Services - 386033-2017

30/09/2017    S188    - - Services - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Nottingham: Construction-related services

2017/S 188-386033

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Nottingham
King's Meadow Campus, Lenton Lane
NG7 2NR Nottingham
United Kingdom

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnottingham

Electronic access to information: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnottingham

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnottingham

Further information can be obtained from: University of Nottingham
King's Meadow Campus, Lenton Lane
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnottingham
NG7 2NR Nottingham
United Kingdom

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: University of Nottingham
King's Meadow Campus, Lenton Lane
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnottingham
NG7 2NR Nottingham
United Kingdom

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: University of Nottingham
King's Meadow Campus, Lenton Lane
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnottingham
NG7 2NR Nottingham
United Kingdom

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Framework for the Provision of Architectural and Engineering Design Consultancy Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The University of Nottingham:
1) University Park, Jubilee and Sutton Bonington Campuses;
2) Other remote locations within the East Midlands which are managed by the University of Nottingham.

NUTS code UKF14

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 15

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 000 000 and 7 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The University is seeking to appoint a number of Design Teams for a Framework Agreement. These teams will cover the provision of architectural design, structural engineering, and mechanical and electrical design services commissioned by the University of Nottingham. It is expected that the Architect will fulfil the role of Lead Consultant and will select their preferred engineers to join their team.
It is anticipated that interested parties will be able to provide the following services as a minimum:
1) Preparation of feasibility studies and reports including evaluation of options;
2) Design (BIM);
3) Preparation and submission of applications for Planning and Building Regulations;
5) Contract administration;
6) Principal Designer role.
The Framework is anticipated to run initially for a period of three years with an option to extend by one further year (total four years) subject to satisfactory performance.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71500000, 71530000, 71221000, 71223000, 71222000, 71312000, 71313000, 71311000, 71321000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The total value of all commissions undertaken through this framework is anticipated to be between 4 000 000 GBP and 7 000 000 GBP.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 4 000 000 and 7 000 000 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: 48 (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:
Participants will be advised within the procurement documents if this is necessary. Parent company and/or other guarantees of performance and financial liability may be required by the Contracting Authority or proposed by participants if considered appropriate.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Please see 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.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Please see tender documents.
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: Candidates will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (as amended), on the basis of the information provided in response to the procurement documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Candidates will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (as amended), on the basis of the information provided in response to the procurement documents. The procurement documents can be accessed at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnottingham using the instructions detailed in III.2.1

The Contracting Authority will assess economic and financial ability based on accounts or statements provided by the Candidate.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Candidates will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (as amended), on the basis of the information provided in response to the procurement documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Interested parties must be members of a relevant professional body, e.g. RIBA, ACE, etc.
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 15: and maximum number 18
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:
PROC ITT 866
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 30.10.2017
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
30.10.2017 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
30.11.2017
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
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
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

This procurement will be managed electronically via the Contracting Authority's e-Tendering Site. To participate in this procurement, participants must first be registered on the e-Tendering Site. If you have not yet registered on the e-Tendering Site, this can be done online at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnottingham Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnottingham/aspx/BuyerProfiles

Once you have registered on the e-Tendering site, a registered user can express interest for a specific procurement. This is done by log-in onto the e-Tendering Site, selecting ‘Tenders — Current’ from the top navigation bar, locating the specific procurement you wish to express interest in, select ‘View Details’ and then scroll down to the bottom of the page and click ‘Express Interest’ on the right hand side. As a user of the e-Tendering site you will have access to In-Tend email messaging service which facilitates all correspondence sent to you and from you in relation to any specific procurement event. To make sure you receive our email notifications and to ensure our emails reach your inbox, please add our e-Tendering site host email domain @in-tend.co.uk to your safe senders' list and check your spam filter settings. Please note it is your responsibility to access these emails on a regular basis throughout the procurement to ensure you have sight of all relevant information. For technical assistance (only) on the e-Tendering site please contact In-Tend Support Desk email:support@in-tend.co.uk or via Telephone. +44 1144070065. Responses must be published by the date in IV.3.4)

All correspondence and expressions of interest relating to this procurement must be made through the contracting authority's e-Tendering site: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofnottingham Non-compliant expressions of interest will not be considered or acknowledged.

The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right:
(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process related to the publication of this notice; and
(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement (limited to the extent permitted under the Public Contracts Regulation 2015); and in no circumstances will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by the Candidates. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of the Candidate. Electronic ordering, invoicing and payment may be used by the Contracting Authority under this contract.
In the event that this notice relates to the formation of a framework agreement, the value entered in Section II.1.4) is only an estimate. We cannot guarantee to candidates any business through the resulting agreement. If the Contracting Authority decides to enter into a framework agreement with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any orders placed under this framework agreement will form a separate contract under the scope of this framework agreement between the supplier(s) and the Contracting Authority. The Contracting Authority utilising the framework reserve the right to use any electronic portal during the life of the agreement. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to procure some of their needs covered by this notice outside of this procurement exercise.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court of England and Wales
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000

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:
28.9.2017