Design and Build Tender Surrey

Design and Build Tender Surrey

Design and build of new School of Veterinary Medicine.

UK-Guildford: Construction work for university buildings

2013/S 088-149505

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Surrey
Senate House
Contact point(s):
For the attention of: Robin Hunt
GU2 7XH Guildford

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:

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

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:

Design and build of new School of Veterinary Medicine.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Design and execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Guildford, Surrey, UK.
NUTS code UKJ23

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)

1.1 The University of Surrey intends to develop three sites on its Manor Park Campus in Guildford to establish a new School of Veterinary Medicine, which will deliver purpose-made state-of-the-art modern teaching environments for students embarking on careers in veterinary medicine and for clinical research. This Project will commence the next phase of the University’s development of academic buildings on the Manor Farm campus.
1.2 The Project will involve the construction of three new buildings:
Academic Building (Building VS1)
The Academic Building, approximately 7,150 m2 in area, will include academic offices, flexible teaching spaces, auditoria, containment level II and III teaching and research laboratories.
The building will also contain a Clinical Skills Centre with offices and laboratories, including a locomotion laboratory, a haptic laboratory and a personal skills training centre including a mock veterinary surgery.
The building will have a central atrium with café, reception area leading to student and administrative staff facilities.
The Architect’s representative design of VS1 is reproduced below.
Animal Management Centre (Building VS2)
The Animal Management Centre, approximately 2,500 m2 in area, will provide containment level II and III pathology teaching and research laboratories, including associated anatomy laboratory and teaching facilities.
Clinical Skills Centre (Building VS3)
The Clinical Skills Centre, approximately 1,500 m2 in area, will incorporate a state-of-the-art Clinical Skills Unit, which will include an animal examination area, a locomotion/mechanics laboratory, adjoining which will be a small student-managed farm complex.
1.3 The Project’s infrastructure will involve earthworks, drainage, utilities and IT connections and the construction of roads, cycle ways, footpaths and landscaping to reflect the masterplan for the Manor Park campus.
1.4 The estimated construction value of the Project is around £20m exclusive of the University’s direct fitting-out works, fees and VAT.
1.5 The University have employed a Project Team comprising the professional firms listed in the PQQ to develop the design of the Veterinary School facilities, obtain planning permission and prepare detailed design to enable the appointment of the Design and Build Contractor to take place.
1.6 Expressions of interest are sought from suitably experienced contractors to complete the design and construct the Project under a single stage design and construct contract basis. The form of contract will be the JCT Design & Build Contract 2011 Edition.
1.7 Once selected by the University, the chosen Design and Build Contractor will be able to appoint the Architect and the Structural Engineer if required by the Contractor to complete the architectural design and structural engineering designs. The Building Services Engineer will remain as an advisor to the University during the construction phase, reviewing the Contractor’s building services engineering designs and witnessing the testing and commissioning of the environmental services..
1.8 After the Contractor’s selection, construction is intended to commence on site in January 2014, with completion of all the buildings by summer 2015 to enable the University to have access to the buildings to complete their fitting-out by September 2015, ready for the start of the University’s academic year. The key dates of the outline programme are listed below.
User Briefing/Outline Design – Dec 2012 – March 2013
Detailed Design – April 2013 – November 2013
Planning – July 2013 – October 2013
Prequalification of Contractors – May 2013 – June 2013
Contractor Tenders – September – November 2013
Appoint Contractor – December 2013
Construction – January 2014 – June 2015
University’s Fitting-out & Staff Training – April 2015 – September 2015
Ready for Students – September 2015
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45214400, 45214610

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

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 per Short Description and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
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: 24 (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:

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

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

As per PQQ.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As per PQQ and tender documents.
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: As per PQQ.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per PQQ.
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 number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As per PQQ.
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

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: 3.6.2013 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

3.6.2013 – 17:00
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

In order to obain the PQQ, participants must register on the University’s eTendering portal, In-Tend:

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:3.5.2013