Works - 325093-2020

10/07/2020    S132

United Kingdom-London: Construction work

2020/S 132-325093

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Works

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Department for Education
Postal address: Sanctuary Buildings, 20, Great Smith Street
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SW1P 3BT
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Dapo Obatusin
E-mail: DfEConstructionFramework.2021@education.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2073407307
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-education
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

DfE Construction Framework

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

This PIN is issued by the DfE to engage with the market about the procurement of a framework for the delivery of education building projects. The purpose is to gather feedback from contractors and supply chains, to inform the design of the framework, the level of interest from the market and procurement strategy. Interested parties must register to attend online market engagement events to be held via Microsoft Teams on 28 July 2020 and 29 July 2020 at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/dfe-construction-framework-2021-market-engagement-events-registration-109954250122 no later than 5 p.m. 22 July 2020. The content will be the same across both dates and interested parties must confirm their attendance for their preferred date via the stated link. A further invite with joining instructions for the Microsoft Teams event will be issued following close of registration.

The number of contractors to be appointed to the framework/each lot or number of lots under the framework is yet to be finalised.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

It is envisaged that the framework will be organised into lots but the lot structure and number of contractors on each lot is yet to be finalised. Therefore, the number of lots stated in this notice is not final or indicative of the actual framework structure and the contracting authority reserves the right (in its absolute discretion) to amend this at any time.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

To be finalised

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000 Construction work
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

It is expected that this framework will cover the whole of England and the details of the lots will be released when finalised; they are not available at this stage.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

It is envisaged that the framework will be organised into lots but the lot structure and number of contractors on each lot is yet to be decided. Therefore, the number of lots stated in this notice is not final or indicative of the actual framework structure and the contracting authority reserves the right (in its absolute discretion) to amend this at any time.

II.2.14)Additional information

This notice is for information only and the contracting authority reserves the right not to commence any formal procurement process, discontinue any procurement it commences and not to award any contract(s). The contracting authority reserves the right (in its absolute discretion) to amend the information stated in this notice at the time of issue of any further notice(s) or at any time.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

To be finalised..

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000 Construction work
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Main site or place of performance:

It is expected that the framework will cover the whole of England and the details of the lots will be released when finalised; they are not available at this stage.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

It is envisaged that the framework will be organised into lots but the lot structure and number of contractors on each lot is yet to be decided. Therefore, the number of lots stated in this notice is not final or indicative of the actual framework structure and the contracting authority reserves the right (in its absolute discretion) to amend this at any time.

II.2.14)Additional information

This notice is for information only and the contracting authority reserves the right not to commence any formal procurement process, discontinue any procurement it commences and not to award any contract(s). The contracting authority reserves the right (in its absolute discretion) to amend the information stated in this Notice at the time of issue of any further notice(s) or at any time.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

To be finalised

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000 Construction work
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

It is expected that this framework will cover the whole of England and the details of the lots will be released when finalised; they are not available at this stage.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

It is envisaged that the framework will be organised into lots, but the lot structure and number of contractors on each lot is yet to be decided. Therefore, the number of lots stated in this notice is not finalised or indicative of the actual framework structure and the contracting authority reserves the right (in its absolute discretion) to amend this at any time.

II.2.14)Additional information

This notice is for information only and the contracting authority reserves the right not to commence any formal procurement process, discontinue any procurement it commences and not to award any contract(s). The contracting authority reserves the right (in its absolute discretion) to amend the information stated in this notice at the time of issue of any further notice(s) or at any time

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
16/10/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
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:

It is intended that the framework will be used for the delivery of DfE capital building programmes. Purchases from the framework may be made by the Department for Education, Education Funding Agency, Local Authorities In England, Community Schools in England, Voluntary Controlled Schools in England, Voluntary Aided Schools in England, Special (any legal form) Schools in England, Diocesan and other relevant faith authorities in England, Foundation Schools in England, Trust Schools in England, University Technical Colleges in England, Studio Schools in England, Academy Trusts established or to be established in England, Further Education Colleges in England, City Technology Colleges, All education establishments in England on the EduBase register, LocatED Property Limited, Central Government Authorities as listed at Schedule 1 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended from time to time), all public bodies which are classified as public bodies by the ONS: https://www.ons.gov.uk/economy/nationalaccounts/uksectoraccounts/datasets/publicsectorclassificationguide.

The information contained in this Notice is only indicative of the DfE's current thinking and the DfE reserves the right to amend this at any time.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
07/07/2020