Major Construction Framework Agreement for North Eastern Universities
Five NEUPC member institutions in the North-East of England are seeking to establish a Framework Agreement for Major Works Construction Contractors.
United Kingdom-Leeds: Construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Innovation Centre, Cavendish Road
Contact person: Gregory Barnes
Telephone: +44 1133443960
NUTS code: UKE42
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Major Construction Framework Agreement for North Eastern Universities.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Five NEUPC member institutions in the North-East of England are seeking to establish a Framework Agreement for Major Works Construction Contractors. This collaboration is between Newcastle University, Durham University, The University of Northumbria, The University of Sunderland and Teesside University. The agreement shall facilitate works over the value of 4 104 394 GBP (OEJU Threshold) to 30 000 000 GBP and above. The scope of works will include University and public buildings suitable for the progressive agenda pursued by the institutions.
The bodies that may utilise this agreement include:
Newcastle Science Central LLP.
The University of Sunderland.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The Major Construction Framework agreement shall encompass construction activities for the five member institutions of the NEUPC that are based in the North East of England, namely Newcastle, Durham, Sunderland, Northumbria, and Teesside Universities. Projects will be varied in nature but focus on Higher Education environments including Teaching, Conferencing, Sport, Laboratory, and lecture environments. The first of these projects will be a new Sports Centre at Newcastle University that shall be tendered as part of the formation of the Framework Agreement.
Length of agreement is likely to be 6 years with an option to extend for a further 2 years up to a maximum of 8 years.
Tenderers should register on https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/neupc for inclusion.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Extension of contract from 6 years to 8 years possible subject to satisfactory performance by suppliers.
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
As specified in the Selection Questionnaire.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
As detailed in the Selection Criteria.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Any commissions under this contract or framework maybe subject to external funding from bodies such as Arts Council, ERDF, Heritage Lottery Fund, LEP etc and the successful suppliers will be expected to work with the Universities / University on any funding applications where appropriate. This list of funding bodies is not exhaustive.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: