United Kingdom-Birmingham: Construction work for university buildings
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.aston.ac.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.aston.ac.uk
Section II: Object
336 — Aston Student's Union.
Aston University wish to procure via competitive tender a Principle Contractor to construct a new Aston Student Union building, to enable the relocation of the existing facility from its current location to a new centre campus location at the heart of the Aston Student Village.
The new facility will be located on the site of what is currently known as surface car park 12, adjacent to the recently completed multi-purpose sports pitch.
The building contract will comprise a mix of single and two storey steel framed construction, curtain wall glazing,zinc cladding, block and render walls, full M&E fit out including connection of incoming and outgoing services,internal fit out including all fixtures and finishes, landscaping to the immediate vicinity, and coordination of client direct packages such as IT / AV and Furniture installation.
The new Aston Student Union is required for operation in Easter 2019 and as such the completion date for works will be 29.3.2019.
The University will shortlist the 5 Applicants who:
a) meet all eligibility requirements in the selection questionnaire as set out in the scoring methodology;
b) are awarded a Pass for all sections of the SQ which are assessed on a Pass/Fail basis in accordance with the scoring methodology;
c) achieve the financial assessment criteria as set out; and,
d) achieve the highest overall SQ scores.
The University reserves the right, in the event of a tie, to invite an additional Applicant or Applicants to tender.
Those Applicants who are short-listed shall receive the University's Invitation to Tender and associated documentation.
When preparing your bid do consider any suggestions and solutions that may provide a more cost efficient and value for money solution. Any such proposal which alters the requirements of the specification must be in the form of a variant bid, must be clearly marked ‘variant bid’, and must be submitted at the same time as the fully compliant bid requested in this ITT.”.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
The University will require all interested partied to complete a selection questionnaire to include certificate of enrolment on the professional register of the Member state such as the Register of Companies in the UK. This will be used to identify suitable tenderers.
Aston University has adopted Constructionline methodology for demonstrating financial risk, technical capability and Safety Schemes in Procurement as its vehicle for health and safety assessment. We encourage applicants to be constructionline registered. Any supplier not currently constructionline registered should contact our dedicated Business Development Manager at Constructionline, Andrew Turner on +44 7860949906, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org at the earliest opportunity.
Bidders must have a minimum turnover of £12 million per annum. Bidders will be required to to demonstrate your economic/financial standing and we may ask for audited accounts for the last 3 years at selection stage. The University will also undertake a credit check using Credit Safe as part of its economic and financial standing.
Bidders will be required to confirm acceptance of Schedule of Amendments to the JCT Design and Build Contract 2011 including JCT Amendments 1: CDM Regulations. The University reserves the right to nullify all other scores and exclude a tenderer if in its view the level of non-compliance with our terms and conditions is considered too high or is unacceptable to the University.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The authority will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar days standstill period. Information on the award of the contract will be communicated to tenderers.