Civil Engineering Construction Projects – Target Cost Contracts

Civil Engineering Construction Projects – Target Cost Contracts

The provision of Civils and EMI (Electrical, Mechanical and Instrumentation) works, including associated works, related to water and waste water treatment works and above and below ground distribution networks and infrastructure.

United Kingdom-Bath: Construction work for water projects

2014/S 131-234873

Contract notice – utilities

Works

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Wessex Water Services Limited
Claverton Down Road
For the attention of: Stuart Sutton
BA2 7WW Bath
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1225526252
E-mail: amp.procurement@wessexwater.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.wessexwater.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: as above

Electronic access to information: www.wessexwater.co.uk/contractorpqq

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Water

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

Civils and EMI Capital Delivery Partners (Target Cost Contracts).

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: Throughout the Wessex Water region as detailed in the PQQ.

NUTS code UKK

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
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 12

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 10

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

The provision of Civils and EMI (Electrical, Mechanical and Instrumentation) works, including associated works, related to water and waste water treatment works and above and below ground distribution networks and infrastructure.
The estimated value (excluding VAT) for AMP6 is GBP 350,000,000. The value for the AMP7 period is not yet known.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45240000452311004523130045232100452321514523240045252126452521275050000051100000452590004535000051120000,45310000

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

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

II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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:

Wessex Water seeks Capital Delivery Partners to assist in the delivery of Civils and Electrical, Mechanical & Instrumentation (EMI) elements of its Capital Investment and Capital Maintenance Programme (with a greater emphasis on Capital Maintenance work than in previous Asset Management Programmes (AMP)). These will be for AMP6 running 1.4.2015 to 31.3.2020 with the opportunity to continue through to AMP7, which ends in 2025 (this will be dependent upon performance and subject to the AMP7 determination). These works will involve elements of early involvement with the internal design team or design consultants during optioning and design stages.
The works will include the construction of new assets and the refurbishment, modifications to and maintenance of existing assets associated with water and waste water treatment works and above and below ground distribution networks and infrastructure.
Following the success of the AMP5 delivery process elements of these Programmes will be procured under the NEC3 ECC Option C Target Cost contract conditions (with additions and modifications to the clauses) via the Framework Agreements let as a result of this process.
Applicants may apply to provide Civils works (Lot 1) and/or EMI works (Lot 2). Where both Lots have been applied for the applicant may be awarded one or both Lots. Wessex Water may choose to combine Lots subject to the responses received following the invitation to tender where this offers economic advantage.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The initial award period shall be for 5 years to cover the AMP6 period. There shall be an option to extend all or part of the Framework Agreements for a further period of up to 5 years to cover all or part of the AMP7 period.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Civils works

1)Short description:

The provision of Civils works, including associated works, related to water and waste water treatment works and above and below ground distribution networks and infrastructure.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

4524000045231100452313004523210045232151452324004525212645252127

3)Quantity or scope:

There will be up to 6 Capital Delivery Partners awarded per lot. Applicants are permitted to apply for 1 or both lots.

Lot No: 2 Lot title: EMI works

1)Short description:

The provision of EMI works, including associated works, related to water and waste water treatment works and above and below ground distribution networks and infrastructure.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

453500005112000050500000511000004525900045310000

3)Quantity or scope:

There will be up to 6 Capital Delivery Partners awarded per lot. Applicants are permitted to apply for 1 or both lots.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Successful contractors with a Parent Company shall be required to sign a Parent Company Guarantee guaranteeing all contracts performed by the contractor under the Framework Agreement (further details will be provided in the Invitation To Tender (ITT) document).

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

Detail will be provided in the ITT document.

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

In the event of a consortium applying, Wessex Water requires a lead contractor and the contractors to accept joint and several liability. The consortium will be required to form a legal entity before entering into a Framework Agreement should it be successful. The Framework Agreement shall be awarded to the consortium legal entity not the lead contractor.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Wessex Water will develop a suite of Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) based around measures including Safety, Quality, Time and Cost. The performance of each Capital Delivery Partner shall be assessed against these measures.
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: The applicant must express their interest by downloading the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) from www.wessexwater.co.uk/contractorpqq then respond to the questions and submit (including all required supporting documentation) by email to amp.procurement@wessexwater.co.uk or via CD. The applicant must carefully read the instructions in the PQQ and ensure compliance with the requirements stated therein.

Responses to the PQQ shall be assessed and used to shortlist applicants who will be invited to tender. It is envisaged that no more than 15 applicants for each Lot will be shortlisted.
Those applicants invited to tender will be required to sign and return a Wessex Water confidentiality agreement prior to the issue of tender documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The applicant must meet the conditions as stated in the PQQ and ITT documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The applicant must meet the conditions as stated in the PQQ and ITT documents.
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

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate

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 entity:

CDP-CEMI-TC-2014

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 8.8.2014 – 14:00
Payable documents: no

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

14.8.2014 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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 applicant must express their interest by downloading the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) from www.wessexwater.co.uk/contractorpqqthen respond to the questions and submit (including all required supporting documentation) by email to amp.procurement@wessexwater.co.uk or via CD. The applicant must carefully read the instructions in the PQQ and ensure compliance with the requirements stated therein.

Any questions the contractor has in relation to this process or PQQ must be emailed to amp.procurement@wessexwater.co.uk

Those applicants invited to tender will be required to sign and return a Wessex Water confidentiality agreement prior to the issue of tender documentation.
Agreements and contracts will be made under the laws of England.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Stuart Sutton
As stated in Section I.I.1 above

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Wessex Water Services Limited will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 6) as amended 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).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

9.7.2014

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