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United Kingdom-Southampton: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Construction Related Professional Consultancy
The University of Southampton (The University) is looking to establish a Framework Agreement with appropriate professional consultants to support the University in the delivery of its Estates Capital development programme and in the on-going maintenance of its existing estate and facilities. Individual project construction values are anticipated to range between 0 GBP to 50 000 000 GBP and will include infrastructure maintenance and upgrades, refurbishments, demolition and new build.
Limits on the number of candidates invited to tender and the anticipated number appointed to each lot is set out in the lot information.
The appointment numbers may be subject to review depending on the responses to this procurement.
With reference to the number shown in IV 1.3. Potential Providers should be aware there may be certain circumstances (such as dead heat in scoring) where the number of suppliers awarded a place on the Framework Agreement may increase above this number.
The University Estate or other as determined by the University.
Town Planning Services
The provision of town planning advice in support of the strategic objectives of the client’s capital, maintenance and refurbishment, transportation planning and infrastructure programmes. This may include programme level advisory on planning options, feasibility studies, design, heritage, environmental and visual impact, engagement with third party specialist consultants and advisors and external statutory stakeholders.
The provision of town planning services during the pre-application, determination, post-resolution and discharge of conditions phases of projects. These will including the coordination and submission of planning applications and the negotiation of Section 106 Agreements and their discharge.
— providing the services of a town planning consultant,
— establish and manage systems and procedures to meet all project planning permission objectives.
Project Management - Major Projects
Project Management — Major Projects
The framework provider is responsible for the coordination and management of the project and for programming and agreeing the timescales and activities of the project team. The framework provider shall act as the coordinating lead consultant and contract administrator under the building contract, and shall establish and manage systems and procedures to meet all project objectives.
Directly manage key project processes, with particular emphasis on, client interface and approvals, value and risk management, consultant and contractor selection, appointments and fee management, design and design management, formulating and implementing a procurement strategy, and monitoring the activities and performance of all other participants. At each work stage take the lead in respect of project programming, construction and logistics planning as may be required.
Tenderers may bid for all, or any combination of the eleven (11) lots.
Project Management and cost management services cannot be the same framework provider on a single project or scheme.
The method of call-off from the Framework Agreement is detailed in the contract documents.
Cost Management — Major Projects
This cost management services involve the provision of cost management services, cost planning (including building engineering services and mechanical handling and process equipment), whole life cost and cost in use analysis, management and control, for individual projects. At each work stage, provide direct input in respect of project programming, construction and logistics planning as may be required.
Project management and cost management cannot be the same firm on a single project or scheme.
Civil Engineering design services for minor faculty projects (which may form part of an individual or series of building refurbishments and public realm enhancement works) and major project related design around individual buildings and campus infrastructure including works associated with gaining approval of civil and transportation related design (e.g. S278, S106, S38 and other conditions), and the discharge of obligations from statutory bodies. The service may include BREEAM Assessments where applicable.
Project Management & Building Surveying (Minor)
Project Management and Building Surveying (Minor) — core and supplementary services
Principal role, including supplementary services:
The framework provider is responsible for the coordination and management of the project, its timescales and activities and to act as the coordinating lead consultant and contract administrator.
Quantity surveying, architectural design, approved inspector services, space planning and interior design, decant and move management services are also required if instructed by the client, as is the provision of professional building surveying advice including the completion of condition surveys, if instructed.
The framework provider will be required to manage any sub-consultants appointed to deliver the project, as well as to manage other consultants appointed by the client to the project team. The framework provider will directly manage key project processes, with particular emphasis on client interface and approvals, value and risk management, consultant and contractor selection, appointments and fee management, designers’ responsibility matrix, design and design management, formulating and implementing procurement strategy, and monitoring the activities and performance of all other participants.
At each work stage provide direct input in respect of project programming, construction and logistics planning as may be required. When acting as lead designer, provide construction phase resources, such as clerk of works, if required.
Building Services Engineering & ITC
Building Services Engineering and ITC
The framework provider is responsible for providing building services engineering services which may include acoustic, BREEAM assessment, controls, electrical, fire engineering, heating and ventilation, lift and lighting design services for major capital projects, which may include individual buildings as well as campus infrastructure, and for minor faculty projects which may form part of an individual or series of building refurbishments, maintenance projects, public realm enhancement works and mechanical and/or electrical engineering projects including advise, design and document all building services systems including input to cost plan, advising on quality control and adherence to performance requirements during construction.
The framework provider is responsible for the structural engineering design services including project related design of the substructure, superstructure including (fire engineering), external works, advising on demolition and construction techniques, design and documentation of all structural engineering elements including advising on quality control during construction.
Undertake the role of principal designer in accordance with the CDM Regulations when acting as the lead designer in relation to the Project and when required by the client.
the framework provider is responsible for providing transportation engineering services which may include development and delivery of transport assessments and statements, temporary and permanent traffic and pedestrian modelling and management, local highways and road network analysis, road safety audits, and project related traffic engineering and logistics design and implementation.
Undertake the role of principal designer in accordance with the CDM Regulations when acting as the lead designer in relation to the Project and when required by the Client.
Transportation engineering services which may include development and delivery of transport assessments and statements, temporary and permanent traffic and pedestrian modelling and management, local highways and road network analysis, road safety audits, and project related traffic engineering design and implementation.
Architectural Design Services - Minor Projects
Architectural Design Services (Minor Projects) including supplementary services and/or standalone service.
Provide all services expected of a competent Architect including but not limited to design. Develop and document all architectural elements via drawings, models, schedules and specifications, including advising on quality control during contract.
Act as lead designer in the development of coordinated design.
Supplementary services and/or standalone services:
Principal Designer (under CDM 2015)
Sustainability Consultant (incorporating BREEAM Assessment)
The framework provider is responsible for the provision of strategic sustainability advice in support of the high level objectives of the client in respect of both new build and refurbishment projects. This may include advising on policy, standards and emerging sustainability issues, benchmarking, input into the client’s business case development, development of procurement and delivery strategies, identification of risks and mitigation analysis, defining measurable programme benefits and presentation of programme specific studies.
The provision of sustainability consultancy services including design, for individual (new build and refurbishment) projects, including advising and assessing on technical matters and reducing embodied carbon.
Landscape Architecture (Hard and Soft)
Advise, design and document all landscape architectural design including landscaping strategy, input to the cost plan, advising on quality control during procurement of the works, and required maintenance provisions post completion of the works.
The services include the design of all hard and soft landscaping and associated elements required to sustain the condition and quality of the plants.
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
Project Management and Building Surveying (Minor)
Architectural Design Services — Minor Projects
Section VI: Complementary information