Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Bede Campus, Durham Road
For the attention of: Paul Humble
SR3 4AH Sunderland
Telephone: +44 1912797200
Fax: +44 1912305644
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:
Sport and visual & performing arts buildings.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Sunderland.
NUTS code UKC23
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 Contracting Authority wishes to appoint a main contractor to design and build a new sport and visual & performing arts centre at its existing Bede Campus. The Contracting Authority has already appointed a design team to produce designs to RIBA Stage E (Detail Design). These appointments will be novated to the ssuccessfulbidder.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
45000000, 45210000, 45214500, 45100000, 45212220, 45212222, 45212225, 71000000, 71300000
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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 13 000 000,00 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
Duration in months: 13 (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 deposits, guarantees, bonds, insurance cover and/or other forms of security cover it deems appropriate.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Further details will be provided to those who express an interest in this opportunity and/or are invited to tender.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Groupings of bidders may be required to form a separate limited company and/or that one take full responsibility and/or liability and/or that each takes 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: JCT Design and Build 2011 edition with amendments and novations of existing consultant’s appointments for the following disciplines:
— Acoustian, fire & engineering services,
— Landscape architect,
— Civil structural engineer,
— M&E engineer.
Collateral warranties, parent company guarantees and bonds will be included in the document suite. The contractor will be required to accept full design and construction responsability for the building.
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 accrodance with 45 to 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulations 23 to 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and as set out in the relevant procurement documents and other documentation including the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with article 47 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulation 2006.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the contract documents.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with article 47 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulation 2006.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the contract documents.
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
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: NOTE: envisaged minimum number is 5 unless unsuitable / insufficient candidates.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below
1. Financial criteria. Weighting 60
2. Qualitative criteria. Weighting 40
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:
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
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
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
Any resulting contract(s) will be considered as contract(s) made in England according to English Law and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to approve any and all sub-contractor appointments the successful contractor intends to make. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in pounds sterling. The Contracting Authority is not liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest or tender for this opportunity including but not limited to where the contract award procedure is cancelled for any reason. No reimbursement shall be available in any circumstances. It is currently anticipated that the construction period will be 13 months commencing in November 2012. It is anticipated that the invitation to tender and descriptive document will be released on or around 20.8.2012. Please note that all dates and figures provided in this notice are approximate. The Contracting Authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest of any tender and reserves the right to cancel this award procedure at any time. The successful tenderer will be required to give an undertaking that it will comply with all UK and EC legislation, standard and applicable guidance. Acceptance of variations are at the Contracting Authority’s absolute discretion and whether this option will be pursued will be detailed by the Contracting Authority in due course.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: