This proposed contract for Asbestos Surveying is ‘owned’ by Maintenance and Contracts and involves carrying out approximately 300 surveys of individual properties per annum.
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Ipswich Borough Council
Contact point(s): Ipswich Borough Council
For the attention of: Hayward Frost
IP1 2DE Ipswich
Telephone: +44 1473433749
General address of the contracting authority: www.ipswich.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.suffolksourcing.co.uk
Electronic access to information: https://www.suffolksourcing.co.uk
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.suffolksourcing.co.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
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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Asbestos Survey Tender — Provision of Professional Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 14: Building-cleaning services and property management services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Ipswich.
NUTS code UKH14
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)
Ipswich Borough Council (IBC) is responsible for a housing stock of approximately 8 500 properties and their maintenance. Contracts for the maintenance are ‘owned’ by Support Services within the Housing department. All these properties are located in the Ipswich Borough boundary. This proposed contract for Asbestos Surveying is ‘owned’ by Maintenance and Contracts and involves carrying out approximately 300 surveys of individual properties per annum against a flexible schedule aimed at completing such surveys for all the properties. Over time, supporting the Kitchens and Bathrooms replacement programme ‘owned; by the same department .The schedule may also be added to with requirements arising form the Rewires and Central Heating contracts voids and responsive repairs. In this way the actual number of surveys may at times be significantly above the rate represented by 1 000 pa. Sampling on a routine basis as well as for emergency attendance will be required. IBC utilise Keystone Asset Management software as a data base into which abstracts from Asbestos Surveys are entered. There are approximately 7 500 completed property surveys abstracted into Keystone in this way to date as well as 600+ abstracted into another proprietary system. Through the tenders IBC will seek to make the process of updating Keystone efficient or enabling access of appropriate information from Keystone possible for external contractors. Please note IBC require the Asbestos Survey data to be up loaded in bulk via a excel spread sheet (Our BSU Department will do the loading) or have direct limited access via Keystone, Also the asbestos survey reports should be as a PDF document. This contract is for 3 years with plus 1 year extension making a total of 4 years in total. The contract is expected to start on Nov 2016.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
90650000, 79311000, 79311300
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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: N/a.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
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: no
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
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 9
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: See PQQ.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
14.7.2016 – 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
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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
The Tender (including tender percentages/related price) must remain valid for a minimum period of up to and including the intended start date of the Contract.
The time limit stated in IV.3.4) is for returning the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. Requests to participate may only be made by obtaining and completing the Pre-Qualification and returning it to the contracting authority at the address stated in I.1.1).
The address and time limit for the return of tenders will be stated in the tender documents, which will be sent to those candidates who are selected to participate.
All dates and time periods specified in this notice are provisional and the contracting authority reserves the right to change them.
The authority reserves the right not to award the contract. It reserves the right not to proceed with all or any part of the project detailed at II.1) above in no circumstances will it be responsible for any costs incurred by economic operators as a result of the publication of this notice or otherwise in connection with their tenders. Full details of this tender can be found on the Suffolk Sourcing System — www.suffolksourcing.co.uk Before viewing this tender, please refer to the Suffolk SourcingSystem ‘user guides’ which can be assessed via the Suffolk Sourcing Homepage. Suffolk Sourcing is an e-tendering system jointly operated by Suffolk County, District and Borough Councils.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
The High Court
Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The authority will allow a standstill period of at least 10 days at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The standstill period provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for an economic operator who has suffered or risks suffering loss or damage by a breach of the regulations to take proceedings in the High Court. Proceedings must normally be started within 30 days of the date when the economic operator first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting proceedings had arisen.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: