Asbestos Consultancy Contracts London

Asbestos Consultancy Contracts London

The awarding authority is seeking to appoint 2 experienced consultants to deliver high quality surveying and bulk sampling (Contract A).

United Kingdom-London: Technical testing, analysis and consultancy services

2016/S 033-053674

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

London Borough of Southwark
160 Tooley Street
Contact point(s): Engineering & Compliance Section
For the attention of: Gavin Duncumb
SE1 2QH London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 02075250685
E-mail: engineeringqs@southwark.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.southwark.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk

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

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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:

Asbestos Consultancy Contracts.

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UKI1

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)

The awarding authority is seeking to appoint 2 experienced consultants to deliver high quality surveying and bulk sampling (Contract A) and air sampling and monitoring (Contract B) asbestos consultancy services within the geographical boundaries of the London Borough of Southwark.
Both contracts will be for an initial period of 4 years, extendable at the sole discretion of the awarding authority for a further period of 2 years, giving a total possible contract period of up to 6 years.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71600000, 44000000, 71900000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 8 850 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Both contracts will be for an initial period of 4 years, extendable at the sole discretion of the awarding authority for a further period of 2 years, giving a total possible contract period of up to 6 years.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 72 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Contract A — Surveying and bulk sampling asbestos consultancy services

1)Short description

The delivery of high quality surveying and bulk sampling asbestos consultancy services within the geographical boundaries of the London Borough of Southwark.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71600000, 44000000, 71900000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT: 7 200 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 72 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Contract B — air sampling and monitoring asbestos consultancy services

1)Short description

The delivery of high quality air sampling and monitoring asbestos consultancy services within the geographical boundaries of the London Borough of Southwark.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71600000, 44000000, 71900000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 650 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 72 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Further information will be provided within the pre-qualification and tender documentation.

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

Further information will be provided within the pre-qualification and tender documentation.

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

The awarding authority reserves the right to require consortium bidders to take a particular form of legal structure, or to require one party to undertake primary legal liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The awarding authority’s terms and conditions as stated in the tender documents.
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: Tenders must be in accordance with the instructions contained in the tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See Section III.2.1) above.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See Section III.2.1) above.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See Section III.2.1) above.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See Section III.2.1) above.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Please refer to the tender documents.

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 5

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

LEG/CS/HG130/59728

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

no

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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 16.3.2016 – 16:00
Payable documents: no

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

17.3.2016 – 17:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

18.4.2016

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

Date: 23.5.2016 – 14:00

Place:

160 Tooley Street, London SE1 2QH

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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

Full details of the applicable timetable and procedure that will be followed by the awarding authority are set out in the notice, the pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) and the tender documentation, all of which are available on Contracts Finder (www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk).

PQQs can be downloaded from Contracts Finder by any organisation expressing an interest in these contracts. All PQQs must be submitted by the time and date noted in Section IV.3.4).
Not later than 7 days before the date noted in Section IV.3.4) the awarding authority will publish on Contracts Finder a list of responses to all clarification queries raised by organisations who have expressed an interest in these contracts.
The awarding authority will not be liable for any costs (including any third party costs, fees or expenses) incurred by those expressing an interest in or tendering for these contract opportunities.
The awarding authority reserves the right to withdraw from or discontinue the procurement process, which shall include the right not to award as a result of this call for competition.
Tenders and all supporting documentation for the contract must be in English and must be priced in Pounds Sterling (GBP).
The awarding authority offers tendering organisations no guarantee, warranty or assurance as to the amount (if any) of services that they will receive should they be appointed under the contracts (once awarded).
Interested organisations should also note that the view of the awarding authority is that the provisions of the European Council Directive 2001/23/EC of 12 March 2001 (TUPE) may apply on the award of each contract, although organisations should seek their own independent advice in that regard and the awarding authority offers no assurance in respect of the operation, effect or impact of TUPE on each contract.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts of Justice (High Court)
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Royal Courts of Justice (High Court)
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Any appeal under this process should be addressed to the contact in Section I.1) above.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

15.2.2016

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