Services - 287245-2019

20/06/2019    S117    - - Services - Contract notice - Competitive dialogue 

United Kingdom-Plymouth: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

2019/S 117-287245

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The University of Plymouth
Drake Circus
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement
Telephone: +44 1752582057
NUTS code: UKK

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 the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

New Engineering and Design Facility — Multi Disciplinary Design Team

Reference number: GR/UoP/NEDF/023/019
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The University of Plymouth is seeking to appoint a single organisation to provide multidisciplinary design service for the New Engineering and Design Facility (NEDF) through commissioning a RIBA design competition via the competitive dialogue process to obtain the best possible designs for the building that will meet the physical requirements stipulated in the design brief, but also one that reflects the wider aims of the University. The new dedicated facility will accommodate the current and future functions for the School of Engineering (SoE) and School of Design and Art (SoDA). This will replace the aging Brunel building which houses the majority of the school's functions with a dedicated new build facility (approx. 3 410 m2) to complement the existing Babbage building. The Babbage building is to be refurbished to provide a defined area of dedicated space for the relocated functions within it, as well as refreshing the remaining spaces and addressing maintenance backlog issues.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 400 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK
Main site or place of performance:

University of Plymouth.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The preferred provider will be appointed on a NEC Professional Services Contract, and will be responsible for the completion of the design and associated specifications for the NEDF and preparing for and obtaining all associated internal and external approvals, including town planning applications, from design competition submission (broadly a RIBA Stage 2 level of output) through to a RIBA Stage 7. The brief has been developed to RIBA Stage 1. Anticipated award value to be circa 1 400 000 GBP for services from appointed through to completion.

Required services:

Lead designer: architect BIM, Information Manager, BIM Cordinator, Landscape Architect, Civil Engineer, Structural Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Public Health Engineer, Interior Designer, Principal Designer. It is the current intention to appoint a single contractor for the delivery of the refurbishment of Babbage and construction of the new build facility. Procurement route will be a 2-stage design and build, under a JCT appointment. A separate contractor may be appointed to deliver the enabling works package. Preference is for the design team appointed through this competition to be novated, taking place at the end of RIBA stage 3.

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: 1 400 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 03/11/2019
End: 01/09/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 4
Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Criteria as stated within the procurement documents.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

The applicant (and associate team) will have suitable professional accreditation (e.g. RIBA).

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.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

All professional service providers will be expected to hold standard accreditation and qualifications expected of the roles they seek to provide.

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
Competitive dialogue
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: 15/07/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 12/08/2019
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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
University of Plymouth
Drake Circus
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Applications to High Court in line with Public Contracts Regulations (2015).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: