Fit-Out of Laboratories and Offices – Pre-Market Engagement

Fit-Out of Laboratories and Offices – Pre-Market Engagement

The proposed works include the formation of three laboratories as well as providing various open and cellular office spaces.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Construction work

2020/S 098-236089

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The University of Manchester
Postal address: Oxford Road
Town: Manchester
NUTS code: UKD3
Postal code: M13 9PL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@manchester.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1612752160
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.procurement.manchester.ac.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Construction Works Comprising the Fit-Out of Laboratories and Offices at Level 6 of The University of Manchester’s, Henry Royce Institute

Reference number: 2020/1650/HR6F/SL/CH

II.1.2)Main CPV code

45000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Works

II.1.4)Short description:

This Prior Information Notice (PIN) is to initiate pre-market engagement and provide advance notification to the marketplace of The University of Manchester’s intention to commence a procurement exercise partially funded by ERDF to appoint a main contractor to undertake the fit-out of laboratories and offices at level 6 of the newly constructed Henry Royce Institute to create the sustainable materials innovation hub.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45300000
45400000
45214400
45214610

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD3
Main site or place of performance:

Henry Royce Institute, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Prior Information Notice (PIN) is to initiate pre-market engagement and provide advance notification to the marketplace of the University of Manchester’s intention to commence a procurement exercise for a main contractor to undertake the fit-out of laboratories and offices at level 6 of the newly constructed Henry Royce Institute to create the sustainable materials innovation hub.

The project is receiving up to GBP 3 million of funding from the England European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government and the Department for Work and Pensions (and in London the intermediate body Greater London Authority) are the managing authorities for European Regional Development Fund and European Social Fund funding through the Growth Programme — funds established by the European Union to help local areas stimulate their economic development. By investing in projects, the funds will help to support innovation, businesses, skills and employment to improve local growth and create jobs. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/guidance/england-2014-to-2020-european-structural-and-investment-funds

The proposed works include the formation of three laboratories as well as providing various open and cellular office spaces. The works also include for upgrading and extending services to enable c.100 piece of equipment to be installed; dedicated and specified for the research requirements of the Henry Royce Institute. The project will require validation of and associated liability for any building-wide systems that interface with any installation provided as part of the works.

Collectively the three laboratories have been designed to include:

• 23nr. fume cupboards (inclusive of 6nr walk-in fume cupboards);

• 14nr. extraction arms;

• emergency shower;

• various wash hand basins with emergency eyewash stations;

• LN2 gas storage;

• laboratory equipment (c.100 items); and

• laboratory furniture.

The fit-out of the space will also include services provisions, including ICT and security, drainage, domestic water services, gas, ventilation, air conditioning and the like.

II.2.14)Additional information

Expressions of interest and additional information for this procurement can be found at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofmanchester/aspx/Home. This is to gather market interest and suppliers should review the additional project information document to satisfy themselves that they are able to comply with the requirements of the process.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

08/06/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The publication of this PIN does not commit the University to any particular procurement process. This PIN has been issued by the University as a notification to potential suppliers that the University is considering procuring these services.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

15/05/2020