Asbestos Surveying and Testing Across the North West
First Ark is seeking bids from appropriately skilled and experienced contractors to provide asbestos surveying and testing services.
United Kingdom-Prescot: Technical inspection and testing services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Lakeview, Kings Business Park
Contact person: Claire Gamble
NUTS code: UKD5
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.firstark.com
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Asbestos Surveying and Testing.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The First Ark Group consists of 5 companies that work together with the over-riding purpose of making a real positive difference to our communities and to people’s lives. First Ark is seeking bids from appropriately skilled and experienced contractors to provide asbestos surveying and testing services across multiple First Ark sites in the North West, primarily Knowsley. Services initially required under the framework are expected to include the provision of sampling and testing for asbestos across a variety of property types in the North West and surrounding areas as appropriate to meet the operational needs of the Group (both present and future). Surveys will be in accordance with HSG264 guidance with the additional requirement that all textured coatings are sampled and tested irrespective of pattern. Full specification requirements can be found in the supporting information section of the tender. The outcome of the tender process will be a 4 year framework agreement.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Services initially required under the framework are expected to include the provision of surveying and testing for asbestos. This procurement exercise is being led by the First Ark Group for itself and on behalf of the other members of the First Ark Group. The framework will also be available to other contracting authorities including Registered Providers of Social Housing within England and Wales (as defined by the Housing and Regeneration Act 2008), Registered Social Landlords within Scotland (as defined by the Housing (Scotland) Act 2010) and local authorities across the UK).
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Submissions are to be submitted through the Cirrus Purchasing eTender system only.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
As per Invitation to Tender document.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
First Ark staff members and their authorised agents.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Telephone: +44 2079476000
This tender process will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award is communicated to tenderers. Appeals can be directly raised via the contact points detailed in Section VI.4.1) of this contract notice. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 #102 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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: