United Kingdom-Openshaw: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.ltegroup.co.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.ltegroup.co.uk/
Section II: Object
The procurement of an architect/lead designer for the design and delivery of new and refurbished buildings in Manchester
In order to progress a new campus in Manchester City Centre, the Group requires the services of an experienced Architect/lead designer. The service will be by way of a direct appointment to the LTE Group via a bespoke letter of appointment. The project is to consist of a full design service which will likely comprise the design and delivery of a new campus building and the design and delivery of education and sports facilities at an existing campus, including site clearance and co-ordination of remodelling/refurbishment of existing buildings.
City Centre Campus
Manchester City Centre.
The procurement of an architectural practice to act as the lead designer and architect from RIBA stage 1 to 7 to design and deliver a new City Centre campus. Co-ordinating the design and delivery to meet the client's budget, programme and aspirations for innovative facilities via a design and build contract including novation. Full details of the scope of the commission is included within the procurement documents.
The City Centre Campus studies have indicated the need for approx. 27,535 m2 (GIA); This could be delivered through a phased approach, in whole or in part. LTE Group are considering either a single phase of approx. 18,500 m2 (GIA) or a two phase approach — phase 1 at approx. 18,500 m2 (GIA) and phase 2 at approx. 10,535 m2. The options are described further in the procurement documents.
The procurement of an architectural practice to act as the lead designer and architect from RIBA stage 1 to 7 to design and deliver a new Openshaw campus. Co-ordinating the design and delivery to meet the client's budget, programme including phasing of various new builds, site clearance, external work, car parking, extensions and refurbishments including logistical plans for decanting via a combination of design and build contract including novation and traditional contracts without novation. Full details of the scope of the commission is included within the procurement documents.
The Openshaw campus is likely to be phased to support the College's relocation to the City Centre and the decanting/exit strategy from the wider estate. The options are described further in the procurement documents.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The Manchester College (TMC) is part of the LTE group, the UK’s largest social enterprise dedicated to skills and training, reinvesting our surpluses in innovation and growth.
The group reflects the combined strengths and services of our 5 leading organisations: TMC, UCEN Manchester, Novus, Total People and MOL. TMC and UCEN Manchester together form one of the largest FE colleges in the UK, with 23 students and 1,700 staff and is the number one provider of 16-19, adult and HE in Greater Manchester (GM). More than 25 % of GM’s learning provision is undertaken by TMC and UCEN Manchester. Group turnover for 16/17 was GBP 184 000 000. The College’s 5-year strategy is a response to changes such as devolved government, the industrial strategy and the Northern Powerhouse; including probably the largest estate reshape in the sector providing high-quality learning opportunities and environments for students, staff and employers including a new campus in the heart of the city centre.