Design and Build of Civils Works – London Luton Airport

Design and Build of Civils Works – London Luton Airport

Design and build of civils works to support a new 2.1 km long guided mass passenger transit system.

United Kingdom-Luton: Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work

2017/S 039-071435

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

London Luton Airport Ltd. (LLAL)
Hart House Business Centre, Kimpton Road
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mark Turner, Chief Finance Officer
Telephone: +44 01582522458
NUTS code: UKH21
Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Airport-related activities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


London Luton Airport Mass Passenger Transit System.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

45200000 – IA01

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Design and build of civils works to support a new 2.1 km long guided mass passenger transit system. The track, rolling stock and associated systems will be the subject of a separate systems contract to be awarded concurrently. The 2 successful contractors (civils and systems) will be required to work together and have the flexibility to evolve the design to deliver the overall scheme.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 115 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH21
Main site or place of performance:

Stirling Place, Luton and London Luton Airport.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Design and construction of the civils works to support a new 2.1 km long guided mass rapid passenger transit system to run from Stirling Place, close to Luton Airport Parkway station, to Luton Airport terminal. The works will include constructing viaducts, embankments, cut and cover works, station platforms and buildings and possibly some ancillary works e.g. car parking. Some of the works will be within the air-side sections of the airport. The capital works will be funded by LLAL on a lump sum FIDIC contract basis. The procurement will be carried out under a competitive dialogue procedure and delivering growth and investing in social values within the local area will form part of the award criteria and will be supported by special conditions relating to the performance of the contract.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 115 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 42
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 3
Maximum number: 4

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Estimated value excluding VAT is in the range of 85 000 000 GBP to 115 000 000 GBP.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

As stated in the procurement documents.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

LLAL’s requirements regarding the provision of guarantees and bonds are as stated in the procurement documents.

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

The payment arrangements are as stated in the procurement documents.

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Consortia may be required to form a single entity for the performance of the contract or alternatively consortium members may be required to undertake joint and several liability.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Conditions of Contract based upon the FIDIC Plant and Design-Build Contract together with project specific amendments.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Competitive dialogue
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 244-445893

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 29/03/2017
Local time: 09:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 21/04/2017

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise accessed through the BravoAdvantage e-Sourcing portal ( from 27.2.2017.

LLAL is not bound to award a contract as a result of this process. LLAL will not be liable for any costs incurred by an economic operator in participating in this process, including in the event of termination of, or changes to, the process by LLAL.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Luton Borough Council
Town Hall
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

In accordance with Part 5 (Remedies) of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/274).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:



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