Blackpool Sixth Form College Phase 4

Blackpool Sixth Form College Phase 4

The project will involve the construction of a new build workshop and classrooms and
associated demolition, refurbishment and external works. UK-Blackpool: Construction work for buildings of further education

2013/S 038-059700

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Blackpool Sixth Form College
Blackpool Old Road
Contact point(s): Davis Langdon
For the attention of: Alan Heckford
FY3 7LR Blackpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1513318970
E-mail: alan.heckford@davislangdon.com
Fax: +44 1513318900

Internet address(es):

Electronic access to information: http://www.blackpoolsixth.ac.uk/phase4project

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: Davis Langdon
Exchange Court, 1 Dale Street
Contact point(s): Alan Heckford
L2 2ET Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1513318970
E-mail: alan.heckford@davislangdon.com
Fax: +44 1513318900

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Blackpool Sixth Form College
Blackpool Old Road
Contact point(s): Alan Lloyd
FY3 7LR Blackpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1253394911
E-mail: alloyd@blackpoolsixth.ac.uk
Internet address: http://www.blackpoolsixth.ac.uk/phase4project

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:

Blackpool Sixth Form College Phase 4.
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: Blackpool Sixth Form College Blackpool Old Road, Blackpool FY3 7LR.
NUTS code UKD42

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)

Following completion of Phases 1, 2 and 3 the College now wishes to proceed with Phase 4 of the Property Strategy which will seek to replace the next phase of the estate which includes the partial demolition of another portion of the Ribble Building and localised refurbishment of Ribble Building.
The project will involve the construction of a new build workshop and classrooms and
associated demolition, refurbishment and external works. The Design and Build Contractors ultimately will be selected using a single stage tender process. The tenders will be evaluated using the award criteria set out elsewhere. Following contract award, it is intended that the Architect and Structural Engineer will be novated to the successful Design and Build Contractor, with the Building Services Engineer and Cost Consultant being retained by the College. The novated Design Team will then be responsible for preperation of the working drawings in conjunction with the Contractor. The novated Design Team Members will be required to enter into a Novation Agreement and a full design warranty on novation. The Main Contractor must ensure that all sub-contractors who provide a design input enter into a Collateral Warranty.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45214500, 45214300, 71500000

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 of new educational and associated space within an existing College campus. The space will include workshops and classroom accommodation.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 300 000 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

Starting 15.7.2013. Completion 1.3.2014

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 and/or parent/group company guarantee may be required. Details will be included within the tender documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Payments will be in accordance with the standard terms and conditions provided within the tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

In the event of a group of constructors submitting an acceptable offer, the Authority reserves the right to require the group of bidders to take a legal form or to require one party to undertake primary responsibility or to require that each menber of the group sign an undertaking that each company or firm in the group will be jointly and severally liable for the due perfomance of the contract.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: Any economic operator may be excluded from participation in a contract if it:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, whose affairs are being administered by the courts, who has entered into an arrangement with creditors or who is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding-up or administration by the courts or for an arrangement with creditors or is the subject of any other similar proceeding under national laws or regulations;
(c) has been convicted of an offence concerning his professional conduct by a judgement which has the force of res judicata;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can justify;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under the provisions of the Directive on the criteria for qualitative selection.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) bank statement and reference;
(b) balance sheets or extracts of balance sheets;
(c) statement of turnover for a maximum of the last three years;
(d) evidence of employers’ liability, public liability and all risk insurance cover;
(e) statement of material pending or threatened litigation or other legal proceedings where the claim is in excess of GBP 50,000;
(f) parent company quarantee and/or letter of comfort;
(g) statement of deductions for liquidated and ascertained damages in respect of any contract within the last 5 years.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: (a) Minimum annual turnover and net asset value (as measured as an average over the last 2 years) – refer to PQQ requirements;
(b) Satisfactory bank reference.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) Construction Line registration details;
(b) Company details, ethos and partnering approach;
(c) Project experience in delivering: Extensions to Further Education Buildings on existing campus with restricted compound facilities;
(d) Minimum of three satisfactory references in relation to (c) above;
(e) Senior team structure, qualifications, experience, location and CV’s;
(f) Company policies in relation to equal opportunities, environment and sustainability, health and safety, quality assurance;
(g) Health and safety records for last 5 years;
(h) Proposed supply chain and business continuity.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
(a) Construction line registered;
(b) Quality Assurance – ISO Accredited.
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: and maximum number 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: To be specified in the Pre-Qualification 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:
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: 15.3.2013
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

22.3.2013
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

15.4.2013
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

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 authority expressly reserves the rights:
(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice;
(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition; and
(iii) to award (a) contract(s) in respect of any part(s) of the requirements covered by this notice;
And in no circumstances will the authority be liable for any costs incurred by candidates.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Blackpool Sixth Form College
Blackpool Sixth Form College Blackpool Old Road, Blackpool
FY3 7LR Blackpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1253394911

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Authority will undertake the required standstill period of at least 10 calendar days at the point information on the publication of the contract award notice is communicated to unsuccessful tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from the publication of the contract award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period.
Such additional information should be required from the addressee in Section I.1).
If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, 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 (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (and in any event within three months). The Court may order the setting aside of the award decision under narrow circumstances, may impose additional fines, or order the Authority to amend any document and may award damages. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:18.2.2013