Design and Build Contract for Swansea University
Swansea University wish to engage a Principal Contractor on a Design and Build basis to develop a design from RIBA Stage 2 under a professional services contract to conclusion.
United Kingdom-Swansea: Construction work for buildings relating to education and research
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Procurement — Finance, Swansea University, Singleton Park
Contact person: etenderwales BravoSolution
Telephone: +44 1792295890
NUTS code: UKL17
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0345
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Tender for Design Services and Main Contractor Construction Works (IMPACT).
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The IMPACT project will deliver a transformative research environment, aligning world class technology development and delivery with training in a highly multidisciplinary environment including intensive collaboration between industry and academia. The College of Engineering at Swansea University proposes this large-scale research and development operation on its Bay Campus for the benefit of the regional and the wider economy.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
Swansea University Science and Innovation Bay Campus.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Swansea University wish to engage a Principal Contractor on a Design and Build basis to develop a design from RIBA Stage 2 under a professional services contract to conclusion of an agreed commercial offer for the construction of the IMPACT Building. On conclusion and agreement of an affordable lump sum offer, the University shall appoint the Principal Contractor to deliver the Works to completion of the project including all design elements thereafter. As a proposed turnkey project, construction value will include but not limited to provision of FF&E (including ‘soft seating’, specialist project/collaborative furniture solutions), AV, IT networks and items, desktop peripherals etc. (list not exhaustive). Appointment is on the basis of securing funding from external bodies sufficient to deliver the project, so suppliers bid in the understanding that the University may terminate appointment at any point prior to securing full funding (not including completed activities up to the termination point).
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Please refer to information provided within the tender documents available on etenderwales BravoSolution pqq 32218.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Since funding has not yet been confirmed, an indication of WEFO requirements has been included within the tender documents, as they related to a previous project (Computational Foundry. Please note that this is indicative only at this stage.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Please refer to information provided within the tender documents available on etenderwales BravoSolution.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
As a proposed turnkey project, the construction value will be inclusive of but not limited to provision of FF&E (including ‘soft seating’, specialist project/collaborative furniture solutions), AV requirements, IT networks and associated items, desktop peripherals etc. (list not exhaustive).
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Due to the proposed external funding source of this project, the successful contractor will be required to comply with reasonable requests for information from the University to satisfy its own needs and/or of those of the funding bodies.
This restricted tender process is being conducted electronically via etenderwales BravoSolution, so please refer to pqq:32218 for all documents and submission instructions — please note that this is the only method of submission and late responses may not be accepted.
Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=56132
The Contractor shall ensure that all contracts with Subcontractors and Suppliers which the Contractor intends to procure following the Award date, and which the Contractor has not, before the date of this Contract, already planned to award to a particular Subcontractor or Supplier, are advertised through the Sell2Wales portal (www.sell2wales.co.uk) and awarded following a fair, open, transparent and competitive process proportionate to the nature and value of the contract.
Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:
Targeted Recruitment & Training initiatives will be required to be implemented by the successful contractor.
A minimum of 52 person-weeks of employment shall be provided for a new entrant trainee recruited from a source agreed by the Client, for each 1 000 000 GBP in contract value as a condition of contract.
Full information is provided within the tender documents
Procurement — Finance, Swansea University, Singleton Park
Telephone: +44 1792295890Internet address:www.swansea.ac.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: