United Kingdom-Kensington: Building construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.vam.ac.uk/
Section II: Object
Main Contractor Works for the V&A Collection and Research Centre
The V&A is inviting interested suppliers to apply to be considered to be invited to tender for the main contract for its new Collection and Research Centre. The Collection and Research Centre will offer unprecedented and enhanced access to hundreds and thousands of objects not currently on public display. Envisioned as a creative sourcebook, it will bring study, learning, conservation, research and public programmes together in one place. The Centre will become a transformational new model for how museum collections can be stored, cared for and explored.
Inner London – East.
This procurement is conducted under the Restricted Procedure. The Works will be procured on a 2 stage design and build basis and carried out under an amended JCT Design and Build 2016 Contract. For procurement purposes, the works will be split between first stage and second stage. An indicative allocation of the works has been uploaded with the PQQ. Generally, the Stage 1 works includes the structural works, the M&E plant and first-fix services, whereas the Stage 2 works generally covers the architectural fit out elements and second-fix M&E.
It is anticipated that the design of the building will be at RIBA Stage 3 when the invitation to tender is issued for the first stage works. The design for the Second Stage works will be developed to Stage 3+/4A before being issued for procurement. The client’s current design team will not be novated to the main contractor to complete the design.
The storage racking will be procured directly by the client along with other loose furniture and fittings. Details of these interfaces along with the main contractor’s responsibilities will be included in the ITT documents.
The works comprise:
— construction of 2 steel framed structural mezzanine floors and framing to new atrium opening in existing first floor,
— structural framing for new glazed rooflight opening in existing roof,
— new lift shafts and staircases and structural modifications to existing,
— new doors and windows in existing cladding,
— full and partial height solid and glazed internal partitions,
— fit-out of all spaces,
— specialist fittings and equipment to conservation, workshop, studio, research and front of house spaces,
— MEP services including new air-handling units to be located on existing external gantry,
— connections to existing site-wide services,
— infrastructure/enabling works for installation of “Large Objects” to be displayed from V&A’s Collection and attendance on V&A’s installation team,
— attendance on separate direct appointed storage racking contractor(s).
The proposed construction period is from October 2019 to March 2021
As stated in the procurement documents.
Variations which arise from changes to the scope and/or discovery.
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Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.
A minimum turnover of 35 000 000 GBP is recommended.
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-20181116-PRO-13565731