Building Works Tender Kent

Building Works Tender Kent

The project is for the construction of new Visitors facilities for Chatham Historic Dockyard.

United Kingdom-Chatham: Construction work for buildings relating to leisure, sports, culture, lodging and restaurants

2014/S 071-121704

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust
The Sail & Colour Loft, The Historic Dockyard
For the attention of: Stephanie Heaney
ME4 4TZ Chatham
Telephone: +44 1732471536

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

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

Other: Museum
I.3)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion
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:

Command of the Oceans Project – Building Works.
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: Chatham.
NUTS code UKJ41

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The project is for the construction of new Visitors facilities for Chatham Historic Dockyard.
The building work comprises the construction of a new Visitors entrance and link building in the space between two existing timber framed 18th century buildings – the Mast House & Mould Loft and the Wheelwrights Shop – both of which are Listed Buildings and Scheduled Ancient Monuments.
The new link building will have reinforced concrete walls, floors and ramps, will be supported on piled foundations and will have a zinc covered pitched roof.
The building will contain two levels connected by ramps; the upper level containing the entrance and ticketing, and the lower level comprising an exhibition and interpretation “undercroft”.
The first two bays of the Mast House & Mould Loft building, currently containing the Historic Dockyard’s Visitors entrance and shop will become gallery, exhibition and orientation spaces.
In the three bays of the Wheelwrights, a new steel and timber raised floor will be inserted, half of the area of which will be installed above the insitu archaeological remains of 18th century ship timber (HMS Namur – “The Ship Beneath the Floor”).
The Wheelwrights Shop will contain visitors facilities including cafe, shop, toilets, community space and a Discovery Centre.
The Historic Dockyard will remain open to Visitors throughout the duration of the project.
Further details are contained within the Description Document and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (“PQQ”).
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): no

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 750 000 and 3 000 000 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 6.10.2014. Completion 16.10.2015

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

These will be set out in the Invitation to Tender (‘ITT’) documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

These will be set out in the ITT documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

This will be set out in the ITT documentation.
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: Applicants are to complete a PQQ and submit this and associated details and information with the expression of interest.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: These will be included in the PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
These will be included in the PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Applicants will be required to demonstrate recent experience of delivering similar projects in an historic environment.
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 4: and maximum number 6
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:

COO 752-13
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: 16.5.2014 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

22.5.2014 – 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 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

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust
The Historic Dockyard
ME4 4TE Chatham

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Chatham Historic Dockyard Trust will incorporate a standstill period at the point that information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers.
That notification will provide full information on the award decision.
The standstill period, which will be for 10 calender days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before a 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:7.4.2014