Building Works Tender Sandwell
Major Adaptations and Improvement Works.
United Kingdom-Oldbury: Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
For the attention of: Jonathan Rawlins
B69 3ES Oldbury
Telephone: +44 1215695045
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
NUTS code UKG34
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 10
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 14 000 000 and 18 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The adaptations element is funded through the Contracting Authority’s Disabled Facilities Grant Programme. The adaptations enable our clients to remain living independently in their own homes.
The range of works within this programme includes, but is not restricted to; providing ramped access to dwellings, installation of Level Access Showers, as well as bedroom and shower room extensions.
The Disabled Facilities Grant Programme provides grants to residents to fund the cost of the adaptations. Typically the value for adaptations to a dwellings ranges from GBP 1000 to GBP 30,000.
The adaptations programme covers all housing tenures.
Sandwell Home Improvement Agency currently manages the grant application programme and specifies the works required.
The contractors will have to be able to show extensive skills and knowledge and expertise in building these specialist schemes of works.
The improvement element will include Improvements and repairs to homes that ensure residents have a safe, warm and healthy home that meets their needs.
Occasionally this will include a requirement to carry out urgent works to remove a Category 1 Hazard as defined under the Housing Act 2004.
Works may include but will not be limited to minor building/plumbing repairs, minor electrical repair or rewire, repairs to roofs, to maintain security of a property and to prevent slips, trips and falls.
It could also include more extensive improvements such as roof replacements and extensions.
The improvement element is restricted to privately owned homes.
Typically the value for improvements works for any individual property can range from GBP 100 to GBP 30,000.
Sandwell Home Improvement will identify the hazard(s) and work with the client and contractor to agree the works required.
The estimated annual expenditure for this contract is likely to be in the region of GBP 3.5 – GBP 4.5 million to be divided between up to 10 contractors. This will be divided into two elements;
Adaptations – approx. GBP 3.5 million (Subject to funding).
Improvements GBP 0 – GBP 1 million (Subject to funding).
These figures cannot be guaranteed and should be used for guidance purposes only. The value of the contract may change on an annual basis, subject to funding being available. The Employer accepts no obligations as to the actual amount of work that will be the subject of Orders and does not guarantee minimum or maximum amounts of work under a particular Order or in total.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
45211000, 45262700, 45300000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Range: between 14 000 000 and 18 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: The ability to deliver Major Adaptation and Improvement works, and promote, manage and operate the service within the Borough of Sandwell.
The ability to complete major adaptations within agreed timescales.
The ability to promote the service to vulnerable residents.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Please refer to the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: 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: A maximum of 18 tenderers are intended to be selected at the Pre-Qualification stage. Those 18 highest scoring Potential Providers (or more if the number of tied bidders in final place take the total to over 18) who do not fail on any of the minimum requirement in the PQQ will be invited to tender.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
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
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
If you are interested in participating in this tender exercise or have any questions, please contact Jonathan Rawlins firstname.lastname@example.org
Please express your interest and request the Pre Qualification Questionnaire no later than Friday 13.6.2014.
The PQQ must then be returned to the designated address within the document by hard copy no later than Monday 23.6.2014.
The award criteria will be stated in the specification and tender documents.
The Contracting Authority is committed to ensure that all ‘social’ benefits are maximised from all investments and developments created within Sandwell and the neighbouring area as a consequence of their procurement.
As part of this contractual agreement the Contracting Authority requests that all parties acknowledge the Contracting Authority’s Social Responsibilities and would like acknowledgement of its ‘think local’ ethos to ensure local employment and skills opportunities come about as a consequence of the contract.
It should be noted that The Acquired Rights Directive 2001/23/EC and the Transfer of Undertakings (protection and employment) Regulations 2006 (‘TUPE’) may apply to this contract. Should TUPE apply, information will be provided with the ITT documentation.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: