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United Kingdom-Aberystwyth: Construction work
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/university/future/gogerddan/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA1009
Main address: www.aber.ac.uk/
Section II: Object
Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus.
Procurement of a Principal Contractor for the Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus. The project comprises the following elements:
1. a Seed Bio-Bank and Processing Facility;
2. a Bio-Refining Centre;
3. an advanced Analytical Science Centre;
4. a Future Food Centre (focusing on animal and dairy products);
5.‘The Hub’ a multifaceted forum for interactions between academic and industry stakeholders.
Aberystwyth, SY23 3EB.
AIEC Limited and Aberystwyth University intend to undertake this procurement as a joint procurement in accordance with Regulation 38 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, with AIEC Limited managing the procedure on behalf of both.
Anticipating benefits in minimising risk, contract co-ordination, construction processes, project communications etc, two construction contracts will result from this procurement, both being awarded to a single contractor:
Contract 1 — Aberystwyth University as Employer for the Seed Bio-Bank and Processing Facility;
Contract 2 — AIEC Limited as Employer for scheme elements 2-5 inclusive, as listed above.
A full OJEU Restricted Procedure is being adopted as the procurement route for the Principal Contractor for the contracts, under The Public Contract Regulations 2015, based on a 2-Stage Design and Build approach. The Form of Contract will be JCT DB2011, with pre-construction appointments for the pre-construction stages.
Further information about the Project is available via the sell2wales link. Please access this website to view the ‘AIEC Project Description — r4’ document attached to this PIN.
The project is funded by the European Regional Development Fund, the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and Aberystwyth University.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
AIEC Limited and Aberystwyth University are holding two pre-procurement market engagement events, both with the same content.
Event 1 — Thursday 26 May at 13:00-15:00 at Aberystwyth University;
Event 2 — Friday 27 May at 10:00-12.00 at Life Sciences Hub Wales, Cardiff.
Event topics will be selected from a draft list which those interested in attending can influence. Attention is drawn to the ‘AIEC Project Description — r4’ attached to this PIN, giving further and full details about event arrangements, and instructions for attendees. To register your interest in attending either or both events please send an email to email@example.com before 16:00 on 18.5.2016. Final details will be published on the e-tender portal on 20 May 2016.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=45252