Main contractor for the design and build of Newcastle College Gateway Centre

Main contractor for the design and build of Newcastle College Gateway Centre

The Gateway Centre will include accommodation such as a Library, LSS, Student services, International, Apprentice Gateway, Employment Gateway, Students Union, Commercial Services and data centre.

United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Construction work for buildings of further education

2013/S 145-251212

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Corporation of Newcastle College
Rye Hill House, Rye Hill Campus, Scotswood Road
Contact point(s):
For the attention of: Jeff Wilson
NE4 7SA Newcastle upon Tyne
Telephone: +44 1912004869
Fax: +44 1912724317

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from: Mott MacDonald
St Anns Wharf, 112 Quayside
For the attention of: Karl Sanderson
NE1 3DX Newcastle Upon Tyne
Telephone: +44 1912610866

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

I.3)Main activity

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:

Procurement of main contractor for the design and build of Newcastle College Gateway Centre in Newcastle Upon Tyne.
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: Former Bristol Street Motors garage, 63 to 69 Westmorland Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 4EA.
NUTS code
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)

NCG is seeking to deliver a major new facility to add to its portfolio in the North East of England. A new Gateway Centre for Newcastle College is proposed on land adjacent the Newcastle College campus, near Westmorland Road in the centre of Newcastle Upon Tyne. The Gateway Centre will include accommodation such as a Library, LSS, Student services, International, Apprentice Gateway, Employment Gateway, Students Union, Commercial Services and data centre. The Gateway Centre shall achieve a minimum BREEAM rating of Very Good.
NCG has procured a Project Manager and multi-disciplinary design team and now intends to procure a main contractor via a Two Stage design and build tender process to finalise the design from RIBA Stage 4 onwards and construct the Gateway Centre. NCG propose the development would be carried out under an appropriate design and build contract (e.g. bespoke form of JCT Design and Build 2011) and intends to novate members of its multi-disciplinary design team to the main contractor to complete the design.
The main contractor may also be responsible for demolition of existing building and site clearance.
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): no

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:

The scope of this contract relates specifically to the design and construction of a Gateway Centre for Newcastle College at Westmorland Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 12 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.11.2013. Completion 1.12.2015

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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
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

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 set out in PQQ.
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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 23.8.2013
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
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
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:24.7.2013