Vauxhall Station Upgrade

Vauxhall Station Upgrade

The project comprisies a design and build solution for capcity enhancement and step free access at London Undergrounds Vauxhall Station.

UK-London: works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work

2012/S 147-246197

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Transport For London – London Underground (Capacity Enhancement)
55 Broadway
For the attention of: Ian Criddle
SW1H 0BD London
Telephone: +44 2079183546

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity:

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Vauxhall Station Upgrade.
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: Vauxhall, London, UK.
NUTS code UKI1

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 project comprisies a design and build solution for capcity enhancement and step free access at London Undergrounds Vauxhall Station. Key elements of the project shall include (but not be limited to): – Congestion relief designed to provide sufficient capacity for future demand growth, and allow for full utilisation of the station’s vertical capacity. The works will comprise the reconfiguration of the existing staff accommodation and current station control areas in the ticket hall, the removal of the retail units, and the widening of the gate line allowing inclusion of additional gates. The works will be phased into temporary and then permanent locations for many facilities, to allow the station to stay operational throughout, meaning complex logistics and the need for full involvement with the operation staff throughout the works. – Step-free access aspect through the creation of a new lift and stair shaft at the south west corner of the ticket hall down to platform level, which will connect to the platforms via a new adit and new cross-passage at platform level.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45200000, 45213320, 45213321, 45221000, 45112000, 45111000, 45234125

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
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:

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 30 000 000,00 and 50 000 000,00 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

Duration in months: 33 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

The Contracting Entity’s requirements will be set out in the Invitation to Tender documents. A Parent Company Guarantee and / or Performance Bond will be required.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Tenders and supporting documents shall be priced in pounds sterling and all payments under the Contract will be made in sterling.The terms and conditions of payment will be set out in the Invitation to 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 special legal form is required but in the event that a group of contractors submitting an acceptable tender and meeting the criteria for award, it will be necessary to provide an undertaking that each company will be jointly and severally responsible for the due performance of the contract.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Details of the contract requirements will be set out in the Invitation to Tender documents. It is anticipated that the contract will be NEC3 Option C (Target Cost with Activity Schedule) with appropriate ‘Z’ clause modifications and Secondary Options.
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: Applicants will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ). Expressions of interest will be evaluated objectively to judge and select suitable candidates to recieve the PQQ.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: 1. Annual turnover for the last 3 years.
2. Approximate value of current contracts.
3. Number of directly employed resources committed and uncommitted.
Applicants will be also required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ).
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: 1. Previous experience of similar projects.
2. Previous experience of projects with TfL, LU or equivalent rail stations.
3. Previous relevant design and engineering experience.
3. Resourcing proposals.
4. Works proposed to sub-contract.
5. CV’s of key people to be involved in the project.
Applicants will be also required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (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

Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
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 entity:

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

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

6.9.2012 – 15:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
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:

The works may be provided to any TfL body or subsidary company. Any one of these entities may be the Contracting Entity.
Further information on TfL may be found at

The Contracting Entity reserves the right not to award any contract as a result of the competition called for by this notice and the Contracting Entity shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any of the bidders in responding to this notice or in tendering for the proposed contract.
The Contracting Entity may interview any or all companies who express an interest in tendering for this work.
Applicants should note that notwithstanding previous registration on TfL’s list of vendors they must re-apply if they wish to be considered for the works.
TfL strongly supports and implements the Greater London Authority Group Responsible Procurement Policy. Details about the policy can be found on the publications page of the Transport for London website. Further details as to the application of the Greater London Authoirty Group Responsible Procurement Policy to this procurement will be set out in the tender documents.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Contracting Entity will operate a ten day standstill period following notification to bidders of the contract award decision. The contract will not be entered into during this standstill period. Requests for future debriefing and appeals must be made in accordance with the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:30.7.2012