contract conditions will relate in particular to social economic and environmental considerations. These will be further detailed at tender stage.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court of Justice (Northern Ireland)
Royal Courts of Justice Chichester Street
BT1 3FJ Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: adminoffice@courtsni.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2890235111
Internet address: http://www.courtsni.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

High Court of Justice (Northern Ireland)
Royal Courts of Justice Chichester Street
BT1 3FJ Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: adminoffice@courtsni.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2890235111
Internet address: http://www.courtsni.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:10.8.2012

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