Works - 476419-2018

30/10/2018    S209    - - Works - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Cranfield: Airport buildings construction work

2018/S 209-476419

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Cranfield University
Building 31, Kents House, College Road
MK43 0AL
United Kingdom
Contact person: John Newcombe
Telephone: +44 1234750111
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Construction of DARTeC Building

Reference number: 389/SMcS/FACILITIES/DARTeC_BUILD/OCT2018
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The University is looking to procure construction of a DARTeC Centre, which will address such research challenges facing the aviation industry as:

— the integration of drones into civilian airspace,

— increasing the efficiency of airports through technological advances,

— creating safe,

— secure shared airspace through secure data communication infrastructures,

— increasing the reliability and availability of aircraft through self-sensing,

— self-aware technologies Game-changing technologies such as a virtual air traffic control tower and next-generation radar technologies on the University’s licensed airport will also provide a civil aviation authority-approval route that promises increased efficiency, flexibility and capacity. Construction of DARTeC Building will be at the Cranfield University campus located in Cranfield, Bedfordshire, MK43 0AL, United Kingdom.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 8 500 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Cranfield University, College Road, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, MK43 0AL, United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The appointment of a main contractor to construct the new DARTeC Building at Cranfield campus.

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
Value excluding VAT: 8 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:


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:

The University will use joint contracts tribunal, also known as the JCT, standard forms of contract for construction.

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 28/11/2018
Local time: 17:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 29/11/2018
Local time: 10:00

Building 31, College Road, Cranfield, Bedfordshire, MK43 0AL.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Cranfield University
Kent House, College Road, Cranfield
MK43 0AL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1234750111

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Cranfield University
College Road, Cranfield
MK43 0AL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1234750111

Internet address:

VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Cranfield University
College Road, Cranfield
MK43 0AL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1234750111

Internet address:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: