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United Kingdom-Swindon: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.uksbs.co.uk
Section II: Object
CON19012 — UKRI NERC Estates and Construction Consultancy Services Framework
The purpose of this framework agreement is to appoint a consultancy to support the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) in developing and delivering a broad range of estate professional services and construction project management services across its UK Managed Science Estate.
UK SBS is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as may be amended from time to time), (the ‘Regulations’).
This is a services contract being procured under the OJEU open procedure regulations.
See Section I.3 for access to procurement documentation.
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Swindon, SN2 1EU.
The tender is for the procurement of an estates and construction consultancy services to support NERC in the delivery of a wide range of construction projects and estate services. The framework agreement is for a period of 4 years. The contracting authority shall be UKRI.
The full scope of construction projects and estate services that will be undertaken during the framework agreement period is not known, and therefore no guarantee can be given as to the actual amount or type of work that may be ordered during the framework agreement period.
However, a series of potential projects have been identified and, subject to confirmation of funding and will require support from the ECCS framework. These include:
— estate professional and technical services: this comprises of services in accordance with professional standards and competencies. Core services include the provision of multidisciplinary disciplines such as condition surveys, long term maintenance planning, valuations, strategic advice, planning, estate management, building H&S compliance, building surveying services, asset management, with non-core activities capturing specialist areas (including but not limited to) as fire strategy, sustainability, energy efficiency.
— Construction project management services — comprising of core service disciplines of client adviser, project lead and contract administrator, architect, BIM, building services, civil and structural engineer; cost consultant; lead designer; principal designer and non-core service disciplines consisting of specialist surveys.
A brief summary of the requirements has been provided above, please ensure you review all specifications for full details of this requirement.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurementvalues that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts)
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The contracting authority expressly reserves the right:
(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and
(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and in no circumstances will the contracting authority be liable for any costs incurred by any supplier. If the contracting authority decides to enter into a contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of bidders.
How to apply
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Once you are logged into the system you will be able to link yourself into this procurement using the access code: W274CNT75M
Internet address: www.uksbs.co.uk