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Northumberland College is seeking a main building contractor or contractors to complete the design and execute the construction works. The project consists of work on two separate sites owned by the College. The Ashington campus works involve a new ...

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Northumberland College
Estate Management, College Road, Ashington, Northumberland
Contact point(s): c/o Summers-Inman, The Drive, Gosforth, NE3 4AR
For the attention of: Ian Campbell
NE63 9RG Ashington
Telephone: +44 1912841121

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Capital Development at Ashington and Kirkley Hall Campuses.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Design and execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northumberland.

NUTS code UKC21

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Northumberland College is seeking a main building contractor or contractors to complete the design and execute the construction works. The project consists of work on two separate sites owned by the College. The Ashington campus works involve a new engineering block, refurbishment and remodelling of two existing blocks and part of the ground floor of the main building, and substantial demolition and external works; the Kirkley Hall campus involves a new tractor workshop, a new education centre, and demolition and external works. The approximate construction value excluding VAT is £6m. Experience in managing multiple work areas simultaneously, phased programmes involving decants, and fast tracking will be essential. Works are expected to start towards the end of 2013, with funding restrictions dictating that full and final completion must be no later than December 2014. Applicants wishing to be considered for the tender list must request, via email only, an electronic copy of the pre-qualification questionnaire from the contact given in 1.1, which must be returned no later than the time given in IV.3.4.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Price. Weighting 50
2. Quality. Weighting 30
3. Interview. Weighting 20
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 100-171035 of 25.5.2013

Section V: Award of contract

V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 4
Number of offers received by electronic means: 4
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Robertson North East
Level4, West Tower, Baltic Place, South Shore Road
NE8 3BA Gateshead

V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The College will notify candidates of whether or not they have been successful in accordance with the provisions of Regulation 23(1) to 32(A) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 as amended ("the regulations") and will hold a mandatory 10-day standstill period. Economic operators who have been prejudiced or are at risk of prejudice may issue proceedings in he High Court (England and Wales) in accordance with the regulations. Applicants should be aware that strict limits apply as laid down by the regulations.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: