United Kingdom-Glasgow: Construction structures and materials; auxiliary products to construction (except electric apparatus)
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.gla.ac.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00108
Section II: Object
PURCH1620 — UoG Construction and Maintenance F/A's
The University of Glasgow are seeking Framework Agreements to support operational and capital spend within Estates and Commercial Services.
Tender documents available from Public Contracts Scotland.
Tender returns should be submitted via Public Contracts Scotland, no paper copies will be accepted. Should paper tenders be submitted, they will be rejected. Further to this any questions or communications regarding individual tender exercises must be sent via the Public Contracts Scotland Portal. Tender queries received through any other channel will not be answered. Should users of Public Contracts Scotland have any problems with the web site they should contact website support desk, contact details can be found by following the “Contact Us” option on the left hand menu at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/default.aspx
PURCH1620 — Building Maintenace 0 GBP — 250 000 GBP
The University of Glasgow is looking to enter into Framework Agreements to support Building Maintenance Operational spend of 0 GBP — 250 000 GBP. Types of services — see Appendix 1.
It is requirement of this contract (or, if applicable, Framework Agreement) that successful organisation, or, where relevant consortium members for carrying out the contract/framework, must have the appropriate membership of the following Trade or Professional body & meet the selection criteria: Constructionline – Gold membership, including SSIP accreditation.
PURCH1620 - Capital Projects - Refurbishment 0-250k GBP
The University of Glasgow is seeking to create Framework Agreements for Capital spend of 0 GBP — 250 000 GBP. Types of works — see Appendix 1.
PURCH1620 - Capital Projects - Design and Build 250k-3m GBP
The University of Glasgow are seeking to create Framework Agreements to support Capital of 250 000 GBP — 3 000 000 GBP. Types of works — see Appendix 1.
It is requirement of this contract (or, if applicable, Framework Agreement) that successful organisation, or, where relevant consortium members for carrying out the contract/framework, must have the appropriate membership of the following Trade or Professional body & meet the selection criteria: Construction line – Gold membership, including SSIP accreditation.
PURCH1620 — Capital Projects >3 000 000 GBP
The University are seeking to create Framework Agreements to support Capital spend above 3 000 000 GBP. Types of works — see Appendix 1.
It is requirement of this contract (or, if applicable, Framework Agreement) that successful organisation, or, where relevant consortium members for carrying out the contract/framework, must have the appropriate membership of the following Trade or Professional body and meet the selection criteria: Construction line – Gold membership, including SSIP accreditation.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement 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 = 5 000 000 GBP.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The University is seeking to establish a strategic framework to support all services and works relating to all Lots detailed below for the E&CS Operations and Capital projects. The University requires innovation and value for money in all aspects of the services and works, to enable the successful delivery of the ambitious Estate Strategy. Prospective framework partners must be able to credibly demonstrate that they possess the knowledge and experience, effective communication, working in collaboration, resources and extended supply chain and associated risks as necessary.
Submissions can be created and submitted up to the stated tender deadline. Once the deadline has passed submissions can neither be created nor submitted. It is not advisable for suppliers to wait until the last moment before creating and dispatching a response in case of any last minute problems. Please note large files should be uploaded as early as possible to ensure transfer before deadline. If a supplier is having problems uploading to the PCS site, then the University must be informed well in advance and depending upon the merit of the case, the University may arrange for the tender to remain open on the PCS system for a short period after the deadline time stated. System problems do not fall under the University’s remit and should be referred to PCS.
Postbox Security: Postbox submissions cannot be accessed by anyone, including Millstream, (the provider of the Public Contracts Scotland system) until the deadline.
Suppliers should note that when asked to complete a tender document, the document must be submitted in the file type in which it was issued (Word, Excel etc.). Files of any alternative type may only be used where documents are for attachment, rather than completion.
Freedom of Information
The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, which came into force on 1.1.2005, designates University of Glasgow as a Scottish public authority and therefore subject to the provisions and obligations in that Act. This means that any person who makes a valid request for information held by University of Glasgow will be entitled to receive it, unless all or part of that information can be withheld by virtue of the exemptions in that Act.
As part of our responsibility under the Act, University of Glasgow may be required to disclose any information held relating to your response to anyone who makes a request under that Act. Such information may only be withheld if it meets one or more of the exemptions or conditions in that Act. Even if an exemption is available University of Glasgow may nevertheless disclose requested information. Information held cannot simply be classified as “confidential" or "commercial in confidence" to enable it to be protected from disclosure.
University of Glasgow may publish the names and contact details of companies who have been issued with a Questionnaire on its website.
Information may also be requested under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.
Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=557451.
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.
Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
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:
Further information regarding Community Benefits will be provided at tender stage.
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