Building Works Tender – Project Team Birmingham

Building Works Tender – Project Team Birmingham

Aston University is looking to appoint a Project Team, for its AIMS (Aston International Medical School), project, which is proposed for construction at the University campus, located in Central Birmingham.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

2014/S 057-095438

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Aston University
Aston Triangle
Contact point(s): Central Procurement
For the attention of: Shirley O’Reilly
B4 7ET Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1212044395

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/astonuniversity/

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/astonuniversity/

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.3)Main activity

Education
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)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Project Team for AIMS (Aston International Medical School).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Aton University, Birmingham, UK.
NUTS code UKG31

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)

Aston University is looking to appoint a Project Team, for its AIMS (Aston International Medical School), project, which is proposed for construction at the University campus, located in Central Birmingham, UK. The Team will be divided into Lots, to include an Architect, Building Services Engineers, Quantity Surveyor, and Structural Engineer. The Project Manager is subject of a separate tender. At this point here are still alternatives to the construction type, being considered. These are new build, refurbishment, or conversion of existing building.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000, 71334000, 71251000, 71312000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 31.7.2014. Completion 1.9.2017

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Architect

1)Short description

To provide Architectural services, as part of the project team for the AIMS project. It may be necessary depending on the type of building project, that the Architect may be required to novate the contract to the main contractor.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71220000

3)Quantity or scope

To provide Architectural Design Servies for the length of the project expected to be August 2014 to September 2017.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 200 000 and 350 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Building Services Engineers

1)Short description

To provide Building Services Engineering provision throughout the life of the AIMS project, as part of the Project Team.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71310000

3)Quantity or scope

To provide Building Services Engineering for the life of the projet expected to be August 2014 to September 2017.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 150 000 and 250 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Quantity Surveyor

1)Short description

To act a Quantity Surveyor for the life of the AIMS project, as part of the Project Team.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71315300

3)Quantity or scope

To act a Quantity Surveyor for the life of the AIMS project, expected to be August 2014 to September 2017.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 200 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Structural Engineer

1)Short description

To act as Strcutrual Engineer for the life of the AIMS project, as part of the Project Team.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71312000

3)Quantity or scope

To act as Structural Engineer for the life of the AIMS project, expected to be August 2014 to Septemeber 2017.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 200 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

This will be assessed in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

This will be assessed in the pre-qualification questionnaire, but will include an evaluation of statement of the Company”s overall turnover and the turnover related to similar activities to be covered by this agreement for the previous years. Credit checks will be undertaken using Creditsafe.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

No specific legal form is required but where there is more than one provider, joint and several liability will be required.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As per the pre qualification questionnaire.
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: Aston University has adopted Constructionline methodology for demonstrating financial risk and technical capability and Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) as its vehicle for health and safety assessment. Constructionline is the UK government owned certification service for construction-related contractors, consultants and material suppliers, and has been developed to save the industry millions of pounds by reducing duplication in the Tendering process.
Constructionline registered suppliers need only to provide their Constructionline registration number, and are are then only required to completed certain mandatory questions.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants not registered with Constructionline are encouraged to do so as this will simplify the tender process. Any supplier wishing to register to respond to this advert should contact the dedicated Business Development Manager at Constructionline, Tom Jackson +44 7712391082, email address is thomas.jackson@capita.co.uk at the earliest opportunity to discuss becoming a member of Constructionline or to understand more about SSIP.

The contract requires minimum of 10,000,000 GBP insurance cover for employers liability, 5,000,000 GBP insurance cover for Public Liability and 5,000,000 GBP for Professional Liability.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Aston University has adopted Constructionline methodology for demonstrating financial risk and technical capability and Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) as its vehicle for health and safety assessment. Constructionline is the UK government owned certification service for construction-related contractors, consultants and material suppliers, and has been developed to save the industry millions of pounds by reducing duplication in the pre-qualification process.
Constructionline registered suppliers need only to provide their Constructionline registration number, and are are then only required to completed certain mandatory questions.
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

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: This will apply to each lot and will be based on capacity and capability and financial standing applicable to the requirements of the project and as specified in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
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:

EU/169/0314/MSPT
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

22.4.2014 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

8.5.2014
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13.6.2014 – 12:00
Place:

Aston University, Birmingham, UK.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Members of the Central Procurement Team.

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
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:17.3.2014