United Kingdom-Swindon: Building construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
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Section II: Object
FM19142 — UKATC LISA Clean Room Construction
The UK Astronomy Technology Centre (UKATC) require the refurbishment of an existing lower ground workshop area into a fully functioning cleanroom facility.
The new facility will be used to manufacture optical devices which require an ISO 6 cleanroom environment. The devices will be manufactured on the bed of a CMM and stored in a custom storage cabinet. They have a mass which mandates the use of a material handling cart.
UK SBS is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as may be amended from time to time) (the ‘Regulations’).
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This performance specification and related drawings and documents provides the base information to enable a cleanroom design and build specialist to submit a competitive tender for the new cleanroom work.
The cleanroom contractor shall be the main contractor and shall be referred to as the cleanroom contractor within this document. This specification and any scheme design drawings describe the minimum requirements for the proposed development.
The cleanroom contractor shall include sufficient allowances in their tender to complete the design (taking on full design responsibility within their tender) and provide a fully operating installation that will meet the UKATC’s requirements, as outlined in the client specification. The project must be undertaken with a full-time site and project manager to oversee the installation and manage health and safety to comply with CDM regulations.
Specific elements of materials and workmanship relating to the cleanroom design are stated within the client specification .The specification and associated design documentation should be read in conjunction with the UKATC tender documentation and site standards.
The drawings accompanying this specification illustrate the intended layout and design of the required cleanroom. They are not detailed design schematics, and the information provided is design intent and any bidding party will have been deemed to have made their own checks and assessments.
Full details of the specification for the requirement can be found within Appendix B — Client outline specification.
All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
The contracting authority expressly reserves the right:
(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and
(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement and in no circumstances, will the contracting authority be liable for any costs incurred by any supplier.
If the contracting authority decides to enter into a contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of bidders.
See Section I.3) for access to procurement documentation:
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Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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GO Reference: GO-2019101-PRO-15422707
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