Works - 442716-2016

16/12/2016    S243

United Kingdom-London: Construction work

2016/S 243-442716

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Department for Education (‘DFE’) on behalf of itself, the Secretary of State for Education and its executive agency, the Education Funding Agency (‘EFA’)
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: James Windsor, Mace Group (Project Manager)
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Old Admiralty Building CAT A and B Refurbishment.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000 Construction work
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

This PIN is issued by the DfE to engage with the market about the procurement of a full internal CAT A and B fit-out of a 23 000 sq m Grade II listed office building in first quarter 2017. The purpose is to gather feedback from contractors of their interest in the project, the intended contract/timescales (based on a single stage lump sum scheme with specialist contractor design portions). It is anticipated that the successful contractor will work alongside the existing appointed enabling works contractor and take on agreed sections (work areas) as they become available for fit-out. They will also be expected to take on the discharge of various planning conditions and therefore demonstrable heritage fit-out and asbestos works experience will be relevant. It is anticipated that the fit-out will be undertaken over a 12 month period.

For further information regarding the intended procurement please register your interest by emailing Mace at: 31675. by 6.1.2017.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 45 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:

Old Admiralty Building, Spring Gardens, London SW1A 2PA.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This is anticipated to be a single- stage traditional tender implementing a JCT 2011 Lump Sum Contract (with amendments).

The estimated total value of the works (see section II.1.5) is between 40 000 000 - 45 000 000 GBP.

The procurement approach set out in this PIN is subject to feedback gained through consultation with the market.

Interested contractors are required to register their interest by emailing: by 6 January 2017. Upon doing so, they will be provided with further information on the project and a questionnaire including a list of feedback questions to enable finalisation of the award route. The deadline for responses to the feedback questions in the questionnaire is anticipated to be 13.1.2017.

II.2.14)Additional information

This Notice is for information only and the Contracting Authority reserves the right not to commence any formal procurement process, discontinue any procurement it commences and not to award any contract(s). The Contracting Authority reserves the right (in its absolute discretion) to amend the information stated in this Notice at the time of issue of any further notice(s) or at any time.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: