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United Kingdom-Liverpool: Consultative engineering and construction services

2014/S 159-286378

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Liverpool John Moores University
Postal address: Finance, Kingsway House, Hatton Garden
Town: Liverpool
Postal code: L3 2AJ
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Mr Shaun McDonald, Procurement Officer
Telephone: +44 1519046495

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

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: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Copperas Hill Redevelopment – Civil & Structural Engineering Design LJMU 14/02 C&SE.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services

NUTS code UKD52 Liverpool

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Liverpool John Moores University (the University) has purchased the former Royal Mail Post Office (the Site) situated at Copperas Hill, Liverpool, L3 1AA. The University has confirmed its intent to redevelop the Site as part of its Strategic Plan 2012-2017.
The University Strategic Plan sets out the creation of a Connected University Village (the Village) within the Knowledge Quarter of Liverpool. It is envisaged that the development of the Site will create the central hub of the Village and will connect all University campuses within the Knowledge Quarter.
The Site is approximately 1.4 hectares and is bound by Copperas Hill, Russell Street, Royal Mail Street and Hawke Street. Primary adjoining owners comprise of; Network Rail (Lime Street railway cuttings & the underground loop line), The Unite Group (Student Housing - Copperas Hill), Riverside Housing (Russell Street) and the Britannia Group (Hotel - Hawke Street and Temporary Car Park - Royal Mail Street).
The Site contains an existing building, the former Royal Mail sorting office (the Building). The Building is five storeys in height, inclusive of lower ground levels and has an approximate Gross Internal Floor Area (GIFA) of 24,000 m². The Building construction is comprised of a structural steel frame, with insitu concrete floor slabs, pre-cast concrete cladding panels and masonry to external cores.
On completion of redevelopment it is presently anticipated that the site will provide circa 30-40,000 m² of accommodation with a capital value in excess of GBP 50m.
Liverpool John Moores University has appointed a Civil & Structural Engineering practice to provide a single point engagement for the provision of Design Duties to deliver the full civil and structural engineering design (RIBA Stage 1 and onwards to completion including input and co-ordination with others to facilitate completion of the initial project brief) for the Copperas Hill project which is anticipated to have a capital value in excess of GBP 50m.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71310000 Consultative engineering and construction services

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Project team structure and capability. Weighting 20
2. Experience of the proposed team members. Weighting 20
3. Approach to the commission. Weighting 30
4. Fee proposals. Weighting 30
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
LJMU 14/02 C&SE
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 34-055852 of 18.2.2014

Section V: Award of contract

V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 5
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Official name: Curtins Consulting
Postal address: Curtin House, Columbus Quay, Riverside Drive
Town: Liverpool
Postal code: L3 4DB
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1517262000
Internet address:

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 293 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

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: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): LJMU is investigating the possibilities of grant funding for delivering additional social and economic engagement activities. The Civil Engineering consultants appointed will assist by providing information for grant funding bodies such as ERDF, HLF or Sport England.
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: