Building Construction Work Leicester
The provision of a new low energy academic Medical Building aiming to achieve PassivHasus principles, BREEAM Excellent and an EPC A Rating.
UK-Leicester: construction work for university buildings
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
University of Leicester
Purchasing Unit, FInance Office, University Road
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofleicester/
For the attention of: Anthony Midgley
LE1 7RH Leicester
Telephone: +44 1162522058
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.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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
EC110001 The New Medical Building.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Design and execution
NUTS code UKF21
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)
The provision of a new low energy academic Medical Building aiming to achieve PassivHasus principles, BREEAM Excellent and an EPC A Rating. The building provides teaching and lecture facilities including dry labs, academic office and research space for the College of Medicine, Biological Science and Psychology. It is intended that the project will include a landscape scheme with provision of a sports pitch, car parking and highway improvements.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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:
The University is seeking a Contractor to provide a new Medical Sciences building and associated works. The proposed building will provide a gross area of a pproximately 13 000 m2.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 27 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
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 2.9.2013. Completion 1.9.2015
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 guarantees, bonds or other forms of appropriate security.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
To be set out in the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
To be set out in the tender documents.
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: In accordance with Articles 44 to 52 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 29 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, and as set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire available from the address within Section I.1.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Articles 44 to 52 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 29 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, and as set out in the Pre- Qualification Questionnaire available from the address within Section I.1.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The Candidate’s response must demonstrate by a statement from the entity’s bankers or accounts that:
1. The business is capable of managing contracts of the type and value covered by this contract notice, and
2. minimum levels of insurances are in place as described in the PQQ, and
3. The proportion of the turnover that relates to the type of services to be provided under this contract is greater than 50 % of the overall turnover of the economic operator and is at least equal to or greater than the anticipated annual spend profile of the construction cost.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Articles 44 to 52 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 29 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, and as set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire available from the address within Section I.1.
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
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 6: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: In accordance with Articles 44 to 52 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 29 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, and as set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire available from the address within section I.1.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated yes
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.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
EC110001 New Medical Building
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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: 3.9.2012 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
10.10.2012 – 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 tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Only employees of the University will be present at the opening of tenders.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
See Section VI.4.2 below
Body responsible for mediation procedures
See Section VI.4.2 below
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The University will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for 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 (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).