United Kingdom-Didcot: Construction work for commercial buildings
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.diamond.ac.uk
Section II: Object
Diamond House Extension
The Diamond House Extension is the expansion of the research facility with the aim of increasing the office, conferencing and meeting room capabilities on the site. The project will consist of constructing a four story extension to the existing structure, attached via the front stairwells and building. Current plans are for an additional 6 300 m2 of floor space over the 4 floors with 5 000 m2 of usable space. Included across the 4 floors will be space for approximately 190 desks, 30 cellular offices, numerous meeting rooms, event space, interactions areas and collaboration spaces.
Diamond Light Source Ltd.
The works will be procured as a design and build contract using the JCT 2016 design and build form of contract. The bidder shall be responsible for the design, procurement, delivery to site, off-loading, construction, installation and commissioning (including all testing) relating to the project. The project will be tendered at RIBA Stage 4 and the successful tenderer will be responsible for completing the design from this stage onwards.
The scope of works will include the activities below:
— construction of 4 storey extension to the existing Diamond House Building,
— integration of new extension with existing building including alterations to the existing building,
— category A internal fit-out to the new extension,
— minor external landscaping works.
Tenderers are required to give due consideration to the following challenges that may be encountered on this project:
— site access constraints,
— working on a live campus adjacent to a central campus restaurant,
— maintaining appropriate access and egress for staff and visitors to the existing building.
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://tenders.diamond.ac.uk/Home.aspx
Additional information can be obtained from the above mentioned address.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
If you are interested in this tender opportunity please create an account via the website link below:
You will then be issued with a password to download the PQQ documents.
In order to be considered, your PQQ response should arrive no later than midnight on Thursday 20.6.2019. This can be emailed to: email@example.com before the deadline. An original plus 2 certified copies of your tender should also be sent to: Sue Blake at the address in I.1).
Diamond Light Source will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).