Refurbishment of Melville Grove Student Residencies

Refurbishment of Melville Grove Student Residencies

Refurbishment work for university residencies with an estimated construction cost Circa GBP 5.5 m. The works are for the refurbishment works of terrace housing and semi-detached housing constructed in 1993 used for student accommodation providing 349 bedrooms.

UK-Liverpool: Refurbishment work

2013/S 034-053615

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Liverpool
Procurement, Foundation Building, 765 Brownlow Hill
L69 7ZX Liverpool

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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

Other: University
I.3)Main activity

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

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Refurbishment of Melville Grove Student Residencies
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

NUTS code UKD52

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Refurbishment work. Refurbishment work for university residencies with an estimated construction cost Circa GBP 5.5 m. The works are for the refurbishment works of terrace housing and semi-detached housing constructed in 1993 used for student accommodation providing 349 bedrooms.
The proposed works are full internal refurbishment including replacement of finishes, sanitary work, wash facilities, fixtures, fitting, bedroom furniture, kitchens, etc.
Likely proposals are full refurbishment of each building maintaining existing bedroom numbers; adaptation of the Kitchen / utility room / etc to provide an improved kitchen / Living space; maximise shower / wc provision; external works and grounds.
The project timescales are subject to review of the wider Residential Strategy and could be executed either:
— Release of entire site, commencing Summer 2013 complete Summer 2014.
— Site released in two halves with work over a two year period.
— Release of entire site, commencing Summer 2014 complete Summer 2015.
— Other variances of the above.
Tendering contractors must commit to pricing the various scenarios as detailed above.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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:
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
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
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

14.3.2013 – 12:00
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
VI.3)Additional information

The PQQ assessment will be the evaluation of responses to the pre-qualification questionnaires to identify a preferred shortlist of 5-6, in accordance with the stated criteria, which is detailed on the front of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
A shortlist of contractors to be invited to tender will be established based on questionnaire responses.
The procurement route is being considered and could be a traditional single stage fully designed tender, two stage tender, etc.
There may be a mid tender interview with the short listed companies, which if called, will form part of the assessment criteria.
The applicants must be able to demonstrate a proven track record in the successful delivery of similar residential accommodation, which must include evidence of delivering similar projects to defined timescales, construction budgets and to a BREEAM very good assessment.
Evaluation of the tenders will be in accordance with the criteria specified within the invitation to tender documentation, and will be used to identify a preferred contractor.
The documentation is located on the following web site Select ‘Tenders’ from the top menu bar, select ‘current’, then click ‘view details’ button. To gain full access to this website and documentation you need to log in using your existing registration details or click the ‘Register’ button if you have not registered before. When registering PLEASE make sure the ‘publish e-mail address’ field is completed accurately as this will receive all automated correspondence. Please return your submission as detailed in the document. All dates, time periods and quantities indicated in this Notice are provisional only and the university reserves the right to change the same if circumstances so dictate. The University reserves the right not to enter in to any contract pursuant to this Notice and to withdraw from this procurement exercise at any time.

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GO Reference: GO-2013212-PRO-4582253.

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:12.2.2013