United Kingdom-Wolverhampton: Construction work for buildings relating to education and research
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.wlv.ac.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.wlv.bravosolution.co.uk
Section II: Object
The design and construction of the Hereford Centre for Cyber Security.
The University of Wolverhampton requires an experienced Principal Contractor to successfully deliver the design and construction of the new Hereford Centre for Cyber Security.
The Hereford Centre for Cyber Security will be a 3-storey building providing 2,245m2 gross floor space and will be located on S11Plot, Skylon Park Enterprise Zone in Hereford. The Centre will create a national point of excellence in Herefordshire, already a focus for cyber and security-related business expertise, with over 470 Defence and Security some with links to QinetiQ in Malvern. The Centre will allow the University to build upon the academic and research expertise it brings in IT innovation and cyber-related fields, becoming a leader in the field of Cyber Security related areas, through advanced research and engagement with business operating in the field of Cyber Innovation. The Centre will allow Herefordshire businesses to utilise University of Wolverhampton expertise and networks.
The goals of The Centre are to:
— Provide a testing facility for Internet & Global Information Grid research,
— Facilitate the scientific use of cyber testing methods,
— Develop and deploy state of the art cyber testing capabilities,
— Provide a virtual environment for quantitative, qualitative and realistic assessment of potentially ground breaking cyber technologies for research and ongoing development.
In order to allow this Contract to be used for potential Funded projects we are notifying all tenderers that some works might be subject to part funding by, for example, the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme for England (2014-2020) or any other European Union Funded Programme, or other Funding Body. This particular contract may be funded from LEP, and/or ERDF, or any other funding streams identified.
The construction value for the project will be circa £6 million. The form of contract will be the JCT 2011 Design and Build Contract with client amendments. The successful bidder will be required to enter into a Pre-Construction Services Agreement to develop the design to completion of RIBA Stage 4.
Design is due to be developed to RIBA Stage 3 in terms of Mechanical & Electrical and RIBA Stage 2 in terms of Architectural and Structural. The design information will be issued at Stage 1 ITT.
It is the University's intention to novate the following design consultants across to the successful Contractor on the formation of Contract: Architect/Principal Designer, Structural/Civil, Acoustician, Landscape Architect. Mechanical and Electrical design consultant will be retained by the Client.
The Qualification section will be assessed on a pass/fail basis in accordance with the standard qualification questions implemented by PAS 91.
The requirements here include (but are not limited to):
— The successful Contractor must have a minimum of 10 000 000 GBP Public Liability Insurance.
— The successful Contractor must have a minimum of 10 000 000 GBP Employers Indemnity Insurance.
— The successful Contractor must have a minimum of 10 000 000 GBP Professional Indemnity Insurance.
— The Tenderer must have a minimum annual turnover of 12 000 000 GBP and a Credit Safe score of ≥30.
Additional Qualification elements are as follows:
— The Tenderer must hold an accredited independent third party certificate of compliance with BS OHSAS 18001
— The Tenderer must hold a valid ISO 9001 (Quality Management) certificate.
— The Tenderer must hold a valid ISO 14001 (Environmental Management) certificate.
This requirement is not split into Lots; the need to coordinate the different contractors for the lots could seriously risk undermining the proper execution of the project.
The deadline for submissions is 7.9.2017, 9:00 am. To respond to this opportunity follow this link https://wlv.bravosolution.co.uk
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
As detailed in the PQQ documentation.
As detailed in the ITT documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information