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  • Notice Summary
    United Kingdom-Bedford: MK:U International Design Competition
    48051-2019
    MK:U Graduate Education Limited
    31 January 2019
    06 March 2019
    Contract Notice - Restricted Procedure
  • Notice Abstract

    MK:U is seeking to appoint an outstanding integrated multidisciplinary team to design an exemplary new university in Milton Keynes.MK:U will offer an ambitious innovative curriculum focused on skills needed for the digital economy and delivered through practical, business-focused education with an emphasis on experiential learning that offers flexible and accessible education delivery.Education offerings will include robotics and artificial intelligence; digital and cyber; and entrepreneurship, business and design thinking. The university's distinctive provision will include accelerated 2-year courses, intensive 3-year degrees with project placements, part-time/apprenticeship pathways and short courses/continued professional development.MK:U will be a 24-hour, integrated quarter of the city centre and will reenergize and animate Milton Keynes’ public spaces.The total construction value for phase one (excluding VAT but including fees) is estimated at 188 000 000 GBP.

  • Notice Details

    Contract notice

    Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

    Directive 2014/24/EU

    Section I: Contracting Change entity

    I.1) Name and addresses

    MK:U Graduate Education Limited

    Kent House, Wharley End, Bedford

    Bedford

    MK43 0AL

    UK

    Contact person: Jayne Broomhall

    Telephone: +44 2078312998

    E-mail: mku@malcolmreading.com

    NUTS: UKH25

    Internet address(es)

    Main address: https://competitions.malcolmreading.com/mku

    I.3) Communication

    The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

    https://competitions.malcolmreading.com/mku


    Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


    Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

    https://competitions.malcolmreading.com/mku


    Tenders or requests to participate must be sent 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

    MK:U International Design Competition

    II.1.2) Main CPV code

    71200000

     

    II.1.3) Type of contract

    Services

    II.1.4) Short description

    MK:U is seeking to appoint an outstanding integrated multidisciplinary team to design an exemplary new university in Milton Keynes.

    MK:U will offer an ambitious innovative curriculum focused on skills needed for the digital economy and delivered through practical, business-focused education with an emphasis on experiential learning that offers flexible and accessible education delivery.

    Education offerings will include robotics and artificial intelligence; digital and cyber; and entrepreneurship, business and design thinking. The university's distinctive provision will include accelerated 2-year courses, intensive 3-year degrees with project placements, part-time/apprenticeship pathways and short courses/continued professional development.

    MK:U will be a 24-hour, integrated quarter of the city centre and will reenergize and animate Milton Keynes’ public spaces.

    The total construction value for phase one (excluding VAT but including fees) is estimated at 188 000 000 GBP.

    II.1.5) Estimated total value

    Value excluding VAT: 18 800 000.00 GBP

    II.1.6) Information about lots

    This contract is divided into lots: No

    II.2) Description

    II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

    71300000

    71400000

    II.2.3) Place of performance

    NUTS code:

    UKJ12

    II.2.4) Description of the procurement

    The procurement is a 2 stage competition run under the Restricted Procedure. At stage one of the competition, MK:U is seeking creative multidisciplinary teams organised under a lead consultant (who is an architect) and including expertise in architecture, urban design/masterplanning, landscape design, structural engineering, civil/utilities engineering and MEP (services) engineering. Internationally-based teams will also be required to propose a UK-based executive architect.

    At the first stage of the competition, 5 competitors will be shortlisted on the basis of the selection criteria set out in the Search Statement.

    At stage 2, teams will be required to propose additional consultancy including Principal Designer, BIM lead, sustainability/BREEAM, lift/vertical transportation, fire engineer, acoustic engineer, façade engineer, interior designer, IT/AV consultant, catering consultant, access consultant, security consultant and highways consultant.

    These additional consultants will be assessed at stage 2 on quality and integration into the design team, including the requirement to pass minimum qualification standards.

    The subject of this procurement process is the contract for full design services for Phase 1 of MK:U, as well as masterplanning services.

    For further information, please refer to the procurement documents, available to download here: https://competitions.malcolmreading.com/mku

    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

    Value excluding VAT: 18 800 000.00 GBP

    II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

    Start: 01/09/2019

    End: 31/12/2023

    This contract is subject to renewal: No

    II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

    Envisaged minimum number: 5

    Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

    Please refer to the procurement documents, available to download here: https://competitions.malcolmreading.com/mku

    II.2.10) Information about variants

    Variants will be accepted: No

    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

    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:

    Please refer to the procurement documents, available to download here: https://competitions.malcolmreading.com/mku

    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.2) Conditions related to the contract

    III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

    Participation is reserved to a particular profession: Yes

    Indicate profession:

    Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

    At Stage 1 of the competition, MK:U is seeking creative multidisciplinary teams organised under a lead consultant (who is an architect) and including expertise in architecture, urban design/masterplanning, landscape design, structural engineering, civil/utilities engineering and MEP (services) engineering. Internationally-based teams will also be required to propose a UK-based executive architect.

    At stage 2, teams will be required to propose additional consultancy including Principal Designer, BIM lead, sustainability/BREEAM, lift/vertical transportation, fire engineer, acoustic engineer, façade engineer, interior designer, IT/AV consultant, catering consultant, access consultant, security consultant and highways consultant.

    These additional consultants will be assessed at stage two on quality and integration into the design team, including the requirement to pass minimum qualification standards.

    Section IV: Procedure

    IV.1) Description

    IV.1.1) Type of procedure

    Restricted procedure

    IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

    The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

    IV.2) Administrative information

    IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

    Date: 06/03/2019

    Local time: 14:00

    IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

    Date: 28/03/2019

    IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

    EN

    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)

    Section VI: Complementary information

    VI.1) Information about recurrence

    This is a recurrent procurement: No

    VI.4) Procedures for review

    VI.4.1) Review body

    High Court

    Strand

    London

    WC2A 2LL

    UK

    VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

    High Court

    Strand

    London

    WC2A 2LL

    UK

    VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

    High Court

    Strand

    London

    WC2A 2LL

    UK

    VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

    28/01/2019