Design And Build Of An Academic Building And Associated Public Realm

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
University of Brighton
Mithras House, Lewes Road
Brighton and Hove
United Kingdom
Contact person: Julian Wood
Telephone: +44 1273642725
NUTS code: UKJ21

Internet address(es):

Main address:

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

Design and Build of an Academic Building and Associated Public Realm

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

The University of Brighton is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced contractor to Design and Build an Academic Building and associated public realm located on the university's Moulsecoomb campus on Lewes Road in Brighton.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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: UKJ21
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University of Brighton wishes to procure the design and build of a new academic building which is to be located on the site of an existing surface car park located adjacent to existing academic buildings and also adjacent to a new proposed multi storey car park (to be constructed shortly before the academic building).

The proposed academic building will provide 7082 m2 of floor area (GIA) over 6 floors with plant and an atrium overrun at roof level for the fully glazed skylight. The form of the building is broadly in two parallel wings with a full height atrium separating them.

The scheme will be designed up to RIBA Stage 4 as described above.

It is the intention of the client and design team to allow experienced design and build contractors (with relevant experience associated with higher education buildings) to bring efficient and innovative construction methods and design details to the project.

The construction programme is envisaged as 2 stages, the construction of the Academic Building and the public realm and landscape works.

Further to the above on successful completion of the Academic Building the University may, at its discretion, award the contract for the public realm and landscape works to the successful bidder. The scope for which comprises the construction of both hard and soft landscape works including:

— paving for pedestrian and vehicular areas,

— steps and ramps,

— walls associated with raised planters,

— bespoke and ‘off the shelf’ street furniture,

— a raised timber walkway for pedestrians and cyclists,

— tree and shrub planting and associated topsoil importation.

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
Start: 01/01/2019
End: 01/08/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
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

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: no
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: 18/07/2018
Local time: 13:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 01/08/2018
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:

The Selection Questionnaire (SQ) and any associated documents can be obtained from

Please note that a “request to participate” is by completion and return of the SQ only by the required deadline.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Royal Courts of Justice
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
University of Brighton
Mithras House Lewes Road
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 273600900
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Royal Courts of Justice
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079476000
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: