Capital Development at Ashington and Kirkley Hall Campuses

Capital Development at Ashington and Kirkley Hall Campuses

Northumberland College is seeking a main building contractor or contractors to complete the design and execute the construction works.

UK-Ashington: Construction work for buildings relating to education and research

2013/S 100-171035

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Northumberland College
Estate Management, College Road, Northumberland
Contact point(s): c/o Summers-Inman, The Drive, Gosforth, NE3 4AR
For the attention of: Ian Campbell
NE63 9RG Ashington
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1912841121
E-mail: ian.campbell@summers-inman.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.northumberland.ac.uk

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:

Capital Development at Ashington and Kirkley Hall Campuses.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Design and execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northumberland.
NUTS code UKC21

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)

Northumberland College is seeking a main building contractor or contractors to complete the design and execute the construction works. The project consists of work on two separate sites owned by the College. The Ashington campus works involve a new engineering block, refurbishment and remodelling of two existing blocks and part of the ground floor of the main building, and substantial demolition and external works; the Kirkley Hall campus involves a new tractor workshop, a new education centre, and demolition and external works. The approximate construction value excluding VAT is £6m. Experience in managing multiple work areas simultaneously, phased programmes involving decants, and fast tracking will be essential. Works are expected to start towards the end of 2013, with funding restrictions dictating that full and final completion must be no later than December 2014. Applicants wishing to be considered for the tender list must request, via email only, an electronic copy of the pre-qualification questionnaire from the contact given in I.1), which must be returned no later than the time given in IV.3.4).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45214000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

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:

As described in II.1.5).
Estimated value excluding VAT: 6 000 000 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

Duration in months: 12 (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:

Details are set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details are set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The appointed organisation will take total responsibility. Any permitted deviance from this would require joint and several liability.
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: Details are set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details are set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: A minimum annual turnover of £5m.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Your organisation must have the capacity and appropriate available technical ability and experience to deliver concurrent multiple projects within a fast track timeframe. Further details are provided in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
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

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

Envisaged minimum number 5: 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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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: 17.6.2013 – 13:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

24.6.2013 – 13:00
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

English.
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
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The College will notify candidates of whether or not they have been successful in accordance with the provisions of Regulation 23(1) to 32(A) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 as amended (“the regulations”) and will hold a mandatory 10-day standstill period. Economic operators who have been prejudiced or are at risk of prejudice may issue proceedings in he High Court (England and Wales) in accordance with the regulations. Applicants should be aware that strict limits apply as laid down by the regulations.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:23.5.2013