Design and Build Contract West Yorkshire

Design and Build Contract West Yorkshire

Design and Build of the New West Yorkshire Joint Services Archive, Brunswick Street, Wakefield Kirkgate.

United Kingdom-Wakefield: Construction work

2014/S 100-173995

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Council of the City of Wakefield
Strategic Procurement Team, Wakefield One, PO Box 700, Burton Street
For the attention of: Miss Karen Middlebrook
WF1 2EB Wakefield
Telephone: +44 1924306969

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from: YORtender
For the attention of: ref: 9K3J-FHPL2Y
Internet address:

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: YORtender
For the attention of: ref: 9K3J-FHPL2Y
Internet address:

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: YORtender
For the attention of: ref: 9K3J-FHPL2Y

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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 the New West Yorkshire Joint Services Archive, Brunswick Street, Wakefield Kirkgate.

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: Wakefield.

NUTS code UKE43

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)

Expressions of interest are being invited from suitably qualified and experienced main contractors to complete the design and to construct the proposed new West Yorkshire Archive Building at Brunswick Street, Wakefield Kirkgate.
The project requires the modification of existing landscape incorporating excavation of an existing previously demolished building basement to construct a new Archive Facility for the West Yorkshire Archive Service.
The accommodation will comprise a 3 storey building incorporating archive storey to the top two floors and multi-purpose space to the ground floor including foyer reception with café offer, exhibition space, 2no learning zones, general enquires office and secure search room, conservation studio and all associated supporting facilities.
The project is to be let on a JCT Design and Build Contract 2011 Edition with the objective being to provide a building of high architectural quality in keeping with the surrounding environment and proposed Wakefield Masterplan Project.
The overall project duration will be 10 months for use by the Archive Service in September 2015.
It is the intention of the Council to novate the Design team to the successful contractor.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes


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:

Design and build of a new archive facility of approximately 2,702m2.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 5 500 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 10 (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 detailed in the tender documents.

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

As detailed 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:

As detailed in the tender documents.

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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 minimum number 5: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As detailed in the pre qualification questionnaire.
The Council is seeking to shortlist 5 applicants following the pre qualification process, however, the Council reserves the right to shortlist more than 5 applicants where scores are sufficiently close, up to a maximum of 8.
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

Payable documents: no

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

24.6.2014 – 12:00
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

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Representatives of Legal and Democratic Services, any member of the Council who so wishes may be present at the opening.
Internal audit also has the right to attend any tender opening.
Where external agencies contribute to the overall funding of a project, representatives of the agency may also attend at the opening of tenders and be allowed to make note of the tenders and receive a copy of the subsequent written report on the tenders received, provided that such persons agree to observe commercial confidentiality and be bound by the confidentiality requirements of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.

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

Please note that whilst this OJEU notices states at I.4, Wakefield Council is not procuring on behalf of other local authorities, this project is being jointly funded by the following:
Kirklees/Leeds/Bradford/Calderdale and Wakefield Councils and the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF).

The Pre Qualification Questionnaire is available to download from YORtender ( ref: 9K3J-FHPL2Y.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
WC2A 2LL London

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Council will incorproate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point when information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers.
If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2009/992) 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: