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Pipeline Framework: Lancaster University – Engineering Building 2


A pipeline has been launched for Lancaster University – Engineering Building 2The contract start Date is 23 March 2020. Approach to market date is 05 August 2019The project comprises a stand alone turnkey new build research and teaching engineering building over three stories with a gross floor area of 2983m2. The accommodation is to house the chemical, mechanical and electrical engineering disciplines and is a highly serviced building with some of the accommodation requiring a strict level of vibration control. The building must achieve BREEAM Excellent and an EPC Grade A rating. The University seeks to appoint a Principal Contractor for the works under a single stage procurement route.It is planned that the contractor will mobilise in March 2020 and complete the project by 8th July 2021.Intended tender method: The University will publish documents 05/08/19 (target) inviting formal Expressions Of Interest (EOI) in the project before running a Closed Tender. The EOI documentation will be published on In-Tend (details below) and will include RIBA Stage 3 and programme information, and a copy of the University’s Special Conditions under JCT form of contract. The Closed Tender (with 4 contractors TBC) will run across end-November 2019 – end January 2020 (8 weeks): The location of the site is Bailrigg Campus, Lancaster, LA1 4YW.documents/maps/campus-map.pdfThe campus is a public space and so sections are open to members of the public and can be explored at their convenience unaccompanied by a University’s representative. Interested organisations can explore the campus unaccompanied at their All procurement documents will be available free of charge via the University’s e-tendering portal: In-TendDOCUMENTS ONCE RELEASED; MUST BE ACCESSED AND SUBMISSIONS MADE VIA THIS PORTAL. Interested organisations are encouraged to register on the In-Tend system in advance so they are alerted to the release of the documents without delay.In-Tend Support:Phone: 0845 557 8079E-mail: support@in-tend.comWeb : This is a potential opportunity from the government, and the pipeline gives advance notice of an opportunity that might be offered by the public sector in the future – allowing potential suppliers to plan accordingly. When a public sector organisation publishes a pipeline notice, it does not necessarily mean that an opportunity will be offered in the future.For more information contact: University of Lancaster, University House, LANCASTER LA14YW. Telephone 01524592204. (Larissa Morrish)