Asbestos Surveying and Analysis Services 2013 – 15
The provision of a full asbestos surveying service including on-going cyclical inspections; ad-hoc survey of individual dwellings; communal public areas and miscellaneous areas such as lift shafts and water tank rooms; air tests; sampling; risk assessments.
UK-London: Analysis services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Lewisham Homes Ltd
Holbeach Housing Office, 9 Holbeach Road, Catford
For the attention of: Anouska Herman
SE6 4TW London
Telephone: +44 2086134204
Fax: +44 2086134241
General address of the contracting authority: www.lewishamhomes.org.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
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: yes
Holbeach Housing Office, Holbeach Road, Catford
SE6 4TW London
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Asbestos Surveying and Analysis Services 2013 – 15.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
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 provision of a full asbestos surveying service including on-going cyclical inspections; ad-hoc survey of individual dwellings; communal public areas and miscellaneous areas such as lift shafts and water tank rooms; air tests; sampling; risk assessments; management plans; record-keeping including data inputting and document uploads and, if required, the provision of a suitable database record system.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 342 900 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: One or more extensions up to a maximum contract period of 3 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: 24 (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:
If applicable, details of deposits and guarantees will be set out in the tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Details of financing conditions and payment arrangements will be set out in the tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
If applicable, groupings of economic operators may either (at the option of the contracting authority) be required
to form a legal entity or to undertake 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: Details of any conditions will be set out in the tender documents. These may include conditions relating to
environmental and social requirements.
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: Applicants will be required to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EC. The PQQ is available from the Contact Point given in Section I.1) above and must be returned by the date stipulated in Section IV.3.4.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants will be required to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) consistenet with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EC. The contracting authority need not consider any request to participate unless it is accompanied by a completed PQQ. The PQQ is available from the Contact Point given in Section I.1) above and must be returned by the date stipulated in section IV.3.4.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the PQQ.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Applicants will be required to complete a Pre- Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) consistenet with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EC. The contracting authority need not consider any request to participate unless it is accompanied by a completed PQQ. The PQQ is available from the Contact Point given in Section I.1) above and must be returned by the date stipulated in section IV.3.4.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the PQQ.
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
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Envisaged minimum number 5: Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: These are as set out in the 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
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
22.1.2013 – 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
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2015
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
Lewisham Homes Limited (LHL) is the Arms Length Management Organisation (ALMO) responsible for themanagement of houisng stock owned by the London Borough of Lewisham. The housing stock which is thesubject of these services is widely distributed throughout the London Borough of Lewisham and largely consistsof low rise flats, although there are also some high-rise blocks and street properties.
The right is reserved not to proceed with or not to award a contract for the whole or part of this procurement.
Neither LHL nor any person on whose behalf this procurement is undertaken is to be liable for any costsincurred by those expressing an interest in or tendering for these services.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting authority will incorporate a minimumof 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicatedto tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, the PublicContracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) (as amended) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmedor are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and NorthernIreland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not beenentered into, the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the contracting authority toamend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into, the court may only awarddamges or, where the contract award procedures have not been followed correctly, declare the contract to be”ineffective”.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:21.12.2012