Works - 386539-2019

16/08/2019    S157    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Worcester: Construction work

2019/S 157-386539

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
University of Worcester
Henwick Grove
United Kingdom
Contact person: Joe Stock
NUTS code: UKG12

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.1)Name and addresses
University of Worcester
Henwick Grove
United Kingdom
Contact person: Joe Stock
NUTS code: UKG12

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves 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

UOW741 Framework Agreement for the Provision of Medium Construction Related Works and Building Refurbishment

Reference number: UOW741
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The University of Worcester Estates Department is renewing its medium construction related works and refurbishment framework agreement to deliver a variety of projects over the next 3 to 4 years.

The nature of the projects can range from simple office refurbishments to a new cricket centre sports facility.

Typically the schemes falling under this contract will be between 300 000 GBP and 10 000 000 GBP in value. The University of Worcester is seeking to invite suitable principal contractors (as defined by the CDM Regulations 2015) to participate in this procurement process.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 60 000 000.00 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: UKG12
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement. It is envisaged that there would be six contractors awarded a place on the framework.

This contract will also be made available to the following contracting authorities, see the following websites for details:!/members

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework will operate for a minimum of 36 months with the option to extend for a further 12 months up to the maximum 48 months in total.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 6
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
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:

See the procurement documentation for further details.

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.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 6
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: yes
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: 17/09/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 01/10/2019
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
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Applicants do not need to contact the University to request to participate — simply register on our In-tend procurement portal and the invitation to tender documents are available for download, at:

A completed pre qualification questionnaire must be submitted on In-tend no later than 12.00, 17.9.2019.

The University reserves the right to cancel this procurement at any stage and not to award the contract.

Framework: the framework will be let for a period of 36 months with a 12 month optional extension.

Legal forms: the University reserves the right to require groups of economic operators to take a particular legal form if awarded the contract or to require a single operator to take primary liability for a contract to be performed by a group of economic operators or to take joint and several liability irrespective of the legal form a group takes.

Right to cancel: the University reserves the right to discontinue this procurement at any time, which includes the right not to award the framework or any call-off contract, and does not bind itself to accept the most economically advantageous (or any other) tender, and reserves the right to award the contract in part or to call for new tenders should it consider necessary. The University shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any candidate or tenderer in connection with the completion and return of any information contained in this contract notice, or the completion and submission of any tender, irrespective of the outcome of the competition or if the competition is cancelled or postponed. All dates and time periods are provisional and the University reserves the right to change these. Candidates' attention is drawn to the full terms and conditions which are set out in the procurement documents; candidates are deemed to have read and accepted these by participating in the process in any way.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Royal Courts of Justice
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Royal Courts of Justice
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The University will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to all tenderers. That notification will provide information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will run for a minimum of 10 calendar days provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. Part 3 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 provides aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the regulations to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland only). Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation periods.

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