30/01/2018    S20    - - Works - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Epping: Construction work

2018/S 020-040795

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Epping Forest District Council
Civic Offices, High Street
CM16 4BZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1732600500
E-mail: tenders@camerons.uk.com
NUTS code: UKH3

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/

I.2)Joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Epping:-Construction-work./F77785ZR8U
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

EFDC Council House Building Programme — Constructor Framework

Reference number: 10237-2
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Authority is seeking to procure a “Multiple provider framework" of Constructors to support the delivery of the authority’s “Council house building programme” (CHBP). Constructors will be expected to work as part of an integrated project team to deliver the programme. The estimated construction value over the duration of the framework (4 years) is GBP 20 000 000. The authority is separately procuring a multi-disciplinary design team and employer's agent/cost consultant.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKH3
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The "works" comprise of the design and build of new build housing as part of the authority's "Council house building programme". Works will be called-off under the framework alliance contract (FAC-1) published by the Association of consultant architects. The authority will use both single and 2 stage design and build procurement routes under JCT design and build contract 2016. Where a 2 stage route is used, the constructor will enter into a pre-construction services agreement and contribute to design from Stage 3: Developed design. For single stage D&B, the constructor will provide design services from Stage 4: Technical design. The constructor will fulfil the role of "principal contractor" and "principal designer" (when design shifts to the constructor) under construction design and management regulations 2015.

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: 20 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

The authority will award a place on the framework to the highest scoring Tenderers up to the maximum number of 4 Framework Operators and subject to meeting the Authority’s minimum requirements as set out in the Procurement Documents.

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:

Applicants will be required to complete a Supplier Questionnaire (SQ) consistent with the provisions of Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended). The minimum requirements that Applicants are required to meet are set out in the SQ. The SQ is available from the address at I.1 and must be returned to that address by the date stipulated in IV.2.2.

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

The Successful Tenderers will be required to meet the Authority's minimum requirements as set out in the Procurement Documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 02/03/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
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)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 02/03/2018
Local time: 12:00

Epping Forest District Council.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Cameron Consulting, as agents for the Authority will log all tender submissions. The Authority has full and unrestricted access to the electronic tender portal for audit purposes.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement. The authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

Applicants should note that the estimated value of the framework as set out in this notice is based on the authority’s current anticipated requirements. These values may increase if other entities / social housing providers decide to join and call off under the framework agreement.” The authority reserves the right to cancel the procurement at any time and not to proceed with all or part of the framework agreement. The Authority will not, under any circumstance, reimburse any expense incurred by applicants in preparing their SQ or tender submissions.

The framework agreement will be open to use by the following organisations:

— Epping forest district council,

— Any social housing provider operating in UK Regions: London, East and South East. “Social housing provider” for this purpose means any provider of social housing including, without limitation, any registered provider (as defined in the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008 and registered with the homes England (or its successor body)), local authorities and arms length management organisations. A list of current registered providers can be found by visiting https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered-providers-of-social-housing

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GO Reference: GO-2018126-PRO-11794470.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Epping Forest District Council
Civic Offices, High Street
CM16 4BZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1732600500
E-mail: tenders@cameron-consulting.co.uk

Internet address:http://www.eppingforestdc.gov.uk/

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
70 Fleet Street
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2075366000
E-mail: info@cedr.com

Internet address:www.cedr.com

VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

In accordance with REgulations 92 to 104 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended), the authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period starting from the date when the contract award was notified to bidders. Unsuccessful bidders will be provided with a information in the “Award decision notice” at the start of the standstill period including details of their bid in relation to the winning bid comprising the reasons for the decision, the characteristics and relative advantages of the successful tender, the score of the economic operators and the name of the economic operator to be awarded the contract. Tenderers have a right of appeal provided for within the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended). Any such proceedings must be brought in the High Court of England and Wales.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2072761234

Internet address:www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: