Works - 398633-2014

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22/11/2014    S226

United Kingdom-Stamford: Construction work

2014/S 226-398633

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: Benchmark Leisure Limited
Postal address: Rock House, Gt Casterton Road
Town: Stamford
Postal code: PE9 2YQ
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Gary Barber
Telephone: +44 1530267111
Fax: +44 1530267101

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Other: UK Based Property Developer
I.3)Main activity
Other: property development
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
The Sands Water Park, Scarborough.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves contract(s) based on a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Sands Water Park is the next phase of a much larger comprehensive re-development of the North Bay at Scarborough which already includes The Sands Apart-Hotel, Beach Huts, Tourist Attractions and the Outdoor Amphitheater and which shall now be followed by further attractions and also the Forest Lodges and the Holiday Homes Village.
Benchmark Leisure has been working very closely with Scarborough Borough Council for a number of years on this comprehensive development and this phase was consented under planning consent 11/01844/FUL dated 29.8.2013. Whilst the planning consent includes for all three of the next phases the works being offered here are only the actual Water Pasrk building itself.
The Water Park Operator is Alpemare and as with many of these specialist facilities they are a long established European Operator already operating a number of similar facilities and with more under construction. Alpemare shall lease the water park building.
Alpemare naturally wish to be operational well before the start of the 2015 Summer tourist season in Scarborough which begins in May and June and is peaking during the school half term of July and August. We have therefore always envisaged practical completion to occur during March 2015.
Aqua Leisure International (‘Aqua Leisure’) are the Specialist Pool Installation designers and also responsible for carrying out and having carried out the specialist pool installations comprising all plant and equipment, controls and management systems and associated works for the pool water heating and filtration and movement and together with the rides and slides and features and their associated works. A large proportion of the Aqua Leisure installation is imported from the USA through their partners and as such there shall be advance payments for goods off-shore and which are actually in manufacture in the USA, plus issues with exchange rates and suchlike. Therefore all payments to Aqua leisure shall be by the Employer and direct. The Aqua Leisure Contract shall be placed after the Building Contract and given the importance of close co-ordination and liaison between the Contractor and Aqua Leisure then the Contractors team shall also be present at the Pre-Contract Meeting with Aqua Leisure to ensure all salient points are covered and the package of specialist works understood from the outset. Benchmark Leisure is seeking to procure a design and build contractor to be appointed under the JCT Design and Build Contract 2011 Edition and supported by the existing architect and consulting engineer that have secured the planning consent to deliver a new water park and associated works at the North Bay in Scarborough. The liquidated and ascertained damages shall be set at:
— Car Park GBP 3 500 per day,
— Water Park GBP 7 250 per day running concurrently.
The Works shall comprise, foundations, envelope and internal finishing and fixtures and to work alongside the specialist pool equipment suppliers and installers. External works include the external family pool and spa pools.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45000000 Construction work

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 7 863 358,56 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Accelerated restricted
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Lowest price. Weighting 80
2. Quality — staffing. Weighting 4
3. Quality — programme . Weighting 8
4. Quality — construction technique. Weighting 8
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Simplified contract notice on a dynamic purchasing system

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 239-414836 of 10.12.2013

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 414836-2013 Lot title: United Kingdom — Stamford: construction work
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 2
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Official name: Tolent Construction Limited
Postal address: Cleveland House, Dukes Court, Teesside Industrial Estate, Thornaby
Town: Stockton-on-Tees
Postal code: TS17 9LT
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1642308005
Fax: +44 1642765953
Internet address:

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 7 863 358,56 GBP
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: Benchmark Property Limited
Postal address: Wilson House, Leicester Road, Leicestershire
Town: Ibstock
Postal code: LE67 6HP
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1530267111
Fax: +44 1530267101
Internet address:

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: 10 working days.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Official name: Benchmark Property Limited
Postal address: Wilson House, Leicester Road, Leicestershire
Town: Ibstock
Postal code: LE67 6HP
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1530267111
Fax: +44 1530267101
Internet address:

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: