Works - 8573-2021

08/01/2021    S5

United Kingdom-Bedford: Construction work

2021/S 005-008573

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Bedford College
Postal address: Cauldwell Street
Town: Bedford
NUTS code: UKH24 Bedford
Postal code: MK42 9AH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Craig Pullen, Procurement Consultant
Telephone: +44 7531975978
Internet address(es):
Main 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

Construction Block Refurbishment

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45000000 Construction work
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Bedford College is seeking tenders for two design and build projects on the main campus at Cauldwell Street in Bedford.

Project 1 will involve work to single storey construction workshop. The building will be remodelled to create an enlarged workshop at the east end of the building and the roof in this section will be raised. The project also includes the over cladding and re-roofing of the whole work shop block.

Site visits are encouraged — full details are included in the tender pack.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 3 755 164.55 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45210000 Building construction work
45214500 Construction work for buildings of further education
45214300 Construction work for college buildings
45214000 Construction work for buildings relating to education and research
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH24 Bedford
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A single contractor will be appointed to carry out the proposed work noted in II.1.4) on the basis of a design and construction procurement route.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Site team / Weighting: 18
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 18
Quality criterion - Name: Project management / Weighting: 18
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation / Weighting: 6
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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 IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)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: 2020/S 222-547327
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract


Construction Block Refurbishment

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 5
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 5
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 5
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Ashe Construction Ltd
Town: Hitchin
NUTS code: UKH23 Hertfordshire
Postal code: SG4 0JE
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 7 600 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 3 755 164.55 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Diane Gamble (Director of Estates and Facilities)
Postal address: Cauldwell Street
Town: Bedford
Postal code: MK42 9AH
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1234291490
Internet address:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: