Works - 322123-2016

17/09/2016    S180

United Kingdom-Leeds: Construction work

2016/S 180-322123

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: NEUPC Ltd
Postal address: Innovation Centre, Cavendish Road
Town: Leeds
NUTS code: UKE42 Leeds
Postal code: LS2 9JT
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Gregory Barnes
Telephone: +44 1133443960
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:
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

Major Construction Framework Agreement for North Eastern Universities.

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

Five NEUPC member institutions in the North-East of England are seeking to establish a Framework Agreement for Major Works Construction Contractors. This collaboration between Newcastle, Durham, Northumbria, Sunderland and Teesside Universities shall facilitate works over the value of 4 104 394 GBP (OEJU Threshold). The tender for this framework will be based on a specific project — a new Sports Center at Newcastle University

A supplier engagement event is to be held at 10:00 on Friday 7.10.2016, in The Core, Science Central, Bath Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne NE4 5TF.

Members of the NEUPC, Newcastle University and the Sports Centre project team will be in attendance to present the scheme and answer any queries you may have.

Suppliers interested in Tendering for the Framework Agreement are advised to attend the event. Intention to attend should be sent via email to

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 750 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC1 Tees Valley and Durham
NUTS code: UKC2 Northumberland and Tyne and Wear
Main site or place of performance:

The main sites of activity for the agreement shall be Newcastle, Durham, Northumbria, Sunderland and Teesside university properties and those projects associated with those institutions.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This PIN is to raise awareness of the supplier event associated with the forthcoming procurement and shall not form part of the competition itself.

The Major Construction Framework agreement shall encompass construction activities for the five member institutions of the NEUPC that are based in the North East of England, namely Newcastle, Durham, Sunderland, Northumbria, and Teesside Universities. Projects will be varied in nature but focus predominantly on Higher Education environments. The first of these projects will be a new Sports Centre at Newcastle University that shall be tendered as part of the formation of the Framework Agreement.

Length of agreement is likely to be 6 years with an option to extend for a further 2 years.

Prospective Tenderers are encouraged to attend the supplier awareness event highlighted above, and to register on for inclusion in the forthcoming project.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: