The works included in this tender are those necessary to complete the design and carry out the construction of the new Advanced Well-being Research Centre. The building will provide state-of-the-art, fully instrumented, specialised laboratories and associated office space.
The building is approximately 3 800 sqm and is principally 5 storeys tall and steel frame construction. There is also a motion analysis hall to the rear of the building, this is double height with a cross laminated timber frame.
Foundations are designed as piled. The façade is generally glazed and timber clad with a brick plinth and ground floor level.
The design information is developed to RIBA Stage 3. The construction contract will be the JCT Design and Build 2011 with client amendments. The successful bidder will be required to enter into a Pre-Construction Services Agreement to develop the design to completion of RIBA Stage 4.
The Contractor is required to complete the design and construction of the facility by means of the 2-stage tender process. The architect and structural engineer are to be novated to the contractor.
The Client is responsible for obtaining planning permission and the Contractor will be responsible for managing the discharge of any conditions associated with the approval.
The Contractor will act as the principal contractor under the 2015 CDM Regulations.
Turner and Townsend will act as the principal designer under the 2015 CDM regulations.
Delivered for Sheffield Hallam University in partnership with Legacy Park Limited, the AWRC will:
1. Take services and goods from concept to market, using proven techniques applied in other sectors including engineering and manufacturing.
2. Utilising the intellectual property, products and knowledge developed in the centre to generate both wealth and employment opportunities.
3. Allow companies, including global technology leaders and leading health insurers, will invest in collaborative research and innovations to help improve their health and well-being.
4. Through close links with the National Centre of Sports and Exercise Medicine, researchers will have the unique opportunity to work with the population of Sheffield and use local communities to explore and test the potential of new innovations and products developed at the Olympic Legacy Park.