Building Construction Work Birmingham

Building Construction Work Birmingham

The contract comprises of work on two sites on either side of the City of Coventry.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Construction work

2015/S 006-006031

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

WM Housing Group
One Parklands, Ground Floor, Rubery
For the attention of: Paul Heffernan
B45 9PZ Birmingham
Telephone: +44 1214574611
Fax: +44 1214574601

Further information can be obtained from: WM E Procurement Portal
Internet address:

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

2014 — 195 HWC Jack Ball and George Rowley Homes — Remodelling / New Development.

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

Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the contracting authorities
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Jack Ball House, CV2 2AF;
George Rowley House, CV4 8FN.

NUTS code UKG33

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 contract comprises of work on two sites on either side of the City of Coventry. The existing sites of Jack Ball and George Rowley Houses comprise of almost identical layouts, consisting of a 30 bedroom two storey block, single storey link and single storey dementia care wing.
It is anticipated as part of our proposals that the dementia care wing and part of the single storey link, will be demolished and replaced with eight or nine new build bungalows, dependant on the site in question, together with the remodelling of the 30 remaining units to form 20 larger remodelled flats.
In addition there will be a newly developed entrance area, comprising of large lobby / foyer, ‘mobility scooter’ store, w/c facilities and at first floor level a large communal area with kitchen facilities.
Enhanced car parking, access and egress, together with aspirational landscaping designs, incorporating defensible space, complete the proposed workings on both sites.

If you wish to express an interest in this project please ensure you are registered and logged into our portal:

Applicants are advised to ensure that they do not base their submission on discussions with any other member of WM Housing Group Staff. If you require any clarification on matters contained within the Tender Documents, you must do so via Correspondence of the WMHG E-Tendering portal. Failure to observe this requirement may result in your bid being eliminated.

NB: Should you require assistance or clarification on the use of the portal, please direct all initial enquiries to

Please note that in the case of tender clarifications where appropriate, answers will be circulated to all tenderers.
Your PQQ must be submitted via ‘Submit Return’ on the WMHG E-Procurement portal to be received by 12:00 noon 9.2.2015.

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): no


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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 1.6.2015. Completion 1.4.2016

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:

As detailed in the PQQ.
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: yes
Description of particular conditions:
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: As detailed in the PQQ.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the PQQ.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the PQQ NB WMHG fully expect the entire works to be completed within nine months from commencement. Although not required as part of the PQQ, you should be certain that you have the capacity to complete the entire works in the anticipated time-frame; and note that your programme will form an integral part of the ITT bid.
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


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

Envisaged minimum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The PQQ assessment process is described in Section 1 (16) of the PQQ. It will evaluate candidates submissions and determine an appropriate number of the highest scoring submissions (out of those who pass all of the pass/fail questions) to be invited to tender. Those successful in being short-listed will then be issued with the invitation to tender (‘ITT’) documentation. WM Housing Group intends to invite a minimum of 5 Applicants to tender, however WMHG retain the option to extend this invitation to more candidates if the difference in scores are marginal. WMHG do not anticipate inviting more than 8 Candidates to tender.
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:

2014 – 195

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

26.1.2015 – 17:00

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: 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
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: WMHG will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day Standstill Period following electronic notification (minimum of 15 calendar days for any other means of communication) to unsuccessful applicants of the award decision. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Contracting Authority before the contract is entered into. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009 (SI2009/2992) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by breach of the Rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought within 3 months. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision, or order the Contracting Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may generally only award damages.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:


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