Works - 386551-2019

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

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Construction work

2019/S 157-386551

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
University of Strathclyde
40 George Street, Procurement Department
G1 1QE
United Kingdom
Contact person: Lauren Leitch
NUTS code: UKM82

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
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

Construction of the National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland

Reference number: UOS-14759-2019
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

This notice relates to the construction of the National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland.

The building will be approx. 11 500 m2 GIFA and sits on an 11 acre site.

The (NMIS) will be an industry-led international centre of manufacturing expertise where research, industry and the public sector work together to transform skills, productivity and innovation to attract investment and make Scotland a global leader in advanced manufacturing.

The new build facility will be a state of the art facility comprised of:

— the digital factory 2050 — industry led centre for collaborative manufacturing research, technology and solution development,

— the innovation collaboratory (incorporating the ‘Forum’) — Industry led centre for manufacturing technology application and process development,

— the manufacturing skills academy — Scotland’s hub for manufacturing skills and education,

— the ‘Forum’ — providing links to business support, to the One Scotland Partners and external organisations.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 35 000 000.00 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: UKM83
Main site or place of performance:

The main site is located in Renfrewshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University require a suitably experienced principal contractor to undertake the construction requirements of the NMIS.

The project at the time of tender for Stage 2 will be completed to the end of RIBA Stage 4 — technical design. This project will be tendered as a design and build contract under the NEC3 ECC Option A — Priced contract with activity schedule supplemented and amended by additional conditions of contract in the form of Z clauses. It is intended that the University’s appointed design team will be novated to the successful contractor upon appointment.

The successful contractor will take possession of the NMIS site and setup the contractor’s welfare and storage compound, including forming an access haul road from Abbotsinch Road to the compound. A site plan is to be produced by the contractor to show the temporary works to form the access and compound.

The site is a former arable farm and the necessary change of use has been approved for the formation of the AMIDS Business Park (being developed by Renfrewshire Council) and NMIS is one of the first developments to be constructed.

The medicines manufacturing innovation centre (MMIC) will also be under construction adjacent to NMIS, and the new realigned Abbotsinch Road will also be under construction. The NMIS contractor will be required to work collaboratively with these neighbouring contractors to ensure a successful delivery of the initial AMIDS park implementation.

The contractor will construct the NMIS building including the land preparation, new piled foundations and substructure, superstructure and roof, internal elements and building services, landscaping to the site area up to the boundary and connecting the NMIS access and egress roads to the Renfrewshire Council’s new roads, all to deliver a fully completed and operational National Manufacturing Institute Scotland.

The works will be designed to Stage 4 — technical design and the contractor will complete all elements described and detailed in the requirements. The works will include but not be limited to:

— temporary works to fence the full site (e.g.; heras type panels) clear the site of topsoil and prepare for piling operations, including controlling water levels,

— ground works incl. excavations and trenching for drainage and services ducts,

— pile foundations,

— substructure incl. 350 mm thick concrete floorslab,

— superstructure incl. steel portal frames, glulam diagrid structure, curtain walling and Kingspan or equivalent insulated wall panelling and roof panels with glazed north-lights,

— steel space frame with 35 m span across workshop, capacity to carry 20 T crane (traversing the full length of the factory) at 8 m clear to underside – overall building/parapet height circa 15 m,

— the collaboratory and forum have been design to have a glazed, steel and glulam ‘diagrid’ timber structure formed of glulam beams/ raked columns exposed internally with steel tie/ bracket/shoe components with skylights and a sedam covered standing seam roof,

— access and egress roads within the NMIS development plot, connected to the new roads by Renfrewshire Council,

— all internal fit-out and all building services installations including new gas, electricity, water and telecommunications utilities,

— management of FF&E installations throughout and also large equipment machinery in the digital factory,

— provision of a well-balanced project team with the right mix of skills and experience, with evidence of the abilities to deliver on roles and responsibilities,

— implementation of building information modelling (BIM) in liaison with project design team.

Please refer to the procurement documents for full details.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 40
Price - Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 31
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The University are issuing this contract under the NEC3 ECC standard form contract with amendments, this contract allows for compensation events in certain circumstances as detailed within the tender documents. Certain situations may have the affect of extending project timescales.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

4C.1 — Previous Experience 60 %

4C.4 — Supply Chain Management 10 %

4C.6 — Professional Qualifications 20 %

4C.9 — Equipment 10 %

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

Please note that the duration of the contract: 31 months is inclusive of a 12 month defects period.

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:

III.1.1 of the notice is not required for this procurement exercise.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Please refer to these statements when completing section 4B of the ESPD (Scotland)

ESPD (Scotland) questions included in this procurement are as follows:








Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

The corresponding minimum standards are as follows:


Bidders will be required to have a minimum ‘average’ yearly turnover of 60 000 000 GBP for the last 3 years.


Where turnover information is not available for the time period requested, the bidder will be required to state the date which they were set up or started trading.


Selection Criteria as stated in the procurement documents.


It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:

Employer’s (compulsory) liability insurance = 10 000 000 GBP;

Public liability insurance = 10 000 000 GBP;

Professional indemnity insurance = 10 000 000 GBP;

Product liability insurance = 10 000 000 GBP;

Contractors all risk insurance = the value of the works + 15 %.

Full information can be found in the procurement documents attached within PCS-T.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Please refer to these statements when completing section 4B of the ESPD (Scotland)

ESPD (Scotland) questions included in this procurement are as follows:

4C.1 — 60 %

4C.4 — 10 %

4C.6 — 20 %

4C.9 — 10 %

4C.10 — Not scored

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

The corresponding minimum standards are as follows:


Bidders will be required to provide examples of works carried out in the past 5 years that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the work as described in part II.2.4 of the OJEU contract notice or the relevant section of the site notice.


Bidders will be required to confirm that they have (or have access to) the relevant supply chain management and tracking systems used by them to deliver the types of requirements detailed in II.2.4 in the OJEU contract notice or the relevant section of the site notice.


Bidders will be required to confirm that their managerial staff have the following relevant educational and professional qualifications or equivalent:

CSCS Managerial Card

MCIOB (preferred)

Bidders are requested to provide CV’s for managerial staff in the following disciplines:

Project manager

Contract manager

M&E manager

Commercial manager

Design manager

BIM manager

SHE manager

Sustainability/BREEAM manager

Site manager


Bidders will be required to demonstrate that they have (or have access to) the relevant tools, plant or technical equipment to deliver the types of requirements detailed in II.2.4 in the OJEU contract notice or the relevant section of the site notice.


Bidders will be required to confirm whether they intend to subcontract and, if so, for what proportion of the contract

Full information can be found in the procurement documents attached within PCS-T regarding each ESPD question noted above.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

The contract will include performance conditions relating to fair working practices, community benefits and performance against the necessary KPI's such as programme delivery and quality.

Full detail will be provided within the tender documents.

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
Restricted procedure
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: 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: 11/11/2019
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: 4 (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 ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Exclusion grounds:

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Statement for ESPD Question 4D.1

1) The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 (or equivalent),

Health and safety procedures

3) The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent), accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS OHSAS 18001 (or equivalent) or have, within the last 12 months, successfully met the assessment requirements of a construction-related scheme in registered membership of the safety schemes in procurement (SSIP) forum.

Please refer to the attachment entitled contract notice additional information for full details.

Statement for ESPD Question 4D.2

1) The Bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance with

BS EN ISO 14001 (or equivalent) or a valid EMAS (or equivalent) certificate.

Full guidance on completion of Stage 1 can be found on Public Contracts Scotland Tender within the general supplier attachment area (document entitled ITP — guidance on the conditions of participation — construction of NMIS), bidders are advised to read this document thoroughly prior to completing a response.

As part of this process the University intend to hold a bidders day this is anticipated to be held on Thursday 29.8.2019 to provide an overview of the project and procurement process.

The precise date, location and time will be confirmed via the PCS-T message facility.

As stated in section II.2.9) the envisaged number of candidates to be invited to Stage 2 is 5. However the University reserves the right to invite more than 5 candidates to tender where the University considers this is necessary to ensure sufficient competition and equal treatment of candidates, or in the event that any candidate progresses from the qualification envelope and the final technical envelope score is within 1 % of the fifth ranked score.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this PQQ exercise. The project code is 14083. For more information see:

A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see:

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see:

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Full details of the community benefits that will apply to this contract will be provided at Stage 2. Bidders will be required to provide community benefits as part of this procurement exercise.

(SC Ref:592674)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
University of Strathclyde
40 George Street, Procurement Department
G1 1QE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1415482823

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 (SSI2015/446) (as amended) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.

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