Phase 1 Build Contract – Peterborough 

Phase 1 Build Contract – Peterborough

The project will establish a Phase 1 University Campus in Peterborough, for up to 2 000 students by September 2022.

United Kingdom-Huntingdon: Construction work for buildings relating to education and research

2020/S 093-223289

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Peterborough HE Property Company
Postal address: Cambridgeshire Peterborough Combined Authority, Alconbury
Town: Huntingdon
NUTS code: UKH11
Postal code: PE28 4WX
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Heidi Parker
Telephone: +44 1480277180
Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


CPCA — The New University of Peterborough — Phase 1 Build Contract

Reference number: DN477580

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The project will establish a Phase 1 University Campus in Peterborough, for up to 2 000 students by September 2022, with a curriculum and delivery model that is designed to meet the skills needs that growth in the Greater Peterborough business base will generate. This vehicle for increasing the supply of HE skills into the workforce is a key component of the Local Industrial Strategy (LIS) and achieving a doubling of GVA in the CPCA economy as a whole.

The wider vision of the project is to set up an independent University in Peterborough and the associated brand and to create an institution which reflects the needs and resonates with the aspirations of, the local population and local businesses. This tender process is for the design and construction of a development that provides circa 5 300 m2 of HE facilities with a mixture of teaching spaces, ICT teaching spaces, skills laboratory spaces, lecture theatre facilities, breakout spaces, library space, meeting spaces, staff offices, food and beverage offering and external car park with associated landscaping. It is anticipated that the contract sum is in the order of GBP 15-20 m +VAT and the facility must be operational and teaching by 29 August 2022.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH11

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This procurement is for the a two-stage D&B contract for the construction of Phase 1 of a new University in Peterborough. The project is currently designed to RIBA stage three and this procurement is seeking a contractor to initially work with the client under a pre-construction service agreement to finalise the design and scope out and costs the various works packages prior to the award of a JCT D&B 2016 contract (with client amendments). The intention is to novate the current designers to the contract at the award of the second stage of the project. The contract is based on the ‘build to cost’ (GBP 19 000 000 + VAT) principle and is governed by a fixed competition date.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

End: 29/07/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 10/06/2020
Local time: 12:00
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

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: