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Cardiff University:  New medical and scientific research facility

Cardiff University is looking for architects and consultants to work on a new medical and scientific research facility

Cardiff University’s new medical and scientific research facility will be located on its new “Maindy Park“ Campus close to the City Centre

Name, addresses and contact point(s):
Cardiff University Purchasing Section, Purchasing Section, McKenzie House, 30-36 Newport Road, Attn: Karen Wontner or Stuart Franklin, UK-Cardiff CF24 0DE. Tel.  +44 2920874402. E-mail: buyline@cardiff.ac.uk. Fax  +44 2920874789.

Internet address(es):
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.cardiff.ac.uk.

Further information can be obtained at: As in above-mentioned contact point(s).

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained at:As in above-mentioned contact point(s).

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: As in above-mentioned contact point(s).

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

CU148/KLW0709 New Science/Medical Research Building - Professional Services.

The notice involves:

A public contract.

Information on framework agreement:

Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

The Contracting Authority requires to appoint a Design Team to include:
— Architect, Lead Consultant and Landscape Design.
— Mechanical Engineer.
— Electrical Engineer.
— Civil & Structural Engineer.
— Quantity Surveyor.
— BREEAM Assessor.
— CDM Co-ordinator.

To support the client in the development of a new Medical and Scientific Research Facility to be located on its’ new “Maindy Park“ Campus in Cardiff close to the City Centre.
Timescales for the required services are:
(insert details).
The estimated value of the building is 18 000 000 GBP – 25 000 000 GBP.

Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):

Yes.


Division into lots:

Yes.
Tenders should be submitted for: one or more lots.

II.1.9)Variants will be accepted:

No.

II.2)QUANTITY OR SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The design team will be expected to provide full design services in line with RIBA work stages C through to L.
This project is to provide a scientific/medical research building covering a building footprint of 8 000–10 000 square metres of usable space.
Anticipated timescales for the required services are:
Development of Design to detailed planning submission Oct 2009–March 2010.
Approval Period April 2010–May 2010.
Detail Design June 2010–October 2010.
Construction Tenders Nov. 2010–Jan 2011.
Construction March 2011–June 2012.
The university reserves the right to novate the design team to the contractor at construction stage if it decides to follow a “develop and construct” procurement approach.
This novation would exclude the services of the:
– Quantity Surveyor.
– BREEAM Assessor.
– CDM Co-ordinator.
These services would remain directly employed by the University.

II.2.2)Options:

II.3)DURATION OF THE CONTRACT OR TIME-LIMIT FOR COMPLETION:

Duration in months: 18 (from the award of the contract).

INFORMATION ABOUT LOTS

LOT NO 1 TITLE: Architect, Lead Consultant and Landscape Design

1) SHORT DESCRIPTION:

The University requires an Architect and Lead consultant experienced in the design of medical and scientific research buildings. This may also contain Landscape Design.

2) COMMON PROCUREMENT VOCABULARY (CPV):

71200000, 71220000, 71420000.

3) QUANTITY OR SCOPE:

4) INDICATION ABOUT DIFFERENT DATE FOR DURATION OF CONTRACT OR STARTING/COMPLETION:

5) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT LOTS:

LOT NO 2 TITLE: Civil & Structural Engineer

1) SHORT DESCRIPTION:

The University requires a civil and structural engineer experienced in the design of medical and scientific research buildings.

2) COMMON PROCUREMENT VOCABULARY (CPV):

71200000, 71312000.

3) QUANTITY OR SCOPE:

4) INDICATION ABOUT DIFFERENT DATE FOR DURATION OF CONTRACT OR STARTING/COMPLETION:

5) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT LOTS:

LOT NO 3 TITLE: Mechanical Engineer

1) SHORT DESCRIPTION:

The University requires mechanical engineer experienced in the design of medical and scientific research buildings.

2) COMMON PROCUREMENT VOCABULARY (CPV):

71200000, 71334000.

3) QUANTITY OR SCOPE:

4) INDICATION ABOUT DIFFERENT DATE FOR DURATION OF CONTRACT OR STARTING/COMPLETION:

5) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT LOTS:

LOT NO 4 TITLE: Electrical Engineer

1) SHORT DESCRIPTION:

The University requires an electrical engineer experienced in the design of medical and scientific research buildings.

2) COMMON PROCUREMENT VOCABULARY (CPV):

71200000, 71334000.

3) QUANTITY OR SCOPE:

4) INDICATION ABOUT DIFFERENT DATE FOR DURATION OF CONTRACT OR STARTING/COMPLETION:

5) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT LOTS:

LOT NO 5 TITLE: Quantity Surveyor

1) SHORT DESCRIPTION:

The University requires a Quantity Surveyor experienced in the design of medical and scientific research buildings.

2) COMMON PROCUREMENT VOCABULARY (CPV):

71200000, 71324000.

3) QUANTITY OR SCOPE:

4) INDICATION ABOUT DIFFERENT DATE FOR DURATION OF CONTRACT OR STARTING/COMPLETION:

5) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT LOTS:

LOT NO 6 TITLE: CDM Co-ordinator

1) SHORT DESCRIPTION:

The University requires a CDM Co-ordinator experienced in the design of medical and scientific research buildings.

3) QUANTITY OR SCOPE:

4) INDICATION ABOUT DIFFERENT DATE FOR DURATION OF CONTRACT OR STARTING/COMPLETION:

5) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT LOTS:

LOT NO 7 TITLE: BREEAM Assessor

1) SHORT DESCRIPTION:

The University requires a BREEAM Assessor experienced in the design of medical and scientific research buildings.

CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION

Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: (a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, whose affairs are being administered by the courts, who has entered into an arrangement with creditors or who is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding-up or administration by the courts or for an arrangement with creditors or is the subject of any other similar proceeding under national laws or regulations;
(c) has been convicted of an offence concerning his professional conduct by a judgement which has the force of res judicata;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can justify;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under the provisions of the Directive on the criteria for qualitative selection.


Economic and financial capacity:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met: (a) bank statement and/or evidence of professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) balance sheets or extracts of balance sheets;
(c) statement of turnover for a maximum of the last 3 years.

See also the PQQ available via https://in-tendhost.co.uk/cardiffuniversity/ (look in “Current Tenders”).

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Suppliers are expected to be able to demonstrate that they are able to sustain a level of cash flow to support their current and future areas of their business.


Technical capacity:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
(a) a list of works carried out over the last 5 years with certificates of satisfaction;
(b) a list of principal deliveries effected or services provided in the last 3 years and evidence of delivery;
(c) an indication of technicians or technical bodies involved;
(d) a description of technical facilities and measures used to ensure quality;
(e) educational and professional qualifications of the supplier and staff responsible for performing the contract;
(f) where appropriate, an indication of the environmental management measures that would be applied when performing the contract;
(i) details of any intended sub-contracting arrangements;
Experience in managing the BREEAM process.

See also the PQQ available via https://in-tendhost.co.uk/cardiffuniversity/ (look in “Current Tenders”).

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
It is essential that suppliers wishing to be considered can provide proof of demonstrable experience in the design of Research buildings for universities or similar clients involved in medical and scientific research. This evidence will be required in support of your PQQ.

Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate:

Envisaged minimum number: 5. Maximum number: 21

 

File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

CU148/KLW07/09 New Science/Medical Research Building - Professional Services.

 

Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate:

31.7.2009 - 12:00.

 

Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender:

Duration in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender).

 

Additional information:
Please do not contact the Purchasing Section. to register your interest. All the information required by prospective tenderers to register can be found at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/cardiffuniversity (look in “Current Tenders”). PQQs submitted after the closing date cannot be considered.

Date of dispatch of this notice:

10.7.2009.

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