Works - 525068-2018

29/11/2018    S230    - - Works - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Openshaw: Construction work for buildings of further education

2018/S 230-525068

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
LTE Group
Whitworth House, Ashton Old Road
M11 2WH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Richard Fraser
NUTS code: UKD3

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:
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

The Procurement of a Main Contractor for the Design and Delivery of New College Building in Greater Manchester

Reference number: DN359792
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

In order to progress a new campus in Manchester City Centre, the LTE Group requires the services of a works contract acting as Main Contractor. The appointment of a main contractor will be by way of a direct contract with the LTE Group. The project will be procured on a 2 stage basis, with the successful bidder initially being appointed on a pre-construction services agreement and then a design and build contract based on the JCT Design and Build Contract 2016 (as amended by a standard set of amendments). Under the PCSA the successful bidder will work along with the LTE Group's professional team and other advisers.

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.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD3
Main site or place of performance:

Manchester City Centre

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The project will be procured on a 2 stage design and build basis. Suppliers will be asked to express interest in the project and present information demonstrating capacity to deliver the required works and services. Following an assessment and shortlisting process, a limited number of suppliers (anticipated six suppliers) will be invited to submit a tender for the services to be provided during the second stage of the procurement process and for the prospective building contract. A further assessment will identify the most economically advantageous tender and the successful supplier will be appointed under a pre-construction services agreement; this concludes the first stage. The successful supplier who has been appointed under the pre-construction services agreement will assist the design team in the development of the project and present completed contractor’s proposals and contract sum analysis to the employer for acceptance. On acceptance of the contractor’s proposals and contract sum analysis, the supplier will enter into a building contract to deliver the project which concludes the second stage procurement.

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: 45 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 35
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

Part of the LTE Group, The Manchester College is one of the largest FE colleges in the UK and the main provider of 16-19, adult and HE in Greater Manchester. At any time, the LTE Group can be supporting 25-30 000 residents in Manchester and GM. TMC’s strategy responds to national strategic changes, with probably the largest estate reshape in the sector, including the new City Centre campus.

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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 128-290694
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 04/01/2019
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
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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court of England and Wales
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: