Building Fabric Consultancy Services University of London

Building Fabric Consultancy Services University of London

UCL is seeking to procure General Building Fabric Works Services across its Estate via competitive tender. The UCL Estate is a diverse mix of approximately 210 properties ranging in age, design and location although the majority fall within the bounds of the M25.

United Kingdom-London: Building-fabric consultancy services

2014/S 101-175879

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University College London
Gower Street
Contact point(s): Procurement Services
WC1E 6BT London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tenders.procurement@ucl.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/ucl/aspx/Home

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

Other: Higher Education

I.3)Main activity

Education

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:

Provision of a General Building Fabric Works Framework Agreement for University College.

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

Works
Execution
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: London.

NUTS code UKI

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 5
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: To ensure effective competition under the framework agreement, 5 years provides a return on investment.

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 000 000 and 4 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

UCL is seeking to procure General Building Fabric Works Services across its Estate via competitive tender. The UCL Estate is a diverse mix of approximately 210 properties ranging in age, design and location although the majority fall within the bounds of the M25.
General building fabric works services procured through this framework are likely to include, but not be exclusive to:
General building repairs, carpentry and joinery;
Internal fabrics, partitions and finishes, repairs and refreshments;
Sanitary appliance installations and repairs;
Fire strategy works (door replacement and fire stopping);
Door furniture replacement including locks and keys;
Roof surveying and remedial works to coverings and structures;
Roof and gutter clearance;
External drainage works and clearances, above and below ground;
Glazing replacement and repairs;
Internal plumbing and pipework installations and repairs;
Builders works in connection with electrical, mechanical and other installations;
Internal and external stair structures, finishes, handrail and balustrade repairs and replacements;
Metal works and fabrication (internal and external);
Repair and installation of external paving and other ground surfaces;
Waste and rubbish removal;
Testing and inspection of external metal fire escapes routes; and
Testing and inspection of man-safe systems, lines, ladders and eyebolts.
The UCL Estate varies in function and includes offices, laboratories, student residences, teaching facilities, libraries and other learning facilities and research centres.
The approximate annual spend for the required services is between GBP 3 000 000 and GBP 4 000 000.
Selected Bidders will be invited to participate further in the procurement procedure.
UCL is intending to appoint three suppliers to the framework.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

713151004545100079931000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

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:

Suppliers are invited to tender for the Provision of a General Building Fabric Works Framework Agreement for University College as described in the tender documents.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: 1 year initially, followed by the option to extend by 3, then a further option to extend by one (i.e. 1+3+1).

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

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

Duration in months: 60 (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:

As set out in the invitation to tender.

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

As set out in the invitation to tender.

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

As set out in the invitation to tender.

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: Any requirements are set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) / Invitation To Tender (ITT) consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EC and the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any requirements are set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) / Invitation To Tender (ITT) consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EC and the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Any requirements are set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) / Invitation To Tender (ITT) consistent with the provisions of Directive 2004/18/EC and the Public Contracts Regulations 2006.
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

Restricted

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

Envisaged number of operators: 6
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:

UCL-PS-398

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: 1.7.2014
Payable documents: no

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

1.7.2014
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

English.
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

The process seeks to select organisations offering the appropriate capability, capacity and competency. UCL reserves the right not to conclude any contracts, to change without notice the procedure for awarding contracts, to reject all or any bids for the contracts, to terminate discussions with all or any interested parties and/or to stop the process without any liability on its part.
All communications shall be in English (or a full translation provided at no cost to UCL). Tenders, when invited, and all supporting documentation must be priced in Sterling and all payments under the Contract will be in Sterling. Any contract or agreement resulting from acceptance of the Invitation To Tender (ITT) will be considered as a Contract made in England according to English Law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
UCL does not bind itself to accept any tender and reserves the right to accept any part of the tender. No contract capable of acceptance will be created between UCL and any party until a contract is executed between UCL and the selected providers
Expressions of interest must be in the form of a completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) to be received as per the instructions in the OJEU notice. Expressions of interest not submitted in the required format or containing all the requested information may be rejected.
The tender process is being conducted electronically via In-tend.

Suppliers are required to register on this website: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/ucl in order to receive documentation. After registering, you should express an interest in the relevant tender and then the tender documentation can then be downloaded.

All tender responses and any supporting documentation must be submitted through this system. There must be no postal correspondence from bidders unless agreed by UCL. Tenders shall not be sent and will not be accepted by fax or e-mail. It is bidders responsibility to ensure that their documents are uploaded on time and to check on the document size capability. Bidders should be aware that typically there is a high demand on the system close to return deadline times.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Court of Justice
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000
Internet address: www.hmcouts-service.gov.uk

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR)
70 Fleet Street
EC4Y 1EU London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: info@cedr.com
Telephone: +44 2075366000
Internet address: www.cedr.com

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with Regulation 32 and 32A of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and The Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009, the Contracting Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period starting from the day when contract award was notified to the bidders. Unsuccessful bidders will be provided with a de-brief in the Award Decision Notice at the start of the standstill period including details of their bid in relation to the winning bid comprising the reasons for the decision, the characteristics and relative advantages of the successful tender, the score of the economic operator and the name of the economic operator to be awarded the contract. Tenderers have a right to appeal provided for within the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). Any such proceedings must be brought in the High Court of England and Wales.

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

Cabinet Office
70 Whitehall
SW1A 2AS London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2072761234

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22.5.2014

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