United Kingdom-Glasgow: Construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.strath.ac.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00113
Section II: Object
Construction of the National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland
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.
The main site is located in Renfrewshire.
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.
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.
4C.1 — Previous Experience 60 %
4C.4 — Supply Chain Management 10 %
4C.6 — Professional Qualifications 20 %
4C.9 — Equipment 10 %
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.1.1 of the notice is not required for this procurement exercise.
Please refer to these statements when completing section 4B of the ESPD (Scotland)
ESPD (Scotland) questions included in this procurement are as follows:
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.
4C.1 — 60 %
4C.4 — 10 %
4C.6 — 20 %
4C.9 — 10 %
4C.10 — Not scored
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
Bidders are requested to provide CV’s for managerial staff in the following disciplines:
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.
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.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
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: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343
A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363
Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361
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.
Internet address: http://www.strath.ac.uk/
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.