Works - 5963-2019

08/01/2019    S5    - - Works - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Belfast: Construction work

2019/S 005-005963

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Queen's University Belfast
Procurement Office, University Road
Belfast
BT7 1NN
United Kingdom
E-mail: l.taggart@qub.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKN06

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.qub.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/FinanceDirectorate/Visitors/Procurement/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast/aspx/Home
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
Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

QUB/1790/19 Queen's University Belfast — Student Centre

Reference number: QUB/1790/19
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

The University is undertaking a tender using the Open Procedure with 2 pricing stages leading to the appointment of a Contractor to carry out the design development and construction of the Student Centre. The contract will be awarded using the JCT 2016 Design and Build Contract (DB), including Revisions and as amended by the University. The Contractor will be required to adopt the design included in the employer’s requirements. The Student Centre is the key component of the Elmwood Avenue Masterplan. The works under this contract include generally everything necessary for the design and construction of the Student Centre with a gross internal area of approximately 11 000 m2 together with associated public realm works, site works, drainage, soft landings/aftercare and seasonal commissioning requirements. The works will also include the demolition of the existing building on the same site.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN06
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University is undertaking a tender using the Open Procedure with two pricing stages leading to the appointment of a contractor to carry out the design development and construction of the Student Centre. The contract will be awarded using the JCT 2016 Design and Build Contract (DB), including Revisions and as amended by the University. The Contractor will be required to adopt the design included in the Employer’s Requirements. The Student Centre is the key component of the Elmwood Avenue Masterplan. The works under this contract include generally everything necessary for the design and construction of the Student Centre with a gross internal area of approximately 11 000 m2 together with associated public realm works, site works, drainage, soft landings/aftercare and seasonal commissioning requirements. The works will also include the demolition of the existing building on the same site. The University also reserves the right to expand the scope of the works delivered under the service to undertake additional projects arising as a result of the Elmwood Avenue Site Masterplan. This may include:

— public realm and general landscaping enhancements,

— redevelopment of the adjacent Guthrie House.

The scope of the works may also be extended to include the redevelopment of the adjacent Student Guidance Centre following decant of services to the proposed student centre. The additional works envisaged will not exceed 50 % of the contract value. Design Team to retain consistency in service and knowledge of the University and their requirements, it is the University’s intention to novate the services of the Design Team, to work collaboratively in the delivery of the Project (RIBA Stages 5, 6 and 7 Plan of Work). It is envisaged that the successful contractor will be appointed at RIBA Stage 4 to work collaboratively with the Design Team to develop the Technical Design. It is the intention that the University will underwrite and pay the design fees up to and including RIBA Stage 4 Plan of Work. The Form of Agreement and associated Schedules of Services for the University’s design team are included in the Appendices. The Design Team, though novated, shall retain a Duty of Care to the University to ensure the quality of design, statutory compliance, workmanship and defect rectification are executed to the satisfaction of the University and the Employer’s Requirements. Demolition The University intends to separately tender the soft strip of the building which will be carried out in advance of the appointment of the contractor. It is intended that at the outset of the pre-construction services period that the contractor will seek tenders for the demolition of the existing building and associated works so that the University will have the option of commencing these works in advance of the main contract works.

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: 60
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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

A briefing session and site visit has been organised at 9:30 am on 17.1.2019 in the Main Site Tower (Room 02.006, Moot Court). Economic Operators must confirm attendance and provide names of attendees (maximum of 3) by 12:00 noon on 14.1.2019 via the correspondence function on In-Tend.

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:

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)Description
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: 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: 06/02/2019
Local time: 16:00
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:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 06/02/2019
Local time: 16:00
Place:

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
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

This Authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to Tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contract Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/01/2019