Design and Construction Work Northumberland

Design and Construction Work Northumberland

Design and construction of a new visitor discovery centre and youth hostel at Once Brewed in Northumberland.

United Kingdom-Hexham: Construction work

2014/S 197-347485

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Northumberland National Park Authority
Eastburn, South Park, Northumberland
Contact point(s): www.nepoportal.org (Tender Ref: 9PPK-HU4TEY)
NE46 1BS Hexham
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.northumberlandnationalpark.org.uk

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

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

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:

The Sill National Visitor and Landscape Discovery Centre incorporating a YHA hostel.

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: Once Brewed, Northumberland.

NUTS code UKC21

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)

Design and construction of a new visitor discovery centre and youth hostel at Once Brewed in Northumberland.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000, 45210000, 45212000, 45212413

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 5 750 000 and 7 750 000 GBP

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

Starting 27.3.2015. Completion 30.9.2015

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds, collateral warranties, insurance cover and/or other forms of security cover it deems appropriate.

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

Further details will be provided to those who express an interest in this opportunity and/or are invited to tender.

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

Groupings of bidders may be required to form a separate limited company and/or for one to take full responsibility and/or for each to take joint and several liability.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: If applicable, further details will be provided to those who are invited to tender.
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: In accordance with Articles 45 and 46 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, as set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire and for those short-listed, the invitation to tender.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Article 47 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, as set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire and for those short-listed, the invitation to tender.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Articles 48 – 50 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, as set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire and for those short-listed, the invitation to tender.
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 minimum number 5: and maximum number 6

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire available from www.nepoportal.org(Tender Ref: 9PPK-HU4TEY)

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

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

11.11.2014 – 12:00

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

1.12.2014

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

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: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): The Contracting Authority intends to submit an application for funding under EFRID and may apply for other sources of European funding.

VI.3)Additional information

The Contracting Authority currently envisages that a design and build solution would be most appropriate to meet its needs. Please note that the Contracting Authority currently anticipate that existing design team appointments will be novated to the successful bidder. Any resulting contract(s) will be considered as contract(s) made in England according to English Law and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to approve any and all sub-contractor appointments the successful contractor intends to make. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in pounds sterling. The Contracting Authority is not liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest or tender for this opportunity including but not limited to where the contract award procedure is cancelled for any reason. No reimbursement shall be available in any circumstances. It is anticipated that the invitation to tender and descriptive document will be released on or around 1.12.2014. Please note that all dates and figures provided in this notice are approximate. The Contracting Authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest of any tender and reserves the right to cancel this award procedure at any time. The successful contractor will be required to give an undertaking that it will comply with all UK and EC legislation, standard and applicable guidance. Acceptance of variations are at the Contracting Authority’s absolute discretion and whether this option will be pursued will be detailed by the Contracting Authority in due course.
The Youth Hostel Association (England and Wales) will have a leasehold interest in part of the completed facility and will provide input into the design and the tender exercise but will not be a signatory to the contract.
The project is anticipated to be part funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund who may impose specific conditions on the project, e.g. that this contract opportunity may be works execution only rather than design and build. Further information will be provided in due course. The pre-qualification questionnaire for this opportunity is only available via www.nepoportal.org (Reference number 9PPK-HU4TEY) All economic operators interested in this opportunity must register with www.nepoportal.org in order to access the documentation, raise clarifications and submit responses to the pre-qualification questionnaire. Registration instructions are available from the website. For the avoidance of doubt Newcastle City Council/NEPO shall not be a party to this contract award process.
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:

10.10.2014