Forum North Capital Works Project

Forum North Capital Works Project

The proposal is for the demolition of an existing one storey extension to the Forum building and canopy entrance at Hendon Campus at Middlesex University, to be replaced by the new build construction of a five storey higher education building for teaching and education staff and administrative offices.

United Kingdom-London: Construction work for buildings of further education

2014/S 015-021884

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Sweett Group Ltd
60 Gray’s Inn Road
For the attention of: Cora Marler/Alan Saunders
WC1X 8AQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070619000

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.sweettgroup.com

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0441

Electronic access to information: www.mytenders.org

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.mytenders.org

Further information can be obtained from: Sweett Group Ltd
60 Gray’s Inn Road
For the attention of: Cora Marler, Alan Saunders
WC1X 8AQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070619000
Internet address: http://www.sweettgroup.com

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Sweett Group Ltd
60 Gray’s Inn Road
For the attention of: Cora Marler, Alan Saunders
WC1X 8AQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070619000
Internet address: http://www.sweettgroup.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Sweett Group Ltd
60 Gray’s Inn Road
For the attention of: Cora Marler, Alan Saunders
WC1X 8AQ London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070619000
Internet address: http://www.sweettgroup.com

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Middlesex University

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Forum North Capital Works Project.
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: North London.
NUTS code UKI

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)

The proposal is for the demolition of an existing one storey extension to the Forum building and canopy entrance at Hendon Campus at Middlesex University (The Burroughs, London, NW4 4BT), to be replaced by the new build construction of a five storey higher education building for teaching and education staff and administrative offices. Also included in these works are landscaping reconfigurations which will improve access to this building, and tie-in with landscaping works proposed across the Hendon Campus.
The Forum North building will provide highly flexible space that can accommodate a wide range of potential programmes from studios and seminar space to specialist facilities, theatre, arts, music and dance space. It will enable temporary use by departments as buildings elsewhere on the campus are renovated and upgraded.
The proposed contract form is GC Works 1 published by the Stationery Office for the Property Advisors for the Civil Estate (PACE).
The contract covers a two stage design and build process for the forum north building.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=111939

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.myTenders.org/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45214500, 45214000, 45111100, 45111000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

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:

A five storey design and build capital works project circa 8 500 000 GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 8 000 000 and 9 000 000 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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

Appropriate levels of insurance will be required. Further information will be provided within the PQQ and tender documentation.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

All financing conditions and payment arrangements will be set out in the PQQ and tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

No legal form is required. If the candidate is a joint venture or consortium, the Contracting Authority shall require members to accept 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: Contractors may be required to participate in the achievements of social/ or environmental policy objectives relating to recruitment, training, and supply chain initiatives. Accordingly contract performance conditions may relate to social and environmental considerations.
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: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
Candidates are referred to Regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). Further information will be provided in the PQQ and Tender documentation generally.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
Candidates are referred to Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). Further information will be provided in the PQQ and Tender documentation generally.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Candidates may be subject to an independent financial check. Further information will be provided in the PQQ and Tender documentation generally.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Candidates are referred to Regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). Further information will be provided in the PQQ and Tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Candidates will be required to pass a Competency Assessment based on the Construction (Design and Management)Regulations 2007 Approved Code of Practice. Details are provided in the PQQ.
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 number of operators: 1
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:

106337-12
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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: 17.2.2014
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

19.2.2014 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

10.3.2014
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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel the procurement process at any stage. The Contracting Authority does not accept liability for any cost incurred in tendering.
(MT Ref:111939)
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court of England & Wales
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

Body responsible for mediation procedures

High Court of England & Wales
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Candidates are referred to the Public Contract Regulations 2006 (as amended).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

The Cabinet Office c/o Efficiency and Reform Group
Rosebury Court, St Andrews Business Park
NR7 0HS Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:20.1.2014