Architectural Services for Housing Development Belfast

Architectural Services for Housing Development Belfast

Architect Led Design Team services for the construction of 48 social housing units at South Street Newtownards.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Architectural design services

2015/S 147-271159

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Clanmil Developments
Clanmil Housing, 3 Waring Street
For the attention of: Logan Kevin
BT1 2DX Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890876000
E-mail: procurement@clanmil.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.clanmil.org/

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

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)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Architect Led Design Team services for the construction of 48 social housing units at South Street Newtownards.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The 1.5 hectare site comprises the buildings and cartilage of several warehouse buildings including an engineering works. The site has a frontage to the South Street of approximately 115 metres to the west, and has the bowling club to the South beyond the Newtownards Canal, the Castlebawn retail development to the East (still vacant land awaiting redevelopment) and a Youth and community centre to the North. The site is about 350 metres from the Town Hall.
The western boundary is comprised of a number of derelict terraced dwellings along the frontage of South Street which have been blocked up, and may have been incorporated into the warehouses behind. The northern boundary consists of security fencing, while the southern boundary with the Newtownards canal is maintained by a low stone wall. The eastern boundary of the site is the historic ‘Bawn Wall’, which is a scheduled monument.
The area surrounding the site comprises a number of mixed uses. In addition to the previously mentioned youth and community centre and retail, there are newly constructed apartments directly opposite the site, as well as parks and playing fields to the west and south. Newtownards town centre is a short distance away to the north. All the nearby buildings are one-two storeys in height, except for the apartments opposite which are 3 storeys.
*Due to flood risk and ground conditions Flood Resilient/Flood Resistant construction will be a requirement for the site.
The exact mix needs to be confirmed with NIHE, however, preliminary layouts suggest the site could yield circa 48 general needs units consisting of the following dwelling mix: 18 Nr 5p/2b houses, 27 Nr 3p/2b houses and 3 Nr 3p/2b apartments.
The building will be constructed to Lifetime Homes, Secured by Design standards and Code for Sustainable Homes level 3.
‘Tenderers should note that that the proposed mix and layout of the scheme is subject to change as more information becomes available from the Planning Department, Rivers Agency, and other statutory bodies’.

NUTS code UKN

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Architect Led Design Team services for the construction of 48 social housing units at South Street Newtownards.
The units will be constructed to Lifetime Homes, Secured by Design standards and Code for Sustainable Homes level 3.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71220000, 71221000, 71200000, 71000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

ALDT to assist in the delivery of 48 units at South Street, Newtownards.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 301 500 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The Contracting Authority may require guarantees or other security acceptable to the Contracting Authority from tenderers. To be detailed in the Invitation to Tender.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

To be detailed in the Invitation to Tender.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Subject to the status and involvement of the parties, the Contracting Authority may require parties to commit to joint and several liability in respect of the Contract. Alternatively, the Contracting Authority may expect the lead operator to take total responsibility. The Contracting Authority may require collateral warranties, parent company guarantees and/or performance bonds (as applicable) to be entered into by other economic operators.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Requirements will be consistent with those permitted under Directive 2004/18/EC and will be detailed in the Memorandum of Information.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Evidence must be provided to demonstrate that the Economic Operator and/or members of the consortium have the financial and economic standing required for the contract under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Comply with the requirements of the appropriate section in the applicable selection questionnaire and memorandum of information. The memorandum of information and applicable questionnaire.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The requirements will be consistent with those permitted under Directive 2004/18/EC and will be detailed in the Memorandum of Information and Selection Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
The Contracting Authority will require Economic Operators to satisfy minimum standards of technical capacity/professional ability. These are described in detail in the Selection Questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

TEN/115

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

31.8.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~:

1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register.

— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘I agree’.
— Enter your correct business and user details.
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete.
— You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an Interest in the tender.
— Login to the portal with the username/password.
— Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier).
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content.
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page.
— This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only).
-You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender.
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining).
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification.
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT.
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the e-Tendering help desk.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The High Court of Justice
Chichester Street
BT1 1EF Belfast

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: A standstill period at the point of information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27.7.2015

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