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18/02/2014    S34

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

2014/S 034-055603

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
Postal address: City Hospital, Dudley Road
Town: Birmingham
Postal code: B18 7QH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Project Office, Midland Metropolitan Hospital Project, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, Management Block, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham, B18 7QH
For the attention of: Daphne Lewsley
Telephone: +44 1215075882

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

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

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

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
The Midland Metropolitan Hospital Project
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 14: Building-cleaning services and property management services
Smethwick, West Midlands.

NUTS code UKG34 Dudley and Sandwell

II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust (the "Trust") is seeking tenders for the design, construction (to include the provision of information management and technology infrastructure (but excluding end user equipment and systems)) and maintenance of a new inpatient and acute treatment hospital on a brownfield site at Grove Lane, Smethwick, West Midlands (the "Facilities"). The Facilities are a key part of the Right Care Right Here programme for improving healthcare in the local health economy. The Trust proposes to procure the Facilities through the UK Government's new approach to the delivery of private finance into public infrastructure and services, known as PF2.
The new acute hospital facilities (expected to be approximately 80,000 m²) to be designed, constructed and maintained by the successful Bidder are expected to provide for a range of core and support services to include but not limited to: A&E, maternity, childrens' services, critical care, diagnostics and the full range of acute hospital services and with the latest technology and equipment.
The contract is also likely to include Hard Facilities Management ("FM") services and lifecycle maintenance over the operational life of the Facilities, but will not include soft FM services or sterile services.
The Trust envisages that the successful contractor will be required to provide certain equipment, such as fixtures and fittings normally associated with a contract of this type), but that a full Managed Equipment Service will not be required.
The Trust expects that the successful contractor will be responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of a wireless network and other network infrastructure, although the Trust requires to retain responsibility for the operation of a single converged network.
The Trust will provide further information on the project in it's pre-market engagement brochure and at the market information day, details of which are set out in section II.8 below.
The Trust has also indicated in section II.6 below that the scheduled start date for the award procedure is 24.4.2014. Interested parties should note that this date is indicative only, and although the Trust currently plans to meet this timescale, it fully reserves its right to commence a procurement process earlier or later than indicated.
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 285 000 000 GBP


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services, 50700000 Repair and maintenance services of building installations, 79993000 Building and facilities management services, 45300000 Building installation work, 45400000 Building completion work, 32571000 Communications infrastructure, 45314300 Installation of cable infrastructure, 65000000 Public utilities, 45112700 Landscaping work, 77314000 Grounds maintenance services, 45210000 Building construction work, 45000000 Construction work, 45215000 Construction work for buildings relating to health and social services, for crematoriums and public conveniences, 45215100 Construction work for buildings relating to health, 45213312 Car park building construction work, 90911300 Window-cleaning services, 90922000 Pest-control services

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:
The Trust has prepared a pre-market engagement brochure, which can be obtained by interested parties by sending an email to:

The brochure more fully describes the project and the Trust's intended procurement process.
The Trust also invites interested parties to attend a market information day, which is scheduled for 6.3.2014. Further details on the market information day can be found in the pre-market engagement brochure. The purpose of this session is to provide the market with further information on the PF2 process and the Trust's intended procurement route.
Should interested parties wish to attend this session, they should notify the nominated contact point at section I.1 above.
Following the Trust's market information day, interested parties will have an opportunity to book a short meeting slot with the Trust to discuss the project in more detail. Further details on these meeting slots will be outlined in the pre-market engagement brochure. The brochure will contain a short questionnaire which interested parties are invited to complete and return.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: