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Works - 414515-2019

Submission deadline has been amended by:  430007-2019
04/09/2019    S170

United Kingdom-Exeter: Construction work for university buildings

2019/S 170-414515

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: University of Exeter
National registration number: RC000653
Postal address: Northcote House
Town: Exeter
Postal code: EX4 4QH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Dave Burchill
Telephone: +44 11111111
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
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 electronically via:
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

Project North Park — Teaching/Research/Academic Multi-Use Space

Reference number: UOE/2019/005
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45214400 Construction work for university buildings
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Project North Park is the University's new post graduate and research teaching space. It will be the largest single infrastructure investment the University has made on its Streatham Campus to date.

The building will be developed in a phased approach, with the building shell of 13 093 m2 with 7 268 m2 of internal building fit out completed in phase 1. Subject to contractor performance the successful contractor will be appointed under this contract to deliver the remaining phases. Phase 2 will commence one month after phase 1 is complete will involve the fit out of 4 945 m2, with the remaining 1 880 m2 fitted out 1 month after the completion of phase 2.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 55 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45000000 Construction work
45210000 Building construction work
45212340 Lecture hall construction work
45214000 Construction work for buildings relating to education and research
45214600 Construction work for research buildings
45214610 Laboratory building construction work
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University will run an EU restricted procedure procurement for Project North Park with a maximum of 5 bidders taken through to final ITT stage. Bidders will be asked to submit fixed price submissions for Phase 1 (described above) with the successful bidder then asked to complete phases 2 and 3 as options subject to review of contractor performance.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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:

The selection criteria for selecting candidates to be invited to submit final invitation to tender (ITT) stage are clearly laid out in the selection questionnaire documents.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Phase 2: fit out of 4 945 m2.

Phase 3: fit out of 1 880 m2.

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:

Please refer to the procurement documents.

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.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please refer to the procurement 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.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 02/10/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 23/04/2020
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

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:

Interested parties/prospective tenderers may only express an interest in participating in this procurement opportunity by registering on the University's e-tendering system, CTM at the address: [the address listed at Section I.1) of this notice under heading listed for 'Contact' and submitting an 'expression of interest' against the project called 'UOE/2019/005 Project North Park' in order to be sent the selection questionnaire and all other information available to prospective tenderers at this time. Interested parties/prospective tenderers should note that all communication including questions about this procurement to the University must be made via the CTM portal. No approach of any kind by any potential tenderer/tenderer in connection with this procurement process may be made in any other manner or to any person within, or associated with, the University of Exeter including its advisers and representatives. The interested party/prospective tenderer/tenderer is responsible for maintaining the currency of the contact email address registered in CTM throughout the procurement process as this will be the method used by the University to issue tender documents and other information to participants to this procurement opportunity. The University reserves the right to restrict changes to a consortium's membership and a tenderer's proposed key subcontractor supply chain in accordance with the requirements provided in the tender documents. The University reserves the right to reject all or any of the tenders for the proposed contract and/or stop the procurement process or cancel the procurement at any time. The University also reserves the right not to award a contract at any time without any liability on its part. Please note that the University reserves the right to terminate the procurement process for any reason, including but not limited to: insufficient eligible tenderers, insufficient financing is available to allow the completion of the project. Nothing in this contract notice, tender documents, contract documents, any other written, or oral communication from the University or its representatives to the prospective tenderers/tenderers shall generate any contractual obligations or intention to create a contract prior to any signature of a final written contract.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Royal Court of Justice
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: