Works - 280581-2020

16/06/2020    S115

United Kingdom-Watford: Construction work

2020/S 115-280581

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: West Herts College
Postal address: Watford Campus, Hempstead Rd
Town: Watford
NUTS code: UKH21 Luton
Postal code: WD17 3EZ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: James Sheppard (Equals Consulting)
Telephone: +44 2075803360

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Official name: Equals Consulting
Postal address: 130 Shaftesbury Avenue
Town: London
Postal code: W1D 5EU
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2075803360

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Official name: Equals Consulting
Postal address: 130 Shaftesbury Avenue
Town: London
Postal code: W1D 5EU
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2075803360

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: FE College
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Barnfield College Redevelopment

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000 Construction work
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Barnfield College is part of the West Herts College Group. This procurement is for the construction of new teaching facilities at the Barnfield College site in Luton. Resolution to grant planning permission has been achieved on 28 May 2020, and a section 106 agreement is being signed. The College now wishes to procure a contractor to build out the building under a design and build contract.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 19 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000 Construction work
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH21 Luton
Main site or place of performance:

Barnfield College, New Bedford Rd, Luton LU2 7BF.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Barnfield College is a Further Education College that has recently merged with West Herts College. The existing estate at New Bedford Road comprises a series of primarily 1960’s buildings from single storey to four storeys in height.It is envisaged to redevelop the campus in a phased manner. This procurement concerns the construction of phase 1 of the new buildings. The College has designed the building up to RIBA Stage 4 and will wish to procure a design and build contractor to complete the design, taking on novation of the design consultants.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 19 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 15
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 14/07/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 21/07/2020
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

(MT Ref:219894)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Public Procurement Review Service
Postal address: Cabinet Office
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: