Building Works for Defence Instrastructure Organisation

Building Works for Defence Instrastructure Organisation

Construction work for military buildings and installations. The provision of a compliant, fully functioning ‘new build’. The Contract Strategy is DEFCON 2 000 with Authority Design.

UK-Helensburgh: Construction work for military buildings and installations

2013/S 093-158221

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Defence Infrastructure Organisation, DIO
Room 2.7 Building 1253, HMNB Clyde, Faslane
Contact point(s): DIO Commercial
For the attention of: Sarah Martin
G84 8HL Helensburgh
Telephone: +44 14366743217402
Fax: +44 1436677382

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
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:

Provision of an Operational Support Facility at HMNB Clyde
II.2)Type of contract and location of works

Main site or location of works:
II.3)Information on framework agreement

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and scope of works

Construction work for military buildings and installations. Construction work for military buildings and installations. The provision of a compliant, fully functioning ‘new build’. The Contract Strategy is DEFCON 2 000 with Authority Design. Scope of Works:
1. HM Naval Base Clyde comprises of HMNB Clyde and RNAD Coulport and is situated on the eastern shore of Gareloch in the District of Argyll and Bute. The primary function of HMNB Clyde is to support the Royal Navy’s nuclear powered submarines, the UK’s strategic deterrent force.
2. The object of this project is to construct a self-contained, stand alone, operational support facility of approximately 2700 sqm over three floors, site area approximately 0.277 hectares in accordance with the Authority’s design (subsequent to detailed design).
3. The facility will provide accommodation and ablutions, to include sleeping accommodation, catering, laundry, training, recreational and specialist storage facilities. The works will include all associated internal and external infrastructure, with the exception of MOD IT/communications installation.
4. The facility will be within the confines of an operational site and as such will need to take cognisance of and not impact upon operations during the full delivery of this Project.
5. The facility will be built upon an existing Brownfield site and will need to incorporate specific security and nuclear implications iaw existing MOD policies.
6. Construction works of the facility are to conform to the provisions of MoD “Vulnerable Structure” criteria; clarification of this requirement will be released at the Invitation to Tender (ITT) stage.
7. Health and safety is paramount to the delivery of this Contract, as is the MoD Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for Environmental Protection and Sustainability.
8. All Contractors’ personnel will need to be security cleared to SC (Security Check) Level by the MoD prior to commencement of the works on site.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 5 000 000 and 10 000 000 GBP

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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

Scheduled date for start of award procedures: 31.12.2013
Duration in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.8)Additional information:

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:

Advertising Regime OJEU:- This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and GO Reference: GO-2013513-DCB-4800713 .

VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:13.5.2013