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Exhibition Centre Liverpool and Interconnected Hotel. UK-Liverpool: exhibition centre construction work

2012/S 61-098978

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Liverpool City Council
Corporate Procurement Service, 4th floor Venture Place, Sir Thomas Street
For the attention of: Mr Steve Boyd
L1 6BW Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: steve.boyd@liverpool.gov.uk

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)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Exhibition Centre Liverpool and Interconnected Hotel.
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: Works (design and execution) – the contract involves the design and construction of an exhibition centre and an interconnected hotel.
The location of the works is Kings Dock, adjacent to the existing arena and convention centre, Liverpool L3 4FP.
NUTS code UKD52

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)

Liverpool City Council are developing a new exhibition centre, known as Exhibition Centre Liverpool (ECL), which will have 8 100 square metres of in hall space plus support, circulation and servicing areas. The ECL will be adjacent to and will provide exhibition and event space to work alongside the successful BT Convention Centre and Echo Arena. ECL is planned to open during the early part of 2015.
In addition an interconnected high quality hotel of up to 200 rooms is desired as part of the project, subject to the outcome of a separate procurement exercise to select a hotel partner. This is planned to open in 2015, as close to the opening date for ECL as possible.
The Council are seeking to appoint a suitable organisation to develop the existing concept design and construct the ECL. associated external works and potentially the interconnected hotel, all through a two stage design and build procurement exercise.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45212312, 45212411, 71200000, 45212310, 71300000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
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 construction of ECL is Lot 1 and has an estimated value of 35 000 000 GBP.
Design and construction of the hotel is Lot 2 and has an estimated value of up to 22 000 000 GBP dependant on scale and scope of the hotel.
The Council plan to award either Lot 1 only or both lots to one organisation, dependant on the outcome of a separate hotel partner procurement process. Tenders will therefore be assessed based on the aggregate of both Lots and tenders must be submitted for both Lots to be valid.
Both lots will be procured through a two stage design and build route with a common preferred and reserve bidder being selected for the second stage of the design and build route. Further information on the scope and procurement basis for these contracts is contained in the PQQ documentation.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 57 000 000 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: 30 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Exhibition Centre Liverpool (ECL)

1)Short description

Liverpool City Council are developing a new exhibition centre, known as Exhibition Centre Liverpool (ECL), which will have 8 100 square metres of in hall space plus support, circulation and servicing areas. The exhibition centre will be adjacent to and will provide exhibition and event space to work alongside the successful BT Convention Centre and Echo Arena. ECL is planned to open during the early part of 2015.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45212312, 71200000, 45212310, 71300000

3)Quantity or scope

Liverpool City Council are developing a new exhibition centre, known as Exhibition Centre Liverpool (ECL), which will have 8 100 square metres of in hall space plus support, circulation and servicing areas. The exhibition centre will be adjacent to and will provide exhibition and event space to work alongside the successful BT Convention Centre and Echo Arena. ECL is planned to open during the early part of 2015.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 35 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Your company will need to register on The Chest (Due North) to be able to receive theopportunity below. The documents will only be available on the Chest. Once you have registeredyou will need to go to the “my opportunities section” on the home page of the CHEST and follow the instructions as a supplier to enable you to return your submission. To register your organisation on The Chest click on the following link www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk, go to suppliers area and click on “register free”.

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Interconnected Hotel

1)Short description

A high quality hotel of up to 200 rooms which is interconnected to ECL and is planned to open in 2015, as close to the opening date for ECL as possible. The ability of the Council to award this Lot will be confirmed once the separate hotel partner Procurement exercise process has been completed in late summer 2012.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45212411, 71200000, 71300000

3)Quantity or scope

A high quality hotel of up to 200 rooms which is interconnected to ECL and is planned to open in 2015, as close to the opening date for ECL as possible. The ability of the Council to award this Lot will be confirmed once the separate hotel partner Procurement exercise has been completed in late summer 2012.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 22 000 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 30 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Your company will need to register on The Chest (Due North) to be able to receive the opportunity below. The documents will only be available on the Chest. Once you have registered you will need to go to the “my opportunities section” on the home page of the CHEST and follow the instructions as a supplier to enable you to return your submission. To register your organisation on The Chest click on the following link www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk, go to suppliers area and click on “register free”.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

A performance bond amounting to 10 % of the construction contract value would be required. Parent company guarantees may also be required.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

The Council will make periodic payments to the successful contractor as the design and construction works proceed on site for the ECL lot. Payment arrangements for the hotel lot will depend on the financial arrangements reached during the hotel partner procurement process.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several liability. It should be noted that the Council seeks to enter a single contract with the successful contractor notwithstanding the existence of a consortium/joint venture bid being submitted. It will be for the submitting entitity to make robust arrangements beneath the prime contract to demonstrate delivery capabilities across all disciplines.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Collateral warranties will be required from the contractor’s team including design consultants and sub-contractors, this will be set out in the invitation to tender documentation.
It is anticipated that under this project the contractor and its supply chain will actively participate in the achievement of social and environmnetal policiy objectives relating to the long term economic and social regeneration of the area e.g. offering of apprenticeships, employment of long term unemployment, regeneration of the community, carbon reduction and sustainability.
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) the presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information of these turnovers is available.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
As set out in PQQ Documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the PQQ documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) a list of the works carried out over the past 5 years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct;
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: – where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issues or countersigned by the competent authority, – where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator;
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work;
(d) a description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities;
(e) where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capabilities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate;
(f) the educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work;
(g) for public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, and indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract;
(h) a statement of the average annual manpower of the service provider or contractor and the number of managerial staff for the last three years;
(i) a statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contracts;
(j) an indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract;
(k) with regard to the products to be supplied: (i) samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so request; (ii) certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognized competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
As set out in PQQ documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in PQQ documentation.
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: yes

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 0: and maximum number 6
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
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

NWCE-8RZDND
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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: 23.4.2012 – 16:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

23.4.2012 – 16:00
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

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 18 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening 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

Interested parties must complete a pre qualification questionnaire which can be obtained from the Council’s electronic tendering website “ The Due North Portal – The Chest”. Please follow the link and register using the project reference:NWCE-8RZDND as the contract identification number.
There is no need to make contact with the named contact in Section 1 either by e-mail or phone to register an interest as this must be done via the Due North Portal.
The completed questionnaire must be submitted by no later than 16:00 GMT on monday, 23.4.2012. Late applications will not be considered.
Note the council is seeking applications from main contractors only and not seeking applications at this time from sub contractors or suppliers.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The appeals process will follow the EU remedies directives.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:23.3.2012