Construction Work for University of Portsmouth

Construction Work for University of Portsmouth

The new build will contain a mix of teaching spaces, office/admin areas, class 2 and class 3 laboratories, with some specialised research areas for health education and bioscience research facilities with an element of landscaping around the building.

United Kingdom-Plymouth: Construction work

2014/S 199-350965

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The University of Plymouth
Drake Circus
Contact point(s): Procurement and Sustainability
For the attention of: Stephen Gill
PL4 8AA Plymouth
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1752582057
E-mail: procurement@plymouth.ac.uk
Fax: +44 175288166

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: www.plymouth.ac.uk/procurement

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:

JBB Research Facilities — Construction.

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: Plymouth Science Park, Derriford, Plymouth.

NUTS code UKK41

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)

The University of Plymouth is proposing to extend the Research Facilities for the Peninsula School of Medicine and Dentistry (PSMD); to facilitate this expansion the University proposes the creation of a new Science Research Facility at Plymouth Science Park circa 2 700 m² (including plant area) with a construction value of 7 750 000 GBP to 8 250 000 GBP. The new build will contain a mix of teaching spaces, office/admin areas, class 2 and class 3 laboratories, with some specialised research areas for health education and bioscience research facilities with an element of landscaping around the building.
There is also a possible option of the refurbishment of part of the existing John Bull Building in to postgraduate teaching facilities circa 400 m² with a project value of 700 000 GBP to 800 000 GBP; NB this element is dependent on gaining HEFCE funding and may or may not form part of the tender package. This will be confirmed at ITT stage. The refurbishment works would include a mix of full and light laboratory refurbishments to convert the space to Class 1 teaching laboratories and write-up areas.
The project is required to achieve a BREEAM rating of Excellent.
The project is intended to be completed in the third or fourth quarter of 2016
Procurement Route: the project will be awarded as a single stage design and build contract on the basis of GC Works 1 1998 including amendment 1 and as further amended by the contracting authority. The project includes some highly serviced laboratory areas including category 2 and 3 laboratories, the fit out of some of these areas which will be included as a defined provisional sum within the tender documents. The scope of the provisional sum will include the fit-out of these areas from shell and core and will be fully described in the tender documents.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 7 750 000 and 9 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 18 (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:

A Parent Company Guarantee or a Performance Bond may be required.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Terms will be as stated in the tender documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and severable 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: All expressions of interest must be submitted on the University’s electronic tendering site:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/plymouthuni

Legal position — means of proof required: signed certificate of good standing in accordance with regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As specified within the Pre Qualification: VAT number, company accounts for the last 3 years, last 3 years turnover, evidence of Insurances held, statement of contingent liability or loss, statement of any pending litigation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Economic operators must be able to demonstrate that they have been trading for at least 3 years and that the turnover of the contracting company (not Parent Group) providing the service is not less than 3 times greater than the potential contract value per annum, i.e. 25 000 000 GBP.
Minimum levels of insurance deemed acceptable for this project will be 10 000 000 GBP Professional Indemnity and 10 000 000 GBP for Employers Liability and Public/Contractors Liability.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations SI 2006 and as set out in the Pre Qualification questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Economic operators must be able to demonstrate their experience of undertaking works of a similar nature and scope in relation to this project. Evidence of Quality Assurance processes. Evidence of Environmental Management processes. Evidence of Supply Chain Management processes.
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 number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: It is expected that the five highest scoring compliant PQQ applications in accordance with the PQQ evaluation criteria and methodology will be invited to tender.
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:

SG/UoP/JBB_Build/036/014

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: 12.11.2014 – 12:05
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

13.11.2014 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

20.11.2014

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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

University of Plymouth
Drake Circus
PL4 8AA Plymouth
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@plymouth.ac.uk
Internet address: http://www.plymouth.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The University will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

13.10.2014