Works - 505122-2017

19/12/2017    S243    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Bath: Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work

2017/S 243-505122

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
University of Bath
Procurement, Claverton Down
United Kingdom
Contact person: H.Passmore
Telephone: +44 1225386939
Fax: +44 1225386166
NUTS code: UKK12

Internet address(es):

Main address:

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 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

School of management building - Civil engineering enabling works.

Reference number: UoBath/Proc/606
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The University of Bath seeks to deliver a new school of management on their main campus site at Claverton Down. The site sits adjacent to Convocation Avenue, the main entrance to the University and in close proximity to both Green Belt and an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The site itself is a greenfield site, with some landscaped made ground from previous university projects.

This notice seeks a suitable contractor to deliver the enabling works package, which is being procured separately to the main works package. A design team has been appointed to RIBA Stage 3 and will be novated to the main contractor (not enabling works) from RIBA Stage 4 onwards. The main contractor (not enabling works) will undertake RIBA Stage 4 Technical Design, as part of the procurement package.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 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: UKK12
Main site or place of performance:

Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The enabling works will comprise the following;

-Detailed design of sub-structure/ basement from RIBA Stage 3,

-Installation of hoarding,

-Installation of access roads and main works compound,

-Installation of retaining wall adjacent to Convocation Avenue,

-Excavation to FFL,

-Creation of 2nd-floor basement and associated tanking/ plant voids/ risers/ lift cores etc. to ground floor slab level.

It is not proposed that the University Design Team will be novated to the enabling works contractor. The enabling works contractor will be responsible for the detailed design of all elements included within the enabling works package.

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: 6
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
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: 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
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
Restricted 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: yes
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: 17/01/2018
Local time: 12:00
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional 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.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-20171214-PRO-11572813.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
University of Bath
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225386939
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
University of Bath
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225386939
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
University of Bath
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225386939
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: