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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Bedford: MK:U International Design Competition
Document Ref:
48051-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Restricted Procedure
Published By:
MK:U Graduate Education Limited
Date Published:
31 January 2019
Deadline Date:
06 March 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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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

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