New Build Contract Coleraine

New Build Contract Coleraine

Ulster University New Teaching Block, Magee campus.

United Kingdom-Coleraine: Building construction work

2015/S 088-158030

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Ulster
Block X Room X031, Cromore Road
Contact point(s): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
For the attention of: Todd Andy
BT52 1SA Coleraine
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2870124515
E-mail: a.todd@ulster.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

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:

Ulster University New Teaching Block, Magee campus.

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: Magee campus / Londonderry.

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

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 0 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The project is located on Ulster Universitys Magee Campus and involves the construction of a new 4 storey Teaching Block adjoining the existing campus Library building. The existing Library will remain in operation throughout the construction works.

The new build will be located on a sloping site and have a floor area of approx. 3 900 m2 (GIA). The building will be constructed from a steel frame with reinforced and composite slabs and will be clad in curtain walling and brick.

There will be an 18 month build programme.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45210000, 45214000, 45213000, 45000000

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:

Refer to Memorandum of Information and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Documentation.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 7 700 000 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: 18 (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 Contracting Authority reserves the right to require bonds, deposits, guarantees or other appropriate forms of undertaking or security to secure proper performance of the contract.

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

The payments terms and details of the form of contract shall be provided in the Invitation to Tender documentation to be issued to those candidates who qualify for the tendering stage of the competition.

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

The Contacting Authority reserves the right to require groups of economic operators to take a particular legal form upon contract award or to require that one party has primary liability or to require each party to be jointly and severally liable. The Contracting Authority also reserves the right to require bonds, deposits, guarantees, collateral warranties or other appropriate forms of undertaking or security to secure proper performance of the contract.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Requisite insurances will have to be obtained and appropriate forms of security may have to be put in place prior to any contract award.
The award of a contract will be subject to external funder approval.
Further details shall be provided in the Memorandum of Information and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Documentation available from the contact point above and the Invitation to Tender documentation to be issued to those candidates who qualify for the tendering stage of the competition.
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 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 the contact point referred to above). Completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire documents are to be submitted to the Contracting Authority by the date specified in the PQQ.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Candidates 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 the contact point referred to above). Completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire documents are to be submitted to the Contracting Authority by the date specified in the PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the Memorandum of Information and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Candidates 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 the contact point referred to above). Completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire documents are to be submitted to the Contracting Authority by the date specified in the PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the Memorandum of Information and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
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: Legal compliance; economic/financial standing; technical and/or professional ability/capacity. Further information is available in the Memorandum of Information and in 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:

BravoSolution eSourcing NI reference
Project Code: project_20916
PQQ Code: pqq_3451
ITT Code: itt_28951

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: 1.6.2015 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

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

1.6.2015 – 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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 1.6.2015 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Authorised officers of the contracting authority and external advisors.

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

Re II.3 above the proposed duration of the contract is an estimate only.
Re II.2.1 above, this is an estimated range only. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to award a contract for a higher or lower amount.
Re: Section IV.1.2 above, it is anticipated that a minimum of five economic operators will be invited to tender based on the objective criteria specified in the Memorandum of Information and the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire documentation (available from the contact point referred to above). Where there is a tie for 5th place in the scoring, then all Economic Operators tied in 5th place will be shortlisted and invited to tender. For the purposes of this exercise, a tie for 5th place shall be deemed to occur where two or more economic operators have identical scores or a score within 1 mark (out of a score of 100) of the 5th place score.

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise. To register your company and express an interest in this contract visit the eSourcing NI portal managed by BravoSolution: (https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml) and follow the online instructions.

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to include social clauses within the contract.

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 Contractor Authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. Candidates 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 the contact point referred to above). Completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire documents are to be submitted to the Contracting Authority by the date specified in the PQQ.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

1.5.2015

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