UK-Swindon: Construction work.
UK-Swindon: Construction work.
This notice is for prior information only: Yes
This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: No
This notice is a call for competition: No
Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1) Name and addresses:
UK Research & Innovation
Polaris House, North Star Avenue, Harwell, Swindon, SN2 1FF, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1235446553, Email: STFCprocurement@ukri.org
Contact: Jonathan Smith
Main Address: www.ukri.org, Address of the buyer profile: www.ukri.org
NUTS Code: UK
Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .
Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity:
Other activity: Research
Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement - 1
II.1.1) Title: UKRI-1522 RAL Minor Works
Reference number: UKRI-1522
II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:
45000000 - Construction work.
II.1.3) Type of contract: WORKS
II.1.4) Short description:
UK Research and Innovation (‘UKRI’) is planning to launch a procurement for a term service contract to provide minor building works for its component Research Council, the Science and Technology Facilities Council (‘STFC’). The contract will be for any such minor works up to a value of £650,000,00 GBP ex-VAT per project. STFC is applying a renewed and refreshed focus to its unique estate and infrastructure — recognising its strategic importance as an enabler of world class science and research. The current estate comprises a portfolio of old and new buildings, a diverse range of space/accommodation types, and a gradually changing position in terms of building condition and functional suitability.
This contract will cover minor building works. It is STFC's intention to appoint one contractor for an initial period of 3 years, with a possible 1-year extension (total 4 years). The forecast spend is estimated at between £3m GBP and £10m GBP (ex-VAT) per annum.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 40,000,000 - GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided
II.2) Lot Description
II.2.3) Place of performance:
UKJ36 - Central Hampshire
UKJ14 - Oxfordshire
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
UKRI is planning to launch a procurement for a term service contract to provide minor building works for the STFC. The contract will be for any such minor works up to a value of £650 000,00 GBP ex-VAT per project. STFC is applying a renewed and refreshed focus to its unique estate and infrastructure — recognising its strategic importance as an enabler of world class science and research. The current estate comprises a portfolio of old and new buildings, a diverse range of space/accommodation types, and a gradually changing position in terms of building condition and functional suitability.
This contract will cover minor Building Works. It is STFC's intention to appoint 1 contractor for an initial period of 3 yrs, with a possible 1 yr extension (total 4 yrs). The contract will be based on NEC4 Term Service Contract using industry schedules of rates, and quotation methodology to work on ‘best price’ principle.
Please see section II.2.14) for more information.
II.2.14) Additional information
The forecast spend is estimated at between £3m GBP and £10m GBP (ex-VAT) per annum.
Please see section VI.3) for more information.
II.3) Estimated Date of publication
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - NO
Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.3) Additional Information:
STFC would like to invite potential bidders to a virtual supplier day. There will be the opportunity to learn more about the diversity and the potential of this requirement and to ask any questions you may have.
Useful feedback from the days and Q&A sessions may be used to inform the final tender documentation, ensuring all valid options are considered.
The supplier day will take place on Tuesday 29th June 2021 from 10am - 12pm via Zoom. It is expected that once restrictions are opened up, a site tour will be possible during the next stage of the tender at Science and Technical Facilities Council, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Campus, Didcot, OX11 0QX.
The virtual supplier day will last approximately 2 hours, comprising the following:
— overview of the facilities and requirements,
— open floor Q&A,
— virtual site tour
The value is estimated at £40,000,000.00 GBP (ex VAT). Including extensions.
Please note, the main sites or places of performance: Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell Oxfordshire, the associated Conference Centre (Cosenor’s House) at Abingdon, occasional works at Chilbolton Observatory, Chilbolton nr Stockbridge and any other satellite sites that STFC may acquire over the contract term.
If you would like to express an interest in relation to this requirement, please send an email with the title “UKRI-1522 RAL Minor works – Expression of Interest” to STFCprocurement@ukri.org
Please include your company name and contact details in this email.
There will be a Supplier Event in relation to this requirement on the 29th June 2021 to present the aims of the project and the procurement process. It will also give suppliers a chance to ask any questions. The event will take place via Zoom from 10am until 12pm. Please let us know in your Expression of Interest email if you wish to attend. Attendance will be restricted to two people per supplier. We would request that attendance is restricted to key members of your organisation that would have a keen interest in this project and be able to add value to the discussions that will take place.
If you wish to attend the Supplier Event, please confirm your attendance no later than 12pm on Friday 25th June 2021. Details on how to join the event will then be sent out by email to registered suppliers.
Please note, all suppliers that express an interest in this requirement will receive all the information that is shared at the Supplier Event, even if they cannot attend.
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VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 10/06/2021