Building Contractors Framework

Building Contractors Framework

A Framework Agreement through which the University may procure Building Construction Works projects via primary contractors to be appointed to this Framework Agreement.

UK-Bristol: Building construction work

2013/S 121-206432

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Bristol
1-9 Old Park Hill BS2 8BB
For the attention of: Richard Lafferty
BS8 1TH Bristol
Telephone: +44 1173317295
Fax: +44 1179251311

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from: University of Bristol
Internet address:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.A: Object of the contract (Works)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Building Contractors Framework
II.2)Type of contract and location of works

Main site or location of works: A Framework Agreement through which the University may procure Building Construction Works projects via primary contractors to be appointed to this Framework Agreement.
The contractors to be appointed to this Framework Agreement will be selected through OJEU restricted Tender process. Further information will be available within a subsequent Call for Competition Notice and the pursuant Pre-Qualification Questionnaire and Invitation to Tender documentation.
II.3)Information on framework agreement

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: yes
II.4)Short description of nature and scope of works

This Notice gives prior information of a forthcoming procurement process which will establish a Framework Agreement. The framework duration is likely to be up to a maximum of 4 years, please refer to the subsequent call for competition for further details. The framework will be open to be used by all Public Body organisations as outlined in Schedule V1.2 of this Notice.
The Framework Agreement will provide a structure through which Building Construction Works may be procured.
LotsThis contract is divided into lots: no

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45210000, 45214400, 45453100

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures and duration of the contract

Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 16.7.2013
Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

This Prior Information Notice is intended to give contractors an early awareness that a procurement process (OJEU Restricted Procedure) relating to this project is scheduled (indicatively) to begin during July 2013. Further information will be available from the University as the procurement progresses.
Interested applicants are asked to register on University of Bristol’s ProContract e-Tendering system ( and ensure their contact details are kept up to date. Should you require support with the registration process please e-mail

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:

A Contractors’ Briefing event will be held for interested contractors on the 16th July 2013 at the University of Bristol, this event will provide a briefing on the forthcoming procurement of the framework agreement and an overview of the Procurement Process. To register to attend this event, please e-mail: to book a place. Full details of the location and timings will be provided to you when they become available. Please note that space is likely to be limited so we can accept a maximum of two representatives from each organisation attending and we ask that all places must be pre booked by no later than 12.00 on 9th July 2013.

Please look out for a subsequent Call for Competition in relation to this PIN Notice, likely to be published in July 2013.

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:21.6.2013